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    Yah done right. Classy lathes. Class tells, class...

    Yah done right. Classy lathes. Class tells, class sells, and class.... will never let you down.

    Colchester can't justify "shipping".

    Wudda had to hitch-hike, back-pack, paint boats, scrub...
  2. Now yer talkin'. 3 hoss is too much by far for...

    Now yer talkin'. 3 hoss is too much by far for R8 to handle.

    30-taper CAN handle it, but 40 is both better-yet, and not terribly larger (50 sure as f**k IS..).

    MOST of all? 40-taper (NMTB,...
  3. "Back in battery" faster.. or never really much...

    "Back in battery" faster.. or never really much left it, Aye.

    Targets are all about consistency. Not maximum range, kinetic energy retained, nor wound channel penetration AT max range.

    Yah...
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    Not yet then formal b'in Law was head of NCR...

    Not yet then formal b'in Law was head of NCR China Trade, got stuck in Beijing for the Hols. Staff tried to make it up to him with 40 dishes.

    But it was still Beijing, right? FORTY different...
  5. Myth & bloody "PR", that one is. Just tour the...

    Myth & bloody "PR", that one is. Just tour the Philippines, Borneo, Mal-Asia, or Indohooliga. "Big" is a modern health and nutrition situation, serious-rare a hundred-plus years ago, not common, even...
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    Not really. Check your off-peak air fares. ...

    Not really. Check your off-peak air fares.

    Cheaper than IAD to Jackson Hole, Wyoming where a relative by marriage once ran a "Quiznos".

    Person can get better food than THAT at any dirt-paved...
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    Natural cupcake size are waaaay more effective...

    Natural cupcake size are waaaay more effective "primers" than forty double-dee, siliconized. DAMHIKT. I'd hafta claim I heard it from the grownups.

    Once thought to gift an earlier shift of wife...
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    Sorry. That's bass-ackwards. Yah pull the...

    Sorry. That's bass-ackwards. Yah pull the headstock through the tailstock. And SLOWLY.

    But what use is a lathe for accuracy once it has been converted into a Politician?

    Anything as usta bee...
  9. Uhhh "rimspace" might be more accurate.....

    Uhhh "rimspace" might be more accurate.. teasing...

    :D

    Pehaps also a consistency of lock-time issue? Given the primer is in the rim?

    Gave a Savage-Anschutz - model 62 was it? - away last...
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    Wife of 30 years ain't ever going to start...

    Wife of 30 years ain't ever going to start gifting me with machinist items any more than she'd want me buyng her cosmetics. Why would she - or I - abandon what she - or I - are already the master...
  11. Sanity check. .44 has seen everything under the...

    Sanity check. .44 has seen everything under the sun from weak-ass rimfire upward.

    ".44 magnum" wasn't named because it was the most powerful handgun in the world. That was never the case in the...
  12. There's over a hundred years of them out there....

    There's over a hundred years of them out there. How much time does any given seeker have to review history?

    Basic research for the armchair curious. Or those who bother to do their homework.
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    Uhmmm.. beside our own residences with ownership...

    Uhmmm.. beside our own residences with ownership of the mineral rights meaning we not only got all the natural gas we needed for GAS lights, gas heat, gas hw, gas dryers, gas fridge/freezers....
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    Haven't had the Orkneys experience, but have been...

    Haven't had the Orkneys experience, but have been all OVER Iceland, more than just the one time. Perhaps the world's best at geothermal, the Islanders are, The proper name means "Isle land" or...
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    "Remains to be seen" what the service he has and...

    "Remains to be seen" what the service he has and the transformer he has actually DELIVER. My guess is it could as easily BE around 440 and a bit as the 'rithmetic of 430 V.

    If not? A cheaper...
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    Like the toilets in the House of Reprehensibles,...

    Like the toilets in the House of Reprehensibles, Yew-Ass Congress yah mean?

    Messy bizness by the time it splashes out of a Tee Vee screen, that has become.

    I'd guess this pupply would take the...
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    World has only got what? 11 years left before...

    World has only got what? 11 years left before it ends?
    Guess I'm gittin' to old to live ennyway per "AOC plus 3".

    Why.. I'm so dam old I can even remember a time when John Llewellyn Lewis...
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    Or the North of Germany. Alaska is "tall", North...

    Or the North of Germany. Alaska is "tall", North slope to Southernmost "tail", so "it depends".

    Solar power in Alaska - Wikipedia

    Wind, maybe?

    Wind power in Alaska - Wikipedia
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    If the OP really IS in "Alaska"? Depends WHERE....

    If the OP really IS in "Alaska"? Depends WHERE. Diesel may have a watchacallit .. ah.. "transport" premium, is it?

    Seasons can give "diversity". Summer days can be like Alabama or Arkansas.
    ...
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    +1 High probability the taper and flat are...

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    High probability the taper and flat are FUBAR as well as the studs, yes.

    ISTR I've had four, perhaps five, D1-3 from Shars or similar - made in China, anyway - that fit up proper.

    D1...
  21. Well there's the other thing. Could be easily...

    Well there's the other thing.

    Could be easily HALF - perhaps more-yet - of all the folks with the challenge are in leased or rented space as well.

    Mebbe what we need are outriggers for...
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    I could actually vote for them making the...

    I could actually vote for them making the Metrifuckated plates AND studs & anchors bass-ackwards to reduce confusion. Stud body & camlocks, taper & flat at the spindle are otherwise identical.

    Or...
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    Folks have been sayin' "208/416 Wye" for a lot...

    Folks have been sayin' "208/416 Wye" for a lot more than the 50+ years since I last lived off it. During which time.. wall outlets had continued their long creep up from 110 to 115 to 120 to 130...
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    My fav'rite trick - tough places to git at for...

    My fav'rite trick - tough places to git at for service - is to use oversized gen heads for a Diesel's rated motor power, or oversized inverters for a battr'y plant. Less likely to BBQ them.

    Dog...
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    Should be fine. Especially if your "nominal" 208...

    Should be fine. Especially if your "nominal" 208 is actually a tad higher.

    Measured that, have you?

    :)
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