A little help from my friends...

From: Tony Duell <ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sat May 15 20:07:51 2004

> I had a '69 Triumph T100C - single-carb 500cc twin - that was SAE on
> body parts, metric on engine peripherals and drive-train, and the engine
> itself was all Whitworth. I spent more on tools than I did on parts
> with that bike.

My Myford Super 7 Lathe (about 7 years old) has a seemingly random mix of
Whitworth (BSW), BA, and metric screws. Mind you, you do get a toolkit
(spanners, allen keys, oil gun, C-spanner for the headstock bearings,
etc) with it, so it's not so bad....

Received on Sat May 15 2004 - 20:07:51 BST

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