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by mcostello
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: fixing go cart for next generation
Replies: 14
Views: 142

Re: fixing go cart for next generation

Can You make a drawing of what You want? I am sure Someone here would help out. I would volunteer.
by mcostello
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time to get some stuff done in the shop
Replies: 9
Views: 480

Re: Time to get some stuff done in the shop

Have a surface grinder that needs it's table ground. Never did it before but that has never stopped Me yet. Much cranking in My future.
by mcostello
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade, Wanted, Free!
Topic: Watts Fluidaire Lubricator ****SOLD****
Replies: 2
Views: 339

Watts Fluidaire Lubricator ****SOLD****

I have a NOS Fluidaire lubricator to sell. Never put in service, just sat on My shelf for about 10 years. 250 lbs max air pressure. $80 commercial quality, $20 + actual shipping. Flat rate size.
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1" pipe inlet and outlet.
by mcostello
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: New Guy with a problem(s) - 1989 Jet JTM-1 Mill with posible bent Quill or Spindle?
Replies: 6
Views: 422

Re: New Guy with a problem(s) - 1989 Jet JTM-1 Mill with posible bent Quill or Spindle?

I have a JTM 4 and have had the head apart. Mine has a bent quill skirt and I need another one made as theoretically no parts available. There is a clutch adjustment on Mine under the round cover on the left side of the head that has the lever going to the micrometer stop rod rod. There is an overlo...
by mcostello
Wed Feb 26, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tapping carbon fiber tubing
Replies: 9
Views: 974

Re: Tapping carbon fiber tubing

Maybe You need Metric sizing die wax instead! :)
by mcostello
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LED Shop Lighting
Replies: 147
Views: 19566

Re: LED Shop Lighting

Replaced almost all the fluorescent in the house with LED's. Ballast bypass type. Electric bill is down 18% per the Electric Company. Seems lower than that. Winter bills were $72-$75 a month. We just had the lowest for winter $56. $140 investment wad due to pay for itself in 4 years. Seems We are ah...
by mcostello
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Center Drill Tip Broken Off In Hole
Replies: 34
Views: 3826

Re: Center Drill Tip Broken Off In Hole

Worked in a screw machine shop for 5 years. Never had a spot drill, never broke a center drill either and Had a Guy who hand sharpener Them also. Can't explain the non breakage.
by mcostello
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Center Drill Tip Broken Off In Hole
Replies: 34
Views: 3826

Re: Center Drill Tip Broken Off In Hole

If a picture is worth a thousand words here's some light reading.
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It has positive relief on the cutting edges.
by mcostello
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Single vs double end end mills
Replies: 13
Views: 1975

Re: Single vs double end end mills

More steel in two single end endmills.
by mcostello
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Center Drill Tip Broken Off In Hole
Replies: 34
Views: 3826

Re: Center Drill Tip Broken Off In Hole

If You could slot the tip of the broken off center drill and make the slot a little bigger than the broken off piece it will core the broken piece out.