Search:

Type: Posts; User: shedhappens

Page 1 of 35 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.11 seconds.

  1. Replies
    7
    Views
    183

    Nice work Rusty, graphite powder in the centre...

    Nice work Rusty, graphite powder in the centre hole will work a bit better with the heat.
  2. Replies
    17
    Views
    469

    I don't think that I have ever seen a parts...

    I don't think that I have ever seen a parts washer (for general cleaning) that didn't end up with petrol in it.
    Personally I preferred the leaded petrol as the unleaded stuff goes off fairly...
  3. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    gears and shaft

    Hi fella's, the gears are made out of sintered metal and are very hard, one gear was bored out and rather than welding centre's into them I made flanges, riveted the gears to the flanges and welded...
  4. The coolant flows from the chip filled t slots to...

    The coolant flows from the chip filled t slots to the outlet better if you give it a bit of a downhill run.
  5. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    nah.....not the chinko winch

    I think that to bring the chinko winch up to scratch is beyond my capabilities..... 1st I know nothing about gear cutting and I always look for a way to get out of it, I reckon this gear would...
  6. Replies
    2,485
    Views
    616,660

    Nigel try your ccmt inserts at 150 rpm, if you...

    Nigel try your ccmt inserts at 150 rpm, if you have no coolant squirt oil in the hole.
    I just bored out the centre of a very hard gear using cheap tcmt inserts at 150 rpm, it was an interupted cut...
  7. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    I cleaned out the gearbox on the chinko winch...

    I cleaned out the gearbox on the chinko winch today, there was a couple of metal flakes and quite a bit of small grit sized particulates in the grease.
    I put it back together with some new grease...
  8. John, do these 2 vids help?...

    John, do these 2 vids help?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScouLjOU3sk
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh_2ustgE8o
  9. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    Hi John, thanks for the heads up for the snubber....

    Hi John, thanks for the heads up for the snubber. :2tsup:
    A 2:1 gear reduction could be a possibility......
    Today I put quite a bit of time into trying to get another pulley in there, one more...
  10. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    Back to the drawing board

    Hi fella's, I did a little lifting test today, the result was not so fantastic as the winch motor did not have big enough balls.....
    It struggled to lift 56 kgs and I need/want 100 kgs from the...
  11. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    Thanks Bob, I have a plan for an anti rattle...

    Thanks Bob, I have a plan for an anti rattle device that might also double as an anti theft device, for the mechanically challenged that is.

    Bob when trying to view your pic i get this
    "Invalid...
  12. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,543

    Toggy, so I assume that you also don't buy...

    Toggy, so I assume that you also don't buy anything from the US of A, England, Israel or any of the NATO countries ?
  13. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    dentistry in the shed

    Hi fella's, I thought that I had better have a squiz inside this winch motor, its not too bad but it did need a couple of fillings....

    I have always managed to be able to avoid cutting a gear, not...
  14. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,543

    John if you have something that you can...

    John if you have something that you can accurately measure, maybe 1 2 3 blocks or even parallels, after noting the lengths then measure with the the dro and compare the measurements.
    You need to do...
  15. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,543

    Hi John you have done a gr8 job fitting the dro...

    Hi John you have done a gr8 job fitting the dro and attending to the other issues but your work now needs to be tested.
    You need to accurately measure the 3 axis and compare these to the dro...
  16. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    No I didn't see it, but thank you John, I...

    No I didn't see it, but thank you John,

    I have a waterproof switch (hopefully) on the way that I ordered 2 weeks ago on ebay, the 1st seller refunded my moola and I had to order another from...
  17. Hi John, I have a 5hp and a 7.5hp lathe and both...

    Hi John, I have a 5hp and a 7.5hp lathe and both can use 32mm sq tool holders, they can take reasonable depth cuts if the holes are not too deep, I think that 4 or 5 tcmt's staggered .75mm on maybe a...
  18. Steve I have previously thought about making a...

    Steve I have previously thought about making a tapered boring bar with inserts stepped out one behind the other, if you or someone else could knock one up and let us know how it goes it might save me...
  19. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    Hi fella's, not much happening here, I am waiting...

    Hi fella's, not much happening here, I am waiting on a limit switch that I need to finish the winch off and the relay and wireless control have to fit behind the motor also. I am running out of room...
  20. How strong do you think it needs to be? If you...

    How strong do you think it needs to be? If you are worried about your weld holding then cut a 1 mm deep keyway to sit the new key in and weld the ends, I thought you might have been more concerned...
  21. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,892

    Hi Dave, I bought some 4mm cable from bunnings,...

    Hi Dave, I bought some 4mm cable from bunnings, 10 bucks, but i might have to go to a smaller dia cable again as i might not have enough room on the spool by the time i put the cable blade thingo in...
  22. J&H you could bore out the old flogged out key...

    J&H you could bore out the old flogged out key and make a new (half) key, slide the new key and gear onto the shaft and mark the gear to the sides of the key, vee/prep the ends of the key and the...
  23. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    That comment was just my attempt at humour...

    That comment was just my attempt at humour Turbs....

    Although I do remember a reporter talking to an aircraft engineer when the first jumbo jet landed somewhere in australia, he said to the...
  24. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    Thanks Turbs, i am thinking about building an...

    Thanks Turbs, i am thinking about building an ultralight airplane after this as i should have a few bits n' peices left over...
  25. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    John it is an old electric wheel chair motor so...

    John it is an old electric wheel chair motor so it should be robust enough and do the trick.....i was more worried about the key,
    15mm long and 2.35 thick should be ok but i will keep my toes well...
  26. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    winch

    I didn't like that chinko winch much, aside from the high amps the gearbox sounds like yonnies in a tin can.
    I made a little travel tower about 20 years ago to use while building my house and I...
  27. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    I reckon if someone parks too close behind me now...

