JimL

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About JimL

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  • Birthday 09/16/1945

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    Australia - Sydney - Port Hacking
  • Interests
    Club level short haul offshore racing & cruising. Having a quiet life.... and a few rums....

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  1. Its a bloody fake!!!! A genuine Oz drop bear would have a flask of Bundy in it's belt and be pumpin an Owen Gun with spare mags in a Basic Pouch! Owen gun Cheers, Jim
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    sourcing phenolic or g10 bushing?

    I have just finished a job with 20mm thick Isoval 11 (similar to g10 but epoxy & up a notch) and they cut the part I needed from a .DXF file from an AutoCAD drawing I did of the part. They have all the g10 stuff and more, see the link. Associated Gaskets at Revesby. They are very helpful & worth a call. Ask for their tech bloke. Phone 02 9774 3333 http://agaus.com.au/contact-ag/ Cheers, Jim
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    The BLUES

    Great work to all posters....keep the blues happening! Cheers, Jim
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    Shipping Containers

    Its all happening again off the NSW coast, ship lost heaps of containers and is waiting out heavy weather to make Port Botany. https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/cargo-ship-bound-for-sydney-loses-containers-overboard-off-central-coast-20180601-p4zj0j.html https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/cargo-ship-drops-containers-off-australia-nappies-wash-up-on-beaches-20180602-p4zj4v.html http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-06-01/83-shipping-containers-tumble-from-cargo-ship-off-nsw-coast/9825950 A few bits of cargo may be appearing on Sydney's beaches soon. Cheers, Jim
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    Random PicThread

    This is one of the best! Glad you reposted her.....she is worthy......! Also well done on some of the Oz historic shots. Cheers, Jim
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    The BLUES

    Thanks for starting this thread, blues is where I like to be! Cheers, Jim
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    Random PicThread

    Well done Hobo, love your work. Some great shots of Sydney, especially Pymont Bridge with the traffic backed to Sussex Street, back in the day. Cheers, Jim
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    AutoCad fatal error Anarchy

    Hi All, I have given up trying to sort out the AutoCAD drama and have downloaded the basic DraftSight free package. After playing around with it I find Its basically very much like AutoCAD and have been able to edit and modify my existing AutoCAD .DWG files. I did think there was an embuggerence in the system when after I saved an edited AutoCAD 2010 file, I couldn't open that file in AutoCAD. The AutoCAD message said that file had been modified on a later version of AutoCAD. So, looking further into saving options in DraftSight I found you can save an amended .DWG file in DraftSight by selecting the earlier version of AutoCAD you have used, from their menu, in this case, AutoCAD 2010. So all seems to be back on track and a "professional" version of DraftSight is US$149.00, but I think someone like me can manage now with what I got. Many thanks again for all your thoughts and advice. Cheers, Jim
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    Got in a bit of trouble.

    Oh bloody helll...I need counseling after that ....no wonder I drink.....! Cheers, Jim
  10. There's a few of us about......all ya gotta do is add ...some rum...............! Magic effort for Macca and more power to maintaining LIVE MUSIC SHOWS!!!!! Cheers Jim
  11. Can't help it! I am just a tragic blues harp player, and these are just some of my heroes..... Hope you enjoy, I just chill out playing up up river ....to the trees, birds ..and fish..? And the bride! Cheers, Jim
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    AutoCad fatal error Anarchy

    Many thanks to all for your input. I will go through your suggestions and keep you posted. AutoCad LT or Fusion may be the answer. The CAD setup I use is not for professional work just for my own use for bits I make for our yacht. ye Gods, when I look at the stored drawings I have done since we put the boat together...lines plan, stability, rig, systems, electrical.....the computer may need a big bloody cleanout! Cheers, Jim
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    AutoCad fatal error Anarchy

    Hi Merrill, Thanks for looking. I have been looking on that forum and the Fatal Error message is quite common, but the actual "exception at db634008h" I have not found yet. It is strange as I can start a new drawing and seem to be able to do the usual "Save As" etc. This problem has just appeared in the last week or so as I have been flogging this computer to get this job out. Just managed to get the .DWG file to the laser cutter so we will see if that comes out ok. I will take your advice and PM Bob and Rasper and see if I can pick their collective brains. Thanks again. Cheers, Jim
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    Random PicThread

    Never seen this before, PBY5 Catalina factory. Some aircraft history there. Thanks for posting hobot, great work as usual. Cheers, Jim
  15. Hi All, I have been using AutoCad 2010 with Windows 10 for some time now without any drama, until just now! I have searched on the AutoCad forums but found nought regarding this particular "Exception at db634008h". What happens is, when I go to export a DXF or PDF file I get this error and the program shuts down. I can restore the drawing from the recovery option but not being able to output a DXF or even "Save As" is a pain, especially now as I am making up some sheave boxes and am getting them laser cut. I am fortunate enough as the laser cutter bloke can do the deed from a .DWG file so I am covered there. On one of the forums I did see the AutoCad moderator explain that AutoCad 2010 would have problems running under Window 10, so I dunno... I am not a computer expert but a simple draftsman who just uses CAD as a tool. I trust there maybe someone on here that can help. Many thanks in advance if you can. Cheers, Jim