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    Is that not absolutely deafening? Sent from my...

    Is that not absolutely deafening?

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    I should have posted these pics initially, the...

    I should have posted these pics initially, the back plane and lettering are 11ga sheet. They didn't like how the nuts caused a shadow so I was off to find better solutions.

    I needed-
    1) nothing...
  3. Oil and gas threads could have a library written...

    Oil and gas threads could have a library written about them.

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    That's no joke. When we went through a full and...

    That's no joke. When we went through a full and proper arc flash study of our entire system it is always the 480v drivers that are the biggest hazard. Not the 4160 or 7600, the 480.

    Sent from my...
  5. Cheap taps have gotta be the largest false...

    Cheap taps have gotta be the largest false economy in a shop.

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  6. I wonder if I could rebadge a generic UPS as a...

    I wonder if I could rebadge a generic UPS as a quantity of 'break-in electrons', charge out the wazoo and make a healthy profit? I mean if we're breaking in wires, we gotta use the good break-in...
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    ...if those walls could talk.

    ...if those walls could talk.
  8. An audiophile machinist has to be a rare bird...

    An audiophile machinist has to be a rare bird since I figure most of us can't hear worth a fuck.



    Divorce is a MF'er.
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    Damn, because that's exactly what I want, ideally...

    Damn, because that's exactly what I want, ideally a 1/2" in height.

    One of the downsides to the weld nut idea is they are typically very thing wall and thus require a tight fitting hole. I'd like...
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    looking for weld nuts, but for rivets

    I have a customer wanting a very low profile mounting option (not showing on the front side, and very minimal on the rear) and we originally spec'd screws going into weld nuts but they visually stand...
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    That's a very generous gesture.

    That's a very generous gesture.
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    When I left the shop last night I turned the unit...

    When I left the shop last night I turned the unit off with 145psi in the tank, when I return this afternoon I'll be curious to see how much is in it.

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    No, not an outdoor unit, but it's small and quiet...

    No, not an outdoor unit, but it's small and quiet it doesn't have to be.

    As far as the water sep filter, I was wondering the same. The whole lube system blows down after a run cycle, maybe...
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    Eastwood QST 30/60 air compressor

    After being enlightened to the existence of a quiet yet moderately priced scroll compressor I decided to ditch the noisy Kobalt Lowe's special.

    The unit was packaged in good fashion, secured to...
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    Not too get too far off topic, but...rather than...

    Not too get too far off topic, but...rather than using filter media to separate out the solids why not setup a small sluice box of sorts? Let the solids drop out when the fluid slows down and then...
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    Those forks must be made of some seriously tough...

    Those forks must be made of some seriously tough shit. HT'd 4340? For that load, they don't seem all that thick at the heel.

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  17. Is roller burnishing an option here, or are we...

    Is roller burnishing an option here, or are we outside its bounds?

    I've never used it as a process, I'm just curious.
  18. I knew for damn sure that comment was coming. lol

    I knew for damn sure that comment was coming. lol
  19. I've met very few school teachers with enough...

    I've met very few school teachers with enough critical thinking skills to unwind a watch.
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    Just noticed your post. That 71A85 is what I was...

    Just noticed your post. That 71A85 is what I was on my way to buy until the 7100 fell into my lap. Glad to hear it's a good contender.
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    I think you have nailed it, it only happens when...

    I think you have nailed it, it only happens when I'm moving quickly.

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  22. Its common among the instrumentation guys I've...

    Its common among the instrumentation guys I've worked with, they align the points on tube nuts/fittings as well. Yes, they're anal (and expensive) but their joints don't leak and the instruments...
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    I had a very stuck #2 phillips headed screw in an...

    I had a very stuck #2 phillips headed screw in an assembly once but no impact driver to jar it free. I was applying pressure to the screwdriver with my left had and pressure to the part with my...
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    Never mistake enthusiasm for aptitude.

    Never mistake enthusiasm for aptitude.
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    It's pretty obvious that many members here want...

    It's pretty obvious that many members here want the guy gone, and I've never seen anyone give a good reason for him to stay.
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