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Member postings for Bryan Cedar 1

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Thread: Items which gave most satisfaction to make
08/01/2022 14:17:02
Posted by Ramon Wilson on 08/01/2022 08:36:07:

Most finished projects but finally making this after setting out to do so some twenty seven years earlier was very satisfying

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That was worth the the effort. Quite lovely.

Thread: Warco HV6 rotary table
05/12/2021 16:50:35
Posted by Gerhard Novak on 05/12/2021 16:18:04:

Bought a 4" rotary table last spring, from a brandless Indian source (ebay). Well I paid for that, as it was so non accurate that I decided 6 month later to go for another one. I finally bought a Warco 4" model, I kept the 80mm self centering chuck which came with the indian one, as this was ok. With this combination I am now happy, but I threw about 60£ out of the window...

As in my starting posting, see first posting in this thread, I have the 6" Warco table and am delighted with it. Great finish and when adjusted, next to no play. Really smooth action.

Thread: Drilling and filling of the Dental kind.
03/12/2021 15:15:20

I have just been shocked by my dentist to be charged £70 for a ten minute assessment for a lost filling and part broken tooth. A part re construction is required at a cost of £175. This is private treatment. I would like to know if Forum members are charged for initial assessments. This charge works out £420 per hour. Total cost for one filling £245 !

Thread: New Dell wireless keyboards do not work.
17/11/2021 12:34:56

Silly me!

I should have put my glasses on but failed to spot the rather small o/off button. All working now.

Thanks everybody who responded. The main unit has a on/off button that is completely out of sight and IS a job to know it is there.

17/11/2021 10:20:40
Posted by Bryan Cedar 1 on 17/11/2021 10:04:01:

Having treated myself to a new Dell 5400 all in one Desktop with wireless keyboard and mouse, I have failed to get the keyboard to work at all. The mouse is fine.

On delivery the positive battery contact was not making contact with the keyboard sprung connector. I teased the connector out and it now seems OK. The keyboard was replaced by Dell with exactly the same result, dead.

My question for computer buffs is :-Should the led's for capital lock and numerals lock light when activated by the keyboard keys? I assume that the power for these led's comes direct from the keyboard itself and there is no signal from the PC to activate these led's. I confirm the led's do not light as I thought they should.

An alternative wireless keyboard and mouse work fine with this PC

There is no on/off switch. Re the other response I was not aware there was any communication FROM the PC to keyboard

17/11/2021 10:04:01

Having treated myself to a new Dell 5400 all in one Desktop with wireless keyboard and mouse, I have failed to get the keyboard to work at all. The mouse is fine.

On delivery the positive battery contact was not making contact with the keyboard sprung connector. I teased the connector out and it now seems OK. The keyboard was replaced by Dell with exactly the same result, dead.

My question for computer buffs is :-Should the led's for capital lock and numerals lock light when activated by the keyboard keys? I assume that the power for these led's comes direct from the keyboard itself and there is no signal from the PC to activate these led's. I confirm the led's do not light as I thought they should.

An alternative wireless keyboard and mouse work fine with this PC

Thread: Spot the oddity
07/11/2021 15:52:25
Posted by JasonB on 07/11/2021 15:24:07:

I can't spot anything, looks the common arrangement for hit and miss engines. Cam behind the timing gear moves the push rod, that moves the rocker and that moves the exhaust valve. Inlet is atmospheric and just opens when the vacuum cause by the descending piston sucks it open.

Hi Jason

You have answered my query. ie. there is no means of operating the inlet valve. did not realise it is operated by vacuum. Many thanks. Matter closed.

07/11/2021 15:10:09

Saw this IC engine in Station Road Steam site and though the valve gear looked very odd. Can you spot the oddity? Nothing mentioned in the description.

https://www.stationroadsteam.com/open-crank-ic-engine-stock-code-9530/

Thread: Warco BS100 Metal belt sander
06/11/2021 12:40:42

I am considering a Warco BS100 metal belt sander. I wonder if any member has one and can give an opinion. Will it be any good for use on wood? Given that if will be slower cutting than a dedicated wood working sander

Thread: Warco HV6 rotary table
01/11/2021 10:21:44

There is no doubt about the quality of the Warco HV6 rotary table. It was from a newly delivered batch and does not need dismantling to clean etc. The design is quite different from what was supposed to be a Soba brand from Chronos. which did not have a Soba marking. The Warco was superior in all respects and looks almost exactly like a Vertex even down to the black crackle finish. I rest my case. I did note that the Vertex had just three slots as opposed to four on the Warco.

30/10/2021 18:08:28
Posted by not done it yet on 30/10/2021 17:37:43:

Vertex have a good name amongst rotary tables. Please tell us why you even considered an alternative if the price difference was marginal.

Or maybe if wasn’t a Vertex - but looks very much like one.

Edited By not done it yet on 30/10/2021 17:54:27

I did not need the Vertex as for my needs was a bit over kill. The one from Warco looks so close to a Vertex that I doubt there would be much advantage to spend some £100 more. I am happy now. The price difference was between the Chronos and Warco one, making the Warco a bargain

30/10/2021 14:51:29

Forgot to say the Chronos table was sold as a Soba make. The package was all in all a very similar price for both deals.

30/10/2021 14:43:17

Having purchased a 6" rotary table from Chronos, I hope I am permitted to say this. The Chronos table was very poorly finished and the engraving was barely visible through the corrosion. I think this was a returned item.. The cranking handle was fixed on its spindle. It went back. Purchased a 6" one from Warco and what a difference. Beautifully finished smooth as silk good legible engraving and finish with a fully rotating handle. Backlash adjusted to virtually nil. Good job Warco!

Thread: Heatshrink sleeving as a heat insulator for valve handles?
26/09/2021 12:41:29
Posted by Circlip on 26/09/2021 11:42:26:

Handles used to be "Sleeved" with Tufnol.

Regards Ian.

Hi Ian

Tufnol was my first thought but will try the heat shrink tubing first as much easier to do. A friend made his handles in Tufnol but it is almost a clockmakers job to achieve the very fine square sockets that my loco requires.

25/09/2021 22:00:59

I have run my Kingscale Std 4 for the first time and all went well except for the fact that I found the handles on the steam valves too hot to handle.

Can an kind member let me know if say two layers of heatshrink sleeving on the handles would help? This would be an easy solution as the handles are straight.

The gloves I had on simply melted where covered with grip rubber.

Thread: What Did You Do Today 2021
25/09/2021 16:01:45

I need some Loctite 572 thread sealant (As used by Kingscale on their models to seal steam fittings. Has anybody bought some recently and what shelf life can I expect. This is an expensive grade and sold at very varying prices. That currently on offer on EBay states there is no expiry date or it is Nov 2021 or Dec 2022

Thread: Small bandsaw needed
21/09/2021 10:44:53

Its Femi for me, delighted with mine. Cuts accurately.

Thread: Yet another scam
17/09/2021 13:41:09

Thousand not millions. Not worth answering for such a puny amount!

Thread: Machine Lamp Recommendation?
04/09/2021 21:04:36
Posted by KEITH BEAUMONT on 04/09/2021 20:30:17:

8 hours have past and no one has made a comment about S O D leaving his chuck key in the chuck !!

Keith

That is because it is a Rotary Table !!!!! they are not known to harm people.

Thread: They see you coming
04/09/2021 20:57:41

Not good design. There should be a guard around that bolt to prevent it happening again. I wonder what make and

model of car it is?

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