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    Seems like General is still operating, ...

    Seems like General is still operating,

    General(R) International ‡ HOME

    Terry
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    Another alternative is Joplin which is an open...

    Another alternative is Joplin which is an open source equivalent to Evernote. Get it from GitHub - laurent22/joplin: Joplin - a note taking and to-do application with synchronization capabilities for...
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    NEMA 2-15 would be the correct solution, NEMA...

    NEMA 2-15 would be the correct solution, NEMA Plug and Receptacle Configurations
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    I have had migraines intermittenly for years....

    I have had migraines intermittenly for years. Mine start with a visual aura like looking across pavement on a very hot day. My trigger is stress and lack of sleep. They used to be completely...
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    I think Tony may have been using the term...

    I think Tony may have been using the term 'standard battery charger' to mean a 12 volt charger. But using the same term to mean an older transformer and rectifier charger is also important. The newer...
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    Maybe this will help, ...

    Maybe this will help,

    http://www.nskamericas.com/cps/rde/xbcr/na_en/CNSK_Oilite.pdf

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  7. I had a 90's Astro with 4.3L V6 and Throttle Body...

    I had a 90's Astro with 4.3L V6 and Throttle Body Injection. Started and ran fine while cold but would intermittently die after warming up. Fuel pump finally fixed the problem. When cold it ran open...
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    Renishaw definition Axis reversal spikes. When...

    Renishaw definition

    Axis reversal spikes. When an axis is being driven in one direction and then has to reverse and move in the opposite direction, instead of reversing smoothly, it may pause...
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    No direct experience but an old retired...

    No direct experience but an old retired stationary engineer told me that the secret was to use pitch and not tar. Pitch has fibers in the mix that prevent tears. The tears are where the leaks form....
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    It is not just news reporters who have no...

    It is not just news reporters who have no understanding of the basics. I was having a chat with a friend last night and her six year old grandson came home from school talking about an interesting...
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    The three year life used to be true for the...

    The three year life used to be true for the original technology but things are better today. Li-ion batteries prefer to be charged in small amounts and really don't like long charging. At least that...
  12. I'm not in the trade but I did suffer from tennis...

    I'm not in the trade but I did suffer from tennis elbow when I was doing heavy work. Got one cortisone shot from the doctor and swore I would never do that again, the pain from the shot was worse...
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    OpenOffice and LibreOffice

    Actually there are two free open source compatible office suites, OpenOffice and LibreOffice. Biggest difference is that OpenOffice is controlled by a US based foundation and LibreOffice is...
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    Actually there are two free open source...

    Actually there are two free open source compatible office suites, OpenOffice and LibreOffice. Biggest difference is that OpenOffice is controlled by a US based foundation and LibreOffice is...
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    Might want to give these guys a call, Magna Lock...

    Might want to give these guys a call, Magna Lock USA, Inc.
  16. If it is brand new and undamaged why is there...

    If it is brand new and undamaged why is there green paint all over the skid?

    Terry
  17. Here is a link that shows a linotype machine in...

    Here is a link that shows a linotype machine in operation,

    How beautiful books were made in the 19th century. [VIDEO]
  18. Might not fit in the budget but definitely a...

    Might not fit in the budget but definitely a selection of nice looking desks

    Airplane Desks | Motoart
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    Gordon, I don't think the colour of the house...

    Gordon,

    I don't think the colour of the house is an issue, could be green, red or whatever. However throwing bricks in a greenhouse is a different matter entirely.

    Terry
  20. Here is one solution. The European...

    Here is one solution.


    The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was the other...
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    Some of the best safety videos, not really...

    Some of the best safety videos, not really machining, are available at Prevent-It.ca. The "There are no accidents" public service announcements were produced by the Workplace Safety and Insurance...
  22. Take a look at the Buffalo routers at...

    Take a look at the Buffalo routers at Award-winning external storage & network solutions | Buffalo Technology. They have a variety of high power routers available and a good reputation.
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    Another View

    Read a report years ago that was done by Digital Equipment Corporation regarding dust build up on the circuit boards used in their industrial control line of computers. If the dust was dry and...
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    For the purposes of electrical installation and...

    For the purposes of electrical installation and inspection Ontario and Quebec should be treated as separate countries since the interpretation and implementation can be very different.
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    Flexible grommet or grommet strip

    Flexible grommet or grommet strip
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