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    From memory it came out of the bin at Harvey...

    From memory it came out of the bin at Harvey Norman flooring. :D
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    If you can get that fence to be half decent...

    If you can get that fence to be half decent you're a better man than me. :wink: I persevered with it for a long time, constant adjustments, realignments and replacement of parts to no avail. The fact...
  3. Thread: Incra gauge

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    Don't know what the sticker says, but the...

    Don't know what the sticker says, but the pictured parts are definitely from a V120.
  4. Thread: Incra gauge

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    I doubt if that's broken it just looks like a bit...

    I doubt if that's broken it just looks like a bit of corrosion. Thread of the knob is 1/4" 20 tpi, so nice and standard.
  5. Thread: PVC pipe setup

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    You asked that question in post #1 and BobL...

    You asked that question in post #1 and BobL answered it in post #2. :?
  6. Assuming the narrowest section of the required...

    Assuming the narrowest section of the required dovetail is at least 1/4" you could start with a few passes with a 1/4" straight bit before fitting the dovetail bit for the final cut. 3 passes with...
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    The next time you see one of those older European...

    The next time you see one of those older European over and under machines for 'a few hundred' please send me an urgent PM Ratbag. In my experience they don't exist for under $1,000. All the machines...
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    Plywood is one of Uptons specialties. They also...

    Plywood is one of Uptons specialties. They also trade as The Bunker in Qld and Tas.
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    Surely it's the distance from the towing hitch...

    Surely it's the distance from the towing hitch point to the front axle of the trailer that matters rather than the length of the draw bar?
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    N.S.W. Duplicated post.

    Duplicated post.
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    N.S.W. H'mm, that same fence was $400 on Gumtree a month...

    H'mm, that same fence was $400 on Gumtree a month ago. Might be that the seller is primed for accepting an offer.
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    The cork rubber I've used on my Moxon vise is 2mm...

    The cork rubber I've used on my Moxon vise is 2mm thick. My bench vise just has Vic. Ash faces.
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    The OP's saw doesn't have standard 3/4" by 3/8"...

    The OP's saw doesn't have standard 3/4" by 3/8" mitre slots so no standard hardware fits.
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    The first file you attached downloads fine and is...

    The first file you attached downloads fine and is easy to read, the second one is virtually unreadable. Those port charges are a bit higher than I was paying in Melbourne. The shipping costs are also...
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    I don't know anything about port and bond store...

    I don't know anything about port and bond store charges in Adelaide, but it wouldn't surprise me if it cost more than Sydney and Melbourne. 24% on top of the FOB cost of the machine would have been...
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    Very interesting video. What I couldn't get over...

    Very interesting video. What I couldn't get over was that he had all those tools to make the plane, but he doesn't have a paint brush or cloth to apply the finish, just slaps it on with his bare...
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    It was a joke Chris! Like you I'm inclined to the...

    It was a joke Chris! Like you I'm inclined to the view that we can over think these things. :p
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    Isn't there a possibility that hot water would...

    Isn't there a possibility that hot water would warp the saw plate and possibly affect the bond of the teeth because of the different expansion and contraction characteristics of the Carbide, steel...
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    You either need to provide some bracing between...

    You either need to provide some bracing between the top and the legs or effectively increase the width of the mounting area at the top of the leg to provide more support to prevent racking. If the A...
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    15 or 20 litre metal buckets, with the separate...

    15 or 20 litre metal buckets, with the separate locking ring, are the way to go with these small cyclones. Much more convenient to empty and much stronger.
  21. Thread: Euro Screws

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    Slightly off topic, but congratulations malb,...

    Slightly off topic, but congratulations malb, sounds like you've finally got a house. :2tsup:
  22. Thread: 2hp extracro

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    Call a local electric motor repairer. Google,...

    Call a local electric motor repairer. Google, 'electric motor repair Melbourne Australia'.
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    I've never seen anything that you can buy off the...

    I've never seen anything that you can buy off the shelf to fit non-standard mitre slots. So, as others have said, you'll have to cut your own.
  24. If you visit regularly going straight to the 'New...

    If you visit regularly going straight to the 'New Posts' link is probably the best and easiest way.
  25. Thread: Made me laugh

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    Post removed! Bugger!

    Post removed! Bugger!
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    As Rich said you do need to use an old...

    As Rich said you do need to use an old toothbrush, but you don't need to get too physical with it. Only needs to soak for 10 to 15 minutes, in fact if you leave it soaking too long you'll dissolve...
  27. VICTORIA I'll take the DeWalt thicknesser thanks. PM...

    I'll take the DeWalt thicknesser thanks. PM coming.
  28. Thread: Coping saws

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    If you have a bit of a search on here or go...

    If you have a bit of a search on here or go direct to Derek Cohen's website - In The Woodshop - there's quite a bit of information on the Knew Concepts fret saws. Not sure if these will suit your...
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    In fairness to Carbatec that is a much bigger bit...

