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by 10KPete
Sun May 20, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grinding wheel hole enlargement ?
Replies: 11
Views: 257

Re: Grinding wheel hole enlargement ?

I love Widget Supply! Yes, those burrs are what I'm talking about but you may want a bit larger and less coarse.

Pete
by 10KPete
Sat May 19, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grinding wheel hole enlargement ?
Replies: 11
Views: 257

Re: Grinding wheel hole enlargement ?

Don't modify the grinder until you have determined which dimension is the correct one. Search a lot of wheels first. If your grinder will hold a 1/8" shank tool then get a diamond burr and enlarge the wheel hole just as you would grind a bore... Never alter the expensive part. Always change the chea...
by 10KPete
Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: WRENCHES!!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 1589

Re: WRENCHES!!!!

I have a mini adjustable wrench, designed as a key-chain ditty. But it works!! 'Looks good on the loco cab, too. https://www.amazon.com/2-5-Inch-Adjustable-Multitool-Keychain-Wrenches/dp/B01N2UHW0Q/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1524709630&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=keychain+adjustable+wrench&psc=1 There a...
by 10KPete
Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: E-Mail today, Offer casting fully Machine
Replies: 16
Views: 1748

Re: E-Mail today, Offer casting fully Machine

It seems to me that one would need to build the loco then tear it down and ship off the pieces! Seems sorta silly. I would leave that stuff to the custom or commission loco builder. You can't be all to everyone!!!

Pete
by 10KPete
Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Bot HACKS
Replies: 10
Views: 624

Re: Bot HACKS

Cats are fun.... paper must come down the back of the roll or they'll have it all on the floor in a half minute flat.

Pete
by 10KPete
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Bygone Era
Replies: 11
Views: 961

Re: A Bygone Era

Yup. Can't add to that...

Pete
by 10KPete
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Wendy suspension vs. 'normal' springing.
Replies: 24
Views: 2697

Re: Wendy suspension vs. 'normal' springing.

That's sorta what I've been thinking Kimball. As I think about the way these small four wheelers run and track I think that what you've said makes more sense than trying to fabricate a suspension system.

Pete
by 10KPete
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Wendy suspension vs. 'normal' springing.
Replies: 24
Views: 2697

Re: Wendy suspension vs. 'normal' springing.

Scotty, I haven't started a real build yet. Doing a lot of designing and head scratchin' plus working on clearing out the shop. Lots of 'junk' to clear out. Projects and 'other' hobbies need to go or be minimized, etc....

Thanks for checking in!

Pete
by 10KPete
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 10" southbend
Replies: 4
Views: 385

Re: 10" southbend

You have the big bore heavy 10. There are lots of backplates/chucks out there for that thread. Do some serious looking around before you put time into making one.

Good machines.

Pete
by 10KPete
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Screw drivers @#!$!!
Replies: 18
Views: 1220

Re: Screw drivers @#!$!!

I've had the big set from Wheeler Engineering, made for armorers, for over 10 years now and I love 'em. 99% of the sizes I need, which is a huge range, I can find there. Otherwise I make 'em.

40 years ago the Stanley 100 was the one to beat...

Pete
by 10KPete
Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bearing Fits?
Replies: 29
Views: 1700

Re: Bearing Fits?

It depends upon materials, length of brng, thickness of brng. All affect the tension developed in the ring/bearing when pressed on. And that determines the force required. But, life is easy these days. Almost all the bearing manufacturers, and many distributors, have all the technical information yo...
by 10KPete
Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Band saw blades
Replies: 11
Views: 711

Re: Band saw blades

Interesting you mention that, Stephen. The blade that came with my almost new, second hand, standard old Chinese saw cut everything I threw at it for a long time. It died, and I cried, when I stupidly set it to work on an old cast iron sash weight with out checking for hard skin. Skinned the teeth r...