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|Thread: Boxford Model B Lathe|
Thanks very much. I got and it has been fitted.
Thanks again for your help
I have purchased a Boxford lathe and one of the parts that came with is this.
Please can somebody tell me where it goes or what it is.
|Thread: Boxford Model B|
its a model B
Thanks for the files. That the information I was looking for.
Once the lathe arriving I will post pictures and maybe asking some questions if I can't figure out what I need to do.
Thanks for the information. I will get the manuals from the lathes web site once the lathe has arrived and I know the information that I need.
I have joined the yahoo user group for both.
I am about to buy a Boxford Model B lathe and I am trying to find a manual / parts list for the lathe.
it is going to need a strip down and clean.
it does not come with any change gears so I am trying to find out what changes wild have come with the lathe so i can get a full set.
Any help or information would be appreciated.
|Thread: Warco WM250|
Thanks for everyone's help. It was the rear fuse and I did not see it when I looked on Saturday. I spoke to Warco and they explained where it was.
Going to order a pack of 10 fuses just in case. I saw on the internet that it was a 5amp fuse so I will check with Warco tomorrow when I give them the good news.
Thanks for all the replies
I tried a different fuse and still the lathe is dead. Will be calling Warco tomorrow morning to test their after sales service. I hope it's good.
Thanks for your help.
I have checked everything suggested and cannot see anything wrong. i guess its a call to Warco on Monday morning. Not a good start for my new lathe
I hope it is something simple
I have just bought a Warco WM250 lathe and got to use it for the 1st time this morning. I have been using it for an hour or so. I setup to part a piece of aluminum and started to cut. The lathe turned off and i cannot get it to power back on.
I checked the fuses and the E Stop and all seem ok.
Can anyone give me clue what might have happened.
|Thread: Shand Mason Fire Engine|
Please could i have 3326,27,34,35,41,& 42
I will PM my email address
Does anyone have the articles for the fire engine from Volumes 133 -134 that ET Westbury did.
i have managed to find some on the Internet and had several from my collection of Model Engineer's but do not have the complete set. I have the articles from 1908 and the Metric drawings Julius did.
I have decided it would be something different to drawing in Solidworks
|Thread: Scaling drawings|
Thanks for everyone's help on this. I am going to try to model the running gear and see how it looks.
I will use standard materials and hole sizes. I have got a guide on some of the dimensions from the Reeves website so I have a starting point for the wheels and axle boxes.
This is purely a CAD exercise to see how it all works out.. I will post a picture of this when I have made some progress
Thank for the link but that is where I got the notes but that download is missing the last 6 episodes
I recently found the write up for Doris on the Internet and thought I would change the scaling to 5" scale instead of the 3 1/2 scale it, was drawn in. Is there a formula for scaling plans. Do I just enlarge all important dimensions by 1.429 and then use the nearest equivalent material. I am drawing it in solidworks as further practice in using the program.
Does anyone have the missing issues of the build notes as the file is missing the last 6 episodes
|Thread: Box hill locomotive|
Does anyone have the box hill articles scanned and would be willing to email them to me. I have ordered the drawing from this website and would like to have a copy of the articles. I have checked eBay and there is only a few issues on sale.
Edited By Mike Wainwright on 09/10/2016 07:19:32
The magazine was available for download on pocket and last Tuesday. I don't have a subscription so I pay for each one as it comes available
Thank you very much I missed scanning that page when I scanned the articles. I can finish the solid works model of the Metro
I have checked the last 2 issues and there were no drawings available for the Metro. Please can you tell me when they are going to be available.
Thank you. I downloaded the magazine today. I thought it was going to have the next 2 pages of Metro drawings.
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