    In fairness to Carbatec that is a much bigger bit (3/4" radius compared to 3/8" radius) and the comparative price of the Aliexpress seller for that particular bit is $50.24.
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    Do yourself a favour and buy a brand name quality...

    Do yourself a favour and buy a brand name quality bit - Buy Products Online from China Wholesalers at Aliexpress.com - if you do a bit of a search you might even find it cheaper.
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    Have a look at this, it might help -...

    Have a look at this, it might help - http://pluspourlebois.free.fr/Les%20fous/notices/Kity%20608-609-3.pdf

    Cheers,
    David
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    Point taken Stinky. :D It's a bit hard though...

    Point taken Stinky. :D It's a bit hard though when anywhere from Sydney to Melbourne along with the Gold Coast and Hobart might be achievable for pickup for me or one of the kids. :doh:
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    Carba-tec 15" Thicknesser W.A.

    Here's what appears to be a very good value Carba-tec thicknesser. At that price you could afford to fit a spiral head to it and still be well in front. Wish it was in Sydney or Melbourne. :(
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    Isn't that a free trailer? Some people are hard...

    Isn't that a free trailer? Some people are hard to please. :D
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    Although the arbor bearings are not hard to...

    Although the arbor bearings are not hard to replace you might as well check them first to see if they're ok. Aligning the blade to the mitre slots is a tedious chore and a few members here have their...
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    Second one looks like Australian Red Cedar and...

    Second one looks like Australian Red Cedar and your description matches it, but it could also be, closely related, Surian Cedar. The 'samples' are highly likely to be all Tassie timbers that came as...
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    It's actually a machine screw (bolt) and a nut,...

    It's actually a machine screw (bolt) and a nut, not a grub screw. The design goes back over 30 years to when the Taiwanese first started making woodworking equipment so who knows what was going on...
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    I've done that Dallas. It's definitely 6mm x...

    I've done that Dallas. It's definitely 6mm x 1.25. They do exist, but don't ask me why. M6-1.25 x 45mm Class 8.8 Metric Hex Head Cap Screw With Captive Washer- Yellow Zinc - H. Paulin & Co.
  39. Would be very surprised if the Bayer DC does not...

    Would be very surprised if the Bayer DC does not require a 15 amp outlet. This mandates a dedicated circuit and breaker.
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    I wasn't having a shot at you or the Besseys...

    I wasn't having a shot at you or the Besseys Kuffy, Besseys are fine clamps. But, I bet you didn't find the need to do them up tighter then you could with your hand? If people are able to do them up...
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    Well that won't fall apart in the first...

    Well that won't fall apart in the first earthquake. :D

    Interesting that you can see some bar bend in the clamps in the last 2 pic's, you've certainly got them done up nice and tight. Considering...
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    A big scare for my daughter and son-in-law last...

    A big scare for my daughter and son-in-law last night. They now live in Tassie but still own a house on the escarpment between North Nowra and Kangaroo Valley. The Southerly change blew the fire...
  43. Yep. As BobL has warned though if you went to 8"...

    Yep. As BobL has warned though if you went to 8" ducting and inlet and the DE had the equivalent volume of the 8" ducting at the previously discussed choke point you'd be getting up towards your 15...
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    Nice job. :2tsup: Do you even need fleam on...

    Nice job. :2tsup:

    Do you even need fleam on the teeth of a 13ppi tenon saw? I used a similar tenon saw as the basis for my dovetail saw with a Moses Eadons handle template from TGIAG tool works....
  45. Virtually all of these DC-7 machines have a 12"...

    Virtually all of these DC-7 machines have a 12" (305mm) impeller. When companies quote larger impeller sizes than this it makes me wonder if they're talking about the housing and not the impeller,...
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    200 litre (44 gal) drums with ring lock are...

    200 litre (44 gal) drums with ring lock are reasonably easy to come by. Search Gumtree, eBay and Facebook Marketplace. Whilst smaller sizes do exist they're much harder to come by and pretty exxy if...
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    Although this doesn't matter as much with VC's...

    Although this doesn't matter as much with VC's (as opposed to DC's) PVC pipe is smooth so it's bound to be better, and you can use 40 or 50mm. However, 90* bends work against you and it's not a long...
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    Jet Table Saw and Incra Fence - Canberra

    This looks like pretty reasonable value. You never know he might be open to an offer.
    Jet table saw | Power Tools | Gumtree Australia Belconnen Area - Melba | 1237428863
  49. Special Fasteners to Accommodate Pesky Small Drilling Errors

    Don't know whether this has been posted before, I haven't seen it....
  50. Thread: Advice on Hinges

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    So you want the lids to open a full 270 degrees?...

    So you want the lids to open a full 270 degrees? No chance of having a stop at say 95 degrees?
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