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  1. Thats a hell of drill press and will look pretty...

    Thats a hell of drill press and will look pretty darn good if your society chooses to refurb it.

    The table has had a lot of tin termites on or in it but I guess for the number of holes drilled...
  2. There may be two reasons for this. Have you...

    There may be two reasons for this.

    Have you taken into account that the cylinder thread will be Left Hand. Fuel gas cylinders are Left hand Thread.
    I have removed valve bodies from half a dozen...
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    Hi guys, No doubt it was staged! Elements...

    Hi guys,

    No doubt it was staged!

    Elements of bovine excreta are present in that video presentation. As was noted the embedded disc was about 180 mm."so its bigger and much thicker and...
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    Hi Pushrodtwin, Welcome to the Metalwork...

    Hi Pushrodtwin,

    Welcome to the Metalwork Forums.



    We have great bunch here very helpful and supportive of one another. You will find many like minded folk here with same interests as you.
    ...
  5. Hi ozilya, Welcome to the MetalWork Forums, ...

    Hi ozilya,
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums,

    We have a pretty good mob here who are supportive friendly and helpful.

    Please take the time to navigate around the forums to view the varied and...
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    Thanks Elan, Grahame

    Thanks Elan,

    Grahame
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    Drill grinds by hand.

    Further to the recent thread on Drill doctors and subsequent discussion on hand grinding of drill bits.

    For those of us who wish to expend some spare time currently available on their...
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    No rumbles here. Anyway I would not be able to...

    No rumbles here. Anyway I would not be able to hear it.

    The prevaling wind is blowing abnormally strong, its 30knots instead of the average of around 20 knots. It was like that since midnight.
    ...
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    Melbourne Earthquake,

    I hope any of our Melbourne members have not been impacted too much by the quake.

    It seemed quite high on the scale for an Aussie quake. I hope all our members and families are uninjured.
    ...
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    I googled and found some more info. ...

    I googled and found some more info.

    https://metalworkforums.com/f65/t204024-australian-drill-press-id

    and

    https://metalworkforums.com/f65/t206765-drilmor-m13-r9-1986-dismantle

    First cab...
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    Hi there Brett, I can sympathise with that....

    Hi there Brett,

    I can sympathise with that. Been there done that, got the tee shirt.

    We had a Man Arts HOD who said on occasion. "The sods could break an anvil with a rubber hammer."

    I...
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    Hi Flamingunz, Welcome to the MetalWork Forums...

    Hi Flamingunz,

    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums

    We have a pretty good mob here who are supportive friendly and helpful.

    Please take the time to navigate around the forums to view the varied...
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    Hi Garry, Welcome to the MetalWork Forums We...

    Hi Garry,
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums

    We have a pretty good mob here who are supportive friendly and helpful.

    Please take the time to navigate around the forums to view the varied and...
  14. There is some extra material I found. I have...

    There is some extra material I found.

    I have been looking at some early pics of the Spirit of St. Loius aircraft.
    It s is beautiful compared it to some other jewelling.

    Here is some more...
  15. There needs to be some form of jigging to : ...

    There needs to be some form of jigging to :

    Keep the swirls in a straight line
    and have a method to equally space the "jewels".

    If either of these are overlooked the results can look pretty...
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    No purge needed for the original beads. The...

    No purge needed for the original beads.

    The purge operates when the bead being welded is still semi molten and cooling.

    The purge gas protects the cooling bead from the ravages of oxidisation....
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    Hi Q585, Welcome to the MetalWork Forums, ...

    Hi Q585,

    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums,


    I am sure there many welders and like minded people here who will welcome you and offer their input and experience.

    To navigate our Forums click...
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    Hi Stephen, Its better that any further...

    Hi Stephen,

    Its better that any further pictures of your restoration of the grinder be posted in MetalWork Projects.

    There will be more members who shall see them in MetalWork Projects.
    ...
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    Hi stephen rj Welcome to the MetalWork Forums. ...

    Hi stephen rj
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums.

    You will find that there are plenty of members who have your same interests.

    We have great bunch here very helpful and supportive of one...
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    G day Spider, Welcome to the MetalWork forums,...

    G day Spider,

    Welcome to the MetalWork forums,
    It sounds like you shall be right at home in our group.
    We have great bunch here very helpful and supportive of one another. You will find many...
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    One of the places i worked at during my...

    One of the places i worked at during my apprenticeship made dozer canopies that had incorporated sone ! 1/4" cables between the the legs and the base plates.

    This was to stop the canopy vibrating...
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    Hi tony , Welcome to the crowd here at Metalwork...

    Hi tony ,
    Welcome to the crowd here at Metalwork Forums,

    I am sure there are many lathe owners and motorcycle enthusiasts here and will welcome you and offer their input and experience.

    To...
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    Well there is no doubt that one metal is being...

    Well there is no doubt that one metal is being fused into another,so it is welding
    Is it really 3D though ?

    Its the nomenclature or the semantics which are in doubt.

    Looking back into the...
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    There is a gauge you can buy or even make from a...

    There is a gauge you can buy or even make from a piece of sheet.
    It will check for point on center and for angle of cutting edges at the same time.

    Yes drill grinding takes some practice but...
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    Pipeclay, I agree with every word. From...

    Pipeclay,

    I agree with every word.

    From there its not very hard to progressing to grinding your own HSS lathe tool.
    Hell of a lot better than buying specialist carbide tooling you may not use...
  26. Hi Zeth4500, Welcome to the MetalWork Forums ...

