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    It does not matter how or in what direction you...

    It does not matter how or in what direction you heat it to red, as long as you do it. Think of it like eating an ear of corn, do you go around or do typewriter method? Either way the corn will be...
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    Copper only needs to get to a dull red to aneal,...

    Copper only needs to get to a dull red to aneal, it does not need to soak there for any length of time, this is m tube the thinest wall of plumbing copper. One it hits red move on.
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    No, you are overthinking it. Once you get one...

    No, you are overthinking it. Once you get one part of it dull red move on, no need to waste time or fuel trying to get it all red at once. It does not need to be red to bend. It doesnt even need to...
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    Are you from the great white north, eh?

    Are you from the great white north, eh?
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    Here is what the people in china think:...

    Here is what the people in china think:
    Trump-bashing gets physical at China tech show
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    I second gustafson's request for more info on...

    I second gustafson's request for more info on this dosing tank.
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    How can you make sensible or rational decisions...

    How can you make sensible or rational decisions when all of what you are told are lies and untruths?

    "During the Cold War, if Americans were to learn that the Soviet Union, which itself was a...
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    Reported attacks on Japan-related tankers...

    Reported attacks on Japan-related tankers occurred while PM @AbeShinzo was meeting with Ayatollah @khamenei_ir for extensive and friendly talks.

    Suspicious doesn't begin to describe what likely...
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    Just use the mapp gas and if you move the torch...

    Just use the mapp gas and if you move the torch around a bit it will distribute the heat. Copper will distribute the heat even if you dont move the torch much so dont worry to much about it. If you...
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    If you are on a hill it can be siphoned into...

    If you are on a hill it can be siphoned into underground pipes or even tunnels from gophers etc.
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    I have a septic that was acting up a little a few...

    I have a septic that was acting up a little a few years ago. If you have the room to add a complete new leach line connected to the old one with a tee and valves then you should do that. Over time...
  12. Thread: Boeing 737 Max

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    This is from the article: "According to CNN,...

    This is from the article:
    "According to CNN, Boeing has back orders for about 5,000 planes and many of its customers don’t need additional jets. Also, the company is likely waiting for the Paris...
  13. Sorry for the typo in my last post, I was just...

    Sorry for the typo in my last post, I was just saying we dont know what direction his door faces, IF it is north facing then the sun will never hit it, so solar heat gain will never happen.
  14. Yes clear is the king of solar heat gain but the...

    Yes clear is the king of solar heat gain but the LOF glass is a good compromise to keep the winter heat inside.
    You are absolutely correct that the AC takes precidence, this is why the softcoat...
  15. More explanation of hard vs soft low-e: ...

    More explanation of hard vs soft low-e:

    Addressing a couple of possible misconceptions -

    Hard coat and soft coat LowE coatings are fundamentally different beasties.

    Hard coats (as...
  16. This is wrong on both counts. any low e coating...

    This is wrong on both counts. any low e coating is going to be on the 2nd or 3rd surface of the IGU. these are INSIDE the double pane window so there is no way you could rub off the coating cleaning...
  17. Thread: What is it?

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    Me thinks it is a muffler bearing sizer, seeing...

    Me thinks it is a muffler bearing sizer, seeing as how it came from McDonnell Douglas.
  18. I dont have much new to add other than seconding...

    I dont have much new to add other than seconding the use of hardcoat low-e for the glass, also called LOF glass, (for Libby-Owens-Ford,IIRC) This will let the heat of the sun in as well as as slowing...
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    My bridgeport is not quite as old (early 70's)...

    My bridgeport is not quite as old (early 70's) and it has 5/8-11 threaded hole, Maybe bring both sizes?
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    And remember when using the saw that you are...

    And remember when using the saw that you are trying to stall the saw, not make a clean cut. Test it with wall power to get a feel for what it takes to stall it. (if it will) A dull blade would be a...
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    Electric heaters, add as many as you need to to...

    Electric heaters, add as many as you need to to get your load. Skillsaw cutting a heavy cut would be OK for a 2kw.
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    What size genny? I run my 5500 honda hooked up to...

    What size genny? I run my 5500 honda hooked up to my electric water heater to put close to max load on it. I want to remember the two heater elements are 4500 each. You can change the elements for...
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    I should have mentioned to lower the table down...

    I should have mentioned to lower the table down onto a block of wood like a 4x4 piece layed flat behind the screw. This will take the weight of the table during transport instead of the screw, also...
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    How are you planning to move it? Pipe rollers and...

    How are you planning to move it? Pipe rollers and ramp trailer or forklift at both ends of your move? Or?
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    Be sure to lower the table before trying to...

    Be sure to lower the table before trying to rotate the head, that way if you loose grip on it it will not crash into the table. Probably 4 bolts on the front to loosen to rotate it.
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