I will post a YouTube video of it later.
All thanks to Carbon popping in and pointing out the obvious. Well it was after he pointed it out :laughing:
My Colchester Triumph had 2...
I have a cheap dust extractor a bit like this I acquired still in the box
this kind of thing - will it be ok?
Yes I know CLH - great people!
My trailer is a one off custom though - so I want combined mudguards/running boards
A bit like this
That is why I am looking at some of the bigger old Edwards or similar. I don't need to bend full width of course.
That is very interesting - I suppose I will have to cover over those slits or it will make a big mess. Always handy of course!
Yes very true.
Have you ever seen one with slots in the sides like that?
Guessing it is to blast sheet material.
Some more pics.
I didn't realise but the reason it was sent back to us was due to an insurance claim.
Bloke only got £120 said it was beyond...
This was before the treasure trove laws were changed. It used to be the case that the object had to have been buried with the intention of being...
National Museum in Cardiff tested it for me. I leant it to a local museum. Wish I hadn't know as it is just stuck in a basement somewhere will...
I guessed so - thanks!
Times like this I wish I had a surface grinder:thumbup:
Easier said than done - ideal will be in about 2 years when hopefully I move somewhere with a big enough workshop to set it all up nicely.
I have loads of lathe tools somewhere :doh:
I have about 100 crates full of stuff.
Bit like trying to find the ark of the covenant in the Indiana...
That is what I thought.
There is a little spacer under the indexable tip but when I remove that the bit won't hold. Would be fine without it.
I currently can only find 1 tool for my Colchester Triumph lathe. A nice Sandvik. I want to try the lathe out but the tool tip is a bit too high...
They have found tin from Cornwall and copper from Anglesey in ancient Egyptian digs!
The Parys mountain mine if one of the first ever copper...
My 2 best finds.
A silver groat Henry VII 1487 minted in York. Gleaming like new.
And the ultimate.
A socketed Bronze axe head 800BC very good...
Tesoro are good machines and easy to use. Essential is a hand held probe!...
What gets me though is that I bet there are companies scrapping stuff like that for just the normal scap ali value:doh:
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