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    I never gave it much thought but I guess a bunch...

    I never gave it much thought but I guess a bunch of these 18 wheelers we pass on the roads are full of empty beer cans and lids
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    Near as I have discovered there is one machine...

    Near as I have discovered there is one machine shop in Salmon Idaho and several operating mining operations that won't let the ol' guy quit, not only are there no CNC machines in his shop but damn...
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    I kind of think it started with your kids being...

    I kind of think it started with your kids being your friends so you wouldn't have to parent
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    I have not been able to post pics reliably for a...

    I have not been able to post pics reliably for a couple of weeks, sometimes I have to do it 6-8 times, sometimes I have to close and reload PM, other times it won't work.
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    On TV I see them riding across lakes, you do that...

    On TV I see them riding across lakes, you do that in the summer?
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    I do an aluminum part with a 3/8 square inside I...

    I do an aluminum part with a 3/8 square inside I have a hook type boring bar I put inside and raise it up until there is a round bore, then part it off but I only started doing it as the parts would...
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    We did, 60 miles southwest of here, Shook us good...

    We did, 60 miles southwest of here, Shook us good but nothing fell, about 60 seconds later the phone rang, a friend called to tell me California was getting so bad even the earthquakes were moving to...
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    I would be willing to bet that most of the broken...

    I would be willing to bet that most of the broken tools we had over the years were the direct result of misloading the part.
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    We do have a landfill there but it is 30 miles in...

    We do have a landfill there but it is 30 miles in the wrong direction with a fair amount just a 1 lane road with turnouts, I wouldn't haul that out there anyhow.
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    It was I, too much on the truck from California...

    It was I, too much on the truck from California to Idaho, we think we have it under control now.
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    That was me,though not intentional, I did it. I...

    That was me,though not intentional, I did it. I had contacted the local California highway patrol office ( the governing body 5 miles away and on my way) twice asking to use their scale prior to my...
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    I think it also says it is 3450 rpm yet it goes...

    I think it also says it is 3450 rpm yet it goes 12k?

    I have 12k vf2ss's right next to 10k vfoe's, the ss's are a bit faster cycle times than the others but if the surface finishes are critical I...
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    Some years back when they started trying to...

    Some years back when they started trying to remove everything "civil war" from names on buildings to statues to what is in the history books, now it is reaching out to everything else historical, I...
  14. We use these blow guns for 95% of the work and...

    We use these blow guns for 95% of the work and have a sterio with 8 good speakers so we can hear it everywhere without having it loud.
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    My wife and I were in Davenport Iowa at an...

    My wife and I were in Davenport Iowa at an antique motorcycle meet when they had hurricane Issac some years back, Friday was a nice day, Saturday was damp, Sunday afternoon 100 of those ezup tents...
  16. I would be inclined to think that building on...

    I would be inclined to think that building on your detailing business would net you more cash than supplying raw material to an industry you are not part of. 1500 - 1800sf isn't much space to have a...
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    TeachMePlease "I'm never evacuating for a...

    TeachMePlease

    "I'm never evacuating for a hurricane again, I've found the perfect place to ride them out."

    Idaho?
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    Is there a JC with machining classes near you?

    Is there a JC with machining classes near you?
  19. Doesn't even seem possible does it?

    Doesn't even seem possible does it?
  20. "Y'all don't have black squirrels yonder?" I saw...

    "Y'all don't have black squirrels yonder?"
    I saw a few in Stockton one time and a few weeks later there was a news blip that they had all been eaten. Loose critters don't last long in Stockton I...
  21. No divorces here, one of us will leave feet first...

    No divorces here, one of us will leave feet first on a gurney.
    A couple of years back I was making a brass plaque for a gal that had passed and my bride walked up, looked it over and says to...
  22. A few years back I rode my motorcycle to Alaska...

    A few years back I rode my motorcycle to Alaska and went fishing, some friends have a floating fishing lodge and they let me stay anf fish if I help them fix a few things while I am there then they...
  23. Yep, way more exception. If you take a bear...

    Yep, way more exception.

    If you take a bear roast, plug it with garlic, cover it with onions and cook it slow for a couple days it turns out about as good as the worst pot roast you ever had but...
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    Poll: I have been using Kurt vises for around 30 years...

    I have been using Kurt vises for around 30 years I recon, mostly the doubles, 3 on each machine sometimes 4. Each time I get a new machine I order a set of new ones to go on it and each time I liked...
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    A large number of them do the same job another...

    A large number of them do the same job another way each time for some odd reason, I like to find a way that works and keep doing it the same each time but that does not seem to be the norm.
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