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    The biggest problem is that a fire going up a...

    The biggest problem is that a fire going up a hill, burns a lot faster than one going down a hill.
    And with the terrain that the fires were in, virtually inaccessible, it's little wonder that it was...
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    I had this short poem emailed to me and thought I...

    I had this short poem emailed to me and thought I would share it with everyone on here.

    WE HAD A BLOODY FIRE MATE

    We had a bloody fire mate
    It burnt the bloody trees
    It burnt so bloody much...
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    I've never been able to see pics from I'm GRRRR...

    I've never been able to see pics from I'm GRRRR nor from tapadrip or whatever it is!!!!!!:((
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    Sorry CK but the pictures aren't coming up!!!...

    Sorry CK but the pictures aren't coming up!!!
    Comes up with Zoiks something
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    We have a general rule on this forum that NO...

    We have a general rule on this forum that NO PICS, DIDN'T happen:D
    Did you search on Google?
    Kryn
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    Welcome to a TOP FORUM from Down Under. Sorry, I...

    Welcome to a TOP FORUM from Down Under.
    Sorry, I can't help with your question, but we have a seperate section for Jewelry making, you might be better off asking there.
    Have added a link to assist...
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    Only trouble listing the cost is if SWMBO sees...

    Only trouble listing the cost is if SWMBO sees it!!!!!!! Good for insurance purposes though.
    I've put those sticky label thingies on some of my drawers, only because I'm constantly trying to find...
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    I wish my Boss was, when he's finished with...

    I wish my Boss was, when he's finished with something, it gets dropped where it lands. Then he goes around asking have we seen ????
    Yesterday got called in to help finish a trailer, and he's asking...
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    Thanks for the how you did it.:2tsup: If it were...

    Thanks for the how you did it.:2tsup: If it were to be done again, placing a large washer to take the load off the bearing/disc surface would probably keep it a finger press fit.
    Kryn
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    It's this one that Stray Alien has listed, no...

    It's this one that Stray Alien has listed, no depth or weight apart from "it's heavy"!!!
    https://metalworkforums.com/f223/t204229-granite-surface-plate-600mm-450mm
    Mike, it's only a short run to...
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    Is that Unistrut that you're using for the knob...

    Is that Unistrut that you're using for the knob end of the Vise Grips????
    Nice clamp rack too by the way.:2tsup: It's great when something works out, now all YOU have to do is get in the habit of...
  12. Thanks for that Peter, a dam good question???...

    Thanks for that Peter, a dam good question??? I've a few myself, including some 18V cordless ones, and some 4" angle grinders, that are taking up space.
    I know of one person who used one with a...
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    Have you thought about using a thinner grinding...

    Have you thought about using a thinner grinding wheel, it may allow you to come in close???
    Kryn
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    Hi Grahame, What's a wet afternoon????? I...

    Hi Grahame,
    What's a wet afternoon?????
    I agree with you on being able to understand the audio, being partly deaf doesn't help either.
    Have been on a few where the subtitles were in another...
  15. Have seen where a push type Toggle Clamp is used...

    Have seen where a push type Toggle Clamp is used to adjust the belt tension on the pivoting motor mount. An excellent idea for someone who changes speeds often.
    Using one on a restoration would be...
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    I've cut a similar thing on the end of some flat...

    I've cut a similar thing on the end of some flat bar for a micro adjuster for a taper turning jig, that I think Bill? ended up with.
    Unfortunately I don't think I took any pics of how I did it, as I...
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    Broaching a Square Hole in a Mill

    A nifty idea should you need to broach a square hole with only a mill. ...
  18. Making a lathe compound slide for the mill

    Might be of interest to someone. Got this again from the emails as before.
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  19. Making an Indexing Plate cand Crank

    Found another interesting bit of kit to make for the lathe, from an email that I recieved.

    https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/%5Bmetal-lathe%5D-indexing-plate-cranck-41391?...
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    Tailstock Quick Release Lever

    Saw this in an email and thought that some Members on here might be interested in making one for their lathe/s.
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    I've found that pics loaded via other sources...

    I've found that pics loaded via other sources than the forum, seem to be a hit and miss.
    If they come from tapachat or what ever it is, I can't get to see them:?
    Kryn
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    Amazing how we manage to make a tool to help make...

    Amazing how we manage to make a tool to help make another tool to make a part!!!
    Still, I think that's half the fun of it all.
    Kryn
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    You don't have to be OLD to have worked on Horse...

    You don't have to be OLD to have worked on Horse and Carts. There are always people out there, wanting restoration work done on carts and coaches.:D
    Kryn
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    Simon, you're supposed to GIVE the present, not...

    Simon, you're supposed to GIVE the present, not receive one, unless it's your birthday!!!
    You're a very lucky man, hopefully it'll be fully restored to its former glory?
    Kryn
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    Welcome to a TOP FORUM Dell. Thanks for the what...

    Welcome to a TOP FORUM Dell. Thanks for the what you do and what you have.
    Where in the UK are you based, asking as we have several members from there on here.
    We love pics of what you make and...
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    We use ordinary coolant mixed with water for our...

