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    There are a couple of local folks who drive...

    There are a couple of local folks who drive knucleheads around here. in any condition those are appx $100k vehicles.
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    When all this is said and done, you can still...

    When all this is said and done, you can still consider retaining your rotary converter. If these are started *not* via start capacitors, the inrush is very small.
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    1) draw part. 2) make part. 3) install part...

    1) draw part.

    2) make part.

    3) install part on motorbike.

    4) put drawing of part into folder "bike parts drawings.'

    5) ride, then repeat to (1) above.
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    I have no idea what you mean.

    I have no idea what you mean.
  5. If you want to tap small parts in the lathe...

    If you want to tap small parts in the lathe spindle (not under power of course) you can hold the tap with a regular tap wrench, and use a spring loaded tap guide in the tailstock chuck to keep the...
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    It's spilling over here because the moderator at...

    It's spilling over here because the moderator at the pickle barrel forum is fed up with that shit and locking the threads when they've gone too far.
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    Snip the rest of the brown-nosing diatribe that...

    Snip the rest of the brown-nosing diatribe that has no place in this thead. Shut it.
  8. Thread: OT Lead Pipe

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    Our house has no house trap and no other trap to...

    Our house has no house trap and no other trap to the street on that line. It was plumbed in by the original owner who was a plumber, around 1895. We've never had any problem with sewer gas coming...
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    In peekskill that's an illegal connection, they...

    In peekskill that's an illegal connection, they require those old houses like mine, with the pipe where the rainwater used to go, be be capped off. At this point we have separate
    drain systems...
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    And that, no matter how much anyone 'loves me to...

    And that, no matter how much anyone 'loves me to death' is one of the reason Flint happened. They stopped the passivation to save money.
  11. How is the indicator mounted? Do you get the...

    How is the indicator mounted? Do you get the same behavior when measuring the left hand spindle bearing?

    (any possibility the force lifting the spindle is affecting the indicator mount)

    The...
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    Machinists deal with numbers. Numbers have...

    Machinists deal with numbers. Numbers have tolerances.
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    Factually incorrect. AKA wrong. Water source was...

    Factually incorrect. AKA wrong.
    Water source was changed to less expensive one. Chemicals to prevent leak from leaching were discontinued.
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    It is possible to build a rotary converter with...

    It is possible to build a rotary converter with minimal start surge.
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    Right, like the ENTIRE WATER SYSTEM FOR NEW YORK...

    Right, like the ENTIRE WATER SYSTEM FOR NEW YORK CITY. What a waste of money.
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    Or, 1/16 inch. A classsic case of wow I want to...

    Or, 1/16 inch. A classsic case of wow I want to do this but have no way to describe what it is. Hit/run.
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    Exactly, such as the public water supply for new...

    Exactly, such as the public water supply for new york city, which was entirely concieived and funded by private enterprise.

    History of NYC’s Drinking Water

    Croton Aqueduct - Wikipedia

    New...
  18. On the older, threaded spindle machines, the...

    On the older, threaded spindle machines, the thread protector ring is backed off with a pin wrench, this pops out the collet adapter. On your lathe with the cam-lock spindle, you need to use a...
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    Sounds like he needs to get the radial play below...

    Sounds like he needs to get the radial play below 1/64 inch. Should be dead easy.
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    Well-spoken. In the case mentioned above, the...

    Well-spoken. In the case mentioned above, the building clearly had the yard excavated to replace the drain line which had obviously had various repairs over the years. Around here the water lateral...
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    You are unlikely to be able to get that kind of...

    You are unlikely to be able to get that kind of sub-micron performance from a home-made mechanism. Give up now.
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    Nah. Mexico paid for that wall. Go trump.

    Nah. Mexico paid for that wall. Go trump.
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    He's not measuring anything, the data are from...

    He's not measuring anything, the data are from the drive manual:

    "In any event, the VFD documentation suggests to me that it will draw 15.5 amps, which seems a lot compared to the 4.4 amp rating...
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    A lockable disconnnect for all the machines, then...

    A lockable disconnnect for all the machines, then is a good idea.

    Most VFD users have a remoted contol for thei drives, hardly anyone uses the keypad. The control functions are typically...
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    That's the *real* 'golden rule.' The guys with...

    That's the *real* 'golden rule.' The guys with the gold, rule. They're the guys with the money, they decide the hiring criteria. Society need not chime in here.
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