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    Why should car manufacturers pay much attention...

    Why should car manufacturers pay much attention to a country that uses stiff tariffs to discourage most auto imports?

    As chinese EV production increases it is likely they will raise tariffs on...
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    There are also Glomitts, which are a glove with a...

    There are also Glomitts, which are a glove with a mitten that goes over the outside and can be folded back when needed.

    I also second the suggestion to add hand guards such as those on dirt bikes...
  3. What???? Government targeting criminals instead...

    What???? Government targeting criminals instead of law-abiding citizens?

    What a radical idea.
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    Lead free plumbing solder is nearly as hard as...

    Lead free plumbing solder is nearly as hard as brass, yet melts at a much lower temperature. Some here have used it for a quick and dirty rehab of lathe half nuts. That might be a middle ground...
  5. Maybe the reason we haven't come up with a...

    Maybe the reason we haven't come up with a solution is ............................

    because no one else has yet either.

    Professionals of all kinds from FBI profilers to pediatric psychiatrists...
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    Sounds like the vehicle is "bricked", which...

    Sounds like the vehicle is "bricked", which happens to Teslas when the main battery gets so low it can no longer maintain the 12v battery that powers the controls.
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    Question: Would they be placing those same bets...

    Question: Would they be placing those same bets (on EVs) without the strong hand of government pushing manufacturers to sell more electric vehicles? The major reason IC-engined car manufacturers are...
  8. Typical diversion tactic after being called out...

    Typical diversion tactic after being called out by the truthful statement that most media advertising is controlled by gun haters who won't allow gun ads. CAMasochism was 100% correct in pointing...
  9. OK, using your logic shouldn't the makers of...

    OK, using your logic shouldn't the makers of violent movies and video games also face liability for mass shootings?

    The reason the gun industry was protected is because well-funded anti-gun...
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    AFAIK that is a production lathe or "manual screw...

    AFAIK that is a production lathe or "manual screw machine" and would be of little use as a manual lathe. They are designed to be set up for production parts and then crank them out in quantity.
    ...
  11. Oh, when was that, 2011? I don't remember the...

    Oh, when was that, 2011? I don't remember the Republicans ginning up a phony impeachment of Obama 1 year before his reelection to distract the Senate.
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    Some really great ideas here. Thanks to all. ...

    Some really great ideas here.

    Thanks to all.

    I'll probably use the clear material for smaller bases and phenolic when I need more rigidity such as a special "D" base for my plunge router base....
  13. My suggestion: Make a mandrel to mount the discs...

    My suggestion: Make a mandrel to mount the discs in a cordless drill and spin against a slack belt on a 1 x 30 belt sander. Use a 600 grit Zirconia belt and then strop the same way with a leather...
  14. Although these are meant for interfacing to an...

    Although these are meant for interfacing to an ADC one of the Differential Output, Differential Input circuits might give you some ideas.

    http://www.ti.com/lit/an/sloa098/sloa098.pdf
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    Lehman's (the Amish store) has some thin nitrided...

    Lehman's (the Amish store) has some thin nitrided cast iron pans that are smooth surfaced.
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    Best Material for Router Base Plate?

    I need to make some special base plates for routers. I need opinions on the best material to do so. In the past I have used every thing from PVC sheet to even in some rushed cases plywood and an old...
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    It seems the solution to overgrowth that fuels...

    It seems the solution to overgrowth that fuels fire is already proven.

    Goats!


    4 to Watch: Meet the Sure-Footed Grazing Service Goats Who Help Defend the Reagan Library - NBC Southern...
  18. CCRAKBA Declares Democrats Have "Hidden Agenda Behind Impeachment"

    How impeachment relates to this thread.

    According to Alan Gottlieb, chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, part of the motivation for removing Trump is his success...
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    Was that just a very poor attempt at word humor...

    Was that just a very poor attempt at word humor or are you one of those jerks who try to blame modern Germans for the sins of the Third Reich?

    In either case severely out of line and an...
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    I have a couple sockets I bought from Autozone...

    I have a couple sockets I bought from Autozone several years ago when I needed them in a hurry for something I was doing several times a week. I was using them with an impact wrench hoping they would...
  21. Exactly what I've been saying for years. We could...

    Exactly what I've been saying for years. We could repeal all gun control laws passed since the Gun Control Act of 1968 and see a drastic reduction in "crime guns" if straw purcasers and traffickers...
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    I wouldn't even consider it. Vibration and...

    I wouldn't even consider it. Vibration and precision don't coexist well. Years ago I worked at a company that did in-house surface mount assembly with a sophisticated pick and place machine. All work...
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    Sorry to hear about your firing. In my...

    Sorry to hear about your firing.

    In my experience when companies are run by "mismanagers" EVERYTHING becomes about politics and "kissing up".

    These situations happen in every work sector and...
  24. SBR = Short Barreled Rifle (barrel length under...

    SBR = Short Barreled Rifle (barrel length under sixteen inches).
    NFA = National Firearms Act (of 1934)

    Under the NFA machine guns and "any other weapon" such as short barreled rifles and...
  25. There is one narrow exception where IMO stop and...

    There is one narrow exception where IMO stop and frisk does not violate the 4th Amendment. If a person convicted of a crime is on parole or probation they are still under the jurisdiction of the...
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