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Forum: The Workshop 14-01-18, 10:46 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Further progress has been made on the faceplate...

Further progress has been made on the faceplate adapters, I began by drilling and tapping holes for M6 bolts.

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Forum: The Workshop 14-01-18, 02:00 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
I have a drop saw and have been intending to make...

I have a drop saw and have been intending to make a table as it will stand vertically, just another ďround tuitĒ job..

Phill.
Forum: The Workshop 14-01-18, 12:52 AM
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Posted By wolseley phill
I could have used a slitting saw if there was...

I could have used a slitting saw if there was room for the arbor to clear the milling vice, that would have been so much quicker. I try to avoid using an angle grinder in the workshop because of the...
Forum: The Workshop 14-01-18, 12:25 AM
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Posted By wolseley phill
I could do that if there was less material to...

I could do that if there was less material to remove, but it's not very kind on the lathe and it's white metal bearings - the Myford is not the most rigid machine and past experience has taught me to...
Forum: The Workshop 14-01-18, 12:04 AM
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Posted By wolseley phill
I have been chipping away at this job over the...

I have been chipping away at this job over the last week, much of the time was in setting up and adjusting the machine to get a more accurate finish. A lathe adapted for milling will always be a...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 12-01-18, 06:39 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
My favourite last season was Amberley, a good...

My favourite last season was Amberley, a good variety and a good atmosphere in interesting surroundings.

Phill.
Forum: The Workshop 07-01-18, 10:06 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
I've just seen your "edit" Nick, a great idea and...

I've just seen your "edit" Nick, a great idea and one that I might employ. I'll need to look at how much extra metal would need to be removed from the crank though, I don't want to make it too small....
Forum: The Workshop 07-01-18, 10:01 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
As can be seen, the flywheel is too large for the...

As can be seen, the flywheel is too large for the outer rim to bear against the faceplate.

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Forum: The Workshop 07-01-18, 02:49 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Thatís the plan Martin, I have in the past...

Thatís the plan Martin, I have in the past sucessfully machined a taper to match an existing one but it took a bit of effort as you say! Looking at the bore of the flywheel today, it could go a...
Forum: The Workshop 07-01-18, 01:06 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Yes it really is quite small, it's likely it will...

Yes it really is quite small, it's likely it will be a bit frantic like small power machines often are; but the heavy flywheel should help.

Phill.
Forum: The Workshop 06-01-18, 11:50 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Thanks to Phillip, I now have a suitable...

Thanks to Phillip, I now have a suitable flywheel.

It has a taper bore and the crank will be machined to suit.

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Forum: Member's Vehicles 02-01-18, 09:12 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
QtoS4cXuElI Apparently there were 1200...

QtoS4cXuElI


Apparently there were 1200 vehicles all in, more than double my estimate!

Phill.
Forum: Member's Vehicles 02-01-18, 09:01 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Yes, I spent hours ringing round insurance...

Yes, I spent hours ringing round insurance companies last year. Not so easy getting decent cover on a classic, at a sensible price, which also earns NCB if you're under 25 and which gives you a...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 02-01-18, 08:33 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Itís on a classic policy which covers all sorts...

Itís on a classic policy which covers all sorts of things, green laning among them. Driving on track is covered, provided the vehicle is not being used in competition.

Phill.
Forum: Member's Vehicles 02-01-18, 01:41 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
3/4 up the banking was far enough... I climbed up...

3/4 up the banking was far enough... I climbed up there and got ďstuckĒ as a child!
Forum: Member's Vehicles 02-01-18, 11:06 AM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Well worth a visit Pete, not far off the M25 but...

Well worth a visit Pete, not far off the M25 but itís a long way for you!

Phill.
Forum: Member's Vehicles 01-01-18, 09:40 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
Myself and some friends paid a visit Brooklands...

Myself and some friends paid a visit Brooklands museum today for the annual New year's classic car gathering. 170 mile round trip all in, but well worth it.

Huge variety of classics (around 500),...
Forum: Restorations Section 31-12-17, 12:01 AM
Replies: 458
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Posted By wolseley phill
Permitted development of sorts, but for various...

Permitted development of sorts, but for various reasons a garden shed doesn't fall within that here.


Phill.
Forum: Restorations Section 30-12-17, 11:06 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
We're within spitting distance of the South...

We're within spitting distance of the South Down's, but also a new(ish) housing estate - such clauses seem to be more and more common. Just the local government trying to tighten their grip a little...
Forum: Generators 30-12-17, 11:02 PM
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Views: 820
Posted By wolseley phill
Nice work Mark, looks the part! The...

Nice work Mark, looks the part!

The voltmeter will continue reading if you have connected it before the switch in circuit, it looks to be across the "incoming" terminals at the board. That's how...
Forum: Restorations Section 30-12-17, 10:54 PM
Replies: 458
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Posted By wolseley phill
Oh if only it were so simple - had to get...

Oh if only it were so simple - had to get planning permission for the current shed as it is. (yes, really!)

I was quite tempted to alter the planning notice to "Dirigible hanger and mooring tower"...
Forum: Restorations Section 30-12-17, 09:14 PM
Replies: 458
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Posted By wolseley phill
There is a great steel beam between the rear...

There is a great steel beam between the rear wheels and the silencer is slightly too long to be mounted in front of it.

Not a great deal I can do about the lumpy brazing and dents in the silencer...
Forum: Restorations Section 30-12-17, 12:35 PM
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Posted By wolseley phill
It could go along side, but has to be mounted...

It could go along side, but has to be mounted quite high up to clear the wheels, hadn't thought about a flexi pipe and that would work.

The silencer can't go underneath because it reduces the...
Forum: Restorations Section 29-12-17, 11:50 PM
Replies: 458
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Posted By wolseley phill
I had to drag the lighting plant out to extract...

I had to drag the lighting plant out to extract the W2 from the shed a few days ago. (You forget how heavy they are don't you..)

Whilst it was out in daylight, I took a few photos showing a...
Forum: The Workshop 29-12-17, 11:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,216
Posted By wolseley phill
Great work Martin, I wouldn't mind being able to...

Great work Martin, I wouldn't mind being able to make one to that standard and in as little as four hours myself!

Phill.
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