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  1. It's not just the relief of the insert edges. The...

    It's not just the relief of the insert edges. The tilt of the insert shim must clear the lead angle of the thread. In either hand a 1/2-20 slants a lot more than, say, a 1-1/2-20.
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    This is just as much fun now as it was a few...

    This is just as much fun now as it was a few years ago.

    For those too young to know, the word "Imperialist" was for decades the overwhelming favorite insult employed in Soviet propaganda. Yes,...
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    Referring to the Inch system as "Imperial" smacks...

    Referring to the Inch system as "Imperial" smacks of leftover Commie phrasing, e.g. "Imperialist running dogs and their lackeys."

    Perhaps that's what the OP's middle-school teachers called it. So...
  4. Our local college awards a two-year Associate...

    Our local college awards a two-year Associate degree in Manufacturing Technology which entails a ton of lab work. If you hire one of their graduates, he or she can almost always write a program from...
  5. My own degree from the University of Maryland is...

    My own degree from the University of Maryland is framed on the wall of my private executive washroom where it can be viewed in a setting relective of its worth, namely, while seated on the porcelain...
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    Hard to get ammo for our AKs, all the gun stores...

    Hard to get ammo for our AKs, all the gun stores sold out in the runup to the election. Think I better buy a couple AR15s just to diversify the ammo requirement.
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    Didn't they run into serious opposition from the...

    Didn't they run into serious opposition from the union? Or the state government?
  8. At my age I have to agree. It's different when...

    At my age I have to agree. It's different when you're in your prime, time is incidental and you can enjoy making stuff and solving problems. But now I only care about efficiency. That said, repair...
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    I went looking on the Internet and found this....

    I went looking on the Internet and found this. Advertises machined cast iron parts and its manual is right there on their site. Available for 460V 3Ø which says it's serious. Anybody have one of...
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    Well, on that basis I should think opium poppies...

    Well, on that basis I should think opium poppies would be OK in the back yard...
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    I am after a 4-inch version, which what we bought...

    I am after a 4-inch version, which what we bought from Kazoo. 50 years ago they were serious pieces of machinery, such that in a pinch you could band-saw a part and finish it on one—provided, of...
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    Find out the designation and model of the...

    Find out the designation and model of the military mobile. There will be a master parts list, and every custom component will have an NSN (National Stock Number) OR it will be shown as a COTS...
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    Shit, we paved it already. Knew there had to be a...

    Shit, we paved it already. Knew there had to be a downside...
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    Mod, please give this thread a decent interment...

    Mod, please give this thread a decent interment...
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    A few years ago I ordered a Kazoo belt sander,...

    A few years ago I ordered a Kazoo belt sander, imagining one like I used in my university student shop circa 1965—heavy cast iron, machined platen, etc. What showed up was a floppy tin piece of...
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    I was in Delaware a few weeks ago and on the...

    I was in Delaware a few weeks ago and on the freeway there were people driving masked, alone in their cars. I think some types must positively crave being told what to do, there's just no other...
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    As I've gotten older I find I am less able to...

    As I've gotten older I find I am less able to tolerate that. The arrogant assumption that you could not possibly understand what they are trying to say—never mind that they can't manage to say it....
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    You have to accept that a certain percentage of...

    You have to accept that a certain percentage of inquiries will be from people who just want to hear themselves talk, and they want to do it at your expense. The customer is NOT always right. From a...
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    Have you considered trying Kyocera cermets for...

    Have you considered trying Kyocera cermets for face milling? They don't care whether you're cutting aluminum or steel and you don't even need coolant.

    This part isn't anywhere near as nice as...
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    Good luck with that. It sounds like an idea whose...

    Good luck with that. It sounds like an idea whose time has come...until you're the plaintiff.
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    They will sue you even if it was their fault. It...

    They will sue you even if it was their fault. It will cost you so much in lost time that you will settle, and they know it. That's a pitfall of making a consumer product, which I regard as riskier...
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    My wife started as the receptionist/bookkeeper...

    My wife started as the receptionist/bookkeeper but volunteered to run a drill press one day when we were shorthanded. Next thing I knew she was asking what to do next because the parts were all...
  23. The vitriol is flowing too many gallons per...

    The vitriol is flowing too many gallons per minute to keep up, so no comment to offer except that I gotta quit reading this and GTF back to work. I'll come back Wednesday to kick the ashes.
  24. Guy's a good theoretician but obviously has zero...

    Guy's a good theoretician but obviously has zero practical experience designing gearsets. Like Thermite said (read it in quoted form) what's up with the coarse pitch tapering down to instrument-gear...
  25. I guess that's possible, but if he is actually...

    I guess that's possible, but if he is actually employed to post subversively on PM it just seems such a futile undertaking. Neither EM nor SeaMoss could have any real effect beyond inducing the...
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