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  1. cant beat a transport co who can pickup, deliver...

    cant beat a transport co who can pickup, deliver and place where you want them.

    They will also have insurance if something goes wrong.
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    Sticky: [QUOTE=nigelpearson;1989083]I can see some wisdom...

    [QUOTE=nigelpearson;1989083]I can see some wisdom in that, although the size of the target might be an issue?
    (hand-eye co-ordination is much better than knee-shin)



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    There are knee...
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    yep done all that. I have used 110mm...

    yep done all that.

    I have used 110mm drive/95mm driven pulleys so only need to go to 110hz to get the 3600rpm

    For more torque I could have gone 95mm drive/110driven but hz will be around...
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    Hoping I dont have to change speeds via pulley....

    Hoping I dont have to change speeds via pulley. At 110hz the spindle gets up to calculated 3619rpm.
    Inverter has sensorless vector so hoping it will have enough torque for turning at lower speeds. ...
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    Wood lsthe VFD conversion

    Picked up an the old 3ph woodfast lathe sometime back and its finally found some space in the shed.
    Fitted a vfd.
    What i like about this VFD is that it can convert hertz to theoretical RPM for...
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    3D printing or 3d welding?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kz165f1g8-E
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    . that is true..it is owned by the members. But...

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    that is true..it is owned by the members. But in absence of not having their Constitution I would expect that one would need to stand up and put ther voice forward at the AGM, or via proxy if it...
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    I can post. PM me your prefered sizes and up...

    I can post.

    PM me your prefered sizes and up to what weight stachel and other details.
  9. Thread: Project Binky

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    seen on the net ......looks like Binky is...

    seen on the net ......looks like Binky is finished and has been displayed before the completion of the last (?) episode?
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    My pleasure Pete. Might have another one...

    My pleasure Pete.

    Might have another one shortly if i can get this wood lathe I had to buy working on one of those ecogoo or whatever they are called VFD.

    Motor is getting new bearings at the...
  11. Thread: Champher tool

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    thanks Michael...I will have a look for that...

    thanks Michael...I will have a look for that threading tool...if I cant find I know where to come
  12. Thread: Champher tool

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    Nah no picture as you need to watch his...

    Nah no picture as you need to watch his vidoes...last one I recall he used it was " lathe live centre" he made.
  13. Thread: Champher tool

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    Champher tool

    Watching some of Joe Pie" vidoes he uses a champher tool that does both outside and inside

    Anyone know if these are available online and from where

    Why should I have to be swapping tools...
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    SA. Copper tube/pipe. FREE

    Scrap Copper is about as high as its going a to get in my life time. I have a bit that I am going to take to metal merchant.

    But before I do, does anyone need any?.
    sizes range from 3/16 1/4,...
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    Had a thought...put in a Y to vertical down at...

    Had a thought...put in a Y to vertical down at your point you want. Means adding a new outlet, but will look purpose built.

    An extra outlet wont ago astray in a down pour......even if it does lead...
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    pete and Old Croc If you dont mind sharing I...

    pete and Old Croc

    If you dont mind sharing I will forward to one (1) to each of you....if one of you drop out then both can go to whomever
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    That sounds horribly dodgy....but hey...if it...

    That sounds horribly dodgy....but hey...if it works, why not lol
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    yep You put your name on it ages ago. and its...

    yep You put your name on it ages ago. and its still here...so they are up for grabs again..

    If Kryn still wants it you can have the other one Pete O...and if he doesnt want to share with Old Croc?...
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    I meant to upload it but forgot....393647 If...

    I meant to upload it but forgot....393647

    If overload settings aint right but you need it to work till one is obtained just bypass overload.
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    Start stop control -Adelaide

    2 start stop controls 1 -1.6 amp overload, 3 phase

    Free. If they are still here by end of week they will go to land fill.
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    Shaft coupling Adelaide

    shaft coupling
    Bore is 5/8
    New insert.
    6 pack or whatever
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    ditto but do it at the gutter...not at ground...

    ditto but do it at the gutter...not at ground level
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    They are back ...

    They are back

    https://367collins.mirvac.com/workplace/building-overview/falcons-at-367-collins
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    yep...my place

    yep...my place
    <EDIT Mobile no removed - Everybody Please PM your contact numbers to each other as any scammer about the place will have your number - Grahame >u

    Why?....
    They computer generate...
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    [QUOTE=BobL;1987938] Looks really good but not...

