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  Topic: IMPORTANT! M.A.I.L. Has Been Hacked
Scruffy

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PostForum: M.A.I.L. Help   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:28 pm   Subject: IMPORTANT! M.A.I.L. Has Been Hacked
Well, thanks for letting us know.

Truth be told, m.a.i.l. probably wasn't targeted as such, it was probably an automated query that just goes looking for forums with a particular backend profile, ...
  Topic: WOW cutting stainless.
Scruffy

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:58 am   Subject: WOW cutting stainless.
1.6mm stainless is what I generally work in, and I wind coil and cut by hand.

I tend to use a Bahco Mini bolt-cutter. It has generally given me pretty good > < profile cuts (no, I don't score ...
  Topic: Orc Weave Bracelet
Scruffy

Replies: 17
Views: 6870

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2010 6:53 am   Subject: Orc Weave Bracelet
Oh wow, this looks really good.

And thankyou so very much for the tutorial - I've a project that this weave may be ideal for.
  Topic: 14K gold mail
Scruffy

Replies: 19
Views: 2899

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2010 6:40 am   Subject: 14K gold mail
I've not seen 14ct specifically, but try to find industrial and/or jeweller's metal merchant stores.

The following link is an Australian supplier of that kind, and this is the 18ct 1.5mm wire, so n ...
  Topic: Hand-coiling with TRL mandrels?
Scruffy

Replies: 51
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed May 12, 2010 7:27 am   Subject: Hand-coiling with TRL mandrels?
I use TRL mandrels and hand-crank.

I've rigged up a very basic frame with a Jacobs chuck, and a long half-thread bolt that I use for a handle.
  Topic: Dowel Rods
Scruffy

Replies: 20
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun May 09, 2010 11:37 pm   Subject: Dowel Rods
My local hardware stores sucked pretty badly here as well.

I ended up ordering mandrel rods from TRL.
  Topic: Mailleing Epiphanies
Scruffy

Replies: 18
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri May 07, 2010 3:51 am   Subject: Mailleing Epiphanies
That Roundmaille is essentially a strip of 4-1 connected at the sides to itself. (I had been making it in a similar fashion to extending IR)

Finding the ribbon method of making 4-1 & 6-1 (and, ...
  Topic: Supplies down under?
Scruffy

Replies: 19
Views: 3092

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:19 am   Subject: Supplies down under?
Sorry, that should be 0.8mm stainless welding coils. not 8mm (!)
  Topic: Supplies down under?
Scruffy

Replies: 19
Views: 3092

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2010 10:52 pm   Subject: Supplies down under?
I'm in South Australia, although I'm a relative newbie still.

I mainly use 1.6mm stainless, which I use Bahco mini-bolt cutters, and hand wind. I've found the 1.6mm stainless at a nearby large Bunn ...
  Topic: Free 4 All
Scruffy

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PostForum: Chat   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2010 11:08 am   Subject: Free 4 All
My mandrels arrived yesterday from TRL. Coif LoL

Ordered them christmas eve, and the slow option for whipping them all the way over here to Aus, and they arrived in perfect condition!

Yay!
  Topic: How do you use the Gallery
Scruffy

Replies: 20
Views: 3788

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2010 12:55 am   Subject: How do you use the Gallery
Mainly as an inspirational thing, and also (depending what I'm looking at) variation options for particular things.

Also, sometimes when I'm explaining my hobby to people, and they think of email c ...
  Topic: Score!
Scruffy

Replies: 11
Views: 1602

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 8:57 am   Subject: Score!
I'm a surprised, but somewhat happy camper at the moment.

I'm currently making a rather large E6-1 kitchen heat pad out of 304 grade stainless, at 1.6mm wire diameter. Consequently, I've run out of ...
  Topic: I've been published...
Scruffy

Replies: 7
Views: 2409

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 3:32 am   Subject: I've been published...
Wow, well done. Congratulations!
  Topic: a MAIL-related concern
Scruffy

Replies: 34
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PostForum: League Business   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 3:30 am   Subject: a MAIL-related concern
now, for some questions to the membership here at MAIL.

would -you- prefer to be the ones voting in your admins?

Ideally, I'd probably like to see something along the lines of the broader mem ...
  Topic: Tying knots in titanium
Scruffy

Replies: 17
Views: 8575

PostForum: Wire Arts   Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:14 pm   Subject: Tying knots in titanium
How the hell do you do that ?!

It looks awesome, but my mind boggles at how you've managed to get titanium of all metals to play that way.

How long did it take you?
 
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