Here is a list of all the postings Brian H has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Microsoft Pop Ups|
I'm on Windows 10 with Outlook and it happens to me but only occasionally.
|Thread: Copper for boiler construction|
I've always believed that C101 was only a possible problem with oxy-acet, and then only if overheated.
|Thread: Hello From North Carolina|
Hello Gerald and welcome to the forum, it's a great place to be.
|Thread: Hello from Yorks|
Hello Bill and welcome from another Boxford user.
Mine's an AUD with a single phase motor and is in need of a minor (I hope) refurb.
Any questions you may have will almost certainly elicit answers on here.
|Thread: M type lathe tumbler reverse|
Thanks for sharing that David, I'm sure it will help one or two of us the consider what looks at first sight, rather tricky jobs and your workmanship is excellent.
|Thread: Hello all from sunny Suffolk|
Hello Bill and welcome to the forum.
Are you intending to make anything specific once the Bridgeport is up & running?
|Thread: Completed models - just out of interest|
I have a friend who is the same Bill, he enjoys making but loses interest once the model is finished and test run.
I'm not quite the same, I have made 3 road vehicles and enjoyed running them at shows but then they needed to be sold to finance the next one.
The 1 1/2 inch Burrell Boydell T.E. that I'm currently working on will be kept as will the 1 1/2 inch Fowell Box engine that is scheduled as the follow up.
One problem with keeping several large models is that you run out of space to store them.
|Thread: Making split bronze bearings [ silver soldering ]|
I agree with Roy, soft solder is best.
|Thread: Parting off tool - straight or angled.|
Thanks Hopper for the info on the rear toolpost, it certainly looks sturday.
I shall have to knock one up as a project when I have time.
|Thread: What Did You Do Today 2019|
Finally solved my problem with windows updates; I have an identical PC in the workshop that I cancelled the update on.
I've swapped PCs and now don't have a problem because the one in the workshop is only used for quick internet checks for information.
|Thread: Boxford tool post|
I bought mine from RDG. I now have 6 toolholders which gets me by but another couple would be useful.
|Thread: Parting off tool - straight or angled.|
Hello Hopper, I really like the look of your rear tool holder; is it one that came with your lathe or a shop made one?
|Thread: Hello from Hull|
Hello Steve and welcome to this forum. Looks like you're off to a good start with your machinery.
If you have any questions , as you've seen, there are lots of people on here willing to help.
|Thread: Making nameplates|
Hello John, cannot exactly help you with that one but I was in a similar position of wanting nameplates for model traction engines.
I am fortunate in having a sign company locally who took my artwork and lasercut individual letters in Perspex so that I could glue them onto a Perspex background to make a full-sized pattern.
My aim is to use this as a template to follow on my Alexandra engraving machine to produce smaller replicas in brass to suit my models.
This technique could also be used to produce a pattern that could be cast in brass.
I'd already had a professional sign company attempt an etched nameplate but the problem there is the that etchant removes metal sideways, under the artwork, as well as etching the depth, which for a 5" loco would need to be quite deep to look convincing.
|Thread: Newbie Boxford owner saying hello|
Hello Andrew, from a fellow AUD owner.
|Thread: A Clash of Rivets|
Remaining rivets now inserted and silver soldered. I now need to clean it all so that another 114 rings can be place on the outside surfaces and melted in, but that will be MUCH easier. I'm expecting a few leaks that will require remedial work but hopefully the main heating work will be done.
(PS, I'll put up some pictures whan It looks respectable)
Came across a problem that I hadn't considered whilst making the boiler for my Burrell-Boydell engine.
I have drilled all the stay holes and the plan was to use 1/8" snap head rivets from the inside of the firebox.
I've made 114 rings of 1/16" silver solder, threaded them onto the rivets and inserted the rivets from inside as planned.
The problems cam in the corners where I could fit the rivets in the sides but I couldn't place rivets front and back in the corners because the side rivets were sticking up by the thickness of the silver solder!
I took a chance on silver soldering by using propane inside the firebox instead of oxy-acet at the clubhouse and it worked, I can now install the missing rivets and heat it all up again.
Some you win!
|Thread: Denham Junior Mk2 Drawbar|
Roger, the 3 MT suggestion is a good one, the small end of one is just over that for 3 MT.
Roger, cannot help with this specifically but www.lathes.co.uk/denham/ may. They also say that they have some literature.
|Thread: Hi Everyone|
Hello Betty and welcome. You'll probably know more about electrickery that many on here so you may get a number of queries thrown your way.
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