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    6x4 tipper

    Good read looking at your tippers guys . Thought Id show my 6x4 tipper . Its beyond taking on the road any more but still gets work around our property. Its a bit of an unusual thing, I got it off...
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    Just thinking more about this . You do see cast...

    Just thinking more about this . You do see cast iron wood plane bodies from Norris that are stamped Annealed on the front of the sole I think ? Iíd never thought about it to much . They were probably...
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    Thanks for the great replyís Bob and Greg . Rob

    Thanks for the great replyís Bob and Greg .
    Rob
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    Cast iron question

    If I get a pattern made and a foundry to cast off that in cast iron . Iím told or have read that the cast iron chills or is a lot harder on the outside skin and this has an effect on milling the...
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    Thanks for that Neil. Ill get one and let...

    Thanks for that Neil.
    Ill get one and let someone who knows what their doing have a look .
    Rob
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    More details 382282382283382284 Rob

    More details

    382282382283382284

    Rob
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    Pretty sure its a two button . I'm going out to...

    Pretty sure its a two button . I'm going out to the shed soon . Ill get some better pictures.
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    Machine Switches ?

    I have a woodworking Machine (Chisel Mortiser) that fell over and took the full impact to the switch .

    Complete Obliteration !

    Where can I buy one ? I'm not capable of fitting such a thing...
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    I should have read it better before posting . Yes...

    I should have read it better before posting . Yes it did seem contradictory . I removed the second part.




    Yep , I see that on my out door unpainted steel things . I could end up doing that...
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    Thanks thatís good to know . The info from the...

    Thanks thatís good to know . The info from the both of you reminds me being told something similar about fire . Take away one of the three components that make it happen and it wonít happen .
    But...
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    Moisture inside metal SHS question .

    Hi . I have some timber racks I have to weld back together . They are made from 50 x 50 x 3 SHS . I cut them in half for transport two years ago .
    If steel is welded back together and the ends are...
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    I was wondering that . I reckon if itís two...

    I was wondering that . I reckon if itís two horses in there then they may be smaller than full grown and are standing back a bit ? Because a full size horses rear is not that far off the end and they...
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    I don't know if this YouTube video has been shown...

    I don't know if this YouTube video has been shown in the trailer section here before .
    How and why not to load a trailer up the wrong way.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mW_gzdh6to



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    Thanks for all the reply's. I don't seem to get...

    Thanks for all the reply's. I don't seem to get email notifications telling of reply's to this thread ?? Or part of the forum , not sure ?

    Any way . What I may do is see if there is a plating...
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    I'm just trying to find out what it is so I can...

    I'm just trying to find out what it is so I can restore it. Re plating with nickel is an electro plating process isn't it ?
    And Tin Plating malb , never thought of that . Is Tin plating an electro...
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    Thanks Rob and aldav . Yes its definitely plated...

    Thanks Rob and aldav . Yes its definitely plated onto Brass . Its not Copper and doesn't look like bronze . The Brass has oxidized where the plating is worn off and I cant tell if there is Copper...
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    What sort of plating would this be?

    Hi .
    Ive got a wood working machine , a thicknesser I want to fix up . Any one have any ideas what the plating on the Brass plate may be . Its obviously pretty thin and someone has scrubbed some of...
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    Thanks BaronJ. Ive never seen any for sale or...

    Thanks BaronJ.
    Ive never seen any for sale or had to buy them . Interesting though , Knowing this I would probably grab them if I ever saw old ones on a wrecked machine . Pretty handy how you could...
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    Well with that I went and took it of de greased...

    Well with that I went and took it of de greased and wire brushed the pulleys . Wire Brush on the angle grinder. Did the rusty Chuck as well. Then soaked and scrubbed the belt first in water with...
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    Thanks Alan. Iím glad I asked here about it ....

    Thanks Alan. Iím glad I asked here about it . Still havenít done anything about washing it yet but Iíll be trying to look after it instead of replacing . Rob
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    What is the hard part about that Kryn? Getting...

    What is the hard part about that Kryn? Getting it true ?

    Rob
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    It looks good value to me the beginner when it...

    It looks good value to me the beginner when it comes to metal turning . Thanks!
    I haven't tackled a thread yet let alone an internal one .


    Rob
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    Thanks guys . Another thing with it is because...

    Thanks guys .
    Another thing with it is because of the studs poking out a bit the belt is a pain to get onto the largest pulley on the lower right side. Ill check it again to see if its even...
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    What is it , an adaptor that holds the ER 32...

    What is it , an adaptor that holds the ER 32 chuck or is the whole thing a screw on chuck ?
    Rob
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    Ill have to make one as well if I get the set....

    Ill have to make one as well if I get the set. The main use for the collets is on another machine for holding end mills and it'll be a bonus if they work on my lathe as well . Even if the length of...
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    Thanks , Ive been told about the draw bar ....

    Thanks , Ive been told about the draw bar . Didn't realize the limit to length or diameter though . I suppose the length possible is about the length of the chuck with a guess ? Or 70 % of that ?
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    Oh sorry, done it twice . Forgot the picture I...

