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Member postings for Brian Sweeting

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Thread: Eutecrod 1600FC (Eutectic - Castolin)
22/03/2018 23:04:51

Couldn't find the 1600FC but find lots of others. Maybe a call to the supplier is in order..

One description was talking about annealing at 1600°F - coincidence perhaps?


Thread: Thechnical issue regarding plaster.
22/03/2018 18:24:05

I would recall the installers of the stove.

Get the plate at the bottom of the chimney removed for a visual inspection of the installation.

Is it a freestanding stove fitted into the structural opening or a stove that is built into the brickwork?


Edited By Brian Sweeting on 22/03/2018 18:27:17

Thread: Loco nameplates
21/03/2018 17:17:22
Posted by RMA on 21/03/2018 11:41:49:

Thanks for the above replies. I have already tried reply. I'll give Steamplates a try, but they want dimensions etc before quoting and I don't know what they will be. Thanks Adam, I'll pm you if no response from the others.

I much doubt if any manufacturer can quote a price if they don't know what size the end product is going to be

Prices per letter or per inch (mm) are not the norm for this type of item.

Thread: 6" Burrell, Finished at last !
15/03/2018 23:12:58

Congratulations, a superb effort.

Thread: Twitter
13/03/2018 15:55:22

Good luck with that one Boss.

Thread: Burglar alarm
13/03/2018 15:50:21

Good idea, make sure that you audible alarm complies with the regulations regarding length of time sounding etc. You don't want the council noise snoopers spoiling your day.

Thread: Model Engineer magazines
10/03/2018 19:19:40

I'd classify that as good news.

Thread: Aluminium extrusions
08/03/2018 15:28:15

If I'd known that you were trying to level up this years Christmas tree.... , no, maybe not that simple.

Good luck with your endeavours.

07/03/2018 23:48:10

Found this company name who do seem prepared for small runs or one-offs...

Holden Aluminium


Or these people, Aluminium Shapes

Edited By Brian Sweeting on 07/03/2018 23:55:23

07/03/2018 14:55:06

Would laser cutting be an option?

Thread: Pulley Size calculation
06/03/2018 17:42:36

Get in touch with a drive line supplier who will help with both the sizing and supply of the parts.

Someone like Brammer might be a starting point....


Thread: Expansion Plate Mechanism
06/03/2018 17:36:40

How big is the pipe?

Size matters when you are looking for a solution.

Is there a fluid inside the pipe?

More data required please, we can't see from here.

Thread: Myford Super 7 Lathe Instruction Manual
06/03/2018 17:32:54

Beginning to wish that I hadn't started this thread now.

Perhaps the moderators ought to delete this thread to protect the forum from any claims that might present themselves if that is the consensus of the posters here.

04/03/2018 23:29:53

This may be already to hand for Super 7 owners but I came across a download for the operating manual which may be useful to some. It is a pdf.

Apologies if this is old news.


Thread: Oiling a Brook Compton Parkinson electric motor on a myford lathe
04/03/2018 23:01:52

A couple of drops now and again should be okay, the oil keeps a felt ring lubricated.

This Indestructable may be useful.


Thread: how do i make a sealble interface
04/03/2018 14:09:47

Get standard sink waste plumbing fittings.

32mm is 1¼"

You can get adaptors to go from 32mm plastic to 22mm.

Use Plumbers Mait to seal waste fittings to sink outlet.

Thread: Barometer help please
03/03/2018 15:45:29

In picture 3 is that round looking brass a circlip type ring holding the glass In ?

Thread: help - induma mill wiring
01/03/2018 23:59:09

No wiring diagram stuck inside the box cover?

Thread: Large lathe for sale
01/03/2018 14:09:01

Not a bad price or is that $ per metre?

Thread: Maplin
28/02/2018 17:39:17

Maplins have now 'collapsed' according to todays news, sad but not unexpected by the thoughts on here.

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