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Thread: Seized stopcock
13/02/2021 19:39:13

We had the same trouble with our stop cock, the plumber recommended leaving it alone and installing a Surestop valve just after it with the switch conveniently located under the sink unit at a height we could reach easily

Thread: Surface/ Marking out plates
20/01/2021 20:05:01

Lapping plate, used to use one to lap knives for envelope machines

Thread: Cheap Ultrasonic Cleaners
18/12/2020 19:12:26

There was a thread on here about them, if I remember correctly you need one that's over 400 watts to be anygood

Thread: Tender locos for a beginner?
07/11/2020 19:21:16

You could consider the southern Q1, available parts from Polly

Thread: Stuart No 10 cylinder ports
31/10/2020 19:05:12

I'm sure back in the 70s when I made a 10v the ports were not cast in the cylinder as they are nowadays

Thread: Stuart S-50 build problem
02/10/2020 19:20:54

Phone Tracy Tools and order a long series drill

Thread: Loc Tite
15/09/2020 19:11:19

Try nail varnish remover, or print head cleaner - acitone

Thread: Claude Reeves 4 Legged Gravity Escapement Regulator
14/09/2020 19:32:31

Now that is nice, well done

Thread: Can anyone tell me what this might be?
24/07/2020 19:37:10

I believe there is a strong collectors market for vintage garage equipment

Thread: How to join?
16/07/2020 19:39:14

what make of mower is it, please?

Thread: Amazon Prime scam?
08/07/2020 19:17:28

amazon customer service 0800 279 7234

Thread: Workshop lighting
14/05/2020 19:29:05

I replaced my florescent light fittings with led's but what I didn't realise was you can't buy replacement tubes you have to get another complete fitting, they were slyvania twins,but you can get led tubes to replace florescent tubes, so beware!

Thread: Myford 254V Lathe.
23/03/2020 19:27:59

Have you disengauged the all the change gears and run it up? then the motor and run it in both directions? I would contact those chaps that visit you to service or repair Myfords, might give you some useful pointers

Thread: Heatshrink tubing
20/12/2019 19:56:40

Vintage vehicle electrical supplies

Thread: Warco WM 250 problem?
15/11/2019 19:02:53

I had this trouble, I anchored mine to the wall, the early machines had narrow bases on the cabinet stands

Thread: Metric micrometer what t buy?
14/11/2019 18:51:09

Keep looking on e bay for a moore and wright, good ones do turn up

Thread: What coating/grease for long term tool storage
20/08/2019 19:41:38

You could try duck oil if its still available, spray on and it sets to a greasey coating, used to get it from agriculture dealers for tractors etc

Thread: Sealing Threads
26/06/2019 19:10:32

What about Loctite tread sealant?

Thread: Replacing Warco WM16 spindle bearings
22/06/2019 19:02:13

There is a grub screw on the boss, where it pivots this needs to be backed out to clear a groove in the spigot that the head swings on

Thread: Attachment to make 'rattle can' easier to use.
19/06/2019 19:28:08

Try your local mobility centre, might find something designed for kitchen use to adapt

Edited By JasonB on 19/06/2019 19:38:33

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