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    Paint should be the same temperature as the...

    Paint should be the same temperature as the surface being painted.
    Bil lD
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    Machining hardened spring steel

    I did search but found broken links. I have a forged spring steel bar about 1.5" diameter. I would like to turn it down to about 1.25? can this be done with carbide tooling in a lathe or do I need...
  3. One could make a stick of dovetailed stock say...

    One could make a stick of dovetailed stock say 24" long and let buyers cut it to length and drill/tap as needed. Though cutting it to length is probably an issue with many.
    Bill D
  4. I wonder if it helps to wait until the snow melts...

    I wonder if it helps to wait until the snow melts so people are willing to travel farther?
    Bil lD.
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    I like square D brand breakers and panels. But i...

    I like square D brand breakers and panels. But i agree with previous poster use the existing brands so you can swap breakers around, even if just to test breakers. Do not use Zinsco or federal...
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    I think you have the wheel and mounts pretty well...

    I think you have the wheel and mounts pretty well understood. You seem to be ignoring the stuff that drives it. High rpm flex coupling, gears, pulleys etc have not been mentioned. I hope it is not...
  7. About 1/2 of the stuff for sale on Craig's list...

    About 1/2 of the stuff for sale on Craig's list the title says $0. then the body of the description has the real price. I think this brings them to the top in lowest price first searches. And they...
  8. I&C. monkeys? Bil lD

    I&C. monkeys?
    Bil lD
  9. In the days of printed catalogs with no prices...

    In the days of printed catalogs with no prices and separate price sheets there was a good reason. Catalogs without prices shipped at THE CHEAPEST book rate through the US post office. A price sheet...
  10. I notice that many of the homes for sale in New...

    I notice that many of the homes for sale in New Zealand do not list prices. At best they mention a price range like 150,000-200,000.
    Same thing with Tv's. "24 inch class". Meaning 22-26 inches...
  11. AFAIK only two truck rental companies post their...

    AFAIK only two truck rental companies post their prices. The others want me to give them my email and phone number so they can get back to me. This is why I rent U-haul or Enterprise and not...
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    What makes you think the collet. was standardized...

    What makes you think the collet. was standardized in 1950 and not 1850? I found no reference to a Hamilton collet standard dimensions.
    Bill D.

    My Drill press was made around 1952 but the mt3...
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    It is like a morse taper. They shot for a nice...

    It is like a morse taper. They shot for a nice number and missed a little bit. rather then toss thousands of existing machines and collets they just accepted the existing standards after...
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    Many Dalmatians are totally deaf so they do not...

    Many Dalmatians are totally deaf so they do not even notice the sirens. OF course many owners are stupid and get mad and abusive when their Dalmatian can not be voice trained.
    Bill D

    For some...
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    IN the USA Ford no longer makes cars, except...

    IN the USA Ford no longer makes cars, except Mustang is assembled here, SUV and trucks only Not sure if this is worldwide or not.
    Bill D
  16. Steel, wool or any metal wool is denser then...

    Steel, wool or any metal wool is denser then plastic scrub pads. This should help the junk sink to the bottom and stay off the parts.
    Bill D
  17. On the opposite end horrible fright sells trailer...

    On the opposite end horrible fright sells trailer hitches. Not sure which is worse to be towing with one or to be behind someone using one on the road.
    Bill D
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    Gut buckets where used as the body of a guitar in...

    Gut buckets where used as the body of a guitar in the south.
    Bill D

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    It's not really Spam. Any self respecting Spam...

    It's not really Spam. Any self respecting Spam factory has a concrete foundation. I bet most have concrete walls and floors as well. the days of waiting for cold weather to slaughter hogs is long...
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    Shaken, not stirred. Bill D

    Shaken, not stirred.
    Bill D
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    Is it like chinesee dry wall plants that add...

    Is it like chinesee dry wall plants that add extra sulfur so you have to rip it out and replace all that concrete in a few years? Thus stimulating business. The jail in Oakland California added...
  22. Thread: OT Oz wildfires

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    I bet trump never picked up a broom or vacuum...

    I bet trump never picked up a broom or vacuum cleaner in his pampered life. Much less went out and swept the forest or the sidewalk in front of his house.
    Bill D.
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    What machine is this that trips the breaker? ...

    What machine is this that trips the breaker? Does it have anything to do with the bead blaster? Is it an electric or gas engine compressor? Maybe there is metal dust on the outlet of the GFCI....
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    A transformer to convert 240 volts up to the...

    A transformer to convert 240 volts up to the required voltage and a vfd will cost more then a single phase motor. A would think the transformer will cost about as much as the motor alone.
    Bil lD
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    You might be able to donate some of the fire...

    You might be able to donate some of the fire stuff to a local high school or college fire classroom for demonstration, cut-away's. Then claim a tax deduction for replacement cost.
    I bet the boy...
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