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A grinding tale
« on: August 09, 2015, 09:51:46 PM »
Well' Steamer said if there isn't any pics it didn't happen. So, here are a couple or three of the as delivered state and where it's resting for the moment. I'm going to try and also include a little video of the first grind after the mag chuck was ground the first time. The material is 1"x2"x3" CRS (not an ideal metal for grinding). The indicator set-up is a little precarious and the granite tombstone is a really cheap one. However. the indicator is a .0001 and due to a little de-burring error, as you can hopefully see, it appears to be working correctly. So here y'all go, come back to see us now ya hear.

 







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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2015, 10:07:35 PM »
Nice Cletus...this is the ENCO one I am assuming. What are you using with the Loc-Line? Air or some kind of mist coolant. Did you ever go to see the one your friend has from his dad's shop? Inquiring minds need to know  :lolb:

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2015, 10:44:58 PM »
Nice find Dog and I hope it's better then the last one. Looks to be new, so we're did we get it from?

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2015, 02:27:07 AM »
Thanks fellas,  yeah this is the new one from Enco. It seems to be doing a good job. I have a good friend of mine who is a tool and die maker and the head of the tool and die department of the local Electra lux plant coming to give me some pointers.  The surface finish is nice,  yet,  I'm getting a bit of streaking I'm not sure about,  however,  about 30 seconds on a 3000 grit lapping table and the streaks are gone  :shrug:.  The Loc-Line is for the PortaKool 1 gal system and I give it a  :ThumbsUp: :ThumbsUp:. As you can see from the video,  the parrellism  seems to be spot on,  except on the second video where I got a little haphazard with the deburring and as you can see the indicator jumps to 3 tenths on that plane.  I really don't have a good way to check for the part being square as of yet,  this is going to require,  as Jo would say, " several hundred moths being extracted from the Amex account" , however, I'll probably place an order in the morning for a cylinder square and one of them fancy indicator mounts to use with it.  In the hot rodding world there is a saying,  " speed costs, how fast do you want to go? " In the grinding world I'm learning,  " .0001's cost,  how low do you want to go?" Bill, I keep putting off going to look at the other grinder.  The price ain't bad,  the shipping will only cost me breakfast and lunch for a couple of men,  however,  I have to figure in the cost of the VFD and the professional services to get that done. While still I think it is a good deal, if this one is getting the job done,  that's a bunch of moths I could  spend on tooling or maybe even as Lou called it the other day, " one of those bridge milling thingees you've been wanting " :lolb:. I'll keep y'all posted.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2015, 12:45:28 AM »
Ok, the moths went flying  :lolb:. MSC had a 35% off that was good for the Interapid indicator and some non magnetic parallels,  but, not  anything else I wanted .  I then found PennTools  http://www.penntoolco.com and they had everything else I wanted (cylinder squares and such)  at a lot cheaper price than MSC or Enco. Has anyone dealt with them before?  It says they have been veteran owned since '68 and a browse thru their website shows some quality tooling and descent pricing.  If anyone is wondering why I am getting this involved in grinding to the ".0001" , well, let's just say,  there is some fun I wish to share with the members here on this forum that will require that level of accuracy. Now, as a past president of our USofA and Forrest Gump said: " That's all I'm gonna say about that  :lolb:

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2015, 12:58:25 AM »
Cletus,
I recall buying a few things from the many years ago. Honestly had forgotten about them till you mentioned it. As best as I remember they were good to deal with, and like MSC and others they carry both the name brands as well as more economical imports. I have asked them to send me a catalogue to school. Will be nice to see what their current offerings and prices are like compared to MSC, et. al.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2015, 01:08:43 AM »
You will love that indicator; they are one of the best out there! The grinder looks to be a pretty decent tool; I just wish the machine manufactures would go back to good old machine gray. never been a fan of the very light colors and blue stripes :ThumbsDown: :ThumbsDown:.

Curious to see what you have up your sleeve.

Yum Catfish, wish I was there!

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2015, 01:45:10 AM »
It looks like Penn Tools has a lot of good stuff at good prices, but the descriptions are often lacking in detail. They are nearby in NJ so shipping should be inexpensive and driving there for pickup is possible.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2015, 01:45:45 AM »
If that isn't the nicest small grinder I've seen in a while.
Looks like a winner.
Watch Phil Kerner's (The Tool And Die Guy)video on checking a block for squareness.


