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    Cost of fuel alone makes agriculture in Hawaii a...

    Cost of fuel alone makes agriculture in Hawaii a losing battle.

    Add in labor costs, shipping, etc, and it's a miracle anyone does anything except vacation there.
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    OK, first off, no, I hadn't noticed you were in...

    OK, first off, no, I hadn't noticed you were in the UK. My apologies, good sir, for missing that important fact.

    Which part of New York did you live in? The Big City, one of the smaller cities,...
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    Fire pit table out of aluminum... Will this...

    Fire pit table out of aluminum...

    Will this be in close contact with the fire? If so, aluminum is a terrible material choice. The flames will oxidize it and in short order, you will have a...
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    I know that in most ammo, the projectile...

    I know that in most ammo, the projectile out-weighs the powder charge.

    There are a few exceptions, but honestly, why exactly are they asking? Loaded ammo is not a hazardous material, it can be...
  5. Back to the original post.... What can we as...

    Back to the original post.... What can we as individuals or a group do about gun violence?

    My opinion, there's a few parts to this, and while simple in concept, they make for a very difficult job....
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    Local smith had a shotgun that looked almost like...

    Local smith had a shotgun that looked almost like that in a glass case.

    The problem was that the shooter had loaded a 20ga round into a 12ga shotgun. The round went into the chamber, but wasn't...
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    I've used printed labels under a section of clear...

    I've used printed labels under a section of clear heat-shrink tubing.

    It works, can be applied to about anything, wipes mostly clean, or at least clean enough to read. If you use bright colored...
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    Has this rifle always misbehaved or is this a new...

    Has this rifle always misbehaved or is this a new problem? Did your smith check the headspace? Is there a dent in the chamber from the firing pin? Lots of breat questions here... keep us posted.
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    Without digging into the poorly understood world...

    Without digging into the poorly understood world of projectile motion, and let me state, I count my own understanding as poor, let me try and drag this thread back to the OP question. Is a bloop...
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    From what I see it's an attachment for a...

    From what I see it's an attachment for a hydraulic jack that uses various rods to push a rifling button through a barrel. The concept is functional. But... and this a big but, the end result will be...
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    Can it be done? Certainly! Will it be worth it?...

    Can it be done? Certainly! Will it be worth it? That's the better question.

    What exactly are you expecting to gain from this? The obvious answer is cheap practice with your full-size rifle. I get...
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    Not sure about any fee... I know I set mine up...

    Not sure about any fee... I know I set mine up years ago, and I know they've changed things over the years as well.

    In any case, looks like the OP got it figured out, so all is good!
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    If only he had a working lathe to make the...

    If only he had a working lathe to make the pulleys with...

    So many things so wrong with this listing...
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    Back when I got an account, there was a...

    Back when I got an account, there was a disclaimer that you had to provide an email address that wasn't a web-based email. AKA, you couldn't sign up with Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. because...
  15. Very possible. Ever read the book "Unintended...

    Very possible. Ever read the book "Unintended Consequences?" The author changes names, but re-iterates several well-known ATF stings very well. And yes, all too often, they bust someone for something...
  16. Maybe... but I pity the cop who shoots a kid that...

    Maybe... but I pity the cop who shoots a kid that was holding what turns out to be a toy.

    I know more than a few people who wear a badge to work everyday. They generally want to have a good day...
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    Drill to 1/2", then use a boring bar to make the...

    Drill to 1/2", then use a boring bar to make the hole whatever diameter you need.
  18. Edison was way worse than Ford. His "Menlo Park"...

    Edison was way worse than Ford. His "Menlo Park" think tank did little more than hire geniuses to create things which he, Edison, then owned the patents on. Most notably was a gentleman by the name...
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    Gotcha... yeah, in that case, your long adapter...

    Gotcha... yeah, in that case, your long adapter makes sense. should be simple enough, and like you said, you have a lathe, so why not? Good luck!
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    Another option would be to turn down the end of...

    Another option would be to turn down the end of the barrel, removing the M15x0.75 threads. Then turn a sleeve of a good steel, maybe 4140, and do a heat-shrink onto the now-reduced end of the barrel....
  21. How did he get on their radar... it's right there...

    How did he get on their radar... it's right there in the story, you even quoted it.

    Between May 21 and June 4, Rizzo allegedly manufactured and sold seven homemade firearms to a confidential...
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    Monarchist, thank you, that was a lot of good...

    Monarchist, thank you, that was a lot of good info at those links. That said, for the price, the included tooling, and everything else, I think I have a deal here I can't pass up. Maybe I'll outgrow...
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    I try to be a practical man. But I've always been...

    I try to be a practical man. But I've always been curious about the universe.

    One big part in all these "discoveries" is, if you dig a bit, you find that the measurements they make are smaller...
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    Looking at a lathe - A-Trump 1336C

    Morning everyone. I've been in search of a good lathe, this will be my first machine tool. My little brother has been putting the word out and he called me last night. An older gentleman he knows is...
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    New guy

    Hello everyone, Rick here. New to the forum, not new to the world or forums in general.

    I grew up on a dairy farm, went to college, and started working in industrial design. Been doing that for 20...
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