Here is a list of all the postings Boiler Bri has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Durham compensating|
Big thank you to Rod.
I can no make these items.
Does anyone have a copy of this ME issue? I would like to make the diff for my engine but i do not have the mag?
1982 149 3684 33 John Haining compensating gear for 2" scale Durham engine,
Edited By Boiler Bri on 09/07/2020 21:05:57
|Thread: Hermes Parcels|
There is a distribution centre for Hermes in our yard at work.
It is a free for all every day and all types of vehicle and people fill the yard and try to load parcels into their vehicles.
We have watched stuff being crammed into their vehicles stuff dropped presumably breaking the items inside. The company is a shambles.
Personally and professionally we would never use them
|Thread: NiMH charger|
Duncan. Model boats forum/ website has very useful information about electrics and batteries. Dave Milbourn has some excellent advice
It’s under features
|Thread: Warco WM16 and Chester 20V owners|
I have the wm18 with the dro. It’s suitable for my 5” loco modelling. I usually have the dive lock nipped up a bit when I dive into a cut. I would always drill a hole first then put the slit drill down it.
Bigger stuff I do at work on a Bridgeport. Things for my 4” traction engine.
Yesterday I made some parts for hydrostatic lubrication and they came out ok even with winding the head height up and down.
I bought a drive for the table from Warco. It was NOT a direct fit so be warned If you decide to buy one.
All in all it suits my purpose and I get what I want from it
Made at a price to suit home use if I had the space I would look out for a Bridgeport
|Thread: Fantastic British engineering|
No PPE. No blame claim culture in them days.
|Thread: Delay in dispatch and delivery|
Strange but in our area HD9 the services have improved. Postman is now coming before noon every day where as before it was around 1pm.
|Thread: The good bits coming out of the Covid epidemic|
And hopefully crappy machine tools will stop coming out of China which will mean a reduction in forum posts on here 😂
|Thread: Sino readout|
Thank you for the replies. It all helped.
If you all understand the above your better men than me
Clive you are right it was strange. But it was me who made it so. I can get carried away and should have thought about it more instead of pressing buttons straight away.
Edited By Boiler Bri on 15/04/2020 19:11:09
Last night i accidently pressed a button on my readout and was not sure how to go back to get out of it, so like a fool i pressed anything on the panel. This was the wrong thing to do, call it a senior moment.
The x axis for one turn of the handle on the lathe gives me 2mm travel.
The readout now only shows 0.8mm of travel for the full revolution of the handle.
Readout is a Sino SDS6 -2v Unit.
Can anyone guide me as to how to re-set the calibration so that one turn of 2mm travel shows the same on the readout please?
The Y axis is fine??
Any help appreciated.
|Thread: What Did You Do Today 2020|
My Warco wm18 saw a little TLC today.
The rubber cover had perished over the years and cracked into two parts.
Nice new one fitted made from silicone.
The new power drive that i fitted in December is working ok. Saves my arms a lot of work. For the money i think it a worth while piece of kit. If you buy one make sure you give Warco the serial number and they are not universal fitting.
I have re positioned the limit switch and at the same time cut the box so that the cable comes out of the side. I did not like it being scraped along the bed when moving the table in the Y axis.
|Thread: Steam valves|
Thank you very much.
Yes it is Nick. No prob with the magazine. Someone will have it.
Does anyone have a copy of this that they could copy for me please?
Its about steam valves etc
2004 issue 4433 Terence Holland
|Thread: What are these for|
I have had these kicking around for ages. Does anyone know what they are?
|Thread: Source of Small Extension Springs|
Is that 1/2 + loops.
I have a box of assorted springs which might have one. ??
|Thread: Chester lathe as my new lathe anyone|
Hi. I have a Chester crusader de lux. It took me a while to get used to it.
I could go on but up until yesterday it’s run everytime I turn it on.
Dro is a bonus and improves your accuracy.
I would go for the Warco if I was to change as there more suited to modelling.
Really miss my 5” model A metric Boxford
|Thread: The Workshop Progress Thread 2020|
I have to agree with Brian H, its very nice.
It would make a change from Locomotive parts. And you only make one part not multiples.
Nice wood work Rod.
Edited By Boiler Bri on 30/03/2020 16:44:04
|Thread: Back issues|
No point in adding a new post.
I was given a copy of ME recently which had part 18 of a series by Doug Hewson on improving Britannia kits.
I own a kit Britannia and would be interested in getting hold of the series. Does anyone know how long it ran and the magazine numbers?
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