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  1. Thanks, already have one. They're not the...

    Thanks, already have one.

    They're not the ticket for lifting something from the ground up inside a trailer, with a reach of 3', though.
  2. Well, I should have bought that one, because now...

    Well, I should have bought that one, because now I'm in need of a lightweight, (aluminum) crane good for 1K at about 3'. And cheap -- cheaper than new build/cheaper than buying a new one. Anyone...
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    There are mis-matched pairs/trios of these in...

    There are mis-matched pairs/trios of these in almost every antique shop in town. A little sleuthing could turn up the very unit, or two. Are they a special size, or you're trying to match one...
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    I have one 'co-located' elsewhere, but I moved it...

    I have one 'co-located' elsewhere, but I moved it a few times.

    There is a sling-based method you can do with a forklift (from above) that gets around the 'sliding off forks' risk. ...
  5. Another approach, as time is money... 2200mi...

    Another approach, as time is money...


    2200mi - round trip 122 gal fuel @ $3/gal = $367ish
    32 hrs of drive time
    U-haul truck rental one-way -- $600?
    Oil Change -- nope
    Towmotor to load -...
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    I bought an electronic "zapping" rat trap to deal...

    I bought an electronic "zapping" rat trap to deal with rats feasting on neighbor's over-abundant bird feed. Got a squirrel instead the first night. So, that could work quickly and "humanely" -- at...
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    And if the fiberglass is too hard on edges or...

    And if the fiberglass is too hard on edges or hands, use some spray adhesive to fasten neoprene or other foam to it.
  8. So, by the length of this thread, it's evident...

    So, by the length of this thread, it's evident that everyone is in agreement about health insurance.

    And full disclosure, I didn't take the time this morning to read every post.

    But are there...
  9. Please note your expenses and time, too...

    Please note your expenses and time, too...
  10. I have had no issues with PayPal. I also never...

    I have had no issues with PayPal. I also never use it... unless you count paying as 'guest' via credit card using it. Do this about once a year, but don't have (or need) an account. My business...
  11. If you value your time, you might consider...

    If you value your time, you might consider selling your generator, saving the time and costs of the hut, and getting a 7000 EU is, which is really quiet. Really quiet -- like you can have a...
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    I think there's a powder coat based option out...

    I think there's a powder coat based option out there, too. It obviously won't be like the real thing, but it depends on your needs -- basic looks and corrosion resistance, or winning best-of-show.
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    Even if you can't get 'in the line' early enough,...

    Even if you can't get 'in the line' early enough, or it's problematic to cut it while it's hotter/easier, could you install a rod or segmenter to squish it down a bit, leaving the actual cutter a...
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    Details, details... Toasty by any measure,...

    Details, details... Toasty by any measure, though. ;)
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    So, while I was killing time looking up the...

    So, while I was killing time looking up the strength of aluminum at 800 degrees, I ran across this write-up:

    800-Degree Aluminum Spill: Forklift Driver Puts Colleagues in Mortal Danger |...
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    farmersonly.com ...so I've heard.

    farmersonly.com

    ...so I've heard.
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    Yeah, full inbox is by design. Other ways to...

    Yeah, full inbox is by design. Other ways to reach if needed, but you're successfully posting now...
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    Yeah, like Limey said, bent spindles...

    Yeah, like Limey said, bent spindles...
  19. I've had the occasion to write a few...

    I've had the occasion to write a few instructional documents (in the professional audio and video sphere) and have found basic concepts to be the key.

    Lay out what you need to do (adjust feedrate,...
  20. Don't forget "Army training manuals" etc., which...

    Don't forget "Army training manuals" etc., which should be copyright friendly... should be at least.
  21. Belt guards are for sissies. Also, anyone who...

    Belt guards are for sissies.

    Also, anyone who has an extra SB drill press belt guard like those pictured please let me know...

    (Just the back portion. I have the front already.)
  22. My neighborhood NAPA has cameras live and...

    My neighborhood NAPA has cameras live and on-display for the auditioning. Some stores as many as 8 or 10 in a row. Overlay lines, different display sizes, the works.
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    Belt tension OK, too? Last 'lawn tractor' I had...

    Belt tension OK, too? Last 'lawn tractor' I had was from Montgomery Wards, circa 1970 or so. We only put bearings in it about once a decade, but only mowed an acre of 'standard lawn'.

    Would it...
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    "moom pitchur shews" Truer words have never...

    "moom pitchur shews"

    Truer words have never been spoken. Maybe. I can't really tell.
  25. Don't drink it, but thanks anyway. ;) Plus,...

    Don't drink it, but thanks anyway. ;)

    Plus, this thing has quite a few cupholders...
    Really want those airbags to stay tucked away, for some reason.

    I have had to dive into both the QS system...
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