    Oh sorry, done it twice . Forgot the picture I prepared.
    Model A
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    What is the Morse taper size ?

    Just wondering what the Morse taper size of the spindle of My lathe would be ?

    I have to buy some ER 32 collets for another machine which has a chuck for them already .
    In that box there is a...
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    Should I change this Belt ?

    What do you think of these jointed belts ? It came on my Hercus . I was using it yesterday and it was slipping a bit , there is some oil on my pulleys that got there somehow . I wiped off what I...
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    Great Bob thanks , that's both ends of the risk...

    Great Bob thanks , that's both ends of the risk sorted and understood . Good to know . I've never noticed variable speed grinders except one belonging to a jeweller friend . I'll look into that ....
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    Thanks RC !! I didn't know that . I read about...

    Thanks RC !! I didn't know that . I read about cooling the wheel when using for prolonged life and I suppose that is the best way of avoiding intake is it ? Use coolant and do the grinding outside ,...
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    Thanks China Baronj and Joe . Great links...

    Thanks China Baronj and Joe .

    Great links thanks Joe . Ive got a Metabo 125mm angle grinder with speed control . A great tool . If I can fit it to that?

    Did you get the larger one for the 1440...
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    Or This ? ...

    Or This ?

    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/100mm-Diamond-Grinding-Wheel-Grind-Carbide-Hard-Steel/201123798153?epid=1091470805&hash=item2ed3e99c89:g:8gcAAOSwo4pYbe8v
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    So is this sort of diamond wheel on the right? ...

    So is this sort of diamond wheel on the right?

    And the green one second choice on Left ?


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    Thanks but what sort of diamond wheel ? Not the...

    Thanks but what sort of diamond wheel ?
    Not the diamond like disks that go on angle grinders ?
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    Grinding Tungsten Carbide ?

    Hi . Whats the best thing for grinding and shaping Tungsten Carbide?

    Ive just Brazed some old TCT blades onto some angle iron for Band saw blade giudes and want to re shape them a little

    And I...
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    When I applied the nozzle dip I did put a dab...

    When I applied the nozzle dip I did put a dab into the neck where my problem was . I just got an off cut of Mig wire and spread it around thin over the inside walls . Sounds like by what you are all...
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    Thanks Kryn . I didn't know just parts could be...

    Thanks Kryn . I didn't know just parts could be got . Tha'ts good to know .
    I think my anti spatter can is finished so a new one next time I'm at BOC or is there a better way to get it ?

    Ive...
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    I did get the gun apart to a point . But I...

    I did get the gun apart to a point . But I stopped at trying to figure out how a plastic piece at the start of the neck could be taken off . I see now if the neck came out the spot would probably...
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    Thanks for the replies guys . That one had me...

    Thanks for the replies guys . That one had me stumped .

    I didn't know just parts could be bought for the guns either.
    I figured out a way to get the spot of metal out . I have a Dremel and an...
  41. Thread: Welder problem

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    That spot connecting the inner and outer layers...

    That spot connecting the inner and outer layers is about 10 to 15mm back inside the opening .

    369863
  42. Thread: Welder problem

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    Welder problem

    I posted a new thread on this in Welding last night but it hasn't come through yet?

    Ill try a fast version here.

    My Welder is cutting out . It stops during a weld when the nozzle comes in...
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    I have a welder problem

    Hi all.

    I have a problem that just started today with my Mig welder. And had me yelling at the thing cause I have so much to do and so little time to get it all done.

    The BOC 250 c mig...
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    I know , store bought anti theft devices are...

    I know , store bought anti theft devices are there for looks and to stop honest people taking your trailer.
    I had two devices, this wheel clamp and the trailer hitch cover with the padlock . Its...
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    Yeah maybe . A friend was saying ball bearings ,...

    Yeah maybe . A friend was saying ball bearings , so they spin as a cut is being done .
    some scrap concrete cutting blades with the diamond edge would be good , a lot of collecting to get it though....
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    Nice idea:2tsup: I missed this post . Ive been to...

    Nice idea:2tsup: I missed this post . Ive been to busy carting stuff back and forth on the 200K move Im doing with my new trailer.
    I have been locking it with a wheel clamp and a hitch cover , a...
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    Looking into it a bit more , some of those...

    Looking into it a bit more , some of those generators at 8 to 10 KVA Ive seen are heavy 5 to 600 KG . It looks like the smart way to do what I want is just to weld the brackets that tie the roof to...
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    Welding out on site ? ? Generator? My Mig

    Hi ,
    Ive got an older , 8 to10 Years old, BOC 250 C Mig welder .

    I will be needing to weld out in the paddocks on a farm . Im thinking of a roof over 2 x 40' shipping containers with a 8 Meter...
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    Yeah , I heard a story of a guy who recovered a...

    Yeah , I heard a story of a guy who recovered a large earth moving machine with one of these on the news !:D Great .
    The thief would have been crapping himself wondering why the police were pulling...
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    Maybe a new trailer design is a possibility ?...

    Maybe a new trailer design is a possibility ? After reading all this ( thanks ) its interesting .
    I wonder if a good way to fool the crooks is to have a trailer where the towing coupling can be...
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