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    Its pints for POURING out beer, the DRINKING...

    Its pints for POURING out beer, the DRINKING thereof is done in Gallons :)
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    The stuff that can be bought today is unreal. The...

    The stuff that can be bought today is unreal. The speed is incredible.

    Its amazing that we need these V12 1000hp fire breathers to browse the web and do spreadsheets :)

    BUT, on that, ASUS are...
  3. Well, one could build a series of Japanese style...

    Well, one could build a series of Japanese style walkways and decks. On each deck is a 6 or 8 meter geodesic.

    His, hers, kitchen, storage, lounge and workshop domes.

    Cover the walkways.
    ...
  4. Glamping domes - Shelter Dome...

    Glamping domes - Shelter Dome

    Bugger restoring some old clapped out shed to make it work. Put up a few of these!

    As its a "tent" it probably doesnt even NEED a permit :)


    514113 514114...
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    N.S.W. could you post a better picture? Im going to...

    could you post a better picture?

    Im going to do some "wire wrapping" and need to see the ends to ensure they are appropriate.
  6. Perhaps some self-done geothermal pipes to get...

    Perhaps some self-done geothermal pipes to get the steady temp of "10 metres down"?

    It will certainly knock the top/bottom off the hot/cold days.
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    I'd think that if you told them what was going...

    I'd think that if you told them what was going on, with the dudes contact info, they might go bang on the door? Seems important, not because its a tool, but a bloke doesn't just disappear.

    On the...
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    can the mods look at the PM/chat history?

    can the mods look at the PM/chat history?
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    Cup chuck or jam chuck. They are annoying as...

    Cup chuck or jam chuck.

    They are annoying as hell. :p
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    WELL. Funny story that. There was a group...

    WELL.

    Funny story that.

    There was a group buy and I was using Festools range. I was making full time and using it at a steady pace. When the GB occurred, I thought Id buy a good stash of...
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    Ive HEAPS of Abranet. Its great and lasts...

    Ive HEAPS of Abranet. Its great and lasts forever.

    80 is excellent for cleaning up and I rarely use above 180. This is on a Mirka Ceros 150 with a 3mm ROS action. Its GREAT.

    Here is a neato...
  12. 100% agree with Derek. I've an 80, 180 and...

    100% agree with Derek.

    I've an 80, 180 and 350.

    The 80 removes material at an alarming rate. The 350 can hone a beautiful edge but takes ages. The 180, with a light hand, quickly provides a...
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    SOLD: Next in line. JS1, rather than post, give...

    Next in line.

    JS1, rather than post, give Cheap Couriers Freight Service & Parcel Delivery Australia ... sign up as a client (free) and the discounts are excellent.
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    Here is a bit more enthusiasm for the future: ...

    Here is a bit more enthusiasm for the future:

    A better heat engine | MIT Technology Review
    Thermophotovoltaic efficiency of 40% | Nature
  15. I have a dream to get out of the city and looked...

    I have a dream to get out of the city and looked at the area you bought Simplicity.

    It looks lovely. Harsh stuff.

    Do you have plans for regrowth, vitalisation, mass plantings or such? The...
  16. Mick beat me to it, but I'd rather think a wind...

    Mick beat me to it, but I'd rather think a wind turbine added into the mix would be interesting.
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    possible FUTURE Australian electricity market?

    Just like the title of the thread... we'd better make sure we arent getting into THIS particular pickle: South Africa'''s Eskom implements worst power cuts in over two years | Reuters
  18. I like buying tools and pretending I know how to...

    I like buying tools and pretending I know how to use them :)

    Sometimes I even make a mistake and get it right. That's a good day :)


    edit - I've also been accused, repeatedly, of overthinking...
  19. Watched your vid DW. That is amazing video...

    Watched your vid DW. That is amazing video quality on your phone.... really amazing.

    I need some metal working slippers :)

    That demo is highly convincing. Highly!
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    SOLD: sold!

    sold!
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    SOLD: $13.73 without sig and $15.14 with a sig. Both...

    $13.73 without sig and $15.14 with a sig. Both come insured and tracked.

    Looks like we have a deal. Nice!

    I'll PM ye.
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    SOLD: Cactus Juice 3.8L - new and unused

    3.8L (1 gallon) of Cactus Juice Stabilizing Resin and a bottle of Activator

    Absolutely unused, unopened and unactivated. Kept at ALL times (100%) in a dark cool dry cupboard. Not even a trendy...
  23. My diagram showed both the clearance and the part...

    My diagram showed both the clearance and the part that would be taken "off".

    Sounds like my idea is a no-go.

    I already use "the ruler trick" and it seems to work very well indeed.

    It seems...
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    Such a simple thing, but hard to understand.

    Here I was thinking I'd solved an intractable problem, only to be left with even more questions :)
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    So as to not clag up this thread with my thoughts...

    So as to not clag up this thread with my thoughts on BU secondary bevels to alleviate the clearance problems inherent in BU designs, I started this new thread: Sharpening BU planes - add a 13+ to...
  26. Sharpening BU planes - add a 13+ to underside?

    I was reading this: Lie Neilsen or Veritas?

    and pointed out this: Lie Neilsen or Veritas? with the video below explaining why the old bed angles were chosen as they were....

    in which @D.W....
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    Trust BobL to have a megger. :p The tool a normal...

