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    Up to $1350 already..:oo: Usually the serious...

    Up to $1350 already..:oo: Usually the serious money comes in the last few hours of the auction and this ones got a couple of days to run. Two QLD’ers in the run up against one of them Vic’s..:U
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  2. Yer got a mill..:wink: Getting the profile...

    Yer got a mill..:wink:

    Getting the profile would be the hard bit though all do-able..:cool:




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    Dorchester Armoured Command Vehicle

    Not something yer see for sale every day. And certainly something to keep a panel beater happy..:U
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    :?

    :?
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    shedhappens... you started the thread..:U What...

    shedhappens... you started the thread..:U

    What conclusions should we be considering ?




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  6. Thread: corona virus

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    What do you see on the right column ? .

    What do you see on the right column ?




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    Yeah, old thread..:cool: So far on Trove I’ve...

    Yeah, old thread..:cool:

    So far on Trove I’ve only found “Nuttall & Herbert” lathes listed for sale in post WW2 military disposals auctions. Were the N&H brand a war time artefact ?




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  8. Thread: R u ok?

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    Helpful hint to get around word editing: You...

    Helpful hint to get around word editing: You would not phiss on... :)




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  9. Thread: The 'Thing'

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    Last one I seen on the market were down Albury...

    Last one I seen on the market were down Albury way about a year ago. I think it were $1200 or so. Obviously on the old stuff condition can vary wildly so I doubt yer could say a figure of what they...
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    Been roaming the industrial waste-lands....me...

    Been roaming the industrial waste-lands....me back shed :U, and got some more numbers...

    Nuttall Herbert 1940’s lathe: 490

    Kerns Type S bed ways: 420

    Hercus mill bed ways: 490
  11. Thread: corona virus

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    Polite people extract and post a quote from a...

    Polite people extract and post a quote from a linked article ...then we know what it is yer find interesting...:cool:

    The link don’t work at any rate.




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  12. Thread: R u ok?

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    Umm...:? Bit mystified I am. Is it you want...

    Umm...:?

    Bit mystified I am. Is it you want people to only be depressed in certain clearly defined ways in relation to an aspect of the current hysteria, or, can they be depressed about various...
  13. Thread: R u ok?

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    :? What posts to this thread are not related...

    :?

    What posts to this thread are not related to “the events of this year” ?


    Interesting discussion on the Tom Bilyeu youtube channel: “Stanford Psychiatrist Reveals How Cognitive Therapy Can...
  14. Thread: R u ok?

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    Looking at how many Australians phissed...

    Looking at how many Australians phissed themselves over the China flu I doubt Oz will be involved in any future war...:no:
  15. Thread: Bead Roller

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    Yeah... get one of them yellow bead rollers from...

    Yeah... get one of them yellow bead rollers from Hare and Forbes...:U





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    In machinery, sometimes things don’t change for...

    In machinery, sometimes things don’t change for years so a current model may have the same gearbox.

    Try Lencrow forklifts...


    “...Nissan Forklift branding has been discontinued and now...
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    I see yer wearing tropical work boots..:U ...

    I see yer wearing tropical work boots..:U




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    Yep. The one stand-out were the 1950’s (?)...

    Yep. The one stand-out were the 1950’s (?) Colchester.




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  19. Thread: Grinder Anvil

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    As the ad states - “Worth more then $20”...:) ...

    As the ad states - “Worth more then $20”...:)


    And I lernt a new word: ‘Autoist’...:cool:




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  20. Thread: Grinder Anvil

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    Pallet load of drills..:cool: .

    Pallet load of drills..:cool:




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    Lathe Bed Hardness

    Got hold of a portable hardness tester and went for a look-see at some of me old lathes.

    As the tester works in the vertical I did the testing on the flat part where the tail stock runs on the...
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    Grinder Anvil

    Here’s something yer don’t see to often...

    https://khre.com.au/online-auctions/#!/itemDetails/1022/183186





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  23. Thread: Twiggy Forrest

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    From record profits in 1965 to a storage place...

    From record profits in 1965 to a storage place for imports...

    “...Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd intended to retrench 500 workers from its Ashfield plant between now and March, the NSW...
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    Five Hercus lathes at Auction

    Plus a few other interesting things on the 6th November 2020...

    https://www.mgs.net.au/auction/catalogue.html?d=2908




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  25. Thread: Mars Mill

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    1x “Mercury” 1x “Hercules” 2x “The Great Scot”...

