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    Yesterday, 05:41 PM
    I still dont have a clue what magnetism is, ive asked loads of people, no one can provide an answer, ive worked with steel for magnets, well motors...
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    04-14-2014, 01:00 AM
    boslab replied to a thread O.T. fuse temperature in General
    We used fluke infrared camera in switchrooms to identify problem panels before failure, ones going bad would light up nicely, non contact laser...
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    04-12-2014, 08:58 PM
    boslab replied to a thread BTC1 Gloat Worthy ? in General
    You get a sucky git too for having the space to put it! Mark
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    04-11-2014, 04:38 PM
    boslab replied to a thread Too Easy in General
    Tarantula tastes like prawns
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    04-10-2014, 07:45 PM
    boslab replied to a thread Too Easy in General
    Stud connectors make a good longthread nut too, you know the hex barrel connectors, they are about an inch long, have yet to make an Evanut, but its...
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    04-09-2014, 05:43 PM
    boslab replied to a thread Forum in General
    I regularly work to 0.0005, if you cant your bloody useless! You are talking about meters arent you?, lol Half the time the only clock i use is the...
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    04-09-2014, 05:21 PM
    That is certainly utilising all the capacity of that lathe and then some!, i think i would have been tempted to get it on a bigger machine myself...
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    04-09-2014, 02:14 AM
    boslab replied to a thread grip pressure with vise in General
    Pricy! http://www.drillspot.com/products/427800/Posi_Lock_PHV859A_Hydraulic_Bench_Vise Mark
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    04-08-2014, 05:47 PM
    boslab replied to a thread grip pressure with vise in General
    A thought just came to mind, take the screw out and cut the end to a hexagon, you could then use a socket on it an breaker bar or even torque wrench,...
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    04-08-2014, 05:38 PM
    boslab replied to a thread Bad Design ?? in General
    They are fascinating things compressor blades, or turbine blades or whatever thy are, not had much to do with them but watching a programme on the...
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    04-08-2014, 01:30 PM
    boslab replied to a thread Bad Design ?? in General
    Special wooden rotor disk to hold it lol Mark
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    04-08-2014, 01:01 AM
    Bit of 2 x 4 will do for me! Lol Mark
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    04-08-2014, 12:51 AM
    If you do go down the faceplate route which is quite do-able, put some short stub pegs at the edge, just nuts and bolts snugged up to the periphery,...
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    04-07-2014, 08:10 AM
    They are great if your restoring a car bodyshell, no wheels engine etc so you dont have upsise down welding, they arent very stable with a complete...
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    04-05-2014, 06:10 AM
    I have seen one run on transformer oil, shame the thing was melted down while i was on sick leave, all i managed to save was a set of dogs in a cast...
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    04-04-2014, 11:42 PM
    boslab replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    At least you know if you loose a timing belt or chain that the engine isn't going to self destruct as my Audi did!, nice job Mark
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    04-04-2014, 11:36 PM
    I am liking the woodruff gear cutter idea, wonder if a woodruff cutter could be ground to the correct profile, but i suppose it would have to be...
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    04-04-2014, 11:26 PM
    boslab replied to a thread OT: Water Filter Question in General
    Just the bleed buttons, after a filter is installed lets the air out of the top as the water fills from the bottom, well down to the bottom and back...
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    04-04-2014, 02:32 PM
    C250 is more stable Mark
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    04-04-2014, 04:06 AM
    boslab replied to a thread Stupid Genes? in General
    Thinking about it the volume of the wad of paper that is scrunched is much larger than the volume of the paper that is folded, if your packing...
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    04-03-2014, 08:46 PM
    Cant you opticaly isolate the signal in the cabinet? Shouldent lag?. Mark
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    04-03-2014, 08:37 PM
    boslab replied to a thread Measuring Surface Roughness in General
    Found my thumbnail works well, yours can to with a set of rubert blocks http://www.rubert.co.uk/Comparison.htm Found in most machine shops over...
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    04-03-2014, 08:32 PM
    boslab replied to a thread My new girl in General
    Fat bottomed girls make the rocking world go round (queen) Nice iron Mark
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    04-02-2014, 06:13 PM
    boslab replied to a thread Stupid Genes? in General
    There is a chromosome that apparently explains enhanced memory, no 22, so by default there must be, have even read that its possible to aquire...
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    04-02-2014, 04:29 AM
    boslab replied to a thread OT Is Hell Hot? in General
    Personaly i beleive the universe was created at some point, proof being its here, from what ive seen on this planet one does not have to die to go to...
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    04-01-2014, 05:38 PM
    boslab replied to a thread Ream job in General
    A 3" drill will make a bigger hole than 3", found that out the hard way, dont suppose you have a slightly smaller one, you dont want to be trying to...
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    04-01-2014, 04:18 AM
    boslab replied to a thread glueing brass in General
    The guy selling the stuff came to the lab with samples, we stuck two peices if 1/4 plate together put it on two bricks and hit it with a...
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    04-01-2014, 02:20 AM
    A preemptive April the first strike, how cunning Mark
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    03-31-2014, 03:30 AM
    Does look a bit guard like!, glad I'm not the only one who gets bits left over to worry me! Lol Nice looking saw, hard to hide from SWMBO, whats...
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    03-31-2014, 03:22 AM
    boslab replied to a thread glueing brass in General
    3M vhb double sided tape, sticks just about anything to anything, on steel you can even bend it after assembly Mark
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