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Thread: wanted stuart sun drawings
13/05/2019 22:00:08

Hello all

Has anybody got a copy of stuart's Sun drawings that they could copy or sell me?

I've spoke to stuart's at Doncaster show and they do not have copy's of the plans, which I thought a little odd. but hey ho

also did a search on the internet and can only get some grainy images.

So I'm appealing to you, If anybody can help that would be great.



Thread: Collet blocks
11/05/2019 22:22:31

Hiya Derek

Arc accept debit card payments if thats any good.

or try RDG tools good, luck on there web site though as their search engine is rubbish.



Thread: Safety of phone chargers
23/04/2019 21:47:50
Posted by Samsaranda on 23/04/2019 14:45:59:

I find the training and certification of those who install and service our domestic electrical installations is certainly very lacking, I am horrified that someone with no or very little experience of electrics on payment of the requisite sum of money is then set free to certify installations in accordance with Part P. A friend of ours has had a very close experience of disaster, a recently built extension of their house, containing a shower room, study and lounge area suffered a water leak in the shower/toilet room. Unfortunately the leak had damaged the stud walls and they had to be removed as part of the repairs. The water leak was due to poor soldering on a joint but the builders carrying out repairs found that the electrical supply to the macerator unit for the toilet was not properly carried out, the supply wires had just been twisted together and wrapped in insulating tape, the mind boggles. This is in an area which is legally required to have had a Part P certification carried out!!! I have worked in engineering all my life and received at various times the necessary training to enable me to undertake diagnosis and repair of electrical systems and equipment, so I do have training and experience stretching back over many years but I am not considered competent to carry out basic wiring in my own workshop I have to use some numpty who has probably no experience but does have a certificate which I do not. I for one have no confidence in the current training and certification system, when will those in charge wake up to the potential disasters waiting to happen, how many have to die.

Dave W

It was a politicians son or daughter that died due to shoddy electrical work carried out by a builder that brought about PART P. Which in my opinion is a good thing, but would be better if it was ENFORCED, and not just a money making scam for the powers that be, and jobs for the boys.



Thread: L.A.Van Royen Twist Drills and their Grinding
06/01/2019 18:22:30

Hi Tim








Thread: The Workshop Progress thread 2018
01/11/2018 22:49:33


thats very interesting and informative thank you

PS the last link won't work but I've managed to view it through the tube



Thread: Bench Mounting a Warco WM280V
23/08/2018 21:24:54


i put 2 10mm steel plates under mine and bolted the lathe through the drip tray,plates & bench



Thread: mystery tool
04/08/2018 23:51:19

any one know what this is for? obviously its for drilling holes but in what? the actual cutting part is tapered which leads me to believe it may be for cutting plugs of some sort, in the centre is a solid plug with a square pointed pin presumably to start off the hole , then when started the plug with pin can be removed.

i've a sneaky feeling this may be a medical item due to the material its made from as you can see apart from the cutters it's in very good shape despite it being stored in a damp hut for probably decades.mystery.jpg

Thread: what is this tool for?
09/04/2018 20:34:25
Posted by John Penfold on 09/04/2018 17:41:05:

A pensioner’s tool to use on a burglar?


not sharp or long enough mate

Thread: calculation for nod on milling machine
03/04/2018 21:03:13

Thank you Clive I will go and measure my bolt spacing



02/04/2018 21:08:58

Hello all

I've just got round to installing my new super major milling machine (I had it delivered last dec). A few small problems with it but I have got them all sorted apart from the nod. I've got +0.09mm on the inboard side and -0.08mm on the outside over a 100mm radius. The X axis is now bob on. Question is how do you calculate the size of the shims I need to put under the column? I know I will still have to measure it after but it would be better if I had a ball park figure to start with.

Thanks all in advance



Thread: 6" Burrell, Finished at last !
17/03/2018 09:26:41
Posted by Andrew Johnston on 16/03/2018 20:21:33:

Good grief, that's really impressive! But what on earth are you going to do now?

I'm embarrassed to admit that after 10+ years I'm still not even half way through a 4" scale Burrell. embarrassed


give it to Jason, he will have it finished in a week

Thread: What did you do Today 2018
06/02/2018 21:54:55


I always put plastic wrappers in an envelope then shred. Iv'e never had a problem



Thread: Grinding carbide inserts
11/01/2018 20:17:41

thanks for reply Neil. Never heard of it before. I will have to try that sometime



10/01/2018 22:01:40


Whats a wiper flat?


Thread: Metalworking files - Guidance required please
11/11/2017 20:08:03

this is how I've stored my files. I just used 1 1/4" waste pipe cut to 3 different lengths, stick together with expanding foam and cobble together a box to go round it.file storage.jpg

Thread: free mags
03/11/2017 21:16:31

Hello Duncan

log on, click on the classified button at the top, near the top of that page theres a link to manage my ads, just click that and do what you gorra do



Thread: What Did You Do Today (2017)
27/10/2017 23:27:27
Posted by Andrew Johnston on 27/10/2017 23:04:53:
Posted by Muzzer on 27/10/2017 19:04:22:

Hopefully I'll get back in the workshop this weekend, once we've been to dump this little lot off at the tip

Hang on, where there's muck there's brass, well copper. That stuff is worth money, flog it to a scrapie and you'll be able to buy more tooling. thumbs up


Just weighed some copper in yesterday the price i got for heavy copper was £4.10p per kilo


Thread: Z gib locks
15/10/2017 11:40:27

thanks Dave

Thats put my mind at rest


15/10/2017 00:45:42

Hi Rob

I currently have a tom senior M1

I maybe selling that and getting a bench top one with plenty of daylight.

currently looking at SX2.7 AMAT45V and Warco GH universal



14/10/2017 21:46:25

Hello All

I'm looking at buying a new smaller mill and i've noticed that in the specs form all the usual suppliers that there is no lock on the Z axis, there is on the quills, but not on the head itself. why is this? your thoughts please.

thanks in advance for all your replys



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