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    Today, 01:31 PM
    Not everything needs to find a use in your shop. But, hobby sites seem to attract the repurposing of a somewhat unsuitable item as something else...
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    Today, 01:26 PM
    That is not necessarily true. The association is probably because the issue is more severe with higher VOLTAGE motors, which tend to be higher...
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    Today, 03:11 AM
    Well, YOU may or may not be the final arbitrator of who flunks economics. I tend to suspect that you are not, a very strong suspicion, I must say. ...
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    Today, 01:14 AM
    Suit yourself. It makes no difference to the larger picture of "value" in any case. the "value" of gold is what we agree it is. Beyond that it...
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    Yesterday, 11:51 PM
    That is a distinction without a difference.... basically semantics, articulated by someone who is outside the situation. Situationally, gold...
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    Yesterday, 10:23 PM
    Thanks... What you refer to is the reason for "bling", or at least one reason for it. Basically having a lot of something that is highly valued...
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    Yesterday, 09:47 PM
    That is one way to have "intrinsic" value.... You can find that out during a real famine..... gold drops in value to be just something that is too...
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    Yesterday, 09:29 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Fixing a router, I found that the maker had decided a 13 x 32 x 10 mm bearing was the best ti use. They are 4x more expensive than the 12mm that is...
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    Yesterday, 07:26 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Cheap tig welder in Home Shop Welding
    That would be nice, as long as it is not like a 3 in one lathe/mill/drill..... kinda almost works for each one.... How thick does it do for...
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    Yesterday, 07:18 PM
    Maybe. Tell that to folks in Venezuela and other places in the last hundred years or so. Such as German inflation after WW1. Many other local...
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    Yesterday, 05:52 PM
    Yep... high rpm and slow feed keeps the "scalloping" down, and also makes the center of the ball end cutter cut well. As long as you do not "rub".
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    Yesterday, 05:49 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread vfd question. in General
    I think most want to know the make/model so that the manual can be found and the code can be identified, before jumping to a conclusion. Codes...
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    Yesterday, 04:34 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread vfd question. in General
    With make and model info, a manual can be found on-line. Make and model is.......????
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    Yesterday, 04:30 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Flashlights in General
    The working to "off" is a nuisance.... but I find that HAVING the "solitaire" in the pocket is good. I have been carrying an old one for probably...
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    Yesterday, 04:06 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Motor Failures in General
    A good deal of "turbine oil" is around 10wt. That usually does go into the oilite well. If you can get those "Zoom spout" oilers with the...
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    Yesterday, 04:00 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Flashlights in General
    I think it is all about the nice dotted trail it makes as you swing it into the side of the intruder's head..... If only the flashlight had the heft...
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    Yesterday, 03:54 AM
    That DC resistance is EITHER the parallel combo of one and the two i =n series (delta motors) OR the series resistance of two windings (wye...
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    12-16-2018, 10:13 PM
    I wonder what the chinese did to protect the actual spindle from bearing-ruining stray current? The coils capacitively induce current in the...
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    12-16-2018, 10:05 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Aluminum has a crummy fatigue response.... go over the limit and it breaks like a twig. Steel is heavy and rusts, but it also does not break...
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    12-16-2018, 09:57 PM
    Ball mills cut right to the center, unlike an end mill, which cuts on the periphery. So when you use a ball mill, you have to take some account of...
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    12-16-2018, 09:51 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Flashlights in General
    I did put one of the upgrade bulbs in a 2 cell Maglite. It is a huge improvement in terms of the amount of light output. Those replacements...
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    12-16-2018, 01:34 PM
    I think you will like it... fits a pocket very well compared to most, as your pic indicates.
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    12-16-2018, 12:55 PM
    Protecting it from the results of their poor practices and lack of maintenance. Not too rare, actually, and tends to be done in lower income...
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    12-16-2018, 12:49 PM
    The VFD needs to be set up to accept a PMAC motor. That is in the software, in general you cannot set the parameters of a standard unit to make it...
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    12-16-2018, 12:36 PM
    I have never noticed any crown on the rubber. It is still stretchy and not cracked, but obviously old.
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    12-16-2018, 12:31 PM
    I have some 4 flute, so they exist, but may not be common. If you have decently high rpm, and a slow feed, you ought to have a low chipload, and...
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    12-16-2018, 12:25 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Seeing those pics of Paul's truck, I decided to go take a pic of the same area on the old (2000 model year) S 10. Clearly not new, moving toward a...
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    12-16-2018, 12:14 PM
    I think the line on the tire is recent, form the blade moving forward and coming off. The first time it happened, it was during a cut, when the...
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    12-16-2018, 03:35 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Burning mulch? in General
    The only real issue with stuff like that is that it forms a mat that tends to put out the fire... not like sticks or split logs that have air...
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    12-16-2018, 03:27 AM
    It's not a "4 x 6", it is a quite decent Atlas bandsaw, which I have had for many years, and which has never given this problem before, and seems to...
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