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    Stand it inside an old tyre. If it's only 6" dia....

    Stand it inside an old tyre. If it's only 6" dia. maybe a wheelbarrow tyre. If you miss hit they tyre wont hurt the axe/splitter. If it's snug in there you can split it a number of times without the...
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    I really don't know if they will react but it...

    I really don't know if they will react but it would be a shame to find out 6 months after you complete it. Just something to consider
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    Buy a link belt and cut the old one off. The link...

    Buy a link belt and cut the old one off. The link belt will make it run even quieter.
    Sending you a PM re VSD control.
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    I'd go the epoxy route as well. You really need...

    I'd go the epoxy route as well. You really need to seal the steel as it will oxidise and possibly stain the huon down the track. Or use high quality stainless. Also just thinking out loud.
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    It probably is an '81. Might have been the...

    It probably is an '81. Might have been the changeover year. I had two of those lathes (still have one in storage) and they were '76 and '77 I think. Both had grease nipples. You should do a VSD...
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    Yes

    Yes
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    You can buy a remote control unit from Auto Blast...

    You can buy a remote control unit from Auto Blast Gates. 10 amp or 15 amp. Ready to go, no wiring. :D
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    There is a leatherworking sub forum here.

    There is a leatherworking sub forum here.
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    Thanks Poundy, the switch arrived today. And...

    Thanks Poundy, the switch arrived today.
    And thankyou for the extra you included. :2tsup:
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    $140 for a #46 even with only one blade is pretty...

    $140 for a #46 even with only one blade is pretty good. They are very hard to find
  11. Penrith in Northern England. Not that handy for...

    Penrith in Northern England. Not that handy for Crowie.
  12. The Stanleys are hard to find. I got a little bit...

    The Stanleys are hard to find. I got a little bit lucky. I picked one up at a second hand place for next to nothing. Works beautifully so when I saw two for sale in a job lot I grabbed them. I...
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    Nice pick up Lance. I will have one of these,...

    Nice pick up Lance. I will have one of these, complete with cabinet, new bearings, paintjob and VSD upgrade for sale as soon as things get back to normal whatever that will look like. They are great...
  14. China is very hit and miss. I'm waiting on things...

    China is very hit and miss. I'm waiting on things ordered in early March but have had deliveries of other things within two weeks. (I have been placing a lot of orders during lockdown but I tried to...
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    Sorry Stew, PEN hasn't been on for over two years

    Sorry Stew, PEN hasn't been on for over two years
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    A photo of how you have it assembled/setup would...

    A photo of how you have it assembled/setup would help. I googled a No. 50 but there were lots of changes throughout it's life so not sure what your version is.
  17. Where are you in Sydney? Someone local may be...

    Where are you in Sydney? Someone local may be able to drop by and give you a hand. Oh, and don't squirt WD40 near the chuck. It won't help and it may prevent the chuck from gripping in the future
  18. I won't sell on eBay any more. Buyer protection...

    I won't sell on eBay any more. Buyer protection is stupid. I sold a phone after I upgraded. Buyer protection kicked in and I couldn't access the funds the purchaser had paid for 30 days in case there...
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    N.S.W. You need to wait for the next Elvis festival and...

    You need to wait for the next Elvis festival and set up a stall.
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    Except all your cuts would be out by the size of...

    Except all your cuts would be out by the size of the kerf. You would have to add the kerf on to each cut.
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    I've got a spare one of those switches (the ones...

    I've got a spare one of those switches (the ones Aldav linked) sitting here. I bought two, put one on my Tanner table saw and sold the machine I was going to put the other one on before I got around...
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    They are not that accurate. I have a couple. The...

    They are not that accurate. I have a couple. The stated accuracy is (2mm +5x 10(-5)D) (Thats ...10 to the power of minus 5 times the distance) I couldn't get the superscript to work on the forum.
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    N.S.W. Bandsaw is sold.

    Bandsaw is sold.
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    Sticky: I got the star point brought out on three motors...

    I got the star point brought out on three motors for a total cost of $80. I pulled the motors apart and just took the stators in.
    This was at a random motor rewinders that I looked up and found the...
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    144pc Mix Set Grade 1 to 6 Jeweller Saw Blades...

