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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: Lest we forget
06/06/2021 10:07:00

Today 77th anniversary of 'D' Day, seems a lot of the media have forgotten,

What sad times we live in


Thread: File sizes
22/03/2021 20:58:23

Thanks Rod, I am making the filing machine designed by Harold Hall an trying to work out the length of file needed

Mick 🇫🇴

22/03/2021 20:37:58

Had a look at Arc's files, does the length given include the tang or just reter to the file's cutting section?

Mick 🇫🇴🇫🇴

Thread: McMaster-Carr
27/02/2021 21:29:22

Nothing needed atm, their online catalogue is an interesting read

Thanks for replies chaps


27/02/2021 21:08:16

Cheers MSC appears to be temporarily unavailable currently,just tried them


27/02/2021 21:06:23

Thanks Mike,will have a look at those


27/02/2021 21:03:12

Thanks, shame but maybe an opportunity for someone to set one up


27/02/2021 20:45:49

Hi folks,

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
26/12/2020 11:45:22

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!
25/12/2020 10:19:30

Me hoover has packed up 😁


Thread: Mery Christmas Everybody
25/12/2020 10:17:32

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
21/10/2020 13:42:31

Gentle heat applied the axle wheel hub should release the loctite so you can pull wheel off

Mick 🇫🇴

Thread: Grumpy old men
11/10/2020 21:59:54

You can use a boat to keep gravy in, and don't forget the tea boat 😁

Mick 🇫🇴

11/10/2020 12:20:27

Oh, and lessons will be learn't !! and to ensure this will never happen again

Mick 🇫🇴

11/10/2020 12:16:50

"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?

Mick 🇫🇴

Thread: ER 32 Collet Tightening Torque.
28/09/2020 18:20:47

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

Mick 🇫🇴

Thread: Macc Models Excellent service
23/09/2020 20:33:16

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

Mick 🇫🇴

Thread: Jobs we had as kids
09/09/2020 09:23:14

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?
25/06/2020 21:23:34

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

Mick 🇫🇴

Thread: What Did You Do Today 2020
07/06/2020 12:56:16

Sorry the other pic that should havebeen on last post Mick 🇫🇴20200607_105303.jpg

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