Here is a list of all the postings Mick Henshall has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Lest we forget|
Today 77th anniversary of 'D' Day, seems a lot of the media have forgotten,
What sad times we live in
|Thread: File sizes|
Thanks Rod, I am making the filing machine designed by Harold Hall an trying to work out the length of file needed
Had a look at Arc's files, does the length given include the tang or just reter to the file's cutting section?
Nothing needed atm, their online catalogue is an interesting read
Thanks for replies chaps
Cheers MSC appears to be temporarily unavailable currently,just tried them
Thanks Mike,will have a look at those
Thanks, shame but maybe an opportunity for someone to set one up
Sure we are familar with this American supplier,question is there any Company
in the UK that carries the range of items that McM do,or have you bought from them
|Thread: Workshop time|
Most days 2-3 hours in the forenoon and often an hour or so in evening while Mrs H is watching game shows
Cold don't bother me just wrap up well,none of my workshops ( 5) are heated
|Thread: Christmas Disasters!|
Me hoover has packed up 😁
|Thread: Mery Christmas Everybody|
Happy Christmas to one and all and fingers crossed for a better New Year
May all your camels be fertile and your dates ripen in the midday sun
Mick from sunny Dorset
|Thread: Wheel out of true|
Gentle heat applied the axle wheel hub should release the loctite so you can pull wheel off
|Thread: Grumpy old men|
You can use a boat to keep gravy in, and don't forget the tea boat 😁
Oh, and lessons will be learn't !! and to ensure this will never happen again
"on a journey, life chances,going forward etc, and all the people on tv interviews by zoom etc who park themselves in front of bookcases with a million books they have probably never read, is this to show that they must be much wiser than the peasantry?
|Thread: ER 32 Collet Tightening Torque.|
Torque?? You would need a torque wrench to measure torque applied, why? In my mid seventies I just tighten by hand and have never had a cutter slip.Its a fair question but sometimes I think it's to easy to make things more complicated than they need to be
|Thread: Macc Models Excellent service|
Ordered some steel material, owing to diminishing brain cells managed to select the most expensive delivery option, e mailed Joe and within the hour he came back and sorted a more economical option for me.
Thankyou Joe and worthy of a heads up
|Thread: Jobs we had as kids|
Age 11 onwards made a go kart the peddle youself type and would go to Weymouth railway station and take grockles suitcases to their hotels,worked in the Jubilee cafe then Pullingers restaurant on the Pier bandstand,at 15 passed exam to enter Royal Navy as an Artificer Apprentice and trained as a Shipwright passing out in 1964, seems a million years ago
|Thread: Press Button Oilers?|
I changed mine on the ram ways on my boxford 8"shaper by screwing a self tapping screw into the oiler a pair of long nosed pliers under head of self tapper a pad other side of of the screw to act as a fulcum and levered screw up and oilers popped out, replaced with cup type oilers
|Thread: What Did You Do Today 2020|
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