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    For those interested in a "historical units...

    For those interested in a "historical units calculator":

    Historical Weight Converter - Online Units Conversion
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    Why are you attributing to me what Mark Rand...

    Why are you attributing to me what Mark Rand said?

    And as to my political affiliation, I'm a Librarian. Or is it Liberian? All these different political parties confuse me.

    Hey, wait - Mark...
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    Yes, beer drinkers in the USA won't be happy...

    Yes, beer drinkers in the USA won't be happy about this. And for that matter, the ever-cordial Canuckistanians have made clear they won't take this sitting down:

    Canada to retaliate dollar for...
  4. What he said. There are devises called "load...

    What he said. There are devises called "load reactors" that can clean up aspects of "bad power", but as I'm also not really a electrical type I can't say if they would help you.
  5. You can rent something like this:...

    You can rent something like this: https://www.amazon.com/Fluke-3-Phase-Power-Logger/dp/B01HAWWUYY or maybe call the power company and ask them if they can do their own testing (they may not want to...
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    Best part is you can eat in the dark.

    Best part is you can eat in the dark.
  7. I'm not an expert on small taper machines, but I...

    I'm not an expert on small taper machines, but I like the thinking of trying to stay with axial loads to lessen stress on the pullstud.

    Another thing to consider is chip transport and removal from...
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    Post? What post? I swear, some of you guys...

    Post? What post?

    I swear, some of you guys have to quit drinking...
  9. Depends on debris floating in the oil. If clean,...

    Depends on debris floating in the oil. If clean, no particle to embed in the bronze. If dirty (the sump) then there's lots of small metal fines that can turn the bushing into a lap, cutting the...
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    Can you start with a longer blank, and do all the...

    Can you start with a longer blank, and do all the cuts in one chucking, including threading both ends? Then just part off from the blank.

    If you're using an Instron or similar, you'll be better...
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    Daredevil Rides a Motorbike Across Italy's Third...

    Daredevil Rides a Motorbike Across Italy's Third Largest Lake - YouTube
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    Yeah, perfectly legit to ask them for...

    Yeah, perfectly legit to ask them for clarification, and for acceptable substitute materials if what they want isn't available without a mill run.

    S7? Some other impact-rated tool steel? ...
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    Whew! Not too close, then. I only got...

    Whew! Not too close, then.




    I only got fiber a couple years ago, and doubt it's too far north yet. Was cable before that, and twisted pair before cable. And before that I had to ring up the...
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    Had the same thought when I saw the thumbnail. ...

    Had the same thought when I saw the thumbnail. Didn't need to watch the video...
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    He does?! Crap, don't let him on the Forum! Now,...

    He does?! Crap, don't let him on the Forum! Now, where did I leave my disguise kit and my passport?

    He better not be from Henniker - we don't like those guys 'round here...
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    I knew it! I knew ChipSplitter was a spammer! ...

    I knew it! I knew ChipSplitter was a spammer! Ban him! Burn him at the stake! Burn his steak! Burnnn, I say!

    [The preceding has been brought to you by a total lack of sleep]

    [And who else...
  17. On a more serious note - check out PEEK as a...

    On a more serious note - check out PEEK as a polymer bushing. Heat tolerant, oil tolerant, great wearing, etc.

    But again - smooth, hard shafts make it last longer...

    PEEK Plastic & Material...
  18. Consider the surface finish and hardness of the...

    Consider the surface finish and hardness of the shaft. The smoother and harder, the faster it can go without wearing out.

    ["That's what she said" joke goes here]
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    Tariffs on Canadian aluminum reimposed

    Because when a strategy works perfectly, why not do it again?

    Oh, wait...

    US slaps 10% levy on some Canadian aluminium - BBC News
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    How could there ever be enough pizzas? Pizza is...

    How could there ever be enough pizzas? Pizza is the miracle food of the ages - cold, hot, breakfast, lunch, late-night snacks!

    But I don't think you can turn it in a lathe. Maybe if it's still...
  21. Yes, diamond with decompose if exposed to oxygen...

    Yes, diamond with decompose if exposed to oxygen during high heat. You're basically burning the carbon.
  22. What's the makeup of the composite wheel? Is it...

    What's the makeup of the composite wheel? Is it a literal composite with fiber reinforcement, or made up of segments, or?

    Diamonds will react with materials that include iron at high temps and...
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    I wear a half-face respirator when I go out, a...

    I wear a half-face respirator when I go out, a full face is better still due to the eye protection. I do think it's wise to go overboard if you're older, this virus doesn't play games if it decides...
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    If I understand the follow-up information, some...

    If I understand the follow-up information, some of the assembly is coming from cheap-ass overseas sources, so there's competitive $$ pressures that the OP has to deal with, and it's clear that...
  25. Ohhh, spot the SpaceX fan... :)

    Ohhh, spot the SpaceX fan... :)
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