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by driggars
Thu Jan 29, 2009 1:16 am
Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
Topic: Need a ZA12 caster
Replies: 4
Views: 2160

Try this group and you shouold get someone to do this for you. it is not difficult to do.
http://groups.yshoo.com/group/ctinghobby
Clint
by driggars
Thu Jan 29, 2009 1:08 am
Forum: I.C. Engines
Topic: 1:6 scale V8 casting kits?
Replies: 1
Views: 4960

I seen a 1:6 some place but can't recall where I seen it. If I can find it again I will post.
you say that you have run across the 1:4 scale? and 1:3rd, those I want, do you have them sources?
Clint
by driggars
Thu Jan 29, 2009 1:01 am
Forum: Antique Stationary Engines
Topic: Witte Model B Restore Project
Replies: 2
Views: 10106

Witte Model B Restore Project

I picked up an old throttle governed Witte Model B (2HP) It was all in pieces when I bought it, it needs a total clean up and some parts changed out. The head has brazed places on it but looks like a good job was done. I have also picked up another head that has been braze repaired but a person can'...
by driggars
Mon Mar 27, 2006 10:48 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Best way to paint a lathe?
Replies: 25
Views: 16779

Mike
I assume when you said PM board, That is practical machinsist board?
Clint
by driggars
Mon Mar 27, 2006 12:44 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Best way to paint a lathe?
Replies: 25
Views: 16779

OK, now that it has been discussed about paint primers, I have a bigger question? I am restoring two mills and a large lathe, the two mills I know have a filler undercoating beneath the paint, this coating is very consistent thoughout. I am guessing that this must have been a sprayable filler to cov...
by driggars
Mon Mar 27, 2006 12:31 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: BridgePort J Head Spindle Brake
Replies: 1
Views: 1267

BridgePort J Head Spindle Brake

Does anyone know about how thick the brake pads should be on a J Head bridgeport spindle brake?
Clint
by driggars
Sun Jan 05, 2003 12:12 am
Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
Topic: Seeding the forum with casting Do's and Don't's
Replies: 33
Views: 14071

Re: Steel Pipe Crucibles

I have been casting for a few years and I definatly do not see any thing wrong wrong with using pipe crucibles, I get very good castings. Now if I were casting a product for someone else and the very best quality was a concern, then I would use the appropriate crucibles, but for backyard casting, my...