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    Hi daggah With reference to BaronJ 's post. If...

    Hi daggah
    With reference to BaronJ 's post. If your spanner /screwdriver is the same that he is talking about?

    Are you close to a Bunnings shop ?

    They have them ,albeit in a set of bits.
    ...
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    From what I have been able to glean by reading...

    From what I have been able to glean by reading looking at the various sites that talk about scams, ACCC and the like, the scam relies on you replying to the missed call .It appears as a missed call...
  3. A good heads up. Ta mate! Grahame

    A good heads up.
    Ta mate!


    Grahame
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    Hi Phil , Welcome to our Metalwork Forums They...

    Hi Phil ,
    Welcome to our Metalwork Forums
    They are a pretty good bunch of blokes here and willing to help where they can.

    You might like to look around and see what we have here,
    Here's how to...
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    What is the indication that the transformer is...

    What is the indication that the transformer is still operating. Is it the clack of the coil electromagnet releasing or a just the hum of the transformer?

    Given that your mig is old and like all...
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    Mobile phone numbers in posts

    TO all members,
    There is a nasty scam going around where someone on a land line from overseas calls your mobile - really briefly and a missed call appears on your mobile.

    If you don't recognise...
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    Josh Dude, I removed your mobile phone number...

    Josh Dude,

    I removed your mobile phone number OK?.

    You are leaving yourself wide open for a scam attack similar to what is happening all over Australia at the moment.

    An overseas...
  8. here is the link for Lathes. co. uk Sheraton...

    here is the link for Lathes. co. uk

    Sheraton Lathe - South Bend Copy & Conquest

    Grahame
  9. Lathes UK

    Lathes UK
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    Hi daggagh nearnexus (Rob) from Adelaide did a...

    Hi daggagh

    nearnexus (Rob) from Adelaide did a few posts on the rega pumps. I can't recall them ever being made from brass. In the same threads here were some thumb operated pump oilers not at all...
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    Hi Tiger, As mentioned above. Not in a car. Not...

    Hi Tiger,
    As mentioned above. Not in a car. Not legally!

    Got a mate with an open back ute?

    Below is some guidance about the regs.
    ...
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    More Binky - Post Episode 26

    A few questions answered.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C1z1MtHAU4

    Grahame
  13. Thread: Newbie

    by Grahame Collins
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    Hi XR750, Welcome to the Metal Work Forums. ...

    Hi XR750,
    Welcome to the Metal Work Forums.

    To get you up and running here is some helpful information which will enable you to move around the different forums for a bit of a look.

    Here's a...
  14. Thread: Howdy

    by Grahame Collins
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    Hi Kelemvor Welcome to our MetalForum.We are...

    Hi Kelemvor

    Welcome to our MetalForum.We are mainly Aussies but have members from all over the world.

    There's plenty of sub forums that may interest you.

    Here is how to have a look around....
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    Eskimo made a really good point about hammer...

    Eskimo made a really good point about hammer handles.

    Hammers can be matched to the user if the effort has been taken to adjust the handle length.

    A matched handle to the users hand and grip...
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    Hi Michael The hammers are like screw drivers...

    Hi Michael

    The hammers are like screw drivers in some respects.

    Just one screwdriver cannot perform the potential range of work in driving every type of screw.

    So it is with hammers.

    A...
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    Hi BaronJ Thanks you taking time to chase up...

    Hi BaronJ

    Thanks you taking time to chase up the paint info.

    A little improvement for the out of square for the back jaw.

    Normally that back jaw remains fixed but can be swiveled through an...
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    Hi BaronJ I am happy for you that you dodged...

    Hi BaronJ

    I am happy for you that you dodged the bullet on the flooding. Been there and done that and it is gut wrenching for any body who was been through the ordeal.

    The green paint. What is...
  19. Krynn, If you were to look hard enough on that...

    Krynn,

    If you were to look hard enough on that site you will find, there are some ideas /tools/fabrications that originated from our very own members that were lifted (posts and pics) and...
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    Hi Ando81, Welcome to our MetalWork Forum. ...

    Hi Ando81,

    Welcome to our MetalWork Forum.

    You will find a bunch of highly skilled and knowledgeable folk here who are eager to help one another.

    There will be people to help and advise on...
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    Ahhhh! Thank You. I needed that. Grahame

    Ahhhh! Thank You.

    I needed that.

    Grahame
  22. My best mate is a retired ex watchmaker jeweler...

    My best mate is a retired ex watchmaker jeweler who repairs family heirloom clocks as a sideline.
    I have seen him cut the big gears for a worn out clock from a sheet of brass on his milling machine....
  23. I reckon this bloke is a watchmaker / jeweler /...

    I reckon this bloke is a watchmaker / jeweler / clockmaker or at least has had training as one.

    A lot of the tools Clickspring uses are the same as my dad used in his watchmaking and jewelry...
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    We did that too ,quite a few years back.Plans and...

    We did that too ,quite a few years back.Plans and everything.It was a really big thread.

    Grahame
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    Hi BaronJ, A lovely tidy job on the frame, I...

    Hi BaronJ,
    A lovely tidy job on the frame, I must say!

