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    Another option is that it might possible to...

    Another option is that it might possible to pickup an older PC for a few dollars from Gumtree or even side of the road that will suit your needs. At the last council electronics cleanup there was a...
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    Isn’t that photo showing a runout of 1.09mm? Or...

    Isn’t that photo showing a runout of 1.09mm? Or is it 0.109?
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    Definitely an off peak controller, looks like...

    Definitely an off peak controller, looks like it’s been added/replaced recently. You can also see the labeling “off peak” for the meter partially hidden behind the service number.
  4. :2tsup: Great news.

    :2tsup: Great news.
  5. Thread: Signing in.

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    What operating system and browser are you using...

    What operating system and browser are you using and is it only when logging into this forum.

    Oops beaten
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    N.S.W. How about “decommissioned” then and made safe by...

    How about “decommissioned” then and made safe by disconnection to be unusable before sale although this doesn’t look like a commercial manufactured machine worthy of preservation. My conscience...
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    N.S.W. IMHO the days for machines like that are long...

    IMHO the days for machines like that are long gone and it should be dismantled. Unguarded blade, unguarded belt and dodgy electrics. Nothing safe or legal about any part of this saw.
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    Documentation says 50 metres but it could be...

    Documentation says 50 metres but it could be affected by obstacles I suppose. Mine is in an all metal box and I think that could restrict it a bit so I added about 15cm to the transmitter antenna to...
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    Did a tidy up and cleaned the letter box. Due to...

    Did a tidy up and cleaned the letter box. Due to the width and length of the box I had to add a second micro switch. As suggested I made up a latching circuit which easily fitted into the receiver...
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    a reminder bell to call us up to the house from...

    a reminder bell to call us up to the house from the shed?
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    My thought too. I picked up some parts today to...

    My thought too. I picked up some parts today to make a latching circuit, hopefully to squeeze into the receiver box and use its 3v battery. A miniature n/c push reset button is proving hard to find...
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    Mail Alert for Letterbox

    Some years ago the postie had a whistle and we knew we had mail in the letterbox. Once the EPA was established, someone complained about the noise pollution and the whistle disappeared. Not to worry...
  13. Thread: Simple Card Box

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    Simple Card Box

    I got tired of the loose cards in table game box so using some off cuts from 9mm ply so I made up this simple card container. I had to cut the front and back ply down to centre to 3mm to fit within...
  14. Thread: Slowed down

    by apple8
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    Seemed that way to me last night but ok this...

    Seemed that way to me last night but ok this morning.
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    NEW I made up a spacer 16mm thick for a more...

    I made up a spacer 16mm thick for a more permanent fix.

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    NEW I noticed whilst looking at the rear of the drill...

    I noticed whilst looking at the rear of the drill that there was some marks on the cable at the cable clip. This is directly below the height adjustment and as the machine is operated the cable can...
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    NEW Resourceful, what height is the stand? Mine...

    Resourceful, what height is the stand? Mine turned up today, I’ve got it on the bench (90cm) while I have a play with it and found it a little low for sighting unless I was sitting on my long legged...
  18. Best wishes for a good outcome.

    Best wishes for a good outcome.
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    NEW Price has gone up to $405, glad I jumped in when...

    Price has gone up to $405, glad I jumped in when I did, so thanks again for the heads up kahoykutter. Mine is due for delivery on Monday.
  20. Thread: What is it?

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    Woke up during the night with answer, these were...

    Woke up during the night with answer, these were called Tamp-ins.
  21. Thread: What is it?

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    I can remember using something similar as an...

    I can remember using something similar as an apprentice, as other have said into brickwork, constantly turning after each hit. The plugs we were using were brass threaded tapered ferrules in a lead...
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    QUEENSLAND My cheap Aldi has auto off and on and is the one...

    My cheap Aldi has auto off and on and is the one I usually pickup now over the manual mitutoyo, which although far and away better quality and feel is a bit harder to read nowadays.
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    Swap collets with the old router and rout with...

    Swap collets with the old router and rout with both machines see if the problem follows the collet or the router or the bit.
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    NEW Ok I caved in, just couldn't pass it up and...

