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  1. It's been my observation that if a tool name...

    It's been my observation that if a tool name contains the words "pro," "master," or "industrial," it probably ain't.
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    I love them. I just buy the cheapies, because I...

    I love them. I just buy the cheapies, because I always manage to screw them up. Easy to replace at the big box.

    I just can't see spending the major bucks for a "made by a master" Japanese tools....
  3. I though the dead-blow hammers had the lead in...

    I though the dead-blow hammers had the lead in some sort of oil or other suspension, so that they would hit slightly after the initial strike, and hold down the bounce. Have I been wrong? It seems...
  4. Or here? Boring Machine Brad Point Drill Bits |...

    Or here?
    Boring Machine Brad Point Drill Bits | Dowel Drills | Threaded Shanks
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    Table saw to rip, miter saw to crosscut. That...

    Table saw to rip, miter saw to crosscut.

    That being said, they both have their strong points, and they both have their limitations. And of course, the radial arm saw combines the bad points of...
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    Meanwhile, here in Seattle, they’re pushing a...

    Meanwhile, here in Seattle, they’re pushing a pedestrian bridge for 10.9 million for design, and 29 million for construction, and 5 years in the pipeline...

    After 5 years, walk-bike bridge design...
  7. More light, and digital micrometers.

    More light, and digital micrometers.
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    I have a Glacern that I’m very happy with. And...

    I have a Glacern that I’m very happy with. And the 4” is on sale!
  9. And no matter what, your granddaughter will love...

    And no matter what, your granddaughter will love you for it!
  10. So, she took the money. He gave her the address,...

    So, she took the money. He gave her the address, and told her to paint the porch green. When he got home, the porch was the same color it had been. When he ran into her at the bar that night, he...
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    He’s not thought of very highly around here, but...

    He’s not thought of very highly around here, but tubalcain has a video discussing them.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=MKibz_wftEw
  12. When I read the thread title, I thought somebody...

    When I read the thread title, I thought somebody was applying here for a job...
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    I have one. Remember, I’m a woodworker, not a...

    I have one. Remember, I’m a woodworker, not a machinist. In my late 40’s, I got a tattoo of a Japanese master temple builder, copied from a 12th or 13th century scroll. I just turned 69, and I don’t...
  14. I’ll take one of the mic stands. My hands are...

    I’ll take one of the mic stands. My hands are just getting too crampy.

    PM sent.
  15. I haven’t worried about it, since 1968.

    I haven’t worried about it, since 1968.
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    I saw the cursed words Atlas and Craftsman, on...

    I saw the cursed words Atlas and Craftsman, on two of the pics, and hobby in the description.
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    Earl Scheib $29.95 special! "We don' need no...

    Earl Scheib $29.95 special!

    "We don' need no stinkin' maskin' tape"
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    Not to mention Pittsburgh, Chicago, and all the...

    Not to mention Pittsburgh, Chicago, and all the other HF brands.
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    Had a leak years ago at my house in Baltimore....

    Had a leak years ago at my house in Baltimore. Plumber came out with two youngsters with shovels, and they dug up a good bit of the yard to find it. Turns out a small pebble had been forced against...
  20. I’ve used Ballard Transfer for a couple of small...

    I’ve used Ballard Transfer for a couple of small jobs, and they’ve been great.
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    Absolutely. People like Paula kept me coming to...

    Absolutely. People like Paula kept me coming to the forum!
  22. It sounds like the sort of story that Babin...

    It sounds like the sort of story that Babin himself would have started.

    I’d like to think that Joe would have told him to go piss up a rope.
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    Ah, Zinsco. A disaster waiting to happen. We sold...

    Ah, Zinsco. A disaster waiting to happen. We sold them at my grandad’s lumber and hardware, ‘bout 50 years ago.
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    Some poor old peasant. Prolly one of my...

    Some poor old peasant. Prolly one of my relatives...
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    It might also be peripheral neuropathy. Get...

    It might also be peripheral neuropathy. Get checked for diabetes. Just because the reason is “obvious,” don’t overlook other possibilities.

    i have it in both feet.
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