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    If not you.. Get on the phone with Monarch...

    If not you..

    Get on the phone with Monarch themselves in Sidney first.

    Monarch EE Series | Monarch Lathes

    They like 30" module drive 10EE for full rebuild to factory new specifications....
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    Keep in mind that the/a/any 10EE can be given any...

    Keep in mind that the/a/any 10EE can be given any sort of drive:

    ANY

    - the modern near-as-dammit drop-in Sundstrand hydraulic, which is still used in farming and construction and groundskeeping...
  3. You might look at the Groupe Schneider history...

    You might look at the Groupe Schneider history and go "WTF?"

    They tend own top-end, middle-market, AND bottom-end el cheapo competitors in the same marketspace, and all at the same time! Altivar...
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    If not Windows, simply us the shell's "move"...

    If not Windows, simply us the shell's "move" command:

    mv filename1.jpeg filename1.jpg

    Actually, we don't really even type that.

    Just "mv", one copy swipe, two paste with third button, and...
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    Adding an entire electrical sytem to a building...

    Adding an entire electrical sytem to a building (or industrial park..or as one of my old mates has done, an entire small country) that has none, or has scary-old-bad is actually an "easy task".
    ...
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    You prolly had enough reserve, but just a...

    You prolly had enough reserve, but just a reminder, 'coz there are fotos and explanation readily found, online and good planning and preparation is the major part of a rig, avoiding "grievous...
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    Surely they can work! You start out with a...

    Surely they can work!

    You start out with a nicely matched set of six 3-Jaw top jaws that are a right-decent fit in all other respects? And you hunt you up a "machinashitist" to mill them to the...
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    Can't claim any more "expertise" on it than being...

    Can't claim any more "expertise" on it than being old enough to be more aware as to what "used to be", but red lead and white lead as primers were more for watercraft. Navy everywhere, blue-water and...
  9. LOL! "Gaddam BEAVERS!!' was heard more often!...

    LOL! "Gaddam BEAVERS!!' was heard more often!
    Second-generation at it.. but n'er mind. Heavy cavalry commanders in war, Lawyers and Magistrates in peace and farmers and livestock minders pretty...
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    If it is "a standard" then a 6 is two sets of the...

    If it is "a standard" then a 6 is two sets of the 3.

    Caveat that master/jaw width is FAT for my uber-stout 6" Yuasa with big strong screws to match, "medium" on most others, and dowright slender...
  11. The way the Cazeneuve folk do stuff? "First...

    The way the Cazeneuve folk do stuff? "First generation" HBX-360 has a cast base. Later ones were stout weldments. My heavy bugger is actually a close cousin to a heavy-class railway bridge.
    ...
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    The way insects brought down light aircraft was...

    The way insects brought down light aircraft was to clog the air intake filters on float planes before their take-off run across a lake or river could get out of the swarms. Get lucky, you could...
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    Download the ladner.fr jaw catalog. I actually...

    Download the ladner.fr jaw catalog. I actually buy from France. But once in a great while only. There are US sources.

    I suggest that one because it has always had a superb collection of an...
  14. Lighter, smaller HBX-360-BC manual calls for...

    Lighter, smaller HBX-360-BC manual calls for SIXTEEN inches of 'crete.

    I started looking for connections between upper-level management and ownership of France's top cement making companies!
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    Guess I'm weird-lazy some ways. Got tooling put...

    Guess I'm weird-lazy some ways. Got tooling put by for a ton of "just in case I ever haftas". Prolly an over-reaction from dirt-poor company toolrooms and first pair of a poor man's steal-toads five...
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    They ain't exactly light-alloy French racing...

    They ain't exactly light-alloy French racing bicycles, no.
    Nobody in their right mind would HUNT 'em wth a 1911A1 and standard-issue FMJ ball, but.. Alcan Highway project, crew on horseback exited...
  17. Go far ENOUGH "back in time" even my d**k still...

    Go far ENOUGH "back in time" even my d**k still worked.

    Which of you careless lot dropped the keys to the time machine down the toilet?
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    Progress. You have the "lack of knowledge"...

    Progress.

    You have the "lack of knowledge" part well in-hand. "Mastered", even! But you don't get extra points for buying extra transformers to stuff into the belly of the lathe as ballast.
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    Actually.. my RPC is the one that lives outdoors....

    Actually.. my RPC is the one that lives outdoors. It bunks with the MEP-803a Diesel gen set. So I can use the same heavy Copper wire for one, the other, not both. I mean.. Why would I not? The...
  20. Shoot me a heads-up before you start to "level"...

    Shoot me a heads-up before you start to "level" that rigid heavy b***h.

    I've had two noteworthy Earthquakes here already as messed with the foundation. Both times, I was outside in the front...
  21. They THOUGHT they had.

    They THOUGHT they had.
  22. So long as you don't have Superman's "X-Ray...

    So long as you don't have Superman's "X-Ray Vision", I gues we can deal, then!

    I think I have enough freakin' cosmoline put by from before I gave it up as a losing battle and bought an all...
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    Lazy, Iyam. Sometimes the best way to do a...

    Lazy, Iyam.

    Sometimes the best way to do a given task is? "Not at all".

    I'd assign those drills to whatever use they serve with ZERO modification.

    I'd acquire drills that needeth ZERO...
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    It has probably lost any nutritional value by...

    It has probably lost any nutritional value by now.. but..

    Any true Alaskan could point you to recipes for feeding sled dogs, if not also people, with a highly nutritious insect stew.

    Y'see ....
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    Photos are essentially useless for transformers...

    Photos are essentially useless for transformers unless the label is clear and directly readable without need of saving and zooming outside of PM.

    We've all seen metal cases painted gray at least...
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