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    Interesting update, and perhaps an answer to your...

    Interesting update, and perhaps an answer to your question "Is physics always right?"

    I plugged some figures into an online aquarium glass calculator* and got an interesting result. I used L=96",...
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    Broken wire perhaps? The wiring between the...

    Broken wire perhaps?

    The wiring between the base and the platform controls is a major weak point on scissor lifts. The dealer may be stumped because it is an unusual failure in this case they...
  3. I'm fortunate in that Comcast streams Prime (for...

    I'm fortunate in that Comcast streams Prime (for registered members only) so all I have to do is say "Man in the high castle" into the voice remote. I haven't seen it yet but it sounds worth a look....
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    I curse him for the things he did to...

    I curse him for the things he did to Massachusetts as Governor.
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    As for the submarine analogy, CarbideBob said...

    As for the submarine analogy, CarbideBob said “To all that think size matters:
    If I submerge my submarine in a small lake or pond to 160 feet and then do the same in a big ocean. Force the same?...
  6. I do have cards but locally I often use cash....

    I do have cards but locally I often use cash. Without it I would have been F***** recently after someone stole my credit card information and the bank had to cancel it. SEVEN DAYS for the replacement...
  7. Don't need a C&B revolver for that, just a metal...

    Don't need a C&B revolver for that, just a metal pan with a pile of powder and a means of introducing the smoke into his lair. HOWEVER, I would not stick around to see the fun because the little...
  8. And yet ... Many places are encouraging retailers...

    And yet ... Many places are encouraging retailers to refuse cash.

    It is specifically encoded into Mass. law.

    https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartIII/TitleIV/Chapter255D/Section10A
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    Probably not. It will likely plague the Trump...

    Probably not. It will likely plague the Trump presidency at least until a new president is inaugurated next January or even longer if he wins reelection.

    The "pandemic" is .....


    A distraction...
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    I guess we know one of YOUR conspiracy theories.

    I guess we know one of YOUR conspiracy theories.
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    About the only way that would work is if you...

    About the only way that would work is if you could find ball valves with stems on both sides. The front valve would have a regular handle in front and a linkage to the next valve in back. Think of 2...
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    Of course the size of the tank matters in...

    Of course the size of the tank matters in relation to the thickness of the glass. Try the experiment I said using a rectangular plastic wastebasket and you'll easily see that the long sides bow out...
  13. Likely despite her existing problems her system...

    Likely despite her existing problems her system still resists infection well. An interesting thing is that older people, even those with existing health problems, seem to resist disease better if...
  14. Fortunately in my state it is illegal for...

    Fortunately in my state it is illegal for retailers to refuse cash. Part of civil rights legislation as many lower income people have neither credit card nor checking account.
  15. Nice try, but per that logic Covid-19 deaths...

    Nice try, but per that logic Covid-19 deaths should ALSO be very low due to people isolating. Why only a drastic drop in deaths from influenza and pneumonia?
  16. Many years ago I used to buy threaded arbors that...

    Many years ago I used to buy threaded arbors that mounted on a motor shaft. While they increased the distance from the mounted buff.flap wheel etc. to the motor housing I never found it to be a...
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    At a given depth the pressure per square inch is...

    At a given depth the pressure per square inch is the same across the length of glass. The further from the frame the more bending force against the glass so the center of a 48" sheet will have more...
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    I think this is typical of most everything today....

    I think this is typical of most everything today. "Tech" support is manned by call center operators who have just enough training to read the script. Number one answer is "Send it in" or "bring it to...
  19. And what happened to the flu season of 2019-2020?...

    And what happened to the flu season of 2019-2020?

    At the beginning of the year before "Covid-19 arrived here" it was shaping up to be one of the worst flu seasons on record with deaths expected to...
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    I've always understood that both halves had to be...

    I've always understood that both halves had to be cut simultaneously by feeding them into a "cherry" using a work holder that feeds each half into the cutter the exact same amount.

    However, if the...
  21. While some may be foreign trolls I suspect most...

    While some may be foreign trolls I suspect most of the USA bashers on this forum are emotional people highly affected by the deep anti-American thread that runs through so much of the world "news"...
  22. And basically for every poster who is known for...

    And basically for every poster who is known for repeated Trump-bashing in various threads I have to ask:

    Do they really think "Covid-19" is a deadly threat to mankind or is it that they think it...
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    English translation, please?

    English translation, please?
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    Not to rain on your parade but if you want nice...

    Not to rain on your parade but if you want nice clean bends I would suggest having a shop with the proper equipment make all your bends and then do the rest of the fab yourself.

    A while back I...
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    I thought you didn't believe in private ownership...

    I thought you didn't believe in private ownership of guns?
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