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Member postings for roy entwistle

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Thread: Taper on connecting rod
30/03/2020 21:01:11

Moving the carriage is your problem

Thread: Coronavirus
26/03/2020 13:28:27

It's time supermarkets introduced basket only days cheeky

26/03/2020 11:28:22

Noel Cold water is as good a mixer as any cheeky

23/03/2020 11:06:10

In Greater Manchester I believe bus passes now have no restrictions on when they can be used

Thread: Sieving
21/03/2020 21:02:01

My first breakfast in the army ( 1955 ) should have been curried liver. I still can't stand the smell. Incidentally it was the only that I didn't eat during my national service.

Thread: A very elegant mechanism
21/03/2020 10:55:30

Isn't nature wonderful ?  and we think  we are clever  smiley

Edited By roy entwistle on 21/03/2020 10:56:14

Thread: Ideas to best hold blanks with out turning
17/03/2020 18:52:55

Cut your spokes after cutting the teeth ( or to be pedantic the gaps between them )

Thread: Old time equipment coating
06/03/2020 16:04:10

Probably oven baked paint did it have a crackled finish ?

     I think it was called Stove Enamel

Edited By roy entwistle on 06/03/2020 16:12:43

Thread: Closing the chapter on meshing
04/03/2020 11:18:53


Thank you


04/03/2020 09:33:30

Martin thumbs up

Sam I don't have CAD, I don't even do drawings. I mark straight onto the plates. And over the years I have made over a dozen clocks


03/03/2020 08:55:28

Theory is OK but the best way to get a good mesh is to use a depthing tool and feel for it

Roy smiley

Thread: Beginner's guide to tailstock alignment
02/03/2020 11:57:39

0.000.05" Are you sure ? face 1

Thread: no recoil
29/02/2020 19:57:42

I agree with John.       No


Edited By roy entwistle on 29/02/2020 20:04:22

Thread: Reamers
28/02/2020 16:38:44

It might help if we knew where you live. I find Tracey Tools OK for things like that


Thread: What sort of things DO NOT inspire you
22/02/2020 11:00:42

Bill I'm inspired by almost anything mechanical and old. I marvel at what some clock makers and especially watchmakers made when you consider what tools they had. I would include gunsmiths too


Thread: Coal being phased out
22/02/2020 08:54:16

I remember about forty years back these same scientists were telling us that we were heading for another ice age

Roy cheeky

Thread: What sort of things DO NOT inspire you
22/02/2020 08:46:37

Bill Whats wrong with clocks ?

Roy cheeky

Thread: Is this an improvement?
21/02/2020 12:01:09

Don't forget that with clocks, the wheels drive the pinions


Thread: adverts
18/02/2020 10:02:10

I see we have a commercial advert for copper tube

Thread: Bulbs
17/02/2020 11:18:00

I was always told that Bulbs are for planting, Lamps are for lighting

Roy cheeky

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