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    I didn't read anything that was mean and...

    I didn't read anything that was mean and belittling. Every thing that was said is to the point. Trying to reuse an existing spring is not a good idea. If you modify an existing spring, how will...
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    Certainly one advantage to cooling the air before...

    Certainly one advantage to cooling the air before the receiver is that there will be more air in the tank.

    Tom
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    So I go back to what I posted in #46. A lot of...

    So I go back to what I posted in #46. A lot of effort and $ expended for what? What is your pass/fail criterion?

    Tom
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    With all these elaborate schemes, no one has...

    With all these elaborate schemes, no one has defined what is dry air. The more effort put into moisture removal, the more expensive to build and maintain the equipment. How much moisture can you...
  5. [/COLOR] $100 minimum order. Tom

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    $100 minimum order.

    Tom
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    I would think that if you need fasteners with the...

    I would think that if you need fasteners with the requirements as stated that you would need certs from an independent lab. I don't think your screw machine or even a cnc lathe would be of much...
  7. Rather than screw on, you could do as the old...

    Rather than screw on, you could do as the old gasoline filter bowls and use a bale or similar. Does the bowl need to be clear? Turn one out of polycarbonate and wipe with methylene cloride. Use a...
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    Its rather common to do this instead of a new...

    Its rather common to do this instead of a new gib.

    Tom
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    I have found that the quickest and easiest way to...

    I have found that the quickest and easiest way to what you want is a hand held grinder with a cutoff disk. Just wear ear plugs.

    Tom
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    Tough decision to make, some would say a sane...

    Tough decision to make, some would say a sane decision. Your 50 hr/week is low, that's just the time in the shop cranking handles. What about all the time to plan, quote, order material, manage the...
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    The duct will have to be sized for boundary layer...

    The duct will have to be sized for boundary layer development.

    Tom
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    Nice........14 Tom

    Nice........14
    Tom
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    Little OT - How areFord's aluminum trucks holding up?

    Title says it all. Ford made a BIG splash about aluminum body work(?), but have been very quite lately.

    Tom
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    The flow chart for plastics is interesting but...

    The flow chart for plastics is interesting but there is a caveat. This would apply to un-filled, non-reinforced material. Particularly, the flame test for flammability. A lot of plastics are...
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    Its stress that cause polycarbonate to craze. As...

    Its stress that cause polycarbonate to craze. As long as there is no stress, it holds up well. The smoke test is the way I have always seen it identified.

    Tom
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    As you say light passes. Too much and the gib...

    As you say light passes. Too much and the gib will heat and expand into the wheel.

    Tom
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    Don't get too carried away with filtration and...

    Don't get too carried away with filtration and guarding, else you may as well just use a large NEMA 12 enclosure with no openings.

    I was faced with a similar problem back in the 1970's. GE was...
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    You could forge the end. Tom

    You could forge the end.

    Tom
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    The way to handle your complaint is to make the...

    The way to handle your complaint is to make the cover plate into hat shaped by notching the corners and bending the flanges down. Make the size such that there is a 1/4 to 1/2 inch gap around the...
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    Why I can''t answer. I would use a transformer...

    Why I can''t answer. I would use a transformer for 200 volts. Motors, among other magnetic devices, are designed to operate at 10% overvoltage. 245 volts is outside of this tolerance band and can...
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    So what you want is a $35 school microscope. The...

    So what you want is a $35 school microscope. The lenses and the stage are what makes a toolmaker's microscope. The rest is just to hold these two items.

    Tom
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    Looks like the second one that gave the small...

    Looks like the second one that gave the small values is based on a single conductor in free air.

    This is typical problem that can happen with you use cookbook calculations, formulas or tables that...
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    reckon it's defrosted by now? Tom

    reckon it's defrosted by now?

    Tom
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    Anyone check out this guy's shop? Waayy too...

    Anyone check out this guy's shop? Waayy too small for all the stuff listed. Driveway doesn't look suitable for a large 18 wheeler. Looks like he is just trying camp onto someone else's for sales...
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    If the OP is truly speaking of fine blanking,...

    If the OP is truly speaking of fine blanking, that's another wrinkle.

    Tom
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