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by CAengr
Wed Nov 12, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: The Resource Library
Topic: Thinking of using PVC pipe for air?
Replies: 39
Views: 52188

There has alot of discussion on PVC for compressed gases, but one thing I have not seen discussed is PVC sensitivity to UV. Over the years PVC has been used for watering systems and the pipe underground seems to last; but the pipe going out of the ground is made very brittle by UV exposure. Even sch...
by CAengr
Wed Nov 12, 2008 12:27 am
Forum: The Photo Album
Topic: what kind of lathe is this?
Replies: 9
Views: 8751

I believe It is a Myford based on seeing several during my stays in England but if you have found some ID information check to see if it was modification or is original equipment of the flat belt drive lathe. I think I had some pictures around of the Myford lathes. I try to find some and post in the...
by CAengr
Mon Nov 10, 2008 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Member
Replies: 4
Views: 982

New Member

Hi All, I'm in the southern San Francisco Bay Area in California. I have a shop with tree mills, Jet lathe, sheetmetal 3 in 1 machine, bandsaw, 4x6 bandsaw, and a fain amount of wood tool and machines. I'm currently working on (reworking) an 1.5" locomotive started by several hands on a piece by pie...