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Member postings for Brian lightfoot

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Thread: Camlock chuck
14/08/2020 17:00:10

Thanks for the help the chuck is now off all it needed was a tap with a soft mallet, but as not used this method of holding a chuck on I was a bit unsure better safe than sorry,

14/08/2020 15:25:59

How far of do I need to back of the camlock screws as I have just got a new machine and unsure how to take the chuck off, it may be stuck not sure many thanks, Brian lightfoot

Ps the handbook is no good at all.

Thread: Wesco oil can spout thread
19/06/2019 21:28:29

Jeff thanks I will have a look but as it is 1955 I would be surprised but you never know. Brian

18/06/2019 20:35:22

Does anyone know the thread size on a wesco oil can spout please? The Dia is 0.201 and the tpi looks to be 24 but I may be mistaken any help would be appreciated. Brian

Thread: Myford Dickson toolholder and 10mm tooling
18/02/2019 17:46:18

I milled a bit off one edge worked for me.

Thread: Can Someone move a mill for me please?
24/02/2018 12:58:41

I can recommnd Steve Cox at landylift, been to my house to deliver machines twice with no problems . 5star .

Brian l

Thread: Cheap loco Hydrolic lift i just bought new
18/07/2015 08:36:05

I had a ktm 450 enduro bike on mine no problem. I would have no worries about a loco as long as it was strapped down and central.

Brian l

Thread: 5/16 x20 tpi thread size
04/08/2014 16:31:35


The eyes are poor but I have a very good feel/tuch with threds as I used to cut them all the time when I worked on a machine.

All the best Brian.

03/08/2014 17:04:12

One mascot is French peugot and two English ,<AEL> I could use metric bolts but I like things to be authentic as possible. One way of spoting fake mascots is by checking the threds .

Looks like I need to make some on the myford , Wish I had the Cri-dan I used when working for Rolls Royce Motors in Crewe.

Thanks for all the help Brian

02/08/2014 22:03:06

Good information so far. But I would like to find some nuts and bolts 3 of each would do.

Thank you for the replys.


02/08/2014 21:19:19

The items the holes are in is car mascots from the 1920s. one French and two English the bolts are way past the best so hard to measure the size. The nuts across the flats are larger than the 8mm that fits in the tapped hole in the underside of the mascots.

All the best brian

02/08/2014 20:01:49

anyone recognise 5/16 x 20 tpi thread very close to m8 metric .A place to buy some bolts would be good.

all the best Brian.

Thread: Endmill size
04/03/2014 17:38:56

Thanks for the help about where to buy from . must be 30 years since I bought cutters but have just bought a myford miller and need a few bits and bobs.


27/02/2014 21:06:17

Hi there

Does any body know the biggest four flute endmill I can use in a 16 mm collet please. where would be a good place to buy them i want good quality and a reasonable price.

Thanks Brian L

Thread: warco Major gh miller
27/01/2014 17:45:02

Hi there

Does anyone use the Warco major gh milling machine, and what do you think of it please.

Brian Stoke on Trent.

Thread: cutting round bar
03/09/2011 19:19:38
Thanks for the help. I have bought a power hacksaw nice and small plus it is quiet .does what I want and best of all the wife paid for it.. Brian
21/08/2011 17:24:01
Thanks for the replies a lot to think about bandsaw looks good if I can buy one at a fair price.
Brian .
Thread: Clutch
21/08/2011 11:44:28
Hi Phil
New style cone type on the end of the shaft 1990 ish .
20/08/2011 19:02:49
Hi there
The clutch on my super 7 will not engage been getting worse with time. I have adjusted it ? anybody any thoughts please. Brian Stoke on trent
Thread: cutting round bar
19/08/2011 20:54:00
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