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  • SGW's Avatar
    Today, 08:26 PM
    SGW replied to a thread OT: Cleaning gutters in General
    I solved the problem by taking off the gutters and installing this stuff, or something very much like it: https://www.rainhandler.com/
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  • Ohio Mike's Avatar
    Today, 08:05 PM
    Bump A really great show. This year is the 74th annual.
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  • Danl's Avatar
    Today, 06:55 PM
    Danl replied to a thread Installing a cheap DRO? in General
    On my DRO the little blue button in the lower left corner is how you enter setup mode. On the cross feed (Y) axis, I opted for a 1 micron scale for...
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  • Danl's Avatar
    Today, 06:45 PM
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  • Yondering's Avatar
    Today, 06:36 PM
    Yondering replied to a thread Installing a cheap DRO? in General
    Same thoughts here; my 13x36 Jet is the predecessor to your 13x40 with most things being the same or very similar. I'd be interested to see pics and...
    42 replies | 2067 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 06:16 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread My electrical dilemma in General
    The process as it exists is fundamentally uncontrolled, and uncontrollable. Drafts, etc mean there IS no control. It needs an enclosure. It...
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  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 06:06 PM
    The OP only needs to get the local authorities interested. He does not want to get legally admissible data (yet). If his stuff WAS traceable,...
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  • olcop's Avatar
    Today, 05:50 PM
    It looks like a ship being sunk is in agony---almost hate to look at it, but, it is going to a good cause. olcop
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  • boslab's Avatar
    Today, 05:36 PM
    boslab replied to a thread OT: Cleaning gutters in General
    I use gutter guard, there are two styles, mesh and bristtle, bristle is the best, its a long roll of 5 dia bristle strip, works great. No more...
    18 replies | 338 view(s)
  • Paul Alciatore's Avatar
    Today, 05:19 PM
    Thanks for the thread. I was thinking about hiring someone to clean my gutters and now I have another question to ask. Frankly, beyond MY obvious...
    18 replies | 338 view(s)
  • Paul Alciatore's Avatar
    Today, 05:02 PM
    You say that the pot or the triac burns out. That probably means that you are operating them at or even over their design rating. The first thing you...
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  • Sparky_NY's Avatar
    Today, 05:02 PM
    Sparky_NY replied to a thread Installing a cheap DRO? in General
    YES, as small a scale as possible for the cross slide. I had a dro on my prior 14x40 lathe and the scale on the tailstock side of the cross...
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  • Paul Alciatore's Avatar
    Today, 04:55 PM
    So it is at least semi-open air. That makes it hard to actually control the temperature. Like an open flame, the temperature will change millimeter...
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  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 04:50 PM
    Hydrophobic, yes. For some reason I had hygroscopic on my brain. That's the exact opposite I think- I just read the instructions on the box- it...
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  • Cenedd's Avatar
    Today, 04:43 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    If you've not got proper combustion going on, could it be bad enough to be generating a not-insignificant amount of carbon monoxide? If so, have they...
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  • Fasttrack's Avatar
    Today, 04:35 PM
    Is Taco Bell really "Mexican"? I think it's in its own category... ;) I actually very rarely eat fast food (or out at all) because I'm a stingy...
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  • Optics Curmudgeon's Avatar
    Today, 04:22 PM
    Hydrophobic,not hydroscopic
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  • Yondering's Avatar
    Today, 04:18 PM
    Yondering replied to a thread Installing a cheap DRO? in General
    I think you missed that my last comment was directed to CCWKen, not you. As for mounting one of these on a lathe - I've considered it too, and the...
    42 replies | 2067 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 04:13 PM
    danlb replied to a thread Installing a cheap DRO? in General
    If this is the same as my model, it is not supposed to be turned off. The switch on the back is primarily for rebooting it to change parameters. ...
    42 replies | 2067 view(s)
  • PStechPaul's Avatar
    Today, 04:12 PM
    PStechPaul replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Many things today seem to undergo major design changes and total make-overs every year or so, which really complicates the repair process. Basic...
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  • macona's Avatar
    Today, 04:08 PM
    macona replied to a thread OT: Cleaning gutters in General
    Oh, they exist, but the problem is he has so many little gutter sections it would be just as jast to do it manually. ...
    18 replies | 338 view(s)
  • 3 Phase Lightbulb's Avatar
    Today, 04:03 PM
    I was thinking about installing pipe that runs inside all of the gutters with lots of air holes. Maybe create sections 3-4 feet long that can be used...
    18 replies | 338 view(s)
  • tlfamm's Avatar
    Today, 03:55 PM
    tlfamm replied to a thread OT: Cleaning gutters in General
    From the company website: "American Gutter Cleaning & Installations, Inc. is a family owned and operated company. The business was founded in 1990...
    18 replies | 338 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 03:53 PM
    Are you a professional? The following small quiz consists of 4 questions. It tells whether you are qualified to be a professional. Scroll down for...
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  • Tim Clarke's Avatar
    Today, 03:40 PM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I respectfully disagree; it's much more than this. It's partly/mostly about fast money. I offer this example. The garage, dealership, etc makes the...
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  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 03:39 PM
    Machinist's Wife: How was your day? Machinist: Mostly boring.
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  • wombat2go's Avatar
    Today, 03:34 PM
    wombat2go replied to a thread OT: Cleaning gutters in General
    We need some of the smart guys on here to come up with a robotic gutter cleaner. One that is guaranteed not to drop off the edge! Santa Claus gave...
    18 replies | 338 view(s)
  • boslab's Avatar
    Today, 03:30 PM
    boslab replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Lovely skew gear zahnrad, well beyond me
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  • Arcane's Avatar
    Today, 03:28 PM
    Arcane replied to a thread OT: Cleaning gutters in General
    A small all terrain man lift is all you need.
    18 replies | 338 view(s)
  • JoeLee's Avatar
    Today, 03:26 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread OT: Cleaning gutters in General
    I use a leaf blower to clean my gutters. It works great. I used to use my pressure washer but that was a pain to lug around the perimeter of the...
    18 replies | 338 view(s)
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