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Member postings for Roger Williams 2

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Thread: EXE 2 1/2 inch lathe.
27/05/2015 18:14:37

Friend of mine has inherited this little Exe lathe from his late brother and wantsit to go to a good home, and would therefore like a rough idea as to a fair price . It looks in good condition, so has anyone a rough idea please. No stand or motor unfortunately.

Thread: Warco DH1 Milling vice.
19/05/2015 18:21:32

Hello Roger and Michael, thanks for the response. Will probably get one now yes.

17/05/2015 09:58:26

Hello all, has anyone bought one of these milling vices ?. Are they as good as the advert says ?. Seem to remember someone having trouble with one a fair while ago. Thanks.

Thread: EMCO FB2 vertical Milling Machine
29/04/2015 11:13:09

You can run a 400v 3 phase motor off a VFD's 240 3 phase output, but set to 29hz. You lose a third of the RPM. The clever electrical people on here will explain better than I, but the idea, which came from this forum, worked for me.

Thread: What did you do today (2015)
12/04/2015 22:58:22

Bogstandard2 and Jasonb, cracking work there!.

06/04/2015 08:34:58

Nick g, nice job on the backplate !. Ill bookmark the page for future reference. Not wishing to be pedantic though , but some stainless steels are magnetic.

Thread: Introduction! Hi Folks!
29/03/2015 13:45:54

Roy, could have been a lot worse if that chuck key had hit the MV Agusta wink

Thread: Did you choose a career or did it choose you?
14/03/2015 17:47:45

Forty nine years on the spanners.

Was hoping for a job as a shower attendant.......wasnt to be.

Thread: Keeeping Machines Clean, New idea or Old?
09/03/2015 09:46:04

Oh well, better have a tidy up then face 8

08/03/2015 09:04:59

Hello all, went to see a machinist friend recently, and this is one of his Holbrooks. The chuck was actually rubbing on the compacted chips.I know its a tool to make money, but now and again a bit of a clean up wouldnt go amiss !.

Thread: Taylor Hobson cutter grinder.
07/03/2015 09:01:57

Hello all,many thanks for the replies.

06/03/2015 20:58:14

Michael, thanks for the link, at least I know what its for now . Just out of interest, inside the access plate, theres a name tab, Central Electricity Generating Board.

06/03/2015 19:47:47

Hello, Ive been online, but nothing about this particular unit. Yes, perhaps it is something to do with pantographs. The chap I bought it from , said his son took 2 TH pantographs down the scrapyard. sad

06/03/2015 19:13:41

Hello all, just purchased this Taylor Hobson grinder unit from a friend who didnt really know what it was and neither do I !. Its a (heavy) nicely made bit of kit and presume its for grinding some sort of cutters, so the question is, what would have been its purpose ?. Many thanks.06032015171.jpg

Thread: Free vices
25/02/2015 19:03:20

Hello from sunny South West, plenty of scrap yards, but they wont let you mooch about in them, H&S reasons.face 4

Thread: Parting Off MEW225
19/02/2015 11:25:26

Gordon W, thats what seems to happen to me as well. Good point !.

Thread: A new class for MEX
08/02/2015 18:12:39

Heres a suggestion, just think of the hundreds of 4 way tool posts that arent used anymore !. So, a section for who can come up with the best adaptation of one for something else, apart from a door stop. Better than throwing them in the scrap.Ive one that has a seperate indexing handle on it that could be perhaps modified for use on a milling machine table !!.

Thread: No. 4501 The MEX Judges Reports
06/02/2015 17:52:55

John, well said.

Thread: Holding a ring on a lathe.
02/02/2015 14:07:19

Hello all, if you have a lathe that takes 5c collets, you could use one these, a Master Expanding collet. One came with my lathe, but have never used it !.

Thread: Alba 1A shaper - my new little lady
28/01/2015 18:16:47

Rik, she looks perfect now ! face 9

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