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    Ok thanks for the info - I understand what is...

    Ok thanks for the info -
    I understand what is happening now - never turn it off at the wall - turn it off at the off on switch.
    I had an old GMC that kept letting the switch pull right off the...
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    compressor question for guru

    Starting to narrow things down with my recalcitrant Rolair compressor
    I'm in the habit of turning the compressor off at the wall between coats - Shutting off the power while it is running doesn't...
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    Compressor repair - who can help?

    Have a Rolair JC25WH 20 liter compressor which stopped working Friday GRRRR!!
    Not High end but paid nearly $800 and its barely 2 years old - Ive had bunnings $200 specials that lasted 3 times that
    ...
  4. Yep there is a spring loaded pin that you push in...

    Yep there is a spring loaded pin that you push in so you can rotate the drum against it to open the holding clip.

    Looking the video it seems to me to be backwards. The motor end clip is the.most...
  5. Thanks all. Video is interesting and informative....

    Thanks all. Video is interesting and informative. My machine doesnt have a hole in the drum for a pin.

    I would love to able to have a proper look at how that back holding mechanism actually...
  6. Carbatec Drum Sander belt loading frustration

    485998
    Bought on of these 12 tears or so ago and it has been a constant source of torture. I cant complain about the machine itself as it has slogged away and taken everything I've thrown at it....
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    Thanks for the clarification. I use both and...

    Thanks for the clarification. I use both and couldn't imagine not having the crank.

    Looked online to find a price on a new one and none of the triton dealers that come up had any routers listed....
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    Plunge? Crank? What does that mean? I drop the...

    Plunge? Crank? What does that mean?
    I drop the router bit by bit into the job using either fine depth or the handgrip to control depth if cut. I take it down to depth n smallish increments using...
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    Triton MOF001 replacement

    Looking at replacing one of the old Triton MOF001 routers which have been working here for years
    Would buy a new one but the reviews are absolutely awful.

    Can any one recomend one of the new...
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    Help - not sure ehow to deal with this

    A little tricky with the shadows in shot one but compare the radius of the rebate to the radius under it. We have an 18mm radius and a one inch rebate cutter.
    Any ideas on how I can recut that...
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    No I haven't - I have a couple of nice screens...

    No I haven't - I have a couple of nice screens 100 and 200 mesh. Unsure how the plastic holding the mesh will hold up to metho wash out. Lacquer thinners makes sticky I found out :[ Used to use...
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    So when the bit goes into the reducer it needs to...

    So when the bit goes into the reducer it needs to be away from the bottom of the reducer by what 2mm??

    I often work with tough timbers with interlocked or highly figured grain - over the years...
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    Shellac flow issues in spraygun

    Used shellac a bit in spray guns but not consistently until fairly recently. I'm using shellac as seal coats on small jobs [guitar bodies] and finding it is not flowing well even with the fluid...
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    The bit was a pattern follower 19mm deep cut and...

    The bit was a pattern follower 19mm deep cut and 12.7mm diameter with 1/4"shaft - to be fair this bit had done a good deal of work - tried to replace it last week but couldnt get stock - bought a new...
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    I remember that rule from when I began routing...

    I remember that rule from when I began routing but have to say I have not thoight of it for quite awhile. I recall I would always pull the bit up a little before tightening fully down. I must confess...
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    Triton MOF001 collett problems

    Today went to pull the bit out of the 1/4"collett and she was stuck - jacked it out without too much difficulty but found the end of the bit shaft looking like this - see pic below. err showing...
  17. Thank you all - interesting thread and now have...

    Thank you all - interesting thread and now have some strategies - have a spray can of Inox so i'll start with that
  18. Now living Bayside Frankston area - rusty tools

    Never had a problem before with rust and my tools. After living down here for two years I've recently noticed a significant some of the tools around the workshop are showing rust. I'm about three k's...
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    thanks for the advice it was the finish causing...

    thanks for the advice
    it was the finish causing the issue
    it had gone kinda stringy after sitting
    after putting it through a 100 mesh screen it was all good from there
  20. FREE: VIC Taken

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  21. FREE: VIC ok tomorrow 9:30 am?

    ok tomorrow 9:30 am?
  22. FREE: VIC Mirocat 3220 lacquer - free melb sth east

    Mirotec precat 3220 lacquer - good home needed

    Pick up only

    I have an almost full 4 liter tin of 3220 30% gloss. A tin of full gloss 3220 with an inch or two in the bottom [small project?]. A...
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    Spraygun blocking - WB lacquer

    Started using Mirotone 8022 / 8060 precat waterbase sealer / topcoat combo early this year.
    I found it quite excellent in most respects - sprays well, drys really nice and sands like a dream...
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    VICTORIA 3x Spray guns $50

    Pickup from Carrum Downs Vic
    Or plus postage plus packaging

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    Two Star S770 spray guns

    One used a few times so pretty much brand new
  25. not surprised it is almost as thick as treacle -...

    not surprised it is almost as thick as treacle - can you change tips on the Star mini's?
  26. Using star gravity feed minis with 1mm tips - may...

