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    I have been offered J series Bedford hubs and...

    I have been offered J series Bedford hubs and they can take 16" duals just have to find rims and stud nuts and nuts.
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    Do you know of a hub that would take any of these...

    Do you know of a hub that would take any of these wheels?
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    trialer dual wheels

    I though there was a trailer forum here. Well I want to make a mulch spreader with dual wheels so I can alter the width for narrow rows and at times make it more stable and spread weight for soft...
  4. pollypipe expansion and contraction irigation; methods to stop snaking

    I have 57m mounds with 2 runs of 13mm poly drip line on top. I made wire clips to hold them parallel but they still snake with expansion and contraction. I do not want to bury them. I calculated...
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    My soil is sandy, and I am growing blueberries it...

    My soil is sandy, and I am growing blueberries it will also cover some existing fruit trees. I need the hight as I may run a mechanical harvester in the future. We get very little hail and the storms...
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    After a long time of pulling wires out of modem...

    After a long time of pulling wires out of modem and re starting to get it to work I bought a second card and no problems. My second card was faulty from new.
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    Question on post arrangment

    I want to put up hail netting 5m high 90m wide some I can do with bed logs but I can't next to my drive.
    I was going to use 6m posts 1m in ground with a 3.6m post between them braced with cable like...
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    I have no idea what happened, I have started my...

    I have no idea what happened, I have started my desk top many times as it turns the modem on, I started the desk top today with the DVD with open suse 13.2 still in the drive it started as usual then...
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    The card is a Gigabit PCI network adapter TG-3269...

    The card is a Gigabit PCI network adapter TG-3269
    I downloaded opensuse 13.2 on my windows 7 lap top and could not put 4.4MB on a 8MB stick so used a portable drive then burnt a DVD on my desk top....
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    Linux how can I instal a PCI network card

    I was hit by lightning it damaged modem (replaced) but ethernet still didn't work. so I put in a PCI network card opensuse 12.3 knows it is there but can't get it to use it. The old card says...
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    Chinese fencing wire

    I have seen Chinese farm fencing ring lock and hinge joint and another quite cheap. 2.5mm wire sounds really good.
    My enquiry is has anyone tried it? It says gal dipped but I would hate to buy and...
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    thanks

    i just spoke to a retired forester and farmer who said he had tables for different woods conductivity but said they all conduct when they are wet, some more than others. He said out in the mulga you...
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    timeless timber

    Thank you for your comments. I was not aware of electric fences starting fires but could see how it would be possible. I am unsure of why an electric fence is more of a danger being hit by lightning...
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    fencing insulated posts

    I was going to mill some red iron bark for posts 100x100 or 90x90. I saw on "countrywide" before "landline" that iron bark could be used for insulators, that is electric wires straight to post as...
  15. Thread: Farm fencing

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    Farm fencing

    I was going to mill some red iron bark for fence posts, I was thinking of 100x100 but then thought 90x90 are probably stronger than round treated pine posts. Any ones helpful comments would be great.
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    hydraulic Brake setup

    I recently bought an old 8 x 5 tandem trailer it has a coupling that had hydraulic brake gear on it once. It says 2000 Kg on it is that strong enough? the coupling is held on by one allan screw and...
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    Thanks will look into that. Do you have to buy...

    Thanks will look into that. Do you have to buy there software
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    Just re-read this and realized I didn't add the...

    Just re-read this and realized I didn't add the solution.
    I replaced the head light relay problem gone, well for 2 years so far anyway.
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    Thanks for that it will need 30 or 40 ml maybe...

    Thanks for that it will need 30 or 40 ml maybe more at a guess do I just go to bunnings or are there better or cheaper places to buy epoxy?
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    I use a "log lifter" for want of a better name...

    I use a "log lifter" for want of a better name based on the design that the SEC used to use to carry power poles. An upside down U shaped frame with a car wheel either side and a bar welded on at...
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    What resin 4 wood splitter head

    I have a ~14lb wood splitter head I bought a plastic handle (fibreglass) and it is a bit small for the head. I will need to pour some resin in to hold it on. I was going to use polyester as I have...
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    wood is probably messmate it has a lot of gum...

    wood is probably messmate it has a lot of gum viens but would not worry about them
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    I have a lot of cypress slabs that have been dry...

    I have a lot of cypress slabs that have been dry for maybe 15 years and a lot of other slabs and cut timber stored in Rockbank (west of Melb)
  24. Thread: Help please!!!

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    A smaller angle on the cutters will make it pull...

    A smaller angle on the cutters will make it pull less to the sides thus smother cuts.
    If you are going to build out side seats why bother drying it at all?
    Pine stickers can discolour the slabs if...
  25. Yes thats who I used they handed it to the other...

    Yes thats who I used they handed it to the other company. I couldn't find their name. Good value
  26. Hunter express they charged me $36.50 to cart my...

