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  1. Jacobs Chuck 30243D Multi-Craft Drill Chuck,...

    Jacobs Chuck 30243D Multi-Craft Drill Chuck, 0.25" Maximum Capacity, 1-1/8" Sleeve Diameter, 2-1/64" Close Length - Power Drill Chucks - Amazon.com

    They claim it is the smallest one Jacobs makes,...
  2. Thread: Pretty scrap

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    BFD. Anybody as would own that many copies of...

    BFD.

    Anybody as would own that many copies of Machinery's handbook and be able to afford to waste the storage space on them has to be steenkin' rich..
  3. Thread: Pretty scrap

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    Do ex-girlfriends qualify? Or only ex-wives?...

    Do ex-girlfriends qualify?

    Or only ex-wives?

    ??
  4. That's not "sticklish", Martin. That's...

    That's not "sticklish", Martin.

    That's valuable information!

    :D
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    What John said. Built for some sort of niche...

    What John said. Built for some sort of niche market or production use.

    Not a good candidate for general-purpose "engine" lathe use. You'd be fighting its limitatons more often than gaining any...
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    Any given transformer may.. or may not.. have...

    Any given transformer may.. or may not.. have reserve to spare.
    Presuming it had a "Day Job" already - with loads it was selected to support - rather than just being something "found on post"...
  7. Bundy was small-time. Compare him to Trump. ...

    Bundy was small-time.

    Compare him to Trump.

    With no effort at all, "TDS" has granted DJT free leaseshold's on vacant minds, in perpetuity, and as a gift, donated by insanely dedicated...
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    Reverse electrolysis, AKA "spooge tank" and...

    Reverse electrolysis, AKA "spooge tank" and "warmish" should work a treat.

    It isn't as safe for high-alloy, heat-treated, or thin sections (springs, to name one.) as chelation, weird things can...
  9. Made my bones treating the illness, not the...

    Made my bones treating the illness, not the symptom.

    Got a ship-to?
  10. That WAS the open, f**ck on the spot. right in...

    That WAS the open, f**ck on the spot. right in front of God and everybody WAY in ..prehistoric England.. just to name one. And it was the female's choice... and woe be to he who tried to interfere.
    ...
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    LOL! I recall thinking what a marvelous run of...

    LOL! I recall thinking what a marvelous run of LUCK so many bright Irish folks - Chartered Accountants - or on their way to be, then beyond, many of them - "won" lottery slots for fast-track...
  12. .. unless you are also willing to work just as...

    .. unless you are also willing to work just as hard as if you did NOT have one... and not-even in the same field, either.

    Niece-by-marriage .. when they decide to make if official - took a degree...
  13. Most of my latino neigbours - "legal" one and...

    Most of my latino neigbours - "legal" one and all, and predominently Salvadorean - started out that way. For one of two or three jobs.

    Then went on to supervisory roles and/or owning their OWN...
  14. Point. Eye-surgeon's scalpel, Sushi chef, Chinese...

    Point. Eye-surgeon's scalpel, Sushi chef, Chinese chef's knife, Chinese BUTCHER's hand-axe chopper are all sharp at an edge.

    Just not all meant for the same tasking or level of precision.

    And...
  15. ROFL! Well. if you don't value yourself, why...

    ROFL!

    Well. if you don't value yourself, why would any other human being think it was worth ..

    N'er mind!

    COVID as it is, she cannot make the trek in-person, my wife of 30+ years has begun...
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    Meahh.. even "crap" is relative. Take an op where...

    Meahh.. even "crap" is relative. Take an op where a sine bar is simply a major improvement over even a very good protractor. I don't need millionths. I may not REALLY even need two tenths.

    Reach...
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    "I am soooo smart in getting a f**king bargain so...

    "I am soooo smart in getting a f**king bargain so cheaply while all those others not as smart as I am pay MORE!!"

    AKA "naive gullibility, arrogant-class level" is the "standard", to...

    ISO...
  18. That Seamoss/Godfart either doesn't read history...

    That Seamoss/Godfart either doesn't read history at all, ELSE does read it, then cherry-picks whatever seems to support lie of the hour?

    China didn't WHAT?

    Roll back to pre "Spring and Autumn"...
  19. 4th century BC. Most of us can ....if you...

    4th century BC.

    Most of us can ....if you WORK hard enough at it.

    It's just full of uncertainty without DNA because.. well... humans are not inherently monogamous. Men OR Women.

    DNA? Didja...
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    Fair enuf' If your work NEEDS calibrated...

    Fair enuf'

    If your work NEEDS calibrated goods, buy better quality than you think you can even afford. They will cost you less in the long haul than lesser goods.
    They are likely to HOLD longer...
  21. 78 million. 1994 USD$. Overdue payment for...

    78 million. 1994 USD$. Overdue payment for hardware scattered all over the planet, previous seven months. With NO receiving documents. Nor were we going to be able to GET them. In the conventional...
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    LOL! "Please get tertiary Syphilis?" Not much...

    LOL! "Please get tertiary Syphilis?" Not much less explains what Brits vote themselves. At least the US system just goes to the highest bidder and fake news and adverhooring recycle PART of the...
  23. You miss the entire point, Spud US made...

    You miss the entire point, Spud

    US made machine-tools did not HAVE to be uber-versatile in frugal overall space , mass, and power budgets.

    We had SPACE for as many "good ENOUGH" at their job,...
  24. Meahh... not a "PhD" in it, but how about: ...

    Meahh... not a "PhD" in it, but how about:

    Herr Promotion Diplom Ingenieur Gewindeschneidmaschinenbedenier

    Daily Driver name? "Der schnellerschneider"? Or just "twisty Hans"?

    Either way? Fer...
  25. The career decision-makers are simply pointing...

    The career decision-makers are simply pointing out that for ANY project, it pays to prioritize for greatest gain at least cost in blood, sweat, tears, time, and treasure.

    Retains more flexibility...
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