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    Hi Trotty, Welcome to the MetalWork Forums . I...

    Hi Trotty,
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums .
    I moved your post as it was posted where many do not go: The Terms of Use page.

    Please take the time to look around the sub forum and check them out...
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    Hi Baron J. There is a phenomenon called ...

    Hi Baron J.
    There is a phenomenon called Lightning-Induced Remanent magnetization (LIRM) is the magnetic mark left on materials after they were struck by lightning.

    Also if your area has high...
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    Hi Sculpture 767, Welcome to the MetalWork...

    Hi Sculpture 767,
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums,


    We have some skilled and knowledgeable people here who are supportive, friendly and helpful.
    Please take the time to navigate...
  4. Hi and welcome to the MetalWork Forums. I have...

    Hi and welcome to the MetalWork Forums.
    I have moved this post as it does not belong where it was first posted.That sub forum is for asking about technical problems with the Forum operation.
    ...
  5. Hello Bob. Welcome to the MetalWork Forums. ...

    Hello Bob.

    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums.

    We have an excellent group of talented, skillful and creative people here who are very helpful and supportive of one another. You will find many...
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    Hi Mathullsella, Welcome to our MetalWork...

    Hi Mathullsella,
    Welcome to our MetalWork Forums.

    We have great bunch here very helpful and supportive of one another. You will find many like minded folk here with same interests as you.
    There...
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    Hi Chap and welcome to the Metalwork Forums, ...

    Hi Chap and welcome to the Metalwork Forums,

    there is a great bunch here and they are very helpful and supportive of one another. You will find many like minded folk here with same interests as...
  8. Just in case such things might be important ,here...

    Just in case such things might be important ,here is a link to the ADRs for Trailers.

    https://www.infrastructure.gov.au/vehicles/vehicle_regulation/bulletin/vsb1/vsb_01_b.aspx

    It would be a...
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    hi, To harden something you need a heating and...

    hi,
    To harden something you need a heating and a then a quench.

    I doubt that your file has hardened by heating alone.

    Have you tried it on a known piece of low carbon steel=ie: mild steel?...
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    Thank you Tony, I watched the Millyard vids and...

    Thank you Tony,
    I watched the Millyard vids and this bloke is something else.He presents as someone you might imagine as a mild mannered sunday school teacher.

    The bikes he creates are...
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    Hi wayne63, Welcome to the MetalWork forums,...

    Hi wayne63,

    Welcome to the MetalWork forums,
    It sounds like you shall fit right in our group.
    We have great bunch here very helpful and supportive of one another. You will find many like minded...
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    I think even my twin grandsons would have trouble...

    I think even my twin grandsons would have trouble breaking that fabrication.:D

    Grahame
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    The question for me at least, is what shall we...

    The question for me at least, is what shall we watch when the Binky rubber finally hits the road.

    The Escargot does not quite hit the mark,when comparing a big van to a 4wd drive,turbocharged wee...
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    Hi Chris, Its different grits for different...

    Hi Chris,

    Its different grits for different folks.

    Tell us what you want your linisher to do -the work you will do on it with the material you will be linishing.

    For example, to rip metal...
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    Sticky: Complaints about dealings with businesses Read this please !

    With respect to problems suffered with certain businesses mentioned herein please take notice of the following from the

    Terms of Use

    If you have read them or not ,what you post is subject to...
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    Thats Ok for RHS but !! Angle section can be a...

    Thats Ok for RHS but !!

    Angle section can be a pain in the whats it, when the cutting opposite hand. It is a section profile that does not lend itself well to flipping over and cutting the reverse...
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    Please consider the following. Maybe just ...

    Please consider the following.

    Maybe just small points,but compare some of the the specifications of the BS4 and the Total Tools unit. Both are around the same price $500.

    The net weight of...
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    Hi Baron J Thanks for the heads up, but there's...

    Hi Baron J
    Thanks for the heads up, but there's nothing this end.yet!

    Grahame
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    Thanks for the post. My ophthalmologist was...

    Thanks for the post.

    My ophthalmologist was mention i will need the cataract surgery at some point in the future and i have been been apprehensive about it.

    To hear the outcome from a person...
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    Hi Nigel, If you are like myself you must...

    Hi Nigel,

    If you are like myself you must really disappointed in purchasing a new tooling item that should be ready to go and then requires extensive work just to allow it to fit.

    Perhaps we...
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    Hi guys

    BaronJ's thread on cataracts /eyes got me thinking. Yeah! I know it does not happen a lot ,so here goes!!:doh:

    If you are like me and peruse the labels on food packaging, have you have...
  22. I have a Metalmaster 12 x36 circa 2007 that came...

    I have a Metalmaster 12 x36 circa 2007 that came like that with a wonky gasket plus free metal shavings and lumps of painted casting sand in the sump. Great fun to remove.

    The gasket I used was ...
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    Hi Steve, The company I buy my bandsaw blades...

    Hi Steve,
    The company I buy my bandsaw blades through, can probably help you with made to specified length.

    They supply all sorts of bandsaw blades to all sorts of Industries.
    Best part is that...
  24. Hi Inigo Montoya, Please take the following in...

    Hi Inigo Montoya,
    Please take the following in the spirit it was written. We want to help ,but gee whiz please make it easier for us .

    You are not the first person and will not be the last, to...
  25. Hello Inigo Montoya, Welcome to the MetalWork...

