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  1. Cap'n Obvious hat on. The usual reason for...

    Cap'n Obvious hat on. The usual reason for marginalizatin of revolvers in general, military and more police use each passing year the evidence.

    Semi-Auto pistols and - for military use, "machine...
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    You should be in Politics! I've never seen a...

    You should be in Politics! I've never seen a Burke go that high.

    My one was $400. And a go-fetch in one of the prior MOPAR Caravans to..Washington, NY off metro DC. I'll prolly consider meself...
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    Follow the maker's hints specific to any given...

    Follow the maker's hints specific to any given paint.

    Many Old Skewl solvent's had to go away or be minimized. Major changes have been made in paint chemistry and at a rate as has accellerated,...
  4. Prandtl-Meyer number does not apply. I never had...

    Prandtl-Meyer number does not apply. I never had need of his other work. There's no need HERE, either. You may as well have a go at improving the design of a Dinosaur's teeth. They just don't seem to...
  5. Wrong way entirely to do the job. A better way ...

    Wrong way entirely to do the job. A better way to close the "flash gap" was invented, tested, produced in volume.

    It worked well enough to be copied, and more than once: The revolver it was...
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    South Bends should always be nicely kitted-out...

    South Bends should always be nicely kitted-out and painted.

    I won't never make then a Craven, nor even a Sheldon, but it kinda takes the STING out of it!

    :)

    As to refinisheg WOOD? Learnt how...
  7. Nah. No fear. All I WANTED was a Clausing...

    Nah. No fear.

    All I WANTED was a Clausing Colchester Triumph 2000 I/M to replace the 6" X 18" @las I bought new when they passed "GCA '68" and FIAT shipped my then-new 124 Sport Coupe with Weber...
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    Y'know those synthetic elastomer pump "dome"...

    Y'know those synthetic elastomer pump "dome" pushbuttons lawnmowers, string-trimmers, chainsaws and such use for priming?

    Stock items, I am sure...

    Don't need a lot of space.

    "And another...
  9. The OP's 12,000 lbs may be over the actual on the...

    The OP's 12,000 lbs may be over the actual on the Pacemaker he cited as well, then? May have gotten model & nomenclature crossed?

    CW 16's are "speedy enough", top RPM. Thousands of tons of chips...
  10. US-made Sheldon "R" series can be long and...

    US-made Sheldon "R" series can be long and low-mass. Also rare as free Cadillacs.
    Otherwise you'll prolly have to adjust yer specifications. Lower RPM for lower mass and ADD metric. Or go to non-US....
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    There. Fixed that for yah.

    There. Fixed that for yah.
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    Yah but... Cap'n Obvious hat on now...in what...

    Yah but... Cap'n Obvious hat on now...in what POSITION was the cam resting when you drew up the tension?

    PS: "at least"... one PM member has also reported over-boring his pump cylinder, then...
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    "For YOU, maybe." "Weld" I'd prolly f**k-up...

    "For YOU, maybe."

    "Weld" I'd prolly f**k-up the arm!

    Solder I can correct. "A man has to know his limitations".

    Mind there is "solder" and then there is OTHER 'solder'. Sil-Flo or equivalent...
  14. .. or give it a touch of the Sawzall, pair of SSD...

    .. or give it a touch of the Sawzall, pair of SSD DC Drives (Armature and Field) .... and about sixty or seventy fewer wires and terminations?

    :D
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    Per other PM'ers who have BTDTGGTS and posted...

    Per other PM'ers who have BTDTGGTS and posted about it, many of those arms have had their tips repaired with braze & a bit of reshaping, too.

    "Personally". I'd be tempted to form a "shoe" from...
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    "Have make"..... sumthin' as...

    "Have <any third party> make"..... sumthin' as SIMPLE as a handwheel closer?

    Kidding me, right?

    Is that a LATHE under yer hands? Or a vintage "Boston" schoolhouse-wall penzil-sharpener?

    :)...
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    Per "anecdotal evidence" the whole system only...

    Per "anecdotal evidence" the whole system only runs at about one atmosphere, relative - 15 PSIG.

    You don't need hard Brass fittings to contain pressures that low for priming or testing.

    Grab...
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    Just curious, but which European vise/vice brands...

    Just curious, but which European vise/vice brands would the "European experienced" members consider to BE the "premium" ones?
  19. Just as true, much of Europe. Not just for you....

    Just as true, much of Europe. Not just for you. Attendees as well.

    Wife and I like to cook local foods when we wander, don't mind off-season weather.

    We have been taking "self-catering"...
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    Not YET, there ain't. But we are working on...

    Not YET, there ain't. But we are working on that....



    Who you callin' "strange", odd-eyes?

    :)

    Dunno about South Bender tribal mores, but hafta figure more than a few Monarch 10EE have...
  21. Happens I gutted ALL the wiring on my first 10EE,...

    Happens I gutted ALL the wiring on my first 10EE, so got to see and feel it as I Sawzalled the conduits and pulled it out of the cut-up sections.

    Essentially all of it blue.
    Essentially all...
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    What Doug said, then. Prolly cheaper - maybe...

    What Doug said, then.

    Prolly cheaper - maybe even more durable - as higher-volume agro/animal husbandry "industrial" goods?

    Only large volume "reptile" climate control I am aware of goes on...
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    FWIW-not-much, but a modest few bucks more spend,...

    FWIW-not-much, but a modest few bucks more spend, and right useful savings in time and FUBAR risk..

    There are sources that sell several stock lengths of drawtube with one end already threaded to...
  24. Relax, Bro. That's not a "screw up" at all. ...

    Relax, Bro. That's not a "screw up" at all.

    Normal practice, back in the day, rather.

    Couple or four entire human generations of us "generally" cut threads with no compound on the lathe....
  25. Korean War production ran largely off existing...

    Korean War production ran largely off existing War Two - and prior - clear back even to War ONE - machine-tools.

    By the time the "Cold War" followed, NEW (jet age) aerospace-centric biz got the...
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