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    DONE: Sold

    "Sold" to Wedgtail
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    DONE: Sorry Mark, missed your reply. Will PM details.

    Sorry Mark, missed your reply.

    Will PM details.
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    DONE: Pine Studs - Used

    I have about 12 Pine studs 90mm x 35mm that came from a demolition job.
    I have removed screws and nails, but there is still glue remnants from the plasterboard, easily removed if you have the time....
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    "so a comfortable oligopoly with Sydney Tools,...

    "so a comfortable oligopoly with Sydney Tools, Total Tools, Gasweld might be Bunnings' end game."

    Adelaide Tools was previously Gasweld in S.A. but they broke the relationship a few years back (I...
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    SOUTH AUST This is a brilliant deal for anyone wanting a...

    This is a brilliant deal for anyone wanting a quality lathe. I have one, but do not use the Jig, just use it as a traditional lathe.
    I know some people have an issue with the "Symtec" name, but...
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    SOUTH AUST Sold: 150mm & 100mm PVC Pipe

    Sold to Potts/Glenn

    I will PM details.

    Regards

    Bauldy
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    SOUTH AUST 150mm & 100mm PVC Pipe

    I have some surplus PVC pipe for disposal.

    Some is left from my dusty setup, some is surplus from a building job. There are a few slightly used sections and some misc 50mm and 65mm sections.
    The...
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    Perhaps have a look at Woodgroup S.A. site. there...

    Perhaps have a look at Woodgroup S.A. site. there are a number of groups in different locations. Some of them have specific focus eg Northern Turners, South Oz Scrollsaws, etc, but many also do...
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    I do consider the title of this thread is...

    I do consider the title of this thread is inappropriate.

    While I am not very religious, and have been known to swear, when something is put in writing, particularly as a heading then it stands out...
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    I put a small rubber washer or "O" ring into the...

    I put a small rubber washer or "O" ring into the collet before putting the bit in. It is easier than remembering to keep the bit from going in too far.
    I have the 3612 and had a similar issue with...
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
  13. Thread: symtec lathe

    by Bauldy
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    Do a search on this Forum, as I recall this has...

    Do a search on this Forum, as I recall this has come up previously and I believe that there was someone in Adelaide who could supply these. It was a couple of years ago, but well after Symtec ceased...
  14. I really like my Steb centres, I have a couple of...

    I really like my Steb centres, I have a couple of sizes.
    I do agree that they are expensive and if funds are limited, a scroll chuck is also important and you could get by with a cheaper drive.
    ...
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    Welcome to the Forum, and your English is...

    Welcome to the Forum, and your English is excellent. Better than many Aussies I know!

    This Forum has some excellent information on dust collection, and I believe better information than many other...
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    I used a couple of shims to adjust mine. I...

    I used a couple of shims to adjust mine.

    I found it rigid enough for my use, so did not do anything else.

    Regards

    Bauldy
  17. Keep an eye out for second hand. While they tend...

    Keep an eye out for second hand. While they tend to hold their prices, I picked up an old model in average condition for $50 a couple of years ago.
    There are usually one or two around on either...
  18. Chief Tiff is correct and I found it in the...

    Chief Tiff is correct and I found it in the Manual I have saved online. Easier to get too than my hard copy, but I have several copies and they have improved over time.
    here is the section from the...
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    I have not heard of this previously, however it...

    I have not heard of this previously, however it does make some sense.
    I would interpret it more as it says - The fence should not go past the gullet, rather than the bore.
    I note their diagram...
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    Just saw you were trying to get one on the Market...

    Just saw you were trying to get one on the Market Place.
    Looks like it may be harder that I thought.
    That was a very good deal with the extras, so keep looking and you never know.

    Regards
    ...
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    Having read through the threads, you will not be...

    Having read through the threads, you will not be surprised to see that I and a few others repeat our view that there are many good quality second hand saws out there. I got what would be a $1,600-...
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    While in theory the Anti Kickback Pawls should...

    While in theory the Anti Kickback Pawls should improve safety, I suspect if you have a suitablesplitter/riving knife they do not add much value.

    When I ordered the SharkGuard, I was planning on...
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    I too like the Sharkguard, although consider it a...

    I too like the Sharkguard, although consider it a very expensive luxury, that not everyone could justify.

    It definitely improves dust collection and is good quality.

    I am not sure that it can...
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    One of the members who attended the SA GTG at...

    One of the members who attended the SA GTG at Cal's place was in the process of setting one up at the time for his own milling operations.
    Unfortunately I cannot remember a name. He may not be...
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    Woodworking Solutions are the same people who ran...

    Woodworking Solutions are the same people who ran the old Woodfast business before they closed. Located in the same shop.

    Regards

    Bauldy
  26. I see that the ACCC has now approved this...

    I see that the ACCC has now approved this takeover, so will have to see how things change.

    Bauldy
  27. I see this show has just been postponed, although...

