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    I renewed all of the fuses when I first got it...

    I renewed all of the fuses when I first got it they are not the problem because the mill runs.
    I have been running the mill for about a year now.
    Diagnosis was complicated by a damaged motor speed...
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    Electrical Maintenance Technician wanted

    I have a Ruhla universal milling machine.
    Built in the late 70s or early 80s.
    At this time I'm having problems with the spindle motor being slow to start and cutting out.
    I suspect the spindle...
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    Wilson slant bed Lathe W.A.

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/kelmscott/power-tools/willson-slant-bed-lathe/1297458133

    I took a screen shot in case it disappeared.
    I have no connection with this sale.
    Mark
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    WA LPC regulator SOLD

    Sold
  5. WA Portable turbo oxy set interchangeable star tips

    Pick up or post.
    Is regulation necessary?

    Mark
  6. WA Portable turbo oxy set interchangeable star tips

    New and unused 4 interchangable tips for a Bromic oxy mobile brazing and welding set. $60
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    WA Yes misstype LPG

    Yes misstype LPG
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    WA Cigweld Comet Edge LPC regulator

    For sale a LPG Cigweld Comet Edge regulator.
    Top Quality.In excellent condition.
    Perfect for a gas forge.

    $90
    Mark
  9. Bench mounted horizontal milling machine Perth

    I never seen anything like this.But it may fit your needs.
    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/kingsley/other-tools-diy/milling-machine-horizontal/1296241640
    Mark
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    Straight shank collet chuck

    I use a straight shank ER33 collet chuck in my 4 jaw chuck.
    It may be impractical in a chuck smaller than 150mm because of stick out.
    But it works for me.
    Mark
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    If you are thinking about carbide tooling. On a...

    If you are thinking about carbide tooling.
    On a small lathe you will find the inserts that give you the best finish are positive rake, that is the rake is built into the insert not the toolholder....
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    Blacksmith Power Hammer Perth

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1384834738681210/?ref=browse_tab&referral_code=marketplace_general&referral_story_type=general&tracking=%7B%22qid%22%253A%22-6308743317656268384%22%252C%22mf_...
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    Welshpool Voestalpine

    Iv'e found the guys at the Welshpool store are happy to accommodate the small orders us hobbyists usually buy.
    Canning Vale on the other hand are only interested commercial quantities.
    Iv'e gone to...
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    Universal Mill W.A.

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/mount-helena/miscellaneous-goods/universal-milling-machine/1292980852
  15. Thread: Jacking Gantry

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    Slinging arrangment

    Steve I had planed to sling my mill only using slings to save height so a double beam was not a option.
    This is the slinging arrangement that I used.
    Its not one you will find in any rigging...
  16. Thread: Jacking Gantry

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    Gantry jockey wheels

    Bob 6 inch jockey wheels have a 350 Kg static load capacity.
    I had to look that up.
    I won't be using them to mobile with a load.
    As I can retract them and rotate the castor wheels whilst moving...
  17. Thread: Jacking Gantry

    by Poloris
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    Removable jockey wheels.

    Kryn the jockey wheels are on the inside so they don't add to the width.
    They are only meant to be used to re-position the gantry and will be retracted or removed before a lift.
    Most of the...
  18. Thread: Jacking Gantry

    by Poloris
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    Jacking Gantry

    This is a gantry I have made to use under my sheds low ceiling. (Clearance under the shed's central beam is 2.1 metre.)
    Total width is 2.7m, the minimum height is 1.9m and once the mounts for the...
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    Colchester Mastiff on Gumtree W.A.

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/malaga/power-tools/colchester-lathe/1290517764
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    At last I have found time to get back to this...

    At last I have found time to get back to this project, I'm finishing a telescoping gantry project which is taking up most of my time.
    I looked at the geometry of my adjustable finger and realized...
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    Geometry?

    Joe I had no idea about the geometry I didn't give it much thought.
    I clocked it and sharpened it parallel now I will have to re- mount it and cut a taper.
    The reamer I used was so blunt it was...
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    Sharpening expandable reamers

    This project was inspired by a youtube video tube which I can't find again, the finger tool is my contribution.
    Unfortunately I have to shim the magnetic vee blocks to suit each the particular...
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    2 Myford lathes $400 perth

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-perth/lathe/k0l3008303r500
    (The ML7 has vertical slide as well.)

