Here is a list of all the postings john carruthers has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: seals for mini lathe tapered roller bearings?|
I read that the original mini lathe design was of Russian origin and used TRBs. The later Chinese version used ball races.
|Thread: Chinese 7x10 lathe|
+1 for the 16" sc3.
|Thread: Glazing Bars|
Bit late spotting this one. I had to make 2 long clock cases in the glass works for the local time ball tower collection.
|Thread: new workshop|
CAV installed new machines which upset the neighbours. We fitted tripple glazing and the walls and ceiling were foamed.
Welcome Justin, lots of ATMs on here.
|Thread: Hi from Deal|
Hi Dave, I recently moved away from Eastry to south Wales.
|Thread: Hi from Kent|
Hi Ricky, I just moved from Kent, have you seen the mill in classifieds at Gillingham?
|Thread: Storing small lengths of steel stock|
I find a damp cardboard box held together with duct tape works well and it deters potential thieves from trying to carry it away.
|Thread: New member (South Wales)|
Hello Steven and Richard, I recently moved to Margam from Kent and am hoping to get my shed set up in the next few weeks.
|Thread: Lady Stephanie|
I have - somewhere...
|Thread: Solar Tracker designed in Alibre Atom3D|
When I first started astronomy I used a mechanical time switch on a hinged board for very crude tracking.
|Thread: Cost effective way of measuring 90degrees very accurately on Milling machine|
For an accurate square I use old optical prisms for 90d and 45d.
|Thread: Todays Mystery Objects?|
Ship's logs maybe ?
|Thread: Mini-lathe dying..?|
I fitted one of Arc's lead screw grommets...
|Thread: Used Flexispeed|
Beware of a Meteor II that has been over revved, the plain bearings don't like it.
|Thread: 'shop tip from 1921|
Sawdust sweepings from the joinery shop floor would be cast into the iron stove, the lid jammed on quick and a concrete block hastily placed on top.
Edited By john carruthers on 25/11/2018 08:36:02
|Thread: The new talking Mercedes|
|Thread: What did you do Today 2018|
^ in extremis I use nylon rolling pins
|Thread: mini lathe chuck replacing.|
How about some larger diameter nuts, tapped M6, say 3/4" dia , or whatever will fit.
|Thread: A question for Thomas the Tank Engine fans|
It may be that Thomas is reaching the end of his career? Often they start taking rough trade, jobs they would never have accepted in their prime.
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