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    As a child of an extremely successful trial...

    As a child of an extremely successful trial attorney, I was endowed with a rather vigorous education in the essentially 'unwritten' aspect of legal process. Here's a short list of legal principles...
  2. I'll reiterate in different form a historical...

    I'll reiterate in different form a historical note that apparently missed a few...

    The Pierce-Arrow V12 was initially purchased by Seagrave from P-A. That V12 was originally designed and built as...
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    Hi Rik... Uh... well... wire feeders and...

    Hi Rik...

    Uh... well... wire feeders and welders work together on a few basic principles... and systems integrators have been connecting Brand X welding supplies to Brand Y feeders on their robots...
  4. Seagrave acquired the license and tooling to...

    Seagrave acquired the license and tooling to build the Pierce-Arrow designed 12. American LaFrance used several versions of a Lycoming-designed flathead V12 that was originally tooled and...
  5. It was SPAM.

    Digger Doug got it right off the bat-

    The OP question was not a question, it was clickbait... a spammer.
  6. I totally get your point Tom, and I agree... but...

    I totally get your point Tom, and I agree... but the first step is the guy getting something that will START... and once doing so, the confidence level of success has STATED. Once that has been...
  7. Perhaps that was misunderstood- I was being...

    Perhaps that was misunderstood- I was being somewhat facicious, in that both of the incidences resulted in the 'same size hole', which as anyone with projectile weapon experience knows, the size of...
  8. I'm baffled how anyone would look at THIS 10EE...

    I'm baffled how anyone would look at THIS 10EE and question the reliability of it's drive...

    It has none... it has a VFD in a box, and a conversion motor sitting on a plate.

    It needs someone to...
  9. Brush fires...

    Sorry to hear about the brush fires, Jim... fortunately, you're not in California... there's still a few Aussies that know how to put out fires, I'm certain... In California, they complain about the...
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    Sorry I didn't see this thread earlier... ...

    Sorry I didn't see this thread earlier...

    after having worked on LOTS of machines, but NONE of them planers... I recognized this setup from many other applications.

    The closest comparison, is...
  11. Okay, Stu- I took a look at the video... at...

    Okay, Stu- I took a look at the video... at 4:49, you see the hydraulic power unit removed from the base, and on that base is a single O-ring with three holes. THAT is the key.

    You need two...
  12. :-D Dangit, I HATE it when that happens... Do...

    :-D Dangit, I HATE it when that happens... Do keep your dustpan and broom handy, so you can gather up and properly recycle all those bits that fall out. We keep wasting so many, that the binary...
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    The big industrial-flavor Quincy pumps have more...

    The big industrial-flavor Quincy pumps have more than one operational mode, and the unloader function is the key.

    They can be run in stop-start mode... where the unloader dumps head pressure after...
  14. All cats are dogs.

    The question is subjective to more factors than just barrel length... and while I have a certain amount of respect to Gunny, comparing damage results is not a metric by which muzzle velocity can be...
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    I second Henry's comments- Bar oil isn't...

    I second Henry's comments-

    Bar oil isn't precise. It needs to flow through the pickup strainer, through the pump, into the bar hole, and around the bar groove. It is 'impossible', by virtue of...
  16. Getting it 'all on one paper' is probably the...

    Getting it 'all on one paper' is probably the biggest hurdle.

    There's a pile of basic concepts that a person needs to understand, in order to really get the 'why'... because the concepts occur in...
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    I'll throw in a few notes: While the shaft RPM...

    I'll throw in a few notes:

    While the shaft RPM for your wheels is important, do your calcs based on SFPM, rather than shaft RPM. THEN... look at the bearings of the shafts, and compare that to...
  18. Hee hee... the problem Scrounge is having, is...

    Hee hee... the problem Scrounge is having, is that he's Down Under... and gravity works backwards down there ;-)

    Scrounge... If Doug's note doesn't make sense... what he's saying, is that the...
  19. For a shop having only single-phase mains, having...

    For a shop having only single-phase mains, having an RPC to drive constant speed machines is a fine thing.

    Having VFDs on variable spindles is a wonderful thing.

    They need not be used together...
  20. Sigh... Y'know, I read these, and I'll accept...

    Sigh...

    Y'know, I read these, and I'll accept them for what they are... and as much as I hate to be the one to stomp on anyone's daisies, I'm baffled by how a professor would actually grant...
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    Accept it for what it is- this is a failure of...

    Accept it for what it is- this is a failure of interpretation. OP is in France. En Francias, C'est la meme chose... I'l ny'a pas de distinction... the word THEY use for 'motor' literally...
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    Yep, it's a band file. I have a band-filer, but...

    Yep, it's a band file. I have a band-filer, but no band files to fit it. it will probably get new guides and be converted to bandsaw duty.
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    Golly, Bill... I'd hafta say I've been struck by...

    Golly, Bill... I'd hafta say I've been struck by Joseph's Dark Saber more oft than Vader's Light Saber!

    My uncle had a Triumph triple in his collection that he warned me 'not' to use the electric...
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    Glossy Grey has a lustre, while Glossy Gray has a...

    Glossy Grey has a lustre, while Glossy Gray has a luster. She thinks my lathe is sexy...

    If you're turning English threads, always your workpiece between centres...

    And if you're in the USA,...
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    I'm certain that this is very close, if not exact...

    I'm certain that this is very close, if not exact today. In 1917, however, this was not the case... it was just grey. There were patterns and colors used (it was referred to as 'dazzle') but they...
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