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  1. Instead of two U bolts, what about 4 bolts and...

    Instead of two U bolts, what about 4 bolts and two of the four hole plates.

    Hooroo.
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    4me, you will have to take another photo with a...

    4me, you will have to take another photo with a better camera. I tried blowing it up but it is very pixelated and does not show the damage very well.

    Hooroo.
  3. I can vouch for Simon's recommendation. Just...

    I can vouch for Simon's recommendation. Just purchased a set the other day to replace lights in the motor home. Draw about 600 m/amps and this is important with solar run systems.
    Go for it.
    ...
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    Gazza. Why are you so convinced that putting...

    Gazza.

    Why are you so convinced that putting oil in the frame is a good idea. You are going to get it galvanised obviously. What is wrong with allowing the gal. to run inside your RHS. Holes...
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    Thanks Bob. .6mm is not much but in this case,...

    Thanks Bob. .6mm is not much but in this case, may be.
    There are better experts here than I in relation to this matter.

    Hooroo.

    John
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    Pray tell. What is PCD. .6 of a mm is not very...

    Pray tell. What is PCD. .6 of a mm is not very much.

    Mmmm. Seems I double posted

    John
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    Pray tell. What is PCD. John

    Pray tell. What is PCD.

    John
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    You have to remove all rust and those gal...

    You have to remove all rust and those gal coatings completely to even start to do anything decent.

    Hope this helps.

    John
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    Just make up a cover to throw over it. John

    Just make up a cover to throw over it.

    John
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    Thanks again Simon John

    Thanks again Simon

    John
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    Simon, thanks for the info on the 12v motor. ...

    Simon, thanks for the info on the 12v motor.

    John
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    Simon. In regard to the log lifter, what is the...

    Simon. In regard to the log lifter, what is the 12v motor you are using from and what are you driving to operate the ram. Small hydraulic pump or what?
    I have a Dalmore splitter, (Great machine)...
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    Phil, you are a perfectionist. Bob has added...

    Phil, you are a perfectionist. Bob has added some good advice.

    John
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    "Should I be looking at welding sister frames...

    "Should I be looking at welding sister frames outside the main frames to increase the axle width?"

    Graham, I am certainly not an engineer, but through experience, I would suggest a wider frame....
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    "would fail pretty quickly " Yes. John

    "would fail pretty quickly "

    Yes.

    John
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    I think you will find the 1.6mm sheet will be far...

    I think you will find the 1.6mm sheet will be far too light. Will dent very easily.

    Regards,

    John.
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    Must be age. Happens to me too. John

    Must be age. Happens to me too.

    John
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    RustyArc. I converted my standard 6x4 into a...

    RustyArc.
    I converted my standard 6x4 into a tipper, simply by hinging the draw bar about one third of the length from the front. Then welded two pieces of 50mm x 4mm flat sticking out the...
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    Being steel you were trying to weld, I would have...

    Being steel you were trying to weld, I would have used bronze.

    Hope this helps,

    John.
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    I have built eight or nine boat trailers and...

    I have built eight or nine boat trailers and would not use anything else but RHS.
    But be very aware of where to drills the holes for the galvanizing to get inside and then out when dipped, as well...
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    Yup.

    Yup.
  22. What is wrong with an old sink? Just cut the...

    What is wrong with an old sink? Just cut the outer draining section off if you want, or just use as is.
    Tip shop or Garage sales would be the place to look.
    $83 to wash paint brushes in. Nup.
    ...
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    It can be simulated with a needle in the arm with...

    It can be simulated with a needle in the arm with some magic fluid. Does the same thing to the body as the physical test.
    May put your mind at rest Bob.
    They did that to me. You feel a bit...
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    If the wall thickness is about 2mm as described...

    If the wall thickness is about 2mm as described in the original post, that is a light pipe and I doubt you will get a thread cut on it and leave any metal behind to screw on to.

    Hooroo.
  25. Grind the weld out of the rear of the current...

    Grind the weld out of the rear of the current plate, cut the necessary length off the new plate and weld that on.
    It will take a deal of time to remove the original plate as it will be welded inside...
  26. Kryn, I will take everything in the photographs...

    Kryn, I will take everything in the photographs except the paint pot and spray gun (last two photos)
    I will be at Dooen.

    John
  27. Michigan welders - Anyone have any experience with them.

