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    Adjustable height will use larger posts to...

    Adjustable height will use larger posts to account for slop in the assembly.
    Bil lD
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    My bad. I was thinking jib crane not gantry...

    My bad. I was thinking jib crane not gantry crane. I have seen pictures of a few gantry cranes with round uprights but most are square tube.
    Bill D
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    Why square? I would think round would be cheaper...

    Why square? I would think round would be cheaper to buy and easier to calculate. It seems to me that square is stronger corner to corner rather then flat to flat.
    Bill D
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    I see lots of tools at big box and Harbor fright...

    I see lots of tools at big box and Harbor fright crowing about being made fro m "High Carbon Steel". like hat is a good thing. Even 100 years ago carbon steel was on the way out. It is not 1868...
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    I was parting off some aluminum yesterday and it...

    I was parting off some aluminum yesterday and it went well. I tried this morning on mild steel and it was hard and slow. I took the HSS tool out and hit it on the grinder. Works great again.
    Bill...
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    HSS iathe internal threading tool, name

    I am looking for a small internal threading tool to use on a lathe. I am thinking of the kind that look like an allen wrench forged from a rod and sharpened on the short leg. Or the kind that are...
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    Claim is that crystalline admixture added to...

    Claim is that crystalline admixture added to cement will make a water proof self healing layer on concrete. Cost is around $250 for a five gallon bucket of the stuff. Added to cement at 2-3% ratio....
  8. After WW2 nazi Hydrogen cylinders were taken as...

    After WW2 nazi Hydrogen cylinders were taken as war booty and placed into service in the USA. Some of these are still in use today. I have no idea if the valve was changed to usa spec or not. I...
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    I would guess the Aloris BXA7 cutoff blade tool...

    I would guess the Aloris BXA7 cutoff blade tool holder block holds the parting blade at a 7 degree up angle.
    Bill D.
  10. On many regulators the input nipple unscrews and...

    On many regulators the input nipple unscrews and a different type can be installed. For co2 tanks the nipple can be flat with a washer or a solid cone. What about the hose fittings? I would guess...
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    How about Lucifer heating? Bill D

    How about Lucifer heating?
    Bill D
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    I suppose they can be ground for a special...

    I suppose they can be ground for a special thickness for grooving or a special tip shape. You do not have to part with the tool.
    Bil lD
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    As I understand it the ISO standards can be...

    As I understand it the ISO standards can be meaningless as long as you stick to it and document them. You can say I check my micrometer daily against the standard Stanley tape measure model x52g. I...
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    I use a small chainsaw sharpening stone...

    I use a small chainsaw sharpening stone parrallel to the long axis to put a slight dip on the top of the hss blade. I think this rolls the chip to be narrower then the cut. I seldom part and, for...
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    Forrest would tell you to buy a used bridge crane...

    Forrest would tell you to buy a used bridge crane and erect that first. Then use it to build the building around it. Better to buy the crane first so you know it will fit. Be a shame to have to...
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    Consider getting the mini split as a heat pump. ...

    Consider getting the mini split as a heat pump. Gas heat is cheaper but you need to buy another furnace for that.
    Bill D
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    I think it uses N-rays to micro polish the...

    I think it uses N-rays to micro polish the materials. It will not work on green wood. If you get it done they will call you a Nancy boy.
    Bill D

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  18. 3 years later it is still shifting fine. I do...

    3 years later it is still shifting fine. I do not use coolant just brush some oil on. I ended up taking the gearbox off and washing it with solvent and brushing every gear tooth and shaft. It had...
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    I like the bore to 2" all the way then switch. ...

    I like the bore to 2" all the way then switch. Could you do something with an internal grinder to open up the bore enough to swing the boring head. Maybe mount the grinder to the boring head for...
  20. They had to take doctor Jarvik off as a shill for...

    They had to take doctor Jarvik off as a shill for some heart medicine. He invented a mechanical heart(see I am on topic, he had it built and had several models installed , in other people. He has a...
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    get a 747 fire fighting plane, 20,000 gallons per...

    get a 747 fire fighting plane, 20,000 gallons per shot. What is the special brew they mix with the water. is that the cool fire? I am not sure if the Dc 10 fire planes are still flying or not....
  22. My old doctor was not impressed by patients...

    My old doctor was not impressed by patients asking for medicines by name. I did ask about one that was heavily advertised just to see what he thought. Said it was too expensive and I did not need...
  23. Similar climate here. I found that when the shop...

    Similar climate here. I found that when the shop gets to about 45 F condensation becomes a problem. I put a long golden rod heater in the base of my lathe. I plug it in when winter temps go below...
  24. What I want to know is how did trump get a...

    What I want to know is how did trump get a prescription? How many doctors did he have to fire to hear what he wanted to hear? Or does his new health plan allow adults to buy whatever drug they...
  25. Cheaper for the nut to wear out faster then the...

    Cheaper for the nut to wear out faster then the leadscrew. The nut will wear faster anyway since all the movement is on the entire nut while the lead screw is longer and the wear is spread out over...
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