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    Dont be so bloody cheap, you got it apart then...

    Dont be so bloody cheap, you got it apart then replace and they are good to go for many years down the track.
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    It was put onto the drill in the first place,...

    It was put onto the drill in the first place, therefore it's got to come of.

    Have you bothered to 'do a google' to see if there is a PDF showing the breakdown of all the parts of the drill ?
  3. Thread: Smooth Shave

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    Smooth Shave

    An old man walks into the barbershop for a
    shave and a haircut, but he tells the barber he can't get
    all his whiskers off because his cheeks are wrinkled from
    age.
    The barber gets a little wooden...
  4. Thread: Dog food diet.

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    Dog food diet.

    Already been put up, have removed this post, sorry about that.
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    About the only way to get that brass disc to stay...

    About the only way to get that brass disc to stay on the end grain permanently, would be to silver solder a spike onto the middle of the back of the disc.

    Then drill a hole into the end of the...
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    Dalboy, are you using this book by John Thompson,...

    Dalboy, are you using this book by John Thompson, which has the drawing/plans and all the information, on how to make the Monmouthshire Waggon in it ?
    ...
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    Have got to ask WHY is this thread in the Toy...

    Have got to ask WHY is this thread in the Toy making section, would have thought that what Dalboy is doing, is far superior to a lot of wooden toy postings in the Model section.

    This is no clunky...
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    Well maybe you should broaden your horizons.

    Well maybe you should broaden your horizons.
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    Tips and Ideas...

    Tips and Ideas
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    A must see -----

    All those on FaceBook, then go have a look at this lot, it's unreal -----------

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/965313566821742/
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    Hmm, it appears that 'swk' has stated that not...

    Hmm, it appears that 'swk' has stated that not all wooden spokes are the same, well that is correct, looks like somebody has at least done a bit of research for some accurate information, well done...
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    Please compare the shape of these spokes that are...

    Please compare the shape of these spokes that are being made by a Wheelwright, for the use in an actual wagon wheel.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuOsHDsVqv0

    Then compare the TRUE spoke...
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    Hmm, so you didn’t even bother to any research...

    Hmm, so you didn’t even bother to any research about “wheelwrighting” then.


    Looks like you decided to ignore centuries of practical advancements in wheel making and decided to re-invent the...
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    The shape of the spokes, why, how, where did you...

    The shape of the spokes, why, how, where did you come up with that shape ?
  15. Thread: Bugger!!!!

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    I do think it's about time that a lot of persons...

    I do think it's about time that a lot of persons on here, should really check out this site, and take in what is in there.

    Now have a real good look at any one of these machines and then imagine...
  16. Thread: Bugger!!!!

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    Are you really serious about sending somebody to...

    Are you really serious about sending somebody to Carbatec for that lathe, when the same thing, is being sold at Hare and Forbes for about 400 smackers cheaper ?

    Both these merchants, are only...
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    The idea is OK, but you have now made the drill...

    The idea is OK, but you have now made the drill press 'useless' for anything else, you will have to remove it from the drill press, for any other drilling purposes that you require.

    Possibly would...
  18. Thread: Mack truck

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    Mack truck

    A Mack truck, eh.

    I think I got these pictures from this forum a while ago, be blowed if I can find the post again, possibly some others might know of it and could help out with the rest of the...
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    Eventually--------- hooray----------- at last...

    Eventually--------- hooray----------- at last ------ about BL@@DY time-------- someone has eventually shown how it should and can be done, to make a proper SCALE MODEL WHEEL for SCALE model horse...
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    Before this becomes totally inflamed, please go...

    Before this becomes totally inflamed, please go and read the original question again.

    All he wants to know, is how to sharpen a drill because he can't do it.

    Now why try and get all pedantic,...
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    Whoo there, hold the horses, there is NO need to...

    Whoo there, hold the horses, there is NO need to try and get the absolute exact perfect angles, that's for the drill manufacturers to get right.

    All you got to do, is make sure you have a cutting...
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    Have a look at this site, it explains how a drill...

    Have a look at this site, it explains how a drill works/cuts.

    Please read it completely and fully comprehend what is actually written there.

