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    Reading only the title of the thread, I worried...

    Reading only the title of the thread, I worried that this might be one of those interwebs sites that my wife doesn't want me to look at.
  2. I have some bad news. The Shah is dead

    I have some bad news. The Shah is dead
  3. I'm with Clive on the adhesive route. And on the...

    I'm with Clive on the adhesive route. And on the hub, it looks like you've got enough lip/purchase for a milled ring to keep it aligned. Heck, even a narrow-enough hose clamp might suffice.

    Ron
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    Just wanted to double down on Marcus' laser...

    Just wanted to double down on Marcus' laser welding. I've had one for more than five years and I still marvel at the precision of the welds. On the one I've got, the 'spot' size is adjustable...
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    Could decaf be the solution? ;)

    Could decaf be the solution? ;)
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    Wow-Ah-Zee Wah, Dee. Thanks for sharing this. ...

    Wow-Ah-Zee Wah, Dee. Thanks for sharing this.

    But regardless of his or her day job, no way that they are an amateur.

    Ron
  7. [QUOTE=garyhlucas;3409030]So if any of you guys...

    [QUOTE=garyhlucas;3409030]So if any of you guys want make knives and stuff the wife of an old friend who passed away recently....

    I've been teaching grammar for too long. Gary, I read your post...
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    Hey Larry, I've never had any of those...

    Hey Larry,

    I've never had any of those recipes, but I have had the misfortune of once trying squirrel stew. Had a friend in the Blue Ridge in VA who was a survivalist forty years ahead of his...
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    I'm thinking mebbe Kerosene and Yellow Glue? ...

    I'm thinking mebbe Kerosene and Yellow Glue? Reminds one of the newlyweds who confused window putty for KY. All their windows fell out.
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    Just wonderin' if anybody knows why they call it...

    Just wonderin' if anybody knows why they call it 'golf'?



    Because 'Aw, shit' was already taken.
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    I've drilled endless holes for 2-56 threads with...

    I've drilled endless holes for 2-56 threads with a cordless drill. Of course, they were in brass. Probably makes a difference.
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    At my last interview, the guy asked, "What's your...

    At my last interview, the guy asked, "What's your biggest fault?" I said, "My honesty." He said, "I don't think honesty is a fault." I said,
    "I don't give a shit what you think."
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    Cufflinks for someone with the initial 'c'?

    Cufflinks for someone with the initial 'c'?
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    An old buddy used to teach theology at a...

    An old buddy used to teach theology at a California college. A coed missed a class and came to his office to get the last assignment. He told her to read the Acts of the Apostles and watched her...
  15. I'm with Bosleyjr's brother--Pimsleur. Taught...

    I'm with Bosleyjr's brother--Pimsleur. Taught myself enough Russian and Ukrainian to get by, sorta.
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    Looks like the right time for an old pickup joke:...

    Looks like the right time for an old pickup joke:

    A guy from the midwest and a guy from Texas are talking about their homes. The Texan says "My spread is so big, and my house is smack dab in the...
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    I generally take mine out for dinner and a movie....

    I generally take mine out for dinner and a movie. :)
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    Even tho I don't have any of the machines...

    Even tho I don't have any of the machines mentioned, I just wanted to shout out Larry's expertise in this and so many other matters. We lesser mortals are in your debt.
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    I don't have OCD--I have CDO, in alphabetical...

    I don't have OCD--I have CDO, in alphabetical order, as it should be.
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    Hell, in preparation for the deal to come, I'm...

    Hell, in preparation for the deal to come, I'm stocking up on billet.
  21. Thanks, everybody, for your input. But most of...

    Thanks, everybody, for your input. But most of the wise counsel here cautions against those options I had considered. Therefore, I think I'll consider a bigger heater. But thanks again.

    Ron
  22. [email protected] would like to hear from you.

    [email protected] would like to hear from you.
  23. Actually, the workshop is beneath my garage,...

    Actually, the workshop is beneath my garage, which has a spancrete floor, so I can't rely on any heat penetrating the shop's ceiling.
  24. Partitioning off part of shop for heating--idea?

    My basement shop is approx. 20x40. Wisconsin winters make it colder than a landlord's heart. The back part (20x20) doesn't get much use, and I figure it would cheaper heating a 20x20 space. Any...
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    Let me put in a vote for air power. For things...

    Let me put in a vote for air power. For things like Cratex wheels, I'd suggest an air drill designed for dental labs. They can be held much like a dental drill, which is nice. But they are a...
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