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  1. Fair universal that living things or inorganic...

    Fair universal that living things or inorganic chemical reactions either one DO proceed more slowly at lower temps, but even so?

    It ALSO tends to PRESERVE the buggers, so they are then lying in...
  2. "Bone spurs"? WTH... seems a body surely can...

    "Bone spurs"?

    WTH... seems a body surely can get those running.... even if only from a Draft Board?

    If only you had played YOUR cards differently, we might have had a different President in the...
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    Need of wide, smooth, speed range of a "Type T"...

    Need of wide, smooth, speed range of a "Type T" design led to an inefficient energy-conversion compromise (~73%, best-case).

    Result is the massive buggers suck the magnetic remanence out of...
  4. Yah.. I mean.. it is meant to kill biological...

    Yah.. I mean.. it is meant to kill biological "things."

    Last I heard from the grown-ups - or read in the funny-papers - humans were "biological", too?

    I could be wrong.

    Eric The...
  5. Surely. "Left foot accelerator pedal" add-on. ...

    Surely. "Left foot accelerator pedal" add-on.

    Used to be common. Not for disability, but simply pre-cruise control era long-distance driving when right leg could get cramps.

    JC Whitless even...
  6. Do your "due diligence" first in the Diesel fuel...

    Do your "due diligence" first in the Diesel fuel "polishing" realm.

    Discover two major camps of biocide.

    I alternate mine between Sta-Bil and D-Sol each go with the pumps and filters so as to ...
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    Other advice to be followed, etc. I can only...

    Other advice to be followed, etc.

    I can only add it is useful to liberate a wore-out tire large enough to drop over the top of a mill, drillpress, jig-bore - anything "tall".

    PAD the inner...
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    Or find BETTER work and don't even have to OWN...

    Or find BETTER work and don't even have to OWN the "iron" at all?

    Ever notice how many of us puttering around with Old Iron loved it, but.. had to earn the retirement doing something as PAID...
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    Suspected we had "gone to different schools,...

    Suspected we had "gone to different schools, together", family coming out of Marston --> Yeovil --> East Bridgford --> Virginia, just to cover the last 600-odd years...

    :)

    Try an 'arf & 'arf of...
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    Cost is no object, last a long time, not rust or...

    Cost is no object, last a long time, not rust or stain fine woods?
    = Nickel Aluminium Bronze, heat-treated.


    More practical, replace now and then, needs change, routers wear-out anyway:
    = NEW...
  11. Yah but... George Orwell's "Big Brother"...

    Yah but...

    George Orwell's "Big Brother" caught you at it when you started the thread on over-google-ized PM.

    And there you have it.

    We live in glass houses and then... turn on our OWN...
  12. What was said. Go enough LARGER that it is less...

    What was said. Go enough LARGER that it is less of a PITA to make a sub-collet.

    When you have TIME, order-up a straight-shank ER set you can grip IN one of your largest collets. ER-11 is tiny. I...
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    Yup. Otherwise "ground water" finds its way down...

    Yup. Otherwise "ground water" finds its way down the outside of the pipe.

    And/or critters burrow following the quasi-disturbed soil (went through rocks along the way, didn' it?) to find livable...
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    "Multi-tool", not Rigger's knife. Those are...

    "Multi-tool", not Rigger's knife. Those are simpler. Have to be. Blade alone, or blade and Marlinspike, usually. No time for confusion. Under sail at sea it's literally life and/or hull at risk.
    ...
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    Bob? We could simply be more appreciative of...

    Bob?

    We could simply be more appreciative of the objective and "commercially aware" ones among us?

    We have become "cheerleaders" instead when "Old Iron" is involved, most especially ANY of...
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    Since WHEN did any of us not lust-after a...

    Since WHEN did any of us not lust-after a new(to-me) machine-tool FIRST, try to make up any-old excuse for the spend LATER?

    Take the rationalization as to flywheels.

    On a mill? Only the...
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    LOL! It didn't ship that way. The softness...

    LOL! It didn't ship that way. The softness conspires to CREATE those as you go.

    Low RPM budget? Sharp HSS, slow and wet. "Neat" oil or old stinky brown Sulfurized. Lousy for "cooling" ability....
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    Go broke on either one lessn' you have agro,...

    Go broke on either one lessn' you have agro, industrial, marine, stationary & Diesel engine or such.

    Passenger car motors don't GET rebuilt, they get swapped, recycled, or crushed.
    Damned seldom...
  19. I won't even make parts for my OWN firearms lo...

    I won't even make parts for my OWN firearms lo these many years.

    Not that the regs are ALL stacked against you. Only that it is a full-time job to remain aware of what the latest situation has...
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    Actually.. there was a one-page invoice for a...

    Actually.. there was a one-page invoice for a used but not abused, Remington 1100 in one of the medium-fancy grades as solved my problem.

    Must say I am far the better for it, on all things...
  21. $700+ "extra" for a piece of "1.25x18x27inch...

    $700+ "extra" for a piece of "1.25x18x27inch plate"?

    Think I'd just use steel instead.

    Or waste a used surface plate. Pretty "flat" even when worn.
  22. Thanks. Bookmarked. Gots to buy the metal...

    Thanks. Bookmarked.

    Gots to buy the metal "somewhere", then deal with drops & waste?

    Whom is it making YOUR profitable parts whilst you be messing about with the basic s**t as dasn't make yah...
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    DMG-Mori might just have some other choices not...

    DMG-Mori might just have some other choices not yet museum-grade?

    YouTube

    You fossil....

    :D
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    Why would we not? What USE would we be were it...

    Why would we not? What USE would we be were it otherwise? And Whom TF is it that decides whether it is right, wrong, or wotever for the circumstances and era?

    If ULM were not those who BUILT a...
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    Seconded. Shizuoka Milling Machines...

    Seconded.

    Shizuoka Milling Machines

    I HAVE a USMT "Quartet".

    Quartet is on page 12 onward

    By comparison, the Shizuoka "G" with turret up-top wins on:
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