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  1. They have unboxed the replacement unit and...

    They have unboxed the replacement unit and checked it before sending out, so in theory I will get one that works., being away next weekend means it will get delayed before I can check it out.
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  2. Update: Most of the delay has been/was in the...

    Update:
    Most of the delay has been/was in the unit getting to Timbecon, congrats to T for turning this around inside 24hrs. They checked out the unit, seems i did get a lemon and seemingly a one...
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    Sorry I didn't make it in today, the electrons...

    Sorry I didn't make it in today, the electrons stayed missing from action and my phone connection is so-so most of the time in the house, data wise at least.

    Good to see a couple made it in today....
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    610 or 1220 high pleated filter

    Ok - it's time to replace the needle felt bag on the 2HP DC with a pleated filter but i'm not sure if the shorter one is enough.

    If I had no height constraints in my shed then the 1220mm would be...
  5. PLA will like timber take up some moisture, this...

    PLA will like timber take up some moisture, this can cause issues with printing due to the water boiling out in the print nozzle... some people get obsessed with keeping it dry for this reason but...
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    I guess that I caught a perfect storm on getting...

    I guess that I caught a perfect storm on getting the item back... Toll picked up 14 days ago, the same day Vic went into 5 day lock down again, based on the tracking that stalled it leaving CBR till...
  7. I'm sort of the odd person out a lot of the time...

    I'm sort of the odd person out a lot of the time using ABS, but I have literally printed 100's of kg of ABS, i know it back the front and you can very easily glue it together with nothing more than...
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    sounds good letís do it

    sounds good letís do it
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    I'd agree and the 30T glue line is only max cut...

    I'd agree and the 30T glue line is only max cut to 1" by Freud, and you can tell as soon as you go up in cut depth

    The LM72M10 with 24T however has a suggested max at 2 3/4" and is in my shopping...
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    Hi mate wrong blade for the job, especially if...

    Hi mate

    wrong blade for the job, especially if the timber is prone to burning easy.

    If you only have full kerf riving knife/splitter the a Freud 10 In. 24 Tooth Heavy Duty Rip Blade with 5/8...
  11. Before you make a final call on the spiral head...

    Before you make a final call on the spiral head size I'd call this a must watch...... The video I wish I watched before buying a Shelix (video version 2) - YouTube

    It's long but fully worth it.
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    :) In the absence of topic proposers, I...

    :)

    In the absence of topic proposers, I suggest we have a general chin wag and maybe we can help Simon out with burning wood :)

    Sadly I may be not able to make this week myself due to a local...
  13. Well today I had 500 x 10x2mm N50 magnets arrive...

    Well today I had 500 x 10x2mm N50 magnets arrive ..... only issue is they are only 1.75mm thick .... tempting to raise a dispute but just couldn't be bothered, I just won't link to them for others.
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  14. It would seem that it may be a regional timber. ...

    It would seem that it may be a regional timber.

    The Brisbane stores have 64x19 hardwood flooring
    The Canberra stores just have DAR pine in 19mm

    Didn't change my stores any further :)

    Cheers...
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    Despite having even new melamine lying around...

    Despite having even new melamine lying around it's the last thing i wanted as a top surface.

    I really went dead basic with scraps, maybe a next one will have t-track etc but i don't think so at...
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    With the dewalt units being a favourite of the US...

    With the dewalt units being a favourite of the US market how the snip occurs on those is well documented by youtube warriors, but it seems that the design dewalt has nearly ensures snipe will happen...
  17. Replacing? It would seem not, Nanjing Harvey out...

    Replacing? It would seem not, Nanjing Harvey out of China clearly show the LG/LC/S models as available. Harvey out of the US though seems to have rationalized the range with the Ambassador and Alpha...
  18. I guess a little scene setting, the Flex pipe i...

    I guess a little scene setting, the Flex pipe i have is 15-18 years old Carbatec PVC stuff and is (imo) heavy stuff. it really hasn't been used much due to a long hatius doing woodworking and my...
  19. Hi Crocy, that sounds like you need 3 machine...

    Hi Crocy,
    that sounds like you need 3 machine connections and one hose connector, assuming you leave the one hose on the DC all the time. I would like to get the magnets into the hose connectors and...
  20. 490225 That is a sheet of 4mm Alu plate so i...

    490225

    That is a sheet of 4mm Alu plate so i can make some ZCI units, apart from taking a copy of the existing plate not sure exactly how I'm going to cut this out yet, sorry just a teaser at the...
  21. More Magnetic dust port connectors 3D printed

    Following on from bitingmidge I got on the bandwagon.

    It has sort of turned into a full set of connections and adapters to bring all the smaller vac hoses up to a common size, in this case 63mm...
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    I'll add my Congrats but It's never...

    I'll add my Congrats

    but

    It's never over................ how can it be over when dust collection is on the table now. :)

    Cheers
    Phil
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    Guess I'll need to donate for the IP but I now...

    Guess I'll need to donate for the IP but I now have an idea.... mmm big enough for shavings, small enough the handling remains un-affected...

    Holes are so common, find them anywhere on a road!
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    OK I stopped walking past the mill after work...

    OK I stopped walking past the mill after work today and got a bit more done on the blade. Taking 0.1mm off at a time is so different to slicing up or planing timber :)

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    The red highlight...
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    I had written a long and for me verbose response...

