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    It will be parted off to be a spacer to adapt the...

    It will be parted off to be a spacer to adapt the sawblade to fit a smaller shaft on a circ Saw.
    You can buy them at Carbatec, or you could years ago when I worked for them.
    I have quite a few to...
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    I’d be interested in some of this. I’m in...

    I’d be interested in some of this.
    I’m in Concord and can pick up from Leichhardt no probs.
    H.
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    Ouch that’s a bloody disaster. Timely for myself...

    Ouch that’s a bloody disaster.
    Timely for myself as I’m doing a bit of this currently.
    Using US made lift trucks and chain blocks on the ‘i’ beam to get a 800kg bench to the door.
    Tuesday it will...
  4. NSW The ‘blue death mark’ is from when a pressure...

    The ‘blue death mark’ is from when a pressure pack can of engineers marking out blue decided to erupt. From memory the mate had popped off the cap and it went up.
    All over him and the stone.
    That...
  5. NSW I’m in Concord. You’re welcome to come and have...

    I’m in Concord.
    You’re welcome to come and have a look Chris and I’d be happy to deliver it over to you at Helensburgh on my ute as I’ve been keen to check out your set up for a while now.
    H.
  6. Shear has been sold. Bloke I sold an A P Lever...

    Shear has been sold.
    Bloke I sold an A P Lever guillotine to on Gumtree grabbed it whilst picking up this morning.
    H.
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    We were planning on being in the apple island...

    We were planning on being in the apple island from the 18th of this month:no:

    A group of geriatrics mit ebikes doing the ride from Shearwater to the national park below Ouse:roll:
    Staying in...
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    Michael can use these for his mill mods and...

    Michael can use these for his mill mods and resto, so they won’t be scrapped.:p
    H.
  9. NSW Printer’s Stone, marking off or welding bench plus vee blocks etc.Sydney

    Cast iron Printers Stone originality for assembling letterpress type.
    1400 x 1140 x 940mm high on wooden base.
    Heavy cast top about 16mm thick and ribbed underneath.
    Top is ok as photos. Blue...
  10. Welding bench 1” steel top. Metal shear and Dawn Visa. Sydney.

    Need to clear some space.
    Pick up Concord or possible delivery Sydney.

    1” top bench as in photos, few holes and oxy gouging one corner.$150
    Steel scrap not included, drawer is.
    1050mm x 715mm x...
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    Now free for pick up Sydney or drop off ‘tween...

    Now free for pick up Sydney or drop off ‘tween here and Q border.
    Otherwise going to scrap.
    H.
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    Any interest in this? Any offers, this needs to...

    Any interest in this?
    Any offers, this needs to go.
    H.
  13. Mig is the way to go. I have 10 x 75 x whatever...

    Mig is the way to go.
    I have 10 x 75 x whatever length fits bits of buzz bar for back up. (Sons a sparky).
    However, especially if the holes are tapped and can be cleaned bog should stick ok to the...
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    The big steel plate might be spoken for. H.

    The big steel plate might be spoken for.
    H.
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    Welding table etc any interest. Sydney

    I’ve had a rather disturbing visit from our local council compliance commissar.
    As my non conforming permitted use is ‘woodworking’ I may be selling off a couple of items wot aren’t woodworking and...
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    That is nuts:o The skill that’s gone into the...

    That is nuts:o
    The skill that’s gone into the body resto.
    Luv the ‘wooden’ wheels.
    H.
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    A P Lever 3ft pedal guillotine

    Sydney made A P Lever veneer guillotine.$500.
    Similar to a 6D sheetmetal guillotine.
    Much sharper blade angle, I’ve cut 1mm Aluminium on it.
    Blade would need regrinding for steel.
    Complete with...
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    Sticky: I looked at a few $5k to $7k? They are big...

    I looked at a few $5k to $7k?
    They are big anvils but they do seem expensive.
    The BRADKEN had made in SPORE cast in the side?
    So would that be Singapore?
    I know they’ve departed Oz but that’s not...
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    I’ve always carried a decent wheel brace and...

    I’ve always carried a decent wheel brace and piece of pipe.
    If I’m there when tyre fitters etc are finishing I’ll do it myself.( with just the brace).
    The pipe is for when I’m not and getting older...
  20. Short pours! been there, done that:doh: Here’s a...

    Short pours! been there, done that:doh:
    Here’s a few below.
    Hang em on the wall to remind you or cut them up to check the wall thickness.
    I saw this ad in ‘Restored Cars’ mag, no current website...
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    Hi Ray, If we did that, it would be drilling the...

    Hi Ray,
    If we did that, it would be drilling the nut I guess, so would need to be a drill bigger than 1/2”.
    My mate hasn’t got back to me but he has read all your suggestions and says...
  22. :DGazza there’s a drill press which looks like...

    :DGazza there’s a drill press which looks like you for sale on the wood forum.:D
    H
  23. As these are not production patterns here’s a...

    As these are not production patterns here’s a thought.
    Use plasticine.
    Make up a fillet rubber of the size you want with a ball bearing on a bit of brazing rod.
    Roll a little snake of plasticine...
  24. That would be interesting if fillet wax is still...

    That would be interesting if fillet wax is still available.
    I’ve never used it or leather fillets.
    We were using putty at the naval dockyard where I did my apprenticeship.
    Then car bog.
    H.
  25. You got me wondering what was available here in...

    You got me wondering what was available here in Oz.
    A quick google shows ‘Green sand Foundry’ in Vic.
    They list plumbago and calcium carbonate.
    Might be worth a try?
    H.
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    Thanks Ray and everyone else for your input. I...

