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    Today, 10:50 PM
    In my shop it would first pass the test of being fairly compact, ie won't take up much space. It would get kept. I have several drawers for which...
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    Today, 07:52 PM
    My guess is it was part of a printer or copier repair business.
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    Yesterday, 01:28 AM
    Heh, I remember the dual turntables- quite the mechanical nightmare sometimes, some models anyway. I have two Hitachi turntables, their top of...
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    04-14-2014, 10:19 PM
    Ok, I found the shape I was looking for- Unitrex Sunsky Greca 76.
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    04-13-2014, 07:39 PM
    Comes to mind that if you want to rule out stray magnetic fields, you could slip a short length of steel pipe over the cartridge temporarily...
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    04-13-2014, 07:32 PM
    From the descriptions, it looks like what I'm after is the deep rib design- flats on both sides and flat, angled walls. None of this is available in...
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    04-13-2014, 05:57 PM
    I'm looking for fiberglass panels that are corrugated like the polycarbonate panels- in other words, a series of flats and angled walls, not a wave...
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    04-13-2014, 05:32 PM
    darryl replied to a thread O.T. fuse temperature in General
    We the general public might be well advised to bone up on this issue, as more and more use is being made of electric cars and higher energy...
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    04-13-2014, 02:22 PM
    darryl replied to a thread O.T. fuse temperature in General
    How warm is warm? Things carrying high current over time will get warm, but this would be normal. For a connection to degrade because of heat would...
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    04-13-2014, 01:53 PM
    If pulling the cartridge eliminates the hum problem, and it's one channel only, then that suggests that the shield connecting that signal, either the...
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    04-13-2014, 01:03 AM
    darryl replied to a thread Found my Old Hat ! in General
    Ha ha. Today I put my old head under a new hat-
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    04-09-2014, 07:18 PM
    darryl replied to a thread OT-msd ignition system in General
    Latest news on this- apparently the company is going to send a complete replacement package out. It's an updated production of the same modules, and...
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    04-09-2014, 03:13 AM
    darryl replied to a thread grip pressure with vise in General
    Well I'll just run out and get me a cupple of those- NOT! A bit pricey for sure :(
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    04-08-2014, 08:07 PM
    darryl replied to a thread grip pressure with vise in General
    Hm- all very interesting. It looks like I could design for about 2 ton or so per gripper and would be in the ballpark. More pressure than that and it...
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    04-08-2014, 04:38 PM
    darryl started a thread grip pressure with vise in General
    I've had a design in my head for a while now for a different kind of vise than the typical bench top ones. I'm wondering what kind of pressure you...
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    04-08-2014, 03:13 PM
    Just to confirm- it sounds like the vfd is permanently connected to the grinder, and you merely want to supply power to either the lathe or the vfd,...
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    04-08-2014, 03:06 PM
    darryl replied to a thread Fun with Worm Gear Drives in General
    Been several references to the BFH method lately- anyone have any pictures of the process?
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    04-08-2014, 03:03 PM
    darryl replied to a thread OT Battery Question in General
    Hmm- the congregation would get 'short-charged' in such a case- :)
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    04-08-2014, 02:55 PM
    darryl replied to a thread Bad Design ?? in General
    Of course you don't fit any of those blades without a liberal dose of that Teachers lubricant- but you do have to be careful of how you use it :)
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    04-08-2014, 02:44 PM
    'real mans interference fit' - of course the bfh goes along with that quite well :) Lately I've been struck with the idea of boring the hole in...
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    04-08-2014, 02:28 PM
    darryl replied to a thread OT-msd ignition system in General
    Well, the owner of this truck is going to have the stock ignition system put back on. We'll see how it performs after that. I might get the msd...
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    04-07-2014, 06:37 PM
    Starting with a square blank, I usually knock off the four corners, then knock off eight more- that gets you close enough to turn off the rest. As...
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    04-06-2014, 07:27 PM
    Ok, so I'm not asking for directions to the ancient Babylonian garbage dump site called Hell (is that really the origin of the word, and the...
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    04-06-2014, 07:10 PM
    darryl replied to a thread OT: Water Filter Question in General
    Looking at my filter again, it comes to mind that I could extend the spigot by cutting it before it takes the curve, then just make an extension and...
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    04-06-2014, 06:59 PM
    darryl replied to a thread OT Battery Question in General
    Sometimes throwing a little money at the problem is a good solution. My suggestion is to get two sets of Ultimate Lithiums. One set gets used until...
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    04-06-2014, 06:38 PM
    darryl replied to a thread Fun with Worm Gear Drives in General
    There is a fixed relationship between the distance from the tap to the axis of the worm wheel and the number of teeth cut. I found that I could mount...
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    04-06-2014, 01:02 AM
    darryl replied to a thread OT: Water Filter Question in General
    I recently bought a counter-top water filter. It connects to the tap and has a little button that you pull to direct water through the filter. I...
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    04-05-2014, 02:12 PM
    There have been countless times I see a mechanism of some kind, then relate that to how the parts of the human body work. Look at how fingers work-...
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    04-05-2014, 02:01 PM
    darryl replied to a thread OT-msd ignition system in General
    I agree, Larry- but then again I'm not swayed by the term 'billet' or the hype of aftermarket 'improvements'- I'm not a hot rod type of guy anyway....
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    04-05-2014, 01:54 PM
    I agree the disc would allow a bit more accuracy, provided you stay away from the center portion. Using the outer 1/3 or so of the diameter should...
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