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    I have a few tins of CRC in the shed, I use it...

    I have a few tins of CRC in the shed, I use it for lube/coolant when turning aluminium on the lathe, so will probably start with that.
    I laid the saws out on the veranda, and went through them,...
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    Thanks for that post Paul, it came at just the...

    Thanks for that post Paul, it came at just the right time. I am loitering around the house waiting for a phone call, so can’t go too far or start any noise making activities for fear of not hearing...
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    So old no.8 is actually a D8 :cool: Any new...

    So old no.8 is actually a D8 :cool:
    Any new handles will come later, and some Ironwood is definitely on the table, I have a few spare bits somewhere :2tsup:
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    It was scanned in NSW on the 14th November, the...

    It was scanned in NSW on the 14th November, the next entry on the tracking was in Mackay on the 2nd December. No indication of what happened between that time.
    Just glad it got here in the end.
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    Definetely :2tsup: I had pretty much given up...

    Definetely :2tsup:
    I had pretty much given up hope on ever seeing them :-.
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    I just gathered them up off the veranda and took...

    I just gathered them up off the veranda and took them down to the woodworking shed. Had another look at them while I had a nice ale. I picked up #8 ( very early Diston crosscut “ I’m almost awesome “...
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    I got home from work yesterday to find a message...

    I got home from work yesterday to find a message that I had a parcel to pick up at the PO. Today I picked up Matt’s well wrapped package of saws. No indication of where it has been all this time, but...
  8. Thread: Pens wanted

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    Sorry Chris and Euge, I typed that reply after...

    Sorry Chris and Euge, I typed that reply after just waking up after a sleep after nighshift. Was obviously still half asleep.
    The job will be in safe hands with Don and Gab.
  9. Thread: Pens wanted

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    Unfortunately,my spare days before Christmas are...

    Unfortunately,my spare days before Christmas are very limited, otherwise I would have loved to help you out Chris.
    Hopefully someone with the time on their hands will be able to take you up on it.
  10. That looks great Peter. Your attention to detail...

    That looks great Peter. Your attention to detail is amazing.
    I am glad that Bloodwood suited the purpose.
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    It will be interesting to see how they handle...

    It will be interesting to see how they handle paying any compensation. Would be nice to be able to buy some replacements.
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    I would hazard a guess it’s ended up in some...

    I would hazard a guess it’s ended up in some mailsorters shed. Anyone who’s a woodworker would probably guess what’s in there, going by the shape of the package. Not sure how hard it would be for...
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    Apparently.

    Apparently.
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    Naughtier than Brian it seems :-.

    Naughtier than Brian it seems :-.
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    Thanks for looking and commenting Moby :2tsup:

    Thanks for looking and commenting Moby :2tsup:
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    Not this year, or the next, or anytime after that...

    Not this year, or the next, or anytime after that :(.

    I lodged an inquiry with APost last Thursday, finally got a response today.
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    They have mentioned compensation, but will probably...
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    Yeah, it’s a weird one alright. I don’t...

    Yeah, it’s a weird one alright. I don’t understand why it’s not showing on the tracking page that it’s back in Brisbane either. The post lady was confused by it all as well.
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    Just got back from town, I dropped into the PO...

    Just got back from town, I dropped into the PO while there. The lady looked up the tracking number, she seemed to get more info than I can get.
    Her screen showed that it went to Redbank Brisbane on...
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    Thanks Matt. Delayed due to the fires I can...

    Thanks Matt.
    Delayed due to the fires I can accept. But still find it strange that they made it as far as Brisbane, then did a 180 degree turn, and went back to Sydney. I appreciate that they want...
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    Not sure how far the PO is from you Matt, but...

    Not sure how far the PO is from you Matt, but don’t make a special trip, I am sure it will find it’s way here eventually .
    Though it is confusing why it was scanned at Brisbane on the 13th, then...
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    Yeah, I guess it's just Auspost trying to give us...

    Yeah, I guess it's just Auspost trying to give us value for money be taking the scenic route :rolleyes:.

    A while back, GaryH sent me a parcel, it went the long way as well. From Sydney to...
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    Well my package made it to Brisbane on the 13th,...

    Well my package made it to Brisbane on the 13th, then went back to Sydney on the 14th, no more updates since then, but they say the expected delivery is tomorrow. I doubt this, because it will have...
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    Yep, it’s a downwards spiral once you start...

    Yep, it’s a downwards spiral once you start wearing them.
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    I am interested in some files as well.

    I am interested in some files as well.
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    Well the delivery date has been revised on my...

