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    Not sure they are inherently "better" as to the...

    Not sure they are inherently "better" as to the working parts and min-possible error if lovingly assembled to a tail, but...

    They CAN gain the advantage of greater consistency with less of that...
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    Point. Once a person has MADE that investment...

    Point.

    Once a person has MADE that investment in shaping skill and knowledge as to what a given alloy and task require OF it, then also realizes that a "Carbide guru" has made his own equivalent...
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    "Too soon we forget".. when the goods were more...

    "Too soon we forget".. when the goods were more worn or had been manufactured, ground or re-ground imperfectly, more folks made use of "countervailing errors" more often.

    Holder was out "x" thou...
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    Alloy "family" and maker are personal favourites...

    Alloy "family" and maker are personal favourites because "back in the day" one used what "the company" bought, got used to how best to shape what you had to get the best performance for the alloys...
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    In "absolute" terms, and against easily...

    In "absolute" terms, and against easily half-a-dozen collet-system alternatives?

    Certainly.

    "Useful", nonetheless or they would not sell by the brazillions, powered hand-tools far more...
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    WTF ARE you playing at, anyway? You don't...

    WTF ARE you playing at, anyway?

    You don't even have the spindle that would objectively support reaching the limits you think you can chase. Short by an order of magnitude, and "maybe" not even...
  7. Seems to do a fair job of keeping Fossilized...

    Seems to do a fair job of keeping Fossilized Marxists bent to opposing right angles as don't know jack shite about lightning and arcs away from annoying more grownups than usual as well, does it?
    ...
  8. One of the clever bastards must have sneaked into...

    One of the clever bastards must have sneaked into my bank account, then.
  9. Sticky: Sumbudy must have told that to DJT early in life....

    Sumbudy must have told that to DJT early in life. He's having FAR too much fun with seeing to it there ain't MUCH he hasn't already done, if he were to die in Hurricane Hazel!

    Earlier today he -...
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    LOL! yah. Surely. "Nuanced" as if my 75-yr-old...

    LOL! yah. Surely.

    "Nuanced" as if my 75-yr-old baldheaded and bearded lard-ass were to swap 12-wide steel-toads for high heels, put on lipstick and a bikini to go try and peddle.. welll ... prolly...
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    Similar story, what? 3 yrs younger? Didn't...

    Similar story, what? 3 yrs younger?

    Didn't "flunk", but surely wasn't pulling all "A"'s - not even a for-sure "B" average, as a "one in one hundred thousand" (age 15.. got stoopider, later? Surely...
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    Great point! "Traffic exists, too". A mere...

    Great point! "Traffic exists, too".

    A mere hundred miles or even three hundred is a same-day out and back or a next-day return.

    Proper trailer or even a suitable TRUCK - no trailer needed - can...
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    So whaddid Muhammad DOO, between the gospels of...

    So whaddid Muhammad DOO, between the gospels of Mecca and of Medina? Polished the turd of his criminal conspiracy to make it more attractive to the failures of this Earth - never in shortage - is...
  14. Meahh. Taxatwoshits? So long as they ain't...

    Meahh. Taxatwoshits? So long as they ain't standing BACK OF that unicorn, "up close and personal" like? Plenty of honest folks. Look for the vents off well dug in bunkers.

    ISTR we put our planned...
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    F**k Syria. Created their own damned problems,...

    F**k Syria. Created their own damned problems, long ago. Not my job to fix what they would NOT fix, is it?

    Only "power vacuum" I give a damn about is in the bank account, taxes don't stop...
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    "Options" I am buried under. Good job I didn't...

    "Options" I am buried under. Good job I didn't also save the receipts for the cost of their acquisition... or I'd also be a bleedin' fire-hazard!

    :)

    "Time" nor energy.. not so much these days.....
  17. I already know it, thanks. Didn't find a use for...

    I already know it, thanks. Didn't find a use for it, so filed it somewhere loose and grubby.

    Would you settle for the Carter carburettor SKU's, first 1 HP per CI "production" engine in the USA?
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    Funny you should mention that situation. ...

    Funny you should mention that situation.

    Experienced owner of another Day Job had "Vice President" on his cards. Never "President", let alone "Chairman".

    Specifically so he could always dodge...
  19. "Mother Earth" - and its atmosphere - IS a "giant...

    "Mother Earth" - and its atmosphere - IS a "giant capacitor".

    Someone with nothing more useful to do has even worked out the value in Farads.
  20. Sticky: LOL! Sorta like sneaking around playing pranks...

    LOL! Sorta like sneaking around playing pranks on the girl's locker room.

    "Wonder how we can trick them into running their next "impeachment PANIC", and ever-so-badly?

    So they run amok, hair...
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    Nice concise observation, kudos on a job...

    Nice concise observation, kudos on a job well-done.

    One typo, though:

    As Reads:

    "..we can come back in 5 years and nothing will have changed..."

    Is Amended To Read:
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    Trustworthy bar, not dodgy pipe, through the...

    Trustworthy bar, not dodgy pipe, through the spindle is actually a sole means of lift SOME folks accept. Not my cuppa as a 100%-er but fine for balance trim.

    You don't really WANT to lift from...
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    D'you know what his "real" goals are? Kurds...

    D'you know what his "real" goals are?

    Kurds and Turks have been hammering each other for a VERY long time, and the Kurds are still "several somewheres". IN Turkey, included. They will still be....
  24. Sticky: Guess we must be in some sort of "rain shadow",...

    Guess we must be in some sort of "rain shadow", fifty-plus years Metro DC? We just check the news, chuckle over the clown acts, go mow the damned lawn or take a nap.

    All the hot air just flies up...
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    "Capture" the outside? Ancient hoor is going to...

    "Capture" the outside? Ancient hoor is going to dissolve if it rains? Or what?

    :)

    Down closest hole to HS, back up, next closest hole. Web in between is good Cast Iron, not balsa-wood.
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