    Hi Zeth4500,

    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums

    To help you explore the other areas of our forum here's a guide on to to navigate our Forum and find all the interesting places.

    Goto the FORUM...
  27. Hi john Welcome to the MetalWork Forums To...

    Hi john

    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums

    To help explore the areas of our forum here's a guide on to to navigate our Forum and find all the goodies.

    Goto the FORUM box in the top left hand...
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    You are right, online computer banking is a...

    You are right, online computer banking is a marvel. I have been using it a few years. Explaining over the phone when you can't hear/understand the operator is real PITA.

    However when my computer...
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    I believe there is some thread drift here and...

    I believe there is some thread drift here and I'll do my best to put it back on track.
    While there are people who are computer and largely tech savvy, a lot of we older folk are not.

    Its for...
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    I quite understand about AGM's but some ...

    I quite understand about AGM's but some members have no opportunity to attend.

    Other than the standard Notice of AGM theres been no other communication re MAJOR changes to the constitution.
    ...
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    I am really upset with my bank.

    This financial institution started off as a Credit Union but in the last few months decided to morph itself into a bank.

    They did this without due consideration of, or consultation with the...
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    Convert a chewed up stepped pulley into a...

    Convert a chewed up stepped pulley into a pipe/tube center.

    Grahame
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    If you buy electrodes,buy 6012. Buy them in 2.6mm...

    If you buy electrodes,buy 6012. Buy them in 2.6mm diameter.

    Make sure to run them on electrode negative.

    Dispensing with the welder terms what is happening you have too much ( 3.2mm) electrode...
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    Hi Iron triangle, Welcome to the MetalWork...

    Hi Iron triangle,
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums.

    To help you explore the other areas of our forum here's a guide on to to navigate our Forum and find all the interesting places.

    Goto the...
  35. Hi Ross, I don't own an iPhone and have never...

    Hi Ross,
    I don't own an iPhone and have never used a mobile phone of any version to contact then MetalWork Forums.

    Hopefully a member who has an iPhone may be able to help you with advice.
    ...
  36. Hi Ross, I don't own an iPhone and have never...

    Hi Ross,
    I don't own an iPhone and have never used a mobile phone of any version to contact then MetalWork Forums.

    Hopefully a member who has an iPhone may be able to help you with advice.
    ...
  37. Ross 971, Its up to you to contact Michael. ...

    Ross 971,
    Its up to you to contact Michael.

    If you are not sure how to make private contact with him, all that's required is to PM him is to left click on his name in the left hand top cnr of the...
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    Sticky: I learned today that the hashtag key # is not a...

    I learned today that the hashtag key # is not a good pick as part of an internet password.

    The reason is that this key is an option (at least on an iMac keyboard ) and often you get £ when it is...
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    What drawing skills are needed for 3D Printing

    OK,
    Bearing in mind I know almost nothing about 3d printers what would users say are pre reqs before racing out to buy one?

    Do I need a Cad drawing knowledge in my background?

    What sort of...
  40. Firstly note the comment Micheal made about the...

    Firstly note the comment Micheal made about the 13s vs the 12s.

    The 13s have a thin runny flux . The 13s flux does not solidify a quickly as a 12 which has thicker (can't think of the right word...
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    Hi Welcome to our MetalWork Forums. We have...

    Hi

    Welcome to our MetalWork Forums.

    We have great bunch here very helpful and supportive of one another. You will find many like minded folk here with same interests as you.
    There is a...
  42. Cylinders please! Not bottles. Milk comes in...

    Cylinders please! Not bottles. Milk comes in bottles or at least it used to.

    Here is what one of the gas companies say about mercaptan.
    ...
  43. Thread: G'day

    by Grahame Collins
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    Hi Ben Welcome to our MetalWork Forums To...

    Hi Ben
    Welcome to our MetalWork Forums

    To help you find you way about the forums go to the FORUM box up in the top LH side
    Click on that and select Forum Home from the list
    The resulting page...
  44. Hi Fernando Mak Welcome to the MetalWork Forums...

    Hi Fernando Mak
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums


    To help you find you way about the forums go to the FORUM box up in the top LH side
    Click on that and select Forum Home from the list
    The...
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    Add Australia or Au to the end of your search...

    Add Australia or Au to the end of your search term.

    Grahame
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    Hi Freelen, I took a look at the map to see how...

    Hi Freelen,
    I took a look at the map to see how close to the ocean you were.

    Given you are just about far enough distant from the ocean as you can be, salt rusting could be ruled out.
    ...
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    Gday Haz, Welcome to the MetalWork Forums. ...

    Gday Haz,

    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums.

    To help you explore the other areas of our forum here's a guide on to to navigate our Forum and find all the interesting places.

    Goto the FORUM box...
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    Gday Steve, Welcome to the MetalWork Forums You...

    Gday Steve,
    Welcome to the MetalWork Forums
    You should fit in well with the mob.

    To help you find you way about the forums go to the FORUM bosx up in the top LH side
    Click on that and select...
  49. The rule that affects this situation is pretty...

    The rule that affects this situation is pretty clear.
    3.0 - Material you may NOT post
    3.12 - naming companies or products involved in disputes or grievances (naming & shaming)

    On the other hand...
  50. Hi Hugh, Did the tweak sort out all of the...

    Hi Hugh,
    Did the tweak sort out all of the problems?
    Grahame
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