|Eric Cox||05/11/2018 10:59:24|
509 forum posts
Given a limit of £500 what model engineering related Christmas present would you like to receive.
|larry phelan 1||05/11/2018 11:02:50|
|508 forum posts|
That will be the day !!!!!
|4719 forum posts|
That's very generous of you Eric! I would like cash in a plain envelope please...
PS Seriously though, I would ask for a better DRO for my mill.
Edited By SillyOldDuffer on 05/11/2018 11:15:17
|Neil Wyatt||05/11/2018 11:35:47|
16579 forum posts
A Tardis-style storage box to keep all my junk in
|Jon Lawes||05/11/2018 12:20:57|
325 forum posts
I'd buy mentoring and self confidence!
611 forum posts
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)
|Fowlers Fury||05/11/2018 15:27:58|
324 forum posts
Injectable WD40 for my finger joints.
|pgk pgk||05/11/2018 15:38:54|
|1455 forum posts|
Facetious: a shed pixie to tidy up
Serious: 3rd axis dro and power feed for mill
|Mick B1||05/11/2018 15:42:46|
|1189 forum posts|
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?
|Mark Gould 1||05/11/2018 18:54:06|
|130 forum posts|
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 351||05/11/2018 19:03:39|
1327 forum posts
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 .
2461 forum posts
£500; WOW! I should be so lucky … now let me think on that … … decisions, decisions, oh dear...
|827 forum posts|
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.........
|Mike E.||05/11/2018 21:40:26|
|192 forum posts|
A set of gear cutters would be nice.
|Mark Rand||05/11/2018 22:50:52|
|761 forum posts|
£500 worth of floor space.
3714 forum posts
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 351||06/11/2018 01:30:52|
1327 forum posts
Should buy you enough space to stand a drill bit on its end 😁
149 forum posts
That really is quite a lot of beer.....
|mark costello 1||07/11/2018 16:06:32|
541 forum posts
Yes but You are only renting it.
4728 forum posts
Wise decision giving you the room to house next year's £500 present.
Please login to post a reply.
Want the latest issue of Model Engineer or Model Engineers' Workshop? Use our magazine locator links to find your nearest stockist!
You can contact us by phone, mail or email about the magazines including becoming a contributor, submitting reader's letters or making queries about articles. You can also get in touch about this website, advertising or other general issues.
Click THIS LINK for full contact details.
For subscription issues please see THIS LINK.