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    OT-Japanese Industrial Music

    This isn't for every one's taste, but interesting nonetheless. Videos of Japanese machines incorporating the machine noise with techno-ish electronic music...

    Stamping presses, spring machines,...
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    Joe, I noticed your mention of the Orsat...

    Joe, I noticed your mention of the Orsat apparatus. I worked at a facility that used hundreds of millions of pounds of solvent a year. It was all evaporated and (mostly) recovered. The earliest...
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    Tom, I think I remember seeing that you are in...

    Tom, I think I remember seeing that you are in the Rochester, NY area. There's a used tool store in Fairport Village Landing that takes donations of unwanted tools and sells them to benefit charity....
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    Go to a forum. It will show up next to Home on...

    Go to a forum. It will show up next to Home on the blue and red bar at the top of the screen.
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    I've been using the free version of DraftSight...

    I've been using the free version of DraftSight for a number of years. I've been very happy with it, but they recently announced that they are going to eliminate the free version and start charging a...
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    I worked for a major company that pulled that...

    I worked for a major company that pulled that "extend the payment" garbage several times. It allowed the (redacted) that ran the purchasing department to claim big savings each time. Until critical...
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    Doesn't look like my 10K steady. Mine has the...

    Doesn't look like my 10K steady. Mine has the knob adjustments with round fingers.
  8. Magnesium was also a big factor in the 1955 Le...

    Magnesium was also a big factor in the 1955 Le Mans tragedy. My Dad was one or two bleachers away from the bleachers that were slaughtered.

    When the rest of the car landed on the embankment, the...
  9. The warranty???

    The warranty???
  10. I know next to nothing about edm, but do have a...

    I know next to nothing about edm, but do have a chemistry/chemical engineering background. Could you be depleting the surface of the tool with some sort of electro-chemical process? There are...
  11. My wife used to snore to the point I was wearing...

    My wife used to snore to the point I was wearing earplugs to bed(no apnea though). We had our daughter's wedding coming up so she got serious about Weight Watchers. She lost nearly a third of her...
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    I don't know what budget or space constraints you...

    I don't know what budget or space constraints you have, but there are a couple of curvic coupling halves on ebay for $75 each. The pins could be sloppy and the coupling would then locate the plates...
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    I think this is an easier method, which has...

    I think this is an easier method, which has worked for me. Quoting Lathefan from this site:

    Threading dials are marked in half inch intervals because all even number threads will pick up at half...
  14. My brother has a compact tractor with loaded...

    My brother has a compact tractor with loaded tires. By purchasing an aluminum trailer, he saved enough weight that the combo was within the trailering capacity of his truck. The steel one put him...
  15. @koehlerrk I realize that BATF bought the...

    @koehlerrk

    I realize that BATF bought the guns. It was in my quoted text. My question is how did they know to go to the pizza shop to buy guns? Suppressor parts at a machine shop I can see, but...
  16. They are looking to catch people. I don't know...

    They are looking to catch people. I don't know how this guy got on their radar.

    Rochester man sold 'ghost guns' out of a Greece pizzeria parking lot, feds say



    Phillip Rizzo is charged...
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    I believe that it is actually an air compressor...

    I believe that it is actually an air compressor driven by a synchronous motor, not a steam powered generator. We had one at a plant where I used to work. The motor was relatively slow speed, direct...
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    Just do it hot! YouTube...

    Just do it hot!

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    YouTube
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    @Rklopp, selling on PM is why I sent my initial...

    @Rklopp, selling on PM is why I sent my initial note, but I had no idea of the value. I'll construct a more complete note in the "for sale" forum.
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    Used Hardinge Cross Slide

    I volunteer at a used tool store. They donate their revenue to a charity that assists seniors to allow them to stay in their homes. We get a variety of odds and ends in our donations. Pricing is...
  21. Reading the document is interesting. There are a...

    Reading the document is interesting. There are a number of exemptions.

    EEE intended to protect national security and/or for military purposes
    Products where electricity is not the main power...
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    The sad thing is that the games with soda bottles...

    The sad thing is that the games with soda bottles and dry ice can get you arrested in many states today. From Wikipedia:

    A law in California that defines "destructive device" includes a list...
  23. I'm not sure that the answers are getting at what...

    I'm not sure that the answers are getting at what the OP wants to do. I think he's trying to use a center tapped 240/24 volt transformer as an auto-transformer to provide a small 120V source. I...
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    Lots more technical details. Sleipnir...

    Lots more technical details.

    Sleipnir Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel - Ship Technology

    Installing the cranes:

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    I've seen old pipe railings put together with...

    I've seen old pipe railings put together with right and left hand threads on the horizontal rails of a two level rail. The crosses and tees were right hand on one side and left on the other. ...
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