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    Military aerospace grade "Billet". Do they make...

    Military aerospace grade "Billet". Do they make "green Billet"?
    Bill D.
  2. Ebay used to not charge a percentage fee on the...

    Ebay used to not charge a percentage fee on the shipping charges. So people sold stuff for a low price and charged lots for "Shipping" to avoid paying fees. Ebay noticed this and now charges a flat...
  3. Give a man a plane ticket and he will fly for a a...

    Give a man a plane ticket and he will fly for a a day. Shove a man out of a plane and he will fly for the rest of his life.
    Bill D
  4. Thread: 0t---crab drift

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    Those tires are too wide for snow. maybe if he...

    Those tires are too wide for snow. maybe if he had one ton of batteries it would have got down to the pavement. Buy an electric truck next time.
    Bill D
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    You have to consider the shippers math. By...

    You have to consider the shippers math. By poorly packing goods he can decrease the workers time and cost. Saving maybe 15 minutes per big item. Multiply that by several times a day and he can...
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    My Oshgosh stock has been doing okay Bill D

    My Oshgosh stock has been doing okay
    Bill D
  7. Some thrift stores charge sales tax. some do...

    Some thrift stores charge sales tax. some do not.
    In the UK if a tool is more then 100? years old no VAT is charged.

    To be honest a rich person probably uses less government services then the...
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    When they first surveyed Mount Everest they came...

    When they first surveyed Mount Everest they came out to exactly 29,000 feet with no inches. They threw in two extra feet so they would look like they had not rounded it off. They may have thrown in...
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    Look at what a Morse taper angle was supposed to...

    Look at what a Morse taper angle was supposed to mean. But he blew it so they have to be made accurately to a a bodged up standard. I will let you look it up but he was trying for soemthing like...
  10. There is no sales tax on real estate in...

    There is no sales tax on real estate in California because the real estate lobbies hard to keep it that way. If they started collecting sales taxes prices would fall by 7.8% and so would there...
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    Looking more carefully I think the COG is above...

    Looking more carefully I think the COG is above the load straps. I doubt the table lock lever is designed to carry the full weight of the machine as it must for this arrangement to survive.
    Bill D
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    The center of gravity looks to be at least half...

    The center of gravity looks to be at least half way up the machine. Even if bolted and strapped it will tip over the entire pallet. Can the head and table be cranked down lower to the base?
    The...
  13. Taxes on shipping is the same reason as hotel...

    Taxes on shipping is the same reason as hotel tax. Those paying it are not living and voting in the district collecting it.
    Monty Python's answer was to tax all foreigners living outside the...
  14. In California there is no sales tax on food. A...

    In California there is no sales tax on food. A few years ago the math was a five dollar footlong sandwhch at subway cost five dollars. If they toasted it, for free, it became hot food and cost...
  15. Why? Have them change the plan to what can be...

    Why? Have them change the plan to what can be bought and call it a feature. Probably faster and cheaper to round over the wood to fit the curve.
    Bill D
  16. Thread: Am I not smart?

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    If the shop is in town many towns have zoning...

    If the shop is in town many towns have zoning laws that do not allow anyone to live in the area.
    Bill D
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    I bet the speakers are tied solid to the shared...

    I bet the speakers are tied solid to the shared wall. Hang them on chains from the ceiling and a lot of the coupling will go away. Or stand them up on a old tire for the look and the rubber...
  18. Tesla. the Titanic was a set up to make steam...

    Tesla. the Titanic was a set up to make steam engine cars look more dangerous then Baker electrics.
    BILL D

    1912 Bakers below. I had no idea they made a normal looking roadster.
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    Hex or Rotary broach. I would drill out the...

    Hex or Rotary broach. I would drill out the corners then drill out the main body before broaching.
    I think I did 7/16 using a section of a allen wrench in a hydralic press. really should have made...
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    Drill size about 1/16-1/8". shank around...

    Drill size about 1/16-1/8". shank around 1/4-3/8". some metric some English sizes.
    Bill D
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    enlarged shank drill bits, why?

    In my collection of random drill bits I have several around 1/4-1/8 inch that have a larger shank then the main drill body. Why? is it like silver and demming bits in reverse so they all fit into...
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    Klockkit has been around for years. Bill D

    Klockkit has been around for years.
    Bill D
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    How reliable is your heat and electricity? I...

    How reliable is your heat and electricity? I assume oil would take a much lower temperature to freeze and break things.
    Bill D
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    While it is apart mill two small grooves on...

    While it is apart mill two small grooves on opposite sides to stick in a screw driver for next time.
    Bill D
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    It has only been about 100 years that first world...

    It has only been about 100 years that first world factory workers began using safety glasses etc. Many states still do not require motorcycle helmets!
    Bill D
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