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    Interesting

    Interesting.

    You see...

    You say that your guilty of reporting my posts not because they break any of the rules - but because they don't interest you.

    Surely the option to put me on your...
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    One

    One of your former "mods" made me aware of the list!

    Also - I haven't broken rules - you've as much admitted you delete and ban coz you don't like or agree with what "content" members contribute!...
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    All

    All the trouble here for me personally has been trying to help others.

    I've had posts deleted with zero advice.

    If your on the mods watch list they view every post looking for an excuse to...
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    Don't bother

    I don't bother trying to "contribute anything (advice) worthwhile" to help others now.

    Too many posts deleted and bannings etc - I'm over it.

    If I can get help from others for whatever need I...
  5. I like

    I do like the design with 1 or 2 reservations.

    1. wearing a nose clip?

    2. Despite the drool of the resp o rater with its exhaust valve low down in front - I think thats where it should go on...
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    Its

    Its all good comrades. :D

    Its a one handed chainsaw - leave the other one free to hold your Vodka. :wink: :D
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    New Log Slabber attachement.

    New Log Slabber Attachment...

    Russian McGyver's new invention.

    She'll be right mate - no need for chain brake, bar oil, etc etc.

    This is how the Russians won the space race putting sputnik...
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    Theres 3 of them!

    There's 3 of them there available at that price Bob!.
    They are only half what I paid for mine ($600) admittedly mine has 8 inch inlet (and unused / new) and sell retail around the $1200.
    Look like...
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    Yeah this is driving me nuts.

    With the hand wheel thing - if I get one too large in dia, there's a likelihood fingers will get caught / jammed maybe between the outer rim of the hand wheel and edge of the saw table, while...
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    You mentioned

    You mentioned painting the concrete floor.

    Might this be of interest to you possibly?
    ...
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    Bobs?

    Darn jargon.. BOB's?

    Missus assures me it likely stands for "Battery Operated Boyfriend" - but I am yet to be convinced. :?

    Sure looks purty... :2tsup:

    Espresso Coffee...
  12. good old days - termite sacrifical anodes!

    Back in the dark ages, when building timber shearing sheds etc, the carpenters would get arsenic powder and spread it on the face of a say Karri board, lay another board on top and use long nails to...
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    Bitter Aloes

    Bitter aloes sets me off,

    Allocasuarina fraseriana (WA Sheoke) as the name infers, is a hardwood that the saw dust leaves a bitter alloes taste in the back of your nose and throat, and will get...
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    Still watching

    Still watching with much interest.
    I have to say your very meticulous & neat and accurate with all your work. It is neat WIP built to watch in progress & a credit to you.
    Have you considered maybe...
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    According to the designer

    According to the designer the bore is 3/8th inch dia.

    Least that's what he thinks.
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    I hear you

    I do hear you.

    The hand wheel gets minimum turns, the height adjuster has a speed nut, so you push the speed nut, and lever the blade up or down to near the height you want - let go of the speed...
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    Thanks CO

    Thanks CO - it looks great however I think it's a tad large for the job at 6 inches unfortunately.
    Somewhere between 3 & 3/4 inches to 4 inches would be the ideal, I am reliably told by the...
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    Gday

    G'day Digger, from another sandgroper.

    Madness takes it's toll - please have exact change handy! :wink:

    Cheers
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    Sound proofing

    I looked into sound proofing my shed.
    It's a lot closer to my neighbors than yours (<10 meters).
    Also the lad wants to play electric gee-tars up there with his Marshall amp etc.
    Sound...
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    If

    If your going to insulate and line the interior wall faces - you'd probably be best running all your power and conduits etc inside first.
    You have a ways to go yet but you've broken the back of it....
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    Probably moot now

    It's probably moot now coz you have your pad & footings down already.

    One problem with havingyour pads say an inch or so below finished floor level - is that you don't have the mesh over the top...
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    When they went bust

    When they went bust, the employees bought the right to continue to cast parts and make machines etc and they managed to keep the brand alive for a while in the old Belmont premises - but I guess...
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    Nobody

    Nobody reads anything longer than a text message these days (usually while they are driving) :rolleyes:. You only need the reading & comprehension skills of a gnat these days because your mobile...
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    Thanks Guys.

    I am bookmarking all these links pages for later use - so thanks all for putting them up.

    That gold looking titanium nitride plating looks wonderful! I have a set of drill bits with that plating...
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    Yes

    Yes,

    http://cdm.elesa.it/imm/foto/Elesa+Ganter/7162_DIN_950__+I_p_i.jpg

    Something like this from DD Barry - if I changed the rotating knob to be fat and squat to reduce overall height would...
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    Chris

    Chris it's a great idea and yes I'd be happy with gold electroplating it.

