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  1. Surplus, The Mubea's Look Almost spot on with...

    Surplus,

    The Mubea's Look Almost spot on with what i have.

    So happy to be making some progress!

    Now, if only i could be done with these Engineering Exams at uni and i would be sweet to try...
  2. Ries, Thank you so much for your response, i...

    Ries,

    Thank you so much for your response, i had an idea that it was made in poland which fits in with your guess that it was of European origin

    i didnt think it was overly big in terms of...
  3. HELP - Need to Find details of a "Cropping Machine" (Shear / Hole Puncher)

    Hi All,

    Long time since my last post - been busy.

    Due to a recent passing in the family (my father) i have been given the task of selling some of the machinery owned in the family business
    -...
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    Stiff Bridgeport Crank handles

    Hi All,

    I recently recified an issue concerning the knee of my Adcock-Shipley BP (Jhead) after the knee was lowered too far down and fell off its screw threading.

    In order to fix my knee...
  5. I think your overlooking COREgas. They are owned...

    I think your overlooking COREgas. They are owned by Coles Group and were formerly known as Linde (at least thats what its like in Sydney).

    In my situation, Linde used to allow people to buy...
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    Is it just me, or have you overlooked a slotting...

    Is it just me, or have you overlooked a slotting machine to square up the radii on either side of the key???

    (slotting machine by my definition is an attachment for a BP mill that holds a cutting...
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    I dont really think there is that much of an...

    I dont really think there is that much of an issue with Gen Y. Im only 19 year old aussie, the way i see it, there is definitely a lack of people who show even the slightest interest in anything...
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    .410 gauge Shotgun shells?!?!? Holy Phwahhrrk! ...

    .410 gauge Shotgun shells?!?!? Holy Phwahhrrk! Americans have thought up everything, i can only dream of owning a weapon as awesome as that. Guess i should consider moving to the states unless the...
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    As an IT professional, You have no idea how i...

    As an IT professional, You have no idea how i love that saying
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    This has been the most amusing thread to read. ...

    This has been the most amusing thread to read. Moly-D jokes must be the hit jokes of an older generation, just like the Chuck Norris Jokes are to the younger generations (like me)

    I have...
  11. To be honest, i LOVE IT!!! it is the most...

    To be honest, i LOVE IT!!!

    it is the most useful machine i have in my so-called workshop area. As SAG mentioned the tight radius is a real problem for low grade (economy) belts. The ones i use...
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    A very good read this one. I have been quite...

    A very good read this one. I have been quite interested in the process for some months now hoping i would strike lucky on youtube. No luck unfortunately; there are only videos of the actual process...
  13. Thread: NAMCO Forklift

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    Getting back to the issue of your lonely gas...

    Getting back to the issue of your lonely gas cylinder after all the rest have failed inspections. Have you considered getting your local LPG fitter/supplier (whatever you want to call them) to...
  14. Wow, your current belt speeds are Hooting along....

    Wow, your current belt speeds are Hooting along. Maybe i should go and measure the speed of my Linisher / radius master.
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    Your issue seems to be an issue with Flash. if...

    Your issue seems to be an issue with Flash. if clearing the Temporary files and Cache does not help, My advice would be to uninstall flash completely, then reinstall it from Adobe.

    Depending on...
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    I would volunteer to be one of those "kids" with...

    I would volunteer to be one of those "kids" with a BB gun if only i lived in the States where gun control laws are mildly less strict that those of NSW, Aus.

    Briefly put, im mildly jealous.

    ...
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    Good to see you got it home in one piece. Im...

    Good to see you got it home in one piece.

    Im still working through the formalities in the sale of my Kondia -- you know what the state government is like haha.

    I have decided that im not going...
  18. Hi All, Thankyou so much for your replies. ...

    Hi All,

    Thankyou so much for your replies. When i loaded up this forum i was a little overwhelmed at the amount of interest in the Topic.

    Bosleyjr, This is exactly what i was thinking in my...
  19. Engineering Question: Building a 35ton Hydraulic Press

    Hello all out there and a special hello to any engineers (mechanical/structural) as well

    I am planning to build a 35ton Hydraulic press in the coming week to satisfy my desire to make damascus...
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    Water and Electricity dont mix in my books, i...

    Water and Electricity dont mix in my books, i would personally be keeping water as far away as possible from my machine. I used to have a ESAB (formerly Airco) Heliwelder 251ACDC that needed a good...
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    Hi John, Its good to know that there are a...

    Hi John,

    Its good to know that there are a Few of these Kondia's Hanging around the City. I havnt picked mine up yet, still finalising the sale of it.

    My Kondia is a Completely Manual...
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    JR, your Just Full of good knowledge. Just...

    JR,
    your Just Full of good knowledge. Just answered my next question about the mill.
    im pretty sure its an ISO 30, based on looking at the way the flange lines up on the mill. i didnt find a...
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    At least you know what your spindle taper is... ...

    At least you know what your spindle taper is...

    Im about to receive a Kondia Powermill (essentially a good BP clone) and i can only guess as to what the taper is. Would anyone have any hints for...
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    You wouldnt happen to have a Manual for your...

    You wouldnt happen to have a Manual for your Kondia by any chance would you? I have just purchased a nice specimen from my local technical college for a very reasonable price, but unfortunately it...
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    This Molasses stuff looks like it works...

    This Molasses stuff looks like it works brilliantly. I will have to try and find an Australian supplier of the stuff for doing some rust removal on a '42 Chevy Truck i own
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