- Maine, USA
Pretty much all dross and completely unusableWas there any good stuff that you want to keep or use in what they tossed over the fence? Or mostly just dross that they tossed to save taking a few steps to the skip?
It's even worse when you've turned the bottle off tight after flushing the threads & fitting the new bottle . Four months later .. no gas , bottle still turned off tight . A 36 mile round trip later I get a the replacement bottle and months later a credit note for the bottle with the faulty valve.Easily done mate
Wasn't expecting much at the scrap yard today, turns out there was 300kg in the trailer and I left £58 richer
Those Aldi pry-bars come in very handy, don't they?New addition to the garage, suppose I could call it a happy birthday present to myself!
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A 50’s (I estimate) Woodhouse and Mitchell junior with the 6” bed, optional cabinet base and L0 long nose chuck mount. Happy is an understatement considering the price, despite the patina it’s in very good mechanical condition and as a bonus had a large single phase motor installed some years ago. Makes the lights dim in the garage
To call moving it into position “difficult” is the understatement of the year. Weighing in at a literal ton it was more difficult than I’d envisaged but it placed so as long as we don’t move house any time soon it should be fine! Just need to get some metric change wheels which I’ll likely make and a 12” faceplate to complete it
+1 for surface computersOK this wasn't today, it was Friday, its a surface pro 4 with an i7 and 16gb ram, used but good nick for a good price. Its a revelation. All the power of a good laptop, and all the convenience of a tablet. The keyboard itself and the magnetic attachment design is superb. I get why they cost so much brand new!
I've got it all set up with onedrive for work stuff, dropbox for pictures, solidworks, and just about to see if it can handle some games
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Haha yes they do! Although I had to jack it up, couldn’t find my bigger bars and no chance lifting it with anything else. I could have done with a forklift, would have been a different unloading experience...Those Aldi pry-bars come in very handy, don't they?
Glad to see I'm not the only one to use a car trailer for lathe moves - mine doesn't have an infill panels, so you can jack a lathe up, roll the trailer under it as far as possible, jack the lathe up again in-between trailer cross-members, roll the trailer back under it a bit more, until its fully on.
It was easier getting it off with a fork-lift and some decent straps though
Zoro have generally been very good so I gave them another chance and ordered two more filters. Today a suprise package arrived, I had forgotten about them.