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>> Home > Tags > drill

small servo's by jacko Commander   Posted: 1 day ago
thanks bike spokes looks / sounds great but then found out a 1.6mm drill works ok this morning as a 1.5 was tight,, drilled holes 1 3 5 one side and 2 4 the other thanks for all input

small servo's by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 day ago
Hi Jacko, So what's the problem!?😉 Drill out the servo arms to match. Or; forget the clunky commercial clevis pins and simply make a push rod from spring steel rod. Don't let the manufacturers dictate to you!! Use your imagination; and a couple of pairs of pliers 😁 Cheers, Doug 😎

Tow hook assembly by mturpin013 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
The white metal fitting has an awful lot of detail on it but lacks definition so some time spent on filling the body to better define the components. The anchor part has six hex dummy bolts cast into the base but I intend to drill these out and then use 8BA brass bolts to secure it to the woodwork. Looking at pictures of the assembly it is obvious that there is a handle arrangement missing so I made this from a piece of brass wire and epoxied in place. The two parts have a linkage to fasten them together so again using brass wire and a piece of scrap tube a linkage was made and holes drilled and tapped to secure the assembly. Finally, a couple of coats of primer followed by a “Gun Metal” finish and the items are finished. A pleasing result, however taking some time to do, now for the circular running rail, and supporting posts to complete this unit. Michael T

Are these any good by gerritv Petty Officer   Posted: 11 days ago
Maybe but someone else had 8 years after her along with the union to get to today's place. Esp. in recent years the union demand history reminds me of Billy Connolly's Demands Keep Changing skit. To the original poster, sorry for the diversion. I hope you are not disappointed in the drills!

Are these any good by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 14 days ago
I've ordered some Cobalt drills from Microscrews . Blimey aren't the postal charges a killer. About 6 Euros for 3 drills With VaT about 11 quid odd. Mind you they'll last a long time😋👍

Are these any good by gerritv Petty Officer   Posted: 21 days ago
Those would not be HSS (which is rock hard in layman's terms). Any good quality drill bit will go through those. The ones from microscrews will work nicely.

Are these any good by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 21 days ago
I'm thinking of using MASONRY drills sharpened up. I've seen a demo on U tube of this. Some yrs ago I got a set of those drills that are supposed to drill through anything. First one I tried now has a flat end.I couldn't find my membership no so can't send them back.Bugger😤👍. They have tips like masonry drills so might touch them up and have a go. It's the carbide tips that do the job. It'a allen screws I'm drilling so what is that HSS or tool or something in between?

Are these any good by gerritv Petty Officer   Posted: 23 days ago
I buy my small drill bits from Excellent quality. I use them in steel and stainless as well as aluminium. For brass I dull them slightly and keep in separate box. Are you drilling tool steel (aka silver steel) or High Speed Steel? Tool steel is no problem for the drills I buy above. His hardware is also of excellent quality. (I don't pay the VAT because in Canada, which offsets the shipping cost.)

Are these any good by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 23 days ago
Mornin' John, Re drill bits: not really my field, as a 'lecktrickery eng., but to drill tool steel I would guess cobalt or at least titanium. I'm sure one of the many Toolmakers on the site can correct me. Good luck with the crimper. Advantage of that set is that there is also a versatile wire stripper with it👍 Alles in Ordnung in München, but bl***y cold 😲 All the best, Doug 😎

Are these any good by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 23 days ago
Guten morgen meine freunde. An Munchen alles gute Ja? That'll do for now as my deutsch is not very good. I've tried to order the crimper but the Pay Pal will not go through for some reason. I'll try again later. Danke meine Freunde.👍 Which are better drills . Cobalt, titanium,or tungsten? I have a drill that will go through taps and drills but it is a bit too big for the job I'm doing. That's assuming I can ever find it again. I would order a smaller one but can't remember where from. It was ground to an odd geometry and cut in chips in low speed but high pressure.👍

Boat shaft connectors (which stuffs to use and which is good) by Sakibian Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 23 days ago
Hello all! I have been modeling for some time now. It's been quite fantastic everywhere but this one spot I really suffer. First times when I was kid I used pens and drilled them as shaft connectors. Then I found out about latex rubber tubes. They works good . But when I use latex in fast boats they are ripped. I used some uni joints from Ali express and they are not that good. They are shaky and after sometimes the joints gets loose. The materials ain't that good. Normally I do build small boats. Between 50-30 cm . Here I need help, what else is good as joints and where can I get bad ass universal joints ?😭

Tarpon hardware help by bj8healey Apprentice   Posted: 27 days ago
Hi Gordon I restored a tarpon about 2 years ago, I received it in a very bad state, holes cracks all over the boat, I put a 457RE385 motor 6-15 volts MFA combo drills, tried it with a 12 volt much to fast I run it with 7.5 volt still fast, a 6 volt would be ok, the tarpon is not the best boat on the turn it does roll a bit, the photos on the water is with a 7.5 volt powering the motor, hope this helps. Cheers Dennis

Allen Screw Removal by Ianh Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 29 days ago
Try using a left handed drill I have a couple from Tracey Tools Devon. Very Useful

Allen Screw Removal by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
"the bolts have a plain shank so no danger of thread damage" Well John, in THAT case you're laughin' 😁 Run an HSS drill up 'em (They don't like it up 'em you know! 😲As Cpl Jones would say😉) as mentioned above, the remains of the hex will keep the drill centered. Start with a small pilot hole perhaps. Good luck, Doug 😎

Allen Screw Removal by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Trouble is I can't access all my bits just now or I might try tapping in a spline (or two).On big stuff I would throw down a weld until I could grip it. Anyway a chance to use my new Mini Drills. Thanks again to all.👍 BTW Ste the bolts have a plain shank so no danger of thread damage.😜