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

Member postings for alan-lloyd

Here is a list of all the postings alan-lloyd has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.

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

Thread: What are these wheels /tyres?
19/06/2019 19:18:10

They are off of a sit on lawn mower used on golf clubs, google Toro grass equipment

Thread: Blued metal cleading
18/06/2019 19:45:35

Heres one in North Walsham Norfolk, happisburgh road, pronounced hazebough road !

Thread: Rusty Clock Springs
29/05/2019 19:22:38

The guy in the Repair Shop on tele, said theres no such thing as over wound, its probably dirt or old oil gone hard

Thread: What do YOU call it?
22/05/2019 19:09:18

I used to just sit out there looking at my 1956 triumph t100 motorcycle admiring its design, oh happy days

Thread: Myford 254 Apron Rebuild
04/05/2019 18:37:55

My book gives the part number as, 12035, its a 254 plus

Thread: 1959 Nsu quickly
03/05/2019 19:10:18

I seem to remember they had something to do with Vincent motor cycles, probably assembled by them in Stevenage

30/04/2019 19:01:26

vintage motor cycle club, tranfers for anything, do ask for applying details as they are not all water sliders

Thread: The Chocolate Fireguard as designed by Mercedes Benz
28/04/2019 19:30:50

We live in Norfolk the standard of driving is abysmal, no signals and no curtesy, has to be seen to believed

Thread: joining green laminated belt
27/04/2019 18:46:06

You need the brown glue to, and it is date sensitive, like Loctite, no I haven't got any sorry

Thread: Odd bolt size
31/03/2019 19:52:50

the head size was reduced way back in the 70s maybe 60s to save metal, what you have was probably made on old presses, spanners were 10x14 now I think 10x13 is more common

Thread: Smoke detectors
24/03/2019 19:15:35

we recently had the chimney sweep round and he is a fireman in his proper job, he, no the fire brigade recommends smoke angel alarms sited in the escape route

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
Allendale Electronics
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