Last Activity:02-19-2017 7:15 PM
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Posted in thread: goodbye my autocad goodbye on 02-11-2017 at 01:22 PM
You need to investigate machine virtualisation, you can have a Windows 98 machine running as a
virtual machine on a brand new Dell Blade Server if you wish ;-)
Posted in thread: Smithy owners... is it me? on 02-05-2017 at 09:37 PM
Nick, yeah the grinder will work. Piss poor engineering.There's a lot of it about but if you
can adapt and overcome then there's a lot of reasonably priced kit which can be made
serviceable at reasona...
Posted in thread: Smithy owners... is it me? on 02-05-2017 at 05:48 PM
You have an unused gear shaft that, if used in place of the one you have B & C mounted on,
looks like it would get closer to the A gear without fouling?
Posted in thread: Smithy owners... is it me? on 02-05-2017 at 05:33 PM
Cant help much but this is a link to the **manual** if you haven't got one.JohnHandy the way it
gives gears letters but doesn't include a labelled diagram, I assume that's found on the inside
of the m...
Posted in thread: Lathe Back Stop on 02-05-2017 at 05:20 PM
Harold, That's an excellent design and a link to a very clear explanatory video on your site,
Many Thanks! - Nick P.S. It's a refreshing change to see a video in which someone hasn't chewed
Posted in thread: Smithy owners... is it me? on 02-05-2017 at 04:33 PM
What am I missing? With a bench grinder you can remove enough material from the banjo to
achieve the required adjustment by rounding it's end without compromising it's structure
Posted in thread: Low Temp Aluminium Welding Repair Wire ID Help on 02-02-2017 at 09:56 PM
Many thanks for the info gentlemen! When I penned my reply, I was cognisant that the OP posses
two Smashweld 180A Migs and had argon gas to work his aluminium welding wire. His posting on
19th July af...
Posted in thread: Cheap DRO on 01-30-2017 at 09:57 PM
including fingerprints.How do you get access to put a fingerprint on a glass scale?
Posted in thread: Low Temp Aluminium Welding Repair Wire ID Help on 01-22-2017 at 11:20 PM
About 4 years ago I bought a coil of wire from a Scandiweigan gentleman at Harrogate Show, he
was carrying out very impressive demonstrations and I was tempted. It was the usual "That'll
come in handy...
Posted in thread: How to identify "Grain" in aluminum on 01-18-2017 at 10:11 AM
Etchants for Aluminium alloys usually include HF so I don't think home metallurgy/microscopy is
a practical option ;-)