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    Coventry Die Heads??

    I see in the Market Place, mentioning about the various sized Coventry Die Heads. I'm wondering as to how they are defined, 1/2", 1" and 11/2", is it the maximum size that can be threaded on it???? I...
  2. Hi Simon, as Michael mentioned a counter weight...

    Hi Simon, as Michael mentioned a counter weight would be of a great help. You could make the counter weight a removable piece, as you want to store the folder elsewhere. Most of the folders I've seen...
  3. Hi Simon, welcome to the "Black Art" of sheet...

    Hi Simon, welcome to the "Black Art" of sheet metal work.
    Kryn
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    You could use steel checker plate about 2mm...

    You could use steel checker plate about 2mm should be fine, or use Galvanised sheet about 2mm is OK too.
    1.6 is a bit light and bends quite easy with a heavy load.
    Kryn
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    If I did that, then I wouldn't hear the alarm go...

    If I did that, then I wouldn't hear the alarm go off telling me it's smoko, lunch, or knock off time:D
    Kryn
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    I have a BIG enough problem using the simple...

    I have a BIG enough problem using the simple mobile phone, to be honest I don't think my expensive ($29.00) phone has a camera. My phones only last me about 6 months, they don't like grinding and...
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    Sorry Ray, no pics forgot to take the camera!!!!

    Sorry Ray, no pics forgot to take the camera!!!!
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    Morning Ben, do you want to mount the DP on to...

    Morning Ben, do you want to mount the DP on to the cabinet, or to go around the column of the DP?
    Have seen some where the a frame is made around the cabinet, trimming off the bottom skirt off the...
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    Still in a similar idea, look for front counter...

    Still in a similar idea, look for front counter weights for a tractor, as they are usually a squarish shape.
    HTH
    Kryn
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    What diameter are you looking for??? One idea is,...

    What diameter are you looking for??? One idea is, would it be possible to find a round cast iron weight from a tractor and machine it with your T slots to suit, and bolt it to your DP table??
    Kryn
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    Sticky: Mike, nice work, that extra bit of tolerance is...

    Mike, nice work, that extra bit of tolerance is good, as it will allow the grease to spread better.
    I don't want to sound a know it all, but they are actually called Greaseable Shackle Bolts.
    Kryn
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    Only because, IF you get pulled over for speeding...

    Only because, IF you get pulled over for speeding and the officer say you were doing 180kmh, you can then reply "Sorry officer, but my speedo was reading 80kmh":D
    Kryn
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    Nice looking bike, what year is it?? Kryn

    Nice looking bike, what year is it??
    Kryn
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    Nifty idea Nigel. For supporting your centres,...

    Nifty idea Nigel. For supporting your centres, measure about 3/4 of the way up your centre, and drill holes to suit in your angle iron brackets, similar to the angled collet stand.
    Kryn
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    Do you think that the pic will scare the collet...

    Do you think that the pic will scare the collet out????
    Kryn
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    Thanks for the tip. Bit hard to get my Horizontal...

    Thanks for the tip. Bit hard to get my Horizontal mill up on the plates though.:D
    Kryn
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    Sticky: Now you're in deep trouble, trying to keep up...

    Now you're in deep trouble, trying to keep up with supply!!!!!
    I did them for a while also, till someone's husband decided that he thought I was a rip off!!!!!!!!
    Kryn
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    Issue 301

    In this issue. is a Lathe Clutch, that might be of interest to some of the members on here. Plus making a lantern chuck which would be handy for cutting down small bolts/screws plus other small...
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    Sticky: Thanks for the pictures Bob, I've shown my SWMBO...

    Thanks for the pictures Bob, I've shown my SWMBO and now I've to make the tools that you made, to go with her Carder. By the way, your/wife's carder looks a real piece of ART, both in the timber and...
  20. Found this on flea bay about $80 au. from the...

    Found this on flea bay about $80 au. from the states inc postage. https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/383391255990?hash=item5943e64db6:g:GYoAAOSwBsleLZFP
    HTH
    Kryn
  21. Thread: Sine Bar

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    Hi Chris, found a couple on EBay...

    Hi Chris, found a couple on EBay...
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    I take it that your Balaclava is in the UK, not...

    I take it that your Balaclava is in the UK, not in Australia? You might have trouble selling it on here, because of the transport cost.
    Kryn
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    Sticky: NICE work on the carder, I've had to repair my...

    NICE work on the carder, I've had to repair my partners a couple of times.
    JEEZ Bob, that room looks familiar, same as my Partners "craft" room, as she's also into felting. Plus numerous other...
  24. Found a copy for you, unfortunately, it's in the...

    Found a copy for you, unfortunately, it's in the USA!!!!
    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/402779376207?hash=item5dc7858a4f:g:t0MAAOSwfcZgOPEi
    HTH
    Kryn
  25. Nice to see that you've got it sorted out. 6 pole...

