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    The plate gives the configuration of the...

    The plate gives the configuration of the connections for either type, what the motor is currently configured to can only be ascertained by visual inspection.
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    Any recent motor from a reputable supplier such...

    Any recent motor from a reputable supplier such as Felder, Minimax etc (generally European) will be what it says. The ramifications of that not being the case are huge.
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    No & perhaps badly written, we have 400V three...

    No & perhaps badly written, we have 400V three phase. There are dual voltage motors for three phase available by changing the configuration of the connection on the motor, Clearvue Cyclones have...
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    The only machine I would absolutely buy three...

    The only machine I would absolutely buy three phase would be an arc welder or a MIG as they do not have any null period in the electrical supply. The difference is astounding and very noticeable but...
  5. Peter Sellers spoke highly of these if they are...

    Peter Sellers spoke highly of these if they are the same chisels and also he gave the Aldi brand a good rap as well.
  6. With only minor gutter rash on two of them.:oo:

    With only minor gutter rash on two of them.:oo:
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    I see no performance difference but re-sale could...

    I see no performance difference but re-sale could be affected, single phase being easier to sell. If buying new I would buy single phase, used it would be three phase because as a rule three phase...
  8. You would have to be thinking of at least 2/3rds...

    You would have to be thinking of at least 2/3rds of retail as they seldom come onto the market and I am presuming anyone who has one would be unlikely to abuse it. The early ones had straight quick...
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    They gave these to apprentices so the tradesman...

    They gave these to apprentices so the tradesman did not have to use it?
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    There is a Dado set that adjusts without shims...

    There is a Dado set that adjusts without shims SD608 | Saw Blades | Dado Sets | Dial-A-Width Dado Sets - Freud Tools
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    He wants to put the holes through the 100mm face.

    He wants to put the holes through the 100mm face.
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    Plans are like sheds, they are never finished. My...

    Plans are like sheds, they are never finished. My shed has had more changes than I ever thought possible so I am an expert in this field and at the moment it is looking like a big extension might be...
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    WANTED:QLD. Ron, the CBN's are fairly aggressive initially...

    Ron, the CBN's are fairly aggressive initially but soon become less so with use. Mine has become markedly less aggressive over a period of time almost to the point of me buying a coarser wheel or...
  14. If you can't find a supplier in Oz then contact...

    If you can't find a supplier in Oz then contact Holbren in the US, I bought one from them and their service was excellent but be prepared to wait as I believe they custom build to order in the US.
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    The talk and demonstration by a Japanese...

    The talk and demonstration by a Japanese gentleman from Canberra primarily showed using Shapton powder which I was given a small sample of thanks to Japan Tools who held the demonstration a few weeks...
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    From the five minutes of sharpening Japanese...

    From the five minutes of sharpening Japanese style class that I attended the abrasive produced is used on a honing plate for sharpening ala Shapton sharpening powder. A pinch of Shapton powder is put...
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    Driving a truck gives you a chance to see all...

    Driving a truck gives you a chance to see all sorts of things, some of which can be termed X rated which are interesting but even before phones I have seen someone reading the racing section of the...
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    For some perhaps, I know more than one person who...

    For some perhaps, I know more than one person who has never read a book after leaving school. Good video presentation will alway boot a book out of the arena and that is coming from someone who reads...
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    Someone does because a link was posted here for...

    Someone does because a link was posted here for the same problem some years ago after I bought some from the US but I did not pay anywhere near the price quoted in the previous post above.
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    There is the good and bad on YT and you soon...

    There is the good and bad on YT and you soon learn to recognise it. The following is not all woodwork but they have good production and all are highly skilled at what they do. I think Clickspring...
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    Google is your friend table saw overhead guard -...

    Google is your friend table saw overhead guard - Google Search
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    I gave up on them years ago due to their in...

    I gave up on them years ago due to their in insistence I must use an Apple computer for magazine downloads. They promised to make a PC version available but I don't think it ever happened. What idiot...
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    If you didn't get it order the in handle height...

    If you didn't get it order the in handle height indicator, you will never regret it.
  24. The only reason I purchased a K3 rather than...

    The only reason I purchased a K3 rather than Minimax was I did not know they were available in Oz at the time. My A3 only got the nod over a MM after a lot of head scratching and research, no...
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    In Kreg's defence I had a stellar customer...

