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    Whilst we is waiting for some evidence of the...

    Whilst we is waiting for some evidence of the 'Blu_Rock' and 'Hunch' conspiracy claims, I think I might have found some...:rolleyes:

    By and large, talented reporters scrambled to match stories...
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    “Every age has its peculiar folly,” wrote Charles...

    “Every age has its peculiar folly,” wrote Charles Mackay (1814-1889) in the preface of his book, Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds (1841, 1852), going on to say
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    If "its pretty evident", then I take it there...

    If "its pretty evident", then I take it there will be some evidence to back up your claims ?




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    "...the fact that human-induced climate is a real...

    "...the fact that human-induced climate is a real phenomenon..."

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    "...All this talk that the science is some how backed by a mythical left wing conspiracy..."

    ???... News to me. Some...
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    Aparently I missed all the fun..:rolleyes: ...

    Aparently I missed all the fun..:rolleyes:

    By-the-by, Christianity is not a 'race'.... if it is, then aitheist me is an Athee-atian..:U

    Hat, coat.....................




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    Sticky: An "Austolite" shaper... Austolite Shaper...

    An "Austolite" shaper... Austolite Shaper




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    You'd probably get a few hundred dollars on ebay for all those books/catalogs.




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    I'm guessing by now there's a few thousand...

    I'm guessing by now there's a few thousand youtube videos on how to fix hydraulic jacks..:)




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    Great find :cool: Love the gold paint over...

    Great find :cool:

    Love the gold paint over every thing. Likely done for the filming.

    Back in the day even the hand held spray bottles looked high-end. (about the eight minute mark)
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    Well, the corrupt malcolm turnbull soon got his...

    Well, the corrupt malcolm turnbull soon got his pay-off for pushing the global warming scam...

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-kkr-turnbull-idUSKCN1T10OV

    Aparently, turnbulls new 'employers'...
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    Got some photos of the mill ? .

    Got some photos of the mill ?





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    One election and the world changes..:cool: ...

    One election and the world changes..:cool:

    Looks like state labor is in panic mode...

    "...Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has asked the Coordinator-General to oversee the approvals...
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    I'm not aware of any job offers for Oz...

    I'm not aware of any job offers for Oz politicians from the current President. Perhaps a golf caddy job...:U

    Meanwhile, the Clinton corruption exposure continues... https://www.judicialwatch.org/...
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    Bit of a mystery to me what Palmer is about. He...

    Bit of a mystery to me what Palmer is about. He shot himself in the foot with many of 'his' voters when he did some deal or other with the Al Gore-Clinton camp...

    The Carbon Tax saga goes on: What...
  15. Thread: Belt Grinder

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    I can see bare floor in that piccy - yer...

    I can see bare floor in that piccy - yer obviously not fully tooled up yet..:U




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    For $250 dollars it would of been worth just...

    For $250 dollars it would of been worth just getting it as a discussion piece for the corner of the shed...




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  17. Thread: Tulloch Lathe ?

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    You are describing two items there so i'd suggest...

    You are describing two items there so i'd suggest removing chuck from back plate and see what lays behind - it may be self evident..:)




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    Palmer and Shorten gone...

    :cool:

    There is some hope for Oz politics yet...
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    Most people post that sorta comment on the 1st...

    Most people post that sorta comment on the 1st day of the month, not the 30th..:U




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    Nice..:cool: Abom79 has a number of similar...

    Nice..:cool:


    Abom79 has a number of similar items...

    "Shop Talk 25 Vintage Drill Indexes "
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7JaoDbB5Z7w#fauxfullscreen
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    "a professional" ? Still pay to have a little...

    "a professional" ? Still pay to have a little oversight. There is a major Brisbane factory relocation specialist trucking crew who had a 50kg or so lathe tail stock 'drop off' at a traffic...
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    :cool: .

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    There's a possibility. Drummond were used as a...

    There's a possibility. Drummond were used as a basis for several brands.

    Another possibility is it were a one-off home made. Toowoomba were a big foundry and machine shop town back in the day so...
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    Webb Lathe Toowoomba

    Little known on this little lathe. "Webb Toowoomba" on the side as part of the casting.
    A Trove search shows there were a Webb Engineering in Toowoomba back in the 50's though no reference to lathe...
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    Ten Thousand Dollar Treadly...

    :o

    Well, probably back in the day...

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=AHAMimcPoWE
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    After watching the video I made the observation...

