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Member postings for Trevor Drabble

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Thread: Charatan motors
07/10/2021 07:53:58

Colin , l have 2 off Smith's car heater motors available , and can supply details if you're interested. Trevor.

Thread: Chain Protection Sleeve
06/10/2021 12:30:34

Clive , For a custom made solution l suggest MachGuard in Rotherham or the wire-reinforced ducting and hoses available from Arco in Sheffield . Trevor.

Thread: Charatan motors
06/10/2021 12:06:05

Don't know this particular loco , but M'tronics do a selection of loco motors and matching controllers. Trevor

Thread: Shim stock
03/10/2021 17:28:29

Tonny , l have limited stocks of both brass and steel shim in different thicknesses. If you could please list the actual quantities , sizes and thicknesses you require I'll do what l can to help . Trevor.

Thread: Electric motor and control
25/09/2021 23:00:27

Stephen , I have a good quality 370 watt VFD which l am looking to sell . If you are interested , please PM me for pics . I've tried recently to enter pics on this site , but afraid l failed miserably . Trevor .

Thread: Old gear
18/09/2021 22:00:35

Before you go anywhere near a lathe with this gear , suggest you undertake a spark test on it first in order to give you some indication of workability . Trevor

Thread: Multimeter recommendations
12/09/2021 21:39:38

As far as l am concerned , l am with RA all the way on this one . Regulations , and their literal interpretation , whether simply in the form of a code of practice or statutory , exist not to keep someone in a job but because at some point in the past someone has been hurt or even killed , and you ignore them at your , or worse someonelses peril .

In the event of an untoward occurrence , and you're in front of the man with the silly wig on , or the men from the ministry ( HSE ) and the inevitable question is asked " Do you have a code of practice , and have you followed it ?" you'd better have a bullet proof excuse if your answer is likely to be "no" . BEEN THERE , DONE IT , and it's not a comfortable place to be even when your answer has been " yes".

So well done RA for giving the benefit of your experience and advice so freely and without personal preduice , which with luck will help someone being injured or killed .

On a more specific aspect , is the CE mark shown in the supplied pictures and actual CE mark ( indicating compliance to known standards) or , as been noted in the past simply Chinese Export which just happens to be in the same type face as the genuine CE mark ?

Trevor .

Thread: Cutting Brass Sheet
02/09/2021 13:50:25

Both Chronos and Axminster Tools sell the various Proxxon saws and blades .

Thread: Coolant pump - how to slow flow rate?
30/08/2021 09:08:22

Grotto , Assuming you're using a water-based soluble oil solution , my suggestion would be to simply switch to using cutting oil instead . As well as other benefits , the greater density slows the flow rate considerably. Trevor.

Thread: Silver soldering cast iron
28/08/2021 23:31:30

Mike , l have some cast iron rods and flux for gas welding . Think I also have some Sifbronze. You are welcome to small amounts of each if it helps you . Trevor.

Thread: Sherline lathe
20/08/2021 14:57:13

You may also wish to consider Peatol Lathes in Birmingham , or even Cowells if you have a small lottery win .

Thread: small toothed belts
19/08/2021 12:48:31

SHG Marine supply many items for model boats , including XL belts and pulleys , all at reasonable prices . No connection with company other than as a satisfied customer .

Thread: Design Award
18/08/2021 09:48:30

Was this delayed from 1st April as a result of C19 ?

Thread: Watch glasses
17/08/2021 13:38:45

Mick , Glad Walsh's were able to help and thank you for acknowledging it . Trevor.

17/08/2021 11:10:20

Mick , Does your list of suppliers include H S Walsh and Son ? Trevor.

Thread: New Lathe replacement for Myford
09/08/2021 00:25:16

Also , Lathes UK have a Myford 254S for £3500.

09/08/2021 00:13:08

GandMtools have a used and equipped variable speed Boxford for £2250 + VAT .

Thread: Super7 Power Cross Feed Problem
13/06/2021 20:10:07

Robert , Suggest you may also find ex Myford Nottingham engineers Darren and Pete helpful , if they still available , via Daz.46@hotmail.co.uk 07790 364189 , all as described on page 2 of forum post Myford Lathe Service from 14/03/2012. Hope this helps . Trevor

Thread: Boiler Fittings
13/06/2021 08:00:03

Manic , May l suggest JLD Fittings in Thurnscoe South Yorkshire . No connection with company . Trevor

Thread: Home Made Steam Driven Trip Hammer doing some work
26/05/2021 10:54:19

Jim , Have some pics somewhere , so will sort out all and let you know . Trevor

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