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  1. Could be he didn't know what the cultural norm...

    Could be he didn't know what the cultural norm was, or maybe afraid of dogs, or as you surmised, maybe just a jerk.

    Before I visited rural New Mexico 30 years ago, I was advised by friends that...
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    Kinda OT, but can't see his handle without seeing...

    Kinda OT, but can't see his handle without seeing a gap in the northeast corner of the n. So instead of Spinit, I see Spirit with a vertical line below the corner of the r. Disconcerting...

    Anyone...
  3. Don't know much about their culture, but the...

    Don't know much about their culture, but the Eastern Europeans I've met have been extremely polite. Of course they're expats, so perhaps not a representative sample.

    One of them has remarked...
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    Great finish for big bandsaw tables. Finished...

    Great finish for big bandsaw tables. Finished plywood doesn't stick to the table.
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    Cheap Timex here. But it was my Dad's, and I can...

    Cheap Timex here. But it was my Dad's, and I can read it!
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    No kidding. Good way to get your monthly limit of...

    No kidding. Good way to get your monthly limit of VOC's in an hour. I put mine on without glue and they're still in good condition after 20 years of almost daily use.
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    Tires are wornout when the blade won't track...

    Tires are wornout when the blade won't track anymore.

    Do you really need urethane? The originals did last 50 years, or more. Urethane is more difficult to stretch evenly.

    I believe Grob still...
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    The tweezers arrived very quickly (Thanks!) and...

    The tweezers arrived very quickly (Thanks!) and though I haven't used them yet, they certainly look as if they'll work much better than anything else I have.

    Viewed on edge, the points have a...
  9. Yes, copyrights should be respected. However, it...

    Yes, copyrights should be respected. However, it is legal to make 1 copy for non commercial use, so there's probably a workaround here. (Posting here for all bots to see ain't it, I agree.) But a...
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    Scooby-doos are popular here because the AWD, (at...

    Scooby-doos are popular here because the AWD, (at least the '90s versions) works better than the competition. Put studded snows on an Outback and it'll go anywhere, short of getting high centered in...
  11. But that would be boring :D

    But that would be boring :D
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    Nice floor, damn nice railing work. I are a...

    Nice floor, damn nice railing work. I are a metalworker, after all. :)

    For tool box drawer liners, I like acrylic felt, occasionally spritzed with Fluidfilm (lanolin), also used to undercoat cars....
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    It's a time and (heat loss) rate calculation. Any...

    It's a time and (heat loss) rate calculation. Any time the building temp drops, heat loss goes down proportionally. (Delta T).

    The scenario is: turn the heat down on Friday evening, the objects...
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    I'll buy one pair of tweezers and yes, we do PMs...

    I'll buy one pair of tweezers and yes, we do PMs here. Sending one now....
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    All true, and (not but) it's impossible to buy a...

    All true, and (not but) it's impossible to buy a truck that's not for sale.

    Modern Mitsubishi and Toyota Hilux 4wd 4cyl direct injection diesels are ubiquitous in South America. Apparently...
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    Which definition of special is that? I'm...

    Which definition of special is that?

    I'm thinking "special exceptions" should have "special" conditions.

    Special customers, on the other hand, pick the parts up in person, pay cash and hang...
  17. Go for it!

    Go for it!
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    Nobody buys 'em because they're not available....

    Nobody buys 'em because they're not available. They don't meet EPA regs.

    Small pickups with 4 cylinder gas engines are pretty good sellers around here.
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    I knew that number at one time. :D I've had...

    I knew that number at one time. :D

    I've had discussions with Lenox applications folks about it when learning more about their blade tensioning gauge. The number varies, according to them,...
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    If only we could get something like that here....

    If only we could get something like that here. Smallish pu w/ 4 cyl diesel and 5 sp? Not available in the states, though everywhere else in the world....
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    To each his own. There's more than one way to...

    To each his own.

    There's more than one way to build a support structure. Using automotive/truck spindles to hold the wheels/tires, steering mechanisms for tracking adjustments and tire inflation...
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    You don't say what level of funk, er, cost and...

    You don't say what level of funk, er, cost and speed of construction you'd like.

    I'm fond of the DIY car tire units, myself, though I'd never build one, having a friend with Woodmizer....
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    Perhaps someone's already mentioned it....If your...

    Perhaps someone's already mentioned it....If your drill press has a chuck held to the spindle by taper, be prepared for the chuck to fall off when using an end mill.

    Any job that loads the tool...
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    Ya know, you could just ignore the environmental...

    Ya know, you could just ignore the environmental claims on both sides and drive one. Last I checked, that's what they're for.

    Try the AWD version with about 500hp available instantly, at any...
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    I'll be damned. Had no idea dealership...

    I'll be damned. Had no idea dealership laws/politics were so complicated, esp Michigan.

    Vermont, sucking hind tit as usual, isn't even mentioned.
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