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by sol
Fri Dec 18, 2009 9:58 am
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: BudLyte Super Stove
Replies: 275
Views: 105074

Re: BudLyte Super Stove

zelph wrote:Anyone know what the equivelant of Coleman fuel is in Europe?
Here in the UK we use Coleman Fuel and also know it as White Gas so it isn't confused with the Petrol/Gas we use in our vehicles.
by sol
Sun Nov 29, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: Mystery Tool - What is it??????
Topic: Win a Free Stove * Know the correct answer
Replies: 16
Views: 8964

Re: Win a Free Stove * Know the correct answer

My first foundry experience was in high school(not sure what they call high shool in the uk). In high scholl we actually melted iron in a miniture cuppola furnace. Interesting stuff!!!!!! I'm getting on a bit so not sure what we have now but in the 60's we had compulsory secondary school up to 15 y...
by sol
Thu Nov 26, 2009 9:37 pm
Forum: Mystery Tool - What is it??????
Topic: Win a Free Stove * Know the correct answer
Replies: 16
Views: 8964

Re: Win a Free Stove * Know the correct answer

I always lurk this section as I am fascinated by the tools used by traditional craftmen, now I am glad I contributed :DB: Hey zelph that's a great photo of the worked block usually you only get to see diagrams showing the process of taking lots of V shaped bites on the radius to get the semi-circle...
by sol
Thu Nov 26, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: Mystery Tool - What is it??????
Topic: Win a Free Stove * Know the correct answer
Replies: 16
Views: 8964

Re: Win a Free Stove * Know the correct answer

I always lurk this section as I am fascinated by the tools used by traditional craftmen, now I am glad I contributed :DB: Hey zelph that's a great photo of the worked block usually you only get to see diagrams showing the process of taking lots of V shaped bites on the radius to get the semi-circle....
by sol
Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:51 pm
Forum: Mystery Tool - What is it??????
Topic: Win a Free Stove * Know the correct answer
Replies: 16
Views: 8964

Re: Win a Free Stove * Know the correct answer

It's a Stanley 57 Core-Box Plane used for making rounded channels in wooden molds used in metal casting. Wing plates can be removed or added according to diameter channel required.

sol
by sol
Wed Oct 21, 2009 1:12 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: Dog Food
Replies: 5
Views: 1782

Re: Dog Food

You should have put a warning on this post I sprayed coffee all over my screen laughing :lol: :lol: :lol: Great story
by sol
Sun Oct 18, 2009 7:28 am
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: NEW MEMBERS....PLEASE READ !!!
Replies: 221
Views: 172851

Re: NEW MEMBERS....PLEASE READ !!!

Yup most of us are finding it tough these days but as you say there are some great bargains out there for the eagle eyed ;) . Plus I've found good money saving ideas on groups such as this 8-)
by sol
Fri Oct 16, 2009 6:38 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: NEW MEMBERS....PLEASE READ !!!
Replies: 221
Views: 172851

Re: NEW MEMBERS....PLEASE READ !!!

Thanks for the welcome there sure is a lot of good reading here and a lot of laughs too.

Hi RG it's the first one I am never happier than on the hills walking in sunshine :D
by sol
Thu Oct 15, 2009 7:12 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: NEW MEMBERS....PLEASE READ !!!
Replies: 221
Views: 172851

Re: NEW MEMBERS....PLEASE READ !!!

Hi All, I am now moving more into alcohol stoves and away from my gas and whisperlite stoves. I really like the look of some of the stoves I have seen here and think I might get the perfect one for my requirements.
sol