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    Later this year if all goes well but more likely...

    Later this year if all goes well but more likely early next year, we have been working on it for about 18 months and we now have to tie up the loose ends for marketing etc. I bet money you buy one!
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    I am going very well for an old fart and about to...

    I am going very well for an old fart and about to start a new business venture that will make your system even better but I can't elaborate too much on that at the moment. I guarantee you are going...
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    John, I remember your doubts but it all worked...

    John, I remember your doubts but it all worked out in the end.
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    I have had more colonoscopies than I care to...

    I have had more colonoscopies than I care to think about and they never get better. They gave me the photos about ten years ago and I told them not to waste the film in future and the doctor who has...
  5. Somewhere in the archives there is a thread...

    Somewhere in the archives there is a thread showing how it was done using sheet metal but don't ask me where it is or how to find it. The thread may not even make sense as a lot of pictures in the...
  6. Check the fence square the easy way ...

    Check the fence square the easy way


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNBy1ppndIY

    It is worth watching all Sam's videos
  7. Make sure the internal hose is not blocked and...

    Make sure the internal hose is not blocked and has no holes in it. I run mine on a Clearvue and it is still crap and eventually when I have no jobs on it is going to cop a 150mm PVC pipe coming off...
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    For those here who did not see Trevor's work grab...

    For those here who did not see Trevor's work grab a brew and read this https://www.woodworkforums.com/f174/2-3-scale-indian-straight-178761?highlight=replionics

    He truely was a talent that has...
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    I haven't got that saw but my method is to look...

    I haven't got that saw but my method is to look at the blade and as soon as it deflects because the bearing has pushed it then back off a bit. The clearance is not that critical, if the blade has...
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    The shading is what I was referring to as I can...

    The shading is what I was referring to as I can put a jumper on in the winter. Landrovers used to use a second roof spaced above the main one to get the same effect as the air was forced through the...
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    Beardy, I must say I am puzzled by your response.

    Beardy, I must say I am puzzled by your response.
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    The issue outweighs the dollars for me. Everyone...

    The issue outweighs the dollars for me. Everyone complains about tin rooves, adds internal insulation wich acts a s a heat bank for when the sun goes down and then the heat of the day gets extended...
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    Any chance to avoid a roof penetration should be...

    Any chance to avoid a roof penetration should be grabbed with both hands. We have two solar tubes installed many years ago and recently leaks started and they might leak again for all I know. I am...
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    At this link WoodRiver CBN Grinding Wheel ...

    At this link WoodRiver CBN Grinding Wheel



    RobCosman.com the wheel is shown as CBN but the imbedded video at the link shows him referring to it as a diamond wheel as does the link...
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    I don't know Tony, maybe it gets some coverage ...

    I don't know Tony, maybe it gets some coverage

    >Provision of a ventilator, air humidifier, portable suction machine and/or cough assist machine and consumables.<

    It might be worth asking the...
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    That reminds me of anvil throwing ...

    That reminds me of anvil throwing


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHuQy0mqW5I
  17. Cyclones work best if the cone is longer than...

    Cyclones work best if the cone is longer than what is commonly made in Asia. They also need a bigger impeller because to work in the manner they do they are inefficient and it is exactly this that...
  18. Derek, being the curious person I am I have to...

    Derek, being the curious person I am I have to ask why the guides need replacing, are they simply worn out?
  19. Let's attack it from a different direction, when...

    Let's attack it from a different direction, when you get a cyclone what are you going to use to power it? I thought you were talking of a smaller unit than a CV. prices were always going to climb...
  20. I think if you tried to import one 170AUD would...

    I think if you tried to import one 170AUD would seem cheap and I suspect you won't find many if any DIY cyclones at all apart from BP's.
  21. Set the ribbon to auto and use control + F1 to...

    Set the ribbon to auto and use control + F1 to bring it up?
  22. This video is Italian And it is full of tricks...

    This video is Italian And it is full of tricks and techniques on a BS. He shows his sliding table about five minutes in but the whole video is worth watching. The man is obviously a professional...
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    DRO on K3 Hammer Cross Cut Fence

    I have had this idea kicking around for a fair while and as I have a few days between jobs I thought I would have a go at trying to build a proof of concept and see if it could be done using the...
  24. VICTORIA Keep in mind you can any accessory you want after...

    Keep in mind you can any accessory you want after you buy one of these saws and it costs no more than if ordered with the machine.
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    Pretty normal on non filtered Atmospheric engines...

    Pretty normal on non filtered Atmospheric engines and has been as long as I have been involved in racing and modifying motors and that's a damned long time. I posted an article on here years ago from...
  26. BCT were taken over by a Chinese company and the...

