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  1. I notice the old south bend lathe tailstock is...

    I notice the old south bend lathe tailstock is all curves compared to today's rectangular designs. The modern ones have a lot of wasted metal. the quill housing forces are all around the quill the...
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    Gee the pictures disappeared after only 14 years?...

    Gee the pictures disappeared after only 14 years? maybe once it is on the internet it is always out there is not really true 14 years later?
    Bill D
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    At Home depot today they are counting people in...

    At Home depot today they are counting people in and out. thy did not know how many are allowed in at any one time. Guy outside was wearing,poorly, a n95 mask with a exhale valve. So it does not...
  4. Robertsons will stay on the head below...

    Robertsons will stay on the head below horizontal. In fact i have one sticking out of my fence. Been stuck in that screwhead for 5 years or more.
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    will it fit in one of those fedex flat rate boxes?

    will it fit in one of those fedex flat rate boxes?
  6. Talking about the new normal the H1N1 virus is...

    Talking about the new normal the H1N1 virus is just a modern mutation of the Spanish flu.
    Bil lD.
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    I did read the directions first, they were wrong....

    I did read the directions first, they were wrong.
    Bill D.
  8. I would not want to be in a office with a window...

    I would not want to be in a office with a window unit going and try to use my brain. They are loud, so loud I can not find any numbers. A split system is much quieter and can be ordered as a...
  9. Add up the wattage of all the machines that might...

    Add up the wattage of all the machines that might be running at the same time. This figure has to be added to any residential or office heat loads.
    Bil lD
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    The time from December has been widely affected...

    The time from December has been widely affected worldwide by the virus and worldwide quarrentines. So those numbers are going to be very skewed. and we have no idea when or how long it will take to...
  11. Last night on the news they interviewed a nurse...

    Last night on the news they interviewed a nurse who had Covid19. She had recovered and was cleared to go back to work. She insisted on being re-tested before working with patients. Test results...
  12. I bet he thinks the Vietnam war started about 100...

    I bet he thinks the Vietnam war started about 100 years after it really started.
    Bill D.

    On Edit I was about 100 years too young the date is given as around 1787 or 1874.
  13. Did the replacement also have 4x4? Same...

    Did the replacement also have 4x4? Same transmission? I doubt axle ratio or engine matters.
  14. I am surprised they do not offer suggestions for...

    I am surprised they do not offer suggestions for alternatives like big capacitors for stereo system or maybe oil and air filters for the Delorean. Some sites have "frequently bought together" Never...
  15. OT: Flux capacitor no longer available at o'reily auto parts

    Off Topic:
    Maybe they will be in stock after this is over.
    Bill D
    https://www.oreillyauto.com/flux-capacitor
  16. Bear proof is not too hard to do. They can pull...

    Bear proof is not too hard to do. They can pull down not up. Arrange handle or entire door so you have to pull up or reach in and up to open it. Or weld a short piece of pipe around handle that is...
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    No way would I consider trying to fix threads in...

    No way would I consider trying to fix threads in aluminum for a life critical thing like this. A brass plug might help the replacement last longer between failures.
    Bil lD
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    I believe my Harrison M300 has that taper as...

    I believe my Harrison M300 has that taper as well. Supposed to come with a mt3 adapter from the factory. I think I got one with the lathe when I bought it used.
    The 600 group is still making that...
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    sounds like it could be a API thread? Bill D

    sounds like it could be a API thread?
    Bill D
  20. I have used them in a boring bar and the old...

    I have used them in a boring bar and the old lantern tool post tool holders.. Of course only one flute at a time.
    Bil lD.
  21. I would leave the cotter key out and drive the...

    I would leave the cotter key out and drive the tractor around and use it until the wheel falls off. The Op said it holds air for a few days.
    Let a neighborhood teen drive it hot rod style.
    Bill D.
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    Turns out I do not need the socket at all. The...

    Turns out I do not need the socket at all. The instructions made little sense after more thought. They said to install a ball bearing and press it almost all the way down the shaft. Then install...
  23. A small bearing splitter may be able to get under...

    A small bearing splitter may be able to get under the bearing and pull it off.
    Bill D
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    I do not understand why our governor has not...

    I do not understand why our governor has not banned vape sellers.. Alcohol and tobacco are essential, I suppose marijuana as well. Is pornography required as well?
    Has Nevada closed the brothels...
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    sourc for extra deep socket

    I need to find a 1+1/4 inch extra deep socket. It has to have at least 5.25 inches depth internal. All the extra deep sockets I can find are about 5 inches long on the outside. I do not think...
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