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    The newer (but more worn) of my 10EE needs only...

    The newer (but more worn) of my 10EE needs only upper and lower HS-end castings to be complete. Even has the TA, though with "vettebob" recent production replica rod and bed-clamp, the OEM ones...
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    Ummmh... welll.. there's this little PROBLEM when...

    Ummmh... welll.. there's this little PROBLEM when trying to tool-up Old Iron on a meagre budget...

    - Yah CAN use a draw BAR instead of a draw TUBE, y'see.

    Much the same as my going to ALL D1-3...
  3. One could beg.. that y'all just CEASE re-quoting...

    One could beg.. that y'all just CEASE re-quoting his dogshit?

    "Ignore" function is the same as unplugging his hate and insanity IV and the loudspeakers on the roof of his Führerbunker all in one...
  4. Thread: Smoke

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    Only because we are rational-self-interested and...

    Only because we are rational-self-interested and lazy.

    USA ever runs out of capable worker-bees, and at least HALF-decent "managers" and planners?

    Also CUSTOMERS, if that better fits the...
  5. One of the many Universities I've been blessed to...

    One of the many Universities I've been blessed to "drop out of" the cause was a fellow named "Kirchoff".

    His forte, you may recall, the analysis of Voltage and Current behaviour in "part...
  6. Tax returns are a Royal Bitch Kitty even for...

    Tax returns are a Royal Bitch Kitty even for long-serving IRS Auditors to sort out.DJT's have been going through that sort of audit for SCORES of years, taking sometimes more than a year to sort,...
  7. Nah. He's just pissed-off the Dog, what with...

    Nah. He's just pissed-off the Dog, what with dumping all that political posturing into its hairy ear.

    Dog's way of taking revenge is by disengaging and lettin' a fool charge right ahead and PROVE...
  8. Food animals - raised for slaughter - gone into...

    Food animals - raised for slaughter - gone into hard to manage surplus, not shortage - even being culled because processing cannot proceed?

    His directive was to the Operators "find a way". Not to...
  9. I don't dispute that experience - how could one?...

    I don't dispute that experience - how could one?

    BUT. It isn't all that easily predictable. Simply put, Lead.. is NOTORIOUS for not only easy deformation, but also "creep" under load and for NOT...
  10. Unability to "see" that the world in general is...

    Unability to "see" that the world in general is indifferent to your presumed primacy over it IS the very core of your problem, is not not?

    MOST humans want to be "supreme" in all they survey. Or...
  11. Thread: Smoke

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    "UP TO 1.25"? You mean "small" MT helical twist...

    "UP TO 1.25"? You mean "small" MT helical twist drills.

    Bad bizness Page Two: Because "we have seen this movie, before". And more than just the one time.

    A helical-twist-drill is about the...
  12. "True"? Personal friend of mine, Virginia...

    "True"?

    Personal friend of mine, Virginia State Trooper, on-duty when a call came in that a BANK had been robbed - at gunpoint. Shots fired. Perp seen fleeing in a Corvette. Stolen, as it turned...
  13. Firearms? Surely hope it never comes to THAT! ...

    Firearms? Surely hope it never comes to THAT!

    Even so... so long as they save enough looter-lie-bore-alls for grave-diggers and pallbearers...

    Messy bizness they are left to just rot...
  14. Never minded the "tit her ing". So long as she...

    Never minded the "tit her ing". So long as she din't try to SWALLOW 'em....

    :(
  15. Thread: Smoke

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    Dont even think about that. - First, if...

    Dont even think about that.

    - First, if possible, try to make your starting holes to clear a tool or boring bar OFF the lathe, entirely.

    As a mere "clearance" hole, it is OK if it is a tad...
  16. No. They are NOT "metallurgically similar". ...

    No.

    They are NOT "metallurgically similar".

    It is a crush stiffness issue. There IS NO "one solution fits all".

    95/5 Tin-Antimony - no Lead - is PHYSICALLY a LOT "stiffer" than raw lead...
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    Here's a "mental goal" for you with regard to...

    Here's a "mental goal" for you with regard to tool-tip hang-out, then:

    "The Goal" is that a vertical line dropped from the tool-tip passes through the center-point of a compound rest's pivot just...
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    Disclosure: I do that with an El Cheapo...

    Disclosure:

    I do that with an El Cheapo "Kobalt" sliding compound mitre "saw shaped object".
    The old rusty one that lives outdoors. Not the cleaner new one.

    My Kasto is reserved for metal. Not...
  19. Sorry to break the news to you, Sir "Me First"...

    Sorry to break the news to you, Sir "Me First" professed irresponsible Juvenile Delinquent, as to that "as far as I am concerned" nonsense, but...

    ... when the shit hits the fan - WORLDWIDE - the...
  20. Sorry. No.. Not on public highways - never was...

    Sorry. No.. Not on public highways - never was such a "right".

    You may or may not have the "capability".

    But operation of a motor vehicle, watercraft, or aircraft, any nation, generally...
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    "Control"? "Ignore" still works to make fuckwits...

    "Control"? "Ignore" still works to make fuckwits "invisible enough".
  22. Lighten up, fer f**ks sake. Austrailerians...

    Lighten up, fer f**ks sake.

    Austrailerians have in common with Yanks not liking being told what to do!

    - Yank has to make a HUGE and noisy political SCENE about that.

    - Ozzie just tells yah...
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    THIS! Not ONLY the tiny conductors, and not ONLY...

    THIS! Not ONLY the tiny conductors, and not ONLY high Voltages. Somebody PLEASE "write it on the wall!

    "Copper is not a noble metal. Corrosion exists. TIME has passed."

    I've been saying - more...
  24. ROFL.... "good, in general, actually". ...

    ROFL.... "good, in general, actually".



    THIS .. is actually the only "surprise" in the room. Figured yah were too Tasman-ORNERY for any sane woman to put up wit' yah!

    Then again?

    MY one...
  25. ANYTHING on an approach to PM, sharing all you...

    ANYTHING on an approach to PM, sharing all you have - first-go - is best.

    Odds are HIGH several others have the same goods, so that gets more useful response, and sooner than having the community...
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