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by earlgo
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: SS is toxic in California
Replies: 25
Views: 1291

Re: SS is toxic in California

I have no excuse but ignorance. The Italian coffee pot is made from Aluminum and I can't find a Prop 65 sticker anywhere on the pot or box or instructions. My apologies for the "alternate truth".
--earlgo
by earlgo
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: SS is toxic in California
Replies: 25
Views: 1291

Re: SS is toxic in California

My daughter and S-I-L gave me a coffee maker that was made in Italy from Stainless steel. On it was a Calif sticker about the dire threat of cancer or birth defects. The instructions came on a sheet printed in 19 different languages. I can hardly imagine the assembly workers' comments as they apply ...
by earlgo
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gear sources
Replies: 6
Views: 218

Re: Gear sources

The few gears I have bought for the ATLAS lathe have been from Boston Gear. Good stuff but pricey even in the small sizes.
https://www.bostongear.com/products/open-gearing
--earlgo
by earlgo
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Zoro Code: SAVEDAYS
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Re: Zoro Code: SAVEDAYS

You spelled Zorro wrong. And the different rates are for a larger or smaller "Z"?
Just askin'.
--earlgo
by earlgo
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Backing up computer files
Replies: 26
Views: 743

Re: Backing up computer files

Mr. Ron, I am sorry that you lost all your data. That is devastating to a hobbyist. Before the copy of SW I used timed out, I made hard copies of all the drawings, and electronic copies on a thumb drive of all the files and put them in a notebook. I also made a copy of the SW Viewer software and put...
by earlgo
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shaperight shaper
Replies: 5
Views: 324

Re: Shaperight shaper

Thanks, rudd. I have directed others to Vintagemachinery.com and when the time came, I forgot to go there myself. DUH! :oops:
--earlgo
by earlgo
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shaperight shaper
Replies: 5
Views: 324

Re: Shaperight shaper

Pete, nice suggestion, hadn't thought of that.
I passed along the suggestion to the interested party and he said that it wasn't really necessary to take the knob off, he was just cleaning up the shaper and thought it might help.
Still, if anyone has a parts list....
--earlgo
by earlgo
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shaperight shaper
Replies: 5
Views: 324

Shaperight shaper

Does anyone have a parts list for a Shaperight shaper? If you do, please PM with information on how to get this.
Failing that does anyone know how to remove the handle from the vertical screw. The 'invisipin' is hard to see.

--earlgo
by earlgo
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: machining should square
Replies: 14
Views: 583

Re: machining should square

If you knew someone with a tool and cutter grinder, you could mount the motor on the table perpendicular to the wheel, turn on the motor and turn on the grinder and proceed to square up things. Something like I did to the buggered up motor shaft and subsequent sleve. Grinding the motor shaft.jpg Gri...
by earlgo
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Measuring a diameter without a caliper
Replies: 19
Views: 811

Re: Measuring a diameter without a caliper

Very nice solution Mr. Carlstedt. Nice math calculation Mr. Klotz
This is worth keeping in the 'notebook'.
--earlgo
by earlgo
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: All Things CAD and CAM
Topic: Free and easy to learn 3D CAD
Replies: 43
Views: 20076

Re: Free and easy to learn 3D CAD

Ran out of tears for the beer, so I logged into ONSHAPE, the cloud version,(sorta') of Solid Works and have been working my way through the lessons while doing models relevant to the lessons. It still isn't SW but it may be after I get a leg or two up.
--earlgo
by earlgo
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Measuring a diameter without a caliper
Replies: 19
Views: 811

Re: Measuring a diameter without a caliper

If you had a 12 in or larger height gage, you might be able to emulate a caliper by clamping a flat bar to the height gage base and use it like a caliper. Alternatively you could take a length of fine wire and wrap it around the column a number of times, measure the length where it overlaps, divide ...