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Member postings for Chris Evans 6

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Thread: Quick Machinists Jacks
18/11/2019 12:28:38

M12/M8 adaptors available commercially for pennies. Not worth the effort to set up.

18/11/2019 07:45:57

Over the years I have made many jacks, some fancy tapered turned affairs others just a rectangular block. Before then I pressed a tee nut into service with a suitable bolt.

Thread: Introduction
17/11/2019 08:12:24

Welcome along to the forum Hoss, from another not far from central England. What machinery do you have ?

09/11/2019 15:29:14

Yes several over the years. Most used are a 2" and a 3", very handy in the vice. 5" good on angle plate set ups.

I have a 10" sine bar free to anyone who wants it, just cover postage. Chris.

Thread: Yet another 'which mill shall I buy'
08/11/2019 17:00:22

My Bridgeport does all I need. There are some about with the 36" table, don't come up for sale very often but desirable for those with limited space.

Thread: Reaming - depth of cut
05/11/2019 08:21:19

If using a brand new reamer do as said above and try in some scrap. New reamers tend to cut big on the first pass or two.

Thread: Metal supplies
03/11/2019 18:47:15

Nick, where in the world are you ? Here in the Midlands we have many stockholders willing to sell small quantities for cash. I do buy small amounts and also complete bar lengths at more than reasonable cost.

Thread: Hello
30/10/2019 08:38:46

Welcome along Marcus, enjoy the forum.

Thread: Uhrenindustriemuseum Villingen, Germany.
24/10/2019 09:08:09

Kienzel went on to make Vehicle Tacographs now owned by Continental.

Thread: John Stevenson
24/10/2019 09:02:46

John was in my thoughts last week when I drove to Long Eaton.

Thread: Hello from the Netherlands
24/10/2019 09:00:12

Welcome along Jurrian from another |Bridgeport user.

Thread: Problems with "The Home Shop Machinist" website?
18/10/2019 15:06:51

I am getting the same as you Old Mart. Also using edge.

Thread: Need Carbide Mill Cutters honed?
18/10/2019 13:56:42

I may be able to help in a few weeks time, I only took delivery of a cutter grinder this week and have to install it and practice on a few cutters.

Thread: Cheap ER collet advice please
15/10/2019 08:45:27

Plus 1 for ARC and Chronos. A £ more on 6 or 8 collets is forgotten in short time. I use 5C collets on my lathe and have never bought one that was not up to scratch.

Thread: Morning from the Midlands
12/10/2019 14:54:12

Richard, which bit of the Midlands are you in ? May be useful to know if you are searching for something one day. Chris.

11/10/2019 20:38:12

Welcome along Richard from another Midlander.

Thread: Cheap Lathes in Hertfordshire
10/10/2019 19:34:31

Re the lathes and to bump the thread back up. The sellers details/contact are


08/10/2019 14:06:00

I've looked on Tony's site it is not the same lathe. I have e-mailed Tony to this effect.

08/10/2019 13:51:49

Bazyle , thanks for the reply. I will have to try and get the pictures from the other forum but being a computer dummy do not know how. I will look on Tony's site to compare the two.

08/10/2019 12:16:05

I am a member of the Vintage Motorcycle club forum.

There is a post on there for a Muir and Co lathe at £150 and a Smart and Brown Sable at £450.

The seller is selling for a Widow and they are buyer collect.

Any interest and I will give the link. I am in the Midlands so to far away for me to offer assistance. Chris.

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