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  1. Fortuner Re: Just bought a Fortuner 4.0 4x4 auto at auction.

    Congratulations!

    You have made an excellent choice!

    -Nay -2 ..brilliant choices!>:D;D....

    The Fortuner is a fantastic vehicle all round- and an absolute pleasure to helm!8-) First very good...
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    Re: Drawer System

    Looks like good stuff!8-) -also in a few thicknesses-which is always helpful.
    If it works for truck bodies, it should do wonders for a drawer system!8-)

    Approximate price example if you don't...
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    Re: Drawer System

    Thanks -will be interesting to see and find out!:) ( but don't get caught in the roadblock for that!) -so many new materials available nowadays!

    (-I did zoom in on your one picture of the board,...
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    Re: Drawer System

    I'd double check on this.... before carrying on too far.8-)

    Any melamine board is usually chipboard ( read WeetBix) based. You do get water-RESISTANT chip and MDF/Supawood ( usually green colour...
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    Re: Trip Report Strange days, empty land.

    Heavy Horses!8-)
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Very nice indeed!8-)

    How did you machine the wave profile? -router jig????
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    ;D;D;D;D;D>:D

    Love your practical approach!>:D8-):)
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    Re: Advice Request - Ford Courier / Ranger

    The 2,5tdi engine is a bulletproof one8-)-and in the 4x4 Drifter DoubleCab format,( aka Ranger>:D;D) is a fantastic combination.8-)

    I have had mine for some 10 years now -put about 150k onto it in...
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    Re: Glue to stick rubber to canopy door

    Sika is great stuff8-)

    https://zaf.sika.com/en/solutions_products.html


    Check their data sheets on their website to get the right one -there are several options -the ones used in the marine...
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    Re: Laser cutting parameters/materials?

    Yes, one does get special 'bendyply' for thicker composite panels and tight radius bends - would be bent in several layers of 3-4mm and glued and clamped to a form mould.

    -but thinner panels of...
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    Re: Laser cutting parameters/materials?

    possibly -for prototype only,though 8-)
    -I think a good finish is generally difficult to achieve, and costs would be quite high, I imagine.
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    Re: Laser cutting parameters/materials?

    Quite probably::) -but not absolutely!8-)

    I'm obviously not looking at this scale of work, but in principle one can 'bend' plywoods and select solid woods a fair bit!;D

    I also wondered???- can...
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    Re: Laser cutting parameters/materials?

    Thanks8-) -much to consider...;D

    They are to be presentable in finish - small simple flat sheets of material approx 100 x 75 -with simple geometric line pattern ( I'm guessing max 400/500mm total...
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    Re: Laser cutting parameters/materials?

    I'd say not-

    -unless you found exactly the right material that would not go brittle, was hard enough not to abrade too quickly, hold colour and finish, resistant to solvents/paints etc. etc..
    ...
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    Re: Laser cutting parameters/materials?

    Thanks:)

    Does waterjet work with absorbent materials?

    is it generally cheaper/more expensive than laser?
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    Re: Laser cutting parameters/materials?

    not crucial -it is an independent item -essentially flat piece which needs simple pattern/tabs cut -cutline can be anything up to.5mm wide
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    Laser cutting parameters/materials?

    As far as laser cutting goes, I am unsure about specific materials etc. that are possible to laser cut more efficiently/cheaply than others.

    I did once -20- years ago, have some stainless steel...
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    Re: Insurgent push in Cabo Delgado

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-52381507

    report earlier today -

    Mozambique villagers 'massacred' by Islamists ...
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    Re: Project Suzuki (SJ410).

    Fantasic workmanship!:) -love seeing absolute attention to detail!
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    Re: My buick build

    Who knew that 'Corona Monster" would appear as we see it now!????>:D;D
  21. Re: Dodged a huge bullet on a dual battery solar setup.

    I suspect this is indeed burnt, but in a 'charring' fashion.

    Burning of anything is really just oxidation -and it happens at differing rates.

    Newspaper 'browning' in the sun? -slow oxidation....
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    Re: Lawnmowers & Weed-eaters

    You will not go wrong with Stihl. :)
    Best possible choice in petrol trimmer.
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    Re: ROB EDEN Handcrafted Pens

    Nice work!

    Incidentally -I , just before shutdown, visited a few good woodwork tool shops in CT with a mate of mine.

    (We had resolved to get our 'fix of lekker hardware' before the lockdown;D...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    I'm green with envy!;D

    Looks fun -:)

    Enjoy!:cool:

    (Don't pierce the little packet with the oil-leak in it!>:D;D;D)
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    Re: Tourist Vandals?

    Typical ignorant tourist response.::) You don't think very deeply, do you?

    Feck off!;D
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    Re: MDF Varnish Problem

    I agree!>:D it's the MDF to blame!::) -horrid stuff:-X, really, in all respects of working with it, until finally finished and coated.

    It could be the cheap import MDF nowadays is not pressed as...
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    Re: MDF Varnish Problem

    What happened here-I'm fairly certain-is...

    The first coat penetrated into the MDF, and had a long time ( several days, you say) to dry.
    It dried with a few 'furred' patches/nibs, which did not...
  28. Thread: For sale

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    Re: For sale

    No Pressure....>:D ::)...but do try a quick search to find the the classified section!8-);D
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    Re: Ford se tweede langste thread.

    Let me guess....!:-\

    I have spent some time having a gearbox changed-then figuring out why nothing worked properly:-X

    I presume the gearbow was not removed, and thus the little ball in the...
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    Re: why do drum brakes still exist?

    I'm pretty positive that I had the inboard discs up front,drums at rear-?8-) -maybe a transplant of entire drivetrain by previous owner?:confused:

    -mine was the 1.5ti model ( cannot remember year...
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    Re: Lamb Potjie. Please share some ideas.

    Good idea -the Marmite!8-)

    But....::)...sheesh Tony!-?;D--an old dog like you!>:D --and one for decades in the business of the written word to boot::)......latching on to this new one so...
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    Re: why do drum brakes still exist?

    ..and then, the Alfasud 1,5 front-wheel drive had those inboard brake discs on the cv shafts at the gearbox end::) -and rear drums.;D

    -I forever had the discs working themselves loose against the...
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    Re: Hobas camping

    Nice camp in a stunning part of the country!8-)

    But-...Choose the sites on higher ground!:)

    -especially if going in the rainy season:o
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    Re: Tesla vs other brands

    ..And then it's autopilot sometimes works really well indeed!!:o:)

    9 very lucky-to-be-alive people!8-)

    ...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Looking good!:cool:

    Look forward to seeing it out in its elements one day!:)

    Just a point to consider, Anton, now that you mention the cladding type-

    -sounds like it is fairly thin and hard,...
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