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  1. Change Ďem.

    Motors bearings designed to be regularly greased need to have an overflow or relief port so they can get rid of the excess. Totally filling a ball bearing with grease is just as bad as running it...
  2. Have a chat with IanW; he has a portable...

    Have a chat with IanW; he has a portable workbench full of drawers/cupboards etc containing many of his own handmade tools. The thick top even boasts a wooden tail vise! I saw it at the 2016 Brisbane...
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    ... and BANG- Tedís back! 461158 No worries...

    ... and BANG- Tedís back!

    461158

    No worries Neil; I was hoping that was the case (as suggested in my original post) rather than another glitch. I truly appreciate the free content and sharing...
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    I think it IS a garlic press, but with a...

    I think it IS a garlic press, but with a removable bottom section to assist with cleaning. And the removable bit has gone walkabout.
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    :iagree:

    :iagree:
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    Iíve been looking for one for a while and am...

    Iíve been looking for one for a while and am willing to call you as many names as is necessary to build up the required value of dislike :q.

    Seriously though, these still go for a fair amount of...
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    Probably not repairable, but the iron, cap iron...

    Probably not repairable, but the iron, cap iron and front knob (if undamaged) would each fetch three or four times the asking price for the whole plane.
  8. Thread: Cows

    by Chief Tiff
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    I made the misteak of replying to the first post,...

    I made the misteak of replying to the first post, burger me if I havenít done it again!
  9. Thread: Cows

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    That was terrible. Udderly terrible.

    That was terrible. Udderly terrible.
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    My 19yo daughter does that by studying hard at...

    My 19yo daughter does that by studying hard at uni while working part time, not drinking/dancing/smoking, having the same boyfriend for the last two years and listening to Elton John. Oh, sheís also...
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    I have this gauge and it is brilliant. One of the...

    I have this gauge and it is brilliant. One of the best things about it is that it also has a fractional inches setting, very handy if you use American plans.
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    Itís a wooden plough plane, unfortunately missing...

    Itís a wooden plough plane, unfortunately missing all the irons. The ďhandlesĒ are fence rods that slide in and out of the body to set the fence the desired distance away from the iron and are locked...
  13. Thread: Stanley 298

    by Chief Tiff
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    This never came out of a Stanley factory anywhere...

    This never came out of a Stanley factory anywhere in the world! What youíve got there is a hand-made copy of a 98; the giveaway is the material because these were always made from cast iron. If you...
  14. Never heard of using salt for that, and with your...

    Never heard of using salt for that, and with your glue likely being water based Iím not at all confident of its ability to a) stay solid, and b) not affect the glueís adhesive properties once it had...
  15. Um, what do you want to make?

    Um, what do you want to make?
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    WCA266 Here are some pics of the offending...

    WCA266

    Here are some pics of the offending item

    460514460515460516

    If all he wants is the catch Iím happy to pay it forwards, just PM me the delivery address. If he wants the entire chassis...
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    I DO have one after all! I was given an old...

    I DO have one after all!

    I was given an old MK3 saw chassis a few years ago, I didnít realise that the exact same chassis was used in the early 2000 series. When I saw your photo I thought ďnah,...
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    Absolutely. In a more enlightened age this...

    Absolutely.

    In a more enlightened age this would have been considered a deviant mental illness, similar to being left-handed. The treatment for either malady was harsh; but considered necessary...
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    It's called a strike or strike button; they can...

    It's called a strike or strike button; they can also be made from wood. The purpose is to provide somewhere to hit the plane for loosening the iron. One many old woodies you'll see hammer marks on...
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    Fornicating rodent genitalia; theyíre back again....

    Fornicating rodent genitalia; theyíre back again.

    460422

    I donít know which is worse though; the size of the banner or the content. Are my interwebsical browsing patterns so truly...
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    Sorry, I donít have one of those.

    Sorry, I donít have one of those.
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    Any chance of a photo of the piece, or a...

    Any chance of a photo of the piece, or a catalogue reference? I have a box of random Triton pieces at home that I have no use for except for cases like this.
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    PLASTIC? :oo: UGH! :disgust1: I thought it...

    PLASTIC? :oo:

    UGH! :disgust1:

    I thought it was brass plated steel that had been crudely folded over with sharp edges biting into the wedge; that would cause the symptoms you were describing. I...
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    Weird. About the only advice I can offer is to...

    Weird. About the only advice I can offer is to first try holding it upside down before wacking the strike; if there's no joy there then try holding it upright but by the wedge only as you hit the...
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    :banghead:

    :banghead:
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    Ruixin...

    Ruixin brand on Aliexpress. I bought the stainless steel version and modified it like this. Just throw Ruixin into you tube & there are a wealth of videos.

