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    I don't think they allow vector control though, ...

    I don't think they allow vector control though, i'd probably pay the little bit extra it costs. Though if you plan to run it at a fixed frequency or don't plan to run very low speeds it probably...
  2. If your TV supports DLNA you can do it wireless...

    If your TV supports DLNA you can do it wireless without an additional device.
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    I used to have to do a lot of hole sawing at a...

    I used to have to do a lot of hole sawing at a place I worked, mainly used 40mm, 50mm, 75mm, 100mm but sometimes went up to 150mm. Never used electric drills, always low speed pneumatic, they don't...
  4. Depends how much time you have. I wouldn't worry...

    Depends how much time you have. I wouldn't worry about it to much. They are cheap and are not hard to get hold of if it does fail.

    I''ve had computers, tv's in the shed before without any issues.
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    Thanks, that is what I wanted to hear. Will just...

    Thanks, that is what I wanted to hear. Will just use the ISO 68 that I have available. It needs to be at least 10 degrees before I start working I think, so using it in cold temps should never be...
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    If I use the 68 in a hand pump will it cause any...

    If I use the 68 in a hand pump will it cause any damage?

    It being a heavier oil will there be a big difference in the speed that the cylinder advances and retracts?
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    I have a drum of Shell Tellus ISO 68 so it would...

    I have a drum of Shell Tellus ISO 68 so it would work out well if I could use that :)

    I heard ATF is no good for the seals?
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    What oil for enerpac hydraulic pumps?

    Hi all,

    Looking for an alternative to the Enerpac oil that is recommended to be used in there pumps. Currently looking into an hydraulic oil for a hand pump but wouldn't mind knowing a substitute...
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    Welding blankets are not all that expensive or...

    Welding blankets are not all that expensive or maybe join some fire blankets together.
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    I was able to remove the valve without any heat,...

    I was able to remove the valve without any heat, just secured it to the clothesline and used some...
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    I thought of cutting them up, i'd probably want...

    I thought of cutting them up, i'd probably want to leave the water in there though as I cut through it. Would use a pneumatic grinder.

    If the scrappy would take them for free i'd probably just...
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    How to dispose of old Gas Cylinder Safely?

    Well I have a bunch of old propane cylinders, most over 20 years old so guessing would need some sort of inspection if they need to be used again (probably not worth it). Was just wondering how I...
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    I was thinking you were using the shale or...

    I was thinking you were using the shale or igaging scales which are reported to have issues with coolant unless they are well covered. I have no idea about the H & F ones so this might not be an...
  14. Thread: Forklift woes

    by Com_VC
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    Last time you said you bought a Toyota Diesel...

    Last time you said you bought a Toyota Diesel engine, how come that didn't end up going in?
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    Not really all that cheap. I've picked up new...

    Not really all that cheap. I've picked up new old stock 3 phase motors before for $50 - $100 0.75kw - 2.2kw, these were name brand motors. Just make sure they can run at 240V.

    Also you would be...
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    Can't you use the Sino Scales with the touchdro...

    Can't you use the Sino Scales with the touchdro setup and that way you will get some of the advanced functions that the touchdro offers?

    Won't there be issues using coolant with the magnetic...
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    Most users will never have a need to go anywhere...

    Most users will never have a need to go anywhere near 250 Amps, it's all about the duty cycle :)

    The Weldskill 250 would be the most reliable machine of the two due to being transformer based,...
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    The benefit to using the mitre saw opposed to the...

    The benefit to using the mitre saw opposed to the band saw would be the ease to change angles, I might give this a go someday. The saw they are using in the video just looks like your regular run of...
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    I bought one of these for $60 a few years back,...

    I bought one of these for $60 a few years back, it had one of those waldown cast iron bases that I ended using for the bench grinder.

    The drill itself was all together and not in pieces. One day...
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    Still went for crazy $$$ like they all do for...

    Still went for crazy $$$ like they all do for some reason.
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    Do those have the one way check valve in them...

    Do those have the one way check valve in them though?
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    Dave J: Could you post up the link for that...

    Dave J: Could you post up the link for that valve?
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    Cylinders should be restrained so there is no...

    Cylinders should be restrained so there is no risk of them falling over and stored in a well ventilated area.
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    I bought myself a set similar to this awhile...

    I bought myself a set similar to this awhile back, they have proved to be quite useful at times. ...
  25. Thread: New Vice

    by Com_VC
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    Do you need the rotating base? I was going...

    Do you need the rotating base? I was going looking into buying a vice awhile last year and was considering one of these....
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    I've heard good things about those cordless...

    I've heard good things about those cordless impacts and they would be a handy thing to have around.
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    Is your sensor an NJK-5002C? ...

