Da Main Mouse

  • Member since Jun 23rd 2017
  • Last Activity:
Posts
258
Likes Received
207
Points
1,572
Profile Hits
211
>>>>>> WIN a KNIFE THREAD IS LIVE, HERE!! <<<<<<
  • Da Main Mouse

    Replied to the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
    Post
    Well iv made a bit of progress in that my grinder now looks like this.




    Just waiting for pins and shafts from my machinist mate. Need a cheap coolant pump and some switchgear.

    Then i can actually start mine!

    Proper excited by what im seeing so…
  • Da Main Mouse

    Liked Steve J’s post in the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
    Like (Post)
    Tempered


  • Da Main Mouse

    Liked Navaja’s post in the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
    Like (Post)
    Mine is coming along nicely.........




    It really is this time! Plenty still to do though.
  • Da Main Mouse

    Like (Post)
    (Quote from Navaja)

    Nowt wrong wi an old man saddle
    I have my old raleigh Grifter saddle on my mountain bike :thumbsup: 
  • Da Main Mouse

    Like (Post)
    hahaha... Flat-land

    Flatland freestyle BMX, my other hobby.


  • Da Main Mouse

    Like (Post)
    Drill onto hard surface below the CF, like solid wood or even metal, and make sure that there are no old holes below the hole that you want to drill into the CF...

    Sharp bits and supe glue the hole, leave for 15 minutes and drill again...should be…
  • Da Main Mouse

    Like (Post)
    Hattori Hanzo Actually I'm a bit surprised that more knives of the "might possibly shortly be banned" type haven't appeared for sale.

    Chui This place may not have been going as long as BB, but I think that it does have it's own momentum - the…
  • Da Main Mouse

    Liked packrat’s post in the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
    Like (Post)
    Stew do you mind if I jump on?

    1. Stew
    2. Jimmy
    3. Steve J
    4. SharpestEdge
    5. KirilVM
    6. Camperman
    7. William Cassidy
    8. Pezza
    9. Mafro
    10. Da Main Mouse
    11. pieinthesky
    12. Dazcon
    13. John N
    14. Stromberg knives
    15. EM17
    16. JacobsenKnives
    17.…
  • Da Main Mouse

    Liked Navaja’s post in the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
    Like (Post)
    Mine is coming along nicely.........

    0HpWqlW.jpg

    Well I do have the materials! An English made file & olive wood.
  • Da Main Mouse

    Like (Post)
    I'm learning a lot from this thread JAK2  ;)
  • Da Main Mouse

    Replied to the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
    Post
    Mines progressed in that ive got all the plates drilled\reamed for pins dressed for rollers.
    Next step floor plate main stand and start laying it out. Then just gota tidy the workshop to create enough space to fit it all together and use it! Lol
  • Da Main Mouse

    Liked Pezza’s post in the thread A Kiridashi KITH?.
    Like (Post)
    Got a bit more done this weekend :)




    Warped a bit during hardening, but thanks to the wrought iron layer a few taps with a mallet straightened it out again!
    Going to put it through the temper cycles now then final sanding and polishing.
    Not decided on…
  • Da Main Mouse

    Replied to the thread Dust extraction help.
    Post
    (Quote from Stew)

    i learned from this quite quickly that keeping a clean area is absolutely essential.
    Your quite right metal firss are very hard to extinguish.in this case i covered it all with sand and let what was left fizzle. A larger pile would have…
  • Da Main Mouse

    Liked Stew’s post in the thread Dust extraction help.
    Like (Post)
    (Quote from Da Main Mouse)

    Grinding titanium scares the bejesus out of me! I was told some years back that when a Ti fire starts its very very hard to extinguish. I could well believe it.

    I'm now sure to take extra care of other stuff around when…
  • Da Main Mouse

    Post
    As regards accurate placement.

    My techniques has always been as follows...

    1) Sharp 30deg centrepunch
    2)If necessary check with measuring equipment, "move" mark if required.
    3)use normal centrepunch to reshape hole.
    4)check again
    5)pilot drill with…
  • Da Main Mouse

    Post
    Im quite happy to use 6mm drilled hole for 6mm pins.it will drill more likely 6.2 to 6.5mm without predrilling. At first this seems very excessive and in many instance would be, flipper for example or a wood handle or anything else brittle.
    But if you…
  • Da Main Mouse

    Post
    I use 5mm copper and brass in a lot of my builds.iv bought it from ebay in short lengths and i also have a non ferrous specialist near me who also supply.

    Locate supplies i believe its called.
    Dont know if they deliver by post or not as i have always…
  • Da Main Mouse

    Post
    Third here for dykem marking blue, used for years in machineshop with no problem.
    Angle grinders if noone has shown u.

    Always clamp workpiece down.
    Never tightn the nut with a spanner

    Safe angles of use.
    Stand grinder upright with cable hanging down.…
  • Da Main Mouse

    Like (Post)
    So I've had to build myself a new gas burner and thought I'd take this opportunity to share the process.

    I use a gas injector by the company Burlen. They make carburettors and bunsen burners and all sorts of clever stuff. The Amal branded gas injectors…
  • Da Main Mouse

    Replied to the thread Dust extraction help.
    Post
    I might also add the fan is plastic but all ducting is galvanised steel, so even it were on fire id probobly just leave ot to blow a flame out the end and just replace the fan lol