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    You can get collet shank adaptors (I've bought...

    You can get collet shank adaptors (I've bought stuff from adam's bits - http://endmill.com.au/collet-shank-adaptor/ and had good service). I never feel totally safe when using them though...
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    Probably not much warranty left then, if any? ...

    Probably not much warranty left then, if any?

    This is the last similar sale on the forums:...
  3. Thread: OF1400 Help

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    Setup and adjustment at 30s: YouTube...

    Setup and adjustment at 30s: YouTube . Should be able to see pretty quickly whether the Makita will work
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    How much warranty is left on this?

    How much warranty is left on this?
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    Interested pending listing placement corrections,...

    Interested pending listing placement corrections, price, and location!
  6. I may have a go at the peroxide bluing method you...

    I may have a go at the peroxide bluing method you describe, Bob. I only have 3%, so it may be a little long-winded, but worth a try. It can brew while I potter around with other things.
  7. Safe rust removal +/- recoating jointer rebuild

    The jointer I'm rebuilding has a fair bit of rust on some of the pieces, including the work surfaces.

    Most is surface rust, with some slightly deeper pitting - nothing major or structural, but a...
  8. Thread: Quotable quotes

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    People...

    <!--?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?-->People Who Say It Cannot Be Done Should Not Interrupt Those Who Are Doing It (?GB Shaw)
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    Did a few of them but found them too long-winded...

    Did a few of them but found them too long-winded and didactic. Lars' practical approach works well for me
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    KB, it's worth persisting. I asked about good...

    KB, it's worth persisting. I asked about good Youtube tutorials here on the forum, and got some excellent suggestions. Lars in particular is very useful - he has a bunch of recorded webinars where he...
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    From the Ethers to Reality with Fusion 360

    I've been struggling to get my tiny brain around Fusion 360 after getting fed up with the limitations of Sketchup.

    I needed a router template to cut some recesses in my workshop cabinets for the...
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    I've got a beer mug. It's my retirement plan.

    I've got a beer mug. It's my retirement plan.
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    Wot the pixie said. I have the 1400, leigh...

    Wot the pixie said.

    I have the 1400, leigh guide bush adaptor, and a set of Axminster guide bushes. All easy-peasy

    (That marketplace router seems pricey for a 10 year old machine to me. I paid...
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    you don't have enough routers

    you don't have enough routers
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    Rasps and Files: Recommendations?

    I've searched the forums and been a bit overwhelmed with the amount if info and opinions here...

    I need a decent set of rasps and files. Good quality. Flat, half round, and a few diameter rounds....
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    N.S.W. I will get into trouble for this, but if you can...

    I will get into trouble for this, but if you can wait for collection on the w/end of 16 Aug when I’m down that way, and will take $650, I’ll have it. Happy to pay for it now.
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    N.S.W. Anything of the three year warranty remaining?...

    Anything of the three year warranty remaining? Machine only or do you have the wings as well?
  18. I don't know that they can fabricate for...

    I don't know that they can fabricate for anything, but these guys distribute shelix and CTS cutterheads, which cover most machines - they may be able to help with unusual sizes? Spiral Cutter blocks...
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    I appear to have killed my good multimeter, so I...

    I appear to have killed my good multimeter, so I wouldn't bet on the chinese sweatshop special accuracy here, but it does appear consistent: 4.8 ohms across all three.
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    Got mine home yesterday. The 'kit' is just a pair...

    Got mine home yesterday. The 'kit' is just a pair of wheels on a steel bar with some spacers and locking rings. The lifter is similar to Paintman's, but a bit more robust in construction.

    However,...
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    Hopefully have time to get the motor off later...

    Hopefully have time to get the motor off later today, and I'll find a winder in Newcastle to have a look at it in the week
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    Had a quick look at the motor after lugging the...

    Had a quick look at the motor after lugging the machine’s heavy 4rse up the drive. It’s quite different:

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    Sorry - the ‘demo’ button is now a less...

    Sorry - the ‘demo’ button is now a less conspicuous grey button - it’s there next to ‘view range’ under the tool title
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    Painting or powder coating my jointer

    I have this big honk of metal which must become a jointer again. Bought from a fellow forum member who acid-dipped it and then weathered it for a few years :U. It's a CTJ-350, and will get a spiral...
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    I'd be interested in a price for the domino and...

    I'd be interested in a price for the domino and associated bits if you decide to split (I already have the sander and vac!), and were willing to post...
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Dammit WP! I just picked up a Hammer (and I do...

    Dammit WP! I just picked up a Hammer (and I do mean just!). Must be like busses...

    Would have snapped up your SUV

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    Si - the cost of an official felder/hammer single...

