Howie Did It - Machining the flexi-shaft auxiliary drive. Part 1

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This is part one of how we made the flexi-shaft auxiliary drive system in episode 20 of Project Binky. There was far too much to show in the normal episode run-time, so we thought we'd make an additional series of videos going into a bit more detail of how we did it.
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Abom79 2 vuotta sitten
Oh I’m watching! 😎
Tom Oakhill
Tom Oakhill 4 kuukautta sitten
I came here to let Nick & Rich know that I love this sort of video. That I am in fact a long time supporter of Abom79, I like this stuff so much. I am completely choked-up to see this post by Adam. The community FIpost creates is so great. I binged-watched all of the Binky Project videos in three and a half days, ending this morning. I was so disappointed by the quick time editing on this part, and delighted to see this real-time video.
Thomas LeMay
Thomas LeMay 7 kuukautta sitten
@Dug6666666 if you have a file a fire and enough determination you can make anything
socketus puppetus
socketus puppetus 8 kuukautta sitten
@Scodiddly i have watch Abom alot before i found this gem. But everytime i see someone at a lathe now, i expecting a proper alignment. If i do not see it, my OCD kicks in!
Julian V.
Julian V. Vuosi sitten
Great manufacturing.... This is real high Tech build production of my ''Binky'' or just a good day at the shed for you Guys ... Love it 🐦 🐦 🐦
The Yorkshire Git
The Yorkshire Git 2 vuotta sitten
Abom79 howling🤣🤣🤣
Elli P
Elli P 17 päivää sitten
It's no good; I'm such a bad, bad girl. I'm going to hit the pause button, stick the kettle on, and have a funk break. 🎵 HUH! Damn, that was funky. Um... Right... After 30 minutes I've had 3 cuppas, a whole packet of Choccy Hobnobs, and have let my luscious British backside get so far down that it won't come back up again. Shake that thangg...
pectorialis Uukausi sitten
Such an amazingly superb piece of machining!
Garry Legare
Garry Legare 2 kuukautta sitten
Very soothing I could watch you guys milling and drilling at least until I nod off. This better than a bed time story told by my mum.
jas wats
jas wats 2 kuukautta sitten
It's amazing how little runout that little lathe has.
Vince Cannava II
Vince Cannava II 2 kuukautta sitten
The rebels across the pond know that coffee is better than tea. Love you guys anyway.
Elli P
Elli P 2 kuukautta sitten
Thanks, chaps. Nicely paced, good narration, perfect lighting. Needs a bit more kettle action and an infusion of funk, though... ;-)
Tom Oakhill
Tom Oakhill 4 kuukautta sitten
I was going to tell you that a lot of people like this sort of video. Then I saw the view count. I was going to mention my favorite FIpost channel, Abom79, but you name him in the audio. Then I was going to write this comment about how much I like Abom79 and you pinned his comment. Yikes! This is the best meets the best. You have to be crazy good to get 300,000 views with this sort of specialized niche video. Bad Obsession and Abom79 are both wicked good. Keep it up. BTW a comment on the Sampson Boat Co FIpost channel led me here. Leo Sampson grew up in England, and learned wooden boat building in Bristol. He is rebuilding an 109-year-old, 42-foot, wooden sailboat.
Jimmy 4 kuukautta sitten
28:16 - Let Zeppelin - Immigrant Song
MidnightAmratha 5 kuukautta sitten
Funny how the camera is more focused on the drive shaft for the tool than the subject being worked over.
Olin Zuercher
Olin Zuercher 6 kuukautta sitten
I'm thinking you must have considered fabbing up your own center rest for the ML7 and concluded that the cost/benefit didn't work out. Second thoughts on the matter make me wonder though, you folks have fabbed up some other things that at first glance that didn't seem to justify the effort. Of course this comment is a year some months after the date of this particular video, who knows what may have happened in the interim.
Thomas LeMay
Thomas LeMay 7 kuukautta sitten
By the way if that lathe is too small, use it to build a larger one.
Thomas LeMay
Thomas LeMay 7 kuukautta sitten
Who is Howie ? 3D printing a mini would be faster in several different ways.
Galerak 7 kuukautta sitten
You need a little bit of AvE assertiveness for that focus issue ;^))
philou phil
philou phil 7 kuukautta sitten
please activate sub title
idalton99 8 kuukautta sitten
Just when you said 'I hope Abom isn't watching this' I was thinking I hope Abom isn't watching this.
Timothy Wenzler
Timothy Wenzler 8 kuukautta sitten
“It’s gotta be 20 mil” micrometer shows 19.999 then.... shows 20.000 mil... me: “make the noise”
Ross Bourne
Ross Bourne 9 kuukautta sitten
I'm rewatching during lockdown, except this time it's with my BOM mug full of MEANT TEA!
