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Member postings for roy entwistle

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Thread: Hi all
21/07/2019 09:25:32

Hello Rex Where about in the country are you ?


Thread: moore and wright internal micrometer
17/07/2019 21:31:35

Not on mine they don't


Thread: Myford ML7 tailstock bore, and threading the barrel to fit a chuck
14/07/2019 11:01:45

No 2 morse taper so actual bore will be about 9/16 inch


Thread: More mystery tools
13/07/2019 08:42:42

I used to watch an engraver engraving shotgun side plates. Used to marvel at the quality of his work, very delicate especially in steel However if you got a receipt from him you couldn't read his handwriting


Thread: Another scam
11/07/2019 15:52:23

Howard But what happens to shredded paper ? Our local recycling plant will not take it so it either goes to landfill or gets burnt


Thread: Electric Cars
11/07/2019 12:27:00

Bring back the horse

Thread: Timesaver - which grades?
10/07/2019 14:24:20

Does one usually lap cast iron? I would have thought there may be some difficulty completely removing the lapping paste


ps  I'm quite happy to be shot down on this smile

Edited By roy entwistle on 10/07/2019 14:26:22

Thread: Phillips vs Pozidrive and portable drills
05/07/2019 13:03:47

My dad used to say " a hammer is for putting screws in, a screw driver is for removing them " One old chap I worked with as an apprentice used to call a screw driver a turn screw, and a spanner a nut key


Thread: Microns ...
05/07/2019 11:45:42

Mike You forgot dressmaking

Roy  smile

Edited By roy entwistle on 05/07/2019 11:46:53

Thread: Spotted in Pewsey
30/06/2019 13:00:32

On second thoughts the first could be a rounding up or topping engine for altering the form of wheel teeth or reducing the diameter of the wheel


30/06/2019 11:54:56

First one looks like a wheel cutting engine. Second a Mandril. Third watchmakers turns


Thread: Classified
28/06/2019 21:01:13

I suspect that a trade ad ( scaffolding erectors) has appeared in the for sale section

Thread: What to do,what to do.
27/06/2019 15:24:19

Note also that not all square stock is square


Thread: What Did You Do Today 2019
27/06/2019 08:45:34


Before you start using a chisel, try using vinegar first. Depends on the glue


Thread: Possible New Internet Scam to be Aware of.
21/06/2019 12:46:01

I've had this e-mail several times. Seeing that I've had a free TV license for the past ten years and the fact that i haven't had a TV for at least fifty years , I simply ignored it


Thread: Steam whistle desigh
21/06/2019 08:56:09

You will find a difference between running it on air and running it on steam

Thread: 8BA to 1/8 Whitworth
19/06/2019 21:21:05

How about trying it ? cheeky

Thread: Tools or 'things' as therapy
18/06/2019 15:39:20

I find that there's something about old tools, somehow they feel right when you're using them, whereas a new tool tends to feel awkward.


18/06/2019 15:38:21

I find that there's something about old tools, somehow they feel right whereas a new tool tends to feel awkward.


Thread: Cheap Carbide Lathe Tools
16/06/2019 09:17:20

Don't buy tools in sets. You will not use three quarters of them apart from possibly spanners


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