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    Trans Mig 195 Approx Value Please

    Hi Members im new to Welding and have started buying fixing and selling ,
    I have now a Trans Mig 195 and am wondering if someone can assist with an approximate value ? Approx 5 years old and seems...
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    Scraping a cast iron surface plate

    I recently came into a 1245mm x 750mm cast iron surface plate. Unfortunately moisture had got under the cover and a lot of spots where heavily pitted the plate also had a number of scratches in it....
  3. Waldown c-0 tool post grinder first run & where does a belt guard mount?

    Hi all,

    I have finally got around to mounting the Waldown C-0 TPG. Sitting on the compound it was a nice even 0.054" below center line so some alu plate and shimming required. I dressed the...
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    Bike seat pan.

    I'm bringing an old bike back to life with quite a few mods. This is a single seat pan I've buit with a rear cowl. Material is a little to thick at 1.2mm, but that's what I had, so that's what I...
  5. M&G Productions ER40 D1-4 chuck and collets, a brief review.

    Had a little delivery today, I ordered a D1-4 ER40 collet chuck and a set of the high precision 0.008mm ER40 collets, as well as an ER40 Joe block.

    I had some trepidation about ordering an...
  6. AL-250G Lathe - Threading Indicator Table

    Can anyone out there shed some light on the threading options for this lathe?
    The thread chasing dial comes with alternative gears, 32 teeth and 35 teeth. It is clear that for correct registration...
  7. 12x36 Lathe compound handwheel markings are wrong

    In comparison to my last post, this is something you SHOULD look at, if you actually use the compound slide to move exact amounts. I just plunge when threading (rather than the 30 degree method),...
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    Old Demco canít do 26 TPI

    I have an old demco that has a gearbox and change gears. I canít cut 26 tpi and was wondering if anyone has found a solution for this. It will need at least two extra change gears and was hoping...
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    Mystery Object from Old Timber Mill

    Can anyone please recognise the object in attached photos?
    Car keys give size.
    Appears to be cast iron given the observed corrosion resistance and weight.

    It is familiar to me, but I just cannot...
  10. Thread: Help!

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    Help!

    Hi guy.s. Just hooked everything up for aluminium welding: Argon pressure set at at 8 lpm, wire is 5356, volts at 18, wire feed at 8.5, base metal cleaned with stainless, aluminium liner installed,...
  11. Small Foundry recommendation Prefer SEQLD North NSW

    As the title suggests I am looking for recommendations for a foundry in preferably SE QLD or Northern NSW who is happy to take on small runs or individual jobs in cast iron. I would also be...
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    Scraping Biax Control Gauge ?

    I thought about getting a Biax Control Gauge and have been quoted about AUS $200. What have others paid for such an item?
    Regards,
    Tom


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  13. Thread: New item 1

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    New item 1

    Woo hoo !
    Look what turned up 15mins ago.

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    Rexman Bull Gear locking pin

    Does anyone know what the original retaining set-up was for a Rexman Bull Gear locking pin?
    This is an earlier, relatively small flat-belt model.

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    I am helping a friend get one...
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    TIG Shopping List

    Hi strangers,

    I'm setting up my little inverter welder for TIG and wanted to be sure I'm making the right purchases,

    My welder is a Jasic Arc Champ 170: Jasic 170 ARC Welder | Weldgina Pty Ltd...
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    Denbigh Model "C"

    A Denbigh Model "C" with a vertical head has become available for sale, albeit 200km away.
    First thing i noticed in the photos was that it doesn't appear to have a quill.
    Is that a limitation?
    Any...
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    Hair Thin Cuts in a Metal Comb

    Hello there!

    I have a future project of making a music box!

    Since it's not easy to buy a good metal comb, I want to make a metal comb of my own.

    There is a picture of a really small comb...
  18. Verticle Mill Die Casters Limited Collingwood Melbourne

    Hello all,

    a Milling machine I saw on Facebook marketplace which may be of interest to fans of Aus made machinery.
    cheers
    Bill


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  19. I need To Reduce The Thickness Of My Nuts

    I need to reduce the thickness of my nuts! I searched Google, but I don't think it understood my question properly!

    I have a synthesizer, and they have these jack plug sockets. My synth has over...
  20. Shaper feed screw jamming ????? Help needed.

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    Hello to all.
    Please combine your many years of experience and find me an answer.
    Last weekend the shaper crossfeed screw became...
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    weldsmart 2000ds parts

    Can anyone tell me if it is at all possible to get replacement parts for the Weldsmart 2000ds as the Plastic shield/pressure wheel body over the wire feed area is broken.

    Kim


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    1903-A3 Floor plate release

    evening folks , wondering if anyone has made a floor plate release button for a 03-A3 ? I'd like to make one for mine ( it was spoterized when I bought it 40 years ago ) so wondering if there ia a...
  23. A reminder: Never, ever, look at the ways on your Chinese machine.

    Yep. I committed the cardinal sin. What has been seen cannot be unseen... Don't do it.

