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by mcostello
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LED Shop Lighting
Replies: 139
Views: 13707

Re: LED Shop Lighting

Replaced almost all the fluorescent in the house with LED's. Ballast bypass type. Electric bill is down 18% per the Electric Company. Seems lower than that. Winter bills were $72-$75 a month. We just had the lowest for winter $56. $140 investment wad due to pay for itself in 4 years. Seems We are ah...
by mcostello
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Center Drill Tip Broken Off In Hole
Replies: 34
Views: 2265

Re: Center Drill Tip Broken Off In Hole

Worked in a screw machine shop for 5 years. Never had a spot drill, never broke a center drill either and Had a Guy who hand sharpener Them also. Can't explain the non breakage.
by mcostello
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Center Drill Tip Broken Off In Hole
Replies: 34
Views: 2265

Re: Center Drill Tip Broken Off In Hole

If a picture is worth a thousand words here's some light reading.
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It has positive relief on the cutting edges.
by mcostello
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Single vs double end end mills
Replies: 13
Views: 1069

Re: Single vs double end end mills

More steel in two single end endmills.
by mcostello
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Center Drill Tip Broken Off In Hole
Replies: 34
Views: 2265

Re: Center Drill Tip Broken Off In Hole

If You could slot the tip of the broken off center drill and make the slot a little bigger than the broken off piece it will core the broken piece out.
by mcostello
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: heat shrink fit
Replies: 36
Views: 3018

Re: heat shrink fit

The easier it looks usually means the pro has had a few trips around the mulberry bush.
by mcostello
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First time using super glue chuck
Replies: 72
Views: 5598

Re: First time using super glue chuck

My Mom did basically the same thing, the hospital had Her out in a couple of hours.
by mcostello
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grinding wheel question
Replies: 12
Views: 1810

Re: Grinding wheel question

If You want to ever see a wheel disappear quickly, just grind a piece of steel with a green silicon carbide wheel. It has to be seen to be believed.
by mcostello
Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Saw cutting lubricants
Replies: 7
Views: 1282

Re: Saw cutting lubricants

Bought a bar of saw lube from Enco many moons ago, still have most of it. Looks to a bar of dyed paraffin. No smell, not real greasy, seems to work.
by mcostello
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 18
Views: 1971

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas All and find some time to make chips.
by mcostello
Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Jet HVM-2 help
Replies: 4
Views: 901

Re: Jet HVM-2 help

Same dimensions as mine.
by mcostello
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Jet HVM-2 help
Replies: 4
Views: 901

Re: Jet HVM-2 help

Will PM the mill manual. Cannot seem to pick out 1 page and send it.Send alternate email address, cannot send entire file.