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- Sun Jan 25, 2015 6:12 am
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: Live Steam Parts trucks and couplers
- Replies: 48
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I think I will build a "luscious Linda's lingerie" box car. it would be good advertisement for the parent company. but, I don't think a pink boxcar would go over too good. I started to build a "hooters" tank car, but I figured I would raise too many eyebrows so I chickened out. bigc I would have bu...
Got the machines home today. Did a little checking and found the clutch frozen. I think it probably suffers from old dried out lube. There will be a lot cleaning. The prior owner had to get a pacemaker a few years ago after which it was hard for him to do much. His wife died a couple of years ago af...
The Collet chucks can be very handy. Mine came from Wholesale Tool and uses standard ER-40 Collets. Sells for $148. I passed on the Grizzly since it uses an oddball collet.
- Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:15 pm
- Forum: Milling Machines
- Topic: Enco Mill Drill has "stiff" spindle?
- Replies: 9
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ctwo wrote:You might take one more thought on that down feed. I put an indicator on the quill and compared that to the crank dial. Mine varied a little bit (+0.002) on and off the mark and I now think that is more a result of chips on the teeth of the quill or in the worm drive.
Just bought a Speedford vertical mill. I thought I took a picture but seems it did not save. Hopefully will get it drug home tomorrow. The mill has been sitting a few years and needs some serious cleaning. Mill seems to be in good shape and not used a whole lot. The mill is plain Jane but does have ...
Thanks for the encouraging words and the link. Just got home so nothing to report. Will be off today and thurs. as I have to work the weekend so hopefully will make some progress.
Oh what a twisted web I weave! I had started getting things together to do the K27 in 1.5". One of the requisite items was Kozo's A3 book. After receiving the A3 book and looking it over I have decided to do the A3 in 1.5" I have purchased the steel to do the frame. I started milling a little this e...
- Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:59 pm
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: Kozo Hiraoka K-27 engine
- Replies: 178
- Views: 33685
Great to see live steam doing the BIG construction articles again. Just renewed my subscription afer an 8 year hiattus. Started with July/August. Hope that was right!