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Member postings for Mark P.

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Thread: Hello Chuck
05/09/2021 14:11:50

I use a 1 - 10mm keyless chuck on my lathe, probably a far eastern one,

not had any problems with it.


Thread: Cutting holes in copper
10/05/2021 18:20:36

How about clamping it between two pieces of plywood and using a hole saw?

Mark P.

Thread: There may be a delay in some deliveries ...
24/03/2021 18:29:32

Mr Philips must have been the navigation officer.

Mark P.

Thread: WM16B Draw Bar
03/01/2021 13:56:09

I used to use an Austin mini brake adjusting spanner when I had my WM16.

Mark P.

Thread: Basic Maths: A Lost Art
21/11/2020 16:37:23

Spare a thought for those of us who suffer with dyscalcula, not everyone is a mathematical genius.

Mark P.

Thread: Iím struggling!
25/10/2020 09:20:23

Hi John, mine is about 6 years old, I don't think that they would change

the spec but a call to Warco would confirm it.

Regards Mark P.

24/10/2020 17:41:08

Hi John, the belts are A750 and A900, that's what fit my Warco VMC.

Regards Mark P.

Thread: Circuit board repair
15/08/2020 15:15:08

Hi Dave, you could probably get a new board from Arc Euro trade.

Regards Mark P.

Thread: The cost of cheap (Free) materials
22/06/2020 17:03:10

Being time rich and monetary poor, I tend to use scrap bin materials.

Mark P.

Thread: Mag Base
28/02/2020 18:25:48

Would it be the same for magnetic chucks?

Mark P.

Thread: Cleaning an old lathe
15/02/2020 12:18:59

If it was mine I would steam clean it.

Mark P.

Thread: Clarke cl 500
04/02/2020 19:02:57

John, have a look on ebay, loads there and I think

that Machine Mart sell motors cheaper than £400.

Mark P.

Thread: Honda Brake Cable
18/01/2020 18:42:10

How about buying a longer similar one and cutting it down? Worked for m

Mark P.

Thread: Win10
31/12/2019 15:22:07

Thanks, looks like I'm stuck with W10 then.

Mark P.

25/12/2019 10:35:07

As an aside, can you downgrade from W10 to W7 on a preinstalled laptop?

Happy Christmas to all. Mark P.

Thread: Rake angle on Cutting Tools.....memory tips???
21/11/2019 21:48:31

I tend to grind all mine at about 10°, works for me.

Mark P.

Thread: Rod Stewart's Model Railway
13/11/2019 20:27:34

Neil Young has quite a layout too.

Mark P.

Thread: Warco milling machines
06/08/2019 19:21:30

Manny, I started with a WM16 it gave me good service, I traded up to a VMC

as it was more to my needs plus I'd moved house and had a bigger

workshop. I also have a Warco WM250 lathe they both do all I ask of them.

Mark P.

Thread: Pendulum enquiry
24/07/2019 23:07:00

Don't suppose that it could be based on a metronome?

Mark P.

Thread: Making from castings or scratch build.
24/07/2019 16:54:50

I'm currently building the Muncaster slipper head horizontal engine from scratch but with a piston valve instead of the slide valve. All parts have been machined from steel and cast bar rather than aluminium. The flywheel is a 5'' cast iron trolley wheel.

Mark P.

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