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  • John Conroy
    The older I get the more light I need to see anything. I was looking for a lighting solution for the dark area of the garage where my...
  • RobinHood
    RobinHood replied to the thread brake line flare.
    How about a ball bearing of the correct size welded to a piece of round stock? Hold it in a collet in the mill, clamp your flaring...
  • Janger
    Well that didn't take long.
  • trlvn
    3dprints. I use wood blocks like Peter too. A couple prints of my design and the metric drill index I found on thingiverse. The sleeve...
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    3dprints. I use wood blocks like Peter too. A couple prints of my design and the metric drill index I found on thingiverse. The sleeve...
  • C
    Chicken lights replied to the thread Shipping from US.
    If I can ever help out let me know. I’m in and out of the USA pretty much on a weekly basis Maybe there’s a supplier in Buffalo or...
  • Janger
    Janger replied to the thread Carbide burr holders?.
    3dprints. I use wood blocks like Peter too. A couple prints of my design and the metric drill index I found on thingiverse. The sleeve...
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  • trlvn
    trlvn replied to the thread Carbide burr holders?.
    So are those copper-coloured countersinks the 90 degree type? Just the other day, I was thinking that I need to get countersinks better...
  • trlvn
    Yup, that's my method. They always seem quick & temporary at the time but somehow they are still in the shop many years later. If you...
  • trlvn
    trlvn replied to the thread Shipping from US.
    So I made a run from Oakville to Lewiston, NY, to pickup some more purchases. I ordered some end mill holders from Shars and a...
  • P
    PeterT replied to the thread brake line flare.
    I may still have to fiddle some parameters on the nut. It works on paper but will be trial & error in real life mode. Last time I...
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    PeterT replied to the thread brake line flare.
    This is the aluminum versatube with 45 deg form tool. Its easier to form than the brake line. But I'll smoothen out the transition on...
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    PeterT replied to the thread brake line flare.
    I think the top of the die should mimic the shape (bellmouth) of the flare so the pipe has somewhere to go as is being formed. I agree...
  • John Conroy
    John Conroy replied to the thread brake line flare.
    The handle in your first pic is to do the flaring, the short handle on the tool is just to clamp the pipe into the tool.
  • John Conroy
    John Conroy replied to the thread brake line flare.
    The tool in your first pic can do SAE double flares and ISO metric flares in one operation so it takes a lot of force. I have one that...