Here is a list of all the postings David Standing 1 has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Myford boring bar help|
Ah, don't worry, that's two of us misunderstood!
If they do not possess a milling machine, perhaps to bore holes?
Seems a reasonable reason to me!
|Thread: Colchester Lathe Factory|
Today's Student and M300 are badge engineered clones of each other.
As John says, a new M300/Student (long bed) is around £20k all in.
Mine is all the lathe I will ever need
|Thread: Adept and Super Adept Register|
Bugger that, that's what electric motors were invented for!
It is worth resurrecting this thread every once in a while, if only to note the late, great, JS's comments
|Thread: Machine moving recommendations.|
Been there with the machine moving dilemma on a number of occasions.
Pricing includes getting to you, and getting back to base, plus the extra mileage if they are not close to you.
If you are employing someone with a HIAB, you have the choice of a 3.5 ton vehicle, or 7.5 ton upwards.
Firstly, if you have 3 x 500 kg machines, that would probably put you over the weight carrying capacity of a 3.5 ton vehicle - 3.5 ton is the gross all up weight, on average they will probably carry a payload of around 1,000 kg/1 ton max.
With a 7.5 ton upwards vehicle, all of the costs are more because of the larger vehicle.
Truth is, if you employ someone to do it for you, nobody is cheap - it is a day out for them, a probably 350 mile round trip Manchester/London/Manchester, fuel costs, wear and tear on the vehicle, having to make a profit etc.
A commercial mover will also have the costs of employee salary, employee overheads, premises etc.
|Thread: CROBALT...Lathe tools|
|Thread: Turning Cast Iron question - Health & Cleaning Up|
Waaaaaaay too much information Neil
|Thread: What Did You Do Today 2019|
Lucky man, if only my life were that simple!
I have projects/machines that are:
Enfield small arms standard
And probably some more I have forgotten!
|Thread: Does anyone know where I can source a Myford 34t change gear?|
See posts #3 and #5
|Thread: "Screwing" a car round a corner!|
Decades ago it would have been oversteer, today drifting.
|Thread: Pivoting bolt|
A photograph, as ever in these situations, would help!
|Thread: DIY Bed Gap|
If I recall correctly, at one time under the Motor Vehicle Construction and Use Regulations in force at that time, from a safety point of view, handbrake mechanisms had to be mechanical, and not hydraulic, operated. The drum within a disc arrangement got round this requirement.
|Thread: Boxford X10 user manual pdf|
If you didn't know, you might like to note this thread:
|Thread: Lathe controls position|
My recently acquired Student has the start/stop/forward/reverse switch located on the saddle (the big red knob in the photo, stop in centre, up for reverse, down for forward)).
Very safe and very handy!
|Thread: Poor finish using indexable lathe tools on steel|
Reduce your tool overhang too, if you can.
Edited By David Standing 1 on 15/04/2019 21:18:08
|Thread: How to get that high end paint finish|
I do not like synthetic brushes, they flick paint, and do not flow as well as real bristle.
Also, if your paper is immediately clogging with paint, the paint is too soft/hasn't fully gone off.
When you say sandpaper, do you really mean sandpaper? Sandpaper will fall apart if wet, only wet and dry will work wet.
I spent years working in bodyshops, so do have a bit of background in paint prep and finishing.
Remember if making a comparison that you are brush painting, and the manufacturers spray paint.
|Thread: Milling curves|
I like your humour
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