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by 12L14
Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Happy 2020 to all
Replies: 7
Views: 1775

Re: Happy 2020 to all

Happy New Year from Shangri-La ;)
by 12L14
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Found at Homemadetools.net
Replies: 1
Views: 1042

Found at Homemadetools.net

I know some of You are lurkin' there, so this is for those who don't ;)

https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/lit ... rain-76013

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by 12L14
Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Show us your milling machine!
Replies: 300
Views: 146720

Re: Show us your milling machine!

My new toy and its milling attachment(no matter how hard I try, just can't call it headstock or milling head).
by 12L14
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Worn pulleys/ additive metal
Replies: 10
Views: 2376

Re: Worn pulleys/ additive metal

spro wrote:I'm not talking brazing or welding really. There is another process which escapes me.
Galvanization?
by 12L14
Sun May 05, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Milling procedure confirmation
Replies: 20
Views: 6106

Re: Milling procedure confirmation

Yes and no, usually they are not " true" hss, but "only" so-called powder hss(some say they are much better than "real" thing).
by 12L14
Sun May 05, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Book about precision
Replies: 21
Views: 5767

Re: Book about precision

Look what I found today: http://www.survivorlibrary.com/library/the_testing_of_machine_tools_1915.pdf I wonder if they got Connelly's " Machine tool reconditioning "? edit-> nope... They seem to be some prepper site(but quite reasonable), with a lot of fun stuff(steam&rail included) http://www.survi...
by 12L14
Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Review of WNY Phase Converter Panel
Replies: 8
Views: 1971

Re: Review of WNY Phase Converter Panel

Nice job.

You can find vfd with a 1 PH in and 3 PH out, but they are usually smaller units - I newer saw(second hand) one bigger than 3kW(4HP).
by 12L14
Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Wind map
Replies: 6
Views: 3186

Re: Wind map

"Failed to execute 'createImageData' on 'CanvasRenderingContext2D': The source width is 0.




earth"

This is all I get.
by 12L14
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Storing End Mills
Replies: 22
Views: 10765

Re: Storing End Mills

TomB wrote: I have found that wood holes to stick things into or boards drilled and then split, rust the tools they hold. I don't know why.
Oak and beech can cause corrosion, the same goes for boards that uses UF resins as a binder.
by 12L14
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Book about precision
Replies: 21
Views: 5767

Re: Book about precision

Few years ago someone here(or at practicalmachinist) post a link to quality scans of this book.
Keep in mind it is(more or less) "trade catalog" - but rather in good way(like J. Martin "Tabletop machining" - just pleasant to read).
by 12L14
Sun Jul 03, 2016 8:30 pm
Forum: Home Shop CNC
Topic: Good, cheap, material to practice with?
Replies: 26
Views: 14019

Re: Good, cheap, material to practice with?

POM is pleasant to machine, but nowhere near cheap... Modern butchers blocks(thick cutting boards made of polypropylene or - most often - polyethylene) are not so pricey, but nothing beats DIY machinist wax. Didn't try one out of HDPE yet - only LDPE so far(basically same thing except slightly diffe...