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    SOLD: Sold.

    Sold.
  2. What I do is leave the forum and use me private...

    What I do is leave the forum and use me private email.
  3. Thread: Theft!

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    Have you heard the story of the man who put his...

    Have you heard the story of the man who put his lawn mower on the nature strip while he went to the shed to get fuel for it.

    It was gone when he got back!
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    I don't think it is just me, but I feel Donald...

    I don't think it is just me, but I feel Donald Trump has lost his marbles. More so since the start of November 2020.

    A country of over 300 million and Trump and Biden were the two best candidates...
  5. I bet the tie down (tie on) strap made a world of...

    I bet the tie down (tie on) strap made a world of difference as well.

    Well done. I hope you get a lot of enjoyment out of your new machine.
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    On the occasion I need to spread an adhesive I...

    On the occasion I need to spread an adhesive I use a tounge depressor or icy pole stick, (look for craft supplies or a medical centre), a piece of scrap or a paint brush which might get tossed at...
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    Yep. Keith's work is always to a high standard....

    Yep. Keith's work is always to a high standard.
    I am always happy to help when I can. Giving answers can be easy. Finding the picture I sent took time.
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    SOLD: Pending

    Sold to sir nic pending payment.
  9. Thread: Diablo gone

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    It is also possible that there has been a supply...

    It is also possible that there has been a supply problem. With the current pandemic, many items have been, or still are delayed in manufacture and shipping.
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    SOLD: I am located in Caulfield.

    I am located in Caulfield.
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    SOLD: Makita Jigsaw

    Makita Jigsaw Model 4320. Has variable speed, in used condition.

    Also included parallel guide and circle cutting guide. Also many blades, some of them new, still in their original packet.
    $25...
  12. Thread: Diablo gone

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    Blackwoods is part of the Wesfarmers group. Also...

    Blackwoods is part of the Wesfarmers group. Also includes Coles, Officeworks and Bunnings.
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    Ask if the dealer could install a reverse camera....

    Ask if the dealer could install a reverse camera. Very often these extras are high profit for the dealer, and if they do it, it should not effect the warranty.
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    DRAWN I'm In

    I'm In
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED Thank You.

    Thank You to U-Beaut Products for running the Prize Draw, but also the prizes.

    :) :yippy: I look forward to receiving the polishers handbook.

    Wishing all of the Woodwork Forums all the...
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
  17. Tempting, but where would I put it? Think I will...

    Tempting, but where would I put it?
    Think I will keep using what I have.

    The switch alone would normally be worth $80 plus, but I don't know what mods have been made.
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    Well, at least you replaced the troublesome lock...

    Well, at least you replaced the troublesome lock on your shed. You achieved one thing, though probably not what you went to the shed for though.
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    The agreement. I earn, she spends! Just hope...

    The agreement.
    I earn, she spends!

    Just hope to earn more than she spends. :rolleyes:
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    I can just see Cathie making a quilt with that...

    I can just see Cathie making a quilt with that beautiful image.
    Hope she brings you both much happiness.
  21. barrysumpter if you need the loan of a Torx bit I...

    barrysumpter if you need the loan of a Torx bit I may be able to help you. I did change the top of my Midi, so somehow had the tools. Just PM me.
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    :doh: I am sure someone else will say babies...

    :doh:
    I am sure someone else will say babies come from test tubes and made to order. No need for a "dad".
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    Festool cordless TSC55

    Festool 18V 5.2Ah 160Mm Cordless Brushless Plunge Cut Saw Kit With Guide Rail Black includes not one but two guide rails, joiners and clamps. Also bag for guide rails.
    Compare with new TSC 55 18V...
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    Sorry crowie, but Vintage111 is in Emerald,...

    Sorry crowie, but Vintage111 is in Emerald, Victoria, just outside Melbourne. Very nice part of the world. Refer OP
  25. Thread: A little saw

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    The age of the saw is not known, but more than 17...

    The age of the saw is not known, but more than 17 years that my contact has been on the site.

    I did come across a closed eBay listing for a Disston model 4M which showed the same saw but with a...
  26. My guess is the length of hose is 3 metres. My...

    My guess is the length of hose is 3 metres.

    My Midi and CT26 at work have this. A good length when cleaning ceiling vents and cupboard tops.

    The CT 36 has wheels so even in a single garage it...
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    How old is the building? The only reason I say...

    How old is the building?
    The only reason I say this as a couple of times I have been caught with very old soft bricks (building probably 100 + years old) where you make a little hold and end up...
  28. Carbatec, Springvale to Wallan is about 90 km,...

    Carbatec, Springvale to Wallan is about 90 km, and will take about 1 1/4hrs + by car. It may also involve road tolls.

