Re: [multimachine] Re: New thread follower idea in pics/apology
- Hello PatMaybe if there is a home improvement center (Lowe,s, Home Depot) they have a good selection of stuff. I get bolts and nuts and stuff from the local one. I get sawblades for my small band saw there. You might what to look if there is one where you live. It might save you a long drive , at the price of fuel.Keith Gutshall
Pat Delany <rigmatch@...> wrote:Thanks Keith
The address below is fine. I wish we had a good hardware store, maybe
I need to start ordering stuff from Fastenal but the shipping on small
orders will eat me up.
Pat--- In multimachine@ yahoogroups. com, keith gutshall <drpshops@.. .>
> Hello Pat
> I will put it in the mail on Monday and you should have it by the
middle of the week.
> You what me to use the address on the how to make file?
> I think 1/4 -20 flathead screws should hold it on fine.
> Why do you have to go so far to get cap screws and stuff?
> Most every town has a hardware store in it.The local ACE store in
Crestview has all kind of little part for machine . they have a bunch
of little drawers with, set screws, keystock, bronze bushing, small
ball bearing, left hand nuts.what ever.
> Keith Gutshall
> Pat Delany <rigmatch@.. .> wrote:
> That sounds perfect Kieth
> 3" will be fine. Things like brass and 7/16" cap
> screws mean a 100 to 300 mile trip for me!
> Pat Delany
> 21 Rambling Road
> Palestine TX 75801
> --- keith gutshall <drpshops@.. .> wrote:
> > Hello Pat
> > I might have something that will work for a
> > slideing shoe. I have got a piece of UHMW plastic.
> > It is a 1/2 in thick and 1in wide,and very slippery
> > ,great for slideing shoes.
> > I used it in a lot of machines for guides and
> > stuff in commercial machines.
> > Tell me how long a piece you need and I will mail
> > it to you.
> > Happy Building
> > Keith Gutshall
> > Pat Delany <rigmatch@.. .> wrote:
> > I did not realize that the Scientific
> > American article was missing
> > from files so I added it to "Jeff's sketches 2" in
> > photos. The whole
> > idea may be easier to understand now. Sorry.
> > The key to our follower seems like it would be low
> > friction so that it
> > will be easy to "pick up" the thread on the second
> > pass. I will try a
> > brass "shoe" next whether the ball works or not. If
> > anyone has a few
> > square inches of 1/2" brass to donate, I would
> > appreciate it very much.
> > Yahoo has increased "file" area size to 100 megs.
> > This should make it
> > easier to keep track of things.
> > Pat
> > The SA article --- In multimachine@ yahoogroups. com,
> > "David G. LeVine"
> > <dlevine@> wrote:
> > >
> > > At 11:03 PM 2/26/2007, you wrote:
> > > >David, take a look at the new drawings in Jeff's
> > sketches 2, The 1"
> > > >ball acts like a roller. It is to replace the
> > steadyrest in my
> > > >earlier thread follower idea. A steadyrest (or
> > something like it)
> > > >was shown in the SA article. When I tried to use
> > one it got in the
> > > >way of everything!
> > >
> > > Okay, I see the ball, when you get a pressure
> > spike, you may Brinell
> > > the ball or surface (see
> > >
> > http://www.gordonen gland.co. uk/hardness/ brinell.htm
> > for what that
> > > means.) That's why I suggested a follower -- more
> > area. Radial ball
> > > bearings do work pretty well in that application.
> > >
> > >
> > > David G. LeVine
> > > Nashua, NH 03060
> > >
> > >
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