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John Stevenson01/01/2015 01:41:17
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Thought I'd start a new post for the new year as Neil and Jason have over indulged on the home made raspberry wine cheeky will will post later.

Mike Poole01/01/2015 01:50:15
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Just got back from the pub, watching John Bishop, hilarious!

Mike

Ady101/01/2015 03:11:11
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Got my bender today, so got a new toy to play with over the weekend

They threw a free welding magnet in the box and are now made in India

JasonB01/01/2015 08:03:55
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First job today was to move this thread to the correct section of the forum and lock the old one, you just can't get the staffwink

Last years thread is still here should you wish to refer back to it

I know threads tend to drift off topic but If we can try to keep it withing the main forum section of "Work in progress and completed items photos" though photos of progress are welcome and often as interesting as the finished item.

It's not just limited to model engineering or making tooling, if you have knocked up something for your motorbike or RC heli for example thats more than welcome, infact anything you have done in the workshop. That can also be extended to the study, kitchen table, etc as it would also be good to see any projects that are being drawn up or the latest item to be produced on that 3D printer that Santa has just dropped off.

Happy New year, J

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Edited By JasonB on 01/01/2015 10:06:42

Les Jones 101/01/2015 09:27:56
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Hi Jason,
You link did not work for me. I think this is waht it should be.

Les.

John Hinkley01/01/2015 09:33:53
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Neither link work for me! JasonB's took me to a blank page and Les Jones' link is a year out!

Happy new year.

John

Brian Hooper 101/01/2015 09:53:17
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New to forums.I just used my gantry hoist to shift my table saw over my messy workshop. No sore back this time. I would include a photo but I dont know how?
Bazyle01/01/2015 10:03:00
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2014

Yes I wasn't drinking last night.

Edited By Bazyle on 01/01/2015 10:04:11

JasonB01/01/2015 10:08:03
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Thanks chaps, I've ammended my one now, it was because I had it set to go to last page.

J

Neil Wyatt01/01/2015 13:57:05
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Last gasp of 2014 was to swap ina DiMarzio stacked humbucker for the bridge pickup on my Squier Tele, and work out a decent wiring scheme for a 5-way strat pickup switch. Not much engineering but some freehand wood routing and plastic cutting (with the Dremel) and some gluing and soldering.

Today learned that when you find a slip of paper with connections on it inside a motor's junction box, don't believe everything it says! It DID work fine when connected as described, but the advice for reversing was wrong. No harm done, just some buzzing and a bit of head scratching.

Neil

Rick Parry01/01/2015 14:30:14
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Made an adaptor plate for my collet chuck today. Tested when finnished and found the it to be 4 thou out. Do I need to to do it again?

Harry Wilkes01/01/2015 15:28:30
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Had an hour outside, in my childhood I spent many hours in and around the local British Rail engine shed ''Ryecroft ' 3C so my wife recons I still spend all my time in the 'shed' she got me .......

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Steve Withnell01/01/2015 16:08:32
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Just opened a bottle of a nice Rioja to let it breathe before Dinner.

It's important to let quality reds breathe - if it doesn't start soon though, I'll just have to give it mouth to mouth.

Happy New Year

 

Steve

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Russell Eberhardt01/01/2015 16:20:56
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Posted by Steve Withnell on 01/01/2015 16:08:32:

Just opened a bottle of a nice Rioja to let it breathe before Dinner.

For me it was a bottle of Caladroy I can see the château from my garden smiley

Bonne Année à tous.

Russell.

Neil Wyatt01/01/2015 16:42:29
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Just saw Brian's request regarding photos...

Welcome Brian - you need to use the albums link at the top of the page to create an album and put some photos in it. You can then use the camera icon in the reply box to select the photo.

Neil

Did I hear right? - The radio just gave me a Met Office yellow rain warning for Staffordshire. I'm staying in tonight!

Brian Rice 101/01/2015 16:53:49
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Spent a fortune on my Jack Russell called Jack at pet world,worth it keeps my feet warm in the cold weather.

martin perman01/01/2015 17:03:17
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Neil,

Could you please give a blow by blow regarding attaching photographs, I put up a post the other night regarding A4 Bittern and tried to upload a picture and basically gave up because it wouldn't work.

Martin P

martin perman01/01/2015 17:06:51
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Neil,

 

Could you give a blow by blow on how to attach a photograph to a posting as I tried to attach a picture to a post about A4 Bittern and no matter how I tried I ended up giving up and the posting went on with no picture except for a graphic in the bottom corner.

 

Martin P

Edited By martin perman on 01/01/2015 17:07:40

Les Jones 101/01/2015 17:14:33
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Hi Martin,
Have look at this thread and this thread.

Les.

martin perman01/01/2015 17:15:57
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Neil,

I use this website which I find quite accurate and this is what it shows for Stafford for tomorrow http://www.xcweather.co.uk/forecast/stafford no snow mentioned.

martin P

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