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Member postings for David Standing 1

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Thread: close account
18/09/2020 09:22:49
Posted by John Hinkley on 18/09/2020 09:17:39:

When I snuff it, I don't expect my executors to go through all my log-in details and let everyone know I've exchanged metal-pushing for daisy-pushing. I'll just quietly fade away and no one will miss me, either.

Amen to that! laugh

Thread: Coronavirus
30/03/2020 09:42:05

Likewise Dave yes

Thread: Fitting Chuck Jaws
27/02/2020 17:05:36

To insert jaws of a self centring chuck, this is an easy way.

All jaws should be removed.

Go to empty jaw slot 1. Turn the key until you see the start of the scroll thread cross the slot.

Back off slightly, push jaw 1 in, lightly hold it in, turn the key and engage the scroll thread in jaw 1. As soon as it engages, stop, go to empty slot 2.

Repeat jaw 1 instructions for jaw 2 and then 3.



Edited By David Standing 1 on 27/02/2020 17:06:10

Thread: tipped tooling
23/02/2020 09:24:04

Centre height wrong?

Too much tool holder overhang?

Wrong insert tip radius?

Wrong speeds and feeds?


EDIT - hopper posted whilst I was typing! wink




Edited By David Standing 1 on 23/02/2020 09:24:55

Thread: Facing off backwards
17/02/2020 08:52:49

If it works and is safe it isn't bad practice wink

If you have the right tool tip for the circumstances there isn't a problem.

It's a time saver too!

Thread: Screwcutting on the lathe
10/02/2020 10:33:39
Posted by SillyOldDuffer on 10/02/2020 10:13:39:
materials squidge


Don't they just. What a great description laugh




Edited By David Standing 1 on 10/02/2020 10:34:28

Thread: The Workshop Progress Thread 2020
04/02/2020 09:47:11

What am I doing in the workshop at the moment? Not a lot!

I moved house in November, no garage at the new house, my workshop contents (largely, not all of it) are currently sitting in a 20' shipping container on the drive!

Planning application currently in for a garage/carport/workshop (the workshop is 6x6 m internal), if all goes well it should be built and the workshop back up and running by around the end of July.

Very frustrating, particularly when something I want is, of course, at the back of the container, and I can't get to it!

Thread: Why does everyone disagree with you
30/01/2020 09:04:11
Posted by Andrew Johnston on 27/01/2020 22:04:13:
Posted by SillyOldDuffer on 27/01/2020 13:04:31:

I've had a PM confirming I'm a baddy.

Good grief! Is nothing sacrosanct? I'd put you in the always worth reading category, even if I don't always agree with you. smile


Likewise! yes

Thread: Milling for beginners
31/12/2019 09:32:43

I will echo Ron's comments, thank you Jason for producing the series yes

Thread: 3HP Compressor quality and noise
14/11/2019 23:12:48

You will almost certainly need a C curve MCB to run it, it will probably trip out a B curve on startup.

Thread: Mills with tilting heads..?
26/10/2019 11:51:59
Posted by vintage engineer on 26/10/2019 11:23:34:

I think Warco do one.

I don't think that was the original question smiley

Thread: Gandalf is broken
22/10/2019 22:43:49

Builders fizzy foam is definitely the answer!

Thread: Boring bar
21/10/2019 17:19:13

That appears to be a Komet boring bar.

Take a look at the UJ R (RH) bars and inserts at the bottom of page 306 on the attachment:


Thread: Cast iron cabinet theft
10/10/2019 10:58:42
Posted by Brian Wood on 10/10/2019 10:42:16:

On a side note, we lost our black wheelie bin some months ago, complete with it's contents. That did seem rather bizarre; I would have expected the rubbish to be tipped on our driveway or in the hedge at the side; it had all gone.


They frequently go in the back of the wagon accidentally, on bin day. Once in, they don't come out again!

Thread: At last - no more chattering when parting off!
07/10/2019 09:07:35
Posted by Pete Rimmer on 07/10/2019 08:50:00:

That's nearly as bad as that idiot Steve Jordan's idea of lapping lathe slides by hand - and then having to put two locking screws on his compound when he's realised that he's ruined it, and called that an 'upgrade' too.

I just looked at that. Oh my word! And commentators on the video are praising him! surprise

07/10/2019 08:55:21

Darwin Award contender!

Thread: Has to be seen to be believed
05/10/2019 08:57:48

If Stevie Wonder did boilermaking.......wink

Thread: Which Lathe
02/10/2019 14:40:55

First advice is that two of those (the eBay ones) are sourced from China. How do you return them if they are faulty?

As to the other choices, as you appear to be limited/guided/dictated by budget, surely only you can decide where to stop your limit?

Thread: Cutting tools - what type is most suitable?
29/09/2019 18:59:27

I suspect you are currently having the thought of 'how do I post photographs'..........wink

You need to create an album, put your photographs in it, and post them from there.

Thread: How to repair old King Dick socket extension?
28/09/2019 09:17:04
Posted by bugbear6502 on 28/09/2019 09:10:08:

Thanks to all for the constructive comments. As soon as I get the Adnam's mini keg emptied and off my bench (don't want to stir up the yeast), I will attempt to press out the insert, and proceed to repairing it.


Best excuse of 2019 so far! laugh

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