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: Toolholders & Inserts|
Here you go,I bought these this summer and have been very pleased with them.
|Thread: Evenings all|
Hello John, Taunton you say, thats just ten miles from here.
There is a pretty active local club if you are interested http://www.tauntonme.org.uk/index.html
I'm not a member at the mo due to other commitments.
Edited By Tim Chambers on 11/11/2018 10:54:10
|Thread: Deburing holes|
When I was an apprentice at Westlands in the 70's (I did'nt finish the course so I'm not an engineer ) standard practice for deburring holes was a couple of quick twists with a larger drill bit hand held. On the lathe we used a triangular scraper made from a file. The scraper end was used for internal edges and the file part was for the outside.
|Thread: Micro drilling|
This is an alternative way;
|Thread: Aircraft General Discussion|
During the testing of the Mosquito prototype DH experimented with "saxophone" exhaust pipes that gave the aeroplane an extra 8 mph but they added a lot of extra complication so they were not used in production aircraft.
I remember an article in Pilot magazine about a pilot who owned a company making performance exhaust systems for cars and motorcycles. He realised he could improve the performance of light aircraft engines with a carefully designed exhaust system (quieter too).But if you fit a different exhaust to a Lycoming, its no longer a Lycoming, it becomes an experimental engine in the USA.
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|
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.
|Thread: The right tool for the job|
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|
You could try these, I've got some and they seem pretty decent.
|Thread: Is it possible to make a hot bulb Diesel engine from a petrol lawn mower engine?|
Has nobody on here heard of Find Hansen?
|Thread: Last Night's Astro Image|
|Thread: My first attempt at a crankcase|
I'm beginning to think that this might actually work.
Edited By Tim Chambers on 13/06/2016 21:31:42
Erm, ahh, I suppose you could call it a Chambers mk1 .
I'm having a go at making a small two stroke glow plug engine, what could possibly go wrong!?
Edited By Tim Chambers on 08/06/2016 12:22:41
|Thread: What Did You Do Today (2016)|
Found one of those in my bed last night!
|Thread: Mercury Transit|
I was hoping to have a look but the weather was socked in all day.
|Thread: Flying Scotsman's schedule to be kept secret|
|Thread: Has anybody built the flame eater "Nick"?|
"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.
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