Here is a list of all the postings Bazyle has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Wooden display base|
Just had another thought. Try looking for a local sign maker as house signs and nameplates are about that size. If in Devon try Notice-it in Topsham. Only thing is the lead up to Christmas is busy for them as a people think of easy presents.
Google your town for woodwork / turning /carving club /society. Likely that someone will be happy to make one for you and possibly in exchange for a metal bit for one of his projects.
|Thread: 1950/60 car electronic rev counter|
Yes, I wired the one fro my Landy to the alternator but don't quite remember where. I think it was just to the output but might have been to somewhere before the rectifier bridge. Calibration was by twiddling a screw to get the right sort of reading on tickover.
|Thread: Brass or cycle thread ?|
Edited By Bazyle on 19/11/2018 13:50:24
If you can find or make known threads you can test with engineer's blue which is the best fit.
|Thread: Unrecognised Acronym on ebay listings 'UKPL'|
It might be UK Power Lister which is a common boast for foreign sellers but they are not using it on their other listings. So it might be a genuine part of the description such as Un-Known Plastic layer.
|Thread: Death of Model Engineering?|
Funnily enough someone brought this up at our club meeting which must have been about an hour before this thread was started. We were also voting on an increase in subs which are lower for OAPs. The Treasurer remarked that of the 32 people present I was the only one still in full time employment. When I joined I think I was 33 and while probably the youngest then at least half were paying full subs. Now I think only six out of 80 are working and several of those are part time and past retirement age.
|Thread: 3D Printer Engineering|
If you think the leadscrew has an error shouldn't it be possible to compensate. After all isn't that how some of the bed levelling processes work?
People used to buy a basic car and add features and trim even a radio when they weren't standard because they couldn't afford the whole cost at once but could progressively. So the same should be true for printers.
|Thread: Changewheel conundrum|
I think some lathes have been seen before where not everything proposed had been tested by the makers and some fettling was required. It might be that you have to file the banjo slot to allow sufficient movement.
The lathe John S was working on was a Colchester which is a far cry from a far eastern garage lathe. The Colchester gearbox also has the best metric approximations in its QCGB that I know of slightly surpassing the Harrison.
Edited By Bazyle on 16/11/2018 08:12:59
|Thread: Hollow Stays|
It is noticeable that continental locos, in fact almost all apart countries from British designed locos are festooned with external pipes. Unless they have some facilities that our magical locos don't need then it must be that our designers are finding ways to hide such pipes and they have all, including the blower feed on the outside. Yes?
|Thread: Quick release hook|
It is really quite simple and I saw something suitable in use on a farm for holding open a hatch albeit at a lower load. Just scale to fit.
|Thread: For discussing the merits of alternative 3D CAD programs.|
I got a copy of Turbocad (2D) about 20 years ago. The probability of it working on my current computer is ......nil. Certainly the computer it was on (a 286) died and the Pentium did too, well it's 2Gig disc did and replacements that small weren't available.
Edited By JasonB on 14/11/2018 15:39:49
|Thread: Learning CAD with Alibre Atom3D|
Thanks Jason. Memory working. Download tomorrow with any luck.
I've got some more memory now which hopefully will work but the website doesn't mention the disc requirements. Anyone notice what it takes up? I've only got 30Gigs left on my drive so do I need to offload some pictures to make more room? I'm thinking of getting an SSD if there are bargains on Black Friday but that's a week or two away.
|Thread: DRUMMOND B TYPE ?|
You have probably found out already but for people reading this far in the future it is a "pre-B" that is one made before the B-type. They never called then "A-type" presumably not thinking about the future enough hence we use the rather odd designation. It is characterised by the leadscrew being down the middle of the bed and ceased production before WW1.
|Thread: Solution found to the World's biggest problem . . .|
I was thinking that but a news report on Friday said there was a concern that the rate had dropped below sustainable levels, that presumably in the west only but it wasn't clear if that was actually a decreasing population or maintaining the rate of growth that provides an endless supply of surplus youths to support the aged.
|Thread: Lead Bearing Solder is Banned|
Russell, what is the French name for Yorkshire fittings?
If they ban copper plumbing the alternative is plastic - can't have that, so back to the old Roman hypocaust. Can't use clay pipes as that would produce too much CO2 in firing the clay so maybe I can set up a wooden pipe boring factory, water powered of course.
|Thread: Graham Sadler’s grinding rest (ME 4597-99)|
Rod, I was puzzled at first but realised you are talking about one of our Facebook entries. (we seem to have two with the same name somehow). I think it is probably a Stuart Victoria but will check with the person who put the page together.
|Thread: what Christmas present|
Wise decision giving you the room to house next year's £500 present.
|Thread: Graham Sadler’s grinding rest (ME 4597-99)|
Something killed the ending.
The reason for listing the settings for 8 in is that Screwfix have a Titan grinder (their in-house name) for only £35 TTB521GRB.
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