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  1. I never said that the goal was to build a machine...

    I never said that the goal was to build a machine for automatic scraping.

    The OP posted a link to a new Gehring add relating to honing that was using a laser for part of the process and the OP...
  2. Total misapplication. There is more to the...

    Total misapplication. There is more to the process then what Gehring is saying. Most of it is proprietary to the end customer and use of proprietary coatings.

    Huffman actually has a more usable...
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    I'm not even sure we can devalue the US dollar...

    I'm not even sure we can devalue the US dollar anymore.

    Basically Bernanke tried that during the recession with the quantitative easing programs and achieved very little. I was expecting to see a...
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    So, was the addendum signed by you in the...

    So, was the addendum signed by you in the original paperwork or just added after the fact? I'm assuming you do have your copy of the original agreement? If these two questions are yes, then the...
  5. Chicago had a "situation" in which the yellow...

    Chicago had a "situation" in which the yellow light time interval was reduced at the signals that had the red light cameras installed. Turns out that there was a financial incentive for both the city...
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    There is a major difference in saying that so and...

    There is a major difference in saying that so and so is being judged because of what they did or said vs. doing a direct act to bring judgement on some group.

    I do not see any reasonable...
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    The straight is only 21 mi. wide. If you use the...

    The straight is only 21 mi. wide. If you use the traditional limit in a close border situation as this, the International limit would be at 10.5mi., the half way mark, however in open seas it would...
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    I really don't want to interject religion into...

    I really don't want to interject religion into this discussion but there are philosophical and theological worldviews that do affect how people view things and it is imperative that when you are...
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    There is another facet to the Iranian situation...

    There is another facet to the Iranian situation that most people don't know and/or recognize and that is a significant number of the Iranian leaders and chief clerics belong to an Islamic sect...
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    They have very little manufacturing capacity....

    They have very little manufacturing capacity. Most everything is contracted out and then assembled at the plant.

    I think that their CNC VTL is probably one of the higher volume quasi-standard...
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    China is way ahead of the market. They are seeing...

    China is way ahead of the market. They are seeing what the weather will do to N.A. soybean production and are going to be buying before the big weather run up that has its normal seasonal high in...
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    Contracts are only useful when both parties...

    Contracts are only useful when both parties desire to honor the agreement.

    Once you have one side that wants out, it becomes a lawyer/money battle. He who has the larger army (most cash and...
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    That skimmer appears to be working fine. You...

    That skimmer appears to be working fine.

    You could probably rise the weir slightly to reduce the total flow through the gravity separator.

    One thing to keep in mind when observing a coolant...
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    The generator or vaporizer is probably the...

    The generator or vaporizer is probably the riskiest device in these types of stoves. Most are just stamped and welded, tend to corrode and ultimately fail when exposed to heat.

    Your stove appears...
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    I think the bottom ones are likely crankcase...

    I think the bottom ones are likely crankcase drain plugs as the lower crankcase half likely has a segmented bottom. The upper one is likely for the crankshaft lube line for the center bearing.
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    Ag is going through its typical pricing cycle....

    Ag is going through its typical pricing cycle. The weather will start to have a positive affect on prices as usual with planting and crop condition issues.

    2019 will play out likely as it did in...
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    I have heard that phrase used in a serious...

    I have heard that phrase used in a serious context way too many times from people that had absolutely no idea what they were getting into and then have had to deal with the aftermath, especially in...
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    Depends if it is a gas line or a water/coolant...

    Depends if it is a gas line or a water/coolant line and if the line is actually turned off.
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    One thing that has not been mentioned yet is that...

    One thing that has not been mentioned yet is that those cheap import goods tend to put deflationary pressure on the economy. Yes we can buy cheap things and everything is great while we still have...
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    I have an I/R 5000 200hp that I use as my phase...

    I have an I/R 5000 200hp that I use as my phase converter. Have been using it for several years running from single phase power.

    All that was required was to change a couple of parameters having...
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    What this means is that if you are making $10 an...

    What this means is that if you are making $10 an hour, you better figure out what skills do I need to make $20. You do not need to necessarily go to an official classroom to learn things. People need...
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    The newer generators usually either work or they...

    The newer generators usually either work or they don't. Almost anything could be used for a load.

    A skill saw is pretty good in that it has a significant starting load and can have a decent sized...
  23. I was involved with running an engine plant for...

    I was involved with running an engine plant for almost a year on only diesel generators and diesel air compressors.

    The big thing is to have sufficient capacity to properly handle demand and...
  24. I would leave the wood. It has vibration...

    I would leave the wood.

    It has vibration damping characteristics, is softer than the copper tubing,won't have galvanic corrosion issues, won't cause the copper tube to crack at a mounting point....
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    I wonder if maybe the person that announced the...

    I wonder if maybe the person that announced the price increase-surcharge was maybe showing some of his/her political opinion/bias. Minneapolis is a rather blue area surrounded by red.
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