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    It really does depend on what your needs are...

    It really does depend on what your needs are ericks2. If you are after doing Cad drawings for construction or drawings for mechanical parts like the OP then you have to choose the right one.
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    Cad all the way except for initial sketches but...

    Cad all the way except for initial sketches but that is dependent on what I'm drawing and for whom. It's easy to get a model up and then view it from any angle but I have the advantage of first being...
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    On the news about three or four days ago one of...

    On the news about three or four days ago one of the medical staff being interviewed said the second wave of the Spanish flu actually killed five times more people than the first wave.

    Stewie
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    My 240 volt 8" "Heavy duty" GMF bench grinder has...

    My 240 volt 8" "Heavy duty" GMF bench grinder has a 3/4 HP motor but the 240 volt 8" GMF "Utility" grinders had a 1/2 HP motor according to this photo

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    Stewie
  5. Thread: Hackintosh

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    I've actually seen a couple for sale on ebay...

    I've actually seen a couple for sale on ebay where the guys have cobbled together a pretty good hackintosh and ironed out any bugs for a good price. There are lots of vids out there as you say and it...
  6. As per Ironwood. I have one of the Makita die...

    As per Ironwood. I have one of the Makita die grinders and it is a great piece of kit. It will come down to what sort of work you want to do. Small intricate work and a Dremel would be fine. If...
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    As per what China said. Parts alone will be maybe...

    As per what China said. Parts alone will be maybe helpful for someone else if the thing is indeed cactus- fence, handle, trigger, guard etc and sometimes they can be swapped into other models.
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    Looks very nice. I have never heard of...

    Looks very nice. I have never heard of Snottygobble before and had a good laugh.

    Stewie
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    Did I read that sign right?

    I should have done a search first - already posted
  10. Thread: record vice

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    White vinegar is what I use - cheap at $1.20 for...

    White vinegar is what I use - cheap at $1.20 for 2L. But it is only for rust. The acid in the vinegar reacts with the rust and dissolves it. No good for oil or paint. I'm unsure what the goop is that...
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    Nice restoration. That has come up really well. ...

    Nice restoration. That has come up really well.

    Stewie D
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    Jiminy ! He certainly had a few. I bet there...

    Jiminy ! He certainly had a few.
    I bet there were a few gems in that lot.

    Stewie
  13. While I'd normally agree with you, in this case...

    While I'd normally agree with you, in this case one of my machines is a cordless collated screw gun that gets used only on rare occasions. A newer version would set me back $350+ which is a lot more...
  14. Older pod style 18v Makita to new 18v battery adapter

    As per the title, has anyone had any experience with these?
    Basically, an older 18v Makita cordless tool that takes the Nicad "pod" style batteries and with this adapter inserted allows the newer...
  15. FREE: NSW I'll take the dovetailer for sure. I already have...

    I'll take the dovetailer for sure. I already have a 12" Hyco bandsaw but maybe I could use it for parts? Hmm

    Stewie
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    FREE: NSW Makita DC1414T battery charger

    I was given this charger recently and have no need for it. It works as I also have a couple of older 9.6volt Makita drills that refuse to die and I have charged those batteries with this charger....
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    FREE: NSW Ozito 12 volt cordless drill

    Clearing out some of my FIL's stuff a year or so ago and forgot about this Ozito 12 volt cordless drill that I have no need of. If anyone wants it, it's yours. It has been used maybe 10 times so is...
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    ID Bench Grinder/Linisher

    I bought a 12 ton hydraulic shop press locally at the weekend and after a natter with the owner who was selling off a lot of his late fathers stuff asked if I could do with a polisher for nix. Sure I...
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    Nice finish. That HBO shows up the grain very...

    Nice finish. That HBO shows up the grain very nicely. Do you have any drawings or sketches of the Art Deco design?

    Stewie
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    The Pope Plays Golf

    The Pope Plays Golf


    The Pope met with his Cardinals to discuss a proposal from Benjamin Netanyahu, the leader of Israel.


    "Your Holiness", said one of his Cardinals, "Mr Netanyahu wants to...
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    N.S.W. Any photos ? Cheers

    Any photos ?
    Cheers
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Thanks Jim. I received it today. All good. It...

    Thanks Jim. I received it today. All good. It will be well used.
    Thanks again.
    Cheers, Stewie
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    Your best bet is to take it apart and measure...

    Your best bet is to take it apart and measure them if no-one else chimes in here with the correct sizes for those bearings. Use a micrometer. If you don't have one borrow or buy one. You'd be...
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Thanks Jim. I just sent you a PM. Cheers,...

    Thanks Jim. I just sent you a PM.

    Cheers, Stewie
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Yes mate they do but at $40 plus shipping it's...

