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    One small peak of a entire mountain range. See...

    One small peak of a entire mountain range. See also ball bearings, the"Bank for International Settlements", Ford of France, Franco-German champagne.. and more.

    "Great Houses", Corporations among...
  2. Meahh "war stories" - civilian as well - can suck...

    Meahh "war stories" - civilian as well - can suck all the time out of a person's life, and then make a meal of his friends ....so.. "only the odd episode now and then" . as might serve contrast,...
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    You CHARGE for s**t? At ALL? How TF? I...

    You CHARGE for s**t? At ALL?

    How TF?

    I thot you were operating in Bernie-Bro "free everything" turf?

    :D
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    The one right on the package he posted the foto...

    The one right on the package he posted the foto of. Zoomed in and rotated right, copy saved to storage, here.

    BTDT...Got No Tee Shirt. See post # 18

    As said, that maker no longer seems to be...
  5. Prolly looked at each other, and more than just...

    Prolly looked at each other, and more than just the one time, taken turns being the first to observe:

    "Damn but we surely do travel with helluva lot more s**t than the average bear!"

    ...or...
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    Surely. And I bought five pair, new and "decent"...

    Surely. And I bought five pair, new and "decent" for $60. Six bucks don't cover a lot of my time.

    Seems to me if one is going to "make stuff to learn stuff" - a righteous enough exercise - yah'd...
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    OP is chasing guesses about "edge cases" - as if...

    OP is chasing guesses about "edge cases" - as if "read it on the internet ..somewhere" - and more or less at random without any indication "so far" that he has even gotten the "most basic" parts of...
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    Re-inventing the wheel is OK. If yah but LEARN...

    Re-inventing the wheel is OK. If yah but LEARN new stuff, from the doin' of that.

    Coolant is good. It can make accomplishing better work easier.

    But it won't make the geometry nor wear of the...
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    You don't HAVE to "imagine". Look it up. Or buy...

    You don't HAVE to "imagine". Look it up. Or buy some and try it. Or just watch the movie?

    Tantung Cutting Tools

    Think I'm at some sort of "disadvantage" for not pissing-away money on inserted...
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    Good grief.. what a HUGE savings in materiel,...

    Good grief.. what a HUGE savings in materiel, time, money, enhanced safety..F**k-with time!

    NOT!

    Must be the same "home shop types" as figured piercing corrugated steel plate for tie-wires to...
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    If it actually MATTERS (not always...) it can be...

    If it actually MATTERS (not always...) it can be "better than that".

    How about you simply "book end" that item - shoulder block of "don't care" each side - same-height, same width, same alloy -...
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    Well.. "tough job, but SOMEBODY has to do it." ...

    Well.. "tough job, but SOMEBODY has to do it."

    Make a second part? The same as the one you already made?

    Boooorrrrring .... !!!

    Making tooling, dies, jigs, and fixtures .. ONCE EACH ...so...
  13. Not entirely a new phenomenon, is it? Wise...

    Not entirely a new phenomenon, is it?

    Wise wimmin'... claim the hair grows fastest... on BALD HEADED men.

    Figure the hair simply reverses direction, grows inward.. 'til it has displaced the...
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    There. Fixed that for yah. I can't casually...

    There. Fixed that for yah. I can't casually recall anything quite as contrarian as to slowing down a "shaping" grind. Touch-up ain't so bad, of course.

    Last longer? Meahhhh... most of my choices...
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    F**k me..! Old age and .... shudda walked over...

    F**k me..!

    Old age and .... shudda walked over and LOOKED at it.. markings are right ON some of it, yet! "Virgin" blanks, even!

    Thanks!

    :D
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    Agree DTE "named" If, perchance, "sub optimal"...

    Agree DTE "named"

    If, perchance, "sub optimal" w/r stickiness, it will assuredly do the general job as lube with less risk of downside for rolling element bearings.

    I doubt there's is any...
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    I like that. Repeating within a range @ tenths...

    I like that.

    Repeating within a range @ tenths for "hold"

    vs "hitting" a specfic value sought TO tenths... (easily, on the first-go..etc)

    Regardless.. I'm stayng with "what do you NEED to...
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    Thats's how a company goes right off the radar,...

    Thats's how a company goes right off the radar, actually.

    Most valuable job I ever had was 11 months with a company that f**ked-up everything they had EVER touched, but at a very prestigeous,...
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    Well it is NICE when yer workin' new, "virgin"...

    Well it is NICE when yer workin' new, "virgin" metal, too, ain't it?

    "Hard spots?"

    Bearing fit in a 100 HP DC motor end bell was busting my chops one second shift. Corn-cob powdered Iron DC...
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    Mini-tornados and micro-burst gusts here. Coupla...

    Mini-tornados and micro-burst gusts here. Coupla those sneaky hit-and-run f**kers owe me about a roof-and-a-half, too!

    Were good. Unless we get shagged really BADLY on sea-level rise?
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    Tungsten-alloys yes, Carbides not as much....

    Tungsten-alloys yes, Carbides not as much. Tungsten was in use as an alloying element in HSS from earliest days. Yah can stretch a modest mass of it a lot further that way than making into fragile...
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    Thot you said "DTE heavy"? That's a...

    Thot you said "DTE heavy"? That's a "recirculating" turbine oil, low/no detergent nor similar modifiers. Generally for non-pressured systems where there is no positive pumping nor filtration and...
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    Good move on sumbuddy's part. Can never have...

    Good move on sumbuddy's part.

    Can never have "too much" 40-taper.... unless yer shop is on a houseboat.

    Buoyancy thing.
  24. Nah. Toxic Mold on our individual and separate...

    Nah. Toxic Mold on our individual and separate ass-muscles (or so I HOPE they remain separate? You'd have to know fungoides?) ....from being on "lockdown" and too OLD to go running around waving...
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    Y'all only parting bored and tubing? How TF do...

    Y'all only parting bored and tubing?

    How TF do you part even a mere 4" solid with a rig like that?
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