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    David Wilkes on YouTube has numerous videos,...

    David Wilkes on YouTube has numerous videos, including boring to size using cartridge tooling, complete with Tufnol spacers, he’s retired now but works part time for another company, I’d guess one of...
  2. Change the chain, and the sprocket, if pressed...

    Change the chain, and the sprocket, if pressed then you can just cut the core out a reweld to the old hub, assuming it’s not the lifting chain and it’s the pull chain, plus count the links, odd...
  3. Out of curiosity how does the urathane respond to...

    Out of curiosity how does the urathane respond to a hot air gun?, I must admit the last windscreen I put in used the wire in the rubber trick, very old!
    The guy changing my chipped window certainly...
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    We got our keys powder coated red, there was a...

    We got our keys powder coated red, there was a white pipe for them to sit in, it got your attention if it was missing, you’d see it if left on the tray or cross slide, visual is good, however...
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    Stick a junk under, lift a bit then wind it down...

    Stick a junk under, lift a bit then wind it down while slowly lowering the jack to catch the leadscrew, just grinding it will damage the nut or thread, this was what came back from a similar...
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    We’ve got a royal mint just up the road from me...

    We’ve got a royal mint just up the road from me in llantrisant, they use the already mentioned reduction pantographs, I went on a visit to the Concast plant where they cast the strip for coins years...
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    Was told everything in Alaska is double the price...

    Was told everything in Alaska is double the price due to transport, I don’t imagine you’ve got a vast choice up there so you might have to go higher than eBay at a guess, they are however good...
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    Dividing head, with ring, foot stock with ball,...

    Dividing head, with ring, foot stock with ball, do it between centres, you might have to plug the middle with timber or uhw to stop chattery resonance, assuming vertical mill to cut the bayonet...
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    Vacuum Chuck suggests itself, Mark

    Vacuum Chuck suggests itself,
    Mark
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    Every taper I turn with the compound is precise,...

    Every taper I turn with the compound is precise, precisely the wrong angle so don’t feel bad!,
    Thermite nailed it
    Mark
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    I was going with spin drive off a surface grinder...

    I was going with spin drive off a surface grinder but it does look like a baby OMT optical dividing head
    Mark
  12. I remember once seeing a bag clamp that was like...

    I remember once seeing a bag clamp that was like the iris of a camera, a ring with cam like plates, when rotated the plates pivot and bite the bag onto the fill pipe hopper, it was on a cyclone...
  13. I’d buy rod eyes myself, threaded things Mark

    I’d buy rod eyes myself, threaded things
    Mark
  14. Like these HSPN Series - MOCAP - Hex Socket...

    Like these
    HSPN Series - MOCAP - Hex Socket Plugs for NPT Threads [[HSPN0250RD4]]
    Mark
  15. If you have to stick a threaded boss on a ram or...

    If you have to stick a threaded boss on a ram or whatever first insert a threaded male plug into the nipple then weld, if you weld without ( aka like the other thread ( pun) free state then the...
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    I’ve split one down the middle once, my jaw...

    I’ve split one down the middle once, my jaw dropped, it must have been some heat treatment fault, I wish I kept it but the rep from the supplier took it mainly because he’d never seen anything like...
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    I do agree, but snapping is a radial section,...

    I do agree, but snapping is a radial section, splitting right down the middle is an axial section, or at least that’s what I understood of what I was told, seems plausible
    Mark
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    I was told that the parabola is the shape of the...

    I was told that the parabola is the shape of the flute gullet if the drill was sectioned through its axis, this was to better carry waste up the drill, it seems a rational explanation though looking...
  19. Just remembered, a wash bottle with iso propyl...

    Just remembered, a wash bottle with iso propyl alcohol, quick squirt chills the area fast plus sterilises it, slag burns usually go septic for some reason
    Mark
  20. Thanks, good try no prize, I don’t ever recall...

    Thanks, good try no prize, I don’t ever recall using brass thread, fairly obscure ( although there are some oddball threads about) thanks for that, grateful for the education
    Mark
  21. Try BSB aka British standard brass, the numbers...

    Try BSB aka British standard brass, the numbers look familiar ( watch you don’t look up British standard bicycle by mistake, guess how I know!)
    Mark
  22. It’s just 320 gear oil, nothing fancy motor...

    It’s just 320 gear oil, nothing fancy motor spares shop standard stuff ( mines blue/ purple, I have a 1d toolmaster) worth flushing first I think
    Mark
  23. Something I read about, infected ie red and pussy...

    Something I read about, infected ie red and pussy wounds, iodine but also I read that manuka honey works, they were testing it at the local hospital for leg ulcers in diabetic patients, apparently it...
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    Of course you can, it’s a one off, not a batch...

    Of course you can, it’s a one off, not a batch run, it’s like pancakes the first is always a throw away, hitting H8 with a little shaft is just as hard with a bloody big pacemaker or monarch ( I ince...
  25. Another OES technique that’s turned up,...

    Another OES technique that’s turned up, fascinating how things progress, I must have sparked bloody tens of thousands of steel samples over the years, never would have guessed it was going to go...
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