    Trust BobL to have a megger. :p The tool a normal home owner is lucky to use once in a lifetime :)

    Next you'll tell me you've a growler too :)


    BTW - thanks for the link to the safe box....
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    Kaiweets 601 on eBay for $66. Not too bad and...

    Kaiweets 601 on eBay for $66.

    Not too bad and not too much more than from China. Seems to be a forwarding agent.

    KAIWEETS NEW Smart Multimeter Digital 100000/6000 Counts AC DC NCV Tester Meter ...
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    Let me introduce you to the ultimate multimeter!...

    Let me introduce you to the ultimate multimeter! The perfect one for dumarses like you and I :)

    Bside Digital Multimeter A10 S11 S20 Profesional Multimetro Smart Dc Ac Voltage Capacitor Ohm Diode...
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    Hodgo, how cool is it. I've seen it twice by...

    Hodgo, how cool is it.

    I've seen it twice by plumbers - first was a galvanised pipe in a yard that had broken it off, the second was a video of some dude in a shithole like Afghanistan where...
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    The PRINCIPLE is the same as this fancy doodad,...

    The PRINCIPLE is the same as this fancy doodad, but one just uses two bolts.

    Simply by offsetting (tilting) one of the bolts causes it to lock up. The reason for "bolts" is they have threads to...
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    Easy as. Use two bolts. Ill find a video. ...

    Easy as.

    Use two bolts.

    Ill find a video.

    Edit: I cant seem to find a video or picture. So Let me describe until I do. One obtains two bolts that fit into the inside of the sheered pipe....
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    On Bevel upness or downness

    I saved this intensely illuminating video after it advised by another member.

    It is, or was to me, an excellent intro as to why the blade bevel is designed as it is. It also highlights some of...
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    Heavy industries in Australia’s regions could cut...

    Heavy industries in Australia’s regions could cut emissions by 80% and create a jobs bonanza, report says | Business | The Guardian
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    Trouble being with this analogy, is that the...

    Trouble being with this analogy, is that the electricity market is dominated by a handful of titanic oligopolies who are known to be Ruthless Bastards.

    Consumers are also "price takers". There is...
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    My wife was in a month ago for a bit, then again...

    My wife was in a month ago for a bit, then again 2 weeks ago.

    Brain tumour partially removed (size of a cigarette box) and subsequent stroke. Not great.

    The hospital was VERY serious about...
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    SOLD: Do you have their original boxes, or would be...

    Do you have their original boxes, or would be prepared to make up boxes for a courier to collect?

    (Ill book and take the risk - just need you to box each individually)
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    Doesnt help the perception of being ripped off...

    Doesnt help the perception of being ripped off when we are being actually ripped off....

    Prime Minister says gas generators were '''gaming''' the energy crisis and threatening supply - ABC News
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    I'm a 13 1/2W. My favourite boots are from...

    I'm a 13 1/2W.

    My favourite boots are from Rivers. The label says "4299mboot"

    Last time they were on super special I bought SIX pairs! Wearing pair #2 now (1 month) after 3 years.... and the...
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    Add this into the maths

    Some things that have been agitating me that few have seemed to consider:

    South Atlantic Anomaly - Wikipedia
    The Collapse of an Atlantic Ocean Current Would Ripple Across The World, Says Study
    ...
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    Ah! Beat you to it! I put on onto it own wifi...

    Ah! Beat you to it!

    I put on onto it own wifi network, installed a packet analyser and prodded the bulb into doing things it wasn't intended to do. Unfortunately I couldn't find any microphones or...
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    I bought four of these bulbs recently and will...

    I bought four of these bulbs recently and will buy more soon: meross Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb, E27 Light Bulb, Multiple Colors, RGBCW, 810 Lumens, 60W Equivalent, Compatible with Alexa, Google Assistant...
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    It's the same reeking trick that employers use...

    It's the same reeking trick that employers use with part-time casual people (who are 'let go' on the day they cost one cent more) or sham-contractors (who provide the same trivial service...
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    Its Mad Max

    Its across all energy.

    The holes in the swiss cheese have lined up on many parts of the market :)

    The yanks are having a whinge about "$5 gas".... poor princesses.

    I just paid $2.25 today....
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    A bloke on Reddit, in Victoria, received this...

    A bloke on Reddit, in Victoria, received this unpleasant bit of an update yesterday.....

    Seems we are not the only place discussing this :oo::q:U

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    SOLD: Let me know if this doesn't go ahead with AntJo....

    Let me know if this doesn't go ahead with AntJo.

    I wouldn't mind grabbing it if we can organise it to be packed. I'll get a courier to collect.
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    More tech

    Self-charging battery generates electricity from moisture in the air - ABC News
  48. I mentioned it for three reasons. First, I saw...

    I mentioned it for three reasons.

    First, I saw a video from Steinway pianos and that was EXACTLY how they did those massive tips.

    Second, if you've a frame for your router, you are half way...
  49. 100% I would use a FAT belt sander with 40 or 60...

    100% I would use a FAT belt sander with 40 or 60 grit. Get good belts.

    These are amazing tools. One of my great sorrows was selling a Festool 75mm belt sander in box with its cage.

    The Festool...
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    Not solar, but you've started me on a dangerous...

    Not solar, but you've started me on a dangerous thought process.... renewables!

    They could be run on bio-diesel, corn syrup, compressed air, or even hydro.

    Since they are so deep, they are...
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