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    "Fewer", actually. Or could was, some OTHER...

    "Fewer", actually.

    Or could was, some OTHER fool didn't insist on re-quoting the whole lot of 'em.

    :)
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    That would be the long-gone riggers I used for...

    That would be the long-gone riggers I used for diamond safes '74-'84. Not all they did.

    Their pride and joy - filmed IIRC - was lifting the visible top of a gun-turret out of an armoured warship...
  3. We have. Values are not all that critical. ...

    We have. Values are not all that critical.

    This one is "universal", all motors or drives 10EE used up to 20 FLA and a bit, conservatively rated:

    Hammond Reactor

    195M20

    20 mH @ 20 A DC
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    Gotta give him credit for 'fessin' up to several...

    Gotta give him credit for 'fessin' up to several parallel f**kin's up if nuthin' else.

    Rust ain't but the half of it. Standard for Improved Plow Steel wire rope?

    He was way overloaded for...
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    Ennybuddie nose all lathey-things inspire the...

    Ennybuddie nose all lathey-things inspire the cashew-all nut visitor from down the street's "knowledgeable" comment:

    "Oh, I see you have a SOUTH BEND!"

    You can't talk to those folks... Do get a...
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    Thanks, Butch, for that bright light into a...

    Thanks, Butch, for that bright light into a darkening corner.

    Hope "taking the twist out" didn't cause flooding of local roads by affecting too much of the County's soils geology.

    :)

    As a...
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    "Cut" knurls are the ones that do most of the...

    "Cut" knurls are the ones that do most of the world's knurling. Turret lathes to CNC.

    Professionally/industrially. By the multiple tens of thousands of parts.

    Not the odd by-hand one-off and...
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    If you believe it so, for YOU it has to BE so....

    If you believe it so, for YOU it has to BE so. Your life. Your call. Revolving doors tend to hit EVER' body in the ass, equally, coming or going, either way, after all.

    Even so... whole lot more...
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    12 or 15 KVA before its into "overkill". I run a...

    12 or 15 KVA before its into "overkill". I run a 27 KVA Delta-Wye for 10 HP P-P or RPC. So I can bump the RPC to better than double with add-on idlers, if/as/when. Transformer don't eat even a crumb,...
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    Many hands have assisted. Why would we not if we...

    Many hands have assisted. Why would we not if we could do?

    Offred to BUILD him a better server at one point. Within my skillset to take it TF off ph-insecurable pee onto better tools and FAR...
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    "Conservative" enough to not distract in any...

    "Conservative" enough to not distract in any case.

    OEM ain't always virtuous. Coupla cracked cross and compound handle spinners on my French HBX missed their shiney-wood era, are PLASTIC and in...
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    Depends on what they paid-for. 1942 10EE wiring...

    Depends on what they paid-for. 1942 10EE wiring was as good as new.

    But yah. It would take motor shop work to put it back to 240 or selectable.

    Might want to do that "someday, maybe", but until...
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    Useful for-sure. About the ONLY thing I ain't...

    Useful for-sure.

    About the ONLY thing I ain't (yet) used 'em for is their original intended purpose. Fast-clamping an artery full-shut so other work can proceed.

    Mind. I ain't no Hannibal...
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    No, not the paint. The con-trols. There's...

    No, not the paint. The con-trols.

    There's garish stuff as to colurs and lighting in the market as is actually distracting.
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    No it don't. Won't work well atall. Tubing here,...

    No it don't. Won't work well atall. Tubing here, no anvil inside of it.

    N'er mind. Yah jest ROLL that in. Think modified tubing cutter, many "rounds", this DIY small-batch s**t.
  16. Thanks, Tim. I'm actually FROM the era when...

    Thanks, Tim. I'm actually FROM the era when "Hollow State" was still clocking "design wins" for new goods, so... "speculation" wasn't an option. We had to JFDW the new tech's foibles as we walked...
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    Blackpowder is dead wrong for predictability. Too...

    Blackpowder is dead wrong for predictability. Too frissant. Too hygroscopic. Nasty combustion byproducts and "fouling". Too unpredictable. Just as happy to shatter the mold as work hard and tight...
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    You could CUT the cheese. Whenever it feels good....

    You could CUT the cheese. Whenever it feels good.

    One of the nicer things about the internet.

    Yah think what's hittin' your screen and eyeballs is offensive? At least it ain't yer NOSE!

    Not...
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    Styrofoam is even used for planar SPEAKERS. Might...

    Styrofoam is even used for planar SPEAKERS. Might grab a gain with an ignorant Dollar Store recycled rubber doormat. Better solutions, yet, exist, but rigid foams are not among them.

    It's...
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    Not many ever STAY on my "ignore" list for long....

    Not many ever STAY on my "ignore" list for long. Perfectly understand the reverse is not equally true!

    But WTH? If yah cannot put a perennial world-class meteoric proctology modalaggravator on...
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    Grab two cheap pair of "hemostats" AKA "Kelly...

    Grab two cheap pair of "hemostats" AKA "Kelly Forceps", one straight, one curved.

    Look 'em up.

    Kelley Forceps - Google Search

    Any 'lectronics work they are heat sinks, third hand, truant...
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    Glad you kept it conservative. There are "easter...

    Glad you kept it conservative. There are "easter egg" colours out there!

    :)
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    Just switch-over to "cut" knurls instead of...

    Just switch-over to "cut" knurls instead of "pressure" or roll knurls and THAT part of the problem goes away.

    Or seek an old (maybe even still in production?) Eagle-Rock or clone "scissors" type...
  24. Note to public: 13,000 or so in, all up? ...

    Note to public: 13,000 or so in, all up?

    Thermite/Monarchist/Procrastinator just doesn't give a damn, either way.

    Not until Milacron offers to convert them to air-miles, anyway!

    :D
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    IF, as SAF suspects.. it had a long-ago rewind,...

    IF, as SAF suspects.. it had a long-ago rewind, simpler and cheaper 440 only, the tag may now be a lie. Good shop adds one of their own, so-sayin' as to wot they had done, and dated.

    But they...
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