Also, send him a few bucks for lifetime access to his multipart courses.
He's got a series on surface grinding.
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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2015, 09:35:35 PM »
If that isn't the nicest small grinder I've seen in a while.
Looks like a winner.
Watch Phil Kerner's (The Tool And Die Guy)video on checking a block for squareness.

Unfortunately his method is incomplete. It will work if the block is a parallelepiped. Once you are that far, how do you grind two faces square to each other?
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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2015, 09:53:51 PM »
Once you have one face ground flat then the opposite face is simple to do;  just turn it over.  To grind a third face square to the first two you need a precision grinding vise.

Kerner's method would seem to require a reference to set the indicator, but just turning over the block being tested would be quite effective assuming the top and bottom faces are parallel. 


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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2015, 11:04:11 PM »
Thanks for stopping in guys. As stated, I'm waiting on the UPS man for the indicator,  delivered by end of day they say, but,  here's my luck;  the driver makes me his last stop on the way in because he likes to stop and get BBQ every time I have a delivery  :Doh:.  I have watched this video among many more and yes , assuming he had true paraellism in all planes ,  this would be correct to a degree. ( I was in class that day, Marv)  However,  if he had set his indicator to a known square surface,  i.e. cylinder square or granite square,  then he could test  for true square( however, this doesn't quarentee paraellism,  yup there that day also, Marv)  In my opinion,  he is now assuming he has two parallel surfaces, which, should equal a true square surface. Really,  I guess you could say from the video, he's checking for paraellism in a vertical plane :shrug:. Just heard the UPS truck and now I'm waiting for the cylinder squares and that thingee that holds an indicator from PennTools,  I bought one similar to the one he made.  SweetNuts Otto, I fry about 200 pounds a week of good old grain fed, farm raised, Mississippi catfish, Y'all drag yo old butt on over here  "Fun For The Whole Family" :lolb: :lolb:beer is on me  :DrinkPint:

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2015, 12:13:02 AM »
I just found http://www.subtool.com/ and they have a lot of information on measurement and using surface grinders. One of their product lines is precision squares and they look like they know what they are doing.

Alan


Alan, I couldn't get your link to work so modified it but think I may have mistakenly put in the wrong url. If so please go in and modify it and just cut and paste the original url you had posted.  Sorry for confusing things!

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2015, 12:16:07 AM »
Oh they do Alan, and they aren't shy about charging for it either !! :lolb:

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2015, 12:52:03 AM »
Yeah they do and no they don't mind the price. Vern wants their vacuum chuck and I want the complete Sine set with Spindexer  :Doh: I did buy one of their magnetic cylinder squares from Penn, $100 cheaper than from Suburban :shrug:

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #15 on: August 12, 2015, 12:55:16 AM »
No pics yet Cletus??  Big Brown must be having a busy day :)

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #16 on: August 12, 2015, 01:26:10 AM »
Dam Dog! you must be racking up those Amex points fast. Keeping brown that busy huh?   :stickpoke:

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #17 on: August 12, 2015, 03:33:12 AM »
Their prices may be steep but their UTube videos are free  :Jester:
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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #18 on: August 12, 2015, 06:10:42 AM »
This video seemed pretty good:
 
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMHksf17oqE" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMHksf17oqE</a>

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #19 on: August 12, 2015, 05:40:26 PM »
Rev. Celtus, you do realize now that you are going to have to change your letterhead, business cards, and the sign hanging outside the shop now...with all these  fancy new gadgets (surface grinder, magnetic cylinder square, indicator holder and new indicator as I recall)...Close Enuf Machine Shop just ain't gonna get it anymore!!  I'm thinking "Finer 'n Frogs Hair Precision Machining" or something along those lines will be all but mandatory now!!  :lolb:

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« Reply #20 on: August 12, 2015, 08:34:27 PM »
No,no! Then we'd have to buy new shirts

