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  1. As i understand it - $17,500/yr income is the...

    As i understand it -
    $17,500/yr income is the threshold between Medicaid and ACA. If you pay yourself that much in income and pay the taxes on it, you are eligible for ACA with tax credit reduction...
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    Have you looked at cutting it out of round bar?...

    Have you looked at cutting it out of round bar? I've done that because it was cheaper.
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    I picked it up at HGR, no indication at all what...

    I picked it up at HGR, no indication at all what might have been in it or who it came from. They had a huge pile, not a single one had the collar or any other fitting on it.
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    What do you call it? Inch seems insufficient...

    What do you call it? Inch seems insufficient because not all measurements are in inches. I've seen documents call it "standard" as in "Metric or Standard". I've used Imperial because it dates back to...
  5. Single flute countersinks?

    Single flute countersinks?
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    I think I did, it's been a few years. I walked...

    I think I did, it's been a few years. I walked all around the hardware store trying everything. The thread isn't tapered and I think the pitch is too fine for NPT
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    Behind the threads is approx the same as the...

    Behind the threads is approx the same as the minor diameter of the threads. The white thing to the left is a spout held there by a spring clip. I don't have the retaining collar for the spout
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    FWIW I looked at the 2 I have, neither has that...

    FWIW I looked at the 2 I have, neither has that groove.
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    +1 Those kits seem to fit everything except what...

    +1 Those kits seem to fit everything except what I'm working on.
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    There is also Superbee for inserted corner...

    There is also Superbee for inserted corner rounders. I use them and like them.
  11. I bought a trailer load of Square D I-Line...

    I bought a trailer load of Square D I-Line aluminum 400A bus duct at auction. I thought i was going to use it in my shop, but when I found out how much more I was going to have to spend for drops and...
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    I usually see a plastic spout, held on by a...

    I usually see a plastic spout, held on by a plastic collar with that odd thread, like a gas can spout. I don't think it's meant to connect to plumbing fittings. Shirley someone makes a fitting...
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    I used one of these drain couplings and shoved it...

    I used one of these drain couplings and shoved it over the valve outlet, connected PVC to the other end.

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    In 3D you go to Sheet Setup, and specify no...

    In 3D you go to Sheet Setup, and specify no background, should be the same for 2D. I can't walk you though it without being in front of it, but I think it's from the initial menu, might involve a...
  15. I discoverd from empirical evidence that a GM...

    I discoverd from empirical evidence that a GM clutch will handle more than the belt that drives it. Had a compressor lock up, the clutch held the pulley at standstill and shredded the belt. Good...
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    Excellent idea. And maybe put a pintle on your...

    Excellent idea. And maybe put a pintle on your forklift cariage, or put one on the front bumper of a truck - offset to the passenger side about a foot so you can look out the windshield while...
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    Is there another way to skin that cat? I realize...

    Is there another way to skin that cat? I realize PM is notorious for answering questions not asked, but would you consider an alternative? How about buying a cheaper used standard trailer and...
  18. Thread: Small U-Joints

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    Once upon a time that was a surplus...

    Once upon a time that was a surplus aircraft/military item, nice ones with rubber boots.
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    Received it today. Well packaged. Thank you!

    Received it today. Well packaged. Thank you!
  20. I feel your pain. I opened shop at 23 and had the...

    I feel your pain. I opened shop at 23 and had the same difficulty, with customers, vendors and employees. Took a long time to figure out that the ones who brow beat me into being quiet were the dumb...
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    That's another issue. The RATE of change is...

    That's another issue. The RATE of change is increasing exponentially. There's been more technological change in the last 100 years than there was in the previous 1000 years. The change since 2000...
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    Here's my deal- Bar pulling bars longer than my...

    Here's my deal- Bar pulling bars longer than my spindle
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    I've seen at least 2 different tapers on the...

    I've seen at least 2 different tapers on the arbors I have, possibly 3.
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    Are your Y axis ways on the knee the same length...

    Are your Y axis ways on the knee the same length as the 9" table model, or are they longer to accommodate the wider table and keep the same travel? I'm vaguely remembering a difference mentioned in...
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    But not Atari 2600 with Qbert, and Frogger! Or...

    But not Atari 2600 with Qbert, and Frogger! Or Pong! I remember the first Pong machine showing up at the slot car shop next to the pinball machines. Wow, the technology! :D
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