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    07-12-2019, 09:25 AM
    Ian B replied to a thread Bending a Scaffold Pole in General
    The material is indeed galvanized; they're standard scaffold pipes. If the poles were cantilevered from the wall, I'd indeed set them at an angle....
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    07-12-2019, 07:07 AM
    Ian B started a thread Bending a Scaffold Pole in General
    Looking for some "how-to" suggestions here... I am building a shade for a patio. It'll consist of standard diameter (48.3mm) scaffold poles up to...
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    06-23-2019, 09:48 AM
    Ian B replied to a thread Wire Bending in General
    Rich, Until I saw your post, I hadn't realized that I *could* slow the video down (right click - Play Speed) Thanks for that! Ian
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    06-23-2019, 05:20 AM
    Ian B started a thread Wire Bending in General
    I came across this: https://i.imgur.com/RJkQn5n.gifv Never mind the use or value of what he's making, I liked the idea of modifying multiple (9,...
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    06-04-2019, 01:21 PM
    The pyramids themselves are indeed not particularly precisely built - large gaps between the blocks of limestone. But take a look at the serapeum of...
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    06-01-2019, 11:18 AM
    Ian B replied to a thread Tell me about Shapers in General
    I was lucky with that 140 Euro shaper. The machine tool dealer needed the space and this thing had been gathering dust for too long. He'd had no...
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    06-01-2019, 03:41 AM
    Ian B replied to a thread Tell me about Shapers in General
    I have an 18"Elliott shaper, lovely old beast. One thing that I didn't notice for a long time was that there is a hole all the way through the...
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    04-21-2019, 06:45 AM
    When I started tapping threads (around 50 years ago), the taps were all straight flute carbon steel things. It was 1/4 turn forwards, 1/2 turn...
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    04-18-2019, 02:00 AM
    Dennis, Others may (will) have other opinions, but I repaint machinery with very similar products. A two pack epoxy primer (a sort of...
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