The teng sets are designed so the lids pop off and the bases lock together in the drawer
To be honest although it looks cool and tool control is a thing, I find it takes up too much room. I tend to go for rails and shark teeth etc but each to their own
Don’t think I’ve sold a hand tool yet
Those road chests are the best boxes they make. They dont come in a range of sizes but they are really sturdy. I had one as my first box. Welded in the back of my landcover. F'kers cut the floor out to nick the box.
This is 'The Wedge' I have on the truck now. Its actually good in that it...
You would be surprised. The things I get asked to fix, my first question is usually “how the fk…..?”
Eg. I have done 2 brushcutter shafts this week. Same donkey. Sheared. Different tools. I have never done a broken one before. Worn yes, broken no
I don’t have. It’s more to speed things up on the capstan. I’m doing runs of small (14mm Long x 6mm dia) parts at the moment. It’s just a way of getting them to length that’s as least fiddly as possible with my paws
Very good points. I’ve made a few up in mild with 12x1.75 as that’s what to hand. I actually have a m16 fine tap so i may redo it and use that. I’ll order a die.
liking the idea of brass on brass though. Wonder if a drop of silver solder would work better than expoy
I was always taught the same :) People don’t seem to be now, or they are lazy. I get a decent amount of crosssed stuff to be machines out. All this battery gear being so available I suppose.
It’s a handy tool especially on bikes. I leave it in the truck as you know when you get a flat you...
I think I have come up with something based on the input above. Thanks all, I will have a play in the workshop tomorrow and see what I can do.
The plan is, a bush tapped M12 bonded into the bottom of the collet. This will allow the collet to be used as normal as the ones I use are <8mm...
I have watched it, cheers and followed this thread with the view to trying to get my mill running again whilst keeping the magic smoke inside.
Did you put a link anywhere to the VFD you ended up buying? Cant find one but probably me being thick..........