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  • cpjcpj Senior Member Posts: 36,686 Senior Member

    Some dumbass forgot to order a 1/4-28 die last year. So, that dumbass got to single point these threads on the lathe.  He actually made about three times this many threads, but cut and filed to get the number/length of threads he need. Now, he has to drill an 1/8 cross hole in that 1/4" rod. But, hes chicken. Because he knows if he **** up, he gets to make the whole thing again. 
    "I'm here for the guns, hunting, and skirt wearing men."
    Zee
  • tennmiketennmike Senior Member Posts: 21,496 Senior Member
    cpj said:

    Some dumbass forgot to order a 1/4-28 die last year. So, that dumbass got to single point these threads on the lathe.  He actually made about three times this many threads, but cut and filed to get the number/length of threads he need. Now, he has to drill an 1/8 cross hole in that 1/4" rod. But, hes chicken. Because he knows if he **** up, he gets to make the whole thing again. 
    I have an almost foolproof method for doing that cross hole drilling. Indicate the piece in the mill vise and use a small end mill, in this case a 3/16" would be ideal, and make a small flat spot on the work piece. Then use 3/16" center drill to spot hole, then change collet for cross hole drill size.

    That's how I'd do it, and do it that way. Saves on cuss words and do overs. Just make sure you mark where the hole will be when the stub is screwed into the action before drilling! :)
    A double action revolver is a semiauto firearm. It fires once for every trigger pull.



  • cpjcpj Senior Member Posts: 36,686 Senior Member
    Gonna be a cork soaker to get it EXACTLY where it needs to be. And it has to be nearly perfect. It won't tolerate being rotated off kilter. Reckon it's gonna get drilled while it's in the action. I've got nice flat surfaces to squeeze on to. 
    Milling a flat is a great idea, but can't happen. The .250 rod is already JUST bigger than the trigger assembly. Like a file stroke or two to big. In reality I should have started with 5/16 or bigger rod, so that I could mill flats that were actual flats, what for making better contact with the trigger bits. I'm not overly impressed with my solution, and as such is subject to review, rejection, and re-do. 

    As far as spot drilling goes, that's what spot drills are for. Grown rather fond of them. Purpose built, short stiff drills. Much bueno. Much better than center drills. Which....are for making centers what for lathe turning. They ain't the best for spotting/starting holes, least not as good as the drill that's designed for that purpose. 
    "I'm here for the guns, hunting, and skirt wearing men."
    Zee
  • cpjcpj Senior Member Posts: 36,686 Senior Member

    Possibly like so 
    "I'm here for the guns, hunting, and skirt wearing men."
    Zee
  • FFLshooterFFLshooter Member Posts: 276 Member
    If ya have a n edge finder, mount your bolt between to parallels in your vice, find your edge off one of your parallel edges, find your center and go with a center drill (preferably one that fits a collet). Start a hole then peck drill it.
  • terminator012terminator012 Senior Member Posts: 2,623 Senior Member
    Been thinking about selling my Howa 1500  7mm Rem Mag to fund a Grendel build. I'm not one that ever sells anything but I only use the 7 mag deer hunting. Figure the Grendel would be good for hunting and at the range. What you folks think of the idea.
  • cpjcpj Senior Member Posts: 36,686 Senior Member
    edited April 17 #29168
    Well, got thay cross hole drilled. In the wrong **** spot. I KNEW it was .200 to the center off the bottom of the action. KNEW IT. 
    Except it wasn't. It was supposed to be .100. 
    Bed time. 
    "I'm here for the guns, hunting, and skirt wearing men."
    Zee
  • knitepoetknitepoet Senior Member Posts: 16,580 Senior Member
    Ain't that the way it goes :cry:
    Seven Habits of Highly Effective Pirates, Rule #37: There is no “overkill”. There is only “open fire” and “I need to reload”.


  • cpjcpj Senior Member Posts: 36,686 Senior Member

    Part on left should look like prototype part on right in regards to hole location. 
    "I'm here for the guns, hunting, and skirt wearing men."
    Zee
  • cpjcpj Senior Member Posts: 36,686 Senior Member

    Wheee the pencil is pointing should be against the bottom of the action. 
    "I'm here for the guns, hunting, and skirt wearing men."
    Zee
  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 22,621 Senior Member
    zorba said:
    NN said:
    I took mine in the dove field once--------it fell apart and the game warden had to drive out in a truck to rescue me and my trash.  
    ????

    A wagon?

    Same wagon you are upgrading
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  • zorbazorba Senior Member Posts: 15,357 Senior Member
    NN said:
    zorba said:
    NN said:
    I took mine in the dove field once--------it fell apart and the game warden had to drive out in a truck to rescue me and my trash.  
    ????

    A wagon?

