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    Difficulty with P.M.

    HI Mods I am having difficulty with P.M. Am I doing something wrong
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    Any fishermen ?

    Hi guys A Curious project is coming along quite well A Line winder for a sea fishing friend last part is to bolt all the bits to the wood base If anyone is interested I can post the STLs for the printed bits P.S how do I insert some pics in the post
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    Fizzers, SS50s,APs,and the dreaded Kriedler

    Hi guys A couple of days ago I happened to meet up with some chaps from the British Auto Cycle Union who were on a little rally locally. They were actually outside my local supermarket with all manner of small "motor assisted cycles" from old (1908) to remarkably new Japanese machines...
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    Hello all again

    Hello again to everybody I am returning to the forum after a long absence due to ill health and two close family bereavements. I have missed the friends I made here and hope to catch up with you all again Best Regards Mark
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    Coleman Fuel ?

    Not quite sure where to post this one so I've posted it here. What is Coleman Fuel I've heard it mentioned many times as a fuel for I.C. engines but what is it ? Perhaps as a Brit I might know it by another name Please excuse my ignorance but I'm mainly a steam man. Regards Mark
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    anyone ever made a Parsons turbine

    Does anyone know if a miniature Parsons type (axial flow) steam turbine has ever been made ? I have had much success in small scale with DeLaval impulse ones but I am not sure about a full blown multistage reaction one. I am thinking about maybe three or four stages H.P end being about 1" dia...
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    Help ! best Glue

    Help fellas (and ladies) My favorite computer chair has just collapsed (well the back kinda fell off) it's a copy of an old lyre back probably from 1930 ish nothing wrong with the wood all the joints are fine , (probably pine might be hardwood , doubt it) the joints just suddenly gave way...
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    Hi again all

    Hello again all from Glos U.K Been some difficult personal things happening just lately which is why I haven't been on the forum, The spot welder is working great, I "stitch" welded some 0.5mm stainless with it. I then bent and pulled and wrenched the sample in the vice well beyond what it...
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    Help turbinitus

    help I've got a Turbinitus relapse should I spin 'er up in my old scullery (it's indoors but plenty of air) boiler is safe 2x S.W.P. six months ago on hydro but the bearings might be a bit tight she hasn't been run for ages. will post some vid if i get an O.K. Runs on propane BTW...
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    A Mini spot welder from scrap

    I have recently seen on the net several designs for spot welders made from old Microwave Oven Transformers these ranged from dangerous looking contraptions to some really quite professional units. So I decided to have a go at one and hoped that I could produce something in the latter category...
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    Soba carbide tooling

    Hi All Does anyone have any experience of Soba carbide lathe tooling sold by Chronos in the U.K. They are a budget brand and I am considering buying some as I expect to be machining some pretty tough materials shortly. My next project is going to be a Minijet (Wren MW54 hopefully) which will...
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    Hi from England

    Hi All My name is Mark and I'm from Gloucestershire England and New to the Forum I thought I would introduce myself with a couple of pictures of one of ny models This is a freelance Model of a steam turbine generating set It has a watertube boiler running at 50 P.S.I and fuelled by...
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