    Thanks Ray and everyone else for your input.
    I guess we’ll be having a go at this next week.
    That stud remover will probably be needed as we’re sure to mangle the stud getting the nut off.
    H.
  27. Definitely not a patternfakirs contraction or as...

    Definitely not a patternfakirs contraction or as the yanks say shrinkage rule.
    I have a few of those, even double contraction for making metal patterns it’s way too large a percentage.
    I have a...
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    Mag wheel nut cactus ! How to get off?

    A mate who’s doing it a bit tough has bought a Toyota Lightace and possibly started down a rabbit hole.
    Its a grey import, which he didn’t realise till he went to buy bits for it.

    Anyhu latest...
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    I’m pretty sure they were cutting form ply in the...

    I’m pretty sure they were cutting form ply in the fabrication workshop at Civil Eng at USYD last time I lunched there. They’re in lockdown currently so James or Theo aren’t there to ask.
    H.
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    Sticky: I bashed these two out a while ago. See what 5G...

    I bashed these two out a while ago.
    See what 5G does to your brain if you’re not vaccinated.
    H.
  31. This is engine turning isn’t it ? Done bit using...

    This is engine turning isn’t it ?
    Done bit using a dowel and grinding paste from memory.
    H.
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    I agree that credit unions becoming banks is...

    I agree that credit unions becoming banks is interesting to say the least.
    The NSW Teachers Credit union pulled this stunt a few years back and things rapidly went west after that.
    My wife receives...
  33. Thread: G’day Guys

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    Hi Hugh, Im a patternmaker by trade and have...

    Hi Hugh,
    Im a patternmaker by trade and have also spent a decade or so in Uni workshops/teaching labs. Made sure I left in good graces with the senior T.O.
    They had a lot of nice equipment back in...
  34. I also have an Arboga I was given and a Waldron...

    I also have an Arboga I was given and a Waldron radial arm bench drill I swapped a bandsaw for. One for metal and one for wood (most of the time)
    When I worked at the uni I had a Waldron radial...
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    I would like this to run off my lineshaft but I...

    I would like this to run off my lineshaft but I don’t think Tenterfield is possible atm.
    Pity ‘cause I’m overdue for a trip up to see my bro at Murbah in the ute.
    H.
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    Definitely agree Shed needs to be bigger than...

    Definitely agree Shed needs to be bigger than house.
    Having married a Canadian raised on a farm in the prairies used to huge machinery sheds I got away with it in suburban Sydney. As long as it’s...
  37. I bought a few of these locally a few years back...

    I bought a few of these locally a few years back from an aircraft supplies mob as my skinpins were getting a little elderly(like moi).
    A quick look on google and Metal Man Tools appears to stock...
  38. We dropped in one time on the way thru Walcha but...

    We dropped in one time on the way thru Walcha but he was out the back and the lady in the shop couldn’t be bothered.
    I’ve since mentioned this to a mate who has transported a bike for him and he...
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    Sticky: New ebike a few mods

    Bought myself a Giant Talon ebike a month ago.
    Need to get it sorted for a ride down Tassie later in the year covid permitting.
    First off bent up a stainless adapter to attach my old rack to hang...
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    Never seen a seller with -1 rating before...

    Never seen a seller with -1 rating before :D:rolleyes::rolleyes::o:roll::rolleyes::rolleyes::no::2tsup:
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    Here’s a few. All except the plastic red with...

    Here’s a few.
    All except the plastic red with the P on it are self contained boxes, that is a surface mount?
    Most appear to lock in when pushed.
    A few are all cast iron you probably could hit them...
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    Nigel I have a few solid 3 phase old stop buttons...

    Nigel I have a few solid 3 phase old stop buttons in the stash. Foot or knee style.
    Dont want to go out in the cold atm to take photos as my left shoulder is throwing a spas:~
    Happy to do it...
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    When we moved to North Ryde in 1968 There was a...

    When we moved to North Ryde in 1968 There was a motor and maybe a chassis for one of these in the vacant lot over the back fence.
    When I saw yours I had to do a search online as I’d forgotten the...
  44. I inherited my dad’s blue lenses. I remember him...

    I inherited my dad’s blue lenses. I remember him making a twin carby manifold for the Vanguard ute before he put the TR4 motor in it.
    Problem is I now can’t find them in the stash.
    I do however...
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    Maybe put fixed castors in the front and the...

    Maybe put fixed castors in the front and the revolvers on rear.
    Like a fork lift you then steer from rear and it won’t get the weight transfer problem.:D
    H.
  46. Dunno how you’d do this but heat to char around...

    Dunno how you’d do this but heat to char around the bolt.
    Maybe arc weld some thing onto the bolt head and heat it thru that with the oxy.
    Whatever you weld on could then be used to start revolving...
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    I’ve had similar probs from the polycarbonate...

    I’ve had similar probs from the polycarbonate panels on my roof.
    We replaced the rusty corro with new painted stuff and put ‘glass/foil under it.
    Of course the drips off the clear were on the table...
  48. I converted an old builders barrow ( council...

    I converted an old builders barrow ( council cleanup throw out) recently into a moveable planter for the warrigal greens which is taking over our vegi patch.
    I just used a big hammer and the 6”...
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    Thanks for the link. I’m a bit blown away by...

    Thanks for the link.
    I’m a bit blown away by what he’s built.
    H
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    There’s a mechanic here in Sydney with Simca...

    There’s a mechanic here in Sydney with Simca Vedette.
    He had a workshop on Parramatta Rd at Strathfield.
    He was a relative by marriage to a bloke I went to school with.
    Dropped into say g’day...
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