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    Metal pipe helps to cool the air before it...

    Metal pipe helps to cool the air before it reaches the final water separator at the point of use. Using bigger then minimum pipe size increase the effective storage tank size.
    Galvanized pipe is no...
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    Interesting, I had never seen or heard of a...

    Interesting, I had never seen or heard of a sleeve mount. Looks similar to how a volleyball net is mounted. I suppose the sleeve can be made as long and deep as needed. It would have to be thicker...
  3. I assume it already has power feed on the apron...

    I assume it already has power feed on the apron so the little steering wheel on the apron spins around.
    Bil lD
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    Jib crane mounted next to a retaining wall

    I know I will need to talk to an engineer but I wanted to see if anyone has seen one. And if it worth the money to pay one to look into it. I would like to mount a job crane, may two ton, at ground...
  5. An interesting thing about nazi Germany is they...

    An interesting thing about nazi Germany is they never ever broke the law. They were careful to get laws passed so it was legal to round up the Jews, for national security reasons, put them in camps...
  6. Yes you do fly under the radar. You say you live...

    Yes you do fly under the radar. You say you live in minor outlying islands. Are you afraid China may figure out you are a foreigner living in their country? Why the big secret? Do you think the...
  7. Regards to amazon shutting off certain sites I...

    Regards to amazon shutting off certain sites I think it is the legal departments call. Similar to the banks cutting off trumps accounts. He is allowed to get his money out but they are shut down...
  8. Get your stuff hosted on the cloud in some super...

    Get your stuff hosted on the cloud in some super duper secure site and it is an invitation for hackers. They think you must have some good stuff worth stealing. Keep it on some older low tech sites...
  9. You could thread one hole to take a mounting rod...

    You could thread one hole to take a mounting rod for an indicator. Then you could use it as a hammer.
    Bil lD
  10. Add a three phase motor and a VFD and you will...

    Add a three phase motor and a VFD and you will have power brakes.
    bil lD
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    Typical government failure. Ten months to plan...

    Typical government failure. Ten months to plan and nothing was done. Warped speed planing I guess.
    Bil lD
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    Are you saying the Al is not melted it is just...

    Are you saying the Al is not melted it is just warmed up and almost melted? Then the semisolid is pushed through a die? I always thought it was more like continuous casting steel. Not at all like...
  13. If all the information is on your owned computers...

    If all the information is on your owned computers no way someone can hack in and steal your information. Of course this is only true if they are in house only and not connected to the net. CNC...
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    Just heard a guy on the radio talking about...

    Just heard a guy on the radio talking about "excess deaths". This eliminates any question about cause of death being covid or not. It is a simple comparison of the average number of deaths in the...
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    Just make sure that those parts to increase Hp...

    Just make sure that those parts to increase Hp are made of billet or carbon fiber so you can charge more.
    Bill D
    Would a lump of coal in my stocking count as carbon fiber?
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    or use the floor sweeping and call it urban...

    or use the floor sweeping and call it urban camouflage color.
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    Thirty years ago the local gold mine paid all...

    Thirty years ago the local gold mine paid all employees in two dollar bills one Friday. This brought attention in the newspaper about how much they contributed to the local economy and maybe we...
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    You will not find an adapter from D1-Anything to...

    You will not find an adapter from D1-Anything to D1-4. Just plain back chuck to D1-4.
    Bill D
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    If the 6 pin chucks are mounted on a back plate...

    If the 6 pin chucks are mounted on a back plate you could dismount them and attach to a D1-4 back plate. But a new back plate will cost around $100 fora no name brand that you have to machine A...
  20. I enjoy hearing from folks from other countries...

    I enjoy hearing from folks from other countries about what they think of the USA way of doing things. I really did not understand how third world our medical system is in the USA until I read...
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    Check ebay, Shars, grizzly etc. Just make sure...

    Check ebay, Shars, grizzly etc. Just make sure the chuck is native D1-4 not an adapter. D1-4 is a very common chuck mount there are thousands out there.
    Mark you chuck before removal so it goes...
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    Folks have repalced the special motor with a...

    Folks have repalced the special motor with a jackshaft and a normal motor belt driving the jackshaft. The jackshaft is often made from a burned up original motor.
    Bil lD
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    A 3 horsepower VFD is cheap enough. Gives you...

    A 3 horsepower VFD is cheap enough. Gives you variable speed, within reason, fast reverse, power braking etc.
    If the motor is 240 -208 volts keep it and use a VFD.
    Bil lD
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    I suppose a maker could laser engrave a scale on...

    I suppose a maker could laser engrave a scale on the cast iron at the factory. I think they make magnetic tape that a reader head can use. Not sure if it is just held on by magnetic force or what....
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    I bet there was some huge fines for wasting...

    I bet there was some huge fines for wasting water. Probably have to go to court to allow it to be refiled if that would even be allowed, ever.

    Bill D
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