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    Have you thought about replacing the internals...

    Have you thought about replacing the internals with a modern contactor and TOL. You could still use the old buttons to maintain the period aspect. With a modern TOL you could put in one that covers...
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    A bit of hair spray in the socket

    A bit of hair spray in the socket
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    Poundy, I have the Beall 1" thread kit if you...

    Poundy, I have the Beall 1" thread kit if you want to have a play. I also have the ", " and 1" kit.
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    That was 6 years ago. I'd guess that the IGBTs...

    That was 6 years ago. I'd guess that the IGBTs are in the bin by now.
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    WANTED:VIC Have you checked the cost of a phase changer? 3...

    Have you checked the cost of a phase changer?
    3 Phase Converter - New or Used 3 Phase Converter for sale - Australia
    Depending on the size of your motors you may want to research single to 3 phase...
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    NEW DRAW I'm in

    I'm in
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    WOW! Pity you're two years too late

    Pity you're two years too late
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    The motor won't spin in the wrong direction. Just...

    The motor won't spin in the wrong direction. Just bypass the switch. Brown to Red, Blue to blue. I usually just join the cables and leave the switch there to fill the hole but you can replace it with...
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    You reverse 3 phase by swapping two phases. Not a...

    You reverse 3 phase by swapping two phases. Not a star/delta Henry, only two phases being switched. Do you like how the open set of contacts are still live and sit just under the metal lid? That's...
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    I subscribe to HTR but I hadn't seen that one. ...

    I subscribe to HTR but I hadn't seen that one. Ah-ha so the pawl actually advances the blade. Thanks.
    The 1/2 switch still looks like a reverse. I'd need to check all the connections but you can...
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    I love this old gear. Proper engineering goes...

    I love this old gear. Proper engineering goes into this type of thing. I can see how the file moves and the tooth pawl to limit the blade travel but I cant work out how the band is advanced. :shrug:...
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    The fact that that halfwit thought he had scored...

    The fact that that halfwit thought he had scored a major point just reinforces everyone's opinion of him. Clearly too subtle for some to grasp. :doh:
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    One of the TP manufacturers has stated that while...

    One of the TP manufacturers has stated that while they will work hard to restock shelves they won't be going all out and paying heaps of overtime, because when the crisis is over, no-one is going to...
  14. Nice work Bernard. Great to see it all up and...

    Nice work Bernard. Great to see it all up and running. And thanks for the link
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    I bought a pure nickel sheet, 100 x 100 x 2mm...

    I bought a pure nickel sheet, 100 x 100 x 2mm thick from ebay for less than $20. Vinegar and salt ran to about $2. The titanium wire was less than $5.(I bought it from a vaping shop) Commercial kits...
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    Thats actually a Record 77 with the front and top...

    Thats actually a Record 77 with the front and top missing I think. I have a complete one. :D
    Good question though. I think you can plate over old stuff. You just need to get the old plating really...
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    I think coachwood would probably be a good...

    I think coachwood would probably be a good option. Might have to hunt around a bit to find a supply though.
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    Rob, that meter is autoranging. Just set the dial...

    Rob, that meter is autoranging. Just set the dial to ohms and test. It will automatically adjust to the correct range. Those readings are fine. The OL just means it is outside the range of the meter....
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    Yes, cut a recess in the bench.

    Yes, cut a recess in the bench.
  20. I'm about to knock up a 3 phase version which I...

    I'm about to knock up a 3 phase version which I will trial in Chris's shed as he has 3 phase power. It will have the same plug n play approach as the other controllers so won't require the services...
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    Tha Adventures of Nick L Plate

    Didn't really know where to post this but as I researched this with a view to refurbing some old tools, I'll put it here.
    I'd like to refresh the nickel coating on some old hand planes so I signed...
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    Cut with a water jet Paul. Laser is to etch the...

    Cut with a water jet Paul. Laser is to etch the logo.
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    Stanley Multi Angle Vice

    Bought this last week and have given it a bit of a workout. I use it to hold parts while I'm soldering and so far it has been great.
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    I nearly bought the cheaper Chinese version...
  24. You probably can't move it because the worm gear...

    You probably can't move it because the worm gear is hitting against the teeth. The worm gear has come loose and has moved to the end of the shaft. You need to turn the worm gear backwards until it...
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    I agree, get it repaired. I suspect a replacement...

    I agree, get it repaired. I suspect a replacement saw may cost more than what you paid for the whole thing
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    Hi Paul, They are listed on the show directory....

