Here is a list of all the postings Nick Hughes has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Mystery Dividing Head|
Have a look down this page **LINK**
|Thread: Learning CAD with Alibre Atom3D|
This video should help you understand constraints (you may not have all the constraints in the video available to you in Atom though)
There's more videos here (Don't worry Alibre was Geomagic before it was re-aquired )
Edited By Nick Hughes on 28/10/2018 20:48:09
|Thread: I finished a project!|
|Thread: Depth Guage|
Bowers Group now own the Moor and Wright brand.
look at page 10 on the link below
Don't know if they will deal direct, or if there's a minimum order.
|Thread: loctite fixing|
This vid should point you in the right direction
Edited By Nick Hughes on 14/10/2018 15:44:25
|Thread: New WD40 Can|
Another option and should be the same quality as their oilers:- **LINK**
Something like this? :- **LINK**
Plenty of others also listed on the Amazon site
Edited By Nick Hughes on 29/09/2018 11:29:49
|Thread: Convex buffer face|
I've posted this in another thread, but might still help, with some interesting methods:- **LINK**
|Thread: Centroid Acorn|
A bit more discussion on the MYCNCUK site here:- **LINK**
|Thread: Tailstock tapping chuck|
Not a Coventry but a Landis and a bit on the large size for the OP (I'm sure we had slightly smaller ones at RR though)
|Thread: Simple Ball Turner Attachment for the Lathe|
Not ball turning, but for larger rads this publication gives some interesting methods:-
|Thread: Lead acid battery charging|
Any use? :- **LINK**
|Thread: Milling Table "fault"|
If the OP was holding the DTI in the spindle and then rotating the spindle by hand, then the error would be the column, but as he is not and just moving the Y Axis then the error is in the table.
0.010" is nothing to worry about IF you're happy producing wedge, or parallelogram shaped parts. However if you want to produce accurate, square work then it needs correcting (and THEN also check the Column alignment, shimming if needed)
|Thread: Help needed getting a Triac up and running|
There will probably be more help for you on the MYCNCUK forum, regarding a conversion e.g:- **LINK**
Even though I use Mach4 to run my Syil X5, if you do decide to convert, I would suggest looking at UCCNC **LINK**
rather than the no longer in development Mach3.
|Thread: Vauxhall Omega Aircon|
Replacement coils and clutch kits are available
Just had the compressor replaced on my astra and started looking at my options, just in case it was'nt covered under the warranty.
Edited By Nick Hughes on 02/07/2018 21:59:57
|Thread: Magnetic mill vice|
Electro magnet, a bit like the maglock the OP was referring to!
The Turbomill Chuck obviously has a market, otherwise it would not be in production, PLUS I only posted the clip,
in response to earlier posts.
Speculation as to their use/usefulness I'll leave to others.
|Thread: metric screw cutting Myford Super 7|
A bit more information (and alternatives) in a previous threat here:-
+1 for M-Machine
Bought all of the copper for my Castle boiler from them, as they have 10G copper sheet (With certificate if needed) in stock (actually 3.3mm) and so could keep to the published design without any issues, that may be caused by using the more easily available 3mm sheet.
|Thread: Magnetic mill vice|
Edited By Nick Hughes on 20/06/2018 09:33:25
|Thread: Help with TurboCad Architectural|
Have you tried contacting the new Alibre (No longer owned by 3D) team about your old version?
They have been very helpful with others in a similar situation.
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