Has it been running without an air filter?I've got a compressor that isn't making pressure.
having taken it apart I've discovered there's a broken reed which has done some damage...
I've filled the craters with Tig and am going to get a local machining company to lob it on their mill and reface it.
unless someone else tells me its a bad idea!
Just an led bulkhead lamp in the roof, one of three that's just enough to light the place if OH needs to go in while I'm away.That's impressive! How long was the old fitting?
The knives could do with being in a knife block !Not today but the knife thread reminded me of it. Fixed five cheap kitchen knives for a friend, to say thank you for picking me up when I got a puncture out in the Peaks. She keeps them in a drawer and shares them with two idiots so they came to me looking like this;
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Took probably at least an hour at 400 grit to get them all back to an unbroken edge. The pairing knife had a weird profile to grind out too, I think someone with less raw natural talent than me () has had a go sharpening it before.
Anyway, the Amazon "Bearmoo" stone is performing wonderfully, I don't know if it's because it's cheap or if this is normal for a fine grit but it's very soft, too easy to carve a huge gouge into it if you're not careful.
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All good for shaving with now, not that it'll last.
It's already happened, someone was washing up, cut herself on it and dropped it back into the water, while she went to get a plaster, then my friend cut herself taking the plug out, not knowing there was a knife lurking below the water.The knives could do with being in a knife block !
How long before there is a cut finger, getting one of those razor sharp babies out of their resting place
I do like how the drill was stored and transported (?) in its own cabinet, cunning.Been relocating shop equipment out of storage to the new garage. Today I started reassembly of my of one of my grinders and my faithful old Rockwell drill press. Just need to change the 110v plugs to the UK version and clean off a little surface rust, which is not bad considering they were shipped across the ocean and have been in storage going on 3 years now.
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Thanks. The drill press was the first power tool that I ever owned. Mr. Feoretti who lived across the street from us when I was a kid was always making something in his workshop, and I'd often stop by to see what he was doing and would ask him questions which he was happy to answer. He was getting old and was having a garage sale to downsize as he and his wife were moving into simpler accommodation. I pestered my Dad about wanting the drill press, and he said he would get it for me but I could only use it when he was present; also, the cost would come out of my allowance. I was 8 years old at the time and did mowing and yard work for several people on our street, so I was able to pay it off in a year. I remember Mr Feoretti smiling and letting me have the drill press for my age, $8.ooI do like how the drill was stored and transported (?) in its own cabinet, cunning.
After a few calculations, I reckon the folks on your street must have been the descendants of settlers from Yorkshire .I was 8 years old at the time and did mowing and yard work for several people on our street, so I was able to pay it off in a year.