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Member postings for Mark P.

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Thread: Broadband woes
11/08/2022 14:59:35

I changed from BT to Vodafone for my broadband and home phone mainly because there was no line rental with Vodafone, my monthly phone bill is around £36 I get unlimited download too. My mobile has been PAYG with Vodafone for 25+ years.

Regards Mark P.

Thread: Chinese lathe vee belt
02/07/2022 16:10:41

When I did the same to my WM250 I used SPZ taperlock pulleys which gave me a good choice of belts at reasonable prices.

Mark P.

Thread: Imperial v Metric Measures
11/04/2022 14:57:23

I tend to use whatever system of measurement is appropriate at the time.

Mark P.

Thread: Material for wheels
08/04/2022 16:35:44

How about some large bore steel tube / pipe.

Mark P.

Thread: Paint question
20/11/2021 14:44:42

Maybe you could go over it with satin lacquer if compatible?

Mark P

Thread: Chuck Guard
03/11/2021 11:30:08

My WM 250 lathe and my Warco VMC both came with chuck guards, I removed them as they were in the way. I couldn't see what I was doing close to the chuck on the lathe, and the one on the VMC fouled the vice.

Mark P.

Thread: Chain Protection Sleeve
06/10/2021 12:37:12

How about a bit of polythene tube or a bit of hose pipe?

Mark P

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.

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