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    Things have really gone to dog house, I used to...

    Things have really gone to dog house, I used to work at the Crippled Children's Ass. many years ago , something like this would have been taken on board and a solution found and yes they did other...
  2. Just throwing about ideas as I am no expert, as...

    Just throwing about ideas as I am no expert, as said above, or is it possible to adapt a car or truck diff eg F100?
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    If I need power tools repaired and can't don't...

    If I need power tools repaired and can't don't want to do myself, I take them to Russell, Prestige Power Tool Repairs on Marion rd Mitchell Pk.
    if he can't fix it then it either can't be fixed or it...
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    My Uncle was a pattern maker old school, wood...

    My Uncle was a pattern maker old school, wood lathe, chisels, files, rasps, etc. etc., he had hundred's and hundred's of premade letters and various other common shapes, all ended up in a skip when...
  5. Interesting when you see the tiny machines...

    Interesting when you see the tiny machines watchmakers use it is testament to the accuracy of those big machines and I the guess the bloke setting it up has a bit of input also.
  6. You working for a watchmaker now!

    You working for a watchmaker now!
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    What are constructing, does the colour need to...

    What are constructing, does the colour need to match, if not something like the good old standard tobin bronze rod will be ok jus make sure u take it easy and only heat to the required temp
    or you...
  8. Roller door would need fixed supports this would...

    Roller door would need fixed supports this would create obstructions at some point, this is why the preferred method is a dome can be moved to to any position giving unrestricted view, the are some...
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    Plus each state has different regs

    Plus each state has different regs
  10. Yeh! for short lengths maybe, we are are talking...

    Yeh! for short lengths maybe, we are are talking "12 mtr cut"
  11. As said above cutting would be the stuff of...

    As said above cutting would be the stuff of nightmares, far simpler to fabricate from flat bar.
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    If you go the funeral Parlor rout take a lot more...

    If you go the funeral Parlor rout take a lot more that $200 with you
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    similar to the one in the pic below ??

    similar to the one in the pic below ??
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    That was interesting, I thought you would have...

    That was interesting, I thought you would have made the pedal momentary, but I have never used one.
  15. My mate in Alice Springs makes wooden clocks, you...

    My mate in Alice Springs makes wooden clocks, you won't find precision ground brass any where, you will need to machine your own from solid stock or find some one with a metal lathe that can do it...
  16. Thread: Brass Type

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    Bit hard to tell from the pic but are sure it is...

    Bit hard to tell from the pic but are sure it is not copper
  17. Thread: Multitool

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    Definitely interested is it the heavy duty 3ph...

    Definitely interested is it the heavy duty 3ph version
  18. Thread: Multitool

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    Thanks I have contacted the distributer and that...

    Thanks I have contacted the distributer and that mounting arrangement is no longer available, to save mucking about I will just buy a grinder ( soon as I locate a decent 1hp model)
  19. Thread: Knobs like Bob's

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    Plus one for trickery!!

    Plus one for trickery!!
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    Most abrasive suppliers will provide any size you...

    Most abrasive suppliers will provide any size you require.

    This just proves "Buy it when you see it" I procrastinated too long.
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    I may this all wrong and if I have just ignore...

    I may this all wrong and if I have just ignore me, would it not be possible with suitable shielding to cut the collar with a Diamond disc it in a flex shaft or similar
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    If you decide on a new machine buy a Miele, I...

    If you decide on a new machine buy a Miele, I have owned three front loaders, by far without exception the Miele is the best, I have had the Miele for thirteen years still runs like the day it was...
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    I have all i need in my shed it is just a matter...

    I have all i need in my shed it is just a matter of building it
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    Looks like a good unit ( website is stuffed )...

    Looks like a good unit ( website is stuffed ) although I do not intend to spend that much
  25. Thread: Multitool

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    For those who asked Multitool is (was) a...