    Hello Inigo Montoya,
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums

    We have some fine folks here who are supportive friendly and helpful.

    Please take the time to navigate around the sub forums to view the...
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    Hi Wheelinround, To me there is no better...

    Hi Wheelinround,

    To me there is no better satisfaction than to be able to resurrect a once good tool and bring it back to being useful.

    Will you use it or just keep it as a collector piece?
    ...
  27. Happy Birthday RAAF.

    Happy Birthday RAAF.
  28. Do you recall at high school man arts? I do and...

    Do you recall at high school man arts? I do and they used to make us back off the blade tension screw on the hacksaws before we put them away.

    Years later as a man arts teacher I have seen plenty...
  29. That rib that was mutilated was there to resist...

    That rib that was mutilated was there to resist deflection of the B/saw bow under tension from the blade.
    I think it was once said you should relieve the tensioner after each use, but I have never...
  30. Hi Kyrn I contacted the Op and he is ok with...

    Hi Kyrn
    I contacted the Op and he is ok with this but I found a problem with attempting the transfer.

    The post date of this Horizontal Bandsaw thread being earlier would precede my thread....
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    Hi Morrisman, Just a rush of poo to the brain...

    Hi Morrisman,

    Just a rush of poo to the brain :oo:

    Outside of buying the dies if you don't happen to already have them, the preference would be to cut them on a lathe to permit customising...
  32. A hex is an easy thing to attach to The BS frame....

    A hex is an easy thing to attach to The BS frame. I opted to not to fix mine as I can always find a hex key in the shop. all the cap heads are the same-(bearings) so I know the size and there no...
  33. Hi BaronJ I have looked at the saw with a view...

    Hi BaronJ

    I have looked at the saw with a view to change as many adjustment fasteners, as possible, to make them a tool less operation . Many of the later model horizontal band saws have hex head...
  34. Hi Kryn I'll contact the Op and only if he...

    Hi Kryn
    I'll contact the Op and only if he agrees will move the posts.

    Grahame
  35. Horizontal Bandsaw Central - everything for Tips, Tricks and Mods

    Hi Guys
    Bandsaw topics seem to crop up quite a bit lately. Members are seeking more and more information on them.

    This should be an easy to search for resource for members who own,or are about to...
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    Hi Michael It is a really useful tool but I...

    Hi Michael
    It is a really useful tool but I could not stretch the budget that far just as a jaw spacer.

    I have about 30 odd pairs of vice grips and their cheaper copies so I can sacrifice one of...
  37. What weld sequence shall you use to avoid...

    What weld sequence shall you use to avoid distortion ?

    The frame will need to be square so that all four castor wheels will touch the ground at once.

    Grahame
  38. You say it is a coffee cart that is going to be...

    You say it is a coffee cart that is going to be skinned in plywood.

    Don't weld those open curved surfaces if they will be covered.
    It is a coffee cart and will carry bugger all. Too many newbies...
  39. Hi Jim, There is a cheaper alternative....

    Hi Jim,
    There is a cheaper alternative.
    Remember the old thongs. No not the undies, i am speaking of the the thongs you wear on your feet.

    They were many colours on the sole but always has a...
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    From my my own experience Wear on one side of...

    From my my own experience

    Wear on one side of the blade.Once this occurs it usually is only corrected by using a new blade and checking/resetting the blade guide.
    With a worn blade, no amount of...
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    There are people on the Woodwork side that...

    There are people on the Woodwork side that recondition and scratch build wood planes. I recall a bloke called Derek Cohen was prominent in one of the sub Forums. A post in that sub forum may yield a...
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    As some one who has frequented the Forums in both...

    As some one who has frequented the Forums in both the WoodWork and now Metalwork versions for almost twenty years, I can't personally recall any body posting about rope knurls.

    That might indicate...
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    A nicely made video. Well done Michael. Grahame

    A nicely made video.
    Well done Michael.
    Grahame
  44. Hi mote, First up Welcome to the MetalWork...

    Hi mote,
    First up
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums

    We have a great bunch of people here who are very helpful to those who are seeking answers to various metalwork questions.

    Its a big forum...
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    Ah sheet! I hate that:doh: Grahame

    Ah sheet! I hate that:doh:

    Grahame
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    G,day Farmer John Welcome to the MetalWork...

    G,day Farmer John
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums

    To help you explore the other areas of our forum here's a guide on to to navigate our Forum and find all the interesting places.

    Goto the...
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    If ya win the Lotto tonight buy a Bramely from...

    If ya win the Lotto tonight buy a Bramely from New Zuland. If you don't win lotto buy one that,s built like a Bramely.
    Built like a brick outhouse.

    Grahame
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    Look at it this way. The units are likely made in...

    Look at it this way. The units are likely made in machining fixtures. All that is needed is a bit of uncleaned
    swarf in the fixture to cause a defect rendering that particular unit unusable.
    ...
  49. Hi MarkTheAttist Welcome to the MetalWork Forums...

    Hi MarkTheAttist
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums

    We have some skillful and talented folks here who are supportive friendly and helpful.

    Please take the time to navigate around the forums to...
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    Hi Blair 62, Welcome to the Metalwork Forums,...

    Hi Blair 62,

    Welcome to the Metalwork Forums,

    We have some fine folks here who are supportive friendly and helpful.

    Please take the time to navigate around the forums to view the varied and...
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