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    ha,ha, ok,but we are going to have to agree to...

    ha,ha, ok,but we are going to have to agree to disagree. i,ve had a few bourbons , so i,ll be direct.
    i,ve tigged up stacks of pipe , but not much stick, but what you say "flies in the face" of...
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    yes 6010 for root run, not fill. those numbers...

    yes 6010 for root run, not fill.
    those numbers are nice, i,m relaying what happens in a workshop/site environment and that if i was welding up a beam with g.p. rods, then there would be an issue,...
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    hi, 6011-6013 are imo general pose rods, and...

    hi, 6011-6013 are imo general pose rods, and arn,t used in structural workshops for structural welding, ferrocraft 61 are e7018, and are structural rods. this is what i would use without question. ...
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    thats what the little holes in the spool wall is...

    thats what the little holes in the spool wall is for, put your wire through the hole and bend it over.
  5. yes, thats it, just different dims.

    yes, thats it, just different dims.
  6. the spring sits on a 3mm section ,similar but...

    the spring sits on a 3mm section ,similar but much thicker that a car valve spring seat. then it steps up from 3mm , to 6mm inner height. the inner height keeps the spring centralized on the spring...
  7. yeah , i thought of that, at this time i have to...

    yeah , i thought of that, at this time i have to work on grass. distance to wash area a bit to much, and i have no gold finder.
  8. i can do it, but is it necessary using harder...

    i can do it, but is it necessary using harder steel?
  9. help with spring valve seat manufacture, + steel sourcing S.W. Sydney

    hi , i,m rebuilding my fiat tractor engine at this time. i am in the reassemble phase. i,m going to send the head off to get decked and vacuum tested (for valve sealing) . i pulled all the valves...
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    i agree with C Keen, yes the reputable brands you...

    i agree with C Keen, yes the reputable brands you should do fine.

    tig is my jam, you got a name, or i call you bill?
    anyway , you haven,t talked about the job much, about the frame. what is it...
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    rare spares and a mob in st marys (sydney) ...

    rare spares and a mob in st marys (sydney) jackson rubber (or something like that) both stock a hugh range of rubber / plastic profiles.
  12. i would weld it back together, and add extra...

    i would weld it back together, and add extra steel. make it stronger.
  13. Thread: Pex for Air?

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    i agree, if it was orginial paint, it might give...

    i agree, if it was orginial paint, it might give an idea of past treatment/care, it tells a story.
  14. Thread: Pex for Air?

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    i just wanted to share my experience with my...

    i just wanted to share my experience with my compressor search, i looked through all the usual places, i found a pilot compressor , it 2m long and about 350mm diamiter. with twin cylinder pilot pump...
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    i like the old heavy casting drill press, they...

    i like the old heavy casting drill press, they last forever.
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    hi, after reading all the good advice i decided...

    hi, after reading all the good advice i decided to use the single tine ripper type of pipe layer, with 1-1/4 to 1- 1/2 poly heavy wall poly pipe, i can,t remember what the green stripe poly is...
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    thats pretty neat, ive seen these before....

    thats pretty neat, ive seen these before. unfortunately we had some bad experience with poly pipe, leaking. for peace of mind gal pipe is more durable.

    i,m installing a water main into the...
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    if you want to sell, pm me please.

    if you want to sell, pm me please.
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    i,ll check it out, bollie. car diffs were used...

    i,ll check it out, bollie. car diffs were used for post digga gearboxes too.

    thanks
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    i,m not sure on todays regs, but many years back,...

    i,m not sure on todays regs, but many years back, testing to destruction was to find a working load, if something breaks at 1 ton, then 500kg is the safe working load.

    on some steels, if its over...
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    hey rusty, its a good idea to convert the digga...

    hey rusty, its a good idea to convert the digga to a three point linkage. and those diggas aren,t cheap.

    at this time, i,m fishing around for some answers , before i start this project. the...
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    design plans for trencher, where to get?

    hi, i want to make a three point linkage trenching machine, three point linkage means that it goes on the back of a tractor. preferably it will run with a hydraulic motor.

    it would save me a stack...
  23. Sticky: ha,ha , yes, i get that. yeah, thanks, i get...

    ha,ha , yes, i get that.

    yeah, thanks, i get all that, we do what we can with what we have, been there to many times.

    i hope you didn,t mind me pointing it out, i didn,t know the circumstances,...
  24. Sticky: hey mate your game, i,m only new here but, for...

    hey mate your game, i,m only new here but, for myself i have a general rule with big grinders, #1. don,t lift it over my head, #2, don,t stick big grinders into confined places.
    i know it sound...
  25. Thread: new guy

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    hey, yes , still active with metal, i do things...

    hey, yes , still active with metal, i do things at my property at thirlmere, i guess i,m semi retired. good luck with the factory, are you making anything?
  26. Thread: new guy

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    new guy

    hi, i'm mick, i'm an old boilermaker / welder from s.w. sydney.
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