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Forum: Fabrication 02-12-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 38
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Posted By precisionworks
Latest update :D Instead of a tab for...

Latest update :D

Instead of a tab for "examples of work" we decided to go with a blog tab. There isn't much showing in the blog so far, just three examples, but it will grow & expand as future...
Forum: Fabrication 01-31-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,519
Posted By precisionworks
Thanks Amigo. My developer wants to add one more...

Thanks Amigo. My developer wants to add one more tab called "examples" and that would be mostly text about completed projects with some new photos added. Writing the text takes me quite a while so...
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,519
Posted By precisionworks
The "about" page is encrypted, all the "services"...

The "about" page is encrypted, all the "services" pages are also, but the "rates" page & the "contact" page are not (they were on the prior version before the revision). I'll have my web guy fix...
Forum: Fabrication 01-30-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,519
Posted By precisionworks
With a lot of help from a friend the website is...

With a lot of help from a friend the website is 99 percent finished. Thanks for all your comments & suggestions. Please let me know what else can make it better.
Forum: Fabrication 01-28-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,519
Posted By precisionworks
The area of flashlight machining & modification...

The area of flashlight machining & modification is the one where the site can really help - most all of that business is online and quite a bit from overseas. Within the next month I hope to have the...
Forum: Fabrication 01-25-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,519
Posted By precisionworks
This is a long term project :eek: The...

This is a long term project :eek:

The contact info button is now at the top on the Navigation bar. PayPal is combined with contact to save space.

The writing on each page is no longer on a...
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,519
Posted By precisionworks
It is on the bottom of the opening page but I...

It is on the bottom of the opening page but I agree that it needs to be more obvious. Buttons were added to the top of the slideshow so that it can be manually controlled & that may help. I'll...
Forum: Fabrication 01-20-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,519
Posted By precisionworks
Thanks to everyone for all the kind words :) I...

Thanks to everyone for all the kind words :) I really thought this thread might get one or two replies & then disappear - it makes me feel better to get all positives so far & no negatives.

Yes...
Forum: Fabrication 01-20-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,519
Posted By precisionworks
LOL :D It was showing up #7 on the first...

LOL :D

It was showing up #7 on the first page yesterday, not bad as Google says "144,000,000 results" for the words precision works (or precisionworks). It's at the top of the second page this...
Forum: Fabrication 01-20-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,519
Posted By precisionworks
Thanks Pop :D My requests included no disco...

Thanks Pop :D

My requests included no disco lights, no flash player, no streaming audio. All the sites I really like started with a slide show so that was a must have. Then is was just a matter of...
Forum: Fabrication 01-20-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,519
Posted By precisionworks
Talking I just built a new ... website

Didn't know where to put this ... Cutter may want to move it to some other section & that's fine with me.

This project didn't require a great deal of time or effort because my website designer did...
Forum: Welding 01-05-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,493
Posted By precisionworks
+1 My first welding instructor used to say...

+1

My first welding instructor used to say "If a weld looks bad it is & if a weld looks good it is".
Forum: Machining 01-03-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,725
Posted By precisionworks
http://www.lowryindustries.com/BridgeportManuals.h...

http://www.lowryindustries.com/BridgeportManuals.htm

Click on Series II Maintenance Manual
Forum: Machining 01-01-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,260
Posted By precisionworks
A die drill is your best bet but they're a little...

A die drill is your best bet but they're a little pricey. A straight flute carbide tipped drill will work up to 60 HRc. Both are available from McMaster, as duckman903 said....
Forum: Machining 12-30-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By precisionworks
On a CNC mill a circle is machined using circular...

On a CNC mill a circle is machined using circular interpolation. The mill can just as easily interpolate an oval.
Forum: Machining 12-30-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,763
Posted By precisionworks
Guys don't need to learn any more as they already...

Guys don't need to learn any more as they already know it all. Just ask my wife or daughter :devil:
Forum: Machining 12-26-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,763
Posted By precisionworks
If the job calls for one thread that isn't too...

If the job calls for one thread that isn't too long I don't bother with the threading dial. Close the half nuts, run a pass, retract the compound at the end of the pass while stepping on the foot...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-26-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,150
Posted By precisionworks
I keep 4140HT round stock in sizes up to 2"...

I keep 4140HT round stock in sizes up to 2" diameter. Prices below include shipping:

1" x 6" $15

1.5" x 6 $23

1.75" x 6" $30

2" x 6" $38
Forum: Machining 12-24-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,862
Posted By precisionworks
Conventional carbide, either solid or inserts,...

Conventional carbide, either solid or inserts, does well to around 45 HRc. Ceramics & cermets do a great job from 45-65 HRc & would have little problem with your part.

Round inserts are the...
Forum: Machining 12-22-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,064
Posted By precisionworks
Adjust the TS to dead level right at the head...

Adjust the TS to dead level right at the head stock & it will remain at dead level for the full length of the bed.
Forum: Machining 12-21-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,064
Posted By precisionworks
My lathe was just a few years old when purchased...

My lathe was just a few years old when purchased from a one person shop. The TS indicated .010" low & required stoning & shimming. Four hours total but now I can run any chucking reamer & they are...
Forum: Machining 12-20-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,515
Posted By precisionworks
For many years my local supplier has been...

For many years my local supplier has been McMaster-Carr. As long as the order is placed by 8:00 p.m. it arrives by UPS before noon tomorrow. Nobody has cheaper shipping with many of my small orders...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-19-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,817
Posted By precisionworks
A motor makes X many horsepower whether it's fed...

A motor makes X many horsepower whether it's fed 1ph or 3ph. Volts X Amps = Watts.
Forum: Machining 12-17-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,048
Posted By precisionworks
Starrett is well known for exactly that and they...

Starrett is well known for exactly that and they got 100% of the replacement parts business for their measuring tools.
Forum: Machining 12-16-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,763
Posted By precisionworks
Many lathes have two small adjustment screws on...

Many lathes have two small adjustment screws on the half nut so that it will have nearly zero play.

Just keep a supply of threading inserts handy :D
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