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Member postings for roy entwistle

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Thread: The Chocolate Fireguard as designed by Mercedes Benz
14/05/2019 11:35:00

What happened to all the solar panels producing hot water I seem to remember a few years back ?


Thread: Anyone ID this tool?
11/05/2019 08:49:06

What is the point of asking the question if one cannot see the photos ?


Thread: A visit to Manchester Sci and Eng Museum
08/05/2019 10:42:34

+ For Bolton steam museum also Ellenroad mill engine in steam first Sunday in month ( just outside Rochdale off M62 juction 21, Milnrow Look for mill chimney)

There is also a mill engine at Leigh Spinners not running see web site


Thread: Tracy Tools
03/05/2019 14:10:18

I always had the impression that they know what they are selling. Not just selling boxes like some other suppliers

I've always been satisfied.


Thread: 2mt Myford Collet
01/05/2019 08:39:32

Neil All due respects but do you realise how thin the walls of that would be ?


Thread: Removing a grub screw
16/04/2019 16:31:30

Mick wrote :-

So spend money on lefthand drills in case you need to get broken something out of a hole, what else are LH drills good for?


Left handed holes ?


Edited By roy entwistle on 16/04/2019 16:32:12

Thread: French Mystery Tool
13/04/2019 09:01:56

Duncan Not a lot different from Lancashire. But I always heard snicket in Yorkshire for ginnel in Lancashire

When I was a lad 1930s /40s you got different words on opposite sides of the road

pit workers and mill workers used different words as well but we all understood each other


Thread: Kant Twist clamps
10/04/2019 13:52:02

over where ?

Thread: Sending of heavy items
08/04/2019 11:46:19


If you are in UK you can use the local library


Thread: Dishwasher detergents
30/03/2019 08:50:34

Paul I would suggest that if they corrode aluminium then they contain soda


Thread: What lathe is this ? Grimshaw
28/03/2019 15:58:49

It looks like a set of clockmakers turns


Thread: Pultra Lathe Question
25/03/2019 08:55:59

Robin Depends on the size of the collet and which model lathe


Thread: On/off at the top with red green lights. What edge finder I?
23/03/2019 11:06:09

A photograph would help. You can see it,  we can't


Edited By roy entwistle on 23/03/2019 11:10:40

Thread: Making split bronze bearings [ silver soldering ]
23/03/2019 08:33:58

David After you've bored the hole and turned the outside don't forget to mark the halves before you split them so that the correct halves go back together and the right way round


21/03/2019 21:21:08

I wouldn't silver solder. Ordinary soft solder should be OK


Thread: Mystery Starrett vice
20/03/2019 21:20:23

ega My 1920 Brown & Sharp catalogue gives them as toolmakers vice as does the box one of them came in


19/03/2019 21:20:28

I've got three Brown& Sharp but 3 1/4 inches long by 7/8 wide I know them as toolmakers vises rather than clamps


Thread: Its nearly there !
17/03/2019 21:54:56

Dave Try to insert a bolt of the appropriate size bearing in mind that it will probably be imperial or BA


Thread: Jones and Shipman 540 Dripping
13/03/2019 10:07:21

To Ronan Walsh

Black pudding should be simmered, never fried. Chips should be fried in dripping or lard

Roy cheeky

Edited By roy entwistle on 13/03/2019 10:09:42

Thread: Drummond enthusiast
11/03/2019 16:06:39

I have a Drummond hand shaper It would be nice if I could change hands occasionally


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