Here is a list of all the postings Roger Provins 2 has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Gosh trying to line a Loco is so hard any tips|
Would this pinstriping tape do the job?
|Thread: Decent quailty drill bits 1.6mm and 1.7mm|
If you don't mind getting from UK I suggest http://www.greenwood-tools.co.uk/shopscr130.html
|Thread: Scroll Saw or Bandsaw?|
Proxxon make some excellent tools. Yes they are more expensive than many of their competitors but they are made very well with great attention to detail. I have several of their products and can't fault them.
Edited By Roger Provins 2 on 15/10/2016 20:21:07
|Thread: Mystery tool.|
Looks very like a tool we had to squash closed a brake flexible coupling whilst working on the brake cylinders.
|Thread: Midlands MEX 2016|
I've been clouted by those things too many times. Blasted carbuncles they should be banned at shows!
|Thread: buying aluminium sheet|
Both the auctions in the links from peak4 are Buy It Now - so no snipers just click and it's yours.
A great many of the listings on eBay are BIN.
|Thread: Scroll Saw or Bandsaw?|
The average small single speed bandsaw is sold primarily for cutting wood and runs at about 1000 fpm which is about 10 times too fast for steel or brass but okay for aluminium.
I don't know what's available more up market but for steel or brass you need something that will run at about 100 fpm. For the best results and a long lasting blade you'll also need a M42 Bi-Metal Bandsaw Blade.
|Thread: What do you call one of these?|
Proxxon Long Neck Angle Grinder £83.17 (inc shipping) **LINK**
|Thread: 'Myford' suitable tools from India|
A problem I have with a fairly cheap Warco QCTP set bought a few years ago. They haven't had spare holders in stock for ages and doesn't look like the ever will.
|Thread: Delivery Problems|
DPD are indeed excellent but they are relatively expensive compared with other carriers. I suppose it's a case of you get what you pay for.
I use Royal Mail for their large letter and small package services but they are far too expensive for larger/heavier items so for those I use UPS. The reports of worker's exploitation by Hermes put me off using them.
|Thread: Windows 10 Anniversary Edition - Any Experience Yet?|
On the BBC this morning....
Edited By Roger Provins 2 on 22/09/2016 10:01:38
|Thread: Apple Car|
Linux Car - the one you don't buy, it's free! Is supported by a worldwide web of enthusiasts, needs less fuel and is faster than its high priced competitors.
|Thread: What would you ban and why? (Definitely tearoom!)|
There's a TV channel called Bike that often has the "background" music louder than the commentary!
|Thread: eBay P&P (Barrack Room Lawyer)|
The postage cost component of the P/P charge is easy to check but how does one check the cost of packing?
It's not just the cost of materials but also the labour time to doing it which, with complicated, awkwardly shaped or very delicate items, can be quite extensive.
|Thread: How on earth do they do it?|
Unless you're over 74 then it's free!
|Thread: What Did You Do Today (2016)|
Magnet on a stick?
|Thread: Speed controller Very slow!|
Search eBay and you'll find dozens. No idea which is best ... here is just one but caveat emptor.
Edited By Roger Provins 2 on 13/08/2016 08:50:53
|Thread: Windows 10 forced upgrade|
I've been "on-line" since the very beginning of the internet and stop worrying about privacy long ago.
Been using Linux of various distros for many years. I too have a couple of programs that are unique and I need but are only available written for Windows. I've found that, with a little configuring, they both run satisfactorily either in a DOS or WINE emulator or a Windows Virtual Machine.
Whether it's worth it or not is of course another matter.
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