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: Single point threading|
Ah! That makes sense. If you want a good photo editor try *** GIMP *** it is free and works on most platforms. Does everything that Photoshop can do but a bit of a steep learning curve beyond the basics.
Edited By Journeyman on 08/06/2020 10:19:14
Jed, what holds the phone in (is there a layer of double-sided tape ) If that was on my bike the first bump and the phone would be long gone!
|Thread: Mr. Bazeley's' rotating pendulum clock|
Possibly *** THIS ***
Thanks Nick, tried that until arms got tired holding phone at eye level. Unfortunately no joy. Will keep trying, I don't think my vari-focal glasses help much. Cheers
Perhaps it's just me but no matter how I look at the stereo images or for how long, they just remain as a pair of images
|Thread: What Did You Do Today 2020|
This might help *** Kangoo Cabin Filter ***
|Thread: Belt Up|
Well, I put a straight edge on the roller pictured above - definitely flat although it does taper by about .3mm from one end to the other. The drive roller at the other end has though got what could be described as tapered ends so not quite crowned but almost!
Only if it is a good quality one! Mine definitely hasn't:-
In fact the whole thing is a lesson in mediocre engineering (see my review BDS 460 Belt Sander).
|Thread: Belt problems with an Alpine DM25|
Should be easy to adjust, very similar to my drill. Three pulley sets centre one on a pivoting arm and the tension applied by sliding the motor back and forth.
The image on the inside of the lid shows how the belts fit on the stepped pulleys.
The lever to the right of the start switch pushes the motor back and forth. Shouldn't need different lengths as the belts are always on paired stepped pulleys so minimal change in length. Unless your machine has been altered in some way?
Update: you posted the image whilst I was typing - that front pulley looks very odd on all the similar machines I have seen the stepped pulleys have equal steps making length variation minimal. Only solution I can offer is to get a matched pair for the centre and front pulleys.
Note: liberated this image of DM25 from lathes.co.uk
Edited By Journeyman on 01/06/2020 14:03:19
Edited By Journeyman on 01/06/2020 14:09:08
|Thread: Warco WM250 I have killed it|
On my 2007 version the fuse is at the back of the headstock opposite to the speed indicator. If the lathe is up against the wall it is unreachable. Newer models may well be different.
Edited By Journeyman on 25/05/2020 20:05:10
|Thread: The sneering detractors|
One must ask... Is a "Sneering Detractor" akin to a " Vermicious Knid" ?
|Thread: Source for wiper felt|
Don't know if this is any good for wiper felt but certainly works as felt pads for furniture feet and the like. About 6mm thick with self adhesive in one side. Easily cut to shape with sharp knife, is fairly hard (not like milliners felt) but haven't tested it for oil bearing/wiping qualities.
|Thread: ER collet adapter|
Glad you got the problem sorted. Hope the "Mandrill" didn't get too stroppy:-
They tend to get a bit grumpy . On the other hand a mandrel is usually OK with being used to support a job on the lathe or being hammered on! The lathe spindle on the other hand does not appreciate being used to form sheet metal but the spindle nose is quite alright about having chucks screwed to it.
( Apologies in advance for any distressed feelings but couldn't miss the photo opportunity! )
|Thread: Send Them Packing|
Amazon at it's best! Ordered two items both arrived today packed separately. One the packing fitted the item exactly, the other - well - my pet hate slightly overpacked,. I mean just how much does it take to wrap up a potato peeler?
Well according to Amazon it needs a cardboard box 400 x 300 x 100mm, about 3m of brown paper, A rigid cardboard A3 envelope and a plastic bag. I can cope with separate packages as the items probably came from different warehouses but what a waste for something so small, could just have travelled in the A3 envelope. <end moan>
Raphael, my phone makes and stores images in .jpg format. The .img file suffix usually denotes a disc image file. iPhones apparently use .png. My guess would be that the phone image is being "translated" by some software on your PC (assuming you are using a PC to upload the image). I usually look at, resize, crop or otherwise edit my phone images using GIMP before using or uploading them. GIMP will happily deal with most image formats and is free software similar and as powerful as Photoshop.
Edited By Journeyman on 20/05/2020 17:59:11
Raphael, modern phone cameras are very good, in fact often a major selling point. I am no photographer, strictly point and shoot but for anyone who can understand it (I can't) the exif data for the rose says:
size:4096 x 3072px, camera: Motorola g7, aperture: F1.8, shutter: 1/180 seconds, focal length: 4mm
Taken I would guess about 150 to 200mm away from the subject. I have cropped it slightly to remove some of the leafage! and centre the image. Biggest problem is that it is difficult to see the screen in bright sunshine and it's a bit hit and miss if the object is moving as there is some shutter delay and of course the phone throws a shadow if the light is behind you.
Captured this on the phone whilst out riding the bike yesterday:-
Rosa canina "Dog Rose" I believe.
|Thread: Clubs during crisis|
Try this *** Recent Thread ***
|Thread: Mill recomendations ?|
Might find some useful info on Journeyman's Workshop but no guarantee of enlightenment!
Thought I would give the phone a try but difficult to see screen in the sun and tends to put the object you are trying to photograph in the shadow of the phone if you get too close!
Still shows this little fellow has been busy this morning. He and his mates have been doing a great job pollinating the Pyracantha. Cropped and brightened a bit in the GIMP.
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