    Nice to see that you've got it sorted out. 6 pole double throw switches should be available from any good automotive spare parts shop.
    Kryn
  26. Would make an unusual looking spoiler on the back...

    Would make an unusual looking spoiler on the back of the car:D.
    Kryn
  27. As the axle is already to the rear of the...

    As the axle is already to the rear of the trailer, I'd mount the tank centred over the axle. Ideally about 60kg ball weight is preferable. Are you looking at taking the tank off to carry the bikes???...
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    Metal cable cutting

    When handling spiral wound metal cable, as found on bike cables and boat trailer winches, I place a couple of pieces of automotive heat shrink tube and shrink it over the ends or where you want to...
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    Email sent

    Email sent
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    Thanks Gavin, makes our spring hangers look...

    Thanks Gavin, makes our spring hangers look rather puny!!!!!
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    I'd say it's a discontinued line, as I've not...

    I'd say it's a discontinued line, as I've not seen it in a LOOOOONG time. Are you after something with a square edge? if a radius is OK, you could get a sheet metal place to fold it.
    Kryn
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    Hi Rod, not yet winter, still in the low 20's,...

    Hi Rod, not yet winter, still in the low 20's, had good opening rains a few weeks back, farmers are starting seeding.
    Take care.
    Kryn
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    Hi Rod, any chance of a pic of your set up...

    Hi Rod, any chance of a pic of your set up please, it will make suggestions a lot easier when we know what we're looking at.
    Kryn
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    Hi Michael, will contact my offcut bloke and see...

    Hi Michael, will contact my offcut bloke and see what he has available on Tuesday.
    Kryn
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    Found this one, it has a 1" OD shank, shouldn't...

    Found this one, it has a 1" OD shank, shouldn't be much of a problem to machine it down, only$155.00...
  36. Hi Steve, THANKS for the piccy, we can now see...

    Hi Steve, THANKS for the piccy, we can now see what you're up against.
    A couple of ways to have the rods in concentricity, would be to have the rod on the fixed end, have a sleeve on it with the...
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    In case anyone is interested, these are what we...

    In case anyone is interested, these are what we use to mount safety chains onto the majority of our trailers.
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    Hi Mark, HOPE the wife has a speedy recovery, and...

    Hi Mark, HOPE the wife has a speedy recovery, and THANKS for the Shed Updates WIP and Pics.
    Kryn
  39. As Elan suggested, if we knew what you were...

    As Elan suggested, if we knew what you were trying to make, it would be far more helpful in suggesting appropriate materials etc.? Also telling us what equipment you have available helps too.
    As...
  40. You tube didn't pick the title, I did, as the...

    You tube didn't pick the title, I did, as the title whatever was in Russian or some other!!!!!
  41. I think the idea behind it all, is that it can be...

    I think the idea behind it all, is that it can be used single handed, whereas a clamp usually requires 2 hands.
    Kryn
  42. Modifying a pair of Vise Grips into a Sash Clamp

    Saw this on You Tube and thought it rather a nifty idea.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC15Uo4dfFw
    Kryn
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    Hi Steve, as there are many different...

    Hi Steve, as there are many different applications of lock washers, if we knew what the intended situation was, either a description or a pic, it would be an easier recommendation. i.e. for tail...
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    Even though I didn't get to see much there, only...

    Even though I didn't get to see much there, only walking from Car parks to our site, I did manage to get a quick look at some stuff. From memory there were only about 2-3 sites that had grapple type...
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    That's the trouble with getting older, we get...

    That's the trouble with getting older, we get AIDS, Looking aids, walking aids, hearing aids,
    I find the hardest part is remembering to put them on my face and not on top of my head, where they...
  46. Definitely not. As Grahame put it, "Would...

    Definitely not.
    As Grahame put it, "Would cleaning it up and removing more metal make any difference. Apart from the damage its probably a better built one than what we get now. I sure hope you can...
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    Hi Pete, got back here about 7.30pm, it was great...

    Hi Pete, got back here about 7.30pm, it was great to have finally met you. Thanks for organising the plates for me, don't know what I'll use them for yet, but they'll eventually get used. Too good a...
  48. Probably a VERY poor one at that!! That's a...

    Probably a VERY poor one at that!! That's a disgusting abuse of a piece of equipment.
    Kryn
  49. Hi Grahame, A VERY handy tip that one.:2tsup:...

    Hi Grahame, A VERY handy tip that one.:2tsup: Would it be possible to link/add the other page/s on Horizontal Bandsaws to this page?
    Thanks
    Kryn
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    Last day today Ray,:oo: Didn't know till late...

    Last day today Ray,:oo: Didn't know till late Wednesday afternoon that I'd be coming here.
    Kryn
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