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: Milling Table "fault"|
Neil and Pete, yes I will try out your suggestions. I have thought about the column being out ( it is bolted ), but cant see how it would make any difference, however, I will definitely try it . Hope Im proved wrong !!. Many thanks.
Hello all, on my milling machine, an Emco F1P, I have found which I presume is not right, nearly 0.010 inches discrepancy over 5 inches of travel on the Y axis. The parallel I am using is perfect, there is no lift in the table and is fine on the X axis travel. Not knowing a great deal about mills, I am guessing that the top surface of the table isnt parallel with the bottom across ways so to speak . Oh, and the top surface of the table is unmarked.
I would be grateful for anyones help. Many thanks.
|Thread: Am I getting an irritable old git?|
Silly old duffer,
Thats what DNA stands for , Nashernul Disslecksick Assoshiashen....
|Thread: CovMac Lathes|
Lovely to see tha Covmac on the ME site again !. Looks a treat.
|Thread: Exactly/The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers created the Modern World|
Where does the " father " bit come in ?. Im confused !.
|Thread: Drinking and Driving.|
If it were up to me, the first time you are caught drinking and driving, banned for life. To be banned 4 times is a bloody farce. I know its easy to be " holier than thou ", but making a mistake whilst driving is easy enough without drink inside ones body, never mind being pissed !!.
A rant about our useless drink driving sentences......
My 43 yr old d.... head of a nephew was caught drink driving for the 4th time, 3 oclock in the afternoon, after crashing his van whilst asleep. 123mg / ****, well over. Just had his courtcase and sentenced as followed ; 32 month ban reduced to 2 years if he attends alcohol rehab course, 200 hrs c/ service and £ 175 fine, which includes court costs !!!!!!!!!!.
The law really is an ass.
|Thread: Phone Scam|
I really enjoy saying to them, " hello, now f... off ". Cheers me up !.
|Thread: Pressure as a unit of time|
What about time in nautical miles perhaps !.
|Thread: Mobile Phone Mast Installation|
Wish we had no mobile phone coverage, nobody talks to each other any more. Sick to the back teeth of trying to converse with people( including our kids) who just cant stop gawping at their phones.
Sorry for the rant.
|Thread: Silent Air Compressor|
My original compressor was a good unit and worked very well,, but the noise , bloody hell !!!!. Standing outside with the garage door shut was still embarassing.
James, I bought one about a year ago, fantastic bit of kit, very quiet too. Would recommend one in a heart beat.
|Thread: Our Wildlife and Conservation Activieties in Nambia|
Ian, one can only hope he died a slow painful death. I sometimes think humans are evolution's big mistake.
Reading about the fantastic work people do to help animals reminds me how much Im looking forward to reading the Duke of Edinburgh's obituary. he has shot many of them including at least one Bengal tiger. Roll on......
|Thread: Lifting or hoisting a Myford Super 7|
|Thread: Burglar alarm|
The law is wrong in my view, mainly that there are no deterrants to help stop the crime in the first place and generally speaking, the police are crap. I was told recently, that if you get caught driving off with snow on your vehicle , you could be in for a £1000 fine, but for burglary, first offence, a caution.
Their price for 75mm × 50mm× 3mm box section steel is a bit pricey, at £74. JD metals, £40 including delivery.
|Thread: Anyone feel the earthquake?|
Sorry about that, might have something to do with the catering size tin of beans I had last night.........
|Thread: ward 2A lathe|
Hello all, this post brings back memories, in the early 60's , sitting in the bus driving along Constitution Hill past Cannings in Birmingham, you could look in through the windows and see rows and rows of capstan lathes churning out stuff. Sadly now gone.
Good luck to the OP wuth the refurb, and keep sending the photos in.
|Thread: How effective are phase converters|
John Haine, with all due respect, burying the RPC is really not an option if you have a Hardinge HLVH with a dual speed motor, unless you really know what you are doing with VFD's !!. Unless you can afford 3 phase in your workshop.
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