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  1. The most important part of any system is the...

    The most important part of any system is the impeller size, you can have a 12" impeller driven by 50 horsepower and it won't move more than a 2 horsepower motor driving the same impeller.
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    We recently were forced to add a Raspberry Pi to...

    We recently were forced to add a Raspberry Pi to our LAN and I recall Samba was initially not included and the drive would not mount. I have no idea of the technicality of it all so can't help beyond...
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    Have a look here (1) linux computer on windows...

    Have a look here (1) linux computer on windows network - YouTube
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    Smoke detector in the bin? I don't know if it...

    Smoke detector in the bin? I don't know if it would work or the dust would set it off, Tony might have some idea on that.
  5. Maybe but if it was metal for instance the...

    Maybe but if it was metal for instance the impeller would still have suffered and there is no guarantee that a metal wrapper would have not been damaged beyond repair. On top of that if the impeller...
  6. Not to put words into Stephen Durley's mouth but...

    Not to put words into Stephen Durley's mouth but I believe that CV won't export the metal version. As for the material used to make the clear version I have no idea and never thought to ask. I know...
  7. I have been involved with CV for about 10 years...

    I have been involved with CV for about 10 years initially as the Australian distributor and I have have never heard of an impeller failure through cracking or any manufacturing defect in that time....
  8. Can you add that to the comments of the video for...

    Can you add that to the comments of the video for further thought. The point about scarf joints is not relevant as he was not testing a scarf joint and not suggesting it either. I can think of a few...
  9. Gluing End Grain is a No No But it Isn't

    A very interesting video


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7HxBa9WVis&ab_channel=PatrickSullivan
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    As a near neighbour and casual acquaintance of...

    As a near neighbour and casual acquaintance of Rex Jackson I including most residents of this town reckoned the sun shone out of his backside. My wife's family home burnt to the ground and the...
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    To prevent ugly wall penentrations for dust...

    To prevent ugly wall penentrations for dust extraction I have in the past suggested going through the roof and ceilings but I think for the trouble a removeable exhaust installed as temporary...
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    That is not always possible unfortunately and...

    That is not always possible unfortunately and adds more complexity to the job. A lot od workshops are part of the house being part of a multicar garage and the idea of punching hole(s) in a structure...
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    The sparky problem can be overcome and Auto Blast...

    The sparky problem can be overcome and Auto Blast Gates can supply a VFD and additional advice in setting it up. What we have done in the past is obtain the VFD, program it and advise on installing...
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    I'll let you know the result. We don't routinely...

    I'll let you know the result. We don't routinely use our mobile phones like most users so I think this may help. I for instance make less than $15 of phone calls in a year and Mrs. P most probably...
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    The 3hp motor will not be reliable in service due...

    The 3hp motor will not be reliable in service due to a 15" impeller needing a bit over 3hp to drive it. After many years of selling CV's Nd advising owners I would never use a single phase motor on a...
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    I gave Mrs. P a new sim card today to change her...

    I gave Mrs. P a new sim card today to change her phone number, that should slow them down. She only has about 10 contacts so changing it is no big hassle and ALDI cards don't cost much. I had one...
  17. Bob, can you have a look at the underneath of the...

    Bob, can you have a look at the underneath of the damaged impeller and see if it has a full weld or is it segment welded? If anyone is interested in having an impeller made let me know. No prices at...
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    Heads Up on Synology DSM 7 and Sonos

    I have always used a Synology NAS to store my music for our SONOS system but no more or no more until SONOS upgrade their software protocols. If you are still using DSM 6 this does no apply to you.
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    How big is the impeller that you intend to use?...

    How big is the impeller that you intend to use? You have to remember that a cyclone works by being inefficient and that is one reason a 15" impeller is used. Somewhere in the archives of BP's site he...
  20. I recently checked and adjusted my K3 Hammer and...

    I recently checked and adjusted my K3 Hammer and getting the correct toe out on the slider was the single hardest thing to do as it affected the table height and in the end more through luck than...
  21. Moby, where do you think it suffers in accuracy...

    Moby, where do you think it suffers in accuracy for your purposes?
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    I can't comment on Bob's example but the one at...

    I can't comment on Bob's example but the one at Corrimal has no answer as far as I know. I recalled it was a rag sucked in while a woodturner as working on a piece but apparently there have been two...
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    Without pulling it apart and not having heard of...

    Without pulling it apart and not having heard of any problems and if the correct DOR is used with no history of impeller strikes I don't have a concern. It took me a long time to convince CV to apply...
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    John, I run my 1800 at 70hz these days and the...

    John, I run my 1800 at 70hz these days and the remorse of not having a Max has disappeared. I am having a 16" impeller made for a one off project but if you want one give me a call. I think running...
  25. I was told a week ago it was not going to happen....

    I was told a week ago it was not going to happen. My inquiries here to Baldor resulted in none available anywhere and nothing expected any time soon but you already have a taper lock so maybe that...
  26. Impellers are unobtainable from CV and I am...

