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    This tape:...

    This tape: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4001221351792.html

    This glue: ADHESIVE DUALL 88 CEMENT 500ML



    In a pinch, this tape also works under the first tape:...
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    This saw is called a Maebiki, or "whale back". ...

    This saw is called a Maebiki, or "whale back".

    They work well and give a laser-line cut, but one apparently needs to a bear to use it :)
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    Even 2 cents per km is only $200 for 10,000. ...

    Even 2 cents per km is only $200 for 10,000.

    One COULD lie, but whats the point?

    It could be as simple as:

    - A portal where one logs in, advises the rego and Km, pays with a card and you're...
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    Makes one wonder what the ultimate purpose of an...

    Makes one wonder what the ultimate purpose of an odometer really is.

    If one fibbed on the taxes/km paid, then it could be taken out of your hide when the car is sold?

    I'd imagine it might be a...
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    Different tax model

    Perhaps it will be simple?

    Do it at rego time, one must report Kms travelled if electric and one is charged $c/Km

    ??

    Whereas taxes are collected at the pump for piston vehicles, electric...
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    One will buy it online and it will DRIVE ITSELF...

    One will buy it online and it will DRIVE ITSELF to your home :)
  7. N.S.W. what a nifty little tool!

    what a nifty little tool!
  8. Have you considered some small crops? Soybeans,...

    Have you considered some small crops? Soybeans, hemp, wheat, etc? Just a 1/4 hectare of each for fun and a touch of self sufficiency.

    (edit - micro cropping: Hermidale Public School's seven...
  9. Yes, received and used today. It is replacing...

    Yes, received and used today.

    It is replacing a B+D DustBuster 1688. I think its as old as my adult kids!

    The batteries gave up the ghost recently. No more pizzaz. I looked to replace them, but...
  10. BLACK+DECKER 18V Lithium-Ion Pivot Dustbuster - $59 SPECIAL

    https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B0773JBHM5

    Just bought one of these little beasts yesterday and its a cracker. Its bendy too :)

    On sale right now for $59, which is 55% off... Today is Wednesday...
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    This news has some interesting factors. ...

    This news has some interesting factors.

    Imagine a big tank of hydrogen, generated from renewables and stored for the down periods...

    Could this be scaled into a mass household/suburb/town...
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    Here is an exapmple of what we lost

    We have the staggering capacity to build epic solutions, but sit on our hands.... happy to dig up rocks for yet another hole in the ground.

    Meanwhile in China....

    China to break its own record:...
  13. Now to get a slasher for the grass that will grow...

    Now to get a slasher for the grass that will grow to triffids.

    When you need a bit more power, whack a turbo on it :)

    (this is hilarious) --- Plow them fields Cletus!
    ...
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    I think everyone is forgetting some really...

    I think everyone is forgetting some really important aspects of how anything is implemented in life.

    The infrastructure for anything new isn't available 100% as of Day One.

    When cars were first...
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    There is a sneaky link right at the bottom :) ...

    There is a sneaky link right at the bottom :)

    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-05281-0

    and the full 16 page PDF.

    If you have trouble with their paywalls etc, use "Bypass Paywalls...
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    Nickel is new again

    Fast-Charging EV Batteries With Nickel Foil - IEEE Spectrum



    This makes for an interesting ponderance!
  17. Stop it dudes! You are all giving me terrible...

    Stop it dudes!

    You are all giving me terrible thoughts.

    I've been really good this year on restricting my Tool Acquisition Syndrome....
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    Isn't it extraordinary that a company can...

    Isn't it extraordinary that a company can convince us to pay good money (sometimes a lot!) for items that take 10 minutes to make....
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    IMPORTANT trivial - favicon.ico missing

    per subject... its the default for the software.

    Its buggering up my bookmarks bar on my new Firefox :)



    BTW ALL.... get Firefox. The new one is incredible. I moved from it a year or so back...
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    Ive had three 8" grinders looking for the right...

    Ive had three 8" grinders looking for the right one to work with my CBN wheels.

    All three have had runout that have made them useless for CBNs.

    All three are excellent brands - but simply...
  21. Taz01, don't watch this channel then, it will...

    Taz01, don't watch this channel then, it will doom ye: Dan Santana Bows - YouTube
  22. Rule #1, we don't talk about fight club. But...

    Rule #1, we don't talk about fight club.

    But we do talk about the most esoteric irrelevances to death.

    Gloss enamels/oils in Canberra? I know it man.

    On archery.... Very interesting. Making...
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    there sure is: Veritas Jointer/Edger - Lee Valley...

    there sure is: Veritas Jointer/Edger - Lee Valley Tools

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    You might also be interested in a tool like this to assist with keeping angles spot on (while one learns): Veritas Saw File Holder...
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    Leffler Leather has an astounding array of...

    Leffler Leather has an astounding array of interesting thing.

    https://www.instagram.com/lefflerleather
    Leather Restoration | Leather Conditioners | Leffler

    I included the Instagram account as...
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    NeilS, same with me. Exactly. Not many of us...

