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    Thanks Craig, great video. What size motor did...

    Thanks Craig, great video. What size motor did you use?
    Kryn
  2. and 18" diameter. It's only a mid sized unit...

    and 18" diameter. It's only a mid sized unit though.:D
    I saw it earlier and found it VERY interesting.
    Kryn
  3. Hi and WELCOME to a TOP FORUM. I'd say that you...

    Hi and WELCOME to a TOP FORUM.
    I'd say that you could straighten it cold, using a garage press, which would be best. If you don't have one, I'd use a vise, as there is more control in the pressure...
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    I had one, nothing but problems with it, nearly...

    I had one, nothing but problems with it, nearly got a speeding ticket getting it back to my Brother.
    Main problem was the plastic gears and the circuit board X 3.
    I did change to metal, but then...
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    Mini Lathe Upgrades

    Being bored, I watch a fair bit of You Tube on various subjects. This one caught my interest, as I too, have a small mini lathe, an AL50G, not a Seig copy, as far as I can tell.
    There are 20...
  6. Thread: Punch

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    I'm not sure, but I think this was to add extra...

    I'm not sure, but I think this was to add extra carbon to it, from memory crushed up bones were also used to do a similar thing.
    Kryn
  7. Thread: Punch

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    Nice work:2tsup::2tsup: From memory they're...

    Nice work:2tsup::2tsup:
    From memory they're called a Chassis Punch.
    Kryn
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    Punch Die Clearance Calculator

    Phaser asked a question about the clearance required for a punch and die set.
    I found this on Google and decided to place it here, in case others requires similar....
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    As a general rule, it's between 5%-10% clearance...

    As a general rule, it's between 5%-10% clearance on the die.
    Found a calculator that will work out the required tolerances for any punch/die/metal thickness combination....
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    I hope your recovery is swift. Unfortunately...

    I hope your recovery is swift.
    Unfortunately I'm 70, but my brain still thinks I'm in the 30's, leading me into a lot of problems, and doing STUPID things. Like crawling around under trailers,...
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    Sounds like somethings not machined properly, a...

    Sounds like somethings not machined properly, a bit of swarf under the jaws, when manufactured possibly?
    Is it possible for the centre armature? to be machined slightly off centre?
    Could you mount...
  12. Thanks for letting us know how you solved the...

    Thanks for letting us know how you solved the problem.:2tsup:
    Kryn
  13. SA Hi Pete, found this Sopko list of adaptors for...

    Hi Pete, found this Sopko list of adaptors for you to check out. Will contact Eric to find out for you, as I can take them over as well and save posting them.
    William Sopko & Sons Co., Inc -...
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    As you can imagine it's almost impossible to...

    As you can imagine it's almost impossible to quote a job that may be set for starting in 2025.
    Where I'm still working, we have work orders at this stage, till June 2023!!
    Not sure how much...
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    I've a very vague recollection of seeing them...

    I've a very vague recollection of seeing them when I was about 10 years old. My father was a painter and also repaired some of the older homes in the area.
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    Thanks Michael and Jordan, I forgot to mention...

    Thanks Michael and Jordan, I forgot to mention those points last night.
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    Hi Stu, I've not actually fitted one, but have...

    Hi Stu, I've not actually fitted one, but have seen a few that have been done.
    You haven't stated but where are you thinking of mounting it, in the trailer tub, off to one side, or on the drawbar?...
  18. NSW Hi Pippin, Received the parcel today thank you,...

    Hi Pippin,
    Received the parcel today thank you, arrived in EXCELLENT condition too.
    Duct tape is a wonderful product.
    Regards,
    Kryn
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    The keyways seem to be well ab used. Would you be...

    The keyways seem to be well ab used. Would you be able to machine the keyways bigger and fit a larger key to it. Had that done to a crankshaft, where the timing belt pulley fitted, on a vehicle once....
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    VIC Can bring this back to Adelaide or anywhere in...

    Can bring this back to Adelaide or anywhere in between in a week or so.
    Kryn
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    I've a couple of sets, somewhere in my shed.:D

    I've a couple of sets, somewhere in my shed.:D
  22. If I was to do something like that, I'd probably...

    If I was to do something like that, I'd probably turn down some solid bar to fit inside the pipe, pushing it in so that there was about 20-30mm of pipe not blocked. To keep it there, a plug weld...
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    QLD Hi Grahame, do you still have the METALWORKING IN...

    Hi Grahame, do you still have the METALWORKING IN THE in the HOME SHOP book?
    If so, I'll take it PLEASE.
    Regards,
    Kryn
  24. VIC Hi Ralph, what's left of the items listed please...

    Hi Ralph, what's left of the items listed please or what is sold?
    Regards,
    Kryn
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    NSW Hello H, I'll have that one also, Thank...

    Hello H, I'll have that one also, Thank you.:2tsup:
    I know what you mean about the shed mess.
    The shed gremlins come in here during the night, and move things around so I can't find anything.
    PM...
  26. Looks like a NEW one, fantastic work on rescuing...