    I reckon if someone parks too close behind me now I would be able to nudge them back a bit :D

    I joined the tow bar bit to the beam bit and put a spring loaded locating pin on there.
  28. Replies
    13
    Views
    498

    I know you said that you dont want to use loctite...

    I know you said that you dont want to use loctite but i thought that i would mention loctite 222, its application is to retain adjustment screws from vibrating out of adjustment and it stays softish...
  29. Replies
    11
    Views
    395

    I use one of these...

    I use one of these https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Mini-Digital-Height-Gauge-0-150mm-6-Frac/303491121210?hash=item46a97b003a:g:rLoAAOSweW5VFIrp&frcectupt=true it has multiple uses but i seem to use it...
  30. Replies
    9
    Views
    485

    The James Bond movie Goldfinger must have come...

    The James Bond movie Goldfinger must have come out about the same time as this vid was made....
  31. Replies
    28
    Views
    777

    Hi John, so the adjustment at the top adjusts the...

    Hi John, so the adjustment at the top adjusts the gear mesh...
  32. Replies
    28
    Views
    777

    John with a thrust brg one of the brg shims...

    John with a thrust brg one of the brg shims should be a sliding fit on the shaft and have clearance at the outer dia, the other side of the thrust brg needs to have clearance from the shaft and have...
  33. Replies
    28
    Views
    777

    John do you have end float adjustment on both...

    John do you have end float adjustment on both ends of the long shaft, if so you would be able to adjust the gear mesh.
  34. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,122

    Bill how about 63mm hollow bar, ...

    Bill how about 63mm hollow bar, https://www.voestalpine.com/highperformancemetals/australia/app/uploads/sites/72/2018/03/750-Hollow-Bar-Wall-Chart.pdf
  35. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,122

    Bill have you thought about just getting a larger...

    Bill have you thought about just getting a larger drill and keeping the Tough for the smaller work?
    I have 3 drills, a bench top drill, arboga radial arm drill and a hercus camel back drill, also...
  36. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    G/day John, my car has a 665kg payload, 3 ton...

    G/day John, my car has a 665kg payload, 3 ton towing capacity and BFG KO2 tyres with 55psi in them so no probs with a little bit of weight.
    I could have used a bit of 50mm shs in the tow bar if I...
  37. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    tow bar fitting

    There is a 2 - 3 mth wait before the chair is delivered, I spoke to the supplier and the manufacturer and the excuse for that is that the chairs are custom made to suit the client :rolleyes: and...
  38. Replies
    13
    Views
    848

    Nigel this is pretty much the same material as...

    Nigel this is pretty much the same material as what you have except that the axle might have been carburized so maybe a tougher skin.
    The pic below is the axle that i recently turned to size, cant...
  39. Replies
    15
    Views
    776

    Really we need to know the cyl bore of the jack,...

    Really we need to know the cyl bore of the jack, going by tonys figure of 6000psi then a gear pump still might suit as it will drive the rod to the job and maybe give you 10 ton?
    If you need more...
  40. Replies
    15
    Views
    776

    Lost my post trying to add more ... A power...

    Lost my post trying to add more ...
    A power steering pump is a vane pump and the flow would be too high for a small cylinder without appropriate valving, and they are not suited to high pressures as...
  41. Replies
    106
    Views
    9,855

    sharpeing direction

    G/day Steve, I am not sure if I am seeing your grind correctly but thought i would mention that grind direction is important to get
    a nice sharp burr free edge, see pic for clarification.
  42. A circular 12mm thick plate with 3 fold out legs...

    A circular 12mm thick plate with 3 fold out legs works the best, it folds flat and the thickness of the plate controls the cooking heat more effectivly, with a thin plate your tucker turns to...
  43. Replies
    16
    Views
    744

    Nigel, in addition to what mal said regarding...

    Nigel, in addition to what mal said regarding pump 2 check that the oil is not aerated after it has been running. If so you will need to repair a leak in supply pipe/hose between the oil tank and the...
  44. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,001

    Good one Nev, it is good to succeed..... but it...

    Good one Nev, it is good to succeed..... but it is FANTASTIC when you are told that you cant do it and you did :D
  45. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    so this job might not be a waste of time.....if'n it works that is.....

    I got the nooz today that the tight wads (NIST) have come good and coughed up for the 4wd chair, gr8, soon I will not have to struggle and bust my rs getting to and from the shed, aaand I will also...
  46. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,299

    Probably the easiest thing you could do is bolt a...

    Probably the easiest thing you could do is bolt a length of shs to the side of the electrical cabinet with the top of the shs at the height that you want the switch, run the power through the shs and...
  47. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,001

    Nev the cutter that I posted the link to above is...

    Nev the cutter that I posted the link to above is 13mm dia and has a 6.25 mm pilot hole, isn't that pretty much what you wanted?
    If you or anyone else can drill and tap a 4mm thread in an endmill...
  48. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,001

    One of these might save you a bit of drama Nev...

    One of these might save you a bit of drama Nev...
  49. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,299

    Steve rather than bypassing the problem with...

    Steve rather than bypassing the problem with another switch why don't you try to fix the actual problem?

    You can find the electrical diagram here...
  50. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,668

    towbar shaft

    Hi fella's, the idea is this lift will pivot in the car tow bar so that it will be parallel with the bumper when not in use, here is a couple of parts made for that part of the job.

    The axle was...
Results 1 to 50 of 1741
Page 1 of 35 1 2 3 4