Here is a list of all the postings Meunier has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Is Model Engineering in Decline|
^^ Thanks for the report NDIY but surely "Frances was" , etc ???
Edited By Meunier on 20/10/2019 20:34:10
Edited By Meunier on 20/10/2019 20:35:14
|Thread: Anyone know about buying freehold to a house in the north|
Also, if the lease is less than approx 75yrs ( not the case in this example but.. ) then mortgage lenders are more reluctant to lend on the property if you were to sell, which could well have a negative impact on potential buyers.
|Thread: An interesting repair to an Hour Wheel|
Handsome is, as handsome does.
|Thread: Clock #1|
+1 thank you - I will have to make such an assembly jig after failing to do a good repair free-hand
|Thread: New lathe?|
Grotto, were you successful ? winning bid NZ3170 or about GBP1625.
|Thread: Water in fuel|
Just about on-topic
|Thread: Surely it's not just me|
Can't resist, bearing in mind your other post Ron --- what thread should you have posted in , BSP/UNF ???
|Thread: Part built Allchin 1.5 inch|
a low cost alternative for testing purposes - if you can lay your hands on a car wheel and tyre, bodge-up a screw that will fit tightly in the end of a plastic aquarium-type tube, flatten two sides of the head to allow air to pass and position the head of the screw to depress the pin on the Schrader valve when the tube is pushed on. You can adjust the tyre pressure to suit. Good for a few attempts to run/seal whilst you wait for a compressor.
Edited By Meunier on 20/09/2019 20:49:04
|Thread: Propane regulator with intentional restriction?|
It might do although the aforementioned gardening mishap could be like.........
Kind acknowledgements to Windy
|Thread: Electric Traction Engine|
Yup Ron, think you're correct, must have been the way the sunlight caught the edges on the original photo.
|Thread: Dewhurst reversing switches|
Might that be putting the horse after the cart, Howard ?
|Thread: Electric Traction Engine|
Lucky find Ron - interesting tyre treatments too - the red engine has what looks like the usual two circular rubber ribs, the Aveling has what looks like rubber strakes and the last one has apparently the central tread section of an I/C tractor tyre !
Thanks, it's getting better by the day, natural progression? or due to the twice-daily ministrations of the two nice young 'independent nurses' who come round !
Roger, bit late in replying, waiting for my eye to recover from cataract op on Thursday and now see (pun intended ) that Howard has covered the point in the above post, I agree with him.
Edited By Meunier on 14/09/2019 17:09:59
Yes to above ^^^ Hydraulic fluids ISO32 for all the oil-nipples and headstock oilers and ISO VG68 for ways/sliding surfaces/lead screws and gearbox.
Edited By Meunier on 11/09/2019 20:32:12
|Thread: Record Vice Q/Release Trigger Spring|
If you have no luck with the direct replacement, how about measuring the thickness/width of the spring and obtaining an equivalent clock spring from one of the horological suppliers and cutting off the required length ?
|Thread: Just bought an ML7, what should i do first?|
For oiling all the oil-nipples and the two headstock lubricators use ISO32 hydraulic oil and for the bed/leadscrews, etc use ISO VG68, both hydraulic oils should be easily available at agricultural dealers and are the direct equivalents for all the recommended Esso/Shell etc oils. If you want to treat the gears (after cleaning!) you can use the VG68 sparingly or some use motorcycle chain lube as it sticks a bit better to the gears.
forgot to add good luck !
|Thread: Bonhams Link|
Goodness me, I had no concept of the size until I scrolled down on the link !
|Thread: Anyone know where I can get hold of 'Gauge Rods'|
Thanks, I think, Jason - another interesting 'rabbit hole' to explore when have a few minutes.
on further consideration, a smooth surface would be required, using the point might result in something more akin to making a thread...........
Edited By Meunier on 07/09/2019 21:38:09
|Thread: Why does the micrometer have a second knurled segment|
DS1, based on his cryptic comment previously, perhaps the OP may no longer see your question(s) ?
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