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    N.S.W. Yes, I bought one at a WWshow. Lives in its box...

    Yes, I bought one at a WWshow.
    Lives in its box under the bench.
    Very useful as a portable vice and gets used to hold long panels when they need edging.
  2. Thread: Hand tools

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    Hand tools

    I have spotted these listed and thought someone here might be interested.
    Sorby / Marples Brown
    Carter Plow Plane
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    As the pannier tank was developed by the GWR, it...

    As the pannier tank was developed by the GWR, it would be a tribute to finish it in GWR colours.

    When it comes time, the final decision will be yours. If lockdown continues (I hope not) it might...
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    Terminology

    Keith, the bunker on your ​tank​ engine is looking good.

    As in your title, this is a ​Pannier tank​ engine. This indicates the engine does not have a tender, but instead the water is...
  5. Handy looks like he is glad you are home in the...

    Handy looks like he is glad you are home in the workshop.
    Another well done project.

    My problem is I have run out of things I want to make and it is too cold/wet to want to work in the garage....
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    I Can not remember the last time I was in a bank....

    I Can not remember the last time I was in a bank.
    I live about 10km from Melbourne CBD (long time since I was there too) and many of the bank branches in the are have closed, the big four + Bendigo...
  7. Looks good. It is only a surprise if they do not...

    Looks good.
    It is only a surprise if they do not look at Woodwork Forums, but we want them to sign up.

    Hope there are no restrictions in October and your reunion can proceed.
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    Pre Covid - if you wear a mask in a bank you...

    Pre Covid - if you wear a mask in a bank you might be arrested.
    During Covid - if you wear a mask in a bank you might get served.
    During Covid - if you do not wear a mask in a bank you might be...
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    Product description down the bottom of page...

    Product description down the bottom of page states "...with 240V UK 3-pin plug". I would suggest that it is actually a 240v unit.
    Same unit as what can be obtained locally but with UK plug.
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    Well at least by using a chain I can play one or...

    Well at least by using a chain I can play one or two sports.
  11. Not sure how the entries are received, but if...

    Not sure how the entries are received, but if there is an order or time record of entry then in the situation where more than one entry correctly guess the weight, or if no one entry has the correct...
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    Just don't be in a rush to receive those eBay...

    Just don't be in a rush to receive those eBay bits. Delivery could take 30 days, but expected delivery from today 14 June, 2021 is given as between 2 July (3 weeks, not bad) and 20 August (10 weeks...
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    Purchased the Drill Doctor and have no regrets....

    Purchased the Drill Doctor and have no regrets. Probably the equivalent of the Total Tools machine. While I can do split points it is a bit too technical for me. Just touching up the bits has made a...
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    Keith, please correct me if I am wrong. At a...

    Keith, please correct me if I am wrong.
    At a scale of 1/6, if the original track gauge is 4' 8 1/2" or 1435mm, the scale gauge, or the distance between the rails the engine will stand on is 239mm or...
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    Probably more environmentally friendly then any...

    Probably more environmentally friendly then any other mode of transport except a horse and cart.
  16. The Festool classic systainer and Makita Makpac...

    The Festool classic systainer and Makita Makpac are almost identical. They can work together.
    The biggest difference is the price. The Makpac 1 pictured here cost me $29 and came with a battery...
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    Looking forward to operating this engine :D if...

    Looking forward to operating this engine :D if only one could.
    You make the fitting recognizable to those who know what they are. Right now I feel like turning the blow through cock handle of the...
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    After using the Festool OF 1010, I bought the OF...

    After using the Festool OF 1010, I bought the OF 1400 second hand. I needed to replace some missing or damaged parts and had no trouble ordering them through a local "Paint Spot" store which is also...
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    My first planer was a Makita. Did the job. Easy...

    My first planer was a Makita. Did the job. Easy to replace the blades. (They do not like screws.) What I hated was the mess. :( Put a bag on and that solved one problem but then it became awkward to...
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    Perhaps look at these threads....

    Perhaps look at these threads.
    https://www.woodworkforums.com/f155/comments-router-table-143030?highlight=Scheppach...
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    What a road train! :2tsup:

    What a road train! :2tsup:
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    Remember Keith one part at a time and you will...

    Remember Keith one part at a time and you will get the engine finished. A brick wall is built by laying one brick at a time.

    Looking good you are making progress.
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    I had my first dose the following Wednesday. No...

    I had my first dose the following Wednesday. No appointment required due to low numbers attending.
    About 24 hours later I started feeling really tired. Not sure if it was a side effect of the...
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    With the library, I think most of us would need...

    With the library, I think most of us would need to wheel our bed in there just to get the work completed in a reasonable amount of time. No doubt it was done in years, rather than weeks or months.
  25. Well done. Mass production. I'm not surprised...