    I see this show has just been postponed, although realistically, with the logistics involved, you would have to think it would be unlikely this year.

    Regards

    Bauldy
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    I have the Wixey and also believe it has helped...

    I have the Wixey and also believe it has helped me a lot, but does take a bit of effort to recalibrate with a blade change.
    I think you will find that applies to any of these devices.

    I always do...
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    I have been on the road and just got home to...

    I have been on the road and just got home to check.
    Looking at your model, mine is quite a different set up and has 3 screws to allow it to be removed.

    Sorry to confuse.

    Regards

    Bauldy
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    Are you sure you are comparing "Like with Like"?...

    Are you sure you are comparing "Like with Like"?
    I tried looking at the different models as I have a longer term interest in a similar purchase, and the Woodfast model for that price was a Spiral...
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    Are you sure you are comparing "Like with Like"?...

    Are you sure you are comparing "Like with Like"?
    I tried looking at the different models as I have a longer term interest in a similar purchase, and the Woodfast model for that price was a Spiral...
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    I remove the blade guide from my Hafco. It comes...

    I remove the blade guide from my Hafco. It comes off fairly easily and clears the way.

    Not sure if this is similar on other models.

    Regards

    Bauldy

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    I think many of these saws come out of the same...

    I think many of these saws come out of the same factory with minor changes to things like motors, fences etc, and I think it is likely with these two.

    I think a more powerful motor is important,...
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    Another option is to buy this one: TRITON TRA001...

    Another option is to buy this one:
    TRITON TRA001 1/2" PLUNGE ROUTER | Power Tools | Gumtree Australia Burnside Area - Kensington Park | 1234489658

    You would have to add postage but then you have...
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    Sounds like an exception. I also bought the...

    Sounds like an exception.
    I also bought the blower with the bonus battery, and it came within a week. I also received another battery on a different deal and it arrived equally as quickly.
    I have...
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    Vicmarc VL100 Lathe on Gumtree

    Vicmark VL100 Woodworking Lathe including accessories | Power Tools | Gumtree Australia Campbelltown Area - Athelstone | 1232687348


    Not sure if the price is reasonable, but there seem a lot of...
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    It may depend on what you are trying to achieve....

    It may depend on what you are trying to achieve. If you primarily want to get your machines operational, I would be inclined to buy suitable 240V motors, secondhand if you can find suitable ones. The...
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    Great job, very impressed. Bauldy

    Great job, very impressed.

    Bauldy
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    I don't know that particular lathe but it seems...

    I don't know that particular lathe but it seems quite a reasonable buy and particularly with Tools and Scroll Chuck included at that that price.

    I think the 1 HP motor is important as is...
  40. You will get a lot of differing views as there is...

    You will get a lot of differing views as there is probably no right answer for everyone, as we all have different preferences and budgets.
    I originally used a cheap "soldering iron" type device and...
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    WANTED:SA. There is a good one on gumtree today. Seems...

    There is a good one on gumtree today.

    Seems too cheap so either an issue or will go quick.

    Bauldy

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    Too late, just gone.
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    The Redemptions also provide a good avenue for...

    The Redemptions also provide a good avenue for Gumtree sales as many people either do not want the saw or already have one. I purchased a brand new Makita one from Gumtree, still in plastic wrap that...
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    I suspect they are the same or close enough. It...

    I suspect they are the same or close enough. It seems to commonly happen that Bunnings reduce prices on matching goods when Aldi bring out there specials.
    They price matched their Ryobi Thicknesser...
  44. It will be interesting to see how it performs in...

    It will be interesting to see how it performs in the longer term, but from the Promo it looks like a real asset for your cutting.

    One thing I don't understand is that I thought the Gullett on a...
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    Good luck with this. Hopefully someone will...

    Good luck with this.
    Hopefully someone will have one to assist you.

    Regards

    Bauldy
  46. Thread: Symantec 1800

    by Bauldy
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    My 1500 uses an A41 belt. I know the motor is a...

    My 1500 uses an A41 belt. I know the motor is a larger size on the 1800, but the pulleys and belt may be the same.

    Bauldy
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    I used a heat gun and a mould to reduce the...

    I used a heat gun and a mould to reduce the diameter. Worked well but was a lot of effort for the outcome. Wish I had found the couplings or possibly paid the extra for the 160mm hose!
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    While you do not want to annoy neighbours with...

    While you do not want to annoy neighbours with noise, you also don't want to put up with excessive noise yourself.
    I would be putting the Clearvue outside in a soundproof enclosure which, if it is...
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    I don't think there will be a lot, as everyone...

    I don't think there will be a lot, as everyone was too busy watching, talking and eating, but hopefully someone got some.

    A great day and many thanks to Cal and Kym for organising and hosting.
    ...
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    See you all tomorrow. The weather looks like one...

    See you all tomorrow.
    The weather looks like one if the better days for the week.

    Bauldy
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