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  1. Thread: Battery repacking

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    power-battery.com.au does not have Li-ion battery...

    power-battery.com.au does not have Li-ion battery for my Hitachi, so I bought from this guy http://www.ebattery.com.au/Power-Tools-batteries.html
    I also ordered another battery for a 12V AEG drill. ...
  2. Thread: Battery repacking

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    Just wanted to ask another question about...

    Just wanted to ask another question about battery, so I just hijacked this thread :)
    my Hitachi 18v battery is dead, it is Hitachi EBM1830, I can buy compatible battery from eBay for about ~$50,...
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    I can only tell you my experience with garden...

    I can only tell you my experience with garden furniture stain that I did many years ago. I used the most expensive Sikkens to stain a full set of garden table and chairs, came out beautifully. ...
  4. Thread: Hegner Scroll Saw

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    Correct, but not for me, I already owned a...

    Correct, but not for me, I already owned a Hegner. I have friends also looking for good scroll saw. However they are in Sydney therefore most likely will pass.
    About 2 years ago I picked up the...
  5. Thread: Hegner Scroll Saw

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    Tell me where is the opportunity :)

    Tell me where is the opportunity :)
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    In the same boat as well. Where would you buy...

    In the same boat as well.
    Where would you buy Fuji machine in Australia ? I'm thinking about getting Apollo great machine from UK HVLP Paint Sprayer Units Complete, but have not decided to go 3...
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    I suppose you refer to this guy...

    I suppose you refer to this guy https://www.woodworkforums.com/f9/earlex-needle-tip-kits-158421/
    Unfortunately he does not sell them anymore :(
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    I believe the 5000 is old model, it is replaced...

    I believe the 5000 is old model, it is replaced by 5500. The only difference between 4500 and 5500 is 4500 has 50W less power than 5500, it shouldn't be a big deal.

    Still keep thinking :) I...
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    Bump this old post up. Superbunny, did you buy...

    Bump this old post up.

    Superbunny, did you buy your Earlex 5000 from this seller ?

    eBay Australia: Buy new & used fashion, electronics & home d

    I just asked him about the 5000 or 5500 model,...
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    I have very similar kitchen, all doors/panel were...

    I have very similar kitchen, all doors/panel were hand painted by previous owner of the house with clear polyurethane, they are shiny but finish are rough.
    Is there any thing can be done to improve...
  11. Thread: re-sizing photos

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    I use PIXresizer, simple for batch resize.

    I use PIXresizer, simple for batch resize.
  12. Thread: Protool PDC 18-4

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    Where did you see that special ??

    Where did you see that special ??
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    where is the shop and what is their website ?

    where is the shop and what is their website ?
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    For $636.10, I'll be the owner of that bargain...

    For $636.10, I'll be the owner of that bargain Rolls Royce combination, hopefully it will be a happy Xmas scrolling :D:D:D:D:D:D
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    Don't laugh if I'm silly, Rotex is a great tool,...

    Don't laugh if I'm silly, Rotex is a great tool, I own the smaller 125mm and love it.
    but for sanding a large timber deck, isn't a industrial floor sander a better solution ?
    Unless you want to...
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    For your usage, I'd recommend either a Hitachi or...

    For your usage, I'd recommend either a Hitachi or Makita 9 1/4 inches circular saw, they are around $250 price mark. They now all came from China, my Japan made Makita is over 15 years and still...
  17. Thread: Festool splurge

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    No Australia warranty obviously, but with $600...

    No Australia warranty obviously, but with $600 saving I'd take the risk especially for home use only.
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    I doubt you'll get much answer here, because none...

    I doubt you'll get much answer here, because none of this 2 products are available in Australia market, we do have the Bosch 10.8v multi cutter but we can not compare it to the porter cable.

    I...
  19. Thread: What drill to buy

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    hi, justahobby :) if your forum name really...

    hi, justahobby :)

    if your forum name really indicates what you'll be doing, you'll be happy with any one that you've already found, just depend on what colour your prefer :) they are all good and...
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    You've got a great bargain, congratulation :)

    You've got a great bargain, congratulation :)
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    $300 should get you a really good 235mm circular...

    $300 should get you a really good 235mm circular saw (Makita, Hitachi, Bosch, Dewalt, etc), just stay away from GMC/Ozito and you'll be happy.
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    I know majority will vote for 150mm, but I prefer...

    I know majority will vote for 150mm, but I prefer 125mm. It's lighter, easier to control especially when you need to sand vertical surface or upside down sanding.
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    If Carba-tec still import the saw directly from...

    If Carba-tec still import the saw directly from Taiwan Factory, I'm not surprised they still have the same issue, and why Carba-tec list the machine model as CTEX-21CE ?? not EX-21.
    I wander if...
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    Follow this Patch3198's link...

    Follow this Patch3198's link https://www.woodworkforums.com/f19/excalibur-saws-134233/ then you'll know why.
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    It looks like a mini bandsaw.

    It looks like a mini bandsaw.
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    There has been many discussion about importing...

