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    Dave, Happy the package has touched down and...

    Dave,
    Happy the package has touched down and you're happy with it. You're correct on the CA finish too. The lead from one of the pencils fell out so I filled it with glitter and CA'd it in.

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    Thanks to the organisers for putting this...

    Thanks to the organisers for putting this together, now I've got to figure out what I'm going to make :roll:
  3. I'm not concerned with who does up the list and...

    I'm not concerned with who does up the list and if it's out by a few days because of life then I'm not going to lose any sleep over it :2tsup:

    Once the list is posted I will contact my partner and...
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    I think you need to leave Australia to truly...

    I think you need to leave Australia to truly appreciate how good it is.
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    Here's a tricky "what tree is that" for you

    I drive past this tree nearly every day and finally decided to stop and get some pics for you... so over to you guys. What tree is it? :doh:
  6. Corbs, Australia, 1 Pen, Yes :)

    Corbs, Australia, 1 Pen, Yes :)
  7. Thanks John & MS. I tried in Photoshop but...

    Thanks John & MS. I tried in Photoshop but didn't have the settings as fine as 300 dpi (the default was 70 I think) so the result wasn't very good. I also had an issue I couldn't figure out sizing...
  8. Sorry, I should have been clearer... I have...

    Sorry, I should have been clearer... I have inkjet decal paper :)

    I do have another question now though... what application/software do you print from? I've been creating my image and rotating in...
  9. Thanks very much team... I've got inkjet paper so...

    Thanks very much team... I've got inkjet paper so will check out my options from here :)
  10. What printer are you using for waterslide decals?

    What make/model printer are you using to print waterslide decals? I've got a Brother DCP-J315W and am less than impressed with the results I'm getting. I've adjusted the settings as many different...
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    Rust-oleum Colorshift is what you're after...

    Rust-oleum Colorshift is what you're after :2tsup:

    You may need to order it in from a paint shop though. Bunnings & Masters didn't stock it when I was looking. I thought there had been a couple...
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    Making cycling safer for cyclists is never a bad...

    Making cycling safer for cyclists is never a bad thing.
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    So you're saying I should not ride within the law...

    So you're saying I should not ride within the law because you won't drive within it?

    It's you (and people like you) whose attitudes on the road which need to change. I was trying not to get...
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    This is an opinion not a law... too many people...

    This is an opinion not a law... too many people seem to confuse the two.

    I absolutely guarantee that if you come anywhere near me on my bike in your vehicle at the least you're operating the...
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    Took longer than I expected for the trolls to...

    Took longer than I expected for the trolls to find this thread and take it off to an anti cycling tangent. The original post was about the inadequacy of a sentence for a driver who killed a bike...
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    I think you're missing the point of strict...

    I think you're missing the point of strict liability... the heavier vehicle is assumed to be at fault unless proven otherwise. The bike rider who ran the red light is at fault and responsible. The...
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    Do you know the pervs record? How about we look...

    Do you know the pervs record? How about we look at the two cases without the history then...

    Case 1: Perv uses carrier service for sexting (assuming without permission) - At least 3 years jail
    ...
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    I think the two sentences were right but applied...

    I think the two sentences were right but applied to the wrong cases.

    I'm a big fan of the concept of strict liability too and that's to apply to all vehicles. The heaviest vehicle in the...
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    The courts are failing us

    Today in Australia a NSW man was sentenced to at least 3 years jail for sexting while a Tasmanian man who has four prior convictions for drink driving and was driving a car unlicensed when he hit...
  20. Thread: Nautical knots??

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    Moby, those ones aren't my work. I just found...

    Moby, those ones aren't my work. I just found them online as examples of the braiding. I've done more of those things than I care to count though :;

    JT, I've been in the Navy for 20 years and...
  21. Thread: Nautical knots??

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    The simplest one we use is just a series of half...

    The simplest one we use is just a series of half hitches like the white ropework on the left or the middle black section on the other pic. The purple section is called a turks head. They can be a...
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    Thanks for the feedback team. At least I've got...

    Thanks for the feedback team. At least I've got a starting point now to work from.


    Corbs
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    I apply at about 1500 rpm because I can't be...

    I apply at about 1500 rpm because I can't be bothered changing the pully on my lathe :roll:
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    Retail price V's Wholesale price?

    Morning all,
    I may be in the situation of needing to figure out a wholesale price for my pens. My retail price is the standard 3 x cost but how do you figure out the wholesale for bulk/regular...
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    Brad, The high oil content of the LV gives...

    Brad,
    The high oil content of the LV gives plenty of protection for the wood. My favourite daily user at work is a LV Gentlemans rollerball which is probably 3 years old now and still looks like it...
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    A few recent pens

    Here's a few pens I have recently finished.