    The listing is no longer accessable.
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    Air operated oil gun

    I have just finished modifying a air operated grease gun to lubricate my new to me late 70s Ruhla mill.
    The mill has a combination of grease style nipples and large zerk nipples.
    My trusty Reilang...
  25. Thread: Mill Perth

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    Mill Perth

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/316634386652629/?ref=category_feed&referral_code=marketplace_search&referral_story_type=post&tracking=%7B%22qid%22%3A%22-7397259142743394362%22%2C%22mf_story_...
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    Myford ML7 Perth with extras

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/wooroloo/power-tools/myford-metal-lathe/1284802055
  27. Horizontal milling attachment to suit Bridgeport W.A.

    Seen on facebook, he also has a slotting head.
    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/242592551045915/?ref=browse_tab&referral_code=

    Mark
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    D bit grinder WA

    On Facebook market place Perth region.

    You will have to find it yourself I'm not sure a copy and paste will work.
    Mark.
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    leveling the base.

    Plasmaman I missed your post completly.
    I could not think of a leveling solution, so I put a 900mm square mat made from re-constituted car tyre rubber under the base.
    It seems to do the trick....
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    Mobile Mill Base

    I recently had similar problems when I brought a 1.3 tonne East German mill.
    My engine hoist was not capable of lifting it off the pellet safely, so I hired a 1.5 tonne $200 a day gantry crane from...
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    AXA Toolholder rack

    This is my effort.
    Mark
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    Bantam gear

    The Bantam and the Chipmaster do use the same change gears, but its only the 70 Tooth gear that Im missing.
    Thank you Mark
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    Advance Change Gears W.A.

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/wembley/power-tools/lathe-gears-from-advance-lathe/1271283323
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    Colchester 70T

    Thanks for the generous offer Michael but I've cut the thread with a die so the immediate need is taken care of.
    I will monitor E-bay and see if one turns up in the future.
    Mark.
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    70T gear Colchester Bantam Mk1

    I'm looking to buy a 70 tooth change gear for a Mk1 Bantam.
    I want to cut a 1/4 28 thread and its the one I'm missing.
    Thank you Mark
  36. Thread: D1-3 pins

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    Cam studs

    Pipeclay I have tried to find the pins on alibaba and the internet but to no avail.

    Thanks for that link, Michael I am trying to order them through the MacIt site now, without success so far.
    ...
  37. Thread: D1-3 pins

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    D1-3 pins

    I am looking to buy 6 D1-3 pins.
    So far the closest quality ones I have found is in NZ and they would work out to be expensive.
    ...
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    Weird Waldown on Gumtree WA

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/henderson/power-tools/brobo-waldown-3-speed-drill-press/1268161788
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    Travelling head metal shaper Perth

    You would have to a enthusiast.
    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/midvale/miscellaneous-goods/mit-a-mit-travelling-head-metal-shaper-made-in-sydney-in-1945/1268073861

    Mark
  40. Earth connection

    I have wired my 2.2 kw ecogoo inverter to a 3 phase motor, however I don't know where to connect the motor's earth wire.
    There is no earth terminal with the motor connections, and I can't see any...
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    Soldering

    Steve I used a Weller 51D soldering station, cranked up to 45 watts and had no problems with the spring and ball mechanism.
    I've done 3 so far

    Mark
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    Reworking the Zerks

    I had having problems replacing damaged 1/4 inch zerk oilers on my lathe.
    I brought some from a E-bay seller.
    The first one was too tight and I mangled it, the second I pressed in but it was too...
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    Dresser

    Damn! I now realize the sockets milled for the holding bolts will fill up with grinding dust.
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    Surface grinder table stops

    A few months ago I made a dresser for my surface grinder, as I did not have table stops I could not use it.
    So I finally got around to making the stops.
    Stock used was 1020 round bar 38mm for the...
  45. R.C I'm still waiting, however I have been...

    R.C I'm still waiting, however I have been notified that a delivery is pending.

    Mark
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    There a some good examples of lathe stops made by...

    There a some good examples of lathe stops made by forums members on this site including mine.

    https://metalworkforums.com/f303/t203616-lathe-carraige-stop-dial-indicator-mount

    I have since...
  47. Black Friday discount

    I have just purchased one for my Hafco GHD-22 drill press, which I have been running on 240v via a VSD (little torque).
    Because of the Black Friday Sale I was able to buy it 13% cheaper.
    Thank you...
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    Invicta Metal Shaper W.A.

    Invicta Metal Shaper WA

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/forrestfield/miscellaneous-goods/metal-shaper/1261255873
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    AXA tool holder Rack

    I've made a rack for the AXA tool holders, that have been cluttering a draw under my lathe.
    Its 710 mm long and holds 14 of my most used tools.
    The nylon brackets are copy's of 3D printed models...
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    WCD thank you for posting photos of the stops...

    WCD thank you for posting photos of the stops You're right the micrometer adjustment is really strange.
    Mark
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