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    That was what I was wondering about. Dean

    That was what I was wondering about.

    Dean
  2. I also believe in moving on and not holding a...

    I also believe in moving on and not holding a grudge.

    Believe it or not the comment about sociopath / psychopath had nothing to do with this forum. Also the same with my previous comment. These...
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    I've seen a few large utes around, but I don't...

    I've seen a few large utes around, but I don't recall seeing one set up and used by a tradie. Do these tradies big utes have tub backs? All the tradies I know of have tray backs. In fact most utes...
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    I believe that SWMBO's Rodeo weighs about 2.5...

    I believe that SWMBO's Rodeo weighs about 2.5 tonne and has a towing capacity of 2.5 - 3 tonne (not sure). There is a bit of a difference in vehicle mass / towing capacity ratio or does Oz have...
  5. It is not true. Some people just plain cannot be...

    It is not true. Some people just plain cannot be pleased no matter what!:no:

    Dean
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    That doesn't sound very cold to me. :? Dean

    That doesn't sound very cold to me. :?

    Dean
  7. Thread: Strange Tool

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    Yes drilling can be an issue with this, but I can...

    Yes drilling can be an issue with this, but I can just give the wheel a flick, so to speak and it will usually spin all the way back.

    Dean
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    I wonder what the ruling is in the US. In some...

    I wonder what the ruling is in the US. In some states at least they can tow up to 13.6 tonne gross behind a ute (truck to them). I saw Brian (bcbloc02) working on a new (to him) 5th wheel trailer and...
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    I recently watched a video where the poster...

    I recently watched a video where the poster recommended tightening a bolt a bit before trying to undo it. Just saying. You would have to be careful with a screw.

    Dean
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    Nice to see someone else who isn't wedded to...

    Nice to see someone else who isn't wedded to their mobile. I don't get service at home and to be honest I don't want it. Some phones work here because people have been able to use them at times, but...
  11. Interesting point for discussion. Are the people...

    Interesting point for discussion. Are the people who cause trouble on forums and comments sections Sociopaths / Psychopaths? Serial killers like Ted Bundy and just about every other one you could...
  12. Thread: Strange Tool

    by Oldneweng
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    5 inches? Is that what you have to put up with on...

    5 inches? Is that what you have to put up with on smaller lathes? I constantly thank my lucky stars that my tailstock has been designed to fit so well with the carriage that I am constantly releasing...
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    [QUOTE=Piers037;1929254] Do you have a drive...

    Do you have a drive plate for turning between centres? I mounted an ER40 collet chuck on my drive plate as I decided it would get more use that way. Of course I have an MT6 spindle taper and have...
  14. Thread: Strange Tool

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    My 16 x 40 does, but what is considered a latge,...

    My 16 x 40 does, but what is considered a latge, um large lathe. :rolleyes:

    Dean
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    Around the world there are 40 Billion photos and...

    Around the world there are 40 Billion photos and 35 Million videos taken each day that never see the light of day again or if they do the lucky viewer wishes they never came to visit. I don't watch...
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    True. I did think about adding a converter...

    True. I did think about adding a converter instead, and would probably be easier if there was a 24v power wire already available. A mate did it as I suggested years ago in a 4WD.

    Dean
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    In all fairness the forum does only have a .com...

    In all fairness the forum does only have a .com extension to its address so you might think it was in the US if you did not know.

    Dean
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    Cheap and easy way is use EBay sourced relays to...

    Cheap and easy way is use EBay sourced relays to switch a 12v circuit. A relay per trailer circuit. This requires that you have 2 x 12v batteries.

    Dean
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    My limited understanding is that neither of these...

    My limited understanding is that neither of these methods would work. It takes very little bend in a barrel to cause it to fail.

    The other consideration is that this is an Australian based forum...
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    Gottcha. Dean

    Gottcha.

    Dean
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    That would be Baron's idea. Nice work as per...

    That would be Baron's idea.

    Nice work as per usual.

    Dean
  22. Provide proof of what you claim I have done to...

    Provide proof of what you claim I have done to upset you by quoting in context from my posts. You have not shown anything truthful yet to support your attitude. All I am asking of you is sensible...
  23. Tell you what, I have no interest whatsoever in...

    Tell you what, I have no interest whatsoever in trying to influence your opinion. If you would calm down enough to use some logic and English language skills you might notice that all I am doing is...
  24. Sacc, you are totally missing the point. Nobody...

    Sacc, you are totally missing the point. Nobody is saying your method does not work, they are saying Mr SunY's method does not work.



    This! A drill without relief will not work so Mr SunY's...
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    Yes I have read this thread, like I read all...

    Yes I have read this thread, like I read all threads and I watched your video, but I haven't changed my opinion. The information provided in Mr SunY's video would not provide a newby enough...
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    Ouch. I got a zap from an electric fence...

