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  1. A appropriately size round file and a vice would...

    A appropriately size round file and a vice would do it with some judicious care.
  2. I have only just looked at this thread, I had the...

    I have only just looked at this thread, I had the same problem when I bought my metal lathe over 20 yrs ago, I went through or same hair pulling, turned out to be a roll pin that locks the tool...
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    That is not a really bad cast, however I would...

    That is not a really bad cast, however I would start by making sure you moulds are are absolutely dry the tiniest amount of steam will cause this, also that there are no impurities in your metal,...
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    Some more information may be helpful, e.g. type...

    Some more information may be helpful, e.g. type of metal, you casting set up, procedure you used.
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    Well Gavin that was timely, about to do a bit of...

    Well Gavin that was timely, about to do a bit of concrete cutting with the 9" think I may may copy that.
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    His channel is full of dangerous applications

    His channel is full of dangerous applications
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    Ok for all the less knowledgeable among us (like...

    Ok for all the less knowledgeable among us (like me) what is it.
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    The only brand I have used is Wattyl and I am...

    The only brand I have used is Wattyl and I am happy with it, on a off road buggy I built for a friend and after three years it is still acceptable, I have also used it on a couple of vices with...
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    agricultural enamel

    agricultural enamel
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    Probably just had some crud blocking some thing...

    Probably just had some crud blocking some thing some where and dropping the pressure and cleaning has shifted it, hopefully for good.
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    In south Australia my first port of call would be...

    In south Australia my first port of call would be CBC Or BSC as they seem to be called these days, Don't if you have a branch in WA
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    I would go for something soft like a brass or...

    I would go for something soft like a brass or plastic pick, the o ring is going to be replaced so it does not really matter if you nick it.
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    Another thought I have seen hydraulic cylinders...

    Another thought I have seen hydraulic cylinders with a groove in the bore to take a o ring, I am guessing you have already checked
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    Mmm! no o ring, no cup, are there no remnants of...

    Mmm! no o ring, no cup, are there no remnants of anything that could have dissolved, could it just rely on very close tolerance between the bore and piston
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    That is a good point why is it that those of us...

    That is a good point why is it that those of us who are knife makers grind towards the edge when everything that you have ever been told/learnt tells you it is a accident waiting to happen.
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    Looks like a nice little machine, what actually...

    Looks like a nice little machine, what actually runs it does it have a separate motor mounted somewhere
  17. Chlorine should not affect the correct stainless...

    Chlorine should not affect the correct stainless steal, commercial swimming pools use stainless steel for that very reason, I am not a scientist but I would try something like bicarb (sodium...
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    Don't take any recommendation from Adam Booth,...

    Don't take any recommendation from Adam Booth, his channel is just paid advertising these days. A mate in Andamooka has Everlast MIG it was not cheap around $6000, he is very happy with it
    has been...
  19. Thread: Rolling Mill

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    Peter here is a pic of the id plate 392055

    Peter here is a pic of the id plate

    392055
  20. Thread: Rolling Mill

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    Looks like it may be an old Cavallin

    Looks like it may be an old Cavallin
  21. Thread: Rolling Mill

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    Peter I will take a pic of the label tomorrow,...

    Peter I will take a pic of the label tomorrow, the label on the gearbox is a bit hard to access now it is on the bottom of the unit, I am pretty sure the label on the motor label has the all the same...
  22. Thread: Rolling stand

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    Any pats on the back go to "Michael G." he built...

    Any pats on the back go to "Michael G." he built it, I just, did the less than perfect paint job.
  23. Thread: Rolling Mill

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    Yes he has, and all credit to him, no I won't be...

    Yes he has, and all credit to him, no I won't be lifting it is staying right were it is ( it is on wheels now ) it weighs 77kilos.
    The less than perfect paint job is my contribution.
  24. Thread: Rolling Mill

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    Rolling Mill

    Here is Pic of the finished item, posted here as it is a jewellery item

    391984
  25. Thread: Rolling stand

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    Machine is painted and up and running see...

    Machine is painted and up and running see Jewellery forum
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    No it is not a supply issue it is no longer...

    No it is not a supply issue it is no longer produced.
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    No even at 2mm the frame will weigh more than the...

    No even at 2mm the frame will weigh more than the bricks.
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    Thanks for the replies, I think I will go the...

    Thanks for the replies, I think I will go the have someone fold it rout, in which case I will probably change the design.
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    MMM!! May have to do a rethink wish to build a...

    MMM!! May have to do a rethink wish to build a frame for a small kiln 3 mm is just complete overkill don't really want it to way a ton.
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    Availability of 50x50x2 angle

    Question I wish to purchase some steel angle 50x50x2 three steel suppliers in SA have told me it does not exist, it used to because I have a piece, am I being led up the garden path or is this size...
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    W.E.S.S sell ESAB

    W.E.S.S sell ESAB
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    The manual is on the ESAB website ESAB PDF...

    The manual is on the ESAB website
    ESAB PDF Finder
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    You must be special I did not get one.

    You must be special I did not get one.
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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...
  38. 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.
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    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...
  40. 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.
  44. 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.
  48. Thread: Gunmetal !

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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
  50. 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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