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    All medical professionals are trained...

    All medical professionals are trained diagnosticians in their area of practise; you can't treat what you can't diagnose. You had a bad one, there's plenty of doctors and surgeons who also misdiagnose...
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    Bit late, but definitely +1 for a good sports...

    Bit late, but definitely +1 for a good sports physio; keeping people moving is what they do best.

    X-rays are pretty low-res compared to the other available options, if it's not a bone problem,...
  3. Thanks Bob, I was hoping (ok, I was expecting :p...

    Thanks Bob, I was hoping (ok, I was expecting :p ) you would chime in.

    I'm in the inner-ish suburbs of Melbourne, so there's a decent amount of traffic around, especially during peak hour, but I'm...
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    N.S.W. We bought a Leda 2hp at work and it came with a...

    We bought a Leda 2hp at work and it came with a 15A plug :shrug:
  5. Interesting air quality observations...

    In my ongoing quest to figure out what triggers my hypersensitivity to air impurities, I bought an Atmotube Pro. Based on the testing done by these guys, it seems to be the best of the consumer level...
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    N.S.W. Probably a 20 amp plug for inrush current

    Probably a 20 amp plug for inrush current
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    The rule of thumb is not to skip more than one...

    The rule of thumb is not to skip more than one grade between stages, although for really coarse stuff it's probably best not to skip (40 to 80 is a big jump). On solid drums, don't go higher than...
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    1/4" trimmers seem to all be 30k, you're not...

    1/4" trimmers seem to all be 30k, you're not getting more than that in a hand held tool. Never had an issue before or since with a slot cutter in a trimmer :shrug:
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    Had a slot cutter throw itself out of a trimmer...

    Had a slot cutter throw itself out of a trimmer once (still can't figure out what caused it), fortunately it was outdoors on a fairly empty job site and no one was in the way of it. I've certainly...
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    PVA is fine, just do it on a flat surface and...

    PVA is fine, just do it on a flat surface and pile heavy things on top while it dries
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    Maybe contact nearby men's sheds to see if...

    Maybe contact nearby men's sheds to see if they're interested?

    It's a lot of money for a hobby, I'm not sure how many people here have that kind of budget to splash out.
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    I think I misunderstood the original issue; I was...

    I think I misunderstood the original issue; I was thinking you meant the glue line itself was the problem, not that is was squeezeout that hadn't been fully removed. We always used turps for that.
    ...
  13. How about a bit of chain?

    How about a bit of chain?
  14. This was my method of insert rotation, worked...

    This was my method of insert rotation, worked perfectly for thousands of rotations:

    Loosen the screw enough for the insert to freely rotate
    Blow out the seat with compressed air
    Visually inspect...
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    You need to use some serious solvents to break...

    You need to use some serious solvents to break down cured glue, any normal finish should be perfectly safe.
  16. We might be able to help if you told us what you...

    We might be able to help if you told us what you actually need help with. Alfredo isn't the only guy who knows about machines :)
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    Yep, just takes a bit of fiddling to get the...

    Yep, just takes a bit of fiddling to get the depth set juuuust right :rolleyes:
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    :wts: If you want to get really fancy you can...

    :wts:
    If you want to get really fancy you can get the full FastCap kit to conterbore the sticky caps completely flush with the surface...
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    +1 for the WRC camp, looks a bit grainy for Vic...

    +1 for the WRC camp, looks a bit grainy for Vic Ash, can you get a closer pic?
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    Probably not from those pics...but you should...

    Probably not from those pics...but you should really start a new thread instead of tacking onto someone else's :)
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    AKE Salestech in Mentone, behind the airport...

    AKE Salestech in Mentone, behind the airport (ignore their website that says Cheltenham, it's an old address, google has the right one)

    I was in there a couple of years ago and they had just...
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    From memory, it was regarding thicknessers, so...

    From memory, it was regarding thicknessers, so 120mm diameter block @5000 rpm.

    I can't confirm the accuracy of what we were told, someone smarter might be able to chime in.

    EDIT: It's probably...
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    Also the blades. We went through it at trade...

    Also the blades. We went through it at trade school and apparently a 2 gram difference in blade weight works out to something like 12 kilograms of dynamic load when it's spinning.
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    Standard hardware store hardwood (vic ash/tas...

    Standard hardware store hardwood (vic ash/tas oak) should do.

    If you're crushing the fibres it might be time for a sharpen. Taking shallower cuts will also help, as will using a slicing action...
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    Just FYI, this is a primarily Australian forum, I...

    Just FYI, this is a primarily Australian forum, I suspect most of us won't know what's available in the US (especially on the used market) so don't be disappointed if you don't get a lot of...
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    The premium vacs are pretty quiet, but you pay...