    Was in Total Tools, Ballarat yesterday and spotted these welders.
    Several sizes but there was a small inverter welder for $199 with a kit.
    Too small for my work but a mate wants one for light and...
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    McDiven Saws P/L specializes in all types of...

    McDiven Saws P/L specializes in all types of bandsaws

    This mob have been around for a long time. Good product, and they only do bandsaw blades.

    Hooroo.

    John
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    Absolutely agree with the Aloe Vera plant. Have...

    Absolutely agree with the Aloe Vera plant. Have several and they are the best thing for burns.
    They need very little attention. Just keep them damp.
    You can buy it in bottles but shelf life is...
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    Get the roof on quick! John.

    Get the roof on quick!

    John.
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    Wander down to your local auto sparky. He may...

    Wander down to your local auto sparky. He may also be a motor re-winder. He will be able to assist with the correct size, or send you to where you can get one.

    Hooroo.
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    I have several 24v fans running on 12v for...

    I have several 24v fans running on 12v for different purposes.
    Run a bit slower but very quiet. Run on 24v and they are noisy.

    Hooroo

    John
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    Had a good laugh over that comment. Hooroo. ...

    Had a good laugh over that comment.

    Hooroo.

    John
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    I use Opera as my browser and they took that...

    I use Opera as my browser and they took that facility away months ago.
    Is a real pain as keyboard use is a lot quicker than having to use the mouse.
    Probably your browser is the problem.

    Hooroo...
  35. Thread: Rivnuts?

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    Add another $100 for the same ones on ebay. ...

    Add another $100 for the same ones on ebay.

    Hooroo

    John
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    Thank you Sir. Great stuff. John.

    Thank you Sir. Great stuff.

    John.
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    It is a pitty that those of us who do not use...

    It is a pitty that those of us who do not use facebook cannot see the video.

    Hooroo

    John
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    Agree with rcaffin. My old man had one. Held a...

    Agree with rcaffin. My old man had one. Held a nail so you could start it without holding it in your fingers. Mainly in difficult spots.
    Very rarely used.

    Hooroo.

    John
  39. I think this is a bit out of whack. Deposit is...

    I think this is a bit out of whack.

    Deposit is $200 and $99 at change over.

    Was advised by the bloke at the counter to copy the receipt as the original will fade. I scanned mine and have it on...
  40. IMPORTANT Been getting this every time I go to the forum. ...

    Been getting this every time I go to the forum. Just ignore it as has been suggested before.
    Have not had any problems and my virus program does not pick anything up.

    Hooroo

    John
  41. IMPORTANT Still there at 4.40AM John

    Still there at 4.40AM

    John
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    T.W.Sands in Swanston Street, Melbourne will have...

    T.W.Sands in Swanston Street, Melbourne will have everything you need.
    Kerosene lighting Melbourne – T W Sands & Co

    Hooroo

    John.
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    Get a small punch in there and break the centre...

    Get a small punch in there and break the centre pin off.

    John
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    Photographs as requested. Left hand side unit is...

    Photographs as requested.
    Left hand side unit is for sharpening circular saws while the right hand one is for buzzer knives, chisels etc.
    Hope this helps.

    John361835361836361837
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    Is that all that you have? There are a number of...

    Is that all that you have? There are a number of other bits and is suitable for sharpening drills, planer knives, chisels etc.
    I have the full compliment, but the unit you display would only be...
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    Eucalyptus oil and elbow grease. It will remove...

    Eucalyptus oil and elbow grease. It will remove it.

    Hooroo

    John
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    Ventureland, rub some beeswax or candle wax on...

    Ventureland, rub some beeswax or candle wax on the bearing surfaces. Will make sliding in and out a lot easier.

    John
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    I have taken the liberty of copying the...

    I have taken the liberty of copying the photographs. Would it be OK with the original poster for me to email them to our club members. (Dunmunkle Sump Oilers Machinery Preservation Inc) to see if...
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    How about these for a hobby. Hornsby's that were...

    How about these for a hobby.
    Hornsby's that were set up between 1910 and about 1913. 55hp to 120hp.
    All still where they were built and all now working, thanks to the blokes in our club.
    359044
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    Yep. Correct Shed. If it starts the wrong way,...

    Yep. Correct Shed. If it starts the wrong way, just slow it down until nearly stopped and hit the decompression lever at the right time and she goes the other way. Experience is a must.

    John
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