    I wanted to rework (finally) the mount for my QCTP on the AL335, as the 't-nut' was a piece of scrap plate...
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    Mars Mercury lathe

    I acquired a Mars Mercury lathe several years ago and have only used it for turning. Thought I should get the screw cutting feature working, but firstly am not sure what a full gear set consists of....
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    Mars Mercury lathe

    I have had this lathe for several years and just used it for turning. Would like to see if I can restore it for thread cutting. Unfortunately a couple of the gears have stripped teeth, and I have no...
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    Mercer Dial Indicators

    I recently picked up these Mercer dial indicators cheap. They seem to be of good quality and accurate. Just wondering if anyone has any info on the brand. Iíve heard of Swiss made Mercer but these...
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    Cutting the Quick Way

    Have a look at these Diablo blades escpecially the circular saw at normal speed. Ignore the presenter.




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    New (to me) Machinists Vice

    Hi all.
    Its me again.
    Just got a new acquisition. A machinists vice. I think its an Australian made vice ... the graduations on turn table are in mm.
    Im pretty happy with myself. Its soooooo heavy...
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    Tig Wire Feeder

    Any one know about these tig wire feeder machine ? The shipping is three times the price of the machine :o:o

    WF 007 Digital Controlled Pulse Tig Wire Feeder Argon Arc Wire Feeding Machine...
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    Diamond cup wheel

    Hi, I would like to make the shaft for this grinding wheel before it arrives, can anyone with experience with these please tell me the
    diameter and length of the bore?
    The description says 20mm...
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    What's this called ?

    I'm selling off a few things to fund more machinery tools.
    I've had this for years and not really used it so I'm gunna put it on ebay.
    The thing is, what's it called ? There's no brand on it and...
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    Wire wheel safety

    Iím by no means a safety freak that wants to live in a fluffy bubble, but I ALWAYS wear a full face shield when issuing a wire wheel on bench or angle grinder.

    Picked these out of my jacket...
  33. Afforable er collets that are worth a having

    I have recently purchased a Ajax brand bridgeport style mill. Still in the process of organising 3 phase power for it atm.

    Right now I am slowly aquiring tooling for and er collets have come to...
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    HELP..... ive caught the refurb BUG

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    Hello all.
    Firstly I have good news. IM EMPLOYED again. Bad news is ive caught the refurb virus...I see potential refurbs everywhere.
    now im in a dilemma.
    i managed to aquire a Richardson...
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    Dividing video

    Here's an interesting video on what appears to be compound dividing using a semi universal dividing head. YouTube

    I got lost in the explanation. Can you understand it ?


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    Woodwork forums?

    I know this is not the correct place to talk about the Woodwork Forum but.......for the last week when I bring up the Forum all I get is Error 403. Can some one update me on when we might get it...
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    Slot Drill Size

    I just did a job using a new 2-flute solid carbide slot drill in 6061 aluminium on my CNC mill.
    A quick check with a caliper said about 3.85 mm, so I "assumed" it would cut 4 mm.
    Not so, it...
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    Welder repairs in Melbourne?

    Hi all, I have a Transtig 150 that I've only ever used for stick welding. My boys have decided that they want to try fabricating so I went and got some argon. Turns out it won't tig.
    We get the...
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    Which electrode for Universal Beam?

    Hello all
    I am building a lean-to on the machinery shed. It will measure 10m x 5m. Skillion roof - 4.8 m on the "high" side, 3.6m on the "low"side.
    I got hold of some 200UB25 at a clearing sale,...
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    Forget TIG....

    Because we have frickkin lasers....

    A short video demonstrating hand held laser welding I thought some of you might find interesting.
    YouTube


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    Post Citric acid protection

    Hello all

    I am about to give some old panels of my Chev truck project a Citric acid bath to remove some of the rust. Once they come out of the bath they will require repair that make take a few...
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    Welding fume extraction

    After doing a bit more welding/cutting in the workshop recently, I've realised I definitely need some sort of fume extraction. The plasma cutter in particular generates a huge amount of smoke.
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    Metal recommendation

    Hi all,

    First time here and looking for some advice. I have not worked with metal before but wanted to do two small projects.

    First, I want to replace the cover of an air conditioner on my old...
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    Another wot is it..

    Pretty sure the handle is not original. Not sure if the tool is commercial or just nicely done. 20200628_193212.jpg
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  45. Thread: 350mm rule

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    350mm rule

    Gday All. I hope everyone has had a good weekend.

    I promised another forum member I'd send him a bit of carbide to make a carbide scraper with (will try and post tomorrow Ed)

    Whilst I was ...
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    Tiny little QCTP

    Found these at work in the tooling cabinet for our little Schaublin 70 lathe, aren't they adorable? :p

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    Triangles for machining

    Just finished making these for milling setups. 45deg and 60/30deg.
    I made them on the CNC from 1/4" perspex and they are both 100mm on the hypotenuse.
    There's no way for me to check them for...
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    Hercus model "O"

    Hi

    I have been reading a lot of threads here as a guest but eventually had something to post. I'll start by saying I have limited experience, go easy on me :D

    For a while I have been wanting...
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    Advice Needed re PSG A141 Lathe

    Hello Wise Ones I Have a couple of questions concerning a PSG A141 Lathe, is there anyone who has this machine who could PM me with a view to a couple of questions I have.

    Thanks in Advance.
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    Sanity check on this cutter...

    Digging in the shed tonight I came across this big insert cutter that I got with some other tools in a mixed lot ages ago. Around 200mm diam so far too big and scary for my old mill but might be able...
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