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  1. Not much connection with Ed here, just a few...

    Not much connection with Ed here, just a few visits to APM, a casual acquaintance with Jay and a good friendship with John Alexander. I'm curious about how you think APM could be improved.
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    5a or 5b?:D

    5a or 5b?:D
  3. It's one thing to let Walter kill his wife and...

    It's one thing to let Walter kill his wife and kids (did he? - obviously not) and it's another to kill him. That it's acceptable to kill him is pretty sick.

    Similar situation here, next town over....
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    As someone spending time looking for a cheap big...

    As someone spending time looking for a cheap big building locally to consolidate/retire in, I'm interested in others' similar projects. Just spent a pleasant hour looking at the photos and reading...
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    Or if you're really cheap (like me!) you could...

    Or if you're really cheap (like me!) you could make one. A bar with a dowel inserted that bridges the hole with clearance for the indicator point isn't too hard to do. Root around in the indicator...
  6. Typical ___________(fill in the blank). Insult...

    Typical ___________(fill in the blank). Insult the other side and think you're smart.

    Goes for both sides. How about you? ("Telling someone they're wrong doesn't constitute an argument")

    Feel...
  7. Yeah, I know what you mean - pita for too many...

    Yeah, I know what you mean - pita for too many places to not be open. But....it'll happen eventually- we ain't dead yet.
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    It's true, but it is what it is. For some things...

    It's true, but it is what it is. For some things they're much handier than a larger tractor. As an orchard tractor with rear mounted forks to place empty bins, then pick up and consolidate them when...
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    Convenient profile, for sure. Way oil will leech...

    Convenient profile, for sure. Way oil will leech all the plasticizers out of the vinyl over time and eventually the wiper will harden. Harder than your way wiper in the morning.

    It'll last a...
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    I'll take one pack of two of the White WP (155)...

    I'll take one pack of two of the White WP (155) motors. Sending pm next.

    You're right - my postmaster is gonna hate you! (And me!) :D
  11. Surrounded by trees here, too. Also people with...

    Surrounded by trees here, too. Also people with portable bandsaw mills willing to travel and saw wood in my yard. Anyone like that around you?

    No Doug fir here, though, dammit. I'm envious. We...
  12. Yeah, the kind of folks that don't necessarily go...

    Yeah, the kind of folks that don't necessarily go to court to get their money back.
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    Or shop hard on eBay...Last batch was about 1/2...

    Or shop hard on eBay...Last batch was about 1/2 price.
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    Hmmm. I've been thinking along those lines lately...

    Hmmm. I've been thinking along those lines lately too. Great minds and all that. :) The thrift shops I shop at have a mix of 2-5 drawer cabinets, usually at $10-30 US. There were even a couple at...
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    FWIW, A friend, who was an equipment dealer,...

    FWIW, A friend, who was an equipment dealer, would buy SB dp's for the speed reducers, take them off and sell them for about what the dp's went for.

    SB's are nice dp's, but they need a quill lock.
  16. It's legal and possible to elect a dead person in...

    It's legal and possible to elect a dead person in a federal election in this country. And, it Happened in Missouri.



    You might want to check that. Johnson was elected in '64 and could have run...
  17. Is that made by Allen Bradley?

    Is that made by Allen Bradley?
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    For certified, US made, ASME tanks try Manchester...

    For certified, US made, ASME tanks try Manchester tank. Somewhat reasonably priced, and available through TSC, IIRC.
  19. The squaring crank looks kinda like a screen door...

    The squaring crank looks kinda like a screen door handle on the outside, with an eccentric on the inside that bears against the bed. Comes out easily to allow the slide to come off the lathe, prob...
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    I'll keep it in mind, though. We plan to expand...

    I'll keep it in mind, though. We plan to expand and it might be handy to have two Argon dispensing rigs around.
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    No need to insult me. I can read and sometimes...

    No need to insult me. I can read and sometimes have to look up words and phrases. Like "Cincinnati necklace" :D.



    If that's really your case, you're hanging around the wrong women, dude. I...
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    Just for the hell of it, reverse the genders in...

    Just for the hell of it, reverse the genders in your statement. The misogyny becomes apparent.
  23. It was a general statement. Try Fred Hampton. The...

    It was a general statement. Try Fred Hampton. The cops "lost" the door they shot through, at least for while. Ooops.
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    Partial translation: No Such Agency = NSA.

    Partial translation: No Such Agency = NSA.
  25. Cops too, evidently.

    Cops too, evidently.
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