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  1. Thread: G'day

    by Grahame Collins
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    Ben, When you are ready to start your kart...

    Ben,
    When you are ready to start your kart project could you ask any welding questions in the welding forums, please?

    Theres a bit to be considered if you are going to attempt stick welding on...
  2. Thread: Hello

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    Hi Salv Welcome to the MetalWork forums. ...

    Hi Salv

    Welcome to the MetalWork forums.


    We have great bunch here very helpful and supportive of one another. You will find many like minded folk here, perhaps with same interests as you.
    ...
  3. Hi FlaminGunz If you are having difficulty in...

    Hi FlaminGunz

    If you are having difficulty in identifying that your thread is metric or imperial, the best way might be to take it to a dedicated fastener supplier. By dedicated , I mean that...
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    Hi Garry I am happy to hear your problem is...

    Hi Garry
    I am happy to hear your problem is fixed.

    Thanks very much for your feedback.

    Its good to provide feedback because your solution could be one that future or existing members may...
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    The OPs question referred to Oxygen and Acetylene...

    The OPs question referred to Oxygen and Acetylene cylinders available from Bunnings which are Coregas cylinders.

    Some high pressure weld shielding gas cylinders run at 25,000 and 30000 KPAs but...
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    Off the top of my head I would hazard this guess....

    Off the top of my head I would hazard this guess.

    Too many teeth and the tooth gullets aren't large enough to remove the waste which then sticks and packs the teeth.

    Subsequently it...
  7. Hi David , A very worthwhile project...

    Hi David ,

    A very worthwhile project particularly in the increasing of its height.

    A real back saver for sure!

    It is a very nice ,neat job you have made of it, too.
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    Hi Garry, A lot of questions, back to you,...

    Hi Garry,


    A lot of questions, back to you, but we don't know what you don't know.

    The environment that the sheet existed in before you came to weld on it may be important. OK paint and rust ...
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    Hi garryjc, A long belated welcome to you, A...

    Hi garryjc,
    A long belated welcome to you,

    A sort of welcome, anyway, since you joined in back in 2004 on the woodwork side.We are now a stand alone forum in our own right, but still related to...
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    Hi Albert Arnold, Welcome to the MetalWork...

    Hi Albert Arnold,
    Welcome to the MetalWork forums.

    I moved your post as where you first placed it would not be read by many. It is a place to report technical faults with the operation of our...
  11. Hi M Whittaker Welcome to our Metal Work Forums....

    Hi M Whittaker
    Welcome to our Metal Work Forums.
    As a new member I think it may be a good idea to introduce yourself to the mob in our Welcome Wagon forum.

    At the moment we don't know you from...
  12. Thread: G'day

    by Grahame Collins
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    Ben, If you are learning to weld, please...

    Ben,

    If you are learning to weld, please consider using our Welding sub Forum as an ideal support area to ask your welding/fabrication questions.

    We have experienced and knowledgeable members...
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    What I replied to, was in davewoks post 1 and...

    What I replied to, was in davewoks post 1 and that was before he got to talking about plumbing.

    Its only in post 14 does davewok get to referencing plumbing.



    We are forced to make...
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    Hi rooster413, Welcome to the MetalWork forums,...

    Hi rooster413,
    Welcome to the MetalWork forums,

    First up, I have to tell you that I deleted your mobile phone number from your post .

    Perhaps you may be new to the internet and do not...
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    Not a good idea for ground engaging equipment. ...

    Not a good idea for ground engaging equipment.

    What is shown is two flat planes intersecting to an internal corner, finishing with a sharp edge.

    It screams out to me " cracks start from...
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    Hi Trevor Welcome to the MetalWork Forums. I...

    Hi Trevor
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums.
    I moved this post into the Welding sub Forum as it better placed to find an answer.

    Theres a good bunch here and some know a lot about welder and...
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    If I understand correctly what you are saying ...

    If I understand correctly what you are saying you are having a bad time of it understanding the differences between the two BASIC thread systems.

    Imperial based up feet and inches has references...
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    Hi davewok Its easy to get confused but once...

    Hi davewok

    Its easy to get confused but once you understand how the system works it becomes easier.
    I fancy I spotted an N printed on the shank of the tap at the edge.

    That will probably read...
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    Imperial taper spindle for 8"polishing wheel ...

    Imperial taper spindle for 8"polishing wheel

    https://polishup.com.au/product/right-hand-tapered-spindle-adaptor-5-8-imperial/
    l
    Lots of other shops/sources too found under keyword of polishing...
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    Escapement , as in watch and clock making ? ...

    Escapement , as in watch and clock making ?

    Watch Escapements Diagrams & Pictures

    Grahame
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    If the strip wrench happens to be a tool you can...

    If the strip wrench happens to be a tool you can remove a vehicle oil filer,with?

    If its the same, this one has a length or rubber canvas belt which locks back on itself. Much like the material...
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    Bollie, You are a lifesaver mate! I have...

    Bollie,
    You are a lifesaver mate!

    I have avoided a job that requires 10 meters or so to seal.

    Thanks to you I'll be going that route convert one of my cartridge guns.. I already have...
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    The bracket is not real bad it will do the job. ...

    The bracket is not real bad it will do the job.

    However, looking at the photo I notice the radiused edges on the bar. These small sizes have a radius not proportional to the material thickness....
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    May be its in the the wording. Its only us...

    May be its in the the wording.

    Its only us and the poms who refer to "stickers".

    Maybe try a google search for printable DECALS design which is the same thing in US speak.

    There are such...
  25. Hi ykfc Welcome to the Metalwork Forums. ...

