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    The more I hear about Ebay & Amazon the more I...

    The more I hear about Ebay & Amazon the more I think would not use their services for our coming business venture. Their onerous rules and big brother watchdog style required for participation...
  2. Mine came today 2 days late which I thought was...

    Mine came today 2 days late which I thought was pretty good and it was in a tin with a hinged lid!! As for Banggood I haven't had a single email etc since I bought it.
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    Thanks Lance, his work is very good, no frills...

    Thanks Lance, his work is very good, no frills presentation, high editing skills and sharp photography. I think he has watched Clickspring or Clickspring perhaps watched him, they are both excellent...
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    Australian Wood Workers on You Tube

    Is there an Australian WW on Youtube you follow or have looked at? I know there have been other threads on YT wood workers but I want to assemble a list of Australian content.

    Thanks
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    A few of us organised our own sharpening seminar...

    A few of us organised our own sharpening seminar a few years ago which mainly showed different methods of sharpening but it has not been repeated since. I agree, it should be the first thing that is...
  6. My daughter looked at it for about 5 seconds....

    My daughter looked at it for about 5 seconds. Apparently if you end the relationship she was told that they dispose of any remaining unsold stock by throwing it out.
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    It seems a bit weird to me, spend thousands on a...

    It seems a bit weird to me, spend thousands on a flight/holiday and not want to buy good hearing protection.
  8. The Amazon ones will cost AUD72.22 delivered to...

    The Amazon ones will cost AUD72.22 delivered to Oz.
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    Not a good idea in a shed, line the run all power...

    Not a good idea in a shed, line the run all power externally in plastic trays. It make it far easier to modify and change things in the years to come. I had the electricals in my shed changed some...
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    Getting Old Has Its Advantages

    We do a lot of online shopping because we don't live in the metro area and besides that it is easy and I am lazy and fuel costs heaps. I often find that a parcel gets delivered and neither of us can...
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    I got chastised the last time I mentioned this...

    I got chastised the last time I mentioned this but an exhaust valve from a car cylinder head with the head cut off it and a handle to hold the shaft will do the job and it will cost basically nothing...
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    My aim with disposal is to keep the dust as...

    My aim with disposal is to keep the dust as undisturbed as possible and using a shovel will mean disturbing the dust and having to wear PPE to prevent breathing it. I use those big blue plastic...
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    I received this answer a few hours after asking...

    I received this answer a few hours after asking the question.....

    Yes we confirm it is the interference created by the VFD.

    If the VFD is PI9130A or PI500, please try to reduce the value of...
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    Thanks Colin, very interesting. What puzzles me...

    Thanks Colin, very interesting. What puzzles me is why I have not experienced the problem before this on other equipment as I have been using VFD's for many years or perhaps I did and have forgotten...
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    Thanks Bob, I have also asked Powtran the...

    Thanks Bob, I have also asked Powtran the question so let's see what they say.
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    Powtran VFD Question

    There is no good place to ask this so I thought here is as good as any. I have many years experience with Powtran VFD's and this is the first time I have had any sort of issue with one. I installed...
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    Paul, a bit OT but I would like to ask a question...

    Paul, a bit OT but I would like to ask a question about your collection of saws and that is why you got involved in collecting hand saws in the first place. Did You deliberately make a decision to do...
  18. Chinese quality varies as we know, let me tell a...

    Chinese quality varies as we know, let me tell a tale of woe or more likely frustration over many years. A mate of mine imports camper trailers from China and he has changed suppliers many times...
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    That is the 110V version, UK construction sites...

    That is the 110V version, UK construction sites use 110V tools apparently.
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    A magnet would keep it vertical.

    A magnet would keep it vertical.
  21. Don't use the 5 cut method, do it the way Sam...

    Don't use the 5 cut method, do it the way Sam Blasko does it, way quicker and possibly more accurate. Can you explain how & what you did and is the hose now 150mm?
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    Later this year if all goes well but more likely...

    Later this year if all goes well but more likely early next year, we have been working on it for about 18 months and we now have to tie up the loose ends for marketing etc. I bet money you buy one!
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    I am going very well for an old fart and about to...

    I am going very well for an old fart and about to start a new business venture that will make your system even better but I can't elaborate too much on that at the moment. I guarantee you are going...
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    John, I remember your doubts but it all worked...

    John, I remember your doubts but it all worked out in the end.
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    I have had more colonoscopies than I care to...

    I have had more colonoscopies than I care to think about and they never get better. They gave me the photos about ten years ago and I told them not to waste the film in future and the doctor who has...
  26. Somewhere in the archives there is a thread...

