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    I know that it is easy to say but you must not...

    I know that it is easy to say but you must not let the situation get to you and take you down.
    My father died 27 years ago but was virtually bedridden for more than 5 years before that. It was...
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    IMPORTANT David. I wonder about that as I have had ads...

    David.
    I wonder about that as I have had ads that are irrelevant to what I view or search for. As I write this, there is an ad for a golf product at the top of this page. I do not play or have...
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    :whs::exactly:

    :whs::exactly:
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    SOLD: I'll take them PM on the way

    I'll take them

    PM on the way
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    SOLD: I'll take them. PM on the way

    I'll take them.

    PM on the way
  6. Thread: Sliding bevel

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    It shows as out of stock - perhaps bought by the...

    It shows as out of stock - perhaps bought by the OP or another forumite
  7. Thread: What is it?

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    You don't need the web for these things when you...

    You don't need the web for these things when you have us around. :D:D
  8. Thread: What is it?

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    What David said. Used before the days of...

    What David said. Used before the days of electric drills. I have a couple that I inherited from my FIL.
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    Back to former size this morning. :2tsup:

    Back to former size this morning. :2tsup:
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    The blank area shown above in Hoey's post is...

    The blank area shown above in Hoey's post is almost twice the depth that it used to be but has an advert in it.

    Sorry, I am not proficient enough to get a screen shot.
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    Same here. I have not changed any of my...

    Same here. I have not changed any of my settings.

    It is a bit annoying but if that is the price we have to pay for our great free Forum, so be it
  12. I went today also and agree with Doug and Don. ...

    I went today also and agree with Doug and Don. There was certainly a bit of a buzz about the place.
    I had quite a long chat with Brendan (Candice's husband) who was kind enough to help me carry my...
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    A bit sick after recently watching a TV program...

    A bit sick after recently watching a TV program about Tourettes Syndrome and the devastating effect it has on the sufferer and family.
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    VICTORIA I don't need them but it might help if you added...

    I don't need them but it might help if you added your suburb in Melbourne.
  15. Could their name start with "C" ????

    Could their name start with "C" ????
  16. My response is usually along the lines of "Would...

    My response is usually along the lines of "Would November 2022 be OK?"
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    VICTORIA Look along the top, next to "new posts" and you...

    Look along the top, next to "new posts" and you will see "Private Messages". Click on that and it is quite easy.
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    VICTORIA Probably better to send your details via a PM...

    Probably better to send your details via a PM rather than in the thread. Just a thought
  19. Street parking is pretty limited from my...

    Street parking is pretty limited from my recollection of that area.
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    If all else fails, I have a QPC handle in a...

    If all else fails, I have a QPC handle in a drawer somewhere that you can have. I took it off a plane that I inherited from my FIL and replaced it with a wooden one.
    GPC stands for Quality Patterns...
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    Never start an argument that you know you can't...

    Never start an argument that you know you can't win.

    Once I thought I was wrong but I was mistaken.
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    A few years ago, I made two glass doors for a...

    A few years ago, I made two glass doors for a cabinet for my daughter. I rebated the back of the frame with the router and the glass people siliconed the glass in - still holding OK.
    My other...
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    Have a look at Chairdoctor glue from Timbecon or...

    Have a look at Chairdoctor glue from Timbecon or Carbatec.
    If you have access to a couple of hypodermic syringes, you might be able to squeeze in some diluted glue which would be similar to...
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    Either or both
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    Glad you have solved it. I have just pulled out...

    Glad you have solved it.
    I have just pulled out the instruction manual that came with mine but there is no mention of that problem in it.
    I seem to remember something about punching the runner also.
  26. A plane followed by 120/180 sandpaper - the way...

    A plane followed by 120/180 sandpaper - the way it would have been done before routers.
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    A bit earlier than that - in the early 50's in a...

    A bit earlier than that - in the early 50's in a state high school by the visiting school nurse
  28. Thread: Router issues

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    I don't know where you are in Melb but Heidelberg...

