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    Had multiple orders from China on the 17th. ...

    Had multiple orders from China on the 17th. Arrived today and we have just had two long weekends to stuff freight up.

    The same cannot be said for AU post. Item dispatched Brisbane on the 29th. ...
  2. Thread: Annular Cutters

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    Might be a dumb question. But what is wrong with...

    Might be a dumb question. But what is wrong with just a normal HSS twist drill?
  3. [QUOTE=snapatap;1983787][QUOTE=A J in...

    Provided the headstock bolts hold ;)

    Be embarrassing to rip the headstock off.
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    I have not seen 240V sockets like that before. ...

    I have not seen 240V sockets like that before.

    Welders and plasma cutters off generators, you need a larger generator then you might think. My cut45 when measured with a amp meter actually puts...
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    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/112235493309 Far...

    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/112235493309

    Far cheaper to roll your own though. The parts are easily enough found.

    I am going to get a 32 amp socket fitted to my shed when I get around to...
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    Bunnings to get a extension cord and double...

    Bunnings to get a extension cord and double adapter. And might as well get some stuff to make a 10 amp to 15 amp adapter. :D:D
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    Cigweld stuff seems to be like that. Running a...

    Cigweld stuff seems to be like that. Running a Cigweld transmig 250SE on my 15 amp supply and it will cut the flick down fuse after a short time running it at a high amperage. You might get a...
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    Australia's problem is the 15 amp socket. Very...

    Australia's problem is the 15 amp socket.

    Very hard to find anything 240V that wants more then a 15 amp socket, even though 20 and 32 amp sockets exist, but they are pretty uncommon.

    Years ago...
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    Maybe cut through a bit with a hacksaw and use a...

    Maybe cut through a bit with a hacksaw and use a cold chisel.
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    It would have been a great time to live provided...

    It would have been a great time to live provided you had two things. So much money you did not have to work and could live a lavish lifestyle and travel the country wherever you wanted to go without...
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    I have used swear words.

    I have used swear words.
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    unless you are setting up workpieces using a...

    unless you are setting up workpieces using a level, you do not need to level them.
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    Yes they are actually. My phasechanger 8 can...

    Yes they are actually. My phasechanger 8 can start a 10hp motor under load.

    I would say either the electrical line to the converter cannot deliver the required amperage, lowering the volts to a...
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    16TC's are bloody expensive as well. As part...

    16TC's are bloody expensive as well.

    As part of a auction lot I got some 7014 rods. I really like them. I was bought up on satincraft 13's.
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    If it is a phase changer converter, maybe the...

    If it is a phase changer converter, maybe the capacitors are getting tired. I have replaced a few of mine as they started leaking. They are reasonably cheap.
  16. Whilst the idea might have merit. It has the...

    Whilst the idea might have merit. It has the most stupid title. Youtube is getting full of the stupid titled videos these days.
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    If it is a Phase Change converter, have you...

    If it is a Phase Change converter, have you contacted them?
  18. Thread: Sydney Floods !

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    It is not very widespread across the country and...

    It is not very widespread across the country and in fact is only affecting a tiny percentage of the landmass, but it has affected a lot of people, so got a large amount of media attention. Here is a...
  19. I was looking at the photo's and could not tell...

    I was looking at the photo's and could not tell is it was even flat or where the diamond pattern was positioned. You are going to need a large amount of supports though. Without the stl file hard...
  20. I am not sure if that object would be possible to...

    I am not sure if that object would be possible to print. Especially in ABS, which loves to warp.
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    Sticky: A lot of the machining stuff looks to have had...

    A lot of the machining stuff looks to have had reserves that they never made. I was surprised by the prices paid. I have not followed any auction for several years now so am out of the loop, but I...
  22. After a couple of years or sitting doing nothing...

    After a couple of years or sitting doing nothing I have resurrected my Prusa i3 Mk2 and got it printing again. Just printing out some measuring cups at the moment.
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    I always thought sure RF Kirawee is a scrap...

    I always thought sure RF Kirawee is a scrap dealer. Seems to bid low amounts on big heavy items.
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    I cannot see what the problem is. The important...

    I cannot see what the problem is. The important plastic bits that hold the pins is not melted yet. :)
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    Sticky: Same here. Sometimes life takes a turn and you...

