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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by pre65 » Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:18 pm

IslandPink wrote:
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:14 pm
"I believe these newer been used"
Wow indeed , how many people could actually implement an amp with these ... £4000 or otherwise ?
Nick and Paul have the experience to do so.

I think Nick has got a PSU for the 212, he used it for the Nick/Paul 833 amp at Owston some years ago.
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by IslandPink » Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:34 pm

Exactly ! - are Nick or Paul going to pay £4000 for a pair of these ?
What's the market ?
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Nick » Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:42 pm

Not sure why you would worry about matching, its unlikely you are using them in push pull and testing at 300v is hardly waking them up.
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by jack » Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:35 pm

At long last the floor starts to go back in. Stupid amount of timber - over 75 metres of joists and noggins, plus a whole load of 22mm P5 T&G Caberflooring. Most joists and noggins are 2x5" but there are a bunch of 3x5"s in there too...

New bandsaw is a beast and a joy to use now it's set up right (only got it Friday).
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by IslandPink » Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:10 pm

Nick wrote:
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:42 pm
and testing at 300v is hardly waking them up.
Yeh, but the filaments will be up to temperature, and it tests the emission/=transconductance from the thorium filament.
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by simon » Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:13 pm

Record Nick? Which model, and what was the supplied blade like?

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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by jack » Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:42 pm

simon wrote:
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Record Nick? Which model, and what was the supplied blade like?
I ended up with the Record BS350 - 1.4kW, 14". All 100kg of it!

It came with the caster stand, a fitted blade and three spare blades - a 6mm 10mm and 15mm. Normally these are about another £100 in total.

The fitted blade is a 10mm 4tpi and is a good standard rip blade - it's eating up the joists (I'm using it to notch the joist ends to fit the steels fixed to the wall).

Nicely made. Easy to set up. Cuts really nicely.
Standard fence and mitre are decent. Table is good cast iron and large.

I looked at loads of others, but felt the overall package of the Record was best.
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by simon » Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:56 pm

Nice. Thanks for the impressions. Might treat myself to a smaller one some day.

How are getting on with the Dewalt mitre saw?

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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by jack » Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:59 am

simon wrote:
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:56 pm
Nice. Thanks for the impressions. Might treat myself to a smaller one some day.

How are getting on with the Dewalt mitre saw?
Should have mentioned that though the Record blades are fine, I'll probably go to Tuff Saws for subsequent ones as they're the best out there.

The Record blades are cleanly welded and run with minimal noise. We'll see how they last!

The DeWalt saw is simply awesome. It cuts so cleanly and accurately, with perfect repeatability, it's a pleasure to use. The stand is excellent too - as you would expect from site equipment, it has rock-like stability. One cute feature is that it draws a sharp shadow line exactly where the cut will happen, so marking up and accuracy of cut are greatly eased.

The saw drops through 6x3" timber in a second without the motor changing note - it's a beast.
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Mike H » Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:06 pm

It all sounds terribly exciting :D
 
I have boxes and boxes full of components, but never the right ones!

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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by IslandPink » Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:12 pm

Definitely 'nicht mit der finger gepoken'
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by jack » Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:29 pm

Ready for the P5 chipboard.

This is 22mm high density water-resistant T&G board. A urethane glue is used on each joist and round all the edges. Each board is screwed into each joist, and where appropriate, any noggins. About 300 screws there.

There are 17 joists, one stringer and 48 noggins,. Each noggin has 4 5x100 (or 6x125 if they are going through the 63mm joists) galvanised joist screws, i.e. about 200 screws. Most of the joists are 47x125 but two are 75x125.

The.board weighs 15kg/M2 and the joists & noggins weigh 270kg, making a total of about 540kg for the floor. The 6M steel C section weighs 90kg and is retained by 16 M10x135 A4 stainless resin bonded fixings.

To torque all the fixings accurately I invested in a digital torque meter. For the 100s of big screws, I used a Makita DTD152Z impact driver - a totally magic tool that makes driving loads of big screws a complete doddle... A lot of tool for the money...
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Mike H » Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:07 pm

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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by jack » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:27 pm

Rain. Lots of it...

So I check the new sump in the cellar of the workshop, and sure enough water is pouring into it...

... mostly, like 90%, coming from the old pipe that used to drain the cellar. The water is bringing a load of silt, fine clay (we're on clay here) which is settling in the sump. About 2cm so far this weekend.

As soon as the rain stops, it'll be cement and bricks time. Sayonara soil pipe...

I hate old buildings...
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Mike H » Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:22 pm

:shock:
 
I have boxes and boxes full of components, but never the right ones!

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