Jakewilliams9 10 kuukautta sitten
Just figured out that AvE's camera was never the problem, all cameras obviously just hate machining
Jakewilliams9 10 kuukautta sitten
AvE, your voice has changed so much
david sharpe
david sharpe 10 kuukautta sitten
Absolutely brilliant.
Andrew Delashaw
Andrew Delashaw 11 kuukautta sitten
Who else noticed they didn't allow the scroll of the chuck to engage the jaws in sequence, causing the #2 jaw to be out of sync. Then they cut and it was fixed.
David Backman
David Backman 11 kuukautta sitten
Regarding that flexi drive axle, check out the super-sized version used in another drivetrain transplant
Jim Clarke
Jim Clarke 11 kuukautta sitten
Clever guys
Finn Sailing
Finn Sailing 11 kuukautta sitten
is this the same kind of myford than geoffrey kroger from NZ has? (the land rover guy)
Lee Townsley
Lee Townsley Vuosi sitten
Been a while since I last saw an Energy Star sticker on a monitor. Takes me back.
Carl CSD Maintenance service
Carl CSD Maintenance service Vuosi sitten
Metal splitter anyone
k13ehr Vuosi sitten
Loved the abom reference 😁😁😁
KerissP Vuosi sitten
That metal seems to work-harden rather quickly.
Dade Wheless
Dade Wheless Vuosi sitten
So you literally machined those other flat spots just to make it more complicated and take longer? They have no purpose?
Todd Bearden
Todd Bearden Vuosi sitten
I think you should have spent another 15 minutes on that pulley on the lathe the 15 minutes already spent wasn't enough : /
Stephen Behan
Stephen Behan Vuosi sitten
Turn the shaft between centres and then you won't need a steady rest (it'll be more concentric too)
Gareth Neal
Gareth Neal Vuosi sitten
Love your effort and precision. Most of the time though, the tools are running way to fast on all but the finish cuts. I know belts are an arse to change but it would keep your tools sharper, longer. Also, some roughing end mills would save you a lot of passes. But I can’t argue with the end parts. Top attention to detail and care.
tesicnr Vuosi sitten
Very nice, but you could have just installed a starter/alternator
Rolf Casparius
Rolf Casparius Vuosi sitten
I liken both of these videos to side one and two of Dark Side of the Moon... You guys did a phenomenal job with the voice over and video editing. As a mech-nut, I was riveted to the flow of the show... Thanks for the great entertainment!!!
sounduser Vuosi sitten
I didn't think anything could beat the mug holder....
Graham Hunt
Graham Hunt Vuosi sitten
Howie couldn't have done it, he hasn't been in for weeks.
john sutcliffe
john sutcliffe Vuosi sitten
Harmonic balancer on the front pulley?
trillrif axegrindor
trillrif axegrindor Vuosi sitten
its nice when you show the "artisan level" details that go into actual "old school" machining. this is some very VERY intricate and highly accurate work all done without the use of master-cam, cnc,tin coated application specific inserts and all the modern conveniences.the user shaped and ground high speed steel cutting bits are awe inspiring when you realize all these radii are hand ground onto the tool then machined onto the part. this goes way beyond "running a lathe" Ive been in the cnc lathe and mill machining field for 35+ years and this was brilliant.
Bad Obsession Motorsport
Bad Obsession Motorsport Vuosi sitten
Thank you very much.
ToyBJ74 86
ToyBJ74 86 Vuosi sitten
Brilliant 😎
xrror Vuosi sitten
9:45 I know that's just the "junkyard" Celica engine you guys are using for measurements, but holy moly any idea what happened to it for the castings (?) to be broken like that? Is it something you will need to re-enforce against in Binky's final engine?
jose gallardo
jose gallardo Vuosi sitten
No se escribir en inglés, pero lo pongo en español, sois unos fenómenos, unos artistas, Ojalá pudiera aprender de vosotros, Desde España, Andalucía, Sevilla, Mi enhorabuena, campeones, ansío ver ese Míni andando ya
Locust Bay
Locust Bay 2 vuotta sitten
We just need AvE to comment now and we have the full house
Chuck Under Fire
Chuck Under Fire 2 vuotta sitten
Insert “And now for something completely different” reference here. Although it’s not a man with three buttocks, it’ll do.
InformationIsTheEdge 2 vuotta sitten
Arsebook and Twater. This is the educational material I tune in to learn! Thanks!
Orfan Productions
Orfan Productions 2 vuotta sitten
I'm totally hypnotised here! ;)
Orfan Productions
Orfan Productions 2 vuotta sitten
Cheezuz, do I love this sh1t! ;)
CNC Works
CNC Works 2 vuotta sitten
13:34 In mach3 just use MDI and type x-15.5 enter. learning to use MDI can save ton a lot of time and is accurate. Cheers
David Motoman
David Motoman 2 vuotta sitten
Iam Sure Adam is Watching Very very Closely guys LOL
criggie 2 vuotta sitten
@4 min 50 seconds looks like one of those whacky waving inflatable arm men.
