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ANOTHER HOMESPUN MANDREL

We do a lot of crankshaft snout rebuilding. To make the process easier we keep some homespun mandrels that screw into the snout of the crankshaft so it is held secure for welding and machining. Also, by…

Adney Brown Performance Crankshaft Inc Ferndale MI

TAKE YOUR CAP OFF

After being disappointed with a cap splitter, I found the best way to remove tight caps. Clamp the cap in a rod vise and put a rubber coated hammer handle inside rod. Put pressure on the…

Scott Ouellette Powerplay Machine Wilmington, MA

SOFT SPOT FOR YOU

To improve the appearance when balancing connecting rods or other metal objects adding a “soft spot” to one end of your belt sander can help. Machining the end of the platen down about 1/8” will give…

Lyle Haley The Shop Doc Andover, MN

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