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Thread: WHERE ARE THE SHAPER USERS ?
16/09/2016 21:25:44

Here's a picture of a 30" Elliott I used to use a few years ago, cutting dovetails in a 9" cube of EN9, no problems at all,

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16/09/2016 19:56:45

Nice paint job Rik, was it sprayed or brushed ?

16/09/2016 16:19:27

John,

We brought it home on a trailer....................something like this............

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16/09/2016 15:16:15

I've also got a 10" stroke "Royal" shaper, needs a few maintenance jobs doing , but is usable .

It has power cross feed, and also power vertical feed to the table.

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16/09/2016 15:02:10

John,

I've got an Edgwick 20", I'm going to restore it soon.

Richard

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16/09/2016 14:24:41

iT'S NOW £85.

16/09/2016 11:46:00

We havn't heard much from the shaper users lately, are there any shaper restoration projects going on ? or any interesting shaper jobs,

Richard.

Thread: Mill identity
25/08/2016 20:22:16

No "Y" feed on the table, perhaps it uses the "in and out" movement of the head instead,

Richard.

Thread: Whats the least expensive 7 1/4 build?
16/08/2016 14:25:26

What's wrong with Romulus ?

Richard.

Thread: ARC-Safety Concern - 80mm 4 Jaw Independent Chuck-China
03/07/2016 15:13:25

Hello Howard,

I totally agree, FULL MARKS TO KETAN, A GENUINE AND HONEST MAN,

If my comments regarding PB and TOS chucks has riled anyone , then I appologise, Ketan has obviously done the right thing to inform us of any problems.

I have a weird sense of humour, and sometimes have a job controlling it.embarrassed

Thanks,

Richard.

02/07/2016 16:40:41

Vertex is excellent stuff, I've got loads of if, 14" HV rotary table, 6" HV rotary table, 6" machine vice, 40 INT spindle tooling etc etc, never had a problem with any of it !

It's reasonably priced as well,

Well good enough for professional users.................I like it.

I've never had a Vertex lathe chuck, but I bet they are good.

Richard.

02/07/2016 09:00:07

I'm glad that I stirred up the resident "experts" with my comments on Pratt and Burnerd , and TOS chuckslaugh

I engineer for a living thats why I buy the best I can afford,

Richard.

01/07/2016 20:28:58

PRATT & BURNERD EVERY TIME............................RULE BRITANNIA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

TOS CHUCKS ARE EXCELLENT TOO.........................

Edited By RICHARD GREEN 2 on 01/07/2016 20:32:40

Thread: J-B Weld not setting
26/06/2016 14:37:00

Hello John,

Yes, I totally agree, but I would rather plug the hole with steel than use filler.

Richard.

26/06/2016 13:16:41

John,

If you've only got a hole in the wrong place, why not thread it and plug it with a threaded steel plug, loctited in and then re-drill the hole in the right place ?

Richard.

Thread: hydraulic riveting
20/06/2016 16:35:25

Here is how I rivetted the wheels on the 6" Burrell traction engine I'm building, these are the front wheels and I did the back wheels the same way.

I have got a Mills 60 ton C frame hydraulic press, I adjusted the pressure right down to form a nice snap head in one go, on the 5/16" rivets cold.

Richard.

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Thread: What's going on ?
07/06/2016 15:58:56

A set of drawings for the Savage organ engine " Nicholas " has just sold on Ebay for £19, You can buy a brand new set fron Reeves for £9,

It even said on the AD you can buy them new for £9..................................

Thread: Operators manual for Naerok RDM 350
31/05/2016 17:17:05

I've had a Naerok RDM 350 since 1986, bought it new from Millhill supplies at Crowmarsh Oxfordshire, ( remember them ? )

It's got a British GEC motor, It's not a perfect machine, but It's never let me down all the time I've had it. ( 30 years )

Richard.

Edited By RICHARD GREEN 2 on 31/05/2016 17:17:58

Thread: Tool Holders for Dickson Clone
26/05/2016 15:11:41

A while back I bought a "Rapid Original" QCTP for my Boxford ME10, it came with one tool holder,

My plan was to make a nice set of 4 tool holders to fit it, and put the whole process on the ME website,

This is where I'm up to at the moment,

Richard.

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26/05/2016 10:50:57

I've just looked on the Warco website and seen this grubby speimen , it dosen't inspire me to buy one...................

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