    Hi Paul, They are listed on the show directory. You could give them a call or go and see them. Just around the corner from you :U
    Exhibitor Directory | Artisans | Woodworking | Timber, Tools &...
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    A word of caution Mick, That reference is for the...

    A word of caution Mick, That reference is for the CV supplied motor in the US. There is no guarantee that the motors we use in Aus have the exact same shaft length.
  28. You could probably adapt a manual controller...

    You could probably adapt a manual controller fairly easily but to be honest, you don't need it. I will look at a driver/interface for this application but it will be somewhere in the future.
    While...
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    I think you'll find that the cask wine 'tap' is...

    I think you'll find that the cask wine 'tap' is probably lower. I went on a winery tour in the Hunter Valley years ago. The guide, when asked where does the lees (spelling?) or junk/sludge from the...
  30. Basically, yes. If your router motor (I'm...

    Basically, yes. If your router motor (I'm assuming CNC router) is connected via an ABG controller then the blastgate will be open whenever the motor is running. Tying into G-code :no:
  31. We've tried to make it so that you can forget...

    We've tried to make it so that you can forget it's there. Once it's in place you don't ever have to do anything, besides remove the occasional rag from the system. Ask Fletty about that :U. All his...
  32. Not at the moment. They will work with a 3 phase...

    Not at the moment. They will work with a 3 phase machine but it needs considerable modification of the machine starter and probably the services of an electrician. It's something I will look at down...
  33. Yes we can support a 15A outlet I haven't worked...

    Yes we can support a 15A outlet I haven't worked out an additional cost yet but it won't be too much. I'll add the pricing to the website once it's fully up and running.
    I'll also point out that we...
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    Bernard, give me a call if you need any help. The...

    Bernard, give me a call if you need any help. The black wires are already labelled. You can see 1,2 and 3 wraps of copper wire on the black leads. It looks like the rewinder has set it up for Delta...
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    I have a metabo CS that fits onto a standard...

    I have a metabo CS that fits onto a standard track. While it does the job of cutting a straight line it is not a proper track saw. I've used Festool and Schepach track saws and they are so much...
  36. Does Australia have access/control of a...

    Does Australia have access/control of a geostationary, IR capable satellite with sensors sensitive enough to pinpoint small areas over all of Australia? We seem to get hotspot data from some of...
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    Consider changing to square drive screws. The...

    Consider changing to square drive screws. The positive lock into the head solves a lot of the problems with the more traditional head screws. In my experience anyway.
  38. This may do the job. No idea of price though. ...

    This may do the job. No idea of price though.

    https://www.nolans.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/NolanUDASurlast_WEB.pdf
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    N.S.W. I may be able to get it to my place Shane. If...

    I may be able to get it to my place Shane. If Bernard can drop it off in Newcastle.
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    For $100 if you don't want it I will take it.

    For $100 if you don't want it I will take it.
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    My PM2.5 is reading 467 atm. :yuk::sick2:

    My PM2.5 is reading 467 atm. :yuk::sick2:
  42. Snapshot of air quality here in Katoomba...

    Snapshot of air quality here in Katoomba yesterday. It's all good, down to 250ish today
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  43. Is that Mick's Dutch cousin?

    Is that Mick's Dutch cousin?
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    Try this one Chris Robot Check...

    Try this one Chris
    Robot Check
    I couldn't find it on Amazon Aus but if you are a prime member shipping is free.
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    WANTED:A.C.T. If you don't do any good I have a 1" x 10 LH tap....

    If you don't do any good I have a 1" x 10 LH tap. I have the RH one as well. I would have to find them though. May take a while.
    I've made handwheels for the outboard spindle thread which worked ok.
  46. Just want to make sure you are aware that the UPS...

    Just want to make sure you are aware that the UPS you purchased will only hold up for about 10mins with only the iMac plugged in. Just enough time to let you shut it down properly. It will however...
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    Power supply for what?

    Power supply for what?
  48. Maybe give this one a go. Seems to tick all the...

    Maybe give this one a go. Seems to tick all the boxes.
    0-360deg Digital LCD Level Box Inclinometer Protractor Bevel Gauge Angle Finder | eBay
  49. I would spring for at least a cheapie. I have an...

    I would spring for at least a cheapie. I have an iGauging one that was pretty cheap, from memory. Being able to stick it to the blade, with the built in magnets, while you adjust the tilt is much...
  50. It's a white metal bearing scraper. Or Babbit...

    It's a white metal bearing scraper. Or Babbit bearing scraper. Google will help.
    As for the plane, hmmm, a clean up and life on the shelf is all I would commit it to. I don't think it's worth the...
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