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  1. Many thanks to everyone who replied to this...

    Many thanks to everyone who replied to this thread.
  2. What does the Stab Reactor do on a Miller Bobcat?

    My son recently purchased a Bobcat that appears to have spent its life on a service truck without actually being used very often. The welder seems to work well now that he has replaced the rheostat...
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    How many people do you have working on each...

    How many people do you have working on each shift? Do you have working leads, foremen, asst foremen on the floor, or is the Shift Supervisor the only person with management responsibilities on the...
  4. Good Luck with finding a moderator. My...

    Good Luck with finding a moderator. My suggestion is to archive the forum and after a suitable cooling off period introduce a new global manufacturing forum with a heavy handed moderator to keep it...
  5. Persistent herbicides can more than 3 years in...

    Persistent herbicides can more than 3 years in compost. Persistent Herbicide FAQ | US Composting Council

    "How long do persistent herbicides last in soil?
    Depending on the type of herbicide and...
  6. Looking for Ballast bypass 4' T8 LED tubes with good color rendition

    Exactly what the title says. I'm looking for ballast bypass 4' T8 LED lamps that I can use to replace the tubes in 4' fixtures I have in my shop. I'd like to bypass the ballasts to eliminate the...
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    I've really appreciated your posts of projects...

    I've really appreciated your posts of projects and work you have done and especially appreciate the responses I have received from you on questions I have asked. Like others have said, if I saw your...
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    If I was running a shop I would jump on this...

    If I was running a shop I would jump on this offer with 2 feet. Years ago, my employer at the time, sent me to Denmark on a study visit and I spent several weeks with one company and took field...
  9. Thanks for all of the responses. I'll take a...

    Thanks for all of the responses. I'll take a close look at electric as it sounds like their may be ones available that will meet my needs.
  10. OT Are there any electric weed trimmers with guts?

    It is time to replace my Stihl FS90 trimmer. I've had it for more than 10 years and have reached the point where the scales on repair vs replace are in favor of replacement. Before I go out and buy...
  11. I was in the same boat earlier this year. My...

    I was in the same boat earlier this year. My passport had expired in 2010. I went to the post office and filed for a new one and it came in less than 2 weeks. I didn't do anything special in terms...
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    Thanks for the suggestions and comments. I ended...

    Thanks for the suggestions and comments. I ended up purchasing a F&K Brevida mask and am very pleased with it. It is much quieter than the Philips I had been using and the exhaust is muffled in a...
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    Not really. When I started looking at CPAP and...

    Not really. When I started looking at CPAP and alternatives several years ago, the mouth pieces hadn't yet achieved good results.
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    OT Finding a good CPAP headgear

    I've been using a CPAP for several years now with the nasal pillows and am having a difficult time finding a set-up where the nasal pillows stay properly positioned as I move in my sleep. As I turn...
  15. My first thought on reading this and many of the...

    My first thought on reading this and many of the responses is that you may be looking a little too narrowly here. You don't need to confine your search to someone who can replace your son, rather...
  16. Get one of the Milwaukee guns like this one,...

    Get one of the Milwaukee guns like this one, https://www.milwaukeetool.com/power-tools/cordless/2646-22ct
  17. Thread: Maximum wages

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    I consider that there are two parts to the raise....

    I consider that there are two parts to the raise. The first reflects inflation and the second any increased value the employee is delivering to the company. If inflation is 2%, the employee might...
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    I'm assuming you are looking for manufacturers...

    I'm assuming you are looking for manufacturers who sell tools retail. One is Great Neck Tools, https://www.greatnecksaw.com/about . Not quite in NY, but close is General Tool in Secaucus, NJ,...
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    [QUOTE=alskdjfhg;3087684] ...And yes about...

    [QUOTE=alskdjfhg;3087684] ...And yes about insurance. I don't know the size of the policy I have, but I have some general insurance covering the farm, farm house, tools, and building. /QUOTE]
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    If you want to go the self taught route, the US...

    If you want to go the self taught route, the US Army manuals can provide a leg up. US Army courses | Open Source Machine . There are also project books like this that can step you through the...
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    You're right, a limited slip diff would have...

    You're right, a limited slip diff would have helped and the truck I had before the aforementioned F250, had one. With street tires the GMC p/u was able to go pretty much anywhere on the farm. The...
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    Thanks for all of the comments. I really like the...

    Thanks for all of the comments. I really like the form factor of the Transit, the ability to keep things dry in poor weather is very appealing and the carrying capacity more than meets my needs, but...
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    Transit T250 as shop truck

    Anyone using a Transit T250 as their shop truck?

    I'm looking at a 2016 corporate fleet return and wondering about the good and bad, especially handling in gnarly weather. The one I'm looking at...
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    In the shops and factories I've worked in that...

    In the shops and factories I've worked in that had the best safety, management wasn't too concerned about employee attitudes. What they cared about was behavior and if behavior didn't change they...
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    I've been through it on both sides - as someone...

    I've been through it on both sides - as someone being "changed" and as part of a team to bring about "change". I've never been satisfied with the results when the change manager hasn't had line...
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