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    Some weeks I get loads done, and some weeks are...

    Some weeks I get loads done, and some weeks are like this week! Some progress is made with projects, and I almost finish making a table/stand for the J&S bench centres, mainly so I can get them off...
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    This week I complete the insukation on the...

    This week I complete the insukation on the outside flue, with good results, do repairs on a couple of compressors and a Nifisk vac, and finaly, on Friday, get back to the pipe bender. My new years...
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    A weird assortment of oddments and curios!...

    A weird assortment of oddments and curios! Insulation on the flue outside, fitting the flue injector (finally!) Collet chucks, oddball screws to identify, and then.....HA HAR! Plunder me hearties! My...
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    this week I get the Heater flue insulated in an...

    this week I get the Heater flue insulated in an effort to reduce my (not very) smoky woodburner flue, do some repairs to a couple of wooden cases for punches and tooling, and finish the milling on...
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    Another week of progress on the milling machine,...

    Another week of progress on the milling machine, you come to a point where it is more effective to crack on with making a machine universally usable rather than push forward with the job in hand and...
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    Some interesting bits and peices as I grasshopper...

    Some interesting bits and peices as I grasshopper around the workshop on my usual plate spinning act, very pleased with the way the drawbar turned out, and the vertical head fit up is all but...
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    I am easily sidetracked, especially if things are...

    I am easily sidetracked, especially if things are proving frustrating, it is sometimes a good idea to put the job down and do something else untill you get the inspiration back. Sometimes however,...
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    A good week is when I set out to do something and...

    A good week is when I set out to do something and actually do it! A blow by blow account of building a bender stand, with the final fitting of the tractor tyres thrown in for good measure, the whole...
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    As they say in Yorkshire, this weeks video is...

    As they say in Yorkshire, this weeks video is "Neether nowt ner summat" It has been an unsettling experiecne watching my eldest who has Apergers syndrome, start university at York, thankfully,...
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    I start the week baffled by a non running engine,...

    I start the week baffled by a non running engine, find the fault (eventually) and now it runs every time! It is not right yet, but a lot can happen when a carburettor is stood empty for 20 years! I...
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    Yes folks, engine back in and almost running, and...

    Yes folks, engine back in and almost running, and for once it almost all goes smoothly. It is a good thing that I did go this far into the engine, because if I hadn't, the corroded oil cooler and oil...
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    Trials and tragedies, the ups and downs of...

    Trials and tragedies, the ups and downs of another week in my workshop! The 2CV engine goes back together, the broken exhaust manifold which started this sorry tale gets welded, and the whole project...
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    Victory at last! I finish making the pushrod...

    Victory at last! I finish making the pushrod tubes and the retainers, and get them fitted, more parts arrive, and the barrels and pistons go back on! She is going back together. Soon I will be able...
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    Ignore the title folks, just an algoritham...

    Ignore the title folks, just an algoritham experiment! STILL waiting on deliveries, but despite the black dog this week ended on a high note, the second two pushrod tubes are out without much...
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    Hi all, this week we finish the emormous garden...

    Hi all, this week we finish the emormous garden (63m x 23m) at my late aunts house, and I also spens a day doing the same at my Mothers. Some of the 2CV parts arrive, and I fixed the innertube, which...
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    Just when I thought that it couldn't get any...

    Just when I thought that it couldn't get any worse, it did, not a problem, but an engineering challenge (he said, being positive!) Cylinder glaze busting, lapping and valve grinding, and then...
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    This week I fit some lights over the bench and...

    This week I fit some lights over the bench and the lathes, and also do an instructional on fitting a thread replacement helicoil thread kit. most of the 2CV parts have arrived now, but pushrod...
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    What elkse can you do Charles, Just keep on...

    What elkse can you do Charles, Just keep on keeping on!
    Phil
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    Sometimes, in life, you have to make something a...

    Sometimes, in life, you have to make something a whole lot worse in order to make it better, this might be one of those times! I have decided that if it is worth doing at all, my integrity demands...
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    Lots of disturbances this week, and call outs to...

    Lots of disturbances this week, and call outs to other jobs, I must think on and video some of them! Toro tractor moves forward apace....til Friday, when I discover an accumulation of minor...
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    I just use an ordinary pair of electricians...

    I just use an ordinary pair of electricians pliers, to nibble the edge away, then smooth with 80 or 100 grit cloth backed abrasive paper, you can actually use a belt dander or a linisher if you have...
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    Monday was the last day of my 7 day lockdown...

    Monday was the last day of my 7 day lockdown after my positive covid test, so I was back in the shop Tuesday, suffering from day confusion, a known sympton of disturbed routine! 4 days on the...
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    More work on the Wheelhorse, a slight setback...

    More work on the Wheelhorse, a slight setback with a wobbly shaft, but nothing a man with two lathes and no idea can't fix! And then!! disaster, I did a covid 19 test on Monday, and got a text...
  24. both ends crowned, and very definitely 1/2"...

    both ends crowned, and very definitely 1/2" boiler placte. It is very easy to test a tank hydraulicaly with a plumbing test pump, which will pump to about 700psi. test it to double the WP and leave...
  25. Both of those videos show moder POS Chinesium...

    Both of those videos show moder POS Chinesium thin wall tanks exploding from overpressure caused by safety valve failure. A new tank will be expensive, and nowhere near as well made or thick as this...
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