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    Yesterday, 08:06 AM
    Anyone have interest in cannons? https://youtu.be/MgqIWDPMALk
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    01-05-2019, 05:43 PM
    The only two things I changed going to,propane was the adapter to the propane tank for the regulator and cutting tips. I didnt know about a different...
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    12-30-2018, 05:51 AM
    rws replied to a thread Back to Turning a Barrel in General
    I’ve turned barrels dry, or with cutting oil applied with a brush. The barrel heats up and I dont want to stress it any more than needed. Using this...
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    12-29-2018, 05:53 PM
    rws replied to a thread Back to Turning a Barrel in General
    I’m using HSS ground with a positive rake, and to keep from making coils I had to stay under .005 depth of cut. Going from 1.250 to .875 at .003 per...
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    12-29-2018, 04:24 PM
    rws started a thread Back to Turning a Barrel in General
    Not about a taper, but cooling. I use a pumped coolant to chamber, keeps chips clear, gives a great finish. I donít use the sump and pump on my...
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    12-22-2018, 04:52 AM
    rws replied to a thread Roskelley 1440 lathe in General
    Sorry.
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    12-21-2018, 06:04 PM
    rws replied to a thread Roskelley 1440 lathe in General
    Wasn’t Nardinis made in Spain?
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    12-15-2018, 06:39 PM
    Back when I worked for contractors, we send to send regulators to the air/gas supplier for rebuilds. Somebody has parts for them. And they can’t be...
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    12-11-2018, 06:19 PM
    rws replied to a thread Turning a long taper in General
    In the post by old mart with the eBay link, I would be interested in making one available f it had a l8ve center not dead center. Is there a live...
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    12-11-2018, 06:15 PM
    rws replied to a thread Glue For Neoprene Rubber in General
    Try that yellow goop for gluing weatherstripping on cars. Messy but works.
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    12-05-2018, 12:31 PM
    Yes the big pipe is plenty long enough to support the smaller pipe. I thought about turning a filler ring or two. possibility. Getting welding leads...
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    12-05-2018, 10:51 AM
    I'm having a mental block here, seems this should be simple but it's just passing my by. I have an unused satellite mount on my roof, a 3 legged one...
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    11-25-2018, 10:37 AM
    rws replied to a thread OT- Heat Pump ? in General
    Well, where I live the ground is shale, kinda hard to dig through it without major equipment. Where I work, the County puts in a lot of geothermal...
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    11-24-2018, 05:44 PM
    rws started a thread OT- Heat Pump ? in General
    My unit s but a couple years old. I have a temp,probe in the supply duct right above the air handler, and I keep an eye on supply temps. Over the...
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    11-21-2018, 05:32 AM
    rws replied to a thread OT- Ice Maker Issue in General
    Well, it kicked in and is making ice and cycling fine. The cubes (half rounds) are a bit smaller than before but it is working. In the past, when the...
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    11-20-2018, 07:07 PM
    rws replied to a thread OT- Ice Maker Issue in General
    Yes the bar is down, so I’ll wait until tomorrow. Thanks.
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    11-20-2018, 06:16 PM
    rws started a thread OT- Ice Maker Issue in General
    The ice maker in my frig quit a couple weeks ago. Since the frig is 14 years old, I figured the ice maker unit just gave up. So I ordered a...
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    11-16-2018, 05:54 PM
    I know nothing about forging, but I watch Forged In Fire. Someone tried to water quench W-1, and the blade warped. The judges all said don’t do it,...
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    11-03-2018, 07:29 AM
    rws started a thread OT- Smart Phone Apps in General
    I have a no-name phone from a popular provider. A phone to me is for calls and now texts, web browsing wasnít on my radar. The phone came loaded with...
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    10-24-2018, 06:05 PM
    rws replied to a thread OT- WiFi Range Extender in General
    Yes it does, something like up to 10. These sound pretty good!
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    10-24-2018, 08:26 AM
    rws started a thread OT- WiFi Range Extender in General
    We use a mobile hotspot for our internet, there is no cable available. The hotspot is close to a window to get it's signal, and it's OK for the...
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    10-24-2018, 06:41 AM
    OK, here is a pic of the gate. I guess the fixes have pretty much been discussed. I'm thinking of replacing the rod along the top of the gates...
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    10-23-2018, 11:37 AM
    I will this afternoon and post it tomorrow. I didn't plan on making this post until I get an email from my wife expressing her frustrations of...
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    10-23-2018, 11:36 AM
    Well, to be honest, I made an error when I sunk the posts, hence the gap. However, that gap is no wider than the spacing of the pipes, so I left it...
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    10-23-2018, 08:19 AM
    I have two metal "farm" gates across my driveway, they close with a gap of about 5". It's a gravel driveway so using a cane bolt would be a constant...
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