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    Today, 09:09 PM
    Not trying to argue too much here, but where is the fuel in the cylinder to use up the oxygen? if it is sucking in a flame, the fuel would seem to...
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    Today, 09:00 PM
    I can see that the centrifugal separation may work better. The question is whether the airflow into the exit pipe sucks more dust sway from the...
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    Today, 08:55 PM
    The PEX folks say it "MAY not rupture" if water in it freezes. It's a crosslinked polyethylene, not a regular thermoplastic, so recovery like that...
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    Today, 08:39 PM
    Likewise. Do I not understand this? The oxygen is 20% or so, and is converted into another gas plus water. Seems that would not be a lot of...
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    Today, 05:39 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread OT: Dual fuel generator in General
    We have had a week outage at a time, in an urban type area. One in December, not the best time. When I say "we", I mean the folks across the...
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    Today, 05:31 PM
    In my case, it is top name stuff from the 1950s, highly collectible. We do? Not that I know of. For at least certain items that are...
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    Today, 03:28 PM
    I have a similar problem, with some audio items which may sell for several thousand dollars each. I view ebay as a huge risk that I might simply end...
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    Today, 02:57 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Electrical question in General
    Yeah. What the original schematic shows is like that also but with one pot effectively turned up all the way. I suggested a divider just as a...
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    Today, 01:58 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread OT: Dual fuel generator in General
    Yep, what I figured, they gave the motor start as an example. Not sure that 30% extra for surge is a big deal when motors draw 5x current, and...
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    Yesterday, 11:51 PM
    As I looked at that, I was thinking whether the system would "scale" well. And I do not know. That is a LOT smaller than the dust separators I...
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    Yesterday, 11:25 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread OT: Dual fuel generator in General
    It doesn't. that is "surge" wattage. the rated wattage is 3850, which would be the continuous output. Page 24 in the link ...
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    Yesterday, 10:54 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Electrical question in General
    If you can get the "rapid" action you want with a resistor in series with the switch, there may be a value you can use that will allow the connection...
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    Yesterday, 10:45 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Buying my first MIG welder in General
    FINALLY some good sense. The controls are there for a reason...... And there exist big welders for a reason, not just to cover up for dolts not...
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    Yesterday, 09:24 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Buying my first MIG welder in General
    Your privilege... "Vastly"? Got an example?
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    Yesterday, 09:19 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Electrical question in General
    I'd be opposed to using a toggle for a rapid, unless it is a momentary toggle. The momentary (I assume) pushbutton has the advantage for a rapid...
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    Yesterday, 08:43 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Buying my first MIG welder in General
    That is just insulting. Also not true, Dan.... But I am sure you will continue...... Just for fun, Dan, why don;t you POINT OUT where I said,...
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    Yesterday, 08:25 PM
    Some foam is OK. Real sound absorbing foam is not commonly available, and when I hear someone say "foam", as in foam rubber or foam plastic, it is...
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    Yesterday, 02:58 PM
    It's just what I am suggesting.... those are all materials that add friction to airflow on a fine level. Sound, as air vibrations, is "flow", and...
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    Yesterday, 02:14 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Buying my first MIG welder in General
    Dan, you never miss a chance, do you.......? We can count on you. Old reliable...... "If you don't know what you are doing".... Really? A...
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    Yesterday, 09:55 AM
    The basic idea is maybe a bit unrealistic. You speak of "blocking", and "damping". I have experience at this. Forget blocking. Damping, ok, as...
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    Yesterday, 09:36 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Buying my first MIG welder in General
    Wrong on both points. I said LINCOLN, that was the brand.... if it was 100 A and not 90.. whatever. Their smallest, in an older version. Will...
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    02-22-2018, 11:29 PM
    Looking at that, the price is not so far out. maybe 2:1 on the high side. It has a lot of fairly rare tooling. I do not know what type collets...
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    02-22-2018, 11:07 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Buying my first MIG welder in General
    DAN: You said Lincoln 90A unit, and that;s the "little" welder I mean. Was told to weld a 6 x 6 piece of 1/4" steel to a 12 x 24" piece, at right...
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    02-22-2018, 10:54 PM
    Yeah, that WOULD be irritating..... obviously must be from use, as it would not be from a twist.... And there is a fair amount of area on an HLV...
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    02-22-2018, 10:50 PM
    Super idea... one of those "should be obvious" things that isn't.....
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    02-22-2018, 10:43 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread What is it? in General
    Its a bunch of Winfred Berg drive components, along with some metal plates, and misc Probably not a drive setup for high torque, as that tooth belt...
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    02-22-2018, 03:28 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Buying my first MIG welder in General
    I would have the electric welder to avoid having the tanks, and potential issues. So O/A preheat is not in the cards. Insurance companies hate...
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    02-22-2018, 03:11 PM
    What about a light oil? Seems like you will want something in there if only to avoid corrosion.
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    02-22-2018, 02:26 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Buying my first MIG welder in General
    the 3/16" a little lincoln will just about do with no help. I think I have, in fact. It's when you get into 6mm and 8mm (as mentioned...
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    02-22-2018, 02:14 PM
    yep. Unless you have special requirements, for ordinary lathe leveling, a Starrett 98 (0.005 per foot) is much easier to use, and gets you close...
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