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    Yesterday, 04:08 AM
    danlb replied to a thread Flashlights in General
    Just for the others (not Jerry) , a bit of clarification; a) The term "2 cell Maglight" does not mean much. A 2 D-cell Maglite or a 2 AAA-cell...
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    12-16-2018, 07:44 PM
    danlb replied to a thread Flashlights in General
    I've tried the strobe on dogs. They look at me funny and then continue growling. I have used the strobe in bright daylight to get my wife's...
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    12-16-2018, 07:38 PM
    danlb replied to a thread Flashlights in General
    Flashlights and locksmithing brought me to machining. I could not see spending $100 for things like a "core capping block" that was available only...
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    12-16-2018, 07:04 PM
    danlb replied to a thread A recipe for yall. in General
    It almost sounds like a flux for casting iron.
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    12-11-2018, 08:32 PM
    danlb replied to a thread Lathe Lead Screw Speed . in Networking
    On my 9x20 lathe I simply used high reduction in the quick change gears. I don't recall the exact gearing, but the 20 tooth gear driven by the...
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    12-10-2018, 04:23 AM
    danlb replied to a thread OT: VPN's in General
    Traditionally, a VPN is a way to connect two networks in different locations so that both networks behave like they are one big network. Case in...
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    12-07-2018, 07:10 PM
    They do listen. They may not take action, but they do listen. You did not mention your OS version. There was a note on a board yesterday...
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    12-07-2018, 07:02 PM
    Ok, my two cents worth; If doing repair work, you will not know in advance what size things will be. In that case get one with the biggest work...
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    12-06-2018, 01:41 PM
    Congrats! Now the fun starts! Dan
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    12-06-2018, 01:13 AM
    Last mast that I had was pretty simple. A hole drilled though the inner mast section. A hole drilled about 1 foot down the outer mast section. A...
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    12-05-2018, 11:24 PM
    danlb replied to a thread OT: Autonomous car progress. in General
    A new development. Waymo’s self-driving taxi service is now a reality. I guess my guess was off by a few years. Per the article below, We...
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    12-05-2018, 01:36 AM
    Don't get too excited. This is a college publication of a post doc project. They publish lots of things that are not feasible for economic or...
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    12-05-2018, 12:19 AM
    danlb replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I had to make a part for my car. It seems the plastic insert in the passenger door panel which has the interior handle has a flaw. It has one...
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    12-04-2018, 11:29 PM
    danlb replied to a thread OT: Autonomous car progress. in General
    The wording of the law can / will make all those arguments invalid. Laws are written to catch and punish the law breakers, not to actually make...
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    12-04-2018, 10:57 PM
    danlb replied to a thread OT: Autonomous car progress. in General
    Machine, your first question was asked and answered a few posts up. If there is a law against sleeping it off in the car, then you would need a...
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    12-04-2018, 05:10 PM
    danlb replied to a thread OT: Autonomous car progress. in General
    Re: Machine... There are laws that make sleeping alone in a car while drunk an offense. That's mentioned in several recent posts among the 33...
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    12-04-2018, 03:03 PM
    danlb replied to a thread OT: Autonomous car progress. in General
    As evidenced by the experiences of various forum members, drunk drivers in a car that they are not driving is a special case. It's been addressed in...
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    12-03-2018, 11:00 PM
    THANK YOU! I guess that this thread can be closed then, right everyone? I was too busy to poll EVERYONE. :) Bold for emphasis is accepted...
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    12-03-2018, 10:00 PM
    Lying to a US official can actually lead to jail time if there is any proof. That's seldom enforced but can happen.
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    12-03-2018, 09:54 PM
    The good news is that the guy that fungtn mentioned (http://olduhfguy.com/) will repair the board for $100 and shipping.
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    12-03-2018, 08:23 PM
    Since you asked how that particular thread is meant to be used... a) Read it at your leisure. You have a lot of that since you are on here as...
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    12-03-2018, 07:45 PM
    I thought that a bldc motor needed a ESC driver, similar to what you see at...
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    12-03-2018, 05:42 PM
    Jerry, I suggest that either you buy the book (one was published, and is still on sale from village press) which has an index. Or you could learn...
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    12-03-2018, 04:43 PM
    I would make it negative based on the "faulty communications" about the actual ship date. Neutral connotes "not good, not bad". Neutral would...
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    12-03-2018, 04:00 PM
    danlb replied to a thread The Owen sub-machine gun in Gunsmithing
    It sounds like the magazine design added to it's reliability. Springs are fine, but springs strong enough to push 33 bullets can make it a hassle...
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    12-03-2018, 03:38 PM
    Some of those watches are quite attractive. As a woman's watch it might have a longer lifetime than it would if used by a man. Men tend to wear...
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    12-03-2018, 03:27 PM
    danlb replied to a thread Machinist Library in General
    It's funny, but I can't think of any specific book that I would add. If it's not in machinery's Handbook I get the information from Google. If...
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    12-03-2018, 02:55 PM
    Check out https://www.legalline.ca/legal-answers/working-in-the-usa-under-nafta/ for a TN visa to work as a professional. Seems easy enough and you...
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    12-03-2018, 02:26 PM
    I was curious about the 10ee because the bed looked so short. I looked it up on lathes.co.uk. I have never realized that it was a 10 x 20 or 12 x...
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    12-03-2018, 01:33 AM
    danlb replied to a thread OT: Autonomous car progress. in General
    Or home? That would be a rational thing to do. It would be interesting if the car set limited destinations if the owner's speech is slurred or if...
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