A light oil will be fine, but definitely not grease. Is that an induction plate you are using there to brew up your parts?
Looks like a Crawford chuck to me, that other collet to the left hand side in the photo looks like a Crawford too.
Is a polar drill really cold?
I agree with Maker, it's probably best just to make sure there is no burrs on it and fit the new bearing as welding it is going to cause more issues
Nice work there.
The rotary speed selector on the headstock was damaged when the lathe has fallen or been clattered at some point. These dials are obsolete so I...
Thanks Carl, hopefully my plating skills will improve with more practice.
Yes I did etch them and rinse before dipping in the passivating solution. Maybe I didn't leave them in long enough? I did wait until the acid...
I got an electroplating kit ages ago from Gateros Plating for an unrelated project and decided it was about time I got experimenting with it. It's...
The next part to get refitted was the saddle. The ways have been built up with Turcite anti friction material and had the oil holes & grooves put...
I got a bit more done when I was at home. The tailstock has two clamps that lock it to the bed when you dont want it to move. One is lever...
Here is a pic that explains it better.
Inside the 'socket' covered by the plate that is retained by the circlip. I could be wrong but it looks very similar to some I have.
The silly goats have put the 8 upside down :laughing:
Looks like a stud extractor, the three rollers inside act on a cam when you rotate the tool and are forced inwards, gripping the stud.
No, it's a 5 speed manual. Tax is the same as any other pickup, registered as private light goods which is about £260 a year I think.
My mate works in a military surplus shop and said he would send me this.
Here is one more, I'm actually working away right now so I havent even seen the truck since I got it, and wont get to play with it for another 12...
I forgot to say it has a side exit exhaust too!!
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