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    Just make sure that those parts to increase Hp...

    Just make sure that those parts to increase Hp are made of billet or carbon fiber so you can charge more.
    Bill D
    Would a lump of coal in my stocking count as carbon fiber?
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    or use the floor sweeping and call it urban...

    or use the floor sweeping and call it urban camouflage color.
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    Thirty years ago the local gold mine paid all...

    Thirty years ago the local gold mine paid all employees in two dollar bills one Friday. This brought attention in the newspaper about how much they contributed to the local economy and maybe we...
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    You will not find an adapter from D1-Anything to...

    You will not find an adapter from D1-Anything to D1-4. Just plain back chuck to D1-4.
    Bill D
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    If the 6 pin chucks are mounted on a back plate...

    If the 6 pin chucks are mounted on a back plate you could dismount them and attach to a D1-4 back plate. But a new back plate will cost around $100 fora no name brand that you have to machine A...
  6. I enjoy hearing from folks from other countries...

    I enjoy hearing from folks from other countries about what they think of the USA way of doing things. I really did not understand how third world our medical system is in the USA until I read...
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    Check ebay, Shars, grizzly etc. Just make sure...

    Check ebay, Shars, grizzly etc. Just make sure the chuck is native D1-4 not an adapter. D1-4 is a very common chuck mount there are thousands out there.
    Mark you chuck before removal so it goes...
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    Folks have repalced the special motor with a...

    Folks have repalced the special motor with a jackshaft and a normal motor belt driving the jackshaft. The jackshaft is often made from a burned up original motor.
    Bil lD
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    A 3 horsepower VFD is cheap enough. Gives you...

    A 3 horsepower VFD is cheap enough. Gives you variable speed, within reason, fast reverse, power braking etc.
    If the motor is 240 -208 volts keep it and use a VFD.
    Bil lD
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    I suppose a maker could laser engrave a scale on...

    I suppose a maker could laser engrave a scale on the cast iron at the factory. I think they make magnetic tape that a reader head can use. Not sure if it is just held on by magnetic force or what....
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    I bet there was some huge fines for wasting...

    I bet there was some huge fines for wasting water. Probably have to go to court to allow it to be refiled if that would even be allowed, ever.

    Bill D
  12. I did a little reading a few months ago and...

    I did a little reading a few months ago and Taiwan has not been considered part of China proper, ever. It was ruled as s colony for a few centuries to stamp out pirates but that was about it. China...
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    The heaters are just that, heaters made of...

    The heaters are just that, heaters made of resistance wire. Just like the wires in a toaster. Different diameter and length wires have more or less resistance. All the electrical current goes...
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    Sounds like a use for a tap with the taper tip...

    Sounds like a use for a tap with the taper tip broken off. If you grind off all but one flute you could make nice spaced parallel groves
    Bill D
  15. At a barn sale I saw a Bridgeport clone called an...

    At a barn sale I saw a Bridgeport clone called an Isabella. I looked a bit and could not figure if it was a Spanish or Italian make. Probably made around 1950. I think the Isabella car I saw as...
  16. When I build my basement shop I will have...

    When I build my basement shop I will have concrete stairs about 3-4 feet wide down to a flat patio area. Then double 3 foot wide doors with a removable mullion. The patio area will be a nice flat...
  17. You do not need a deep well pump. A deep well...

    You do not need a deep well pump. A deep well pump is only needed if the water level is below about 25 feet. A shallow well pump will work fine. Do you mean a jet pump? Again not needed and the...
  18. A bridgeport breaks down into 200 pound units. ...

    A bridgeport breaks down into 200 pound units. the base casting is roughly 600-800 pounds I forget the exact number.
    Bill D.
  19. A truck or car makes a good anchor point for the...

    A truck or car makes a good anchor point for the winch to let it down the slope.
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    So how do car makers do it with separate front...

    So how do car makers do it with separate front and rear motors for electric cars. And what happens as they go around a curves. the front and rear axle travel a different distance.
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    I looked at a Eichler type house with the 2x6...

    I looked at a Eichler type house with the 2x6 plank ceilings. probably 1/2 inch fiber glass above the planks then the hot tar roof applied. The only easy solution was to not buy the house. I did...
  22. Standard Modern was never domestic, to the USA, ...

    Standard Modern was never domestic, to the USA, until it went out of busyness and leblonde bought the spare parts.
    Bill D
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    Old thread but the obvious answer is the least...

    Old thread but the obvious answer is the least work. Marry her and sell her house. Problem solved!
    I built a large book case for my girlfriend. Once it was done I was thinking it was going to...
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    I have read, no real world experience, that you...

    I have read, no real world experience, that you can bend a factory new heating element with similar bends to cobber tube of that size. The cement type insulation with also bend and flow so you can...
  25. Harrison m300 13x40 metric+english with no gear...

    Harrison m300 13x40 metric+english with no gear changes. New ones are made in China not England. You do have to swap gears for moduale or some other kind I forgot. Those two gears are often lost....
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