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by Gently
Mon Jan 17, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: grizzly 4015, Inquiring minds want to know
Replies: 1
Views: 735

grizzly 4015, Inquiring minds want to know

Howdy! once again I am amazed at the information on this site! Flattery will get you.....something! :wink: Now, that aside, I have a G4015 older design, It has been VERY lightly used and seems very tight and has very little backlash on the wheelie thingies that make it move. I know a Lathe Mill comb...
by Gently
Wed Dec 29, 2010 2:46 am
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: Brand Names, Model #'s, of known Lathe, Mill, Drill 3in1
Replies: 41
Views: 34776

Re: Brand Names, Model #'s, of known Lathe, Mill, Drill 3in

Gently, Welcome to the forum, there are many good and very talented people here that are always willing to help each other when asked. PVC can be a challenge to machine if your tool is sharpened the wrong way and if your speeds and feeds are wrong, because it is soft and melts easy from friction. I...
by Gently
Mon Dec 27, 2010 1:59 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: Brand Names, Model #'s, of known Lathe, Mill, Drill 3in1
Replies: 41
Views: 34776

Re: Brand Names, Model #'s, of known Lathe, Mill, Drill 3in

I have a Chizhou HQ400/3B Multi Purpose Machine! O.K. it is an older Grizzly G4015 (NOT the "z") import from China. It is a smooth machine....as far as I can tell so far :shock: But then again, It could be crap for all I know! :oops: All I have turned with it is some pvc pipe, Yes I am a rank amatur...
by Gently
Sat Dec 25, 2010 1:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: $$$ cost of materials
Replies: 16
Views: 2091

Re: $$$ cost of materials

For Metal I have found WWW.onlinemetals.com are very economical they sell all and are reasonable including the shipping. check them out if you have not already. Now as far as gas prices: a well moratorium was placed on all Gulf oil a while back, no new permits to drill have been approved for the las...
by Gently
Fri Dec 24, 2010 5:20 am
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: The BIGGEST 3in1's, 4in1's, and 5in1's EVER (Very Precision)
Replies: 13
Views: 7479

Re: The BIGGEST 3in1's, 4in1's, and 5in1's EVER (Very Precis

NO! I will not come over and help move it!!!! :shock:

wait how much beer...Kegs?? did you say kegs????

:wink:
by Gently
Thu Dec 23, 2010 1:07 am
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: oil for headstock
Replies: 12
Views: 5664

Re: oil for headstock

I use merc marine lower gear oil (Quicksilver 80wt), works like a charm and my gears run verrry smooth,. a click then a hummmmm and its running...awesome!