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    Birthday greeting

    Thank you to the forum administrators for my Birthday Greeting
    PAUL.
  2. Thread: Windows 10

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    In my opinion, every thing from XP has been...

    In my opinion, every thing from XP has been CRAP.
    PAUL.
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    Done and good luck to you. PAUL.

    Done and good luck to you.
    PAUL.
  4. Thread: nobbly spuds

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    The best Pink Eyes need a sandy soil. Perhaps...

    The best Pink Eyes need a sandy soil.
    Perhaps look at your growing area. ?
    Or are you using old seed stock. ?
    PAUL
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    I am just happy to know what day it is....

    I am just happy to know what day it is.
    Beautiful craftsmanship.
    PAUL.
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    Hi Darryl. Great to hear from another Tas Shed...

    Hi Darryl.
    Great to hear from another Tas Shed on this forum.

    Paul.
    TasmanManShed Inc.
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    I know this as a "planing " dog. It is intended...

    I know this as a "planing " dog.
    It is intended to hold timber while you hand plane.
    Have not seen one in many years.
    PAUL.
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    Looks great Lyle. I think for a first time job...

    Looks great Lyle.
    I think for a first time job with no instruction , you have done a job to be proud of.

    PAUL.
  9. Thread: slow cooker

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    Love, Slow cookers. But then I am a lazy ...

    Love, Slow cookers.
    But then I am a lazy cooker.
    Loving things, like, stews and curries.
    I find the slow cooker "Great".

    PAUL.
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    Hard o tell from photos, but it certainly could...

    Hard o tell from photos, but it certainly could be Blackwood. ? PAUL.
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    I love power planers, I have several, including...

    I love power planers, I have several, including my original Makita which is over 30years old. The result you get really depends on the skill you develop. You will still need to hand plane and sand...
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    Thanks Mate. I have put the link in my...

    Thanks Mate. I have put the link in my "favourites" will get back to check it out. PAUL.
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    We have had both Ryobi and Rockwell parts fit all...

    We have had both Ryobi and Rockwell parts fit all 3 machines. Try your luck. PAUL.
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    I do this with polyester resin for fibre...

    I do this with polyester resin for fibre glassing. I put the resin in a heavy plastic 20L container, purchase a tubeless valve from the servo, drill an appropriate hole in the screw top lid, insert...
  15. Just my thought, but how about decking oil. Easy...

    Just my thought, but how about decking oil. Easy to apply and maintain. :; PAUL.
  16. Thread: Recycling

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    No need to strip inside of fridge for "cold...

    No need to strip inside of fridge for "cold smoker". Which is the "best" smoking. A hot smoker is different of course. Check the net for the type of smoker you prefer, they are very different. ...
  17. Don't get too worried about how you hold...

    Don't get too worried about how you hold insulation in the first instance. You only need to hold it there till you line your structure. There are heaps of ways of doing that. Pick the cheapest, as...
  18. Thread: Recycling

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    ROBSON. Mentions "smoke houses". Great use for...

    ROBSON. Mentions "smoke houses". Great use for old fridges. There is heaps of info on the net about this subject. I use to have a cold smoker some years ago, until my wife developed into a...
  19. Thread: Recycling

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    Forgot to mention old "bar fridges". Great for...

    Forgot to mention old "bar fridges". Great for warming epoxy glue with 20 watt light bulb in the bottom, also good for keeping welding rods dry, if you have enough rods and the need. :D Had...
  20. Thread: Recycling

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    I am a great believer in recycling old fridges...

    I am a great believer in recycling old fridges into storage cabinets. In one workshop I have 3 fridges, 1 holds all the fittings and accessories for power tools. 2 holds all consumables used in the...
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    There were no plastic bottles when I was young. ...

    There were no plastic bottles when I was young. :no:. That's my excuse and I am sticking to it. :U. PAUL.
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    BLOODY HELL. :o . I am worth an absolute...

    BLOODY HELL. :o . I am worth an absolute fortune and to think I was going to burn the last 10 years offcuts, when the weather cooled a bit. :doh: PAUL.
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    No Worries. I figured you guys new each other. :U...

    No Worries. I figured you guys new each other. :U I do like the idea of the dislike button, might as well cater for all opinions, if the admin team agree. ?? :; PAUL.
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    Some how these last posts have lost me. :no:. ...

    Some how these last posts have lost me. :no:. But I do like the idea of a "DIS LIKE BUTTON". Just as relevant as the "LIKE" button. PAUL.
  25. BobL, has got it 45x90.@ 450. Will do all you...

    BobL, has got it 45x90.@ 450. Will do all you need. PAUL.
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    Beautiful timber. Would love to see a bit of...

