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by JonLeary
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: drawer slide grease
Replies: 15
Views: 1763

Re: drawer slide grease

Try pledge furniture polish. Spray it on let it dry.
by JonLeary
Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Well, my motor exploded and I need a new one.
Replies: 45
Views: 8473

Re: Well, my motor exploded and I need a new one.

I have a grizzly 9729 combo. It blew the capacitors so I got new ones they blew also. The motor still works without them. It's been used for years without them and no problem. If it till runs just run it.
by JonLeary
Fri Jul 10, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: Left hand thread cutting?
Replies: 19
Views: 17167

Re: Left hand thread cutting?

Take a look at the plate your change gears are mounted. There is a unused slot. Make an axle for a idler gear to mount there and use one of your smaller change gears as an idler that will reverse the rotation of your leadscrew. I made one and have turned lefthand threads
by JonLeary
Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Has anyone built a leadscrew reverse for the Grizzly 11x26?
Replies: 1
Views: 539

Has anyone built a leadscrew reverse for the Grizzly 11x26?

Has anyone built a leadscrew reverse for the Grizzly 11x26? My friend bought one and that was one thing he wished it had so he could turn in both directions.
by JonLeary
Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: Welding
Topic: Auto Darking Welding Lens.
Replies: 20
Views: 9250

Re: Auto Darking Welding Lens.

I put a 2.0 lens in my helmet years ago when I started needing bifocals.
by JonLeary
Thu Mar 17, 2011 1:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brass melting question.
Replies: 22
Views: 8245

Re: Brass melting question.

I have melted brass in a propane torch canister with the top cut off. I melted 22 cartrige cases. The first try just burned up the brass so I mixed the cases with pulverized charcoal briquetts. Then I was able to pour it into moulds. I surrounded the canister with fire brick and heated it with weed ...