    144pc Mix Set Grade 1 to 6 Jeweller Saw Blades For Precise Cutting Sawing Blade 787099320492 | eBay
    How about these ones Shane
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    N.S.W. Scroll saw is sold

    Scroll saw is sold
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    N.S.W. Paul Call 12" Bandsaw

    I acquired this some time ago. I refurbished the saw with the exception of the front cover. Painted, new bearings, new tyres. I don't have the room to set it up so it has to go.
    It comes with a 240V...
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    Have you considered powering the existing 3 phase...

    Have you considered powering the existing 3 phase motor with a single phase input VSD. You can use the existing motor and gain speed control and motor protection.
    There are a number of threads on...
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    N.S.W. SOLD....After a short pause to work out the...

    SOLD....After a short pause to work out the separation anxiety the DS is heading to a warmer climate.
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    N.S.W. Send away.

    Send away.
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    N.S.W. I can break it down into a fairly small package. ...

    I can break it down into a fairly small package.
    ...a few minutes later...
    I've boxed it up. Aus post parcel post calculator says $24 ($23.30, I rounded up).It weighs 7 kg
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    N.S.W. Record Power DS19 Drill Stand

    Had this for a while but has had very little use as I found a nice drill press not long after getting this.
    One of the better of this type of drill stand.

    $60 plus postage or pickup from...
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    N.S.W. Woodfast 24" Scroll Saw

    I have very little room and need to make some space for another machine. I don't use this enough to justify hanging on to it. Nice bit of old cast iron. Single phase, fitted with quick change blade...
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    We believe in you Fletty. Get it done

    We believe in you Fletty. Get it done
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    A.C.T. Afraid bullseye hasn't been on the forum for over...

    Afraid bullseye hasn't been on the forum for over a year
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    They usually charge extra for the curvy effect

    They usually charge extra for the curvy effect
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    An Incra is the way to do those.(Do you have an...

    An Incra is the way to do those.(Do you have an Incra on the TS, I can't remember) Run the slots on a large piece of ply and cut off the strips.
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    Have you thought about replacing the internals...

    Have you thought about replacing the internals with a modern contactor and TOL. You could still use the old buttons to maintain the period aspect. With a modern TOL you could put in one that covers...
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    A bit of hair spray in the socket

    A bit of hair spray in the socket
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    Poundy, I have the Beall 1" thread kit if you...

    Poundy, I have the Beall 1" thread kit if you want to have a play. I also have the ", " and 1" kit.
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    That was 6 years ago. I'd guess that the IGBTs...

    That was 6 years ago. I'd guess that the IGBTs are in the bin by now.
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    WANTED:VIC Have you checked the cost of a phase changer? 3...

    Have you checked the cost of a phase changer?
    3 Phase Converter - New or Used 3 Phase Converter for sale - Australia
    Depending on the size of your motors you may want to research single to 3 phase...
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    WOW! Pity you're two years too late

    Pity you're two years too late
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    The motor won't spin in the wrong direction. Just...

    The motor won't spin in the wrong direction. Just bypass the switch. Brown to Red, Blue to blue. I usually just join the cables and leave the switch there to fill the hole but you can replace it with...
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    You reverse 3 phase by swapping two phases. Not a...

    You reverse 3 phase by swapping two phases. Not a star/delta Henry, only two phases being switched. Do you like how the open set of contacts are still live and sit just under the metal lid? That's...
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    I subscribe to HTR but I hadn't seen that one. ...

    I subscribe to HTR but I hadn't seen that one. Ah-ha so the pawl actually advances the blade. Thanks.
    The 1/2 switch still looks like a reverse. I'd need to check all the connections but you can...
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    I love this old gear. Proper engineering goes...

    I love this old gear. Proper engineering goes into this type of thing. I can see how the file moves and the tooth pawl to limit the blade travel but I cant work out how the band is advanced. :shrug:...
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    The fact that that halfwit thought he had scored...

    The fact that that halfwit thought he had scored a major point just reinforces everyone's opinion of him. Clearly too subtle for some to grasp. :doh:
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    One of the TP manufacturers has stated that while...

    One of the TP manufacturers has stated that while they will work hard to restock shelves they won't be going all out and paying heaps of overtime, because when the crisis is over, no-one is going to...
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