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Thread: Where is my Post on England oiler can ??
28/07/2021 07:09:44
Posted by antiquerose on 27/07/2021 23:07:42:

Hi, Where is my old oiler can post? I can not see it in the Beginners Forum LET when I go to my posts I see it?? But no answers, thanks

Showing on my screen

You have three replies as well


Edited By JasonB on 28/07/2021 07:11:53

Thread: To paint, or nor to paint.
26/07/2021 20:14:51

Jason recommended a lacquer to me back along and it is brilliant stuff.

My thoughts are a coat of that and to keep as a display item

pgk says - let's face it half the time the paint's there to cover the cock-ups. I feel that is very true.  My wife says that is why some women wear make up wink

Were I lucky enough to have a Jason Gamages engine then the lacquer tin would be out.


Edited By br on 26/07/2021 20:15:34

26/07/2021 19:37:16
Posted by Nicholas Wheeler 1 on 26/07/2021 19:33:47:

It's unfinished until it is painted, polished, assembled, adjusted and proven to work.

Just like any other workpiece.

Thanks for comment, which I respect, but we think differently.


Edited By br on 26/07/2021 19:37:54

26/07/2021 19:24:37


Thanks for posting , Looks superb.


Thread: To paint, or nor to paint.
26/07/2021 19:13:44


Jason's Gamages engine looks superb as it is, He says will look good with a coat of paint . I am not a paint fan. What would you do with this , as yet unfinished ?


Thread: X2.7L vs SX2.7L
26/07/2021 09:48:56

The main difference between brushless or brushed drill motors is that the brushed variants are made of carbon while the brushless units use magnets to generate power. For this reason, brushless motors are better adapted, generate no friction, produce less heating and provide better performance. In addition, brushless units significantly reduce maintenance, which comes down to dusting and there is no need to replace worn brushes.


Thread: Gamage's Steam Engine
25/07/2021 19:53:39

I recall a song that sums this up nicely, something like :-

Nice one Jason, nice one son. Nice one Jason, let's have another one. wink


On a more serious note, well done and good to see the result.


Edited By br on 25/07/2021 19:55:07

Thread: Wall Chart
25/07/2021 13:26:35
Posted by Gary Wooding on 25/07/2021 09:51:55:

THIS is a PDF of a chart I constructed years ago. I printed and laminated it on A4 sheet. It's my go-to source for drills/taps and conversions.

Three happy sons this end now, all with their own copy.

Thanks Gary.


Thread: Listed on ebay as easily repaired
24/07/2021 12:23:35
Posted by Rob McSweeney on 24/07/2021 11:39:58:

What is the model - are the wheel castings still available?

Pansy 0-6 0 G W R Pannier tank in 5 inch gauge.

Wheel casting is available from Reeves at about £36.


24/07/2021 09:37:40

Listed on ebay as -- damaged flange , easily repaired.s-l1600.jpg

Thread: Spotting drill size
23/07/2021 15:11:08

If you want to drill a 6mm hole in a shaft, what size spotting drill should you use ?


Thread: Sieg SX2 or SX2.7
23/07/2021 08:42:30
Posted by Michael Gilligan on 23/07/2021 07:47:09:
Posted by Mark Rea on 22/07/2021 13:01:22:


So I bought it.


So advice to the contrary is too late already.

Various work-arounds for the round-column issue have been discussed in the past.

… Make the best of its capability yes


Michael .

The way the thread reads to me is that comments about the round column only came after he said he bought the sx25m ?

My son bought a sx25m and it was soon sent on in favour of the Sieg 2.7L from Arc which he is more than happy with.


Thread: Bridget Drawings
21/07/2021 07:51:55
Posted by Brian Baker 1 on 21/07/2021 06:14:08:

Careful br, I think that ebay ad is for the GA only, not the full set.


Brian B

Oh dear , yet another clanger by me . Sorry, ignore what I said .


20/07/2021 21:38:17

Set on ebay £10



Thread: SCREWFIX - next day delivery
20/07/2021 12:33:15
Posted by DiogenesII on 20/07/2021 09:14:39:

So, Bill, did it turn up as promised?

Arrived as promised .

Overnight delivery from the main depot at Stoke -on Trent and which is 250 miles away.

Well pleased.


Thread: Stuart M.T.B. 1a
19/07/2021 17:16:05
Posted by br on 19/07/2021 15:36:25:

Your suggestion of a stepped stud would be my choice.



What a stupid comment .

Sorry about that, I was thinking of the differences at the time, the later Stuart models ones having BA studs and nuts.

Brain in gear  now -- Jason has the right answer.


Edited By br on 19/07/2021 17:16:37

19/07/2021 15:36:25

Your suggestion of a stepped stud would be my choice.


19/07/2021 12:25:41

Brian.       BSW threads. 

Photo showing hole postions on the MTB engine.stacks-image-e8775d5.jpg

Edited By br on 19/07/2021 12:27:25

19/07/2021 09:29:58

Mtb engine on ebay, £140 , No bids



19/07/2021 08:57:23

MTB Engines | Stuart Turner Steam

As ndiy would say, Google is your friend here. wink


PS   Same link as Jason as bouth posting at same time.

Edited By br on 19/07/2021 08:58:38

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