Here is a list of all the postings Journeyman has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Fix my (new) Lathe|
Looks suspiciously similar to my ancient WM250 saddle clamp/guide. Have a look at this page on my website *** Journeyman's Workshop ***
|Thread: Parallel Universe|
To quote Terry Pratchett:
"A lie can run round the world before the truth has got its boots on."
|Thread: MEW, ME, RCM&E and Model Boats under new ownership.|
Agree wholeheartedly with John McNamara and Jason. New owner, new ideas, lets move into the 21st century. Just because we are, perhaps, modelling an 18th century machine doesn't mean we should use 18th century techniques.
I would like more perhaps on 3D printing in relation to both making items but also as to jigs and tooling to aid the production process. Printing metals can be done commercially how about developing this in the home workshop.
I would also support a change of name for MEW to promote the wider home workshop ethic. Not everyone builds models but there are plenty of people using machine tools with a vast range of interests.
New owner, new name, new era!
|Thread: Cutting Carbon Fibre|
Many older batons, especially those for presentations, were made with a silver join which could be engraved.
If the repair isn't as tidy as you would like a thin tube of suitable material could be fashioned to cover the join, could even be silver and engraved, very thin so no real weight.
|Thread: Warco wm 250,cutting and motor problems|
Sam, it sounds as if your WM250 might be even older that my 2007 version. The lathe still works well although probably quite lightly used compared to some here. The DC motor does indeed run hot despite the fan, being tucked away at the base of the headstock there is little in the way of free air circulation, I considered fitting a computer style cooling fan to help but never got round to it. Where possible I keep my lathe in the low speed range so that it can run with higher motor speeds, this helps both for cooling and for power.
A few things I found which help rigidity:
I use a QCTP on mine without any problem but sounds as though yours might be a bit awry. I made a cross-slide toolpost to avoid any chance of play or rigidity problems from the top-slide.
As NDIY has kindly already given me a plug above here are some relevant links to my website:
There are a few other bits on the lathe, I will leave you to find your way around, hope it helps.
|Thread: Large Scale Heat Pumps|
I thought this was quite an interesting article on the BBC News website *** Super Sized Heat Pumps *** An improvement on the Governments ideas about replacing domestic boilers with heat pumps. I was particularly impressed by the proposed use of old mine workings to provide the heat source.
|Thread: HARLINGTON LOCOMOTIVE SOCIETY|
Cycled past their HQ a week ago and it seemed to be well cared for and usable. No one there during the week though. Their *** WEBSITE *** says they are going to be running during the Easter weekend.
|Thread: Financial surnames|
Local Charted Accountants near me:-
Keen Dicey Grover
always amuses me as I pass their office.
|Thread: Making a Carriage stop for a lathe|
This is my version for WM250
Details of build *** HERE *** but no video!
|Thread: Special M5 CSK screws|
You could try *** Accu *** they manufacture, mainly stainless will do specials but can't say as to order quantity required.
|Thread: What are the yellow fittings please|
As we have drifted off-topic somewhat here are a few image for things in the centre of tracks:
Track at Városkút on a line that meanders from Városmajor to Széchenyi-hegy in the Buda Hills, Budapest, Hungary. This is a rack railway and quite steep in places.
Close-up of the rack.
Somewhat fuzzy image of the train.
Link to a YouTube video
Link to Wikipedia page
Edit: Add Links
Edited By Journeyman on 23/02/2022 11:42:00
|Thread: Doncaster Show.|
National Model Engineering and Modelling Exhibition at Doncaster is definitely NOT on in 2022.
See website for details **LINK**
|Thread: Blocked Drain|
Re: above it is indeed a trap. A Push-Fit Single Socket Round Grid Bottle Gully 110mm. Manufacturers blurb says :- Bottle gully with circular lid. Designed to hold water to stop foul air escaping from the drainage system. Will accept waste water from kitchens, utility rooms and ground floor bathrooms, or rainwater from paved areas or roofs.
Edited By JasonB on 21/02/2022 18:34:40
I think it is one of these:-
A Push-Fit Single Socket Round Grid Bottle Gully 110mm. Manufacturers blurb says :- Bottle gully with circular lid. Designed to hold water to stop foul air escaping from the drainage system. Will accept waste water from kitchens, utility rooms and ground floor bathrooms, or rainwater from paved areas or roofs.
Edited By Journeyman on 21/02/2022 11:50:15
I think it is just the top part of this:-
Push-Fit Single Socket Round Grid Bottle Gully 110mm. Any trap would come after the outlet.
Edited By Journeyman on 21/02/2022 11:16:51
Edited By JasonB on 21/02/2022 18:34:29
|Thread: Front door locks|
Had a key-safe at Mum's for years with no problems. Good quality safe fitted securely and out of sight if possible. As for Yale type have used these euro locks by ABS a cut above the average Yale for security but assumes a modern door. Used with thumb-turn on the inside (as fire Brigade recommended) avoids key on inside.
|Thread: Tee slot clamps similar to mole grips|
There was a fairly recent thread on this topic:-
or a bit older 2018
Edited By Journeyman on 10/02/2022 09:56:54
|Thread: 3D printer forums?|
I'll second Thomas Sanladerer his *** Utube channel *** is very informative.
The *** Prusa Forum *** is quite informative if a little biased. The *** Cura / Ultimaker *** forum is similarly biased. *** All3DP *** is a useful info source. Haven't any knowledge of *** 3D Printing Forum *** might be worth a look
Edited By Journeyman on 08/02/2022 10:48:48
|Thread: Beyond a mancave|
I'll second that.
He speaks of a traditional 9000 sq ft home set in 110 acres. The average UK home is 656 sq ft. Bourgeois extravagance at it's best (worse) I could think of better uses for the copious wealth.
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