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  1. Thread: OT Oz wildfires

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    I guess the dc 10 fire planes are already in...

    I guess the dc 10 fire planes are already in Australia to help. I know Australasia and New Zealand send fire crews to California in our summer. Some California crews are in Australia now to help...
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    Interesting they work that low now. Thanks for...

    Interesting they work that low now. Thanks for the update. I thought my figures might not be up to date but still worth mentioning so he can ask about his local climate.
    It never goes below...
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    Thanks for the information. Sounds like a ramp...

    Thanks for the information. Sounds like a ramp is out. Horse trailers also come with ramps or swing doors.
    I have been asking about trailers because I am planning to move in about one year. Plan...
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    The mini splits probably will not work for you. ...

    The mini splits probably will not work for you. Below about 10 F they do nothing I reccomend a self vented wall heater. Only problem is they need electric power to run.
    Bil lD
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    I think he is saying to adjust the pins you have...

    I think he is saying to adjust the pins you have to dismount the chuck from the plate to get to the allen head bolts. Not a big issue if it is only used on one machine. But use the same plate on...
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    In the 1980's The pimps in Oakland, Califorina...

    In the 1980's The pimps in Oakland, Califorina used to carry a golf club. It seemed more refined and high brow then a baseball bat, and just as effective.
    Bill D
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    Lift it and shove plastic pallets under it so it...

    Lift it and shove plastic pallets under it so it so its high and dry. paint the under side while it is up in the air. I would lift one end at a time. The fibered aluminum roofing coating comes to...
  8. My Harrison. m300 seems to be an iron shoe with...

    My Harrison. m300 seems to be an iron shoe with some kind of brake lining stuff glued or riveted to it. The windmill at the family house used wood brake shoe sand wood bearings.
    San Francisco...
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    cargo trailer, removing ramp

    On a standard box cargo trailer with a spring loaded rear ramp what is involved with getting the ramp out of the way so an engine hoist can reach into trailer and pick up a heavy machine? That...
  10. In California brakes are required only on camper...

    In California brakes are required only on camper trailers over 1500 pounds. thats it. mo breakaway requirements etc.
    I think motorcycle trailers over some weight need brakes too.
    Bill d
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    if it is really that wet zinc electrodes or...

    if it is really that wet zinc electrodes or imposed voltage might help. I think it should be lifted and plastic sheets put underneath.
    Bill D
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    I read today that Musk has the longest tenure of...

    I read today that Musk has the longest tenure of any auto CEO today. So I guess that means Tesla is old fashioned and needs new young innovative blood. Maybe they could hire the ex Nissan CEO....
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    I thought blue wa sfor cold water pipes/ What...

    I thought blue wa sfor cold water pipes/ What color is compressed air supose dto be? Red is hot water, gray was NG.
    Bill D.
    Note "hot" water meant temperature. We did not have active water in...
  14. Thread: Boeing 737 Max

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    Maybe they can fly it to you on a Boeing plane?...

    Maybe they can fly it to you on a Boeing plane?
    Bill D
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    Then you shove a short piece of rubber tube or...

    Then you shove a short piece of rubber tube or hose down into the socket to grab the terminal of the plug so it does not fall off and get lost.
    Bill D
  16. motor controller enclosure, flush into cabinet, name

    I am trying to find a type of dust proof motor controller cabinet,box, or enclosure that sits flush into a hole cut into a metal cabinet. Something like a NEMA 2 size. This will be adapted to a...
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    I made a mount for a 3hp motor for my old Unisaw....

    I made a mount for a 3hp motor for my old Unisaw. I used some big angle like 3x4 inch. I think I lost like 1/8" on cutting depth if any. You will have to replace the heaters in the overloads to...
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    [QUOTE=digger doug;3472137]Who cares where your...

    [QUOTE=digger doug;3472137]Who cares where your from ?

    It does matter. it will never freeze in my shop. At least not any water inside a sealed container like a pipe or tank. Free water drops...
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    I just one small country or even county kept it's...

    I just one small country or even county kept it's environmentally incorrect military equipment they could take everything they needed from these peaceful agrarian villages. AKA vikings.
    I believe...
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    I just had a crown made by my dentist. First...

    I just had a crown made by my dentist. First step is they use a handheld scanner the size of a small flashlight and run it all over that part of the teeth. It generates a 3d image of 3-5 teeth. ...
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    I belive his 95/5 solder has silver in it. But...

    I belive his 95/5 solder has silver in it. But it is not the same as silver soldering. 50/50 is much easier to flow and more then strong enough.
    Bill D
  22. I think I read that a 5 6 7 triangle is also a...

    I think I read that a 5 6 7 triangle is also a right triangle just like the well known 3 4 5 triangle?
    Bill D.
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    I believe such spray pumps are called "trombone"...

    I believe such spray pumps are called "trombone" sprayers. You can sleeve it down for your tiny flow rates.
    Bill D
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    I thought the consensus here was to look at...

    I thought the consensus here was to look at Mexico. They have much easier smog laws so iron works are still going strong.
    Bill D
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    On my BXA I had the same problem until i bought a...

    On my BXA I had the same problem until i bought a dedicated 16" long box wrench. I really have to pull on it, hard, for hard cuts. I bet over 50 foot pounds or more. The hold down bolt is 16mm so...
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