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Any recommendations for an edge finder?

November 6, 2020, 10:53 am

I've been trying to decide whether to get a wiggler (probably not), a split cylinder type or an electronic type for edge finding. How repeatable are the no-name electronic types that are on eBay ... Read more »

Name a screw type

October 21, 2020, 5:17 pm

I have a need to find a replacement screw Luckily thread is nothing esoteric M4 x 8 If a Phillip head .... but the head is fairly wide ~10mm and pretty thin. Anybody know if there is a name for ... Read more »


October 21, 2020, 1:57 pm

3 or 4 years back, not sure which now, I purchased a DivisionMaster kit, which has remained unassembled just as it came. I wanted it as the first step to setting myself up for cutting horological... Read more »

Myford Super 7 - ML7 parts interchange

October 7, 2020, 9:51 am

A question to the Myford knowledgeable. Will a Myford Super 7 carriage/apron etc fit and operate on a ML7? Thanks for any time taken to answer. FrankC. Read more »

September 22, 2020, 4:04 pm

Can I get a semi-decent welder for this price? I have gas gloves helmet apron etc already. Never done MIG, but I TIG and stick from time to time. Won't be used much, maximum thickness about 5mm t... Read more »

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August 3, 2020, 5:22 am

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August 3, 2020, 5:21 am

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Moving Centec 2a?

July 27, 2020, 2:05 am

How heavy is the machine? How many people would it take to move it? To cart it up a flight of stairs? Can it be disassembled into single-person loads? Ta Peter Fairbrother Read more »

stub drill set?

June 29, 2020, 12:03 pm

Anyone know of a source of non-silly-money stub drill sets? Looking for something like 1-13mm by 0.5mm, can get a half-decent HSS jobber set for Peter Fairbrother Read more »

Flat filing

June 29, 2020, 12:00 pm

I recently had to deburr a number of parts by flat filing then Noga-ing them. Unsurprisingly I got better as I went on, but one thing made a surprising difference - the order of hands and part on... Read more »

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Lathe setup question

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I recently bought an MT3 parallel setup bar from Chronos and used it to setup my Boxford AUD at the weekend. I'd just levelled it and was chuffed to find there seems to be essentially no out-of-par... Read more »

what's the difference between JT6 and J6 arbours

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What's the difference between JT6 and J6 arbours can anyone tell me . As some stuff is adviertised as so on ebay ..I'm confused all the best..mark Read more »

Meyer & Burger/ Astoba UW 1 multi-purpose machine tool

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I have made a website about these wonderful machines, AND I have a couple for sale: http://www.xs4all.nl/~hanf/pub/astoba/index.html Hans -- This is a non-profit organization; we didn't plan it that... Read more »

Fitting a DRO to a round column mill drill

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I have a round column RF25/ZX25 clone mill drill to which I fitted a cheap Chinese vertical digital scale to the quill some years ago which works well apart from the display not being very clear. ... Read more »

BCA jig borer manual?

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Hi, I have rescued from a skip a good example of the above. It seems to be a mark3 with the 2 speed 3 phase motor. Does anyone have a copy of a manual and/or a spare part catalogue? I only got one co... Read more »

Myford and metric threads?

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Hi I have an early change wheel Super 7, apart from a 127 tooth gear what else do I need to form 1, 1.25, 1.5, 1.75 and 2mm pitch thread. Regards, Pete Read more »

Oil Guns

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What's the difference between oil guns & grease guns. Or, put another way, what's to stop me taking the grease out of my tecalamit pump grease gun and filling it with oil to oil the ways on my milli... Read more »

Following on from 'Rust in Workshop'

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Hi all. Thanks for all the replies about rust in my workshop. I'll have a good think of what next to do to rid the rust. No-one picked up upon the question about how I can get rid of the rust on t... Read more »

Myford ML10

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Hello. What can people tell me about the ML10, what to look out for its disadvantages etc. Thanks. John. Read more »

Myford ML7 Headstock bearings

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Hi, I just bought a ML7 and the spindle had a giant play. when I removed the bearings caps I found two shims made of paper stuffed along the metallic shims. I measured the shims with a dial capiler a... Read more »

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