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    Remember that for extraction to work, it has to...

    Remember that for extraction to work, it has to be able to draw air in from somewhere, across the area where the dust is falling, and then out through the exit system. While some air may be admitted...
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    NEW DRAW I'm in

    I'm in
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    Check your Win 10 version/build. Build 20 has...

    Check your Win 10 version/build. Build 20 has been installing itself and replacing Build 19 for a while, and has a bad habit of re-initialising a lot of customised options. If the first 2 machines...
  4. The Bangood device could give an accurate outline...

    The Bangood device could give an accurate outline for straight sections and convex curves similar to the table top in the pic above, however your pic of the rubber mat a few posts above shows a...
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    Where did your blades come from, off the shelf...

    Where did your blades come from, off the shelf somewhere or from a saw doctor/blade company that can make to order?

    Quite often off the shelf blades with the retailers branding are fairly poor...
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    I don't like the chances of getting parts if you...

    I don't like the chances of getting parts if you need any, I couldn't get any parts for a similar aged Echo saw in Aus or USA 8 years ago when I tried to get one of mine rehabilitated. Seems to be...
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    SOLD: I will take these if still available please Col....

    I will take these if still available please Col. Postage to Alexandra 3714 and details for payment please, can pay via Paypal, direct deposit or even post you a cheque, whichever suits you best,...
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    Hi Arron, I am assuming that you are talking...

    Hi Arron,

    I am assuming that you are talking about dress or closing panels that go at the end of a run of cabinets to hide the carcass material used in the run. From previous posts, I get the...
  9. Read your post, followed the link, first thing...

    Read your post, followed the link, first thing that struck me was that it's based on a generic wall paper remover. Never needed one, so have very little understanding of what is available in Oz...
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    I looked at your video of machining the spoil...

    I looked at your video of machining the spoil board, but my experience is limited to commercial high power machines (8KW spindles and 1KW AC servo motors) so may not be appropriate for your...
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    When I was CNC cutting, we allowed for 2mm gaps...

    When I was CNC cutting, we allowed for 2mm gaps horizontally and vertically, and an extra 2mm on top if immediately below an overhanging benchtop. Only exception I can think of would be where the...
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    Still have it, and moved from one storage...

    Still have it, and moved from one storage situation to another last year so I can get to it now to measure and read data plates. My memory wasn't too bad since I hadn't seen it for 4 years when I...
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    Not fully secure and strange popup

    Hi, logged in 12.05 pm Sunday morning, very slow loading. While waiting for forum to load, received a popup asking me to draw a circle or rectangle and watch it be turned into a Valentine's heart....
  14. EStop switches are often configured as a change...

    EStop switches are often configured as a change over switch positioned in the mains power circuit to isolate downstream electrics when pressed, i.e. they often have 3 accessible contacts labelled...
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    The first thing that I would be finding out would...

    The first thing that I would be finding out would be how your farmer neighbours are sourcing the water you use now, and how difficult/expensive it would be to replicate that process at a scale to...
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    Hi Dave, My second AB is now about about 8...

    Hi Dave,

    My second AB is now about about 8 months old. My first was up for 9 years in the back yard of a metropolitan 1/2 acre block in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. The second is on 2.5 acres...
  17. My first look at this thread, and probably a bit...

    My first look at this thread, and probably a bit late but here goes.

    I would not dado or rebate the base for the uprights, just glue and screw from below via pre drilled holes. Dado and rebates...
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    Sorry for my duplicate post above, prepared the...

    Sorry for my duplicate post above, prepared the first and thought I had posted it, sent to work on tea and the draft was still showing on screen as though not saved when I returned, so I saved it...
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    I have run Universal brand (US) manual feed heads...

    I have run Universal brand (US) manual feed heads from my former local mower shop for more than 20 years. The actual plastic head assembly mounts to an adaptor that screws onto the BC spindle and is...
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    I have run Universal brand (US) manual feed heads...

    I have run Universal brand (US) manual feed heads from my former local mower shop for more than 20 years. The actual plastic head assembly mounts to an adaptor that screws onto the BC spindle and is...
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    I've been down the American barn route twice now,...

    I've been down the American barn route twice now, 16mL x 12mW x 3.8mH side walls (5.5mH ridge line) in Eastern suburbs in 2006, and a two storey 16m x 13m x 5,5m side (8mH ridge line) in Alexandra...
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    I would hate to be a misery guts, but if the...

    I would hate to be a misery guts, but if the table was a wool classing table for any appreciable time, the timber will be fairly heavily impregnated with lanolin, and fairly impervious to water or...
  23. Thread: ryobi ra2500

    by malb
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    From google there are lots of spammers claiming...

    From google there are lots of spammers claiming to have PDF copies of the manual, but no obvious current genuine sources, including Ryobi themselves. The best suggestion I can make would be to...
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    My response was based on using basic logic level...

    My response was based on using basic logic level signals to control the device, e.g. Mach 3/4 CNC controller outputs a high state to run the router motor and a low state to switch it off.

    Bernmc's...
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    Reading the fine print in the documents section...

    Reading the fine print in the documents section of the web page in your link, the unit can be controlled with a low voltage, low current signal, signal high relay closed, signal low relay open.

