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  1. Little porta pull ram with a hollow cylinder. I...

    Little porta pull ram with a hollow cylinder. I think that is the correct name as previously described.
    Bil lD.

    Why bigger then you need but it is a good picture....
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    would lye do the same thing in reverse?

    would lye do the same thing in reverse?
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    In this country you have to be licensed and...

    In this country you have to be licensed and approved to be a barber. I guess before these laws lots of folks were dying from bad haircuts. When the barber was run out of town he would just set up...
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    [QUOTE=EmanuelGoldstein;3744100]California...

    [QUOTE=EmanuelGoldstein;3744100]California locomotive.
    I never knew Lima Ohio was part of California. Must have left before my time.
    The original freedom train in the 1940's was banned from some...
  5. I understand my Harrison m300 lathe was designed...

    I understand my Harrison m300 lathe was designed around 1970 as an all metric machine. But they made english versions with wierd leadscrews and cross feed screws.
    Rather then make any changes to...
  6. They probably figure the door seals leak so they...

    They probably figure the door seals leak so they have you place some extra insulation inside the door to prevent drafts and cold spots.
    Bill D
  7. I am surprised it did not just spin it's wheels...

    I am surprised it did not just spin it's wheels since the load seems to be forward of the drive axle. It shows I have never used a power pallet jack and do not understand the adhesion of the tires....
  8. FYI. a Bridgeport breaks down into 200 pound...

    FYI. a Bridgeport breaks down into 200 pound pieces leaving a 600 pound base without knee.
    That lift should be able to lift the head with ram and turret attached. table, knee and base probably...
  9. I will guess MT3 not R8. I think the tang on the...

    I will guess MT3 not R8. I think the tang on the chuck arbor is too short for a wedge to work. Draw bar may be 3/8" or MM12. get some all thread for a first attempt. R8 I think is 1/2" thread
  10. Thread: OT: Ever Given

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    The operation was a complete success,...

    The operation was a complete success, unfortunately the patient died on the table. You will receive the bill next week.
    Bill D
  11. Couldn't unscrew the un-lubed cap? Is that why...

    Couldn't unscrew the un-lubed cap? Is that why Texas shut down a reactor during a 20 year cold snap and froze people out?
    Bill D
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    I thought it looked pretty cool in motion. Of...

    I thought it looked pretty cool in motion. Of course the truck was designed around that and the pump. Maybe buy a used fire engine. Some one on this site has one he is converting into a overgrown...
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    Fire departments can spend lots of money on...

    Fire departments can spend lots of money on powered ladder racks. When we moved a big couch we threw it in the little boat, on a trailer, behind my sisters van.
    Bill D

    Lo Pro Ground Ladder...
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    My Harrison came with a homemade adapter plate...

    My Harrison came with a homemade adapter plate and a different compound. The plate has two through holes for the tee nuts and a center bore for a pin. Then a compound was bolted to the 3/8" plate...
  15. Thread: Vacuum cleaner

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    Oh Boy! I get to be all philosophical about how...

    Oh Boy! I get to be all philosophical about how more vacuum costs more money. The less there inside the machine the more you pay.
    Is a stronger vacuum really weaker?
    Reverses the American dream...
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    how about the side loading, spring loaded ladder...

    how about the side loading, spring loaded ladder racks. used by contractors and fire fighters
    Bill D

    How to Operate & Adjust Drop Down Ladder Rack | Adrian Steel - YouTube
  17. Be aware most men in the USA wear socks that are...

    Be aware most men in the USA wear socks that are too small for their feet. It is hard to find socks in stores larger then size 12. This means max shoe size of 10 since sock size is two numbers...
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    Battleship armor was refered to as all or...

    Battleship armor was refered to as all or nothing. All of it would stop a 50 caliber bullet but a 3" or so shell could go all the way through without arming and detonating. Only the center of the...
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    World's Deepest Shipwreck Is WWII Destroyer Lost...

    World's Deepest Shipwreck Is WWII Destroyer Lost in the Philippine Sea
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    Smart News

    | Smithsonian Magazine
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    Large fire fighting hoses Al hose end fittings. ...

    Large fire fighting hoses Al hose end fittings. They have some kind of teflon or anodized finish so they do not gall up and sieze.
    Bill D
  21. They sell just the outer foot or so with lever...

    They sell just the outer foot or so with lever and hub designed to be welded or bolted to the frame. So those type are designed with nothing in the middle at all.
    Bill D
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    I wonder how much larger should the bore be...

    I wonder how much larger should the bore be compaered to the arbor. Say for a one inch bore how much bigger sgould it be. 0.001 or more. How much more?
    Also how accurate does it need to be...
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    I thought standards were made to a nice round...

    I thought standards were made to a nice round number. But, after being made and ground then they are measured and the actual length is marked on it. Like a 1" standard may be marked 1.001". The...
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    The problem with voting lines is you have no idea...

    The problem with voting lines is you have no idea how long they will be. More people voted in this election and covid restrictions slowed it down even more. Exactly how long will the lines be in...
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    Should have done it the other direction. Then...

    Should have done it the other direction. Then you could brag about how you bored out a corroded battery. Then someone would chime in that Maglite would have repaired it for free.
    Do you really...
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