    I actually have a couple small raw gold nuggets picked up out in the Yilgarn Goldfields...some years back - that I would...
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    Just 1

    I am just after 1 for myself.

    There's a group of guys all own Robland X31's worldwide in a yahoo email group - who are after about 8 adjusters (so far) in total as "a group buy".

    Thus far, no...
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    Apparently

    Apparently plating with alloys like brass bronze is quite tricky for a home DIY application.

    I read that it involves some nasty combinations of chemicals and constant monitoring of the chemical...
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    Sure,

    Sure thing - what a terrific suggestion - I hadn't even thought of that! :2tsup:

    Thank you very much indeed.

    There are any number of suitable hand wheels available online in steel and stainless...
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    Whereabouts

    Whereabouts would you buy 4 inch dia Brass or Phosphor Bronze Barstock in a short length/s - to spin up a hand wheel on a lathe?
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    in

    In my minds eye....

    http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a70/troutylow/23931708-detail-of-an-old-fire-fighting-vehicle_zpsa4883499.jpg

    I had been "imagining" something like this... (Which...
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    Best I can tell

    Best I can tell this hand wheel needs to be about 100mm dia (or less ~ 75mm+).
    I'm not sure where tig welding the brass would be required in making such a hand wheel?.
    Again I know zilch about this...
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    Brass Handwheel?

    http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a70/troutylow/HAInstall09_zpse6c81595.jpg

    Looking to source a small hand wheel for this little project, (A saw blade rise and fall precision height adjuster)...
  34. Worked

    Worked with Jack in CALM from 1987 ~ 1995.

    Went out with an old sleeper cutter to The old Ellis Creek Settlement (that closed in about 1926 from memory) He was raised and schooled there...

    This...
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    As you can probably tell

    As you can probably tell Derek,

    I'm not much good at watching.... I'm impatient if you haven't noticed.

    Plus the "mooderators" need a little excuse to exist every now n then, seems I'd slipped...
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    Other

    Other fasteners.

    After a lot of years in cabinet trade and fixing cabinets to brick walls... the ramset nylon anchors are my best guess.

    They seem to hold a bull out to p!ss. :wink:
    ...
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    Double brick

    In theory double brick should always be dry internally.

    Truthfully few are these days - down at floor level.

    Once upon a time, such walls were laid with timber battens the width of the gap, on...
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    Interesting

    An interesting read indeed.

    No idea what it will do when finished... tho? :?

    Will it tie my shoelaces for e.g.? (Being too fat to bend over and tie them myself - this would seem like a...
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    Only

    Only gonna be 39C here this afternoon.

    Its only 24C inside the house with the air con running.

    I briefly looked outside the door at the tin shed.... didn't even bother to venture outside the...
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    There are

    There are a few portable mills in the area.... heck probably he could dry hire one, if he was of a mind too.

    I don't believe he is of a mind to (buy rent or dry hire one).

    He has his reasons....
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    Mall cops? :wink:
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    Maybe

    Bob,

    Maybe if you prepared ahead of time some 3 inch by 3 inch x 3 inch wooden blocks, and took a 2 inch forstner bit along, each could make a cube within a cube project with the drill press?
    ...
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    Cool

    Cool,

    When you finish the log - drag that last bit out the way.

    When you cap the next one flat - stop milling - wind the height up 50- 60 millimeters & place that half round cap from the...
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    I've seen

    I've seen an old Alaskan Mill in operation with a pair of old 090's & a 72 inch bar on a huge old Jarrah Log and it was dreadfully tough going (days in fact before they gave up / quit) but the...
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    Not a worry

    The warranty isn't as much of a worry at the moment as the possibility of getting scammed for ~$3.6K on gumtree Bob. :oo:
    I would prefer the lad deals with some kind of legit dealer / business...
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    Water?

    Drink water?

    Are you mad?

    Ours contains recycled sewerage, treated and pumped below ground into the aquifer. :doh: :oo:

    No Cookies | Perth Now

    My old man always said "water was only fit...
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    Someone

    Someone (unknown to me - i.e. off gumtree) claims to be a pilot who fly's in and out of the US regularly contacted the lad and claims he can buy a coupe 660 mags in the USA and carry them as his...
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    Stihl MS660 Magnum Chainsaws

    Stihl MS660 Magnum Chainsaws.

    As the heading suggests, my eldest lad is possibly in the market for a pair of new Stihl MS 660 Magnum chainsaws.

    (He's also thinking maybe 1 x 660 magnum for...
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    Brain Teaser 2

    Brain Teaser 2.

    Disprove Albert Einsteins theory of special relativity e=mc^2

    :p :D

    (Neva loan munney to relatives) :wink:
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    yebbut

    Switt 775's 'mathematical response' ignores this "precondition". :wink:

    Here

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/1497450_688388197848413_53952321_n.jpg

    Cheers! :p :D
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