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Offline krv3000

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0 to 4" micrometre refit
« on: May 17, 2015, 03:16:39 PM »
hi all just a little post I got this micrometre today at the boot sale in all it looks worse than it is first thing  striped out the box and gave it all a good scrub up cleaned all the light rust off with wire wool then a dunk in me ultrasonic tank then gave them a buff up with brasso then sum light oil  as good as new and the cost of the micrometre 6 right picks   

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Re: 0 to 4" micrometre refit
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2015, 03:39:01 PM »
Hi there, Bob,

That's turned out well, you've given it a new lease of life.   :mmr:   :mmr:   :mmr: 
Best regards,

Pete W.

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Re: 0 to 4" micrometre refit
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2015, 04:04:34 PM »
Bob, I have a couple of micrometers that could do with some TLC. Where did you get your ultrasonic cleaner from?
Thanks for sharing your restoration work with us cracking job as usual :thumbup: :thumbup:.
JD
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Re: 0 to 4" micrometre refit
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2015, 04:24:24 PM »
hi the ultrasonic tank was from ALDI 19.99 but the cleaning fluid is from work ? as to watt its name is as wee have a industrial size tank at work     

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Re: 0 to 4" micrometre refit
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2015, 05:05:17 PM »
A nice refurbishment Bob, I wouldnt have expected owt else from you, and a bloody good six quids worth as well.

John

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Re: 0 to 4" micrometre refit
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2015, 09:03:27 PM »
Great job, Bob!  :clap: :clap: You've got me interested now in those ultrasonic cleaners.  :beer:
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Re: 0 to 4" micrometre refit
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2015, 04:00:28 PM »
thanks all for the comments the maximum time on the timer on the tank is 6 mints but I just keep resetting it in all the parts where in there for 1 hawer then changed the water did that twice I have had this for neely 1 year and it dus watt it says on the tin  you can by different types of cleaning concentrate on the net in the instructions it recommends washing up liquid