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    Today, 07:16 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    People DO restore vehicles that are far worse than that. But they are generally ones that will be worth the effort. Old Jaguar, etc....... A...
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    Today, 06:36 PM
    I think BCR and Yondering have it correct.... Why would anyone design it like that? It's complex, it's not very flexible in use, and it sure is not...
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    Today, 05:56 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    Yes. even more so in a microwave, because the power setting is often just how long iit is on.... what percent of the time. So the actual power...
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    Today, 04:09 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    Well, A microwave is turned on a lot of times. Every time the microwave is turned on, the fuse has an inrush current of some amount go through it....
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    Today, 11:01 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Photos are 404. The sine error is not important unless you want an absolute number for how far it is evcentric, such as for turning a particular...
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    Today, 10:52 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    The hardwear stores were put out by the box stores, not because they did not serve a need. As for driving all over, all three box stores are in a...
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    Today, 02:37 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    you may want something more like this ...
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    Today, 02:24 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread squirrel cage blower in General
    Look up "crossflow fan" or "crossflow blower".
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    Today, 02:08 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Metal Shapers Book in General
    Dang... you are right... I recalled totally wrong... It was the cutter grinder one I was interested in. Got sent off on a mind excursion by the...
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    Today, 01:03 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Paul..... it might be time to get some fiberglasss cloth and resin, to just go over the whole thing from whichever side is the worst, or maybe both....
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    Today, 12:57 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Metal Shapers Book in General
    I'll have to look for that. I was going to buy one, then I stopped using the shaper, and never got round to it. Thanks
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    Today, 12:45 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    I do not need oilite bearings often enough to keep bar material in stock. I find that HD is, for instance, worthless for general plumbing, they...
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    Yesterday, 09:05 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    It's a bit like a mattock. Usually the blade side is narrower than a mattock. The problem with the box stores is that they drive out the small...
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    Yesterday, 08:56 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Fusion360 vs Solidworks in General
    All the serious 3D programs have what is somewhat incorrectly called "parametric modeling". Solidworks, Fusion, Alibre, etc. Some, like...
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    Yesterday, 08:39 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    Parts not available, and the cost of a new one so low that the labor for a repair costs as much or more. So, at the first fault, no matter how easy...
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    Yesterday, 07:17 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Learning a new machine in General
    Have not run into that, but "fast" to me is slower than you are talking, more like 1000 or 1200 would be very fast with my vertical head.
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    Yesterday, 07:15 PM
    I have just never started with the brush type cans. I don't really like cutter lube for milling, it sticks chips to the cutter and work, although...
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    Yesterday, 04:31 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Atlas Shaper Gib Issues in General
    I guess I classify fixing MY machines somewhere in the category of getting gas, changing oil, and checking tires before the journey..... I prefer...
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    Yesterday, 01:09 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Learning a new machine in General
    Chip recutting can make for a varying load that can seem like a regular vibration. I find that in a lot of materials, the chips get stuck back on...
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    Yesterday, 01:02 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Metal Shapers Book in General
    Did not Sir John have a CD out with a lot of shaper info on it? I imagine that is NLA now.
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    Yesterday, 01:00 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Atlas Shaper Gib Issues in General
    Yes indeed. you don't want to have it hanging up on something. I admit I probably would have done it quick and dirty, but there is no harm in...
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    Yesterday, 12:57 PM
    Indeed they are very nice. The accessories are interesting, what are they all for?
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    Yesterday, 12:56 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Glue For Neoprene Rubber in General
    You obviously care about how many posts I make and when and where.... I DO appreciate the concern, but it is misplaced..... You can just send...
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    Yesterday, 12:51 PM
    Don't bother with Sopko, they do not do wheels. I had thought they did. MSC has them, and Dumore tools, Artco Tools, and others.... here's a...
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    Yesterday, 12:46 PM
    I stick with what I am good at......
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    Yesterday, 12:44 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    Looking for them was a "hey, I'm gonna be there, let's check, you never know" type deal... so no, I did not do a careful internet search first. ...
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    Yesterday, 11:32 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Glue For Neoprene Rubber in General
    Sigh.... It was left over from a project at work that needed to adhere a similar appearing "elastomer" material (which was a trim item, BTW) to...
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    Yesterday, 11:27 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    LOL.... Most of you are blaming ME for "expecting" to find it.... Focusing narrowly on that bushing.... and missing the point by light-years....
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    Yesterday, 11:19 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Learning a new machine in General
    The OP's cutting speeds were in the general range, not as way far out as Tundra's recent post on using his Varnamo. And he got away with what...
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    Yesterday, 11:07 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Glue For Neoprene Rubber in General
    Auto part stores are becoming useless..... mentioned in another thread, and quite true. Lots of car polish, steering wheel trim, and "bling" stuff,...
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