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    D'you know what his "real" goals are? Kurds...

    D'you know what his "real" goals are?

    Kurds and Turks have been hammering each other for a VERY long time, and the Kurds are still "several somewheres". IN Turkey, included. They will still be....
  2. Sticky: Guess we must be in some sort of "rain shadow",...

    Guess we must be in some sort of "rain shadow", fifty-plus years Metro DC? We just check the news, chuckle over the clown acts, go mow the damned lawn or take a nap.

    All the hot air just flies up...
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    "Capture" the outside? Ancient hoor is going to...

    "Capture" the outside? Ancient hoor is going to dissolve if it rains? Or what?

    :)

    Down closest hole to HS, back up, next closest hole. Web in between is good Cast Iron, not balsa-wood.
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    One has "moused", for example, an open hook, when...

    One has "moused", for example, an open hook, when a relatively low-strength means (mouse power?) has been applied to prevent the chain, rope, or ring it is attached to from escaping should the...
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    HUGE variety of "Hardinge system" toolblocks out...

    HUGE variety of "Hardinge system" toolblocks out there.

    Should be able to adapt so as to run them wide-edge up, operator side, spindle in FWD, wide-edge up, rear, spindle in REV, or even...
  6. Sticky: "Hitch TO?" What you delusional snowflakes...

    "Hitch TO?"

    What you delusional snowflakes have missed may explain why the lot of you are struggling to understand your psychosis?

    Kinda hard to get good help as actually know their shit....
  7. Sticky: LOL! Well.. sort of "whistling past the...

    LOL!

    Well.. sort of "whistling past the cemetery", what with not even a viable candidate to RUN against DJT, 2020, are ye?

    Patience oh, ye cannibalistic coprophilians, denizens of deep state...
  8. Sticky: Why should it still matter with Theresa May out...

    Why should it still matter with Theresa May out of office for months and Barack Obama out of office for several years, already?

    Even if you meant Pelosi and Schiff, neither really a "leader". the...
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    Meah.... how many lathes d'yah have space for?...

    Meah.... how many lathes d'yah have space for? "Run what yah HAVE. Not what you WISH you had."

    Helluva lot of medium-OD rounds as appreciate easy near-enough "perfect" centering that a large...
  10. Usually by simply ignoring the source as nowhere...

    Usually by simply ignoring the source as nowhere near qualified to make an accurate observation, given they for-sure haven't a klew what GOAL(S) I have set by myself, and for myself, even if they had...
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    The greater loss - machines and tools, or any...

    The greater loss - machines and tools, or any OTHER field of endeavour - is the developmental attitude and "mentoring" expertise of the Grand Old Craftsmen who managed the development of each new...
  12. What n2zon said. "Close to" what we had to do...

    What n2zon said.

    "Close to" what we had to do for Army SigC (Northrop-Page. Wrote "a" book on site bonding and grounding, IWCS, Phil-Thai-Oki-RVN FPTS sites..).

    By the time I had grey hairs,...
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    Choker chain or strap aft to correct for...

    Choker chain or strap aft to correct for imbalance, and a single hook is fine.

    Anchor everything. MOUSE EVERYTHING!

    Last thing you need is any sort of bump or bounce slacking any lifting or...
  14. "Both" can work better. Start taking even a...

    "Both" can work better.

    Start taking even a SINGLE other-major or grad-level course every year, evenings or such, two or more is better, Management, Biz Law, Accounting, Econ, HR, IS/IT, Labor &...
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    D1-6 on a tight-bore 12CK? I'd have expected...

    D1-6 on a tight-bore 12CK? I'd have expected D1-3, max D1-4.

    A different 5C drawtube could be made to fit, two-piece, probably. I'd not rate it worth the bother unless you have work that also...
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    ?? I submit you meant: "trade-school training /...

    ?? I submit you meant: "trade-school training / hobby / general repairs economy-grade light lathe". Even then, 0.015" seems too much for a mere 6".

    I'll refrain from saying "spaghetti bed" or...
  17. Sticky: Not since "Peace in our time." has Perfidious...

    Not since "Peace in our time." has Perfidious Albion crammed so much contradictory complexity into such small page space.

    Which of these mutually exclusive modifiers are to be selected, then?
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    Funny you should mention that.. I "get it". ...

    Funny you should mention that.. I "get it".

    And the $50 "skeleton" one probably LOOKS more impressive than a $50 THOUSAND dollar real-deal tilt-winder:

    Blancpain Villeret 6633-1500-55B

    Or...
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    For-sure their leaders, be they Pasha's,...

    For-sure their leaders, be they Pasha's, Generals, nor Poly-stitchmens never gave a rat's empennage how many casualties they stood, nor how many of their populace were impoverished.

    See any...
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    I did say "not enough information?" OK, NOW...

    I did say "not enough information?"

    OK, NOW you tell us...

    :)

    So.... is a TS centre being used for support at all?

    And if so, whyinthehell has it not been CHECKED for wear or OFFSET,...
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    "Two" watch? One each wrist, different time...

    "Two" watch? One each wrist, different time zones?

    The multiple-movement models could get a tad cumbersome?
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  22. Consider the motor - with the attached gearbox,...

    Consider the motor - with the attached gearbox, of course - SOLD and email me (click on my PM userid) as to how you prefer to be paid. I can do cash on pickup easily enough, am equipped to self-load...
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    "Not enough information." Six inches, diameter...

    "Not enough information."

    Six inches, diameter and alloy not stated, centre support ELSE NOT, unstated?

    Might not be the lathe's fault? Collet's on a Logan are not so large as to accept...
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    By the time yah gits THAT senile? The eyesight...

    By the time yah gits THAT senile? The eyesight isn't often good enough to make the observation!

    All you accomplish is to add to the "where TF did it GO?" mystery of pico-primordial black holes!
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    Gets hisself f**ked as more folks give it a...

    Gets hisself f**ked as more folks give it a thought, realize few even NEED a watch of any kind, what with all the hand-help gadgetry they carry, regardless.

    Mind.. as "eldest Son", etc. I've got...
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