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by curtis cutter
Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Piston or Wedge
Replies: 18
Views: 4532

Re: Piston or Wedge

Thanks Bill.

Does the piston type draw down and away from the TP and task better then?
by curtis cutter
Sun Jan 27, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Piston or Wedge
Replies: 18
Views: 4532

Piston or Wedge

I believe many of you fairly accurately know my competence level. I would maybe place myself at a .25 on a 1-10 scale with an 11 being a Harold... With the above thought in mind, I currently have a piston type QCTP using AXA holders and if I were to come across a wedge type TP would there be any adv...
by curtis cutter
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Too cold
Replies: 14
Views: 3825

Re: Too cold

Here is Washington it is uh, let me see.... Raining at 42. :)
by curtis cutter
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: New member saying hi!
Replies: 6
Views: 2380

Re: New member saying hi!

Tell us where you are from.
by curtis cutter
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Software Maintenance Day--Jan 13 or 14th
Replies: 12
Views: 3059

Re: Software Maintenance Day--Jan 13 or 14th

dorin wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:23 am
Today is the day! It will be sometime early afternoon, central time.
Hope it goes smoothly.
by curtis cutter
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Brass
Replies: 28
Views: 7117

Re: Brass

I can't help but wonder if, maybe, we instilled a little common sense in folks Good luck with that one! I'm getting old, and likely, crotchety. Maybe that's my problem, and the reason I'm so cynical. You're not alone... Agreed. I predict one day it will be bad to breathe air that is "too clean".
by curtis cutter
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Setting the compound at 0* or 30*
Replies: 33
Views: 7358

Re: Setting the compound at 0* or 30*

I am by no means an expert but my QCTP can rotate 360 degrees to any angle and I leave the compound at just under 30 degrees for threading.
by curtis cutter
Tue Dec 25, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Replies: 28
Views: 3723

Re: MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Harold_V wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 2:48 am
SteveHGraham wrote:
Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:50 pm
12 24 18 prime rib xmas eve small.jpg
With a little tender loving care, I think that roast could be made well again.

Looks good, Steve.

H
I first thought CPR...

Wishing everyone out there a Merry Christmas!
by curtis cutter
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: The Photo Album
Topic: Patio's projects
Replies: 457
Views: 107949

Re: Patio's projects

If I am to fully grasp how this functions I guess a drive to Centralia is in order before work begins for the 2019 season Pat.
by curtis cutter
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great way to take up time...
Replies: 10
Views: 2546

Re: Great way to take up time...

neanderman wrote:
Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:59 am
curtis cutter wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:36 pm
I took my microscope out to the shop and really looked at the cuttings edges on my tooling.
That was your first mistake...
:lol:
by curtis cutter
Sun Dec 16, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Pvc pipe for air ??
Replies: 24
Views: 4445

Re: Pvc pipe for air ??

I just last night completed the removal of all of the PVC pipe I had used for air. Steel pipe now with drops from the ceiling and a reel mounted on the vehicle lift.
by curtis cutter
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great way to take up time...
Replies: 10
Views: 2546

Re: Great way to take up time...

Ha! It was very enlightening to examine some of the edges on tools I was using. I had some that were cheap foreign made carbide that appeared sharp but under the microscope were really quite rough and I am surprised they would even remove material. I also looked at some that I had dressed with a CBN...