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  1. ?? Grisely with perfume and a bikini wax, are...

    ??

    Grisely with perfume and a bikini wax, are they?

    How much money do you have?

    Person might need a right compelling incentive to even HAVE an opinion?
  2. Monarch Lathe is largely a...

    Monarch Lathe is largely a dealer-distributor/service outfit these days. See their Weiler, Trens, etc. lines, "teach" included:

    Lathes | Monarch Lathes
    MANY exist. German, Japanese, French......
  3. Ermmm... blasted COVID travel nuisances... :(...

    Ermmm... blasted COVID travel nuisances...

    :(

    There's an uber-traditional Riyokan in Atami, Nihon you two should take it to.
    Japanese clientele, only.

    Nominally, anyway. There's a...
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    Repeating yourself every time you lose the...

    Repeating yourself every time you lose the argument, is it?

    New higher Tariffs from trade talks

    Ever cross your bent little rented and dented mind it might not mean what YOU wished it meant?
    ...
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    Why d'yah think they were so paranoid about that...

    Why d'yah think they were so paranoid about that as to buy the US Government, cripple it, then rent it back to us at such outrageous prices to recover their investment?

    248 cities larger than...
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    The maker - all you need is their "vanilla" round...

    The maker - all you need is their "vanilla" round shaft with a keyway already cut:

    RoundRail Shafting | Thomson

    Google will find it for you - EVERYBODY carries it, from Metals Depot to...
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    2 buildings that survived the atomic bomb in...

    2 buildings that survived the atomic bomb in Hiroshima to be demolished - TheCivilEngineer.org
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    It's all about your sense of how LONG such things...

    It's all about your sense of how LONG such things are expected to serve.

    Distant relatives sold our G'GDad's home in East Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England about ten years ago.

    New owners now...
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    Shiddy subgrade prep aside, two things: #1:...

    Shiddy subgrade prep aside, two things:

    #1: Poor control of aggregate:

    - Good 'crete wants a continuous gradation of sharp aggregate. Closer to "perfect", the gradation from major-sized...
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    UPDATE: Per email evening of 15 October,...

    UPDATE:

    Per email evening of 15 October, system is running.

    No transformer. Direct off the line, CB sized for approx 50% of max power.

    Still trying to sort out the schematic.

    More when...
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    Yes, it largely IS the "same world". The...

    Yes, it largely IS the "same world". The properties of natural minerals and process-derived materials are still what they always were - Persian, Greek, Roman engineers to present-day.

    So I do...
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    I don't "contend" Pilgrim. I study China's...

    I don't "contend" Pilgrim. I study China's history. Do yah good to try it yerself.

    Start just before what they call the "Spring and Autumn Period" and roll forward.

    For extra credit?

    Track...
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    Can't argue that. Moisture and rust from the...

    Can't argue that.

    Moisture and rust from the soil yah pushed those into - or used moisture-carrying, then also rotting - wooden supports - follows Iron-bearing re-bar INTO the 'crete.

    Iron...
  14. He & She shagging is similar, ain't it? Or it...

    He & She shagging is similar, ain't it? Or it used to be.... before it went out of style?

    :(
  15. "Both" is good. Having the Neutral is...

    "Both" is good.

    Having the Neutral is enduring, and what is expected, anyway, with a Wye distribution system.

    Sub-panel load-centers can solve future needs as well as currrent ones.

    You...
  16. Bought a "pack" of Bronze (a few are actually...

    Bought a "pack" of Bronze (a few are actually Brass :( ) shim stock sheets from MMC some years ago. IIRC, I'd have to stack two or three of the thicker sizes to hit 0.080".

    Or use some of the...
  17. What Steve said about "towing" is simpler and...

    What Steve said about "towing" is simpler and easier, takes hardly any space, most any lathe on-planet.

    .. so long as one is not in a situation where the carriage has reason to NOT be moved. As...
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    The "reason" is wider power band and better load...

    The "reason" is wider power band and better load regulation within it than a VFD. The barrier is that whilst DC drives and VFD cost about the same, DC motors for wide power band machine tool duty -...
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    Didn't stay past the adverts, but if he's just...

    Didn't stay past the adverts, but if he's just now noticing? The cyclical "stagflation" is an age-old pattern for China.

    The current rota started about five or six years ago. It should run its...
  20. "Something stupid" was the PO.. more than 30...

    "Something stupid" was the PO.. more than 30 years back.. putting ONE GFCI in the MBR ensuite bath then daisy chaining half the kitchen off it, including one fridge-freezer.

    Not to do things...
  21. Not the brushes. It would be the same with a...

    Not the brushes. It would be the same with a "brushless' PM DC motor.

    It's the power supply and the way it provides variable speed & torque. Fast-switching artifacts.

    Not THAT hard to filter....
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    WHAT "water"? The roof leaks that badly? You...

    WHAT "water"? The roof leaks that badly?

    You running a workshop ... or a Chinese live seafood "wet market"?

    Where does the water go on your kitchen cooktop?
    It's a spill. Not an all-the-time...
  23. Fuerda-Gator's "FNG" (F*****g New Guy) a few...

    Fuerda-Gator's "FNG" (F*****g New Guy) a few years back was a HIGHLY pissed-off former Bison staffer... who swore he was going to beat Biosn's quality.

    The 6-jaw on forged-steel fine-adjust D1-3...
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    Adding to best wishes going forward with the...

    Adding to best wishes going forward with the health.

    That's a proven winner as to re-powering, and there are now several among us who understand it and/or have documented it .."right here, on PM"....
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    THIS ^^^ .... makes a difference. Presuming...

    THIS ^^^ .... makes a difference.

    Presuming the "alignment pit" housed a stout underfloor machinery frame & such, good chance the PO built the sides stoutly and poured the bottom of it over...
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