Th3_ENG!NE3R 2 vuotta sitten
time to make a steady rest for your lathe
Farlig66 2 vuotta sitten
Sorry guys but I´ve deleted Patreon - I´m not interested in using a platform which is acting in the way it is... Any other ways to support you?????
Adam Hey
Adam Hey 2 vuotta sitten
Watching stuff being machined is so hypnotic
R. Weaver
R. Weaver 2 vuotta sitten
Ok, so we get to watch normal, 2x, 10x etc... Wheres the reverse? Afraid of the old “I love the devil” backmasking bit? Eh?
Legally Tone Deaf
Legally Tone Deaf 2 vuotta sitten
I love it! These guys were flummoxed about how they can stall even longer. They already did a prank video, two Q & A videos, and four outtake videos. "What if we do some more outtake videos, but don't call them outtakes?" "Brilliant! Freshen up your tea for you?" They'll be posting clip shows next.
jbmckean 2 vuotta sitten
coolant to keep tooling cooler would benefit i'm guessing:)
TT Innovations
TT Innovations 2 vuotta sitten
Holly Mother of Tea Bags 1 !!
James TIbbs
James TIbbs 2 vuotta sitten
Really neat video guys , it’s nice to see some machine work on a small old lathe and some of the associated challenges. My little hurcus makes a lot of the same noises at times😀
John Doyle
John Doyle 2 vuotta sitten
Excellent extra material, thanks. Most people do not know the difference between a "Gnats", and a "Nadgers". Joke. A group of Yorkshiremen, expert machine shop operatives, went on an exchange visit to a German machine shop. The Germans explained how their machine was accurate to within a thousandth of a millimetre, the Yorkshire lads said " No use in Yorkshire, we need to be spot on."
محمد عامر
محمد عامر 2 vuotta sitten
4bakr mogeb reet 4bekr laek
michael pontoni
michael pontoni 2 vuotta sitten
this is some of the most relaxing and satisfying shit ive ever seen....
Stephen Saunders
Stephen Saunders 2 vuotta sitten
My wife says that you can't use the word 'Arsebook' as she thought of it first 5 years ago. 'Twatter' is however an inspired correction and you can carry on using it.
Dave Goodman
Dave Goodman 2 vuotta sitten
Just awestruck! Twenty minutes with my jaw on the desk. No idea what you are doing or why but very impressed. Thank you!
Christopher Bedford
Christopher Bedford 2 vuotta sitten
Surprised not to see more (or any) lubricant during the lathe cutting. Is that not a thing? I thought that was a thing. A sort of runny, milky white fluid...? Edit: OK on re-watching I notice some engine oil being applied before starting some of the procedures. I really wouldn't have thought that was enough, but obviously I'm not an experienced fitter / turner / millwright! I have to say I understand no more of what is happening here than when I saw the same processes in shorter / faster version in ep 20. Once or twice Richard mumbles machine part names, but mostly he uses terminology that meant nothing to me and which was totally non-obvious - in context or separate. I have a fairly good (definitely above average) theoretical knowledge of a lot of workshop procedures, having spent some time doing some basic engineering training, and I think I followed probably 99% of everything else in Binky eps 1-20 but a large part of this just went way over my head. Some more detailed explanations might have helped...
Jack Patteeuw
Jack Patteeuw 2 vuotta sitten
Your "technical drawings" are bit worse than Dave Jones DaveCAD electrical schematics over on EEVblog ! Of course electrical techs don't have much grease and oil around !
Daniel menzies
Daniel menzies 2 vuotta sitten
Why didn't you thread mill the large thread? It looks like you have a CNC. It would save the butt clenching on the lathe. Absolutely love the project btw.
World of Randometry
World of Randometry 2 vuotta sitten
How can I clear these metal shards from my laptop?
Ray Cloutier
Ray Cloutier 2 vuotta sitten
Never take your hand off a chuck key when the key is in the chuck!!! :)
Meows McDermick
Meows McDermick 2 vuotta sitten
I dont know what it is about machine work but it is sexy!!!
kevin holland
kevin holland 2 vuotta sitten
gotta love the influence of good ol uncle bumblefuck!!
cgrant26 2 vuotta sitten
AvE reference, Adam B in the comments and all in a new Project Binky(ish) video. I'm in my happy place.
Brian Norton
Brian Norton 2 vuotta sitten
Could you please enble close captioning on these episodes also? Thanks!
dielauwen 2 vuotta sitten
It could have been done with a solid shaft.
John Creasey
John Creasey 2 vuotta sitten
I'm guessing you had a few dramas with that internal metric thread.
olando1187 2 vuotta sitten
I just spent the last 3 days watching this playlist from the start. I can't wait for the next episode. So glad I stumbled on this channel. Keep up the good work guys!
