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  1. Looks like a dead short, check all wiring. ...

    Looks like a dead short, check all wiring. Possibly locked spindle.

    Paul
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    I find this: Huddersfield Plano Machine |...

    I find this:

    Huddersfield Plano Machine | Tools International | Manufacturer in Vile Parle East, Mumbai | ID: 6670463697

    Sold the name to India?

    Polaroid was a respected maker of cameras and...
  3. Thread: OT Oz wildfires

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    Here are Charity Navigator's picks for sending...

    Here are Charity Navigator's picks for sending donations to AU:

    Fires in Australia : Charity Navigator

    Paul
  4. That is a work of art. Thanks for posting. Paul

    That is a work of art. Thanks for posting. Paul
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    Shipbuilding On The Tyne

    I stumbled upon this, some nice photos of ship building mixed with the arty stuff:

    The Art of Shipbuilding (2017) - Amber Collection

    Paul

    The poetry, paintings, work and community of...
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    Before pulling the end bell of the shaft side,...

    Before pulling the end bell of the shaft side, use 4oo grit sandpaper like polishing a shoe to shine the shaft and remove anything that might scratch the bearing. When taking off the bell go slowly...
  7. Sheet metal engine: The Mighty Tin...

    Sheet metal engine: The Mighty Tin
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    A few ideas here: keeping ravens out of pole...

    A few ideas here: keeping ravens out of pole shed - Google Search

    Paul
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    Many thanks to JHolland for posting and Joe...

    Many thanks to JHolland for posting and Joe Michaels for comment. Always something fascinating to me.

    Paul
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    With your life experience of working through your...

    With your life experience of working through your father's passing, sorting out his estate, experience with machinery, and school work, all happening at the same time, and surviving, I think you will...
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    Very nice for the employees. If my math is...

    Very nice for the employees. If my math is correct, $10 million is 00286% of the $3.5 billion worth of the company. It didn't hurt the bottom line very much.

    Paul
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    machine tool dealers - Google Search...

    machine tool dealers - Google Search
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    Gary, You might go to or contact the people at...

    Gary,

    You might go to or contact the people at the various sites where you got them back up and running and ask for letters of recommendation. Hopefully there are a few places that value...
  14. If you are out cold calling to get business, you...

    If you are out cold calling to get business, you are also not fabricating. Keeping old customers happy and getting new work also keeps you in business.

    Paul
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    Cyclops cranes 1915 Look at caption under photo:...

    Cyclops cranes 1915 Look at caption under photo:

    CONTENTdm

    Here in 1945 Cyclops Iron Works had a Christmas party for the American Society of Refrigeration Engineers

    Refrigeration Engineering...
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    Some looking finds: 837 Folsom is now Yerba...

    Some looking finds:

    837 Folsom is now Yerba Buena Lofts

    Hainque v. Cyclops Iron Works, 136 Cal. 351 | Casetext

    Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of California -...
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    I saw this with the Biltmore stuff: ...

    I saw this with the Biltmore stuff: https://i.pinimg.com/736x/18/71/6c/18716c1e1141c6c97e43a9cfa2dbff59--steampunk-gadgets-natural-materials.jpg

    Paul
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    British Canal Boats

    YouTube

    Paul
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    Servicing British Steam Locomotives

    This makes me curious as to how often this maintenance is done. I can see the appeal of diesel locomotives.

    YouTube

    General Repair: YouTube YouTube

    Paul
  20. YES! Have bent push rods, and in another case...

    YES! Have bent push rods, and in another case resurrecting a BMW, the old gas in the tank was the consistency of honey. Lacquer thinner cut the gook and saved the in tank pump.

    Paul
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    Scrub pan, let dry, put in 1/2 inch of cooking...

    Scrub pan, let dry, put in 1/2 inch of cooking oil, put in oven at 200 degrees F for several hours, shut off, let cool over night, pour out oil. wipe clean with paper towel, cook per usual. Do not...
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    Stram RR London to Edinburgh

    British Transport Films - Elizabethan Express - 60017 Silver Fox

    YouTube

    Flying Scotsman: YouTube
  23. I think it is a good idea. I would like the...

    I think it is a good idea. I would like the thread to be arranged alphabetically, using the persons sign in name, age and date of passing, including the person's area of expertise, and made so it...
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    This may or may not be the same as yours: ...

    This may or may not be the same as yours: Champion Lathes

    Paul
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    alskdjfhg, Congratulations!! It has been a...

    alskdjfhg,

    Congratulations!! It has been a long hard slog for you, but you did it. As to the grades, they are not posted on your diploma.

    You have scratching and clawing determination and...
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