    Is your sensor an NJK-5002C?
    ...
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    I just disconnected the sensor and it still will...

    I just disconnected the sensor and it still will read 0000, does yours do the same or will it still display 5997 RPM?
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    I have the same Tacho and mine is wired the same...

    I have the same Tacho and mine is wired the same way. Led on the sensor is on and the Tacho display reads 0000 without machine running. Not sure what is going on with yours. It is unusual with two...
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    When they can come up with a 4"/5" angle grinder...

    When they can come up with a 4"/5" angle grinder that doesn't go into overload when you apply some pressure and isn't bulky so that it limits the areas that it can be used in then I may make the...
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    I have always thought of cordless tools as toys...

    I have always thought of cordless tools as toys and will very rarely use them, 240v power tools you can depend on without them letting you down. I am also a big fan of pneumatic tools.
  32. Thread: Bandsaw tricks

    by Com_VC
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    Yeah I like that last one with the channel. Good...

    Yeah I like that last one with the channel. Good idea.
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    I prefer Makita only because they seem to hang on...

    I prefer Makita only because they seem to hang on to there models for ever unlike Metabo who seem to change the design every few years. I guess this makes finding parts easier for the Makita. ...
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    Variable speed is convenient to have. It's easy...

    Variable speed is convenient to have. It's easy to turn the noise down if need be that way and you could use a variety of different consumables.

    Do you plan to just use carbide burrs.
  35. A knurled roller will also block your liner up...

    A knurled roller will also block your liner up faster. I'd just try out the V groove roller before spending the $$$ on a knurled roller, if you don't have any feed issues i'd leave it as is.
  36. Are these parts just a one off or do you plan to...

    Are these parts just a one off or do you plan to make more in the future?

    Do they need to be made from mild steel or could aluminium be used instead?

    Do they need to be 4mm and 6mm in thickness...
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    I stopped using WD-40 since I got hold of some...

    I stopped using WD-40 since I got hold of some inox to try out. I much prefer the smell of it and I think it works better as well.
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    gazza2009au: It's hard to tell if you are joking...

    gazza2009au: It's hard to tell if you are joking or being serious sometimes. lol
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    That's not a boilermakers workbench, looks a bit...

    That's not a boilermakers workbench, looks a bit on the light side for that :D

    As for protecting it from rust, i'd just be using the cheapest new engine oil you could get hold of and give it a...
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    This isn't the same lathe but you may find some...

    This isn't the same lathe but you may find some similarities between it and yours. It's a Grizzly.

    https://www.grizzly.com/products/Grizzly-12-x-36-Gear-Head-Cam-Lock-Spindle-Gap-Bed-Lathe/G4003...
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    Sometimes I use old bolts for stuff like this,...

    Sometimes I use old bolts for stuff like this, they are everywhere! I wouldn't be buying steel from bunnings.
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    One of these? ...

    One of these? https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Mini-Pro-Wide-Range-RPM-Measurers-LCD-Display-Digital-Laser-Optical-Tachometer/312487884609?hash=item48c1bab741:g:FDgAAOSwFstcbLhq&frcectupt=true

    I have...
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    Using a dial bore gauge could be an option as...

    Using a dial bore gauge could be an option as well for getting into deep bores.
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    Something like this is probably what you are...

    Something like this is probably what you are after I think. You can set it up to run from a plug pack type power supply.
    ...
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    I think you already revealed it in one of your...

    I think you already revealed it in one of your previous posts :q
  46. You had better stop using your welder and lathe...

    You had better stop using your welder and lathe too because they can harm your health too.

    Before working with the materials you intend to use you should read the MSDS.

    A respirator/dust mask,...
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    Is this the type of thing you are talking about...

    Is this the type of thing you are talking about Kryn? It states Hardened rolls 58HRC

    https://www.machineryhouse.com.au/S730
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    Mach 3 doesn't care if your system is 32 bit or...

    Mach 3 doesn't care if your system is 32 bit or 64 bit. It will run on both but you will not get the parallel port to work if you run it on the 64 bit version of Windows 7.

    You need the 32 bit...
  49. Thread: Lubricants

    by Com_VC
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    I use a spray on chain/sprocket lube for the...

    I use a spray on chain/sprocket lube for the gears, not sure if it is any better than chain and bar oil or not or if they are pretty much the same. Being in a spray can it is easy to apply.
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    Out of interest what sort of things do you plan...

    Out of interest what sort of things do you plan to make from a lathe that weighs 24kg (H & F ) or 36kg (eBay)?

    These things seem like toys and overpriced ones at that and i'm sure I won't be the...
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