    BCT were taken over by a Chinese company and the production moved to China when the original owner retired. Story here

    About Bridge City Tool Works
  27. Not if there is no international protected IP on...

    Not if there is no international protected IP on the item. It may have protection in the US but not elsewhere as well which makes it available for copying as well. I have been at the wrong end of a...
  28. Thanks Dennis, You owe me forty minutes I spent...

    Thanks Dennis, You owe me forty minutes I spent looking at Banggood but I did compare prices on the Kerfmaker and they are better than half price compared to Ebay so I bought one. :)
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    The number one reason the generic Asian grinders...

    The number one reason the generic Asian grinders shake is the poor tolerances between the shaft thread and the nut thread. This causes the nut to tighten and not be straight and parallel to the shaft...
  30. NEW If I wanted the best 5 hours would not be a...

    If I wanted the best 5 hours would not be a problem. These machines rarely come up for sale at any price let alone $3500 negotiable.
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    I had a look at my french cleat wall and memory...

    I had a look at my french cleat wall and memory is indeed an unreliable thing after a few years have passed. My workshop walls are clad internally with 3 ply so to add the FC system I attached a...
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    I have hundreds of kilos of clamps on a french...

    I have hundreds of kilos of clamps on a french cleat wall and to be honest there are not a lot of screws at all holding it all up. The sheets of ply the cleats are fixed to is sitting on the floor...
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    It is fairly obvious that those who can't have a...

    It is fairly obvious that those who can't have a solar array because either they simply can't afford it or live in a situation where it is not possible such as renting or an apartment will have to...
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    It has been known for some years that the...

    It has been known for some years that the historic supply chain operation is being disrupted by the solar being installed causing operational issues. I am sure Bushmiller who works in the industry...
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    READ ME! What a coincidence, the parent company from...

    What a coincidence, the parent company from memory supplies fuel and I rang them to inquire about some race fuel that I was told they had. In the end it all got too hard and I decided to buy it...
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    Thanks Lappa, that is really easy to see....I...

    Thanks Lappa, that is really easy to see....I think not.
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    Another great load of ideas, thanks Dennis. I...

    Another great load of ideas, thanks Dennis. I used the same Incra track system for the same reasons, I drilled two holes for the track to locate on and attached pins to the track which drop into the...
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    Attachments Previously Uploaded

    I know the attachments I have previously uploaded can be see in thumbnail form all on one page, how do I do that? Settings/attachments is not the page I want as it does not display the thumbnails.
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    Test

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    It might be old age but I am having problems attaching files. The file above won't expand when clicking on it. let's see what happens with the file below, ok it works fine. I posted that...
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    I would not worry about bevels, angles etc at...

    I would not worry about bevels, angles etc at this stage, let me explain why. Everyone goes through sharpening stages and for some it has cost them a lot of money but the one thing you need to have...
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    More to drill the pin holes than buy the blade??...

    More to drill the pin holes than buy the blade?? I bought a carbide drill from Ebay and and my tool maker brother-in-law drilled a heap of blades for me so I never had any idea of what it would cost....
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    I guess the ACME rod would be a similar price in...

    I guess the ACME rod would be a similar price in the US but it has been cut down for each user. The wheels are available from several sources including RS components but I would ring Terry Gordon and...
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    ACME threaded rod Mild Steel Rod, ACME Plain,...

    ACME threaded rod Mild Steel Rod, ACME Plain, Threaded Rod, Fasteners | Bolts & Industrial Supplies

    Wheels here Handwheels & Handles Machine | Power Transmission | Blackwoods

    These are the...
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    There can only be one reason a bucket would...

    There can only be one reason a bucket would collapse and that is there is not enough air being allowed in. If it was steel for instance that would not matter but being plastic it does.
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    Just a heads up on what I think was a scam but i...

    Just a heads up on what I think was a scam but i wasn't playing the game to find out.

    I received an email from someone saying that a member here had visited a site and urged me to do the same and...
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    I have always regarded the loaded axle weights...

    I have always regarded the loaded axle weights and not the all up weight as the only way to avoid trouble. Every vehicle has a maximum load on each axle and that weight limit should be respected.
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    I don't think anyone's experience can beat Len...

    I don't think anyone's experience can beat Len Beadell's, he was one tough man. Anyone who can repair 13 tyres in a day by hand on his own in heat that on one occasion melted radio components has to...
  48. All your blades and information and questions can...

    All your blades and information and questions can be addressed by a company such as Henry Bros. I have not heard very many complaints about their service at all.

    Henry Bros Saws - Bandsaw blades &...
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    READ ME! Say no more.

    Say no more.
  50. The easiest and least messy way is to put some...

    The easiest and least messy way is to put some grease and the bearing in a plastic bag, twist the neck of the bag tight against the bearing and then push the grease into the bearing. make sure you...
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