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  1. Thread: Recession?

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    I remember years ago when a bunch of my...

    I remember years ago when a bunch of my contemporaries came home for the Christmas break from college. We were at a restaurant eating breakfast and an older person there that was somewhat of a mentor...
  2. Thread: Recession?

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    And you pay capital gains tax on the numeric...

    And you pay capital gains tax on the numeric increase though the real value is less.
  3. Thread: O-ring sealing

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    Those are not actually O-rings. Those are seal...

    Those are not actually O-rings. Those are seal rings for banjo fittings. Used for high pressure applications such as fuel injection lines and brake hose connections.
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    You might get a judgement by default, then you...

    You might get a judgement by default, then you have to go back to court again for discovery of assets and then another trip after that.

    The problem is that winning legally does not guarantee any...
  5. Who allows yard waste and trees to go into the...

    Who allows yard waste and trees to go into the land fill?

    Need to use a tree service to chip it and compost.
  6. Ill. and several other states passed internet...

    Ill. and several other states passed internet commerce laws in 2019 that now require Ebay and PayPal to collect the sales tax for the states directly. Prior to this the buyer was to report the...
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    I just bought a Prime Weld TIG225X. Price is...

    I just bought a Prime Weld TIG225X. Price is $775.00 with shipping delivered with a 3yr. warranty. Either Ebay or Amazon Prime. Needed it for just one job out of state.

    Inverter welder that runs...
  8. Thread: Boeing 737 Max

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    This got me a little curious about violation of...

    This got me a little curious about violation of procedures. Here is an Indonesian Air A320 crash report from 2014:

    Wikipedia:

    On 28 December 2014, Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501, using an Airbus...
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    I would not say to relax. The number one issue...

    I would not say to relax.

    The number one issue in computer security is the human with user access privileges at the keyboard.

    This covers bad password habits such as using "password" for a...
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    A refrigerated drier does not take the...

    A refrigerated drier does not take the refrigeration charge below 32F. If it did, the refrigeration coils would freeze up, eventually blocking air flow through the drier.

    The effective dew point...
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    The driver chips are relatively easy to replace...

    The driver chips are relatively easy to replace if you need to though they are getting harder to locate. Many times they are socketed.
  12. Unfortunately, it is also highly probable that if...

    Unfortunately, it is also highly probable that if you did fill out the proper grant paper work for such a project someone in some government office would actually give you the money.

    You could...
  13. Were they trying to resurrect the Detroit 8V53...

    Were they trying to resurrect the Detroit 8V53 engine? Two cycle with same approx. physical size as the Cat 3208.

    I can understand the desire to fill a market niche but this is likely an example...
  14. Do you have pictures of the bad surface finish?...

    Do you have pictures of the bad surface finish? That will tell a lot more than pictures of the grinder.

    I doubt that your problem is in the cross slide. Being that the grinder suddenly is starting...
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    If you are not using plastic straws, then you can...

    If you are not using plastic straws, then you can claim to be green even though you are in your Tahiti.
  16. McMaster-Carr...

    McMaster-Carr

    You might want to consider a backer to help support the fine mesh material.

    You also want to favor the larger wire diameters as they are tougher and stronger though they do have...
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    Or else a bonding agent/adhesive.

    Or else a bonding agent/adhesive.
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    The biggest reason to put an encoder on a spindle...

    The biggest reason to put an encoder on a spindle is if you are going to do rigid tapping.

    Even if you use a VFD in a standard configuration, the motor control will be at least as good as the...
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    The CityLab article raises an interesting...

    The CityLab article raises an interesting question of accepting "reasonable" casualty rates.

    What I find intriguing is that with current human operated automobiles we accept present accident and...
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    Sort of like trying to teach a squirrel calculas.

    Sort of like trying to teach a squirrel calculas.
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    What I was trying to say is that ,yes, as we are...

    What I was trying to say is that ,yes, as we are adding renewable energy generating capacity to the grid, there also needs to be a corresponding increase in reserve/backup energy capacity. This is...
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    This is the foundational issue: Grid...

    This is the foundational issue:

    Grid generating capacity must be equal to or greater than the grid load.

    The grid generating capacity can be made up of any combination of available energy...
  23. If this is an optical application flatness is...

    If this is an optical application flatness is very much a key parameter.

    In optics that are used for mirrors or reflecting surfaces, even though the surface is curved, the surface needs to be...
  24. I suspect that it will take a lot more then that.

    I suspect that it will take a lot more then that.
  25. I think you need to explain the project in better...

    I think you need to explain the project in better detail. The 2micro surface finish is one thing but your description sounds like it also has optical properties. That would imply that the surface...
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