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    Slicks are the normal racing tyre, however I...

    Slicks are the normal racing tyre, however I would not discard the grooved ones - save them for a rainy day.
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    In case contaminates have been put in the fuel...

    In case contaminates have been put in the fuel tank.
  3. Thread: Car park

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    Here in Australia, we generally apply the...

    Here in Australia, we generally apply the "parking brake".

    Perhaps the woman seeing the puppy said "Just put it in the park". :rolleyes:
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    I hope your cough has nothing to do with...

    I hope your cough has nothing to do with something starting with Carona...
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    Coming together nicely. Puffing Billy railway...

    Coming together nicely.

    Puffing Billy railway museum at Menzies Creek Menzies Creek Museum - Puffing Billy has both a Shay and a Climax engine. The latter is operative. (Unfortunately not...
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    I often need to repair something the nurses have...

    I often need to repair something the nurses have put tape on.
    No fun trying to get the tape off.
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    Have a look at any writing on the tube. Should...

    Have a look at any writing on the tube. Should tell you if it is LED or not.
  8. Thread: Old 99

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    Just have a look at a couple of Keith 1's builds...

    Just have a look at a couple of Keith 1's builds for an idea of cab details.
  9. Contact the administrators.

    Contact the administrators.
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    Very nice colors and a very bright design. More...

    Very nice colors and a very bright design. More so with what you and all of us are going through at the moment.

    Hopes it brighten ups many lives.
  11. Thread: Old 99

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    Looks interesting, I'm on board. About what size...

    Looks interesting, I'm on board.
    About what size will it be when finished?
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    Axle box covers make it look complete. Like the...

    Axle box covers make it look complete. Like the KH casting. :2tsup:
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    Looking good Keith. Just need the axle box covers...

    Looking good Keith. Just need the axle box covers to fit over the bearing. (Perhaps you could have KH cast in them.)
    With the brakes just remember that your best friend gravity is what causes the...
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    :2tsup: Looks a really good model. Well done.

    :2tsup:
    Looks a really good model. Well done.
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    Sorry to hear your cars been stolen. Hopefully...

    Sorry to hear your cars been stolen.
    Hopefully it will be recovered without much damage.
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    Read that as a railway driver to his new fireman....

    Read that as a railway driver to his new fireman.
    Start shoveling, John.
  17. Might add to weight and cost, but makes it easier...

    Might add to weight and cost, but makes it easier to hang on hollow walls. (Unlike some flat pack cabinets.)
  18. I heard DT say America was the envy of the world....

    I heard DT say America was the envy of the world. Not sure why though? Perhaps because of more cases and deaths?

    Thank you for the first hand in sight.
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    With "Stay at home" orders what will be the...

    With "Stay at home" orders what will be the outcome in 12 months.

    Will there be a spike up (or down) in births?
    Will there be an increase in separation and divorces?
    Perhaps there will be an...
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    Farmer went to the bank for a loan and was turned...

    Farmer went to the bank for a loan and was turned down. :(
    That weekend he won the lottery, more than the loan amount. :)
    Guess which bank he did not deposit the winnings in?
  21. Thread: Making room

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    VICTORIA Re 1 "Ryobi 10" Sliding Crosscut Mitre Saw", is...

    Re 1 "Ryobi 10" Sliding Crosscut Mitre Saw", is it a sliding saw or just a compound miter saw as pictured?

    Can you include a picture of the actual item rather than one off the internet?
  22. HEADS UP Listened to the service from the Australian War...

    Listened to the service from the Australian War Memorial. Only one in the street up. Had some candles along the driveway.

    Lest We Forget.
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    My thought was the coarse thread screwed directly...

    My thought was the coarse thread screwed directly in to timber, the finer thread into a fitting, or a nut. Used in furniture to attach legs or castors.

    I am sure I will corrected if wrong.
  24. HEADS UP I have often thought of going to the dawn service...

    I have often thought of going to the dawn service but never have.
    This year I plan to light some candles in the driveway. I also have a plan of putting a candle in a glass jar in case of poor...
  25. It is a while since I have been there but I have...

    It is a while since I have been there but I have had no issues with Centrecom.
    I live within a short distance of two of their shops. One is very small (about 10m2) where you get good personal...
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    Cordless Drill

    Cordless drill. $19 inc postage. Very clean. Comes with chuck key. No battery charger (required)

    Footprint 160A Hand Drill
  27. Thread: Just Groans

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    Sorry, this one is over my head.

    Sorry, this one is over my head.
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    I understand your frustration. I work in a...

