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    ditto, plus if I may add, what kind of work are...

    ditto, plus if I may add, what kind of work are you doing with it, how often, anything special about it? It's just that going through 6 welders in two years sounds pretty extreme.
  2. well, I still haven't made the part yet and doing...

    well, I still haven't made the part yet and doing just fine without it. Knee feed is excellent. I guess I now understand the wisdom why these feed wheels get lost.
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    it's not quiet that simple, even 15 years ago,...

    it's not quiet that simple, even 15 years ago, loyalty processors could easily make people jump through hoops, buy thing they don't need and document how add dollars translated into actual lift in...
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    you can't store digital zeros and ones in your...

    you can't store digital zeros and ones in your mattress, so you have to pay for the privilege to one licensed bank.

    bank licenses are required and are extremely hard to get. Having a bank license...
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    my mother worked as an engineer investigating...

    my mother worked as an engineer investigating accidents at a very large factory ...

    When we were required to do special shop class days at teaching factory, instructor spent almost a whole day...
  6. frankly, 90% or more of the dad's in the slammer...

    frankly, 90% or more of the dad's in the slammer weren't exactly family types spending weekends flying kites with kids.


    The culture of female empowerment and normalizing single motherhood...
  7. Thread: Drone attack

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    how much are 200'000 Iraqi civs lives in...

    how much are 200'000 Iraqi civs lives in petrodollars? Exactly. (... it's 0)



    I don't feel bad quoting wikipedia because these protocols have been in public domain since Nurenberg trials and...
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    There are many career paths that need higher...

    There are many career paths that need higher education, engineering especially. I'm not going to go onto college rants. I do see that many jobs are not requiring actual skills, instead of looking for...
  9. That's a major problem that "public servants"...

    That's a major problem that "public servants" became the gray, faceless system without accountability. I bet that if game wardens were tied to every case of going off the rails to their names AND we...
  10. One thing that many inventors don't want to hear...

    One thing that many inventors don't want to hear is that ideas are dime a dozen. Researching existing patents and crafting an application, as well as pony up money for further R&D while making a big...
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    lol at 12 GA from hell ... try 1GA from hell. ...

    lol at 12 GA from hell ... try 1GA from hell.


    https://youtu.be/LvP6r61nQO0
  12. Scottle did the right thing be breaking down "gun...

    Scottle did the right thing be breaking down "gun violence" into individual categories that could be addressed one at a time, divide and conquer style.

    By far, the most gang violence and murders...
  13. There were countries that implemented iron clad...

    There were countries that implemented iron clad gun control, not only for guns but for firearms components: primers, gunpowder, gun barrels and books on firearm design. One such country (...Soviet...
  14. Therein lies the problem, most Americans have...

    Therein lies the problem, most Americans have never lived in a war or occupation and only seen it from Hollywood movies and popular books.

    My family has survived multiple occupations (with far...
  15. I don't know about your liberals, but some that I...

    I don't know about your liberals, but some that I know, who do exactly the same things but a bit of twist once you start looking closer:

    1. They advocate reducing violence while playing sports. No...
  16. Thread: Better Metal

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    of course it's "viable" if US taxpayer subsidizes...

    of course it's "viable" if US taxpayer subsidizes it as part of some progressive new green deal plan, so that few people can really cash in licensing the technology out.
  17. yes, wikipedia, the Cliff's notes to pass the...

    yes, wikipedia, the Cliff's notes to pass the test, the instant "expert" maker, the Snopes of fact checking for the ignorant. Lol. The generation of instant gratification/knowledge strikes again!
    ...
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    this sounds really cool as to fairly small...

    this sounds really cool as to fairly small footprint. When looking at the thread title, I thought that you were talking about micro machines and various ways to photo etch parts on silicone.

    What...
  19. Penitentiaries started in 19th century in parts...

    Penitentiaries started in 19th century in parts of the "civilized" world at the time. Sheriffs did not patrol the streets. Prisons served as temporary pre-trial detention and debt collection vehicle....
  20. Many people simply don't understand or know...

    Many people simply don't understand or know historical context. One thing that I can tell you, back in 1789 we had probably several orders of magnitude less of bureaucracy that we have now and a...
  21. I kind of run into the same problem trying to...

    I kind of run into the same problem trying to source a few 50cal barrels which were damn nearly impossible to find and price tag was high.

    I ended up finding a company that sold 50 cal rifled...
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    there are filaments designed for lost wax...

    there are filaments designed for lost wax (filament) already, the filaments that are soluble in water and apparently easy to burn out as well. Regular filaments can also be burned out with care.
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    there are some things that are not easy to...

    there are some things that are not easy to machine but really easy to print, like globoid worm gears. Do you need a gearbox that's 11.5:1? Try to source that out. BTW, hypocycloid reducers have been...
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    It sounds like you are putting carriage before...

    It sounds like you are putting carriage before the horse, i.e. trying to get a machine before finding an opportunity. Once you know and ready for specific jobs, choice of machinery is fairly easy and...
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    a lot of LED shoplights now are cheap and quiet...

    a lot of LED shoplights now are cheap and quiet powerful, in addition to run cooler and consume much less energy. For $200 you can easily lit up entire area like it's high noon, enough that you don't...
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