    For those who asked Multitool is (was) a Australian made linisher or belt grinder.

    https://www.totaltools.com.au/11257-multitool-sander-belt-and-disc-attachment-362-po362
  26. Thread: Multitool

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    No definitely the Multitool, ( would be at least...

    No definitely the Multitool, ( would be at least 25+ yrs ago) Graham I agree with the short comings, I have one with the 8" contact wheel, that I use mostly just for general work, (used to be for...
  27. Thread: Multitool

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    Multitool

    Ok I posted this in the jewellry forum nobody is looking so I will try here as well

    Re Multitools 20 years ago when I purchased my first one. there was a version that mounted to an electric motor...
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    Re Multitools 20 years ago when I purchased my...

    Re Multitools 20 years ago when I purchased my first one. there was a version that mounted to an electric motor ( not a Grinder ) does any one have details of this arrangement, I can fabricate...
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    Yeh because no body wants any thing from China,...

    Yeh because no body wants any thing from China, and it is known that much higher quality comes from Taiwan.
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    Thanks Grahame

    Thanks Grahame
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    Speaking of MuliTool who makes and supplies spare...

    Speaking of MuliTool who makes and supplies spare parts these days, this seems to change with wind direction
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    If you don't have one borrow or rent a puller

    If you don't have one borrow or rent a puller
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    Well that is very timely, am at the rough sketch...

    Well that is very timely, am at the rough sketch stage of the equivalent item might save me some time and bother
  34. Thread: Twiggy Forrest

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    AWA refused to keep up with technology that is...

    AWA refused to keep up with technology that is what happened to them.
  35. Thread: Twiggy Forrest

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    Indonesia, China, India, Mexico.

    Indonesia, China, India, Mexico.
  36. Thread: Twiggy Forrest

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    Twiggy Forrest

    Bravo to twiggy Forrest, no matter what you think of him he is doing what many others should be doing bringing Australia back to Australia
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    "No workshop is complete unless it got an...

    "No workshop is complete unless it got an anvil"..:cool:

    Do you have to able to get to and use it, or just have it
  38. Bunnings

    Bunnings
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    Never knew Oster made threading tools. I am well...

    Never knew Oster made threading tools. I am well acquainted with their animal & Hair clippers they also have a large range of household electrical appliances
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    If you are talking 1mm, you may find this would...

    If you are talking 1mm, you may find this would suit, https://www.mektronics.com.au/bernstein-miniature-tap-and-die-set-31-pieces.htmlI have no Idea where you would buy separate taps, I use these and...
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    I wish you luck, I think you will find most have...

    I wish you luck, I think you will find most have the same problem you have, chuck keys have legs and they frequently run away.
  42. Thread: Torque Wrench

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    I have one of these, unfortunately the don't make...

    I have one of these, unfortunately the don't make them any longer
    https://www.brownells.com/gunsmith-tools-supplies/general-gunsmith-tools/wrenches/general-wrenches/torque-wrench-prod41176.aspx?dym=y
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    I have not heard of them but here is the website...

    I have not heard of them but here is the website looks interesting Weld Mold
  44. Thread: Tight tolerance

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    One day I will get my surface grinder off the...

    One day I will get my surface grinder off the pallet and onto the solid floor, may I will get close to that sort of tolerance, good work
    always feels good when you achieve the impossible.
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    Thanks I will look them up, I can't be bothered...

    Thanks I will look them up, I can't be bothered buying cheap stuff and finding I have a bunch of scrap metal.
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    High quality collet

    What brand of collets are top quality ER 16
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    I use the blue Zirconia belt for pretty much...

    I use the blue Zirconia belt for pretty much every thing timber and metal except hi quality finishing on metal, then I use Trizact
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    Give the guy a plug for future reference.

    Give the guy a plug for future reference.
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    I would not be using Hammer tone, I would use...

    I would not be using Hammer tone, I would use something tough Like agrinamel and red oxide primer
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    9/16 is more difficult to find, because for the...

    9/16 is more difficult to find, because for the last 45 years we have been using the metric system in Australia, so therefore imperial items are quite often "special order"
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