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    It would indeed make life VERY exciting.

    It would indeed make life VERY exciting.
  2. What? Speak up, I can hardly hear you. :D I...

    What? Speak up, I can hardly hear you. :D

    I took a quick look and apparently that microphone has a good 2 transistor preamp in the base that helps boost the signal. This article explains mods that...
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    TRuck driver shortage? Not so fast!

    Is there really a shortage of truck drivers, or just of ones who'll put up with whatever wages and working conditions the industry wants?

    The Truck Driver Shortage Is Fake News

    There is no...
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    They wouldn't need them if they banned the eating...

    They wouldn't need them if they banned the eating of spicy foods.
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    Wow, that's quite an achievement. This should...

    Wow, that's quite an achievement. This should lead to a huge improvement in electrical safety. Thanks for sharing.
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    These freight trucks have a huge advantage over...

    These freight trucks have a huge advantage over automobiles when it comes to implementing SDV technology. They are much taller, allowing sensors to be mounted where they have a better "view" and they...
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    AccraGlas with brown dye and floc to thicken? ...

    AccraGlas with brown dye and floc to thicken?

    Titebond sure won't work on a previous repair because it won't bond to plastic or most hardened glues.

    The Brownells product is meant for stock...
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    A Tesla would never have a LIDAR dome due to...

    A Tesla would never have a LIDAR dome due to aerodynamics. They not only have flush door handles but Elon is asking the feds to allow eliminating outside mirrors in favor of rear video, for the same...
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    Driven by an Amish guy who has spent his life...

    Driven by an Amish guy who has spent his life around horses? Yes.

    He likely had to back up to connect the trailer in the first place, and backing horses is a necessary skill on a farm operated...
  10. On the debate of tubes vs transistors the basic...

    On the debate of tubes vs transistors the basic issue is what happens when loud signals overdrive a gain stage. As the output of a transistor amplifier approaches the supply rails it clips, giving...
  11. Here is a good article that might give you some...

    Here is a good article that might give you some guidance.

    Headphone buyers: Here's what you need to know about low- vs. high-impedance models - CNET
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    It looks like you guys aren't the only ones...

    It looks like you guys aren't the only ones complaining about this issue.

    Purpose of the ignore lists? (Why can't we ignore a moderator?) [MERGED] | MacRumors Forums

    Can't put moderators on...
  13. That's what I do with used solution of purple. Of...

    That's what I do with used solution of purple. Of course I'm so che.., ah frugal that I also use the hot vinegar when I clean the coffee maker as a drain cleaner. I pour it in and then follow with a...
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    Have you tried placing your hands on the bottom...

    Have you tried placing your hands on the bottom rim of the steering wheel when backing a trailer? It's an old trick to fool your brain so you move the wheel in a manner that feels more natural than...
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    Should be no problem at all as long as the horse...

    Should be no problem at all as long as the horse is well trained. We used to launch at an MDC ramp onto the Charles River in Watertown. Took us maybe 5 minutes to launch or haul out with one person...
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    Here in Massachusetts it's not uncommon to see...

    Here in Massachusetts it's not uncommon to see horses on secondary roads in some towns that are "horse country". They ride along the shoulder and cars have room to pass, same as with a bicycle. Here...
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    Is there any sign of a small boss on the top of...

    Is there any sign of a small boss on the top of the casting? If so there might be a plug buried under paint or crud. If there is no boss I have no idea how it was meant to be greased.

    Edit: I took...
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    Most of those old plain turning lathes used a...

    Most of those old plain turning lathes used a grease cup to supply the rear bearing, although many times these were replaced with a zerk fitting by later owners. With the grease cup you put a blob in...
  19. Many years ago I saw a rifling machine built by a...

    Many years ago I saw a rifling machine built by a shop teacher who was seriously into black powder in the days before replicas were widely available. It was based on the ones used 200 years ago but...
  20. That looks very much like an old grinder vise I...

    That looks very much like an old grinder vise I have that is more lightly built and lacks the third axis of rotation. It has the swivel base and rotating cylindrical body but lacks the pivot...
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    Perhaps. I've suspected that myself but on...

    Perhaps. I've suspected that myself but on occasions when I looked at the forum on my cell I've accidentally hit the username by mistake, as others have said.

    Point is, we're all supposed to be...
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    Thanks. We all make mistakes. The big difference...

    Thanks. We all make mistakes. The big difference is if and how we make efforts to correct them. I still stand by my assertion that without government carrot/stick policies EVs would have a much...
  23. Not surprising. A very high percentage of people...

    Not surprising. A very high percentage of people on this forum (excluding the poseurs) have the skills and tools to create firearms. Only laws and the desire of most people to conform to them...
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    Simple solution but AFAIK not commercially...

    Simple solution but AFAIK not commercially available. Add a mechanical linkage to reverse the action along with a tube to reverse the air flow.

    FWIW, Harbor Freight sells a fuel extractor pump...
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    It seems I was indeed wrong about a drop in EV...

    It seems I was indeed wrong about a drop in EV sales in Norway after incentives were reduced or eliminated. Relying on memory of what I had read in the past I got both the country and the percentage...
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