26960Re: The bad and ugly, not so much good :(
- Jun 1, 2003--- In email@example.com, "Chris Boyer" <boyercl@a...> wrote:
> Well I updated my latest attempt at the headstock casting. Didn'tget the carriage done. BIG headache, still have it.
>1 more time. Open for suggestions on how to stop the shrink !!!
> Its on its own page now under Gingery Lathe - headstock. Will try
ARGH !!!! and other words I bet you can figure out ;).
> Some wanted more pictures of molds rammed and set up. I didn't getthem done either.
> Hope tomorrow is better. Have some AL wheels tranny and miscengine parts coming. NO, not quite free. I have to take the truck
apart to get them and I believe I got suckered into replacing rear
wheel bearings in a T-Bird ??
>I had to cast the headstock twice to get a good part back when I
> Chris (CB)
built my lathe. Some of Gingery's molding methods seem questionable
to me, but anyway, I eliminated the shrink at the r. end of the
headstock by using a 1 1/2" dia. riser at each corner. This is
probably overkill, if I was doing it again I would use two risers at
the right end only, and gate into both risers.
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