Here is a list of all the postings Steve Withnell has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Whats this Tool? Workshop find.|
Obviously for slicing something into smaller strips - the name on the side appears to be "GASO"
|Thread: Workshop Clearance - Advice|
I think that's a key point Jason thanks.
Thanks Dave. I'll take a look, I may need to wait until we get down from this Tier 5 if the dealers are looking at scrap prices.
Sadly, I need to clear my Dad's small workshop. I need this done as a job lot and within the Tier 5 guidelines. The other issue is that I need to maximise the cash value to contribute to carer costs.
|Thread: Electric vehicles|
Yesss Electrical near us have a free recharging point...mind you the electrician I last used on a job went to Yesss because they did free pies on a Friday
|Thread: Rubber mat.|
I just use a couple of layers of carpet offcut...
|Thread: .DXF Files for Meccano Chain Wheels|
Started drawing my version - thing I can't work out is how to establish the centre for the 0.125inch radius? The valley and 'flat' on the tooth I can work out, but finding the centre is defeating me!
Thanks Jason, helpful as ever.
Where can I get hold of meccano chain wheel drawings in .dxf format ?
|Thread: Marking out blueing or pens?|
I started off using acidified copper sulphate solution, mainly because I was learning from books that came out of the Ark's library. Then got converted to a big fat black Sharpie and never needed anything else for marking out.
|Thread: A new [to me ] style of scam eMail|
Just 'block sender' and delete, really not worth messing with. You can track the issuing mail server (sometimes) and eMail a complaint, but I think those 'abuse' mail addresses just point at a delete folder.
|Thread: 6mm Metric Fine Screws in Brass|
Thanks for the kind offer, but I am after quantity. I can manage with 1mm pitch, it's just that 0.75 or .5 would make for a better job.
Looks they have good stuff - but only 1mm pitch in Brass (£1.95 each, so should be good!).
I look to them in future.
Struggling to find 6mm metric fine crews in brass. Looking for cheese head 25mm - 50mm long.
|Thread: Warco Minor mill/drill|
Andy, this is how I added a DRO to the Minor. The DRO is simple type from Arceurotrade. Then I just took a piece of aluminium plate and bored a hole in it to be a slide fit over the spindle assembly. There is a caphead screw out of sight which acts as a locking screw to stop the plate swivelling.
The plate is then useful for hanging clocks off...but you lose the depth stop which I miss very rarely.
I have a graph somewhere of the the DRO readout plotted against the manual readout off the fine feed, apart from a stiction/backlash problem the graph wanders about all over the place!
Warco Minor? I cut these bevel gears on mine and machined the cams for the Nemett four stroke. So the machine does work. You must put a DRO on the Z or it will drive you nuts!
|Thread: Today's delivery|
If it was in bubble wrap inside a 75mm tube and a metre long, it can't have been that bent! If Parcelforce managed to bend it without damaging the tube, then they must have had a touch of the Yuri Geller going on!
|Thread: Opions sought on using the USB Photo Stick for photo storage|
I don't like manual backups of anything, because they get forgotten and the media lost. I have a load of USB sticks. Somewhere.
Cloud storage is often free depending on storage requirements and fully automated and 'always on'.
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