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  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 02:54 AM
    darryl started a thread OT- memory foam in General
    I volunteered to help load a moving van last night. I ended up with a memory foam mattress. Not knowing what to do with it, I tore my bed apart and...
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  • JRouche's Avatar
    Today, 02:46 AM
    JRouche replied to a thread maths question.? in General
    Solly. You might have wanted to hear about the math. I didnt think about that. I did loose my original documents. I have tried to reproduce the...
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  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 02:32 AM
    darryl replied to a thread O.T. electrical question. in General
    Well, how about this then- the room to be heated gets the solar panel energy directly. Make an 'electric energy disperser'- which would be a heat...
    15 replies | 517 view(s)
  • JRouche's Avatar
    Today, 02:32 AM
    JRouche replied to a thread maths question.? in General
    Enjoyed the read Mark. Of all the "Maths" I think some of the easier for me is the "geometric math". Dunno if I got that right. But umm? Its logical,...
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  • lakeside53's Avatar
    Today, 02:30 AM
    Forget harbor fright for regulators etc.. Search on ebay for name branded quality items. I get NEW stuff for a fraction of the list price.
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  • Sim's Avatar
    Today, 02:03 AM
    If you get the steel lines and fittings for free I can understand why you would use steel. If you don't get them for free get this instead:...
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  • boslab's Avatar
    Today, 01:53 AM
    I do like iron, mainly because I have pipe dies!, ok a ratchet app air but works right up to 2 1/2 inch. What I was told was to get the best from an...
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  • dp's Avatar
    Today, 01:43 AM
    dp replied to a thread What did you screw up today? in General
    I have a Radio Shack 2-meter amateur radio hand-held transceiver. The original rechargeable batteries have gone south so I'd been running it on...
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  • boslab's Avatar
    Today, 01:33 AM
    boslab replied to a thread maths question.? in General
    It's true, my first math exam was a U.K. One, no multiple choice, 2 ,2 1/2 papers, each day at the time 4 figure and 7 figure tables supplied, no...
    96 replies | 4134 view(s)
  • RichR's Avatar
    Today, 01:17 AM
    RichR replied to a thread O.T. electrical question. in General
    Hi A.K. Boomer It seems to me you may be fighting three possible problems: 1. The cold air in the duct. 2. Heating the thermal mass of the duct....
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  • JRouche's Avatar
    Today, 12:54 AM
    JRouche replied to a thread maths question.? in General
    Loved everything you wrote, I agree. I HAVE to write down a math string before getting help from my computer (calculator, telephone, car, computer...
    96 replies | 4134 view(s)
  • outlawspeeder's Avatar
    Today, 12:48 AM
    outlawspeeder replied to a thread Ash dump door in General
    I was wonder what I was going to do when mine let go. The one that is in mine is cast and I didn't know if steel would hold up. Damm fine work!
    7 replies | 466 view(s)
  • Old Hat's Avatar
    Today, 12:41 AM
    Metal Working is like ? . . . . . . .Is like ? Hmnnn ? ROCK CLIMBING ! Yeah that's it Rock Climbing...!! Rope CHECK! Cleats CHECK! Wind...
    11 replies | 447 view(s)
  • CalM's Avatar
    Today, 12:38 AM
    CalM replied to a thread OT VFD for sewing machine in General
    Locate the VFD near to the machine. If you have 3ph power, there are many inexpensive VFD's available such as through AD. Some even allow single...
    1 replies | 34 view(s)
  • A.K. Boomer's Avatar
    Today, 12:28 AM
    That's another good idea, but like in Forests example - it takes hard earned hot air from the heat source and weakens it - this will inevitably...
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  • ulav8r's Avatar
    Today, 12:25 AM
    I need to add a vfd to a sewing machine transmitter. Checked Automation Direct and believe their basic 1/2 horse drive will suit the purpose just...
    1 replies | 34 view(s)
  • A.K. Boomer's Avatar
    Today, 12:13 AM
    Good question but plenty of intake flow, the porch used to be heated by the furnace in the basement - those two heat ducts are now disconnected and...
    15 replies | 517 view(s)
  • A.K. Boomer's Avatar
    Today, 12:08 AM
    You guys are right on the money and it's also what I initially thought - validation, you already have the radius specs on the DRO, ...
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  • Old Hat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:58 PM
    I've met a few farmers and a rancher that live by validation. It's amazing what they accomplish in their tool-sheds. High marks that many...
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  • WilsonT's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:52 PM
    When I plumbed my shop for air, I added a drop at each machine that I wanted to have a supply for, each door, and a couple of general drops for use...
    4 replies | 120 view(s)
  • ulav8r's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:51 PM
    ulav8r replied to a thread O.T. electrical question. in General
    How about a separate solar panel to heat the duct? Install a switch in that circuit to disable the heater when desired.
    15 replies | 517 view(s)
  • JRouche's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:47 PM
    So true Phil. I agree. Validation is KEY to many engineering subjects. I think machining is Engineering? JR
    11 replies | 447 view(s)
  • oldtiffie's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:45 PM
    There is a tried and true set method of inserting new jaws in a 3-jaw chuck - find out what it is - and use it. If that job were mine I'd mark it...
    11 replies | 447 view(s)
  • oldtiffie's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:39 PM
    oldtiffie replied to a thread maths question.? in General
    Sometimes it pays to actually write down the problem before you put it into your calculator. Some of those problems with very big or complicated...
    96 replies | 4134 view(s)
  • WilsonT's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:26 PM
    I had checked it (ever so briefly) when I set it up, but did not pay close attention to the actual voltages. I just made sure that all the legs were...
    3 replies | 37 view(s)
  • Old Hat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:24 PM
    Validate each step in an endeavor, and assume that you might have any aspect wrong. The tendency from life outside a shop, is "I intend to do a...
    11 replies | 447 view(s)
  • EddyCurr's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:19 PM
    Stepside. Tap the bad hole, fill it with a threaded plug, drill a fresh hole in the correct location and then deliver the goods. The plug might...
    11 replies | 447 view(s)
  • WilsonT's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:15 PM
    I needed my welding table to be mobile, but I wanted to make it stable for working on. I should have put adjusters on it so I could level it, but...
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  • oldtiffie's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:14 PM
    Weston, You should really have nothing or very little to be anxious about as regards the radiation treatment. I was not concerned about mine at...
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  • CarlByrns's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:08 PM
    Second the voltage problem. I inherited my Craftsman buzzbox when the machine shop I worked for went from phase converters to real three-phase. Thing...
    3 replies | 37 view(s)
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