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  1. I really like my Steb centres, I have a couple of...

    I really like my Steb centres, I have a couple of sizes.
    I do agree that they are expensive and if funds are limited, a scroll chuck is also important and you could get by with a cheaper drive.
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    Welcome to the Forum, and your English is...

    Welcome to the Forum, and your English is excellent. Better than many Aussies I know!

    This Forum has some excellent information on dust collection, and I believe better information than many other...
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    I used a couple of shims to adjust mine. I...

    I used a couple of shims to adjust mine.

    I found it rigid enough for my use, so did not do anything else.

    Regards

    Bauldy
  4. Keep an eye out for second hand. While they tend...

    Keep an eye out for second hand. While they tend to hold their prices, I picked up an old model in average condition for $50 a couple of years ago.
    There are usually one or two around on either...
  5. Chief Tiff is correct and I found it in the...

    Chief Tiff is correct and I found it in the Manual I have saved online. Easier to get too than my hard copy, but I have several copies and they have improved over time.
    here is the section from the...
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    I have not heard of this previously, however it...

    I have not heard of this previously, however it does make some sense.
    I would interpret it more as it says - The fence should not go past the gullet, rather than the bore.
    I note their diagram...
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    Just saw you were trying to get one on the Market...

    Just saw you were trying to get one on the Market Place.
    Looks like it may be harder that I thought.
    That was a very good deal with the extras, so keep looking and you never know.

    Regards
    ...
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    Having read through the threads, you will not be...

    Having read through the threads, you will not be surprised to see that I and a few others repeat our view that there are many good quality second hand saws out there. I got what would be a $1,600-...
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    While in theory the Anti Kickback Pawls should...

    While in theory the Anti Kickback Pawls should improve safety, I suspect if you have a suitablesplitter/riving knife they do not add much value.

    When I ordered the SharkGuard, I was planning on...
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    I too like the Sharkguard, although consider it a...

    I too like the Sharkguard, although consider it a very expensive luxury, that not everyone could justify.

    It definitely improves dust collection and is good quality.

    I am not sure that it can...
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    One of the members who attended the SA GTG at...

    One of the members who attended the SA GTG at Cal's place was in the process of setting one up at the time for his own milling operations.
    Unfortunately I cannot remember a name. He may not be...
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    Woodworking Solutions are the same people who ran...

    Woodworking Solutions are the same people who ran the old Woodfast business before they closed. Located in the same shop.

    Regards

    Bauldy
  13. I see that the ACCC has now approved this...

    I see that the ACCC has now approved this takeover, so will have to see how things change.

    Bauldy
  14. I see this show has just been postponed, although...

    I see this show has just been postponed, although realistically, with the logistics involved, you would have to think it would be unlikely this year.

    Regards

    Bauldy
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    I have the Wixey and also believe it has helped...

    I have the Wixey and also believe it has helped me a lot, but does take a bit of effort to recalibrate with a blade change.
    I think you will find that applies to any of these devices.

    I always do...
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    I have been on the road and just got home to...

    I have been on the road and just got home to check.
    Looking at your model, mine is quite a different set up and has 3 screws to allow it to be removed.

    Sorry to confuse.

    Regards

    Bauldy
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    Are you sure you are comparing "Like with Like"?...

    Are you sure you are comparing "Like with Like"?
    I tried looking at the different models as I have a longer term interest in a similar purchase, and the Woodfast model for that price was a Spiral...
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    Are you sure you are comparing "Like with Like"?...

    Are you sure you are comparing "Like with Like"?
    I tried looking at the different models as I have a longer term interest in a similar purchase, and the Woodfast model for that price was a Spiral...
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    I remove the blade guide from my Hafco. It comes...

    I remove the blade guide from my Hafco. It comes off fairly easily and clears the way.

    Not sure if this is similar on other models.

    Regards

    Bauldy

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  20. I think many of these saws come out of the same...

    I think many of these saws come out of the same factory with minor changes to things like motors, fences etc, and I think it is likely with these two.

    I think a more powerful motor is important,...
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    Another option is to buy this one: TRITON TRA001...

    Another option is to buy this one:
    TRITON TRA001 1/2" PLUNGE ROUTER | Power Tools | Gumtree Australia Burnside Area - Kensington Park | 1234489658

    You would have to add postage but then you have...
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    Sounds like an exception. I also bought the...

    Sounds like an exception.
    I also bought the blower with the bonus battery, and it came within a week. I also received another battery on a different deal and it arrived equally as quickly.
    I have...
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    Vicmarc VL100 Lathe on Gumtree

    Vicmark VL100 Woodworking Lathe including accessories | Power Tools | Gumtree Australia Campbelltown Area - Athelstone | 1232687348


    Not sure if the price is reasonable, but there seem a lot of...
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    It may depend on what you are trying to achieve....

    It may depend on what you are trying to achieve. If you primarily want to get your machines operational, I would be inclined to buy suitable 240V motors, secondhand if you can find suitable ones. The...
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    Great job, very impressed. Bauldy

    Great job, very impressed.

    Bauldy
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    I don't know that particular lathe but it seems...

