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    Yes, pretty much. I only broke the rule once...

    Yes, pretty much. I only broke the rule once after a family member started a blue, via email, over Kris Kringle and I got stuck into her in no uncertain manner as she had her "facts" all wrong.
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    3 and 4 are the ones that I live by as I don't...

    3 and 4 are the ones that I live by as I don't need that rubbish any more. :U

    I declared myself a "hassle free zone" after heart surgery more than 20 years ago
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    Same here. I have been out all afternoon so...

    Same here. I have been out all afternoon so hence late reply
  4. THANK YOU Our local RSL has a service today which we will...

    Our local RSL has a service today which we will be attending as my wife is laying a wreath on behalf of her Probus Club.

    If you have not read them, there are two books well worth a read - Horrie...
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    They seemed to have stopped for me also. Still...

    They seemed to have stopped for me also.

    Still getting ads at the top which are completely irrelevant to any searches that I might have done but am prepared to tolerate and ignore them to enable...
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    Just happened to me also on PC. Large advert at...

    Just happened to me also on PC. Large advert at the top and a different one in the middle of the thread about upgrading the motor on a Sherwood thicknesser.
  7. Or buying a new compressor.

    Or buying a new compressor.
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    Are the flowers for Matt or Sally??? :D

    Are the flowers for Matt or Sally??? :D
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    It's great to see these saws going to new homes...

    It's great to see these saws going to new homes and a bit of TLC. Far better than being thrown out or being subjected to the indignity of having scenery painted on them and being sold in gift shops....
  10. Thread: Colonoscopy

    by Chesand
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    A friend of mine, when asked to sign the...

    A friend of mine, when asked to sign the paperwork for a colonoscopy, told them that he knew that they would be shoving a tube up him and taking pictures and that unless they intended showing it on...
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    GORE WARNING Saw it on TV news. He seems to have a very...

    Saw it on TV news. He seems to have a very positive attitude so the end result should not be for the want of rehab effort on his part.
    Great job by the surgeons.
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    Depth gauges are available in metal but do not...

    Depth gauges are available in metal but do not look as classy as that one.
  13. VICTORIA Hi Brandon Great to meet you today. I am very...

    Hi Brandon
    Great to meet you today. I am very pleased with my purchase.
    Regards
  14. VICTORIA I'll take them. PM to follow

    I'll take them.

    PM to follow
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    Giants were given a football lesson. :D:2tsup:

    Giants were given a football lesson. :D:2tsup:
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    If it is 5mm that is the thickness of most glass...

    If it is 5mm that is the thickness of most glass shelves in shops. You could make a tray from MDF or wood for it to sit in if you are worried about breakage
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    The metal clips are "Z" clips.

    The metal clips are "Z" clips.
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    I did the dust bucket to cyclone conversion and...

    I did the dust bucket to cyclone conversion and attached it to a discarded Nilfisk vacuum cleaner. I still have it but having moved on from my WC2000 I now use it attached to my ROS. It is not the...
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    A few years ago, we used a panel shop in Matthews...

    A few years ago, we used a panel shop in Matthews Ave, Airport West. The guy (Mal ??) there was good and it was not an insurance job. We have since moved from that area and I cannot remember the...
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    Hossack Smash Repairs in Sussex St, Nth Coburg...

    Hossack Smash Repairs in Sussex St, Nth Coburg have been around for a long time and I believe it is now second generation.
    My daughter has used them twice (both times because of others damaging her...
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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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  32. 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.
  35. Could their name start with "C" ????

    Could their name start with "C" ????
  36. 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
  39. 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.
  46. 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
  48. Thread: Router issues

    by Chesand
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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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