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  1. Thread: Rolling stand

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    looking good I have almost got a space for it.

    looking good I have almost got a space for it.
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    That is fascinating all that time and effort and...

    That is fascinating all that time and effort and the end product disintegrates in an instant, I can just imagine the OHAS inspector these days calling "every body out" and putting a padlock on the...
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    Will depend on the size of your small objects,...

    Will depend on the size of your small objects, for items the size of jewellery you will only need a hand held clay crucible and a torch, for large items you will require a furnace.
    ...
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    Thanks now I need to put my thinking cap on.

    Thanks now I need to put my thinking cap on.
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    Can I upgrade to a VFD

    Hi,
    Some advice from the cleaver people please I have a AlG 50 G metal lathe (9X20) purchased from Hercus at least 25 years ago, apart from a few (China cut cost) things it has served me well and...
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    Wattyl have hammer finish you have to go to their...

    Wattyl have hammer finish you have to go to their industrial range if you want it tinted, they have a about 15 premixed colours in Hammer finish.
    Taubmans and White Night are both owned by American...
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    Pretty much a myth these days modern ICD's are...

    Pretty much a myth these days modern ICD's are very tolerant of such things, however obviously go with what your Cardiologist instructs, with the older versions you almost had to walk around in a...
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    I just use a Hitachi shop vac style for...

    I just use a Hitachi shop vac style for everything have not had ant blocking problems
    ( Magnet should not not have any effect on a Pacemaker unless you give it HUG ) ​
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    When a piece of machinery is beyond help why not...

    When a piece of machinery is beyond help why not turn it into a letter box.
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    A front sight will have no use with a scope...

    A front sight will have no use with a scope fitted and will most likely interfere with the sight picture.
  11. Thread: Steam cleaner

    by China
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    Thanks for the replies many ideas to chew over.

    Thanks for the replies many ideas to chew over.
  12. Thread: Steam cleaner

    by China
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    Picko and anyone else who is interested pics have...

    Picko and anyone else who is interested pics have been posted in the Jewellery section.
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    Show and tell (by request)

    Here are some pics, the pics are not the best, the good pics are currently stuck in a hard drive.

    Tahitian black pearl and Moonstone in Sterling Silver

    390351

    Letter A Argentium

    390352
  14. Thread: Steam cleaner

    by China
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    Picko, I will see what I can find, unfortunately...

    Picko, I will see what I can find, unfortunately most of my pics are on my old computer ( went Troppo) it is currently at the computer Guru trying to redeem the Hard drive. Couple of interesting...
  15. Thread: Steam cleaner

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    Steamer is used as a final clean when making...

    Steamer is used as a final clean when making jewellery after polishing, first goes into a Ultrasonic cleaner, then a final blast of steam appr. 65 psi, it is not absolutely required (but very...
  16. Thread: Steam cleaner

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    I have been using a old coffee machine steamer...

    I have been using a old coffee machine steamer unfortunately it has gone to god so I just started mulling over the idea of building one.
  17. Thread: Steam cleaner

    by China
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    Interesting option, I have old stem mop, thinking...

    Interesting option, I have old stem mop, thinking I may pull it apart and see how works, I may be incorrect but I reckon I could build something given the fact that commercial unit is well over $1000
  18. Thread: Rolling stand

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    That is coming along nicely Michael, another...

    That is coming along nicely Michael, another twenty kilo's for the motor and gearbox, for those who asked have a look here it gives the basic understanding of what it is used for...
  19. Thread: Steam cleaner

    by China
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    Steam cleaner

    Any one here have plans for a steam boiler (copper??) I can beg borrow or steal, something from a model steam engine, I want to build a bench top steam cleaner, just needs a single fixed jet and a...
  20. Thread: Theme change

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    Yes only on the Forum, the change is not the real...

    Yes only on the Forum, the change is not the real concern for me although I prefer the previous, I just get concerned when things change without me executing it.
  21. Thread: Theme change

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    Theme change

    Is it just me or has the forum colour theme changed?
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    I found this o YouTube although it is not a "how...

    I found this o YouTube although it is not a "how to" it does show it's use I am guessing you could use a stainless rule or vernier caliper to measure the travel as well.

    ...
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    Have you you seen this type, I don't know...

