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    Ask customer support of any bearing manufacturer...

    Ask customer support of any bearing manufacturer for that particular size.

    If I was desperate I would get the dimensioned drawing for the bearing and calculate the volume of the toroid that houses...
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    My best watch is a Citizen Eco-drive. Hardly wear...

    My best watch is a Citizen Eco-drive. Hardly wear it.

    I like this independent watchmakers film:
    YouTube
  3. Amazing that stuff has lasted. It's pretty...

    Amazing that stuff has lasted.

    It's pretty simple to put everything back as it was. I would think about boring a hole in each end bell to fit a modern bearing.
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    My voltage display is "---" no matter what the...

    My voltage display is "---" no matter what the amperage knob is set to.
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    I have stripped paint off of metal and underneath...

    I have stripped paint off of metal and underneath is just brown rust. Rust from within. So it is important to clean the metal first.
    Whatever is the method I do a final wipe with some DuPont lacquer...
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    I stopped wearing clothes like a coat or apron....

    I stopped wearing clothes like a coat or apron. Loose ends, pockets that collect dirt and metal fragments, long sleeves, etc.
    The idea about the shield held with magnets is a good one.
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    If you are just using a rattle can then... Use...

    If you are just using a rattle can then...

    Use a spray gun with two part primers and paints. I use DuPont industrial coatings. It is used for painting metal that is outdoors like pipes, water...
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    Put up a cardboard barrier that is standing...

    Put up a cardboard barrier that is standing straight up with 2x4's. You can move it when the cutter changes direction. All the junk hits the board and not you.
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    Use a shield. In my keep clean moments I pick up...

    Use a shield. In my keep clean moments I pick up a rubber dust pan and hold it at a safe distance.
    I use clear Mylar sheets held by magnets behind my lathes.
    The chips from a manual mill will fly...
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    That would deny us of eminent domain. 278153

    That would deny us of eminent domain.

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  11. The muscles can only do so much. The lens becomes...

    The muscles can only do so much. The lens becomes less liable with age. A lens replacement sounds scary to me.
  12. There are eye exercises that you can do. Somebody...

    There are eye exercises that you can do. Somebody I knew did them as assigned by a eye doctor. Some charts and glasses. Takes some time to see improvements.
    I'm not sure what you can figure out...
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    I've been in a few workspaces that have the...

    I've been in a few workspaces that have the ceilings two stories up and the heat is on all day. What a waste.

    The body parts that loose heat at the fastest rate are the ones with the tightest...
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    I used to ride with a few guys who always looked...

    I used to ride with a few guys who always looked at the profiles of their tires and always were trying to see how far the wear would grow.
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    A good cleaning with contact cleaner might bring...

    A good cleaning with contact cleaner might bring back the switch.
  16. That is probably what the manufacturer intended....

    That is probably what the manufacturer intended. Not sure but it sure would make hose hunting a lot easier.

    If that was my attachment I would shave down the rubber to whatever works or buy what...
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    How much did you charge for this info? :)

    How much did you charge for this info? :)
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    A work associate got into a accident on a popular...

    A work associate got into a accident on a popular route in the hills, everybody calls it Skyline. He had to be air-lifted to a hospital. He was back at work with a nice
    neck brace. It didn't take...
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    One maintenance item is the points adjustment...

    One maintenance item is the points adjustment underneath a cover in the back.
    A coolant flush is something that has to be done every 6 - 12 months. Otherwise the plumbing inside will rust out. It's...
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    Here, buy this stuff from Grainger. They need...

    Here, buy this stuff from Grainger. They need your dollars because their stock price is only about $315 per share.

    5 or more years ago the capacitors in the picture would have a GE label. Now they...
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    Check that your timer/relay is performing a...

    Check that your timer/relay is performing a one-shot operation correctly. If the chattering noise is coming from the small relay then
    it is not working correctly.

    You have a run capacitor array...
  22. One of the reasons I keep left overs is because...

    One of the reasons I keep left overs is because there is hope that the part can be salvaged and a piece of it can be made into smaller part(s) in the future.
    I opt for stainless types, brass,...
  23. Are they still in business? They were the last...

    Are they still in business? They were the last ones standing around here.
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    When you go on the ride take along the book "Zen...

    When you go on the ride take along the book "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance".
  25. Didn't even make $20 at the recycler. I figure...

    Didn't even make $20 at the recycler. I figure that getting rid of the bad memories starts with getting rid of the parts I don't want to remember.
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