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    You can also wear dark safety glasses or even...

    You can also wear dark safety glasses or even sunglasses under your #3 lens. #5 is "standard" for gas welding.

    Silver solder is more common for bandsaw blades.
  2. Thread: Boeing 737 Max

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    The only Camero I know of that should measure...

    The only Camero I know of that should measure speed in knots is the Bitchen Camero
    In the song "Bitchen Camero" by The Dead Milkmen Kind of a punk version of bee bop/ doors cover
    "My folks drove it...
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    This is so true, on top of that these bigger...

    This is so true, on top of that these bigger hotter fires burn all the seeds that need a normal fires heat to germinate. Also a normal fire will scorch a large tree but not kill it. Now since we do...
  4. I vote that in order to drive a car you must be a...

    I vote that in order to drive a car you must be a registered firearm(s) owner, that way we would only have responsible people driving ;):cheers:
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    You want elite power wheels. They are steel (not...

    You want elite power wheels. They are steel (not cast iron) with ball bearings to roll on v track. I use 2x3x.120 or 3x3x.120 tube to make some large gates and doors bigger than you are doing and...
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    I just redid the cyl seals on my datsun 5000lb....

    I just redid the cyl seals on my datsun 5000lb. It has a center freelift cyl and two tall cylinders on either side to lift high (3 stage mast). The two tall cylinders are connected together and one...
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    If you do go with NG generator be sure to have...

    If you do go with NG generator be sure to have propane back up, or just go with propane to begin with, even though fuel cost is more. Earthquakes have been known to break NG pipelines.

    On top of...
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    With that torch can you adjust the oxy and acet...

    With that torch can you adjust the oxy and acet individually at the torch? It looks like I see only one valve on it.

    Can you measure the size of the hole in the tip you are using, that will give a...
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    Cool, Did you try turning the gas down? Less...

    Cool, Did you try turning the gas down? Less pressure on regulator and less flow from the valves on the torch. You wont be able to go to low on a large tip, it just wont work.
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    Are you using pure acetylene for gas? Nothing...

    Are you using pure acetylene for gas? Nothing else will burn as hot, which is only a problem when using other fuel gasses for welding. Heating or cutting is fine with other fuels.
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    Love to throw that one back. :angry:

    Love to throw that one back. :angry:
  12. First thing I would go for is a reamer. A tapered...

    First thing I would go for is a reamer. A tapered reamer commonly called bridge or car reamers. (meaning railroad car) These are used in structural ironwork to align bolt holes that do not match up....
  13. More idiocy from our friends in UK: Guy is...

    More idiocy from our friends in UK:

    Guy is arrested and jailed for having a potato peeler in public :nutter:
    Gun Control Goes Too Far In UK: Man Arrested For Having A Potato Peeler

    Proposed...
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    For those not familiar here is an old discussion...

    For those not familiar here is an old discussion on pros and cons of these type systems:
    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general/royal-easychange-system-162283-print/
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    PG&E tree trimming contractor Davey is having no...

    PG&E tree trimming contractor Davey is having no trouble aggresivly trimming and removing trees here. I have had a few smaller ones completely cut down and several neigbors also had some large trees...
  16. If you switch the joint around why would the...

    If you switch the joint around why would the plate need to be machined at an angle? Why wont the angularity of the ball joint make the angle, they are designed to do this.
  17. The flange nut should help keep the treaded shaft...

    The flange nut should help keep the treaded shaft at 90º to the plate, it is less likely to roll over if the threads loosen a little.
    But most important is they look cool AND function well. I have...
  18. Homicides are also down in 2018: Homicides in...

    Homicides are also down in 2018:
    Homicides in the US Fall for Second Year as Murder Rate Drops in 38 States | Mises Wire
  19. No, It seems he did not want to ruin his calipers...

    No, It seems he did not want to ruin his calipers by having them contact red hot steel for any longer than needed. Get in and out as quick as possible, besides what he was making is not exactly a...
  20. No need for a lock nut in your situation, I would...

    No need for a lock nut in your situation, I would use a flange nut. As long as the shaft through the ball does not hit the body it will not rotate. If the shaft does hit the body then it will either...
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    I just made some charger stands for a new hotel...

    I just made some charger stands for a new hotel in our area. 3 stands, might have been 2 tesla and one generic or maybe the other way around?? I asked them why, and it is to get people to come to...
  22. Seems to need the synflex hose. 4530-01002 Eaton...

    Seems to need the synflex hose. 4530-01002 Eaton Aeroquip Synflex SST Portable Hand Swager – HoseWarehouse

    Looks handy for a field repair guy to have in the toolbox.
  23. If you tighten a bolt through that ball joint...

    If you tighten a bolt through that ball joint into a threaded hole it will lock the ball from rotating. No need for other lock nuts on the back.
  24. First you need to learn the difference between...

    First you need to learn the difference between steel "sheet" and "plate"

    Next to answer you question there are several types of self locking nuts. Or you can use two nuts together to lock them to...
  25. New FBI stats are out, almost every other form of...

    New FBI stats are out, almost every other form of murdering someone is more common than by "rifle".
    FBI Data Shows 5 Times More People Killed By Knives Than Rifles Last Year | Zero Hedge
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