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Offline spigot

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« on: January 07, 2011, 05:12:21 PM »
Hi from the UK,
 I am the wrong side of 70, I have a 7x14 mini lathe and a Seig 1XL milling machine, I am retired and interested in model engineering after being in aerospace engineering all my working life, I am just about to start building the 1" Minnie traction engine.

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Re: Newbie
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2011, 07:50:33 PM »
Morning Spigot  :wave:

Welcome to the collective  :borg:

Someone's got to ask.... So, What's a 1" mini look like then? 

I don't know if you've noticed but there is a great deal of  :worthless: going on  :lol:

(well, you'd put them in the gallery or project logs sections I mean)

Not too much bother if you struggle with the pic's Check the top of the Gallery for a bit of a how to on piccy posting  :thumbup:

(I think it needs a slight update... They keep changing the websites  :bang:  )

Anywho, enjoy yourself and have fun  :ddb:

Ralph.  :mmr:
I know what I know and need to know more!!!

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Re: Newbie
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2011, 05:39:32 AM »
Hi, it is a working 1" scale model of a traction engine, if you put 1" Minnie traction engine into YouTube you can see them running.

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Re: Newbie
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2011, 11:21:52 AM »
Hiya Spigot  :wave:

Welcome to the collective :borg:

Science is fun.

We're all mad here. I'm mad. You're mad.