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Everything posted by flandersflyer

  1. Who's that then... Mr Tongue & Groove...?
  2. They are also referred to as "Nico press swedges" Common amongst aircraft builders
  3. Get one of them joggling tools...the kind that are used for door skinning etc: Look at this on eBay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/302110061842
  4. This is starting to come together now Steve You'll make your deadline Glenn. GLMelectrical
  5. The Crossley "Q" type was specified with Gruss air springs Crossley Q's were often utilised in RAF service...I think as mobile radio shacks etc
  6. try pumping it full of water first with a plumbers pipework pressure tester see if it pushes them dents out...
  7. Do you think this might have anything to do with soldering pipework to carry portable water..?...:banghead:
  8. Early aluminium/alloy is full of impurities Can make it difficult to weld with the argon set...
  9. Forging mild steel should be done with the metal at a bright yellow heat Dull or bright red is not hot enough....And risks creating brittle spots...And thus cracking/spelching
  10. I did a blacksmithing course...Back in 2000 And that's typical of cold forging Andy....
  11. chances are you've been forging it too cold Steve....And it's work hardened
  12. forget using the argon set on that ben I doubt it`d have it...
  13. just a thought Steve when sanding/profiling curves in timber where you have 2 sides to do ...it may be better to fix both pieces together flat using a designated straight edge as your datum...then profiling em both at once....to match em up...
  14. http://www.fastenerdata.co.uk/fasteners/washers/spring.html http://www.ukbolt.co.uk/stainless-spring-washers-154-c.asp https://www.ondrives.com/stainless-steel-coiled-spring-pins http://www.springlockwashers.com/washers-for-industrial-use/double-coil-washers/
  15. https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=thackeray+washers+uk&oq=thakerey+washers&aqs=chrome.2.69i57j0l3.8657j0j4&client=ms-android-motorola&sourceid=chrome-mobile&ie=UTF-8
  16. I'm sure it isn't an archdale And it isn't an Asquith or a Fred town Like I says....I'm going for an ALFRED HERBERT....but Tony at lathesUK has asked me to send pics so he can consult his references I've got a G. Herbert donkeysaw (pre RAPIDOR MANCHESTER) And a nice old south Bend lathe...a really good substantial one I've a pillar drill that stands 7ft high and a couple of bench grinders....plus a horizontal miller All lineshaft gear
  17. Mr Fenner has a camelback drill In fact he gives a good tutorial on flat belt lacing/stapling on one of his utube vids I've got a staple setter for flat belts by the way....
  18. I can't find a makers name on it But I have seen old images of a similar headstock arrangement on an ALFRED HERBERT coventry
  19. Theres no drilling damage anywhere on the table...which would suggest a life set up for jigwork Took nearly 3 hours to get it back to leeds I've made Tony at lathesUK aware of its existence
  20. And what was in that factory (I'm reliably informed) was this: As you can see it's a radial drill to run off an old lineshaft arrangement and is part of my private collection. I got it from Winchester and was informed it had originally been installed at Thornycroft's Basingstoke factory. I have this piece down as 1900-1920
  21. so.. how did you ensure both them arms were in line? pre scribe for square on the lathe?
  22. There were a chekko lathe recently on eBay ...I nearly bought it That were down Norfolk I don't think it sold I've also got that small drills big brother...I'll bung a pic or three in when I get time
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