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    Hey Chas, Yet another helpful response and you...

    Hey Chas,
    Yet another helpful response and you are bang on. Opened it up this arvo and found the cracked diaphragm.
    56mm diameter.

    I'll give the soup can lid a go and will also try and hunt...
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    Samson air regulator

    Hello

    Picked this up from the work skip bin when they were moving.
    Nothing wrong with it as far as I know.

    I connected it but just want to know that I've done it right.

    Incoming from...
  3. Thread: Lathe, bandsaw, compressor, trolley for sale. Need advice

    Howdy guys

    Work is closing their factory and I've been asked to sell off their old gear.
    I am struggling to find interest in it. Is there no demand for this quality old gear ??
    ...
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    Yep she sure is a Lotze. Thanks for all the info....

    Yep she sure is a Lotze. Thanks for all the info. I'll do a search and try to dig up the information threads on it.
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    Macson 18" swing lathe

    For sale in Sydney. Elevator company I work for is moving and selling their old gear.

    Big lathe got to go.

    Weighs over 3.7 tonne

    They want around $1000 for it.

    Located at Bermil St...
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    Great. Thanks guys. Can't wait to get it cleaned...

    Great. Thanks guys. Can't wait to get it cleaned up and a new blade on her.
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    Nice job mate. I'm going to do this for my drill...

    Nice job mate. I'm going to do this for my drill press when I get time.


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    Righto. Thanks for the replies. I'll replace the...

    Righto. Thanks for the replies. I'll replace the worn belt and give it a run for a while to see how she runs as is before making any modifications.


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    Machining a groove for a belt

    Morning fellas

    I have just picked up my new ebay purchase project.

    Pretty happy as I love old machinery and this should be perfect for me as I usually only cut smaller RHS etc.

    Anyway, she...
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    Awesome. Thanks guys. Will head to the store this...

    Awesome. Thanks guys. Will head to the store this week. I'll price some copper plate too.
    I have a regulator for my mig so that's all good

    Cheers


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    Tig welding - what else do I need ?

    Howdy

    I want to start playing around with tig welding and am wondering what else I need to get.
    I've got a cigweld 170 inverter welder and a tub full of bits that I bought of ebay.
    I've also...
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    Great. Thanks guys. Just went and bought a...

    Great. Thanks guys.

    Just went and bought a heating tip :D another item to add to my collection and it's justified too :p

    Will post a pic of my massacred finished product when done.:hpydans:
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    Oxy heating tip vs welding tip

    Howdy fella's

    I'm bending some reo for some crafts i'm making and am using a 26 tip currently which works fine, but was wondering what the heating tip you can buy is used for. Obviously heating ?...
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    Bloody good job. Sent from my GT-P5110...

    Bloody good job.


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    Free ADSL 2 modem router

    Hey guys. Have a used ADSL 2 modem router. Not old, will just need to be reset

    Pay for postage and it's yours or pick up from dural nsw .

    PM me here.

    No longer needed as have moved job site....
  16. Thread: Depression

    by Matt_M
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    You will find greater pleasure in guiding...

    You will find greater pleasure in guiding younger, inexperienced woodworkers with your knowledge. :)
  17. Thread: Depression

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    There is definitely no need to sit on the...

    There is definitely no need to sit on the sideline.

    Your knowledge and skills are able to be verbally taught to many people.

    I wait for the day when I can have the guidance of someone with...
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    Thanks Paul I am located in Dural and new to...

    Thanks Paul

    I am located in Dural and new to wood working. Even the plane has adjustments that I have no idea what they do.
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    Thanks Vann I will return it and get something...

    Thanks Vann

    I will return it and get something better .

    I have seen a lot of vintage planes at second hand stores around so will look for something there or even second hand on the forums
    ...
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    Stanley Plane question

    I was looking at a plane as I don't have one and might need one someday... :D

    So.

    I found a Stanley Bailey #4 place for $170 in a box, or a Stanley Bailey #4 plane in a plastic wrap for $80....
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    On my way :D

    On my way :D
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    Framing carpenter or builder for extension

    Guys,

    Just want to apologize for not posting this in the correct section, but cannot find one that suits (other then the renovate forum).

    I am in Sydney and looking for a framing...
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    Hey mate Goto Gasweld and purchase a Speed...

    Hey mate

    Goto Gasweld and purchase a Speed Shield cylinder. It's an Argon, CO2, and oxygen mix.

    Heaps cheaper then renting.

    Matt
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    I haven't read the replies, but because your...

    I haven't read the replies, but because your cable says 415/700 doesn't mean its 6mm cable. All that means is the cable insulation is rated to that voltage. You will find 0.5mm cable is also rated to...
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    Most openers have a manual key to open the thing....

    Most openers have a manual key to open the thing. Just don't do what I did and loose the key. Then when the ducted vacuum catches fire and trips the garage door circuit, spend 10 mins trying to find...
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    I always wondered why they gave you a pair of red...

    I always wondered why they gave you a pair of red sunnies with laser.

    Then I had to use it outside one day and found out why

    ;)

    I don't think there is anything wrong with laser guides on a...
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    I remember working with a guy who had one done....

