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  1. Thread: Siphon angle

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    This thread is a good example of how the world is...

    This thread is a good example of how the world is getting a smaller and smaller place every day. The noose only tightens.
  2. Thread: Siphon angle

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    The problem with your 'argument' is that it's a...

    The problem with your 'argument' is that it's a slippery slope. It also presumes that 'someone' owns everything. It also draws a false parallel between a harmless act and one that is both...
  3. Thread: Siphon angle

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    For sure, we have a staggering number of useless...

    For sure, we have a staggering number of useless government employees getting paid lots of money doing meaningless tasks such as 'protecting' waterways that no one alive - including Mother Nature-...
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    That's the problem with this country. Well, one...

    That's the problem with this country. Well, one of them. You can't even go and have some fun without some dickheads complaining about it.

    Here's a better idea - start a meth lab and/or do a...
  5. I don't know on the hot air gun, but I doubt it's...

    I don't know on the hot air gun, but I doubt it's necessary. The urethane has a working time of only 5-10 minutes. I went back after 3 hours of sitting inside my 80 deg F garage and the urethane...
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    It's hard to tell just what this is doing without...

    It's hard to tell just what this is doing without a photo that shows proper perspective. The thing is, baby, film making is all about the shot. The frame.
  7. Thanks to all for the tips. I installed the...

    Thanks to all for the tips.

    I installed the glass this AM....no troubles. It fit in very nicely with no sort of mis-alignment or resistance.

    I cleaned the truck and new glass frame with...
  8. Kubota 3 cylinder diesel. Noisy, smoky,...

    Kubota 3 cylinder diesel. Noisy, smoky, compact....perfect for a small train.
  9. The USA can make anything it wants. It just...

    The USA can make anything it wants. It just prefers not to. A cab-over that rides smooth? That would be nice but compared to having the hottest dance moves? No way. That's right - I said it. All...
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    I can't help on the topic, but I'll note that I...

    I can't help on the topic, but I'll note that I have relatives who have essentially isolated themselves from the world by refusing to wear hearing aids.

    They were fitted for hearing aids, but...
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    Lathes tend to be machines that don't tolerate...

    Lathes tend to be machines that don't tolerate stupid stuff. I can't think of many 'low risk intentional crashes' when it comes to lathes.

    All that aside....it is interesting from a 'scientific'...
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    I don't see how an insulated terminal of the type...

    I don't see how an insulated terminal of the type we are discussing will do a thing to provide a gas tight connection. If I can peek in the end of the insulation and still see the copper wire,...
  13. Still illegal... But the way he got by was by...

    Still illegal...

    But the way he got by was by hiring better educated electricians to do the work, then he would sign off on it using his credentials.
  14. In the interests of safety and the environment -...

    In the interests of safety and the environment - two darling topics which can be used with great success to flatten your ability to make choices for yourself - many water heaters sold now can only be...
  15. I did watch several Youtube videos, painful as it...

    I did watch several Youtube videos, painful as it was, and no one is removing all the old urethane. One on hand, that seems half-assed but on the other hand....I think my original assessment is...
  16. I knew a Master Electrician named "Cookie" for...

    I knew a Master Electrician named "Cookie" for decades...he finally retired about 5 years ago. He worked for over 40 years as an electrician, eventually owned his own business.

    The interesting...
  17. This is an age-old problem....'trust a...

    This is an age-old problem....'trust a professional' presumes a pro is doing it properly. Many pro's don't. It also requires me to go through life in an ignorant manner...I feel the world already...
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    I generally find insulated terminals to be a...

    I generally find insulated terminals to be a little shaky no matter who makes them....they provide some insulation from contact but certainly don't do anything for atmospheric ingress.

    As for...
  19. OT - Replacing a windshield,does the urethane need to be removed?

    Actually, not a front windshield but the rear glass in my 2016 Ram.

    I removed the old glass, which was very well bonded in place by urethane adhesive.

    I can use a razor knife to cut off the...
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    I don't like ratcheting pliers for general use. ...

    I don't like ratcheting pliers for general use. There are plenty of times I want to decide when the crimp is over. With the ratcheting pliers, you need to keep going until the tool decides. I do...
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    Voest Radial Drill

    I have a Voest radial drill available to qualified buyers* that you can read more about here:

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general/voest-radial-drill-worth-saving-394667/


    PM me if...
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    The T&B 111 and Kelin 1006 are essentially...

    The T&B 111 and Kelin 1006 are essentially identical tools, but the Klein is 1/2 the price.
  23. I didn't see any mention of how they are powered?

    I didn't see any mention of how they are powered?
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    My favorite by far is the Klein 1006. Long...

    My favorite by far is the Klein 1006. Long handles for leverage and not a lot of extraneous features:
    ...
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    My guess is your bigger cost would be in getting...

    My guess is your bigger cost would be in getting it in your hands....

    This drill's main motor was missing. The seller didn't even know it had a motor...I explained where it would fit and what it...
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