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    2c. If you go for square dog holes you can...

    2c.

    If you go for square dog holes you can make those shouldered dogs and leave them in place flush, then losing bits is negated. Also if you make them big enough you can make some square dogs...
  2. Thread: No. 7 Jointer

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    WANTED:VIC Have you considered a router sled ? Upgraded...

    Have you considered a router sled ?


    Upgraded router sled rails and a new flattening bit! / How to flatten a slab - YouTube


    Just an example video. They aren't a finishing tool IMO but if you...
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    As I said previously whirlybirds like most...

    As I said previously whirlybirds like most "solutions" can work if properly deployed and won't if not.

    They are inefficient pumps, so unless there is easy ingress of air they won't cool.

    If the...
  4. Makita if you are looking for brands. If you...

    Makita if you are looking for brands.


    If you are looking for a retailer That's tricky. Most specialise in either fine woodworking, heavy workshop machiner, metalworking or general trade supplies.
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    Quite a few of the previous replies related...

    Quite a few of the previous replies related experience in southern states but made absolute statements about how the OP should proceed.


    I've not lived in Melbourne but I did live in Sydney for...
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    For queenslanders and possibly others by mail...

    For queenslanders and possibly others by mail order there is the third option, Trade Tools. Head office is here in Brisbane. Been there for decades. As far as I know they are still privately owned. I...
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    That's EXACTLY what they are designed for ?

    That's EXACTLY what they are designed for ?
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    1. Don't include it in the DA. 2. Don't...

    1. Don't include it in the DA.


    2. Don't build it initially. Get the brackets on the portal frames. Put in an external door under the ridge at one end.


    3. Build the floor once the council...
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    The green is the handyman series, the blue is the...

    The green is the handyman series, the blue is the professional series. There was a time when you could repair them but that has passed. My jig saws are bosch green. Don't ask why I have 2, the second...
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    Please read my post above. Brisbane is incredibly...

    Please read my post above. Brisbane is incredibly humid. Unless very carefully engineered evaporative air conditioners will make the situation worse, not better.


    When you are making absolute...
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    I really don't get tools like that. How can they...

    I really don't get tools like that. How can they charge that money when you can buy this:


    Precision Dial Test Indicator Gauge 0.01mm 0-10mm + Magnetic Base Holder Stand | eBay


    Apart from...
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    My most recent purchase was hitachi, before the...

    My most recent purchase was hitachi, before the stupid name change.


    I have old tools from several and of course my corded tools are all sorts.


    There are several reasons why makita are...
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    You can get second hand solar panels for $10...

    You can get second hand solar panels for $10 each. When they get damaged insurance companies get the whole lot replaced so there are heaps of perfectly good ones around for next to nothing. If you...
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    I'm at Mount Crosby, west of brissy, and built my...

    I'm at Mount Crosby, west of brissy, and built my shed in the late 90's. Mine is 9x7.5 with 2.4 walls.

    1. Get it in zinc whitehaven if you can (industrial colour only) or at least the pale grey....
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    I suspect fiftyhafty and cross dominant are the...

    I suspect fiftyhafty and cross dominant are the same thing...

    Just one more suggestion if I may. If you put your side vice down that end an adjustable support on the leg away from the wall will...
  16. Thread: Router lifts

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    Chris: I was thinking the same thing but a top...

    Chris:

    I was thinking the same thing but a top on gas struts that lifts the router with it. We are all getting older and if we want to keep doing this we have to find ways to adapt.
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    Yes I was asking about the filter. I had...

    Yes I was asking about the filter.


    I had already read the thread about the battery substitution and it is very helpful. I had thought though that a high airflow from a remote source would be...
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    2c First I'm part blind so I've done my best...

    2c

    First I'm part blind so I've done my best to look at your drawing and had a quick look at the bench links.

    Second I am cross dominant, neither left right handed nor ambidextrous. The weird...
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    Do you have a link to the inline filter regulator...

    Do you have a link to the inline filter regulator ?

    My triton battery pack never worked properly from new but the helmet is comfortable. I've thought of tethering it as you suggest but as you say...
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    I bought a boost sim and activated this month so...

    I bought a boost sim and activated this month so I've got data to burn for a change. I've been using the opportunity to surf youtube to try and get clues on some problems I'm trying to solve...
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    2c.. Plastic liners are protected from UV by...

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    Plastic liners are protected from UV by the concrete. I know plastic tanks claim to have UV protection but they are only guaranteed for 10 years.

    Corro steel tanks have plastic coating on...
  22. Thread: Router lifts

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    Are they interchangable ? If I could improve the...

    Are they interchangable ? If I could improve the battery problems my digital calipers would be a lot more useful.

    I can probably still read a vernier scale with my reading glasses on but having a...
  23. Thread: Router lifts

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    There are very long threads here about the...

    There are very long threads here about the problems with the tritons. I have the big one and the medium one. I bought them a long time ago. The speed control went on both.

    If I was doing this from...
  24. As said above do get professional help from...

    As said above do get professional help from someone working on your side, solicitor, accountant etc.

    My understanding:

    If all parties agree on price there may be no need for a valuation.

