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    Tradelink near me is not much cheaper than Reece....

    Tradelink near me is not much cheaper than Reece. I like them wearing masks now - not for COVID but it suits the prices - robbery.

    I have now found a smaller trade shop thatís not affiliated with...
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    Most of the rigid shop vac units have a 1 7/8Ē...

    Most of the rigid shop vac units have a 1 7/8Ē inlet which is just under 50mm. You can buy shop vacs in OZ with 50mm inlets. The one I have has a 50mm inlet. I bought it from a Godfreys.
  3. I bought my wixey gear from this company. Good...

    I bought my wixey gear from this company. Good prices and quick delivery - not sure of delivery times now?

    1500mm/ 60" Digital Saw Fence Readout | machine-dro.co.uk
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    If The answer is - I donít. The 50mm pipe is...

    If

    The answer is - I donít. The 50mm pipe is too heavy and lacks the flexibility to attach to small hand tools.
    However, it can be done using a $10 adaptor from Bunnies.

    Here are some...
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    By the look of it, somethings not straight...

    By the look of it, somethings not straight either, thereís a gap at each end and itís touching about 3/4s the way up?

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    Follow the advice given re chuck and quill run...

    Follow the advice given re chuck and quill run out but 1/4HP (180W) seems to me to be a bit on the low side.
  7. Thread: Pole chain saw

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    the good and the bad.

    OK. The Good and the bad.
    I picked up the combo unit yesterday and quickly assembled it. Comes with all tools required and a nice stow bag to keep bits and pieces in.

    The good - assembled the saw...
  8. Thread: 3 Shout outs

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    Iíd like to add a shout out to Scrooz. Placed an...

    Iíd like to add a shout out to Scrooz. Placed an order for a wide selection of screws. All arrived within 4 days with a free gift of 9 x PH2 driver bits.
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    Iíd agree that its Merbsu.

    Iíd agree that its Merbsu.
  10. Thread: Metal protection

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    I have used Silber Gleit (silver glide) but...

    I have used Silber Gleit (silver glide) but thatís been hard to get so I use Ubeauts Traditional wax. Great protection. Iíd be careful with car wax as it may have silicon which can effect your wood...
  11. First coat was Sikkens Cetol HLSE followed by 2...

    First coat was Sikkens Cetol HLSE followed by 2 coats of Cetol Filter 7.

    To redo, we just hose and brush down and recoat with Cetol Filter 7.
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    I can see separation may be required but I canít...

    I can see separation may be required but I canít see that running it in the chain vs running on the outside of the chain would be that much different?
    We used to make sure power cables for 2 way...
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    Ditto

    Ditto
  14. The 36mm shop vac is only really suitable for...

    The 36mm shop vac is only really suitable for hand power tools.

    Even a 50mm system would not be very effective.

    Some thicknesses just use a chip bag.

    DEWALT DW7353 Chip Collection Accessory...
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    i donít think he is planning to cut the whole...

    i donít think he is planning to cut the whole tree down.

    ĒOf course they do occasionally succumb to high winds, I've had to clean up some pretty substantial windfalls over the last dozen years or...
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    When Iím running narrow boards I tend to use the...

    When Iím running narrow boards I tend to use the whole cutter width by alternating the position I feed the boards in from.

    This tends to keep even wear on rollers and cutters.
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    Thanks for the pictures Paul. Itís amazing that...

    Thanks for the pictures Paul.
    Itís amazing that such ordinary looking plants can produce flowers as beautiful as they do.

    Yourís must look absolutely spectacular when in full bloom, especially...
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    I, personally, would go straight back - sloping...

    I, personally, would go straight back - sloping upwards. The reason as I see for the right single outlet is to stop it getting in the way and to shoot chips out sideways rather than on the person...
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    Final blooming

    Flower No. 3 with the remains of No.2 behind.

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  20. Paint maybe every two years with Sikkens products...

    Paint maybe every two years with Sikkens products depending on the exact exposure. All my cedar is coated with Sikkens. Love it. Our northern fully exposed wall was painted over three years ago and...
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    Crowie gave us the name of a Sydney brush...

    Crowie gave us the name of a Sydney brush manufacturer and supplier in this thread. Maybe give them a ring with brush dimensions?
    ...
  22. Thread: Organiser trays

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    I would want a decent 3D printer to amongst...

    I would want a decent 3D printer to amongst printing lots of bits and pieces, print me components to build a MPCNC fitted with a Makita trim router. I donít want to print a 3D printer. While the...
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    The ďQueenĒ is good to her subjects. Looks like...

    The ďQueenĒ is good to her subjects.
    Looks like Iíll have the pleasure of viewing one of her three flowers over three nights.

    Flower No. 2

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  24. Thread: Organiser trays

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    Interested in what 3D printer you are using. Iíve...

    Interested in what 3D printer you are using. Iíve been looking at CNC or 3D printers and I came across MPCNC. Maybe I can have both:rolleyes:
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    All spent after a hard night blooming. Probably...

