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    I've installed a few domestic fixed vacuum...

    I've installed a few domestic fixed vacuum systems. The ones I've done have a low voltage lead (figure 8 wire) running along the length of the duct to the vacuum unit. Two prongs inside the wall...
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    Or you could just buy them. 1/4" 20T - 1/2"...

    Or you could just buy them.
    1/4" 20T - 1/2" (12.7mm) Wide Thumbscrew - each | Workshop Hardware & Fittings - Carbatec
    A quick search brought up a few options.
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    4 years too late guys. I think Hughie bit the...

    4 years too late guys. I think Hughie bit the snake and took the pool.
  4. HEADS UP Also paid. Thanks Euge

    Also paid. Thanks Euge
  5. HEADS UP I don't have payment details :C

    I don't have payment details :C
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    That's all we need. Measure it with a couple of...

    That's all we need. Measure it with a couple of blast gates open and that will tell us enough.
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    A 2HP motor will draw about 9 amps on reasonable...

    A 2HP motor will draw about 9 amps on reasonable efficiency. A 2kW motor will draw around 12 amps. Is that a generic label made for the US and labelled HP but is actually a 2kW motor? We need someone...
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    That's also where Crescent wrench comes from...

    That's also where Crescent wrench comes from Paul. Crescent is a brand of adjustable spanner in the US.
    Channel Lock is a quality brand of pliers. I standardised on their linesmans pliers for...
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    :yes:

    :yes:
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    I happily use shifters all the time. Very...

    I happily use shifters all the time. Very convenient. Use any tool outside it's limitations and you will get a poor result.
    One prominent youtuber has a large shifter with a built in hammer. He...
  11. Happy 40th Mr F.

    Happy 40th Mr F.
  12. Thread: Surprise!

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    Use ply. More stable for offroad use.

    Use ply. More stable for offroad use.
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    Once you are subscribed you will get notified...

    Once you are subscribed you will get notified when he posts a new video. In the first link if you click on videos (just under his name) you can see all the videos he has posted. The last video he...
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    Now that you mention it, I'm pretty sure mine was...

    Now that you mention it, I'm pretty sure mine was a Ramset
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    Never used one for work. I don't remember where i...

    Never used one for work. I don't remember where i got it from and I have no idea where it is now. Probably best left that way :U
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    I've got a couple of Uniklamps. They would be...

    I've got a couple of Uniklamps. They would be fine for boxes. Much lighter and easier to handle, especially on more delicate boxes.
    I also have a selection of Duoklamps that are my go to clamp most...
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    I used to have a similar one, not Rawplug branded...

    I used to have a similar one, not Rawplug branded though. It sounded like a machine gun once you got it going.
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    Looking forward to seeing this one Springy. Those...

    Looking forward to seeing this one Springy. Those jigs will look great.
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    The 'breaker' on the main board is a switch not a...

    The 'breaker' on the main board is a switch not a CB. The workshop is possibly off the 40A safety switch next to the workshop switch. The capacity of the circuit is determined by the cable size, not...
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    A ratchet strap from corner to corner applying a...

    A ratchet strap from corner to corner applying a small amount of pressure and a bit of heat applied to the joints with a heat gun may realign it. Two heat guns maybe. One on each end. I have one.
  21. I'm using an Amtek RMA and a Mektronic Multicore...

    I'm using an Amtek RMA and a Mektronic Multicore X32-101 no clean. I've also got a Jaycar gel Rosin that I use a bit. The Mektonic is really good. I'll attach a holder to the case on the weekend.
  22. Thread: Copper Nails

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    QUEENSLAND I don't need any copper nails but new, 50mm sell...

    I don't need any copper nails but new, 50mm sell for about $110 for 500gms so I think your price is very reasonable.
    Xcel Copper Boat Nail Rose Head 50mm 50g | Bunnings Warehouse
  23. A magnet on the case for the tip cleaners is a...

    A magnet on the case for the tip cleaners is a great idea. Assuming they are magnetic. I'm going to go and check.......
    Nope, and neither is the case. So much for that idea. Think I'll attach a...
  24. Thanks for the update Mike. Mine is a different...