    Same wagon you are upgrading
    No kidding? That wagon is pretty darn rare - its amazing to hear tell of another one.
    -Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

    Carry a 25 if it makes you feel good, but do not ever load it. If you load it, you may shoot it. If you shoot it, you may hit somebody, and if you hit somebody – and he finds out about it – he may be very angry with you. --Jeff Cooper
  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 22,621 Senior Member
    Probably not back when they were made, they just were not up to the abuse kids do
    to their toys and did not last.

    A lot lot parents did not have  the desire or time to keep fixing such things.
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  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 22,621 Senior Member
    I hauled Grand kids around in it
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  • zorbazorba Senior Member Posts: 15,357 Senior Member
    Yea, I took my granddaughter out in mine last weekend, which is what made me get off my duff and put the "lift kit" onto it. I was an absolute fanatic about taking care of that wagon when I was a kid - I had lost a previous metal pan wagon to rust, and had promised my parents I'd take care of it. Which is why it didn't rot away and is still here.

    Most of the ones I see on the 'net now have the long, single piece side panels which Sears had switched to a couple or three years after I got mine. "Most"? Heck, more like *ALL*. I guess the double panel wagons have all rotted away...
    -Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

    Carry a 25 if it makes you feel good, but do not ever load it. If you load it, you may shoot it. If you shoot it, you may hit somebody, and if you hit somebody – and he finds out about it – he may be very angry with you. --Jeff Cooper
  • tennmiketennmike Senior Member Posts: 21,496 Senior Member
    cpj said:

    Wheee the pencil is pointing should be against the bottom of the action. 
    Still ain't a lost cause. Get that 1/4"-28 die you don't have and thread that sucker so it will fit where it needs to be. Permanent Lock Tite is your best buddy for exact part placement. Or..................you can make another one.
    Another suggestion, FWIW. That stub for holding the trigger could be made from aluminum or brass stock. Not like it's a high stress part.
    A double action revolver is a semiauto firearm. It fires once for every trigger pull.



  • zorbazorba Senior Member Posts: 15,357 Senior Member
    edited April 17 #29178
    Sometimes you've got "it", sometimes you don't. Its been at least 2 years, maybe 3, since I performed a double veil routine, and that particular one did NOT go well. I have been informed by my dance sisters here that I'm doing double veil at the spring showcase. So I got them out and practiced today, and will try to practice every day between now and the performance. I did great today. That kind of scares me - but I'm sure I'll screw it up enough times between now and performance day to make me happy. I'm a bit nauseated - double veil dancing involves a LOT of spinning...
    -Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

    Carry a 25 if it makes you feel good, but do not ever load it. If you load it, you may shoot it. If you shoot it, you may hit somebody, and if you hit somebody – and he finds out about it – he may be very angry with you. --Jeff Cooper
  • cpjcpj Senior Member Posts: 36,686 Senior Member
    tennmike said:
    cpj said:

    Wheee the pencil is pointing should be against the bottom of the action. 
    Still ain't a lost cause. Get that 1/4"-28 die you don't have and thread that sucker so it will fit where it needs to be. Permanent Lock Tite is your best buddy for exact part placement. Or..................you can make another one.
    Another suggestion, FWIW. That stub for holding the trigger could be made from aluminum or brass stock. Not like it's a high stress part.
    That part ain't worth messing with. Nothing to grab hold of. Drill rod is cheap.  I bought a die today. Spendy little sucker at $16. But it's HSS and made in America.  Most import taps and dies ain't worth a DAMN. No more than I'll use it, it will probably last forever. 
    New plan also. Take a piece of 3/8 rod, turn the tip down to 1/4" then thread the tip. (Just the tip) Install snugly. Then mill the sides down so I have a 1/4 wide by 3/8 long stud. That gives me flat surfaces for the trigger to ride on, and a shoulder to tighten against. There's WAY too much wiggle the way I had it before. 
    "I'm here for the guns, hunting, and skirt wearing men."
    Zee
  • cpjcpj Senior Member Posts: 36,686 Senior Member
    Picked up a WELL used compressor today. It's been acting sketchy. Likely a bad pressure switch. But, it's 8 years old. And has been run HARD. Like  some days just Minutes between cycles, if not just running solid for days. Anyway, since we don't fix things only replace them.....someone's got a "new" 2 hp 26 gallon made in the USA compressor.  
    And "only " 2 HP, that's 2 actual HP. Not like the ones at Walmart claiming 5 HP. Maybe they would make 5 HP, ILSI. (If Lightning Strikes It) 

    "I'm here for the guns, hunting, and skirt wearing men."
    Zee
  • tennmiketennmike Senior Member Posts: 21,496 Senior Member
    Cool! That compressor should be easy to fix, and U.S. made means parts should be readily available! Now you can use it to blow metal chips off mill and lathe, and into your eyes! :smiley:
    A double action revolver is a semiauto firearm. It fires once for every trigger pull.



