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    sourc for extra deep socket

    I need to find a 1+1/4 inch extra deep socket. It has to have at least 5.25 inches depth internal. All the extra deep sockets I can find are about 5 inches long on the outside. I do not think...
  2. OT: Robertson, Phillips the history of the screw driver

    Off Topic: Interesting to learn that world war one and the Russian revolution stopped the spread of the Robertson screwhead while World war 2 lead to worldwide acceptance of the inferior Phillips...
  3. looks to me like the shaft probably has a groove...

    looks to me like the shaft probably has a groove near the gear end. The gear was pressed on then staked in three spots forcing metal into that groove or maybe three little holes? You will have to...
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    Re cleaning masks for reuse. Doctors and nurses...

    Re cleaning masks for reuse. Doctors and nurses used to wear cloth gowns, hats etc that got washed after every use. None of this disposal stuff. I understand a diaper service is no more expensive...
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    According to Tony's information it was made after...

    According to Tony's information it was made after 1912 since it does not include Schumacher on the nameplate.
    Bil lD
  6. I thought EPA/DOT rules required a car maker to...

    I thought EPA/DOT rules required a car maker to provide replacement parts for ten years. At least for smog parts? If the check engine light is on it can not pass smog checks.
    Does Ford really...
  7. After I got everything cleaned up I decided you...

    After I got everything cleaned up I decided you guys are correct they do not need lube. The fits are not as tight as I thought. 60+ years of rust made them harder to take apart then they will need...
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    Swing? Boye & Emmes - Schumacher & Boye Lathes...

    Swing?

    Boye & Emmes - Schumacher & Boye Lathes

    Boye and Emmes Lathes
  9. Ball bearing light press fit, lube or no lube?

    I am replacing both ball bearings on the arbor of my tablesaw. One is fairly loose a slide fit to allow thermal expansion. I think that should be a dry so it does not accumulate sawdust and get...
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    I can read dodge 5+1/4" flex coupling. 1902 I...

    I can read dodge 5+1/4" flex coupling. 1902 I bet it was a line shaft drive with a motor added much later.
    Bill D.

    Seems to be a dodge poly disc coupling, size 5+1/4 inch.

    Dodge POLY-DISC...
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    AFAIK Dodge is still in businesses making...

    AFAIK Dodge is still in businesses making couplings, pulleys etc. Because the rubber is not black I would guess the coupling was made in the 1960's or newer. it may be older with a newer...
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    Polaris makes the Indian motorcycles now in Iowa...

    Polaris makes the Indian motorcycles now in Iowa from Mexican and chinesse parts. They do make some of the parts in the USA. Not sure about there Victory bikes.
    Bil lD.
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    Only in Cook County. Chicago saying..when I die...

    Only in Cook County.
    Chicago saying..when I die bury me in cook county so I can still vote.
    Bill D.
  14. I have heard thre is a treatment where they...

    I have heard thre is a treatment where they implant electrodes in the throat and it automatically zaps the muscles when snoring starts. this tightens up the muscles so nothing flaps around in the...
  15. The original scuba gear used a natural gas...

    The original scuba gear used a natural gas pressure regulator to provide a slight positive pressure to the user. NG is used in the home at around 6-10 inches of water pressure. Propane is about...
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    Not sure if wool felt is better or worse. Wool...

    Not sure if wool felt is better or worse. Wool will hold the moisture into itself and in theory the tools stay dry. The other theory is synthetic felt holds no moisture so the tools stay dry.
    Bil lD
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    I realized I was unconsciously using a disease...

    I realized I was unconsciously using a disease avoidance technique in the stores. Now I use it consciously. When I walk past another person closer then 6 feet I exhale or hold my breath until I am...
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    hand washing time question. I notice I tended to...

    hand washing time question. I notice I tended to wash my hands for about ten seconds before this excitement. I know they now recommend twenty seconds wash time. Does the actual washing time...
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    Better then diesel fuel and with very little...

    Better then diesel fuel and with very little smell is jet fuel. I use it instead of kerosene in lanterns etc.
  20. I heard today that there is a bill in congress to...

    I heard today that there is a bill in congress to allow gay men to donate blood even if they had sex in the last year. Currently they have to be celibate for one year before donating blood. But...
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    The keyway is only to help install and remove the...

    The keyway is only to help install and remove the collet. It is not intended to transfer torque under power. Many people remove the pin inside the quill so it does not damage a spun collet.
    Bil lD...
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    I was surprised to find my 2000 Ford ranger...

    I was surprised to find my 2000 Ford ranger automatic transmission was made in France by a independent company who has made them under contract for decades.
    Bil lD.
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    She was darker then the guy in the photo. His...

    She was darker then the guy in the photo. His skin has some normal color in it she had pure grey or I guess silver.
    Argyria - Wikipedia
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    Born with a silver spoon in his mouth. Reference...

    Born with a silver spoon in his mouth. Reference to a rich kid fed with a disease killing baby spoon. My toilet has silver in the glaze supposed to reduce mold/algae stains from growing in the bowl....
  25. Thread: Recession?

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    Our governor closed the bars already. So he is...

    Our governor closed the bars already. So he is saving you tons of money.
    Bil lD
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