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    Yah, well.. as "CUSTOMERS", too! Even if they...

    Yah, well.. as "CUSTOMERS", too!

    Even if they are disagreeable painus analiatti horribilus..

    .. so long as they pay their bills!

    :D
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    Don't know. Last used one (8-foot ATW radial)...

    Don't know. Last used one (8-foot ATW radial) January of 1965 and have never seen the guts.

    That said, this sort of goods often has bearing-balls as the "Magic".

    Would.. spring-loading only the...
  3. Most have the crowned back, but flushed at the...

    Most have the crowned back, but flushed at the sides. I meant a top rib that overhangs, much as if it were a round rod with a fin hanging down to form the wedge.

    I have a fairly comprehensive set...
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    Aye, the Burke #4 is far worse, though. If not...

    Aye, the Burke #4 is far worse, though. If not mist or droplet, then:

    - "flood" has to be but a trickle to keep up with the austere catchment capability,

    - sharp, WET chips and plain droplets...
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    Two things keep my neighbours calm. The "Tactical...

    Two things keep my neighbours calm. The "Tactical Quiet" NATO units actually ARE. Quiet.

    And the Johnson-Matthey NOS desmogger I added to an alreadyCARB-compliant unit.

    Screaming-meemie "Dee...
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    Presume you have already seen this? Sheldon...

    Presume you have already seen this?

    Sheldon Milling Machines

    That is not a Rusnock head in Tony's photos.. nor is your one a Rusnok, nor is your one the same as the one Tony shows.

    I'll...
  7. What a crock of ignorant shite! I have been...

    What a crock of ignorant shite!

    I have been reliant on it for ages. So have many others:

    "Because of the immense scale achieved through these applications, this is the most common type of...
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    Plenty of them by COUNT... In Asia, a(ny) El...

    Plenty of them by COUNT... In Asia, a(ny) El Cheapo "manual" lathe might arrive with a 3-J , (mostly..) 4-J, or 6-Jaw, not have much other option, even as to size, and go to its grave never having...
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    Anybody's Army in the field - ships at sea, blue...

    Anybody's Army in the field - ships at sea, blue water OR brown -lives off 'em. Even more so, running Oxygen & Acetylene plants 24 hour days, remote sugar refineries, fish or beef processing plants,...
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    Tiny 10EE is around 3,200 Avoir and a bit. Same...

    Tiny 10EE is around 3,200 Avoir and a bit. Same again an HBX-360. Alzmetall DP is 4,400 with the non-rotating rectangular table. Quartet mill 5205.

    Over a ton and a half, or even a skosh over...
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    Welll. I have often had more money than good...

    Welll. I have often had more money than good sense ...ergo piss it way on whims, so I HAVE a Diesel that can probably run any TWO of my heaviest-consumer machines if / as/ when. My case, that's two...
  12. Some drifts had a rounded rib on the "away" side....

    Some drifts had a rounded rib on the "away" side.

    I'd guess those - in combination with the azure style you have - would be less prone to the raised welts that can accumulate at the upper-end of...
  13. Whine for yourself... or DO something about it.....

    Whine for yourself... or DO something about it.. for yourself.

    "We" have superbly reliable power in the general Dominion Power service area.
    Broadly based. Solar PV included as well as nukes and...
  14. Not for much longer. Graphene turns out to...

    Not for much longer.

    Graphene turns out to have several useful "cousins".

    Synthetic photosynthesis is working in the lab for quite some time, already.

    So is "mechanical" (nano-tech)...
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    No foul. The info helps SOMEBODY. And...

    No foul. The info helps SOMEBODY.

    And Cazeneuve refurb projects DO tend to run slowly!


    ...or maybe that's just ME?

    :)
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    Making a problem out of a solution, Jim. Just...

    Making a problem out of a solution, Jim.

    Just sacrifice the freakin' DRAWTUBE! Buy a pre-threaded length.

    Lever OR handwheel, it is the cheapest and fastest route to repair.

    Lest we forget,...
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    Less work to run a small boring-bar in and...

    Less work to run a small boring-bar in and intentionally "internal groove" the drawtube until it is in two pieces.

    Pre-threaded drawtube stock to fab a new one is a commodity item, "close to"...
  18. We did. Some time ago. The money followed those...

    We did. Some time ago. The money followed those "facts", too.

    If tiny Iceland produces more primary Aluminum that the entire USA, might that "no industry" be yet-another indicator of your mental...
  19. Well.. yazz.. this means you have been...

    Well.. yazz.. this means you have been caught-out YET AGAIN..

    ..so now we gets another forty-page rationalization.

    All you really need is a more demanding Day Job, J.

    :(

    - Smith...
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    A machine shop ain't the same as a gunfight. ...

    A machine shop ain't the same as a gunfight.

    "Second place winner" often makes more money .. or enjoys a happier life on LESS money.

    My shop foreman / lead diamond-setter went to lunch one day...
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    Seems so. Not like he'd need one of these: ...

    Seems so. Not like he'd need one of these:

    TrailerCaddy Trailer Shifter – The Electric Yard Dog | DJ Products
  22. You kidding? Argue? You don't REALLY think they'd...

    You kidding? Argue? You don't REALLY think they'd do a damned thing but GRIN!

    Hydro power globally - a "renewable" since ancientest of times - might be down, now, to only 16% of global power.
    ...
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    LOL! For several months, I was on E2/E3 pay.. an...

    LOL! For several months, I was on E2/E3 pay.. an Artilleryman.. the only "green uniform" in a room full of blue.. filling a NORAD Field-Grade command slot.

    "Deputy Battle Staff Commander, BUIC II,...
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    My early 1950's Alzmetall AB5/S #5 MT for...

    My early 1950's Alzmetall AB5/S #5 MT for damned-sure is "integral".

    The early 1940's Walker-Turner came in my door with a straight cylinder OD gadget, #2 MT internally.

    W-T had a knurled,...
  25. My 200A 4/0 was put into service sometime around...

    My 200A 4/0 was put into service sometime around 1985 when the PO added an annex and had to relocate the entrance.

    Well they had to run a new drop for him, anyway.

    Clever Devil had...
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