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  1. I do not understand why someone has not taken on...

    I do not understand why someone has not taken on these tax breaks and declared them taxable gifts. make the companies getting tax breaks pay income taxes on the gift of no taxes for ten years or...
  2. My Harrison lathe made around 1977 has delrin...

    My Harrison lathe made around 1977 has delrin molded gearhead cover. Molded in black painted green to match the iron. On my Father's South Bend lathe the same part was cast in Aluminum around...
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    A plywood disk and peg teeth or a lantern gear...

    A plywood disk and peg teeth or a lantern gear should last a long time at low speeds. Just use a good hardwood for the teeth. Maybe wax the teeth?
    Bill D.
  4. [QUOTE=thermite;3385800]To be fair.. I very...

    [QUOTE=thermite;3385800]To be fair.. I very nearly bought one, meself to replace the '91 GMC S15 short-bed.

    They LOOK nice, are fair comfortable, front and rear, seem to fit the typical...
  5. Last I looked the Porsche started around $65,000....

    Last I looked the Porsche started around $65,000. Double that for all the upgrades!
    Bill D.
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    Are you sure then two speed shifter is not an...

    Are you sure then two speed shifter is not an electric switch?
    My Jet Mill/drill of similar vintage I replaced the massive cast iron 1Hp single phase motor with a more modern 3phase motor and...
  7. Reminds me of the alternative to the Porsche...

    Reminds me of the alternative to the Porsche Cayenne. It was recommended to buy a Ford Mustang and Ford Explorer instead. That way you have better SUV and a better sports car. Plus you put the...
  8. I have to respect the Democrats for not firing...

    I have to respect the Democrats for not firing back at Trump that his wife and mother are both illegal Alliens. And since his mother was an illegal she should never have met his father and he should...
  9. My Ford Ranger rides better with several hundred...

    My Ford Ranger rides better with several hundred pounds of camper shell and bed slider onboard.
    Bill D
  10. Air shock absorbers can not really add much load...

    Air shock absorbers can not really add much load ability before they break the shock mounts.
    Bill D
  11. Air shock absorbers can not really add much load...

    Air shock absorbers can not really add much load ability before they break the shock mounts.
    Bill D
  12. Is this leaf or coil or torsion springs? reduce...

    Is this leaf or coil or torsion springs? reduce springs and add supplemental air suspension with on board compressor. The compressor control can be as simple as a toggle switch to add pressure as...
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    John has it correct but.. Over the centuries wall...

    John has it correct but.. Over the centuries wall thickness has been reduced as metal working has improved. So what started out as 1/2" bore has stayed the same on the outside but the inner bore has...
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    Yellow green is most likely ground. The others...

    Yellow green is most likely ground. The others are three phase hot leads. Use a meter and check resistance to ground on all four wires. Ground should be no resistance. the others no connection to...
  15. I heard yesterday that there is no tax on jet...

    I heard yesterday that there is no tax on jet fuel in the EU. They are debating adding a jet fuel tax to pay for airports, air traffic control and other more efficient forms of pubic transit.
    Bill...
  16. 14" is rated at around 700 CFM. I have three on...

    14" is rated at around 700 CFM. I have three on my house. they do vent more then a 14" hole since the fan acts as a pump. Even in still air it will rotate if there is enough heat difference...
  17. turbine ventilator no need to run a power line...

    turbine ventilator no need to run a power line inside a 150 degree attic. the hotter it gets the better it works.
    For a hip roof the classic is a cupola with louvers on all four sides.
    Bill D
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    I understand a large grocery chain store is...

    I understand a large grocery chain store is happy to make 1% profit on any item they sell. The trick is fast turnover. If the new inventory sells in two weeks, before it goes stale, that is about...
  19. Sounds like you found a good place to "work". ...

    Sounds like you found a good place to "work". This sites sign in program is funky. Please tell us where you are in the world. I assume USA or Canada?
    For some reason new folks get defaulted to...
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    I was able to find the gearbox cover, which holds...

    I was able to find the gearbox cover, which holds all the parts that turn, For my Walker Turner on ebay.
    Bill D.
  21. With the instant water heaters they recommend a...

    With the instant water heaters they recommend a special valve set. This allows a monthly? flush with vinegar to dissolve the lime deposits off the coil.
    Bil lD
  22. I turn off my floor furnace every spring. At my...

    I turn off my floor furnace every spring. At my old duplex it saved about $3.50 per month in NG cost. That cost was 15 years ago.
    Bil lD
  23. It is fine to have a disconnect before the VFD. ...

    It is fine to have a disconnect before the VFD. But only turn it off when the VFD is off already. This will eliminate the chance of the VFD coming on while working on the machine.
    You can switch...
  24. I have a breaker panel by the door. The...

    I have a breaker panel by the door. The compressor is on it's own breaker. Note that the NEC says the disconnect has to be visible from the machine it turns off. I guess that is so the worker can...
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    Probably mousse which is a mix of oil and water. ...

    Probably mousse which is a mix of oil and water. Oil fog into a wet tank forms the mousse which flows to the bottom of the tank.
    It will plug automatic drain valves until it is washed out. Maybe...
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