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    Very strange indeed nothing like that for for...

    Very strange indeed nothing like that for for Grandmother in 1955 very similar to today except longer recovery and more chance of failure, sounds the you Grandfathers surgeon was bit out of the norm
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    Yes I agree the print is getting smaller, I have...

    Yes I agree the print is getting smaller, I have seen some of those who have smart phones using a magnifying app to read them. Here in South Australia we have just imported 300 of about 1200 fruit...
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    Basically they just need to be cleaned originally...

    Basically they just need to be cleaned originally they are just polished bare metal so just a lot of elbow grease, I have a Durden thicknesser I am going to restore made the mistake of putting it...
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    Lovely Machine many ,many of them still in daily...

    Lovely Machine many ,many of them still in daily use around the planet, most have have a small electric motor added these days, highly accurate machine, are the collets 6mm or 8mm, I will find one...
  5. They probably don't have Irwin in Russia and just...

    They probably don't have Irwin in Russia and just to pedantic it is not a sash cramp.
  6. I can't vouch for the process although I watched...

    I can't vouch for the process although I watched a tv show a long time, same thing, they wanted to preserve the old look, they cleaned the dirt off and clear coated the body then rubbed it down just...
  7. Good tip as you said I thought every one new...

    Good tip as you said I thought every one new about them, I have been using them at least since the seventies, one I have at the moment would be 10 years plus, twice as long as the one you show can't...
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    Buy quality spray bottles with heavy duty Canyon...

    Buy quality spray bottles with heavy duty Canyon spray heads will last just about forever.
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    Hi Baron, you will be impressed after the surgery...

    Hi Baron, you will be impressed after the surgery if all goes well, I have had both my eyes done, it would the most successful result I have had from any surgery I am in the same boat needing to...
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    My Grandfather had two of them, he and Fred...

    My Grandfather had two of them, he and Fred Hercus were good friends.
  11. You could try a shrinking disk although that will...

    You could try a shrinking disk although that will not give the grinding marks.
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    At a guess 32 cal

    At a guess 32 cal
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    Has he fired any yet, would be interested to hear...

    Has he fired any yet, would be interested to hear the out come, while it is not a common practice it is not uncommon, Lee make dies for their single stage press.
    Main problem I have heard of is...
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    Thanks, very nice indeed, makes my arrangement a...

    Thanks, very nice indeed, makes my arrangement a very sad case.
  15. Thread: Gunmetal !

    by China
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    I am always been intrigued by "gunmetal" I think...

    I am always been intrigued by "gunmetal" I think I must have seen 50 different metals described as such.
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    We are not all On FaceBook

    We are not all On FaceBook
  17. If there is not enough to regrind you can (or...

    If there is not enough to regrind you can (or could ) buy Tungsten blanks from kennametal
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    Just re drill and tap with something that is...

    Just re drill and tap with something that is available
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    My guess and I am no expert, it would be turned...

    My guess and I am no expert, it would be turned in one piece in the the center of a piece of stock and parted off each end
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    First thing you need to check is you incoming...

    First thing you need to check is you incoming voltage and how consistent it is, transformer welders are less forgiving that inverter models, second is "soldered some nasty breaks in the leads" tells...
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    Just to add PRP, is considered experimental it is...

    Just to add PRP, is considered experimental it is expensive around $300 per shot, you need 4 shots as far as I am aware medical funds will not cover it and there is very little
    evidence of any any...
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    Yep been watching for it for many months now,...

    Yep been watching for it for many months now, refreshing to here an Aussie accent on you tube, it opened my eyes to another aspect of metal work never occurred to me that earthmoving gear required...
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    I have had cortisone in my right shoulder,...

    I have had cortisone in my right shoulder, shoulder is basically worn out and needs to be replaced, the cortisone did as expected and relieved the pain and returned almost normal use
    have had it...
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    From our plant here, we manufacture all our HSS...

    From our plant here, we manufacture all our HSS taps and High performance taps, HSS Endmills and Carbide Endmills, HSS drills and Carbide Drills.

