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    Today, 10:32 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread Digital Tachometers in General
    Ive got a cheap non contact chinese special, paint the thing black, or tape it with black insulation tape or sharpie it black then dot it with a...
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    Yesterday, 07:10 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread WD-40 in General
    Can you let us know when he's selling it? wow I wish the owners of some of my vehicles were so afflicted (he says, having spent weeks under a ten...
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    Yesterday, 07:06 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread Tubal Cain or Twobekann ? in General
    There used to be a tubal cain write a extremely good workshop column for one of the british motorcycle mags in the 50's era. Its quite possible that...
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    Yesterday, 06:50 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread Drag knife experience? in General
    Just found my plans, I got them in 2015 from Brian Oltrogge, He's got a youtube video about making the design....
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    Yesterday, 06:40 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread Drag knife experience? in General
    Sorry, my build queue is pretty packed for the next decade or so, which is why I haven't gotten about to making my own stanley type drag knife even....
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    07-13-2018, 04:40 PM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread Drag knife experience? in General
    You can use a rotary knife cartridge complete with bearings out of a vinyl cutting machine in a regular toolholder but they are fairly delicate. I...
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    07-13-2018, 04:33 PM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Decided it was time overdue to make a nice exhaust for my old sp400 thumper. Its had some nasty welded up cut about cherry bomb since I first got it...
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    07-12-2018, 06:41 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread Lets start with Hello in General
    Yes. Although you need to indicate it in the vertical plane and check its not become cocked in that plane also. Also interesting to note how if you...
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    07-09-2018, 06:51 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Not so much shop here of late, off to a security/hacking conference last week, and this week preparing for a new job + went to a drag race meeting...
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    07-09-2018, 06:39 AM
    Zip tie :D Seriously, if you arrange it right not zipped all the way up, you can slide the tie off sideways and it stops the battery dropping out...
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    07-09-2018, 06:28 AM
    Some of the cheap rotary spindles to add 4th axis capability to a milling machine have a cheap harmonic drive unit coupled to a stepper. However I...
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    07-08-2018, 05:21 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread Lets start with Hello in General
    There's lots of books etc on milling in the lathe with masses of setups and ideas. I've got one here from dore westbury from the 30's but there's...
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    07-05-2018, 03:56 AM
    I was going to offer mine as a spare, since its unlikely now I'll ever finish it as glass scales and chinese dro's have dropped so much in price...
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    07-04-2018, 06:51 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread Lets start with Hello in General
    Me neither, code should be the shortest and simplest it possibly can, not a exercise in showing how much more self entitled and clever the coder is...
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    07-04-2018, 06:46 AM
    Is anyone here still using yadro as a dro solution? as in actually in use not tucked in a drawer forgotten about.
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    07-02-2018, 04:15 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    just back from 3 days on the road doing hacking conferences, and at the last one saw a really great talk on hardware hacking and reverse engineering...
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    06-25-2018, 01:38 PM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Every time I start my backhoe for the first time in the year it pops a hose, I go the shop that makes imperial thread hoses locally and they always...
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    06-24-2018, 10:58 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    And bingo. And here's a euro torch assembly we prepared earlier :-)
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    06-24-2018, 10:57 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I just have two brushcutters, one with a blade and one with thick nylon that autofeeds. When its going to be rough, I use the blade and hope I don't...
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    06-22-2018, 03:36 PM
    I think also you should consider that you can't use wood too thick for this purpose. This is my shop bench when it was part way through construction....
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    06-22-2018, 02:40 PM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Still plugging away, I removed the pump from the mounts, and discovered all of the rubber mounts had broke and it was just sitting there, explaining...
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    06-22-2018, 06:30 AM
    I weld on a wooden bench, its skinned with a very thin skin of steel but it was masses cheaper than buying a piece of stock big and thick enough to...
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    06-21-2018, 03:58 PM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Note to self, don't leave tank extracted from machine overnight expecting gravity and fate to not cook up some cruel trick for you on your return......
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    06-21-2018, 02:21 PM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread Phone problems in General
    Yes they are, its only the original rom that's not getting updated because its how the manufacturers obsolete them, the hardware itself is quite...
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    06-21-2018, 02:05 PM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread Phone problems in General
    If you want to persist, search for instructions for lineageOS and your exact model. I mean the reference in the about phone, since mobile phone...
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    06-21-2018, 11:57 AM
    Dan, I cant present this backhoe as anything but a complete dog. I paid less than its value in scrap for it, and I've used it a lot building my own...
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    06-21-2018, 09:45 AM
    Ive got this parked out back for that, it needs the loader arm and backhoe bushes sorting out quite badly now especially as I've added bucket forks...
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    06-21-2018, 06:53 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread Phone problems in General
    I run a samsung s4 mini as my day to day phone because its not the size of a small planet in my pocket I'm loathe to part with it. In fact I need...
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    06-21-2018, 06:36 AM
    Me too, I have a tiny shop for what I have jammed in it though I have the luxury of extra spaces for working on vehicles, thats why I have one place...
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    06-21-2018, 06:28 AM
    Saw this today and remembered this thread. Here's my contribution to it. Notably because its a 1950's French built massey harris pony 820d. And it...
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