    Ouch. I got a zap from an electric fence yesterday. Does this count? It went in one shoulder and out the opposite hand which was gripping a barbed wire as I was bending over. The short electric...
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    I also watched this video, before this thread...

    I also watched this video, before this thread started and found it quite amusing. The whole point of it, I believe is to get "something" posted on YouTube. The more you post the more chance of making...
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    There is special instrument oil available. Dean

    There is special instrument oil available.

    Dean
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    Who's drawers? :C Can you explain this...

    Who's drawers? :C

    Can you explain this please?:?

    Dean
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    I am just wondering whether it is a Whit thread,...

    I am just wondering whether it is a Whit thread, but undersize. I agree it is not acceptable at the size you measured. I got a facing head and a drill chuck with the M14 thread in them with my mill....
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    In what way do you think it is not in tolerance...

    In what way do you think it is not in tolerance for a 1/2" Whit thread? Due to the rounded thread tips the size is somewhat less than 1/2". I recall a US YouTuber saying he had found this weird...
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    A number of people have mentioned having a 1/2"...

    A number of people have mentioned having a 1/2" Whitworth thread on their drawbars. I think it is a poor choice myself. My mill came with an M14 threaded drawbar which is just as bad. I have made up...
  33. Thread: Kant clamp !

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    Baron, have you seen the Dimide clamp? 370773...

    Baron, have you seen the Dimide clamp?

    370773

    Keith Fenner on YouTube did a review on them. 7000lb clamping force, but it was a pretty big clamp. They look easy to make.

    Dean
  34. What is a shower pump motor? Dean

    What is a shower pump motor?

    Dean
  35. Be careful of the bearings in a sewing machine...

    Be careful of the bearings in a sewing machine motor. I used one to make a vibrating cartridge cleaner and the motor bearings wore out real fast.

    Dean
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    You did say you were preparing for the fire...

    You did say you were preparing for the fire season. It would be handy for that.

    Dean
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    Thanks heaps for that info. I had not even...

    Thanks heaps for that info. I had not even thought about details like you have given. Light duty duty it will be. This looks like the 80mm would be best. I hope it is alright. The end is rough gas...
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    Yeah, I was just looking at the vial part. Forgot...

    Yeah, I was just looking at the vial part. Forgot the actual use.

    Sealing the ends? Just hold it up to a fla poof! :D

    Dean
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    Vertical bandsaw, but will need to be secondhand....

    Vertical bandsaw, but will need to be secondhand. After I bought one I kept using it for all sorts of things. Flick it on and go. Real quick. The latest use for it has been polystyrene foam 65mm...
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    How do you use the water level to set the vial...

    How do you use the water level to set the vial level? When you say long I am thinking loooonng. I have used water levels to set a laser level over a long distance. I use a garden hose with clear at...
  41. Ah, the benefits of living in a big city. :no:...

    Ah, the benefits of living in a big city. :no: One day I should beef up my security, but no need to yet. The only strangers that come around this area are lost and more concerned with getting out of...
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    Suitable Sheave Diameter

    I am thinking about knocking up some mutiple sheave pulley's to add some lifting capacity to my lifting trailer. I have been pulling out posts and want to try for something better. Most posts come...
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    I opened a new account with BOC about 4 weeks...

    I opened a new account with BOC about 4 weeks ago. I needed a cylinder of oxy. They are charging about $8 something for rental per month for the D size. I only want it short term. I can take it back...
  44. What's a Beawre? Anyone with any sense,...

    What's a Beawre?

    Anyone with any sense, totally ignores anything like this. I remember reading something about winning an iphone recently. I think it was a genuine offer tho. The "iphone" turned...
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    Just polish the 2 parts with some wet and dry....

    Just polish the 2 parts with some wet and dry. Use blueing liquid or a texta etc to check whether there is any interference from the damage. You only need to remove this interference.

    Dean
  46. If you are referring to using the forum search...

    If you are referring to using the forum search function then don't bother. The VBulletin software the forum runs on has a pretty hopeless search system. It is better to use Google. Other search...
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    The bits I am talking about are the normal longer...

    The bits I am talking about are the normal longer grooved bits that are gripped by the tool, extension etc with a locking collar. I can just push one of these bits in without touching the collar. The...
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    PDW, that sadly sounds like a typical sort of...

    PDW, that sadly sounds like a typical sort of human reaction. Worried about the here and now without regard to past situations and logic. Unfortunately people are pretty bad with logic in general.
    ...
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    A question about the Makita impact driver Pete....

    A question about the Makita impact driver Pete. How does the bit release collar operate. My Bosch has to have the collar operated to both fit and remove bits, but the Stanley can have bits just...
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    The only big name supplier in Mt Gambier. They...

    The only big name supplier in Mt Gambier. They can be a funny lot tho. A while back I bought a length of galv angle 50 x 50 x 6, except they don't keep it in 6mm so it had to be 5mm and it was folded...
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