    Using star gravity feed minis with 1mm tips - may need to go 1.5 or 2mm
    mirotone wb-8060 - havent started trialling it yet - doubt it would spray from the bottle its very thick - - unlike the...
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    This is a job that has a lot of potential to...

    This is a job that has a lot of potential to quickly turn into an ugly mess - acrylics definitely not - tru oil dont even think about it - Solvent base cellulous finishes were used by Maton in those...
  28. Water base finishes - keeping the gun clean

    seems I am a bit of a pioneer using mirotone water base finishes - mirotone tell me they cant keep up with orders so there must be one or two users here -

    any one got any tips on the best way to...
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    Used to use Target EM6000 years ago - the third...

    Used to use Target EM6000 years ago - the third guitar I built in around 2006 owned by a mate of mine has that on it [among a few others] and it is still bright, shiny and rock hard. a real pain to...
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    currently looking at this as well - have you...

    currently looking at this as well - have you looked the mirotone Iridea 2 pack WB clear?
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    i have used the cabothane stuff on one guitar - ...

    i have used the cabothane stuff on one guitar -
    no way is WB as forgiving as good old mirotone precat which is so easy to use - man o man my asthma has been so bad this winter I just have to ditch...
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    application is guitar finish - I have used danish...

    application is guitar finish - I have used danish oil which euro oil is similar?
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    mirotone water base clears

    just discovered some water base finishes at Mirotone and wondering if any one has had any experience using them.
    First is Iridea - a 2 pack water base matt and satin
    second is Mirotec WB single...
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    thanks for the tips

    thanks for the tips
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    Lube arbor thread 10"contractor saw?

    Yes or no?
    no rust evident - turned 70 and the fingers and arms don't have the power they used to - went to change the blade today and had a fight to get that 5/8"nut to loosen off. Thinks I'll get...
  36. ok great thanks all for the tips be feeding...

    ok great thanks all for the tips
    be feeding some kauri and old oregon but never radiata - watching the belt carefully
  37. Drum sander and softwoods - kauri, oregon

    Hopefully someone has poked a board or two of softwood through their drum sander. I done it with radiata once and stuffed a belt pretty much immediately and loaded full of sappy lumps that would not...
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    Water base lacquer - Cromac -Intergrain

    I need to be able to lay down a few coats and block sand to a flat finish.
    Anyone had any experience with either of the products above or any others?

    After yet another bout of asthma bought on...
  39. VICTORIA dont know why but the photos are not showing...

    dont know why but the photos are not showing above - the upload facility seems to be broken - tried for over an hour to get some pics up there from my hard drive then from dropbox but to no avail -...
  40. VICTORIA Vintage Hand Plane Sale Melbourne Sth East bayside

    Selling a couple of nice old planes - Prices are a guide and if you have a fair lower offer, don't be shy. I may consider a bundle deal on both planes.

    Pope F6 $70
    ...
  41. this post should be in market place sorry - ill...

    this post should be in market place sorry - ill get it over there with some decent pix
  42. Vintage Hand Plane Sale Melbourne - apols wrong forum

    see market place - sorry for my confusion
  43. Star spraygun parts Melbourne - south east

    Broke the spreader valve assembly on my trusty old S770 - not the first time I've dropped either but this time landed badly and snapped it.
    Looking for a replacement hopefully outer east or south...
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    see this thread on wood for sale

    curly york gum - thanks Ray
  45. Thread: Need advice

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    shellac goes through a gun nice if its the right...

    shellac goes through a gun nice if its the right consistency - shoot it like lacquer and rub it back with 1500 grit wetndry - burnish it with the back of the paper and youll have a pretty nice...
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    VICTORIA I am dropping the asking price on this board to...

    I am dropping the asking price on this board to $50 pickup only Carrum Downs
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    VICTORIA Curly York gum 780mm x 330mm x 30mm

    Lovely slice of nicely machined well figured york gum. Been in my workshop around eight years. Originally purchased from a craft wood dealer in Tasmania as an air dried machined slab. It is...
  48. HiChem MDF Sealer Clear [# MDFSC4] data sheets??

    anyone help with locating the data sheets?
    went to buy hichem sanding sealer from my usual supplier only to be told "this is the stuff we sell now"
    The sanding sealer is [was] an excellent product...
  49. DAR pine supplier Frankston, Carrum downs, Seaford area

    I'm after some 140x12 pine lining boards to line ceiling and one wall of the new workshop here at Carrum Downs. Seems from google searches there are several suppliers selling treated pine and fencing...
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    Thanks for that but I still don't know what the...

    Thanks for that but I still don't know what the resin is. Anyone else?
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