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    Re: Knife makers on the forum?

    I t5hink longer than it takes me to make one. Kmg with 1,5kw 3 phasemotor is a good start. Best is plans are free.
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    Re: Knife makers on the forum?

    Tell us about your belt sander upgrade.
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    Re: 5Kw borehole pump

    Does a three phase motor draw less amps than a single p0hase motor? Would a clever pump not bring the cost down> I am referring to installing a vfd or does this pump work hard all the time and there...
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    Re: OET and Billfish 1500

    How many are there usually.?What is oet
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    Re: Reward offered, I lost my rubber

    I found it.Where can I collect the reward. ?Im also in Umhlanga.
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    Re: Reward offered, I lost my rubber

    Can the bezel be removed to fit a new one or can the boot be pushed on from outside
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    Re: Reward offered, I lost my rubber

    Is this just a rubber boot that fits on a button. You could make an aluminium mandrel with that shape and get it dip molded.It might or might not work.
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    Re: Reward offered, I lost my rubber

    Can one be made.?
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    Re: homemade bending dies.

    Hi Dudley .I agree the old look is nice. The beauty is this die will handle brass od19,05mm or for those imperialists 3/4 inch;D
    I have made one now for 22mm and 19mm .
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    Re: homemade bending dies.

    This is the polisher I am talking about.543405
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    Re: homemade bending dies.

    I have tried it in stainless and its not bad. It does scratch easy though. The bending die leaves a slight mark on the inside of the pipe. If you look at the die you can see the rectangular block is...
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    Re: homemade bending dies.

    I have made dies for 22mm pipe but class 2 copper is very expensive. It is very time consuming to polish it and take to the south of Durban only to have to go back a week later to fetch it.

    Cobra...
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    Re: homemade bending dies.

    It bends plain old steel quite nicely with little deformation.
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    Re: homemade bending dies.

    In steel pipe I am getting a clean bend with minimal distortion. I think without using a mandrel bend there will always be minimal wrinkage. I am getting a good bend in steel but stainless I havent...
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    homemade bending dies.

    I tried making a homemade shower out of stainless by welding it up. It is time consuming as I weld badly. I am trying to make a tube bender but dont know the ins and outs and theory of tube bending. ...
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    You just dont get it do you jelo.?Its the journey that counts;D
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    Re: Catch of the day- please post

    Is it the same fish as a bone fish. ? I see they only get up to 500mm. Interesting way to fish. Looks like it could get expensive.
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    Re: Catch of the day- please post

    We dont have tarpon.They get tarpon in places like Florida I think and even Angola but unfortunately we dont have this magnificent fish.
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    Re: Oh crap! Tube stuck in dipstick hole

    Maybe you just need to go for broke and just pull as hard as possible on thetube. This is what I do when I get my drain rods stuck half way under a building.;D
    Can someone explain the vacuum pump...
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    Re: roof top tent hoist build bearing help.

    I made my own pulleys out of delrin plastic because nylon absorbs water and on close tolerances I was worried it might bind up on the stainless shaft I used. My pulleys I guess are only about 40mm.I...
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    Re: roof top tent hoist build bearing help.

    I f you take a skiboat trailer for example .That must be 500kg easily and it lasts forever.If the tent is distributed over a couple of pulleys I would think it would reduce the weight on the...
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    Re: roof top tent hoist build bearing help.

    Whats going to go .?The shaft or the nylon.?
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    Re: roof top tent hoist build bearing help.

    Does it really need bearings if its only 70 kg.? Will follow this closely.I have a similer need but was thinking of just using delrin plastic to make the pulleys and just on shafts not bearings.
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    Re: roof top tent hoist build bearing help.

    How heavy is the tent
  25. Re: Building a jig for my Jeep canopy, mmm... fun...

    Yes ,its toolporn. It has to be in your blood.I made a spacer and temporarily solved the gap problem. I would like to make a gap but its a massive project. At least for now the saddle doesnt ride in...
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    I have spoken to him and he actually sent me pics of his emco super 11 lathe.I have the Daddy of this lathe.Its one size up. If i look at banggood all the dros look similer to his so I havent decided...
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    So are you coming out the closest and telling me other mens garages also turn you on.;DIn my garage you cant see the floor.Could you please tell me more about your dros. How hard were they to fit and...
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    No DVR bought my tj but I got paid this time.;D
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    You have far too much space. I find looking at other mens garages turns me on.:o.Is that a dro on your lathe.? Tell us about your welding equipment.I see you have oxy and what is the yellow machine....
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    Re: small scale nuclear

    This sounds like a bad idea.
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    https://edition.cnn.com/2019/08/23/europe/russia-arctic-floating-nuclear-power-station-launch-intl/index.html
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    Re: small scale nuclear

    I couldn't really see any info. What size is the box,how much and how many houses can it feed.Can I become a sales agent or franchisee or repair technician for the product.;D
    So none are in...
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    Re: small scale nuclear

    They have a ship that is a portable nuclear power station. Is that the same technology.?
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    Re: Look what I found

    But you have to buy two.
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    Re: Emergency Fire Starting

    I dont struggle like this. I just use a lighter. ;D I am going to try make one of those fire pistons. They look easy. Is there some kind of trick to them. I have never heard of char.
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    Re: mitchell 300 golden oldie

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    Is there a schematic of the reel.? Springs can be made.
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