    Please view the attached link that will show you...
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    If you do not want spent the money on a new item...

    If you do not want spent the money on a new item look for a second unit, much less bother to build your own it will need to take commercial flasks etc. or you will have make those as well, plus you...
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    Could you slightly crimp the female thread section

    Could you slightly crimp the female thread section
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    I agree with Kryn, don't go with checker plate it...

    I agree with Kryn, don't go with checker plate it can be a real pain if you want to slide stuff about once it is on the trailer.
  28. I'll have them sent Pm

    I'll have them sent Pm
  29. these are a copy of the Bergan brand (No longer...

    these are a copy of the Bergan brand (No longer avalable )watchmaker/Jewellers set the Bergan set sold for over $600
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    Can you imagine some one dressed in a suit and...

    Can you imagine some one dressed in a suit and tie coming out to service your lathe these days
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    Yep thanks again for the replies, ideas, gives me...

    Yep thanks again for the replies, ideas, gives me a few things to toss about, I will post the results when done. need to do some painting first ( my favorite job NO!)
  32. Thread: Heads up

    by China
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    Heads up

    https://www.mgs.net.au/auction/preliminaryphotos.html?a=8641

    image "90"
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    As said before I am open to be enlightened, AWA...

    As said before I am open to be enlightened, AWA made many items however I do not believe any of those many items were Lathes, none of their workshops I have seen had any machinery suitable.
    My...
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    Ok fair enough they list hem on their website,...

    Ok fair enough they list hem on their website, but as we know websites quite often do not tell the truth.
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    Thanks for the replies, seems like I may be...

    Thanks for the replies, seems like I may be better to go for a ram, no point only getting half the tonnage then having to use the hand pump, sort of defeats the purpose
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    I was wrong mate apparently obtained them from...

    I was wrong mate apparently obtained them from ebay and had them for a couple of weeks before I fitted them, he said it took about a week and half to arrive, I asked if he had the seller details...
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    I will ask my mate where his mate sourced his...

    I will ask my mate where his mate sourced his from pretty sure it was off the shelf from some one in Adelaide, I welded them on for him three weeks ago.
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    Electric hydraulic press ?

    Hi I am in the process of building a small bench mounted 20 ton press I have a 20 ton bottle type jack,
    I have decided that it is really slow to operate so considering converting to electric ( not...
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    As I posted in WWF Royce Cross

    As I posted in WWF Royce Cross
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    Six step pulleys are not hard to find maybe you...

    Six step pulleys are not hard to find maybe you should check your post on WWF
  41. A photo and a frame no may help.

    A photo and a frame no may help.
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    Can't help although I will be interested to see...

    Can't help although I will be interested to see what transpires I was not aware of AWA producing anything remotely like a lathe.
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    I guess you are aware you can buy them ready made...

    I guess you are aware you can buy them ready made for about $80
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    I can't help but my thoughts are it is a custom...

    I can't help but my thoughts are it is a custom made item for a job at hand, I wish you luck, if you receive a definitive answer be sure to let us know.
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    S.Aust Non metal work 45K sewing machine

    45k Sewing machine purchased for a job that never happened has new bench, new motor (never used) sick of of moving it about $1800 o.n.o. Posted on WWF as well
    pick up Morphett Vale South Australia
    ...
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    "my torch has had very little use and looks brand...

    "my torch has had very little use and looks brand new" why does it need to be refurbished is there anything wrong with it , usually just o rings, back in the days of the comet junior they were built...
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    Just Braze it, just about all the various old...

    Just Braze it, just about all the various old hacksaws have one or more parts brazed.
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    If my shed was that organized I would not be able...

    If my shed was that organized I would not be able to find anything.
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    It is interesting as I have not owned it all that...

    It is interesting as I have not owned it all that time however it was was bought knew by a friend who owns a sign company she had no further use for it I have been just using it for about three...
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    So if I have Chinese 6x4 that is is 20 years old...

    So if I have Chinese 6x4 that is is 20 years old and never had a change of oil, should I change it.
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