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    I'm interested. Prob not that bad to ship. Fedex...

    I'm interested. Prob not that bad to ship. Fedex or UPS would be happy to take it, esp if it were in a cardboard box.
  2. Not getting the problem - I'd just run it and put...

    Not getting the problem - I'd just run it and put on a pair of mittens, but maybe I'm missing something.

    The outside of the hose/spiral wrap gets too hot? Wrap with leather or any material capable...
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    Using a multimeter? Knowing there isn't a direct...

    Using a multimeter? Knowing there isn't a direct short to ground at low voltage is a start, but a proper test between windings and ground needs a megger. And connection resistance variability in the...
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    No offense intended, but prob best to not assume....

    No offense intended, but prob best to not assume. And anything new is unproven and therefore suspect, in my book :D .
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    Standard length or stubby?

    Standard length or stubby?
  6. Be aware that Covid infection rates in VT are...

    Be aware that Covid infection rates in VT are skyrocketing at the moment, for no known reason and with no prediction as to what may happen through the winter. Just an FYI.
  7. Or just fix what you gotta, run the lathe enough...

    Or just fix what you gotta, run the lathe enough to know that you need a motor change/VFD before doing it.

    Your lathe has the D series chuck mount and 1-1/2" + spindle bore, as opposed to the...
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    As Thermite posted, prob something wrong with,...

    As Thermite posted, prob something wrong with, er, there exists large opportunity for improvement.... Changing correction capacitors can change noise, steel end bell on the motor can be loud, etc,...
  9. For me, only an Opinel, occasionally, between the...

    For me, only an Opinel, occasionally, between the times that I lose them. Don't even like carrying a wallet. A toolbox in every rig, esp the tractor, and every building, so very little need for...
  10. How long a bend do you need to make? Thru how...

    How long a bend do you need to make? Thru how many degrees?
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    Apparently, a blower, a generator and a few...

    Apparently, a blower, a generator and a few planets. :D

    Cole, As regards modern inverter parasitic/internal load, it's almost negligible. Outback power VXR series (4800-6000VA) for example, uses...
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    Trojan makes a number of batteries intended for...

    Trojan makes a number of batteries intended for RE, meaning they withstand periods of partial discharge better than golf cart types. Thicker plates than T-105s and more room below the plates to allow...
  13. Or just candle wax or paraffin, whatever you use...

    Or just candle wax or paraffin, whatever you use to lube screws.

    Is there room enough to install full extension drawer slides?
  14. It does, indeed. This dinosaur still uses HSS on...

    It does, indeed. This dinosaur still uses HSS on occasion.
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    I think you're going to be doing a lot of admin...

    I think you're going to be doing a lot of admin and shipping :D. But...if that's what you want, go for it!
  16. Restraining the rod axially during the...

    Restraining the rod axially during the punching/crimping operation will help, too.
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    If one reads the engineering manuals, glass...

    If one reads the engineering manuals, glass fibers help prevent surface cracking, but that's all. No real structural benefit worth mentioning. According to the engineering docs. According to a lot of...
  18. Or copper. The cap could be riveted at the...

    Or copper.

    The cap could be riveted at the corners instead of welded.

    Yeah, people use a lot of stone caps around here too, but 4x5 is a lot of cap. Stainless frame with inserts? Stucco over...
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    Kinda like Hugo Chavez, president-for-life. (And...

    Kinda like Hugo Chavez, president-for-life. (And he's still dead.):D
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    Thanks for the bump - didn't see this first time...

    Thanks for the bump - didn't see this first time around.

    Can't quite tell from the pix - are these 1/2" chucks?
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    I agree, it seems like a possibility that it...

    I agree, it seems like a possibility that it would be longer after straightening, but depending on your standards, all it might have to do is run smoothly in the nut.

    Seems like there's really...
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    Easy to kill a tree by girdling, but it does take...

    Easy to kill a tree by girdling, but it does take a couple years. A double girdle, 2" apart, at least an inch deep in the wood will do it. Here in Vermont, works well for low value trees - takes 5...
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    Graft and corruption were endemic in WW2....

    Graft and corruption were endemic in WW2. Coveted, for example, were American motor pool jobs in Europe. Why? Gas was selling for $5/gallon, in 1940's dollars. T'was a bit of a free for all, private...
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    Name deleted to protect the guilty :D Yeah,...

    Name deleted to protect the guilty :D

    Yeah, somewhat true, but they ain't the only ones is dumb. And the smart ones don't hang around the ones that think they's dumb.
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    Gondola shelving works pretty well, too....

    Gondola shelving works pretty well, too. Reusable, reconfigurable, easily moved around.
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