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    I'm no expert, but I believe your beautiful lathe...

    I'm no expert, but I believe your beautiful lathe will be more convenient to operate it you secure it to the floor, rather than the ceiling. :)
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    Well, not at MY high school (graduated -- barely...

    Well, not at MY high school (graduated -- barely -- in 1962). No calculus until college. Interesting that he gets it all correct until the very last word: "... pounds of fluid PRESSURE."
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    Is the building the shear is in air conditioned?...

    Is the building the shear is in air conditioned?

    Sorry if this has already been asked. If so, I missed it.
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    OK. Please remove the curse. I'm sorry I ever...

    OK. Please remove the curse. I'm sorry I ever wrote that! :cryin:

    This week I broke a 1/8" bit while drilling into Baltic Birch plywood. (I was laying om my back and drilling at an awkward angle,...
  5. A "like" was insufficient! :):):codger:

    A "like" was insufficient! :):):codger:
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    I can't believe I posted that! The timer is now...

    I can't believe I posted that! The timer is now running. I shall report back -- sooner rather than later, I expect -- when I break my next drill. :)
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    I shall relay this advice should he ever again...

    I shall relay this advice should he ever again need to drill a deep hole in a door. Thanks!
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    Absolutely! It was my brother-in-law, after all....

    Absolutely! It was my brother-in-law, after all. But I've NEVER broken a drill larger than 1/16" inch, let along a 1/2" drill. I am amazed that others have.
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    What does "HSS" mean to the Chinese?

    Here's a 1/2 inch drill my brother-in-law was using to put a deep hole in the edge of a solid wood door.

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    Then this happened:

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    This made me wonder what "HSS" means to the...
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    Welcome, Al! Click at the top of PM,...

    Welcome, Al!

    Click <Forum> at the top of PM, and click the title of the forum you want to post to. Then click <Post New Thread> at the top of the forum.

    Please read the Stickies in the General...
  11. Do you, by any chance, have the serial number of...

    Do you, by any chance, have the serial number of that lathe?
  12. It happened! During that era, my neighbor...

    It happened! During that era, my neighbor complained that when he replaced his car's water pump it had a mixture of SAE and metric fasteners.
  13. So you're not a fan of Trump, I guess?

    So you're not a fan of Trump, I guess?
  14. Thread: Howard Hughes

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    In June, 2002, I saw Hughes' HK-1 at the...

    In June, 2002, I saw Hughes' HK-1 at the Evergreen Aviation Museum in Oregon, across from the McMinnville airport. It's very impressively enormous!
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    Very interesting. I can almost hear the lawyers...

    Very interesting. I can almost hear the lawyers coming up with that "solution" to Sears' warranty program. :)
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    Craftsman Tools -- RIP

    Looked at some of the new "Craftsman" tools at Lowe's today and nearly wretched because of the terrible quality of most of them.

    Good thing I have two lifetime's worth of old "Guaranteed For Life...
  17. How about Nanites? I've seen them (on TV) work...

    How about Nanites? I've seen them (on TV) work very well. They just have to be properly programmed. Is Meredith back yet?
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    Do you possibly have a 3.5 mm jack? That's 0.138...

    Do you possibly have a 3.5 mm jack? That's 0.138 inches.
  19. I remember hearing multiple times when I was in...

    I remember hearing multiple times when I was in grade school (in the 50's) the phrase, "I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it!" Now, it is more like,...
  20. I went through this almost exactly two years ago....

    I went through this almost exactly two years ago. On my 1948 9A, the thread is -- believe it or not -- 7/32-24.

    Here's what I posted then:

    Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 23:28
    To:...
  21. Although I wasn't asked to answer this question,...

    Although I wasn't asked to answer this question, I shall, anyway.

    NO! I do not believe ANYTHING happened as reported.
  22. Unless you want to pay five times more for the...

    Unless you want to pay five times more for the same performance, do not get an Apple product.
  23. What about the "elephant in the room?" What is...

    What about the "elephant in the room?"

    What is the origin of this novel virus. Did it make itself, or was it engineered?
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    After watching this video on japanning...

    After watching this video on japanning, and smelling asphalt while grinding and sanding, I am convinced my lathe's bed was, indeed, japanned. I looks like the whole bed was immersed in a vat of the...
  25. Good thing people from Pennsylvania aren't able...

    Good thing people from Pennsylvania aren't able to drive their cars further into Ohio.
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