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Member postings for Mick Henshall

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: homemade slip roll
06/10/2018 11:33:40

Nice job, liked the music very soothing. I was taught to pop the ends of the material over something round and put a radius on before rolling to give it a start


Thread: A tale of two suppliers
04/10/2018 18:39:38

If I was in business and my delivery courier took 5 days to deliver I would find a courier that companies use that deliver faster, it is a competitive world after all


04/10/2018 14:24:18

Used Tracy and they are good, supplier A probably will last all day in business, there a lot of good suppliers but also a lot of rubbish ones, we soon find out who to trust

Be careful out there


Thread: Oxy Acetylene or Oxy Propane?
01/10/2018 20:01:32

I think the hoses are rated type T for propane and type R for acetylene, this courtesy of YT, done a bit of research and seems I can use my oxy/acet torch but need to get a dedicated cutting nozzle for propane


01/10/2018 13:01:16

I have a number of oxy acetylene torches including welding/cutting and lightweight all with their nozzles. I also use propane wit sievert torch. Been thinking of getting acet again but can I use the oxy/acet torches with propane?


Thread: Tom Senior Major milling machine ... gib or jib .. adjusting
29/09/2018 11:52:50

Someone once remarked that they liked the cut of my gib but to date havn't been able to find my adjustment screw anywhere 😁


Thread: New WD40 Can
29/09/2018 11:48:16

Thats similar Nick, but the yank ones have a larger diameter and look altogether more robust, and £40 !;?"^%"? Crikey but thanks for the link


29/09/2018 11:09:23

Abom79 on you tube has good size spray cans which can be filled up and given a squirt of air, I have looked round uk and can't find similar, I generally use Duck Oil bought by the gallon decanted into plastic spray bottles which don't seem to last long but hey ho


Thread: Mounting a new chuck
18/09/2018 21:58:36

Arn't the chucks as Mark describes which have holes through them used to mount chuck on a rotary table using tee bolts the threaded holes in back of chuck for mounting on lathe ?


Thread: What has happened to fly spray?
16/09/2018 22:40:32

I am usually beset by a single fly, after trying the best part of a can it eventually expires then almost immediately replaced by another fly, I am sure they are lined up in a distribution system wjhich releases one at a time just to get right up my nose, or perhaps it is the original fly which I didn't kill in the first place

Puzzled of Dorset


Thread: Arc
16/09/2018 11:12:32

Not sure what all this is about,but as trade with europe will continue after liberation day what's the problem?


Thread: Lubricating my Warco WM14 Mill
13/09/2018 20:38:29

Hi Kevin,

This is a good question, I tried to work out where to oil the gear cluster but didn't find any oiling point. I removed the sight glass and squirted some oil over the gears but as the head casting has no base the oil just ran out all over the place, all i do now is to use some grease applied through the sight glass hole to the gears and so far no problems


Thread: Come on you clever people
04/09/2018 19:35:25

I think I can see a couple of Druids lurking in the undergrowth 😨


Thread: A good quality oil can..?
01/09/2018 11:32:27

I think I have been persuaded to buy one of these Reilang cans, the 200ml metal one hopefully will sort the ball oilers

Out on my Shaper


Thread: Latest for sale ads.
01/09/2018 11:29:06

This sounds like my kind of party, can I come please SOD ?


Thread: What did you do Today 2018
30/08/2018 20:03:03

And pic I missed


30/08/2018 20:01:38

Mick20180830_121242.jpgFinished my rear toolpost, gave it a trial all well no hiccups, some tidying up to do and gine cutter a sharpen, tried it on some aluminium bronze and steel20180830_114221.jpg

Thread: Using a heatbed froma 3D printer to control condensation on my machines
24/08/2018 09:32:40

I have used tubular heaters in my garage with some sucess put up under the corrugated roof panels, but have had good results by leaving a small desk fan running in garage seems to work and presume the air flow inhibits the condensation,


Thread: Is Model Engineering in Decline
18/08/2018 11:54:00

Very good Pero made me chuckle


Thread: Which books
18/08/2018 09:44:38

Sorry for double tap must be the alcohol


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