    Well the delivery date has been revised on my lot, looks like they will arrive at my PO on Monday.
    I would say the Donkey got diverted around the bushfires.
    Thats oK because I won't be home until...
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    According to the parcel tracker, mine will arrive...

    According to the parcel tracker, mine will arrive on Friday. I head off for work tomorrow, wont be back til Tuesday night. My wife will collect it for me, but saws dont interest her :roll:.
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    2nd up, a pice of Purple Chip Acrylic for the...

    2nd up, a pice of Purple Chip Acrylic for the body and cap, and a black Ebonite section.
    Another piece of salvaged stainless steel for the clip.
    !2mm double start cap threads. 130mm long when...
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    Couple of Kitless Rollerballs

    I have had these 2 pens on the go for the last couple of days, finished them late this afternoon.

    First up, a piece of Cracked Ice Acrylic I used for the pen body, and Black Ebonite for the cap...
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    Good to hear your package has been dropped off...

    Good to hear your package has been dropped off Paul, hopefully the Donkey hightails it back to the border without delay, he has important business to attend to.
    Back to the bushfires, just watching...
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    Paul, can you hurry up and unload yours saws off...

    Paul, can you hurry up and unload yours saws off the Donkey and send it back to the border to pick up mine. :)
  31. THANK YOU Lest we forget 464128

    Lest we forget
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    I have been affected by this for the last few...

    I have been affected by this for the last few days, and I was still seeing the ads at 7am when I was last on.
    But just came up to the house for a coffee and a biscuit, they seem to be gone now,...
  33. Thread: My First Pen

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    Congrats on #1 Samo. End result looks pretty...

    Congrats on #1 Samo. End result looks pretty good.
    Hang onto that one so you can judge your progress.
    Whats the plan for #2 ?
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    I sold one of the farms this afternoon to pay the...

    I sold one of the farms this afternoon to pay the postage for my saws :D.
    Now I just have to wait for the truck to arrive :D:2tsup:
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    I always stay logged in. But last night in an...

    I always stay logged in. But last night in an effort to get rid of the adds, I logged off, then back on, made no difference, the adds are still there, in the middle of every post.
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    I’m getting them on my iPad as well. Haven’t...

    I’m getting them on my iPad as well. Haven’t tried any other devices yet.
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    Hey Matt, if it's too much trouble to add them,...

    Hey Matt, if it's too much trouble to add them, don't worry about them.
    But if you can just tape them to the outside maybe, I will take them.
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    Thanks Peter, I haven’t been on the IAP today,...

    Thanks Peter, I haven’t been on the IAP today, will head over now and take a look.
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    Well, if no one else wants them, and if you...

    Well, if no one else wants them, and if you haven’t packaged my bundle already Matt.
    I’ll take 62 & 102 as well. They look like they will still be useful to me.
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    Hahaha, when I wa looking for where I put my hand...

    Hahaha, when I wa looking for where I put my hand up for #6 and couldn't even find the saw anywhere in the thread, I was starting to think you were trying to set me up with an old worn out bunnies...
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    I just went through my list, there are a couple...

    I just went through my list, there are a couple of things, 4 & 7 should be ‘47’, just one saw.
    And I don’t know about # 6, I don’t remember it coming up, but I’ll take it if it’s any good :U.
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    Looking good Cliff. What size wheels are you...

    Looking good Cliff. What size wheels are you going to run ?
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    I just woke up on the veranda with Hounddog...

    I just woke up on the veranda with Hounddog Taylor belting out “She’s Gone” , wondering how I got this lump on my forehead. I just moved inside as AC/DC started on “she’s got the jack” and all I can...
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    I’ve had too many beers + rums to respond to this...

    I’ve had too many beers + rums to respond to this properly. I just fell off the wheelybin with a shovel in hand trying to get a snake offf my downpipe. Lucky it didn’t land on me, otherwise my...
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    OK, this is getting ridiculous :- , put 104 with...

    OK, this is getting ridiculous :- , put 104 with my others.
    Now will someone please take the rest :wink:
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    I just went through that remaining list, there’s...

    I just went through that remaining list, there’s still some good saws there.
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    Thanks Euge.

    Thanks Euge.
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    I shouldn’t have said no more :- If nobody else...

    I shouldn’t have said no more :-
    If nobody else has claimed it, could 101 be added to my pile please.
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    I suspect something fishy going on here. I have...

    I suspect something fishy going on here. I have it on good authority by a very reliable source that the Warrented Supervisor is the real deal, not a show pony like some of the others, how can this...
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    I guess the old saying “ you can never have too...

    I guess the old saying “ you can never have too many saws “ ( or insert any other tool name here :cool:) rings true :2tsup:.
    I think this lot will keep me busy for a while, just hope I haven’t...
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