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  1. you should look into programming, just operating...

    you should look into programming, just operating doesn't cover the range.....

    Just search the job adds in relevant spots and see what's about, go for a visit / working holiday for a few weeks see...
  2. It was a while ago i noticed you have tax on...

    It was a while ago i noticed you have tax on machine tools you own ( paid for ) this does not make sense....

    over here with covid they are trying to look at keeping the gov budget in order by...
  3. considering its 30 years old, there is a fair...

    considering its 30 years old, there is a fair chance the engine is worn, run it for a while till you get the money together for a full rebuild. No point half doing it...thats if you want to keep it....
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    looking like some kind of allen key variant to...

    looking like some kind of allen key variant to suit something particular, need to find out what this is.

    otherwise of not much use to anyone, never seen it before.
  5. As a outsider looking and being aware i am not on...

    As a outsider looking and being aware i am not on the line for what decisions get made in the USA like you are, i wonder if he is acting in your interests or his beliefs.

    He obviously should be...
  6. You have to face it without a Bill of rights for...

    You have to face it without a Bill of rights for the people in Australia like the one America has, we just get ridden over. Sure its taken a long time to get the law to where it is in America and...
  7. Rudd is correct if its a continuous slab over...

    Rudd is correct if its a continuous slab over support its negative in that area, positive in the middle of slab.Bars are put in top or bottom or both where appropriate depends on code requirements...
  8. is group A still available i will take that if at...

    is group A still available i will take that if at all possible?

    Post will be slow to me as planes are not flying so most likely go by sea at the moment cannot do anything about it.

    let me know...
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    Yes if a program becomes no longer available and...

    Yes if a program becomes no longer available and the company is gone, what do you do? if you had the old programs on a rarely used or new old computer at least you could print them or maybe convert...
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    they are extremely handy to do internal keyways...

    they are extremely handy to do internal keyways of various sizes, when i did my trade that was just about all it did and it was a 18 inch invicta.

    I machined some parts for it as well as someone...
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    yes i have had a backup that was corrupted the...

    yes i have had a backup that was corrupted the HDD had started to fail but was not yet completely dead, it backed up with missing file links, need to be very careful of that.
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    good for you, but looks like you set it up and...

    good for you, but looks like you set it up and made the parts to make it like the old fan setup........

    still nice to have a motor that old.

    wouldn't want to stick you hands out near it...
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    well i used to use windows machines is was ghost...

    well i used to use windows machines is was ghost to do backups for recovery.

    Now i have been on a apple, its been ten years i did a transfer last year from time machine to the new device, it went...
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    where did ACL pistons go ? what happened to their...

    where did ACL pistons go ? what happened to their machines did they end up in china?

    i suppose you can ask.............maybe look world wide and expect to pay for a very specific machine.
  15. Thread: Water jet taper

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    just machine it in a lathe, it will only be a...

    just machine it in a lathe, it will only be a small piece either square or round.

    The surface finish will be important as its the friction that holds the barrel so you will need to be parallel...
  16. Funny you should mention the concorde, i was over...

    Funny you should mention the concorde, i was over in the UK a while ago and went down to the museum i think it was down near Somerset ( its really been a while somewhere down there).

    I went in and...
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    once the bearing welds onto the stub axle he...

    once the bearing welds onto the stub axle he better include a portable angle grinder, welder and mobile lathe....by the time he does all that he has saved heaps...lol.
  18. Thread: Water jet taper

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    what sort of material? will a heat effected zone...

    what sort of material? will a heat effected zone matter?

    On that thickness it will have taper, depends on machine, how fast they run it, nozzle condition, due to thickness it will be slow so...
  19. I suppose you could have a look on bom.gov.au the...

    I suppose you could have a look on bom.gov.au the weather details.

    Things that it could be are ( guessing )

    airport is not of sufficient capacity to land the big plane, its big.

    Maybe...
  20. I believe there is a storage place near Alice...

    I believe there is a storage place near Alice Springs ( centre of australia )
    Sure is dry in the centre.
    Only the head of Qantas would know why he is doing that, not privy to reasoning.
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    I used to use a lot of bearings when i worked at...

    I used to use a lot of bearings when i worked at a transmission place, well over 5K a lot over mostly timken per week per person.

    I like the NSK, FAG, SKF as well as the timken.

    Why would you...
  22. here is a article on the A380 with qantas ...

    here is a article on the A380 with qantas

    Plane boneyards: Qantas looking at moving A380s into '''deep storage''' in the Californian desert
  23. if i read it correctly Qantas was retiring some...

    if i read it correctly Qantas was retiring some 747s and some newer A380's ( airbus) were being put into storage. I think they chalked up 50 years of service on the 747 so that makes them quite...
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    Not sure about a shortage but alum processors...

    Not sure about a shortage but alum processors here who go from ore to metal al are in the news on occasion about the electricity prices, apparently they use plenty of it to process the product, so no...
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    any lathe i have used it was moderate force with...

    any lathe i have used it was moderate force with the supplied key, well enough you could say somewhere around 40-60 ft / lbs certainly not 80.
    There is some leverage with the t handle.

    maybe...
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