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  1. Hi woodworkinggal, Welcome to the MetalWorking...

    Hi woodworkinggal,
    Welcome to the MetalWorking forums.
    Most of us reading your posts are Aussies and that because the Forum is aussie based. Saying that we will do our best to help but know we are...
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    Hi alexmiller1234, Welcome to the Metalwork...

    Hi alexmiller1234,
    Welcome to the Metalwork Forums,

    Grahame
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    Nice solution, Gavin. Can I also see a rubber...

    Nice solution, Gavin.
    Can I also see a rubber bush in the screw mount or is my imagination?
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    Wait ! Do I hear something? Is it the sound...

    Wait ! Do I hear something?

    Is it the sound of some Yank "ambulance chaser" attorneys gleefully rubbing their hands together in collective anticipation of lucrative work ?

    If you think back a...
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    Generally speaking , the idea is an improvement...

    Generally speaking , the idea is an improvement of blade performance, though some thought should also be given to the maximum number of teeth to be engaged in the width of cut.

    While the reasons...
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    Hi gtvone, Welcome to the MetalWork Forums, ...

    Hi gtvone,

    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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    From the sticky at the top of the...

    From the sticky at the top of the Machinery,Equipment,MARKET page.

    5. Post SOLD in the thread when item is sold.

    If no longer available or withdrawn from sale, please say so in a new post....
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    I like it.:2tsup:

    I like it.:2tsup:
  9. First up Hi Potato welcome to the MetalWork...

    First up
    Hi Potato

    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...
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    I must not scare the nurses

    :oo::oo::oo:

    Today I learned I must not scare the nursing staff whilst being a patient after some day surgery (yesterday).
    To explain, yesterday I had a scar clearing procedure to unblock the...
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    Hi Wade 84 Welcome to the MetalWork Forums, ...

    Hi Wade 84

    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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    Norman54 , Hi and Welcome to the MetalWork...

    Norman54 ,
    Hi and Welcome to the MetalWork Forums.

    You joined an excellent forum with members who are skilled ,experienced and like to help.


    We have a large range of subforums related to...
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    Hi Giordiannetto, Welcome to the MetalWork...

    Hi Giordiannetto,

    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...
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    I have a 112 x 72 mm rectangle from the the Big...

    I have a 112 x 72 mm rectangle from the the Big green shop.

    I bought a number of them when the where under $3.00. Cheap and cheerful but does the job but it early days so time will tell.

    It...
  15. G day Blackpig Welcome to the MetalWork...

    G day Blackpig

    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums.

    You have landed amongst a great bunch of blokes who have a great deal of knowledge and experience and are willing to share it with anyone who...
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    I believe it has a lot to do with the lap of the...

    I believe it has a lot to do with the lap of the belt joint .Some belt joints are not as flush as others are.
    The geometry of the blade and its size also play a part.

    Also whether or not you are...
  17. The following might help. Ok it is not welding...

    The following might help.
    Ok it is not welding per se ,but hey! all the basic principles apply.

    For as long as there has been welding ,there has been distortion.

    Its is a animated film clip...
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    The curved shape is best completed by "dragging"...

    The curved shape is best completed by "dragging" the cutting edge.
    That is, with the belt moving away from the cutting edge.

    I made a leather cutting knife of the same shape as an Ulu and found...
  19. HI sawozny Welcome to the MetalWork Forums....

    HI sawozny

    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums.
    You have joined an Australian based forum with some very skilled , knowledgeable and helpful people.

    Directions on exploring the specific forums are...
  20. Hi , Welcome to the MetalWork Forums. ...

    Hi ,
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums.


    There are a wide range of helpful members here and good blokes they are, too.

    We have a large range of subforums related to metalworking which can be...
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    There are always some items that are really small...

    There are always some items that are really small and don't lend themselves to be gripped by a whacking great earth clamp.

    Here is my solution using small vice grips for the auxiliary earth clamp....
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    I agree with Baron J 100%. Just earth straight...

    I agree with Baron J 100%.

    Just earth straight to the work and make sure there is a shiny cleaned spot under the clamp contact surface to ensure a good earth.

    Leave the rust on there and the...
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    Hi Jackaroo, If it is a welding table it will...

    Hi Jackaroo,
    If it is a welding table it will hardly require a pristine surface. What do expect to do on the table? Depending where you live and how corrosive the local atmosphere is it is going to...
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    Hi Aussie Barry Welcome to the MetalWork Forums,...

    Hi Aussie Barry
    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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    as you say,there must be something special about...

    as you say,there must be something special about them, Michael.

    They were installed in the Man Arts section at the school I last worked at .

    If exposed to high school kids and surviving after...
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    G'day [email protected] Welcome to the MetalWork...

    G'day [email protected]

    Welcome to the MetalWork Forum. You landed amongst a bunch of Aussies though we have members from all over the world.
    I remember Greenlee punches as our sheetmetal bloke had...
  27. This any good? scroll down for 71mm tube. ...

    This any good?
    scroll down for 71mm tube.

    https://handysteel.com.au/hollow-bar?p=2


    Grahame
  28. Hi VonChipflinger, Welcome to the MetalWork...

    Hi VonChipflinger,

    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums to you and your lathe.

    To help you explore the other areas of our forum here's a guide on to to navigate our Forum and find all the...
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    Rope Knurl - How to.

    Flash back a month or three and there was someone asking about rope knurls.

    I knew I had seen it somewhere, but could not,as usual, remember where.

    Found it today. On Rob Ford the luthier...
  30. Hi POgli Welcome to the MetalWork Forums, ...

    Hi POgli

    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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    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...
  34. 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.
    ...
  35. 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...
  38. 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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    Sticky: 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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