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    1960 Fb Holden my first the poor thing. 1968 ...

    1960 Fb Holden my first the poor thing.
    1968 Mazda 1500 Chick magnet
    1957 FE Holden Island car only for weekends
    1962 EK Holden wagon
    1971 Xy Falcon PV Wrote her off on...
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    When i had my Triton gear "mk3 new series" i had...

    When i had my Triton gear "mk3 new series" i had a Ryobi then a Makita 1/4 inch routers fitted I had too grind a bit off the attaching brackets to make them fit around the plunge posts, also you...
  3. What sort of budget does your friend have, I...

    What sort of budget does your friend have, I fitted these Ikea Wardrobes in the office and couldn't wish for anything better.
    The only problem is they are 2.4mts high and not easily shortened so i...
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    Nice! Another interesting piece although i am not...

    Nice! Another interesting piece although i am not sure of it's use.
    I always like trying work what parts you have scrounged for these builds, i am not having much luck on this one except for the...
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    What a sweet little press, would love it in my...

    What a sweet little press, would love it in my shed.
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    Great work fellas, reminds me of a kayak a mate...

    Great work fellas, reminds me of a kayak a mate built when we were about 15, I was only allowed to hold the dolly for the copper nails and a sanding block as he was a perfectionist, he ended up a...
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    I painted some MDF doors in 2pack and used a auto...

    I painted some MDF doors in 2pack and used a auto Primer surfacer [$14}in a spray can on the routed edges, about 3coats needed but you can sand been coats in about 20 minutes to get rid of the fur....
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    Before i met my wife she worked on Norfolk around...

    Before i met my wife she worked on Norfolk around 1970, she recently went back with a girlfriend on a 1 day flight ex Brisbane, you get about 5 hrs on the island and she said it had not changed much...
  9. Thread: PCB Repair

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    Just a update the blue ceramic cap next to the...

    Just a update the blue ceramic cap next to the large cyl. type failed, now waiting on a delivery from China as they are not listed anywhere in Oz.
    Hopefully it will be a long term fix.
    Thanks to...
  10. Thread: PCB Repair

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    Thanks mate, Yellow cap is a x2 if i can get one...

    Thanks mate, Yellow cap is a x2 if i can get one before the w/e i'll swap it out and let you know the results.
  11. Thread: PCB Repair

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    Just had a hunt around for the yellow cap, Jaycar...

    Just had a hunt around for the yellow cap, Jaycar have them in stock locally, 250v not 275v like the original though.
    A question about the fuse if you don't mind Pearo, It is a M205 and the original...
  12. Thread: PCB Repair

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    Thanks for the quick reply Pearo, i checked the...

    Thanks for the quick reply Pearo, i checked the yellow cap and it shows .5 ohm, the brown pillow cap next door is 8.13 and the large cap climbs to 200 ohms before the meter goes back to "ol" not sure...
  13. Thread: PCB Repair

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    Hi Pearo, Here are the photo's i cannot see any...

    Hi Pearo, Here are the photo's i cannot see any physical damage apart from the smoke track from the corner of the tranny to the biggest cap, it will blow the fuse immediately after the power is...
  14. Thread: PCB Repair

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    PCB Repair

    Hi All.
    Would any members know of a electronics repair guy on the Northside of Brisbane who could repair Pcb out of a full body Vibe machine, backyarder or business i'm not fussy.
    It's blowning...
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    Hi Bob I haven't read all the pages of this...

    Hi Bob I haven't read all the pages of this thread and do not know if anyone else has suggested this but i think you should make the offenders read these pages.
    You never know it might be all that's...
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    Nice job mate, i paid $3600 for this Marri table...

    Nice job mate, i paid $3600 for this Marri table setting it is a lot bigger and a different style but it might give you an idea what yours is worth.
  17. Thread: What to buy

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    Hi Bucky If you are doing renovations i would...

    Hi Bucky
    If you are doing renovations i would definitely buy a SCMS and a Multisaw {Ozito will Do}, like many others i purchased a Triton Series3 and after 15 years i bought a table saw and wondered...
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    We just flew in from Texas yesterday morning from...

    We just flew in from Texas yesterday morning from 2 to 20 deg to Brisbane at high 20's at 8-00 am, I want to go straight back but a double dose of jet-lag might be harder on the old body.
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    I am interested in these replies as I'm going to...

    I am interested in these replies as I'm going to Dallas on the 24th of this month myself and wanted to have a look at their Toolshops.
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    Impressive work lots of detail like the...

    Impressive work lots of detail like the worklights, engine cowl vent and hydraulic thumb, nice shed too "all the gear" are bandsaws cheap in Canada or you just don't like changing blades.
    Whitey
  21. I have a Dining table in West Australian Marri...

    I have a Dining table in West Australian Marri and get a lot of comments on it.
    I didn't make it as you can tell, i haven't got the gear or the back for this big stuff.
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    It's a very close match to a Huanyang vfd i...

    It's a very close match to a Huanyang vfd i fitted to a Drill Press, i did have trouble with mine but a lot of guys have had no trouble with then at all. Search Vfd's in the Metalwork forum plenty of...
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    At 10yrs+ old BA would be due for a radiator at...

    At 10yrs+ old BA would be due for a radiator at least if a new one is fitted you wont have to worry about the dreaded milkshake in the tranny , replace the waterpump, thermostat and hoses if they...
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    I would talk to anyone with a trawler if your...

