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    Surely. As with MOST challenges, it is an...

    Surely.

    As with MOST challenges, it is an existing need, already has more than one workable solution.

    Example: Because certain classes of other-than "4Q" SCR-reversed DC Drives are not happy...
  2. To the good, this "pinch" style is far easier on...

    To the good, this "pinch" style is far easier on the lathe AND the work for any given depth of serious knurl than the single-direction swivel-head "push" style JR HS shop South Bent's often had.
    ...
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    Refreshing to see someone doing "the rightest...

    Refreshing to see someone doing "the rightest stuff" rather than the "easiest". Both windings are "paid for, already", why not USE them for a better match to the tasking?

    You seem to have it all...
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    Yabut... pragmatically, for the same numbers, a...

    Yabut... pragmatically, for the same numbers, a narrower, larger ID plain bearing has higher relative shear rates and a harder time keeping lubes where they need to be.

    OK for a slow moving...
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    WTF? His genetics? He would not! Refrigerate...

    WTF? His genetics? He would not!

    Refrigerate it, rather! To keep vermin out.
    He only has to keep HIMSELF warm. Not the whole world.

    See cap and beard, "Cyclonic gear" video.. "etc"
    A...
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    Presuming you ain't gaslighting us about the...

    Presuming you ain't gaslighting us about the "gravity direction" part?

    :D

    That isn't really a great deal of load.

    Keep rainwater and dirt out of it, should last for ages. Coal-mining...
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    What he said plus three more: 1) Do not grind...

    What he said plus three more:

    1) Do not grind the TOP of the HSS at all.

    Whyso?

    - desire for consistency most of all. You need to try to duplicate the "insertable" tooling environment.
    --...
  8. Jacobs Chuck 30243D Multi-Craft Drill Chuck,...

    Jacobs Chuck 30243D Multi-Craft Drill Chuck, 0.25" Maximum Capacity, 1-1/8" Sleeve Diameter, 2-1/64" Close Length - Power Drill Chucks - Amazon.com

    They claim it is the smallest one Jacobs makes,...
  9. Thread: Pretty scrap

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    BFD. Anybody as would own that many copies of...

    BFD.

    Anybody as would own that many copies of Machinery's handbook and be able to afford to waste the storage space on them has to be steenkin' rich..
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    Do ex-girlfriends qualify? Or only ex-wives?...

    Do ex-girlfriends qualify?

    Or only ex-wives?

    ??
  11. That's not "sticklish", Martin. That's...

    That's not "sticklish", Martin.

    That's valuable information!

    :D
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    What John said. Built for some sort of niche...

    What John said. Built for some sort of niche market or production use.

    Not a good candidate for general-purpose "engine" lathe use. You'd be fighting its limitatons more often than gaining any...
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    Any given transformer may.. or may not.. have...

    Any given transformer may.. or may not.. have reserve to spare.
    Presuming it had a "Day Job" already - with loads it was selected to support - rather than just being something "found on post"...
  14. Bundy was small-time. Compare him to Trump. ...

    Bundy was small-time.

    Compare him to Trump.

    With no effort at all, "TDS" has granted DJT free leaseshold's on vacant minds, in perpetuity, and as a gift, donated by insanely dedicated...
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    Reverse electrolysis, AKA "spooge tank" and...

    Reverse electrolysis, AKA "spooge tank" and "warmish" should work a treat.

    It isn't as safe for high-alloy, heat-treated, or thin sections (springs, to name one.) as chelation, weird things can...
  16. Made my bones treating the illness, not the...

    Made my bones treating the illness, not the symptom.

    Got a ship-to?
  17. That WAS the open, f**ck on the spot. right in...

    That WAS the open, f**ck on the spot. right in front of God and everybody WAY in ..prehistoric England.. just to name one. And it was the female's choice... and woe be to he who tried to interfere.
    ...
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    LOL! I recall thinking what a marvelous run of...

    LOL! I recall thinking what a marvelous run of LUCK so many bright Irish folks - Chartered Accountants - or on their way to be, then beyond, many of them - "won" lottery slots for fast-track...
  19. .. unless you are also willing to work just as...

    .. unless you are also willing to work just as hard as if you did NOT have one... and not-even in the same field, either.

    Niece-by-marriage .. when they decide to make if official - took a degree...
  20. Most of my latino neigbours - "legal" one and...

    Most of my latino neigbours - "legal" one and all, and predominently Salvadorean - started out that way. For one of two or three jobs.

    Then went on to supervisory roles and/or owning their OWN...
  21. Point. Eye-surgeon's scalpel, Sushi chef, Chinese...

    Point. Eye-surgeon's scalpel, Sushi chef, Chinese chef's knife, Chinese BUTCHER's hand-axe chopper are all sharp at an edge.

    Just not all meant for the same tasking or level of precision.

    And...
  22. ROFL! Well. if you don't value yourself, why...

    ROFL!

    Well. if you don't value yourself, why would any other human being think it was worth ..

    N'er mind!

    COVID as it is, she cannot make the trek in-person, my wife of 30+ years has begun...
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    Meahh.. even "crap" is relative. Take an op where...

    Meahh.. even "crap" is relative. Take an op where a sine bar is simply a major improvement over even a very good protractor. I don't need millionths. I may not REALLY even need two tenths.

    Reach...
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    "I am soooo smart in getting a f**king bargain so...

    "I am soooo smart in getting a f**king bargain so cheaply while all those others not as smart as I am pay MORE!!"

    AKA "naive gullibility, arrogant-class level" is the "standard", to...

    ISO...
  25. That Seamoss/Godfart either doesn't read history...

    That Seamoss/Godfart either doesn't read history at all, ELSE does read it, then cherry-picks whatever seems to support lie of the hour?

    China didn't WHAT?

    Roll back to pre "Spring and Autumn"...
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