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    You can say that again. I've been on eBay for...

    You can say that again. I've been on eBay for close to 20 years and used PayPal since it started. (850 positive feedback at 100%) Yet about three years ago when I sold a musical instrument for...
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    I used to be an administrator (paid gofer) in an...

    I used to be an administrator (paid gofer) in an aerospace company. At times when they were hiring one of my duties was pre-screening resumes for the big boss. My instructions were that any resume...
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    He started the thread. Can't stand the heat, get...

    He started the thread. Can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. :nono:
  4. Sticky: They call that "Aqua-gotcha".

    They call that "Aqua-gotcha".
  5. Sticky: Well sure. It depends on what they are drinking...

    Well sure. It depends on what they are drinking or using on any given day. After some years here, I have to believe that some of the postings are influenced by an excess of malt brewed beverages,...
  6. Sticky: I never put anyone on ignore. I want to know what...

    I never put anyone on ignore. I want to know what they are saying about me. :popcorn:
  7. "But guns have this little problem - they tend to...

    "But guns have this little problem - they tend to kill people."

    No they don't. Someone has to point the gun and pull the trigger.
  8. Hmmmm, not sure about your diagram. A 120V start...

    Hmmmm, not sure about your diagram. A 120V start capacitor won't last long in an RPC. You need the correct value of capacitance with at least 240-250V rating.

    There are numerous plans and...
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    Exactly what I was thinking. Otherwise, there is...

    Exactly what I was thinking. Otherwise, there is simply too much risk.

    Ex: New student leaves key in chuck and pops off a finger..........you are the stuckee.

    :popcorn:
  10. I presume that you will have employees and...

    I presume that you will have employees and therefore will have workers compensation. A phone call to the workers compensation insurance company should get you a free inspection as well as...
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    I agree that eBay is hard to bear for tooling and...

    I agree that eBay is hard to bear for tooling and used equipment. Those are areas that Amazon doesn't deal in very often.

    I've bought many end mills and drills on eBay in past years and have...
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    One of my two coolers is an old Bernard 2500 2.5...

    One of my two coolers is an old Bernard 2500 2.5 gallon capacity. I got screwed when I bought it because the motor gave out about a month after I got it and the seller told me to pound sand, LOL. ...
  13. As a person who rehabilitated a large Webb Mill...

    As a person who rehabilitated a large Webb Mill from CNC back to manual and replaced all of the missing parts, I'd say you should run away from this deal, even without considering the Luddite seller....
  14. Thread: OSHA results

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    I worked for a workers compensation insurance...

    I worked for a workers compensation insurance company as a safety consultant a long time ago. We would contact the insured owners and arrange to visit them for a mock OSHA inspection. Often we would...
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    The "low power kit" would be a set of power...

    The "low power kit" would be a set of power factor capacitors. They generally go across L1 and L2 on your incoming power to the welder. I don't know the values but they are not very large.

    I...
  16. FS 2 ea. Acme Control Transformers 480V to 240V or 240V to 120V. .5 KVA.

    No longer available.
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    My SW 200 is on a dedicated 70 amp breaker with...

    My SW 200 is on a dedicated 70 amp breaker with 100 amp power to the shop from the house. The SW200 requires 52 amps so it's fine.
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    I've never noticed any difficulty with welding...

    I've never noticed any difficulty with welding regardless of what I used. When I bought my first TIG welder a long time ago, it came with a home built cooler which I still have. The previous owner...
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    Apparently,the use of automotive coolant in a TIG...

    Apparently,the use of automotive coolant in a TIG welder cooling unit is a sore spot with the manufacturers and welding machine owners. Internet wars have been fought over the use of various items...
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    It's hard to beat a Procon pump. They are very...

    It's hard to beat a Procon pump. They are very quiet and adjustable to 50-60 psi very easily. I've got a Bernard cooler and also a home built one both with Procons and both have performed perfectly...
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    This pedal would work nicely. For a gun, you...

    This pedal would work nicely. For a gun, you could get either a Miller or a Bernard.
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    The simple fact of the matter is that eBay is...

    The simple fact of the matter is that eBay is just too expensive anymore for the average seller. By the time you get through paying PayPal their 3% and then 10% on the total including the shipping...
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    That's typical for Miller. My friend has a Miller...

    That's typical for Miller. My friend has a Miller 200 MIG welder that's been used frequently at his machine shop for the more than 30 years he's owned it. Nothing needed but the usual consumables and...
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    You did good! If it is anything like my...

    You did good! If it is anything like my Syncrowave 200, it will be bulletproof. Those old transformer machines, while not having all of the bells and whistles of the modern inverter units, will still...
  25. Some of the motorcycles that were around when I...

    Some of the motorcycles that were around when I started riding way back when had high percentages of magnesium in their engine parts. Harley-Davidson used an alloy called Dow Metal (from Dow Chemical...
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