Here is a list of all the postings MichaelR has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Information sought on radio controlled gas fired 5" gauge locomotives es|
This forum post may give a little help. Link
|Thread: 5 inch Lion (Titfield Thunderbolt) Boiler top|
Edited By MichaelR on 10/01/2022 18:29:22
|Thread: Can you identify these hand tools?|
Yes that was the term, Ha memories.
Boot Glazing Iron Circa 1957 National Service, used for bulling up best boots.
|Thread: Mystery reamer - what is it?|
As Pete says a pipe reamer, some had straight flutes.
|Thread: 80th birthday|
At 80 I didn't want anything and In my own experience and now at 85 with the motivation gone it is a case of how does a man get rid of all that he has accumulated, a book of advice on that subject may be a good present
But that,s me
|Thread: Obtaining Nord-Lock washers from a seller who knows what they are|
As a satisfied customer I use "Model Fixings" they stock Nord washers Link
|Thread: Replacement surgical blades for Swann Morton scalpel handles|
As a satisfied customer Squires Model & Craft Tools have a good selection of Swan Morten Blades, Boxes of 5 and upwards.
Edited By MichaelR on 03/11/2021 18:43:17
|Thread: WM16B depth indicator|
Thanks for the update hope you soon get the problem sorted.
Maybe the Up and Down arrows refer to the fine feed control knob for the quill feed.
|Thread: Gas engine|
Try this Link it may be what you are looking for.
Edited By MichaelR on 01/10/2021 16:02:35
|Thread: Traction talk forum|
Just looked at Traction Talk forum again and it is now working with a secure connection cert.
Still no access, according to my browser the site is not secure so take it that my virus software is blocking the site.
Although this has never happened at other times that I have logged into the site.
Edited By MichaelR on 21/09/2021 16:04:46
|Thread: brass tube|
Nogging End Metals (Stoke on Trent) list 1 3/4" x1/16" swg
Edited By MichaelR on 16/09/2021 16:18:25
|Thread: Unusual Go-No Go Tool?|
I wish you well with your detective work on the mystery item, one thing that caught my attention is the word Micrographs on the tool body and wondered if that has any bearing on the tool use.
|Thread: Steel Prices|
Looks like we are "Doomed" then.
|Thread: Centaur Inlet Valve Dimensions|
It's some time ago since I built the Centaur but do remember having to reduce the valve housing height and make the valve to suit, I don't have the engine now so can't give you any sizes.
I also had to make the connecting rod to size from the job, as the size given on the drawing did not bring the piston flush to the end of the cylinder.(Head End)
|Thread: Anyone know what this is|
Looking at the flutes it looks like it may be a modified masonry drill.
|Thread: CENTAUR GAS ENGINE|
Pleased to hear you have solved your engine problem and with not a great deal of extra work.
I built a Centaur and fitted a aluminium piston but not for the purpose of reducing rough running but for my own liking, I don't think a cast iron piston will contribute to rough running.
Video of my engine running just sitting on a non slip mat. engine now has a new owner.
Edited By MichaelR on 26/07/2021 16:01:56
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