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  1. Thread: Parallel Clamps

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    QUEENSLAND Well done Alkahestic. Wish I have had seen these...

    Well done Alkahestic. Wish I have had seen these sooner. If you decide not to purchase, I am happy to take them.
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    CLAIMED I’m in

    I’m in
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    You could look for a local supplier with shorter...

    You could look for a local supplier with shorter delivery. I have also purchased similar switches from Machinery Warehouse.
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    Have you tried pulling the motor apart &...

    Have you tried pulling the motor apart & replacing it’s bearings - assuming it had bearings not bushes.
    Nothing to loose if it already faulty.
  5. I normally buy from Umart. They don’t have much...

    I normally buy from Umart. They don’t have much of a shop front so best option is click & collect if you know what you want.
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    I was going to buy some to try so following this...

    I was going to buy some to try so following this thread with interest.

    The Feast Watson web site application instruction only mention brush, roller or spray gun:
    Sanding Sealer | Sealer For Open...
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    Any chance this is the same as other machines...

    Any chance this is the same as other machines that all look the same except colour & brand name? It it is there may be other sources for the parts hopefully in Australia.

    What are these part made...
  8. Thread: Hackintosh

    by Pete57
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    No experience with Hackintosh. SSD hard drives...

    No experience with Hackintosh. SSD hard drives have make computers so much faster especially to boot. Our 2013 iMac was getting so slow it was bordering unusable. Replaced original HDD with an SSD...
  9. Thread: 240v Inverters

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    Large inverters often draw 2amps with no load so...

    Large inverters often draw 2amps with no load so inefficient for small loads. For charging phone, iPads etc it is better to get 12/24v to USB outlets such as these (or one of the many other brands):...
  10. My father was a builder & he used Brisbane Saw...

    My father was a builder & he used Brisbane Saw Service for many years.
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    Are you sure it is getting under the tiles? It...

    Are you sure it is getting under the tiles? It is often the gully (if you roof has any) that is the problem according to my father who was a builder. He said often the metal they put under the...
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    There were a couple of these for sale around...

    There were a couple of these for sale around Brisbane very recently for about $50. On Facebook maybe. Think the actual saws were missing but would be great for parts at least. Will post the add if...
  13. Thread: Summer nats

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    Better they do it at a controlled event than...

    Better they do it at a controlled event than around the suburbs putting the public at risk. It is not my sport (I like car racing where cars also go around bends - not just straight line) but think...
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    A few centre punch marks around the shaft. Around...

    A few centre punch marks around the shaft. Around the outside centre punch marks the metal is pushed up making the outside diameter of the shaft larger. This works well for shafts into bearings but...
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    If you do use heat/cold, you need to warm the...

    If you do use heat/cold, you need to warm the bearing and put the shaft in the freezer. Back in the day of lead light with real light bulbs, you could put the bearing on the lead light wire cage for...
  16. Hi Croc is this the one: Magnetic LCD Spirit...

    Hi Croc
    is this the one: Magnetic LCD Spirit Level Digital Angle Finder Gauge Protractor Inclinometer AUS 753807585088 | eBay

    The description does not say it has a backlight on the LCD display. ...
  17. Thank Bob. I have installed Tiltmeter on my...

    Thank Bob. I have installed Tiltmeter on my phone to see how it goes.
  18. Digital inclinometer angle finder - cheap eBay or more expensive model?

    I am looking at buying a digital inclinometer angle finder as often used to set the angle of a table saw blade and similar tasks. Are the cheap eBay models ok or should I be looking at a more...
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    Was looking for something similar in Brisbane. ...

    Was looking for something similar in Brisbane. Google Search came up with this on in Melbourne: Melbourne Guild of Fine Woodworking | Classes: Tool Sharpening
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    I hate flying & after a work trip from Brisbane...

    I hate flying & after a work trip from Brisbane to Perth told my wife if I ever had to do it again I would be purchasing noise cancelling headphones. Anyway did 2 more Perth trips with Bose QC35ii. ...
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    If still under warranty, take it back.

    If still under warranty, take it back.
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    Weight is important so something lighter than...

    Weight is important so something lighter than tassie oak may be better. Have no idea but guess meranti or Oregon would be lighter.
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    Just be careful what you read especially on the...

    Just be careful what you read especially on the internet. I am not an electrical engineer but have worked with plenty and they all say the same as Bushmiller.
    If you are interested there are some...
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    Great info Bushmiller. My understanding is the...

    Great info Bushmiller.
    My understanding is the grid was designed for power flow from big power stations, through transmission systems, distribution then to the consumer. Not we have the consumer...
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    Try a specialist saw service. They will also...

    Try a specialist saw service. They will also have a better range of adaptor rings to suit the abort size - or can enlarge the hole in the blade if too small.
    if in Brisbane I would suggest Brisbane...
  26. Would be worth checking the many other stores...

