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Member postings for John Gregson 1

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Thread: Aveling and Porter Steam roller TE 23
24/06/2019 22:03:09

Thanks for last post all sorted sarik are sending a copy £12.50

24/06/2019 09:23:18

Aveling and Porter Steam roller TE 23 .

2” scale drawn by John Haining

i Making model TE 23 steam roller, as I just got the drawing from a model engineer and the sheet 3 is missing

Can you please help we’re I can locate a copy of drawing.

Thread: Smart and brown lathe
14/04/2019 09:06:50

I have emco 8 lathe, can please help with the taper on the headstock as making a new backing plate for my 4 jaw chuck

thanks john

Thread: Making Square Nuts, 4 mm Spanner, 3 mm high in 8BA or M2
20/01/2018 09:46:58

Get them laser cut, and tap the holes after they been have cut. And ask for a sample before you place the order to see if it works out for you, good luck.


Edited By John Gregson 1 on 20/01/2018 09:49:42

Thread: Chilled cast iron piston casting
05/02/2016 19:46:23

Re grind a tungsten carbide tip to a sharp point . Run at low revs and get under the chill, or buy diamond tip.

Thread: Your recommendations to a total beginner looking to use CAD software?
15/08/2015 23:24:41

I still got auto cad 2000 running on very old laptop platform window me and newer laptop On Xp I find this easy to use.


Thread: Most economical way to Countersink Stainless steel plate
14/06/2015 08:11:37


Countersink with three cutting edges slow speed 125 to 250 and slow feed if you have, plenty of cutting fluid . Try liquid soap and oil this as worked for me


Thread: Bits of steel for small jobs
12/06/2015 11:39:57

Can you help as lost model engineer work shop no 226. Which was the magazine with the wiper motor speed control. Can you please tell me where I can get another copy or post the information of this we control online. As I have little milling machine from which I am making feed drive


Thread: Your lathe bench
18/04/2015 21:18:48

i like your lathe work bench, is It able to move about the work shop great idea. You more photographs


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