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    I used to frame houses long ago. That table is...

    I used to frame houses long ago. That table is for load bearing walls so does not apply. I personally would use (2) 2x12 ( 1/2" plywood in the center) as I don't build to minimum standards (2x10) for...
  2. I second using John at McKean Machinery.

    I second using John at McKean Machinery.
  3. Need help to choose a pallet jack load wheel bearing

    A while back I picked up some random new/old stock pallet jack load wheels. I want to use them on a project (not on an actual pallet jack.) I thought it would be easy to figure out what bearings...
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    The only possible problem I see is if the set...

    The only possible problem I see is if the set screw cocks the woodruff key and makes the pulley hard to remove. Why not drill and tap for a new set screw or mill the shaft for a flat key.
  5. The other posters are wrong. You are qualified to...

    The other posters are wrong. You are qualified to buy and run a machine shop. So long as that shop employs about 100+ people, including a full complement of skilled salesmen and estimators. The owner...
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    I have about 15 and sometimes none fit a certain...

    I have about 15 and sometimes none fit a certain chuck exactly right. Usually one is workable however. I would keep a selection on hand and offer the rest in lots of ten or so for $20 plus shipping.
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    When I bought some bar grate the same size as...

    When I bought some bar grate the same size as yours, but galvanized for outside use, the guy at the metal dealer used a hand held metal cutting circular saw and told me it was the best thing for the...
  8. A lot depends of if it is a special...

    A lot depends of if it is a special purpose/rarely used item or something a lot of people want and/or buy on a regular basis. If it is something used regularly The value is closer to retail, maybe...
  9. Call the state police in each state you will pass...

    Call the state police in each state you will pass through and ask. Don't just ask the rookie who answers the phone. Find out who is in charge of the vehicle inspection section and talk to him.
  10. Cute rhyme, but I will take a small block with a...

    Cute rhyme, but I will take a small block with a super charger over a big block without one any day, and blow your ass away.
  11. The only way I see this wsrking is up to have two...

    The only way I see this wsrking is up to have two flywheels. The one on the engine and a second one connected with a clutch. While on the starting line have the clutch engaged so you can spin it up...
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    I agree that 3/4" is too small go 1". Plastic...

    I agree that 3/4" is too small go 1". Plastic well pipe is cheap, easy to install, and designed for underground. A frost free 48" deep outside hydrant is nice to have.
  13. I went to a job interview at Xerox in 1978 and...

    I went to a job interview at Xerox in 1978 and took a test like that. Questions asking the rotational direction of the final gear in a set. A spoon with water hitting it asking which way the splash...
  14. Thread: OT Lead Pipe

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    There are ways to possibly avoid trenching but...

    There are ways to possibly avoid trenching but you still need at least one deep hole large enough for a man to work on the connection. Usually you need two such large holes, one at the house and one...
  15. Thread: OT Lead Pipe

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    Are you so clueless you don't know that water...

    Are you so clueless you don't know that water freezes solid at 32 degrees F.
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    The bottom is grippy rubber so no clamps are...

    The bottom is grippy rubber so no clamps are needed. There are provisions to attach clamps so I bought a pair but never have used them. How long will the rubber last/stay grippy? Who the hell knows.
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    Just roll a cone from aluminum sheet metal. Caulk...

    Just roll a cone from aluminum sheet metal. Caulk and pop rivit if you can't weld it up.
  18. For each piece of any project there is setup...

    For each piece of any project there is setup time. If you are making one of each piece it can be a huge part the time involved. If you are making 500 or 10,000 pieces then the set up time is...
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    How big is the section that goes above 110" ? If...

    How big is the section that goes above 110" ? If others can fit between joists then I would think it must be less than 24". Cutting the roof plywood and rubber to box it out like you would do to...
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    I have never seen one of those before. Now I feel...

    I have never seen one of those before. Now I feel like I need one. 😄 I am not sure exactly what they do. I would love to see a photo of one mounted on a BP.
  21. Johnny Cash did not pay for his stuff. "I GOT IT...

    Johnny Cash did not pay for his stuff.
    "I GOT IT ONE PIECE AT A TIME AND IT DIDN'T COST ME A DIME"
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    I don't have a college degree but I busted my ass...

    I don't have a college degree but I busted my ass to pay for my three kids to each get one. Each of them lost 4 years of work earnings to get those degrees. My father when to night college at 40...
  23. You are confusing hobbyist with professionals....

    You are confusing hobbyist with professionals. Professionals who want to use a machine 40 hours a week can't afford to fool around with an old machine and have the cash flow to support the new...
  24. 13× 40 is not massive, although swing and length...

    13× 40 is not massive, although swing and length are not everything. My Monarch 10ee at 3,500 lbs is a shortee (12x20) but is much more ridgid than my 12x36 Clausing 6300 at only 1,000 lbs. On the...
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    Unless you are broke, buy new nuts. That was the...

    Unless you are broke, buy new nuts. That was the best thing I ever did on my Bridgeport. Made a huge difference. Splitting the old nuts will help but not as much as new nuts.There is always some wear...
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