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Forum: The Workshop 17-01-18, 11:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By slatteybarn
Are you sure its called "wellseal" or weldseal? ...

Are you sure its called "wellseal" or weldseal?
Weldseal is very good it was the go to sealer for most of the gearboxes on the rigs when I worked offshore,we never bothered to wait just bolted the...
Forum: General Issues 15-01-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 671
Posted By slatteybarn
You can make your own wicks using blotting paper...

You can make your own wicks using blotting paper and saltpeter.(you can get this from a chemist)
Mix the salt peter with water,soak the blotting paper in the mix then allow to dry.cut and roll to...
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 11-01-18, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By slatteybarn
Have a look at the non return valve in the fuel...

Have a look at the non return valve in the fuel line,they have a habit of getting stuck,

Regards
Phil
Forum: The Workshop 23-12-17, 09:30 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 66,222
Posted By slatteybarn
Martin, Please stop making us mere mortals...

Martin,
Please stop making us mere mortals feel even less significant with your posts.pure workshop porn only exists to make us feel less.

On a more sincere note,Well done for :-
A, a great...
Forum: The Workshop 17-12-17, 09:15 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 66,222
Posted By slatteybarn
I found it easy to use once I'd got the viscocity...

I found it easy to use once I'd got the viscocity right,although cleaning is a bore but a must.I use it alot both inside and out and its definatly here to stay

regards
Phil.
Forum: The Workshop 17-12-17, 06:55 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 66,222
Posted By slatteybarn
I know you allready done a lot of the...

I know you allready done a lot of the painting,but have you tryed a spray gun,the electric type low presure diy type thing.I have had a lot of success with one when renovating my past and present...
Forum: The Workshop 17-12-17, 03:14 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 66,222
Posted By slatteybarn
Great work Martin.The envy of many, just goes to...

Great work Martin.The envy of many, just goes to show that with a lot of thought, a few resources, a LOT of time and willpower a very good workshop and store can be built,a credit to you Martin
...
Forum: General Issues 16-12-17, 10:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,371
Posted By slatteybarn
Amature,your not trying hard enough,use to snap...

Amature,your not trying hard enough,use to snap them like carrots,as much that I would carry a spare.
I must admit my 110 was reasonably comfortable,although they are all just a tool for a job,I'm...
Forum: General Issues 16-12-17, 09:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,371
Posted By slatteybarn
They are cold,noisey,drafty,every corner,bolt or...

They are cold,noisey,drafty,every corner,bolt or peice of metal on them wants to harm and mame you at the slightest chance,they're slow,heavey,blo#dy uncomfortable,expensive to run,there is no room...
Forum: General Issues 16-12-17, 10:23 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,371
Posted By slatteybarn
I think that any one into preserving old...

I think that any one into preserving old equipment no matter what it is will be of a similar ilk.
I have allway been exposed to and tinkered with old machinery either in preservation or its working...
Forum: The Workshop 10-12-17, 01:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By slatteybarn
Left or right handed adjustables, Martin? ...

Left or right handed adjustables, Martin?
Bahco are nearly allways metric,they even have the scale down the side of the jaw.
Joking aside Bahco are a very good brand and well worth having around....
Forum: General Issues 01-12-17, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By slatteybarn
I would think that its a special fitting...

I would think that its a special fitting proberbly for use on one of the pipes mentioned in this link
http://www.jokes2go.com/lists/list60.html

Regards
Phil
Forum: General Issues 28-11-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By slatteybarn
Hairspray also works as a fixer over chalk...

Hairspray also works as a fixer over chalk markings,kids chalk drawings,chalkboard notices etc.

Regards
Phil.
Forum: General Issues 26-11-17, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By slatteybarn
Thats all I do with mine aswell.the CS lives out...

Thats all I do with mine aswell.the CS lives out side under a sheet until the wind blows it off.
I've never taken the mags off just leave the engine in a well ventilated dry barn.

Regards
Phil.
Forum: Member's Vehicles 26-11-17, 05:31 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 17,779
Posted By slatteybarn
One of the cars that knocks around the family is...

One of the cars that knocks around the family is a Renault rx4 scenic,an old 52plate machine that point blank refuses to get stuck,it handles mud to a fair depth,wet grass slopes,snow,it has a part...
Forum: Transport Wanted / Offered
18-11-17, 05:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By slatteybarn
Burnley to Northampton.

Hello,
Is any body travelling from Burnley to the south midlands in the next week who could collect an engine block(1.9Vauxhaul) for me from Burnley and meet up in the Northants area.M1,M6,A 14 area...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 17-11-17, 06:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,583
Posted By slatteybarn
Sent our forms off weeks ago. Bev is very good at...

Sent our forms off weeks ago. Bev is very good at getting then out early,looking forward to the start of next years rally season,
On a side note next year(2018) will be Allan and Jane Eatons last...
Forum: General Issues 12-11-17, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,934
Posted By slatteybarn
Well done,you must feel good. Now for the next...

Well done,you must feel good.
Now for the next project,a mill or a saw maybe?

Regards
Phil
Forum: The Workshop 12-11-17, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By slatteybarn
Just a note for future referance, I have an...

Just a note for future referance, I have an account with BOC,And when I told them I was leaving due to the cost they put me on a hobbiest account which is around a 1/3rd of the price for bottle...
Forum: The Workshop 06-11-17, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By slatteybarn
There is a thread on the forum about JB weld that...

There is a thread on the forum about JB weld that I posted in,I've used it on my CS cylinder block to repair a frost crack and it has held well.just make sure you have a clean slot/crack. I ground...
Forum: Restorations Section 03-11-17, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By slatteybarn
Very nice Davide,a lot of hard work. Regards...

Very nice Davide,a lot of hard work.

Regards
Phil
Forum: Painting & Preparation 30-10-17, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By slatteybarn
Very gentley with fine wire wool dipped in...

Very gentley with fine wire wool dipped in thinners or WD40.But be very carefull not to press to hard or use to much thinners or WD40 or you will lift the print.

Regards
Phil
Forum: Member's Vehicles 29-10-17, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 126,482
Posted By slatteybarn
Without reading through the entire thread I can't...

Without reading through the entire thread I can't remember if you fitted sound deadening to the rear cabin Phill,but if you didn't you may find the new exhaust drums a bit.I had a similar issue with...
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 23-10-17, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By slatteybarn
It may be a little rich,but it's not smoking...

It may be a little rich,but it's not smoking anymore than mine.they are a fine art of balancing the needle on the carb with it actualy running or not.I've been messing around with mine for a couple...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 23-10-17, 09:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By slatteybarn
Automatic gearbox.

I have a Ford Ranger with a 5r55w auto box that has one or two issues.
Namely it has a hard shift up the gears between 2nd and 3rd.which I belive is an issue with the final shaft speed sensor and...
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