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  1. petercoulson

    A new one on me.

    I would explain that it is the new regulations on safety so that you know when the key is in properly and they should all be like that
  2. petercoulson

    Yamaha bike key I.D.

    It should be Silca YM63 the YZF1000 is also known as Thunderace
  3. petercoulson

    New member 26,000kms away!

    Count was right then Welcome
  4. petercoulson

    Simplex

    A lot of the links have been lost - admin are they still available somewhere or have they been deleted?@rick
  5. Colledge said what?? Is it something special?
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    Peter @ SiServe

    Although this is a goodyear the principle is the same for setting the needle - notice how close the looper is to the hook that holds the thread back then where it wraps around the needle - As for the gap there is no right or wrong but I find they work better when you bring the awl to about 1mm away from the needle at it's closest
  7. And that's the start of the new shoe repair manual on how to put someone at ease when they are already nervous I'm sure you will be ok and welcome to the forum
  8. petercoulson

    Ebay sometimes staggers

    Then I have some stuff for you to buy
  9. petercoulson

    Ebay sometimes staggers

    Not if they've broken something that needs welding, it's all cast that won't be cheap and they are pretty poor o/s stitchers when in good condition
  10. More and more there are machines advertised on ebay that you just look and think that someone is going to be mugged if they buy that, sometimes there are some real bargains on there but this listing just blows my mind. This is an outsole stitcher that was obsolete from 1945 on. They say it has some damage and some welding will fix it. And they want £1700????? I think they must have meant £1.70 and got carried away. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Shoe-Repair-Machine-Outsole-Stitcher-Pederson-Goodyear-Collect-from-Coventry/254095994926?hash=item3b294d302e:g:FI8AAOSwJ3RcErw-:rk:14:pf:0
  11. petercoulson

    Dambusters

    Thanks for finding this, it's strange the things you find out when someone passes on have known him for a long time as well as his family business and would never have known this. RIP Horace
  12. petercoulson

    Staple gun playing up

    Steel City doing that's ok although doesn't do a great deal other than lube the driver it won't get past the seals to get inside the gun. Worth spraying some wd40 into the hose and plugging back in once in a while
  13. petercoulson

    Staple gun playing up

    WD40 will clean better and not leave quite as much residue, the plastic inside the gun doesn't take to kindly to too much oil, GT85 is great for lubricating metal. Agree WD40 is useless for stitchers etc but air guns it is better plus whatever you put in a gun will come out as well through the vent
  14. petercoulson

    Staple gun playing up

    Could be seals but first thing to do is unplug the gun from the fitting then spray a load of wd40 down the hose plug back in and keep firing to see if it clears. A common problem is the plastic sleeve the driver sits in so only real hope is wd40
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    cutting edge expo

    Competition I believe won't be this year the earliest would be 2020 for the National in Coventry, we do have a smaller exhibition planned for Edinburgh 29th September
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