    Thanks for the update Mike. Mine is a different unit but the gun looks the same. It's not really noisy enough for me to make the changes but I'll keep this thread in mind for the future.
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    https://www.woodworkforums.com/image/jpeg;base64,/9...

    https://www.woodworkforums.com/image/jpeg;base64,/9j/4AAQSkZJRgABAQAAAQABAAD/2wCEAAkGBwgHBgkIBwgKCgkLDRYPDQwMDRsUFRAWIB0iIiAdHx8kKDQsJCYxJx8fLT0tMTU3Ojo6Iys/RD84QzQ5OjcBCgoKDQwNGg8PGjclHyU3Nzc3Nzc3Nzc3...
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    You've got the moustache to be a 80's science...

    You've got the moustache to be a 80's science show presenter.
    "If I was to hit the block with this hammer....what do you think would happen? Let's try it.."
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    It looks very similar to my Jet, which is awesome.

    It looks very similar to my Jet, which is awesome.
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    I'm still coming for the Shiraz

    I'm still coming for the Shiraz
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    I know that design. They have been on my todo...

    I know that design. They have been on my todo list for many years. I reckon the 1/4" lams will be fine
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    I'm in

    I'm in
  31. We need photos :photo2:

    We need photos :photo2:
  32. Link didn't work. Try this one...

    Link didn't work. Try this one
    https://www.timbecon.com.au/planing/10in-lift-up-combination-planer
  33. Oh no. A vacuum cleaner on reverse might shift...

    Oh no. A vacuum cleaner on reverse might shift most of the dust to more accessible areas. Can come and help clean tomorrow.
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    FREE ANYWHERE: I'll grab them. Assuming you're back.

    I'll grab them. Assuming you're back.
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    A photo would help Michael

    A photo would help Michael
  36. Looking good :2tsup:

    Looking good :2tsup:
  37. :2tsup:

    :2tsup:
  38. Have you got the blade all the way up? ...

    Have you got the blade all the way up?

    https://www.manualslib.com/manual/878618/Dewalt-Dwe7499.html?page=7#manual
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    Any Incra positioner will do the same thing. It's...

    Any Incra positioner will do the same thing. It's just a precise way to set a fence
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    Yes and fingerprint scanners and PIN numbers and...

    Yes and fingerprint scanners and PIN numbers and secret codes and facial recognition but everybody just turns them off because they are a PITA
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    Just download it from the website. POWTRAN...

    Just download it from the website.
    POWTRAN Technology

    Edit: PI500 is there. PI150 is not yet available.
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    That makes sense. A 1" tyre would compress enough...

    That makes sense. A 1" tyre would compress enough in the 15/16 channel to fit snuggly with no possibility of movement.
    If you don't want to go to the expense of buying 1" tyres you could try glueing...
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    They appear to be the wrong size tyre. Tyre...

    They appear to be the wrong size tyre. Tyre should span the recess in the wheel.
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    He says it is an incremental positioner but not...

    He says it is an incremental positioner but not an Incra branded one. Appears to be Tru-Center branded.
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    Think the question was directed at Mr Flett for...

    Think the question was directed at Mr Flett for his single page explanation of VFD operations.
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    New members posts have to be approved by a mod...

    New members posts have to be approved by a mod until you prove you are not a spammer, hacker or whatever. I think you have to have 5 posts before you no longer need approval.
    The same with attaching...
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    That is awesome Vann. I love clever design no...

    That is awesome Vann. I love clever design no matter what it is in.
    Someone, many years ago, spent a lot of time refining these mechanisms.
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    Another thing the bowyers do with two rigid...

    Another thing the bowyers do with two rigid formers is to insert a length of layflat hose on top of the laminations and then inflate it once the formers are in place. Applies even pressure over the...
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    Let us know if you need help with the mesh and...

    Let us know if you need help with the mesh and silk.
    Our interior decorating skills are legendary.
  50. What a great pickup Mike. Please do a full...

    What a great pickup Mike. Please do a full restoration, it looks like a fantastic machine. If you take the switch or speed control plates off you should be able to see the original colour.
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