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    Well those are your best examples? Fukashima was...

    Well those are your best examples?
    Fukashima was going to be shut down in one month for a new safer design.

    TMI_ the alarm worked fine. the workers ignored it and did nothing until it was a...
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    My 5/8-11 die came and I ran it over the thread...

    My 5/8-11 die came and I ran it over the thread since it took off so little It almost seemed like it was not cutting. Found out another aspect to this simple problem. I had a coupling nut to fit. ...
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    I learned here that spray foam can have additives...

    I learned here that spray foam can have additives added to it to make it meet fire code when exposed. Of course this costs more but less then a full sheet rock job.
    Bil lD
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    I literally picked up a small porthole that I...

    I literally picked up a small porthole that I will mount at my next shop for lathe stickout from the headstock. I found it in a pile of burned junk where a bar had burned.
    Bill D
  5. To stir the pot do you really think those "good...

    To stir the pot do you really think those "good Nazis" really want to outlaw animal cruelty and meat eating like the original ones wanted. Will trump pass such laws if re-elected and also promote...
  6. To stir the pot do you really think those "good...

    To stir the pot do you really think those "good Nazis" really want to outlaw animal cruelty and meat eating like the original ones wanted. Will trump pass such laws if re-elected and also promote...
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    Fracking is not really an issue in California...

    Fracking is not really an issue in California because our oil is much deeper then back east. Fracking below one mile deep does not affect water wells. East cost oil wells are often less then one...
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    California had one of the worlds largest oil...

    California had one of the worlds largest oil fiield discovered around 1900. Still producing today but slowing down. The refineries designed for this type of oil are not going to be replaced. They...
  9. The faces still have to be polished and heat...

    The faces still have to be polished and heat treated. Can't do that with EDM or 3d printing, yet.
    Bill D
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    I understand that Bridgeport had to up the Hp...

    I understand that Bridgeport had to up the Hp when they went to variable speed to account for power looses. They went up from 1 to 1.5 or so.
    Bil lD
  11. I was interested to read that the USA has been an...

    I was interested to read that the USA has been an independent country longer then Taiwan has been considered a part of china. Only about 3,000 BC did non native Chinesse move in and interbreed with...
  12. A lawyer and an astronomer were discussing which...

    A lawyer and an astronomer were discussing which was the first profession in the bible. The astronomer said that first God created Heaven and Earth out of the chaos so obviously astronomer is the...
  13. I remember reading about a oil tanker unloading...

    I remember reading about a oil tanker unloading in a Dutch port. They guys did not do it correctly. As I recall they unloaded the middle completley leaving the fore and aft tanks completely full. ...
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    Decades ago a neighbor had a black walnut in his...

    Decades ago a neighbor had a black walnut in his yard. flat ground plenty of room and easy access. He paid! someone to cut it off at shin height and haul off the smaller stuff. leaving the main...
  15. Will Shakespeare said "The first thing we do,...

    Will Shakespeare said "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers."
    Bill D
  16. Regarding the cap on social security taxes. That...

    Regarding the cap on social security taxes. That should also apply to the very rich and even the well off middle class and their property taxes. I would say that on average in a well off community...
  17. Search for posts about lathe spindle bearings by...

    Search for posts about lathe spindle bearings by Forrest Addy. The term I am thinking of is precession to describe what you are seeing.
    Bill D.
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    I think I paid 50 cents for a small piece of the...

    I think I paid 50 cents for a small piece of the cove base. I think I will go ahead and try it for the backside of the tailstock. I did buy a set of real way wipers but it only had six pieces. I...
  19. I did not know his name thanks for the info. I...

    I did not know his name thanks for the info. I did find out his first name was Prosper. I am surprised that is not more common these days among the rich folks or maybe the poor folks. Sounds...
  20. I have read that Social Security is actually...

    I have read that Social Security is actually fairly easy to "cure". But the cure is hated by rich people. Simply eliminate the cap on wages that have to pay into social security but, leave the...
  21. Trump has only had four years to plan that and...

    Trump has only had four years to plan that and his wall. The republican party has had 12 years for their health care plan with no results so far except to get rid of obahma care. I think all...
  22. My father worked with Nobel Prize winners at the...

    My father worked with Nobel Prize winners at the large cyclotron in Berkekely. The way that machiene works is you turn a dial and it takes minutes until the final effects are observable and settle...
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    My understanding is when they do a hydro test...

    My understanding is when they do a hydro test first they stamp the cylinder with marking to indicate it passed. Then they preform a test and if it passes all is good. They stamp first in case the...
  24. I think you are correct. Set it up with the tool...

    I think you are correct. Set it up with the tool in back, upside down and rotate the spindle so the work moves into the sharp edge. Maybe the feed direction has to be switched and not the spindle....
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    I had forgotten about leather. It can be formed...

    I had forgotten about leather. It can be formed by soaking in water overnight then clamped to force a bend. That is how they make pump leathers.
    I suppose you are right the vinyl will melt or...
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