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  1. Phillips has less syllables, obvious it would be...

    Phillips has less syllables, obvious it would be the winner.
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    Guy Lautard wrote a handy little book with tables...

    Guy Lautard wrote a handy little book with tables for generating radius shapes. It is not hard to generate a good approximation of a .687 radius with a 5/8 ball end mill.

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    I think in the early days they started life and...

    I think in the early days they started life and forgings and were subsequently machined then finished.

    I have purchased a few 1898 new old stock Krag bolts. Few of the original machining marks are...
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    I have used the flat side of a 5 x 5 foot round...

    I have used the flat side of a 5 x 5 foot round bale. Should have done some testing to see if anything got through but it was 1/2 mile to the next property and 5 or 6 miles to any possible...
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    In the parallel thread about possible...

    In the parallel thread about possible requirements to wear masks a quote is made of Joe Graedon discussing the choir that all came down with C19. The one thing he failed to mention in singing the...
  6. It would be reflexive with me, not calculated. I...

    It would be reflexive with me, not calculated. I get hooked up to those hot wires from time to time. There maybe miles of fence on a single charger with a bunch of weeds touching the wire and it...
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    You will get more help if you repost this in the...

    You will get more help if you repost this in the Hardinge/Bridgeport section on specific machines. Your machine is considerably older than Mine so I am not sure if it would help.

    I do have a...
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    Everyone is wondering why one person gets light...

    Everyone is wondering why one person gets light symptoms and another is on death's door in not time. I thinking it is the load of virus particles that infect the person. Could it be a person that...
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    Borrowed this link from EG's post number #142....

    Borrowed this link from EG's post number #142.
    The U.S. tried to build a new fleet of ventilators. The mission failed. | Boston.com
    Anyone heard about the rotating bed that KCI was experimenting...
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    Another way to look at it is abrasion helps kill...

    Another way to look at it is abrasion helps kill cockroaches by cutting the oily exoskeleton (think boric acid). Not sure if you can abrade something like an extra small virus encased in fat. The...
  11. If your machines are tied up with the sale,...

    If your machines are tied up with the sale, surely as many friends as you have on PM someone close by could make the ends you need. Little Giant water trough hoses I made are in the photo. Made 11 of...
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    Pete, that was all very helpful cut your quote...

    Pete, that was all very helpful cut your quote down to a couple of points, the covid19 is very small compared to other corona virus so it floats easier. The fat surround in the DNA/RNA package must...
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    I never saw a lot of viscosity difference in the...

    I never saw a lot of viscosity difference in the common oils. The ones with "active" sulfur will work with your heavier tougher stainless and alloys, but will stain brass and make plating of brass...
  14. I can go down to Poth, Texas population 2000 and...

    I can go down to Poth, Texas population 2000 and get Ken at Ken's Farm Parts to swage together any fitting I bring him. Like someone else mentioned if your shop was not all tied up in the sale you...
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    Already passed excess N95 masks to the EMS, they...

    Already passed excess N95 masks to the EMS, they were grateful. Still in the Volunteer Fire Dept., so that is covered.
    If no tax consequences for keeping the "check" and passing it on I will keep...
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    I thought of that also, not sure if there is a...

    I thought of that also, not sure if there is a tax consequence?
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    Earlier I mentioned that the spread factors and...

    Earlier I mentioned that the spread factors and need for sanitizing were not adding up. Just heard that a mother giving birth and nursing her child is not real likely to pass on corona virus....
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    To many posts here to keep up. Sometimes it is...

    To many posts here to keep up. Sometimes it is the local perspective. Just watched the news this morning about New York City, man are they having it bad.
    If they bail out of there they will spread...
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    We have always sent our thread rolling work out...

    We have always sent our thread rolling work out so I do not know the particulars as to difficulty of the operations involved but I used to get 303 and 416 heat treat done 100 lengths (12 footers) at...
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    I made an aluminum bronze spacer for the clutch...

    I made an aluminum bronze spacer for the clutch setting on my tractor. The mechanic took it with him in case he needed again. He called when he got back to his shop and said the bronze was magnetic....
  21. Just talked to the head of EMS here and they are...

    Just talked to the head of EMS here and they are happy to get my half a box of expired N95 masks. They are allowed to use them with expired dates now. These expired in 2017, my secretary lives next...
  22. Funny that you mention the ebola panic. I...

    Funny that you mention the ebola panic. I remember seeing the video of the EMS in Dallas delivering pizzas to the family of the fellow from Africa. They were pushing the boxes with a stick towards...
  23. Being a tight wad farmer I use them again till...

    Being a tight wad farmer I use them again till the elastic disintegrates, I have tried to figure out how to tie on more elastic, but they break next to the staple and are too short.

    I do my part...
  24. One last question if you decided to share 1/2 of...

    One last question if you decided to share 1/2 of your available masks with a hospital, would they take them from a package that has been opened but the bag they are in has been closed most of the...
  25. I was talking about this next season of plowing,...

    I was talking about this next season of plowing, some of us wear a lot of hats. Machinist, farmer, rancher, and volunteer fireman to name just a few.
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