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    I think you missed the point of my post. I've...

    I think you missed the point of my post. I've been involved in grid tied and remote installations for 40 years this year, some of those at the utility level. I'm not as current (har!) as I once was,...
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    No worries. It's just Boris, sleepwalking again.

    No worries. It's just Boris, sleepwalking again.
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    Aw, poor utilities. I feel real sorry for 'em....

    Aw, poor utilities. I feel real sorry for 'em. Had a monopoly for years (handed to them by the gubmint) and think they own their customers. Utilities have been complaining about renewables (except...
  4. I don't have a Moore, yet, but am interested in...

    I don't have a Moore, yet, but am interested in the details of the Moore tooling.

    Posting it somewhere on the net (here?) would make it available to all.
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    The working class here is quite a bit worse off...

    The working class here is quite a bit worse off than 50 years ago. Costs rose, wages didn't.
  6. It would work, but what a pain. Tool length from...

    It would work, but what a pain. Tool length from tool change to tool change wouldn't be as consistent as changing dedicated toolholders and overhung tool/toolholder length will increase, with...
  7. Thread: Ox's Shop '08

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    Sounds like an opportunity to me!

    Sounds like an opportunity to me!
  8. Thread: Led shop lights

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    Philips daylight bulbs from HD to fit suspended...

    Philips daylight bulbs from HD to fit suspended incandescent ceiling fixtures with reflectors. Took some getting used to, but the energy savings are worth it (at $.20/kWh!) and photography is much...
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    We're all different, but as someone who lost my...

    We're all different, but as someone who lost my most significant other 20 odd years ago, at that stage of grief, she was most of what I was thinking and talking about. So my answer is an unqualified...
  10. All good feedback, Newbea. Lacking more...

    All good feedback, Newbea.

    Lacking more specific knowledge of your situation I'll make a few assumptions and estimates.

    A crude way to estimate PV output is to multiply average hours of full...
  11. An error in my previous post. (Now past the edit...

    An error in my previous post. (Now past the edit cutoff.)



    Should read "if it's for remote."
  12. 90 kW is a very large array for a single offgrid...

    90 kW is a very large array for a single offgrid user.

    What JST and others have said, politely, I'll say bluntly, having installed and used these things for over 40 years. You don't understand...
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    My belly laugh for the day...

    My belly laugh for the day...
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    Damn. Is that all? What a POS.

    Damn. Is that all? What a POS.
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    Yes, obvious to us because we've heard it for 30...

    Yes, obvious to us because we've heard it for 30 or more years. Hard to know sometimes when you've only read it.

    Take Fanuc, for instance.;)
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    We have ...a winner? :D

    We have ...a winner? :D
  17. Thank you for that link. Found a couple things in...

    Thank you for that link. Found a couple things in there I don't have.
  18. Ah, yes, the magic liquid. Turns to a solid. ...

    Ah, yes, the magic liquid. Turns to a solid.

    RH is lower in NE in the winter, on a seasonal basis. But it only takes a few days in the wet to make rust. He's in Boston, it rains plenty there in...
  19. another opinion.... There's no way to...

    another opinion....

    There's no way to adequately protect your machines from rust with plastic and dessicant and magic liquid. Outdoor relative humidity in the next few months in New England will...
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    The conundrum is that larger spindle bore =...

    The conundrum is that larger spindle bore = larger spindle bearings = lower spindle speeds and a small lathe is ideal for small parts machined at high speeds.

    But if ya gotta have one, a Wade 98...
  21. Looks like it has quite a bit of life left in it....

    Looks like it has quite a bit of life left in it.

    Keep sharpening it till it hasn't enough material left to punch the holes you need to punch.

    Perhaps this is too simple an answer?
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    And I just received 50 levels from them... They...

    And I just received 50 levels from them... They have been very busy.
  23. Google turned up this company ...

    Google turned up this company , still making lab presses.
  24. Thanks! Ditto that on time spent....

    Thanks! Ditto that on time spent....
  25. Thread: Ingo on this

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    Not enough information... Is this machine...

    Not enough information...

    Is this machine originally a CNC converted to manual?
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