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  1. Ho Hum....no cases in Qld....no need for...

    Ho Hum....no cases in Qld....no need for arguments.....and our good lady premier is personally frightening away southerners as they cry pitifully to escape the contagion .
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    Seems only six months since a "New to me/Wison...

    Seems only six months since a "New to me/Wison slant bed lathe " on this forum.Check back.
  3. If you are buying for removal ,I always get a...

    If you are buying for removal ,I always get a written agreement on the company letterhead over what happens to the floor .....generally ,removal of the machine ,no floor rectification or compensation...
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    Broaching takes a considerable force ,so Id think...

    Broaching takes a considerable force ,so Id think most would think doing it on a lathe as mechanical abuse.......old broaching machines generally used a large square threaded screw to supply the pull...
  5. There used to be a local crowd making master...

    There used to be a local crowd making master cylinder and wheel cylinder seals of polyurethane so you could use mineral hydraulic oil in them..(.only for offroad.)...most old graders had brakes on...
  6. If he cant keep water out,I suggest he uses...

    If he cant keep water out,I suggest he uses silicone fluid ....anyway ,whoever heard of an old rigid frame grader with brakes ..... few years ago ,we could drive a grader on the road here without...
  7. Its actually amazing how quick this virus "gets...

    Its actually amazing how quick this virus "gets away".....we had weeks of zero new cases ,suddenly in a few days there are thousands......Mostly in the recent immigrant/refugee community ,who seem...
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    My one bit of advice would be do not use a bed...

    My one bit of advice would be do not use a bed stop to kick out the feed without being doubly sure the kickout is going to work without busting the gears ....Yes I know the kickout worked when it...
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    Ill be searching for a pic of my favourite marine...

    Ill be searching for a pic of my favourite marine crane .....A 25 ton Coles mobile welded to an old barge .....I bought it at the Pacific Tug bankruptcy auction for $1.....yep ,1 whole dollar.
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    Small injectors are troublesome at best .....I...

    Small injectors are troublesome at best .....I use the brass pumps that come with the bucket type plumbers pressure leak testers.....generally antique ,never paid more than $4 for one ,and the pumps...
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    You not only expand the tubes ,but bead them over...

    You not only expand the tubes ,but bead them over too.Otherwise they will not only leak ,but also the exposed edge will get burnt off very quickly.Without beading ,tubes dont have much holding...
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    If you have a query ,ask .....there is nothing...

    If you have a query ,ask .....there is nothing out of the box with these machines ,most who have them just use them......They aint no Monarch ,not even a Le Blond Regal....The square heads are a...
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    How may mass murders etc?....seems a shooter in...

    How may mass murders etc?....seems a shooter in Germany recently did use a SMG ,and a D/B shotgun made to plans of the late P Luty......Incidentally ,the late Tony Blair Labor government in UK did...
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    I think you re using too many tubes ....larger...

    I think you re using too many tubes ....larger tubes ,fewer ,simplify .And yes ,I ve made a few little boilers ( legal limit here is 14"dia ).....If the firebox heating surface is 85% of the heating...
  15. I still contend the US debt is meaningless...

    I still contend the US debt is meaningless .....since it will never be paid back ,but simply serviced by funny money......when you own the money tap ,there is no need to even consider money.......Im...
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    These transporters nearly all have a GE 60v DC...

    These transporters nearly all have a GE 60v DC motor ,and use 5x traction batteries.Small ones are 24V with two batteries ......I used to service and repair them ,parts for the GE motors were...
  17. Ya ,but the problem with lots of small...

    Ya ,but the problem with lots of small enterprises ,is that come election time ,they dont have the wherewithall to stump up the billions that ya gonna need to keep everyone happy.Or be generous...
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    The Brisbane City Council do call frequently...

    The Brisbane City Council do call frequently ,always on an unlisted,secret ,unanswerable number .....and make threats and demand money with menaces.....If I write to the council (snail mail) and...
  19. Think thats bad .....the local Post Office put on...

    Think thats bad .....the local Post Office put on Asians who didnt know how to read addresses in English ......delivery by numbers .....all #35 addresses into the one #35 mailbox,and so on.The...
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    Ive seen a few about ....not common ,and dont go...

    Ive seen a few about ....not common ,and dont go for much ...but where to find one?.......Incidentally ACL went bust about 2014....went to the gasket division auction ...talk about masses of...
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    Crane/swamp mats made of old hardwood railway...

    Crane/swamp mats made of old hardwood railway sleepers .....had big stacks of them for the draglines ,the old crawlers didnt have much power in the tracks ,and the slightest bogging would stop them...
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    Exactly right ...these old tanks are made of...

    Exactly right ...these old tanks are made of proper boiler plate ,which is quite corrosion resistant,and bathed inside with oil from the compressor ......a whole lot safer at 80 yr old than the POS...
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    Not Elon,but I'm sure his stockholders would buy...

    Not Elon,but I'm sure his stockholders would buy it......And he would be selling it to them.
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    Never the less,having someone show you something...

    Never the less,having someone show you something he s just invented ,that you ve been doing for 60 years is just a waste of time........Bit like when a millenial tells you he's just discoved an...
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    Not seen any of the respondents to this in...

    Not seen any of the respondents to this in years.,J wilson being most recent,and he just owns a gun ,is not one of the fabricants.......Maybe "Wayback Machine" still has the pics?......If you re only...
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