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    Yesterday, 10:20 AM
    Don't rant. This is a philosophy that is sweeping through our society, where kids and young adults are getting interested in MAKING something...
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    Yesterday, 10:17 AM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread what??? in General
    Other retailers sell those for $149 each, so that isn't an unreasonable price... although some discount for buying 10x would be warranted. This is...
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    12-10-2017, 02:45 PM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread Upgrading shop lights in General
    Well that is kind of disappointing. Guess I will look for a different source.
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    12-07-2017, 08:39 PM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread Acra or Grizzly mill? in General
    The Acra has one web page for the AM2 series, which includes the AM2S and AM2V. Says they are all made in Taiwan. ...
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    12-07-2017, 12:09 AM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread Acra or Grizzly mill? in General
    Acra. No question. Better quality build, made in Taiwan. Worth the extra $$$. The Grizzly is made in China. Also, the extra money for the...
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    12-04-2017, 09:16 PM
    With the "TiN" coating that comes out of a spray can of gold paint. The way to turn 5 cents of metal into $30....
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    12-01-2017, 12:04 PM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread Upgrading shop lights in General
    Looking forward to your review. I have a bay in my garage with 12' ceilings, and something like this (where they plug into each other) looks ideal,...
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    11-30-2017, 04:04 PM
    The real problem with Hughesnet is not the download speed (I routinely hit 15+ mbps), but the monthly data cap. Which they apply on a per-day basis....
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    11-29-2017, 06:38 PM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread Upgrading shop lights in General
    Another advantage is that in cold weather, fluorescent tubes either don't work or put out weak/flickering light. LED doesn't have that problem.
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    11-23-2017, 12:38 PM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread OT maybe? Net Neutrality? in General
    That is already happening. Netflix is paying a premium to ensure fast traffic. ...
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    11-12-2017, 11:25 PM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread Grizzly G0776 - 13" x 40 in General
    You do realize that your lathe is supposed to have backlash? That is part of the art and skill of working a lathe is making it so it doesn't matter....
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    11-11-2017, 12:29 AM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread Grizzly G0776 - 13" x 40 in General
    What are the symptoms that you are trying to solve by adjusting the gibbs?
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    11-05-2017, 09:05 PM
    Also the wire nuts are not firmly screwed onto the wire, as demonstrated that the wires themselves are not twisted together. I am a fan of...
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    11-05-2017, 02:42 PM
    That was what I was thinking as well. About the right size.
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    11-04-2017, 06:23 PM
    Your "careful wrapping job" just looks like the typical brown paper soaked in cosmoline or oil that is wrapped around machine tools to prevent...
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    10-09-2017, 08:02 PM
    This one works just fine as an oiler. Doesn't leak. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00E1JBS1Q/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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    09-28-2017, 12:19 AM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread Cute in General
    Strange, because my 10mm and 13mm always seem to run away from home first, never to return. That dang 12mm never moves out. I probably have 3 of...
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    09-24-2017, 11:10 AM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread OT- Equifax in General
    And obviously competition has helped make credit agencies deliver better/cheaper services? I am currently the happy recipient of TWO free identity...
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    09-23-2017, 11:59 PM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread OT- Equifax in General
    Sort of why a private-enterprise run air traffic controller is a bad idea. Which is precisely why nationalization is a good idea. Why would...
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    09-23-2017, 11:56 PM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread OT- Equifax in General
    SO here is the irony. Equifax has a "PIN recovery" website, to enable you to recover your credit lock PIN if you forgot it. What does it...
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    09-23-2017, 07:31 PM
    tmarks11 replied to a thread OT- Equifax in General
    Congress needs to ignore the bribes from the credit industry and nationalize the credit agencies. No private organizations should be able to make...
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