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    I do know a fair bit about Stihl engines. There...

    I do know a fair bit about Stihl engines. There is a good chance their carbies are interchangeable. What is the matter with the HS74 carby?
    Can't see the photos though. Upload them on the forum...
  2. Thread: shaper vise?

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    It certainly looks like one.... The ONE photo to...

    It certainly looks like one.... The ONE photo to be sure is from the back of the fixed jaw, as shaper vices PULL the mobile jaw towards the fixed jaw. So there should be a Nut or collar on the back...
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    Sold

    Phil came to visit while in the State - and bought it.
    Good luck with it Phil - once you get it home.
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    What's wrong with uploading the photos right here...

    What's wrong with uploading the photos right here on the forum??? Seems to be the easiest and safest way to have images in the threads....
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    The entire process of the restoration with photos...

    The entire process of the restoration with photos is right here:
    https://metalworkforums.com/f65/t160700-brown-sharpe-2-grinder-restoration/page-2
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    Calculating forces in beams

    Here is a nicely understandable link to the most basic explanations of forces at work in beams - with the right kind of formulas to START learning.
    Calculating Forces in Beams - DT Online
    To get a...
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    Happy to! But be aware I'm not an engineer. I...

    Happy to!
    But be aware I'm not an engineer.
    I can't see any criticism in the past few posts - and no direct question for advice...

    I think you might be on the right track with the addition of...
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    That was exactly the point respondents here made:...

    That was exactly the point respondents here made: to deter Gazza from welding anything.

    Cheers
    Joe
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    B&S No2 manual surface grinder for sale

    Due to our decision to downsize and move, I have decided to reduce my machine tool park.
    One that made the list is my restored and modified B&S surface grinder.
    It comes with 1Hp 3-phase direct...
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    I'm with you and the other respondents to your...

    I'm with you and the other respondents to your post, Michel.
    On the other hand, I just bought a used commercially designed and built trailer from a well-known Australian manufacturer. I need to...
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    Go and have a look at drills at mag-pro.com.au...

    Go and have a look at drills at
    mag-pro.com.au
    I've had no issues at all with them and his cobalt drill sets are affordable.

    Cheers
    Joe
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    Are you sure your drill is going the right...

    Are you sure your drill is going the right direction?
    I must have drilled 15 or 16 6mm Dia holes today in 6mm flat steel with my Ryobi +18 - took maybe 10 minutes or less.... Something is VERY wrong...
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    Now that you have told us about your drill press,...

    Now that you have told us about your drill press, I'm not surprised at your issue. It is simply way too fast for that size drill...
    Buy a decent metalwork drill press that can go as low as 2 or...
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    If drilling 32 odd holes is a chore, then it...

    If drilling 32 odd holes is a chore, then it would seem that you drills may be blunt or sharpened wrong.
    It should be a doddle, not like you are drilling 32 mm holes...

    Cheers
    Joe
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    Does that mean you already found one? I have...

    Does that mean you already found one?
    I have built one 45 years ago, used it for 20 and then got a band saw....
    I'm happy to pass mine along (would have to check if I have a suitable motor for it,...
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    Michael, when you have a list of WW, BSF, NF and...

    Michael,
    when you have a list of WW, BSF, NF and NC taps and dies that you don't want to keep let me know and I'll see if they can fill any of my collection gaps. I do use them quite a bit restoring...
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    Is Echuca too far away for you? Rich river...

    Is Echuca too far away for you?
    Rich river dealers, 48/50 Mundarra Rd, Echuca Vic (03) 5480 6505
    is definitely worth a "pilgrimage".


    Sent from my GOME 2017M27A using Tapatalk
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    The hex holes of my cap screws always fill with...

    The hex holes of my cap screws always fill with swarf. I've made a few square head bolts out of ordinary hex bolts by milling their heads. Quick and easy job... Much better.

    Sent from my GOME...
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    Hi JC. Great idea! Please publish the STL files...

    Hi JC. Great idea!
    Please publish the STL files when you have a final design.

    Sent from my GOME 2017M27A using Tapatalk
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    https://s535.photobucket.com/user/joe_hovel/librar...

    https://s535.photobucket.com/user/joe_hovel/library/Servian%20Drill%20press?page=1
    These are the "as acquired" photos of mine...
    And here are a couple of the same press when the resto was...
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    I too have a Servian drill press. I restored it...

    I too have a Servian drill press.
    I restored it some years ago and described the progress here somewhere....
    Welcome to the forum!

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    Not a good idea without measuring the...

    Not a good idea without measuring the distribution of wear first, and correcting the geometry. He isn't regrinding but coarse lapping. All that will do is generate a new 'average' geometry which is...
  23. There are VFDs that are certified for downstream...

    There are VFDs that are certified for downstream switching. I have a 415V VFD on my Arboga which is like that. But I still would only switch the motor speeds with the motor made stationary by the...
  24. Exactly WHERE we are going isn't clear yet. We...

    Exactly WHERE we are going isn't clear yet. We have looked at and are following real estate markets in Jervis Bay area, Ballina area and Sunshine coast area....
    But it is complicated: my daughter,...
  25. Down-sizing workshop --- and eventually house....

