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    I already have enough nightmare. I'm trying to...

    I already have enough nightmare. I'm trying to remove this one from the bottom of the list.
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    They never heard of video conferencing. There...

    They never heard of video conferencing.

    There is also global dimming to consider.
    Another thing is that the sun is burning hotter. Observations on changes to nearby planets has shown this as well...
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    Why is this tap marked 5mm-.080?

    Didn't want to hijack this thread because of a similar issue.

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general/looking-4mm-075-fillister-head-screws-187417/

    The tap is marked from shank to tip:...
  4. Instead of a wood filler from a can: I fill...

    Instead of a wood filler from a can:
    I fill small voids with residual sanding dust from the same type of wood mixed with glue.
    For large voids I glue in small pieces of same type wood.

    Wood...
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    When dry you can paint. The color changes to a...

    When dry you can paint.

    The color changes to a dull gray.

    I am doing what you are doing with the muriatic acid, as a first stage rust remover. The phosphoric acid is applied only to coat the...
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    A line of hot melt glue on edge of plexiglass....

    A line of hot melt glue on edge of plexiglass. Insert plexiglass using a simple fixture to center the insertion. The glue should not be
    noticeable.
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    I have the same problem. I soak a part in...

    I have the same problem. I soak a part in phosphoric acid and just let the part dry on cardboard. The acid will dissolve the galvanized coating and clean any
    rust. The residual coating that dries on...
  8. I guy I worked with would have said "Yes, DICK"....

    I guy I worked with would have said "Yes, DICK".

    I remember one of the members here mentioned that he keeps a 45 in the column of his BP (behind access door). It's too much of a temptation for me....
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    Connect a fitting on the air inlet so that the...

    Connect a fitting on the air inlet so that the air filter is not upside down. I have the same air filter with the three holes in the bottom. Each hole had a clear plastic
    tube pressed in. Removed...
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    I have this in a picture frame at home. tool...

    I have this in a picture frame at home.

    tool chest legacy poster - Google Search
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    That is probably due to a signed agreement...

    That is probably due to a signed agreement between the seller and Amazon. If seller A is with Amazon and seller B is not guess who has more chance of going under.
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    I suspect that it is allowed or not because of...

    I suspect that it is allowed or not because of store policy. The allowance for it could only help business.
    At Home Depot the guys are all at the outside perimeter of the parking lot. Either that...
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    High end: Products | Vidmar...

    High end:
    Products | Vidmar

    Low end:
    STANLEY VIDMAR Garage and Utility Cabinets - Grainger Industrial Supply

    Very low end:
    Cut down rectangular shaped plastic beverage bottles.
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    Use the disconnect between the Phase Craft and...

    Use the disconnect between the Phase Craft and incoming single phase power. Connect the idler directly to the converter with a contactor with a overload block that has
    phase loss detection. It...
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    Out here those parking lots are full of day labor...

    Out here those parking lots are full of day labor people who once worked at the small book stores that amazon put out of business.
    Tip: Don't roll down your windows when driving past them. They...
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    Welcome to your initiation.

    Welcome to your initiation.
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    OT: Buying from amazon.com ?

    If you missed the PBS Frontline program last Monday....

    YouTube

    Since I see people here buying stuff from amazon this may help you understand how they do business.
    I have avoided them for...
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    Ask customer support of any bearing manufacturer...

    Ask customer support of any bearing manufacturer for that particular size.

    If I was desperate I would get the dimensioned drawing for the bearing and calculate the volume of the toroid that houses...
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    My best watch is a Citizen Eco-drive. Hardly wear...

    My best watch is a Citizen Eco-drive. Hardly wear it.

    I like this independent watchmakers film:
    YouTube
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    Amazing that stuff has lasted.

    It's pretty simple to put everything back as it was. I would think about boring a hole in each end bell to fit a modern bearing.
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    My voltage display is "---" no matter what the...

    My voltage display is "---" no matter what the amperage knob is set to.
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    I have stripped paint off of metal and underneath...

    I have stripped paint off of metal and underneath is just brown rust. Rust from within. So it is important to clean the metal first.
    Whatever is the method I do a final wipe with some DuPont lacquer...
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    I stopped wearing clothes like a coat or apron....

    I stopped wearing clothes like a coat or apron. Loose ends, pockets that collect dirt and metal fragments, long sleeves, etc.
    The idea about the shield held with magnets is a good one.
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    If you are just using a rattle can then... Use...

    If you are just using a rattle can then...

    Use a spray gun with two part primers and paints. I use DuPont industrial coatings. It is used for painting metal that is outdoors like pipes, water...
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    Put up a cardboard barrier that is standing...

    Put up a cardboard barrier that is standing straight up with 2x4's. You can move it when the cutter changes direction. All the junk hits the board and not you.
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