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    Yesterday, 07:53 PM
    Some relatives in Oz have a sort of kangaroo sanctuary, or hobby farm and they come over at dusk for feeding. fairly common though over there. I've...
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    Yesterday, 07:31 PM
    Another question. If the battery shouldn't be discharged below 20% does the typical claim of 300 miles range actually mean 300 + 20% in emergency or...
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    Yesterday, 07:06 AM
    Baz replied to a thread Steel Cable Chimney rod? in General
    What kind of house do you guys live in that you can nip up to the top of the chimney that easily? Never mind. In my country estate I just have the...
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    Yesterday, 06:48 AM
    Baz replied to a thread radial arm saw repair. in General
    Is this the height adjustment? The ali or perhaps Mazak part would be easy to cast and last through the warranty. Brass would be fine. You might be...
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    10-12-2019, 05:32 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Steel Cable Chimney rod? in General
    So we haven't answered the OP's original question. They so sound like good rods. I used to have a set of bamboo rods, the key added value was they...
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    10-12-2019, 04:40 PM
    Baz replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Oh for a mere 10%. Called Value Added Tax in the UK at 20%. When you've already paid 40% income tax on the money you don't get much for each 100 you...
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    10-11-2019, 08:54 AM
    Baz replied to a thread DIY Fab shop in General
    There are still some of the operations Richard mentions in the uk. One of my friends runs one in in the school where he works as the tech teacher....
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    10-11-2019, 08:35 AM
    Baz replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Amazing that the handle is still in such good condition. We get a lot of old forks and spades given to us in the Men's Shed with rotten shafts but...
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    10-10-2019, 06:45 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Irregular work piece vise in General
    If you look up the Drummond hand shaper it came with a vice with one swivel jaw.
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    10-09-2019, 12:16 PM
    I think their marketeers have been looking at those pictures posted earlier of overloaded pickups. I looked at the tech spec on the uk website for...
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    10-09-2019, 08:00 AM
    Anyone got a youtube account that could just put up a comment to say forget the lathe crap and put up some pictures of the planer. Plus ask him no to...
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    10-08-2019, 06:00 PM
    Baz replied to a thread sharpening systems. in General
    Wibbly-wobbly. Table looks it's about 1/16 thick. Typical problem of most recent designs. If you look at an old pro-shop grinder from the '50s the...
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    10-08-2019, 08:18 AM
    Baz replied to a thread Making a gear in General
    I don't know how relevant to watch wheels it would be but one of the advantages of using flycutters at high speed with minimal metal removal per...
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    10-02-2019, 08:36 AM
    Baz replied to a thread Reducer Sleeve? in General
    There are loads of them on UK ebay. Come up everyday under a search for 'lathes'. If you can just find one and click on it you will be besieged by...
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    10-02-2019, 08:24 AM
    Baz replied to a thread Some recent site issues in General
    Please make sure it works on the computers normal people actually use, not just the super powerful new ones geeks develop software on using geeky...
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    10-01-2019, 08:21 AM
    Baz replied to a thread Timesaver Lathe in General
    Your best bet if the name isn't coming up in searches is to post some clear pictures. It is probably a more common lathe rebadged for Hermes.
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    09-27-2019, 05:25 PM
    Some interesting responses. My original post deliberately did not mention age though the examples were all 50+ so had ample time to build basic...
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    09-26-2019, 06:04 PM
    I am starting to despair at the level of intelligence of people coming into the home engineering field. This week alone on two other forums...
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    09-26-2019, 08:08 AM
    Baz replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Don't you want just two points of contact along that vertex so filing some relief in the middle and leaving the corner 'as sawn' would do. Nice...
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    09-25-2019, 08:13 AM
    Baz replied to a thread OT- Volt Meter in General
    You want to be able to monitor the battery in its quiescent state before you have put a load on and before you have started charging it. Therefore a...
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    09-23-2019, 03:32 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Just Another "What is it" in General
    Probably originally part of some industrial machine, from a press to a printer to any kind of production set up. However the guy may have 'collected'...
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    09-22-2019, 06:51 PM
    In an hotel near Leeds they have one wall of the dining room lined with old books, many of them encyclopaedias. I spent an interesting evening...
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    09-22-2019, 02:46 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Picked up a drill sharpener in General
    Found a nice if long video of how it works. So the pivot point, cam shape and the slope the cam pin rides on is crucial to how it works. Surprised...
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    09-20-2019, 01:34 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Picked up a drill sharpener in General
    I would appreciate some explanation of how it works. I see a cam but not clear what moves where. Doesn't look too hard to make if it is a good...
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    09-20-2019, 09:19 AM
    There are small shops and places in America without supermarkets?!! Not the image of the USA in the films. First time I came across a 24hr...
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    09-15-2019, 03:14 PM
    Baz replied to a thread OT: evil minnions in General
    Just advertising the plenteous supply of virgins in the afterlife seems to do the trick. However since the afterlife is populated by the ex-living it...
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    09-15-2019, 03:02 PM
    Baz replied to a thread OT: New hobby...tree climbing. in General
    How does this 3-1 advantage work? I was up my chimney a couple of hours ago, only 35ft I guess but each time up the ladders when I forgot something...
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    09-13-2019, 06:51 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Removing rust in General
    Use of salt. This is one of those old 19th century concoctions when they only had basic household materials and no knowledge. In such recipes salt is...
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    09-11-2019, 12:42 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Where's Jerry? in General
    Ok, read into second page and nobody gave a clue as to his site user name. I only seem to register the user name not the signature if given. On some...
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    09-06-2019, 04:27 PM
    My design would be: short length of flat that fits up alongside flat part of eye, pin protrudes from that into the eye. Then a plastic tube slides...
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