    I understand your frustration.
    I work in a medical facility. Currently we have closed wards and in the wards still operating a lot of empty beds.
    Staff ratios are crazy. Normally about four or five...
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    I see the erecting shop did not close for Easter....

    I see the erecting shop did not close for Easter.

    I thought you were going to say the locomotive was 1.5 M for social distancing, but with the tender you will be far enough apart. When you start...
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    Lockdown job

    In February SWMBO bought a chest freezer and then went mad stocking up for the lockdown we now have. Having time on my hand and plenty of 16mm melamine sheet, I bought some brackets and made up some...
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    I had been planing to make a box for my Festool...

    I had been planing to make a box for my Festool track alignment tool for over two years and while I did actually start it late last year, the actual build did not commence until March this year when...
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    For what ever reason, "...ad is no longer...

    For what ever reason, "...ad is no longer available."
  33. What you have not mentioned is how much space you...

    What you have not mentioned is how much space you have, or how you plan to deal with saw dust.

    For myself, a circular saw and guide rail and clamps is the cheap way to go - assuming you have a...
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    I would not have been able to pick that it was an...

    I would not have been able to pick that it was an old watch.
    Looks like a pressure gauge to me. You also have the correct units, Pounds per square inch. Younger folk might need to look that up!
    ...
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    Keith I have tried to attach an image of a actual...

    Keith I have tried to attach an image of a actual pair of gauge glasses so you can see how they are connected to a boiler. It has cocks (instead of valves,) and you will notice that the steam and...
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    Yes. Normally there is a pipe to a tundish or...

    Yes. Normally there is a pipe to a tundish or below the floor.
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    Nice work Keith. The gauge glass will have a...

    Nice work Keith.
    The gauge glass will have a connection to the steam space (top) and one below the glass to the boiler, hopefully in the water space. These are generally fitted with (In America)...
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    VICTORIA That's a steal. A lot of new routers are more...

    That's a steal.

    A lot of new routers are more than what your asking. I paid twice that for an OF1400 in fair condition.

    Good luck with your sale.
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    Sliding doors. Fun. Hope they slide easy and no...

    Sliding doors. Fun. Hope they slide easy and no little bits of fuel gets stuck in the slides. Of that's right its a wood burner. Makes it a bit easier, so long as the billets fit through the fire...
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    CLAIMED I'm in.

    I'm in.
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    Nice picture of the backplate in the cab. Points...

    Nice picture of the backplate in the cab. Points to note - as is normal American practice the Engineer (driver) is sitting on the right in reach of the regulator and the reverser (Johnson Bar). I...
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    Link and pin coupler. Railway coupling -...

    Link and pin coupler. Railway coupling - Wikipedia Not the safest to use but found in North America in the early days of railroading up to the turn of the century (1900).
    The little details are what...
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    PS: Does anyone know if Bunnings or M10 are still...

    PS: Does anyone know if Bunnings or M10 are still open? Does anyone care?[/QUOTE]

    Here in Victoria yes they are (at the moment).
    Yes I care. I need the hardware store open for spare parts and...
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    Sorry to hear what you are going through. Be...

    Sorry to hear what you are going through.
    Be prepared for tougher visiting restrictions. Where I work they have cut visiting hours and only one visitor a day. (With some exceptions.) Also no...
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    Nice smoke box door and ring. Any ideal if you...

    Nice smoke box door and ring.
    Any ideal if you are fitting the "smoke box door" with plain handles, or a handle and wheel? That is assuming the door has not got buttons all the way around which...
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    One positive that has come is the reduction in...

    One positive that has come is the reduction in the number of aircraft been flown which should reduce the amount of greenhouse gases produced.

    CoVid 19 could be more effective than Greta T.
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    Please note that Vegimite in no longer owned by...

    Please note that Vegimite in no longer owned by "Kraft". It is now owned, since 2017, by Bega Cheese.
    Vegemite - Wikipedia
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    You might want to watch this from about 10:30...

    You might want to watch this from about 10:30 YouTube No, that is not the recommended way to eat vegimite. As others have said, spread it thinly on bread, toast or savory biscuits. It is salty and...
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    Sorry to hear Bowls has been curtailed, but it...

    Sorry to hear Bowls has been curtailed, but it does give us more shed time; either that or more time with the partner. :oo:

    Your model is starting to ring a tune. Will need to build up some steam...
  50. If fitting a privacy lock, make sure it can be...

    If fitting a privacy lock, make sure it can be unlocked on the outside.
    I had a client (with young child) who wanted a bolt fitted inside the bathroom. Would make it difficult to access in an...
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