  • tennmiketennmike Senior Member Posts: 21,496 Senior Member
    edited April 17 #29182
    I've been getting this error message all day on the forum.
    "There was an error performing your request. Please try again."
    Batten down the hatches. Since yesterday's IT Forum Maintenance, this message has been appearing. There's a ghost in the machine...............................

    Edit to add:
    I'm also getting this stupid message that won't let me post to a thread:

    Your comment will appear after it is approved.

    Looks like yesterday's Forum Maintenance is today's poop stick in the punch bowl.
    A double action revolver is a semiauto firearm. It fires once for every trigger pull.



  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 22,621 Senior Member
    [QUOTE]Your comment will appear after it is approved.[/QUOTE]

    It never happens
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  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 22,621 Senior Member
    cpj said:
    Picked up a WELL used compressor today. It's been acting sketchy. Likely a bad pressure switch. But, it's 8 years old. And has been run HARD. Like  some days just Minutes between cycles, if not just running solid for days. Anyway, since we don't fix things only replace them.....someone's got a "new" 2 hp 26 gallon made in the USA compressor.  
    And "only " 2 HP, that's 2 actual HP. Not like the ones at Walmart claiming 5 HP. Maybe they would make 5 HP, ILSI. (If Lightning Strikes It) 

    I have one that sits horizontal----------wish I had a vertical one.

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  • zorbazorba Senior Member Posts: 15,357 Senior Member
    More painting. Have I mentioned recently that I detest painting? Fortunately, not a lot of it, just the sheetrock on the inside where the two doors used to be.
    -Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

    Carry a 25 if it makes you feel good, but do not ever load it. If you load it, you may shoot it. If you shoot it, you may hit somebody, and if you hit somebody – and he finds out about it – he may be very angry with you. --Jeff Cooper
  • FFLshooterFFLshooter Member Posts: 276 Member
    I had an interesting day today. I had to hand deliver a Glock to another shop because it was an out of state transfer and I’m not too far from Indiana (where it was going). Long story behind that, but anyhow it turned out that the receiving FFL was a type 7 manufacturer dealing in NFA items. The guy didn’t have a machine one in his shop but assembles NFA items from existing parts and does suppressor transfers/sales. I got to hold a full auto machine gun that was a pre ban (not sure what it was). Also learned that the only way you can make a full auto from scratch as a manufacturer is if it’s to be sold to law enforcement for “demonstration purposes”. The taxing, licensing and paperwork was a whole other ballgame. Was interesting to learn some new laws and I also found out that the ATF works only by intent. The rumor of guys getting hammered for a semi auto malfunctioning and running FA is false unless they tampered with it to make it FA or they left it “broken” and kept using it on purpose. 
  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 22,621 Senior Member
    zorba said:
    More painting. Have I mentioned recently that I detest painting? Fortunately, not a lot of it, just the sheetrock on the inside where the two doors used to be.

    Just put on your smock and get to it.
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  • terminator012terminator012 Senior Member Posts: 2,623 Senior Member
    Started cleaning out the shop/ shed today. I've come to the conclusion that I can throw nothing away. Even a 10 inch piece of 2x4 or 8 inches of metal can be used in the future. Right??
  • tennmiketennmike Senior Member Posts: 21,496 Senior Member
    Messed around this afternoon and decided to take apart some pieces of an old disc harrow that were in the way. Got the blades off pretty easy; the nuts holding the discs and spools onto the axle disintegrated when I put a wrench to them. The discs looked odd so I did a little quick 'field test. They have a parabolic curve. Those would make some interesting .22 rimfire targets; if you had the cupped side toward you they'd send the bullets back! :D
    A double action revolver is a semiauto firearm. It fires once for every trigger pull.



  • Old RonOld Ron Senior Member Posts: 1,093 Senior Member
    Started cleaning out the shop/ shed today. I've come to the conclusion that I can throw nothing away. Even a 10 inch piece of 2x4 or 8 inches of metal can be used in the future. Right??
    It all can be used at some point. Problem comes with a place to put it until then .
    Next problem is finding it again .  ( did I mention that I am a pack rat ? )
  • jbp-ohiojbp-ohio Senior Member Posts: 8,455 Senior Member
    NN said:
    cpj said:
    Picked up a WELL used compressor today. It's been acting sketchy. Likely a bad pressure switch. But, it's 8 years old. And has been run HARD. Like  some days just Minutes between cycles, if not just running solid for days. Anyway, since we don't fix things only replace them.....someone's got a "new" 2 hp 26 gallon made in the USA compressor.  
    And "only " 2 HP, that's 2 actual HP. Not like the ones at Walmart claiming 5 HP. Maybe they would make 5 HP, ILSI. (If Lightning Strikes It) 

    I have one that sits horizontal----------wish I had a vertical one.

    I always thought they should make one with two or three skinny cylinders you could hang on the wall to save floor space.

    Sorta like this but more bigger................ (hang tanks vertical for drains)


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