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Hello and thanks for letting me join.  I've recently picked up a Kerry's 8-Speed Super Drill, but it's pretty tatty to say the least.  I think the basic mechanicals are fine, so I will clean and repaint, without stripping out the back-gear or spindle.  There are some broken links that hold the cover in place though, and I can't quite work out what the linkage should look like.  I would appreciate some photos from a similar machine please.
I'm not sure if I should post any pics in this introductory post or start a new post elsewhere.
All help appreciated!
Regards, Tim

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Hello Tim,
A very practical drill for its weight, I found mine very useful and fitted it up with a square table, which I counterbalanced with a line, pulley and a weight down the back. I occasionally drilled up to a 1" hole by opening it up in steps and only parted with it when a cheap Fobco 7/8" came along.
From memory I think that they are straight links with a hole at each end so that you push the cover up and back and it just stands up on the links, it was one of the slightly precarious things about the design. I think that on mine the links were made out of a stack of thin strips, but that may be an aberration. You could experiment with wood I suppose.
I will be seeing the friend that I sold it to Saturday week if you have not obtained a photo before then..
Regards, Peter.

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Thanks Peter for the reply.  Your recollection of thin strip links seems to be present on mine, see pic, but I can't quite visualise the brackets on the cover.  I could mackle something up but it would be nice to see what it should look like!
All the best, Tim
( sorry the attachment option wouldn't work for me...)

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It might be that your guard is missing the little iron right angle brackets that are screwed onto the top and project down into the slot in the top to provide pivot points for the links?   This web page link does  not really show you anything but at least you can see the guard in the raised position and the end of the back link. In the mean time I will email my friend with the K.S8.   http://www.mig-welding.co.uk/forum/thre … er-8.60442
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Hello Tim,
My friend has taken a number of photos for you which I am sure will answer your question.
Kind regards,
Peter.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2j7p2wf3kvjk … kSYua?dl=0

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Peter,
Very many thanks for getting these pics.  They show exactly what is missing on mine, i.e. the little brackets on the cover that point downwards.  I see the front link is solid rather than the laminated style of the rear one, possibly to give a little more stability.  I have also noticed the little black knobs on either side of the cover, missing on mine. Please thank your friend very much.  I will set about 'mackling' up some replacements!
Best wishes,
Tim

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This is my cover at the present.  Needs a lot of TLC!
Sorry the attachment option still gives me the error message 'you have not uploaded any files' despite me loading one into  the required box and giving a file name.  Any ideas anyone?

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Hi Tim, the file system is a bit unusual  in the way it works, you have a library where you can store many files and use them in many posts without have to upload them again.. They is a guide on how to upload and insert to the file library here http://www.homeworkshop.org.uk/index.ph … ;Itemid=47

So quick recap, you need to first upload the image to the library and then select the file/image in the libraryhttp://www.homeworkshop.org.uk/components/com_agora/img/members/64/Weapons-Officer.jpeg to insert, the green tick, the red button deletes it.

Signatures are in your profile.
Goto profile in menu on left, then hover over edit near the top of the page, then update profile, select forum tab and enter your message.

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Adam, thanks for trying but after selecting a photo and pressing SUBMIT, nothing happens for a minute and then I get YOU HAVENT UPLOADED ANY FILES or similar, and nothing appears in the MY UPLOADS box.  So how do I get it to appear?  Sorry to be a pain!
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