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by N. McA
Fri Jul 23, 2010 2:33 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Internal O-ring Grooves?
Replies: 4
Views: 966

Re: Internal O-ring Grooves?

Thanks, I'll look into a buying some clamps when I get the t-slot cutter. Off to leeside tools again...I'm probably their only customer.
by N. McA
Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:30 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Internal O-ring Grooves?
Replies: 4
Views: 966

Internal O-ring Grooves?

First of all, thanks for all the help with my first problem, which I posted a while back, drilling some rather large holes (20mm*150mm) I managed to get the job done and it seems to have worked perfectly. What I am now struggling with is the need to make a brass collar with some airtight seals aroun...
by N. McA
Sun May 16, 2010 2:16 am
Forum: Favorite Metal Working Websites
Topic: Two skilled hobbyists
Replies: 1
Views: 7232

Two skilled hobbyists

These two people both seem to be able to make anything they want. Some of their stuff is remarkable. In Germany (translated) Someone with what seems to be a lot of time and money And in England, someone with some money and a lot of time Both are very interesting in their own way. Hope you think so too
by N. McA
Sun May 16, 2010 1:34 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Drilling large Diam. Holes.
Replies: 6
Views: 1793

Re: Drilling large Diam. Holes.

Thanks, but how do you hold those drills in the taper? with a draw bar, or is there a specific method?
by N. McA
Sat May 15, 2010 11:56 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Drilling large Diam. Holes.
Replies: 6
Views: 1793

Re: Drilling large Diam. Holes.

Thing is, it definitely needs to be at least 100mm (approx. 4") deep. Is that depth impossible?
Thanks
by N. McA
Sat May 15, 2010 11:00 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Drilling large Diam. Holes.
Replies: 6
Views: 1793

Drilling large Diam. Holes.

I've been browsing the forums for a while, and I'm the proud owner of a X2 MT3 mill. I was wondering how, on my mill, to drill a 25mm hole, about 100-150mm deep. It's quite an inconvenient size, as it's a little too small and deep for a boring tool (I think) and a little to big for a drill (MT3 chuc...
by N. McA
Sat Jan 02, 2010 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A poll ****** PLEASE READ*******
Replies: 101
Views: 9222

On another forum I've used they ended up disabling a certain file type for upload, so perhaps someone could actually limit the size, so as to avoid deleting them later?

Also, Hi, I'm new.