    If...
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    QUEENSLAND I've got a 651. Very good machine. Mine is well...

    I've got a 651. Very good machine. Mine is well used but still cuts square holes really well.
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    I realise this is an old thread but I thought...

    I realise this is an old thread but I thought this might be useful for some.


    Setting up lock mitre bits is a devil of a job. I expect the infinity setup jigs would work well but they are...
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    Assuming you are in queensland the premise is...

    Assuming you are in queensland the premise is incorrect.

    You don't need the green tick at all. You just carry paper copies of your vaccinations. You can also sign in manually pretty much...
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    Flow is a function of pressure differential and...

    Flow is a function of pressure differential and pipe friction. If you have small diameter pipes or very long runs flow rate will drop. That's why big irrigation systems use 3/4 feed pipes then 1/2...
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    I have a mechanical one. I don't think they offer...

    I have a mechanical one. I don't think they offer tham anymore. I have a mechanical tap timer and I use it everyday. I've had it about 23 years but it's pretty secondhand now.

    I had an electronic...
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    DONE: I have some thank you. Have I forgotten something...

    I have some thank you. Have I forgotten something ?
  31. Thread: Getting older

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    BobL: At least you won't get the covid :D I...

    BobL: At least you won't get the covid :D

    I take 2 1/2 grams of magnesium a day and 2 1000iu of vit D along with all the other gumph.

    Note I took coloidal silica for years for my nails. It...
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    DONE: PM sent.

    PM sent.
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    DONE: Micrometer planer setting jigs

    Hi,

    I've never been able to get that last few thou out of my planer/thicknesser blades so I thought I'd try the micrometer jigs.

    I can get them from China on ebay for $37:

    Adjustable...
  34. I had a victa 18 years ago which I started with a...

    I had a victa 18 years ago which I started with a 240v drill. As above drill not impact driver. The rover will require a bit more torque but should be fine. I'd love to do this with my rover self...
  35. Thread: Getting older

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    FWIW speaking (typing?) as someone who has been...

    FWIW speaking (typing?) as someone who has been immersed in the medical system for 10 years now it seems as the older doctors are retiring it's becoming increasingly difficult to find someone with a...
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    I owned briefly an incra aluminium insert. I...

    I owned briefly an incra aluminium insert. I never installed it as I use the router wing on my cast iron table saw, but while I had it it was clear it was flat. The problem as I saw it with the incra...
  37. Kitchen places sell their cover sheets for $5-$10...

    Kitchen places sell their cover sheets for $5-$10 each. People queue for them. Given yours are smaller than 8x4 you might not get as much interest but an ad on gumtree will soon tell you.

    I've got...
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    I got a pack of blades for mine in ebay years ago...

    I got a pack of blades for mine in ebay years ago for something like $10. I don't use it much so still working through those. There are bargains around if you can be bothered.

    It's possible in...
  39. Thread: Getting older

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    Then don't do that !?

    Then don't do that !?
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    Do you think a helmet would have saved him ? And...

    Do you think a helmet would have saved him ? And do you think he'd have wanted to live in that state ?

    edit: This might be read as a snide remark. It wasn't meant that way.

    Guzzi riding...
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    Kawasaki triples. Many years ago a friend...

    Kawasaki triples.


    Many years ago a friend and I were riding home from a classic bike rally. Freeway, speed limit. We gradually closed on a bike in front of us and were alarmed to see it flapping...
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    Same story I've heard over and over. Different...

    Same story I've heard over and over. Different year model guzzis have different problems, and of course there is DPO syndrome, but once you settle one down 3-500 k kms is trivial. If you give them...
  43. Thread: Surcharge

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    I suppose no one cares but... I have 2...

    I suppose no one cares but...


    I have 2 accounts and debit cards associated with each.


    I keep enough money in one to deal with transactions and the bulk of my money in the other protected in...
  44. So if I was looking to buy some wax for mine what...

    So if I was looking to buy some wax for mine what would I buy ?
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    I don't know much about the new one but to all...

    I don't know much about the new one but to all those making snide remarks about reliability..

    I have an acquaintance who put two MILLION kilometres on a lemans. I can't remember how many times he...
  46. First this is not a comment on the saws above....

    First this is not a comment on the saws above. I've not had one. I have a table saw, I had a triton years ago.


    I have a set of guide rails from a manufacturer that no longer exists as far as I...
  47. I was out of action for some time. Months and...

    I was out of action for some time. Months and months. My advice would be to give the table a wipe over with your product of choice at the end of proceedings every time. You never know what might...
  48. Thread: Getting older

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    I'd just like to point out that while getting old...

    I'd just like to point out that while getting old has it's challenges it's probably still better than the alternative.


    I was born in '65, can't remember how old I am, something around 56 ?

    ...
  49. The only thing I would add is that during one of...

    The only thing I would add is that during one of my many health catastrophies I took my eye off the ball and now my top is damaged by rust. No idea if there isa good easy fix out there. The lesson is...
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    I had mine in a triton bench years ago and never...

    I had mine in a triton bench years ago and never had a problem. They are built like a tank.


    Anyway someone got it before me.
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