just checked my lever operated bench shears , fixed & movable blades seem to have a rake of about 2 degrees
Most “White sprit” sold these days is mainly a mix of Toluene & Xylene + other petroleum based distallates.
As Lazurus just turn off my CO2 bottle when finished welding with my elderly Cebora130. Often amazed that the gas trapped between bottle & manual...
I do have a table saw with a TCT blade, certainly looks a possibility, wonder if it would jigger the blade?
[ATTACH] It’s definitely Aluminium alloy, may be duralumin (dont really know) but it is a grade used for vehicle bodies. The reason it’s made of...
Thanks for the offer Brightspark I’ll keep it in mind if I get stuck
The edge fits in the hinge & wont be seen once fitted, so providing its reasonably tidy & straight it would be ok.
Obviously, you've not seen many pieces of Aluminium, you should get out more. Would you like it weighing?
[ATTACH] Just had these louvred bonnet sides made up for my project car & unfortunately the flange has been made up too wide. The panels mate with...
I did exactly that, weight as accurate as could get it. Length, width & height to the nearest cm above except it didn't have any way of noting...
So how do you calculate the volumetric weight before sending it or do you just have to add a bit on & hope for the best?
I had occasion to send a lengthy but relatively light parcel (1.4 metre x 7 cm roll x 2.7kg) last week. This was done through one of those...
The problem with being retired, is you never get a day off!!
We have a very helpful domestic appliance spares shop nearby. The guy who ran it could always offer you a similar generic part which was a...
I get plagued on the phone by the Microsoft “team”.
I just ask them to be honest for once in their lives & confirm they’re criminals. Usually they...
A big thank you also to Brightspark for sorting me out with the nails for the stapler when we met.
Nice to know there are other people out there...
[ATTACH] This what you need to remove the pointer safely. Mini instrument puller
Once had a difficult to trace vibration on a previous car, turned out to be a minor bleb on the outside of the tyre. it was invisible to the eye...
If you intend to lubricate it you’ll need to seek out some clock oil don't use 3 in 1 or similar too thick.
Definitely an optical flat, used something similar in metrology at college
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