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  1. Robbo3

    Making wedges (wood)

    I use the same method on the bandsaw.
  2. Robbo3

    100mm Tool to 35mm Vac

    Block off the 100mm port & use the Steve Maskery method in this thread - Bandsaw dust extraction that actually works - 85% efficient!
  3. Robbo3

    Joke thread

    Lawns GOD to ST. FRANCIS : Frank , ... You know all about gardens and nature. What in the world is going on down there on the planet? What happened to the dandelions, violets, milkweeds and stuff I started eons ago? I had a perfect no-maintenance garden plan. Those plants grow in any type of...
  4. Robbo3

    CPX Carbide Inserts - holder required

    Banggood. Used these about 10 times, pre Brexit, without any problems - turning tools - Buy turning tools with free shipping | Banggood Shopping AliExpress. Not used this company. - turning tools - Buy turning tools with free shipping on AliExpress
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    Wall mounted wifi controlled fan heater

    Perhaps a diesel caravan heater? Although I have a wood burning stove in my concrete sectional garage workshop there are times when I need some instant heat for a short time, or to preheat the workshop, so I invested in one similar to this - 12V 5KW-8KW Diesel Air Heater Remote Control For...
  6. Robbo3

    Faithfull FPP WL36 lathe. Missing accessories and manual, help needed

    The chuck looks to be an old Record RP 3000. I don't have the instructions for it but IIRC someone on the forum does. This may help. The large circlip keeps the jaw spacing whilst an elastic band holds them together. - Record RP3000
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    Joke thread

    Murphy and O'Brien go out into the woods, they come a clearing and see an abandoned well. Murphy said 'I wonder how deep that well is?' O'Brien said, 'There's one way we could figure it out'. Murphy says, 'What's that?' O'Brien says, 'We drop something down it, we time how long it takes to...
  8. Robbo3

    For Sale Munroe Hollower

    Munroe hollower, unused centre articulated section, spare cutter, cutter holder & instructions. £125 inc carriage.
  9. Robbo3

    Wanted Now sorted - Rolly Munro Hollower

    Forgot to add the unused centre articulated section, spare cutter & cutter holder.
  10. Robbo3

    Faithfull FPP WL36 lathe. Missing accessories and manual, help needed

    Looks like one of the single round bed bar clones similar to the Clarke CWL12D - manual attached. If so then the specs were fairly standard. A photo of both the lathe & chuck would be helpful.
  11. Robbo3

    Joke thread

    In a Courtroom, the judge says to a double-homicide defendant, "You're charged with beating your wife to death with a hammer." A voice at the back of the courtroom yells out, "You bar steward!" The judge says, "You're also charged with beating your mother-in-law to death with a hammer." The...
  12. Robbo3

    Wanted Now sorted - Rolly Munro Hollower

    I was thinking of selling mine. £125 inc postage.
  13. Robbo3

    Chuck removal

    Garno, you don't need another screw chuck as you have already got one. By removing the screw it becomes a faceplate. From memory, there should be a threaded insert, accessed from the rear, which captures the screw & stops it from rotating.
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    Joke thread

    A drunken Irishman who smelled of beer sat down in an underground train, next to a priest.The man's tie was stained, his face was plastered with red lipstick, and a half-empty bottle of gin was sticking out of his torn coat pocket. He opened his newspaper and began reading. After a few minutes...
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    Chuck removal

    Can we start by saying that the photos show a face plate not a chuck. Whilst the comments in this thread are normally true they don't cater for a well used or even an abused machine. The amount of play on some lathe spindles has to be felt to be believed - as I had to prove to an established...
  16. Robbo3

    Screwfix customer service

    According to my local branch they are no longer printing catalogues. Probably common knowledge but news to me.
  17. Robbo3

    Who knows about go pro cameras - specifically the earlier(read cheaper) ones

    +1 for SJCam. Vibe are similar & were cheaper. Techmoan has a lot of action camera & dash camera reviews although the site is no longer updated - Techmoan - Techmoan
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    Joke thread

    A painter by the name of Murphy, while not a brilliant scholar, was a gifted portrait artist. Over a short number of years, his fame grew and soon people from all over Ireland were coming to the town of Doolin in County Clare, to get him to paint their likenesses. One day, a beautiful young...
  19. Robbo3

    Tips & Tricks

    Gordon, I also have one similar that I use on the lathe but I find it somewhat cumbersome because of it's long neck. Jonzjob Sewing machine light, UK sellers Ebay item numbers : £5.70 - 224513778118 £6.60 - 154530321125 £6.69 - 353598218137 £6.74 - 324333883229 £6.89 - 384087693199 etc.
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    Tips & Tricks

    Bandsaw light. Even though it's fairly light in my workshop I always seem to be in my own light when using my little bandsaw. By chance I came across a 30 LED lamp on Ebay for £6, sold as a sewing machine aid. Conveniently it has a magnetic base & it's own power switch but the lead is a little...
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