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by Magnu420
09 Jun 2016, 15:40
Forum: Crafts
Topic: SHED MATTERS 2
Replies: 2566
Views: 185799

Re: SHED MATTERS 2

Just a pointer guys,if welding cast iron you gonna have to get the cast iron upto a certain temp then start welding while its at that temp
by Magnu420
06 Jun 2016, 19:46
Forum: Crafts
Topic: SHED MATTERS 2
Replies: 2566
Views: 185799

Re: SHED MATTERS 2

Big Kev wrote:Anyone comfortable welding cast iron?
a guy at gissing lonsdale did a bit of cast welding for me
paul his name i think
by Magnu420
22 Feb 2016, 22:47
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Grayson Lathe Refurbishment
Replies: 19
Views: 5187

Re: Grayson Lathe Refurbishment

@ plaques
yes i see him every weekend to see if he has anything for me

but thanks any how
by Magnu420
22 Feb 2016, 21:06
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Grayson Lathe Refurbishment
Replies: 19
Views: 5187

Re: Grayson Lathe Refurbishment

Pity I binned in a wheelie bin a fair proportion of tools that had got left in the damp - I've passed others on elsewhere, and have more still to clean up, they wont fit the lathe though, sorry for that. a shame i didnt become a member sooner just a small update ive been given a couple of tool hold...
by Magnu420
21 Feb 2016, 22:11
Forum: SteepleJacks
Topic: STEEPLEJACK'S CORNER 2012
Replies: 1468
Views: 195136

Re: STEEPLEJACK'S CORNER 2012

you be no good if you had the runs lol
is the guy waring dealer boots ??? i hope hey not leather soled or his feet be slipping of the rungs

also i admire the late fred dibnah,i met him when i was about 10 years old,he came to my junior school
by Magnu420
17 Feb 2016, 22:16
Forum: Crafts
Topic: SHED MATTERS 2
Replies: 2566
Views: 185799

Re: SHED MATTERS 2

ok ive spent a few hours reading thru shed matters 1 and 2 over the past couple of nights,and i am amazed by your talent, stanley also i love your workshop,more or less a mini engineering shop,also everything you do is in imperial measurements a bit like good old fashioned engineering like in the ol...
by Magnu420
17 Feb 2016, 15:51
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Grayson Lathe Refurbishment
Replies: 19
Views: 5187

Re: Grayson Lathe Refurbishment

heres my version of a eectrolisis bath for stanle and others who want to de-rust things without harming the part and enviorment plastic bin (big enough to cover the part completely) 4 steel rods or plate some copper wire another steel rod some washing soda ( i use oxichem ) 1 scoop to a gallon of wa...
by Magnu420
16 Feb 2016, 19:54
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Grayson Lathe Refurbishment
Replies: 19
Views: 5187

Re: Grayson Lathe Refurbishment

thanks for your input stanley,it much aprriciated the electrolisis idea i found via google,someone made one to de-rust some old tools,handsaws,hammers,machinists vice. i thought i try it and i was surprised how it work,took the old paint off like nobodys bussiness,and de-rusted everything when i jet...
by Magnu420
15 Feb 2016, 23:04
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Grayson Lathe Refurbishment
Replies: 19
Views: 5187

Re: Grayson Lathe Refurbishment

thanks again bud much appreciated
by Magnu420
15 Feb 2016, 22:45
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Grayson Lathe Refurbishment
Replies: 19
Views: 5187

Re: help needed if possible

i did come across that about uploading to the gallery after i posted
thanks
by Magnu420
15 Feb 2016, 22:15
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: It's Valentine's Day 2016 and......
Replies: 34
Views: 5697

Re: It's Valentine's Day 2016 and......

happy belated birthday pal
i hope you had a brill day
by Magnu420
15 Feb 2016, 22:04
Forum: Introductions
Topic: just joined
Replies: 3
Views: 1873

Re: just joined

thanks for the welcome
by Magnu420
15 Feb 2016, 21:57
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Grayson Lathe Refurbishment
Replies: 19
Views: 5187

Re: help needed if possible

the forum will only let me upload 5 pictures so heres some more
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as i said earlier any comments are most welcomed
by Magnu420
15 Feb 2016, 21:45
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Grayson Lathe Refurbishment
Replies: 19
Views: 5187

Grayson Lathe Refurbishment

hi all,ive been reffered here by a freecycle member who says you could help me out ( i hope) im after either retired or working engineers,ive been given a vintage grayson lathe http://www.lathes.co.uk/grayson/index.html on a condition,the condition is that i restore it to what it was before when it ...
by Magnu420
15 Feb 2016, 20:58
Forum: Introductions
Topic: just joined
Replies: 3
Views: 1873

just joined

hi all just joined,after being reffered here from freecycle member, to help with my quest. my name is dave and im currently restoring a vintage grayson lathe,for an old guy who gave it to me on a condition,the condition is that i restore this lathe back to what it was before.the old guy was gonna do...

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