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    No need to be facetious, Gordon B. Clarke....

    No need to be facetious, Gordon B. Clarke. Sandstorms can and will certainly show up in photographs and on radar. What's next, volcanoes? If you must clutch at straws, should the subject of...
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    The 'enter' key isn't working on this site so I...

    The 'enter' key isn't working on this site so I had to post again. This reminds me of a story. Years ago when the real cheap tools started coming in I was at a customer's who I knew blew through a...
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    Good one. I had to forward to few bamboo rod...

    Good one. I had to forward to few bamboo rod makers I know.
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    So by calling them what they are I'm in the...

    So by calling them what they are I'm in the wrong? My opinion is indeed driven by politics... politics and many other things. Just so you know, I also have a strong dislike for the two parties we're...
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    Back to Optical Comparators... modern comparators...

    Back to Optical Comparators... modern comparators along with modern processing units have quite a bit of horsepower. Many will average a multitude of measurements per feature to get results (just...
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    It seems some people are also stuck in the '70's...

    It seems some people are also stuck in the '70's and '80's, huh? :skep:
    Drive a Honda or Toyota from the '70's if you can find one that hasn't dissolved to dust.
    Let me ask you, are you an importer...
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    The media includes Fox News doncha know? I can...

    The media includes Fox News doncha know? I can indeed say Soros. I can also say Koch Brothers, Rupert Murdoch and many other people in power known to try to make their hangers-on hyperventilate with...
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    I have the B&S probe you need and another you may...

    I have the B&S probe you need and another you may want. I have the pencil probe you pictured but also a test indicator type probe that goes in the same port as the pencil probe. If you have both A/B...
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    Not to belabor the point... Aw heck, it needs...

    Not to belabor the point... Aw heck, it needs belaboring!
    How and where did you come up with this absolute statement?
    The speeder knob is the only decent way you can add more pressure if desired....
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    Huh? Sorry I didn't realize it wasn't supposed to...

    Huh? Sorry I didn't realize it wasn't supposed to be used for both 'feel' measuring and faster rotation (even though it does so quite nicely, thanks)


    Small world. Back in the day I did that too....
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    Gordon, If I read your question correctly, the...

    Gordon, If I read your question correctly, the smaller black thimble is neither a ratchet or a slip friction device. It is fixed to the anvil and so can be used for more or less pressure on the part....
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    5-6 years prior to that Quantumike this mic came...

    5-6 years prior to that Quantumike this mic came out from B&S/Tesa. The entire thimble is also the friction device but the big difference is it does not move away from your fingertips as you open it...
  13. You're telling me the acres and acres of corn I...

    You're telling me the acres and acres of corn I see surrounding those Amish stands in southern Michigan are merely props? I'm shocked. Shocked I tell you! :cryin:
  14. This family refuses to eat products imported from...

    This family refuses to eat products imported from certain countries. We do it for health and safety reasons as well as for our private battle against human rights.
    It does not matter to us who...
  15. This topic brings up a question... a lot of times...

    This topic brings up a question... a lot of times I see a product that says 'distributed by (insert store name) with no point of manufacture mentioned. Nowhere does it state where made or grown.
    I...
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    I was trained decades ago and have since used the...

    I was trained decades ago and have since used the little finger to hold onto the frame. I never even considered using another method and in years of using mics in front of hundreds of customers,...
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    I followed all sorts of car racing as a kid but...

    I followed all sorts of car racing as a kid but got away from it after a while and now, thanks to that wonderful invention called DVR, find myself watching again.
    The Indy 500 when I was growing up...
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    What is the size of the part and how much are you...

    What is the size of the part and how much are you willing to spend?
  19. There's a reason HD has been in business for so...

    There's a reason HD has been in business for so long. There is also a reason that they remain in business. I think part of it has to do with many people prefering not to ride a 'me too' machine....
  20. They once asked Ferdinand Porshe why his company...

    They once asked Ferdinand Porshe why his company was using the same door on his cars for 33 years.
    His reply, "Because it is a very good door"

    Isn't HD the same company who had to sue the...
  21. If you think the 1% are crying now at murmurings...

    If you think the 1% are crying now at murmurings their taxes might be raised... just wait until they're asked to make up even more of the shortfall they themselves caused by taking jobs offshore....
  22. Whine and cry all you want, bucko... your post...

    Whine and cry all you want, bucko... your post sure the hell reads like a whole lot of, to put it in a term you are already very familiar with no doubt, 'class envy'! :bawling:
  23. You were doing alright but just couldn't stop...

    You were doing alright but just couldn't stop typing, could you?
    These 'train of consciousness' posts become very telling. Telling in that it proves to some of us that many Americans are simply led...
  24. That isn't too shocking. Seeing that it is a...

    That isn't too shocking. Seeing that it is a foreign company building and hiring here that is. They seem to be breed the only business 'leaders' with enough balls and smarts build here. American...
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    [QUOTE=gmatov;1716339] Peddler, A...

    A little competition is healthy, no?




    You folks always revert to scare tactics and buzz-phrases. If it isn't 'dey gonna kill da babies' it's 'dey gonna take yer guns'. Now it's 'taxes'....
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