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Jerry C

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #850 on: August 19, 2020, 02:55:51 pm »

Itís not for milling. Just for drilling safely without holding piece with hand or fiddling around with bolts on a single vice. Iíll be milling  on my lathe.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #851 on: August 19, 2020, 03:46:08 pm »

I just use a single vise and a G clamp. It's always worked fine for drilling. I have got some T-bolts but I hardly ever do any heavy enough work to need them.


I wish I had a lathe to mill on, but Hey-Ho.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #852 on: August 19, 2020, 04:35:32 pm »

New shed arrived today. Just have to put it up tomorrow although the weather doesnt look too good for it! Unfortunately, it's not a shed for my modelling gear. It is to get my wife's gardening rubbish out of the spare garage so I can use that!
BTW, it's a 'Power Shed' as named by the company. Not cheap but its far better quality than B&Q etc.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #853 on: August 19, 2020, 10:34:37 pm »

Rudders from Deans Marine to go on something rather rare.


Paint for the rest of my fleet and some herbilife for my health  %)


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #854 on: August 20, 2020, 02:25:41 pm »

Spotted these in Home Bargains for 99p. lucky as I broke my only remaining set square from school a couple of months ago, don't think they are supposed to last 70 years.  %%


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #855 on: August 20, 2020, 02:49:40 pm »

That is the exact set that I use  :-))   I've never needed anything more expensive as they are so accurate

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #856 on: August 20, 2020, 05:50:56 pm »

My most expensive purchase this week was a set of these. They are to replace the 43 year old busted up & over door that now needs two of us lift it so I can get into the workshop. I think these will be a godsend. The pic is from their website I shall be putting much better hinges on it, 3 down each side.


 £185 for the doors plus the incidentals, £68 for hinges, door bolts, coach screws & bolts, £17.99 for preservative. It'll be worth it I'm sure. It will be a bit weird to be doing full size chippying rather than tiny boat stuff though.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #857 on: August 20, 2020, 06:04:15 pm »

if you fit the hinges with coach bolts they cand be unscrewed to break in.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #858 on: August 20, 2020, 06:20:13 pm »

Yep, that's what I meant when I said coach bolts and screws but I wasn't overly clear.


An M10 coach bolt & two 40mm coach screws in each hinge 'strap' and 4 x M6 coach bolts in each pintle. They'll need an angle grinder to get them off by the time I've finished.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #859 on: August 20, 2020, 06:54:57 pm »

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An M10 coach bolt & two 40mm coach screws in each hinge 'strap' and 4 x M6 coach bolts in each pintle. They'll need an angle grinder to get them off by the time I've finished.

Or a jigsaw in the timber...
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #860 on: August 20, 2020, 08:03:03 pm »

Pessimist. Actually we have a very low burglary rate around here. And the dogs would wake the whole parish.

To be honest it is hardly likely to ever be locked. The up and over never was unless we were away for a week.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #861 on: August 21, 2020, 12:43:43 am »

Shows good common sense BJ  :-))  ...the old adage..''locks only keep honest people out" O0  and ''belt & braces better to keep ya pants on"  {-)


What type of Pine Preservative did you choose?...and why has the left door more knots  :o  than the right door?


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #862 on: August 21, 2020, 07:09:42 am »

Hi All

More from Banggood, Makita like charger for my Matika like battery drill and driver !!!
Two Hobby Surpass 120Amp brushless ESC.
Changed to XT60 plugs after pics.

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #863 on: August 21, 2020, 08:08:54 am »

Shows good common sense BJ  :-))  ...the old adage..''locks only keep honest people out" O0  and ''belt & braces better to keep ya pants on"  {-)

What type of Pine Preservative did you choose?...and why has the left door more knots  :o  than the right door?

Derek
I choose 'Ronseal Fence Life Plus Shed & Fence Treatment Medium Oak', £17.99 for 9 litres. Maybe not the best there is but I really have had no gripes with Ronseal products in the past. 3 coats initially and enough left to redo it at least 2 or 3 times. It'll see me out I reckon.

As for the knot distribution, that is just the luck of the saw I guess but at least they're in plane view.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #864 on: August 21, 2020, 11:35:41 am »

I have a set of sturdy GATES, after several years they are getting blacker at the bottom than the rest of it, they have sunk on one side by about 20 mm but overall they have been standing up to the harsh weather, They must be about 10 years old now and we coat them with ronseal decking 'OIL',
they got darker and darker with each coating and only this year did I sand them down and then apply the coats, we do several over several days, the front face is south facing so more coats are applied here using up most if not all of the 2.5 litre tin.


The Oil is better in my view as it is meant to be used in a harder wearing environment - direct sunlight and walked on.  :}
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #865 on: August 21, 2020, 04:19:59 pm »

Baby grinder  :-)



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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #866 on: August 21, 2020, 05:12:42 pm »

Wow that is tiny - looks like Proxxon; if it is it'll be good  O0

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #867 on: August 22, 2020, 02:04:08 pm »

Colour gives it away  :-)


These arrived very quickly. Good value I think. see post 826



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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #868 on: August 25, 2020, 09:42:20 am »

Just ordered one of each
https://www.oceanworkscale.com/product/z-peller-azimuth-thruster-z-drive-propulsion-combo-set-100mm-reinforce-nylon/

Using currency card Revolut $400 delivered was £309
These are normally one week lead time to produce. As you can see by the dates it is over three weeks now.The delay is because I'm being upgraded to FULL metal so I'm looking forwards to these even more. Also shipping is upgraded to Speed post for better security. Unfortunately I'll be on holiday so will be itching to come home  %%

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #869 on: August 25, 2020, 10:36:30 am »

FYI
OceanWorks are no longer publishing lead times or are trying to get away from that. If an item like jet drives are showing no stock it does not mean they are going out of business but they are in production and will appear as available as and when.


So you need to keep checking or send them a message of interest.



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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #870 on: September 03, 2020, 05:48:28 pm »

Gents, FYI, I went to Axminster tool in Basingstoke today to look at purchasing a Model maker milling machine, the one I was looking at was out of stock, so I asked if I could order one. No problem until the checkout , the cost had increased by 21%.


I did manage to buy the one on display for the post increase.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #871 on: September 03, 2020, 06:21:52 pm »

this arrived in the mail last week, but i am just now getting around to setting it up and testing it.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #872 on: September 03, 2020, 06:28:41 pm »

A thing with four wheels nothing to do with model boats.


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #873 on: September 04, 2020, 09:03:26 am »

Stan, what ya going to do with a tea trolley?  {-)
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #874 on: September 04, 2020, 12:41:29 pm »

I can assure you it is not a tea trolley. You could buy a lot of trolleys with this item.
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