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  • Posted in thread: Need some help with a PMR #5 Bottle Engine on 02-22-2013 at 01:34 PM
    I made one of those a few years ago and was a bit stumped with the same problem, it's a bit of
    a "catch 22" situation starting that engine frame and I'm sure that the model was designed
    specifically t...

  • Posted in thread: Taps on 02-07-2013 at 08:37 AM
    I have some very old books that were my fathers and I found 4 36 in one of the tables, it gives
    the OD as .110 .Giles

  • Posted in thread: Anyone in Hackney, London? on 09-20-2012 at 03:14 PM
    I'm away from home at the moment in Hackney, is there anyone near here who might have some very
    small taps and a suitable screw to fix an expensive and well loved pair of glasses?, as I can't
    find any...

  • Posted in thread: rube goldberg thing on 01-10-2011 at 02:02 AM
    thought some of you might appreciate this![ame=

  • Posted in thread: Lost part on 10-30-2009 at 12:07 PM
    Douglas Adams (sadly not with us anymore) of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy books
    describes a portal where odd socks, biros and teaspoons slip through to end up on a distant
    planet somewhere all ...

  • Posted in thread: IC Engine castings on 10-23-2009 at 11:17 AM
    I don't know what engine it is but if you haven't seen this site, they seem very specialized
    and also seem to be in Oz

  • Posted in thread: Lost part on 10-22-2009 at 02:56 PM
    I dropped a small gear wheel while standing by my bench a couple of years ago,I looked
    everywhere for it also a friend came round at that point and helped, I even tried dropping a
    similar sized piece ...

  • Posted in thread: Are there kits for marine engines? on 10-21-2009 at 03:39 PM
    A little off this topic here but the ministeam site has some nice stuff, check out the vid at
    the top of this page:

  • Posted in thread: guitar playing machine on 10-15-2009 at 07:55 PM
    I was in Bath, UK today and saw this busker playing a violin and this machine with his feet! ,I
    thought to myself, I bet he made that himself!,as I've never seen anything like it,
    unfortunately I didn...

  • Posted in thread: Christmas gifts and learning how to hand turn! on 10-07-2009 at 11:10 PM
    Sorry! I'd forgotten about Holly, which is in fact the whitest and very dense, almost like
    boxwood but whiter!, I don't know about American holly but I imagine that it must be very
    similar, if you hav...


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