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  1. Hi Tamura, Welcome to our Metal Working Forum. ...

    Hi Tamura,
    Welcome to our Metal Working Forum.

    It looks like brushed aluminium to my eye. It would make sense to keep amps light weight for transport and such unless they are being used in a...
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    Artistic Metal worker

    Not everyones cup of tea but this bloke makes a lot of his own tools and he does it with flair.

    He has a sense of fun as well.

    This time it is a optical center punch.
    ...
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    Hi barnes3 Welcome to the Metalwork Forum. OOPS...

    Hi barnes3
    Welcome to the Metalwork Forum.
    OOPS !

    I just noticed you are a new member.
    As you can already see we have an incredibly helpful bunch of members with knowledge and experience of...
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    What we are looking here at, is a combination of...

    What we are looking here at, is a combination of bimetallic and electrolytic corrosion. If it was up here it in Mackay, it would last only half that time.

    The aluminum angle sitting flat on...
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    I am happy to pay $30 for a tool not made in that...

    I am happy to pay $30 for a tool not made in that other place and has no plastic.

    Consider it Sold.

    Grahame
  6. Thread: Hello

    by Grahame Collins
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    Hi ruralearl Welcome to our Metalwork Forum....

    Hi ruralearl

    Welcome to our Metalwork Forum.
    You will find a bunch of knowledgeable,experienced and helpful fellows here on the forum.There are even a few farmers here,so you will fit right in.
    ...
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    Hi Philby, Welcome to our Forum. You joined an...

    Hi Philby,

    Welcome to our Forum. You joined an excellent group most of whom are more than willing to offer advice and or assistance when needed.

    You find lots of thing to interest you.

    There...
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    Here is a link I found helpful. ...

    Here is a link I found helpful.

    http://www.dotmar.com.au/images/machining_instructions.pdf

    I read elswhere, (and now can't find where that was) that the max temp was 125 Celcius and beyond that...
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    Hi mechdraw Welcome to our Forum It is good...

    Hi mechdraw

    Welcome to our Forum

    It is good to have a few lathes.

    There is a sticky above the general Metal Working page that can be read to give you an idea on questions and information...
  10. Thread: Gday

    by Grahame Collins
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    Hi Toomnas, Welcome to the Forum, Sorry for...

    Hi Toomnas,

    Welcome to the Forum,
    Sorry for the wait .The programme had auto moderated you and i am not sure why.

    All your metal work interests can be catered for on our forum.

    It will...
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    Hi Tuomas, That,s a super idea for the...

    Hi Tuomas,

    That,s a super idea for the floating washer.It will translate nicely to some G Clamps that need fixing in my shed.

    The 1000 rpm B &D would be a good find if there are any that have...
  12. Hi DenJon, Its good to see another American...

    Hi DenJon,
    Its good to see another American coming to our MetalWork Forums.

    Welcome to one of the better MetalWork Forums. We are Australian based so you might notice on a US Forum references,and...
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    Sightly off the topic but pertains to what is...

    Sightly off the topic but pertains to what is happening.

    A look at this weeks news reports on a certain bank having clearly illegal transactions some 23,000,000 ,OOPS times !

    Does it show...
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    Notice the shape of the plate in Steve's photo. ...

    Notice the shape of the plate in Steve's photo.

    Theres no corners, just radiused edges - no stress raisers.

    Same sort of plates found on high tensile trailer chassis'.

    Grahame
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    Hi Tuomas, Another piece of high quality...

    Hi Tuomas,

    Another piece of high quality equipment you have made a real nice job of.

    I don't know why someone like Bosch or Makita has not offered you a job.I think you would be in your element...
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    Hi BaronJ Thanks for posting. For the longest...

    Hi BaronJ

    Thanks for posting. For the longest time its been a gunnadoo to fit one to my DP.

    Now that I know what the darn things are called I can finally chase one up.

    Thanks

    Grahame
  17. You might want to investigate that water in the...

    You might want to investigate that water in the cable thing a bit further.
    In the eighties I worked as a welding tradesman at Queensland Alumina Limited,Gladstone. One of my jobs was to use a 350...
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    Ok, may be I jumped the gun a bit and assumed...

    Ok, may be I jumped the gun a bit and assumed that JC was loading to his own website.

    If it had been posted here that would have got him into strife as per the TOU's and self promotion etc etc....
  19. I found this ...

    I found this

    https://www.manualslib.com/manual/1025929/Murex-Transtig-Ac-Dc-205.html

    While it is not a 250 AC/DC E there is a circuit diagram may have some points of similarity.
    This is as...
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    hi mate well done. what web site?...

    [/QUOTE]hi mate well done. what web site?
    aaron[/QUOTE]

    Talk about putting someone on the spot.

    JC can't put his website here in a post - other wise he would get in the doo doo.

    What he can...
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    Hi Steve, In the beginning, yes! There are...

    Hi Steve,
    In the beginning, yes!

    There are two sorts of cylinder base rings ,ones with openings in them and ones that do not have them.

    Some cylinders have that opening in the bottom ring I ...
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    Hey nadroj Don't feel bad. Its a horses for...

    Hey nadroj
    Don't feel bad. Its a horses for courses type of thing. I don't use my lathe much and consequently my machining is not what I think it should be.
    Yes it was a bit of a War and Peace...
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    Discussion on welding on an LPG Cylinder

    I have thought long and hard about and writing on this topic here in the forum. Snapatap was correct to raise his concern.

    As my metalwork teaching HOD used to intone as we went off to classes.
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    Opening a used LPG Cylinder

    I have started this thread as a response to the discussion about the LPG cylinder in the Wanted to Buy Forum posts.

