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Member postings for Martin King 2

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Thread: Car boot gizmo identification?
19/06/2022 10:23:09

Steve,

Nice Saw!

Does it have the tpi number stamped just under the handle?

Good job on the refurb also, well done.

Martin

Thread: What is the best 3d printer for beginners
16/06/2022 13:46:58

I have been very happy now for two years with my Ender 3 Pro, using it almost daily to make commercial items.

there will almost certainly be an updated model.

cheers, Martin

Thread: motor insurance rant
15/06/2022 07:58:12

Chris, " scraped on a car park hit and run "

I wonder if the insurance company misread this as "Scrapped" in error? That would explain their action?

Martin

Thread: Beam Castings Completeness Identification?
12/06/2022 17:34:33

Hi All,

Decided to unclutter the previous thread about the assorted steam engine bits.

Now trying to sort out the next set of engine parts to try and achieve completeness and accuracy when describing them. Any help again will be much appreciated.

I think these are for the ME Beam Engine as said from previous thread.

These all seem to go together but not sure about the parallel motion parts?

steam ident 2.jpg

steam ident 3.jpg

Also there are these few "orphan" castings and steel part:

steam ident 1.jpg

If this is proving to be a pain for members I apologize and will happily discontinue asking about these! Just trying to be accurate when I describe them so any buyer is not disappointed is all.

Cheers, Martin

Thread: How on Earth Do I Sort This Lot Out?!
10/06/2022 09:40:17

Hi All,

Now trying to sort out the next set of engine parts to try and achieve completeness and accuracy when describing them. Any help again will be much appreciated.

These all seem to go together but not sure about the parallel motion parts?

steam ident 2.jpg

steam ident 3.jpg

Also there are these few "orphan" castings and steel part:

steam ident 1.jpg

Cheers, Martin

Thread: Thoriated tungsten electrodes
06/06/2022 18:26:19

JA, I worked at Stone Manganese Marine for part of my sandwich course at Uni, they used casting pits in the floor for large propellers etc. They were in Charlton SE London.

just before I got there they had a large fire in a huge bin of magnesium swarf, which proved nigh on impossible to put out. I dimly remember them talking about thorium problems then?

Cheers, Martin

Thread: Mis-described item?
31/05/2022 20:39:19

Thanks for the info guys, much appreciated.

Martin

30/05/2022 18:20:08

Hi All,

Bought this on Sunday at Cheddar Car Boot, comes in a nice leather case which I have re saddle stitched.

Label n it said it was a "Roof Angle Measurer"

Certainly some sort of inclinometer but not sure whether is is missing a handle or mount of some sort.

There is is a half mirror inside that allows the spirit level bubble to be seen, almost like a sextant.

inclinometer 1.jpg

inclinometer 5.jpg

Any thoughts please?

Cheers, Martin

Thread: How on Earth Do I Sort This Lot Out?!
27/05/2022 22:23:04

Hi JOhn

Final photo ready for listing, many thanks

sanderson 6.jpg

Martin

Thread: What are the best quality needle files?
27/05/2022 20:16:45

Hi All,

we get literally dozens of various needle files in with our tool lots and by far and away the best sellers and most asked for are:

Oberg, Vallorbe, Tome, and older Uk makes Stubs, Bedford etc

these sell very wel and command good prices.

Cheers, Martin

Thread: How on Earth Do I Sort This Lot Out?!
27/05/2022 19:56:17

John,

Makes perfect sense, I will edit and improve the photo, thanks so much for your help.

As these will be offered for sale I wanted to be as accurate in my description as possible which is not easy when knowledge is a bit scarce!

I am sure someone will enjoy making the model from these and it is good that they will not be scrapped.

Cheers, Martin

27/05/2022 07:48:27

John, Again, many thanks!

Nearly three with the final photo, just need names for the bits with an X and any mistakes I have made to be corrected please.

sanderson 5.jpg

Cheers, Martin

Edited By Martin King 2 on 27/05/2022 08:05:51

Thread: AN UNFINISHED PROJECT !
26/05/2022 16:44:36

Hi Noel,

Glad you got back OK with Centec mill, now the fun starts!

Thanks for stopping by and helping me with the wiring on the linisher, all running OK now but a couple of niggles to sort out.

Cheers, Martin

Thread: How on Earth Do I Sort This Lot Out?!
26/05/2022 13:03:40

Nigel, the chap is a local house clearance guy who often brings me items, a useful contact.

cheers,Martin

26/05/2022 11:46:54

Ian, The guy was quite shocked when I offered him more than he asked!

26/05/2022 09:35:47

Hi,

Just found some more parts in another small box?

sanderson 3.jpg

26/05/2022 09:10:54

Hi John

Thanks for the update, am in the process of rejigging the main photo with your amendments.

I may possibly have a suitable piece of gun metal to make up for the missing piece

The 2 "extra" bearing castings seem to be a bit smaller and are cast iron NOT bronze or GM, here is a close up:

sanderson 2.jpg

Cheers, Martin

25/05/2022 22:16:34

Thanks John, I will resign the photos to show your amendments.

Obviously I want to try and get this right so whoever ends up with these gets the right parts.

Cheers, Martin

25/05/2022 16:52:06

Thanks Jason, I have now separated out the Sanderson bits, 30 castings + 3 small machined parts.

sanderson 1.jpg

Looks like a full set which is nice?

Cheers, Martin

25/05/2022 13:59:10

Thanks Jason,

Could you please let me know which bits are for the Sanderson n the 4th pic?

I will then update the photo with all the parts.

Interestingly, some of the small parts in the plastic bags are labelled in Braille!

Cheers, this is a big help. Martin

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