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by philinmt
Thu Jan 09, 2003 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grinding Tonite
Replies: 5
Views: 2885

Re: Grinding Tonite

There is a lot to grinding, the grit of the stone, the hardness of the stone, the speed of the cross feed, amount of cross feed per pass, depth of grind, hardness of the steel or cast iron ect. all will change the outcome of your part. it will take a little trial and error until you find the best fi...
by philinmt
Thu Jan 09, 2003 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 12L14 steel can it be chrome plated?
Replies: 3
Views: 2387

Re: 12L14 steel can it be chrome plated?

Both plate good, first thay will copper plate then nickel, and last crome...Phil in mt
by philinmt
Thu Jan 09, 2003 7:41 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: What's the Proper Tool To Do This on a Bridgeport?
Replies: 11
Views: 3032

Re: What's the Proper Tool To Do This?

The other post are right on, use your quill stop for the bottom of the hole. set it .01 deeper than you want until you are .200 from the finshs size then reset it to your finsh depth, that way you will not hit bottom and chatter or brake the tool...Phil in Mt
by philinmt
Wed Jan 08, 2003 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: jig bore endmills
Replies: 1
Views: 1873

Re: jig bore endmills

Thay were made to use less hp, but thay cut slower with less side pressure...Phil in Mt
by philinmt
Wed Jan 08, 2003 1:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Annealing
Replies: 12
Views: 3782

Re: Annealing

Well here in montana we just put them in the wood stove with a good fire, but where you are you probly dont need wood stoves......save them for you next bq and put them in your charcoalfor 2-3 hours...Phil in Mt
by philinmt
Wed Jan 08, 2003 1:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dividing Plates
Replies: 30
Views: 9665

Re: Dividing Plates

The way we make plates for our rot. tables and spacers that are odd is to make a blank in the lathe to fit the table or spacer that we are going to use, and then use jig bore table in the machinest handbook and drill the holes on the mill with the dro to the x y locations works grate and will be rig...