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Thread: Positioning bushes for welding
17/11/2019 12:09:49

+1 to ega's post.

Tack weld, adjust to final position, finish weld;

ATB,

Daniel

Thread: Lathe chuck guards - how many folk use them?
05/11/2019 07:25:47

+ 1 to the above.

The only time my chuck key is in the chuck, is when it is actaully being used.

Rigidly, after that it is replaced into it's hole on the rear splash guard.

This deliberately forced habit has become a reflex, not unlike wearing a car seatbelt.

ATB,

Daniel

Thread: What is it/they called?
28/10/2019 07:05:46

I find that, often, even suppliers can use a variety of names for a given item.

My preferred search engine is Google; I then click on Images, on the results page.

That frequently throws up a lot of the variant appelations of said object, and is very

quick to find what you may be looking for.

Often, after that, it's correct term is usually found in it's description.

ATB,

Daniel

Thread: Broken Handle
27/10/2019 13:37:03

Hi Derek,

A google image search for Ball Crank Handle throws up quite a lot of results.

ATB,

Daniel

Thread: What to do with a stationary engine
27/10/2019 08:35:21

What a great idea.

Quite inspiring yes

Thread: What is this called?
12/10/2019 11:40:21

Google Reverse Image Search often works well with these kinds of problems.

ATB,

Daniel

Thread: Exactly...
09/10/2019 22:32:01

Why "particularly British" ?

Do you seriously believe that Britain (Gt), is the only country to have contributed to the technological evolution of the human race ?

Do I really need to give you examples, Howard ?

GRRrrrr ........nono

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Thread: Alternative metal sources?
06/10/2019 20:37:22

Thank's guys for the explanations

06/10/2019 19:31:22

Robert,

Thank's for the explanation.

But, oh dearie me .... What a world we have created for ourselves.

Please excuse my ignorance on such matters; but, what are CMM and WEEE ?

ATB,

Daniel

Thread: Would you buy one of these collets?
05/10/2019 21:52:51

Quite possibly a perfectly servicable item.

But, at £19.95 postage to France, I wouldn't consider it.

ATB,

Daniel

Thread: Alternative metal sources?
05/10/2019 21:21:42
Posted by Robert Atkinson 2 on 05/10/2019 20:55:40:

What I find really frustrating is walking by the scrap skip at work and seeing off-cuts of new stock still marked with the material specification and not being able to to take any. I've stopped looking.

crying I would also find that terribly frustrating.

Is there no legitimate way to make an "arrangement" ?

ATB,

Daniel

Thread: How many Hammers
24/09/2019 20:22:12

16 .... cheeky

Edit ... 17. just found another

 

Edited By Daniel on 24/09/2019 20:25:38

24/09/2019 20:13:12

You've started me thinking now.

On reflection, I probably have quite a few.

If I can find the Rowntooit, I'll go and count them.

Maybe ....

ATB,

Daniel

Thread: Water in fuel
24/09/2019 19:22:30

Will water alone cause rust, in the absence of air (being covered by the fuel) ?

Maybe fit a drain cock to the tank, as per John Fletcher's anecdote. angel

ATB,

Daniel

Thread: Anthropocene
21/09/2019 22:06:03

Yes, it is Neil.

I believe the artist has achieved his objective. Producing such powerful images, where we have to question our own sensibilities.

I still maintain, however, that he maintains the position of a neutral documentalist.

ATB,

Daniel

Thread: My forge rebuild
21/09/2019 20:21:49

Thank's Roger,

That works

Thread: Anthropocene
21/09/2019 20:12:51

thumbs uplaugh

Thread: Work holding?
21/09/2019 20:11:56

Probably, a lot depends on whether the op needs to skim the od of the original bar.

Will the parent bar pass through the spindle bore, etc, etc ?

It's unclear what level of precision is required for this job.

ATB,

Daniel

Thread: My forge rebuild
21/09/2019 19:44:08

Your link doesn't seem to work, Phil.

ATB,

Daniel

Thread: Anthropocene
21/09/2019 18:52:28

I interpreted the video as a catalogue,or observation, of human activity.

I didn't feel as if the artist was really trying to suggest any other point.

Maybe it's our own insecurities that make us view those images negatively.

Ducking for cover .....

ATB,

Daniel

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