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Offline Don1966

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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #15 on: September 20, 2012, 02:33:12 AM »
Thanks Brian but I did a lot of reading before I started. And followed some threads.

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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #16 on: November 05, 2012, 06:58:36 PM »
Well here is my second attempt to produce a gear. I must say this time it was a whole lot easier to do. After finishing the first gear I messed up, it gave me some practice and confidence. Thanks Dave for telling me to finish it. The spread sheet helped a whole lot, I don't think I could of done it without it. I am rather proud of it since it is my first completed gear. I did not have a broach for the key way, but I had something just as good. I used my Rockwell Blade runner. For anyone who doen't know what that is its a upside down Jig saw with a table top. a very useful piece of equipment. This is the link to it https://www.rockwelltools.com/en-US/bladerunner_wall_mount.aspx?gclid=CK-BhpzAuLMCFRR7nAodAF0Aew I don't have any connection to this product.
Below are the photos of my gear.
In the second photo you will see the tape and mark to keep the collar from slipping again on me.

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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #17 on: November 05, 2012, 07:17:53 PM »
You done good Don!  :ThumbsUp:
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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #18 on: November 05, 2012, 07:39:25 PM »
Congrats Don!

Glad it worked out for you!

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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #19 on: November 05, 2012, 08:01:53 PM »
 :ThumbsUp: Doesn't it feel good when it works 8)!

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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #20 on: November 05, 2012, 09:19:40 PM »
Thanks Tel, Dave and Jo, I do have more confidence now that it is done. I finally have the hang of dialing in the seconds. Although they are so close together. I just have to remember when I have odd minutes dial in the even minuites and start at 120 to dial the last minute. Then start the seconds from 60. when even minutes dial in the minutes and start from 120 to dial in the seconds. I think that is correct.

Don

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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #21 on: November 05, 2012, 09:54:44 PM »
Well done Don.  :ThumbsUp:

I still have to learn to cut gears.  Maybe next year after I finish the current build.

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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #22 on: November 05, 2012, 09:56:16 PM »
Nice, Don! Looks like that little 4" Phase II rotary table did it's job well.

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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #23 on: November 05, 2012, 10:40:58 PM »
Congrats Don!

Glad it worked out for you!

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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #24 on: November 05, 2012, 10:58:30 PM »
Well done Don !! I haven't cut any gears ...ever !! Very nice job !  :ThumbsUp:
I will have to take notes on this one.
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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #25 on: November 05, 2012, 11:04:28 PM »
Nicely done Don.  Only one for the scrap bin before getting a good one?  Better than the few I have made!

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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #26 on: November 06, 2012, 12:13:46 AM »
Thanks guys for the kind comments, it does feel good to have made one. Now I need to figure out how to make bevel gears. Anyone have a spread sheet on them? I did make my own on the spur gear and worm gear, but haven't found the formulas for the bevel gear.

Don

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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #27 on: November 06, 2012, 12:50:31 AM »
Its kind of like seeing your first engine running...all smiles. Congrats Don!!!

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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #28 on: November 06, 2012, 01:07:33 AM »
Well done Don


Gears are still on my to do list, so take this with a grain of salt.


Aren't they the same as spur gear tables but only applied to the outer edge of the bevel?


does any one out there know?


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Re: Making My First Gear
« Reply #29 on: November 06, 2012, 01:13:29 AM »
Congrats Don. Nice job.
I've never done a gear myself and the pics and your attitude will make it easier for me.
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