Here is a list of all the postings charadam has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: What do YOU call it?|
|Thread: Harrison's Equipment|
Why is it assumed that Harrison's period was simpler, less stressed and placid?
Worry about the Goddam Yanks, the price of tea, Dr Johnson's English dictionary, the French Revolution, syphilis, slavery, war, etc. etc. etc.
Distractions enough for you?
|Thread: Silvering brass|
The wax was Rennaissance Wax - otherwise known as Renwax.
Very useful stuff.
|Thread: Small Tension Spring Suppliers|
I bought a single tension spring from this chap a few weeks ago:
|Thread: Materials available near Nantwich|
I've put some photos in an album.
Dagfields Crafts & Antiques is near Nantwich, Postcode CW5 7LG. The stall is on the back wall of Unit 6.
The prices seem OK and there is a helluva range of materials and sizes.
I have no axe to grind in this, simply pointing out a source.
|Thread: Dialect expressions|
Twos up on your dout - I say, old chap, might I prevail upon you for a puff on the dog end of your cigarette?
You'll make me boke - I am in danger of vomiting if you continue.
It's gey dreich - the weather is wet cold and breezy.
Stop plittering! - Desist from indecisively toying with that (food, tools, work etc.)
Charlie's deid - pardon me miss, but your petticoat is showing.
Stop that or I'll malafooster ye! - If you do not desist, I will physically chastise you.
All from Lallans Scots.
|Thread: Tile drlling jig|
I'm curious. Do the suction feet still work when exposed to drilling dust?
|Thread: Potting Adhesives : for Glass Fiber/Fibre Optic Bundles|
Michael, thank you.
Eyewatering prices on that website - I see why you DIY.
MG - what on earth are you talking about?
Please educate me (and possibly others)!
|Thread: Old screwdrivers - any use as a materials source?|
I tried for a couple of years to buy a "Picks Ice GS" as was in my air tech's toolbox.
Finally gave up and ground a long point on a boot sale Phillips.
Extremely useful for aligning holes, temporary pinning of soft stuff and for chipping ice!
Edited By charadam on 05/02/2019 00:28:53
|Thread: What MIG Welder should I get?|
Just seconding the comment above about RTech. The kit is excellent and the after-sales service second-to-none.
|Thread: Imminent rabbit invasion.|
Do you remember what the "Rabbit test" was for, back in the 50/60s?
|Thread: Aircraft General Discussion|
"Coolest bike I ever saw was matt black BIG and almost inaudible, as it came into a roundabout I could hear the chain clicking and it barely grumbled as it ripped out of the turn."
Must have been a Vincent - couldn't have been a Harley Davidson, as the loudest thing you hear from them is the marketing machine in the background.
|Thread: How would this lathe tool be used?|
|Thread: M5 x 0.5 threaded bar supplier|
A search for stainless 5mm studding on Ebay brings over 3000 hits.
|Thread: I finished a project!|
Very nice job Neil.
Serious question, if I may.
Does all the bright white lettering in front of the lens make a measurable difference to image contrast/quality?
|Thread: Colchester chipmaster rebuild|
Looking forward to hearing more as I have a Chipmaster that appears to be of similar vintage.
Mine is running on the original 3ph motor via a Siemens inverter (converted by me plus much advice from the forum).
Wonderful lathe - good luck!
|Thread: What did you do Today 2018|
There is some real emergent technology there with good information. There are visits by Ruth Goodman and the Victorian/Edwardian farms crew available on t'internet.
Cornish Jack - the build of Guedelon castle is a fascinating topic.
It is available "en anglais" here:
|Thread: Welding issue for a newbie|
I wonder if it's anything to do with the (alleged) heatwave?
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