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Bargain Buys and Interesting Products

I created this thread to avoid clogging up the for sale thread with random stuff.


Kmart have Maximate 14.4v Drills (and other tools) on sale for $12.99 until Wednesday the 5th of September

I saw in some Bunnings junk mail that they have a portable C02 system to power pneumatic tools when you don;t have a compressor.
The device looked pretty small but it didn’t have much info and I have not made it into Bunnings to check it out myself.

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I stopped by Bunnings and had a look at the system. It uses a 800gram aluminium bottle to hold 540grams of c02. It has a regulator system that reduces the pressure to a user set range of 0 to 120PSI

The regulator costs 150$ and doesn't come with a bottle.
Each bottle costs $75 full, with swaps costing $16. They look to me like a paintball bottle but I am not that familiar with them.

The bottle has an inbuilt valve and pressure release port. The thread size is 0.625 x 18 UNF (whatever that is?)

To sum up, personally I don't think it is very useful at all, but still interesting. Plus a good excuse to go to Bunnings.

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regulators and bottles are cheaper from American paintball websites and $16 for a refill is a rip off since we can do it ourselves for less then $1.

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Yep, thus why not very useful!

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I seem to remember giving away so many cheep drill motors I don`t have any matching spares left! Shocked

Maybe we should buy a few Kmart sets while they are available from RFC funds and re sell them for spares and for newbies!?

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kmart up here has 19volt or so drills for $25 if anybody is interested
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This site seems to be quite useful for random bolts and stuff, especially in weird american sizes.

http://www.ausbolts.com.au/
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Found a guy selling 300 12v dc motors on ebay.
Approximately 1000rpm
selling in lots of 5
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/12-Volt-DC-Electric-Motors-MM1-6S2LB-X-5-per-lot_W0QQitemZ190225327465QQihZ009QQcategoryZ38287QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

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Not much chop for anything bigger then an antweight Confused
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Five per lot, hardly worth it... I need lots like this, but this guy wants too much.
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Anyone seen cheap/on sale drills recently? The dse ones are back to $30 ea iirc. Confused
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http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=8833

30v and 10 amps. good for powering relays and SSRs anyway Surprised good deal!

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http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=284

Shocked 9 channel, lcd screen for $79 us

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both of the above links have got me interested!

might use the on/off switch for weapon control... i already have a fat SSR

and the radio would make a good upgrade to sponging off Bort's old FM radios (which is the current plan)

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Has anyone actualy had a real problem with the turnigy cheapo 2.4g radios? They're like throwaway in cost XD
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nah not a single problem to date from me or sean Very Happy there great

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