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Offline tangler

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Re: Building GHT'S Small Rotary Table
« Reply #45 on: May 20, 2014, 06:22:25 PM »
Don,

Thanks for taking us through the build.  I've had the castings for ever.  I think I've been inspired....

Rod

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Re: Building GHT'S Small Rotary Table
« Reply #46 on: May 20, 2014, 07:25:55 PM »
Another well-built tool complete Don  :praise2:

You'll soon be running out of tools to build...  Errmmm, then again, maybe not; there's always something else needed...

Kind regards, Arnold
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Re: Building GHT'S Small Rotary Table
« Reply #47 on: May 21, 2014, 01:04:11 AM »
Very nice Don. Excellent thread for us wanting to learn more.

I'm confused about 'tubular T nuts'. I see them in the picture...but why and how?
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Re: Building GHT'S Small Rotary Table
« Reply #48 on: May 21, 2014, 02:13:28 AM »
You know I'm picking on you. Darn nice piece. Now before you take off building an engine, there is still a Quorn grinder that can be built. As Dave says; "I'm just saying" :naughty:
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No no my brother I am not going there. I have a tool grinder I bought from Northern tool work well.

Thanks Dave my brother and Dave Otto, Simon, Kim, Hugh for looking and your support.

Jo thanks for the photos and the tip, much appreciated.

Another well-built tool complete Don  :praise2:
You'll soon be running out of tools to build...  Errmmm, then again, maybe not; there's always something else needed...

Kind regards, Arnold
Arnold I can think of a whole lot more to build but I m done for now. Thanks for looking and commenting.

Very nice Don. Excellent thread for us wanting to learn more.

I'm confused about 'tubular T nuts'. I see them in the picture...but why and how?
Thanks Carl for your support and commenting. The tubular T NUT,S. Allow me to use a bigger stud or screws. It is tapped down to the base of the table. I milled the flats to fit the top and bottom slots of the table. The original T Nuts only allow me to use # 10 studs with the tubular ones I can use .25" studs. These can also be made as full studs with T heads to fit the slot.

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Re: Building GHT'S Small Rotary Table
« Reply #49 on: May 21, 2014, 11:52:48 PM »
Very nice Don as in really really well done!!!  So on the engine front, what do you have in mind? Inquiring minds need to know :)

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Bill I must apologize my friend some how I missed your post. The engine will be the Benson Vertical Steam Engine.

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Re: Building GHT'S Small Rotary Table
« Reply #50 on: May 22, 2014, 03:59:16 AM »
Nice Don

I'll be tuning in for the Benson

Steve