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    Start with a letter sent by Certified Mail to the...

    Start with a letter sent by Certified Mail to the responsible person/owner/agent of record reminding them that their payment is overdue. Attach copies of invoices and other relevant documents.

    In...
  2. If you are willing to carefully spot mask the...

    If you are willing to carefully spot mask the surfaces that go together a thin UV resistant clear over colored anodize is possible and will reduce but not eliminate the fading.
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    Not really. On my supercharged Buick I described...

    Not really. On my supercharged Buick I described earlier the traction control overrode the throttle as soon as it detected wheel spin. The result was a brief tire chirp followed by controllable...
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    No, because in this case the extended portion...

    No, because in this case the extended portion forms part of the bolt raceway inside the aluminum receiver. The photo below of a barrel from a Winchester semi-auto shows what I mean.

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  5. How about something like a reduced size version...

    How about something like a reduced size version of their avatar with a black band on it?

    It has to be something that can be done without a re-write of the forum software and that means working...
  6. Probably a band clamp with an over-center toggle....

    Probably a band clamp with an over-center toggle. This is the same kind of quick release clamp that hold fire extinguishers onto the mounting brackets. I've seen similar for 4 inch dust collection...
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    Many things that used to be options are now...

    Many things that used to be options are now standard equipment but they still work essentially the same. They are able to lower the unit cost by installing in more vehicles and through manufacturing...
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    It's actually pretty simple. The barrel is the...

    It's actually pretty simple.

    The barrel is the length of "the tube" as measured from cut end to cut end. This is true regardless if it is a muzzle loader, pistol, rifle, revolver or shotgun.

    On...
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    I 100% agree with the posters who say any heaters...

    I 100% agree with the posters who say any heaters need to be powered by 120vac.

    If you start with a reasonable temperature before the vehicle is parked fairly modest heat along with insulation...
  10. Yes it is. Many aluminum auto rims came...

    Yes it is.

    Many aluminum auto rims came through chrome plated.

    Likely your best bet is to find a company that refinishes auto rims, including plated. AFAIK the process involves plating with...
  11. They do exist but these are much larger OD. ...

    They do exist but these are much larger OD.

    SAE-B, Class 5-6 fit Spline Shafts and Couplings - Grainger Industrial Supply

    Every splined shaft I've seen available commercially is usually 1.25"...
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    I doubt anyone would sharpen them for any price...

    I doubt anyone would sharpen them for any price that would be reasonable vs $13 for new. The manufacturer was already set up to grind these in volume so it was probably economical for them. I suspect...
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    One of the reasons manufacturers are adding...

    One of the reasons manufacturers are adding gadgetry to new cars is fundamentally there haven't been major improvements in basic technology for a long time. Virtually any modern passenger vehicle...
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    I've seen dishwashers used for cleaning all kind...

    I've seen dishwashers used for cleaning all kind of things in industry.

    Use only dishwasher detergents as others foam too much.

    Absolutely use a separate water heater.

    Use a dishwasher with...
  15. I have mixed feelings on this. While I do many...

    I have mixed feelings on this.

    While I do many things myself not only to save money but also due to the often poor quality of contractors, on occasion it is a delight to farm things out to...
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    The big thing is that EU and other places with...

    The big thing is that EU and other places with 220/240 vac don't have the issue with the grounded neutral. In the USA current can flow through a device and then through a person into earth ground...
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    Could it have been one of the new Fusion plug-in...

    Could it have been one of the new Fusion plug-in hybrids? They run just like any other electric as long as the battery remains charged. Check out the black car halfway down on this page.

    2020...
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    Why do some of you feel compelled to inject...

    Why do some of you feel compelled to inject politics into everything?

    Trump, Obama, Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, Reagan, Carter, etc. all the way back to George Washington had nothing to do with...
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    My take on aluminum exposure is that if there's...

    My take on aluminum exposure is that if there's even a chance that ingesting aluminum causes health issues why take a chance. People have been cooking in metal pots for a very long time yet aluminum...
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    Except in this case the dead short is neutral to...

    Except in this case the dead short is neutral to ground which has no effect on a breaker because no abnormal current is drawn.

    Wiring chassis to neutral was common back in the 2-wire days. I had a...
  21. Thread: OT Oz wildfires

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    I remember my dad telling me how most forests in...

    I remember my dad telling me how most forests in Europe were managed and didn't have all the dead stuff (fuel) just sitting there. What we do here on some conservation land is cut all the dead stuff...
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    Of course - you have nailed it. Somehow when...

    Of course - you have nailed it. Somehow when reading his last post my mind substituted infinity for zero. The only way he could read zero ohms from neutral to ground is if they were connected, and...
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    I did a quick search on that and saw nothing...

    I did a quick search on that and saw nothing about using one to POWER a lathe. I did see threads about using one to pump coolant.

    I agree with those who have suggested it may overheat if run in...
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    I agree. Don't touch it. Let somebody else...

    I agree. Don't touch it.

    Let somebody else ruin their financial future. Any major contractor would tell them that is a tear out and replace situation.

    Maybe the original installation is...
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    Are you sure it's really half an ohm? Sounds...

    Are you sure it's really half an ohm?

    Sounds like a measurement error to me because that would draw enough current to trip mains breakers.

    Large value capacitors can read like a low resistance...
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