By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more

Member postings for Leo F Byrne

Here is a list of all the postings Leo F Byrne has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.

Thread: Drilling tiny holes.
05/03/2017 10:22:37

I do this often when making violin/cello bows and agree with the above. The tip of a centre drill and sharp drill bit in Eclipse pin chuck, withdrawing frequently. I do this in a Fobco at medium speed - I have electronic speed control. I keep a supply of new TiN bits in the smaller sizes and when they're no longer sharp I don't mess about - I throw them away

Thread: Vacuum Cleaner Recommendations
10/02/2016 08:14:27

I had a Rowenta in the workshop for 35 years, but have just bought Henry number 3 which has replaced it. The Screwfix one is highly recommended by others, but very satisfied. No nonsense - and British.

Thread: seig SX3 dead???
14/01/2016 10:08:10

I have always found Arceurotrade to be a very reliable and helpful supplier.

Thread: Mitutoyo micrometer
10/06/2015 10:42:34

Mitutoyo are just excellent. I mostly use the digital caliper, and it is accurate. I have other cheaper ones but keep coming back to this. I make violin bows so my level of accuracy is high but not as critical as many on this site.

Leo Byrne

Thread: ER32 collet use.
26/05/2015 08:24:23

My AVG programme also kicked in.

Leo

Magazine Locator

Want the latest issue of Model Engineer or Model Engineers' Workshop? Use our magazine locator links to find your nearest stockist!

Find Model Engineer & Model Engineers' Workshop

Latest Forum Posts
Support Our Partners
Eccentric July 5 2018
emcomachinetools
EngineDIY
cowells
Warco
ChesterUK
Eccentric Engineering
Subscription Offer

Latest "For Sale" Ads
Latest "Wanted" Ads
Get In Touch!

Do you want to contact the Model Engineer and Model Engineers' Workshop team?

You can contact us by phone, mail or email about the magazines including becoming a contributor, submitting reader's letters or making queries about articles. You can also get in touch about this website, advertising or other general issues.

Click THIS LINK for full contact details.

For subscription issues please see THIS LINK.

Digital Back Issues

Social Media online

'Like' us on Facebook
Follow us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter
 Twitter Logo

Pin us on Pinterest