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    I sell a bit of stuff on the net,and guys want me...

    I sell a bit of stuff on the net,and guys want me "to make a wooden crate " ...all for the $20 ebay max shipping fee......Incidentally,if you ship a motorbike by air,you have to have a...
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    very little ever goes wrong with a...

    very little ever goes wrong with a chassis,because they are made so massive.....only fail I can recall was Mitsubishi 8 tonners were too weak over the steer wheel arch ,and used to crack right where...
  3. if sufficient spindle sticks out the back,then...

    if sufficient spindle sticks out the back,then find/borrow/buy a Parmelee type pipe wrench and use this to remove the chuck.....DO NOT use any other kind of wrench...Parmelee non marking pipe wrench.
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    Ive seen quite a few shapers with grinding heads...

    Ive seen quite a few shapers with grinding heads mounted .....does it make a mess of the slides and feed mechanism?
  5. Thread: Am I not smart?

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    A caretaker is generally allowed to live on...

    A caretaker is generally allowed to live on industrial premises,in Queensland.....but the factory/warehouse must be over a certain size to weed out the live in the workshop types......And the...
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    On the subject of trust.....the little Apple...

    On the subject of trust.....the little Apple tracking buttons....now seriously,how could anyone misuse one of these?
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    Forgot one.....more money to giant corporations.

    Forgot one.....more money to giant corporations.
  8. If it is in fact 1949,it will likely have a Lo...

    If it is in fact 1949,it will likely have a Lo /long taper style,where you have to undo the slotted ring that holds the taper,and when it come s up tight ,it will push the chuck off..............If...
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    Lotta numbers ...30/45/60/never......whats not...

    Lotta numbers ...30/45/60/never......whats not been mentioned is time.....you end up spending 2 days a week chasing money that you should not be owed in the first place .........if one of your...
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    I sort of recall reading somewhere that Mitchell...

    I sort of recall reading somewhere that Mitchell was taken over by DSG in one of the arranged schemes the UK was well known for in that era.....The govt would underwrite the takeover with taxpayer...
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    The guy next to my shop had high value /readily...

    The guy next to my shop had high value /readily saleable stuff....and he was obliged to live there ....hugging a 12ga instead of his pretty wife......poor guy,one burgulary ,the thieves dragged his...
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    I would have said the square edged style was a...

    I would have said the square edged style was a bit later,maybe towards 1970.....not that that matters now....also note the bed design has become conventional inverted V s .
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    In the head/spindle etc,I use R&O 68,or thinner...

    In the head/spindle etc,I use R&O 68,or thinner if freezing temps...for the feed box,I have always used a thick oil....even if there are wick oilers......same thick oil in the saddle......dont...
  14. I remember having to do "copybook" with a steel...

    I remember having to do "copybook" with a steel pen and black ink (inkwell)....blots were my main claim to fame......in fact ,Im one of the few to consistently get blots with a ball point pen.
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    My mistake,I think.....not entirely clear,but it...

    My mistake,I think.....not entirely clear,but it seems he has bought the shop.....however ,its somewhat small at 1600sq ft,but with 30ft roof ,he can always build a two level mezzanine .....Anyway...
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    Use a R&O 68 turbine grade hydraulic...

    Use a R&O 68 turbine grade hydraulic oil...........if you have sub zero temps go to the next thinner grade.
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    Reminds me of old George Mitchell.....he lived in...

    Reminds me of old George Mitchell.....he lived in one small room at the front of the airplane hanger that was a shop come junk store....The front was always littered with baked beans cans ...he died...
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    This is right off the track.....the OP says hes...

    This is right off the track.....the OP says hes selling his house to fill up a RENTED space with new machines...And he s going to live in the shop (landlord permitting/not finding...
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    I dont have a crystal ball.........twenty years...

    I dont have a crystal ball.........twenty years ago,if youd asked about sell a house and start a shop,I would have said Go for it..............but ,if Id known for sure that $100k house in 2000 would...
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    And here s me thinking you move into an...

    And here s me thinking you move into an industrial zoned district because you are allowed to make noise......Hope my new 1 ton forging hammer dont disturb you too much.....cause at the moment I cant...
  21. There is a classic thyroid syndrome following a...

    There is a classic thyroid syndrome following a serious virus infection.....first heart over activity ,which novice docs may think is heart disease,then after a few months ,activity falls to below...
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    Everyone knows the answer.....decriminalize...

    Everyone knows the answer.....decriminalize drugs...simple ,but cant be done.....put drugs on a level playing field with alcohol.
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    I like the splitter used to be on utube .....big...

    I like the splitter used to be on utube .....big wheel with an axehead welded to it......the hillbilly doing the splitting has a rhythm going,fortunate,cause one false move and his cranium is split...
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    The GST (goods and services tax) here was...

    The GST (goods and services tax) here was supposed to compensate the states for all of the taxes they would drop in exchange for a stream of federal money......the GST came ,and surprise ,surprise...
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    Dont mention much that Trump gave away more...

    Dont mention much that Trump gave away more taxpayer money that all the Democrat presidents since the Spanish American war put together.
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