I only lend tools to a select group who i trust and i know if i needed something at a pinch they would do the same.
I also have a rule "Never trust a man who ownes no tools."
I feel if i need to borrow a tool more than once then i probably need to own that tool.
I think somewhere around 11/12 I was already fully aware as dad built me a go-cart with a Suffolk lawnmower engine on, we worked on together and span it around the garden.
I remember whenever I was at the factory the welding room was one of my favourite places, The big oxfords, oxyacetylene for...
For a small portable of a 13A socket, you cant get much better than this.
If the budget won't stretch then at least of for a belt-driven set up rather than a direct drive.
I can't make it out If the copper as touching the earth then the fuse would just blow on insertion into a socket.
If it wasn't touching the E then not much would happen as L down the L&N wires so the device just wouldn't work.
What about a heated jacket, not the compleat answer but might help.
>To slow just seen above post.