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JasonB04/01/2012 09:18:11
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Here you go, this was made by Rob Wilson over on Madmodder forum
 


Springbok04/01/2012 10:35:04
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Wow Jason
Did he make both of these items that you have pictured and is there any build history
that we can look at.
 
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JasonB04/01/2012 11:25:39
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No The second pic just shows the painted up squeezer in the background. Though hes capable of making a milling machine.
 
Its worth looking through the posts of "Rob.Wilson" on Mad Modder, very skilled man, mostly machine refurbs and alterations but he's also a very talented welder and home caster. You will have to register if not already a member then go to the member list , select Rob and view his posts.
 
Terryd04/01/2012 16:55:39
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Posted by Springbok on 02/01/2012 02:19:49:
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In this day and age there are many ways of doing the same task and getting a good result , you have to look out of the box..........................

Edited By Springbok on 02/01/2012 02:35:52

Hi Bob,
 
And a Happy New Year, I'll respect 'out of the box thinking' when I see more done properly inside it. Just because some things are old, it doesn't mean they are outdated.
 
I'm not too far behind you in the age stakes either and in my previous profession I was acknowledged as a lateral thinker, But I can still appreciate the elegance of the simple 'Complex' is usually the result of muddled thinking. I'm reminded of those designers (and I use the term loosely) who try to redesign new versions of old, but proven solutions and the new 'solution' simply doesn't fulfil the need. I've seen it often with ambitious young Turks who think they know better than the older generation. Perhaps I was even like that myself once.
 
As far as being a Luddite, a Luddite is one who resists progress. I welcome progress, but I don't think that change is necessarily the same as 'progress'. It takes lateral analysis to recognise real progress and not simple change. I'm just awaiting the day when someone here announces that they have redesigned the wheel, because it's outdated.
 
All the very best regards,
 
Terry
Terryd04/01/2012 16:59:16
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Posted by JasonB on 04/01/2012 09:18:11:
Here you go, this was made by Rob Wilson over on Madmodder forum
 

 
 
Hi Jason,
 
Wow, that's good, it fair takes me back to my days working with the fabrication platers in my first apprentice department. It would also make a great basis for an English wheel for body panel work with a few simple attachments. I haven't been to Mad Modder fro ages, I must revisit. Thanks for the prompt,
 
Best Regards
 
Terry
mgj04/01/2012 17:43:27
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No disrespect, but on the basis of that, I think a dolly with 2 slots in it might be a more speedy answer.
 
I bet that would squeeze a rivet a trifle.

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