    Yes mate they do but at $40 plus shipping it's more than I paid for the grinder and the case. If I can't source one from here then I may have to fabricate one as per a mates suggestion. I already...
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Angle grinder guard

    Hi. I'm after a guard for a Makita 180mm angle grinder. If I can't get one of those then one from either a Makita 9" grinder or any other make that has an internal diameter of 47mm or bigger will do....
  27. FREE: QLD No problem. Cheers

    No problem.
    Cheers
  28. FREE: QLD I'd love this but I am in Sydney. If no-one local...

    I'd love this but I am in Sydney. If no-one local takes it would you consider posting it ( at my expense of course ) ?
    Cheers, Stewie
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    In another thread dating back to the beginning of...

    In another thread dating back to the beginning of last year someone has an exploded diagram.
    https://www.woodworkforums.com/f307/tanner-300mm-thicknesser-manual-211496
    Personally I think you'd...
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    I can't help with the riving knife but I have the...

    I can't help with the riving knife but I have the kickback pawl that came from my FIL's old deWalt RAS. He is long retired and the three RAS' I have ( 2 Sawmasters and a newer de Walt compact RAS...
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    Interesting. Necessity is the mother of...

    Interesting. Necessity is the mother of invention.

    Stewie
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    You've done well. Two for sale on ebay at the...

    You've done well.
    Two for sale on ebay at the moment ...
    This one in Vic for $240
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    And this one at a BIN price of $1,950 in Sydney !
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    which looks pretty much like the others...
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    Nice restoration. I've seen a few of these for...

    Nice restoration. I've seen a few of these for sale over the years and always thought that they looked really cool. They also looked like they'd be really handy.
    Stewie
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    Nice job but how the hell do you shape foam with...

    Nice job but how the hell do you shape foam with an angle grinder? Sounds like it belongs in the same box as how to iron a live cat!
    Stewie
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    Carba-Tec 150mm Jointer for $50

    I hope someone here on the forums from Vic was able to score this. Seen on ebay a few days ago , the ad was up for about two hours before it was snapped up.
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    Stewie
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. If your budget is limited then look at...

    If your budget is limited then look at secondhand. There have been some well priced sales on both Gumtree and ebay lately.

    Stewie
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    I've used both a Leda "Big Boy" edge sander and a...

    I've used both a Leda "Big Boy" edge sander and a 12" tablesaw before and they were both very good. The tablesaw was a heavy older style of solid build 240v and easy to setup or change settings. The...
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    Bring on game three for a whitewash, or is that a...

    Bring on game three for a whitewash, or is that a bluewash ???

    Stewie
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    Whichever way you look at it, getting it for free...

    Whichever way you look at it, getting it for free is a pretty good deal! Good score.
    The real cost though will be any tooling for doing metalwork on that lathe.

    Stewie
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    Sticky: Bummer. So if I found a 5HP 3Phase 415 wired in...

    Bummer.
    So if I found a 5HP 3Phase 415 wired in Y motor that can be changed to delta but at 240v, from what you are saying you would still get the full 5HP?
    Sorry if my questions are pretty basic....
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    Sticky: So similar to Steve Manos I recently purchased a...

    So similar to Steve Manos I recently purchased a compressor pump and 3 Phase motor cheaply.
    The motor specs say 5HP, 415v, 1420RPM, 7.0A delta wired
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    On removing the terminal plate cover the...
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    Just be aware with some of those flat pack...

    Just be aware with some of those flat pack supliers that they use a relatively poor quality melamine board. It generally has a type of flat feel to the surface unlike the good quality board that is...
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    A lot of it will come down to the type of job and...

    A lot of it will come down to the type of job and what price range you are looking at. A simple one room extension to an average house is pretty easy to work out as per my guide above and homeowners...
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    Well I did say " This was for pretty standard...

    Well I did say " This was for pretty standard construction with medium quality inclusions ". Take a bedroom, living or rumpus room extension etc - footings, sub-floor,walls, ceiling, roof. All pretty...
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    I have to agree with Ian. A lot of the jobs I...

    I have to agree with Ian. A lot of the jobs I priced years ago in the 90's to 2000's - extensions, additions renos etc was to work out the materials first lets say $20,000 then add the same amount...
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. B & D 8" Circular saw guard

    I inherited one of these old B & D 8" circular saws recently but it came without the guard. Someone had mounted it in a frame as a cheap tablesaw and removed the guard then lost it. So I'd like to...
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    If no-one here gets back to you with advice on...

    If no-one here gets back to you with advice on the parts for these machines , just a reminder to keep a lookout on ebay and Gumtree. A few crop up now and again for sale. The sale probably won't...
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    I'd have to agree Bob. I keep a close eye on eBay...

    I'd have to agree Bob. I keep a close eye on eBay and Gumtree and see Radial Arm Saws for sale in good condition all the time. The ones that are priced $400+ rarely sell and then only if they are a...
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    I can't comment on the one you are talking about...

    I can't comment on the one you are talking about but any Woodman gear I've used in the past or seen has been very good. Well made and easy to setup.

    Stewie
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    Good advice Paintman. Stewie

    Good advice Paintman.

    Stewie
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