    There is NO mystery about it at all, once you fully...
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    Now there's a breath of fresh air, at least...

    Now there's a breath of fresh air, at least somebody is thinking clearly, thanks Crowie.


    Mark
  24. Thread: A query ?

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    Thanks for that Paul, that one makes nice...

    Thanks for that Paul, that one makes nice spirals, but it's a bit big for what I want to do.

    Here's another photo showing it attached to a TAIG lathe.

    Sorry about the photos, only managed to...
  25. Thread: A query ?

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    A query ?

    Would anybody know of this picture and what site it came from, please ?

    I'm after the details of how the chuck was hooked to the topslide, to be able do the the spirals on the posts.

    Oh,...
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    Yep, they got the goodies allright, but and...

    Yep, they got the goodies allright, but and remember the BUT, you better have really deep pockets with lots and lots of 'moola', as they sure know how to charge like a wounded buffalo.
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    HHhmmm, 75 tons seems to be a very...

    HHhmmm, 75 tons seems to be a very overated/exagerarted weight for this particular turbine impeller.

    Overhead gantry looks like it a bloody big one, spreader bar is rated for 60 metric tons and...
  28. Thread: Shaft

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    why not ?

    why not ?
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    Nope, ya got that wrong, Victoria actually, try...

    Nope, ya got that wrong, Victoria actually, try Macleod West.

    mark
  30. Thread: wagon wheels

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    Ah well, can't help those that don't want to be...

    Ah well, can't help those that don't want to be helped, eh.

    mark
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    Yep, same for an apprentice in ANY machine shop,...

    Yep, same for an apprentice in ANY machine shop, your the lowest of the low, so you will get the broom and other crud jobs the others dont want. Most apprentices learn very quickly, that it aint no...
  32. Thread: wagon wheels

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    Well he does them wrong, why not find out how to...

    Well he does them wrong, why not find out how to do them correctly.
    All relevant info is freely available at this site.

    Scale Model Horse Drawn Vehicles


    Mark
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    Judging by the photos, it sure aint cast iron,...

    Judging by the photos, it sure aint cast iron, too shiny for cast iron, possibly cast alloy of some sort, you better device some way of holding it all together with a plate and bolts.

    Go near it...
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    Here's the latest installment on threading, this...

    Here's the latest installment on threading, this does require that you open the video and at least have a look at what's going on. :rolleyes:
    ...
  35. Thread: turning tools

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    Oops, forgot to add about those tools your...

    Oops, forgot to add about those tools your thinking about buying.

    Dont waste your money on them, go get some toolsteel, it's cheaper and it works better than that crud.
    If you do go buy that...
  36. Thread: turning tools

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    Have a look at this site, scroll over the ORANGE...

    Have a look at this site, scroll over the ORANGE bars and at each one, there is different grades of steel or whatever. If you click on one of them, then it opens and there is a detailed version of...
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    What brand of lathe is it ? Is the chuck...

    What brand of lathe is it ?

    Is the chuck attached to the spindle by threads or lock pins ?

    Is your lathe capable of threading with both METRIC and MONGREL ?

    Does the lathe have a forward -...
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    First, how old is this chuck ? Second, how...

    First, how old is this chuck ?

    Second, how much did this chuck cost you ?

    A 3 jaw chuck was designed to grab something quickly and then you TURN the bit to accurate, try to make sure you can do...
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    Of course it will work, do what you suggested,...

    Of course it will work, do what you suggested, turn up a blank bit of wood and face it, leave it on the lathe and then apply the double sided tape, trim the square acrylic so it's a rough rounded...
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    MY GOD FATHER, which rock has this "joker" been...

    MY GOD FATHER, which rock has this "joker" been hiding under ?

    Unbelievable, eh ?

    Well, after going through that lot, don't think I'll ever post any piccys of what I do, that "joker" is...
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    Wow, has she got talent or what, makes some of...

    Wow, has she got talent or what, makes some of the stuff on this forum look decidedly second rate, eh ?

    Mark
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    Someone making them old things again, are they ?...

    Someone making them old things again, are they ?

    That picture is of a real one, aint it ?

    Mark
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