    I would talk to anyone with a trawler if your near the coast they were popular in boats but they are a basic motor and shouldn't hold to many problems.
    Mainline Diesel Engineering near Brisbane...
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    I have both the bench top came first 30 years ago...

    I have both the bench top came first 30 years ago but if buying for the first time the floor mount would be first pick, there will always be times when the quill travel won't be enough you just have...
  26. I have soldered metal blades from my 6x4 with 50%...

    I have soldered metal blades from my 6x4 with 50% success using a map gas torch and a jig made from a piece of Dexion angle, the best repaired blade lasted about 20 cuts (metal) while some failed...
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    I'll stick with the proven Aussie method and use...

    I'll stick with the proven Aussie method and use a BBP.
  28. Thread: Submarine WIP

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    You could be right about the interest in this...

    You could be right about the interest in this stuff but i think we are interested in the thought and the build process you have used to create such a great looking piece.
    I might be wrong but are...
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    I always have 4 litres of SCA GP thinners and a...

    I always have 4 litres of SCA GP thinners and a small tin of Acetone in the shed, i clean the gun with GP then run a little of the spray thinner through last then use Acetone for any hardened paint...
  30. I just had my tiled roof painted in Nutech the...

    I just had my tiled roof painted in Nutech the SIL help a mate of his with all the gear, it's the only paint they will use, the SIL bought some gear from another roof painter who said he uses other...
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    I just had a look at Steampunks facebook pages...

    I just had a look at Steampunks facebook pages you guys really think outside the square, your build is one of the most creative things i've seen and should belong in a museum one day.
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    We need a bit of text please Grub i'm a bit lost...

    We need a bit of text please Grub i'm a bit lost like Chief Tiff not sure if it's built from scratch or your rebuilding it.
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    [QUOTE=Kidbee;1984325]Whitey, to be honest it is...

    [QUOTE=Kidbee;1984325]Whitey, to be honest it is still on the 'to do' list.

    I hope your list isn't as long as mine, we have just had the tiled roof on the house painted $1700 just for the paint...
  34. Hi Tony did they look after you on the postage...

    Hi Tony did they look after you on the postage rate i purchased a handful of parts for my Rung Fu drill press a few years ago $75 for the parts and $75 for postage, the parts could fit in the palm of...
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    Any chance of a update on your roof painting...

    Any chance of a update on your roof painting Kidbee, which paint and how did you apply it, i have 3 roofs that need doing.
    Regards Whitey
  36. Thread: Gary Moore

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    Thanks for posting he knew his craft well at...

    Thanks for posting he knew his craft well at least we had him around for quite a long time, I would have liked to have seen Mike Bloomfield, SRV and Peter Green { Pete's still around but was lost for...
  37. Thread: Mystery tool.

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    I am thinking is they are Hose clamp pliers for...

    I am thinking is they are Hose clamp pliers for the single spring wire clamps which had short stubs at right angles for pliers to grab.
  38. This is the best homemade sander i have seen, a...

    This is the best homemade sander i have seen, a near commercial machine homebuilt it doesn't get much better.
    I take my hat off to you Ed.
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    Hi Ash You should have a look at "Heavy...

    Hi Ash
    You should have a look at "Heavy Equipment Forums" under Compact Excavators or join and ask your questions there it's a US based forum with a few Aussie's posting also.
    I was in the same...
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    Hi Rev. I also have a TS220 with the riving knife...

    Hi Rev. I also have a TS220 with the riving knife missing so it will be handy if a member can post a photo. It has not worried me using the saw without it but I would make one if a photo became...
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    Nice use and another life for the pallet Lance,...

    Nice use and another life for the pallet Lance, i'm a fan of the Tapered leg jig since i made one to do a bedside table for the grandson. I am still using a coffee table i made 25 years ago when i...
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    Thanks for the Replies i'll leave it for a while...

    Thanks for the Replies i'll leave it for a while and see how it goes, I have posted a couple of photo's it only has a 100mm chassis which might explain why it dips 30mm behind the axles to the back...
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    Axle alignment

    G'day
    I have just had a mates tandem axle van in bits and while we had the hubs off we measured the distance between the axles and came up with a 7mm difference from right to left. It's a off-road...
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    Hi Doug I think crackle from lamb would be...

    Hi Doug
    I think crackle from lamb would be difficult seeing it has only fat and not skin like pork, I just oil and heavily salt mine for the taste I am after, you could rub Gravox into it also.
    ...
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    I heard the other day not to use cryovac pork if...

    I heard the other day not to use cryovac pork if you want good crackling. I will never find out as I prefer lamb roasts.
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    Hi Guys I think we will always have annoying...

    Hi Guys
    I think we will always have annoying issue's with these cheap 4x6's, I have just had a run of broken blades [at the join] which made me do a back to basic's reset of all adjustments which...
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    Thanks for the replies Guys, good point about the...

    Thanks for the replies Guys, good point about the hitch height Surfin I will check if he has an adjustable one lying around when they get back from Canada.
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    Axle question please

    Hi all.
    A friend of mine recently purchased a Viscount GT 20ft which the previous owner put a new full chassis and 4x4 suspension with 15 inch rims.
    Whoever did the upgrade failed to check all...
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    Hi Legion, Some trucks in the 50's to 70's used...

    Hi Legion, Some trucks in the 50's to 70's used the same type of spring, the cast hanger was open at the bottom with a bolt and sometimes a piece of pipe as a roller to capture the spring. This post...
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    Good to see you back into it Mate, I have a lot...

    Good to see you back into it Mate, I have a lot of projects get left for a year or longer also.
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