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    I know for certain that...

    I know for certain that 'itsalovelydayforshopping' are drop shippers. They list stuff that they can buy from local stores, lots from Bunnings, add their mark up, ebay and paypal fees and postage and...
  2. You could look at getting one of the larger 75mm...

    You could look at getting one of the larger 75mm cyclones - Cyclone SN75T3 (third generation turbocharged cyclone) 1 piece|cyclone|cyclonic turbocharged - AliExpress - and using it with a Timbecon...
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    Welcome dm hero, as others have advised your...

    Welcome dm hero, as others have advised your suggested purchases will not provide the outcome you're hoping for. I'll send you a PM. :2tsup:
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    If you haven't tried it yet how do you know it...

    If you haven't tried it yet how do you know it needs improving? I'd be hooking it up to a 100mm hose and see what it's like before contemplating any modifications. Very interested to hear how the...
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    That looks like a 3612, they're a great router....

    That looks like a 3612, they're a great router. The collet shouldn't have come out of the nut when you released it. Although the router has a very deep recess the router bit appears to be very deeply...
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    If there's no significant slop in the quill and...

    If there's no significant slop in the quill and it runs you're probably on a good thing. These are pretty simple beasts.
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    McJing buy 'Luban' products that are both...

    McJing buy 'Luban' products that are both unbranded and/or have the brand of a reseller ground off. It's a Luban if they sold it as one. :2tsup:
    Were you buying a plane or a cardboard box?
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    Ha ha, I totally misinterpreted your initial...

    Ha ha, I totally misinterpreted your initial question, didn't I! :B
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    I've seen much larger steel sections straightened...

    I've seen much larger steel sections straightened with the use of pressure, as you've applied, and then peening to impart the shape that it's been bent to. Don't know whether this is possible for you...
  10. Wow, that really looks like a professional...

    Wow, that really looks like a professional install. :2tsup:
  11. Thread: TIMBER Newcastle

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    DONE: Ahh right, missed that, but I still can't see...

    Ahh right, missed that, but I still can't see 'free' in the heading? So you were just trying to undercut delbs then!
  12. Thread: TIMBER Newcastle

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    DONE: The OP hasn't even listed a price. How can you...

    The OP hasn't even listed a price. How can you take them without even knowing what you're up for? :?
  13. You're not the first and you won't be the last!...

    You're not the first and you won't be the last! :D For that setup to work you need to blow into the inlet, not suck out of it. There are people who use these small cyclones that way, but not for...
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    Spend anything extra on a spiral cutter block....

    Spend anything extra on a spiral cutter block. :wink:
  15. It's the later one, Peter.

    It's the later one, Peter.
  16. Correct. And get rid of that nib of plastic on...

    Correct. And get rid of that nib of plastic on the edge of the outlet as well. The tube that you've extended into the cyclone inlet shouldn't have any deleterious impact on performance so you might...
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    I think the flat top teeth on that blade will not...

    I think the flat top teeth on that blade will not cut as deeply as the ATB ones. Good luck finding an ATB plus raker blade that isn't set up that way.
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    If that plane isn't the twin brother of the Luban...

    If that plane isn't the twin brother of the Luban and from the same factory I'll eat my hat. That said, as suggested by others, a Bailey style 4 or 5 would be a far better, and more versatile, first...
  19. How thick is that ply/timber panel you've got the...

    How thick is that ply/timber panel you've got the cyclone attached to? If you get a thin metal panel to attach it to and ditch the current one I'll bet all your problems will be solved.
  20. Ahh yes, curves! I'm currently musing over...

    Ahh yes, curves! I'm currently musing over building a jig for the router table to deal with some curves myself. And they're regular curves, not irregular. :( Good luck with finding a solution, sounds...
  21. So, grain filling sanding sealer, like this? -...

    So, grain filling sanding sealer, like this? - Sanding Sealer | Feast Watson Products
  22. The diameter of a CMT 870.503.11 panel bit is...

    The diameter of a CMT 870.503.11 panel bit is 1-49/64" - https://www.amazon.com.au/870-503-11-Router-64-Inch-Diameter-2-Inch/dp/B00FATEKSE. A 2 inch bearing on the shaft guiding the stock wouldn't...
  23. Thread: Hornbeam Box

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    Right, sometimes the camera just can't capture...

    Right, sometimes the camera just can't capture what is obvious to the naked eye. :B
  24. Thread: Hornbeam Box

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    Nice box, as usual, Paul. :2tsup: Is there any...

    Nice box, as usual, Paul. :2tsup: Is there any finish on the box? It looks like bare timber in the pic's.
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    If you don't want to pay too much these two will...

    If you don't want to pay too much these two will probably do the job for you. Ripping 100mm thick hardwoods I would suggest you get a dedicated ripping blade, around 28 teeth should do the job....
  26. Thread: Tsc10

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    The arbor bearings are quite easy to do yourself,...

    The arbor bearings are quite easy to do yourself, if it's the motor best to call on the professionals at a motor rewinders if you're doubtful about your abilities.
  27. Thread: 20 Scroll Saw

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    SOUTH AUST Can't believe it lasted as long as it did,...

