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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 03/21/2014 :  8:07:43 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Just thought I would do a new thread on the Machine Shop I'm building.
In between the glue & paint drying on the mill.

First up is the Sierra West Bolt Cutter.

And thanks to Brett for making these casting so clean. Also some really good instructions on doing these.

Not sure which one I'll do next.







Note. Don't know why the handles look so red there not. Comments welcome.
Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 03/21/2014 :  8:18:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
One more picture.





Thought you might like to see how it came in the package then with the blacken-it added.








Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

Edited by - TRAINS1941 on 03/21/2014 9:12:38 PM

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Rick
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Posted - 03/21/2014 :  8:20:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Look at you go.
Multiple projects at the same time.
Nice looking machine.
Our cameras sometimes tend to over saturate colors at times.
That's why sometimes I lower the saturation on some pictures.


As you think, so will you be.

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Mario Rapinett
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Posted - 03/21/2014 :  8:54:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jerry

I know the amount of hours that go into making these . Well done mate..excellent all round

These machines / castings from Sierra West are first grade



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Mario Rapinett
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Posted - 03/21/2014 :  8:56:26 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jerry

How did you get the "oily" look .

Did you use real oil



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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 03/21/2014 :  9:15:04 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"M" I blacken-it then buffed them out with a felt wheel. Then some of them I did a second time.

Thanks for looking in. I know you know how much time goes into doing these little buggers.

Rick thanks for the tip and looking in. Glad your trip was a good one.


Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

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Arizona Dave
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Posted - 03/21/2014 :  10:20:16 PM  Show Profile  Visit Arizona Dave's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Really nice finish on those.

Dave

"It's kind of fun to do the impossible"
- Walt Disney

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Ray Dunakin
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Posted - 03/22/2014 :  12:09:31 AM  Show Profile  Visit Ray Dunakin's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Great finish on that thing!


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dallas_m
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Posted - 03/22/2014 :  12:54:05 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hot dang, that's some nice work! Great finishes.

Cheers,
Dallas

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Geezer
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Posted - 03/22/2014 :  01:16:32 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hey Jerry! You woke up!!!
Some fine looking work on that bolt cutter.....
looking forward to the whole shebang coming into view!!!



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railman28
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Posted - 03/22/2014 :  02:00:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The machine looks sharp Jerry. Keep'em coming.

It's only make-believe

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Dave D
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Posted - 03/22/2014 :  06:41:26 AM  Show Profile  Click to see Dave D's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
Looks great Jerry.

I have these kits from Brett too, as well as an original CHB lathe kit. I hope mine turn out as well. Nice work.



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Mario Rapinett
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Posted - 03/22/2014 :  08:23:59 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
OK Jerry... You're on a roll.

What's next ????

You might get me back on my other machines, as if I had the time



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hon3_rr
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Posted - 03/22/2014 :  09:57:08 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You have made Brett proud and you should be also. Well done.

-- KP --
Life is to short to build all of the models I want to.

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Philip
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Posted - 03/22/2014 :  11:05:32 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice work Jerry! SW must fettle these castings, very crisp!

Philip



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Frederic Testard
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Posted - 03/22/2014 :  11:48:57 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It's good to see you start another great project, Jerry. Fine work on the bolt cutter.


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