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    I fabricated a stand from 305mm tall I-beam that...

    I fabricated a stand from 305mm tall I-beam that was laying around. This allows me to move it around with a pallet trolley or forklift.
    I still have to take off the drive motor and align it...
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    I will post some photos of the lock tool when I...

    I will post some photos of the lock tool when I get back home.
    I will also post images of the tooling when it arrives.


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    Side...

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    Namplatehttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210731/...

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    Plan view498867 Sent from my MI 8 using...

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    Hello Charlie, I have just bought the exact same...

    Hello Charlie,
    I have just bought the exact same machine serial No 147.
    Mine has a three phase motor dated 1960. Its not the original as it does not line up well with the original internal smaller...
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    Thanks Andrew, For the information I put 85/140...

    Thanks Andrew,
    For the information I put 85/140 the same oil as my truck diff and my Coldsaw gearbox.
    I forgot about the the pumps capacity to pump that viscosity.
    The pump works OK for a short...
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    Victoria MK1 Mill

    A few images of my Victoria Mk1 in action and my NT 40 Milling tools
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    Machining component from 20mm plate
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    Close up of the two Chinese milling heads
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    My entire milling cutter...
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    Hello Andrew, I have the same Victoria Mill. I...

    Hello Andrew,
    I have the same Victoria Mill.
    I am quite impressed with your upgrades.
    I bought a bunch of milling heads from china last year and Unlike your elec motor capacitor its good quality....
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    Hello Newjon I saw the video and it really cuts...

    Hello Newjon I saw the video and it really cuts well. I am impressed!
    Where do yo get your band blades from, and do you do your own sharpening?
    I read that bandmill blades can wander quite a bit...
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    Thanks for the heads up Bushmiller, I agree...

    Thanks for the heads up Bushmiller,
    I agree about the lack of saftey guards.
    I am very intersted to hear that you have had a good experience with a Chinese motor. Does your Chinese motor have a...
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    Has anyone actually made this saw from the plans?...

    Has anyone actually made this saw from the plans?

    Regards Whitworthsocket
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    Homebuilt electric chainsaws

    I used to visit an upcountry thai village. Logging has been banned in Thailand since 1998 I think.
    There is still a black market thing happening.
    One evening in the outskirts of the village two...
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    Forrest mill

    Hello Chris,
    Thanks for the advice.
    Do you have the contact details for Macquarie?
    And do you have anymore details of the blades?
    The one I bought is a rough Homemade copy of a Forrest mill. It...
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    Hello Natural Edge, I dont yet have experience...

    Hello Natural Edge,
    I dont yet have experience with a forest mill. However I just bought a rough homrmade copy.
    The bloke that I bought it off has a mate that has another copy.
    This is run as a...
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    20 amp breakers sounds Ok How far is the...

    20 amp breakers sounds Ok
    How far is the workshop from the house or more precisely how long is the cable run from the supply switchboard to the workshop outlet?
    Regards Whitworth
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    Generally you cant have too much power to feed to...

    Generally you cant have too much power to feed to a welder.
    Lincoln State only 10.7 amps input. However you must factor in how far your workshop is from your powerboard. If it is a long way there...
  18. David, Your Question fits well into "The...

    David,
    Your Question fits well into "The Absolute definition of Optimism" category.
    Try Solid works or Autodesk inventor for the design work.
    Or maybe try Linux draughting packages.
    How is china...
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    Carbide Chain

    Your dealer talked you out of it.!!!
    If the chain lasts significantly longer he would not make as much money.
    I understand that You would need a different sharpening arrangement.
    In metal woking...
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    Carbide Chainsaw chain

    Has any one used or had experience with carbide chain?
    For example

    Carbide Chain Designs-- Longest lasting chainsaw chain! Rapco Industries

    This may need to be a new thread
    Regards...
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    Health Rash

    Bob those Pizza's look very good. Just be careful you dont break out with a health rash.
    The best wood fires have dampers and convolute flame path.
    The inlet air damper and exit (flue)damper are...
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    Door mods

    Travis,
    It looks fine to me the door position is good.
    Just weld some 20mm wide flat onto the door edge to cover the gap and provide a good seal.
    When I was a kid my father made a heater fron a 12...
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    Cone Development

    Bob,
    Please email me the top an bottom diameters plus the length of your chimney adapter cone frustrum.
    I can develop a template that you can use to make the cone.
    Regards Whitworthsocket
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    Bob, I found this thread looking through your...

    Bob,
    I found this thread looking through your PPI. I expect that you have has some more experience with the bigger bars.
    Do you still think that skip tooth chain is the answer?
    Regards...
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    Bottle portability and welding data

    Edster,
    The Bottle may be more portable? Are we talking about an E size bottle or a G size Bottle.
    A G size bottle is a real pain to move It needs a dedicated trolley to move it and hold it...
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    Martrix Some great timber. What capacity ie...

    Martrix
    Some great timber.
    What capacity ie wattage is your Mculloch saw?
    Are they still around to buy?
    Regards Whitworth
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    Bob Thanks for the Labonville info I have...

    Bob
    Thanks for the Labonville info I have ordereda set of Full wrap chaps.
    I have used peltor Muffs for a long time.Top quality gear.
    Next question where did you buy your gel filled gloves?...
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    Yoshi, There are many things for you to learn....

    Yoshi,
    There are many things for you to learn.
    1.If the machine is advertised as a Tig welder then you will only get a Tig handpiece.
    If it is advertised as both Tig and Stick (MMA) then you...
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    Carl, Dont dick around there are great proven...

    Carl,
    Dont dick around there are great proven Solar Kilns out there in Cyberspace
    Try
    http://www.builditsolar.com/Projects/WoodDrying/wood_kiln.htm...
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    Hello Bob, I read all of your work with...

    Hello Bob,
    I read all of your work with interest. Great job. Can I ask about your PPE What brand are the red/orange chaps that you are wearing? Any comments -Pro's & Cons.
    I have Husqvarna gloves...
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    Mat, welding chain with electric arc is prone to...

    Mat,
    welding chain with electric arc is prone to major problems it need s to be heat treated to retain its integrity. While you are heating up one link the next one is being annealed. And so on...
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    Ray, Bentonite is used in the drilling industry...

    Ray, Bentonite is used in the drilling industry to seal the hole and stop it collapsing onto the drill bit and the drill rods.
    I would look in the yellow pages or do a web search for waterboring...
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    Yonnee. I have to disagree. Thicker does not...

    Yonnee.
    I have to disagree. Thicker does not neccesarily mean stronger.
    Micheal use 75x50x2 RHS over 65x35x2.5RHS The strength mainly comes from the size of the section. Using 2mm is plenty strong...
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