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    That’s probably because you’re replying to a...

    That’s probably because you’re replying to a thread that’s over a year old.
  2. Donít be too hard on yourself - youíre not the...

    Donít be too hard on yourself - youíre not the only one who has learnt from this thread, I certainly have and Iím sure there are others too.
  3. No issues so far, there is a lip there and the...

    No issues so far, there is a lip there and the straps are quite tight. I’ve been running it like that for a couple of years.

    I’m a woodturner mostly and the DC is for the lathe. It doesn’t...
  4. Mat and everyone else one the discussion are in...

    Mat and everyone else one the discussion are in Australia, and they use 220v - 240v and 50hz, like most of the world.
  5. Iíve got the same generic DC as shown in your...

    Iíve got the same generic DC as shown in your Original Unit. Iíve mounted it upside down in my carport, mostly because if itís the right way up I canít get a car in that side, but by having it hang...
  6. Opinions sought - Bosch GEX 185 Li random orbital sander

    Iím considering a ROS, and as I already have Bosch tools and batteries, the GEX 185 Li is what seems to be available. Iíve not found much in the line of reviews online so far and was hoping that...
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    If you can still count them, youíre fine. Right?

    If you can still count them, youíre fine. Right?
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    I bought a decent grinder, with the plan being...

    I bought a decent grinder, with the plan being that Iíll replace the wheels with CBN when theyíre worn out. Itís taking me longer than I thought to wear them out and Iím too stingy to dump them.

    I...
  9. Unfortunately there are also some retirees who...

    Unfortunately there are also some retirees who will fill their day by being offended by what their neighbours choose to spend their day on.
  10. At 8:40 ďI bought the cyclone because it would...

    At 8:40 ďI bought the cyclone because it would make good contentĒ.
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    That too, although he could argue lack of...

    That too, although he could argue lack of availability or affordability for that, but it costs nothing to tighten the chain.
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    I wish he’d tighten the chain on the chainsaw.

    I wish he’d tighten the chain on the chainsaw.
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    I see what you did thereÖ

    I see what you did thereÖ
  14. For anyone who hasnít seen the videos on...

    For anyone who hasnít seen the videos on recreating the Antikythera mechanism, here they are.

    Machining The Antikythera Mechanism - YouTube
  15. Thread: Sandvik saw

    by Colin62
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    Hereís my Sandvik. It was my dadís saw,, bought...

    Hereís my Sandvik. It was my dadís saw,, bought new by him probably in the late Ď50s or early Ď60s (my memories of it date back to the late Ď60s). Itís a 275, 24Ē 5tpi rip. It picked up some rust...
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    Iíve read a few of those over the years. :;

    Iíve read a few of those over the years. :;
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    Hereís my two block planes 512954 Veritas...

    Hereís my two block planes

    512954
    Veritas apron plane - 432g

    512955
    Stanley 220 (made in England) - 600g
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    I didnít find it all that entertaining, and I...

    I didnít find it all that entertaining, and I have no idea what his other videos are like but I also couldnít work out what the point of that was.
  19. Thread: bowl corer

    by Colin62
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    I was looking at these a while back. Hereís what...

    I was looking at these a while back. Hereís what I found at the time.
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    At least he’s upfront about his lack of knowledge...

    At least he’s upfront about his lack of knowledge on hand planes.
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    I tend to forget. If I do release the tension,...

    I tend to forget. If I do release the tension, odds are I’ll use it again in a day or two and wonder why it’s so loose. If I leave it tensioned I’ll probably not need it for a month or two. So I just...
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    Itís not the worst review Iíve seen on YouTube,...

    Itís not the worst review Iíve seen on YouTube, but Iíd not make a purchasing decision based on his word. Looking over his shoulder at his tools in the background, heís not a hand tool specialist,...
  23. Thread: Advice

    by Colin62
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    By the time youíve raised headstock, replaced the...

    By the time youíve raised headstock, replaced the toolrest and raised the tailstock youíd be better off just buying a bigger lathe. Ignoring the expense and hassle, the lathe will not really be...
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    It could be worse - she could be threatening to...

    It could be worse - she could be threatening to put you in hospital. :)
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    Iím thirty years odd older than you and am still...

