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Eric Cox05/11/2018 10:59:24
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Given a limit of £500 what model engineering related Christmas present would you like to receive.

larry phelan 105/11/2018 11:02:50
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That will be the day !!!!!

SillyOldDuffer05/11/2018 11:13:44
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Posted by Eric Cox on 05/11/2018 10:59:24:

Given a limit of £500 what model engineering related Christmas present would you like to receive.

That's very generous of you Eric! I would like cash in a plain envelope please...

devil

Dave

PS Seriously though, I would ask for a better DRO for my mill.

Edited By SillyOldDuffer on 05/11/2018 11:15:17

Neil Wyatt05/11/2018 11:35:47
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A Tardis-style storage box to keep all my junk in

Jon Lawes05/11/2018 12:20:57
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I'd buy mentoring and self confidence!

Journeyman05/11/2018 13:48:27
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I'll go for enthusiasm and perseverance! (But a new 3D printer would go down well at the moment, mine is still in bits pending an upgrade)

John

Fowlers Fury05/11/2018 15:27:58
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Injectable WD40 for my finger joints.

pgk pgk05/11/2018 15:38:54
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Facetious: a shed pixie to tidy up

Serious: 3rd axis dro and power feed for mill

pgk

Mick B105/11/2018 15:42:46
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Posted by pgk pgk on 05/11/2018 15:38:54:

Facetious: a shed pixie to tidy up

Serious: 3rd axis dro and power feed for mill

pgk

I'll say. Mine never does that - it only hides stuff in plain sight, protected by a special spell so that I don't see it even if I can...

I thought they were all like that?

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Mark Gould 105/11/2018 18:54:06
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Angle plates, 1,2,3 blocks, cutting fluid, a nice P&B chuck, a nice rotary table, a welding course, another Stuart set of castings, beter LED lighting, an airconditioning system for the garage, a set of Mitutoyo micrometers, a set of pin gauges, a nice gauge blck set, a surface plate, a height gauge, a quality set of Dormer drills and/or reamers........

XD 35105/11/2018 19:03:39
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3D taster or a universal boring and facing head , a Wohlhaupter would be nice though 500 sqiud wont get near it !

Gear cutters , broaches and milling cutters are always welcome .

mechman4805/11/2018 19:17:40
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£500; WOW! I should be so lucky surprise … now let me think on that … thinking … decisions, decisions, oh dear... dont know

George.

ChrisH05/11/2018 19:57:42
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See your shed pixies Mick - mine are little people - do the exact same as my lot. I reckon they are building something but I've no idea what.........

devil

Mike E.05/11/2018 21:40:26
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A set of gear cutters would be nice.

Mark Rand05/11/2018 22:50:52
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£500 worth of floor space.

Hopper05/11/2018 23:46:18
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A shade sail so I can step outside the shed onto the concrete driveway and do welding and grinding in summer without getting scorched.

XD 35106/11/2018 01:30:52
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Posted by Mark Rand on 05/11/2018 22:50:52:

£500 worth of floor space.

Should buy you enough space to stand a drill bit on its end 😁

Hillclimber07/11/2018 10:10:00
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That really is quite a lot of beer.....

mark costello 107/11/2018 16:06:32
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Yes but You are only renting it.

Bazyle07/11/2018 17:46:00
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Posted by Mark Rand on 05/11/2018 22:50:52:

£500 worth of floor space.

Wise decision giving you the room to house next year's £500 present.

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