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Offline Vixen

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Did I realy do that?
« on: May 31, 2021, 10:46:59 AM »
As the title says: Did I realy do that?      :lolb: :lolb:



Then, did I realy try to drill a hole with it?

Concentrate lad          :hammerbash: :hammerbash:

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Offline simplyloco

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2021, 11:45:16 AM »
I'm told that old age is a downward spiral. Where will it lead and where will we land? Is there no point? :shrug:

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2021, 01:41:49 PM »
As the title says: Did I realy do that?      :lolb: :lolb:



Then, did I realy try to drill a hole with it?

Concentrate lad          :hammerbash: :hammerbash:

Mike

It's just going to take a lot longer and need a lot of pressure with that setup Mike!   :Lol:   :cheers:

With my previous mill, which had reversable spindle, I turned a number of drills and endmills a lovely blue colour before realizing it was turning the wrong way..... :facepalm:  :cussing:

(and before anyone gets too clever, no, not on the same day!  :Lol:)

Offline crueby

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2021, 02:42:35 PM »
I've seen circular saw blades in backwards, this is a new one!

Offline propforward

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2021, 03:24:37 PM »
I actually find this reassuring, and I appreciate you posting it.
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Offline Art K

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2021, 04:05:13 PM »
Hey Mike, isn't that the tool used to burnish a hole? Been there done that.
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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2021, 02:01:46 AM »
I hate too admit it, but I put a band saw blade on the wrong way once. Didn't realize till it won't cut. :cussing:


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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2021, 03:54:07 AM »
WOW!! I made a heap of silly things in the shed like running a drill backwards and cursing because it won't cut but not done that yet. Doesn't mean I wont but not yet. You're a real pioneer in this field Mike.  :lolb: :lolb: :ROFL: :mischief: :-[
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Offline Nobby Sideways

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2021, 06:44:56 AM »
I think a lot of us have run a lathe backwards and wondered why it wouldn't cut. While still quite inexperienced (honest!) I managed to do a fair bit of machining in reverse... wondering why everything was getting red hot and progress was incredibly slow....

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2021, 08:50:43 AM »
Somewhere I have a left hand drill.... it took me a while to realise why is was not cutting very well  :Doh:

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2021, 08:56:43 AM »
Time to shut down and to close the shed door for this day.
Taking the bicycle and doing a little tour to the lake in our village.
That is my action if I realize these things.
And believe me, I do know the way to the lake and back very well.
 
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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2021, 11:49:18 AM »
Like Achim I can only say that blonders made in the Workshop are more often than I care to admit - and it's only getting better with age  :facepalm2:

Offline Vixen

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #12 on: June 01, 2021, 12:26:57 PM »
Thanks everyone,

I thought my little faux par would amuse you.

They say that experience only comes with time and that this experience allows you to make silly mistakes with total confidence.  :old:

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Offline Allen Smithee

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #13 on: June 01, 2021, 01:21:23 PM »
That's one of those undrills that you use to undrill holes that are in the wrong place...

To quote from my flying instructor's mantra:

"Wisdom comes from knowledge and experience.
Knowledge can come from education and training, but experience is about learning from mistakes.
And the best mistakes to learn from are those made by other people."

Me? My entire career has been an endless succession of learning opportunities...

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #14 on: June 01, 2021, 07:19:51 PM »
I usually try to drill holes in masonary with the ordinary portable electric running backwards. It is difficult enough when the drill is rotating the right direction.

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #15 on: June 01, 2021, 10:43:20 PM »
Quote
They say that experience only comes with time and that this experience allows you to make silly mistakes with total confidence.  :old:

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Offline Tom1948

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #16 on: June 02, 2021, 02:14:57 AM »
Thanks for sharing. If you are like me you call yourself some bad names when that happens. 

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Re: Did I realy do that?
« Reply #17 on: June 02, 2021, 05:49:49 PM »
 :embarassed:

I've done worse...machined a fixture the other day here at work, clamping a 4" pipe in a vise rather than toe clamping it down securely (bah, that will take too long = famous last words).  0.5 inch carbide endmill went bang when the part slipped up out of the vise jaws.  Luckily nothing injured other than the idiot engineer's pride.