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  1. Nice rant! Please add your location.

    Nice rant! Please add your location.
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    .....and to continue, under President Trump, the...

    .....and to continue, under President Trump, the US in four years had become a net exporter of gas and oil. That's going to change with Elmer Fudd in the presidency. His handlers want him to get rid...
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    I have ball screws on my Webb 4Vh. (Taiwan). I...

    I have ball screws on my Webb 4Vh. (Taiwan). I converted it back to manual from former factory CNC operation. They are terrific. 0 lash on Y and .007 on X. No problem climb milling if table is...
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    James Joyce, famously, in his book "Portrait of...

    James Joyce, famously, in his book "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man". told the story of the preacher who explained eternity to a young boy. He explained that it was like an endless sand dune...
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    More details are needed. Condition of machinery?...

    More details are needed. Condition of machinery? OP's budget and intended use of the machines?
  6. That's one. (see link) There are others that I...

    That's one. (see link) There are others that I can't find now where aircraft caught fire in the wing. I did see one a while back on the Smithsonian Air Disasters Show where a mechanic inadvertently...
  7. Sure, but there have been crashes where aircraft...

    Sure, but there have been crashes where aircraft caught fire in a wing....
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    People are worried about what Cruz does. What...

    People are worried about what Cruz does. What about America? Looks like it's been taken over in a silent coup.

    :popcorn:
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    Well, I would like to know a little more about...

    Well, I would like to know a little more about the greatness of Denmark. You can never know enough.:rolleyes5:
  10. Well sure. That assumes that the fire would not...

    Well sure. That assumes that the fire would not continue and ultimately burn a hole into the wing tank.
  11. That's an excellent point. Off the record, does...

    That's an excellent point. Off the record, does anyone have any idea what would have happened to that Hawaii-bound 777 if that engine had exploded halfway to Hawaii? Sure glad it happened right at...
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    Yes, and if the Ovine waste can somehow be...

    Yes, and if the Ovine waste can somehow be maintained in a corner, for example, the flies will be bunched in one area, making for a more completely fly-free enjoyment of the melon.

    I do recall...
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    If you get the higher quality Chinese shite, they...

    If you get the higher quality Chinese shite, they will work, but you still won't like them. I agree, used Aloris is better than any new Chinese stuff.

    Friends don't let friends buy Chinese...
  14. When I was working for a workers compensation...

    When I was working for a workers compensation insurance company in the past, I would review accidents in my general area of work. The most common accidents were eye injuries. Many shops were failing...
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    Ha. Amazon sucks pond water, too, but I pretty...

    Ha. Amazon sucks pond water, too, but I pretty much have to use them because there's really nothing else and I can get stuff the next day. .

    I think that I understood most of your post here but...
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    I will never forgive MSC for buying ENCO getting...

    I will never forgive MSC for buying ENCO getting rid of them and then raising their prices. They suck pond water.
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    Either that or a new section for those seeking...

    Either that or a new section for those seeking sympathy.
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    The mention of the foot shift on the Indian 841...

    The mention of the foot shift on the Indian 841 reminded me of a long ago tale. I belonged to a group in Chicago that rode motorcycles. we weren't really a club, we just rode together now and then. ...
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    Sure was. In general, the Harley transmissions...

    Sure was. In general, the Harley transmissions from 1936 on were pretty much bulletproof if certain precautions were taken. Of course, they needed oil, but most important was the condition and...
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    "Personally, I think Indian started down the...

    "Personally, I think Indian started down the slide in 1936 when Harley introduced the Knucklehead with overhead valves and Indian didn't counter it."

    Absolutely, The-36 Harley EL was an Art Deco...
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    Right - and then in the late 1940's the British...

    Right - and then in the late 1940's the British invasion of motorcycles started, There was BSA, AJS, Matchless, Velocette, James. Norton, Vincent, DOT, Villiers, you name it. They were cheaper than...
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    In wartime, Indian did what they could for the...

    In wartime, Indian did what they could for the war effort. They built some motorcycles in wartime trim. There were some Chiefs and some Scouts. They also built the model 841 V-twin with a transverse...
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    "The new Polaris Indians are pretty darn nice...

    "The new Polaris Indians are pretty darn nice bikes, I rode a couple in Vegas a couple of years back, they are miles ahead of the Gilroy bikes though I don't seem to have found the need to buy one,...
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    I once owned an Indian Woodsman bike, It was...

    I once owned an Indian Woodsman bike, It was actually a 500cc Royal Enfield Bullet that had been re-badged. The larger Royal Enfield 750cc Meteor was re-badged as the Chief. There were also some...
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    The Indian riders that I rode with would laugh at...

    The Indian riders that I rode with would laugh at the Polaris Indian claim of heritage all the way back to the early 1900's.

    There was only one real "Indian Motocycle Co." (sic) and it went out...
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