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    fcheslop replied to the thread Maximat 7 Lathe.
    Electronic speed control on a small lathe with short duration may well be OK but I would be concerned about the motors cooling on a...
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    He worked under Barns Wallace but who was the better engineer .Although the R100 may have had some influence on that matter Shute used...
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    fcheslop replied to the thread Oil Pull tractor.
    I have just been asking the same question on the Model Engineer and was directed to Smoke Stack forum there is a bit of info but only a...
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    fcheslop replied to the thread tube pump.
    You are welcome This site has some exploded views https://www.welco.net/product/wp1200/wp1200_structure.html...
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    fcheslop replied to the thread tube pump.
    The tube is usually held in location by the inlet and outlet fittings You can also get a three roller version Have a look for MILK pumps...
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    fcheslop replied to the thread My first boiler.
    A nice boiler and for its purpose more than adequate Lets be honest if efficiency was a concern a simple pot boiler would not be my...
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    fcheslop replied to the thread Leaky Check Valve.
    Just use a nitrile ball saves all the hassle First use a steel ball of the same size give it a biff with a guided punch or just let a...
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    fcheslop replied to the thread Boring 6" (150mm) deep ..
    4 jaw and a fixed steady
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    fcheslop replied to the thread Loading quill bearings.
    I replaced the bearings on my RF25 several years ago. I took up all the play turning the shaft as I adjusted the nuts then just gave it...
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    fcheslop replied to the thread Baby Grand lathe.
    Some info on this site http://www.lathes.co.uk/babygrand/
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    fcheslop replied to the thread Spring mandrel size.
    Thanks for the link Chuck There is some useful info on making springs on Deans site...
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    fcheslop replied to the thread wanted copper tube.
    At the top of the page just to the right of youre user name.Click on the envelope and use Start New Conversation option cheers
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    Another fan of the U shaped parting blades,Used them for many years in a rear tool post the cantilever version that over hangs the cross...
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    Hi Norm, It was Russia although the story is false I remember the ship yards in Berwick I though sheep south of the border looked...
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