    We use ordinary coolant mixed with water for our annular cutters, when the machine is being used upside down on 3-4mm RHS we don't use any as it won't flow upside down and can't be bothered putting...
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    I'd give it a try and see what happens, you've...

    I'd give it a try and see what happens, you've nothing to loose but a bit of your mold material and Electrickery, as what you cast, will be able to be remelted and cast again.
    Let us know how you...
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    My understanding of what you're wanting to do is...

    My understanding of what you're wanting to do is cast something like an ingot, an indent in the sand and molten metal poured in and hey presto. Some lead fishing sinkers are cast in a similar way....
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    Gear Tooth Vernier Caliper

    Saw this in an email and thought it might be of interest for those that like to cut gears....
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    Don't you have any 240V PPs near the lathe???...

    Don't you have any 240V PPs near the lathe???
    Kryn
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    Somehow I don't think that particular trailer is...

    Somehow I don't think that particular trailer is $2295, it says FROM!!!
    As you've already found out, the material costs that much alone.
    Kryn
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    Gazza, will the drawbar be floating in the space...

    Gazza, will the drawbar be floating in the space between the upper and lower plates???
    I'd make up some plates to fill the gap between the upper and lower plates, if it is.
    Otherwise, you're going...
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    I need to get my eyes tested again, I thought it...

    I need to get my eyes tested again, I thought it said Chinese Po*n. :doh:
    I'd say that your poem is about a description of trying to undo a Left Hand threaded bolt.
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    Nice work, I'd call the low areas "Lubrication...

    Nice work, I'd call the low areas "Lubrication Retension Spots" :D.
    One good thing about these Holidays, people are able to get stuck in and get their projects moving, provided SWMBO allows them...
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    I'm pretty sure that they are almost bulletproof....

    I'm pretty sure that they are almost bulletproof.
    I suggest that you contact WESS Welding Equipment Sales and Service at Cormack Rd Wingfield, for more details re spares etc if required, they've...
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    Gazz, some of us haven't been "taught by the...

    Gazz, some of us haven't been "taught by the book" as you put it. We've learnt by the school of hard knocks, and don't like to see others learn by the same education system.
    You've ALL day to drill...
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    Drawbar Removal Tool

    Got this in an email and thought it might be of interest to some of the members on here.
    Ever been in the situation of putting the drawbar spanner down to pick up the hammer to knock out the...
  38. Welcome to a TOP forum. Thanks for your report as...

    Welcome to a TOP forum. Thanks for your report as to what you do. We love pics and reports of WIP (Work In Progress), so when you get a chance wouldn't mind some pics of what you've made/done.
    Kryn
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    I think someone is selling something they know...

    I think someone is selling something they know nothing about. As it's on a MIG wire spool, it must be MIG wire:doh:.
    Thanks for the giggle.
    Kryn
  40. As a precaution you could also silver solder the...

    As a precaution you could also silver solder the joint if you feel that the vise or press isn't enough.
    Kryn
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    Gazza, tighten that goddam table tilt before you...

    Gazza, tighten that goddam table tilt before you do yourself an injury. Also, when you clamp something like you did in the video clip, place a packer under the clamp and the table so that the clamp...
  42. From memory, the tips need to be bright and shiny...

    From memory, the tips need to be bright and shiny to work properly, otherwise you end up with a resistance, resulting in poor joints.
    HTH.
    Kryn
  43. How To Understand Engineers..........

    A few funnies relating to Engineering
    Understanding Engineers 1


    Two engineering students were riding bicycles across a university campus when one said, "Where did you get the great bike?"
    ...
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    I wouldn't load the DP so that it went that slow,...

    I wouldn't load the DP so that it went that slow, unless you want to be in a position of having to replace it!!!! If you plan on expanding your metalworking abilities, look around for a decent DP,...
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    Happy New Year to ALL also. Nice haul on the...

    Happy New Year to ALL also. Nice haul on the goodies too,
    Eventually it'll be like the automobile, there'll be one car maker that has the monopoly on it at, pay my price or walk!!!!!
    If we look at...
  46. Some good food for thought, will be intersting to...

    Some good food for thought, will be intersting to see what comments come back from the machinists and amatuers. Thanks for bringing this up.
    Kryn
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    I've a set of "Kinchrome" punches that are a bit...

    I've a set of "Kinchrome" punches that are a bit the same. The centre punches are like a mild steel and won't hold a point. The taper punches aren't much better, whereas the cold chisels are great...
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    Thanks for the update Mark. That Fork is a...

    Thanks for the update Mark.
    That Fork is a MONSTER, certainly will handle anything you're likely to throw on it.
    Sort of looks lost in the shed too.
    Hope next year is better for you and ALL the...
  49. Geez Dave, only an hour!!!!! I drove over to pick...

    Geez Dave, only an hour!!!!! I drove over to pick up a Surface Grinder and a few other bits, I think my total milage was something like 2800kms:D
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    Gazza if you hold and look at your drills as...

    Gazza if you hold and look at your drills as BaronJ has shown in his link, from Harold Hall this will surely help. DrShBasics1.pdf, if you can print this out, I'm certain it will help you understand...
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