    Hunter express they charged me $36.50 to cart my 9" Hercus bed and saddle from Sydney to Melbourne. $28 to get it up.
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    nO SENSORS IT'S A BASIC MODEL woops. No central...

    nO SENSORS IT'S A BASIC MODEL woops. No central locking or electric windows. Maybe Soths the radio turning on is the same problem but head lights suck much more than radios.
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    Help with strange problem

    I have a Hylux 4x4 Ute 2004, It has just started to turn the head lights on by its self. This is only the head lights not the parkers or tail lights. If they have turned them selves on and I turn the...
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    It's very hard and difficult to split but has...

    It's very hard and difficult to split but has wavy grain so it may twist when drying. Euc can be air dried need to band the stack to hold still and you loose a lot. They are very common but I have...
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    What sort of Tassy Oak? There is a lot of...

    What sort of Tassy Oak? There is a lot of difference between Mountain Ash and Messmate and who knows what else they throw in.
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    It is reasonably hard maybe ok for turning. Don't...

    It is reasonably hard maybe ok for turning. Don't know much about it as the largest bits I have cut are about 120mm diameter and I converted it to wood chips.
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    This is a photo of what I did to carry 6m saw...

    This is a photo of what I did to carry 6m saw mill rails I sort of copied Burnsy but modified. I just lift the front rake out when not needed and leave the larger socket pipes clamped to the bull...
  33. Thread: Chainsaw oil.

    by glenn k
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    Thats probably fair enough Bob, because you use...

    Thats probably fair enough Bob, because you use canola, but would chain oil be any better for you than engine oil?
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    It would want to be an easy straight drop and a...

    It would want to be an easy straight drop and a very very good log, and have someone desperate for a log. I make a living removing trees and this would be hard to do if other people paid for the...
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    I wonder if an auto engineer approved the...

    I wonder if an auto engineer approved the modification? Or should it be done by a coach builder?
  36. Thread: Chainsaw oil.

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    Yep cheaper the better. I bought some very sticky...

    Yep cheaper the better. I bought some very sticky chain oil once and had chains binding, and for the first time in 30 years I had a sproket tip bugga up then another. So I mixed it 50/50 with cheap...
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    They are in the same family Cupressaceae but you...

    They are in the same family Cupressaceae but you have Taxodium where we have Callitris neither being proper cypress.
  38. Thread: Two blondes

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    Two blonds jump off a tall building and smash...

    Two blonds jump off a tall building and smash into the footpath the one on top is still conscious so the ambulance driver asks why 2 beautiful women like you would try and kill yourselves. She...
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    I have a friend that developed an alergy to...

    I have a friend that developed an alergy to Grevillea robusta then other Grevilleas started to affect him. Plane is also called Lacewood and it looks like SO only on a smaller scale. Also sheoak and...
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    Hope alll goes well DJ

    Hope alll goes well DJ
  41. Thread: 10 Amp Welders

    by glenn k
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    Doesn't need to be three phase to use 415v it can...

    Doesn't need to be three phase to use 415v it can just be between two of the phases.
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    Now this controler has got confused. It usually...

    Now this controler has got confused. It usually flashes SH and works fine. Today it said nc while driving then back to SH. Then while stopped nc then c then back to SH so maybe the unit is faulty is...
  43. Thread: Wood harness?

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    Janka test examples here Borthwick Floors -...

    Janka test examples here Borthwick Floors - timber hardness, janka hardness test, wood floor denting, wear - species - hardness rating
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    I was sure it wasn't the brakes after checking...

    I was sure it wasn't the brakes after checking for shorts to drum but checked again. pulled off both magnets still SH then pulled off the wire that triggers the unit that is conected to a relay that...
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    They are not ordinary trailer brakes Yonnee I...

    They are not ordinary trailer brakes Yonnee I would say they have14" drums. I was pulling a brake shoe back and and letting it go and watching the thingy turn the adjuster wheel.
    It never accured to...
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    Well after I loosed the brakes and pulled the...

    Well after I loosed the brakes and pulled the wheel off all looked fine put it back loose as the brakes have a self adjusting thingy that winds the adjuster one click every time you brake untill it...
  47. Thread: help please

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    Where is irvine? Do you want a particular...

    Where is irvine? Do you want a particular colour? Cypress is stable with low expansion and shrinkage so it it less likly than many to crack. It's also easy to get depending on where you are.
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    The brakes are both getting 9v to 4v depending on...

    The brakes are both getting 9v to 4v depending on where the controler is set. I still have a GSL controller will replace with a Primus IQ that I have soon. On that I have a 24v to 12v converter on...
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    Electric Brakes locking

    I have electric brakes on my trailer and one wheel locks up no matter how low I set the brake unit. It weighs over 3 tonne so it is a fair effort to lock it up.
    I pulled the wheel off to have a look...
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    20mm thick summer time ~4 weeks to air dry....

    20mm thick summer time ~4 weeks to air dry. Faster with heat or microwave. Or you could ask for a dry bit I cut down a dead one this week. I have a couple of slabs here been in the shed for 10 years...
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