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    I flew to Spain today in a "Boeing", 737-800...

    I flew to Spain today in a "Boeing", 737-800 apparently. Trouble free flight.

    Regards Tyrone
  2. I'm fine Johnny, sweltering in Spain at the...

    I'm fine Johnny, sweltering in Spain at the moment. I hope you are keeping busy. Did you have any drawings for your " Scharmann " or did you just " follow your nose " when you worked on it. ...
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    After you matey. Regards Tyrone.

    After you matey.

    Regards Tyrone.
  4. I was hoping you'd comment Johnny. How's the WB50...

    I was hoping you'd comment Johnny. How's the WB50 doing ?

    Regards Tyrone.
  5. I should have mentioned all the other tables I've...

    I should have mentioned all the other tables I've worked on have a mechanism of some sort to raise the revolving table above the lower table slightly. Some are powered, some are hand operated. This...
  6. I don't know how a " Sharmann " rotary table...

    I don't know how a " Sharmann " rotary table works but I know how the table works on a competitor machine. You have an internal hydraulic unclamping mechanism that unclamps the table. The table is...
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    I would agree that for that sort of work they're...

    I would agree that for that sort of work they're very handy. However not everybody is in that kind of boat repair machining business. Taper bore bearing seats are another one I can think off. Lots...
  8. I saw a photograph the other day of a table piled...

    I saw a photograph the other day of a table piled up with the old items that a really modern phone has replaced. Camera, calclator, spirit level, compass, radio, dictaphone, dictionary etc etc. It...
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    It's an attachment that bolts onto the cross...

    It's an attachment that bolts onto the cross slide that enables you to drill with the saddle power feed instead of using the tailstock hand wheel.
    I'm not in the " taper turning attachment is a must...
  10. " Kendall & Gent " of Gorton in Manchester...

    " Kendall & Gent " of Gorton in Manchester specialised in knee less milling machines as well as large and very large Plano-mills. The also had a side line in tangential threading machines. Another...
  11. " Tony's Lathes " internet site has a several "...

    " Tony's Lathes " internet site has a several " Scharmann " handbooks for sale. It doesn't look like the have the exact one you need but he does have quite a few. Given the way rotary tables can be...
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    I agree with all of that Joe. That's my technique...

    I agree with all of that Joe. That's my technique also.

    My " go to " level was a 0.001" in 10 inches instrument. That got used 90% of the time. If it needed to be better than that I had a 0.001"...
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    Look up " Bedroom Tax " on the Internet....

    Look up " Bedroom Tax " on the Internet. Basically if you're a council tenant on benefits ( as is my sister ) your benefits get cut substantially if you have any empty bedrooms. The plan was to free...
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    I wouldn't have thought just sitting the level on...

    I wouldn't have thought just sitting the level on the crown of the inverted ways would be accurate enough looking at their slightly battered condition. Give them a good stoning at the very least.
    ...
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    God help any council tenant with a spare bedroom...

    God help any council tenant with a spare bedroom now. My sister is in this position. Both her sons are in the process of leaving home, one to the forces, and there's no chance of her being able to...
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    Looks like we'll be needing an new ambassador to...

    Looks like we'll be needing an new ambassador to the USA any day now as the current one has managed to upset the President big time. To paraphrase Corporal Jones in " Dads Army ", " He doesn't like...
  17. Typical views of Edinburgh stone terraced houses...

    Typical views of Edinburgh stone terraced houses in the background. If anyone from the USA is planning a visit to the UK Edinburgh is a must see city.

    We were staying there one time and at our...
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    It appears that not everyone in the USA is happy...

    It appears that not everyone in the USA is happy with the women's football ( soccer ) team. I was listening to a radio profile of Megan Rapinoe, the team captain at the weekend.

    Apparently her dad...
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    The Brexit debate is quite unique in my...

    The Brexit debate is quite unique in my experience in that it cuts across party lines to a great extent. The majority of the Tory Party want out but a significant minority want to stay in. The...
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    What do you think we'd be like if we all had guns...

    What do you think we'd be like if we all had guns ?

    Regards Tyrone.
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    " The Guardian " carried a decent obituary for...

    " The Guardian " carried a decent obituary for him a week or two back Asquith. " The Museum Of Science and Industry " is a fitting tribute to him.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    I couldn't stand the bloke, totally full of his...

    I couldn't stand the bloke, totally full of his own shit. He was good at laughing at other people, not so good at laughing at himself.

    Regards Tyrone.
  23. I used to put a dead centre in the chuck and use...

    I used to put a dead centre in the chuck and use that in the centre hole that you usually find in the end of the reamers taper shank. Turn the reamer by hand using a wrench on the tang of the reamer...
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    First time we went there in August for the...

    First time we went there in August for the Edinburgh Festival we arrived on the Saturday. On the Sunday Mrs Shoelaces insisted on going to an outdoor shop at the end of Rose St to buy a fleece and a...
  25. Well done. If you intend welding the shaft up you...

    Well done. If you intend welding the shaft up you will probably have to turn it down and then weld it up all around. That way you minimise distortion. Also put a run at 12 o clock then 6 o'clock and...
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