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Forum: Restorations Section 14-02-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,335
Posted By Tezfair
Thats because we all know that initially it's...

Thats because we all know that initially it's good and sturdy but eventually it loses it's integrity and becomes weak and floppy. I believe a couple of blue screws may help restore the ridigity, but...
Forum: Restorations Section 31-01-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,335
Posted By Tezfair
I use stained 3x3 pine on heavy engines, 2x2 on...

I use stained 3x3 pine on heavy engines, 2x2 on others. I often thought about hickory newel posts as an option, but don't plan to make any more. After a few seasons the wood is battered and oiled so...
Forum: General Issues 29-11-17, 01:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,196
Posted By Tezfair
50/50, and one coat, mainly as it takes weeks to...

50/50, and one coat, mainly as it takes weeks to dry
Forum: Events / Rallies General 24-09-17, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By Tezfair
I was there last weekend at the steam weekend and...

I was there last weekend at the steam weekend and was lucky with the weather. It is a living museum so there's lots to look at at get involved with, especially for members of the family that get...
Forum: Event Cancellations & Last-Minute News 2014 05-09-17, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By Tezfair
Lanlivery cancelled

Lanlivery which was due this weekend has been cancelled due to the predicted weather

https://www.facebook.com/LanliveryVintageRally/
Forum: Generators 02-09-17, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,194
Posted By Tezfair
I would say it would work as the more electrical...

I would say it would work as the more electrical load = more resistance = more hp required.

Depending on why you need 400w, maybe a car alternator hooked up to a battery hooked up to an inverter...
Forum: Events & Rallies Information Section 30-08-17, 11:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,495
Posted By Tezfair
We always stay until the day after the show as we...

We always stay until the day after the show as we just find it so much easier to get out. I also camp in blue 2 despite getting a red 1 pass. Always have a word with the marshal on the corner of...
Forum: Events & Rallies Information Section 18-08-17, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Tezfair
It's down to the section marshal / rally but...

It's down to the section marshal / rally but selling a few SE related items to fund the running cost have never been an issue. Doing a personal car boot would be frowned upon.
Forum: General Issues 02-08-17, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,257
Posted By Tezfair
My EG2 there's only one mark on the flywheel, the...

My EG2 there's only one mark on the flywheel, the flywheel furthest away from the mag. From memory, the line should be in the centre of the cylinder block (assuming no arrow) at the top and the mag...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 31-07-17, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Tezfair
I have uploaded and stabilised my video.. ...

I have uploaded and stabilised my video..

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It's a bit longer than my lads, but at the end you can still see the wheels trying to get grip on the flat. Might be best seen over on...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 31-07-17, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By Tezfair
I was at Boconnoc at the weekend and it was bad...

I was at Boconnoc at the weekend and it was bad too. They pulled the steamers out Sunday morning onto the road and then put sand down. As we were packing up the army exhibitors were having a...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 15-07-17, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,495
Posted By Tezfair
Not heard of this rule either, but my thought...

Not heard of this rule either, but my thought could be down to preventative measures in case of a runaway flywheel. Although I have not seen one in real life, I was at a rally where one came off and...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 19-06-17, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By Tezfair
Holsworthy is my local rally, about 5 miles from...

Holsworthy is my local rally, about 5 miles from where I live (but I still camp there!!). However this year, with the exception of GDSF, i'm giving steam a try out. I have a 4" Foster. There's 3...
Forum: Towing & Trailers 16-06-17, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By Tezfair
My twin axle caravan has commercial tyres that...

My twin axle caravan has commercial tyres that are marked as 54psi. However the caravan plate says 36psi. I suspect it's to give a little suspension.

So I wouldn't take the max on the tyre as the...
Forum: Towing & Trailers 15-04-17, 12:32 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,615
Posted By Tezfair
The caravan was a coachman and 1200 was it's max...

The caravan was a coachman and 1200 was it's max weight, and I think it was capable on paper. However as far as I was concerned it was a mismatch as the car didn't feel safe to tow but the auto box...
Forum: Towing & Trailers 14-04-17, 01:02 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,615
Posted By Tezfair
I have been towing trailers for years and I was...

I have been towing trailers for years and I was more than confident to tow a caravan, so when we got our 1st caravan, the % was within the cars capability, however the reality was it was a heavy...
Forum: The Workshop 19-03-17, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By Tezfair
I have been doing something similar over the last...

I have been doing something similar over the last few weeks as I want to make a turntable platform type trolley (for me traction engine) but my lathe only has a 11" swing and the wheels are 11.5" so...
Forum: Newbies, introduce yourself... 08-03-17, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,358
Posted By Tezfair
Hi David, welcome. As you are from...

Hi David, welcome.

As you are from ceredigion have you been to internal fire yet? Well worth a visit
Forum: General Issues 20-01-17, 04:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,419
Posted By Tezfair
Seems awfully wide. I would have put the wheels...

Seems awfully wide. I would have put the wheels closer to the longitudinal beams but look forward to your progress.
Forum: Painting & Preparation 16-01-17, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,598
Posted By Tezfair
if you are keen on painting the inside of the...

if you are keen on painting the inside of the hopper, use POR15
Forum: Generators 05-01-17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,224
Posted By Tezfair
How about a 3 or 4 gang light switch on the back,...

How about a 3 or 4 gang light switch on the back, then you can control the number of lights as needed. My SoM has 36 x 40w bulbs in 2 circuits so I can have a light or full load.
Forum: Events / Rallies General 09-11-16, 10:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,699
Posted By Tezfair
I see both sides as im not a fan of paying to...

I see both sides as im not a fan of paying to rallies, however this is a totally different event. Years ago I organised a village fete and it was a local lady and I that ran it, with me doing the...
Forum: Engine-Specific Forum Sections 03-11-16, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,813
Posted By Tezfair
Sadly I have similar but not the same. mine are...

Sadly I have similar but not the same. mine are 59.34mm long, 35.5mm wide, 29.20mm 'on the round' from the table to the highest point and the notch is on the right.

you could mill the width down...
Forum: Engine-Specific Forum Sections 03-11-16, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,813
Posted By Tezfair
I have shells but not sure what for. Can you...

I have shells but not sure what for. Can you measure the outside distance from end to end, then placing the shell on a flat surface the height to the top.

I will then see if I have anything in...
Forum: Alternative Energy / Fuels 03-11-16, 12:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,752
Posted By Tezfair
The difference comes down to fast charge /...

The difference comes down to fast charge / discharge (car), or slow charge / discharge (leisure). My understanding is that leisures are good for around 100 full discharge / recharges before they lose...
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