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #21 on: August 13, 2015, 01:16:14 AM »
Bill, that will have to be the "Finer than frog hair split 4 ways" department of the Close Enuf Machine Shop. With copyrites, patents, and the new seris upcoming on Discovery, Vern and I could never change names. The Pa. division will have to send the parts they want hardened and ground to Springbucket division. My friend was here today and ground a couple of pieces and  he was really impressed with the grinder for it's size . As a matter of fact, he said they puchased a new grinder last year that was $36000 and it didn't produce any better surface finish. Then we ran the part on the surface plate and he was shocked at the accuracy. I guess I will just leave the B&S where it's at for now and use those moths for more tooling and this sweet little heat treatment oven I've been looking at  :naughty: :mischief:. (More points Don :LittleDevil:) On the afore mentioned tooling purchases,  all MSC items are already here,  still waiting on PennTool :shrug:. I did get a purchase confirmation and they said that the Suburban Tool magnetic cylinder square had a six weeks lead time and would be shipped from an address that just happens to be the same as Suburban Tool's,  however, they showed to have them in stock at the time of purchase  :facepalm:. Just heard the break whistle,  y'all come back to  see us now, ya hear.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #22 on: August 13, 2015, 01:34:19 AM »
So what do you think of the Interapid??

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #23 on: August 13, 2015, 11:15:15 AM »
If that isn't the nicest small grinder I've seen in a while.
Looks like a winner.
Watch Phil Kerner's (The Tool And Die Guy)video on checking a block for squareness.


Also, send him a few bucks for lifetime access to his multipart courses.
He's got a series on surface grinding.


This works very well, but is a comparative measurement.   You're comparing to a "Known square"  either a master square, or a cylinder square...by the way the cylinder square can be made on a lathe to very good accuracy....if you take your time.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #24 on: August 13, 2015, 11:15:55 AM »
Nice looking grinder E!

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #25 on: August 13, 2015, 02:50:01 PM »
Thanks Steamer. The way he shows it in the video, he doesn't set it to a known square, but, to the piece he is checking and then rotates the piece. That is the reason I said I thought he was checking more for parallel in the vertical plane. Steamer, I am working on the cylinder in the lathe thing, but, don't tread there much, as this is a part of my surprise for the forum :naughty: 8). Sweet Nuts, to be honest I haven't even taken it out of the box yet :facepalm:. Y'all come back now ya hear.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #26 on: August 14, 2015, 07:03:31 PM »
So, the first order arrived from PennTools, the 6" cylinder square. I think I have determined that Penn must be somewhat of a "drop ship" merchant. As mentioned, the magnetic square is shipping from Suburban and as you can see from the following pics, this one came from Shars and I haven't figured out where the "square checker" indicator stand is coming from :shrug:. You will also be able to see the square seems to be in nice shape, however, it's little wooden case didn't fare quite as well :rant:. Aw well, it's Friday and ain't nothing going to ruin my big glass of homemade hot and spicy tomato juice mixed with a generous portion of good vodka. Thanks for stopping in.

 



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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #27 on: August 14, 2015, 10:54:19 PM »
Your do go big my brother and I don't want to know what that cylinder square cost. Your much like me thought when you want something you just get it. Maybe you should have bought it from Shars it might of been cheaper. I want to see the indicators also when you get them. Nice tool acquisition Dog now your making me jealous.  :ThumbsUp:

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #28 on: August 14, 2015, 11:16:00 PM »
That'll make a hell of a nutcracker Cletus!!  :lolb: Nice acquisitions...looking forward to seeing the rest and especially the indicator.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #29 on: August 15, 2015, 01:33:16 AM »
Cletus,
While I have no real hands on experience with surface grinding yet, I have been able to pick up some tips at least. So I hope you don't mind a thought or two? Suburban Tools videos really are great, and more than worth watching even if a person doesn't have a surface grinder. The rest that aren't specifically about surface grinding are really good too. The same can be said about The Tool and Die Guy's videos. I haven't seen what he offers yet for that paid subscription, but my guess is there also very well worth it.

Another one you might check out on Youtube is Shadon HKW. He started out not knowing much at all about surfacing grinding and has progressed very fast. He's got some tips about grinding that make watching all of his surface grinding videos worthwhile I think. But you are more than fortunate in having a really experienced friend that can give you some hands on lessons and pointers face to face. And I sure think you've done exceptionally well for the few 10ths variation both your videos show. 

