Here is a list of all the postings Mikelkie has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: a little diversion|
I like Macolm's explanation (3)
|Thread: Crankshaft Factory|
Where am I (or us)?. slip guages, dro's, sine bars, cnc, qtp's etc etc will take me a lifetime making on of those as someone said in a James Watt like workshop. Good video though
Edited By Mikelkie on 02/10/2021 20:32:23
|Thread: joy valve gear (Derby 4f)|
Wanted to build a Derby 4f myself experience difficulties with the drawing some 25 years ago, gave it away and did a Simplex instead. I suspect Don Young's drawings had some incorrect measurements
|Thread: Electric motor speed|
Commonly called a universal motor, not to be run without load
|Thread: Gas Burners for boiler|
Hi Matt Stevens, check out my photo album for pics of a round gas burner that i made long ago. i'm using it on my vertical boiler also 6 inch in dia. It is quite easy to make in any size and performs well. pm me if more info needed Regards Mike
|Thread: Overheated Drill|
Correct. the smaller drills and angle grinders became a consumable item i go through 3 each annually and
bin them, not worth even opening them.
|Thread: Boiler Fittings|
J Bay regretfully is no longer in business as Mr Heydenrych retired about three years ago. Made wonderful stuff for the ME enthusiasts.
|Thread: Injector LBSC type|
|Thread: Lathe Motor running Lumpy :-)|
Check the function and condition of the centrifugal switch if fitted
|Thread: Long Term Planning or No planning!|
Larry it sounds if you in South Africa somewhere.
|Thread: To gib or not to gib?|
Leave well enough alone, if there is a nylon or bronze wad between the locking screw/s and inner surface i think that will suffice.
|Thread: Safety Switch Wiring|
Check if the coil voltage is for 380 or 220 volt, that may be your problem.
|Thread: New shaft in Oilite bushes?|
The "OLD" in Old Mart means he spoke of a lifetime experience
|Thread: Calling all Colchester Bantam owners.|
Very nice and enjoyable machine but you will be buying tooling and things ..but wait until you see what comes with it.
|Thread: What to do when you lose something|
What is ones chance of finding a way to stop small items falling on your foot and always find itself under a machine or table ? I decided one day to remove the work bench and clean the workshop, the list of long gone things will be several pages!
|Thread: New scam to beware of|
A very well spoken lady from the UK called me and told me that a cousin of mine passed on a while ago, and left me one hundred and fifty five thousand pound which a haven't claimed yet if i would furnish her with my bank details and id number she will do the transfer. Problem is my cousin left England 18 years ago and died 5 years later in Canada as a pauper. Not all South Africans are idiots
|Thread: Shaper in action|
Hi fellow M E's
Has anyone ever built a working model of an Alldays & Onions or similar pneumatic hammer?,
i'm unable to find drawings of such. Can anyone perhaps help?
Regards to all
|Thread: Troubleshooting Instructions|
It's like the help button on computer programs, your problem is not listed!
|Thread: Music in the Workshop|
I listened to classics all my live (my doggies too) I the occasional rubbish comes on i can at the push of a button turn on Mantovani or Hooked on classics or the like. In comparison modern stuff in abrasive to my mind and soul.
Well said Peter
|Thread: Milling Machine Table Repairs|
I filled some holes in my day on b/port tables if holes are not to big i reamed and turn up a peg from good quality cast iron and drive in with a hammer an finally stone to a almost invisible finish
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