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  1. Uh NO!! The quote is TANSTAAFL (There Ain't No...

    Uh NO!! The quote is TANSTAAFL (There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch). The author is Robert Heinlein. Hubbard couldn't hold a candle to Heinlein.
  2. Give it up. Go rent a proper machine unless you...

    Give it up. Go rent a proper machine unless you love to shed tears at wrecked machines.
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    In power generation orbital welders are common...

    In power generation orbital welders are common but I don't know if they can go as small as 1.75. They do beautiful work but $$$$$.
  4. I'd bet the average PM member knows that there...

    I'd bet the average PM member knows that there are no "hitches" on rail equipment and they know what articulated means. Does your lathe have a "squeezy thing" on the "spinner" to hold the work piece?...
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    Shove that living language bullshit. Words have...

    Shove that living language bullshit. Words have to have a meaning. How can you work precisely if you cant communicate precisely? When words mean what ever some asshole thinks they mean then they are...
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    Hand held drills are still drills no matter where...

    Hand held drills are still drills no matter where they are. Useless without a means to turn them such as a lathe, mill, drill press, or drill motor. Drill "bits" are those fragments left after you...
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    May you some day work for $2.50/hr while the CEO...

    May you some day work for $2.50/hr while the CEO of Goodwill makes $798.000 /year.
    Subminimum Wage - NDSS
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    You're going to all this trouble to put those...

    You're going to all this trouble to put those ghetto wheels on a car? Hope this pays a lot.
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    Slave labor. You should be ashamed.

    Slave labor. You should be ashamed.
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    Yep somethings up. It shows 10 from the first...

    Yep somethings up. It shows 10 from the first post now.
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    Damn, almost much BS on stones as acetone and...

    Damn, almost much BS on stones as acetone and transmission oil. The ONLY natural abrasive available as a "stone" is Arkansas/Washita. The others are vitrified aluminum oxide or silicon carbide....
  12. I too am in AZ and I suspect in the same county....

    I too am in AZ and I suspect in the same county. If so then Pima county/Tucson code will apply with few exceptions. Your structure cannot be attached and may not have any utilities. In most areas...
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    Is it just the light or did someone blast the...

    Is it just the light or did someone blast the splitline?
  14. WTF is a "rotational" part? Try speaking English ...

    WTF is a "rotational" part? Try speaking English ( or at least a real language) if you really want an answer. And congratulations! You have just reinvented the Hirth coupling.
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    A "smooth bore black powder rifle" is a very rare...

    A "smooth bore black powder rifle" is a very rare item.
  16. WTF are you trying to reinvent the gasket cutter?...

    WTF are you trying to reinvent the gasket cutter? For the time you will spend fucking up a nice tool you can have the real thing:
    Allpax AX6010 Standard Gasket Cutter Heavy-Duty Cuts 1/4" ...
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    It's even simpler: The Missing Question from the...

    It's even simpler:
    The Missing Question from the NTSB Report on MV Golden Ray: WHY?
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    Per the Royal Master manual the work centerline...

    Per the Royal Master manual the work centerline should be 1/4 to 1/2 of the part diameter above the wheel centerlines. It says for the hourglass shaped part to check guide alignment. If aligned and...
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    Yeah and the OP probably has realized that his...

    Yeah and the OP probably has realized that his entire post was wrong. It was not cutting a taper, it was a barrel shape. Commonly caused by failure to dress the wheels, ( yes, both of them) when...
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    I'm thinking that the diamond setover could be...

    I'm thinking that the diamond setover could be the problem. Give us ALL information. A centerless has so many adjustments that incomplete info is useless.
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    You're not being lazy. When I was an apprentice...

    You're not being lazy. When I was an apprentice our instructor told us that we should learn to use whatever was on the machine work for onesie-twosie jobs.He said if every time you go to the grinder...
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    He was a professor of biochemistry and one of the...

    He was a professor of biochemistry and one of the most prolific writers ever.
  23. Won't help at all. Grid tied solar systems go...

    Won't help at all. Grid tied solar systems go down with the grid to prevent backfeeding and killing the people working to restore service.

    Download "Weatherbug" on your phone. It will show...
  24. Pitch gage. Or ask at JOE CURTO,...

    Pitch gage. Or ask at
    JOE CURTO, [email protected] · Cars
    If it's an SU.
  25. He's fairly active on Smokstak.

    He's fairly active on Smokstak.
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