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by EOsteam
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Repairing a cast brass part
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: Repairing a cast brass part

Thank you Glenn! The video has been viewed and the next step is a little practice on some scrap.
by EOsteam
Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Repairing a cast brass part
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: Repairing a cast brass part

The repair is on a 5 inch radius with 3 degrees of taper. A custom form cutter was being used to place a 3/32” concave radius and the initial attempt at grinding the tool was faulty to say the least. The silicon bronze filler may be the best option. My TIG skills are OKish with steel but I have neve...
by EOsteam
Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Repairing a cast brass part
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Repairing a cast brass part

Say someone screws up the machining of a cast brass part and wants save it. Is there a way to braze, weld or solder some material back into place and then correctly machine the part? If so what materials and tooling are appropriate?
by EOsteam
Mon Sep 07, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade, Wanted, Free!
Topic: Huron #8-13FD/3P soft jaw boring tool
Replies: 5
Views: 838

Re: Huron #8-13FD/3P soft jaw boring tool

Anyone have a photo of this device in use? My brain is having a tough time figuring out how it is used. How does this bore the soft jaws?
by EOsteam
Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SolidWorks vs. Fusion360
Replies: 6
Views: 972

SolidWorks vs. Fusion360

I am at that point where it is probably time to start learning how to CAD and CAM. I am looking to get started with one of the above applications. As an EAA member I can download SolidWorks but apparently Fusion360 is also available without charge to folks like me. Which to choose? Our local communi...
by EOsteam
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Way OT, recommend a good refrigerator...
Replies: 39
Views: 7439

Re: Way OT, recommend a good refrigerator...

Our first refrigerator is still going strong after 25 years. It is a side by side Kitchen Aid and weighs a ton. The ice maker has been replaced three times in that time period but the fridge itself just soldiers on. However, wife unit number one wanted a new fridge to match the new kitchen decor. Th...
by EOsteam
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Old School German Engineering
Replies: 14
Views: 3761

Re: Old School German Engineering

I have limited experience with German production machinery. However, my German lathe (imperial not metric) made by Meuser is a beautiful piece of machinery. I am it’s third owner and I couldn’t be happier. It cuts a huge number of threads metric, imperial and others all with just the quick change le...
by EOsteam
Mon May 18, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 429
Views: 137407

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

Wow! I’m in awe.
by EOsteam
Mon May 18, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Breaking Small Drill Bits
Replies: 13
Views: 4214

Re: Breaking Small Drill Bits

What RPM’s were they being run at? Handheld, drill press or milling machine?
by EOsteam
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Need recommendation on a Automatic Battery 24 charger.
Replies: 12
Views: 5122

Re: Need recommendation on a Automatic Battery 24 charger.

Assuming that the 4 batteries will be wired in series that gives a 24 volt 250 aH battery. After some online searching it seems as if golf cart battery chargers are your best bet. Example: https://www.batterystuff.com/battery-chargers/24-volt/10-20amps/eagle-performance-series-charger-i2420.html If ...
by EOsteam
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Need recommendation on a Automatic Battery 24 charger.
Replies: 12
Views: 5122

Re: Need recommendation on a Automatic Battery 24 charger.

Are they wired in series or parallel?
by EOsteam
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT: Building in isolated location
Replies: 630
Views: 160273

Re: OT: Building in isolated location

In peripheral nerves (a nerve which is not in the brain or spinal column) the regeneration of the axon occurs at about 1mm per day or 1” per month. I’m a dentist not a neurologist so take this with a grain of salt. It’s also been 30 years since I last studied this and new info has been developed sin...