    Can't believe it lasted as long as it did, everybody must have been busy doing something else. :rolleyes:
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    Groan! No, double groan!

    Groan! No, double groan!
  29. Thread: 20 Scroll Saw

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    SOUTH AUST Have you posted the correct price on this?

    Have you posted the correct price on this?
  30. Good video, warrick, because it gives you a...

    Good video, warrick, because it gives you a reasonable look at how the inboard clip works. Having said that I've never seen a drum sander that takes a pin to hold the clip back, it's more usual to...
  31. If you're just relying on the blower in the...

    If you're just relying on the blower in the thicknesser to blow the dust into the bag the 90 degree fitting probably isn't a good idea, the 90 will knock all the power out of the airstream. If it...
  32. You'll find that a 90mm storm water fitting will...

    You'll find that a 90mm storm water fitting will be a nice push fit into the thicknesser dust outlet - that's a fitting, not the pipe, which is quite a bit smaller.

    Only problem that you've got...
  33. Thread: Bottlebrush

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    Definitely the bi-metal for logs and rough...

    Definitely the bi-metal for logs and rough sawing, the CT only gets used on dried, dimensioned timber. I guess it's the bearing behind the blade you're talking about, it certainly wouldn't have been...
  34. Thread: Bottlebrush

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    If you flatten an edge on a log and have another...

    If you flatten an edge on a log and have another go you might be on a winner. :2tsup: For re-sawing dried timber, not logs, I use a Lenox Woodmaster CT 1" x 1.3tpi. Narrower kerf and the finish...
  35. Thread: Bottlebrush

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    1.3tpi is a pretty common tooth spacing on 1"...

    1.3tpi is a pretty common tooth spacing on 1" bandsaw blades. I suspect you might have a bit more luck resawing these logs if you flatten an area on the base of the log to run on the BS table....
  36. Thread: Bottlebrush

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    Have you flattened an area on the base of the log...

    Have you flattened an area on the base of the log to run on the BS table? I assume that by 'freehand' you mean you're not using the fence as a guide? I use a 1" 1.3tpi bi-metal blade on an old 18"...
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    I have a friend who has a dining setting that is...

    I have a friend who has a dining setting that is unpleasantly odiferous. The smell seems to emanate from the table top, which is veneered and a dark brown colour reminiscent of Walnut. The finish is...
  38. Not if it's the one you linked to it didn't. The...

    Not if it's the one you linked to it didn't. The pictures of the replacement inserts that H & F sell for that machine clearly show that they have only two cutting edges - W817 - W817 Carbide Inserts...
  39. Both the Carbatec CT-330X and the Hafco T13S...

    Both the Carbatec CT-330X and the Hafco T13S machines are fitted with the Accu-head spiral cutter head. It's not a true helical head like the Byrd Shelix. The Rikon that Treecycle has linked to also...
  40. I've got the DeWalt 735, fitted with a CTS spiral...

    I've got the DeWalt 735, fitted with a CTS spiral cutterblock. It's an excellent machine and the only problem I've had was adjusting the infeed and outfeed tables to eliminate snipe, the adjustment...
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    SOLD: Derek is in Perth WA and Fuzzie is in Burleigh...

    Derek is in Perth WA and Fuzzie is in Burleigh Heads Qld. :? I'll be pretty impressed if Derek manages to collect it. :D Besides, Derek has already made a complete guts of himself on all of IanW's...
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    The router using the long 4mm spiral bit on the...

    The router using the long 4mm spiral bit on the link that woodPixel posted looks like the way to go to me. :2tsup: Fast, accurate and although you'll have to do it in quite a few passes it won't be...
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    By the time you throttle a 4" hose down to the...

    By the time you throttle a 4" hose down to the fitting on a ROS there is no way a 3/4 HP DE could compete with a vac. and I can't understand why anybody would be using a DE for that purpose. :no:
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    That machine has a .75 HP motor. I would think...

    That machine has a .75 HP motor. I would think very seriously before spending more money on it than you already have. IMO you'd just be throwing good money after bad and you would be much better off...
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    Grain filling sanding sealers are generally only...

    Grain filling sanding sealers are generally only used under thinner finishes on open grained timbers. If you aren't concerned that the timber is too open grained, but still want to use a sanding...
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    You can use the original insert as a template....

    You can use the original insert as a template. Any high density MDF type material of a suitable thickness will do for your zero clearance inserts - I find the MDF, hard surface coated floating floor...
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    Considering the age of the car you may see a...

    Considering the age of the car you may see a considerable improvement in performance if you replace the shock absorbers. If they haven't been previously replaced they'd be pretty shagged by this time.
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    Sure you can suggest it, just don't get upset if...

    Sure you can suggest it, just don't get upset if he doesn't pay any attention. :D
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    Must have been a good deal, less than 20 minutes...

    Must have been a good deal, less than 20 minutes later it's gone. :D
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    SOLD: That looks like a pretty good deal to me for a...

    That looks like a pretty good deal to me for a German built quality machine. :2tsup:
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