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    I pointedly deny that I've been advocating for D....

    I pointedly deny that I've been advocating for D. Brown, covertly or overtly. Rather, and notwithstanding that I was well aware of the futility, I was - and still am - advocating and mediating for...
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    I can't help but wonder if peening and post-heat...

    I can't help but wonder if peening and post-heat might produce a better outcome with the cast iron pot-bottom scenario.

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    Also known as "The Devil Is In The Details!"

    Also known as "The Devil Is In The Details!"
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    Answer: "Federal math".

    Answer: "Federal math".
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    "All Cometh to He Who Waiteth. Provided That He...

    "All Cometh to He Who Waiteth. Provided That He Worketh Like Hell While He Waiteth".
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    Just when I was beginning to suspect I didn't...

    Just when I was beginning to suspect I didn't like you... you came out with this.

    +10 cubed!
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    Hey Matt, How exciting! Congratulations! I...

    Hey Matt,

    How exciting! Congratulations!

    I ALWAYS wanted to have a lathe big enough to chuck up and turn a VW beetle. So what if VW beetle turning jobs don't come up every day?!

    As to the...
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    Actually, I think we would be alright with that....

    Actually, I think we would be alright with that. But Jim, I am perplexed about your apparent visceral hatred of Texas and Texans. In the past we've had pleasant conversations. I've laughed at your...
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    ..er.. perhaps it would be appropriate to let the...

    ..er.. perhaps it would be appropriate to let the people of Oklahoma and Texas assert their own destiny and their own borders. In such case do not be surprised if "the people" of Oklahoma and "the...
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    For me that's a paltry 1,783 mile one-way trip...

    For me that's a paltry 1,783 mile one-way trip...
  11. John Oder could whittle a Packard out of a pig's...

    John Oder could whittle a Packard out of a pig's ear.
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    Them wuz my thoughts exactly.

    Them wuz my thoughts exactly.
  13. +1 cubed for agave sweetener. It's tastier than...

    +1 cubed for agave sweetener. It's tastier than honey and has the healthiest glycemic index of anything of which I'm aware.

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  14. Damn! I was just gonna ask you for a job! V

    Damn! I was just gonna ask you for a job!

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    I have a shaper vise I bought last year from...

    I have a shaper vise I bought last year from member Tommy. Indeed, its construction, aspect ratio, and general appearance are virtually identical to the photo that John posted above. Just looking at...
  16. Prolly a dumb suggestion... but why not put the...

    Prolly a dumb suggestion... but why not put the tank into a sump or sumpin'... then recover it, filter it, and pour it back in?

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  17. Bill, With a couple of mills and lathes I have...

    Bill,

    With a couple of mills and lathes I have developed the habit of turning the knob down from the running frequency all the way down to zero Hz - either before or after hitting the stop button....
  18. "Watch after the pence and the pounds will watch...

    "Watch after the pence and the pounds will watch out for themselves".
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    Remember the old adage "If you give typewriters...

    Remember the old adage "If you give typewriters to enough monkeys for enough time, sooner or later one of 'em will write "War and Peace"?

    Well, a monkey is born every minute...

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    Horrid Freight sells cheap fume extractors. ...

    Horrid Freight sells cheap fume extractors.

    Otherwise, a small vent hood as from a restaurant, along with an exhaust fan will help.

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    At the time I looked into this, my objective was...

    At the time I looked into this, my objective was to punch holes in cross bars for grates and railings. After looking into it, doing it on a small scale made just buying the pre-punched bars - and...
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    Kevin, you're one of my heroes. And I don't have...

    Kevin, you're one of my heroes. And I don't have many.

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    About six months ago, I also started down this...

    About six months ago, I also started down this road with exactly the same goal as you. I did not lose interest... I just got distracted.

    I bought some of those press dies - or whatever they're...
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    I'll take 5 for it since I am not the seller. V

    I'll take 5 for it since I am not the seller.

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    Even better. Design and patent a product. Pay...

    Even better. Design and patent a product. Pay some other starving shop to produce it to your specs. Take delivery. Sell the product for cash on delivery. Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

    Otherwise, you and...
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