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Offline andy jb

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New to theforum and hobby
« on: May 17, 2017, 07:10:46 PM »
Hello new boy well old man now retired with a bit of time on my hands not a lot grandkids garden but have just got 2 lathes a very nice Atlas 10 f and an old Portess have had a love of steam all my life as a kid back in the 50's steam trains where the norm.
Going to read all blogs on the forum and will need some help would be nice to make some small steam engines.  Andy :help:

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Re: New to theforum and hobby
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2017, 07:27:18 PM »
Welcome Andy and thanks for the introduction. We are a helpful bunch so don't be afraid to ask questions. Its a great hobby and I hope you will find much inspiration here as you get started.

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Re: New to theforum and hobby
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2017, 07:28:39 PM »
Hi Andy and welcome to the forum!


 :hi:

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Re: New to theforum and hobby
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2017, 07:47:01 PM »
 :hi: Andy,

Have you treated yourself to a milling machine yet.  :naughty:

And have you thought about the type of engines you would like to build?  :embarassed:

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Re: New to theforum and hobby
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2017, 08:05:27 PM »
 :hi:

This is a great forum and I am sure you will enjoy it.

You will get hassled if you don't show us your machines or projects though

Look forward to seeing what you have been up to

Cheers

Bruce
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Re: New to theforum and hobby
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2017, 10:00:42 PM »
Hi Andy and welcome to MEM.

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Offline Flyboy Jim

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Re: New to theforum and hobby
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2017, 03:19:40 AM »
Welcome to MEM Andy. Lots of knowledgeable and helpful folks here.  Lots of good reading in the build logs.

By the way........we love pictures.

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Re: New to theforum and hobby
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2017, 04:54:21 AM »
Welcome to the madhouse....Yes we like pictures (tool porn rules here) :Lol: Its a good idea to put your general location as it makes it easier to recommend places to see when looking to buy tooling, parts etc. you can trust us we don't stalk people...we most of us anyway :lolb:
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Re: New to theforum and hobby
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2017, 07:04:11 AM »
Hi Andy,
Welcome to the forum!
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Re: New to theforum and hobby
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2017, 07:07:30 AM »
Welcome to the Forum  :ThumbsUp:  :ThumbsUp:
Best regards

Roger