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  1. I grew up in and around a small town. Every...

    I grew up in and around a small town. Every small town had its thugs but they were a small enough number everybody knew who they were and could keep an eye on them. They would get thumped if they...
  2. If you buy old textbooks make sure they have the...

    If you buy old textbooks make sure they have the answers to some of the problems in the back. Usually they will have the answers to either the odd or even numbered problems.
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    It might be as simple as their off-the-shelf...

    It might be as simple as their off-the-shelf business software requires it from everybody or it kicks you out on an error report.
  4. I sent you a PM.

    I sent you a PM.
  5. I'm set up at a fun show this weekend. I'll look...

    I'm set up at a fun show this weekend. I'll look around for a Pocket Hammer spring plug.
  6. Not a satellite photo case but a guy at work had...

    Not a satellite photo case but a guy at work had a small jon boat and a pop up camper, neither taxable by itself. One spring he put the jon boat upside down on top of the pop up to protect the...
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    Before you remove any material you might try...

    Before you remove any material you might try measuring some case rims. This article shows a device to measure rim thickness but you could maybe come up with something similar using a v-block and an...
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    Considering all the internal parts you've...

    Considering all the internal parts you've replaced/reworked I wonder if it's a headspace problem?
  9. We get a satellite photo from the county once a...

    We get a satellite photo from the county once a year with our tax statement of some unimproved property we own out in the sticks. They're looking for property improvements.

    One neighbor cut a...
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    You are in a tough hiring situation being half...

    You are in a tough hiring situation being half way in between GE and Raytheon. We had four major employers in our area and we were about third on the pay scale. We ended up hiring lesser...
  11. I got one of those a couple years ago. My screen...

    I got one of those a couple years ago. My screen went blank for a second then popped up an image of me on a FBI 10 Most Wanted poster that said they would send it to everybody in my contacts list if...
  12. My wife bought a Samsung stove about six months...

    My wife bought a Samsung stove about six months ago. I just looked for a model number on the front but don't see one.

    Like the day after it was hooked up the stove started sending texts to my...
  13. Don't know how true it is but they used to say...

    Don't know how true it is but they used to say leaving the pilot light on kept condensation from building up inside and rusting out the burner. I heard that probably 50 years ago and might not be...
  14. I can't count how many "managers" I've seen leave...

    I can't count how many "managers" I've seen leave for greener pastures BEFORE their under-the-table stuff came out in the open and those of us left had to deal with it. It was always obvious, at...
  15. In the general case there's always some...

    In the general case there's always some bottleneck in "deliveries", internal or external. I've always noticed a pile of parts backing up at inspection points in every factory I've ever worked in or...
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    Might mean .75mm radius.

    Might mean .75mm radius.
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    I tried a few of the usual suspects and didn't...

    I tried a few of the usual suspects and didn't have any luck. You might be down to making one.
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    Very small companies seem to have the best handle...

    Very small companies seem to have the best handle on who's worth a raise and who isn't. The owner is usually the day to day manager and sees who does what.

    Very large companies usually have some...
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    A few years ago there was a similar situation...

    A few years ago there was a similar situation with substandard fasteners making it into the aerospace supply system.
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    We had about 60 programmers supporting several...

    We had about 60 programmers supporting several different locations in the plant. We found in our case that one or two programmers trouble shooting on the floor in each area and the rest in the...
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    I saw the effects of a half inch piece of tool...

    I saw the effects of a half inch piece of tool steel about 3" long come out of a home made flycutter and hit a wooden wall about 8' away. It left a perfectly rectangular hole where it went through....
  22. Some rust removers contain phosphoric acid: ...

    Some rust removers contain phosphoric acid:

    http://www.loctiteproducts.com/tds/S_TRMT_NAVAL_tds.pdf
  23. There's been at least two instances I know of...

    There's been at least two instances I know of personally where the BATF used previously convicted people as informants to set up cases for prosecution.
  24. I found this on you tube but didn't watch all of...

    I found this on you tube but didn't watch all of it:

    YouTube

    Might be worth trying a few different brands of shot before you modify your rifle.

    I shot a lot of these shells on the farm. The...
  25. I'm no help on disassembly but I did have a 30...

    I'm no help on disassembly but I did have a 30 year old, at the time, Winchester 101 20ga skeet gun that started to double. It hadn't been shot that much but the lube inside was also 30 years old. ...
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