    There has been many discussion about importing tools from UK or USA, yes you get it cheaper, but no warranty, no tool shop want to touch them. After all it's everyone own decision to justify the...
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    A few ebay sellers have quite good price ...

    A few ebay sellers have quite good price

    Plywood 2400x1200x9mm High Quality | eBay

    12mm Exterior/Interior High Quality Chilean Plywood | eBay
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    Excalibur is certainly a good saw, but the...

    Excalibur is certainly a good saw, but the particular one sold by Carbatec is a question mark, after reading this https://www.woodworkforums.com/f19/excalibur-saws-134233/
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    Thanks LiliB, Ya, I have had the impression...

    Thanks LiliB,

    Ya, I have had the impression that nobody are interested in real books these days, every one just googling and find what they want. I'm an old fashion guy although I still use...
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    Thanks Anthony email is sent.

    Thanks Anthony

    email is sent.
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    Hi Anthony Can I still order some now ? EOFY...

    Hi Anthony

    Can I still order some now ? EOFY sale is still in your website :D
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    Recommended books for scrollers newbie

    Hi there

    Can someone recommend some books for absolute beginner for scroll saw ? I'm looking for basic skills, how to avoid common mistake to start with, then be able to start some interesting...
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    Metabo KSE-55 plunge and circular saw

    When come to Plunge saw discussion, we have had Festool (> $1000 with 1 track)), Makita about $800 with one track, cheap china copy from trade tool direct (about $450).

    I just come across this...
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    manygeese, Have fun with the new toy, please...

    manygeese,

    Have fun with the new toy, please post some feedback about the Makita.
    Ya I know a few eBay seller are selling that saw, although their prices are not that special compare to any...
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    I had an online chat with their customer support,...

    I had an online chat with their customer support, here is the answer



    no wonder you got that great deal.

    btw their online chat support response is amazing quick :2tsup:
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    Are you sure that included shipping ? it's really...

    Are you sure that included shipping ? it's really cheap :2tsup:
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    Although I love my fein but I see it has...

    Although I love my fein but I see it has limitation especially when working with hardwood. If possible I'd try to remove the shirk board and cut it with proper power tools. From my experience...
  38. Thread: Hegner scroll saw

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    Nexuz Hegner is Rolls Royce class in scroll...

    Nexuz

    Hegner is Rolls Royce class in scroll saw, if your budget is $500 then forget about Hegner.
    Have a read in Scrollers Section in this forum SCROLLERS FORUM - Woodwork Forums
    there are...
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    Clogger, which online shop are you going to buy...

    Clogger, which online shop are you going to buy from ? I bought a few tools from Toolking.com but they don't shop Dewalt and Festool tools outside USA.
  40. Thanks guys for the info, same for anything I...

    Thanks guys for the info, same for anything I need to pay for learning :)
  41. Thanks Crowie please post up details of...

    Thanks Crowie

    please post up details of Harris Traders, I bought a 6 pieces Makita pack, it cost me $14 and they're all broken :(
  42. Scroller newbie question - how often do you break your blade

    I'm new in scroll saw operation, my daughter wants me to cut over 100 alphabetic letters in 10cm x 10cm size (with 3mm MDF) for her vision art project !! I did about 20 with jigsaw and then decide...
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    My green Bosch is > 15 years old, still go strong...

    My green Bosch is > 15 years old, still go strong and smooth, it is made in Sweden though. Nowaday the China stuff ... I'm not sure :rolleyes:
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    How much would you pay for 2nd hand festool ?

    I've been keep browsing eBay for used Festool stuff, but often they are bidded to over 75% of new prices. I know people say Festool keep 2nd hand price very well (good for seller), but with only 25%...
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    I'm not sure how's the vibration feel, but I did...

    I'm not sure how's the vibration feel, but I did found my new RO125 is a bit hard to control (I'm sanding back all doors in my house), it kind of jump easily in rotary mode, I need to hold it quite...
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    In particular, this is a good reading about...

    In particular, this is a good reading about Festool sand papers

    Festool Abrasives Details
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    With this kind of service, I doubt you'll be able...

    With this kind of service, I doubt you'll be able to negotiate too much :U

    Try VEKS tool, they have almost every Festool setup for demo.
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    Hmmmmmmm, use them and post back review if you...

    Hmmmmmmm, use them and post back review if you can .
    I did regret to buy budget router bit 'set' as they usually low quality, and I ended up only use few of them.
    Carba-tec is a reliable brand, I...
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    I'd go for 3.0ah battery, but it'll over our...

    I'd go for 3.0ah battery, but it'll over our budget.
    I don't mean to destroy oz business, but you can get the bare tool from US or eBay with a lot cheaper price and get battery/charger locally. ...
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    Fein compatible blade, has anyone used it ?

    First, my fault :((
    I used the segmented saw blade to cut a hole in weather board and ruin the blade, didn't realise the board is too hard for the blade.
    To get a new blade, it'll cost me $89.00...
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