    Looks like a NEW one, fantastic work on rescuing a handy piece of kit.:2tsup::2tsup:
    Kryn
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    I have several containers near my DP, that I use,...

    I have several containers near my DP, that I use, Inox, Suttons Venom, Wurth Cut + Cool, plus others, including WD40.
    When tapping stainless, I'd use the next size drill up from the recommended,...
  28. If you really want it, I could bring it back for...

    If you really want it, I could bring it back for you in a couple of weeks time.:D
    Kryn
  29. I know Peter O scored a couple of machining...

    I know Peter O scored a couple of machining vises, they'll be heading over in a week or so with me.
    Kryn
  30. Nice score:2tsup::2tsup: Kryn

    Nice score:2tsup::2tsup:
    Kryn
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    Amazing how a piece of crappy looking steel can...

    Amazing how a piece of crappy looking steel can be turned into something useful and beautiful.:2tsup: I never throw away large pieces of rusty steel as they can be very useful.
    Kryn
  32. NSW Hi, pippin, I'll take it. Please PM me your...

    Hi, pippin, I'll take it. Please PM me your details for EFT, and I'll return pm with my mailing address.
    Regards,
    Kryn
  33. NSW I'm VERY tempted. Will have to think real hard...

    I'm VERY tempted. Will have to think real hard about that set. Will advise you tomorrow.
    Kryn
  34. Hi, You could try putting an advert in the wanted...

    Hi, You could try putting an advert in the wanted section, as someone MAY have one around that came with an assortment of other Bits'N'Pieces.
    You may need to specify the overall length, height and...
  35. I've found that the reason for the odd shaped...

    I've found that the reason for the odd shaped holes is that the point (Point Angle) of the drill, is cutting through the bottom before the Margin (sometimes called the land) starts cutting the top...
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    Any chance of a direct link please? Kryn

    Any chance of a direct link please?
    Kryn
  37. Hi Chris, Don't know if you looked on Google,...

    Hi Chris, Don't know if you looked on Google, but, found this crowd on there. Don't know what they're like, etc....
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    Hi Alf, These people are always on Gumtree with...

    Hi Alf, These people are always on Gumtree with old cars/parts etc. They may be of help to you.
    ...
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    Nice work Peter. I seem to have seen that before...

    Nice work Peter. I seem to have seen that before from you, or maybe I'm physic or is it physco???
    Something really original:2tsup:
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    An emty paint can and lid, should do the trick,...

    An emty paint can and lid, should do the trick, or IF you can find one, a container with a screw on lid. I don't think a plastic one will survive very long, depending on the size pebbles you want to...
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    Hi BJ, I think for a pebble tumbler 12K RPM might...

    Hi BJ, I think for a pebble tumbler 12K RPM might be a little bit too fast, 12 rpm might be a bit closer to what's required, I think!!!!:D
    But nice score on the bits, I've scored quite a few shafts,...
  42. Hi Pete, Can organise to pick that up for you,...

    Hi Pete, Can organise to pick that up for you, and POSSIBLY take it over also. Just let me know the details WHEN you win it.
    Kryn
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    If they are like most other adjusting handles and...

    If they are like most other adjusting handles and knobs I've seen, I'd say that they are an alloy casting with a powder coat finish, or painted.
    HTH
    Kryn
  44. Sounds like our local Big Green Shed, of which we...

    Sounds like our local Big Green Shed, of which we have 2 of ATM, new one due to open 13 August. They can only read what is on the packaging.
    I used to deal with a business in Adelaide that had a...
  45. Bordo/Goliath tools are what I use, I haven't had...

    Bordo/Goliath tools are what I use, I haven't had any problems, but have had a few broken by the klutz's at work!!! Don't know how they manage to break a 12mm tap???
    Kryn
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    Thanks for the replies Bob and J&H. Will consider...

    Thanks for the replies Bob and J&H. Will consider it more when it gets here.
    Regards,
    Kryn
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    Graziano SAG 180 bed wear

    I've just bought a Graziano lathe, SAG180, but the bed ways has approx .2mm bed wear near the chuck. https://metalworkforums.com/f65/t198337-graziano-lathe This has only taken me 7 years to get...
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    I think reversing camera cable is different to...

    I think reversing camera cable is different to normal electrical wire, will need to look at my vehicle to confirm this.
    Wiring the trailer, I run down one side and across the back for the lights,...
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    I'll do just about anything to help the members...

    I'll do just about anything to help the members on here.
    Can do a wiring diagram for the braking side if you like, same with the lighting.
    Will need a pic of the wires coming out of the brake...
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    Hi Rob, You could buy the items from any place,...

    Hi Rob, You could buy the items from any place, Ebay, auto spares outlet or an auto electrical place. Most will post off what you need. There are 2 important things to remember, first, is to make...
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