    Preparing a used cylinder to be opened up.

    Certainly no one in their right...
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    Seeing this forum is the wrong place for this...

    Seeing this forum is the wrong place for this type of discussion .I''ll start a new thread in the welding Forum.
    In that forum I'll discuss the procedure.

    Snapatap,

    We can discuss it there...
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    Taps stand vertically but with the drills fitted...

    Taps stand vertically but with the drills fitted in the block the same way.

    I am envisaging a block with the tap in one hole and the tapping drill directly in front of it. Say, eight taps and...
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    J.C. What about taking the idea further....

    J.C.

    What about taking the idea further.
    Perhaps a drill and tap block.

    It has been a gunna -doo for years but if a bloke came along with dedicated tap and drill size block, say M3 to M12.
    ...
  28. When my lathe was shifted, it was all about...

    When my lathe was shifted, it was all about relocating weight and center of gravity.Mine is the same generic as yours, a 12 x 36.

    Any thing able to be removed from the lathe top was stored in the ...
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    Hi, Nice work, Out of interest,what what...

    Hi,

    Nice work,

    Out of interest,what what does in cost to make a tap box as you have illustrated.

    Grahame
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    Hi Ozzyal, Welcome to our MetalWork forum. Can...

    Hi Ozzyal,
    Welcome to our MetalWork forum.
    Can I suggest that you go over to the Welcome wagon sub Forum and introduce yourself?

    https://metalworkforums.com/f300.It Helps the rest of us to see...
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    Try 5/8" BSP Left Hand x 14 TPI for thread. ...

    Try 5/8" BSP Left Hand x 14 TPI for thread.

    That's what mine appears to be .

    Its a bit hard to measure while it is connected.

    140 psi or thereabouts.It is 2.5 mm thick sheet,

    It is well...
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    Threaded boss can be purchased or made, holesaw...

    Threaded boss can be purchased or made, holesaw to suit and weld it in. Simples!

    As for the mercaptan smell fill it with water and a heavy borax mix. Make a rich solution ,roll it around over a...
  33. Gentlemen, By all means have a discussion but...

    Gentlemen,

    By all means have a discussion but keep it where it should be.Its not really a General MetalWorking topic.

    Please be reminded that if it drifts into politics it can be closed down.
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    Hi Krankieone Welcome to our MetalWork forum....

    Hi Krankieone
    Welcome to our MetalWork forum.
    All your interests can be catered for on our forum.

    It will help when you get to ask questions is to put in the information that will help those...
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    Hi steamloco1954, Welcome to our Metalwork...

    Hi steamloco1954,
    Welcome to our Metalwork Forum.
    You will find a bunch of knowledgeable,experienced and helpful fellows here on the forum.There are even a few steamers here,so you will fit right...
  36. The above manual should be Ok. The Transtig...

    The above manual should be Ok.

    The Transtig series were re badged EMF units in the main.There are links to Transtig 250 's on the WW side, but no Transtig 250 E,s which were quite different.
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    Here are some design elements from a U Tube on a...

    Here are some design elements from a U Tube on a light hacksaw.
    Some wood elements can be obviously substituted with steel.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrk6pN53kxk

    Grahame
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    Thanks Gavin, I can't wait to be bracketed...

    Thanks Gavin,
    I can't wait to be bracketed again.
    Grahame
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    In those few words you have impuned that the mods...

    In those few words you have impuned that the mods were conspiring to withhold vital information from members.


    OK! the site is faulty there a programe glitch and the mods are holding this...
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    Com_VC I would try one of the bandsaw blade...

    Com_VC

    I would try one of the bandsaw blade manufacturers .These are the people who will make your bandsaw to size.

    The will be buying stock bandsaw blade by the roll.
    Every major city will...
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    Back in the days when I taught at a high school,...

    Back in the days when I taught at a high school, we used to buy the bandsaw blade in 100 ft rolls.
    The blades,OK! they were woodworking blades ,were silver soldered.

    To provide clearance for the...
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    Here is a Utube MultiTool assembly video. ...

    Here is a Utube MultiTool assembly video.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cV9tqU7pJC8

    The first 20 seconds tells you what you need to know.

    Grahame
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    hpa1, I would say emphatically not.. The platen...

    hpa1,
    I would say emphatically not.. The platen - the steel pad Under the belt would be on the bottom if the fabricated unit was mounted on the left..

    The arm with the small roller is set up as...
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    This was true ,even as recent as a couple of...

    This was true ,even as recent as a couple of years back and I myself commented in forum posts, against them. The main problem was with the turning of the main pulley which was not concentric to the...
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    I am with China, There's more than a just few...

    I am with China,

    There's more than a just few members here on the forum who own one of these units. Those who do own them reckon they are pretty good.

    Mine is the most used tool in my my...
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    Given we now have a Sheraton Forum its a use it...

    Given we now have a Sheraton Forum its a use it or lose it deal.
    I am moving this thread to the Sheraton forum.
    Grahame
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    Don't panic! All is good. Theres no real...

    Don't panic! All is good.

    Theres no real political content, yet!

    I took action ahead of that time to avoid any problems.

    Its much harder,after the fact, to to fix things after the harsh...
  48. G,day Rob, It is an interesting question indeed....

    G,day Rob,
    It is an interesting question indeed. The young ones are our future.
    The young people we get involved in metal working today are the technicians and trades people of tomorrow. While...
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    Sure! Machine it. Its chalk and cheese compared...

    Sure!
    Machine it. Its chalk and cheese compared to low carbon steel.

    How different it is to, say 4130, I don't know.
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