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    It did kill covid virus in a test tube. Only...

    It did kill covid virus in a test tube. Only thing was the dosage would have killed a human. Probably the same with bleach or gasoline, I am sure they would kill covid in a test tube also. In the...
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    Vets have more years of schooling than people...

    Vets have more years of schooling than people doctors. Had a cat that got snake bit in the face and took her to the vet. He charged me $40.00 or so and the cat survived. Typical rattlesnake bite will...
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    40 years ago in a screw machine shop were I...

    40 years ago in a screw machine shop were I worked the boss got fast twist jobber length drills from his supplier. Tthey were made in India and were first class quality. Early on Wootz steel was made...
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    A couple of months ago I mentioned that my...

    A couple of months ago I mentioned that my secretary tried to get some to doctor a stray cat with ear mites. She was going to get one of the animal grades and dip a tooth pick in the stuff then wipe...
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    Funny how this covid surge can affect a hospital...

    Funny how this covid surge can affect a hospital not having a surge right now. "AS" a member on the forum told me the hospital where he works had to close a section because they did not have enough...
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    Do not live in Kali, so I am guessing the devil...

    Do not live in Kali, so I am guessing the devil in office seems less scary than the wanabee devils.

    Here is a puzzle for you. Since covid 19 is a disease that is nothing and does not kill anyone...
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    I heard bits and pieces of a NOVA presentation on...

    I heard bits and pieces of a NOVA presentation on bats. Just came in from working outside and needed to hydrate and eat the reason for bits and pieces.
    Bats have super powers?!?!
    Some live to...
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    There was a time when South Bend was owned by...

    There was a time when South Bend was owned by Lagun. Rebadged Lagun mills were sold by South Bend. It is possible in the real old days other mills were sold by South Bend. I talked to a South Bend...
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    I am with you on the benefit of a rotary...

    I am with you on the benefit of a rotary convertor. But the horse power limit of the convertor is the largest motor on the system. We found no limit to the total horse power running at any one time....
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    Probably May of 2020 heard a researcher say not...

    Probably May of 2020 heard a researcher say not one case of surface transmission had been documented. Summer of 2020 a official in CDC? said that it would be difficult to get it from surfaces. I...
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    More on distancing, I saw on the news about NYC...

    More on distancing, I saw on the news about NYC opening the schools again. Yeah, they got 2 air purifiers to a class room. Little bitty suckers look like they are 9 inches in diameter maybe 2 feet...
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    I would be real careful with the other kind of...

    I would be real careful with the other kind of experimental stuff. Just heard a friend is in intensive care with covid. He is a masseuse and personal trainer. Did not get vaccinated and relied on...
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    I have a Hardinge bar feeder on mine it uses the...

    I have a Hardinge bar feeder on mine it uses the 2 connectors marked 37PL and 38PL. I think one is for power and the other is control. Mine is Hyrodynamic so I am pretty sure the hydraulic pump is 3...
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    Not sure what the problem on the spindle is mine...

    Not sure what the problem on the spindle is mine will continue spinning in the Jog mode when we let off the button. The jog PRMs are limited to 1200 if I remember correctly. Is your external spindle...
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    We have quite a list of things that can cause...

    We have quite a list of things that can cause outages or blinks in the power. Buzzards roosting on transformers a mistake they do not repeat. Squirrels similarly cross the terminals. Large fisher...
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    I worked at a screw machine shop making aircraft...

    I worked at a screw machine shop making aircraft fittings in the mid 70s. We used to grind regular and fast twist jobber drills on the heel are on Gordon Heaton's drawing the full length of the...
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    Yep. See comment #2, the last sentence.

    Yep. See comment #2, the last sentence.
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    Might come down to what oil comes in a 5 gallon...

    Might come down to what oil comes in a 5 gallon pail. Possible another shop will fill a bucket for you? I would do it for you if you were close.
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    You had me with snow in September. We were 100+...

    You had me with snow in September. We were 100+ yesterday. Then I catch on Dec 2003. Still making parts and money. You have taken care of the machine!
    Good for you.
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    I remember running 3 six spindle screw machines...

    I remember running 3 six spindle screw machines during a storm. I was standing near the bay doors and watching the storm. I saw a lightning strike about a block away, one of the transformers for the...
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    I have used Mobilmet 427 on everything from...

    I have used Mobilmet 427 on everything from production reworking Allen screws and making Allen screws from ETD to brass and aluminum. You could check to see if there is a heavier viscosity in that...
  22. Does this mean that you could accidentally kill...

    Does this mean that you could accidentally kill the friendlies and leave the dangerous thriving with no competition?
  23. Personally I do not like the idea. Seems like...

    Personally I do not like the idea. Seems like most things that break down if left in the weather break down from the UV exposure. Tires, paint, and plastic are all broken down. Milk that Larry...
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    Interesting read for those that do that:...

    Interesting read for those that do that:
    https://messaging-custom-newsletters.nytimes.com/template/oakv2?campaign_id=9&emc=edit_nn_20210907&instance_id=3976

    Things do not looks so bad for the...
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    How old is older? Mine was purchased new in 97....

    How old is older? Mine was purchased new in 97. Besides the door check which involves both opening and closing the door there is the emergency reset. Pull on the emergency stop button and push the...
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