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  1. Thanks for that matey. I could build Hor Bore...

    Thanks for that matey. I could build Hor Bore Spindle Frames that looked like a giant Swiss watch but I really struggle with IT.No excuse really, I should try harder.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    Looks like Tesla has decided to trundle as far as...

    Looks like Tesla has decided to trundle as far as Berlin to build their new European factory instead of coming to the UK. We're " Too Risky " apparently.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    Latest news over here is the factory Tesla is...

    Latest news over here is the factory Tesla is building in Europe is going to Gemany and not the UK as was mooted a while ago. No prizes for guessing why they've had a change of heart.

    Regards...
  4. I know there are guys on here who read the...

    I know there are guys on here who read the British " Guardian " newspaper on line. In today's issue there a very interesting andd long article regarding the tax laws, or more to the point the lack of...
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    I was in the heavy machine shop one day when I...

    I was in the heavy machine shop one day when I heard a noise over the sound of the machines. Running outside onto the car park and I saw " The Battle Of Britain " flight coming over really low on...
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    I only ever saw one C5 on the road over here. It...

    I only ever saw one C5 on the road over here. It was in heavy, but slow moving, traffic and the driver looked terrified.

    Regards Tyrone.
  7. It doesn't look like any " Colchester " steadies...

    It doesn't look like any " Colchester " steadies I've seen.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    If we're just talking milling machines and not...

    If we're just talking milling machines and not Hor bores I'd go for a " Huron ".

    Regards Tyrone.
  9. Me, but believe it or not this was the table on a...

    Me, but believe it or not this was the table on a brand new machine I'd just installed.

    Later that day the operator came to see me and said " Tyrone, that table on that new machine is tapered ". I...
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    It can't be that hard a job looking at the amount...

    It can't be that hard a job looking at the amount of chairs there are around the machine. Do they come with the machine ? Smiley face.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    From what I recall the shop contained quite a few...

    From what I recall the shop contained quite a few old British made machines. I remember seeing a really nice " Kearns " horizontal boring machine in one of the photos.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    Brexit will run for the rest of our life times....

    Brexit will run for the rest of our life times. If we leave the campaign will start up immediately for us to rejoin. If we stay in the campaign to leave will carry on. This one will run and run.

    I...
  13. That looks very much like yours. I've never seen...

    That looks very much like yours. I've never seen a " Summit " in the UK. " Kearns ", " Richards ", " Giddings Lewis and Fraser " had the British market more or less sewn up with the odd Eastern...
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    Yes you could be right regarding bronze. That's...

    Yes you could be right regarding bronze. That's what it looked like.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    These repairs were of the usual lubrication...

    These repairs were of the usual lubrication starvation induced " fire up " type scoring on cast iron slideways. The material appeared to be quite an hard brass powder.

    REgards Tyrone.
  16. Sorry matey, the ones I worked on weren't as...

    Sorry matey, the ones I worked on weren't as sophisticated as that one. They just bolted on to the master spindle nose and worked against an external reaction bar. You couldn't easily put a cut on...
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    One place I worked at had a shop full of the old...

    One place I worked at had a shop full of the old " Dowding & Doll " Accuratools. They were a small plug board type capstan lathe with pneumatic bar feeds. Early NC I suppose. To load the bars the...
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    I can't make out anything from that drawing, it's...

    I can't make out anything from that drawing, it's way too small. I've never come across a " DSG " with " Gamet " bearings but that doesn't mean they don't exist. It's just all the ones I've worked on...
  19. That's new one to me. I think I can rule out it...

    That's new one to me. I think I can rule out it being British.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    One repair was on the saddle of a big " Richards...

    One repair was on the saddle of a big " Richards " Hor Bore, the other one was on the ways of a little " Elliot " Omnispeed centre lathe. Both repairs were excellent with no signs of any drop out.
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    I have seen very effective way repairs that had...

    I have seen very effective way repairs that had obviously been done with some sort of brass like metal spraying. The over spray was evidence of the repair. I've watched metal spraying being done on...
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    The more Trump shoots his mouth off regarding UK...

    The more Trump shoots his mouth off regarding UK politics the better as far as most Brits are concerned. I believe the Labour camp were delighted and Johnson had his head in his hands. Let's just say...
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    You only ever win World Cups under a Labour...

    You only ever win World Cups under a Labour Government Sami.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    The South Africans seemed to enjoy it. It's an...

    The South Africans seemed to enjoy it. It's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    Listening to Obama it was clear you were...

    Listening to Obama it was clear you were listening to an adult talking wether you agreed with him or not. Listening to Trump is like listening to a very spoilt child.

    Regards Tyrone.
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