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by Grue
Wed Aug 24, 2005 6:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Screensaver for petrol heads
Replies: 8
Views: 2079

Screensaver for petrol heads

A mate sent me this note. I downloaded the screensaver and its terrific, starts with a 3D engine block and assembles the engine a piece at a time then shows cutaways of it running. Really good. Regards. Glenn Outonanisland shares with us a screensaver which he says is an awesome screensaver (43MB) o...
by Grue
Fri Jul 08, 2005 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Educational Video - How cymbals are made
Replies: 0
Views: 677

Educational Video - How cymbals are made

I posted some time ago looking for a video on cymbal making. Finally found it and it's terrific. Shows the processes from selecting the materials to alloy, melting, casting, annealing, machining, planishing tuning - all done by hand. I can't remember who put me onto it, and can't find the post conce...
by Grue
Mon Nov 15, 2004 4:16 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Mamod instruction manual
Replies: 0
Views: 718

Mamod instruction manual

Hi all,

I just bought an old Mamod steam car, and am looking for the operating instructions.

Can anyone point my nose in the general direction of where I may be able to download a copy, or would some kind soul email me one.

Thanking you in great expectation.

Glenn
by Grue
Thu Jun 10, 2004 9:45 pm
Forum: Sheet Metal Fabrication
Topic: Need forming help
Replies: 4
Views: 2614

Re: Need forming help

One of the guys on the boards at http://www.thesheetmetalshop.com/pn/ind ... file=index
might be able to help you. What is your locality?

Glenn
by Grue
Wed Jun 02, 2004 4:03 pm
Forum: Sheet Metal Fabrication
Topic: Any tips for tuning a Tennsmith Shear
Replies: 9
Views: 5713

Re: Any tips for tuning a Tennsmith Shear

Terrific info Doug, Thanks muchly. I've been looking for a difinitive statement about blade clearance for years,and have never found one. The word of mouth explanation that seems to be standard is to set the clearance to 5% of material thickness. Your explanation for the Tennsmith at .002 would be i...
by Grue
Tue Jun 01, 2004 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Taper Info?
Replies: 2
Views: 926

Re: Taper Info?

Thank you very much indeed John,

Glenn
by Grue
Tue Jun 01, 2004 7:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Taper Info?
Replies: 2
Views: 926

Taper Info?

I have been searching for a spec for the ISO-30 or NT-30 taper. Can anyone help please.

Thanks in advance.

Glenn
by Grue
Wed May 26, 2004 6:29 pm
Forum: I.C. Engines
Topic: Practical applications for Model ICs?
Replies: 15
Views: 10934

Re: Practical applications for Model ICs?

There's a lot of interest in small engines from military sources. If you look at the success of the latest Middle east conflicts, pilotless drone aircraft were used to flush out the defender's radar. I am aware of a lot of research into this field including micro remote control of cameras on pilotle...
by Grue
Wed May 26, 2004 6:11 pm
Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
Topic: UK hobby casters
Replies: 0
Views: 1108

UK hobby casters

Any UK hobby casters interested in doing some castings for a model V8 engine have a look at the engine on my site and contact me.

Glenn
by Grue
Wed May 26, 2004 6:07 pm
Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
Topic: Any Aussis?
Replies: 2
Views: 1438

Re: Any Aussis?

I'm looking for someone interested in producing castings for a model V8 engine in Oz. If you are interested, contact me at oldcramo dot yahoo dot com.

Glenn
by Grue
Sun May 02, 2004 4:29 am
Forum: Welding
Topic: Brazing Stainless Steel Sheet
Replies: 2
Views: 935

Re: Brazing Stainless Steel Sheet

There's a real good discussion on this topic on http://www.thesheetmetalshop.com/pn/index.php?name=PNphpBB2&file=viewtopic&t=196 Zinc chloride is not good enough. The stainless needs to be thoroughly clean, and a couple of schools of thought hydrochloric or phosphoric. I believe phosphoric to be sup...
by Grue
Tue Apr 20, 2004 9:20 am
Forum: Welding
Topic: Soldering (soft) stainless steel any tips please
Replies: 2
Views: 846

Soldering (soft) stainless steel any tips please

I'd really appreciate some tips on soldering a stad up joint in stainless steel please

Glenn