    All spent after a hard night blooming. Probably never got visited by the moth that it puts this display on for. Overseas travellers are not allowed in:D

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    Looking forward to next year, if...
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    Great video. Thanks. Mine has no spikes at all....

    Great video. Thanks.
    Mine has no spikes at all. Large, flat leaves and the flower comes from where you would expect a spike to be on the leaf.

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    Iíll have to do some...
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    Full bloom

    First two images are at 8:45pm. Starting to open

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    In full full bloom at 10pm -spectacular!

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    Queen of the night

    This ugly looking succulent has the most amazing flowers with incredible perfume..

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    They usually only flower once a year, at night, and the flower lasts only that night.

    This year it...
  29. Thread: Storage shed

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    Thanks. Thats what Iím hoping. Centres now down...

    Thanks. Thats what Iím hoping. Centres now down from 600mm to 300mm so the particle board floor should be more stable when moving the machine cabinets around.
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    Yep. As Ross said closed due to Covid - May have...

    Yep. As Ross said closed due to Covid - May have been caught up in the Northern Beaches lockdown?
    I solved the problem by buying new laminated beams the exact size I was after. Good price too:2tsup:...
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    Thatís all I did. Removed the 35mm hose and...

    Thatís all I did. Removed the 35mm hose and adaptor, plugged in a PCV fitting from Bunnies and fitted 50mm hose throughout the workshop. I use it on my sawtable fence, router table fence and SCMS....
  32. Thread: Storage shed

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    Decided to beef up the floor in the woodwork shed...

    Decided to beef up the floor in the woodwork shed as the next project.

    Lower side Hardiplank taken off and new joists in from the side

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    All new joists in. Boy can SWMBO swing a sledge...
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    This the one I have Buy Shopvac Super 20L Wet...

    This the one I have

    Buy Shopvac Super 20L Wet & Dry Commercial Vacuum | Godfreys

    However, even thought it has a 50mm inlet, it comes with a 35mm hose and a 35 to 50mm adaptor.
    See the pictures...
  34. Ray Girling in the UK is the expert on Triton...

    Ray Girling in the UK is the expert on Triton Routers. Here are his instructions on dismantling the TRA001.
    Dismantling the Triton TRA001 3ľHP Router

    If you are still having problems, maybe PM...
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    Some of the workshop vacs have a 50mm inlet and...

    Some of the workshop vacs have a 50mm inlet and outlet. They come with a 32/35mm hose with a 50 to 32/35 mm adapter in the inlet.
    My SuperVac was like that so I removed the 50 to 35mm adaptor and...
  36. Thread: glue up brushes

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    I use Taklon brushes from Officeworks. Variety of...

    I use Taklon brushes from Officeworks. Variety of sizes in a pack.
    I also have a set for brushing on shellac.
  37. Thread: Storage shed

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    My woodworking shed had backed metal shelving...

    My woodworking shed had backed metal shelving that basically went from floor to ceiling and while great for storage, it took up valuable floor space so it was all moved into the storage shed along...
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    Thanks Bob. Iím well aware of the need for a...

    Thanks Bob. Iím well aware of the need for a relay with the Arduino. Iím also playing with RF as well

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    Malb. Iím after a unit that will be switched by...

    Malb.
    Iím after a unit that will be switched by an arduino or CNC controller so your solution is spot on.

    Bernmcís solution is fantastic for another project I have in mind .

    Thanks to both of...
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    exactly as my pictures show!! No room when...

    exactly as my pictures show!! No room when cutting thin sections. The BMH over the top works in that case but you have to have a half decent extractor to get the required air flow
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    Donít have tip shops

    Donít have tip shops
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    Iíve been hunting for 100x50 hardwood bearers for...

    Iíve been hunting for 100x50 hardwood bearers for my old shed. I need to match the ones that are there.
    All thatís available is unseasoned hardwood ďwithin the realmsĒ of 100 x50 ( could be under...
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    Yes. Makita 710W brushed.

    Yes. Makita 710W brushed.
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    Itís for a trim router

    Itís for a trim router
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    So what your saying Chris, is to leave the 35mm...

    So what your saying Chris, is to leave the 35mm connection at the hood and connect that, via adaptor, to a bigger line?
    Are you taking the 100mm from a connection in the table 150mm line?
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    240v Power Relay Board

    Does anyone know if there is an Australian equivalent to this relay power board?IoT Power Relay - COM-14236 - SparkFun Electronics
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    Hood design can be tricky, especially when...

    Hood design can be tricky, especially when ripping thin sections, using a fence or cross cutting. In both cases the hood, if too wide, fouls the fence or jig. If you are using 35mm hose to connect,...
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    The news item I saw said the majority of the...

    The news item I saw said the majority of the timber was plantation timber for the production of particle boards of varying descriptions
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    The shield should only be connected at one end....

    The shield should only be connected at one end. As long as one end is earthed all should be OK.
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    You need a thick covering of bi carb.

    You need a thick covering of bi carb.
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