Here is a list of all the postings Dave Halford has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Will cash become obsolete ?|
Plenty of old people still going to b'ham city centre banks and withdrawing £20.
Every car park machine that I use only takes cash.
|Thread: I once built a go cart|
My old neighbour had a proper 125 cart he used to race, one day I caught him cleaning a tyre mark off the back of his helmet after someone rear-ended him. His missus never found out.
True mine had pram wheels held on with bent nails round the axles.
|Thread: Todays news -- well done|
That's what a spray of detox as it was called is for Steve, cardboard or plastic, psst, sorted.
|Thread: Which Lathe???|
Harrison M300, there's 4 on ebay in the UK, 2 might be OK, 2 are junk.
Prices are pretty much the same
|Thread: Possible protection from Covid|
In that case I
|Thread: Removing (decorators) paint from Myford Panel|
That sounds like an add on ebay a few years ago.
Refurbished lathe from a 'school'. All bright blue and new looking except they had spray painted everything in one go including lead screw, bed and chuck.
|Thread: How can I remove this mould from painted surface?|
When you read Google carefully it mostly says hard surfaces, as in glass, metal and glazed surfaces of tiles which will clean with a cloth anyway.
Most coatings have a porous bit which is why moulds get into gloss paint and silicone sealer.
Linky this is as good as any link
In the OP's case there's apparently no mould on the hard anodised surfaces, just the powder coat, so it may have grown into the coating. There nothing to stop trying bleach, it may reduce the black but it will grow back given half a chance.
Bleach does not kill mould, it just bleaches it. Anything sold as a mould killer won't be just bleach.
|Thread: New design of mains plug?|
Harmonisation with Europe, all the wiring colours changed including 3ph and DC. You can go into a BT exch and see warning labels everywhere with blue cable on both live and 0V depending on date of install.
Except Europe mostly ignored it.
|Thread: band a bond belting|
A soldering iron used to work ok, melt both ends at the same time and bring them together whilst still wet.
|Thread: What are you doing to stay safe|
We follow the latest advise.
2M personal spacing.
Post gets left alone for 72 hours.
Dry shopping gets left alone in the bags for 72 hours.
Stuff for the Fridge or freezer gets sprayed with Dettox.
The most dangerous thing I can do is go shopping.
People think 1M is enough space, there's even signs up saying 1M is OK so there's no screens at the tills, but there are 2M tape marks on the floor at the tills??? Till queues get crossed by other shoppers due to the gaps.
Just to add to this.
The Industrial disinfectant that when diluted turns white goes through the skin and bites you hard. A workmates Pilot brother who flew routes into the Scottish islands during the last foot and mouth outbreak tripped at the bottom of the plane steps and got the stuff from the footbath on his clothes. Unfortunately it was too strong a solution and he felt unwell on the return trip, he ended up spending weeks in hospital unable to walk. Two years later he still couldn't fly.
Edited By Dave Halford on 28/03/2020 12:04:37
|Thread: Arboga em825|
If you got the same depth of cut along the 10" length you expected then nothing moved
If you don't clamp the quill the cutter will chatter
|Thread: Neilson air line fittings|
They use non standard fittings like the Aldi / Lidl compressors. Some people have found euro fittings will work on Chinese stuff, whereas I have not.
The threads that these fittings screw into however are standard air line so you can swap them.
|Thread: Tuna Can Blower|
Only if the cat was made from vegetables
|Thread: Tom Senior light X Axis power feed|
|Thread: Big lumps of Cast Iron|
Rapid Metals do huge blocks of cast iron, a tidly 6" cube might be in the scrap box Currently closed due to our daily nightmare.
|Thread: Mute Microphone in Windows 10|
It's probably part of the sat nav blocker system
|Thread: Tom Senior light X Axis power feed|
Thought all the Bessemer Converters had been retired m8
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