    1x “Mercury”
    1x “Hercules”
    2x “The Great Scot”
    1x “Mars”

    One nice machine and a few ‘collectable interest’ machines...

    ...yes, I know, I have a problem..:U
  26. Sounds like its all worked out though if yer...

    Sounds like its all worked out though if yer still keen on the 6x9 Vertex probably go see Gamer in Melbourne. Save on freight. “Gamer.com.au” I find they do better then their list prices.

    I got a...
  27. Thread: Twiggy Forrest

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    Perhaps the thread should be renamed to ‘The Dick...

    Perhaps the thread should be renamed to ‘The Dick Smith’ thread...:U





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    Nice..:cool: I see a problem though... the new...

    Nice..:cool:

    I see a problem though... the new racks already full... :U




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  29. Thread: Mars Mill

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    Part of Mars advertising spell were they used the...

    Part of Mars advertising spell were they used the Meehanite process.

    I have though heard mention from others that the lathe ways were a bit soft.

    I’ve got a few Mars lathes so I guess a future...
  30. Thread: Twiggy Forrest

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    Way back in the day imagine my surprise when I...

    Way back in the day imagine my surprise when I discovered me HT Brougham had a radio made in Japan - and yes, it were the original radio.

    Dunno if we can blame Dick for any thing. We all bought...
  31. Thread: Mars Mill

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    Thanks for that stix012 ...:cool: .

    Thanks for that stix012 ...:cool:





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    If yer chasing some cheap brass to melt down I’ve...

    If yer chasing some cheap brass to melt down I’ve seen some cheap lots of large unused brass plumbing fittings and large door hinges, etc, going through the Pickles monthly military auctions.
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  33. Thread: Twiggy Forrest

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    Where did Australia go before it were bought back...

    Where did Australia go before it were bought back ?




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  34. Thread: Scrapyard find !

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    Watch “Shurap” on YouTube and you will find a...

    Watch “Shurap” on YouTube and you will find a whole new use for them bearings..:cool:

    Damascus steel.




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    :cool: What type of wood is that ? .

    :cool:

    What type of wood is that ?




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    :U I would recommend an addition to your will....

    :U

    I would recommend an addition to your will. Make mention that before the inheritors get the scrappy in for the pile of metal out back they first extract the anvil from underneath..:wink:


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  37. Thread: Scrapyard find !

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    If you haven’t already then do a google search of...

    If you haven’t already then do a google search of the part numbers..:wink:




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    Looks like a solid and simple mill..:cool: ...

    Looks like a solid and simple mill..:cool:




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    No workshop is complete unless it got an...

    No workshop is complete unless it got an anvil..:cool:




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    He, I reckon it would take a fair old Willy-Willy...

    He, I reckon it would take a fair old Willy-Willy to blow over that shed..:cool:




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    Heh, there’s three people on Gumtree advertising...

    Heh, there’s three people on Gumtree advertising as wanting to buy a shaper..:U




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    Don’t have a Macson drill so wouldn’t mind it...

    Don’t have a Macson drill so wouldn’t mind it me-self if the motor worked. Bit far to go to pick it up though. Plus its in the State of china virus hysteria..:o

    Looking at the piccys I wonder what...
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    How did I miss this channel. Excellent..:cool: ...

    How did I miss this channel. Excellent..:cool:




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    Sticky: Sold for $5,800, going to the Gold Coast. ...

    Sold for $5,800, going to the Gold Coast.




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  45. Thread: Mars Mill

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    Agreed. Before placing tarp I place old tyres...

    Agreed.

    Before placing tarp I place old tyres over the sharp bits of the machine which reduces the snug fit greenhouse effect a bit. Keep some exposed areas around the base so there is some...
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    No luck with the piccys at this time. Will be...

    No luck with the piccys at this time.

    Will be putting the machine into me new shed early next year so will be able to do a bit of a look-see and tidy up of it then. Currently covered in inhibitor...
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    To sell - eBay or Gumtree or here. Any more...

    To sell - eBay or Gumtree or here.

    Any more piccys available ?




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    Interesting vid. Didn’t realise we made so...

    Interesting vid.

    Didn’t realise we made so much of the engines here in Oz. Under licence to P+W obviously.




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    AGHHHHH... :aargh: Music in machining videos -...

    AGHHHHH... :aargh:

    Music in machining videos - BAD!

    ...apart from that, I enjoyed the vid once I turned the volume off..:cool:




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    I’m guessing that your chuck is not the threaded...

    I’m guessing that your chuck is not the threaded attach type..:)




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