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  1. FYI: MIllwaukee stopped making anything in the...

    FYI: MIllwaukee stopped making anything in the USA several years ago.
    I love there old all metal keyless chuck not sure who made it.
    Bil lD
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    reminds me of the british plan to make aircraft...

    reminds me of the british plan to make aircraft carriers out of ice in ww2. Also concrete ships are cast in place over rebar frames.
    Some period reports state the concrete hulls were as solid as a...
  3. How big are your biggest logs going to be? I...

    How big are your biggest logs going to be? I belive most, if not all, mills that can handle old growth redwood are gone or downsized. They are just not cutting 15' diameter logs anymore.
    Bill D
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  4. Is it flat belt drive from an overhead lineshaft?...

    Is it flat belt drive from an overhead lineshaft?
    Bill D
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    Will the USA has the highest prescription drug...

    Will the USA has the highest prescription drug addict problem in the world. We blame Mexcio and China for supplying us not Amercians for using them.
    Bil lD
  6. They do make drill powered paint and drywall mud...

    They do make drill powered paint and drywall mud mixers.
    Bil lD
  7. I read that trump is so good at golf that he won...

    I read that trump is so good at golf that he won one tournament a year before the course even existed. he has also claimed wins for some tournaments that never happened claiming he would have won if...
  8. Men are better at seeing motion in their...

    Men are better at seeing motion in their peripheral vision. Helps in hunting and avoiding predators. Men can distinguish 200 colors. Women can distinguish 1,000 colors. Helps in only picking ripe...
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    AFAIK California says lumber mill workers are...

    AFAIK California says lumber mill workers are essential and can continue to work but loggers are not essential. So no logging of trees in California for about 11 months now.
    Bill D
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    Mill a small slot on opposite sides so a...

    Mill a small slot on opposite sides so a screwdriver or prybar can be used to wedge it apart next time.
    Bil lD
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    I do not believe any party could cheat 3,006...

    I do not believe any party could cheat 3,006 different ways and not get caught. Even if the did it right 99.9% of the time that would still be 30 they got wrong. And I am sure if they tried they...
  12. When washington dc or new york city get a few...

    When washington dc or new york city get a few inches of snow they call it a major storm and the roads get closed. Why would Texas be any better. In Texas it only happens every twenty years not...
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    What are they making? Is that the shop of the...

    What are they making? Is that the shop of the final building around the project. Whats with all the missing tiles on the wall. I hope that is not where the lift banged into the wall on the way up....
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    I got shot yesterday. They had a special line...

    I got shot yesterday. They had a special line for teachers over 50. The line was 50-100 people at 4:00. I went to the other side of the building and went in the door for the non teachers, over 50,...
  15. Snow is not really an issue for 50% of the...

    Snow is not really an issue for 50% of the country. I see no reason that all the vehicles should be designed around that requirement. Same as how do they do when it is 120 degrees out is probably...
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    Ten years later and still no response. Sounds...

    Ten years later and still no response. Sounds like a scam to me.
    Bil lD
  17. Replace the switch with a contactor and a remote...

    Replace the switch with a contactor and a remote switch or two to control the contactor.
    Bill D.
  18. Delta/rockwell jointers used a toggle switch...

    Delta/rockwell jointers used a toggle switch that had a metal toggle with a hole drilled sideways at the end. A piece of stiff wire went up and had a knob up higher. It may have been for forward...
  19. You do know that separate but equal bathrooms...

    You do know that separate but equal bathrooms were outlawed more then 50 years ago. It is only starting to be realized this also applies to sex not just skin color.
    It is funny to read a ad for...
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    I believe they crate up the engine and...

    I believe they crate up the engine and transmission and return them. Including the SU carbs.
  21. Never heard of it again but there was an app that...

    Never heard of it again but there was an app that came out 5 years ago or so. It had sensors at public bathrooms at sporting events etc. The app would show which potty had the shortest wait time. ...
  22. I did not mention that California was basically...

    I did not mention that California was basically stolen from Mexico as well. All that gold you know. But under Spanish and then Mexican rule there was no property tax. When it became a state the...
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    With a name like Jaguar36 have you seen the...

    With a name like Jaguar36 have you seen the jaguar Factory E-type conversion? You bring them the car and they replace the engine and transmission, throw in some batteries and voila!
    Bil lD.
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  24. What would the USA do if Mexico decided to retake...

    What would the USA do if Mexico decided to retake the free county of Texas? Would we try to stop it or allow it as Texas was stolen from Mexico anyway.
    Bill D.
  25. At the lab they had shielding blocks made from...

    At the lab they had shielding blocks made from heavy concrete. Just regular concrete but instead of gravel and sand it was made from iron ore taconite and cement. The extra heft helped to soak up...
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