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Member postings for Gordon Smith 1

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Thread: Model Engineering website DVD
19/12/2019 18:59:42

DOH! I didn't scroll down far enough. Thanks.


19/12/2019 17:56:33

How do you read the DVD's of archived material from Model Engineering Website? I can't see any html files in file explorer.


Thread: new computer
03/11/2019 16:03:39

Just built my own computer. 3hrs work and works well. See Cary Holtzmann on Y tube for build examples.

Thread: Engineers blue alternatives
19/07/2019 14:44:33


The Prussian blue etching ink I got is manufactured by Cranfield and is oil based but washable with water. If you look at Tom Lipton's site on You tube he discusses the use of these type of spotting media.


16/07/2019 17:51:24

I got my roller and water based colour from Amazon.


Thread: Bookpress 5tpi Square thread help please!
22/06/2019 08:59:26

Why not lay it flat and use the lathe?

Thread: Myfirst Myford Super 7 Mk1 Lathe - accessory identification
28/08/2018 17:23:12

Go to Halfords and get a bottle of ISO32 jack hydraulic oil.

Arc Euro also sell ISO 32 and 68 oils in 1 Litre bottles.

Edited By Gordon Smith 1 on 28/08/2018 17:27:47

Thread: Boiler maker with initials DB
15/06/2018 18:19:22

Possibly David Bailey of Bracknell.

Thread: Picador Type Drill Grinding Jig Modifications
07/05/2018 10:35:17

Graham Meek described some modifications in Engineering in Miniature March 2016


Thread: Mitsubishi D720 Inverter Problem
30/01/2018 10:48:37

That's solved it. Swopped the jumper, which strained my ageing eyesight, and the remote now functions correctly. Many thanks.

29/01/2018 19:59:56

I have set the control to remote and the potentiometer will control the speed but forward and reverse don't work.

29/01/2018 15:51:41

I have a used Mitsubishi D720 inverter which is OK when operated from the front panel. With a remote control pad connected only the potentiometer works, the forward, reverse and jog functions are dead. I presume that some of my parameter settings are wrong. Can anyone help?

Thread: Table 2 Query : The Missing 98%, ME4558
08/04/2017 15:52:23

Physician heal thyself.

Thread: 'China freight train' in first trip to Barking England
03/01/2017 15:49:07

Who opens the doors?

Thread: Pickling with Sulphuric
20/08/2016 12:31:04

Oleum is sulphuric acid with added sulphur trioxide.

Thread: Windows 10 forced upgrade
20/07/2016 18:26:44

Here in sunny Bracknell the town was wired for cable TV back in the 1970's and operated by NTL. This was taken over by Virgin who run the fibre to cabinet. Interestingly when I moved here you wern't allowed to erect a TV aerial.

Thread: Single phase reverse electrical genious required
28/06/2016 17:24:05

Presumably this motor is off a circular saw which only needs to run in one direction so may well be designed to be irreversible.

Thread: Sieg SX2P
28/06/2016 16:14:15

I have one of these milling machines and generally find it satisfactory for milling mild steel. The biggest drawback in my opinion is the Z feed via a rack and pinion. With hindsight I would have bought one of the slightly larger mills with a screw fed Z axis. Looking at the AML16LV at £765.

Thread: Oil gun
07/06/2016 12:48:29

Blackgates sell them.

Thread: An Application to create dividing head tables
18/05/2016 16:16:31

Scanned with AVG and Malawares; all clear.

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