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    Looks like maybe that lathe was about to be...

    Looks like maybe that lathe was about to be converted from a line shaft drive to having it's own motor from the looks of the motor behind the lathe.
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    Don't go away mad. Just go away.

    Don't go away mad. Just go away.
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    Richard, It wasn't the department of education...

    Richard,

    It wasn't the department of education that shipped the jobs overseas. It was businesses that figured they could make more money by shipping jobs overseas. The department of education...
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    I'm surprised that Digger Doug hasn't been here...

    I'm surprised that Digger Doug hasn't been here to pile on you yet. He loves that shit.
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    Several years ago I got a job that had a hard...

    Several years ago I got a job that had a hard deadline or else. (don't they all) I asked a friend of mine if he wanted to help me cut steel for a few days. I purposely only asked him for a short term...
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    For wires as large as 10 ga. I would go with the...

    For wires as large as 10 ga. I would go with the Weller pistol style soldering gun. Dual heat range and they last forever. I have one that I bought about 40 years ago and as far as I know the one...
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    I've pulled a 12,000# fifth wheel through the...

    I've pulled a 12,000# fifth wheel through the Chicago area on I-94 several times and it is doable. Just make sure to avoid rush hour which I would estimate is from about 6-10 am and 2-8 pm. Keep your...
  8. My Bridgeport is painted like a Holstein cow only...

    My Bridgeport is painted like a Holstein cow only with blue and gray and black instead of black and white. It still mills things like any other mill.
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    Seems like for springs they would need to be...

    Seems like for springs they would need to be heated to red hot to form them and then quench and draw them back. I don't think it would be that hard to bend 1" red hot steel around a mandrel.
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    I don't run mine down all the way. If I have a...

    I don't run mine down all the way. If I have a battery that is partly discharged and I'm going to need it fully charged I put them in my cordless vacuum and let it run until the speed slows down...
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    The Honda inverter generators are very good...

    The Honda inverter generators are very good quality but when they say 2,000 watt they mean 2,000 watt surge and 1,600 continuous so don't be fooled by the rating. Most generators will have a claimed...
  12. I'm fully aware that sometimes my lack of taking...

    I'm fully aware that sometimes my lack of taking a Dale Carnegie course show up in my posts but I feel better after reading this comment.
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    With all the comments about cordless batteries...

    With all the comments about cordless batteries not lasting very long I'm surprised that nobody has mentioned the Ridgid line of cordless products. My neighbor in Arizona changed over from DeWalt 18...
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    It almost appears that you think affluence makes...

    It almost appears that you think affluence makes one smart. It doesn't always work that way.
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    I haven't read every post aside from scanning...

    I haven't read every post aside from scanning them to make sure someone hadn't already suggested this. I was having problems with a switch on my fifth wheel and a guy on a RV forum that was a...
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    I've dressed a lot of radii with one of them....

    I've dressed a lot of radii with one of them. Sometimes on a Bryant ID grinder and sometimes on a Brown and Sharpe #13. I missed buying one for my shop on Craigslist a couple of years ago. If you...
  17. I've been a landlord for nearly 30 years in the...

    I've been a landlord for nearly 30 years in the state of Michigan. I've done two evictions. I've never sold a house that a renter was living in but I'm pretty sure that if I did the buyer would be...
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    If you had posted your post in white it would have been even more difficult for us to read. What was that all about?
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    Gordon has other posts here besides the political...

    Gordon has other posts here besides the political ones. Say someone does a search looking for an answer to a problem and Gordon had the answer but now because of an over eager moderator those answers...
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    You have posted 13,544 posts so it isn't really...

    You have posted 13,544 posts so it isn't really like I am posting based on that one post but you can believe whatever you want.
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    I've never seen a post from Gordon that struck me...

    I've never seen a post from Gordon that struck me as him hating the USA. Does he post about the Danish being a happy bunch of people. Yes. That's OK with me.

    The USA does have it's faults just...
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    Welcome back. I didn't think you could live...

    Welcome back. I didn't think you could live without PM.
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    Maybe if you go cuddle up with your trumpy bear...

    Maybe if you go cuddle up with your trumpy bear you will feel better.
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    Welcome back Gordon. I was also banned when the...

    Welcome back Gordon. I was also banned when the thread or threads that got you banned were ongoing so I don't know what they were about but I do have to agree with most all of the other people here...
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    I think trump is looking to tank the economy....

    I think trump is looking to tank the economy. Rich people make a lot of money when the economy crashes and people lose their homes to foreclosures. The rich buy them up at discounts and sell or rent...
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