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Dale Russell

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About Dale Russell

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    Makes Cerberus look tame

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    Wesburn Victoria Australia


  • Location
    Wesburn Victoria Australia
  • Biography
    1 . 92 mtr tall / 112 kg ugly as sin BEER drinkin' AUSSIE
  • Interests
    Drinkin' BEER , blacksmithing & drinkin' more BEER
  • Occupation
    Sewing Machine Mechanic . / Jack of all trades ( master of none ) Retired ( before 50 .. :) )

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  1. Personally i'd put the filter " between the tank & the pump " , rather pick up any crud " before the pump / control valve / cyl " then after it's gone through everything . Dale Russell
  2. White Nomad , the only place i know of in OZ thats doing smithing qualifications is this place in NSW . https://www.tafensw.edu.au/course/-/c/c/MEM30305-04/Certificate-III-in-Engineering-Fabrication-Trade-Blacksmithing Oh sorry about that but looked more in " google " & found this too , might be helpful https://tafeqld.edu.au/courses/18572/learn-the-art-of-blacksmithing Dale Russell
  3. This might give help with forging out leaves . http://treeproject.abavic.org.au/pdf-articles/How-to-Forge-a-Gum-Leaf.pdf Dale Russell
  4. G'day Joe , Dont know if these will help you with your choice or not , but Dale Russell
  5. It is of great sadness to announce the passing of Ian Lowe Ian died at home due to on going medical problems R I P bro , gonna miss you Dale Russell ( aka ) " convict "
  6. G'day Bart , Not sure exactly where in Gold Coast you are , but here's one smithing group you could look into . http://www.gchheritagemuseum.org.au/the-blacksmiths-shop Dale Russell
  7. Hi Peter Have you looked at your local smithing groups ? https://www.abavic.org.au/ https://www.montdelancey.org.au/blacksmiths/ https://watersidemetalart.org/ Dale Russell
  8. Bluerooster , kinda reminds me of this , enjoy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeeE9DyI52w Dale Russell
  9. To save you going looking David F .... Dale Russell
  10. Just letting you know the intensity of the bushfires down here in Australia . This what's left of a BMW after it's been through a fire . The snaking rivers that have run away from it are what's left of the engine block . Dale Russell
  11. You know it's hot when the drop of sweat from your nose evaporates before it hit's the ground
  12. Marc , stay safe mate , first sign of that fire coming to you i'd be heading for the river . Like you I also live in a bushfire prone area , if a fire breaks out here this summer it'll make Black Saturday look like a single candle on a cake , 5 times this last year they told us here they where going to be doing fuel reductions , 4 time it was cancelled due to it was " raining " ( never heard why the 5th wasn't done ) In recent years I intended on staying , but with an ailing disabled wife I've had to make the hard choice of " leaving " at first sign of fire . Maybe one day the peopl
  13. Just talked to Moony , fires to the east and west of him about 2 KMS from his property , packed and ready to leave if he has to . Moving equipment away from the w/shop as I was talking to him . Wil call him tomorrow to see how he went . Dale Russell
  14. Not sure if this is what your after , I looked into doing this myself awhile ago as an alternative fuel to store brought briquettes . Dale Russell And this
  15. While showing my son the 2Cellos youtube clip he put me onto this . Mongolian throat singing / instruments " Heavy Metal " & this one .... Enjoy Dale Russell
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