    Would be worth checking the many other stores such as (in Brisbane anyway) Trade Tools, Total Tools, C&L and places that specialise in sharpening/selling saw blades. Brisbane Saw service & Combined...
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    As long as the main parts are all there, bandsaw...

    As long as the main parts are all there, bandsaw tyres, bearings, wiring etc are usually easily replaced. The blades are easy to source and custom lengths are no issue.
    Are you comfortable doing...
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    QUEENSLAND Thanks mic-d. It great to meet you and get some...

    Thanks mic-d. It great to meet you and get some sharpening & other tips.

    Peter
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    QUEENSLAND I will take it. Will send a pm to arrange pickup...

    I will take it. Will send a pm to arrange pickup

    Thanks
    Peter
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    QUEENSLAND I am very interested. Where are you located? I...

    I am very interested. Where are you located?
    I am north side - McDowall
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    VICTORIA Hi Elan The 102 arrived today. Very happy...

    Hi Elan
    The 102 arrived today. Very happy customer.

    thanks
    Peter
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    IKEA cutting board oil. Someone on this forum...

    IKEA cutting board oil. Someone on this forum put me onto it
    https://www.ikea.com/au/en/catalog/products/00170993/
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    VICTORIA Hi Elan i will take the 102 if still...

    Hi Elan

    i will take the 102 if still available. Postage to McDowall 4053 (Brisbane suburb) please.

    thank you
    Peter
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    For fixing rails to posts I used batten screws....

    For fixing rails to posts I used batten screws.
    For the pailings I used one of these:...
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    We have spa with similar looking timber. It was...

    We have spa with similar looking timber. It was my parents so fairly old. Last year I sander to bare timber and coated with marine varnish from Bunnings. Time will tell how long it lasts.
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    Cabinetry advice please!

    To see MDF cabinets being made & painted, check out Peter Millard 10 minute workshop on iTunes. Might help you work out if it is for you or not.

    Edit: uTube not iTunes. Stupid autocorrect (or...
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    One of the forum members did a review of the...

    One of the forum members did a review of the Swarts on utube:
    https://youtu.be/sJaobsjkg-M
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    I am no expert but I would sand. On front face,...

    I am no expert but I would sand. On front face, sand off the sharp edges.
    Check the directions on the can of poly.
    Use a scrap of the pine as a tester to see if you get the finish you want before...
  39. You are right. Was talking about not as common...

    You are right. Was talking about not as common bush sizes from specialised shops. If you are able to make bushes, that is great. I don’t so easier for me purchase.
  40. “3/4” (19mm) bore saw blade”. Try somewhere more...

    “3/4” (19mm) bore saw blade”. Try somewhere more specialised in saw blades & sharpening like Brisbane Saw Service. They have a lot more than Carbatec and other general woodworking shops.
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    Bunnies has BLO so easy to find. Never used it so...

    Bunnies has BLO so easy to find. Never used it so cannot comment on quality.
  42. Thread: Band Saw Tyres

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    I found a place in SA that was redoing rubber...

    I found a place in SA that was redoing rubber bandsaw tyres a few years ago. Was worth more than I could justify for my old Paul Call bandsaw. Think it was about $170 per wheel plus delivery. ...
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    Ideally the front of the batons and back of the...

    Ideally the front of the batons and back of the palings should have been at least under coated before fixing. Otherwise you are likely to get wood stain over your nicely painted palings next time it...
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    Any idea what sort of timber? If they are...

    Any idea what sort of timber? If they are treated pine fence palings they will be very wet and need time to dry before any coating is applied.
    Are you looking for a clear coating, stain or paint?
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    Bad connections can get hot. Not something you...

    Bad connections can get hot. Not something you want in you house walls or ceilings. Recommend getting it sorted ASAP.
    And remember to turn off power before getting into ceiling just in case a...
  46. Noticed Bunnings have Protite Casting Resin. ...

    Noticed Bunnings have Protite Casting Resin. Have not used it or compared prices.
    Has anyone tried it?
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    Jaycar are unlikely to have them but you never...

    Jaycar are unlikely to have them but you never know. EBay but watch quality/Australia compliance.
    Some electrical outlets (Ideal for example have some sizes when I needed one for a pool pump) or...
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    Must admit I am biased having owned a 3.8 E Type...

    Must admit I am biased having owned a 3.8 E Type convertible. Plus have driven mates E Types.
    The V12 actually has the lowest top speed of any E Types. They are quicker off the mark than a 6...
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    Is that comparing a 50 year car to a new car? ...

    Is that comparing a 50 year car to a new car? Also Holden or Ford of that era had drum brakes & leaf springs so do not even come close. A E Type pushed can have interesting handling but that can be...
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    Will only list the one I wish I still had... E...

    Will only list the one I wish I still had...
    E type Jag series 1 (1963) soft top with triple Webber’s, Koni shocks & few other mods.
    Almost cry when I see the prices of them now. No way I will...
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