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Forum: General Issues Yesterday, 02:38 PM
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Posted By nickh
Doesn't seem to be any problem posting Zundfix...

Doesn't seem to be any problem posting Zundfix starters and they are self-igniting I believe....
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery Yesterday, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,517
Posted By nickh
You didn't miss much! NHH

You didn't miss much!

NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 14-01-18, 11:15 PM
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Views: 2,517
Posted By nickh
Tractor owner has moved away, one of the Heathrow...

Tractor owner has moved away, one of the Heathrow guys was away so no mini steamers - just my Robinson hot air engine and a Bamford plus the Mamods this year.

I also popped a trike in the car. Of...
Forum: The Workshop 14-01-18, 10:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,732
Posted By nickh
OK, so nothing fundamental but interrupted cuts...

OK, so nothing fundamental but interrupted cuts on a large diameter not kind to the lathe.

NHH
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 14-01-18, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 459
Posted By nickh
I'm rather fond of 'boxy' engines large and small...

I'm rather fond of 'boxy' engines large and small so I think it is a shame this range is not seen more often on the rally field.

NHH
Forum: The Workshop 14-01-18, 12:13 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,732
Posted By nickh
I may be being spectacularly dim here, but why...

I may be being spectacularly dim here, but why could you not bolt the blocks to the faceplate and machine to suit?

NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies General 12-01-18, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By nickh
Of those which I have visited regularly over the...

Of those which I have visited regularly over the past few years, probably Ducklington https://westoxonsteam.co.uk/

The '1000' would be up there as well but I haven't been for a while.

NHH
Forum: The Workshop 07-01-18, 10:14 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 66,062
Posted By nickh
If it was round here you'd have the council...

If it was round here you'd have the council knocking on your door suspecting that a family (or two) of Somalis were in residence!

NHH
Forum: The Workshop 07-01-18, 02:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,732
Posted By nickh
I once had a mag sprocket done by a 'quality'...

I once had a mag sprocket done by a 'quality' supplier, might have been Regina but I'm not sure. Sent them the appropriate BESA drawing but it was still fractionally off.

EDIT; How about a split...
Forum: Towing & Trailers 07-01-18, 11:29 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,020
Posted By nickh
Missed 'Wexit' then? NHH

Missed 'Wexit' then?

NHH
Forum: General Issues 06-01-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By nickh
It's the modern way - all about sub-contracting;...

It's the modern way - all about sub-contracting; no single outfit sees a job through any more, so no-one can be blamed when it all goes t**s-up.

NHH
Forum: General Issues 06-01-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By nickh
From which:- "We also have a maximum allowed...

From which:- "We also have a maximum allowed volume which cannot be greater than 245cm"

Since when was the centimetre a unit of volume?

NHH
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 04-01-18, 11:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,701
Posted By nickh
Looks a bit lightweight Dan - fancy something...

Looks a bit lightweight Dan - fancy something that won't blow away in all this windy weather?...
Forum: Restorations Section 01-01-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By nickh
Tank on mine also has some old epoxy 'repairs' -...

Tank on mine also has some old epoxy 'repairs' - holding for now!

Francoise Barral is your best bet for info and parts.

NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies General 31-12-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,540
Posted By nickh
Not a very successful engine - I think some wag...

Not a very successful engine - I think some wag at the works quipped that it seemed like more came back under complaint than they actually shipped! Of course their consequent rarity makes them all...
Forum: Restorations Section 31-12-17, 12:23 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 35,318
Posted By nickh
Oh right, are you actually within the environs of...

Oh right, are you actually within the environs of the national park or is it a covenant associated with the new(ish) development?

Perhaps a caravan then. I remember an amateur radio friend of...
Forum: Generators 30-12-17, 11:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 813
Posted By nickh
Are you sure it's not the standard 6.35mm (1/4")...

Are you sure it's not the standard 6.35mm (1/4") shaft?

NHH
Forum: Restorations Section 30-12-17, 11:03 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 35,318
Posted By nickh
Listed building or conservation area? Either way,...

Listed building or conservation area? Either way, nightmare. 'Temporary' structures like poly tunnels are always a possibility though.

NHH
Forum: Events / Rallies General 30-12-17, 10:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,540
Posted By nickh
Always find it amusing to see a 'Chelsea tractor'...

Always find it amusing to see a 'Chelsea tractor' type 4X4 with stupid wide, shallow treaded tyres, stuck just as solid as any two-wheel drive job.

NHH
Forum: General Issues 30-12-17, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By nickh
With modern two-stroke oil and running light, I...

With modern two-stroke oil and running light, I generally use 25:1 on plain bearing engines and 50:1 (or 24 and 48 depending on how you mix) on those with rolling element mains and big end.

Usual...
Forum: Generators 30-12-17, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 813
Posted By nickh
Thanks Andy and 'chippie' for the link - didn't...

Thanks Andy and 'chippie' for the link - didn't know that service was available.

The material may be 'modern' as in still around but it must go back ages as I'm sure I have seen it on quite old...
Forum: Restorations Section 30-12-17, 07:51 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 35,318
Posted By nickh
I think it looks fine like that - a bit...

I think it looks fine like that - a bit different. If you are looking for alternatives though, can you turn the expansion chamber over so that the pipe exits downwards.

By the way Mark, I have had...
Forum: The Workshop 29-12-17, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,208
Posted By nickh
Hadn't thought of that, something I would have...

Hadn't thought of that, something I would have found useful a number of times.

I'll add it to the list of things to make (which also has a spindle handle a la Wolseley Phill on it) - don't hold...
Forum: The Workshop 29-12-17, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,208
Posted By nickh
I'm assuming it's for repetition work like...

I'm assuming it's for repetition work like turning out a load of studs the same length, though I have to admit I'm not really sure!

NHH
Forum: Stuart-Turner 29-12-17, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By nickh
Take pic either using a suitable resolution or...

Take pic either using a suitable resolution or resizing to give around 200 KB file size, then attach using 'attach files' in additional options' field below text entry field.

NHH
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