    Iím thirty years odd older than you and am still trying to make sure that I have all the tools I could ever need by the time I retire, let alone the skills. Itís nearly a full time job. :rolleyes:
  26. I was not talking about simple terms. I was...

    I was not talking about simple terms. I was specifically talking about when the motor and battery are pushed near the limit. I’ve quoted my own post below here and marked the important bit in bold.
  27. It’s not quite as simple as that. Lithium ion...

    It’s not quite as simple as that. Lithium ion batteries limit the current that can be drawn, to prevent overheating, and a higher capacity battery will be able to provide more current before...
  28. Iíd avoid going for lower capacity batteries in a...

    Iíd avoid going for lower capacity batteries in a tool that has a high power requirement. The smaller batteries (all else being equal) cannot deliver the same current levels as the bigger ones. A 5Ah...
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    Fair enough, but what about the guitar? :wink:

    Fair enough, but what about the guitar? :wink:
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    Perhaps. I read what you said as “two sounds...

    Perhaps.

    I read what you said as “two sounds of the same level together aren’t double sound, but are only 3dB more”, but I can see that you were actually saying that you don’t add the two dB...
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    But 3dB more is double the sound.

    But 3dB more is double the sound.
  32. We use a lot of jacaranda around here, mostly for...

    We use a lot of jacaranda around here, mostly for turning - there was a lot of it planted and big trees are often felled or blown over in storms. Itís very easy to turn and has an interesting grain...
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    Looks like an Emco Rex, possibly a B20. Made in...

    Looks like an Emco Rex, possibly a B20. Made in Austria, I donít have any other info to hand at the moment except for the one sitting in my workshop.
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    I know this doesnít answer your question, but is...

    I know this doesnít answer your question, but is it possible that the arbor is 16mm and the blade 5/8Ē? That would account for it being tight.
  35. First off, congratulations on getting a really...

    First off, congratulations on getting a really great lathe and I wish you many happy hours turning on it.

    I would have thought the tailstock is far more likely to be out of alignment than the...
  36. Thread: Luban planes

    by Colin62
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    It’s still about hand planes? I thought we’d got...

    It’s still about hand planes? I thought we’d got to the willy waving part of the argument.
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    I eventually ground the tang off on my jacobs...

    I eventually ground the tang off on my jacobs chuck’s MT2 taper, so that I could get a few more mm of drilling before needing to reset the tailstock. It wasn’t serving any purpose anyway and I’ve...
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    My dust extractor isnít expected to get the chips...

    My dust extractor isnít expected to get the chips - if itís strong enough to suck the chips back when theyíre flying all over, youíd need to anchor small children to the lathe bed to prevent them...
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    The other taper is a Jacobs taper.

    The other taper is a Jacobs taper.
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    240V single phase roughly equates to 380V three...

    240V single phase roughly equates to 380V three phase. 220V single phase gives you pretty close to 346V three phase.
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    I sometimes just stop the lathe and hold the...

    I sometimes just stop the lathe and hold the handle as I’m shaping it to see how it feels. That tends to result in handles that don’t look a lot like any others but do fit my hands.
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    Thank heavens for that - I was squinting at them...

    Thank heavens for that - I was squinting at them from all angles (on my phone) trying to see if there was a difference.
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    You of all people should know how to sort that...

    You of all people should know how to sort that out… :)
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    I have quite a few planes on display in my...

    I have quite a few planes on display in my lounge, but then Iím currently between wives again, so I get to decide the decor by myself.
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    Thanks for the diagnosis. And here I was thinking...

    Thanks for the diagnosis. And here I was thinking I was just feeble.
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    Half size will give you one quarter of the area...

    Half size will give you one quarter of the area and one eighth of the volume. Just think of how many 0.5m cubes will fit in a 1m cube.
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    Halving the linear dimensions will mean that the...

    Halving the linear dimensions will mean that the volume (and assuming the same density, the mass) will be one eighth of the original. You might need to add weight with some metal in the middle to get...
  48. You mean one of these? Pruning Saw PR 32 CW -...

    You mean one of these?

    Pruning Saw PR 32 CW -
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    That’s quite a bold and sweeping statement. It...

    That’s quite a bold and sweeping statement. It doesn’t bode well for objective experimentation.
  50. Definitely. Just take care that it doesnít come...

    Definitely. Just take care that it doesnít come apart on the cracks. If it starts making a different sound stop and check.
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