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    In an hotel near Leeds they have one wall of the...

    In an hotel near Leeds they have one wall of the dining room lined with old books, many of them encyclopaedias. I spent an interesting evening reading one from the 'late forties/early fifties. Read...
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    Found a nice if long video of how it works...

    Found a nice if long video of how it works.
    So the pivot point, cam shape and the slope the cam pin rides on is crucial to how it works. Surprised it hasn't been copied.
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    I would appreciate some explanation of how it...

    I would appreciate some explanation of how it works. I see a cam but not clear what moves where. Doesn't look too hard to make if it is a good principle of operation.
  4. There are small shops and places in America...

    There are small shops and places in America without supermarkets?!! Not the image of the USA in the films. First time I came across a 24hr supermarket (long before we got them here where my local...
  5. Thread: OT: evil minnions

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    Just advertising the plenteous supply of virgins...

    Just advertising the plenteous supply of virgins in the afterlife seems to do the trick. However since the afterlife is populated by the ex-living it is unclear how they expect to find any virgins.
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    How does this 3-1 advantage work? I was up my...

    How does this 3-1 advantage work? I was up my chimney a couple of hours ago, only 35ft I guess but each time up the ladders when I forgot something was a bit of a workout so something that makes it...
  7. Thread: Removing rust

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    Use of salt. This is one of those old 19th...

    Use of salt. This is one of those old 19th century concoctions when they only had basic household materials and no knowledge. In such recipes salt is used as a scouring agent that breaks down easily...
  8. Thread: Where's Jerry?

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    Ok, read into second page and nobody gave a clue...

    Ok, read into second page and nobody gave a clue as to his site user name. I only seem to register the user name not the signature if given. On some other forums I only recognise the picture. Oddly I...
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    My design would be: short length of flat that...

    My design would be: short length of flat that fits up alongside flat part of eye, pin protrudes from that into the eye. Then a plastic tube slides down the flat over the pin and eye holding it in...
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    At least you have these local stores. I'm...

    At least you have these local stores. I'm constantly amazed at the mentions of here of getting stuff from a local store that I'd be lucky to find even in one of the UK industrial cities, let alone a...
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    Er, well I did. back a few years....

    Er, well I did. back a few years. http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/threads/59335-Thoughts-on-an-indexing-head-on-Australian-ebay?highlight=elliott+dividing+head
    At the time I had just bought one of...
  12. Thread: Making small bolts

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    Another angle on it. You could make the screws as...

    Another angle on it. You could make the screws as normal. Then finish them using a die plate (as used by watchmakers) that you have made possibly dishing the position of the die hole first so that it...
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    Don't forget that you want the taper hole to be...

    Don't forget that you want the taper hole to be contacting the outer lip of the collet at the point when the collet is drawn up tight. So setting up on a loose collet is not correct. Have fun with...
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    Envy all that spare space in your shops. I can...

    Envy all that spare space in your shops. I can see bare floor in both of them. How do you manage that? I'm picking up a new Drummond at the weekend, well only about 80 yrs old so newer than my...
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    The reason the gear in question is machined into...

    The reason the gear in question is machined into the spindle itself is to get to minimum size however the changewheel gearing doesn't start until after the tumbler reverse. So you can turn off the...
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    It's a gearbox. When you drove a rear wheel drive...

    It's a gearbox. When you drove a rear wheel drive car with a separate gearbox what did you put in it? If someone had told you to put hydraulic fluid or back axle diff oil in it where would you have...
  17. Were they just round ones? I guess one advantage...

    Were they just round ones? I guess one advantage of printing is the ability to make complex shapes but then someone will say they CNC mill those. Anyone still cutting keyways with a cold chisel?
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    The UK had a bit of a power grid senior moment...

    The UK had a bit of a power grid senior moment yesterday and 100s of thousands lost power for an hour or so almost randomly. Today a friend said how his son had a friend round for a gaming session...
  19. It would depend on the terrain. In the '30s they...

    It would depend on the terrain. In the '30s they laid a 4in clay pipe over a mile into the moorland to pick some springs for a supply to our village. The land is strewn with boulders up to half a ton...
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    Do you not have the three types of bacon - ...

    Do you not have the three types of bacon - 'streaky' as you describe is long skinny strips and 'back' with a 3inx2in area of fat free meat with a little and finally 'middle cut' that is a mix of...
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    Please try and get the terms right guys. When all...

    Please try and get the terms right guys. When all books are gone these internet threads will be the only source of information for the youngsters.

    Tundra's device is a Universal indexing head...
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    Haven't noticed that as a problem perhaps because...

    Haven't noticed that as a problem perhaps because bacon in the UK is so heavily injected with water that keeps it soft. I do like the way the microwave crisps the fat if you get the timing right but...
  23. I'm no musician but I suspect those with a good...

    I'm no musician but I suspect those with a good ear shudder when they hear a bit of tin being whacked as opposed to a proper gong or bell.
  24. Thread: OT: House painting

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    I find Paul's posts interesting and similar...

    I find Paul's posts interesting and similar 'mundane' off topic posts from others, including one no longer welcomed on the forum. They give insight into the different materials and ways of doing...
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    Yes a rotab is short for rotary table. The type...

    Yes a rotab is short for rotary table.
    The type of dividing head shown in Tundra's photo is a 'universal' which has that extra shaft out the back which is geared to the support for the hole plate....
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