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    Like stopping the pipeline to Canada for one...

    Like stopping the pipeline to Canada for one example.
    ...lewie...
  2. Who i their right mind would watch a TV program...

    Who i their right mind would watch a TV program on "Cooking"?? :-)
    ...lewie...
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    Gee what a bunch of youngsters here. ...

    Gee what a bunch of youngsters here.
    ...lewie... high school class of 1949
    Oh and we poured bookends in lead, in foundry. :-)
    ..lewie..
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    I was just the opposite, started woodworking as a...

    I was just the opposite, started woodworking as a teenager and got into metal working in the 60s to build/make fixtures for a router table to do some unusual things. Found it so much more fun that it...
  5. Thread: OT - Aquaponics

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    So changing the Greek to the Latin word has...

    So changing the Greek to the Latin word has suddenly become a different meaning. Sheese what a screwed up language this has become. I suppose just another example of the sorry state of the...
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    Give them a few more years and the "right to...

    Give them a few more years and the "right to whistle" will right in there with the other "non discriminating" phrases. :-)
    ...lew...
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    Now youre starting to sound like a "Software"...

    Now youre starting to sound like a "Software" vendor. :-)
    ...lew...
  8. Sort of like the "Sooner" the "Hooser" and the...

    Sort of like the "Sooner" the "Hooser" and the "Downeaster" (a "Maineac") trying to converse.
    :-) ...Lew...
  9. I do have a Cell phone but with my hearing...

    I do have a Cell phone but with my hearing problem don't use it. (Sort of for emergency use) I'll have to look into that Spectrum analyzer app. Thanks I was an Electronics engineer all my former...
  10. I have a REAL problem with this "ring" the wheels...

    I have a REAL problem with this "ring" the wheels before installing them. My hearing falls off at about 1 KHz like a cliff. Any "ringing" is going to be way up in frequency. So all I can do is...
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    Do it in a vacuum see if it behaves the same. :-)...

    Do it in a vacuum see if it behaves the same. :-)
    ...lewie...
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    Well I did wonder if it was a typo or an attempt...

    Well I did wonder if it was a typo or an attempt at levity. :-)
    ...lewie...
  13. Well now Wikipedia has just about beat PBS with...

    Well now Wikipedia has just about beat PBS with their "begging". I couldn't even read the entry on this "big dish" . So from now on I give up on any link to them. :-(
    ...lewie...
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    A pair of "boxes" I made last year. the big one...

    A pair of "boxes" I made last year. the big one for a friend to his requirements so before I started on it did the smaller one to fit below my Kennedy to test the procedures.
    ...Lewie......
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    :-) Definitely the later. :-) ...lewie...

    :-) Definitely the later. :-)
    ...lewie...
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    NO ! Run the lathe in reverse an hold the file...

    NO ! Run the lathe in reverse an hold the file by the "front" end .
    ...lewie...
  17. Thread: Awesome Nuts

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    THAT Obviously aint gonna ever work for the app...

    THAT Obviously aint gonna ever work for the app that started this thread. :-)
    ..lewie...
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    As should a lot of the posters around here. ...

    As should a lot of the posters around here. Pseudo Electronic experts abound in all Mechanical forums. :-)
    ...lewie...
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    Exactly my thought. :-) It's only a clamping...

    Exactly my thought. :-) It's only a clamping slot.
    Bandsaw and a strip of emery paper.
    ...lewie...
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    Looks like that to me . Sort of like the gib lock...

    Looks like that to me . Sort of like the gib lock on other machines.
    I do wonder what the actual mechanism inside looks like.
    ...lewie...
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    Thank you I was about to jump all over him for...

    Thank you I was about to jump all over him for that. :-)
    ...lewie...
  22. Another example of why I seldom bother to look at...

    Another example of why I seldom bother to look at a youtube link.
    This one, [HOW TO MAKE A TREPANNING TOOL. - YouTube]. I click the link and for the first several minutes I see a boring op then a...
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    92! I was born in 32 and it just goes down from...

    92! I was born in 32 and it just goes down from there.
    ...lewie...
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    Boy and how!! I was disappointed, I joined the...

    Boy and how!! I was disappointed, I joined the local "Maker" place to have access to some machines when the Covid mess closed down the high school shop and the members there wouldn't make a D in the...
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    Between these two responses and "my opinion" of...

    Between these two responses and "my opinion" of anyone that uses a Metric scale on an antique Craftsman tool, There aught to be some "banishment location" for such posters. :-)
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