    I don't know where you are in Melb but Heidelberg Industrial Supplies was recommended to me for a drill and they were able to help me.

    address is 1/22 Helen St, West Heidelberg, 3081 Phone...
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    I agree but we are showing our age, Ian. :D

    I agree but we are showing our age, Ian. :D
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    I have enjoyed reading your story, Ian. There...

    I have enjoyed reading your story, Ian.

    There is a fair chance that the depression ended your father's apprenticeship as it did for my father who was born in 1912. He was an apprentice butcher...
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    QUEENSLAND I will take one, thanks. PM on the way

    I will take one, thanks.
    PM on the way
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    I have had the same experience here recently at...

    I have had the same experience here recently at the Sunbury store. The staff at the front directed me to what I was after and as I passed a couple of other staff, they each asked me if I needed...
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    Willy I have attached a photo of my cross cut...

    Willy
    I have attached a photo of my cross cut sled. It is still a work in progress.
    The "bridge " is a bit rough as I modified it as I went along. I will probably replace the top piece with...
  34. If they are interested the young people must be...

    If they are interested the young people must be encouraged - better that they having a go at something like that than on drugs or wandering the streets.
    Very poor attitudes displayed. :((
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    I have just built a cross cut sled for my...

    I have just built a cross cut sled for my Sawstop. All the Youtubes,etc show a sled being built and used without the guard and riving knife as shown above.
    I have modified mine to allow the guard...
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    McDivens also

    McDivens also
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    I watched 2 minutes and gave up as I could see...

    I watched 2 minutes and gave up as I could see where he was going.:((
  38. I had an isolating switch in my garage/workshop...

    I had an isolating switch in my garage/workshop when my kids were small. It was up in the rafters where I was the only one who could just reach it.
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    All fine for me now, Neil

    All fine for me now, Neil
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    Yes. I started a new thread and was able to...

    Yes. I started a new thread and was able to delete immediately.
    One of those Googleads appeared immediately also.

    Perhaps your privileges have not yet become active as Neil said it could be some...
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    I got those adverts in about 3 threads this...

    I got those adverts in about 3 threads this morning and there is one above post 17 or 18 in this thread.
    I never log out and there is no "report" symbol on those adverts.
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    You could try Heidelberg Industrial Supplies, ...

    You could try Heidelberg Industrial Supplies, 1/22 Helen St, West Heidelberg. 9459-5747

    www.hiscopowertools.com

    He was able to fix an old B & D Drill for me.
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    What they said. I, too, have bits that I have...

    What they said. I, too, have bits that I have never used nor likely to use

    They can be a bit like screws - you have plenty but never the correct one for the job at hand. Just last week I had to...
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    Hume Council -covers Broadmeadows, Craigieburn,...

    Hume Council -covers Broadmeadows, Craigieburn, Bulla, Sunbury and in between. In my opinion it is actually too large an area for one Council but that is a subject for another time.
    For the free...
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    We have to ring to book a free hard rubbish...

    We have to ring to book a free hard rubbish collection - allowed one per year and two free trailer loads to the tip. The two trailer loads can be converted to an extra collection. They then say what...
  46. Good for you. Matt. Your kids are learning...

    Good for you. Matt.

    Your kids are learning great skills.
  47. I cannot remember what age my son was when he...

    I cannot remember what age my son was when he started pottering in the garage but he was often there with me. He had his own bench and hammered bits of timber together.
    He was allowed to use...
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    The finest that I use in mine is 120 and then use...

    The finest that I use in mine is 120 and then use ROS for 180, 240 etc if needed.
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    Yes, I am still waiting to be arrested for...

    Yes, I am still waiting to be arrested for non-payment.
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    Another Scam scenario

    You may be aware of this one but earlier this afternoon I was rung by a male with a very distinguished voice purporting to be from NAB. He called me by name and after the usual pleasantries asked...
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