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#31 mikes47jeep OFFLINE  

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Posted October 23, 2013 - 06:59 PM

 Nice , I see it's running what looks to be Simonds B-7 5/16 Long bits? I actually make the dies that forge those bits LOL .

 

 

close, they are B X 8 X 1/4" 

 

Wonderful that you are getting to use it.
From someone who has some hearing loss, consider some ear muffs and glasses.

 

 

always wear glasses anyway, and yes i have ear plugs in 

 

 

NOW its on to sawdust removal!!! 


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Posted October 24, 2013 - 03:01 AM

close, they are B X 8 X 1/4"







Can't be , only bit that skinny is a different style, After looking at it and seeing the video , it looks more like the ( B 8/9 9/32 REG) Hugely popular bit !!
Do you swedge them or file them to sharpen ? :smilewink:

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Posted October 24, 2013 - 07:18 AM

Nice videos. It's interesting that it drops the cut offs on the shafts. Should there be some decking there?



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Posted October 25, 2013 - 05:15 PM

Nice videos. It's interesting that it drops the cut offs on the shafts. Should there be some decking there?

 

should be, but its just coming together 


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Posted October 25, 2013 - 05:22 PM

 

close, they are B X 8 X 1/4" 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Can't be , only bit that skinny is a different style, After looking at it and seeing the video , it looks more like the ( B 8/9 9/32 REG) Hugely popular bit !!

 Do you swedge them or file them to sharpen ? :smilewink:

 

its definitely a B X 8 and the calipers say .250 on most of the teeth width. could be because of how old the bits are.

 

i file to sharpen for now until i get more "toys" for the mill like a jockey grinder



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Posted October 26, 2013 - 03:03 AM

I'msure they are worn after all the rust.
Shine that bad boy up and keep it oiled once shiney, nothing robs hp like rust and pitch.

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Posted October 26, 2013 - 06:03 PM

I'msure they are worn after all the rust.
Shine that bad boy up and keep it oiled once shiney, nothing robs hp like rust and pitch.

 

 

might bite the bullet and get carbide bits 






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