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    The mail forwarder doesn't have a reverse dns...

    The mail forwarder doesn't have a reverse dns entry. This is bad, but not a certain indicator of spam.

    Google and Yahoo! like to make things difficult for everyone else's mail setups without...
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    But that variant is considerably different from...

    But that variant is considerably different from the later Max-8 variant. Different wings (to some extent), different engines and engine pylons, different software.
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    Stop that! I'm remembering the days when Hewlett...

    Stop that! I'm remembering the days when Hewlett Packard made excellent instruments and computers that could control them. And supported both. :bawling:
  4. Might I humbly suggest that that, in itself,...

    Might I humbly suggest that that, in itself, constitutes obstruction of justice?
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    Warning:- It's heavy going!

    Warning:- It's heavy going!
  6. I think you'll find that they aren't at all top...

    I think you'll find that they aren't at all top heavy. There's a lot more mass in the base than there is in the column.

    Plus one on the correct lifting procedure. Get a manual from lathes.co.uk if...
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    IIRC SAE 90 gear oil is far less viscous than...

    IIRC SAE 90 gear oil is far less viscous than ISO220 way oil.
  8. In the US, it's tempered soda-lime glass. In...

    In the US, it's tempered soda-lime glass. In Europe it's borosilicate. Wikipedia article.

    Borosiilicate glass has a low coefficient of thermal expansion, so doesn't shatter when heated. Tempered...
  9. something like these:- Wanner grease guns...

    something like these:- Wanner grease guns

    Use the 38410 concave nozzle.

    That's what I use for a number of this type of nipples on my machines.

    There's bound to be a US supplier somewhere,...
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    I was using the milling machine to cut tennons...

    I was using the milling machine to cut tennons and mortices for a framed, ledged and braced garden gate today. It's a bit more controllable than the router table.
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    The reason that smooth mating surfaces are held...

    The reason that smooth mating surfaces are held more tightly by magnetic force than rough/non mating ones is twofold:-
    1) The force depends on the rate of change of magnetic field strength with...
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    And a US citizen living in germany is still...

    And a US citizen living in germany is still liable to US income tax. Sales taxes are levied by states in the US. Companies that have any US presence are subject to US taxes.

    Cry me a river, the...
  13. He is obviously a Muslim, just look at his midle...

    He is obviously a Muslim, just look at his midle name (John). Where's his birth certificate? was he born in Queens or in Qatar? He must be a foreigner, since he's never filled in a US tax return!

    ...
  14. Square D (and other) panels can be used for many...

    Square D (and other) panels can be used for many things other than building electrical service...
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    Couple of points:- Ground parts will often...

    Couple of points:-

    Ground parts will often 'wring' together, it's usually residual magnetism, not actual wringing. Even cast iron will do this. A few taps on the unground parts with a hammer will...
  16. It doesn't matter now, because no one's going to...

    It doesn't matter now, because no one's going to be hear any of his little fibs anymore. Apparently, they're all classified:-

    "I will consider every conversation with me as president highly ...
  17. It isn't a treatment for the virus, it helps the...

    It isn't a treatment for the virus, it helps the lungs work better when they are being clogged up by the effects of the virus, like in asthma or COPD. No benefits for most patients, but significant...
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    The label says 380V, which is standard 3ph...

    The label says 380V, which is standard 3ph voltage in Europe.
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    OT Is Gordon poorly?

    Gordon hasn't been active since the 18th of May. As of about today, he's got a revamped web site www.f-m-s.dk .For which, congratulations! But I worry that he's had another health related incident.
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  20. What's the typical cost for a Covid 19 hospital...

    What's the typical cost for a Covid 19 hospital stay? I'm guessing that the various insurers are paying out without any quibbles. Anyone know?
  21. I use a resin bonded diamond wheel on the surface...

    I use a resin bonded diamond wheel on the surface grinder. Drill a hole in the blade carrier at the radius you want from the edge. Then pivot it around a vertical post on the mag-chuck to grind the...
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    You can fit a longer exhaust hose. It's worth...

    You can fit a longer exhaust hose. It's worth looking at an adaptor for a larger diameter if you are more than doubling the length from the standard one, say 6" to 8". If you can find flexible...
  23. The only adjustment I have done on my 1400 so...

    The only adjustment I have done on my 1400 so far, is to verify the fit of the rollers by adjusting the eccentric bolts/mounts of the rollers to give zero play.

    When I actually rebuild the...
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    Without a current calibration, any granite...

    Without a current calibration, any granite surface plate/table/CMM base is just a lump of rock. With the current calibraion, they're vauable. Without, not so much. Sad, but true.
  25. There is no problem with climb milling on a...

    There is no problem with climb milling on a manual machine fitted with ACME feedscrews. You just need a non-clapped out ways and feedscrews with backlash adjustable, cast iron nuts. At least, that's...
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