Here is a list of all the postings Roger Williams 2 has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Free MEW and ME mags.|
Hello all, having a clearout, 15 MEW mags and few ME mags, from approx 2010 to 2017 , Graham Meeks book too. Free to the first person who PM,s me. Collection ONLY from Teignmouth, Devon. I wiil recycle them otherwise. Cheers
|Thread: Gender neutral ships.|
PC gone bleeding mad. Scottish Maritime museum removing all reference to ships being referred to as 'she', they must now be called 'it'. I hope its an April fools joke. Please someone tell me its a joke....
|Thread: Notre Dame|
Alan Waddington 2, well said. Makes me angry when I see people on street corners in the rain collecting money for cancer research, when they will now spend billions on a building which is just a monument to human stupidity.
|Thread: Just desserts|
Plasma, well said !. The poacher would have died in agony, .
Reminds me of the picture of a certain prince kneeling by the side of a 1 ton water buffalo he had just shot, he didnt feel any pain though.
|Thread: Simple WorkshopTips|
Put a blob of red paint by the zero on the lathe crosslide dial, so easy to return it back without looking at the numbers when screwcutting.
|Thread: Why do we do it?|
Silly old duffer , +1
|Thread: Lathe screwcutting|
Buy a Hardinge HLVH with the "outside" Myford changewheel set up for metric pitches if necessary, makes screwcutting an absolute joy.
Also, if you can reverse the spindle with a forward reverse clutch setup you can disingage the half nuts when cutting metric with an imperial leadscrew. Theres a good article somewhere by a chap whos name , I think, is Conrad Hoffman on the subject.
|Thread: PCM Boring head.|
Hello Chris, you are right, one for the scrap bin !. I only bought it to convert for ball turning on the lathe, so didnt want anything fancy.
Hello all, saw this on ebay yesterday (in the post!)and took a chance on it and for £15 , seemed worth it. It certainly looks well made and being Swiss, probably is.
|Thread: Lathe Identification|
Carl Wilson said it was utter shite, I dont think its that good.
|Thread: Free High Speed Steel|
Bazyle, have PM'd Deric !. To all, the bits are going to a good home. Thanks.
Cheers. Sorry for spelling mistake in the title, couldnt see how to correct it !.
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|Thread: Bearing puller from hell|
|Thread: Help please|
Hello all, Im a bit curious as to what harm it would do in giving out the chaps email address !. Data protection act you say, you cant even have a dental check up now without filling a form in because of the DPA.
Yet, type a post code into google and theres your house for everyone to see. Now that IS worrying.......
Good health to all.
|Thread: Ingenious Device|
Cracking video !. Urea would have been better than glitter though. Or a hand grenade......
|Thread: 3 phase vs single phase|
Hello all, thnks for the replies. When I turn the pot down, the motor RPM reduces with the lowering of the frequency on the display. Theres no danger of the spindle rotating because I disengage the clutch. I rarely touch the Pot, just leaving the VFD at 50hz.
Not done it yet, what Im trying to say, is quite often, I will stop the the motor whilst doing a measurement or just a general pause, believing perhaps wrongly I am saving electricity, when it would probably be better to idle the motor via the Pot'. Thanks.
This is all very interesting, so I have a question !. Knowing very little about electrics, on my lathe with its 3phase 3 hp motor powererd by a VFD, is it better to turn the Potentiometer down rather than keep switching off the motor ?. I often turn off the motor via the emergency stop button if Im not turning for a few minutes, not good for electrical consumption I take it ?.
|Thread: Single point thread cutting|
You can disengage the half nuts, Stop the spindle quickly, reverse the direction watching the TDI and when the original mark comes back, re engage the half nuts again. Put a red sharpie mark on the TDI line or number, lot easier to see.
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