    The premium vacs are pretty quiet, but you pay for the privilege. Festool vacs pop up second hand on gumtree and ebay fairly regularly and they hold their value so you should get most of it back if...
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    This mob in Melbourne do resorcinol TimbaTech...

    This mob in Melbourne do resorcinol TimbaTech Products - TimbaTech Pty Ltd (scroll down to Specialty adhesives)
    We used their PVA and PU glues at work and were very happy with their service.
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    Yeah...3" is a lot of thread... I'd say 1/4"...

    Yeah...3" is a lot of thread...
    I'd say 1/4" 20tpi is probably a safe bet
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    Hettich is another big one. Sugatsune also have...

    Hettich is another big one. Sugatsune also have some very interesting door solutions, but I'm not sure how big their share of the market is.
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    That'd be a no...
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    Always Blum. Lincoln Sentry is another supplier,...

    Always Blum.
    Lincoln Sentry is another supplier, but I think they actually sell some stuff at Bunnings too
  32. Could you make a template of the speaker, then...

    Could you make a template of the speaker, then use a pattern bit with a bearing larger than the bit to make a second larger template?
  33. Ah yes, the classic spiral vs. helical...

    Ah yes, the classic spiral vs. helical thing...most of them haven't got a clue what's what


    :oo:
    SJE is under $4 a piece in carbide
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    Any enamel house paint will handle an oven opening

    Any enamel house paint will handle an oven opening
  35. Inserts for metal have fancy carbide grades,...

    Inserts for metal have fancy carbide grades, fancy geometry and fancy coatings, inserts for wood have none of that.

    Also, to extend the life even further, only rotate every second row; you get 90%...
  36. You're buying them in the wrong place then. ...

    You're buying them in the wrong place then.

    This guy is a forum member here and has excellent quality helical inserts; they're really not expensive and I found they lasted even longer then genuine...
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    With the endgrain, my vote is either old growth...

    With the endgrain, my vote is either old growth Tas Oak or Messmate. Doesn't look quite right for Blackbutt IMO, but trying to positively ID "eucalyptus genericus" is a bit of a crapshoot
  38. Not exactly the same, but here's some drawers...

    Not exactly the same, but here's some drawers that I routed out on the CNC to a depth of 1mm to protect the flocking edge. Took half the day to mask them, but I reckon it was worth the effort. The...
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    Endgrain pics might help too

    Endgrain pics might help too
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    It does look a bit like Tas Oak, possibly...

    It does look a bit like Tas Oak, possibly "feature grade"
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    For fine crosscut (the other requirement...

    For fine crosscut (the other requirement mentioned), you want 72T minimum and absolutely not triple chip
  42. The large taper was just to illustrate the...

    The large taper was just to illustrate the effect, a gentler one is definitely preferable :)
  43. You could trim an angled relief in the sides with...

    You could trim an angled relief in the sides with a small rebate plane for the top edge to roll into; I've done this for flocked parts before and it works a treat. Just run them over the table saw to...
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    I'm guessing they'd be a nominal metric or...

    I'm guessing they'd be a nominal metric or imperial size, measure them at the ends where there's the least wear and pick the nearest normal sounding size; eg. if they measure 50ish mm, it's either...
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    IMO, the shear face angle on the G5 grind is...

    IMO, the shear face angle on the G5 grind is probably overkill and requires an extra axis to resharpen. I'm sure it's great, I just think a split scriber and a normal main blade will solve your issue...
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    My boss did his Kauri kitchen benchtops in tung...

    My boss did his Kauri kitchen benchtops in tung oil and it looked fantastic, but you've got to have the patience to apply it properly; you'll need several coats with a couple of days drying time...
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    Strong disagree here. The timber needs support...

    Strong disagree here. The timber needs support from above to prevent tearout just as much as a chipbreaker when taking fine cuts, especially if working against the grain or with figured timber.
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    Just saw this, looks like Canada is trying Canada...

    Just saw this, looks like Canada is trying Canada will invest billions to electrify mass transit | Engadget
    I remember Perth had a small fleet of hydrogen busses running around a while ago, I'm...
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    Yes, 48T combo is definitely not the one to use....

    Yes, 48T combo is definitely not the one to use. I did some tests with the 96T blade with no scriber and the bottom edge is still very clean with the blade set at 15mm above the material (Leitz...
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    Since you have a scriber, a standard ATB 96T will...

    Since you have a scriber, a standard ATB 96T will do. We used Leuco Topline at work for both timber and laminates; the crosscut finish in timber is like glass and no chipping on melamine (assuming...
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