Welcome to Restoration-Mini!!
Started by jeff10049, November 19, 2021, 01:48:17 AM
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Quote from: MiniDave on May 08, 2022, 08:36:15 AMWow, I'm really impressed with you guys who can do this cad stuff with a computer, my cad skills are limited to Binky-style - cardboard aided design!It's great that you've decided to take this on, the results will be pretty fantastic from the look of what you've done so far.You and Paul with your 3-d printers - pretty amazing stuff to us mere mortals!That braze turned out perfectly, you have to be chuffed over that.....
Quote from: MiniDave on May 08, 2022, 10:04:55 AMHole-lee-crap that's a lot of welding!!! :-\
Quote from: MiniDave on May 08, 2022, 07:19:53 PMBack in that day would they have machined the mold for that rubber mat out of metal?
Quote from: MiniDave on May 22, 2022, 07:37:31 AMI'll be interested to see how you pour the babbitt for the bearings, especially the cam bearings.Salt wouldn't melt at 1500*? That's how you harden gears?
Quote from: MiniDave on June 25, 2022, 07:37:30 AMSo. it looks like getting the cam dead nuts centered and square is critical, as the cam is not removable once the bearings are poured? You think this is how they did it way back when, or did they have some kind of custom mold?