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    04-26-2015, 02:06 AM
    WOW! Now that is what I am looking for. I was seriously think of waiting for the Nobel 1.0 from XYZprinting to come out later this year. It is...
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    04-24-2015, 10:52 PM
    Evan replied to a thread "FREE" Electric Motor in General
    Such capacitors generally have only a set minimum that it must meet. It can be a lot over that and will work fine. The values of those types of...
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    04-24-2015, 09:53 PM
    Tell me about it. I was in the hospital for 38 days and for three weeks I had no computer access because the unit I was in didn't have Wi-Fi...
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    04-22-2015, 08:03 PM
    When shopping for a new point and shoot look for something with the least number of pixels you can find. Current cheap cameras still use the number...
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    04-22-2015, 07:40 PM
    Evan replied to a thread hardness of glass in General
    "Glass" is a very generic term referring to nearly anything that is amorphous rather than crystallized and not necessarily transparent. There are...
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    04-22-2015, 07:22 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT Stuck on Alloy Wheels in General
    No need to make it die, everybody is being reasonably well behaved. Discussions such as this can be very informative even if there is a bit of chaff...
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    04-22-2015, 05:23 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT Stuck on Alloy Wheels in General
    I strongly suspect the mention of "potential for over-torquing" is correct but only because it will allow for improper or no measurement torque...
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    04-22-2015, 01:04 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT Stuck on Alloy Wheels in General
    Because of the way that fatigue builds up in iron alloys anything such as a wheel stud will be designed to be multiple times stronger than the normal...
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    04-22-2015, 12:40 PM
    If you are going to look up medical issues on the net then use authoritative sources. One of the best is medscape.com You will need to sign up for a...
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    04-22-2015, 11:45 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT Stuck on Alloy Wheels in General
    "I have to ask myself, how are you guys that advocate the use of anti seize arriving at this figure, or are you even taking this into consideration?...
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    04-22-2015, 04:10 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT Stuck on Alloy Wheels in General
    Lubricating the threads with anything, oil or antisieze, should never result in a failure of the fastener at proper calculated torque limit. If it...
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    04-20-2015, 11:17 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT Stuck on Alloy Wheels in General
    Use boiling water to heat wheel, if you are near a heat source when needed. That insures the heat will not be high enough to change the aluminum...
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    04-20-2015, 03:41 AM
    You don't need to reinstall it to run it on a win7 machine. All you need to do is make a copy of the XP drive using this freeware: ...
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    04-19-2015, 11:19 PM
    Oh yeah, apartment living isn't new to me although I haven't done it recently. Over the 23 years I spent working for Xerox I spent well over two...
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    04-19-2015, 11:04 PM
    Been off a couple of days doing other stuff. I want something with very high resolution like in the 20 micron range. That comes first, everything...
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    04-15-2015, 06:00 PM
    Inflatables aren't usually paddled with oar locks. More like a canoe stroke. I will be doing some creative additive machining if/when I get a 3D...
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    04-15-2015, 11:22 AM
    I'm unlocking my pension so I can take the entire value out at once if I wanted to pay a huge tax hit. I will take out the most I can each year...
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    04-15-2015, 12:25 AM
    Endpoint, midpoint etc are fully automatic in Sketchup and always have been. You have been looking too hard I think. This is version 8 but all...
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    04-12-2015, 01:55 AM
    Delrin (or acetal) will work just fine. It has higher impact resistance than mild steel. It has been used as the cams in Briggs & Stratton engines...
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    04-12-2015, 01:35 AM
    Yes, it is Sketchup, version 2015. This version is much better than the two previous. There have been some significant changes and the best is that...
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    04-09-2015, 05:43 PM
    I would be OK for smooth water canoeing but anything with multiple G forces would be a very bad plan, such as slamming over wakes in a power boat. I...
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    04-09-2015, 04:18 PM
    Dang, it sure sucks being totally off line for an entire week. But now I have very high speed internet with a very large cap compared to anything...
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    04-02-2015, 12:35 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: I am still alive in General
    I am moving in to my apartment today. Due to a screw up by the company installing my internet connection I will not have internet access until Apr...
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    03-31-2015, 10:40 PM
    You Tube has recently changed the high resolution format. They are trying to prevent free downloads of hi-res movies. There are only a very few...
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    03-31-2015, 10:27 PM
    Evan replied to a thread (OT) Cracking Lexan in General
    Yep, as JT said, Lexan doesn't crack. UNLESS, it has been hit with any of a wide variety of solvents. That even includes some alcohols but not...
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    03-30-2015, 11:25 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Drilling in glass in General
    If the glass is tempered, which it probably is, you will not be able to drill it. It will shatter the moment the very thin surface stress layer is...
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    03-30-2015, 12:17 PM
    quote: Hopefully, the service provider will then shut the scammer's account down, which nicely ruins any ongoing scams. ​Yes, but maybe as long...
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    03-30-2015, 12:15 PM
    I used to play with them too. Caller: Your computer has been notifying us with a problem due to a virus on your computer. me: Which one? ...
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    03-30-2015, 12:00 PM
    Some time ago I complained to Telus (our land line telephone provider) about the large number of scam calls we were getting. I also pointed out that...
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    03-30-2015, 11:40 AM
    The second device I linked to takes a standard type K thermocouple connected to it and will read up to 1024C. It should do the job just fine. I have...
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