    Same here. Sometimes life takes a turn and you have to go with the flow. Stuff in my shed sits very much unused these days bar the lathe and mill which sometimes gets turned on. Makes you wonder if...
  26. Thread: Well worn socket

    by .RC.
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    Is it a Metrinch socket? They were advertised...

    Is it a Metrinch socket?

    They were advertised years ago as one socket does a small range of sizes.
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    Plenty of competition out there now in other...

    Plenty of competition out there now in other countries as well.

    I recently bought a bipod. It was made in Burma. It was good quality as well.
  28. Not knowing what businesses charge your way for...

    Not knowing what businesses charge your way for hydraulic fittings hard to advice what to do. Where I am everything is expensive because of the mining industry being wealthy. So now I buy reusable...
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    Sticky: The number of videos on youtube of people putting...

    The number of videos on youtube of people putting saw blades on angle grinders is scary. Instructional videos and all.
  30. Thread: Bearing Question

    by .RC.
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    Looks like a LS10 bearing and a New Departure...

    Looks like a LS10 bearing and a New Departure 3203. The common equivalent for the ND 3203 is a 5203. New Departure used a 3 where everyone else used a 5.
  31. Thread: Bearing Question

    by .RC.
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    Could also be Fischer Bearing Company. ...

    Could also be Fischer Bearing Company. https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/Fischer_Bearings_Co
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    Sticky: Was little on so was watching some UK ambulance...

    Was little on so was watching some UK ambulance show last week.

    They went to the scene of a "chainsaw" accident. The patient has cut himself across the belly and his intestines starting coming...
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    Sticky: Pricey big 30" shaper...

    Pricey big 30" shaper https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/782065519302057
  34. Thread: Circuit breaker!

    by .RC.
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    Plenty of dodgy stuff out there these days. I...

    Plenty of dodgy stuff out there these days.

    I have a cheap stick welder. One a large supplier of cheap stuff sells. I ran it flatout 4mm rods after 4mm rods and started to melt the plastic front...
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    Sticky: They have been around at least since the late...

    They have been around at least since the late 1980's.
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    Pictures or it never happened. :D

    Pictures or it never happened. :D
  37. Yes it is a 4KW version. I hooked it up to the...

    Yes it is a 4KW version. I hooked it up to the 10EE and runs the MG fine off a 10amp power point :D.

    The unit indicates at idle the MG draws 1.8A, which I suspect is per phase on the three phase...
  38. Mine turned up today. I wonder if the big...

    Mine turned up today.

    I wonder if the big capacitors are the main components in the increased voltage.

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  39. Have you got your yet? Freight times are pretty...

    Have you got your yet? Freight times are pretty slow. Mine has just made it to Sydney.
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    Is the OP trying to describe a helical slot?

    Is the OP trying to describe a helical slot?
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    Proper mig welding is harder then stick. If...

    Proper mig welding is harder then stick.

    If mig welding is so easy, why do modern mig welders have settings where you dial in the metal thickness and the process you are using and away you go.
    ...
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    Looking at ratings I found out 1 square mm per 10...

    Looking at ratings I found out 1 square mm per 10 amps for 240V. 10 amp extension leads often are 1 square mm. 15 amp leads are 1.5 square mm. Of course for long lengths my rule of thumb is out.
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    Paint is not filler. For a full and proper...

    Paint is not filler.

    For a full and proper rebuild do not forget to paint the ways and the leadscrew. :D
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    Take the chuck off and try it?

    Take the chuck off and try it?
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    Got it made. Drilled the holes with a cone...

    Got it made. Drilled the holes with a cone shaped carbide bit on the dremel.

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  46. I thought they were always 110V.

    I thought they were always 110V.
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    Every modern new auto darkening welding helmet I...

    Every modern new auto darkening welding helmet I have seen, even the cheap ones have grinding mode, when they will not go dark. So you can use them for eye protection when grinding.

    In fact the...
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    Is it on grinding mode?

    Is it on grinding mode?
  49. 2mm is the distance between divisions.

    2mm is the distance between divisions.
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    I have seen people use a large rock. :D

    I have seen people use a large rock. :D
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