    My time has come to reconsider my bucket list of projects and then decide what I'm likely to get around to and what not.
    Reason: we are planning to down-size to a smaller property and move 1000 to...
  26. Yes, Russ. I read the entire thread now. Very...

    Yes, Russ. I read the entire thread now. Very interesting insights - and lots that went WAYYY over my head.
    However, I pulled the trigger on one. A DDCSV2.1 4-axis. See what I can do with that....
  27. First dipping of toes into the CNC world... bought a little engraver/mill

    Well, I finally did it...
    I bought a desktop fixed gantry CNC engraver.
    381724
    It is a few years old and came from an industrial environment but appears to have very little wear - other than the...
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    No, its for our 2.4 l TDDI donk.... identical oil...

    No, its for our 2.4 l TDDI donk.... identical oil filter though I believe....
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    Tricky aluminium project

    Pam and I have been travelling for the past 3 months in our (15year old) Ford Transit mobile home.
    On the way, a couple of oil changes were due. I had to use considerable force to remove the plastic...
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    Simon, were the electrodes you used 6013? Many...

    Simon, were the electrodes you used 6013? Many other electrodes need higher open circuit voltage than 24 or 26V....
    Its the voltage that starts the arc. Voltages as low as 16 or 17 will then...
  31. Thread: Generator build

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    You did a great job there! Looks a lot more...

    You did a great job there! Looks a lot more reassuring than my 12hp commercial 22A (supposedly) standby generator.... Looking forward to longer-term evaluations in the future, especially of the...
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    That's a wood working chuck, if I'm not...

    That's a wood working chuck, if I'm not mistaken....
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    Congratulations Michael! See you soon.

    Congratulations Michael!
    See you soon.
  34. Thread: Bismuth help!!!

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    Bisnmujth is considered very safe. It is used as...

    Bisnmujth is considered very safe. It is used as lead replacement in solder for food production utensils, as well as in large quantities in cosmetics and medicines (e.g. for diarrhoea).
    So it is...
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    eskimo: what happens? What heat source are you...

    eskimo: what happens? What heat source are you using? What have you tried? What are you brazing? How have you cleaned? Photos of the results?
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    They work OK. They do need an oxy set (oxy LPG is...

    They work OK. They do need an oxy set (oxy LPG is fine). Air-gas burners can't seem to get the heat into aluminium focused enough, because aluminium transport the heat away too quickly.
    Just...
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    Seems fair. The hacksaw is at ny place now - in...

    Seems fair. The hacksaw is at ny place now - in readiness to take to MichaelG in about 3 weeks' time. So I can have a closer look and take some photos. I believe the saw is moved by a scotch yoke...
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    Since it is in conduit, you may be allowed to...

    Since it is in conduit, you may be allowed to pull in new bigger building wires instead of cable. That may mean the conduit is big enough for the bigger wires.... just a thought.
  39. Thread: Depression...

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    Gazza, thanks for sharing your experiences! You...

    Gazza,
    thanks for sharing your experiences!
    You might have opened my eyes to the "lots of projects on the go" defense mechanism. It does indeed gives you something to keep thinking about - maybe...
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    OOps :C:B My bad.... As I said, the saw and the...

    OOps :C:B
    My bad....
    As I said, the saw and the compressor are gone. The WELDER is still available. This is a good one guys! If you want a slightly smaller and lighter transformer welder, I'll sell...
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    ... and yes, even the cheap ones can give you a...

    ... and yes, even the cheap ones can give you a good boot! Just like the old school crank handle ones. Don't ask how I know :zap::)(:burnt::damn::doh:
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    Some Items Sold

    Hi all again.
    The hacksaw is going to Michael G and the compressor was sold locally.

    So only the air compressor still left, and the tools in the woodwork forum.
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    Waldown NH B set pulleys

    Hi Matt,
    RayG has an NH drill with ONLY the B set of pulleys. He hasn't been active here for a while, but send him a PM. I'm sure he could help you with dimensions.
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    :exactly: :whs: :wtg:

    :exactly: :whs: :wtg:
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    That reminds me Simon: I have been using...

    That reminds me Simon: I have been using electroless nickel plating in the past. You could mask of everything you don;t want plated and just immerse the shaft end in the solution and let it plate...
  46. Thread: Depression...

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    Pain mangement

    I noted that pain experience and management has raised its ugly head in this thread.
    There is a strong correlation between chronic pain and depression. If you read my previous posts, you will see...
  47. Thread: Depression...

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    Glad to hear you got on the right track quickly....

    Glad to hear you got on the right track quickly.
    It took me months and months, because like many, I thought it was somehow "giving in" - and fearing side effects. As a result I had side effects from...
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    Just in case it hasn't come up in people's...

    Just in case it hasn't come up in people's thoughts, it IS possible (and done a lot) to scrape the centre back to where it belongs with a triangular bearing scraper. It's tedious but not very time...
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    Simon, the point you make about the cutter not...

    Simon,
    the point you make about the cutter not running true between centres immediately told me that one of the shaft ends is bent. That might be the root cause for the bearing seat wearing as it...
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    Diamond Brick saw for sale

    Admins - same deal as the post above.

    This is an electric diamond brick wet saw mounted on a trailer. Saw could be removed and used on ground - and trailer used separately.
    The trailer has...
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