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Member postings for Roger Williams 2

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Thread: John Stevenson
23/10/2017 09:46:54

Hello all, I admit to not having visited this site that much recently, due to other interests, but just thought I would take a quick look this morning, I wished I hadnt now !!!!!!!!.

Thread: Bench Vice
09/09/2017 20:23:26

Dont forget Paramo as well, as good as a Record in my view.

Thread: Arboga U2508 Mill
07/09/2017 09:26:26

Many thanks for the replies, I think it will be my next project !. John, it does look a bit awkward to raise the head, which would mean leaving space behind the machine to get at the lever !. No machine is perfect I suppose. Cheers.

06/09/2017 19:15:44

Hello all, was offered an Arboga U2508 Mill today for restoration, for 100 quid being assured by the old chap selling it, works OK. Theres no power to the machine so cant check, but apart from some rust, looks in good condition. So the question is, are these mills any good, ie, up to the usual excellent Swedish quality ?. Many thanks. PS, sorry for picture on its side.2017_0906_01463900.jpg

Edited By Neil Wyatt on 06/09/2017 21:05:28

Thread: Something exciting on its way...
30/08/2017 17:03:50

Didnt come from North Korea by any chance ?........

Thread: what are these Tools?
26/08/2017 19:53:49

The glass fibre item is a comm stick, for cleaning commutators on electric motors. At least, that was what we were issued with them for by the Post Office.

Thread: Lathe Way Felt
09/08/2017 09:46:45

Hello all, Ive no idea if this person has been recommended as a supplier of wiper felt so I thought I would mention them. Their ebay username is - soj924h . An A4 by 6mm sheet is £3.50. Seems a fair buy to me. Cheers.

Thread: Grinding lathe chuck jaws
29/05/2017 22:43:26

Nice job on the chuck Joe, youve inspired me to have a go at one of mine !. Does the brass top hat become gripped on the jaw scroll "teeth" ?.

Edited By Roger Williams 2 on 29/05/2017 22:49:47

Thread: What Did You Do Today (2017)
29/05/2017 19:49:27

Spare a thought for poor Nicky Hayden( Moto GP champion 2006), whos funeral it was today I believe. A true gentleman and super rider. Sadly missed.

Edited By Roger Williams 2 on 29/05/2017 19:50:00

Thread: Screwcutting Crashes -
10/05/2017 21:00:59

Dave, have a look on utube for Joe Pieczynski, hes done a video about screwcutting the other way round, ie, from headstock outwards . Saves crashing ! I think its called, " Threading, best teqnique ever "

Edited By Roger Williams 2 on 10/05/2017 21:04:54

Thread: Maneton clamps
09/05/2017 22:00:06

Windy, fascinating article on the Bristol sleeve valve engines. yes

Thread: old whit. taps and dies
09/05/2017 08:49:58

Wonder if the seller would accept £2000 ?.

Thread: warco lathes.
07/05/2017 20:10:04

Graeme W, well said mate.

Thread: What Did You Do Today (2017)
24/04/2017 18:33:34

Hello all, an old friend of a friend asked if I wanted this lathe, no brainer really. He had old sheds full of many machines, including at least 5 lathes. One of them, a lovely Boxford with gearbox, had become badly rusted because of a leaking roof !. Luckily, the Super 7 had oil on the ways smiley. There were also a few drilling machines one of which was a lovely 6ft tall Meddings ( I think!), geared head thing. Unfortunately the old chap is disabled now and doesnt really care about the stuff, nor does his son, so eventually, the scrap man will end up with it. Why the son doesnt get organised and sell the machinary, Ive no idea. Woodworking equipment too !!.

Anyway, at least one tool has been saved......

Thread: Rusty lathe for sale
20/04/2017 09:33:49

Nowt as queer as folk.....£117 at the minute !.

Thread: Lathe Chuck Attachment Methods.
18/04/2017 22:19:32

Hello all, in my opinion, the Hardinge taper lock is the best, so quick to change a chuck. But I wouldnt like to run in reverse though with the chuck fastened clockwisei. Quite frightening probably !. In fact, its always confused me as to why the KL1 (HLVH) needs to be run in reverse anyway.

Thread: Rusty lathe for sale
16/04/2017 10:05:33

The people must want something to do buying that cra* .I suppose it takes all sorts.....

At the other end of the spectrum, I was offered a Super 7 for FREE the other day and I believe in good condition. Long story short, my friend who was offered it , turned it down because hes not into lathes, asked me if I wanted it !!!.

Thread: One Man's Colchester lever-locking top slide
16/04/2017 09:52:38

Yes, and the Milling /Drilling attachment on the topslide. smiley

Thread: MEW 253: Workshop Techniques; Darren Conway
11/04/2017 15:15:42

Bloody hell, Im lost frown

Thread: cutting 8mm steel plate
05/04/2017 19:16:35

Hello Clogs, I have one of the Evolution circular saws, same as Myford Boy in one of his videos, and have cut quite a few 3ft lengths of 3/8 inch steel plate with ease. Mine is 240v, but I wouldnt have thought it would make much difference with either voltage. Cheers.

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