    After watching the video I made the observation that there must be some big trains your way..:) I certainly look forward to watching more of your vids..:cool:

    ...As for cutting leather - Power...
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    If no one knows the brand I'd suggest a Trove search. https://trove.nla.gov.au/

    - Take a guess... for dating, looks pre WW2. Bought at auction in Adelaide?... possibly manufactured or dealer...
  28. As with most things, its all about the dosage -...

    As with most things, its all about the dosage - Unless yer doing the smelting on an industrial scale I can't see there'd be much to worry about. For starters, stand upwind..:cool:




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    Stefan can do it..:cool:

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qQ_1ju9tfh0




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  30. Not a brand I'm familiar with so had a look-see...

    Not a brand I'm familiar with so had a look-see in Trove.

    Funny things yer find...

    "...​MELBOURNE, Sunday. — A nightwatchman fired two shots at a man he disturbed in the Lock Tool Co.'s...
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    Sticky: Its not far from me shed and here I is outer town...

    Its not far from me shed and here I is outer town fer the weekend..:~




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    I think its his second go at a sale. Apparently...

    I think its his second go at a sale. Apparently somebody didn't pay up.

    Looking close at the photos the ways appear to be flogged out just about where the students trash'em...
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    There's some big timber in them boats. And...

    There's some big timber in them boats.

    And they were still using an adze..:cool:
  34. Thread: Enankay Lathe

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    Enankay Lathe

    Yet another find on Trove.

    From the 1930's, Australian made Enankay 3 and 3/8" gap bed screw cutting lathe...
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  35. Thread: Tulloch Lathe ?

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    Its been a while, any piccys in the book..:)

    Its been a while, any piccys in the book..:)
  36. Thread: Depression...

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    Something to look at perhaps... I had...

    Something to look at perhaps...

    I had recurring gout and severe joint pain. Dr's talking pills which others told me once yer on them yer on them for life which did not appeal. Did my own...
  37. The reply I got from McMaster-Carr is they only...

    The reply I got from McMaster-Carr is they only supply their established Oz clients. I'm guessing that means the larger US based or affiliated Oz company's.

    What I find handy about the...
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    Try Trove... July, 1927: ".. To investigate...

    Try Trove...

    July, 1927:

    ".. To investigate tho "possibilities ofthe Australian market, Mr: L. A. Jacobsen, of Copenhagen, Denmark, representing the Danish Machine Company, manufacturers of...
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    Just for general interest... Did a bit of...

    Just for general interest...

    Did a bit of research on these collet things over at PM a while back. I mainly read threads which related to me, i.e. Farm workshop without CNC. The majority of...
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    Trouble I find with couriers is that somebody...

    Trouble I find with couriers is that somebody gotta be at the address to receive.
    I use Oz post all the time when-ever the item is small/light enough for them. I've got a P.O. Box so they hold the...
  41. Thread: Grinding wheel

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    Mount them and try them. Your tap test reminded...

    Mount them and try them. Your tap test reminded me of something this farm boy learnt many years ago about mounting some old wheel bought at an auction - Stand well back from the direction debris...
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    This advertisement is likely from a poster...

    This advertisement is likely from a poster here...

    *****

    http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/elwood/miscellaneous-goods/other-students-for-metal-scraping-course-/1136480700

    Vintage lathe, milling...
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    Strange. I thought I'd written peening. My auto...

    Strange. I thought I'd written peening. My auto spell checker even tried to make it "preening" this time.
    Perhaps a mod can fix.
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    Looks to be the best way. Other options look a...

    Looks to be the best way. Other options look a bit expensive for a one off.

    After reading your post, first up, I thought of perhaps taking the table screw off the mill and doing a temporary mount...
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    Peeling the table to straighten...

    If I hadn't seen the before and after dail readings I wouldn't have believed it.

    A simple tap with a hammer and punch along the top of a mill table base takes a lot of the banana out of it...
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    Secret? This is a metal work forum. Here I do...

    Secret? This is a metal work forum. Here I do metal work related stuff. I'm in several car forums, there I do the 'where do I find' car part questions. :cool:

    As to the vehicles, I collect a few...
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    It means the seller don't want to pay ebay any commission. :U

    As the ad says - ring him.
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    The Pickles web site is hopeless from the get-go....

    The Pickles web site is hopeless from the get-go. Not surprised it fell over.

    So who were the big equipment buyers? Are some of the other local company's going for bigger machinery?
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    2-3K :oo: Looks like hard chrome and CNC are...

    2-3K :oo:

    Looks like hard chrome and CNC are out.
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    The steering shaft is from a vehicle that were...

    The steering shaft is from a vehicle that were sold new in Oz as right hand drive though assembled from components imported from the US. I suspect the steering box is the way it is so the left hand...
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