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Posted in thread: Every Boy His Own Manufacturer on 01-15-2017 at 01:49 AM
Great stuff Paso, compared to the way we live today it’s hard to believe how books like these
where written for “boys”, so what 12 and up?
Posted in thread: A Smaller Steam Engine For A Smaller Boat on 01-11-2017 at 05:07 PM
Hi Pete. I’m still following along. Between work and life in general I haven’t been able to get
any shop time for myself so I have to get my hobby fix vicariously through others. The engine
Posted in thread: Riser block for 3in1 machine on 01-09-2017 at 01:17 AM
Looks like a clean functional fix to me. And with a cash outlay of $16.00 it doesn’t even chew
into the workshop tool budget.
Posted in thread: cheap chinese arduino clone's on 12-30-2016 at 04:23 AM
Hi stragenFirst thing I bought was an Arduino development kit and soon after came the Arduino
for Dummies book. A lot of people say to stay away from the Chinese clones but I’ve been
messing around wi...
Posted in thread: New Member on 12-18-2016 at 01:55 AM
Hi Kpar and welcome to the forums from the other side of the world. So what sort of projects do
you have in mind?
Posted in thread: New member from Canada eh! on 12-13-2016 at 03:05 AM
Hi JimIt’s those “I never thought of that” and “I’ve never seen one of those” moments that draw
me in all the time . . . Thinking of which have you ever seen a 130 mph steam hydroplane?
Posted in thread: Out in the COLD !! on 12-13-2016 at 01:58 AM
Oil in the tea, thats funny ! My wife and I rode a oil fired steam train a few years ago they
announced that they had to throw some sand in the firebox to clean the fire tubes, that sand
went all over...
Posted in thread: New member from Canada eh! on 12-10-2016 at 03:10 AM
Hi Jim welcome aboard.wEc1 Looks like you got some snow on the other side of the Rockies. We
don’t have much snow on the ground but with the wind chill today of -33 I think we have to keep
Posted in thread: A Smaller Steam Engine For A Smaller Boat on 11-26-2016 at 03:37 AM
That is a clean bore
Posted in thread: A Smaller Steam Engine For A Smaller Boat on 11-20-2016 at 10:08 PM
It’s looking good Pete.I use superglue more than I probably should when machining. If you
put a little heat on the part (heat gun, small torch, BBQ lighter) the glue will let go. Saves