    I don't know that particular lathe but it seems quite a reasonable buy and particularly with Tools and Scroll Chuck included at that that price.

    I think the 1 HP motor is important as is...
  27. You will get a lot of differing views as there is...

    You will get a lot of differing views as there is probably no right answer for everyone, as we all have different preferences and budgets.
    I originally used a cheap "soldering iron" type device and...
  28. Thread: Belt sander

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    WANTED:SA. There is a good one on gumtree today. Seems...

    There is a good one on gumtree today.

    Seems too cheap so either an issue or will go quick.

    Bauldy

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    Too late, just gone.
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    The Redemptions also provide a good avenue for...

    The Redemptions also provide a good avenue for Gumtree sales as many people either do not want the saw or already have one. I purchased a brand new Makita one from Gumtree, still in plastic wrap that...
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    I suspect they are the same or close enough. It...

    I suspect they are the same or close enough. It seems to commonly happen that Bunnings reduce prices on matching goods when Aldi bring out there specials.
    They price matched their Ryobi Thicknesser...
  31. It will be interesting to see how it performs in...

    It will be interesting to see how it performs in the longer term, but from the Promo it looks like a real asset for your cutting.

    One thing I don't understand is that I thought the Gullett on a...
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    Good luck with this. Hopefully someone will...

    Good luck with this.
    Hopefully someone will have one to assist you.

    Regards

    Bauldy
  33. Thread: Symantec 1800

    by Bauldy
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    My 1500 uses an A41 belt. I know the motor is a...

    My 1500 uses an A41 belt. I know the motor is a larger size on the 1800, but the pulleys and belt may be the same.

    Bauldy
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    I used a heat gun and a mould to reduce the...

    I used a heat gun and a mould to reduce the diameter. Worked well but was a lot of effort for the outcome. Wish I had found the couplings or possibly paid the extra for the 160mm hose!
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    While you do not want to annoy neighbours with...

    While you do not want to annoy neighbours with noise, you also don't want to put up with excessive noise yourself.
    I would be putting the Clearvue outside in a soundproof enclosure which, if it is...
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    I don't think there will be a lot, as everyone...

    I don't think there will be a lot, as everyone was too busy watching, talking and eating, but hopefully someone got some.

    A great day and many thanks to Cal and Kym for organising and hosting.
    ...
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    See you all tomorrow. The weather looks like one...

    See you all tomorrow.
    The weather looks like one if the better days for the week.

    Bauldy
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    I have a Razer tip, and while I do not use it a...

    I have a Razer tip, and while I do not use it a lot, I consider it the best of what was locally available.
    Yes the handles/Tips are expensive, but they are easy to change.
    I only commonly use a few...
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    Handles

    456015

    I will bring along some surplus cupboard handles to give away, which came as part of an auction lot for anyone who wants any.
    They are good quality, but only one of each unfortunately as...
  40. Sorry to hear about these incidents, which would...

    Sorry to hear about these incidents, which would obviously have put a dampener on the day.
    Hopefully you may get some of these back.

    Bauldy
  41. Thread: circle cutting,

    by Bauldy
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    I cut as best I can with the jigsaw or bandsaw,...

    I cut as best I can with the jigsaw or bandsaw, but then trim on the router table with a jig.
    It means two machines, but works for me!

    Bauldy
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    Perhaps move post to the Dust Collection section...

    Perhaps move post to the Dust Collection section to get some further input although I think the above answer sums it up.

    Bauldy
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    Cal, Not sure what your thoughts are about...

    Cal,

    Not sure what your thoughts are about catering, but with the numbers you are getting perhaps suggest an "entry fee" to cover all food, tea coffee etc. While some people have offered to bring...
  44. Thread: Pin nailer

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    Well done, it will be good to get some feedback...

    Well done, it will be good to get some feedback after a bit of use.

    I have a cheap air one and it jams a lot so would like to upgrade at some stage, but I do not use it a lot so at the back of the...
  45. Thread: Pin nailer

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    Well done, it will be good to get some feedback...

    Well done, it will be good to get some feedback after a bit of use.

    I have a cheap air one and it jams a lot so would like to upgrade at some stage, but I do not use it a lot so at the back of the...
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    "I wasnt aware you could purchase just the base."...

    "I wasnt aware you could purchase just the base."

    Sorry, I did not mean that when I said Base Saw, probably should have said Basic Saw.

    I will PM you with my contact details.

    Bauldy
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Keep looking - I saw one on Gumtree about 2...

    Keep looking - I saw one on Gumtree about 2 months ago, so they do pop up. Don't recall the price, but it went quickly.

    Regards

    Bauldy
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    You will get lots of good advice here, but you...

    You will get lots of good advice here, but you will ultimately have to make your own decision as not all of it will agree.

    I bought second hand as I could not justify the cost for my small useage....
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    I will pencil that date down and confirm when it...

    I will pencil that date down and confirm when it gets closer.

    Regards


    Bauldy
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    I will pencil that date down and confirm when it...

    I will pencil that date down and confirm when it gets closer.

    Regartds
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