    Si - the cost of an official felder/hammer single phase motor for the N4400 bandsaw is $450 for the electronics, and $600 for the motor, both excluding VAT. Not worth going that route unless you find...
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    I've been sucked into the vortex.... I need to...

    I've been sucked into the vortex....

    I need to stop now - haven't even got the 15A wiring into the shed yet!
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    I’m collecting the saw this weekend. Just...

    I’m collecting the saw this weekend. Just realised it’s a different motor - 3kW as far as I know. I believe Felder changed to the 2.5kW for recent models. I’ll check the wiring when I get there, but...
  30. These are the reasons I'm wary, and Armadale is a...

    These are the reasons I'm wary, and Armadale is a long way away.

    (And apologies, Peter - we're occupying the same Fe$tool space at the mo! Didn't mean to whisk it away from you!)
  31. Quick forum help please: Gumtree Festool Sander

    Forumites, can I ask for a quick person check?

    After the heads up from a fellow forum member, I've agreed to buy this Rotex: Gumtree Rotex

    It's very good price, and I'm a little wary of dealing...
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    Ask me on Sunday :wink: BTW, current prices...

    Ask me on Sunday :wink:

    BTW, current prices are:


    The rolling carriage without lifting bar is $156.24 +GST
    The lifting bar is $125.28+GST
  33. At the recent bandsaw hackers course I did at...

    At the recent bandsaw hackers course I did at Artisans on the Hill, owner Peter muttered that if he was buying now he’d be looking at the Laguna. (From memory one of the bandsaws we were using was a...
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    N.S.W. Dammit Midnight Man! A guy could go right off you...

    Dammit Midnight Man! A guy could go right off you :wink:. You're lucky I've been in the mountains
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    Thank you all for the advice, and MrSlow for...

    Thank you all for the advice, and MrSlow for going the extra mile with those pics! What a forum ;)

    Chris and Bob, I hope I can bother you with more specific VFD advice if I secure the saw.

    I'm...
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    For posterity, the cost of an official...

    For posterity, the cost of an official felder/hammer single phase motor for the N4400 bandsaw is $450 for the electronics, and $600 for the motor, both excluding VAT. Not worth going that route...
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    N.S.W. Ye gods - the postage on a shelix is half the...

    Ye gods - the postage on a shelix is half the cost of the cutter again! Anyone popping over to a Trump rally with a spare 26 pounds space in their luggage?
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    Jaysus. You deserve kudos for watching more than...

    Jaysus. You deserve kudos for watching more than 10s of that irritating video! Great find though ;)
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    Help: Hammer N4400 (3 phase) owners

    If you own a 3 phase Hammer N4400 (probably a N3800 too), and a camera... I need your help.

    I'm trying to work out whether a VFD conversion to single phase is worthwhile - there's a 2nd hand unit...
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    Jeez - that is cheap! If it's in good working...

    Jeez - that is cheap! If it's in good working order, it's a no brainer! Buy it stat!
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    :U. Negative - he’d be selling his children into...

    :U. Negative - he’d be selling his children into slavery if he took less than $1400... still too much for a 2nd hand saw that’s been on special for $1900 odd in my tight-arsed opinion! Hasn’t sold...
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    Give the Fe$tool rep a call - they’ll bring both...

    Give the Fe$tool rep a call - they’ll bring both out to you and you can try them. They’re quite happy to do this, even for private buyers. ALternative is to see if your local Total Tools has demo’s...
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    Not yet- will post it here when I’ve called them

    Not yet- will post it here when I’ve called them
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    Hammer N4400 VFD/single phase conversion?

    Now, I know the real answer to this is ‘we need a picture of the motor plate and inside the connection box’, and I also realise that hammer do these in 230V single phase flavour... But there’s a 2nd...
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    Big Sydney Woodwork shop auction

    Some interesting stuff. Most of the machinery is 3 phase, but there are lots of clamps, wood, track saws etc. Pity I don’t live closer!
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  46. Fantastic - thanks Lance

    Fantastic - thanks Lance
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    I have a clutch of these little fellows ...

    I have a clutch of these little fellows for low demand 5V applications:

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  48. Fusion 360 equivalent of 'Sketchup for Woodworkers"?

    Has anyone found a Fusion 360 equivalent of the excellent Sketchup for Woodworkers?

    After banging my head with F360, I tried sketchup and got up and running pretty quickly after watching the...
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    VICTORIA My planes have arrived - all in good order....

    My planes have arrived - all in good order. Thanks EJ
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    Well, I had an offcut of 18mm ply, so I knocked...

    Well, I had an offcut of 18mm ply, so I knocked up a few 'squares'. They are 89.7-89.8 degrees...! Hopefully near enough to get things together as I glue, with the back doing the last tweak. And I...
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