    Well done.
    Mass production. I'm not surprised you used a spray on finish.

    Perhaps the kids will sing "Johnny works with one hammer". Johnny Works with One Hammer: Action Song Lyrics and Sound Clip
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    I thought the last line was:- "I made a bet...

    I thought the last line was:-

    "I made a bet with the others that I could get you to come to me."
  27. I saw an ad for a Makita cordless jigsaw for $39...

    I saw an ad for a Makita cordless jigsaw for $39 + postage yesterday. A ridicules' price. Tempted to buy but I already have one. (New retail is $200+.)
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    Booked in for my vaccine today at 10:45. :) At...

    Booked in for my vaccine today at 10:45. :) At 8:30 get at text message to say the appointment has been suspended and do not attend. :((

    Still ended up going there at 10:40 to adjust air...
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    Sorry to learn about the bowls. :( At least you...

    Sorry to learn about the bowls. :(
    At least you might be able to get some shed time while the weather is nice. Hope you and Cathie are both well.
    Look forward to more of the Pannier Loco.
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    Attached is an image of how I have done my...

    Attached is an image of how I have done my scrollsaw. Sorry for the mess it is a while since it has been used.

    You may need some sort of adaptor to suit your particular dust extractor. (Even if it...
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    Rather than blowing the dust, see if you can fit...

    Rather than blowing the dust, see if you can fit a vacuum cleaner line to in front of the blade. This can have the same effect and creates a cleaner environment.

    On my scrollsaw, I have a length...
  32. Very important to regularly change the batteries...

    Very important to regularly change the batteries in your UPS.
    I do not know why, but the Mechanical Switch Boards in one building at work have a UPS in them. Now the UPS is not there to power...
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    In a similar vein to post #112 you might want to...

    In a similar vein to post #112 you might want to look at this BMW i3.
    I Bought a $50K 2018 BMW i3 from Carvana for $19K!! Vending Machine Experience!! - YouTube
    While I do not know how true the...
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    Get well soon. Hope you get your name on the...

    Get well soon.
    Hope you get your name on the trophy.
  35. I had someone help me hang a 1800mm wide...

    I had someone help me hang a 1800mm wide whiteboard on a solid wall. His instructions to mark the holes was put a screw in one hole and loosely attach to wall. Then level and mark other three holes....
  36. In the last two years the family has had two 2009...

    In the last two years the family has had two 2009 vehicles written off due to being hit in the rear or side swiped.
    Both times we received about $1-2,000 more than what similar vehicles were selling...
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    My go to tape is the Hultafors Talmeter. Very...

    My go to tape is the Hultafors Talmeter.
    Very often I just use it to measure the length and without doing any adjustments, then mark the item to cut. Very easy with the scribe points.

    If I need...
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    :iagree::whs:

    :iagree::whs:
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Looks like a very clean unit at a good price. I...

    Looks like a very clean unit at a good price. I am sure it will sell quickly.
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Try eBay or Gumtree. As with any second hand item...

    Try eBay or Gumtree. As with any second hand item look at the picture and judge if the condition and price is worth the risk if you cannot inspect in person.
    Cashconverters also has some.
    With...
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    The beeping is to say that there is not enough...

    The beeping is to say that there is not enough air flow.
    I have the same dust extractor.
    When I use my Festool DTS400, I need to use an adaptor to allow extra air through the hose. This is the...
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    Thank you for the link. I have ordered two pads....

    Thank you for the link. I have ordered two pads. One for the DTS400, another for my ETS150. Under $100.
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    Kitchen mixer tap

    Listed on Gumtree. Kitchen Tap with Vegetable Washer | Building Materials | Gumtree Australia Glen Eira Area - Caulfield | 1267293704

    I would like to find a new home for this.
  44. Thread: Short story

    by Handyjack
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    I have a computer mouse. Do the shops sell...

    I have a computer mouse.
    Do the shops sell mouses or mice?
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    Tormek T-3 for sale

    Tormek T-3 Water Cooled Sharpening System
    Could be a bargain for a Tormek.
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    SOLD: Sold.

    Sold.
  47. What I do is leave the forum and use me private...

    What I do is leave the forum and use me private email.
  48. Thread: Theft!

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    Have you heard the story of the man who put his...

    Have you heard the story of the man who put his lawn mower on the nature strip while he went to the shed to get fuel for it.

    It was gone when he got back!
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    I don't think it is just me, but I feel Donald...

    I don't think it is just me, but I feel Donald Trump has lost his marbles. More so since the start of November 2020.

    A country of over 300 million and Trump and Biden were the two best candidates...
  50. I bet the tie down (tie on) strap made a world of...

    I bet the tie down (tie on) strap made a world of difference as well.

    Well done. I hope you get a lot of enjoyment out of your new machine.
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