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About silverback

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  • Birthday 12/22/1954

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    Rockingham.Western Australia
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    Leatherwork,gold prospecting,4wdriving

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    bashing a dead cow skin to turn it into something useful
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  1. try a plasma cutter
  2. Hi Forester, have a look at Abbey England site, they seem to have a good range of threads for leather. Alternatively ring them and have a talk, ive been in there twice now and really friendly people to talk to and ask questions.
  3. Hi, just a note, I am out of number six needles now and only have sevens left If you are interested in any pm me.
  4. Sorry to hijack, Darren, is the marshall skiver a clone of the fortuna as well.. thanks Peter
  5. Have you tried "Abbey England".
  6. Hi , sorry if I am hijacking. Eric could you tell me if a squirrel motor would be suitable for a sewing machine. I had a sparky tell me this type of motor would work but I don't think he understood the torque/ speed aspect of sewing machines. could one of these type motors be made to work ok. thanks;
  7. Ok . thanks again mate.
  8. Thanks mate, looks like I may have to get one. I didn't notice in their add any mention of extra for the needle positioner. Was your price about A$ much difference does the smaller pulley make or is it worth while to stay with the original. I think the add said 90 mm. . Peter.
  9. Hi dikman, Have you got a link to the site for the servo. Thanks.
  10. Hi, Amuckart,where did you get your servo for $150 NZ Or Aus.
  11. Hi mate, yes I still have needles left. I will pm you. Peter.
  12. Hi Ray, If you have any old Midas tools you wish to sell I would be interested. Thanks.
  13. Holty, try looking for Singermania or Anne Bonnys Locker in the members section. Both from the east coast of Aus.
  14. Hi Leatherwytch, not looking for a blue or anything ,just wondering why you wouldn't use roo leather. Everyone has their right to a view and it is interesting at times to listen to that view. I promise I am not going to comment on your views but I am interested in them. Thanks Peter.
  15. Hi, I have some new new needles in size 6and 7 for the above machines. These are Metwar 15 packs. I have 7 packs of number 6 and 28 packets of 7,s. Offers are welcome by pm. Postage will be at your cost,i live in Australia. I also have 22 McKay7 1/2 usmc needles.