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Member postings for roy entwistle

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Thread: Saving the Planet or is it ?
24/10/2021 09:48:53

What happened to the solar panels that just heated water ? They seem to have died out


Thread: A workholding question.
22/10/2021 11:05:58

I can never understand why people who have a lathe, never mind a mill, have to buy a thing like a mandrel


Thread: Hi Far from new/poorly bench top lathe
19/10/2021 11:45:53

Rod              Did any Drummond have power cross feed ?


Edited By roy entwistle on 19/10/2021 11:46:26

Thread: Saving the Planet or is it ?
04/10/2021 11:49:32

Boiling water is not easy is it ?


Edited By roy entwistle on 04/10/2021 11:50:33

Thread: Grinding tool bits
01/10/2021 10:27:58

Why do you need to cut HSS ?


Thread: Old rule divisions twelfs etc
29/09/2021 09:12:26

When I think back to the late thirties and forties when I was at school and compare it with what I'm told is being taught today. I wonder where we found the time. I always thought that boys should have been taught the basics of cooking and both boys and girls a smattering of first aid. Incidentally does anybody remember decimetres ?


Thread: T'Internet - T'Wonders Of
28/09/2021 09:02:30

Kwill yes


Thread: Multimeter recommendations
26/09/2021 19:55:08


the Trade Mark is a sea horse surrounded by Instruments for land sea and air


Thread: cutting spur gears on a mill
26/09/2021 13:47:53

ever get your hands on one of those pioneer Wall clocks from the 1650s, they had the dial above and a painted glass picture below. You often see them in period wild west movies


1650 ?


Thread: Pendulum spring steel hangers
20/09/2021 14:05:17

You can ( or could ) buy individual Starrat feeler gauge blades. They will need to be narrowed.


Thread: Help identifying some tools
11/09/2021 12:56:04

Thanks Jay

11/09/2021 09:06:24

Jay can I ask where about in the country are you ?


Thread: Attaching a wooden disc to a Rotary Table without break through
09/09/2021 21:24:53

Attach a disc of wood to the table with countersunk screws the attach your 9" disk to that with double sided sticky tape. Carpet fitting tape is ideal


Thread: Read the small print
06/09/2021 15:06:55

Can a Mod remove the two blanks please


06/09/2021 15:01:27

06/09/2021 14:58:53

Noel My 3 year old Vauxhall Corsa came with a spare wheel


Edited By roy entwistle on 06/09/2021 14:59:16

06/09/2021 14:58:52



Edited By roy entwistle on 06/09/2021 15:00:20

06/09/2021 13:46:52

Can I ask the OP what he expected the RAC to do except fit the spare wheel ?


Thread: Governor drive belt
05/09/2021 09:37:27

Rod It's a leather belt 6mm wide so presumably flat. Difficult to butt join


Thread: Electric motor speed
05/09/2021 09:30:34

Maurice A mains electric drill will have gears which will load it

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