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    WHOA! This thread derailed quickly.

    WHOA!

    This thread derailed quickly.
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    Adding a nail brush into the hand washing routine...

    Adding a nail brush into the hand washing routine pretty much assures enough time and attention will be paid to all the details of WHY hand washing is effective.
    Using pumice cleaners is like...
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    IPA with detergent is better still. It's used...

    IPA with detergent is better still. It's used all the time to clean up wound areas. Water and IPA mix!
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    The "anti-bacterial" wipes that are so common.......

    The "anti-bacterial" wipes that are so common.... do just about nothing.

    A virus is not a bacteria or a germ, and getting rid of the virus TAKES CONTACT TIME. Like 5 minutes wet time !
    Soap...
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    Another tip is: After getting the service...

    Another tip is:

    After getting the service voltage in range........

    Measure leg to leg AMPS rather than voltage.

    Amps are much more meaningful as they do all the work ;-)
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    2nd this approach. Start with just enough...

    2nd this approach.

    Start with just enough start cap to get things turning.

    Work from there under load conditions.

    The more motors in line , the better.
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    I recall when "safe Sex" was an idea.

    I recall when "safe Sex" was an idea.
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    We are all free to NOT read or participate in ANY...

    We are all free to NOT read or participate in ANY or ALL threads and topics.

    I can't think of a single reason to ban or censor anyone.

    Move on, nothing to see here. Humans doing what they do.
  9. I'm with JST. If it's heavy, there is an...

    I'm with JST.

    If it's heavy, there is an x-former in there.

    Same thing though, low tech in a box. x-formers are more "valuable" than caps are "if you need one'.
    An additional spinner...
  10. I can't comment on the device in question, but I...

    I can't comment on the device in question, but I do have a couple of phase-a-matic "converters", that I use as starters for home built RPC.

    Nothing but a box of caps would be my guess as well.
    ...
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    Mark The list of pledges and assistance...

    Mark

    The list of pledges and assistance reveals the basic goodness in people around the globe.
    It would be interesting to follow up on the pledges and how that assistance hit the streets to aid...
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    I keep hoping that good things come out of the...

    I keep hoping that good things come out of the prolonged gestation that is looking to be an independent GB.

    Keep working on the issues that get in the way.
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    One thing for certain regarding the effects of...

    One thing for certain regarding the effects of climate change.....

    Hot winds will blow......

    Cold ones as well, but that is just science (increased energy) But more to the point, socially...
  14. I feel the truth was stated here. "Car is good...

    I feel the truth was stated here.
    "Car is good for for some things, which is why China is the world's largest market for automobiles,"

    Even where mass transit is well executed, people will...
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    Global temperature averages have very little to...

    Global temperature averages have very little to do with the snow line in "my home town".

    That is an easy lesson.
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    Twenty years is nothing on the climate change...

    Twenty years is nothing on the climate change scale. The years around 1952 were VERY WARM in North America. Check for photos at your local library or town offices for evidence of where the "snow...
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    Michael I have not come across a written (or...

    Michael

    I have not come across a written (or verbal) description of spindle removal from the head stock.
    I did gain from a careful study of the spindle/headstock assembly illustrations that...
  18. The eye is focused (accommodation) by muscles. ...

    The eye is focused (accommodation) by muscles. The muscles are just like any other muscle in your body. They respond to exercise and stretching.

    Do some of each (As suggested above)

    And...
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    I keep a Wade 94 integral drive for all these...

    I keep a Wade 94 integral drive for all these reasons.

    With it's 5C spindle and a small assortment of small scroll and independent chucks, It gets quite a bit of use. Quiet and friendly as well.
  20. quote I can tell you..... Local new-used...

    quote
    I can tell you.....

    Local new-used dealership tries to sell us a used surface grinder last week. We get the quote. What the hell, check Ebay. Same dealer selling same machine, $3k less....
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    The on-line spring calculators are common enough....

    The on-line spring calculators are common enough. A few minutes playing around will give you more insight than 100 replies on any internet forum.
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    Photo emmisive materials respond to electromagnetic radiation by releasing electrons.

    Thermo-piles free up electrons at dissimilar metal junctions. Heat just increases the output.

    A...
  23. Price

    What is wanted
    Where it's wanted
    When it's wanted.

    Prices are net set by the seller.
    Prices are determined buy the buyer's willingness.

    Go do it yourself, become a machinery dealer, see...
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    To open the holes at the present locations, a...

    To open the holes at the present locations, a diamond charged thread could be pulled thru.

    There would be a learning curve to arrive at the desired hole dimensions.
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    That sounds like a perfect situation for...

    That sounds like a perfect situation for international commerce. Imports and exports. WIN WIN!
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