    However; I wouldn't touch any of my...
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    This is on my I-Pad: 460185 I apologise for...

    This is on my I-Pad:
    460185

    I apologise for the extremely boring advert...
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    Giant advertisement banners have returned

    For the last couple of days every forum page now has a giant advertising banner at the top; originally you only got this if you were a non-subscriber. Subscribers received a smaller, more genteel...
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    Kryn, one day you and I really need to sit down...

    Kryn, one day you and I really need to sit down and compare Emailís; I swear somewhere down the track we share a common denominator as I get a significant percentage of your jokes just before you...
  30. Another vote for a decent quality belt/disc...

    Another vote for a decent quality belt/disc sander. Swapping grits on one of those is a POP compared to swapping and truing grinding wheels. Plus a belt sander will grind away non-ferrous material...
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    459956

    459956
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    Drilling by hand often results in less than ideal...

    Drilling by hand often results in less than ideal holes.

    However, as you have a brace try using an adjustable bit. This device allows you fine tune the diameter of the hole.

    Irwin adjustable bit
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    You might have a Record "Stay Set" cap iron....

    You might have a Record "Stay Set" cap iron. These allowed you to quickly remove the assembly and hone without disturbing the position of the cap iron; if all the tolerances on the plane are tight...
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    Ok, Iíve just never seen it like that. Here in...

    Ok, Iíve just never seen it like that. Here in Bundy the biggest use for white oak is for making rum vats and itís always quarter sawn. I bought a pile of boards recently that was actually thrown in...
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    If itís an oak it was milled backsawn which...

    If itís an oak it was milled backsawn which doesnít show any of the beautiful medular rays associated with true oaks, and I canít think why this would be done deliberately. Some of the beading...
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    No, brand new Stanley and Carter planes only ever...

    No, brand new Stanley and Carter planes only ever came with normal carbon steel irons, and Carter only ever made carbon steel irons. If a HSS iron was wanted then it had to be purchased separately....
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    Titan mainly made chisels and branched into...

    Titan mainly made chisels and branched into making plane irons. These were unique in that the first 30mm or so (the usable cutting length) was made from a brazed on piece of solid HSS.

    When...
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    There was a tiny bit of urine extraction with my...

    There was a tiny bit of urine extraction with my statement; but I generally only have to charge my Nokia once a week. My usage is mainly text messaging with about an hour or two worth of telephone...
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    Yep, that's the chap. They came back into...

    Yep, that's the chap.



    They came back into the market over 2 years ago; you must have just missed them; or possibly the phone dealer wanted you to buy one of his wares instead :rolleyes:? Big...
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    Anyone using a new Nokia 8110?

    Does anyone have one of the new Nokia 8110 slider phones? Iím considering replacing my Nokia 3110 with one as I can also use it as a WIFI hotspot for my tablet. My phone plan keeps accumulating data...
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    The Open Slather sub-forum is only accessible via...

    The Open Slather sub-forum is only accessible via an application to the mods for your own password to be issued. Access isnít denied to those who ask for it but be warned it may contain topics or...
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    Yes except for Carter; their blades are thicker...

    Yes except for Carter; their blades are thicker because the frogs only support them at the extremities. A Carter blade will fit any other bailey style plane but if you try to use another blade in a...
  43. A.C.T. Iíll take them Evan, can you please add on...

    Iíll take them Evan, can you please add on postage to 4670?
  44. A double hit; first you get a unique jointer AND...

    A double hit; first you get a unique jointer AND you managed to find a use for a couple of Carters!
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    A good haul there! That Stanley isnít a 4,...

    A good haul there!

    That Stanley isnít a 4, itís a 4-1/2 smoother which is slightly wider than a 4. Tall front knob without a ring in the casting, ďStanleyĒ embossed in the lever cap and with a...
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    Itís only the first of three rings; 1: The...

    Itís only the first of three rings;

    1: The engagement ring
    2: The wedding ring
    3: The suffering.

    :q:q
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    I forgot all about this... ok, I have the...

    I forgot all about this...

    ok, I have the Stanley 47-091 which is just an updated 91. By ďupdatedĒ, I mean they stopped nickel plating them...

    The screws are 36 tpi 0.185Ē dia which doesnít...
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    I really donít think itís a go/no-go gauge; the...

    I really donít think itís a go/no-go gauge; the manufacturing is too... well, wrong. Itís a piece of pressed steel so it couldnít be used on anything precise, plus it has been given a polished nickel...
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    N.S.W. Iíll take it if Patch doesnít finish the deal.

    Iíll take it if Patch doesnít finish the deal.
  50. Thread: Too late?

    by Chief Tiff
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    Thatís GOLD!!! :rotfl:

    Thatís GOLD!!! :rotfl:
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