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    No idea what his part look like but.. .. if...

    No idea what his part look like but..

    .. if the holes are not over 7" or so from the closest edge?

    ... onto the carriage of the HBX-360, drill in the HS..

    .. carriage has 30" of traverse. In...
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    Sheesh.. are we going to do the 2020 elections...

    Sheesh.. are we going to do the 2020 elections again?

    :(
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    I wouldn't "gun" drill "water channels" on a...

    I wouldn't "gun" drill "water channels" on a BirdPort.

    Too much 'infrastructure" to support gun drilling that you are not even CLOSE to having.

    As little as $30 will get you an "extra long",...
  4. "If I had a dollar.... for every similar...

    "If I had a dollar.... for every similar shenanigan... "

    Least-cost go, it was a silly "Osmiroid" fountain pen that supported fancy calligraphy signatures.

    Wot the hey.. Very Big Deal back in...
  5. I'd far rather... continue to live where we were...

    I'd far rather... continue to live where we were able to SALVAGE a State not yet totally ruint.. and keep BILLING you fools for natural gas. Until.... your taxes, worst in the nation hostility to...
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    All you get is a diffent FLAVOUR of so-called...

    All you get is a diffent FLAVOUR of so-called "dick heads".

    Most of that is in the eye of the beholder, after all.

    Only a snowflake believes any worker-bee on-planet with a LIFE of his own if...
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    Check your phone's photo "settings", then. ...

    Check your phone's photo "settings", then.

    Most have four or more choices as to resolution up to their max pixel-count as affects amount of storage or bandwidth and time to transfer wotever you...
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    Been solved. More than one time. More than one...

    Been solved. More than one time. More than one way. More than one source.

    "Your mission, if you choose to accept it.."

    Fund ..... the freakin' purchase order.
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    He is as full of s**t as the Balkanese recipe for...

    He is as full of s**t as the Balkanese recipe for Hungarian Chicken Paprikash.

    "FIRST.. steal a Chcken!"

    1950's technology "With Out Fail" placed a Nike MIM-14b warshot onto a supersonic...
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    LOL! Wouldn't be surprised we could get Don to...

    LOL! Wouldn't be surprised we could get Don to ADD such a forum?

    As to the "hardware" of a mobile mini-shop?

    After Mum punched out-- just short of 94.. I was up for shedding the complex Joerns...
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    "Funny you should mention" "can't see it". ...

    "Funny you should mention" "can't see it".

    That was sooo freakin' FRUSTRATING . .having only a VOM, then VTVM, I had acquired my SECOND Oscilloscope by age nine and two more by age 13!
    More...
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    Never cross your mind that "form follows...

    Never cross your mind that "form follows FUNCTION?"

    Way makes it a "lathe attachment"?

    Having a round handwheel? A pointy-thing? Gray paint? Being cast of IRON?

    Close one eye and look...
  13. Not for rather a lot of years, it has not been...

    Not for rather a lot of years, it has not been "novel". Coming up twelve years, my place.

    Dominion Power ain't exactly no up-holler backwoods "REA" outfit making pole crosstree insulators out of...
  14. No they did not. 1907 - Before they even...

    No they did not.

    1907 - Before they even acquired their OWN first vehicle, they delivered retail store goods to folk's homes. Small goods.

    Folks seldom had a car or even a horse and buggy or a...
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    That's a stitch, old bean! Luck of the draw I've...

    That's a stitch, old bean! Luck of the draw I've seen more "jungle" in rainy growy greeny parts of yer showery "Washing-machine" State than ever I actually did in a year in 'nam .. billeted in a...
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    The panels are ... a LONG way from the day they...

    The panels are ... a LONG way from the day they were new and pretty!

    As was once sung about "the Bastard King of Eng-a-land":

    "He waaaaaas... dirty and lousy and full of fleas, had his women by...
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    Got at the PM server DATABASE. Deleted entire...

    Got at the PM server DATABASE.

    Deleted entire USER ID and all their posts!

    Camscan, the site admin (plus 3rd party expertise?)managed to recover off of backups.

    17,000 (or thereabouts) of...
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    So don't use it. Next ticket?

    So don't use it.

    Next ticket?
  19. Yah.. really. I "aside" those preformed...

    Yah.. really.

    I "aside" those preformed paperish "Ell" shapes the majors use for "corners" on lots of new stuff. A big air-con unit the most-recent.

    Item of this sort, lay a length of that...
  20. It isn't for collet opening or closing operation...

    It isn't for collet opening or closing operation at all, Cal.

    It has been seen prudent as a drawbar keeping the entire master collet from coming OUT of the spindle! Same as my 40-taper fit the...
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    CAL... knows the DC panel. And really, really...

    CAL... knows the DC panel. And really, really well. not I.

    I don't mind the design. I just don't like unobtanium components.

    I would do it differently if I had to build one from scratch not...
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    Because his simple rig coupled the Parker...

    Because his simple rig coupled the Parker Compumotor hard, direct and.... one doesn't dare to release the 'arf nuts 'til DONE-DONE..

    Running a basic tranposing conversion Inch to Metric OR Metric...
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    Neither is a pair of US Navy A6, full ordnance...

    Neither is a pair of US Navy A6, full ordnance racks laid on what HAD been a Viet village that I considered overly rude. "the answer".
    But I only ever did THAT the one time.

    Threading away from...
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    Nothing to do with whether the LS is geared or...

    Nothing to do with whether the LS is geared or electrified, no.

    If you don't have to go tight to a hard shoulder, similar "feature", or thread a blind-bottom bore? That's OK.

    If you DO have a...
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    In a word? Yes. Single-point threading on...

    In a word? Yes.

    Single-point threading on large lathes has been done away from the headstock more often than not, last 100 odd years.

    Ever since they GOT "reverse". And speeds above that of...
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