Here is a list of all the postings magpie has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Workshop Equipment|
Hi Stuart. I bought both the DB 10 VS, and the Champion 20V mill about 7 years ago, and to date the only problem i have had was a broken NVR switch on the mill about 1 year ago. Cost a few £ for a new one and no more problems since.
DANNY M2Z & TONY PRATT1, I think you both missed the point. I did say that it would need all young men the world over to refuse joining any army. I would like to know though DANNY, just who were the army protecting us from in Korea, Afghanistan, and Iraq. The only thing the army were defending there was the Bush family profits.
I agree 100% with Bazyle regarding the army. If macho young blokes the world over refused to go killing people and getting themselves killed on behalf of some megalomaniac, who will hide somewhere in a deep hole until the killing is over, then the world would be a much better place. Sad to say that it needs to happen everywhere before wars can end.
|Thread: Lathe upgrade advice|
I have had a DB10 for about 7 or 8 years now and no problems with it at all.
|Thread: Newbie from Shropshire|
Welcome Tifa. I have had a DB 10 for about 8 years now, and no problems with it. Go for it.
|Thread: Trembling laptop|
The '=' sign you refer to is not an equal sign, but indicates DC current.
|Thread: Selling on behalf of executors in 1975|
I remember the days when even a heater and carpets were 'extras' in most cars.
|Thread: Cutting brass with saw questions|
In the vidios Bob posted, the saw in use is not a piercing saw but an Eclipse fretsaw and the table is Hobbies Ltd top of the range cutting table. I still have both of those that I bought in the early 50s. Just saying.
|Thread: The cost of cheap (Free) materials|
I agree with everything you have said there Bob. If I had to buy any of the brass for my fibre optic clock from the normal dealers it would never have got built. Every last bit of brass was from my local scrapyard, and some of it was in large lumps that would have cost a fortune. The only things new on the clock were the electrics.
|Thread: Bar top "copper". What is it?|
I was given an old table with what looked like a hammered copper top. It turned out to be copper plated fibre glass.
|Thread: DYMO labels [safe removal] ... what method ?|
Soak in WD40, the use an old credit card to scrape them off.
|Thread: Evening all|
Welcome from a South Cheshire bloke. I have a ME mate in Wales who used to make the same things as yourself, but these days he makes novelty torches to sell in the USA.
|Thread: Are there any published Torque settings for BA|
Small torque screwdrivers are available for use with quarter drive sockets. I have two that were given to me many years ago. They were brand new still in the boxes and made in the USA. I have never needed to use them.
|Thread: Hello from West Sussex, looking for ID for my first lathe|
RDG tools give good service, but not so hot on quality with some items.
|Thread: A polite note to beginners from ARC|
I have been a customer of ArcEuro for many years and never once have I had reason to complain. Some years ago I told Ketan that a particular order was for a group of 'Men in Sheds', knowing just what the movement was all about, Ketan gave us a generous discount on two lathes and some free tooling. I really don't imagine any of his competitors offering the same when it wasn't even asked for. THANKS KETAN, you are a star.
|Thread: Look what I Found|
I still have two of those, why ? I really don't know.
|Thread: Needle File Recommendations?|
A shame you can no longer get Stubbs files. I have a set of their needle files I bought in the early 70s. They have been used at least once a week since and are still in good shape.
|Thread: lathe and other modeling equipment|
It would no doubt help Angela if someone could suggest reasonable values for the items she has shown here. Sad to say that I don't have a clue so am unable to help the lady. Hi Angela. (a bit late ), another good place to sell such items would be the HOMEWORKSHOP site. I don't know how to put a link on here but I am sure some other member could do that for you.
|Thread: Carbide Insert Designations & Suppliers|
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