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  1. [QUOTE=mrSanders62;3871890]I know about "ancient"...

    [QUOTE=mrSanders62;3871890]I know about "ancient" electric cars. for some reason, I always thought that they lost because of their autonomy, there were no capacious batteries at that time. I believe...
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    Another choice is the local college or museum for...

    Another choice is the local college or museum for a donation for their museum of machining about how they used to do things before CNC.
    Bill Clinton donated his used underwear to charity and...
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    Be aware about the pitfalls of claiming part of...

    Be aware about the pitfalls of claiming part of your house as a tax dodge shop/office. When you sell the house it can get interesting how that affects your taxes on the profits and ability to...
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    For $25,000 talk to your tax guy. I would...

    For $25,000 talk to your tax guy. I would seriously consider donating them to a railroad museum for a tax write off. Just Make sure they are a IRS registered charitable outfit.
    What about they...
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    Knowing nothing about spinning lathes I agree a...

    Knowing nothing about spinning lathes I agree a tapered roller bearing would be fine. For that use a regular bearing for a car or truck should be accurate enough. I do not think you need a...
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    Go buy any food in a grocery store and pay no...

    Go buy any food in a grocery store and pay no tax. On most beverages there is a deposit on the bottle. Hot food and drinks served at a restaurant will have sales tax added to the bill.
    Bill D
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    I know Apple stores got in trouble for having...

    I know Apple stores got in trouble for having their music too loud. I wonder what OSHA thinks about the noise in a gym that employes have to hear all day long? From your description I would think...
  8. If you feel it is okay to fire an employee so you...

    If you feel it is okay to fire an employee so you can hire one who, you think, will be a better employee there is a cost. This means all employees, including the new ones, will feel their jobs are...
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    Who pays the monthly fee to keep that cell phone...

    Who pays the monthly fee to keep that cell phone connected to the central hive at Jeep?
    Bill D
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    Military aerospace grade "Billet". Do they make...

    Military aerospace grade "Billet". Do they make "green Billet"?
    Bill D.
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    Ebay used to not charge a percentage fee on the...

    Ebay used to not charge a percentage fee on the shipping charges. So people sold stuff for a low price and charged lots for "Shipping" to avoid paying fees. Ebay noticed this and now charges a flat...
  12. Give a man a plane ticket and he will fly for a a...

    Give a man a plane ticket and he will fly for a a day. Shove a man out of a plane and he will fly for the rest of his life.
    Bill D
  13. Thread: 0t---crab drift

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    Those tires are too wide for snow. maybe if he...

    Those tires are too wide for snow. maybe if he had one ton of batteries it would have got down to the pavement. Buy an electric truck next time.
    Bill D
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    You have to consider the shippers math. By...

    You have to consider the shippers math. By poorly packing goods he can decrease the workers time and cost. Saving maybe 15 minutes per big item. Multiply that by several times a day and he can...
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    My Oshgosh stock has been doing okay Bill D

    My Oshgosh stock has been doing okay
    Bill D
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    Some thrift stores charge sales tax. some do...

    Some thrift stores charge sales tax. some do not.
    In the UK if a tool is more then 100? years old no VAT is charged.

    To be honest a rich person probably uses less government services then the...
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    When they first surveyed Mount Everest they came...

    When they first surveyed Mount Everest they came out to exactly 29,000 feet with no inches. They threw in two extra feet so they would look like they had not rounded it off. They may have thrown in...
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    Look at what a Morse taper angle was supposed to...

    Look at what a Morse taper angle was supposed to mean. But he blew it so they have to be made accurately to a a bodged up standard. I will let you look it up but he was trying for soemthing like...
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    There is no sales tax on real estate in...

    There is no sales tax on real estate in California because the real estate lobbies hard to keep it that way. If they started collecting sales taxes prices would fall by 7.8% and so would there...
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    Looking more carefully I think the COG is above...

    Looking more carefully I think the COG is above the load straps. I doubt the table lock lever is designed to carry the full weight of the machine as it must for this arrangement to survive.
    Bill D
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    The center of gravity looks to be at least half...

    The center of gravity looks to be at least half way up the machine. Even if bolted and strapped it will tip over the entire pallet. Can the head and table be cranked down lower to the base?
    The...
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    Taxes on shipping is the same reason as hotel...

    Taxes on shipping is the same reason as hotel tax. Those paying it are not living and voting in the district collecting it.
    Monty Python's answer was to tax all foreigners living outside the...
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    In California there is no sales tax on food. A...

    In California there is no sales tax on food. A few years ago the math was a five dollar footlong sandwhch at subway cost five dollars. If they toasted it, for free, it became hot food and cost...
  24. Why? Have them change the plan to what can be...

    Why? Have them change the plan to what can be bought and call it a feature. Probably faster and cheaper to round over the wood to fit the curve.
    Bill D
  25. Thread: Am I not smart?

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    If the shop is in town many towns have zoning...

    If the shop is in town many towns have zoning laws that do not allow anyone to live in the area.
    Bill D
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