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James Brighton12/07/2018 07:33:07
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Hello all,

My name is James and I have taken up model engineering in the last two years, fitting it in as I can around kids and work.

My main interest is in steam locos, I presently have a 5 inch gauge A4 which requires a fair bit if TLC but suits my needs.
I also work on and off on my fathers locos.

Presently in the process of acquiring a few small bits of workshop equipment so that I can work from home on my project.

Look forward to chatting to others and getting a few tips and pointers from here.

James
David George 112/07/2018 09:16:32
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Hi James welcome to the forum, lots of like minded people here, if you need help just ask. What machinery do you have.

David

shaun meakin12/07/2018 10:03:48
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Hi James, the Thornbury Model Engineering Exhibition is 17/18/19th August. Not a million miles from Hampshire and a really well run and popular show full of like minded model engineers. I'm sure you would find it very enjoyable, stuff for the kids to see too!

Shaun.

KWIL12/07/2018 10:46:29
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James, Welcome, please complete a Public Profile, even if you only say "xxxx, Hampshire". Helps if you need specific help such as "where's the nearest Club" etc.

James Brighton18/07/2018 07:21:10
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Hi all,

I'm from Andover to be exact.

Presently my machinery is not a lot as most of it is tools, welding gear, compressors and the such like.
I have access to lathes, drills and a mill which I use on and off.

Looking for a lathe presently which a lot of members have given me very helpful advice on.

A lot of work I do (for enjoyment) is fabrication and after inheriting a loco which needs some TLC I'd like to do it myself and improve my somewhat agricultural machining skill set.
Martin King 218/07/2018 07:55:20
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James, You have a PM, look for the flashing INBOX item in menu bar!

Martin

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