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by Muskymoto
Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:53 am
Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
Topic: Brass And bronze?
Replies: 5
Views: 2168

Brass And bronze?

We attempeted to make a cast brass sign at the weekend the first attempt was the most sucsesfull but we think we had a mixture of brass and bronze The second attempt we think we had mainly brass Attempt number one seemed to have a better finish than just the brass alone My question can you melt bras...
by Muskymoto
Tue Jun 08, 2010 11:58 am
Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
Topic: Aluminium wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 1953

Re: Aluminium wheels

Ok cheers unfortunatley there not old ones there rather new ish

would you guys use them i still have to swipe one with a ginder to find out but could they contain much else?

Cheers for help

Marcus
by Muskymoto
Sun Jun 06, 2010 11:01 am
Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
Topic: Aluminium wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 1953

Aluminium wheels

Me and my dad do abit of casting and are abit short of aluminium

And have found a source of aluminium car wheels

do they contain anything else like magnesium or anythnig that will stop us using them?

Cheers
Thanks in advance

Marcus
by Muskymoto
Wed May 26, 2010 2:56 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Morini Bossi lathe
Replies: 2
Views: 931

Re: Morini Bossi lathe

i will try and reconstruct a chart on a spreadsheet from what i can make out Heres a photo only one i have it takes me for ever to upload them. i would use the myford for screw cutting but it has at some point been converted to belt drive no gears. http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll190/Muskymoto9...
by Muskymoto
Wed May 26, 2010 2:44 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Milling machine bed
Replies: 8
Views: 2271

Re: Milling machine bed

Im in the uk near london gatwick area ive noticed most people on here are in america.

Yer the gate is a bit more ridgid than the bridgeport
it has a 40 int taper apossed to r8 on the brideport.

150 quid! im 15 no job and building a traction engine how ill afford that i dont know.

Cheers Marcus
by Muskymoto
Tue May 25, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Morini Bossi lathe
Replies: 2
Views: 931

Morini Bossi lathe

I own one of thesse lathes excellent lathe one problem is the screw cutting chart has faded so much that i cant read it

Rather anoying as i have all the change gears.
Its a long shot but i dout anyone else owns one of thesse? and could help with the chart?

cheers marcus
by Muskymoto
Tue May 25, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Milling machine bed
Replies: 8
Views: 2271

Re: Milling machine bed

Ill attempt to post some photos Thanks yes your correct i got my axis confused thanks ill play around with that tommorow and see if i can get it any better the machine is excesivly worn so may be able to make it abit better Ill have a look in to the bearings i take it i should be able to get of the ...
by Muskymoto
Tue May 25, 2010 11:48 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Milling machine bed
Replies: 8
Views: 2271

Milling machine bed

Hello everyone Im new here and was wondering if someone could help me I have a Gate profitmill milling machine Its abit worn but works fine but i have a few questions 1 is when the bed is all the way over to one side the y axis gets rather tight and hard to move should this happen? 2. The motor or t...