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    Very pleased with their fast service, Received...

    Very pleased with their fast service, Received today on the 21 of July from Level Developments.


    5725/101 – Ground vial, Ø15x96mm, sensitivity 0.05mm/m

    Ordered on the 18 of July

    Level...
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    A big thank you for all of your replies! The...

    A big thank you for all of your replies! The bubbles that I have found are reasonably price so here we go!

    Thanks again, I really appreciate you collective help and rapid replies!! Regards, Matthew
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    RC99 I need help! Would 15mm x 96mm 0.05...

    RC99



    I need help! Would 15mm x 96mm 0.05 mm/m 39mm bubble be reasonable sensitivity? I suffer from "Math anxiety" which means I find the calculation heavy going! If what I've found is not...
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    Thank you for the photos, I have a "Repeat o...

    Thank you for the photos, I have a "Repeat o meter" that I've nearly finished building. If I can find a long enough granite straight edge, I'll make a Planekator! As I live in France dial indicators...
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    Sort of in the same direction, maybe I should...

    Sort of in the same direction, maybe I should start a new post, please let me know and or move this if it should be elsewhere. I'm looking for information on pull scrapping and pull scrapers in...
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    There isn't a threaded hole at the bottom. I...

    There isn't a threaded hole at the bottom. I think that there was a collar around the column where the rack and the scale are that had some kind of a side arm so the rod could be raised or lowered to...
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    Any chance of a photo? Regards, Matthew.

    Any chance of a photo?

    Regards, Matthew.
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    There isn't much more on my Drill! I think it was...

    There isn't much more on my Drill! I think it was some kind of depth stop.

    168063168064

    Regaeds, Matthew.
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    Hi! The Factories act in the UK came in in...

    Hi!

    The Factories act in the UK came in in 1955, but I would check up to find out when safety guards be came obligatory down under! How about posting some photos?

    Regards, Matthew.
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    I'm sorry you had an unpleasant time on the...

    I'm sorry you had an unpleasant time on the horizontal milling machine as an aprentice, but we were talking about the "Denbigh" pillar drill.

    Regards, Matthew.
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    Vann, it's nice to have a reply to an old...

    Vann,

    it's nice to have a reply to an old thread. I bought 1955 Mc Phersons catalogue from someone on eBay.co.au with my pillar drill in it! [email protected] had a small sales brochure and...
  12. Splendid beast, you did the right thing! ...

    Splendid beast, you did the right thing!

    Regards, Matthew
  13. You can't have too many vices!

    You can't have too many vices!
  14. This is not an answer to the original topic, but...

    This is not an answer to the original topic, but I'd just like to say to Timw, that the idea behind the vertical rail is that it's the amount of metal beneath the striking point of the Anvil that...
  15. A 6" x 4" band-saw with a good blade works fine,...

    A 6" x 4" band-saw with a good blade works fine, I use a bi-metal 10-14 blade.

    I haven't finished heat treating and mounting mine. I know it's not your question, but the following link is...
  16. I fail to see why the boring joke about leaky...

    I fail to see why the boring joke about leaky engines keeps coming up, they leaked! So what?

    Hylomar goes back to the 1950's.


    HYLOMAR USA, INC BLOOMFIELD HILLS company profile, news, and...
  17. When I trained as a vehicle "fitter" (we were...

    When I trained as a vehicle "fitter" (we were "fitters not mechanics as we learnt to "fit", file and scrape as necessary to make fit!) in 1972, the motor industry in the UK used Unified threads,...
  18. Nick, single phase motors have condensers in...

    Nick,

    single phase motors have condensers in them, When they have a timer or a centrifugal switch, it's to give more start up torque.

    Regards, Matthew
  19. Don't worry, I won't try to help again. I don't...

    Don't worry, I won't try to help again. I don't appreciate people who don't have the good grace to say "thank you for your time".
  20. Milacron, my attitude has been to try to help,...

    Milacron,

    my attitude has been to try to help, then when you ask a different question, point out that you are withholding "evidence". You say you were "not inspired to spend time examining them in...
  21. I didn't rise to it before, but you had the...

    I didn't rise to it before, but you had the answer already, you have the schematics, just were "not inspired to spend time examining them in detail as I don't really need to know any of this" so you...
  22. Milacron, So the real question is "I wanted to...

    Milacron,

    So the real question is "I wanted to make sure I didn't get a 3 phase 3kw motor running on a Felder designed static converter." If you had said that, then the answer would be simple, it...
  23. Just pretend it's not in German "1~" (as Ole...

    Just pretend it's not in German

    "1~" (as Ole says indicates single phase) 208-240 V (volt) 19.0 A (amp) 2420 1/min (RPM) 60h (hertz/cycles) 3kw (killowatt) CB (as Ole says...
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    Sorry to contradict you, but thixotropic... is a...

    Sorry to contradict you, but thixotropic... is a fancy word for thins when disturbed, when you stir it it gets thinner!

    Hegards, Matthew
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    In 1972, when I trained as a Vehicle Fitter...

    In 1972, when I trained as a Vehicle Fitter (vehicle Mechanic), I had Unified, Metric and Whitworth spanners. When working on some "commercial" vehicles, Lorries, (Ford) the chassis and engine used...
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