But since I don't know if your friend has mentioned it or not. It's my understanding that Norton highly recommend storing your grinding wheels so there vertical and protected as well as you can from any hard knocks or dings. Even if you don't suffer from any personal injury, it's also my understanding that a wheel explosion is not something you want to have happen ever. That usually results in damage to the wheel guard, magnetic chuck, and sometimes an instantly bent grinder spindle. And to use some logic, probably total destruction of your skivie's also. :Lol:

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #30 on: August 15, 2015, 10:50:21 AM »
Bill, it cracked that box like a walnut shell :lolb:. I'll wait until all the toys arrive before I post some more pictures. Greg, thanks for looking in and the info. I am a big fan of the Suburban and Shadon HKW videos. Don Bailey looks so much like my late father-in-law (a man I truly miss)  it's scary. The grinding wheel storage is next on the list. They are, for the most part, still in the as shipped packing. Don, that square was the cheapest item purchased; about the price of a good meal and a couple of drinks, with tip of course :Jester:. Y'all come back now ya hear.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #31 on: August 18, 2015, 08:44:09 PM »
Yo, Big E,

I had said earlier that I had ordered a "set" of the Penn Tool catalogues. They arrived today and I look forward to getting reacquainted with their offerings. I am sure there is a lot of overlap but the smallest is 400 pages and the big one is over 1300 pages...should keep me drooling for a while :)

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #32 on: August 18, 2015, 09:36:52 PM »
Professor,  just got my set today when the square checker arrived.  It does appear that if you want it they either have it or can get it.  The shipping isn't that quick and I paid a little over  $20 extra for the cylinder square I ordered from them that was drop shipped from Shars as opposed from buying it from Shars and the one from Suburban is still weeks out. I guess I would buy again,  but, this time with some more research.  Can't really fault them,  just doing business I guess.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #33 on: August 18, 2015, 10:57:14 PM »
Good to know Cletus. I suspect suburban doesn't stock a lot of those if any, so you probably would have waited even ordering direct from them.

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« Reply #34 on: August 19, 2015, 12:20:12 AM »
Bill, just returned from dinner and picked up my catalogs from where Vern keeps his, just ask him :lolb:. I've never seen as much tool porn in my life. WiFi mics, are you kidding me. I think every known precision tool in the world is in there. Look out Lou and Amex, I'm hocking the farm :lolb:.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #35 on: August 19, 2015, 12:25:36 AM »
Ain't it the truth Cletus. Just be careful in the "library". Something might go to sleep!!  :lolb: :lolb:

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« Reply #36 on: August 20, 2015, 11:21:38 PM »
Bill, the feeling is finally starting to come back :lolb:. I have never seen so much really nice stuff in one book in my life. The brown truck ran with the last of the Penn order and lo and behold if Enco didn't have a 20% off and free shipping sale :facepalm:. So, we're waiting on the brown truck again :naughty:. But for now, here's the pics of the QC Dept. at The Close Enuf Machine Shop; Springbucket Division. I also started the purchasing for the heat treatment department today :LittleDevil:.









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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #37 on: August 21, 2015, 12:09:59 AM »
Dog I can see your getting serious about this stuff. That's a nice collection of precision my brother. Now the Close enough Machine Shop is going to have to change the name after this.  :lolb:  love it my brother and you just keep making me jealous.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #38 on: August 21, 2015, 01:13:05 AM »
Very nice toys my friend!

looks like you are getting serious! Wonder what you are up to?

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« Reply #39 on: August 21, 2015, 02:59:26 AM »
OOOWEE! That is one fine collection of preeecision stuff!
Now that's what we mean by "Close Enuf"
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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #40 on: August 21, 2015, 03:01:28 AM »
The Penn Tool catalog is more fun than when we'd await the yearly delivery of the Sears Catalog. (Probably why I keep them on top of the tank)
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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #41 on: August 21, 2015, 03:54:26 AM »
Nice shiney new precision tools...life is good!!. Now that you got me drooling, too bad I ain't "close enuf" to stop by and get me a pound or two of pulled pork and scope out you new "departments" in person. Say hey to Lou and DOG for me.