    If you were to hire a vehicle and a driver, for 3 hours you would be looking...
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    1360mm buffer to buffer (or over buffers), almost...

    1360mm buffer to buffer (or over buffers), almost an aid to social distancing here (1500mm).

    Definitely the way to go with the plans having them at 1:1 and then laminated. You have made a start...
  30. DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in.

    I'm in.
  31. Thread: A little saw

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    It appears that neither of the other two saws...

    It appears that neither of the other two saws have spines either. Note the teeth are protected.
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    Just a plain simple loco cab. OK for me any way....

    Just a plain simple loco cab. OK for me any way.

    Same fittings as the D4, just that some of them are different.

    You still have a fire hole door, gauge glass, lubricator, brake valve, and other...
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    You can also try a shop that sells cleaning...

    You can also try a shop that sells cleaning equipment. I bought an adaptor for my Makita compound saw that the Festool hose fits in.
  34. Thread: A little saw

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    I do not believe it was used for sheet goods. ...

    I do not believe it was used for sheet goods.

    I will need to have a look at the other saws to see if they still have their spine.

    If there was a box for it to be used with, I believe it has...
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    I'm on board for this build. Keith as an 0-6-0...

    I'm on board for this build.
    Keith as an 0-6-0 this should be a bit simpler than the D4 4-6-2. The cab fittings would be very similar, but have a vacuum brake valves (that suck :rolleyes:) instead...
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    While I do not work on construction sites, I do...

    While I do not work on construction sites, I do work as a Handyman for myself.
    How much to pay is always a good question as to what is a reasonable rate? I charge about $60 an hour, plus materials....
  37. Thread: A little saw

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    A little saw

    Going around where I work the other day I came across this. Actually there were two more. It does not belong to the engineering department, although this department has many tools and its own machine...
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    Yes I have come across this at a number of...

    Yes I have come across this at a number of properties.

    Here are two "pop up" plug mechanisms. The black one on the right is actually missing its spring. I removed it from a sink using a pair of...
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    First up, relax. There are bricks and bricks....

    First up, relax.
    There are bricks and bricks. Some are easy to drill, others a pain. Hopefully you drill into the solid brick and not hit a soft mortar line where the plug is likely to fail.
    Work...
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    :2tsup: What a superb model. Cathie is right,...

    :2tsup:
    What a superb model.
    Cathie is right, we need a picture with you so as to provide a sense of scale and have the builder with his completed project.

    With Rocket and the Sterling Single...
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    Nice track Keith. Just need a few weeds here and...

    Nice track Keith. Just need a few weeds here and there perhaps? :D

    I guess this project is just about finished. At least with all the restrictions our wonderful politicians have given us, we can...
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    My thoughts when I first had my Festool plunge...

    My thoughts when I first had my Festool plunge saw, guide rail and dust extractor.

    Getting used to the plunge action took me a few cuts.
    Set up time was reduced. Accuracy increased. Chipping in...
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    I have a CT Midi and find I change the bag about...

    I have a CT Midi and find I change the bag about every six months. That could be because I am not cutting every day, but find that it does not fill quickly unless I am using the plane.
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    Another early project I did (Aug. 1989) was to...

    Another early project I did (Aug. 1989) was to make a drying rack. I had been married 2 1/2 years, and just starting to use my under the house workshop. I used a plan in a book, but modified so it...
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    Comment on AEG

    Manager at work bought AEG drill driver kits and over the 7 years we have had these I will make a few comments.
    Ended up with I think eight 1.5 Ah batteries and one 4 Ah battery. One of 1.5...
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    One of my early, (real early Mid 70's) projects...

    One of my early, (real early Mid 70's) projects was a model railway table. Size was about 900 x 1700, and about 500mm high. The legs were removable and the layout was essentially two sheets of MDF...
  47. Thread: Piggy Bank

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    :2tsup: Well done. While this might seem a bit...

    :2tsup:
    Well done.
    While this might seem a bit early, I know you and Cathy will have a Happy Christmas knowing the joy your toys will bring.
    At least your time at home has not gone to waste...
  48. I look at Cash Converters, can be a bit hit or...

    I look at Cash Converters, can be a bit hit or miss but allows you to get some things delivered.
    Here are three batteries I found, pickings for batteries currently a bit thin. 6Ah Makita Bl1860b...
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    :2tsup: I am impressed. One day, I need to...

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    I am impressed.
    One day, I need to alter the way I store my camps and guide rails. Just need the inspiration and a plan (or two).
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    Glad I was sitting down when I saw the eye...

    Glad I was sitting down when I saw the eye watering price (and I thought I spent a lot on bits).

    Mind you, they say you get what you pay for, and buy once. I think you have a winner. :2tsup:
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