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    .035 4043 MIG wire: does brand matter

    I usually run dual-shield flux core, and we buy Lincoln UltraCore. It's not the cheapest, but it works very well. I need to buy some .035 4043 MIG wire for a different job. For solid wire like this,...
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    I have similar problems as you, but with bigger...

    I have similar problems as you, but with bigger holes. The cheapest beam-line type option I found new was the ocean avenger. IIRC it's about 100k new. Used it's a crap shoot. Similarly, I'd like...
  3. If someone wants your data bad enough, they will...

    If someone wants your data bad enough, they will most likely get it, even on an air-gapped system. If you're in a SCIF and your employees never mess up, you might be okay.
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    If you want a really nice way to layout and drill...

    If you want a really nice way to layout and drill holes over a large area. Move the SMR to position (the computer tells you how far and in what direction you need to move), hit the punch with a...
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    Some of the lighter drills, like the Milwuakees,...

    Some of the lighter drills, like the Milwuakees, let you slide the power head up and down and then clamp it in place.

    Have you asked your local steel yard what it would cost to have it drilled on...
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    Try automation direct.

    Try automation direct.
  7. Thread: Pelican cases

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    Check out SKB cases as well. Very similar, but...

    Check out SKB cases as well. Very similar, but come in different sizes.
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    Quincy QR-25 F310 compressor

    Does anyone have this model? It's the 2HP, 60 gallon horizontal tank. I'm trying to find a profile view of this model. Lots of pictures of QR-25s generally, but I can't find one of the 2HP...
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    It sounds like you have a fairly unique...

    It sounds like you have a fairly unique application. You are relatively unconcerned about global accuracy, but want a really good surface finish. If the Roland is almost there, but the spindle is the...
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    I all seriousness, outside of asking Siri math...

    I all seriousness, outside of asking Siri math questions, I can't think of much you could do out of the box.

    Now, with a decent budget for integration, you could do a lot for machine monitoring....
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    If you use the crown royal bag for your jewelry,...

    If you use the crown royal bag for your jewelry, where will you store all of your fishing reels?
  12. Thread: Insurance

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    I would at least get it in an e-mail.

    I would at least get it in an e-mail.
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    Wera are the best screwdrivers I've used,...

    Wera are the best screwdrivers I've used, especially for phillips
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    If this is on a table, can you use a destaco...

    If this is on a table, can you use a destaco clamp?
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    In competitive lumberjack competitions, they wear...

    In competitive lumberjack competitions, they wear chain mail socks/pants.
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    I obviously can't say for sure who you were...

    I obviously can't say for sure who you were dealing with, but the various state PTACs are all private non-profit organizations, not part of the DoD. If it was on the AFB, my guess is that is was...
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    Your local PTAC probably has a free service where...

    Your local PTAC probably has a free service where you give them a list of keywords and they will send you a daily e-mail with everything that matches, state and federal. Our PTAC's system is call...
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    If it's a two-stage compressor, the radiator...

    If it's a two-stage compressor, the radiator decreases the amount of power required to compress the air.

    One technique I've seen to reduce the load on the air dryer is to run the air through a...
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    Mine is a one-line system. I ordered a cylinder...

    Mine is a one-line system. I ordered a cylinder and I'll let everyone know how it goes.
  20. Why do you need to undercut to locate for the...

    Why do you need to undercut to locate for the second op?
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    They ship to Alaska. I believe they ship to...

    They ship to Alaska. I believe they ship to Hawaii as well, but I'm not positive.
  22. The Nucon drills are designed for aluminum. I've...

    The Nucon drills are designed for aluminum. I've had very good luck with them and their weird helical point.
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    You can program the object size that will trigger...

    You can program the object size that will trigger the safety zone.
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    Keep all of the controls on the operator side of...

    Keep all of the controls on the operator side of the curtain. The tricky one is the compound.

    Doing it with a standard light curtain would be difficult, as the carriage moves. You could do it with...
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    Used properly, the string and the light curtain...

    Used properly, the string and the light curtain are for very different purposes. The light curtain is to stop the machine if someone reaches into it. The string is to provide the equivalent of a...
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