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  1. IMPORTANT Yes for me too. Earlier this evening, it would...

    Yes for me too. Earlier this evening, it would not allow me to open links or increase photograph sizes. Gave up, but it seems back to normal now. Still a whisker slow to load, but otherwise OK.
    ...
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    Sorry about that. Seems I know nothing, even...

    Sorry about that. Seems I know nothing, even though I lived amongst the industry.
    Call them what you like, but I have nothing further to say.

    Hooroo
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    As riverbuilder suggested. 200mm.

    As riverbuilder suggested. 200mm.
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    Just cut the top sheet a bit shorter so the...

    Just cut the top sheet a bit shorter so the flashing will fit up under it. Make the section that goes under the top sheet long enough to sit on the purlin. You will have to cut out the sections...
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    Use proper pocket hole screws. They are self...

    Use proper pocket hole screws.
    They are self drilling and the square drive is positive.

    Regards.
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    Toby. Just use the pocket hole system but put...

    Toby. Just use the pocket hole system but put some bees wax or candle wax on the screws.
    Makes a big difference and it works.
    What I often do is drive the screw in until it gets a bit tight, undo...
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    I would think that flashing is the best way to...

    I would think that flashing is the best way to go.
    Extend it well out from where the sheets join, and if using gal sheets, put a fold so that it reaches into the bottom of each section. You will...
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    Or better still. How did you get them the...

    Or better still. How did you get them the correct way up?

    Regards.
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    Another piece of history destroyed. Regards.

    Another piece of history destroyed.

    Regards.
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    Hello TTIT. The timber you have used in the...

    Hello TTIT.
    The timber you have used in the mitred corners is very thin.
    Mind telling me what it is.
    And can you point me to how you did the burnt style on the top of the box.
    I have seen it...
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    Many thanks Dave.

    Many thanks Dave.
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    Dave, how did you make the ring holders. I am...

    Dave, how did you make the ring holders.
    I am making four boxes for grand daughters and had a few ideas, but interested to see what you did to get the slots like you have.

    Regards.

    John.
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    VICTORIA I am happy to purchase this. Any idea on...

    I am happy to purchase this.
    Any idea on postage?

    Regards,
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    Diesel will destroy the seals. I run mine until...

    Diesel will destroy the seals.
    I run mine until the engine is hot, then do an oil change. Make sure there is water in the pump while you do this Don't run it after the oil change.
    Drain all fuel...
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    In that last photograph, it looks like a grub...

    In that last photograph, it looks like a grub screw and requires an allen key to remove or tighten it.
    Clean the hole thoroughly and try and do it up. I think that will solve to loose disc...
  16. You mention old railway sleepers and old fence...

    You mention old railway sleepers and old fence posts.
    The quickest way to destroy blades there is, particularly sleepers.
    I agree with Treecycle.

    regards,

    john
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    N.S.W. NCArcher. I would like to purchase this saw. ...

    NCArcher. I would like to purchase this saw. However, the tyranny of distance at the moment is a problem.
    Can I send you a PM to provide some details.

    Regards,

    John
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    I have no idea what the name of the thing is, but...

    I have no idea what the name of the thing is, but you could fashion one out of a suitable piece of rubber material yourself.
    I doubt you will find anything like that thing nowadays.

    Regards,
    ...
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    Just partially drive the screw in and when you...

    Just partially drive the screw in and when you unscrew it, it has got warm, or even hot.
    Lay it on a piece of bees wax or candle wax, this will melt on to the screw and it will just screw in without...
  20. Time to build a porch. Hooroo.

    Time to build a porch.

    Hooroo.
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    Still slow. Metal work forum is good. And this...

    Still slow. Metal work forum is good.
    And this has been a problem for a few days.

    Hooroo.
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    Up to 30 seconds or more to load pages. All...

    Up to 30 seconds or more to load pages.
    All other forums and sites I visit are working well.

    Hooroo
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    Not Really. Still very slow here. Takes ages to...

    Not Really. Still very slow here. Takes ages to load.

    Hooroo
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    My old builder father always said to start at 7"...

    My old builder father always said to start at 7" rise with an 11" tread. (180mm x 280mm)
    Variations can be made from there, but that was always your starting point.
    I have found it to be just...
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    McDivens for me. Been using then for many years....

    McDivens for me. Been using then for many years.

    Hooroo
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    Try this mob....

    Try this mob.
    https://www.scrooz.com.au/screws/wood-screws/
    I have never bought anything from them, but they have a huge range of fasteners.

    Hooroo.
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    VICTORIA Sold. Thanks to all involved.

    Sold. Thanks to all involved.
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    VICTORIA Have sent you a PM egress. John

    Have sent you a PM egress.

    John
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    VICTORIA Necromancer. PM sent. Tell your mate to ring...

    Necromancer. PM sent. Tell your mate to ring me.

    Hooroo
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    I think that saw needs a base made up, and the...

    I think that saw needs a base made up, and the motor will sit in that part.

    Hooroo.
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    VICTORIA Morbid lot. Life is what you make it. I'm not...

    Morbid lot.
    Life is what you make it.
    I'm not rich but happy with the current situation I am making of my life.
    Never know when the end will be, but who cares.

    Hooroo,
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    VICTORIA Ken. PM sent. John

    Ken.
    PM sent.

    John
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    VICTORIA Triton Router & Jig Saw table

    A Triton router and jig saw table for sale. $30.
    Located in Stawell, Vic.
    Pick up only.

    John
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    I have two makita drills with NiMH batteries, and...

    I have two makita drills with NiMH batteries, and they hold charge even if left for a few weeks.

    Hooroo.
  35. Agree with Jim. I have the same lathe. Standard...

    Agree with Jim. I have the same lathe. Standard 1"x 10 tpi. It is not tapered.
    You should have a left hand thread on the other end of the spindle to take a face plate for turning stuff that is too...
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    I would agree if the dome is made of timber. If...

    I would agree if the dome is made of timber. If it is metal, then unlikely.

    John
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    Go for the best and get a gas boosted solar...

    Go for the best and get a gas boosted solar system.
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    My opinion is that Red Gum needs to be dead for...

    My opinion is that Red Gum needs to be dead for many decades before it is stable.

    Hooroo,

    John
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    Derek has got it right. Vertical slot doesn't...

    Derek has got it right. Vertical slot doesn't catch the dust. Horizontal will.

    Hooroo.

    John
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    Great stuff.

    Great stuff.
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    Uncle Al has the answer. My Father always said...

    Uncle Al has the answer.

    My Father always said where two timbers move against each other, make sure one is soft and the other hard.
    This stops excessive wear.

    All the drawers in my workshop...
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    Uncle Al has the solution. My Father always...

    Uncle Al has the solution.
    My Father always said, of two materials are to move against one another, make sure one is hard and the other soft.
    All my drawers in the workshop have pine sides....
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    CLAIMED "I'm in."

    "I'm in."
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    Fonix. I have a LED reversing light I purchased...

    Fonix. I have a LED reversing light I purchased from eachled.com It is on my truck and is brilliant.
    ...
  47. Radiata pine. Hooroo.

    Radiata pine.

    Hooroo.
  48. Go and ask your wife's uncle. Nothing too...

    Go and ask your wife's uncle.
    Nothing too technical here. 12 volts DC.
    Your car battery will work it, or a simple 12v battery charger.
    Just get the wires connected the right way around or it will...
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    McDivens for me. Have had them shipped from time...

    McDivens for me. Have had them shipped from time to time, but mostly call in when I am in the big smoke.
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    ll normal here. John

    ll normal here.

    John
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