    In Kreg's defence I had a stellar customer experience with them a few years ago. I called them on the phone, explained the problem and had more than I originally asked for a few days later. I wanted...
  26. I always regarded Minimax better value which is...

    I always regarded Minimax better value which is why I mentioned them in my post.
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    There are local suppliers...

    There are local suppliers https://www.ddbarry.com.au/shop/machine-elements/7151-din-6319/
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    FREE sharpening seminars

    For those living in Sydney I received an email today from Japan Tools on four free sharpening seminars coming up at Kogarah. ...
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    Another often unrecognised issue with with...

    Another often unrecognised issue with with grinders made by our Asian friends is the poor machining of the nut and shaft thread so the nut can wobble around and push the wheel into a position where...
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    Another often unrecognised issue with with...

    Another often unrecognised issue with with grinders made by our Asian friends is the poor machining of the nut and shaft thread so the nut can wobble around and push the wheel into a position where...
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    Thanks for all the advice, all I have to do is...

    Thanks for all the advice, all I have to do is make up my mind on how to do it.
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    So if I choose the laminate & bend path what glue...

    So if I choose the laminate & bend path what glue is recommended. I spoke to Fletty and he used garden variety Titebond but I recall recommendations for epoxy?? I am leaning towards laminations if...
  33. If the saw you are looking at is used and not new...

    If the saw you are looking at is used and not new you will have to buy the new CC fence adjuster as Felder refuse to supply it to fix a problem that was theirs due to bad design initially. This only...
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    Hi Pete, long time no see or hear. I hope you too...

    Hi Pete, long time no see or hear. I hope you too are travelling well and business is booming.
  35. I am considering replacing my Jet table saw with...

    I am considering replacing my Jet table saw with a short slider.
    While the Jet is basically a very good entry level saw there are a few aspects I am not happy with. This includes the limitations of...
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    Here is the chair 456891

    Here is the chair

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    I would look at the feasability of disabling the...

    I would look at the feasability of disabling the motor brake and using the braking that can be utilised within the VFD. Perhaps NC Archer may wish to comment on the feasability of doing this.
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    Bending Sydney Blue Gum

    I am making a Morris chair from Sydney Blue Gum and have now got to the problem of making the bending formers for the arms. SBG is pretty tough stuff and the plan calls for 3 x 3/8" laminations to do...
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    Check on Ebay, I think you will be surprised at...

    Check on Ebay, I think you will be surprised at how cheap they can be even for known brands such as Clipsal.
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    I recently attended a talk on Japanese tools...

    I recently attended a talk on Japanese tools where some sharpening was demonstrated and the first thing that stood out to me was how little of the stone was used where we tend to look at using the...
  41. PM Auscab, he should be able to help. He did a...

    PM Auscab, he should be able to help. He did a sewing machine cabinet for me with far worse issues. Lucky for you he is in Victoria.
  42. The cabinet on mine with no under table additions...

    The cabinet on mine with no under table additions as Derek has done is very close to dust free. A point a lot of us miss is that a more capable dust extractor nearly always gives different results...
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    Sticky: I just clicked on NEW POSTS and got a heap of...

    I just clicked on NEW POSTS and got a heap of threads from the metal work forum preceding the woodworking posts.
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    Have a look at this, it uses a vernier caliper &...

    Have a look at this, it uses a vernier caliper & two clamps to measure the tension which a lot of people already have

    https://woodgears.ca/bandsaw/tension.html
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    If you confirm the sale PM me and we can go from...

    If you confirm the sale PM me and we can go from there.
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    That's Italian, this is Austrian/German.

    That's Italian, this is Austrian/German.
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    Read some of the info in this link to get an idea...

    Read some of the info in this link to get an idea of how blades a re chosen then speak to the supplier of your choice and see what he says. Bimetal blades are the default, carbide tip blades are the...
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    Does anyone seriously think that Felder would...

    Does anyone seriously think that Felder would install a motor that did not match the plate? The saw cold be run at 240v three phase using a VFD and that would make it a very versatile bandsaw.
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    Henry Bros supplied my Lennox blade and I decided...

    Henry Bros supplied my Lennox blade and I decided it was a really good idea to forget how much it cost. A quick call will tell you if you have to extend your CC but I think it was in the order of...
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    Taking the plate at face value and I would...

    Taking the plate at face value and I would because the same saw is sold in the US and I can't see Felder mislabelling a motor you could use a VFD to run this from a single phase supply. If I had...
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