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    Pulling things off a radial does not necessarily...

    Pulling things off a radial does not necessarily "help" with moving.
    Delivery end, you'll need to be able to set it down and park it in a stable manner.


    It is pretty "standard" that anchoring...
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    Extract from a sparse, proprietary, sort-of image...

    Extract from a sparse, proprietary, sort-of image file back to an uncompressed workable image in a standard storage/working format.

    Go Ogle finds a lot of advice on it - most of it rather...
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    Might surprise some folk, but Nurses ain't the...

    Might surprise some folk, but Nurses ain't the only females as actually know what they are looking at, that it ain't NECESSARILY a "big deal", nor even HAVE to be, and understand its various useful...
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    I think Boris is only "technically" a third-world...

    I think Boris is only "technically" a third-world immigrant, given both of his parents were British even though he was born in New York. Which might ACTUALLY class as "FOURTH WORLD" were it a...
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    Surely. Spike in the sale of beverages. Sewer...

    Surely. Spike in the sale of beverages. Sewer flow increase according.

    You wanted something more USEFUL than those voted in, yah?
  6. The "physics" comes out according to the usual...

    The "physics" comes out according to the usual math IF yah actually KNOW the inductance involved, instantaneous power, etc.

    But when a part of the environment is also a rotating motor just as...
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    "Nathan's Famous" are a "Least-Coast" favorite,...

    "Nathan's Famous" are a "Least-Coast" favorite, not just Nova Yawk. But WTH? It really is more marketing than meat.

    While they are by no means the worst of wurst, neither are they any match for...
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    Nothing old, bold, nor especially "rigger'ish"...

    Nothing old, bold, nor especially "rigger'ish" about any of that.

    Just yer average self-reliant Australian innovator applying his reg'lar enterprising craft.

    Real pro would even carry away the...
  9. It would be "very good news" that I've worried...

    It would be "very good news" that I've worried too much.

    My view, the "best" - and usually also the fastest, even least-cost route, to ANY 10EE restoral to full service - has come to be...
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    I like "Ell" bases on bigass radials as well. The...

    I like "Ell" bases on bigass radials as well. The eight-foot ATW I cudda married, she was so useful, had such.

    But there is something not quite "right" about the look of this one.

    Not a...
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    Two things FWIW--not-much: 1) I don't have as...

    Two things FWIW--not-much:

    1) I don't have as high a confidence in the integrity of the "Ell" base under the arm as oriented in the photo as in the "main" base. I'd want that arm swung back over...
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    Meahhh.. (trying) to keep their 'puters secure...

    Meahhh.. (trying) to keep their 'puters secure was a reliable revenue stream for ages in Hong Kong - still is for my former partners.

    One does form opinions... that more of them should be in jail...
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    May be no help atall. Not sure the shape of yer...

    May be no help atall. Not sure the shape of yer clevis.

    But there's 0.0850" thick, 3" wide, up to 24" long Ampco 18 alloy in as-continuous-cast surface finish spare for yah if it is any help.
    ...
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    My smaller Walthers don't shed their top slide,...

    My smaller Walthers don't shed their top slide, as a P38 can now and then do.

    9 mm "Kurz" belly-busters, both. The "Ultra" framed one is comfy. The "short grip" pre-GCA '68 PPK will, however, take...
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    1940's "Brown Shoe" army brat onward, here. More...

    1940's "Brown Shoe" army brat onward, here. More than one.

    Not many things ever made by the hand of man as all-around useful.

    But still.

    Ever try to IMPRESS one of 'em by shouting.. or...
  16. Cannot tell from a foto how well it was done,...

    Cannot tell from a foto how well it was done, OTHERWISE, but... that short patch on the bridge? lower/center, left of the oil lines?

    Should not even BE there. That area is not meant to touch...
  17. You have to pull the leadscrew and ALL the rods...

    You have to pull the leadscrew and ALL the rods first.

    "All" including one of the ELSR variants where such exist, surfacing feed shaft and leadscrew otherwise the minimum.

    After which, the...
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    Might be only a few days more when my two...

    Might be only a few days more when my two single-phase 40 A chokes (input side to a 10 HP P-P) and 3-P TCI "Sine Guard" (output side) arrive.

    Hoping to not NEED further bucking, so on my "take...
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    Yes, actually, you should. But for simple...

    Yes, actually, you should.

    But for simple PRAGMATIC reasons. Nothing to do with "status" or "internet politics" atall.

    Simply put, you need to ask where more of the participants HAVE the same...
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    Pity it wasn't anal sphincters the Danes needed....

    Pity it wasn't anal sphincters the Danes needed. Plentiful local supply, one surmises?

    Might have improved some of the UK's political class's public speeches, they but had a higher-bidder...
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    Kind of an INSULT to discerning "hobbyists"...

    Kind of an INSULT to discerning "hobbyists" actually.

    There's the real issue.

    South Benders, by contrast KNOW they have a too-light lathe and constantly demonstrate the ability to work AROUND...
  22. Too true. The SAME risk zone as a belt-drive has...

    Too true. The SAME risk zone as a belt-drive has - right where the work goes on - is "there" in either case.

    But "at least".. the independent motor-drive doesn't ALSO add the hazards of line...
  23. Typical meter, A or D, will buffer that noise...

    Typical meter, A or D, will buffer that noise right out of sight.

    Watcha need - even as OLD as a Fluke 77 - is a DVM with numbers AND a bar-graph that measures transients, too.

    Lot of newer...
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    One of the "pragmatic" best lines I ever heard...

    One of the "pragmatic" best lines I ever heard was on a training tape for Instrument Flight.

    "If you can tell the difference between a motorcycle and a John Deere tractor, you can learn this too!"...
  25. Not kidding. At least until the goods now inbound...

    Not kidding. At least until the goods now inbound arrive, my own P-P is doing more duty as a place to aside the odd bit of crap atop it than it is transferring power.

    I had bought TWO big Square-D...
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