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Offline DingDongDen

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I found my roots..!!
« on: May 23, 2014, 03:44:31 PM »
 :D...at last.!  Home..!!   This is the place for me...wow..I've been so alone in this world, locked away in my garage workshop beavering and grinding until the early hours and then to work as slave labour just to come back to the garage.  Now I have friends..and I though it was just me...wow.  Hello all..!
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Re: I found my roots..!!
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2014, 04:15:56 PM »
Welcome to Mad Modder What's you up to with all those hours in the garage?
Nothing is impossible, it just take more time to figure out.

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Re: I found my roots..!!
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2014, 04:24:18 PM »
welcome to collective Den,
what have you been working away on, :worthless: pics are always welcome here as you have prob noticed!!! Plenty of knowledge always available and lots of interest in what your doing.

 regards John ( also from your neck of the woods)

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« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2014, 04:57:05 PM »
To be honest.....not a lot of making...but I have acquired some machines (lathe,miller,drill, power hacksaw..etc.) which was sold off by my local model engineer club on behalf of the family of a recently deceased member. So my time has been spent fettling and setting-up the machines and accessories and learning to use them again as it has been 50-odd years since I last worked with them, (as a teenager at technical college). I am preparing for retirement and have a huge,huge desire to build steam engines.  So this is the perfect place for me....many thanks to all who contribute. Consider me a novice-in-need but I'm very happy I grabbed your attention...thanks.   :beer:   :D
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Offline Meldonmech

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Re: I found my roots..!!
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2014, 03:10:43 AM »
Hi Den

                  Welcome to MadModder, we would like to see some pics of your garage, many of our members would find that interesting.

                                             Cheers David

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Re: I found my roots..!!
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2014, 05:24:14 AM »
Hi Den,

Welcome from the better side of the Pennines ;-)

Although I do like Yorkshire as well  :thumbup:

Gary
Workshop activity resumes now ankle improving :-)

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« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2014, 05:47:36 AM »
...Welcome from the better side of the Pennines...

He means the warm side;  where all the softies live.

Good to see you have joined us.

Dave. :D

From Keighley, still on the cool side of the hill.

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Re: I found my roots..!!
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2014, 06:56:10 AM »
welcome aboard, I too am new here and feel the same as you feel.
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Re: I found my roots..!!
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2014, 07:58:49 AM »
...Welcome from the better side of the Pennines...

He means the warm side;  where all the softies live.

Good to see you have joined us.

Dave. :D

From Keighley, still on the cool side of the hill.

Definitely warmer but usually much wetter. I'm very much a softie that wouldn't survive in Yorkshire.

Gary
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Re: I found my roots..!!
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2014, 08:03:32 AM »
Hi Den, welcome!!  :beer:
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Re: I found my roots..!!
« Reply #10 on: May 24, 2014, 02:49:13 PM »
Hiya Den,

Welcome to the collective :borg:

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Offline DingDongDen

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Re: I found my roots..!!
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2014, 05:26:57 PM »
Will post some pics when I can. Must take some first and I decided to investigate cylinder and piston design.  I want to figure out how they work and the different valve arrangements. I want to see how to build them from stock.  Drawings, pics and ideas always welcome...but on this site it will take years of trawling to read everything...great library it's developed into.  Thanks everyone for the welcomes.

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Re: I found my roots..!!
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2014, 05:38:43 PM »
hi and welcume

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Re: I found my roots..!!
« Reply #13 on: May 29, 2014, 07:42:21 AM »
G'day Den, welcome to the collective.

Jim