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    *yawn* well.. it ain't EASY.. see US doin's.. but...

    *yawn* well.. it ain't EASY.. see US doin's.. but the solution seems to be "payback".

    As-in... don't allow "the Establishment" to "happen" EITHER!

    Help Wanted Advert:

    "Disruptor" wanted....
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    Not if you are REALLY in Iran, you ain't. ...

    Not if you are REALLY in Iran, you ain't.

    Sand may have to do until you change your attitude about the rest of the human race being entitled to simply be left TF clear of your primary re-export...
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    All abuut the tasking you have for it. ...

    All abuut the tasking you have for it.

    Porpoises, a Deckel is big enough. It's whales as need a portal or gantry mill.

    :)
  4. The "best" option, as far as full adhesion and...

    The "best" option, as far as full adhesion and low adjacent/overall stress, before, during, and after appplication - is probably not even close to justifiable in time and money.

    Build a "well"...
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    Inflicted an enduring PITA of a boring lego-troll...

    Inflicted an enduring PITA of a boring lego-troll onto my otherwise happy screen work for yah?

    I'm only able to remain an optimists off being aware It could have been WORSE.

    Most grateful you...
  6. Prezactly. Poles get sore expensive to squeeze...

    Prezactly.

    Poles get sore expensive to squeeze together, strongest magnet in the world can only apply force to what is in its field to GRAB.

    This is into vacuum - where not leaking is as good...
  7. And there you have it. Marked in her file as...

    And there you have it. Marked in her file as "problematic" for vengeance as opportunity arises, potentially by others of the tribe, and multiple years into the far future.

    Not "law enforcement...
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    ..at a bargain price, for the condition it is in...

    ..at a bargain price, for the condition it is in as well....
  9. If there WAS any sort of consistent "THEY", at...

    If there WAS any sort of consistent "THEY", at least it could be understood, right, wrong, or indifferent.

    Part of the problem is that whilst "the Law" is meant be swift, sure, and impartial, it...
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    Could be. Seems to be a flange peeking outta the...

    Could be. Seems to be a flange peeking outta the grime. Still might get it back to pre-War Two, so hardly recent.

    But both of my mills with B&S tapers use drawbars as well and the Dividing Head...
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    "Personally" we are about as equally divided as...

    "Personally" we are about as equally divided as we were on Brexit as to whether the world would be a less innanely repetitious and artificially contentious place if you swallowed your tongue... or...
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    Small as the community of interest is, and as...

    Small as the community of interest is, and as infrequently as it comes up, hosting thumbnails right on PM then periodically sharing by direct email might be the wiser spend?

    2CW and three of the...
  13. My advice is to peddle the whole lot and not HAVE...

    My advice is to peddle the whole lot and not HAVE the move, preparation, preservation, and storage risk cost nor hassle at all. Your collection ain't exactly regarded as Grand Old heirlooms in our...
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    #10 is good for more than double the nominal...

    #10 is good for more than double the nominal load, but how good are his terminations?



    Yes. Both the "main" generator" and the "exciter" generator. The final drive motor has two sets of two as...
  15. Sound like a winner to me! Makes it convenient...

    Sound like a winner to me!

    Makes it convenient "enough" but JUST enough more work it won't be utilized without a conscious plan. Also easy to defer until someday-maybe, later on.
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    Ignorant and common Big Box "demolition" jack...

    Ignorant and common Big Box "demolition" jack screw-tops and tubing cut to length might get you more support points at lower cost.

    Or not. Automotive market surely has some fair cheap mass-market...
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    "Some" perhaps most, were associated with...

    "Some" perhaps most, were associated with early-days "inline" exciter 10EE and 3 HP large-frame motors with 230 VDC Field coils..

    One possible solution is to source any coil that fits and has the...
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    Well to be fair, I did not DO that patch, I...

    Well to be fair, I did not DO that patch, I simply "inherited" it.

    I'm lazy enough to be just as happy with slacking the pressure, backing-out with a Bronze drift and a light tap off a 250 gram...
  19. Point is.. that EVEN IF one is fully aware of ATF...

    Point is.. that EVEN IF one is fully aware of ATF AND ITAR rules... while their OWN staff may NOT be..

    They are not even the only potential players as can stitch a person up, harmfully,...
  20. Getting full torque at one revolution every...

    Getting full torque at one revolution every fifteen seconds - as you can do on your 10EE in back-gear by diddling the "zero set" pot on the SSD, is nought but a parlour trick for all the USE it might...
  21. Mea Culpa for not suggesting you look at it...

    Mea Culpa for not suggesting you look at it sooner....human nature to take the cheapest and dumbest stuff for granted and let all of three dollars worth of dirty beach sand bite us in the ass whilst...
  22. "Too late now.." but.. Your old VFD as variable...

    "Too late now.." but.. Your old VFD as variable oscillator + your Rigol 'scope, to "see" what was afoot, and you actually had in-hand all you needed to have tested the old motor yourself and...
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    Read that thread a while back - good one. Have...

    Read that thread a while back - good one.

    Have to take the word of others word for it. The oldest tube still under-roof - lost in the back of a drawer by accident - is "Permatex" branded, mebbe...
  24. It's an "honest enough" lathe, but old and to an...

    It's an "honest enough" lathe, but old and to an older-yet basic design concept. It will be a better partner if you don't let it eat so much of your budget there's nought left for tooling or...
  25. Motor could have failed some time before you got...

    Motor could have failed some time before you got hands on it, then?

    Shorted windings fit the symptoms? Weak output, even at lower Voltages when not running hot?

    Possible that whilst the Variac...
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