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    Not that I've ever bothered with a machine, but...

    Not that I've ever bothered with a machine, but used lanolin for bits and pieces that will sit for a while post machining to prevent rust, it's cheapish....if not sheepish!:D
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    Sounds either naive or wishful thinking! There's...

    Sounds either naive or wishful thinking! There's a whole host of trade disputes that overturn national standards, I can think of 3 here that upended quarantine requirements, 2 resulted in importation...
  3. Only tank I've seen here which was bonded, was a...

    Only tank I've seen here which was bonded, was a concoction made by a local composites guy. Two tanks halves joined together, cut above the continuous weld, with vinyl ester and mat holding it...
  4. Thread: Storing Heads?

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    From memory, they were at a toolmaker's shop,...

    From memory, they were at a toolmaker's shop, place had been out of action for a couple of years...and his heirs were going to make a few million from an industrial to residential rezone, so fairly...
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    Pretty sure the obese trope was a talking point...

    Pretty sure the obese trope was a talking point for the neo-nazi groups a little while back. Bit of a worry when someone here brings it up.
  6. Could be lots worse, in Bangkok about 30+ years...

    Could be lots worse, in Bangkok about 30+ years ago, observed them doing this stuff down manholes with just a garden variety face mask as PPE! :ack2:

    Remember a mate who did a brief stint in the...
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    Is there a picture of the drive belt end of the...

    Is there a picture of the drive belt end of the lathe? All these lathes come with end flange mounting of the motors, most off the shelf motors I seem to come across are base mounted - which will give...
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    A jib crane off the wall might help on the...

    A jib crane off the wall might help on the lifting side.

    Don't know if this was fabricated or original. Beyond the 4 heads mounted, there was a couple lying around at this auction, so the stand...
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    I thought we had some dropkicks in politics over...

    I thought we had some dropkicks in politics over here, presently have this Farage cockwomble over here speaking....my god, must be a weird electorate to want to put him in the EU parliament over...
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    Haha, there are some rather special cases like...

    Haha, there are some rather special cases like that down here, bet if you served them a plate of Colin's shit, they'd say it had a wonderful bouquet! Deluded fools with prized uncrashed openwheelers,...
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    If we're going for Lots of Trouble, I think...

    If we're going for Lots of Trouble, I think Costin did basic book or two on the subject, layman level.
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    Personally, I'd avoid buying a Colchester unless...

    Personally, I'd avoid buying a Colchester unless the deal was lots better than that price. There's some weird cult like following for them, because they were in a lot of Tafes, as you see when they...
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    Might be guilding the lily just a touch! There...

    Might be guilding the lily just a touch! There was something like 4 or 5 years they were doing all their own work with no input from elsewhere....until they were deemed strategically useful to keep a...
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    In luck! Be interesting to see how the reeves...

    In luck!

    Be interesting to see how the reeves drive has held up too. That Holbrook(?) you had, all going well?
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    Ah, magnifying it, the usual push buttons up top....

    Ah, magnifying it, the usual push buttons up top. Looked vaguely like the same as an R3/IMC style boxy DRO.



    Should be a couple of M5 holes each side, fore and aft in the gap to hold the...
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    There's someone else on here with a 12s, that...

    There's someone else on here with a 12s, that might be one of the few ways to get a manual.

    I don't think I've seen a Graz with an original DRO, is it missing the scales....assuming the Z fits on...
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    Would have thought the name Kwaka riders in that...

    Would have thought the name Kwaka riders in that era, at least in Europe, would be Ballington and Hansford, rather than a mostly AMA specialist. KR and Gregg had a few good races in the 350s,...
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    Usual problem is motor turns over, but the...

    Usual problem is motor turns over, but the pressure switch on the gearbox doesn't see a good enough oil pressure signal to maintain the running state - which I think might be affected by cold weather...
  19. One of the race shops over here used to sell...

    One of the race shops over here used to sell hollow bolts, which I'm sure were sourced out the States as they were exclusively imperial, marketed as "chrome moly" - so I might add that term to your...
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    I'd just make the timing gear adjustable if...

    I'd just make the timing gear adjustable if there's a stupidity tax....even if you don't use it that way. Turn out the centre, machine, drill and tap the spokes, remake the centre disc and broach,...
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    A bogan riding down a woman in her 60s and...

    A bogan riding down a woman in her 60s and striking her as well, seems like a pretty fucked-up dog act to me even if you disagree with their politics, hippy or not! Hopefully he gets to spend some...
  22. Parts breakdown for the manual Deckel here ~92...

    Parts breakdown for the manual Deckel here ~92 era, has roller bearings on the spindle. Under the impression it was just the old stuff with needle?
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    Your last go at posting some of this - Fukushima...

    Your last go at posting some of this - Fukushima Radiation Has Contaminated The Entire Pacific Ocean (And It's Going To Get Worse) | Zero Hedge - which actually totally misrepresented radiation...
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    Apparently you can blame us - How Australia led...

    Apparently you can blame us - How Australia led the US in its global war against Huawei

    Unreasonable searches, ha, this joint is probably one of the most intrusive places short of Cold War East...
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    According to the ABS data over here at the last...

    According to the ABS data over here at the last census, the vast bulk of journeys are under 20km ~ 12 miles, which would be ideal EV journeys.

    You'll never dissuade the people here (or probably...
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