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    Good on yah fer exercise and Pennsyltucky...

    Good on yah fer exercise and Pennsyltucky traditional economy. Don't fergit to "outten the light" after fixing a "mess" of kartoffel puree, "schlaffen-off" or "turning in" for the night.

    :)
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    Ordinary Plaster of Paris from Big Box can work,...

    Ordinary Plaster of Paris from Big Box can work, too. Just lightly grease the bore first, cast-in a pull-out "handle" such as a run of allthread, at the centre of it.

    Damned sight easier to chip...
  3. LOL! I ain't even old enough to VIEW that one,...

    LOL! I ain't even old enough to VIEW that one, according to looter-lie-bore-all Russian-run Google!

    I've been known to TRY as close as I can muster to Major General Dayton Willis Eddy's voice!
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    Gross MIS matching once ruled the day off...

    Gross MIS matching once ruled the day off ignorant scarce resources!

    Son of a prominent RCA Engineer Alan S__ and I had co-founded our HS "Hi Fi Club", "stereo" still being a novel item.
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    They've gone and dug a moat around Illinois now,...

    They've gone and dug a moat around Illinois now, have they!

    Best news I've heard all year!

    :)

    Take a close look at Germanic language terms some time. A "word" can be a whole list of...
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    I've had four seriously heavy Reliance...

    I've had four seriously heavy Reliance Duty-Master "XES" or similar extreme service / severe-duty 3-Phase motors shipped off the same surplus dealer.

    Dayton Ohio yard was decent.

    Emailed after...
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    Works well. Lasts a long time. My only...

    Works well. Lasts a long time.

    My only "concession", "back in the day" was to buy a larger gauge, more long-lived jacket, and the "all-over tinned" flavour of zip cord!
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    Lovely! What can I say? You have taste...

    Lovely!

    What can I say?

    You have taste THAT discerning?

    WTF are you still doing ... hostage.. in the Kaliphoneyah, SSR?

    :D
  9. Fifty-two years ago.. Esterline Medical tapped me...

    Fifty-two years ago.. Esterline Medical tapped me as a recent DoD contractor in my prior Day Job, to respond to the Veteran's Admnistration's annual tender for Hearing-aid support to the VA.

    We'd...
  10. You do not want "larger" (value) fuses than your...

    You do not want "larger" (value) fuses than your power grid deems reasonable.

    "Wire" is a fuse, too, and the figures have been widely published since forever-ago.

    What you want is SLOWER fuses...
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    Folks who voted for Trump never were "married" to...

    Folks who voted for Trump never were "married" to him.

    Most recognize him as a highly abrasive arsehole of a "showman" who functioned as "the great distractor". Taking the heat of...
  12. Remember the odds and sods of old field artillery...

    Remember the odds and sods of old field artillery out in the approach yard?

    I would eyeball those say to meself:

    "Y'know,... I could put those back into shooting order.. "

    but...

    OY! The...
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    Fixed that for yah. Deriving progress out of...

    Fixed that for yah.

    Deriving progress out of turmoil, cooperation OUT OF conflict... is "the American Way".

    Absent expressed conflicting positions?

    No one even KNOWS what it is we might...
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    NOW yer catchin' on. It's medical mental therapy...

    NOW yer catchin' on. It's medical mental therapy "pro bono commune".

    The public service to our brethren... of "pre-stretching" their tiny-tighty parts..... so the ruder-yet shocks to come don't...
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    Damned tough crowd when Oxen have to fly goats as...

    Damned tough crowd when Oxen have to fly goats as fighter escort.....
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    Hell, YES it matters! Going into six years of...

    Hell, YES it matters!

    Going into six years of politics all over the dreadful news and two-years of worse-yet COVID?

    It would be right WELCOME comic relief someone goes all OCD over BIPARTISAN ...
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    What you get for working cheap shiney-wood. ...

    What you get for working cheap shiney-wood.

    Big 8 Auditor:

    "Who are you trying to fool putting a little 4" x 6" pasteboard box half full of BLACK DIRT on the inventory at $9,000 dollars!"
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    Corn-pop fused, owd F**Joe and his National...

    Corn-pop fused, owd F**Joe and his National Socialist "mandates" be...

    Seems to think he has been anointed by Weird Adolf's COVID-masked ghost as Oberbefehlshaber der Wehrmacht with Merrick Harlot...
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    LOL! "Auto Plant"? I swear I've owned a few that...

    LOL! "Auto Plant"? I swear I've owned a few that must have been grown from seed under burnt-out sunlamps in cat shit watered with weasel-piss!

    You knoooooow the best you were going to be able to...
  20. Virtue-signalled "moral" issues aside,...

    Virtue-signalled "moral" issues aside, "operationally", one doesn't "fire".'

    One reorganizes, eliminates the position, "severs" employment, without prejudice, gives FOG a FAIR reference, even a...
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    "INGOT!" is wot crooked politicians shout when...

    "INGOT!" is wot crooked politicians shout when they hear they have won an election.

    Does that mean we are we permitted to shave, turn, drill, bore, plane, mill, or grind on their ass?

    Too...
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    Not so!. We usually beat them to death, first!...

    Not so!. We usually beat them to death, first!
    :)



    More likely to be B&S Taper. Also possible it is an obstructed, badly worn or damaged MT, maybe even shop monkey-patched.

    Not as if the...
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    Good thing you got in ahead of ME! I was about...

    Good thing you got in ahead of ME!

    I was about to suggest he make a huge-ass "CHIPS!!! Gawdammit!" poster sign, call the Fakenewsmedia to send camera krews, sink a few ramsets to chain his ass to...
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    Married a "used Lady" like that onct. Got sore...

    Married a "used Lady" like that onct. Got sore expensive.

    Tried again with wiser moves next go. 31 great years and counting.

    Go figure machine tools can work out much the same.

    :D
  25. Dad had mail-ordered my pair of Austrian Army...

    Dad had mail-ordered my pair of Austrian Army surplus Steyr 1895 "straight pull" around '58? We were in Pennsylvania at the time.

    Became a walk-in customer .. 1966 onward ...for a while, through a...
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