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Member postings for Tim Chambers

Here is a list of all the postings Tim Chambers has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.

Thread: Aircraft General Discussion
21/06/2018 21:19:02

I heard an Atlas approaching while I was out in the workshop today,noisiest bloody thing in the sky I reckon,even the Merlins flying over the farm are'nt that loud. Any way I popped outside to watch it and was suprised to see the moisture in the air above the wings was condensing over the trailing edge.Thats on an aircraft cruising along at a guess about 5000 ft.

Thread: Chinese Electric Cars
23/08/2017 10:33:44

I suspect that they will bring in road charges based on ANPR cameras to collect tax revenue in future.

I can't see why they don't incorporate RFID into the charging socket to automatically charge for the charge iyswim.

21/08/2017 12:18:00
An interesting take on EV's.
09/07/2017 01:02:04
Posted by Howard Lewis on 08/07/2017 20:40:39:

An Electric car is not viable: Firstly, the problem is range.

Thread: The right tool for the job
30/04/2017 23:46:57

Buy HSS tools and a cheap bench grinder like this one https://www.amazon.co.uk/Silverstorm-263511-150-Bench-Grinder/dp/B002QS0HNY/ref=sr_1_5?s=diy&ie=UTF8&qid=1493592451&sr=1-5&keywords=bench+grinder

Edited By Tim Chambers on 30/04/2017 23:48:32

Edited By Tim Chambers on 30/04/2017 23:49:16

Thread: Need milling tools/cutters
13/01/2017 19:54:05

You could try these, I've got some and they seem pretty decent.

**LINK**

Thread: Is it possible to make a hot bulb Diesel engine from a petrol lawn mower engine?
13/01/2017 02:28:49

Has nobody on here heard of Find Hansen?

Thread: Last Night's Astro Image
04/12/2016 19:43:03

Wow!

Thread: My first attempt at a crankcase
13/06/2016 21:30:52

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I'm beginning to think that this might actually work.

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Edited By Tim Chambers on 13/06/2016 21:31:42

08/06/2016 13:13:25

Erm, ahh, I suppose you could call it a Chambers mk1 laugh.

08/06/2016 12:18:31

I'm having a go at making a small two stroke glow plug engine, what could possibly go wrong!?laugh

 

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Edited By Tim Chambers on 08/06/2016 12:22:41

Thread: What Did You Do Today (2016)
05/06/2016 07:42:26
Posted by Neil Wyatt on 04/06/2016 19:12:32:

Had to evict a workshop visitor... yep, at least 1 1/2" long!

workshop visitor.jpg

Found one of those in my bed last night!

Thread: Mercury Transit
11/05/2016 22:44:40

I was hoping to have a look but the weather was socked in all day.frown

Thread: Flying Scotsman's schedule to be kept secret
10/05/2016 17:14:07
You mean like this:
Thread: Has anybody built the flame eater "Nick"?
23/03/2016 16:36:22

"As piston/ cylinder fit are absolutely critical with vacuum / flame lickers."

Well that must make me an absolutely jammy sod then, because my scratch built flame licker runs like a treat and I cannot say that it is built with any great precision.

Thread: Sterling Engined Submarine
02/03/2016 11:03:52

"And then there's fuel cells...fuel and o2 in...co2and water out...plus a little electric. .wonder why no one though of that? ..."

**LINK**

Thread: Honda C90
27/02/2016 11:19:01

This might be why they are at a premium nowadays.

**LINK**

Thread: Fish out of water
12/01/2016 20:31:21

You'll fit in well here.

Thread: What did you do today (2015)
14/11/2015 00:47:23
Quite a few out there.
Thread: Beginner I/C engine
17/09/2015 14:11:46

How about this one?

Should be do-able on a Taig along with plenty of "armstrong" millingwink. On my Taig the biggest problem I had was holding anything firmly enough in the three jaw chuck, the ali soft jaws did'nt grip tightly enough and workpieces were always shifting out of true. Get a four jaw. The Sherline lathe use's the same spindle nose thread if you want a better chuck, but then you think "Shall I spend money on the Taig or would it be better put towards a bigger machine."
I made this on a Taig.
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