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  1. goldstar31 replied to the thread Sparey 5cc. plans.

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    Feb 17, 2020 at 12:06 AM
  2. goldstar31 replied to the thread Difficulty with setup.

    I suppose confession is good for the 'sole'( Dover or Lemon) but I have a two ended die holder which I made with a Number 1 Morse Taper...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 2:02 PM
  3. goldstar31 replied to the thread Sparey 5cc. plans.

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    Feb 16, 2020 at 1:52 PM
  4. goldstar31 liked BaronJ's post in the thread Difficulty with setup.

    Hi Guys, FWIW "Tracy Tools" in the UK, stock both the dies and a handle so they can be used as a hand chaser. there are pictures on...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 12:07 PM
  5. goldstar31 replied to the thread Difficulty with setup.

    I totally agree with Baron's observations about Coventry boxes. Historically, we Brits had Whitworth Coarse and Whitworth Fine with an...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 10:09 AM
  6. goldstar31 liked BaronJ's post in the thread Difficulty with setup.

    Hi Southernsandman If you have ever seen a Coventry die box, you will note that they have four threading dies in them. The dies can be...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 8:48 AM
  7. goldstar31 replied to the thread Difficulty with setup.

    John Your eyesight is obviously better than mine:( Cheers and thanks Norman

    Feb 15, 2020 at 8:26 PM
  8. goldstar31 liked BaronJ's post in the thread Difficulty with setup.

    Hi Guys, That thread chaser could easily be used to cut the thread once the lathe is set up for ten threads per inch. Use it just as...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 8:25 PM
  9. goldstar31 liked fcheslop's post in the thread Difficulty with setup.

    I have a few early tools over 130 years old that are stamped W F ,Whitworth Form from the days when whitworth was the only standardised...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 6:50 PM
  10. goldstar31 replied to the thread Difficulty with setup.

    It's 55 degree Coarse Whitworth Form obtainable from 40 and 50 gears of preferably 20DP pitch. After saying all this, you have all...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 6:50 PM
  11. goldstar31 liked BaronJ's post in the thread Collets for End Mills.

    Hi Guys, Interesting thread ! I always thought that ER collets were designed for tool holding ! One thing that I can say is that the...

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  12. goldstar31 replied to the thread Software in the cloud.

    I suspect that I'm the only person here that has actually not only owned but passed their driving test on a 1935 Morris 8, The only...

    Feb 14, 2020 at 3:35 PM
  13. goldstar31 replied to the thread Collets for End Mills.

    If 'If's and an's were pots and pans, there would be no room for tinkers' I've been in this game- and it is a game for nigh on 80+...

    Feb 14, 2020 at 2:49 PM
  14. goldstar31 replied to the thread Software in the cloud.

    The greatest mistake I made was to retire completely at the age of 55. I should have retired much earlier. :) So my pension checks and...

    Feb 14, 2020 at 11:49 AM
  15. goldstar31 replied to the thread Software in the cloud.

    Of course we are moving completely away from the concept of being a 'hobby' forum , financed by what remains of our net disposable...

    Feb 14, 2020 at 10:03 AM
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