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Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 02-07-18, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: Gonna be a lumpy ride...

Rear coil breaking down, replaced quite a few, is a possibility
Forum: Idle Banter 08-05-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: How long to pass a car?

The thing is, the scumbags who operate the camera vans know exactly where the decent overtaking spots* are, so will prioritise them.
It's the best way to get most value out of the motorist for their...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 08-05-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,241
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: The Crash Detectives - a sobering story

I don't think anyone is calling you a liar, I certainly aren't, I'd say you're talking ******** though.

Might not have crossed your mind but there may have been more important police work afoot...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 01-05-18, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: Cruisers

They're rubbish, they don't go, they don't stop, they don't handle.

The riding position is designed to a) send every road lump transmitted from the appalling suspension directly up your spine and...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 01-05-18, 12:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,241
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: The Crash Detectives - a sobering story

He was on a CB500 he can't have been going much faster...
Forum: Idle Banter 01-05-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: It's ok, I know how to drift a truck

You can get a land rover a good bit deeper than centreline of axles, the grot holes let the cab flood and keep traction :-D

But yeah... plowing in like a mad bugger is never going to end well.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 05-03-18, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,820
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: New project... 86 GSXR 1100

p.s all that gear and skill and you're using disposable bottles! ffs!
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 05-03-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,820
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: New project... 86 GSXR 1100

Mate I like your work

If you ever want any bits laser scanning and a model doing out of them then give me a shout, all the gear is in Bacup.

We have a romer CMM arm and a perceptron scanner for...
Forum: Idle Banter 05-03-18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,396
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: Any qualified scuba divers out there?

You not fkin kidding try price up 40 litre of antifoul...

Was fun coming down, shame it was dark through most of pretty bits of west coast!!
Forum: Idle Banter 05-03-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,396
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: Any qualified scuba divers out there?

Trying to shoehorn in 10 bunks and 2 doubles down below.

2x compressors going in engine room (they both about the size of SV engines...)

Foredeck is getting all enclosed in with an ally saloon...
Forum: Idle Banter 05-03-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,396
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: Any qualified scuba divers out there?

Yes mate will be a lift going on, daft not to with any tech stuff as you'd be fizzing like a can of some foreign pish lager...

Yeah, it is not the most manoeuvrable but hey a 10m workcat or...
Forum: Idle Banter 11-01-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,396
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: Any qualified scuba divers out there?

Yes Danish Seiner

Not any more since the rope drums got introduced to a hot spanner
Forum: Idle Banter 11-01-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,396
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: Any qualified scuba divers out there?

Already sailed it from Sunderland to Glasson Dock Lancaster no tickets nor fook all...

Bought it on a Friday, spent next few days going :smt099 at the hatchet-job the bacon eaters had done to the...
Forum: Idle Banter 11-01-18, 11:08 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,396
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: Any qualified scuba divers out there?

https://mvhelene.tumblr.com/post/165583152859/some-pics-from-first-week

Bought a trawler... :)
Forum: Idle Banter 10-01-17, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,931
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: 3D Printing To CNC Machining

Is there another way to interpret the above that I'm missing?
Forum: Idle Banter 09-01-17, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,931
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: 3D Printing To CNC Machining

Ugh that looks a pile of toss doesn't it!

Personally I think you might be barking up wrong tree looking at milling, that's more of a fabrication to me. Make that back bit from a piece of ally...
Forum: Idle Banter 09-01-17, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,931
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: 3D Printing To CNC Machining

I'd disagree with you there.


Simple example... a PCD of holes! Do that longhand on a bridgeport with a DRO? Versus pressing "PCD of holes" button on protoTRAK or something?
You could program...
Forum: Idle Banter 09-01-17, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,931
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: 3D Printing To CNC Machining

For your 3d print once you have a CAD model... check out 3dhubs website... you can put the part out to tender and get a load of quotes back, you can get prints done from everything from hobby-level...
Forum: Idle Banter 09-01-17, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,931
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: 3D Printing To CNC Machining

Do these nutters seriously let joe bloggs set about a CNC machine?!

This is a big boys game where if you get a decimal point in the wrong place and have a pile up it can cost you 10 grand!
Forum: Idle Banter 09-01-17, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,931
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: 3D Printing To CNC Machining

Gizafookinclue what you're making?

I do 3d design a lot at work and we get loads of stuff CNC'd so can give you a good idea.

Happy to help turn your fag packet drawing into a cad file/machining...
Forum: Idle Banter 29-12-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,284
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: Thanks To Police Patrol:

I dunno how the scamera partnerships manage to get staff, what must they say when someone asks them in the pub? Rather admit to working for the tax man.

No doubt outsourced to some contractor who...
Forum: Idle Banter 21-12-16, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,244
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: Does a dead bike thief deserve sympathy

Feel more sympathy for a rat in a trap than scum like that.

Anyway, was there a lot of damage to the van?
Forum: Idle Banter 21-12-16, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,284
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: Thanks To Police Patrol:

And it is the mail, and they do talk out of their ****...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 08-12-16, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,716
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: Look and weep

Too Yamaha?

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0d/RogerDeCoster1977.jpg
Forum: Idle Banter 01-10-16, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,272
Posted By yorkie_chris
Re: Thinking of getting a vw transporter

I've never been put off with mileage, figure if it was going to go bang it would have done by now.

I had a skoda with the 1.9 in it, it was thrashed to fook with 200k on it and still sounded fine....
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