    I would rather the saw a foot higher than an inch too low. Leaning over my saw I find I have made the frame a wee bit too low and my back...
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    And here tis

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtLmuTgYTZw

    Grahame
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    How about this one, then? At first I thought...

    How about this one, then?

    At first I thought it was American , being the "ultimate" toolbox but it originates from the U.K.

    HOME

    Grahame
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    One like this? ...

    One like this?

    https://www.cigweld.com.au/product/gas-economiser-quick-action-for-welding-cutting/

    Grahame
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    I can delete this post if you like, but like you...

    I can delete this post if you like, but like you can't find anything about account deletion.
    Is it of great importance that your account be deleted? We have many on the books who have joined and...
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    When I attended TAFE as a young apprentice and...

    When I attended TAFE as a young apprentice and later as a post trade student the units were installed in Qld Tafe's Oxy welding and cutting bays and were called a pilot light.

    They had a gas cut...
  31. This morning I made up a second adapter plate for...

    This morning I made up a second adapter plate for the fan end of the motor.

    I had other priorities, this afternoon and did not get to install it,maybe tomorrow.
  32. Bearing Journals, Tig, Spray Welding - A video

    As spray welding surface build up is a current thread, I thought it appropriate to post this video by Abom on the subject.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oq0UhOd5_8

    Grahame
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    This post was moved to a more appropriate forum....

    This post was moved to a more appropriate forum.

    Please don't post general posts in the


    FORUMS INFO, HELP, DISCUSSION & FEEDBACK
    This heading at the top of the page should have been a clue...
  34. Hi BaronJ I checked ffor side play in the...

    Hi BaronJ

    I checked ffor side play in the front bearing (holder or what ever it is called).
    Sure enough it can be moved from side to side. The front bearing will get the same treatment as its...
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    Hi Ben For me ( 72 x 2 ceramic belts) 80 and 120...

    Hi Ben
    For me ( 72 x 2 ceramic belts) 80 and 120 grits. For (Zirconia 72 x 2) 120 and 180 Grits please!
    thanks
    Grahame
  36. The front bearing ( the fan end ) is still the...

    The front bearing ( the fan end ) is still the original and had not been removed and was still centered and crimped in place by the folded tags. The laminations are still ok. I threw the rotor up in...
  37. Oilite bearings in Electric floor fan - continued

    As mentioned in the General MetalWork Forum I suffered a bearing failure in my floor fan.
    Complete disassembly showed it to be, not a oilite bearing, but a steel one and a semi spherical shaped one...
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    S&A website has the 915 x50 from 40 grit...

    S&A website has the 915 x50 from 40 grit available only in boxes of 5,7,or 14.From $7 to $5.61 each, dependent on box size.
    ...
  39. Other than saying it came from Google images, I...

    Other than saying it came from Google images, I don't know.

    I chose it because it was similar to what could be used for the OP purposes- being mounted on a flatbed and the OP had a flatbed.
    from...
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    L x W dimensions and Grit sizes?

    L x W dimensions and Grit sizes?
  41. Thanks Dave I will have a look for those bearings...

    Thanks Dave I will have a look for those bearings as I recall the bearing is 8mm bore.

    Grahame
  42. I have been trying for two days to think of the...

    I have been trying for two days to think of the device the yanks use. Typically for me I am a day late and a dollar short.
    Jin poles was the term that I was trying to think of. .Basically the same...
  43. Oilite bearings in Electric floor fan

    Hi guys,
    I would like to explore the collective knowledge regarding oilite bearings.

    My electric floor fan is a ROK 450mm 3 speed 3 blade model about 2 years old.
    When this fan is switched on...
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    At a guess I would say it might a trade college...

    At a guess I would say it might a trade college project from around the 60's and 70's.
    The letters maybe the initials of the student who cast it.

    When I was at college as an apprentice they had a...
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    I would surmise that the same packet is used...

    I would surmise that the same packet is used across the board for quite a few other electrical items.

    Hence the warning applies to those other those items that require connection by said...
  46. Welcome to the Forum. MAYBE A LATER MODEL THAN...

    Welcome to the Forum.

    MAYBE A LATER MODEL THAN THE ONE PICTURED,BUT VERY SIMILAR.
    GRAHAME

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    Hi Snapey, If you are prepared to cut one down,...

    Hi Snapey,
    If you are prepared to cut one down, The Sandpaper Man has 510 MM discs in #40

    https://www.thesandpaperman.com.au/510-mm-diameter-adhesive-backed-sanding-discs/

    Grahame
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    Thanks John. Grahame

    Thanks John.
    Grahame
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    To Smith & Arrow I don't have a 72" x 2"...

    To Smith & Arrow

    I don't have a 72" x 2" linisher at the moment but I do have most of the parts to build one.

    If you start carrying 72"x 2" belts I will buy some for sure. If these belts meet...
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    I found the thread mentioned above but it doesn't...

    I found the thread mentioned above but it doesn't mention the the inductor .I was a mile off in the name sorry, memory not what it used to be.

    Welcome to Land Cruiser Owners On Line

    I shall...
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