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by wewilliams
Sat Feb 13, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Steam Books *****GONE TO A GOOD HOME****
Replies: 2
Views: 395

Re: Steam Books

PM Sent
by wewilliams
Wed Feb 10, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Home Shop CNC
Topic: Will it manage?
Replies: 11
Views: 692

Re: Will it manage?

I also noted Posts: 1 - Joined: Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:40 pm- after AliExpress was mention.
by wewilliams
Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Home Shop CNC
Topic: Tormach PCNC 1100
Replies: 6
Views: 1746

Re: Tormach PCNC 1100

AliExpress - either you get it or you get a full refund
There is insurance
Used machines can have issues - choose your poison
by wewilliams
Thu Jan 28, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Home Shop CNC
Topic: Tormach PCNC 1100
Replies: 6
Views: 1746

Re: Tormach PCNC 1100

So for $8200 + 30% tariff - you can get a cat30 + atc + servo machine shipped from China https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4001208570877.html?spm=a2g0o.detail.1000014.51.55966bb9FhMRJa&gps-id=pcDetailBottomMoreOtherSeller&scm=1007.13338.177756.0&scm_id=1007.13338.177756.0&scm-url=1007.13338.177756.0&p...
by wewilliams
Tue Aug 18, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Home Shop CNC
Topic: ISO chuck for Emco compact 5
Replies: 7
Views: 4569

Re: ISO chuck for Emco compact 5

I may have a source soon
by wewilliams
Mon May 18, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building My 2.5" 20 Ton Shay
Replies: 36
Views: 42741

Re: Building My 2.5" 20 Ton Shay

Vice by Faberware!
by wewilliams
Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:02 am
Forum: Home Shop CNC
Topic: eBay: Emco Compact 5 Tool Turret Changer 6 turning
Replies: 1
Views: 3055

eBay: Emco Compact 5 Tool Turret Changer 6 turning

Looking over eBay I see this: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Emco-Compact-5-Tool-Turret-Changer-6-turning-aftermarket-turret-plate-only-one/312794501680?hash=item48d4015230:g:G2UAAOSwy2Bdmks5 This takes the 3in / 3ext turret on an Emco Compact 5 type CNC and turns to 6 external tool holders. Who makes/mad...
by wewilliams
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Rebuild of an Allen Mogul.
Replies: 50
Views: 54618

Re: Rebuild of an Allen Mogul.

Lots of cylinders are made from gun metal bronze, still, my friend that ran commercial boilers likes to remind me that steam will erode bronze over time.
by wewilliams
Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 5397

Re: Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit

$19,950 in 2010 is $23,544 today ...Not counting increase in labor costs... 'Looks like a reasonable offering, especially for those with $$ and little time /machining capabilities. 'Hope they sell well. Lots of effort on your part. RussN Agreed - I should of been a bit more verbose - that is less t...
by wewilliams
Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Do wheels have to be cast iron?
Replies: 15
Views: 5264

Re: Do wheels have to be cast iron?

I was thinking about that too if push came to shove - glad to see I am not so crazy.