610Mungral 2 vuotta sitten
when I was an apprentice, my lathe instructor "Soogee" Williams was of the opinion that as much lubricant as you could use still wasn't enough. "keep your tool cool".
Glenn Newton
Glenn Newton 2 vuotta sitten
Great show, i binge watched the first 20 episodes. Where is episode 21, coming soon i hope.
Phil G
Phil G 2 vuotta sitten
Bloody amazing!!!
Rhandahl 2 vuotta sitten
you guys should get yourself some spiral taps it's just that much more convenient, and also I experience, leaves a much nicer finish:) and reduce the need to break the chips to virtually non-existent
Fix It Up 219
Fix It Up 219 2 vuotta sitten
it totes makes me want to save up and buy a lathe and mill
Fix It Up 219
Fix It Up 219 2 vuotta sitten
rebuilt lathe with all new components .... failed to paint it....
this guy
this guy 2 vuotta sitten
4:38 Let me sing you the song of my people
jayswin2 2 vuotta sitten
Beautiful machining work but aaaaaaaaaaaaahhh my eyes...please dont use a vernier caliper as a marking tool... Its for measuring.
Ixodes 2 vuotta sitten
Jo blocks are for measuring. Everything else is an estimate.
Incognito Bandito
Incognito Bandito 2 vuotta sitten
YES!!! more of this sort of thing!
ɑʟpʜɑ ɱɑсʜɪиɑ
ɑʟpʜɑ ɱɑсʜɪиɑ 2 vuotta sitten
Whoa, what a bonus!
baldginger69 2 vuotta sitten
Just incredible...
Bob Vines
Bob Vines 2 vuotta sitten
Thank you very much for these "Howie Did It" videos. Please continue them! I really enjoy watching the "detail" work involved in designing & machining/manufacturing whatever you need. Also, could you scan your drawings for parts that you manufacture so we can better understand what your end goal (for the individual parts/assemblies) and post them (as PDFs?) in the "Show More" section underneath each video?
Brian Evans
Brian Evans 2 vuotta sitten
Think I got eye cancer now...
C.C.X. Pearson
C.C.X. Pearson 2 vuotta sitten
Somebody call AvE
Woven Scrolls
Woven Scrolls 2 vuotta sitten
11:27 Isn't your tool smoking by your butt-plug from lack of lubrication?? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHA!!!!
Heads Tails
Heads Tails 2 vuotta sitten
I knew a bloke named Nik I guess you could say he was a MIG fiend, I met him in a hotel lobby reading Auto Trader magazine, He said how'd you like to fix your car and I could not resist when I saw little Nik grind. He took me to his shed and I just couldn't believe my eyes, He had so many vices and everything that money could buy, He said "sign your name on the dotted line." The lights went on and Nik, he started to grind. Thats Nick's tea The shed started spinning or maybe it wa my brain. I can't tell you what he did for me but my car body will never be the same. Awe, his welding will kick your behind, he'll show rust mercy But he'll sure 'nough, sure 'nough show you how to grind Come on Nick, tea. I came back the next morning, Nik, he wasn't there. I looked all over and all I found was a large bill on the stairs It said thank you for a rusty time Call me up whenever you need a grind.
caleb oliva
caleb oliva 2 vuotta sitten
One of the best sayings in manual machining...”we don’t have one of those, so this is going to have to do”
DSCKy 2 vuotta sitten
You're running that lathe way too fast.
AJ Mac
AJ Mac 2 vuotta sitten
Clearly focusing on the big red knob!! 😂
Trev Eves
Trev Eves 2 vuotta sitten
SERIOUS milling/engineering! Well impressed with the detail you put into Blinky, fellas. (Video/editing ain't bad, either).
Trev Eves
Trev Eves 2 vuotta sitten
Avon? I don't get it (Mr Thicky Thick).
Mogipbob 2 vuotta sitten
A chunk of metal went in my eye :)
C.J. 2 vuotta sitten
I sure do hear a lot of chatter. What kind of runout does that old milford have?
Armand Tomany
Armand Tomany 2 vuotta sitten
So, you replace the Harmonic Balancer with Belt Sprocket - Nice! However, the harmonic balancer exists for a reason. It wasn't put there just for show. Are you NOT worried about the torsional vibrations damaging the crank? Also, I'm curious about the "Flexi-Shaft". How much shaft horsepower can it stand continuously? Did you ever consider a "Jack-Shaft" as an alternative? Great work Guys! I really enjoy your show.
Dylan Nicholson
Dylan Nicholson 2 vuotta sitten
No tea break!! 😳🤯☕
Dylan Nicholson
Dylan Nicholson 2 vuotta sitten
Great video shows what can be done on a small machine👍💪
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