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    Well interesting. Where I live every drop of...

    Well interesting. Where I live every drop of gasoline comes from the same refinery. All of it. I can assure you that they don't flip a switch to make top tier and switch back. Whatever brand you buy...
  2. Various versions of "drive plates" and a face...

    Various versions of "drive plates" and a face plate. The drive plates are for indexing a dog. The face plate is for odd shaped work that is bolted to the plate.
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    My youngest brother died of cutaneous T-cell...

    My youngest brother died of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Fought it 14 years. He painted aircraft in the Air Force. This was in the 70s. He told me they had no PPE other than a cartridge mask. They did...
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    The extinguisher is not terribly cost...

    The extinguisher is not terribly cost...
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    If that was true then an extension would limit...

    If that was true then an extension would limit torque but it doesn't. A national tire chain claims to use these but my wifes Ford Taurus expedrienced warped discs every time they put tires on. After...
  6. Can't we get this shit fixed? What use is a forum...

    Can't we get this shit fixed? What use is a forum where replies are days late?
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    What happened to your tailgate?

    What happened to your tailgate?
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    It appears that your Garand is not WWII mfg....

    It appears that your Garand is not WWII mfg. Does it say Springfield "Armory" or "Arsenal"? Blue sky was a mark required by the ATF to damage military arms brought back to the states after being...
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    Cooper makes tires in China (big time!), South...

    Cooper makes tires in China (big time!), South Korea, Vietnam, Taiwan, Serbia, and Mexico plus England under their Avon brand. I can assure you that making virtually any of their tires in any plant...
  10. Tractor is a right piece of work, Western Star...

    Tractor is a right piece of work, Western Star with right hand drive, Dayton wheels on the steer and Budds on the drives (planetary at that). The work clothes are impressive, like hot pants.
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    Oh by all means do it. Do it really well. It...

    Oh by all means do it. Do it really well. It provides work for field machinists who machine them out because the stud galls to the bottom.
  12. Yeah , look at the Home Shop Harrys who think...

    Yeah , look at the Home Shop Harrys who think that they should melt cans to make a casting and then complain about it.
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    Just saw on TV she is free and appeared under way.

    Just saw on TV she is free and appeared under way.
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    The wind was forecast. Lots of fingers going to...

    The wind was forecast. Lots of fingers going to be pointed here. How a Desert Wind Blew $10 Billion of Global Trade Off Course – gCaptain
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    If this storm and wind was predicted then the...

    If this storm and wind was predicted then the pilots should have refused to take such a vessel in. The "sail" area is obviously a big problem. Something I don't understand is that even when pilots...
  16. Definitely a job for Royal Master.The one I ran...

    Definitely a job for Royal Master.The one I ran would easily hold your tolerance. It had .00001 graduations. There is a substantial learning curve and I have no idea what they bring.
    ROYAL MASTER -...
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    Read that the bow thruster compartment is full...

    Read that the bow thruster compartment is full of water so some damge.
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    Maybe being in New Zealand and PM not being your...

    Maybe being in New Zealand and PM not being your first language you can get get a pass. I agree that these are numerous and made under many names but they are not the creme de la creme of the lathe...
  19. Sewing machines?

    Sewing machines?
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    I guess the most important is that we don't use...

    I guess the most important is that we don't use chains. They would damage parts and the items shown could not get the load level enough.
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    How will over torquing help? They are still...

    How will over torquing help? They are still screwed into cast iron y'know.
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    50 Hp and 50 lbs don't sound like a match.

    50 Hp and 50 lbs don't sound like a match.
  23. There is quite a difference in the birds five...

    There is quite a difference in the birds five feet off the ground flying into to glass door ( mine are all doves), and those 200 feet up being killed by windmills. They ARE being killed and most are...
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    The tang is NOT for anti rotation. Any drill near...

    The tang is NOT for anti rotation. Any drill near the max for that taper can easily shear the tang. In the original patent drawing it is labeled "ejection tang".
  25. The "chain" is properly known as "rail".

    The "chain" is properly known as "rail".
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