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« Reply #42 on: August 21, 2015, 05:09:30 PM »
Life is good Bill, and DOG said stop in any time, he was buying. Vern, I think every member of the forum needs the PennTool catalogue. The heat treatment oven is being built to order and should be here in 2-3 weeks. I've started the prototypes of my "gift" to the forum. Enco says the ground O1 .250"x2',3'and4" will be here Monday :naughty:. I didn't really need pre-ground stock, but, with the coupon and free shipping, it was the cheapest route. Y'all hang in there now ya hear. Christmas time a com'n :lolb: :lolb: :lolb:.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #43 on: August 21, 2015, 06:09:53 PM »
With all this magnificent precision stuff I reckon you're planning on a perfect working 1/10 scale Cyclone  :)  :ThumbsUp:  :ThumbsUp:  :wine1:
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« Reply #44 on: August 21, 2015, 06:53:39 PM »
Roger, if I had the talent of George Britnell,  I'd love building a 1/10th scale big block Ford.Hey, wonder if I could talk George into,  ah, never mind  :lolb: However, the surprise I have planned for the forum members is a lot simpler and will allow me to share it personally with more people. It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas  :naughty:.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #45 on: August 21, 2015, 09:09:47 PM »
Not this again

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #46 on: August 21, 2015, 09:40:13 PM »
Now that might be fun for Christmas.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #47 on: August 22, 2015, 12:09:20 AM »
Oh dear Vern, is that a Hardinge lathe?  I could have a desk lathe if I could find one that size  ;).

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #48 on: August 22, 2015, 12:42:43 AM »
Dog I can see your getting serious about this stuff. That's a nice collection of precision my brother. Now the Close enough Machine Shop is going to have to change the name after this.  :lolb:  love it my brother and you just keep making me jealous.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #49 on: August 28, 2015, 09:24:07 PM »
Well. in the words of Brian Rupnow, we're about to call this thread done. The grinder is pretty well all set up and I'm thinking all the tools and materials are here for it's first "forum" job. I'm gonna show a few pics of my last "Amex points binge" and then I'll be moving things over into a thread entitled "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas"> I really appreciate y'all stopping in.
Some sweet 1/4" x2,3, and 4" O1


Some 2.5" "gray iron"


A nice little 18 X 24 Two Ledge Grade A surface plate


Now where did that Suburban Tools 6x6 Sine Plate come from :mischief:


And just for Bill and Vern, my poor attempt to join the ".500" mic club



Y'all come back now you hear

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #50 on: August 28, 2015, 10:22:24 PM »
It's already looking like Xmas with all of that sweet stuff.
NICE!!!
BTW
Did you get the neck lanyard for the " mike? That way you can wear it as a fashion accessory.  :ROFL:

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #51 on: August 29, 2015, 12:35:56 AM »
Ooooooh! So more nice tools and some material to make something with. Love it my brother but your going to have to make a stand for that surface plate and make it adjustable so you can level it. So what,s the grey for Dog?

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #52 on: August 29, 2015, 12:46:34 AM »
Geeze Cletus, with all those Amex points you can take the whole forum out to dinner :)  Some seriously nice stuff...so what are we still waiting on now??  Welcome to the mini-mic club too!!  I like that mic holder ...now if they would just make one about 1/2 scale it would be perfect for the mini :)

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #53 on: August 29, 2015, 01:50:42 AM »
Lots of tool porn there my friend; I think maybe you have been spending too much time thumbing through those tool catalogs  :lolb:

You sure have collected some very nice tools of late; I passed up a very nice .5" mic at a used tool store some years back. Still kicking myself for not picking it up. I do have one but it is an older Starrett  with a ball anvil. Got it out the other day and started working on it; maybe if it turns out OK it will show up in one of my updates.

Next, I guess you will be showing us the new furnace? That is OK I'm kind of curious what you bought?

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #54 on: August 29, 2015, 12:46:20 PM »
Hey Dog!   You got a better QC department than I do that's for sure!

Keep the tool porn flow.....

