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Member postings for Circlip

Here is a list of all the postings Circlip has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.

Thread: Coronavirus
23/03/2020 11:02:10

Sainsbury's bright idea of 8 to 9 Mon Wed and Fri for pensioners and NHS staff not thought through, Bus passes can't be used before 9.30, DOH!

Could be sorted by weekend, ONLY thing that will work is issue of RATION BOOKS. Wonder how much of the Locusts shopping will be thrown away??

Regards Ian.

Thread: Record no 1 vice jaws seized - removal?
23/03/2020 10:53:41

Hydraulic Cylinder Oil for best penetration, Motor cycle fork oil same.

Regards Ian.

Thread: Astro-skeleton clock project
22/03/2020 11:02:57

" Stunning. Where on earth do they find the time? "

Baaaaaaaad Pun.

Regards Ian.

Thread: A sight for sore eyes
22/03/2020 10:50:46

Miss Shillings orifice wasn't

Regards Ian.

Thread: Making Rings
21/03/2020 13:23:10

Don't be fooled into THINKING you can buy Yorkshire Grit. Many move into the county but we NEVER naturalize them.

Regards Ian.

Thread: Now is a good time
21/03/2020 13:11:47

"Write down the values?????"

Lets get real about this.

Who the hell is going to buy it???

The vast majority of those left hardly know how to make toast, few years ago, 17year old grandson rang his Mother to ask "How do I make a bacon sandwich?" I was there when the phonecall came in and yes, did someone get a right b********g !

Regards Ian.

Thread: Old time equipment coating
10/03/2020 11:49:32

Doesn't Arthur Sallis still sell this??

Regards Ian.

Thread: Amadeal Lathe failed - customer service appalling!
07/03/2020 12:26:14

Try Arc for machinery, no connection but the late Sir John did a good job at source, followed up by Ketans gang.


Regards Ian

"Buy British?" You probably are, most of our scrap being reimported.

Edited By Circlip on 07/03/2020 12:28:22

Thread: Printers
07/03/2020 12:14:43

Whichever printer, look on T'internet for model type stripdown. Chances are, rollers have a polished appearance. Clean with spirits to give matt surface and reassemble.

Regards Ian

Might be an idea to wear surgical type gloves, waste ink a bit like "Ingineers blue", damn stuff get all over.

Thread: Hand Wash
04/03/2020 10:23:14

And the worst area for infection is the waiting room at the local surgery. No ventilation, heat turned up to the point of the tropics and coughing and spluttering, kids being the worst offenders. Often refer to ours as a plague pit. Have to attend twice a year (Reluctantly). Got the early January appointments moved to mid July.

Regards Ian.

Thread: Powder coating
03/03/2020 10:02:27

Useful when you don't want to watch paint drying. Surface prep essential.

Regards Ian.

Thread: Plans for 3.5" gauge Vera
25/02/2020 12:52:38

"Piece missing" would have been a more accurate posting, BUT another example when the big "C" word needs a good kicking. Hopefully, someone may respond and one of "Grandfathers legacy" hasn't been filed at the local recycling centre.

One of the late Sir John's projects was stymied due to stupidity by "The Authorities".

Regards Ian

23/02/2020 14:31:41

If ONLY damaged and torn, they could be scanned and repaired and reprinted from a PDF.

Regards Ian.

Thread: tipped tooling
23/02/2020 14:27:36

" You can make the finest cuts with these and get beautiful finishes."

Must remember that, - especially when turning Stainless.

Regards Ian.

Thread: CNC machining assistance requested
23/02/2020 13:40:35

+ another for water jet, cold and accurate.

Regards Ian.

Thread: What sort of things DO NOT inspire you
23/02/2020 13:36:54

But But But aren't all engines hot air engines??

Regards Ian.

22/02/2020 12:46:07

The inability of idiots unable to post photos with the correct orientation. Naffed off having to replug the PSU in my laptop due to having to turn it sideways and the free advertising of cell phones.

Regards Ian.

Sent from my Lenovo laptop using fingers to type on a qwerty keyboard.

Thread: Coal being phased out
21/02/2020 13:17:59

Despite all todays pollution, not seen "Yellow smog" since the early sixties in the UK.


Regards Ian.

Edited By Circlip on 21/02/2020 13:18:38

Edited By Circlip on 21/02/2020 13:19:02

Thread: Parkside (Lidl) Cordless Angle Grinder
21/02/2020 13:10:28

Glad I don't have a dog anymore, ALWAYS kept a rounders bat in the door pocket with his ball. Projected the ball a far greater distance than my aching joints could.

Regards Ian

Thread: Help Needed to Identify This 5 Cylinder Radial Engine
21/02/2020 12:41:38

To quote a Neil Diamond song "Its a beautiful noise"

Regards Ian.

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