    NeilS, same with me. Exactly. Not many of us originals around.

    What I was trying to point out is that the "young" have found that social media is a terrible thing.

    Posts of this kind are...
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    Forums - forums are the answer AND the future

    This exact problem is being discussed right now on Reddit: ‘I am 30 years old and I miss the old internet. The beautiful people are in charge, just like everywhere else’ : technology

    Top comment:
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    WANTED:WA Strap the machine down WELL to the pallet, maybe...

    Strap the machine down WELL to the pallet, maybe wrap a blankie around it too, drop it to the local depot.

    They will fork it off for free and you'll get the machine (some time) later. Heavy lift...
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    WANTED:WA Bah! This reeks of effort. Use E-GO.com.au...

    Bah! This reeks of effort.

    Use E-GO.com.au heavy lift and pallet services.

    They'll pick up, fork it on to a lorry and get it to you for 1/50th the price of fuel alone.
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    These two things on Wikipedia go some way to...

    These two things on Wikipedia go some way to understanding the solutions:

    NOx - Wikipedia
    Selective catalytic reduction - Wikipedia

    This one also points out pretty much the same methods:...
  30. Better than drought, or on fire :) Think of...

    Better than drought, or on fire :)

    Think of all the lush grass that will be 2 metres tall in 8 weeks :)

    You'll need a tractor with a slasher.


    On the pond, solution is simple, park on the...
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    Strewth. That's some fancy finishin'.

    Strewth. That's some fancy finishin'.
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    Spoze one could plug the end of the tube with a...

    Spoze one could plug the end of the tube with a potato!

    Just like a spud gun :)
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    If they tell you the parts, of which there aren't...

    If they tell you the parts, of which there aren't many, one could look them up here: Festool and Protool Spare Parts - IDEAL TOOLS

    This would ensure the price they charge you is fair.

    If the...
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    This is an ABSOLUTE GAME CHANGER if real. Im...

    This is an ABSOLUTE GAME CHANGER if real.

    Im going to read more on this.

    My mind is boggled. Not only that - it changes EVERYTHING I can think of.

    wow wow wow.
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    There is no shortage of Lithium. None. There...

    There is no shortage of Lithium. None.

    There are three mines I've invested in now (somewhat indirectly as one cannot invest IN the mine!) but their ability to supply is just about endless1.

    In...
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    H powered diesel engine

    This was discussed a bit a few pages back, but I thought people might be interested in the progress made.

    New system retrofits diesel engines to run on 90% hydrogen

    It doesn't solve, as some...
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    I think if OP is ok with it, take everything, esp...

    I think if OP is ok with it, take everything, esp the solera, patterns and bendy pipe.

    You never know how your journey progresses. Someone has already taken the time to gather some good resources,...
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    Spool clamps are SO EXCELLENT. What a...

    Spool clamps are SO EXCELLENT.

    What a fantastic give-away.
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    I've seen this joint. Its diabolical. When...

    I've seen this joint. Its diabolical.

    When modelling it in Sketchup and thinking how it might be made, it seemed to be easier to make the main joint first, ensuring it fits perfectly THEN making...
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    Big batteries.... Are now big business

    Form Energy Raises $450 Million In Latest Funding Round - CleanTechnica
  41. Thread: EV's & AI

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    Two of my favourite subjects!

    Two of my favourite subjects!
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    Indeed I did! Best thing EVER. I'm about to...

    Indeed I did!

    Best thing EVER. I'm about to remake my "bench" as its a well worn and well-weathered hunk of 18mm MDF that's seen better days :)

    I've the Version 1, probably one of the very...
  43. At 97 to 110 dB during operation, its probably a...

    At 97 to 110 dB during operation, its probably a touch too noisy for using on my units balcony :)

    At least... frequently :D


    (the GBP 4500 price tag is probably a little steep too)
  44. Hand electric planers -- as 3 types of processing machines

    I thought to share this neato video.

    It shows a slab flattening jig that is a million times better than the "traditional" router-based flattening jig... or at least I thought so (dust collection...
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    A missed opportunity to get the Shaku to 300mm in...

    A missed opportunity to get the Shaku to 300mm in 1891, rather than 303.

    So close!
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    It was very nice to listen to clearly spoken...

    It was very nice to listen to clearly spoken Italian again.

    I love it as a language.

    This hand-vice jig that fits onto the table is a clever design.

    517463

    and this 45 jig for skimming...
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    I'm not even LOOKING for articles any more......

    I'm not even LOOKING for articles any more... they are mainstream.

    Here is a headline from today: Farmers are getting renewable Standalone Power Systems as Western Australia'''s regional power...
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    When that dries you'll have some very nice...

    When that dries you'll have some very nice firewood :2tsup:
  49. Don't give me ideas :D

    Don't give me ideas :D
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    Its not just the beer that gets warm....

    Here is a side effect not often considered....

    Exclusive: Europe braces for mobile network blackouts | Reuters
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