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by Sandman north
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Milling Machine Power Feed
Replies: 5
Views: 411

Milling Machine Power Feed

I have a 1976 Craft x mill drill 30 craft x.PNG and would like a (x axis) power feed, busy bee want lots of $$$$ for there power feed $600.00 I do not use the machine much. I see Amazon has many to choose from for less money. $200.00 Has any one done this and what model of power feed did they use? T...
by Sandman north
Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Craft x mill drill 30
Replies: 0
Views: 219

Craft x mill drill 30

I have a 1976 Craft x mill drill 30 and would like a (x axis) power feed, busy bee want lots of $$$$ for there power feed I do not use the machine much. I see Amazon has many to choose from for less money. Has any one done this and what model of power feed did they use? Thanks in advance Sandman
by Sandman north
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Threading with a tap
Replies: 6
Views: 1794

Re: Threading with a tap

Yes it is a hardware store tap, I did use cutting fluid.

Thanks
by Sandman north
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Threading with a tap
Replies: 6
Views: 1794

Threading with a tap

Not the first time I have run into this. I was doing this on the lathe. I was making a thread in some aluminum 1/2 X 13 TPI according to the chart I should drill the hole to 27/64 . All good so far, then I get the tap in about half way and OMG is it tight. get it threaded, and try a bolt and it's re...
by Sandman north
Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bolt Shear
Replies: 12
Views: 2090

Re: Bolt Shear

it all sounds good

I am going to the shop and cutting some now.


Thanks
by Sandman north
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bolt Shear
Replies: 12
Views: 2090

Re: Bolt Shear

Hi everyone Thanks for the replies, great replies. I don't have room for a clutch as its a front mount blower & just no room (great idea). So I am interested in taking a gr 5 bolt and i can cut a grove on the lathe ( U or a V ) I am not sure ? And how deep ? For my walk behind blower Airens the shea...
by Sandman north
Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bolt Shear
Replies: 12
Views: 2090

Bolt Shear

So my snow blower drive shaft on my tractor has been running a double roll pin or spring pin 1/4 inch diameter X 2" bent my auger badly last winter and roll pin did not break.7000 psi shear 14 hp Diesel This summer I spent some nice days straightening everything out. When you don't get what you want...
by Sandman north
Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Milling Machine spindle
Replies: 14
Views: 4905

Re: Milling Machine spindle

Ok thanks for the input this is not getting rave reviews

i have a small
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and am looking for something bigger but not a Bridgeport
but i would like to stay in the 110 220 V range

Any suggestions
by Sandman north
Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Milling Machine spindle
Replies: 14
Views: 4905

Milling Machine spindle

I have found a King Drill/Mill model KC-40HS for a reasonable price and bigger than the small one I have. it comes with a MT3 spindle Apparently not want you want in a mill .....can it be changed out to a R8? Is this OK or not or will it work. OR if I buy an adapter in it from the MT3 -R8 Thanks San...
by Sandman north
Thu Jun 23, 2016 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Get the rusty shaft out?
Replies: 7
Views: 1093

Re: Get the rusty shaft out?

Hi everyone like the comments, unfortunately it cannot be immersed its too big. Yes I would believe rust is what is holding it

Like your thoughts Harold, & nick. I too am thinking its a complicated process.


Thanks Sandman
by Sandman north
Wed Jun 22, 2016 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Get the rusty shaft out?
Replies: 7
Views: 1093

Get the rusty shaft out?

I was trying to remove a sleeve .750 ID from .700 shaft about 1foot long has not been off in 12 years and all rusty I put it in my press 6T or 8T and it would not move then I heated the sleeve really hot It would not move. Then I remembered what one of my mentors said about something like this, was ...
by Sandman north
Sun Mar 20, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hydraulic body jack
Replies: 2
Views: 791

Hydraulic body jack

Hey everone; I am making a puller using a 10ton body jack that will be in a round length of pipe 2-1/4. id My plan is to cross pin the bottom of the pipe, then the bottom of cylinder will push on the cross pin. My question is,,, will this damage the bottom of the hydraulic cylinder or should add a 1...