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    ************UPDATE*************

    You Can't anymore. :nono:

    As you can see from the mostly negative responses I have gotten just because I had asked to have a small fee that went to hosting the site paid. The worst part is when...
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    Nope.

    Nope.
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    CutterGrinder, why didn't you come 1 YEAR AGO...

    CutterGrinder, why didn't you come 1 YEAR AGO when it was FULLY FREE. If you notice I made that comment in 12-12-2004. Not missleading at all!

    But hey, if you all find that $10.00 is expensive for...
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    I thank you all for joining. Enjoy!

    I thank you all for joining. Enjoy!
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    I would like to thank Paul, The admin and all the...

    I would like to thank Paul, The admin and all the moderators for letting me place my forum url on this site so many users can see my free forum :cheers:

    Thank you, and don't worry I am not the...
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    The original documents were purchased. Most...

    The original documents were purchased. Most coming from very old Magazines that no longer exist.The object behind this site is not to make money by having a bunch of sponsors or selling the plans....
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    Name me one forum that allows you to download...

    Name me one forum that allows you to download without registering. Didn't you have to register at cnczone?

    Takes 1 minute. cmon. There is over 400hours of my time invested in this site and most of...
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    I did not mention that the plans are ALL FREE....

    I did not mention that the plans are ALL FREE. High quality with descriptions and color pictures. many to choose from!

    Enjoy :cheers:
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    The video can be found at www.hobbysteam.com for...

    The video can be found at www.hobbysteam.com for those who would like to see and hear it run.

    Thx
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    Over 60 Steam Engine Plans

    I have just uploaded many steam engine plans and videos.

    www.hobbysteam.com

    Enjoy
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    Finally finished - Purchased a 4" 4-Jaw Chuck...

    Finally finished

    - Purchased a 4" 4-Jaw Chuck
    - Purchased a 7/8" Drill bit
    - Purchased a 29/32 Chucking Reamer - al liitle larger than the 7/8" drill bit
    - Purchase a 3/4" Drill chuck
    - Had to...
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    Ordered my 3/4" Drill Chuck. That should solve...

    Ordered my 3/4" Drill Chuck. That should solve the problem. I have reamed with a chuck on my lathe and the holes came out great. These cylinders will have a better finish than me boring on my lathe.
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    A Drill Bit Reducer

    Hi guys, I have a tiny problem. I purchased 2 reamers one, 7/8" and the other 3/4". I have a Microlux 7x14 and a MT-2 tailstock. I have a 1/2" chuck which I just purchased and slghtly used. The...
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    Balsaman, those are some massive flywheels! ...

    Balsaman, those are some massive flywheels! (wedge)

    Where can I get a copy of those plans for this engine you are building?
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    I have been able to remove those lines by...

    I have been able to remove those lines by dropping the boring bar to CENTER and raising up the speed to 1200-1300 SP.

    I just purchased an adjustable reamer that goes from 15/16" - 1 1/16".
    I...
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    Found out the problem. Inset was set to high and...

    Found out the problem. Inset was set to high and speed was to low and I used the autofeed to do it this time. One problem, I went and try to fig the roughness in the cylinder and by error I overboard...
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    Well, my inserts came in today and I just...

    Well, my inserts came in today and I just completed my first cylinder. Yay!

    It seems to be working with my breath. I really have to blow hard to keep it going. ha.

    I had problems boring the...
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    well...

    No progress yet. I did receive my 4 jaw chuck and my dial indicator and holder and by boring bar but have been waiting 3 weeks for the backordered inserts. Should be getting them the first week of...
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    Well, Chris from little machineshop gave me a...

    Well, Chris from little machineshop gave me a great tip today. The reason I was getting lots of vibration at certain speeds (700-900 & 1200-1300 & 2300-2400) is because the adaptor plate has 2 x 1/2"...
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    Hi there, I read this concerning Bump Knurls like...

    Hi there, I read this concerning Bump Knurls like the one you posted.

    From Mini-Lathe.com




    Thats why I made my El Cheapo clamp knurler and got rid of my bump one.
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    I think the backplate is machined to exact fit,...

    I think the backplate is machined to exact fit, there is no play there. The problem is the studs that are slightly smaller than the holes in the spindle. That's where the excess play is.

    I talked...
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    Turns out I have viration between 700 and 800....

    Turns out I have viration between 700 and 800. From what I am told this is due to Harmonic vibation. At one point any machine with any heavy chuck will have a point where it vibrates due to harmonic...
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    *****Update***** Got the 1/2 centered at less...

    *****Update*****
    Got the 1/2 centered at less than .0005 (barely moving) Good enough I guess.
    It is now .0005 (barely moving) off at the adaptor edge. All i did was snug the 3 nuts to the spindle...
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    I unscrewed the backplate and rescrewed, it got...

    I unscrewed the backplate and rescrewed, it got better. Still wobbles a bit. It is cleaned well.
    Taking me forever to center a 1/2 round bar. When I put my dial to the edge ov the chuck right...
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    Vibration in chuck

    Hi guys, I just received my 4" 4-jaw chuck. I am getting some vibration when i go to speeds higher than 500. The jaws are placed even. Wondering if the backplate they supplied is off, or maybe the...
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