    Pic 1 & 2: Chrome Gentlemans Rollerball in Mango & Gold Gentlemans Fountain Pen in Hakea
    Pic 3: Gold Gentlemans Fountain Pen in Hakea
    Pic 4: Chrome...
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    Thanks Crowie but as I said in your other post I...

    Thanks Crowie but as I said in your other post I only made the base not the hull :)
  28. Thanks Crowie but just to clarify, I only made...

    Thanks Crowie but just to clarify, I only made the base. The hull is part of the kit which the guy who's making it provided to make the base for.


    Corbs :)
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    Model display stand - USS Missouri

    Here's a project I've been working on for a while now. Normally you'd make the base for the completed model but this thing is going to be so big it was better to make the base prior to the model. ...
  30. I feel much better hearing other stories about...

    I feel much better hearing other stories about clutches and general life expectancy for them. My other two Roos have both run high km and I didn't have clutch issues with either. We got this one...
  31. Nathan, no issues with the DPF light but before...

    Nathan, no issues with the DPF light but before the last service I was getting the rear diff temp light coming on fairly regularly and then on constantly the day before the service. Apparently it's...
  32. Thanks Fred, I feel better hearing it from...

    Thanks Fred,
    I feel better hearing it from someone other than a Subaru dealer ;) This is my third Roo and I've but high k's on all of them but have never had a clutch go.


    Corbs
  33. Would you expect warranty to cover a worn out clutch?

    Afternoon all, I have a 2010 Subaru Forrester which has a two year extended warranty which started in 2013. It does have high km (230k) but the clutch went in it last night and the dealer has said...
  34. Thread: prefered finish

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    +1 for Kunos Oil. Very very easy to apply, gives...

    +1 for Kunos Oil. Very very easy to apply, gives a beautiful silky smooth finish, smells purdy and is foodsafe :2tsup:
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    You can turn in about 4 hours but I prefer to...

    You can turn in about 4 hours but I prefer to wait 24. Don't worry about the brand you use, I've tried expensive and cheap and couldn't tell them apart in terms of performance. Try not to get it on...
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    Here...

    Here you go :2tsup:
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    What sort of glue are you using? Hard to tell...

    What sort of glue are you using? Hard to tell from the pic but it looks a bit like there wasn't any glue coverage on the blown out section. I use polyurathane glue for nearly every pen I turn. ...
  38. DS, I only need it for a pen so a section of...

    DS, I only need it for a pen so a section of branch about 1" in diameter would be enough. Might make a visit to the Botanic Gardens tomorrow with the secateurs :;

    Most of the states don't have...
  39. Camphor is out as it's not a native species. ...

    Camphor is out as it's not a native species. Flooded Gum & Sydney Blue Gum are both options and I have some SBG in the shed somewhere which would satisfy the requirements.

    Finding a timber which...
  40. Wanted - Waratah/Telopea blank (or other NSW wood)

    Evening all, I've been tasked with making a few pens.

    4 x Qld woods (looked after thanks to Mapleman)
    1 x West Aussie wood (have plenty of Sheoak & Jarrah)
    1 x NSW wood. I've got a few ideas...
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    Guy builds a table - cool video

    I'm not sure if this has been posted in here already (please remove if it has) but I thought this was a good little time lapse video of a dining table build :2tsup:

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    That one sentence I think sums up your point of...

    That one sentence I think sums up your point of view neatly. You don't like cyclists. They are in your way and the only reason they are on their bikes is to be an inconvenience.

    As for the laws...
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    You have no idea of the experiences held within...

    You have no idea of the experiences held within the head on my shoulders so please don't assume make assumptions regarding its content. As for the lecturing, have you actually read your posts? You...
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    If the choice is mine why do you feel the need to...

    If the choice is mine why do you feel the need to continue lecturing me about it?
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    Why should it be dangerous to ride a bike on the...

    Why should it be dangerous to ride a bike on the road? I grew up in Elmore and rode to school in Rochester along the Northern Highway three times per week when I was a teenager. There was the...
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    The reason cyclists do this is because the front...

    The reason cyclists do this is because the front of the intersection is the safest place to be. Other vehicles can see us and the delay to drivers in real time is minimal. There are even bike bays...
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    I haven't yet ;)... to be honest that's all I've...

    I haven't yet ;)... to be honest that's all I've got at the moment so I'm looking forward to seeing your other ideas :2tsup:
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    I won't comment any further then.. I'd hate to...

    I won't comment any further then.. I'd hate to steal your thunder :q:doh:
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    It would be a lot of work but I think a salt and...

    It would be a lot of work but I think a salt and pepper grinder cut out and then cast in resin so the void is filled than them turned into the grinder would be pretty impressive as well :2tsup:
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    The first thing I thought when I saw this one was...

    The first thing I thought when I saw this one was a DNA double helix... maybe drill some holes through the two wood sections and glue in contrasting dowels :2tsup:

    Have to admit to starting one of...
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