    I had written a long and for me verbose response to Bob's last post then pulled it as debating what are marginal at best real world between male v female with respect to air flow is just pointless,...
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    :) i've eaten some very tasty home baked (not...

    :) i've eaten some very tasty home baked (not mine) glutten free cakes and biscuits. :)

    Lets says beavers would really love them and they may worked dipped in strong coffee, be certainly chewy and...
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    I'm certainly not going to enter into a debate on...

    I'm certainly not going to enter into a debate on that per se.

    What i will say though is that with mine, the connections have been designed so that the Internal dimension is NEVER smaller than the...
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    Just be careful with any blade coming from the US...

    Just be careful with any blade coming from the US as they will traditional be sold with a 5/8th arbor hole which is not equal to 16mm, 5/8 is 15.875mm so if your arbor is a genuine 16mm it won't fit....
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    I've got the nice smooth build plate, the sanding...

    I've got the nice smooth build plate, the sanding is to remove the extraneous 5 min alraldite :)

    I'm forever turning out things from my printer but really the better half has got bored with it a...
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    making us look like snails with this pace of...

    making us look like snails with this pace of completion... the best i've done for 2 days is walk past the blade sitting in the mill

    Cheers Phil
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    Looking great Matt. Maybe thought the judges...

    Looking great Matt.

    Maybe thought the judges will take into account the non seasonal tablecloth with the xmas theming :):)

    Cheers
    Phil
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    I thought this was the magnets and plastic...

    I thought this was the magnets and plastic forum......

    Your great work got me rolling on my own variation, I have a pile of 10x2mm magnets so the design is based around them.
    I'm doing machine...
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    I'll take a few hours for the not quite...

    I'll take a few hours for the not quite hangover.... but i'm already ok with the end date even if i'm behind .... though I won't be sad if an extension was to occur.... just don't make it a long...
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    Ignore Paul even if a technically correct answer...

    Ignore Paul even if a technically correct answer :)

    i likely should have said size 5 Bix Biscuits

    https://www.bix.com.au/pictures

    So i have Size 10 and size 5 now but at this time i don't...
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    Yesterday and today I turned myself over to the...

    Yesterday and today I turned myself over to the metal working gods, and they didn't want to play all that nice

    First challenge was to cut the basic blank out of a very heavy duty leaf spring.
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    Welcome aboard flight 2021, great effort joining...

    Welcome aboard flight 2021, great effort joining mid flight

    looking forward to see how you go

    cheers
    phil
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    Hey Doug, any progress is good progress at this...

    Hey Doug,
    any progress is good progress at this stage….
    I got a section cut out of the leaf spring today and eventually got smoke coming from the mill, but it seems fine once it cooled off :)
    a...
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    no doubt to the chagrine of the hand tool guys...

    no doubt to the chagrine of the hand tool guys and nearly not in the spirit of building a hand plane the sides of the block are nearly straight off the table saw with the Freud rip blade even the...
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    Well i got impatient and needed a mental break. ...

    Well i got impatient and needed a mental break.

    The TriPlane reveals it's colours

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    This will be the sole and looking at the photo i'm fairly sure that the left hand side will...
  40. All credit still to Timbecon, they called me on...

    All credit still to Timbecon, they called me on Tuesday and talked through what i was experiencing an in conjunction with the photo's have arranged for the unit to be picked up and looked at. The...
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    Hope it all goes well Doug.... thanks for the...

    Hope it all goes well Doug.... thanks for the jog.

    In the absence of the master arranger I'll post the meeting details

    Come and prattle on Friday


    Friday lunch prattle: Anyone is welcome,...
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    Hi Mike, The speaker designer in me took one...

    Hi Mike,

    The speaker designer in me took one look at the drawing a few days ago and thought speaker cabinet design first, despite changes in direction etc it will transmit sound pretty good even...
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    thanks Matt maybe I will claim two firsts, 3D...

    thanks Matt
    maybe I will claim two firsts, 3D print and Mill :)

    cheers Phil
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    well if you can carry it out one handed then I...

    well if you can carry it out one handed then I just would video first then kneecap you :)

    send me a pm if you would like to drop in and have a look, home all weekend at the moment

    cheers
    phil
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    I think I shall bestow the name TriPlane ...

    I think I shall bestow the name

    TriPlane

    Three coloured woods for the body and three different materials, wood, plastic, metal

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    I'll leave the glue to setup till Sat now and then...
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    489433 Teaser one one day never i should...

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    Teaser one
    one day never i should remove the "clints" price label
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    Welcome to the forum Rhys, A google search and...

    Welcome to the forum Rhys,

    A google search and read of a few forums turned up the usual advise that was a mix of quality at best but this thread Wooden drinking vessels for hot liquids |...
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    With all this action on other build threads and...

    With all this action on other build threads and likely my bench build will get delayed a couple weeks at least whilst the new thicknesser takes a round trip back to the vendor to investigate a depth...
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    I probably fall into "may not get finished" but i...

    I probably fall into "may not get finished" but i knew the end date and would not think of an extension :) strange how many months ago the end date looked so far away it didn't matter
  50. Hi Derek, I'm sure you have guessed my reply...

    Hi Derek,

    I'm sure you have guessed my reply but here goes anyway.

    1. You have already no made it public on a forum, hardly a threat but something the vendor may respond to if they care.
    2....
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