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    I ship every day, I can pack to survive a 20'...

    I ship every day, I can pack to survive a 20' fall, but cardboard, foam, and tape does not stand a chance being driven over by a truck. I've been purchasing quite a bit of tooling past few months,...
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    UPS offers overnight shipping from BFE, the catch...

    UPS offers overnight shipping from BFE, the catch is you have to meet the plane at the airport, at 7am:toetap:. Heck, we even have a UPS Customer Center, problem is its not staffed, ever. Usps and...
  3. You would be better off shopping the local...

    You would be better off shopping the local auctions and craigslist, that is where the scrappers find them. As mentioned above, the scrappers could care less about beating up a machine getting it...
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    Have they updated their gps system so they can...

    Have they updated their gps system so they can actually find an address? I've been accepting packages at Nv address for 18 years from USPS and Fedex, the UPS dolts still cannot f'ing find me....
  5. You want all original controls, and the use of...

    You want all original controls, and the use of the 2 speed motor, stick to an rpc. Do you see now why an rpc is easier:)
  6. I'm wondering if the Fogbuster can pass magots?

    I'm wondering if the Fogbuster can pass magots?
  7. Certainly looks like a well cared for machine,...

    Certainly looks like a well cared for machine, doubt its what most of us were envisioning, hope someone steps up to save it.
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    Hard to judge from a pic, but that looks like a...

    Hard to judge from a pic, but that looks like a crinkle surface. The old skillets are very smooth, I have a couple of Griswold, but most of my collection is no name stuff, most likely Wagner and BSR,...
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    I've got a selection of angle grinders, Makita,...

    I've got a selection of angle grinders, Makita, Bosch, and HF. I've been an advocate of the HF units for a while as they were cheap enough to buy several so you were not always swapping wheels, and...
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    That actually makes the concrete option easier:D....

    That actually makes the concrete option easier:D. Friends shop is a portable building, as he added machines he would cut floor open, frame a pad for machine, then pour full of concrete till level...
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    X2 on cool, I'm still waiting on something a bit...

    X2 on cool, I'm still waiting on something a bit smaller that will burn a hole thru a broken bolt that you can't reach.
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    The impetus for me to change to CI was looking at...

    The impetus for me to change to CI was looking at an unappealing grey steak grilled in a SS pan, it had every appearance of being boiled, yes I prefer grilling over an open flame, but at neg F temps...
  13. I looked at PODS website a few nights ago, no...

    I looked at PODS website a few nights ago, no info given on load capacity, just estimate of how many rooms of household goods they will hold. Before loading one full of even small machines, I would...
  14. The 2 speed aspect would be achieved by using a 2...

    The 2 speed aspect would be achieved by using a 2 speed motor like maynah shows, but that is a 3ph motor. Not sure if you can get a 2 speed motor in single phase, if you can I suspect it won't be...
  15. I've never heard anything like that. If you go...

    I've never heard anything like that. If you go single phase, for 3 to 5hp you will be needing 240V single phase, you can get 3 to 5hp motors with 1750 rpm, they cost more than 3450 rpm motors. You...
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    Friend with wood floor shop had same problem, he...

    Friend with wood floor shop had same problem, he solved it by cutting hole in floor, framing it in, then pouring full of concrete. Might not be an option for you:D

    Last time I saw his shop we had...
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    One of my cats, found as a stray kitten surviving...

    One of my cats, found as a stray kitten surviving on bugs, kills and eats just about everything she can, and still wants food at night. Her retarded child spends the day in the park staring at gopher...
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    I was digging around an old theater yesterday,...

    I was digging around an old theater yesterday, was quite surprised when I opened the circuit box and found the name Starrett. Really cool old box, full of copper and bakelite knife switches. Found...
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    Rented warehouse at first shop had an old 4'...

    Rented warehouse at first shop had an old 4' diameter hand dug well with a sheet of steel for a cover, someone removed the cover, I found 3 dead possums in the well, it was disgusting! We never drank...
  20. Ok, but do they have a weight capacity? I'd...

    Ok, but do they have a weight capacity? I'd imagine if they are just used to household stuff, machines might exceed that? IDK, never used one.

    I moved all my small stuff in a 20' box trailer,...
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    There is a mfr or 2 left doing thin cast iron...

    There is a mfr or 2 left doing thin cast iron pans with smooth cooking surface, cannot remember name, seem to recall one of them posted here recently.

    I switched (back) to cast iron cookware a few...
  22. Some years back I was involved in a project at...

    Some years back I was involved in a project at the local U, they had me build a press for pressing a paper pulp slurry into blocks. Since the idea was to create building blocks, they wanted...
  23. I've seen some of those "pods" moved with a...

    I've seen some of those "pods" moved with a rollback truck, which I believe would necessitate securing machinery to the floor, or other means to make sure it does not tip and punch its way out of the...
  24. Well my Standard Modern came with a factory...

    Well my Standard Modern came with a factory faceplate that cannot handle the top speed of the machine, so yes, maybe? I could fit a 26" chuck to the machine (probably weigh as much or more than the...
  25. Pretty sure you need a smaller chuck to run at...

    Pretty sure you need a smaller chuck to run at high speeds, or a steel body chuck $$$. My Standard Modern came with a 26" face plate, manuals specifies 800rpm max for it iirc, but I can run the...
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