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  1. My, those projections sure look a lot like...

    My, those projections sure look a lot like static wicks on the trailing surfaces of airplane wings ;-)

    Some of us A&Ps called them "static dissipation wicks". Bleeding the charge off the...
  2. Is this a case where the VFD carrier frequency...

    Is this a case where the VFD carrier frequency caused movement in the windings that resulted in random wire to wire shorts through the wire varnish insulation?

    That would be consistent with near...
  3. My wife and I took a rather pleasant ride through...

    My wife and I took a rather pleasant ride through the S.Vt countryside today on my 1999 VFR800fi. The last year of the gear! ;-)

    It's a pretty nice bike., and I find pleasure in just listening...
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    Before the customization, I could see that...

    Before the customization, I could see that apparatus corking wine bottles. ;-)
  5. Bill None of those examples of surrendered...

    Bill

    None of those examples of surrendered freedoms you have listed relate to the preservation of "Life liberty and Happiness". Endowed by our creator.

    Nor do they offer any mechanism to...
  6. I'm with JST on all comments. I also ran a...

    I'm with JST on all comments.

    I also ran a Logan 12 inch with an 8 inch Buck Adjust true. I plug reversed that thousands of times with no issues after merely spinning the chuck on with a gentle...
  7. It appears to go back to the sentiment expressed...

    It appears to go back to the sentiment expressed in post #3
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    second forming tool had significant loss of...

    second forming tool had significant loss of contact mass which possibly
    allowed improved radius in workpiece--russian language barrier in narration
    is a handicap here

    my impression of russian...
  9. If you don't go molded... parts on a side link...

    If you don't go molded...

    parts on a side link only conveyor indexed to a stiff lifting bottom plate that references on the part's center though hole and the two c'bores, a matching top plate...
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    I will need to try this with mild steel. The SS...

    I will need to try this with mild steel. The SS may be easier due to thermal conductivity.

    Do you know the reason for "changing tools"? Roughing and finishing?
  11. Variacs (Trade name, by the way, like kleenex...

    Variacs (Trade name, by the way, like kleenex ;-)) have rather information dense resistive carbon wipers to accommodate spanning multiple windings and the attendent "circulation".

    Sounds like...
  12. The Variac came in handy for the reforming...

    The Variac came in handy for the reforming process on the Toshiba units as well.

    I started at <50V and bumped the voltage up 30 or 40V every couple of hours until Mains voltage was reached. (240V...
  13. How is the deer heard vitality in your area? ...

    How is the deer heard vitality in your area?

    Here in VT the animals are doing quite well. If the trend continues, and we don't improve our hunter success numbers, Things could go bad for the...
  14. I worked with some Toshiba 380-440 V VFDs. ...

    I worked with some Toshiba 380-440 V VFDs.

    They would safely light up the control boards at 240V. But would fault with a "low voltage" display.

    I used a variac (tandem unit for 240V) to boost...
  15. I sent in my renewal for membership to the local...

    I sent in my renewal for membership to the local shooting range today, Rifle range to 100 yards, pistol range, trap skeet , archery and a FISHING POND! All outdoors and less than three miles from...
  16. Just because we are near an anniversary of the...

    Just because we are near an anniversary of the traumatic event, and this topic thread seems to return to the matter.

    Try typing into a search engine such as Bing or Duck Duck Go (presumed to be...
  17. You mean like the innocent victims of texting...

    You mean like the innocent victims of texting distracted automobile drivers? Or the innocent victims of an omission by physicians prescribing drug treatment? Or the innocent victims of second...
  18. That is one of those fancy, high priced "Quick...

    That is one of those fancy, high priced "Quick Change D Series chucks", ;-))
  19. Stand by what? I merely watched it...

    Stand by what? I merely watched it yesterday.

    Jumpy aren't you?

    Given a sufficient body of evidence, One can make a case for anything.
  20. The way I see it, the only difference between a...

    The way I see it, the only difference between a plane and a drone is where the pilot sits.
  21. I listened to this early today. YouTube...

    I listened to this early today.
    YouTube

    If you follow such things, It might not be our government we need to watch. There sure seems to be a lot of correlation. Hindsight being perfect and...
  22. I thought there was super secret night time...

    I thought there was super secret night time "elevator maintenance" going on for a month prior to the 11th.

    At least that is what I read on the internet. It must be true.
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    For someone who just purchased a second hand mill...

    For someone who just purchased a second hand mill with the Mach-1 draw bar fitted, These collets would get them going in short order.

    A Hardinge 5C collet given to him would be of no value at...
  24. I'm trying to figure out a good way to sharpen a...

    I'm trying to figure out a good way to sharpen a straight edge bread knife while in the kitchen.

    The blade is so flexible, there is really no way to manipulate it against a stone while just...
  25. And something like 40% of business leaders are...

    And something like 40% of business leaders are sociopaths.
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