    Impellers are unobtainable from CV and I am having to have one made for a one off job which I expect it to be finished this week. The main problem is the taper lock used by CV is unobtanium world...
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    Taken to the Nth degree if that was to occur we...

    Taken to the Nth degree if that was to occur we would only have one cordless drill made by the original company who invented it. Everything gets copied if it is a commercial success, watch what...
  28. WANTED:N.S.W.. FOR SALE:NSW Worksharp System for Sale $450...

    FOR SALE:NSW Worksharp System for Sale $450 (woodworkforums.com)
  29. Gee, I hope no one takes the video at face value...

    Gee, I hope no one takes the video at face value and ignores the first step. Aligning a mitre slot is not using the saw it is the first step needed to calibrate the fence and slot to the blade.

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  30. He at no time recommends or shows how to adjust...

    He at no time recommends or shows how to adjust the table so the mitre slot is parallel to the blade which is the first thing that should be done. Anyone reading this should take note, release the...
  31. The table is moved, most if not all true cabinet...

    The table is moved, most if not all true cabinet saws have the movement built into the mounts to do this. I have done it on two saws myself, the holes in the frame are well oversize to enable the...
  32. I think the video is totally misleading and those...

    I think the video is totally misleading and those watching it will believe that this is the correct way to align a mitre gauge. I have been around for a few years now and years ago it was known that...
  33. So you are saying the slot can't be straight...

    So you are saying the slot can't be straight along its length therefore can't be made parallel to the blade? OR are you saying that very few users attempt to make the slot parallel to the blade as...
  34. The white PVA crap works just as well, call me a...

    The white PVA crap works just as well, call me a sceptic but I reckon Titebond run a very clever marketing exercise.
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    The input does not have to be the rating of the...

    The input does not have to be the rating of the elements and is usually less and can be configured for how much goes into the HWS with a cutout if the solar output is not sufficient. Using off peak...
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    Is it perpendicular to the chuck? This can be...

    Is it perpendicular to the chuck? This can be checked roughly but not precisely by putting a large drill in the chuck and placing a square on the table and up against the drill bit. A ground rod...
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    Spotify works without a subscription and I have...

    Spotify works without a subscription and I have used it but my music collection is so large and it is now all digitised onto a NAS via SONOS so I don't listen to much streaming at all. My son uses...
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    I've got the solar with a Fronius inverter and...

    I've got the solar with a Fronius inverter and data manager and to do it properly I was quoted around $1200. I believe there are cheaper options but they don't work as well but I really don't...
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    I looked at doing this a while ago and the price...

    I looked at doing this a while ago and the price was stupid, so much so I doubt it it would have been paid back in my lifetime.
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    GJ, see my edit. Looking back I think it was the...

    GJ, see my edit. Looking back I think it was the thick end of 30 years ago which seems unbelievable now. It had to go because a house was built next door and it never saw sun and I guess the early...
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    We had a very early Siddons and the heat exchange...

    We had a very early Siddons and the heat exchange panels used to vibrate when the pump was running but the newer ones may not do that now. I liked it because in effect it was a quick recovery system...
  42. Or a plastic drawing square which is just as...

    Or a plastic drawing square which is just as accurate, there is no practical difference between my machinist squares and my drawing squares. I haven't checked them on a surface plate against a...
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    The large plug on the end of the tank is for...

    The large plug on the end of the tank is for inspection purposes. This is a sprung loaded drain valve from a truck tank and the cable can go anywhere convenient, draining the tank then becomes very...
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    I have had experience with two compressors that...

    I have had experience with two compressors that rusted to the point of failure and both were a non event with pin holes becoming the leak points. Some compressors also have inspection access through...
  45. A very good substitute for a machinist square is...

    A very good substitute for a machinist square is a large plastic drawing/geometry square from office suppliers as they are very accurately made. Set it up on spacer block to get it above the table...
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    I would be surprised if there is not an entry in...

    I would be surprised if there is not an entry in the bottom of the tank for a drain valve which may have begun to leak or broken and been removed. If it pumps air I doubt I would give it some TLC as...
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    You could use a single Nyloc nut also, that would...

    You could use a single Nyloc nut also, that would be easier to set rather than using two. Interestingly I came across this yesterday showing how to do it on a Nova. Go to about 13:30 to see the...
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    Graham, there so many ways to cut DT's and most...

    Graham, there so many ways to cut DT's and most work well IF you practise.
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    This one is pretty good also but I Like Frank...

    This one is pretty good also but I Like Frank Klaus using a full size frame saw.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ix3mphsKGJg

    The winner!

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    What is the quality like Evan, drilling wood is...

    What is the quality like Evan, drilling wood is one thing but drilling metal is another and I do a lot of that. Lately I have been considering giving myself a present and buying a full .1mm set to...
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