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: PayPal Warning|
I had 2 incidences where a company deducted an amount twice and when enquired i was told it was a mistake and will be corrected 3 days later my money was payed back, A thought crossed my that an acute cash flow problem can be quickly solved this way for the customers account.
|Thread: Mystery object|
Edited By Mikelkie on 07/09/2019 22:11:05
|Thread: Backplate debacle|
I never bothered with a perfect fit of back plate to chuck. Years ago i also wanted a perfect fit but about 15 thou under size, so i bolted the chuck and got it running perfectly true by tapping with a lead hammer. The advantage of this i can true up again as the jaws wear.
|Thread: 4 jaw chuck axial allignment|
I like your last six words
Friend of mine borrowed a 5 ton fly press from me and used it at his friends workshop for making large traction engine wheels. This friend of his passed on and my press ended up in his estate never saw it again. expensive lesson
|Thread: Making leaf spring buckles|
Try square tubing
|Thread: Do you clean your workshop at the end of the day?|
A busy guy at an engineering works told me "that a clean shop is a sign of a sick mind"
|Thread: stamford show vandals|
The sentences these poor specimen of mankind getting is a worldwide phenomenon, and in my opinion the problem lies with the human rights bullshit, Animals have rights and humans have privileges with inseparably accountability Sentencing such conduct should be harsh to these maggots who can't create anything for themselves only destruct and destroy what others have achieved
I can say "my condolence i feel for thee"
|Thread: Removing a grub screw|
|Thread: Strange Myford Motor Fault|
It sounds to me like the rotor lost one of it bars
|Thread: What type of compressor do you use to power your engines?|
the refrigerant is already exhausted when it's removed from fridges so the compressors is ok to use, new ones has not been gassed yet.I run four of them into a common receiver very quiet can hardly hear them
|Thread: Steam Engine Number One|
I cast aluminium plummer block type of bearing supports for a cropping machine i built about 2 years ago with a shaft od of 30 mm. the aluminium was automotive cylinder heads from scrap dealers. the final reamed holes left a shiny finish and is a exellent bearing material. I will try and use alli casting wherever possible,and currently making horn blocks for a 7 1/4 loco from aluminium too
|Thread: Interests other than Model Engineering|
Wildlife, bundu bashing & long road trips on my bike
|Thread: Solution found to the World's biggest problem . . .|
i agree with Danny M, just can't understand why scientists and almost all politicians won't or cannot see it!
Edited By Mikelkie on 13/11/2018 21:06:38
|Thread: An alternative to parting-off|
10 inch ? How big your rig?
Edited By Mikelkie on 04/11/2018 18:48:57
|Thread: Suspected stuck piston rings|
I had the same problem a few weeks back and a friend gave me a product made by MOMAR CHEMICALS in my country. this stuff is used for removing carbon deposits from engines etc. I removed the injectors and pored about half a cupful down the bores which was in mid position an left a day or two, then cranked it out and washed out with paraffin. Problem solved. Try google for a similar product in the UK.
|Thread: Songs for the Workshop|
Poet & Peasant...Von Suppe
|Thread: Which type of pin|
J Hancock's idea is most of the time the best way to secure an insert of some sort and does not need much skill, i do a lot of successful heat shrinking.
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