Here is a list of all the postings Bo'sun has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Sourcing Belzona Fluid Metal Materials|
Blimey, that's a blast from the past. Clearly you've tried "Mr Google" without success. I'm sure there are a number of similar products on the market these days. Devcon is another similar product, but probably as old as Belzona.
|Thread: Lathe dogs|
I think it depends on what type of drive plate you have. If your drive plate has a pin drive, get the straight ones. If it's got slots, get the bent type, but make sure the bend will engage with the slot.
|Thread: Old School Projects|
Unless you've found another, the only one I could find, the sale ended in 2013.
I'm looking for the publication so that I can make one.
Thank you MichaelR,
I saw that a while ago, and it's what prompted me to give it a go.
Thank you Hopper,
I've tried the County Library "on-line" system but without success. I'll now try the more personal approach when we get back to relative normality.
Like a lot of things, there's probably hundreds laying around in workshops and on bookshelves. I even tried my old school archive, but no luck there. They destroy everything over 20 years old. I got a pdf copy of book 2, but no luck as yet with book 1.
Thanks Brian, I saw that. Silly money, eh?
|Thread: Cutting brass with saw questions|
I certainly wouldn't use a contact adhesive or double sided tape, or anything of that nature. It will clog your blade, pick up the swarf, and you'll be cursing you ever considered the idea. If you do go this route, I'd be inclined to experiment with CA glue, or something that doesn't remain tenacious.
|Thread: Old School Projects|
I'm nearing completion of the T.E.Haynes "Hot Air Engine" project, aimed at school students. It was a project I completed too many moons ago to mention. I thought I might try his "Steam Engine" project in the same series.
Does anyone know where I might find a copy of said publication? I've tried the usual sources without success.
|Thread: Tungsten carbide for shapers|
Isn't that the function of the "clapper box"?
I guess it might ultimately depend on the depth of cut, and the grade of carbide. A brazed tip might be the be the better option, as the tip is usually better supported.
|Thread: Lollipop maybe?|
Well, I ordered a suitable magnifying glass from that well known auction site, and it arrived today. It was listed as "professional", although I'm not quite sure what that defines, with a glass lens. The lens doesn't appear to be glass, as it doesn't feel heavy enough. I do hate being hoodwinked, so, is there a "non-destructive" way of checking the lens material, before contacting the seller?
Plus. I tried looking to buy 1.00" & 0.50" individual slip gauges, but those I found were ludicrously expensive, so I'm still looking for a 1.50" height gauge setting block, if anyone can point me towards a source?
|Thread: ISO Container for Workshop|
A good point raised. Check with your local authority about planning consent. We have several on our Scout Campsite and require planning consent. We're checked every few years to make sure we haven't sprouted any more.
Sounds like a relatively simple and secure solution, but as you recognise, condensation WILL be a problem. Forced ventilation and insulation will certainly help. Finances permitting, a pre-insulated fridge/cold box type container might save a lot of work.
|Thread: WM250 Sticky Carriage|
|Thread: Reamer type|
If I remember correctly, as a hand reamer, they also have a generous lead-in.
|Thread: Press Button Oilers?|
Agree with Howard. Thumbs up for the Reilang oil gun. Got mine from Macc Models.
Try the Reilang one from Macc Models. Not cheap, but appears very good so far. They do a plastic canned one, or a slightly more expensive one with an aluminium can.
Press Button Oilers, or whatever you call those little ball bearing thingies found on many machine tools at lubrication points.
Is there a way to get them out without damaging something?
|Thread: Anyone near godalming who could do a favour?|
Mmm........ Best of luck with Hermes if a recent post is anything to go by!
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