Here is a list of all the postings Keith Rogers 2 has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Myford Lathe on Ebay|
+1 to that Jason.
|Thread: Filling defects in slideways|
That looks like useful stuff.
Downside is it has to be heat hardened at 425F for one hour.
Not easy with a lathe bed
|Thread: Thick walled copper tube|
Thanks for all the replies, most helpful.
At the moment it's a toss-up between JB's idea or increasing to 3/16.
Unfortunately Duncan there is no space between the boiler and the cladding on the Tich, I don't think LBSC believed in insulation .
Thanks again .
Hi, I,m currently helping a friend progress with building a Tich loco he started 40yrs ago. We are close to assembling his boiler parts but have got stuck trying to source some thick walled (5/32 OD x aprox 1/16 ID) copper tube for the hollow stay. I can find some 22g but as this has to be threaded 5/32x40 it only leaves 12thou at the root -- not good for a boiler stay
I know it was available 'cos I have it in my own Tich boiler (which was not built by me)
Any suggestions where I might get some would be much appreciated.
|Thread: Learning CAD with Alibre Atom3D|
Neil, as Nylon 6 is hygroscopic would that really work as a steam turbine? I guess it would be fine if run on air though.
Edited By Keith Rogers 2 on 13/01/2019 11:54:52
|Thread: Merry Christmas|
Merry Christmas everyone and a happy and peaceful New Year.
|Thread: 26th Model Engineers' Day at the Forncett Steam Museum|
Does that mean you're not going this year Andrew?
|Thread: Facing Error|
_______Need to double-check, but the absence of error when cutting parallel (tbc) suggests that the headstock and ways are true making the cross-slide chief suspect.
SOD, Do I get the impression you are turning your test bar between centres (as in tbc above) in which case it wont tell you if the headstock is out of square only if the tailstock is in line with the headstock.
My bet's still on headstock misalignment .
Please forgive me if i've missed something as i have only skimmed through these posts, but
I don't recall seeing anyone mention to check that the headstock is correctly aligned to the bed.
If there is any misalignment it would surely face either concave or convex. Perhaps it's worth checking?
|Thread: MEW 265|
Same for me, got mine Rod
Edited By Keith Rogers 2 on 24/02/2018 13:03:39
|Thread: Life time supply of shim!|
So what are you going to do with them all Ian?
|Thread: Kit Cars|
Deleted as rubbish. Sorry.
Edited By Keith Rogers 2 on 13/01/2018 23:53:00
|Thread: Merry Christmas!|
Merry Christmas everyone, and a special Happy birthday to all my fellow Christmas Day babies.
p.s. Doesn't seem a year since we were last doing this!
|Thread: ER11M is it completely different?|
+1 Jason. Note from Arc's websight ---
*Note. Mini collet nuts (Type M) have a smaller thread diameter and are not compatible with Type A or Type T1 collet nuts.
|Thread: John Stevenson|
Although a comparative newcomer to the forum I have been a member long enough to remember with a smile the exchanges between John and a certain member mentioned by David Standing.
Johns posts have always been informative, entertaining, and humorous. Had me ROTFLMAO.
Get well soon John, this forum needs and misses your input.
|Thread: Model Engineers' Day at the Forncett Steam Museum|
Oh dear! I thought I was being helpful! Sorry Emgee. Thank you Jason.
Edited By Keith Rogers 2 on 02/10/2017 17:13:44
I totally agree Emgee, what brilliant day it was at Forncett yesterday, in spite of the weather.
What a wonderful sight to see those engines in such well maintained condition and actually being steamed, not sitting in a museum getting covered in dust. I think the highlight was possibly the huge triple expansion engine from Worthingtons ticking over like a sewing machine. (And the hot pork rolls)
As you have already said a good display of models and model engineering.
It's not often you see a steam powered gramophone playing, but we did!
Again a great day, highly recommended, thank you Bill.
p.s.One small point Emgee the chap that owns the engines and gives such an entertaining talk his name is Rowan not Ramon.
I'm going to the Forncett Model Engineers Day on Sunday.
Can you tell me if the full size exhibits will be in steam?
|Thread: Centec Mk3 vertical head|
Sorry Julian I may have mislead you, now you point out the other grub screw. It's many years since I owned my Centec perhaps memory's failed. My suggestion for tightening the top one still stands tho'.
Edited By Keith Rogers 2 on 08/09/2017 12:08:45
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