    Beautiful timber. Would love to see a bit of that in real life. :2tsup: PAUL.
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    $500.00 for the lot in my opinion. However I...

    $500.00 for the lot in my opinion. However I don't do much turning any more, so don't know current values. PAUL. :B
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    I suggest you take the rod to your tackle shop. ...

    I suggest you take the rod to your tackle shop. The should be able to advise you as to the number of guides and possibly where they should be placed. Failing that stand the rod against one of...
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    Hi Lyle. Yes the "stripper" guide is the large...

    Hi Lyle. Yes the "stripper" guide is the large guide directly above the reel. As a general rule the stripper was placed 2/3 of the length of the rod when measuring from the tip to the reel seat...
  30. Thread: Snakes alive

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    Thanks. Love it. !!! Nothing like those guys...

    Thanks. Love it. !!! Nothing like those guys in Tas. PAUL.
  31. I have a Ryobi bench top.. Our local men's shed...

    I have a Ryobi bench top.. Our local men's shed has a Rockwell, pretty much identical. We put a lot of old pallets through both machines. It really is about planning the most minimum amount per...
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    Thanks Kidbee. Will check it out. ...

    Thanks Kidbee. Will check it out. PAUL.
  33. Thread: Snakes alive

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    Thanks. :U PAUL.

    Thanks. :U PAUL.
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    Our roof after less than 20 years is loosing all...

    Our roof after less than 20 years is loosing all it colour. We will have to repaint or replace. I don't mind the painting as I can brush/roller/spray but I cannot get good definitive advice in...
  35. Thread: Snakes alive

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    Love the snake. Please pardon my ignorance. What...

    Love the snake. Please pardon my ignorance. What are "Motorbike" frogs. PAUL. :B
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    Hi Mate. The tip with the red insert is a later...

    Hi Mate. The tip with the red insert is a later Fuji Tip. Your rod would have had the 2 foot type tip with white insert which was porcelain. Most of your guides would also have been white, with the...
  37. I also remember as a youngster, "painting" paling...

    I also remember as a youngster, "painting" paling fences with a mix of sump oil and diesel . The fences never ever rotted and there was no grass or weeds growing directly below those old fences. The...
  38. :U:2tsup::U " ENVIRONAZIS" . I love it Bob. ...

    :U:2tsup::U " ENVIRONAZIS" . I love it Bob. :2tsup: Paul.
  39. I use sump oil (from petrol engines not diesel)...

    I use sump oil (from petrol engines not diesel) and turps or kero combined. Works really well. Use it mainly in our gravel drive way, also helps keep the dust down. PAUL. :U
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    Very nice job. :2tsup: PAUL.

    Very nice job. :2tsup: PAUL.
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    Awfull. !!

    Awfull. !!
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    I think I will throw my toys out now children. ...

    I think I will throw my toys out now children. Bloody hell after 40+ years of making sawdust, I never thought I would see something like that. Very impressive technology though. :B Paul.
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    I can recommend Rainbow Solutions up your way....

    I can recommend Rainbow Solutions up your way. They are based on the corner as you turn up to Carvilla Cemetery. (spelling) ? Out Kings Meadow way. Their head office is in Sorell, down here and...
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    New fuels and oil mixes are creating an ever...

    New fuels and oil mixes are creating an ever increasing problem with small motors. I get heaps of chaps with small engines, chainsaws/mowers/brush cutters etc, who have trouble with fuel. Always...
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    All the above advice is really good . I think you...

    All the above advice is really good . I think you are not cleaning your brushes correctly and perhaps you are using cheap brushes. Some of my brushes are now 30 years old. Cleaned carefully after...
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    My favourite trick for all phone calls, ...

    My favourite trick for all phone calls, suggested by a friend. Tell the person you are really interested, but need to do something immediately, hang on while I turn the "KETTLE" off. Put the...
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    Some great comments from all. I only made my...

    Some great comments from all.
    I only made my comment from my own personal experience.
    No offence meant to any one.

    Paul.

    Win 8 does not work well with this site.
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    Hi Mate. I would not worry about those shims....

    Hi Mate.
    I would not worry about those shims.
    Use, thickened Epoxy glue instead.
    Available from any marine dealer.
    Paul

    I hate Win 8. It does not like this site.
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    Great work Mate. I carve lots of sticks, but...

    Great work Mate.
    I carve lots of sticks, but have never thought of colour.
    just rub in a furniture polish..
    Great work.
    Paul.
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    Great Advice from everyone. I have a bench top...

    Great Advice from everyone.
    I have a bench top thicky ad have had it for few years now.
    To protect the unit from day one, I only pass my wood through on the smallest setting.
    This means lots...
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