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #55 on: August 29, 2015, 05:52:02 PM »
Thanks guys. Vern, don't have the lanyard, but, I'm thinking about really getting wild and have a piercing done for it  :lolb: :lolb:.. Professor,  you're almost right, but, not quite dinner  :mischief:. Don, you just might be surprised when you see a piece of that iron again and that's all I'm a saying  8). Steamer, thanks. The QC department is coming along nicely,  just wish the parts coming to it were of the same standards  :lolb: :lolb:. Dave O., gave up golf, flying  shooting skeet, and honky tonking  (and all that went with it), now at least after the money is gone,  there's something to put your hands on  8). Here's a link I think :lolb: to the furnace.http://paragonweb.com/HT14D.cfm. Y'all come back to see us now ya hear

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« Reply #56 on: August 29, 2015, 07:16:53 PM »
If you can reliably measure something....you can make it.   and it don't matter what tolerance.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #57 on: August 29, 2015, 07:47:31 PM »
Dog with that furnace you can melt brass, bronze, aluminum, and copper. Cool Dog your on your way, but could you give us a hint as to what your up to..................... :stickpoke:

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« Reply #58 on: August 29, 2015, 08:12:17 PM »
I agree Dave, if one doesn't run out of patience or stock, he will eventually get it right  :lolb:. Don, I'm not planning on melting anything,  but, heat treating it.  Although,  I bet that sucker could be turned into one of those high priced steak ovens or a darn good pizza oven  ;). OK Don, here's a hint : in the sixties if you weren't hip and with it,  you may have been referred to as being....................................... :stir: :stickpoke: 8)

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #59 on: August 29, 2015, 08:26:10 PM »
Ok so your making something for boring.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #60 on: August 29, 2015, 08:35:45 PM »
I am betting on something "square." 

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #61 on: August 29, 2015, 10:01:36 PM »
in the sixties if you weren't hip and with it,  you may have been referred to as being.......................................

Wow, you're gonna build a redneck? 
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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #62 on: August 29, 2015, 10:07:08 PM »
Precision squares.
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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #63 on: August 29, 2015, 10:21:57 PM »
Oh yeah Stan, definitely precision with all this new gear :)

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #64 on: August 29, 2015, 10:44:13 PM »
in the sixties if you weren't hip and with it,  you may have been referred to as being.......................................

Wow, you're gonna build a redneck?

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« Reply #65 on: August 29, 2015, 10:54:33 PM »
We have a three way tie. Bill, Marv, and Vern, yes, the project is a set of redneck precision squares. I stole the idea from a YouTube poster who said: "here's you something to work on at home " , and I did. I've been prototyping and it's funny at the work holding problems I'm encountering trying to make a darn 45/90 degree triangle with opposing fences :facepalm:. Now, I gotta take Lou to the county fair for some fair food and a chance to win her a big old teddy bear and maybe her heart for a few more years,  so, y'all just hang on and if the good Lord is a willing,  I'll start the new thread tomorrow.  Yo Zee, if you're looking in,  she wants me to take her through the haunted house also,  remember what that was a code for  8) :mischief: :naughty: :lolb:. Y'all be good, now you hear.

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« Reply #66 on: August 29, 2015, 11:03:57 PM »
in the sixties if you weren't hip and with it,  you may have been referred to as being.......................................

Wow, you're gonna build a redneck?

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #67 on: August 29, 2015, 11:23:57 PM »
Dam Dog I forgot about the Beatniks and the squares. Oh well enjoy the fair My brother and drink a couple for me.......... :cheers:

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« Reply #68 on: August 29, 2015, 11:48:16 PM »
in the sixties if you weren't hip and with it,  you may have been referred to as being.......................................

Wow, you're gonna build a redneck?

 :lolb:

Marv......It's hard not to love you....

You too, but somehow I managed.

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Re: A grinding tale
« Reply #69 on: August 30, 2015, 01:55:12 AM »

Thanks guys. Vern, don't have the lanyard, but, I'm thinking about really getting wild and have a piercing done for it

Cletus

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« Reply #70 on: August 30, 2015, 01:35:31 PM »
Yo Zee, if you're looking in,  she wants me to take her through the haunted house also,  remember what that was a code for 

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« Reply #71 on: August 30, 2015, 02:16:37 PM »
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