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Re: Gertrude Gets Some!
« Reply #50 on: May 17, 2009, 01:35:15 AM »
Just curious Chris, but is Gertrude the name of your machine ?

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Re: Gertrude Gets Some!
« Reply #51 on: May 17, 2009, 01:49:49 AM »
hehe yup she is Gertrude. my Roland is Millie, short for Millicent :)

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Re: Gertrude Gets Some!
« Reply #52 on: May 17, 2009, 01:50:54 AM »
oh and the lathe is Margaret :)

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Re: Gertrude Gets Some!
« Reply #53 on: May 17, 2009, 02:36:19 AM »
Right - now it all makes sense.  :)

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Re: Gertrude Gets Some!
« Reply #54 on: May 17, 2009, 04:33:13 AM »
woooooooohooooooooo 4 hours later!!


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Re: Gertrude Gets Some!
« Reply #55 on: May 17, 2009, 05:17:01 PM »
bit of good ol fashioned hand work to remove hub and clean up hinge and she is ready to cast :)

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Re: Gertrude Gets Some!
« Reply #56 on: May 19, 2009, 07:50:12 AM »
Chris,

How and where do you now attach the sprue to pour the casting now that the hub has been removed ?.

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Re: Gertrude Gets Some!
« Reply #57 on: May 19, 2009, 12:28:05 PM »
2 AM.. cant sleep :)

That job has been cast ans assembled already.. i dont cast myself, it goes to a casting company, they attach a sprue dependant to where it will placed on their tree of castings and according th emethod which will give them best flow of metal at the time.

i will upload images oc complete stuff from work in a few hours and hgilight where the sprue was
 

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Re: Gertrude Gets Some!
« Reply #58 on: May 19, 2009, 12:38:50 PM »
Thanks Chris - I can tell that it is 2 am.  ;D

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Re: Gertrude Gets Some!
« Reply #59 on: May 19, 2009, 03:49:20 PM »
ok 6AM .. wow look at those typos!!!!


hehehe

will post info in a bit.. time for daily 1 hr commute in Melbourne traffic!