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    Not correct. Union troops were issued cast Minie...

    Not correct. Union troops were issued cast Minie balls (actually hollow base bullets with lube grooves) and Southern troops, who generally had more of a marksmanship background, used everything from...
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    This article shows how to machine spherical...

    This article shows how to machine spherical surfaces on a mill.

    Generating spherical surfaces | Cutting Tool Engineering

    Perhaps by first cutting a matching socket it could be done in 2...
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    Basically you've offended (as have many of us)...

    Basically you've offended (as have many of us) our little clique of ultra-Liberal/Progressives. Responding with insults is their usual habit and the one using the name of a character from an Ayn Rand...
  4. You are talking about short-term effects, adverse...

    You are talking about short-term effects, adverse reactions to the shot itself. What we really don't know is what possible long-term effects this experimental technology may cause. In the SARS-1...
  5. Well that wouldn't make him a bad person. ...

    Well that wouldn't make him a bad person.

    After all, a guy in a dress is planning to run for California Governor.

    Is this a great country or what?
  6. And now for a pro-Covid vaccine post. The...

    And now for a pro-Covid vaccine post.

    The short-term adverse effects of the mRNA vaccines seem to be mostly mild with only rare instances of more severe ones.

    The long-term effects still remain...
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    Fixed that for ya.

    Fixed that for ya.
  8. Not really. One poster on the main Covid...

    Not really. One poster on the main Covid vaccination thread suggested that posts be limited only to those getting the vaccine and their experiences, and that "anti-vaxxers" (as he calls all others)...
  9. Brownells used to sell some that were highly...

    Brownells used to sell some that were highly chemical resistant and lasted.
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    Nyet. But I do know that the ratchet wrench...

    Nyet.

    But I do know that the ratchet wrench with interchangeable sockets was invented by an American named JJ Richardson around the time of the war between the states.
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    Probably because we have a decades long...

    Probably because we have a decades long familiarity with vaccines. If they called it experimental gene therapy to stimulate the immune system it is likely acceptance would be very low. The majority...
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    While I think you are for the most part correct,...

    While I think you are for the most part correct, ultimately automation could take all but the most creative jobs when it becomes advanced enough. Currently house construction provides a decent living...
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    OR .... You could scroll past the ones you...

    OR ....

    You could scroll past the ones you don't like, or put the authors on ignore, or any of the other things people do when they encounter stuff they don't like.

    And speaking of triggering...
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    14 months since the start of lock-downs. ...

    14 months since the start of lock-downs.

    Weren't all these "temporary" measures only supposed to get through initial "first wave" without overwhelming the health system?

    As CSN asked in the...
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    Fuel Tank & Fuselage Sealant. All types of...

    Fuel Tank & Fuselage Sealant.

    All types of formulations.

    https://www.skygeek.com/fuel-tank-fuselage-sealants.html
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    OOPS! I accidentally typed in an extra zero. And...

    OOPS! I accidentally typed in an extra zero. And then repeated the error.
  17. Yes, I think it's becoming obvious who keeps...

    Yes, I think it's becoming obvious who keeps fanning the flames of this feud.
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    Once again, the false argument about Typhoid...

    Once again, the false argument about Typhoid Mary. As with other asymptomatic carriers, she PROVABLY carried the disease and PROVABLY passed it to others by the fecal-oral route (she was a cook) that...
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    As someone else said, the world keeps turning. ...

    As someone else said, the world keeps turning.

    Always ups and downs in the economy but smart people plan for the downturns. Whenever the market goes to crap I use that for portfolio balancing....
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    Always a pleasure to "debate" with people whose...

    Always a pleasure to "debate" with people whose only response is insults and profanity. :skep:

    Is crazy liberalism the 'new normal'?
    ...
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    Where does this mania to exaggerate a disease...

    Where does this mania to exaggerate a disease come from?

    True believers (Covidian cult members) keep talking about "following the science" yet many of the attributes ascribed to this disease...
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    AND, ... as of yesterday Massachusetts...

    AND, ... as of yesterday Massachusetts discontinued the outdoor masking requirement. It was originally intended to start June 1 but my guess is that moving the date was a face saving measure since...
  23. For such jobs I've used 3-IN-1 SAE 20 Motor Oil...

    For such jobs I've used 3-IN-1 SAE 20 Motor Oil for decades without problem. The oil is specifically intended for electric motors 1/4 HP and larger.
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    Interesting about the vaccines. I recently...

    Interesting about the vaccines. I recently learned of another half dozen I know who after long thought have decided not to get the shot. Pretty much equal proportion of men and women, ages 62 through...
  25. I don't think that kind of precision is possible...

    I don't think that kind of precision is possible but when I need to do accurate layout by hand I use a surface plate, square, and an old Starrett vernier height gauge with scriber. The trick is to...
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