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Offline Biggles

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Itro New Member
« on: January 07, 2016, 10:21:38 AM »
Hi All, I am a newbie who has been enthused and encouraged by your projects, especially rebuilding of the Harrison L5 lathe by micktoon. The last time I used a lathe was when the Harrison L5 was virtually new, at School! ; Now retired I would like to tinker with a lathe, to this end I recently purchased an L5A from EBay with no tools!    :doh:
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Offline DMIOM

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Re: Itro New Member
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2016, 10:28:32 AM »
Welcome to the madhouse - you'll get answer galore, maybe even some that relate to a question you pose!

Dave (Isle of Man) - a fan of Capt. WE Johns when I was a youngster

Offline awemawson

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Re: Itro New Member
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2016, 10:40:41 AM »
Hi Biggles, a big welcome to the forum - I'm sure you'll find many another retired tinkerer on here ! Where abouts in Surrey are you - I'm East Sussex so probably not that far away

Andrew Mawson
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Offline Pete W.

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Re: Itro New Member
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2016, 03:25:08 PM »
Hi there, Biggles,

Welcome to Mad Modders.

I echo Andrew's question - where in Surrey are you?

Your avatar looks like a Dakota but it reminds me of the Vickers Vikings I used to see from the train as it passed Brooklands on my way to school at Woking.

By the way, I read you addition to Mick's Harrison lathe thread.  Your photos are about 30% off the right-hand edge of the screen and need a lot of cumbersome scrolling!  I earnestly suggest that you visit the 'Gallery' section of this site and read the advice there about posting photos.  It recommends the free-to-download software 'Fast Stone Resizer' - I've used it and it's very easy and convenient. 
Best regards,

Pete W.

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Offline krv3000

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Re: Itro New Member
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2016, 06:23:06 PM »
hi and welcume

Offline Biggles

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Re: Itro New Member
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2016, 01:19:40 AM »
Thanks all for the welcome, i have downloaded the software and resize all. i didnt realise they filled the page. See what i can do! :Doh: