Cylinder Honing

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Panacea
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Re: Cyli nder Honing

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Post by Panacea » Fri Jan 07, 2011 3:36 am

Those gaping machines are available at the Manley site, http://www.manleyperformance.com/dl/200 ... atalog.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;



Cotten
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Re: Cyli nder Honing

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Post by Cotten » Sat Jan 08, 2011 4:50 pm

Wow.
Tedd's price on that grinder is $107.54

Don't those cut both ends of the ring simultaneously?

I took a sewing machine motor with foot control and mounted it to a plate, coupled to a diegrinder stone in a "pillow block". An old electrical cover of some sort was slit so half of it could be tweaked downward. This was then attached on an adjustable pedestalin a position where a ring could be laid upon it, and by tweaking the ring to the plate, one end could be carefully touched to the stone.
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Re: Cyli nder Honing

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Post by DaveSwanson » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:32 pm

Cotten wrote:Wow.
Tedd's price on that grinder is $107.54

Don't those cut both ends of the ring simultaneously?

I took a sewing machine motor with foot control and mounted it to a plate, coupled to a diegrinder stone in a "pillow block". An old electrical cover of some sort was slit so half of it could be tweaked downward. This was then attached on an adjustable pedestalin a position where a ring could be laid upon it, and by tweaking the ring to the plate, one end could be carefully touched to the stone.
RINGRIND.jpg
....Cotten

Perfect! Now I know what to do with that old sewing machining that has been laying around for 30 years unused!

mtnmn 1830
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Re: Cylinder Honing

#19

Post by mtnmn 1830 » Fri Jan 01, 2016 2:54 pm

Ball hone only to deglaze not a stone.

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