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  1. Interestingly Charles Redrup worked with Barnes...

    Interestingly Charles Redrup worked with Barnes Wallace on the bouncing bomb. I believe he developed the drive that spun the bombs before they were dropped.
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    I'm guessing that by the look of them they are an...

    I'm guessing that by the look of them they are an imperial set? If they were metric they will command a higher price in the UK. I might be interested in a metric set.
  3. That's a deckel pantograph base!!

    That's a deckel pantograph base!!
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    Can't really give any advice on small tool...

    Can't really give any advice on small tool grinders other than the small deckel SO grinders are fantastically adaptable. I'm wondering what the reason for the undercut in the thread is? I'm...
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    Yes can confirm. Oregon files are still made by...

    Yes can confirm. Oregon files are still made by Vallorbe and are incredibly good value for money.
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    Good job and very well documented. I'm very...

    Good job and very well documented. I'm very jealous!
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    The concept is fine,I have done this with clutch...

    The concept is fine,I have done this with clutch slave cylinders, but I don't think your drill press is the proper tool to do it.
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    VFD's offer so many benefits it's hard to justify...

    VFD's offer so many benefits it's hard to justify any other route. With a bit of common sense it's not hard to modify or adapt the machines existing switch gear to control the VFD.

    Clive, I'd be...
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    Someone else here that really enjoyed your video....

    Someone else here that really enjoyed your video. Well made, excellent presentation of a complex process. Looking forward to many more of your videos.
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    Lovely job, very sympathetic restoration....

    Lovely job, very sympathetic restoration.
    Interesting tool post and I love the oil cans in the last picture.
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    That's a good recommendation Luke thanks. I have...

    That's a good recommendation Luke thanks. I have an account with Cutwell so I'll give one of those a try.
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    Isn't that the type of surface grinder Stephan...

    Isn't that the type of surface grinder Stephan Gotteswinter has?
  13. Wait a minute, 1910 book? gauge blocks? Johanssen...

    Wait a minute, 1910 book? gauge blocks? Johanssen didn't patent gauge blocks till 1917!
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    Hard to judge size but looks very like the...

    Hard to judge size but looks very like the collets used in a Deckel Pantograph. There are two sizes depending on machine. Yours looks like the larger of the two.
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    Not far from me then, I'm just across the Forest...

    Not far from me then, I'm just across the Forest at Highbrook, outside Ardingly.

    I'll put a Huffam wiggler on the long list of possible projects. Thanks again for the pics.
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    Got it! I was envisaging something a lot more...

    Got it! I was envisaging something a lot more complex. Thanks for that.

    Where in Sussex do you hail from?
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    Clive, this is very interesting. Thanks for...

    Clive, this is very interesting. Thanks for taking the time to test and report results.
    I'm struggling to picture how the Huffam type works, any chance of some more pictures of it in a dismantled...
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    Asquith, I'm finding this post fascinating, I'm...

    Asquith, I'm finding this post fascinating, I'm struggling to understand however how the micrometer screw connects with the first gear/dial and still allows the screw to pass through the gear as it...
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    That 1950 Badge is actually GHA not FD the Badges...

    That 1950 Badge is actually GHA not FD the Badges look the same.
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    G H Alexander made Deckel products under licence...

    G H Alexander made Deckel products under licence in Birmingham UK to all intents Alexander products are identical to those by Deckel although fasteners tend to be imperial rather than metric.

    I...
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    One possible solution, only from the point of...

    One possible solution, only from the point of making prototypes, would be a pantograph engraving machine. A vacuum table to hold the stock down would be good.
    But a pantograph can easily be dialled...
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    Nope, I think the shaft by the head stock is for...

    Nope, I think the shaft by the head stock is for thread cutting. It connects up to the leads crew on the saddle.
  23. Great, workshop does not look too bad. Is it...

    Great, workshop does not look too bad. Is it cold? Where about in Denmark are you?
  24. What you are making already exists as easily...

    What you are making already exists as easily obtainable items in a variety of diameters. You need to get from a medical supplier some biopsy punches. I know in the UK at least they are available in...
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    Michael, On the spindle it all looks pretty...

    Michael, On the spindle it all looks pretty complete, The depth is set by the knurled ring below the lever with the hole in it. It only rotates about 120-180 degrees.

    The belt tensioner looks OK...
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