    [QUOTE=BobL;1987938]

    Looks really good but not sure about the combustible wooden stand :)[/QUOTE

    Its only combustible if catches alight.....
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    your lucky, I dont remember them...:cool:

    your lucky, I dont remember them...:cool:
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    Its a long drive from where I live, but been...

    Its a long drive from where I live, but been passed it 10 or so times
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    No I dont...lost contact when old manager...

    No I dont...lost contact when old manager left...should be available off the net somewhere

    Sturtvale is the other side of Burra, so is the old homestead at Braemar.
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    there is one up on Sturtvale Station out at...

    there is one up on Sturtvale Station out at Braemar. I think it has a few bullet holes in though...I pulled the speedo etc out last time I was there
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    and it will become a real pain in the ass

    and it will become a real pain in the ass
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    Yep. every thing has been checked in that way. I...

    Yep. every thing has been checked in that way. I am suspecting a faulty Earth Leakage as it resets first time when all circuits have been switched off. When they are on its takes for ages to reset...
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    This thread reminds me that I have to replace our...

    This thread reminds me that I have to replace our earth leakage breaker...

    For a few years now ours has been tripping at random, very infrequent and cant pin a it to a faulty appliance.

    I had...
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    as a matter of interest how do you expand the...

    as a matter of interest how do you expand the tubes.

    when I was working for York we used a tube expander in a modded drill which was torque controlled (amps I guess) by a magic black err grey box....
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    you will appreciate it.

    you will appreciate it.
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    Assuming the shed is left open:..ie door width...

    Assuming the shed is left open:..ie door width allows good ventilation.

    If the concrete slab gets wet from external sources only remedy is heating/dehumidification or other protection ie constant...
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    after reading all this sort of stuff on crap...

    after reading all this sort of stuff on crap machinery I wish I could win the Xlotto to buy a Bridgeport and one of those fancy Schaublins....and A much bigger shed...airconditioned of course
  37. if the radii are large I'd be thinking of a bar...

    if the radii are large I'd be thinking of a bar bender...if short the bull finch would do it in time.... better an oxy acet or even charcoal pit/forge or whatever
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    Cheapest insurance would be to replace with...

    Cheapest insurance would be to replace with sealed bearings.
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    Thanks Bob...I will also go down this road....

    Thanks Bob...I will also go down this road.
    Shadows are a bugger.
  40. Attack by the Giant Leeches was as funny as...

    Attack by the Giant Leeches was as funny as hell....should have stayed with Clint Walker and the yeti or what ever it was...might go back and watch that later lol
  41. all right ...enough is enough...you dont have to...

    all right ...enough is enough...you dont have to brag that you can weld better than me...

    I would get it blasted.

    Now get rid of those pics...they hurt
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    I have had my Olympic for some 20 odd years. ...

    I have had my Olympic for some 20 odd years.

    I had an extra purlin put in on each half and having been on the roof many times for gutter cleaning I am glad I did. Its very thin up...
  43. Thread: NSW to SA

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    That auction is still going... I would be willing...

    That auction is still going... I would be willing to go another $10.00 or so...lol

    I think there is a digit missing in front of that 2...or there will be one in front of it by the time it finishes
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    If that was I, I would drop onto the floor to...

    If that was I, I would drop onto the floor to make it more less prone to vibrations, and getting rid trip hazards...cant be thinking about milling while holding a beer and then still have enough mind...
  45. I made my pergola fixings out of Stainless steel....

    I made my pergola fixings out of Stainless steel.

    but even those galv ones will probably outsee you...providing they are not in contact with moisture constantly
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    I didnt want to look dumb so waited till someone...

    I didnt want to look dumb so waited till someone else asked....thanks China
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    Rockset (St Mary's Adelaide) still have them...

    Rockset (St Mary's Adelaide) still have them listed in their catalogue
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    mmm cafe racer?...do you really need a speedo

    mmm cafe racer?...do you really need a speedo
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    probably cheaper and easier to just replace it...

    probably cheaper and easier to just replace it with a no-volt unit.
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    I didnt clean mine...that will come in time....it...

    I didnt clean mine...that will come in time....it will get cleaner the more I use it was my theory...grinding away splatter etc
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