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Member postings for David Standing 1

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Thread: Food glorious FOOD
27/12/2016 16:27:10
Posted by Ajohnw on 13/03/2016 23:07:35:

Thickened with 50 50 bisto



BISTO? disgust.

Tsk, tsk..........wink 2.

Thread: Xmas in the workshop/shed
25/12/2016 10:36:17

I shall be taking some photos of my 'spare' Boxford, an Industrial 330, ready to pop it in the classifieds smile p.

25/12/2016 10:34:41
Posted by Martin Connelly on 23/12/2016 08:51:40:

Following on from their world record success with the Warhorse monowheel **LINK** the UK Monowheel team are making a new wheel named Trojan. So I have started making parts for it and will be getting some work done over the next few weeks.


That looks a very silly and pointless motorcycle!

Excellent, just the sort of thing I like to see wink 2.

Thread: Metal bluing parts of the lathe
22/12/2016 21:27:48
Posted by Russell Eberhardt on 22/12/2016 15:08:55:

When at school in about 1960 we were made to rub a few drops of oil into our hands on entering the metalwork shop. I still do that and have very little problem with rust. A thin film of oil on your toolpost should be all that's needed.


I've never used either oil OR barrier cream on my hands, and in 62 years I can truthfully say they have never rusted smile p

Thread: Recommend First Time Starters Lathe
19/12/2016 11:17:34
Posted by Speedy Builder5 on 19/12/2016 08:06:07:

I love my BOXFORD, but the other camp love Myfords - either are capable of the sort of work you are thinking about.

I seem to have hedged my bets and ended up with both a Myford and a Boxford wink.

Thread: boxford refurb
19/12/2016 11:14:19
Posted by kevin beevers on 19/12/2016 10:13:55:

help is needed,now the boxy is up and running do i keep it and sell my other boxy or do i be greedy and keep them both how many of you folks have two lathes ?


Guilty as charged, m'lud - two lathes.........and two milling machines blush.

Thread: sales spiel
15/12/2016 21:30:13
Posted by Bazyle on 15/12/2016 21:16:43:

I am much more irritated by the "worth a look" label one particular ebay hack uses.

I thought it was just me!!

It normally makes me look somewhere else.....!

Thread: Gate mill
14/12/2016 17:43:53
Posted by Robonthemoor on 13/12/2016 16:48:42:

Hi guys, can anyone inform me how to oil them small brass oil access points with a small sprung loaded ball in the centre, they drive me nuts trying to get oil into them with a oil can😡 Are there proper oil cans for them🤔

Regards Rob.

Here y'go:


Edited By David Standing 1 on 14/12/2016 17:44:51

Edited By David Standing 1 on 14/12/2016 17:46:08

Thread: Kerry drill model
14/12/2016 17:32:35


You have too much time on your hands!

And yes, I am jealous..........

And yes again, I can't wait to see this finished cool.

Thread: VAT criticisms?
14/12/2016 17:28:56
Posted by Ian Phillips on 14/12/2016 14:57:40:

as a layman I get my knowledge from the BBC

Ian P

And, sadly, we know how shockingly biased the BBC can be sad.

Thread: What shall I build to please the boss?
13/12/2016 10:15:24
Posted by Iain Downs on 13/12/2016 07:17:33:

Honey drizzle and rolling pin sound good, but sadly all the cooking is done by 'im indoors and not SWMBO.


Lol, me too. I'd just be making kitchen stuff for myself - mind you, I do need a better coffee tamper (thanks Ian for the suggestion), and I do have a big chunk of suitable brass bar sitting in the metal box................

12/12/2016 21:58:55
Posted by Ian S C on 12/12/2016 10:53:51:

One thing I made for my brother in law was a stainless steel coffee (not sure what it's name is) hammer/compressor. you'll need a bit of stainless about 2" dia x 3" or so long, You will find them in the shops, here they cost up to $NZ80.

Ian S C


If you mean what I think you mean, you mean a tamper.

From, a coffee snob wink 2.

Thread: Pratt Burnerd 6 inch 4 jaw independant lathe chuck
12/12/2016 19:26:25

Edit: Typing as Mark posted!


Edited By David Standing 1 on 12/12/2016 19:26:58

12/12/2016 19:24:26
Posted by sean logie on 12/12/2016 19:01:07:

the gauges tell me that the threads are 7G 1/8-1/4 .



Can you be clear exactly what your lathe nose thread is? In the Q & A on the chuck listed on eBay you say it is 8tpi, but don't show the diameter of the thread, and the bit above doesn't make sense.

Edited By David Standing 1 on 12/12/2016 19:24:51

Thread: Bassett-Lowke 2 1/2 inch flying scotsman
12/12/2016 17:38:32


It's a shame we won't see this finished, but that has to be your choice.

However, as Michael says, I can only approve your choice of how to spend the proceeds - I have had Naim and Linn hi-fi for about 30years now smile d.

Thread: Aircraft General Discussion
12/12/2016 12:43:24
Posted by Michael Gilligan on 11/12/2016 16:58:54:
Posted by Muzzer on 11/12/2016 16:38:39:

That Land Rover seems to have a rather unusual construction, assuming that's what it is. Not like any I've seen before. Possibly a hand made one-off body?


That, Sir, would be a Shooting Brake



No, Sir, that is a standard Land Rover that crashed into grandad's garden workshop wink 2.

Thread: Using a debt collection agency.
30/11/2016 20:50:58
Posted by Mark P. on 30/11/2016 19:02:31:
Alan, he has a string of CCJs against him so another one will not bother him! Even my solicitor says taking him to court would be a waste of money!
Mark P.


Ask your solicitor what he thinks of my suggestion.


Thread: Safety and superglue chucks
30/11/2016 16:51:42
Posted by David lawrence 3 on 30/11/2016 15:30:01:

after 3 more attempts with a top rated superglue it happen again so I stopped and made a mandrill for the RT.

You glued a monkey to your faceplate? That's a bit p

Thread: Using a debt collection agency.
28/11/2016 15:15:05


You have PM!


28/11/2016 14:25:35
Posted by Mark P. on 28/11/2016 12:26:45:
Hello all, has anyone on here ever used a debt collection agency, and what were the pros and cons?
Regards Mark P.

Is it a one off debt?

Is it a company or an individual?

Is it over £750?

Do they have the money to pay you?

My background is debt collection..........not touting for business - I am retired now! - but can guide you as to what the right approach might be.

Edited By David Standing 1 on 28/11/2016 14:26:17

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