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  1. Gm and Ventec went ahead without a purchase...

    Gm and Ventec went ahead without a purchase order. Ventec is so small they bet the company on one order, THIS order, the one without a buyer.

    FEMA may have placed a PO since Wednesday. Ventec has...
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    283626 '48 Diamond T, now getting a Cummins...

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    '48 Diamond T, now getting a Cummins 4BT and ZF 5 speed installed. Slow, slow, slow. Rides well only with a ton on it.
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    Now there's a name from the past. Don't forget...

    Now there's a name from the past. Don't forget the ways! :D
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    So Tim, what's it like in NO?

    So Tim, what's it like in NO?
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    My $.02.... A set of R8 collets, good ones,...

    My $.02....

    A set of R8 collets, good ones, Hardinge or equivalent in 1/16" increments. Buy used on eBay.

    A set of flycutters (not indexable cutters) with a couple each 1/2", 3/8", 5/16"...
  6. How small/large do you need? Prob a PM member in...

    How small/large do you need? Prob a PM member in Europe has something in their scrap box.

    Too bad you're not closer....
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    The ways look in great shape. That's the most...

    The ways look in great shape. That's the most important part. Power feed, decent DRO's. Ya done way better than good!

    That's a bport for the rest of your life.
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    Exactly. There weren't no testin'. I'll...

    Exactly. There weren't no testin'.



    I'll accept that. (A reference could illuminate me.) It's only modelately speculative. :D



    You're a lot more confident and optimistic than I am. No...
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    Nice sneaks!

    Nice sneaks!
  10. More than sad.

    More than sad.
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    Your lathe looks a lot like this one :...

    Your lathe looks a lot like this one : Springfield Lathes - Older Models

    I'm wondering if perhaps you have a WWII "wartime finish" lathe. Supposedly these were '20s and '30s lathes, but...

    If...
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    Which initially would have missed the cluster in...

    Which initially would have missed the cluster in Washington State and every other cluster that's popped up.

    I know it's impractical and impossible to test everybody and we don't have the...
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    That would be Rabbi Goldstein :D, according to...

    That would be Rabbi Goldstein :D, according to TT.



    You mean testing, and quarantining? Things the US is doing, in an apparently much more disorganized way? As I recall, we have the National...
  14. What Mud said... Smells much better than WD40,...

    What Mud said...

    Smells much better than WD40, too.
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    And how does one "follow the progress of the...

    And how does one "follow the progress of the virus" without knowing who has it and who doesn't? Testing everyone is the only way to find that out.



    You seem pretty sure about that. Based on?
    ...
  16. And these are portable ventilators at $18K a pop,...

    And these are portable ventilators at $18K a pop, vs $50K for the stationary models. Sounds like FEMA already selected the cheapest thing they could find and are still waffling. "Brownie" has...
  17. The latest is that the old Delco plant in Kokomo,...

    The latest is that the old Delco plant in Kokomo, Indiana will be used to make ventilators. And the company that's currently making them is being assisted by GM, who will be a subcontractor, to ramp...
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    Obviously, the problem with taking it apart is...

    Obviously, the problem with taking it apart is that you have to put it back together. Sure, you can do it, but why bother if you don't have to. And you don't have to.
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    Pulling lowish on the lathe, pref the skid, a...

    Pulling lowish on the lathe, pref the skid, a skid that's even at the front, bearing on something flat and relatively slippery, steel, alum., plastic, etc should do it. It's also one more stress test...
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    All very true. We hope to have testing available...

    All very true. We hope to have testing available soon is what it amounts to. We done screwed the pooch there. The ideal is testing everyone, or at the least, the ability to test everyone who wants to...
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    It's doable. Pictures and detailed plan, please....

    It's doable. Pictures and detailed plan, please.

    As wide a stance as possible, good rigging, don't be below it when its coming up the stairs, etc, etc. What could go wrong?:popcorn:
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    Then there's this adjacent story... Nude woman...

    Then there's this adjacent story...

    Nude woman ignores coronavirus warnings, straddles NYC's 'Charging Bull'

    Maybe a takeoff on the Naked Cowboy? :D

    Seems plausible that the incubation...
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    It's too late for the testing, tracking,...

    It's too late for the testing, tracking, quarantining approach in the more infected areas. It could work in the less infected areas, but that requires acceptance that the crisis exists, commitment...
  24. Bow shaped "roof" over. Easy enough to bend up...

    Bow shaped "roof" over. Easy enough to bend up some 3/4" EMT to a gothic arch shape that sheds water and snow. Join them at the ridge with 2x4, 15/16 holes drilled in to fit the EMT, use EMT fittings...
  25. Jim, your pm box is full. but maybe that's the...

    Jim, your pm box is full. but maybe that's the way you like it :D
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