You can clean up rusty plug gauges with a brush and dustpan.
Good work Rob. I have a new-found respect for your work after rebuilding my barely-worn machine. I can't imagine the effort you're putting nto...
I was gonna say belt tension. We used to have a machine at work what would snap the end off the crankshaft if you over-did the belts.
Went down the local tap room with my brother and had a couple hours nap then got on with the pulley.
Cut the keyway with a hand ground .125"...
Fuel off first simply because if you have a knackered torch valve or don't quite turn it off you can have a tiny flame burning which you don't see...
Just measure the internal smooth bit with a digital caliper. They should be 1.125" and 1.5" respectively.
There you go - they are both Ford fitment :D
Measure the smooth bit of the bore at the other end of the threads.
I expect that the second one is 1.5" 8tpi which would be a Boxford lathe fitting.
Don't cover your propane bottle with a tarpaulin. If you have a leak the gas will be contained under the cover and you've got a highly destructive...
You're right, the screw is actually touching the motor. I'll have to ease the slots open a bit to prevent them from fouling.
Thanks, I'll go and check that but I think the knee is almost fully down right now with the motor fitted.
Got a good start today hoping to get loads done. Today's job is making new spindle pulleys. The only suitable motor I have is a single phase...
Don't whatever you do use unibond sealer. I used that on my shower tray and several months later some of it was still like toothpaste. Cleaned it...
What's with the 'master' moniker? I don't present any airs and graces.
The magnet fixing idea is cool, but it isn't stefan's idea. One of the commercial units uses them.
I buy these discs 5 at a time for less than...
I'd be overjoyed with 20 thou.
Is it a trick of the light or is the top lip thinned out on the left hand one?
I've been busting to find a 24" dovetail. Not easy to get.
Henley Solon :thumbup:
My South Bend 10 cost less than 1/10th of that, and included the saddle underside ways!
Or if you go mad and lift the mag base. That's a lot of fun :D
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