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    11-21-2015, 12:51 AM
    That's the reason I don't loan tools or equipment. If I have the time, I'm more than happy to help by being the operator. I know my stuff so I know...
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    11-18-2015, 10:54 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Craftsman / Atlas lathe in General
    That's one of the first things I did on my A/C--I replaced the flimsy Crapsman chuck with a 6" Bison.
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    11-17-2015, 09:32 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread OT: windows 10 spyware fix in General
    I've had CEIP turned off in W7 since day one and never did load the "Get Windows 10" patches. The GWX updates were the ones that accumulate system...
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    11-17-2015, 04:06 PM
    The link you provided explains why. Did you read it? Also read the Community Standards. You have two choices; give them the info or delete your...
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    11-16-2015, 09:21 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread OT Credit Card Scam in General
    Oh yeah, like that's going to help. You might as well say, "I'm going to tell your mother".
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    11-16-2015, 09:03 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread OT: New TV off gassing in General
    About the only thing that stinks up HF is the "rubber" tires. My eyes water and my nose burns every time I get near them. If you're near them long...
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    11-15-2015, 02:44 PM
    You had a problem when you started taking it. That's not what I'm talking about. Perhaps Zocor was a bad example. TV is full of drug ads promoting...
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    11-15-2015, 09:57 AM
    I put a 1hp on my A/C 12x36 and glad to have it. Especially when die threading large sizes. The only thing you have to watch is that you don't...
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    11-15-2015, 09:06 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread OT: Pressure washer saver in General
    That's another "roundtoit" I need to find. I need a new pump. Mine has been running on 2 cylinders for the past 5-6 years. The old well water killed...
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    11-14-2015, 10:03 PM
    My blood pressure has been the same for about the last 30 years--120/65. I can ramp my heart rate up and it drops to normal within a few minutes....
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    11-13-2015, 05:19 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Die filing machine in General
    If I knew, I'd buy it before I told you about it. :) I've been accumulating parts for years to make one but seems I lack the most important...
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    11-13-2015, 05:06 PM
    Glad to see that you're making improvements so quickly. Were you taking any NSAIDs for any pain on a long term basis? I just turned 65 a few weeks...
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    11-11-2015, 10:04 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Enco in General
    I got the usual email ad from one of the tool suppliers and Windows Live Mail popped up a notice that the certificate had expired. I forget which...
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    11-11-2015, 09:48 PM
    That took a lot of "brass" to find that out. :) I would have been afraid of dropping the whole tranny on the road.
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    11-05-2015, 01:05 AM
    The OP asked for the cheapest. What's with all the shotgun suggestions? I guess I win. Sandpaper on a stick is about as cheap as you can get. :) ...
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    10-31-2015, 09:49 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Food Safe Sealer in General
    Be careful heating that tetrahydrofuran, or THF (or acetone for ABS for that matter). It vaporizes well below room temperature (7F) and can be...
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    10-27-2015, 09:55 AM
    The GF is always offering to help with projects or picking up after them. The first time almost lead to a break up. It was "where does this go?",...
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    10-23-2015, 10:56 AM
    I sure didn't want to hear that about the plasma torch. I've been saving up for that plasma cutter. I like that they moved the air pressure gauge and...
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    10-22-2015, 08:10 PM
    I'd be more than happy to drive one of the new $60,000+ Kias if I could afford it. They beat any American made car for luxury, fit, finish and...
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    10-22-2015, 10:55 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Dynamic pricing in General
    Newegg has been doing this for years on computer items and TVs. That's all I've ever purchased there but it's probably site-wide. As net traffic goes...
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    10-16-2015, 09:40 PM
    What "price" are you referring to? Keep in mind that the legs and casters are NOT included in the table price. The leg kit is $110 and casters are...
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    10-15-2015, 07:16 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Acceptable runout in General
    I agree with mf205i. You're not making a shaft; you're making a spindle for a clutch spinning at 9000rpm. .015" runout is atrocious. I can do better...
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    10-10-2015, 05:36 PM
    Yeah, I was going to mention the extra light helps me too. I've even taken some welding tasks outside to use sunlight. I finally had to get reading...
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    10-10-2015, 04:40 PM
    Good tip. I don't even buy off Ebay any more. If Amazon doesn't have it, I order it from a supplier I know even if it does cost more. I'm fed up with...
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    10-10-2015, 04:27 PM
    If you have a way to power a 12v light, use one of the tractor 27 Watt LED lights. They're about $10 from Amazon. And they're a whiter light (6000K)...
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    10-09-2015, 03:35 PM
    3/4 NPT is over 1'. Maybe it's just plain 1". Course is 8tpi, fine is 12tpi. No one here can measure it for you. :confused:
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    10-07-2015, 11:23 PM
    Well, that would be useful. You could get to the grocery store in 30 seconds then wait 8 hours for the batteries to recharge to get home. :cool:
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    10-03-2015, 08:59 AM
    It may require more shaking or a different method of shaking to mix the solids. The solids will be on the side rather than the bottom where you can...
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    09-30-2015, 03:05 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread OT- Diesel Exhaust Fluid in General
    Instead of smelling like burned diesel, the exhaust now smells like burned piss. :o
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    09-30-2015, 09:35 AM
    I've repaired/replaced springs in other "spring return" devices. Just anneal the area you intend to bend. Don't try to re-temper. Mine broke every...
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