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Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Sun 10 June 2012, 20:28
Replies: 5
Views: 2,573
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Not part of this forum, but a patent is an...

Not part of this forum, but a patent is an EXPENSIVE thing. It is better to design something, have an early market penetration, make your money with the first thousand or so and then do something...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 20 July 2011, 08:53
Replies: 1,586
Views: 357,953
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Kobus, I went there in October, stayed initially...

Kobus, I went there in October, stayed initially in Scotsville, where it was warm. On the spur of the moment we decided to go to the Grand Canyon (south rim), in Flagstaff we were nearly arrested for...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 17 July 2011, 03:52
Replies: 1,586
Views: 357,953
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
If you go on the Stratosphere rollercoaster,...

If you go on the Stratosphere rollercoaster, remember to take clean underpants with. Can't remember where The Steakhouse is, but the food was fantastic. It is a Chicargo style restaurant, as you walk...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 16 July 2011, 06:44
Replies: 1,586
Views: 357,953
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Just don't fly Delta: Don't Expect Luggage To...

Just don't fly Delta: Don't Expect Luggage To Arrive!

Had a great time there, visit the Hoover dam. Ripley's was cool. Trip to the Grand Canyon by plane. Downtown Vegas at night for the show....
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 02 June 2011, 01:49
Replies: 1,586
Views: 357,953
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Kobus, as a fellow meat lover, I can recommend...

Kobus, as a fellow meat lover, I can recommend Bah Kut Teh, provided it is served in Klang and your host is Ken. Nice stuff.

There is a restaurant in Benoni called Lemon Grass, they serve Malay...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Fri 06 May 2011, 02:07
Replies: 7
Views: 3,315
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Anybody ever attempted to build an edgebander...

Anybody ever attempted to build an edgebander that works with hotmelt glue?
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Sun 24 April 2011, 02:15
Replies: 31
Views: 8,017
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
I agree with Pablo, I'm not in the least...

I agree with Pablo, I'm not in the least interested in someone's horoscope, whether he had a good breakfast or if he is constipated. This is unfortunately what FB has devolved to. It should be a pull...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Sat 23 April 2011, 04:19
Replies: 31
Views: 8,017
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
There should be a difference between a post...

There should be a difference between a post (valuable information) and a remark or a comment. The forum is full of IMHO useless chatter that needs to be weeded with very valuable information here and...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 12 April 2011, 12:54
Replies: 334
Views: 67,483
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Sascha, hebt je naam "skillalot" iets te doen met...

Sascha, hebt je naam "skillalot" iets te doen met piepers jassen?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 12 April 2011, 12:51
Replies: 1,586
Views: 357,953
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
The blades become blunt quickly, so you need a...

The blades become blunt quickly, so you need a sharpener as well. Due to the pressure of the rollers, it has a nasty habit of gouging the end of the plank. Why don't you rather consider the Metabo or...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 12 April 2011, 01:51
Replies: 334
Views: 67,483
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Heel leuk! I always wonder how many people...

Heel leuk!

I always wonder how many people of Dutch origin are living around the world? Must be more than the total population of Holland.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 09 April 2011, 05:38
Replies: 1,586
Views: 357,953
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Red Heart is the only dop endorsed by the Heart...

Red Heart is the only dop endorsed by the Heart Foundation. The Coke is good for the worms.
Forum: The Market Place Tue 29 March 2011, 13:03
Replies: 5
Views: 2,211
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Better still, ask Greg cncdirect.co.za, he will...

Better still, ask Greg cncdirect.co.za, he will not only supply but also give you backup.
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Sun 27 February 2011, 02:44
Replies: 7
Views: 2,765
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Tip: if a tap breaks, pour some nitric acid into...

Tip: if a tap breaks, pour some nitric acid into the hole, it will loosen the tap. The acid will attack the high carbon tap steel. You can also knock it out with a hammer and a punch as the tap is...
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Sun 27 February 2011, 02:21
Replies: 7
Views: 2,765
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Use a carpenter's brace. It easily holds the...

Use a carpenter's brace. It easily holds the square side of the tap in the chuck, you can apply enough pressure on the brace's end while turning it with the other hand and it is much easier to keep...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 24 February 2011, 23:45
Replies: 1,586
Views: 357,953
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Now this is a smart lawn mower attachment!

Now this is a smart lawn mower attachment!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 15 February 2011, 23:03
Replies: 1,586
Views: 357,953
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Well, if you don't ask, you will never know. If...

Well, if you don't ask, you will never know. If you have to ask, you can't afford.

Dammed if you do, dammed if you don't.

I've used Leuco blades for many years, resharpened them often and...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 15 February 2011, 13:15
Replies: 1,586
Views: 357,953
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
As-salam alaykum! kef halak? ...

As-salam alaykum!

kef halak?

http://www.leuco.co.za/images/product_images/products_hogger_main.jpg

http://www.leuco.co.za/product_pages/leuco_tooling_products_hoggers.htm

Ma'a salama!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 15 February 2011, 11:34
Replies: 1,586
Views: 357,953
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Kobus, The guys from Leuco sell a hogger. Seems...

Kobus,
The guys from Leuco sell a hogger. Seems to be the right thing for you. It cuts radially and laterally.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 14 February 2011, 12:08
Replies: 1,586
Views: 357,953
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Kobus, My 2c worth: a saw blade is designed...

Kobus,

My 2c worth: a saw blade is designed to cut radially. If you put it in a lathe, you are forcing it to cut on the side of the blade. If you speak to our friends at Leuco or Austro, they...
Forum: General - MM Build Mon 10 January 2011, 12:01
Replies: 10
Views: 3,443
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
If it's for a plasma cutter a constant height is...

If it's for a plasma cutter a constant height is not that critical. As there is no transfer of anything between the workpiece and the torch, it is just a matter of moving the torch around.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 09 December 2010, 02:57
Replies: 231
Views: 66,176
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
A few quotes: A bureaucrat is someone who...

A few quotes:

A bureaucrat is someone who can invent more problems he can actually solve himself.

The interpretation of the rules and procedures should normally be linked to some level of...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 06 October 2010, 06:36
Replies: 109
Views: 29,540
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Use phosphoric acid, chemical sandblasting! Works...

Use phosphoric acid, chemical sandblasting! Works like a charm and the paint sticks better.
Forum: Miscellaneous / General / Whatever / Catchall Fri 03 September 2010, 00:53
Replies: 8
Views: 2,988
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Just use a normal carborundum blade. For steel,...

Just use a normal carborundum blade. For steel, push the blade towards the fence, for wood, pull it away from the fence. No need to modify the motor. You might need a little yellow, plastic bush to...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 17 August 2010, 23:47
Replies: 1,586
Views: 357,953
Posted By Jan de Ruyter
Kobus, How about one of these: ...

Kobus,

How about one of these:

http://www.varispeed.co.za/modules/Default/mod_ms_news/index.php?action=show&id=MTI%3D

I used one on a ring roller, slow, fast, forward and reverse. You do...
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