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  1. Thread: Recession?

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    Naive. I have been in the work force longer than...

    Naive.
    I have been in the work force longer than most commentators have been alive.
    The truss company I called is family owned and sent me the truss for my shop when I stood it up twenty years ago....
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    I may expose myself as something of a hack here...

    I may expose myself as something of a hack here but...
    I have a heavy tool room manual lathe and a mill in my small wood framed shop.
    I have never bothered to put a level on either- both do good...
  3. Thread: Recession?

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    Just a data point- I called a truss shop today...

    Just a data point- I called a truss shop today for some truss for a shop building.
    He is four-five weeks out on delivery.
    Said they are struggling to keep up with the incoming orders and are as...
  4. Tom thank you for taking the time to do that work.

    Tom thank you for taking the time to do that work.
  5. This is the rough size of this thing: (The weird...

    This is the rough size of this thing:
    (The weird fractions are all artifacts of just having a couple of key dimensions and can be rounded out..)
    The left guy angle is 28 degrees and the right 36.
    ...
  6. I am going with the Amsteel wire rope...

    I am going with the Amsteel wire rope replacement:

    AMSTEEL-BLUE - Samson Rope
  7. Yes- white is solid structure. Guy have to be...

    Yes- white is solid structure.
    Guy have to be attached at outboard ends of horizontals.
    Bending is met on horizontals by beam size and the load is not point as shown- distributed load.
  8. For own use- negligible exposure. I found this...

    For own use- negligible exposure.

    I found this site to throw some numbers on tube sizes:

    Calculate Required Tube Size Using Structural Properties | Allied Tube & Conduit | Mechanical Tube...
  9. I don’t think it will be a problem- I was hired...

    I don’t think it will be a problem- I was hired by the city of Burlington VT to build a roadway bridge- the white bit in middle is a reinforced concrete slab- anyone know how to pour that?

    (the...
  10. Ok- looked around and I think the guy load is a...

    Ok- looked around and I think the guy load is a simple question.
    This:

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    And I suppose that the upright poles are somewhat less than guy load..

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    Oops....
    Not somewhat less......
  11. How do I calculate loads on poles and guy wires?

    Guys its been too many years since I had to do this basic math.
    Is there a simple way to cheat to get the loads on all the guy wires and poles in the diagram below?

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    That would be with...
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    Not following what you guys are debating but some...

    Not following what you guys are debating but some research is out on the immune response from getting infected with a case of the measles.
    Seems the vaccine not only protects from direct infection...
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    Ok Ok ,.... I'll get it done- I keep putting it...

    Ok Ok ,.... I'll get it done- I keep putting it off...
    Wife is on a fleet of immuno suppressors - doc says a flu could kill her so I can't afford to drag it home.
  14. Thread: Recession?

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    Otrit you would be pleased. A commentator for...

    Otrit you would be pleased.
    A commentator for NPR’s Marketwatch said today-
    “The summers fears of recession seem to be fading”
    Which is another example of why I take my clues from actual markets-...
  15. Thread: Recession?

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    Otrit- DOW futures gapped up over the last key...

    Otrit- DOW futures gapped up over the last key resistance this morning from the two year consolidation range.
    Could be a breakout- if it holds we could well see the 30-32k you called on the DJI.
  16. Thread: Recession?

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    Speaking of markets... This is the futures...

    Speaking of markets...
    This is the futures contract this morning hitting a overhead level formed during yesterday’s decline.
    At issue is a continuing sell off or staying near these tops or perhaps...
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    He asks (trying to upset some people..)- I...

    He asks (trying to upset some people..)-
    I thought it was just military aircraft that try to get away with software control to make the beast flyable.
    Shouldn’t the basic design in civi airplanes...
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    The FAA investigator guy stopped in my shop...

    The FAA investigator guy stopped in my shop again- in essence said the problem started with a airframe foible of the engine position (low slung engine) causing a pitch up nose at some flight speeds.
  19. Sorry to be late to the game. I just spoke with...

    Sorry to be late to the game.
    I just spoke with my supplier and he said if not stocked he can probably find it.
    If you can draw or photo the section profile I can forward.
    And note dimensions..
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    Agree- when I had my T&G clutch apart I was...

    Agree- when I had my T&G clutch apart I was wondering about wear and replacement- that was years ago and the clutch holds fine.
  21. Thread: Recession?

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    I have been looking at the Dow leaders- I am...

    I have been looking at the Dow leaders- I am trying to find time to take close look at the ten largest by market capitalization and see what's up.
    Maybe this weekend- shoehorned between dog event...
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    Hello all. It is time to move this old shaper...

    Hello all.
    It is time to move this old shaper along to a new home.
    Is there anyone in near area who would like to have this?
    I am in Annapolis- I can load.

    Drop me a line if you have an...
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    Sam- you might recognize that I am well aware of...

    Sam- you might recognize that I am well aware of the material issues in marine structures.
    I look at this and immediately understand two penalties- weight and material yield.
    I don't make those...
  24. Thread: Recession?

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    Maybe it’s nothing.. 267799

    Maybe it’s nothing..

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    With all the usual disclaimers- source, content...

    With all the usual disclaimers- source, content etc...

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