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Member postings for robin coleman

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Thread: Drill sharpening?
08/07/2021 16:26:17

I have a silver line sharpener for small drills.but would like to learn the art of hand sharpening.i have been told too make a jig to hold the drill at 61 degrees this should make it easy to get a good cutting angle.

Regards

Robin

Thread: Best place to buy materials
08/06/2021 19:11:06

I am in hampshire

08/06/2021 17:58:41

I need 25mm by 8 and 2 and a half meters long.

08/06/2021 17:15:12

I am currently using 25 mm flat bar from b and q for repairing a garden roller.js there any online sales companys people use as some places are 15 pounds or more for delivery

Thread: Casting copper ?
27/05/2021 06:20:27

You could make them by copper spinning method and fill with molten lead.

Thread: The worst 'upcycling' tragedy ever?
26/05/2021 20:32:32

The cable used is probable three core as I buy similar cable for my radio restorations.

Thread: 1940s
24/05/2021 22:02:00

I have no ide but it looks a good riveted repair.cast iron is a hard material to repair so it was a good easy to do repair.

24/05/2021 20:17:19

I restore a few old mowers to as a hobby.and am still using my grandfathers Suffolk mower from 1954.

Thread: Complete novice in Hampshire
24/05/2021 20:07:33

Welcome I am a relatively new to the hobby to..

Regards

Robin

Thread: New membet
24/05/2021 20:05:27

I have yet to visit the amberly museum.my late uncle worked as a spitfire and hurricane engineer during the war and I made a few bits on his old dalton lathe he purchased in a military surplus auction after the war along with the ex radar equipment which I later my my first telivision out of at the age of 12.i will later join a club but am reading the begginers lathe by turbul cain.

23/05/2021 21:40:38

I collect mainly Murphy but have the famous philco peoples set which looks like the front of a car and a civillian set.

Thread: lidl arc welder- opinions please
23/05/2021 20:25:48

I purchased one of these a few years ago.the face shield was not much cop and I bought a light activated one from Amazon.it does overheat in summer but I have overcome the problem by cutting a bathroom fan to it to coil it down a bit.

Regards

Robin

Thread: 1940s
23/05/2021 20:11:43

That' sounds I interesting.i have a few bound cops of 1939 and 1940 model engineer magazine wit articles in them from our soldiers overseas making small engines growth basic tools and materials.and another article about arp warden making a trolley from pram wheels to transport his gas bottles on his bycycle.

Thread: New membet
23/05/2021 19:57:22

Old mart it could be a pye 3023 butpyeand Phillip's did early auto tune radios with Bowden cable controls and gears .no dobt using some of there sometimes over engineered designs they used in the war.i have a pultra lathe which makes a few bits and peices.

Regards

Robin

23/05/2021 18:41:56

My name is Robin I am from Hampshire and restore old valve radios and all sorts of rusty machines

Thread: 1940s
22/05/2021 19:52:12

I have an in interest in the 1940s and was wondering if anybody has made any projects similarly to those made in the make do and mend fashion.tgere was an article in a wartime issue making a large bed from concrete due to the steel shortage

Regards

Robin

Thread: Silver soldering Stainless Steel
22/05/2021 19:09:18

I have a stainless steel garden trowel can this be silver soldered as it was a present from a late relative

Regards

Robin

Thread: Pultra Lathe Question
24/03/2019 20:40:25

I have a pultra lathe what thread sizes are used on the collets.

Regards

Robin

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