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by georgepapa
Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:14 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Unimat db/sl owners: collet question
Replies: 6
Views: 2293

Re: Unimat db/sl owners: collet question

Hi jmj, Although I agree with pete, I would try my hand in the make of a directly screwed on holder but i would have a look in the market in case they do sell a reamer for the collet angle... Hi pete, I am also a proud owner of a compact 5 but have an mt2 holder held by an m10 screw drawbar, which i...
by georgepapa
Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Why People Prefer Imperial to Metric
Replies: 80
Views: 12477

Re: Why People Prefer Imperial to Metric

Hi people, If my memory serves me right, it is either English or Americans who say: as easy as 1 2 3....which points to a metric idea rather, otherwise they might say as 1/64 1/32 1/16 1/4 then add and convert to a number that can be used in setting your lathe or mill. Try giving the above fractions...
by georgepapa
Wed Aug 12, 2015 11:51 am
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: AutoCAD 2014 anyone?
Replies: 16
Views: 11827

Re: AutoCAD 2014 anyone?

I wonder if it is legal to send you a copy

George
by georgepapa
Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: cannon
Replies: 31
Views: 16288

Re: cannon

Hi gw,
You can probably see mine at s200/photobucket/papandropoulos.
I also startedwith a short piece of brass(or bronze?) And ended up with a canon.
Regards,
George
by georgepapa
Mon Jun 29, 2015 5:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Weekends garage sale score, wife now says I am crazy,,
Replies: 21
Views: 3541

Re: Weekends garage sale score, wife now says I am crazy,,

wife now says - the emphasis on now.

you are a very lucky guy and you have a very good wife.

george
by georgepapa
Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:30 am
Forum: I.C. Engines
Topic: Rotary valved engines
Replies: 81
Views: 68803

Re: Rotary valved engines

my perhaps naive question regarding the spring loaded valves is that while compressing the spring energy is needed but when the spring is returning the energy is given back, or am I terribly wrong?
george
by georgepapa
Sun Jun 28, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Accuracy of Digital calipers
Replies: 40
Views: 4222

Re: Accuracy of Digital calipers

hi Mr Ron,
to my opinion the only difference, regardless of how many decimlals the digital has, is not accuracy but readability of the result, particularly now that I am 74....
regards,
george
by georgepapa
Sun Jun 28, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: electroless nickel plating
Replies: 16
Views: 3190

Re: electroless nickel plating

hi cz,
you may know it already but if not, please note that nickel salts used are positively carcinogenous. use with proper care of both inhaling (it works around 80 deg. celsius) and proper disposal of the bath.

george