    Hi ykfc

    Welcome to the Metalwork Forums.

    Grahame
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    Hi Bob, Welcome to the MetalWork forums. You...

    Hi Bob,
    Welcome to the MetalWork forums.

    You have joined a great bunch of people always willing to help.

    Thanks for having the courtesy to introduce yourself to the Forum. You will find...
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    Remember you are dealing with the cheap arrses of...

    Remember you are dealing with the cheap arrses of the manufacturing world. Anybody else but them would. . If theres a cheapest way to do ,they will find it.

    I was only down there for two minutes...
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    Hi Nev I removed a grease nipple and measured...

    Hi Nev

    I removed a grease nipple and measured the hole.

    There is a hole drilled part way through the shaft. Measured with a piece of wire, it was the same depth as the roller.

    No grease of...
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    I have a passion for the Victorian era cast iron...

    I have a passion for the Victorian era cast iron anything.


    Primary the cast iron panels as could be used to enclose a verandah, the the ornate fireplace grills, railway carriage shelf brackets...
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    394198 Hi Nev, I have one of these units...

    394198

    Hi Nev,
    I have one of these units albeit a few years prior to yours.
    I have included a pic to compare your new with my old model.

    I have taken the photo so that the step down from...
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    First up,welcome to the MetalWork Forums. You...

    First up,welcome to the MetalWork Forums.
    You joined an Australian based MetalWork Forum so mainly we talk in terms of products and vendors known local to us.
    A good bunch of fellas but we talk...
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    Its back at 9.00 Am this morning 28th Sept 2021....

    Its back at 9.00 Am this morning 28th Sept 2021.
    If or when it happens in the future - do this :

    Just sit tight and hold on for a while OK?

    There will be no doubt that the Admin will be aware...
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    Hi kenny, Do not take the following lines...

    Hi kenny,
    Do not take the following lines personally as they can be addressed to anyone who posts in the MetalWork forums requesting someone else to do practical work for them.Its not particularly...
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    Not uninteresting but not recognized readily. ...

    Not uninteresting but not recognized readily.

    Perhaps there are not too many about, who have a need to press terminals into their PC boards.:D:D

    Grahame
  35. Thats a hell of drill press and will look pretty...

    Thats a hell of drill press and will look pretty darn good if your society chooses to refurb it.

    The table has had a lot of tin termites on or in it but I guess for the number of holes drilled...
  36. There may be two reasons for this. Have you...

    There may be two reasons for this.

    Have you taken into account that the cylinder thread will be Left Hand. Fuel gas cylinders are Left hand Thread.
    I have removed valve bodies from half a dozen...
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    Hi guys, No doubt it was staged! Elements...

    Hi guys,

    No doubt it was staged!

    Elements of bovine excreta are present in that video presentation. As was noted the embedded disc was about 180 mm."so its bigger and much thicker and...
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    Hi Pushrodtwin, Welcome to the Metalwork...

    Hi Pushrodtwin,

    Welcome to the Metalwork Forums.



    We have great bunch here very helpful and supportive of one another. You will find many like minded folk here with same interests as you.
    ...
  39. Hi ozilya, Welcome to the MetalWork Forums, ...

    Hi ozilya,
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums,

    We have a pretty good mob here who are supportive friendly and helpful.

    Please take the time to navigate around the forums to view the varied and...
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    Thanks Elan, Grahame

    Thanks Elan,

    Grahame
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    Drill grinds by hand.

    Further to the recent thread on Drill doctors and subsequent discussion on hand grinding of drill bits.

    For those of us who wish to expend some spare time currently available on their...
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    No rumbles here. Anyway I would not be able to...

    No rumbles here. Anyway I would not be able to hear it.

    The prevaling wind is blowing abnormally strong, its 30knots instead of the average of around 20 knots. It was like that since midnight.
    ...
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    Melbourne Earthquake,

    I hope any of our Melbourne members have not been impacted too much by the quake.

    It seemed quite high on the scale for an Aussie quake. I hope all our members and families are uninjured.
    ...
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    I googled and found some more info. ...

    I googled and found some more info.

    https://metalworkforums.com/f65/t204024-australian-drill-press-id

    and

    https://metalworkforums.com/f65/t206765-drilmor-m13-r9-1986-dismantle

    First cab...
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    Hi there Brett, I can sympathise with that....

    Hi there Brett,

    I can sympathise with that. Been there done that, got the tee shirt.

    We had a Man Arts HOD who said on occasion. "The sods could break an anvil with a rubber hammer."

    I...
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    Hi Flamingunz, Welcome to the MetalWork Forums...

    Hi Flamingunz,

    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums

    We have a pretty good mob here who are supportive friendly and helpful.

    Please take the time to navigate around the forums to view the varied...
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    Hi Garry, Welcome to the MetalWork Forums We...

    Hi Garry,
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums

    We have a pretty good mob here who are supportive friendly and helpful.

    Please take the time to navigate around the forums to view the varied and...
  48. There is some extra material I found. I have...

    There is some extra material I found.

    I have been looking at some early pics of the Spirit of St. Loius aircraft.
    It s is beautiful compared it to some other jewelling.

    Here is some more...
  49. There needs to be some form of jigging to : ...

    There needs to be some form of jigging to :

    Keep the swirls in a straight line
    and have a method to equally space the "jewels".

    If either of these are overlooked the results can look pretty...
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    No purge needed for the original beads. The...

    No purge needed for the original beads.

    The purge operates when the bead being welded is still semi molten and cooling.

    The purge gas protects the cooling bead from the ravages of oxidisation....
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