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    Last two times I tried to drive on snow, I fell...

    Last two times I tried to drive on snow, I fell over. Very embarrassing. No real damage though. So if there's a chance of ice
    on the road, or rain that might linger on as black ice, I four...
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    Napoleon bar-end mirrors. Use those. They...

    Napoleon bar-end mirrors. Use those. They provide a decent view of something other than your elbow.

    Hot-Hands heater packs. Buy em in bulk from someplace like home depot. They're iron...
  3. "Which is kinda strange, because the motor and DC...

    "Which is kinda strange, because the motor and DC Drive makers specify 230 VAC in for 180 VDC out or 120 VAC in for 90 VDC out."

    Hardinge made all kinds of feed motor electrics. Some of the...
  4. +1 on the LPS3. Don't buy the spray cans. Buy a...

    +1 on the LPS3. Don't buy the spray cans. Buy a gallon of liquid and a brush.

    Good advice on the "sell now, buy later" idea. However if any spouse gets left behind for
    an upgrade, that's...
  5. Or, NOT do anything they *don't* want to. Read...

    Or, NOT do anything they *don't* want to. Read the USSC decison....
  6. How about suing gun makers to stop gun violence? ...

    How about suing gun makers to stop gun violence? Oh, that pesky "can't sue gun manufacturers
    law." right?

    Oooops:

    Docket for 19-168
  7. "- if I go over 50%, bad things happen: -- the...

    "- if I go over 50%, bad things happen:
    -- the variac is starting to get hot (starts smoking)"

    Check to see you did not accidentally interchange variac terminals during the rewire.
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    [QUOTE=rpseguin;3441487]Dealer? Nope, a local...

    [QUOTE=rpseguin;3441487]Dealer?

    Nope, a local hobbiest. He did me a favor one time, long story.
  9. I always keep a couple of brass 5Cs around for...

    I always keep a couple of brass 5Cs around for just such kinds of jobs.
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    [QUOTE=thermite;3441210]Domesticated Cats kill...

    [QUOTE=thermite;3441210]Domesticated Cats kill because they are still cats. No longer much to do with food.

    Domestic cats kill rodents because the rodents are in the cats' territory. The...
  11. Yep, unity gain follower as an input buffer on...

    Yep, unity gain follower as an input buffer on each channel. You just tie the output of the
    op-amp to the negative input.
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    Nope, not all of the site. Mostly just you.... ...

    Nope, not all of the site. Mostly just you....
    Hammer always hits the tallest nail the most.
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    [QUOTE=thermite;3441066] Meanwhile, back in...

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    Meanwhile, back in Virgin-inyah, a new round of Dumbasscraps ...

    Ah. DDS. Democrat derangement syndrome!

    Guess your fellow virginians got tired of being 'educated'...
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    Nothing ever happens by mistake or without the...

    Nothing ever happens by mistake or without the (at least tacit) approval of management in any organization. This is
    something I've learned the hard way over the years. If it looks bad and stinks,...
  15. Yeah. Like Merrick Garland. In reverse.

    Yeah. Like Merrick Garland. In reverse.
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    I've seen the Aciera, the man is local to me. ...

    I've seen the Aciera, the man is local to me. Nice machine. Not sure why the listings
    here are so cryptic.
  17. Thread: Recession?

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    First self-contained digital camera using CCDs...

    First self-contained digital camera using CCDs was indeed done at Kodak:

    Steven Sasson - Wikipedia

    Granted they did not *invent* the CCD. But they were first out with the idea for a product....
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    Obligatory story: Years ago I purchased a mint...

    Obligatory story:

    Years ago I purchased a mint hardinge split bed lathe from a shop that had gone into receivership. The shop made
    wire drawing dies, and had been in operation since the mid...
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    With all the discussion one should not lose sight...

    With all the discussion one should not lose sight of the idea that machine tools are not holy relics. They're
    tools made to do a job, and if a part wears out or breaks, it gets replaced along the...
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    I would probably use cordset connectors to do...

    I would probably use cordset connectors to do this. Twist-lock receptacle on the VFD, and a twistlock plug on each machine.
    Only issue is that a full set of cord connectors like this closely...
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    Ah right. How are you going to stem the tide of...

    Ah right. How are you going to stem the tide of invaders by having them contract "THE SNIFFLES" as you put it?

    Once again in case you missed the salient detail: Measles virus =/= the sniffles....
  22. Thread: Recession?

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    Ironic. Kodak invented the CCD camera, yet...

    Ironic. Kodak invented the CCD camera, yet resisted selling any digital cameras because they would cut into their cash cow of
    traditional emulshion film.
  23. You sir won't fit in around here. You make too...

    You sir won't fit in around here. You make too much damn sense. Repeat after me, there is only one amendment to the
    US constitution....
  24. Guess the citizens there got tired of being...

    Guess the citizens there got tired of being 'educated about guns' and decided to just go out and vote.
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    To put a finer point on it, 100,000 deaths =/=...

    To put a finer point on it, 100,000 deaths =/= the sniffles.
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