    Ok I caved in, just couldn't pass it up and ordered one too.
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    NEW Bargain price, thanks. Couldn't find this on the...

    Bargain price, thanks. Couldn't find this on the Bunnings website, maybe it's discontinued and being sold off.
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    Sticky: Decadent

    Decadent
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    Thanks, it didn't take long for SWMBO to find a...

    Thanks, it didn't take long for SWMBO to find a use for it and happily, for me it's not hard work when I enjoy what I'm doing in the shed.
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    Is that because I’m screwing into the ply layers?...

    Is that because I’m screwing into the ply layers? They did screw down firmly without stripping.
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    Scrap Plywood Box

    I have some scrap off cuts from the 9mm CD ply that I used to line my shed a couple of years back and was looking as to what I could do with them.


    I’ve been looking at some of the great looking...
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    Platform Rocker Makeover.

    Some 20 years ago when my parents where downsizing into a retirement village our youngest daughter had dibs on mums rocking chair. It was partially dissembled for transport then put undercover...
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    Would logging out before reading reading threads...

    Would logging out before reading reading threads ease your frustrations? I’m guessing read threads work off your username being logged in.
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    Winter shed temperatures since insulation.

    Late last year I relocated my weather station console to the shed and this gave me a chance to measure shed inside temperatures and outside temperatures since insulating and lining walls and roof....
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    Yep, I was the same, I just got it out...

    Yep, I was the same, I just got it out occasionally then back in the drawer and never really worried about it until SWMBO (bone) pushed me (wood) to find out. Really only expected a yes or no from...
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    Old Wood History

    During a toilet break on a trip some 50 years ago I picked up a rock from the side of a gravel road as it looked out of place and have always wondered what it was. My guess was petrified wood, others...
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    N.S.W. PM sent

    PM sent
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    N.S.W. Payment received and parcel posted. Tried to...

    Payment received and parcel posted.

    Tried to pm the tracking number but apparently your pm box is full and won’t accept anything until old messages are cleared.
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    Sent.

    Sent.
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    I’m receiving them since changing email address,...

    I’m receiving them since changing email address, sometimes repeated a minute apart with a duplicate post within the post separated by -Updated- as above.
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    N.S.W. Sold pending payment.

    Sold pending payment.
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    Thanks, all done. - - - Updated - - - ...

    Thanks, all done.

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    Thanks, all done.
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    PM Sent Box Problems

    Recently sent PMs and replied to a PM message and they are not appearing in the sent messages box. I am receiving PMs in the Inbox but the Sent box is empty. This makes me unsure if the message has...
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    N.S.W. PM sent

    PM sent
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    N.S.W. 15 piece 1/2” router bit set

    Torquata 15 bit 1/2” shank router set. Several years old with some bits unused and others only lightly used. Dove tail bit is 1/4” shank. No longer needed as the router was sold several years ago.
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  44. If it’s hardware driver settings you’re referring...

    If it’s hardware driver settings you’re referring to that can be stopped in Control Panel. I had a similar problem with some solar inverters and a weather station that need specific driver versions...
  45. Different versions of win10 have different end of...

    Different versions of win10 have different end of service dates e.g. 1607 10th Apr 18, 1803 12th Nov 19. Lastest version is 1903.

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    frosted film works well, I used it on the glass...

    frosted film works well, I used it on the glass doors at the end of the shed.

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    Just be aware that the higher voltage capacitor...

    Just be aware that the higher voltage capacitor may be physically larger for mounting considerations.
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    Parts finally turned up and after a couple of...

    Parts finally turned up and after a couple of redesigns on the run it’s finally together and working. I haven’t included a photo of the inside of the power board so others aren’t encouraged to try,...
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    +1 I bought a vinyl venetian from Bunnings,...

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    I bought a vinyl venetian from Bunnings, they’re trimmable to size and cheap but do the job.

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    Nice work, programming certainly gives...

    Nice work, programming certainly gives flexibility to tailor for specific needs. My effort is stuck waiting for a part from China. Rejigged my original idea now to a modified switched power board.
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