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    Yesterday, 04:43 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    If you've not got proper combustion going on, could it be bad enough to be generating a not-insignificant amount of carbon monoxide? If so, have they...
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    06-19-2018, 01:59 PM
    You are, however, assuming a lot when you say "relearning". This wouldn't be a problem for me as I'm starting from completely clueless :D I...
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    06-19-2018, 01:25 PM
    I certainly don't hope to be competing with any kind of polishing shop, let alone a pro polishing shop - no bitterness intended if it comes across...
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    06-19-2018, 09:51 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    It's good to see that you realise who's chair it is. Many people get this wrong! ;)
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    06-19-2018, 03:21 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    3 Phase: surprised you got away with that. Mine likes the chair. He's black so I often don't notice until I pull it out and he looks up as if to...
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    06-18-2018, 03:01 PM
    That's what I like about this place....it's thought-provoking and with some very good and/or interesting ideas being thrown around. As it happens,...
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    06-18-2018, 01:47 PM
    I was thinking - now that you've pointed out that an MT end is entirely unnecessary - of one of these as a quick and cheap way of getting instant...
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    06-18-2018, 12:44 PM
    My collet chuck tends to live on the lathe as a more or less permanent fixture. This'll change if I have cause to use any non-round stock, of...
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    06-18-2018, 11:53 AM
    Ooh, ganged polishing wheels. There's a project that'll sound like a good plan after a few beers! ;) * I did wonder if a horizontal milling...
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    06-18-2018, 10:48 AM
    Ahhh, over- and under-thinking a problem.....my special forte! So the idea's not hideous but chuck up a cheap straight-shank mop-arbor because it's...
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    06-18-2018, 10:00 AM
    As usual I'm here to ask if this is a terrible idea and I've just not realised it yet :D I was looking for tapered spindle adapters for my bench...
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    06-18-2018, 06:07 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Thanks Mark. It's difficult sometimes to know when it's just something that costs more than you expected rather than just that you're spec'ing the...
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    06-17-2018, 04:47 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Nah, that's not lack of stuff.... that's just a tidy shop. Probably why, like me, you don't recognise it! ;) I'm jealous of the space too - he's...
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    06-16-2018, 02:29 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    You realise that it's supposed to be you saying"Yay, football!" and your wife sighing I a world-weary way, right? That said, I'm with you 100%! ...
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    06-16-2018, 04:58 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Mark: this may seem an odd question but what is your bench top in those pics, how thick is it and where did you get it please? Reason I ask is that...
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    06-15-2018, 03:38 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Thanks guys. Ah , ok. So what you're saying is that I needed to get....how can I put this....self-pleasurer's wrist* in both hands rather than just...
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    06-14-2018, 04:26 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    If you have two weights and they are deliberately weighted off-centre then rotating them would allow you to either balance them (for an already...
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    06-14-2018, 03:55 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Definitely an improvement. The left one looks slightly smeared, the right perhaps a bit grainy but definitely better. You definitely deserve a...
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    06-14-2018, 11:47 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Lapping it by hand, I'm just glad it only had six faces! ….and if he had two it just means that he'd dent all the wooden surfaces twice as fast!
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    06-14-2018, 11:44 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Slow Site Why? in General
    Because I was still experiencing the problem and it was caused by the ad provider rather than HSM itself.
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    06-14-2018, 11:27 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    It's hardly up there with some of the other posts but I finished this off today: Made it with my son. It's stainless steel taken out of the...
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    06-14-2018, 11:16 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Slow Site Why? in General
    Can confirm that it's ads.villageexpress.com that causes the problem. If you haven't got, can't get or just don't want to get an ad-blocker, a hosts...
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    06-13-2018, 12:47 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Angle blocks - which style? in General
    Not used one but if the height is 32mm, unless you've got a bigger vise than me (and most have, to be fair) very little of your part is going to be...
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    06-13-2018, 05:16 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Angle blocks - which style? in General
    It is but I can't find anything like it in the UK (so far) and I bet the shipping wrecks it. Otherwise I'd nab one as an "It's bound to come in...
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    06-12-2018, 04:03 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Angle blocks - which style? in General
    I did briefly think that a sine bar would be cheaper (of the quality I'm likely to be looking at, at least) and offer more angles.....but then I...
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    06-12-2018, 02:53 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Well, there's nothing like getting your money's worth MattiJ! I think I was at the other end of the scale. I've got useful enough (it's easy to...
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    06-12-2018, 02:40 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Angle blocks - which style? in General
    Cheers, hadn't spotted that. I think I might have got auto-corrected - the joy of tapping it on a phone. At least it didn't turn it all into...
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    06-12-2018, 11:28 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Looks good so far. No sign of the tarmac melting though....so you might need more power! You know you've got enough power when they heat the...
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    06-12-2018, 05:22 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Angle blocks - which style? in General
    Thanks Paul. Already starting to look like, uncharacteristically, I wasn't cynical enough! This is going to be one of those things where the answer...
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    06-11-2018, 05:57 PM
    I'm looking to make some lathe tool holders as a forthcoming project. It's about the first thing I've needed reasonably accurate angles so I see it...
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