    If...
  26. Woodsmith magazine had one some years ago that...

    Woodsmith magazine had one some years ago that was adjustable for hinge length and width. They have a YT video about an updated version here.
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED Three deserving winners there, congratulations...

    Three deserving winners there, congratulations chaps. Special thanks to the anony mous donor, Ubeaut and the crew that keep this forum functioning.
  29. How high is the door opening? If you are...

    How high is the door opening? If you are considering a fixed gantry, one as close to the front wall as practical may be viable if you could get the gear that you might bring in under the top of the...
  30. Thread: Old Lathe problem

    by malb
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    Hi Mick, From the pic that you put up of the...

    Hi Mick,

    From the pic that you put up of the tailstock, it is apparent that the lathe is home made, potentially with limited machinery resources. This in itself, does not suggest to me that it may...
  31. I have a new barn and have just completed moving...

    I have a new barn and have just completed moving around 20 ton of gear out of storage into it with a ute, a pedestrian fork at the loading end and a H&F 1T gantry system at the unloading end. You...
  32. I'm on my second C channel main frame with...

    I'm on my second C channel main frame with purlins and girts to support cladding and roof, both fairly large (16m x 12m or larger, 5 main frames 4m apart). Both have had the rafter apex reinforced by...
  33. I suspect that people are not noticing the...

    I suspect that people are not noticing the sarcasm in the original post, idiot on the other end couldn't tell I am a guy and kept addressing me as madam, then tells me that they (NBN) provide all of...
  34. Could it get worse, NBN and Optus have gone international

    Yes folks, it's true. NBN figures it has done as much as possible to bring communications in Australia into the 20th century and has branched out overseas, apparently taking Optus with them. I have...
  35. Thread: Tsc10

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    Whining/screaming noise suggests dry bearing in...

    Whining/screaming noise suggests dry bearing in either the motor or the arbor, copes with initial turn on but is steadily expanding as heat builds up. Make a cut and everything is under more load so...
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    Haven't had much to do with sanding epoxy, but...

    Haven't had much to do with sanding epoxy, but plenty grinding and finishing welds in metal. Generally used hook and loop on the backers and paper, but generally a the hook material would start to...
  37. Hi Tom, I did manage to get into the shop today...

    Hi Tom, I did manage to get into the shop today to look for the dowelling spindle but it wasn't in the dust box with spare blades, belts and fence like I thought it would be. There are 12 large...
  38. Thread: Drawing Programs

    by malb
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    Sketchup certainly has the goodies for what you...

    Sketchup certainly has the goodies for what you want, but it does have a learning curve. I had a lot of time with low to mid level CAD (DesignCad, TurboCad etc but not AutoCad) then transitioned to...
  39. Don't have to PM me, I found your thread. I...

    Don't have to PM me, I found your thread.

    I have a Gilbro set (saw, jointer and dowelling unit) and I have a dowelling spindle for it that someone made for the guy I got the saw from. I even...
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    For yuz, there is no indication of what you want...

    For yuz, there is no indication of what you want the unit to do, but a 6 inch unit has a low surface speed compared to 8in or 10in units at the same RPM. To compensate the user tends to push harder...
  41. Thread: Mystery Piece

    by malb
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    I had a modern day rolling ruler, made of...

    I had a modern day rolling ruler, made of plastic. It has a plastic cylindrical roller equivalent to that shown, but set into a flat ruler that was graduated. While the graduated ruler could be used...
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    In addition to the metal stud wall frame and...

    In addition to the metal stud wall frame and Hardie panel, there is quite likely a metal foil vapour barrier behind the Hardie panel. With this in contact with the meta studs, it effectively creates...
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    At 15kg, I suspect there is not a lot of metal in...

    At 15kg, I suspect there is not a lot of metal in the base, column, or table so it could be fairly prone to flexing and misalignment. I also note that it has a maximum spindle travel of 50mm, so for...
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    I bought a range of 18V Makita gear in from the...

    I bought a range of 18V Makita gear in from the US before they were ever released in Oz, used them when needed for four to five years and only lost one 3AH battery by overloading on a rattlegun...
  46. Thread: Triton saw

    by malb
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    To the best of my understanding, White Industries...

    To the best of my understanding, White Industries were the last local distributor for Triton and relinquished the agency at the end of June, so it is most likely that anything you do find would be...
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    Supply line size is a function of what your...

    Supply line size is a function of what your potential peak load is. If you are running gas cooking or heating as well as HWS you need larger feed pipes to maintain appropriate flow and pressure to...
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    What you say is true, the two fuels use different...

    What you say is true, the two fuels use different sized orrifices. Here in Oz a lot of appliances come from the distributor configured for one fuel but with a set of orrifices for the alternate fuel...
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    Symptom or cause? The two things that contribute...

    Symptom or cause? The two things that contribute most to Triton's having elevating difficulties when mounted in a table are that the return (elevating) spring has not been removed, but is supplying a...
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    We had natural gas storage hot water and a gas...

    We had natural gas storage hot water and a gas hotplate in Melb until we moved to Alex 5 years ago. Old house has a Bosch 26l/min instantaneous on 2 x 45kg cylinders with auto changeover. I am prone...
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