    Have you you seen this type, I don't know anything about them, although I have dealt with the seller many times over the years and they are not inclined to sell bogus products.
    ...
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    I doubt that epoxy would be strong enough unless...

    I doubt that epoxy would be strong enough unless it is just a show knife
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    I would use a high silver content silver solder,...

    I would use a high silver content silver solder, Braze welding and Brazing is as far as I am aware the same thing, if you use a bronze filler (Brazing ) it will contaminate the blade and you will...
  26. Welcome to the forum can't help with you request ...

    Welcome to the forum can't help with you request although remove you full address for security
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    Country of origin only applies to food products...

    Country of origin only applies to food products in Australia
  28. They could be LASER cut Plasma cut, Water cut,...

    They could be LASER cut Plasma cut, Water cut, Profile cut (oxy/Acet ) Plasma cut LASER cutting would give a very clean cut, if you supply a template it will still need to be converted into some form...
  29. Something tells me the freight would be a killer

    Something tells me the freight would be a killer
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    How smooth do sinkers need to be If you want high...

    How smooth do sinkers need to be If you want high finish like bullet moulds they are machined in Aluminium on a mill, sand finish would be Petrabond for a really fine finish you could use Delft Clay...
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    A couple of years ago I was in QLD and my mate's...

    A couple of years ago I was in QLD and my mate's mate was using some form of silicone to cast lead sinkers
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    They had one of those at Clarks shoes (Adelaide)...

    They had one of those at Clarks shoes (Adelaide) with 3" wide wire brushes for scratching soles before gluing.
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    I'll third that

    I'll third that
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    You could try this company, I purchased some...

    You could try this company, I purchased some small urethane bushes for the motor on my my buzzer from them a few years ago ( hope they are still around )
    https://www.technicalurethanes.com.au/
    ...
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    Good you had a successful out come specialist's...

    Good you had a successful out come specialist's are trained to disappear most of them are much better at it than magicians.
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    Sewing now that is a thought, I have some heavy...

    Sewing now that is a thought, I have some heavy duty thread might give it a go and see what transpires. The 45k would sew that like butter
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    Thanks for the replies, sounds like it will be a...

    Thanks for the replies, sounds like it will be a hit and miss operation, may not not be worth the trouble.
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    Scotch brite belts

    I ran a search on this as I thought there was thread but nothing came up, Just wondering if any one has successfully rejoined broken (at the join) butt jointed Scotch Brite linishing belts
    I have...
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    I could cut that faster by hand

    I could cut that faster by hand
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    I found that with my jewellery work a mate...

    I found that with my jewellery work a mate rebuilt my old fluro desk lamp using LED's it's now like turning on the sun, big difference
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    My welding helmet may just be more forgiving.

    My welding helmet may just be more forgiving.
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    I used to have the same problem, however since I...

    I used to have the same problem, however since I have had cataract surgery in both eyes the problem has gone.
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    Should have updated earlier problem has been...

    Should have updated earlier problem has been solved, obtained frying pan with a broken handle form the camping shop ($0)
    they were just throwing it out.
  44. Thread: making springs

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    You could go either way, if you heat it to make...

    You could go either way, if you heat it to make it soft, you will then need to re harden it after you form it, a small spring such as that would normally be made in a hardened state by machine...
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    By the time you have some one weld the axle and...

    By the time you have some one weld the axle and supply a compliance certificate (which as far as I am aware will be a requirement in all states if you want register)
    you may as just purchase axle to...
  46. Thread: welding shovels

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    You could Oxy Acetylene same method as they used...

    You could Oxy Acetylene same method as they used to use on car bodies ( some still do) weld 20-30 mm hammer flat move to other side same thing the back to the first side and so on until done
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    No Don't be concerned it happens to all of us...

    No Don't be concerned it happens to all of us eventually.

    Good idea Michael Why did I not think of it
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    Watchmaker tail stock chuck to take standard 3/32...

    Watchmaker tail stock chuck to take standard 3/32 accessories as for brand I can't help could be one of many
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    You have answered your own question nominal bore...

    You have answered your own question nominal bore is 1/2", 3/4", 1".
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    I probably should have made it a bit clearer this...

    I probably should have made it a bit clearer this is not for a BBQ, it is to go on top of a 200mm electric element, that used to have a glass top it will not be use for cooking, I could most likely...
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