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by Tom_Stamford_CT
Wed Jan 08, 2003 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need gasket removal hints
Replies: 7
Views: 2899

Re: Need gasket removal hints

I have batteled many air compressor gaskets. Sometime you would swear that the were iron! The only way I have had any luck in getting them off is to use razor blade. Dont try to take it off in one swipe. Sort of whittle it down till it get thin. Then use the gasket remover, soak it and let it sit fo...
by Tom_Stamford_CT
Sun Jan 05, 2003 11:12 pm
Forum: The Photo Album
Topic: The First Photo
Replies: 7
Views: 4315

Re: The First Photo

This is a picture of what we replaced the Lucas with. Also you can see how super clean and neat my shop is Image Image The download is the same photo shown in on both posts Image
by Tom_Stamford_CT
Sun Jan 05, 2003 8:34 pm
Forum: Site Software Questions and Answers
Topic: inserting photos in the post question
Replies: 1
Views: 1430

inserting photos in the post question

Hi I was trying to insert a photo in a post, I type in my host address, an AOL ftp site. It didnt work? I checked the host and link that was ok. What I did do was add it as an attachment, found the address of where the board is hosting the pictures and then added that address to the "link". Is this ...
by Tom_Stamford_CT
Sun Jan 05, 2003 7:43 pm
Forum: The Photo Album
Topic: The First Photo
Replies: 7
Views: 4315

The First Photo

While this is not quite a home shop machine, it is a piece of history! This is a 3" Lucas boring mill date of manufacture was 1923 I belive. The original owner was Norton grinder. It was well optioned for its day had it own motor from the factory, drove the gear box via whisper chain, even had a cov...
by Tom_Stamford_CT
Sun Jan 05, 2003 1:51 pm
Forum: Sheet Metal Fabrication
Topic: Roll Former
Replies: 40
Views: 13232

Re: Roll Former

Hi Roy In my experiance with roll forming first you need to have the final part in mind then build the rolls accordingly. The are sort of a one shape to a set deal. Kinda like a seemles gutter machine. Years ago we set up a few lines that had a punch press and a roll former what they were making was...