Here is a list of all the postings Hacksaw has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Confession Time!|
Also great for when you go out to the dustbin ...and the door slams shut in the wind.. and the keys are in the lock the other side.. Ask me how i know
|Thread: How many Hammers|
One of my favorite drawings from "Keep your VW alive"
|Thread: Startrite Drill Press(benchtop) - stuck chuck|
And kids shoes...
|Thread: citric acid|
If it tastes mouldy it probably is
|Thread: What Did You Do Today 2019|
I pulled a carpet size piece of "wet and dry " type abrasive 100 grit out of a skip ! Barely used too. 15 ft x 4 ft I guess its for one of those door sanders , where the whole door goes through under the sanding belt... It had a small nick in it ,so i suppose it wouldn't be any good to use .. What to do with it ? Flatting cylinder heads ? Good score though eh ? I did ask before i took it
|Thread: Why are insert toolholders so expensive?|
Slightly off topic , what are those lathe tools that are bent downwards for ? You see them on secondhand tool stalls , usually the last thing to sell , as they're massive industrial size .. They look like they have huge negative rake and would just scrape metal away
If you run out of inserts you can just grind an edge on the holder ,if it's a hardened one , and carry on....
I wouldn't ever do that though.
|Thread: Need a lot of help from you good people|
Yeah but it was a 3 litre capri battery , not a 1300 one
|Thread: This weeks offer at Lidl|
well it's still "new" but i did look anyway and they're fine . It's the i.c. boards i'm sure ..
I checked the cable and fuse , they were ok . Spinning the motor by hand generated up to 35 volts on my cheap digi meter , so i assumed the motor was ok too .Which left the on /off switch.
I wasn't going to test it with mains electric , so i flicked the tester to ohms and hooked it up to input and output.. The neutral side didn't register anything upon pulling the trigger...but the live did.. So a switch fault ?? I removed it from the housing
Would i buy another ? Absolutely ! I have three others and they're great .. but i won't be running them on a genny. I know i could take it back and they'd refund me, there's 2 years warranty on them but I'll keep this one for spares for the others should I burn one out..
Edited By Hacksaw on 19/08/2019 22:28:51
Well chopping the wires to the variable speed and joining them up, resulted in a still non functioning grinder !! Cable has continuity..fuse is good .. Got to go out now , i'll test the switch and windings later !
Umm ...I've read that the electronics in mig welders dislike being run from a generator , or rather the generator needs to be a much larger kw for it to work ? Well , today i used my newish Lidls variable speed 1200w angle grinder with my Honda EX500 genny...( 500w ) It ran it ok to start with, I didn't overload it , as obviously it wasn't making much power running on 500w ..and i was only using a 1mm disc to cut off a 8mm bolt so i wanted it to keep spinning fast . When i went to cut off a second bolt , the grinder wouldn't work.. Nor on mains .. Fetching my second Lidls grinder , that worked ok with genny power and i finished the job .. Do you think i've damaged the variable speed board ? I can't see that I could have burnt out the motor windings...
|Thread: Remembering Apollo 11|
Eclipse of the moon time !
|Thread: Easy Button Die Storage Solution|
And the steel stains the oak...
|Thread: Silver soldering cast iron?|
Later , less well made Suffolks have a pressed steel clutch drum...interchangeable.. Might have one somewhere
|Thread: Hi I am Mick and am very interested in the Aveling & Porter Roller|
He smokes around in it at the weekends...house shakes , and the dog goes potty when it goes past.. It actually goes at a fair old lick !
Edited By Hacksaw on 11/06/2019 23:52:47
There's one not 50 yards from me right now , at the top of my road !
|Thread: What Did You Do Today 2019|
That's nice. When i was a lot , lot younger , and had hair , and a mum , i built a kit car...a Burlington SS , that looked a bit like a Morgan ..and Morgan drivers used to wave at me ,and i didn't ever wave back, as mine was a fake!! Me mum loved going in it , me wife hated it ..I put a 2.5 Triumph engine in it and drove it like an idiot and frightened her ...I gave it away to a school mate .. I'll find a picture...
Edited By Hacksaw on 21/05/2019 18:08:08
Hardly engineering or model engineering .Made a stainless steel horse shoe for a friends daughters wedding posy..
|Thread: T nut slot channel|
Ahh. Probably not what you're looking for,but ..
I was standing under a 30mph road sign last night, and looking up at it .. on the back face is an ally extrusion , with T nuts holding it to the post ..
And I thought of this thread !!
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