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Member postings for geoff adams

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Thread: Gerry`s Beam Engine, part on the drawing missing
28/05/2020 14:47:24

Hi Bob

Iam building this engine on and off at the moment if you goggle gerrys beam it will come up with john there is a copy of the english version there is also a metric drawing listed on the net thats the one one iam making give me a shout if you can find them

hope this helps Geoff

Thread: mystery tool
22/05/2020 05:08:11

thanks for the reply they were going back in the shop as an unknow yes they are handed and the middle of the three holes is threaded


21/05/2020 06:56:45

img_1188.jpgimg_1186.jpgimg_1185.jpgmorning all these came in a box of lathe tools any ideas what they areimg_1184.jpg

Thread: Source of CNC plastic for software proving purposes
14/05/2020 13:23:06

hi dont no what the material is but i use celotex which is wall insulation most builders skips have some off cuts in and its free if you are careful it can be measured i find this works to prove your G code

hope this helps Geoff

Thread: Verwood, Dorset
21/04/2020 17:38:51

Hi Richard in New Milton not a million miles away loads of projects on the go one day i will finish one


Thread: CNC Feasablity for small project?
19/04/2020 08:41:50

Martin sent you a PM


Thread: Does CNC use a DRO
18/04/2020 10:04:34

many years ago i programmed and set a Moog cnc mill the axis were positioned by hydralics and Heidenhain glass scales it worked well till i manged to rattle the z scale with a 20 mm carbide slot drill and it lost were was and took a dive through the job into the vice in rapid before i hit the o sh.. button

Thread: Sino readout
15/04/2020 12:24:22

Hi Brian ihave the manual for that dro if you need it i will email you a copy if you PM me


Thread: free sealey bandsaw
14/04/2020 05:51:56

yes Dom sent you a PM


Thread: Centec 2B power feed gears and gearbox internals.
12/04/2020 05:12:58

Hi Nick can you post a pic of what you have got i have just replaced a power feed on my centec 2a with a up to date one and have the old one if it will help


Thread: Chester lathe as my new lathe anyone
01/04/2020 16:27:02

i have a Chester 20vs milling machine needed a new motor last year ordered no problem delivered next day

stripped a drive gear the girl on the phone really dint no what i was talking about sent me the drawings order the new part was delivered in a day found them very helpful and dispatch spares promptly hope this helps


Thread: easy weld welding rods
26/03/2020 17:00:49

came from oxford welding supplies ltd uk

26/03/2020 16:41:54

has anyone tried these for aluminium get a pack of 10 rods £13.00 thought i would give it a try all you need is a plumbers torch tried it today with 2 mm thick alloy sheet with a bit of practice it works well i turned a bit of 6 mm alloy under size built it up and turned it to 6 mm and threaded with great results

i was a bit sceptical but it does work well


Thread: The Workshop Progress Thread 2020
24/03/2020 18:32:23

looking good George mines on hold other projects making a weather vane for her indoors birthday not aloud out for twelve weeks text from doctors last night how did you machine the fly wheel ??

keep safe Geoff

Thread: ventilator production coronavirus
18/03/2020 13:35:24

on the midday news pm wants industry to switch production to make these machines as a model engineer with 4 cnc machines 3 mills 2 lathes etc i would be willing to make any parts i can but how do you offer your services

sorry if this in the wrong thread


Thread: free sealey bandsaw
15/03/2020 16:43:55

free to good home Sealey mr3 horizontal bandsaw had this for about 5 years its a bit noisy but works upgraded to a bigger machine need the space based in Hampshire New Milton collection only Geoff


Thread: Bournemouth club
06/03/2020 05:38:20

Hi Terry Bournemouth and district society of model engineers they have a track at the Littledown center opposite Bournemouth hospital its a leasure center and park plenty of parking


Thread: inspired by Jason Bs midget build
20/02/2020 18:07:05

img_1060.jpgimg_1059.jpgimg_1056.jpghere is the build so far crankcases machined 90% crankshaft machined need to machine journal started on the cylinder and head yesterday spent all day in hospital today back to it tomorrow ,saturday going to Dowton to pick up a bonelle tool and cutter grinder looking forward to playing with a new tool will post more pics as it progressess once again many thanks to Jason b for all his help


Thread: Metric V Imperial Measurement
08/02/2020 17:01:47

worked in the aircraft industry for many years making instruments the only machines that could use mertic where the cncs which i programmed all the manual machines in the shop where english drawing office produced a metric instrument drawing really funny dims 3.175 reamed hole guess what its an 1/8 dims all other the drawing like this it was an english to metric conversion .we had to work with europe (concord) and america had to use both the metric and english dims and easiest system is metric but i still convert back to english for tolerances english and american threads are nightmare give me metric all day long and iam old school


Thread: A good 2D dwg package ?
06/02/2020 09:27:47

Gerry try emachineshop i use to make 2d drawings and find very easy to use


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