    Somewhere in the archives there is a thread showing how it was done using sheet metal but don't ask me where it is or how to find it. The thread may not even make sense as a lot of pictures in the...
  27. Check the fence square the easy way ...

    Check the fence square the easy way


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNBy1ppndIY

    It is worth watching all Sam's videos
  28. Make sure the internal hose is not blocked and...

    Make sure the internal hose is not blocked and has no holes in it. I run mine on a Clearvue and it is still crap and eventually when I have no jobs on it is going to cop a 150mm PVC pipe coming off...
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    For those here who did not see Trevor's work grab...

    For those here who did not see Trevor's work grab a brew and read this https://www.woodworkforums.com/f174/2-3-scale-indian-straight-178761?highlight=replionics

    He truely was a talent that has...
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    I haven't got that saw but my method is to look...

    I haven't got that saw but my method is to look at the blade and as soon as it deflects because the bearing has pushed it then back off a bit. The clearance is not that critical, if the blade has...
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    The shading is what I was referring to as I can...

    The shading is what I was referring to as I can put a jumper on in the winter. Landrovers used to use a second roof spaced above the main one to get the same effect as the air was forced through the...
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    Beardy, I must say I am puzzled by your response.

    Beardy, I must say I am puzzled by your response.
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    The issue outweighs the dollars for me. Everyone...

    The issue outweighs the dollars for me. Everyone complains about tin rooves, adds internal insulation wich acts a s a heat bank for when the sun goes down and then the heat of the day gets extended...
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    Any chance to avoid a roof penetration should be...

    Any chance to avoid a roof penetration should be grabbed with both hands. We have two solar tubes installed many years ago and recently leaks started and they might leak again for all I know. I am...
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    At this link WoodRiver CBN Grinding Wheel ...

    At this link WoodRiver CBN Grinding Wheel



    RobCosman.com the wheel is shown as CBN but the imbedded video at the link shows him referring to it as a diamond wheel as does the link...
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    I don't know Tony, maybe it gets some coverage ...

    I don't know Tony, maybe it gets some coverage

    >Provision of a ventilator, air humidifier, portable suction machine and/or cough assist machine and consumables.<

    It might be worth asking the...
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    That reminds me of anvil throwing ...

    That reminds me of anvil throwing


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHuQy0mqW5I
  38. Cyclones work best if the cone is longer than...

    Cyclones work best if the cone is longer than what is commonly made in Asia. They also need a bigger impeller because to work in the manner they do they are inefficient and it is exactly this that...
  39. Derek, being the curious person I am I have to...

    Derek, being the curious person I am I have to ask why the guides need replacing, are they simply worn out?
  40. Let's attack it from a different direction, when...

    Let's attack it from a different direction, when you get a cyclone what are you going to use to power it? I thought you were talking of a smaller unit than a CV. prices were always going to climb...
  41. I think if you tried to import one 170AUD would...

    I think if you tried to import one 170AUD would seem cheap and I suspect you won't find many if any DIY cyclones at all apart from BP's.
  42. Set the ribbon to auto and use control + F1 to...

    Set the ribbon to auto and use control + F1 to bring it up?
  43. This video is Italian And it is full of tricks...

    This video is Italian And it is full of tricks and techniques on a BS. He shows his sliding table about five minutes in but the whole video is worth watching. The man is obviously a professional...
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    DRO on K3 Hammer Cross Cut Fence

    I have had this idea kicking around for a fair while and as I have a few days between jobs I thought I would have a go at trying to build a proof of concept and see if it could be done using the...
  45. VICTORIA Keep in mind you can any accessory you want after...

    Keep in mind you can any accessory you want after you buy one of these saws and it costs no more than if ordered with the machine.
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    Pretty normal on non filtered Atmospheric engines...

    Pretty normal on non filtered Atmospheric engines and has been as long as I have been involved in racing and modifying motors and that's a damned long time. I posted an article on here years ago from...
  47. BCT were taken over by a Chinese company and the...

    BCT were taken over by a Chinese company and the production moved to China when the original owner retired. Story here

    About Bridge City Tool Works
  48. Not if there is no international protected IP on...

    Not if there is no international protected IP on the item. It may have protection in the US but not elsewhere as well which makes it available for copying as well. I have been at the wrong end of a...
  49. Thanks Dennis, You owe me forty minutes I spent...

    Thanks Dennis, You owe me forty minutes I spent looking at Banggood but I did compare prices on the Kerfmaker and they are better than half price compared to Ebay so I bought one. :)
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    The number one reason the generic Asian grinders...

    The number one reason the generic Asian grinders shake is the poor tolerances between the shaft thread and the nut thread. This causes the nut to tighten and not be straight and parallel to the shaft...
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