    I remember working with a guy who had one done.
    The surgeon told him that after the op the pain would set in about 4 hours later.

    He was discharged from day surgery and told his wife he felt fine...
  28. Thread: wire choice

    by Matt_M
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    There is nothing wrong with running 2.5mm for...

    There is nothing wrong with running 2.5mm for lighting, other then the extra expense of using larger cable.

    I have run 2.5mm through my house for both power and lighting.

    What you cannot do is...
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    Dad and I hired a post hole auger to put some...

    Dad and I hired a post hole auger to put some stumps for retaining edging. We weren't going any deeper then 400mm and found the auger to be hopeless. It was a decent Stihl one too.

    Dad is well...
  30. Watering question....possible blonde question :D

    Ok, been thinking about something.

    I have a rain gauge in the veggie garden.
    It takes a lot of rain to fill this to 5mm or 100mm or whatever, yet only takes a few seconds with the hose pipe...
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    NSW Free deep cycle Lifeline battery

    Been sitting in the garage on timber for 2 years now.
    Was working.
    Heavy as.

    Its a Lifeline GPL-31T
    12v
    105 amp/hr (i think, can't see properly as label is scratched)

    Was going to dump it,...
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    That was awesome!! I used to repair the gantry...

    That was awesome!!

    I used to repair the gantry cranes at Weir foundry in Artarmon, Sydney and spent hours just watching them melt and pour :D
  33. Thread: Depression

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    Great stories

    Guys,

    There are some great stories in here and will be surpirsed by the amount of people (males) who suffer from depression but do nothign about it.

    I am 29 years old and have suffered from...
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    Esab 130 stick/tig welder... What's it worth

    Hey guys

    I purchased a cigweld mig and esab stick / tig welder on the weekend. I only wanted the mig as I already have a stick welder but they were being sold together. Anyway,

    What do you...
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    Thanks Bob I think that is the path I am going...

    Thanks Bob

    I think that is the path I am going to go down.

    Its only for my welding bench so should be right!

    Cheers

    Matt
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    Macson Vice - Jaws needed

    Howdy guys

    I bought a second hand Macson vice and cannot locate any jaws for it.

    They are 150mm or 6" and have tapped holes at 115mm centers.

    Dawn and Irwin jaws are no match due to their...
  37. Hi guys, Thank you all for your replies. I...

    Hi guys,

    Thank you all for your replies.

    I will purchase the alignment pins and have a crack at it.

    The MDF idea is a top idea as like you said it will create a structural brace which will...
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    Thanks VEK. I went and visited the service...

    Thanks VEK.

    I went and visited the service guys there and they were very helpful.

    For anyone else wanting to know, to remove the selector knob on the side, remove the small grub screw and then...
  39. Corner Joining Question - from a REAL beginner...

    Hello wise men..

    I am new to woodworking and slowly building my collection of bits and pieces.

    Every time we go out somewhere and the wife find something she likes, I volunteer myself to build...
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    Hitachi DH36DAL repair/help

    Anyone got any experience with repairing this model ?

    Can't seem to remove the selector knob on the side.

    Work was throwing it out as it would no longer drill holes with hammer, so I have...
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    Hitachi DH36DAL repair/help

    Anyone got any experience with repairing this model ?

    Can't seem to remove the selector knob on the side.

    Work was throwing it out as it would no longer drill holes with hammer, so I have...
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    Hey mate That table looks fantastic. I made...

    Hey mate

    That table looks fantastic.

    I made a glass display table about a year ago - my first woodwork project - turned out horrible :D

    Going to make version 2 when I get some more time and...
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    Need a new flange set for GMF bench grinder

    Hi guys,

    Im trying to source a new set of flanges for my 8" GMF bench grinder.

    I am located in Dural Sydney.

    I need one with a raised section for the inside flange to prevent the wheel...
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    Dressing bench grinder question

    Hi guys,
    I have got a 8" GMF bench grinder that I have recently got. I have fitted two new wheels but she is vibrating like crazy. I am going to get a dressing tool, looking at the Geiger one. Has...
  45. Hi Chas Thanks for your reply, seems that you...

    Hi Chas

    Thanks for your reply, seems that you are familiar with this machine? I remember you answered my post a few years ago too!!

    So that plug should be able to come all the way out ?? If so,...
  46. I change speed by loosening 2 bolts that hold the...

    I change speed by loosening 2 bolts that hold the motor in place, and then slide the motor forward (towards the front of the press) which loosens the belt, i change speed, then slide the motor back...
  47. How to change the belt - Richardson Drill Press

    Hey guys

    Have had my old richardson drill press in storage for a few years and finally got it out...

    I have purchased a new belt , but can't get it on! I have got an idea, but I dont want to go...
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    Thank you for your replies! Purchased a...

    Thank you for your replies!

    Purchased a suitable chuck yesterday.

    Matt
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    Richardson Drill Press Taper Removal ?

    Hi Guys

    Long time browser, first time poster.

    I picked up an old Richardson Drill and am wondering how (and if) the tapered arbour is able to be removed ?

    I have got a 16mm chuck that I want...
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