VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

- POSTING RULES
- Donate yearly (please).
- Advertise in here!

- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

  #11  
Old 10-14-2019, 10:05 PM
Scott Hersha Scott Hersha is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 1,147
Default

Disc sander for making things flat and taking material off, scotch brite wheel for deburring/polishing. My scotch-brite grinder (Chinese-made), pedestal mounted, has been in operation for almost 20 years (5 airplanes), still running strong - not with the same wheel of course. My grinder, like most, is dual wheel and I have a different grit wheel on each side.
__________________
SH
RV6/2001 built/sold 2005
RV8 Fastback/2008 built/sold 2015
RV4/bought 2016/sold/2017
RV8/2018 built/Sold(sadly)
RV4/bought 2019 Flying
Cincinnati, OH/KHAO
JAN2019
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 10-16-2019, 08:01 PM
ringlasergyrosandwich's Avatar
ringlasergyrosandwich ringlasergyrosandwich is offline
 
Join Date: May 2019
Location: Maryland
Posts: 15
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mturnerb View Post
I like the buffer from Harbor Freight for Scotchbrite wheels - the spindles are longer, and no guards to get in the way. Much easier to to maneuver longer pieces while deburring/shaping. I also used their stand to mount it - again better than bench mounting as stand can be moved into position to maneuver long pieces. I shamelessly stole the idea from Synergy Air when I did their class.

Buffer: https://www.harborfreight.com/power-...fer-61557.html

Stand: https://www.harborfreight.com/univer...tand-3184.html
How did you mount the buffer? I'm trying this setup but the holes don't line up.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 10-16-2019, 08:44 PM
mturnerb mturnerb is offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Ponte Vedra, FL
Posts: 1,123
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ringlasergyrosandwich View Post
How did you mount the buffer? I'm trying this setup but the holes don't line up.
Ahhh - good question. I just drilled holes to match the buffer in the stand. Had kinda forgotten! Also - I think the wheels came with adapters to fit the size of the buffer spindles.
__________________
Turner Billingsley
RV-14A FLYING, N14VB
https://turnerb14a.blogspot.com/

Last edited by mturnerb : 10-16-2019 at 08:47 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 10-17-2019, 12:14 PM
N941WR's Avatar
N941WR N941WR is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: SC
Posts: 12,364
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bruinpilot View Post
I did put the wheel in my drill press. I love it there. Very accessible. Is the slowest speed ok? The grinder spins much faster... great idea though.
Try the faster speeds, if you need.

I still use the slowest speed, when working on a new project.
__________________
Bill R.
RV-9 (Yes, it's a dragon tail)
O-360 w/ dual P-mags
Build the plane you want, not the plane others want you to build!
SC86 - Easley, SC
www.repucci.com/bill/baf.html
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:15 AM.


The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.