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Thread: The Internet of Things The Internet of problems
21/11/2021 19:17:49
Posted by Brian John on 20/11/2021 12:52:11:

Who will be the first person to buy a ''driverless car'' ? The whole concept makes me laugh.

can't see the point myself. but each to there own

Thread: 80th birthday
19/11/2021 21:51:21

no idea

happy birthday cake

Thread: Milling machine clamps
19/11/2021 14:46:13
Posted by Nicholas Wheeler 1 on 19/11/2021 13:51:07:
Posted by roy entwistle on 19/11/2021 11:19:05:

I'm sorry but I can't understand why anybody with a milling machine or a lathe would buy clamps, tee nuts, straps etc.

Making them is barely any cheaper and a huge drain on time. Which is true of a lot of tooling that is better bought so the actual work can be done.

don't take long to nock up a few clamps and a lot can be learnt from making your own tooling

Thread: Can red oxide primer be painted on to Rust?
18/11/2021 12:05:17

personally i think all these so called rust converters are just snake oil scratch the black surface they leave and you will see red rust still gnarring away at your steel

Thread: Stainless Rod
07/11/2021 14:32:55

grade is important as some stainless will rust

Thread: Grinding paste
07/11/2021 14:29:50
Posted by Alan Gordon 4 on 07/11/2021 14:14:06:

Thanks Andrew, Does this mean the higher the number the courser the paste ?

mucked that up ment to say yes

07/11/2021 14:28:13
Posted by Alan Gordon 4 on 07/11/2021 14:14:06:

Thanks Andrew, Does this mean the higher the number the courser the paste ?

Thread: Which bearings for a grinder?
31/10/2021 09:29:22

if the originals lasted 50/60 years i would stick with the same type

Thread: Smart & Brown Questions
27/10/2021 12:48:08

i too have a smart and brown lathe a model m. best of luck finding parts there is not a lot out there. there is a smart and brown forum which might help i was on to but i have lost my link. some stuff turns up in the bay of thieves. i have been looking for a 95 tooth change gear for some time now and have decided the only i will get one is to make it which will be fun as i have no idea where to start yet

Thread: What spray do you use to stop your tools from rusting?
27/10/2021 12:22:50

a dry workshop

Thread: Oxy propane welding kit
19/10/2021 12:36:30
Posted by Dave Halford on 19/10/2021 11:47:14:

BOC will not rent cylinders to private individuals.

I believe I saw Helen from Western Steam demo'ing soldering a boiler with a BOC Porta Pac at the Meriden show a good 5 years ago or longer. She made it look very easy.

i think you will find you can

Thread: Flexispeed Lathe
12/10/2021 09:19:02
Posted by Robert Holton on 11/10/2021 14:45:37:

Is this person still able to do this, or is there anyone else who could ?



you ?

Thread: Ball Turning Tool
12/10/2021 09:11:05

how about re maching the face the insert locates on looks like there is plenty of room to lower it 5 mm

Thread: Turning, Milling and Drilling Speeds
02/10/2021 21:44:37

google it you will be spoilt for chose

Thread: M6 thread locking/stiff screw
01/10/2021 22:15:24

in my box of old screws/bolts is a few that have slightly triangulated threads they are tight in normal taped holes sadly i can only say i removed them from an oldish car and they are metric

Thread: Recommend a grade of steel
24/09/2021 09:11:06
Posted by Mick B1 on 22/09/2021 11:54:27:

B&Q do lengths of black mild steel flat bar that's about 11 x 4mm. It machines nicely, but I've not needed to try bending it.

Edited By Mick B1 on 22/09/2021 11:54:56

came apart in layers when i tried to put a bend in it avoid it it now

Thread: A stark reminder to leisure cyclists !
06/09/2021 11:43:17
Posted by Pete Rimmer on 05/09/2021 18:10:34:
Posted by Nicholas Farr on 05/09/2021 16:55:04:

Hi Robert, I think you'll find that even car derived vans exceeding 2 Tonnes laden weight will be the same as all commercial vans as far as maximum speeds are concerned.

Regards Nick.

Nick a van cannot be classified as a car-derived van if it's laden weight is above 2 tonnes.

according to the lecture of my recent speed awereness course what matters is what is written in the logbook. which was useful to know as both my pickups weigh over 2 tons loaded

05/09/2021 11:24:53
Posted by Ady1 on 05/09/2021 07:48:12:

The A9 has always been a dodgy road

Edited By Ady1 on 05/09/2021 07:51:29

why do we blame the road. its not the road its the fools using it

Thread: Machine Lamp Recommendation?
05/09/2021 11:17:04
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 !!


his chuck his choice

04/09/2021 20:10:25
Posted by roy entwistle on 04/09/2021 10:49:52:

I picked up a pair of Anglepoise lamps at a flea market for a couple of £s


i did this then binned the light and housing replaced them with a bean can which holds a house hold LED 12V down lighter transformer is in the base of the machine

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