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    Yesterday, 11:43 PM
    Nah, that's just for dressing the top of the wheel... That looks pretty handy. Go for it. I'd add a hole so you can stick the diamond out the...
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    Yesterday, 12:42 PM
    Talk about bill scammers....(getting off topic, sorry) Bell charges an extra $2 for a paper bill. Okay, no problem, here's my email. Only they...
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    Yesterday, 12:13 PM
    Probably didn't get an operators manual with it.
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    Yesterday, 09:49 AM
    Dan Dubeau replied to a thread Electronics forums in General
    Funny you mention that, as that's probably one of the first tings burned in my mind from what relatively little vehicle electronics troubleshooting...
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    Yesterday, 09:24 AM
    I think the ones we have at work like that are probably still in the same spot they were when this thread started. Only now I've got one at home...
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    01-15-2018, 05:30 PM
    Awesome. I can see some custom lego pieces in my future. I doubt my machine right now would print a usable piece, but never know, I should try one...
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    01-15-2018, 01:46 PM
    The fire hazard is a big concern of mine, and why I won't run it unattended. The concerns with my board are they run full current for the heatbed,...
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    01-15-2018, 12:34 PM
    Cool. This whole world of home built CNC is new to me and very interesting. I have lots to learn. I've dipped my toes into it at various times...
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    01-15-2018, 11:42 AM
    I get where you're coming from, because I shared the same viewpoint for the longest time. Still do a little bit. But you just have to adjust your...
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    01-15-2018, 10:54 AM
    I bought my Super 7 from a guy who had a shop in his basement. Paid $500, but it was nowhere near as nice as the one in the link. It's a basic...
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    01-15-2018, 10:33 AM
    A cnc plasma cutter is high on my list of thing I "need" at home. I have a lot of stuff I want to build for the farm, tractor and various other...
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    01-14-2018, 10:14 PM
    Dan Dubeau replied to a thread Electronics forums in General
    That does sound handy. A bit above my pay grade to design and build, but I at least understand the how's and why's of it a little bit more now. I'm...
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    01-14-2018, 09:56 PM
    Dan Dubeau replied to a thread jto chuck in General
    I should point out that I didn't turn up a tapered mount for this chuck, I simply mounted it on a 1/8" dowel pin with the provided brass bushing and...
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    01-14-2018, 09:49 PM
    Dan Dubeau replied to a thread jto chuck in General
    Self holding taper that the chuck mounts on. In this case a Jt0, or Jacobs taper 0. The smallest one. ...
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    01-14-2018, 08:14 PM
    You don't even need a compression nut, you're not holding pressure or fluid, so a simple split clamp would be just fine, and be much easier to make. ...
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    01-14-2018, 07:01 PM
    One big toothed belt running in a square shape with a pump jackshaft at each corner, and the engine the last. Not sure if that's enough wrap to run...
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    01-14-2018, 06:14 PM
    My dad just popped back for a visit, and I printed another hinge for him on the 3d printer. I let him snap it free, and the look on his face was...
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    01-14-2018, 03:21 PM
    Dan Dubeau replied to a thread Electronics forums in General
    To power this thread back up..... I kinda turned my attention to you tube univeristy for my electronics learning. Never did find a forum that was as...
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    01-14-2018, 03:03 PM
    Dan Dubeau replied to a thread jto chuck in General
    Ok, so I bought one off banggood to settle my curiosity too. It's terrible. For a small chuck you want something tight, with next to no runout. ...
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    01-14-2018, 02:24 PM
    I get that from my Father. Dad always liked taking the road less traveled on all our numerous roads trips growing up. Either for baseball, hockey,...
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    01-14-2018, 02:01 PM
    Was he just as surprised as my dad was when he realized you took the lawnmower apart in the first place? lol. I agree with every one else. Buy a...
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    01-14-2018, 01:53 PM
    One of the best restaurants I've ever been to is a little unassuming place that is run by an older couple. They used to be chefs in a lot of high...
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    01-14-2018, 01:30 PM
    That's awesome. Just like how our house looked yesterday. Printer going, son at the Lego table playing with Mechano and Lego, daughter at the...
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    01-14-2018, 01:24 PM
    The reasons I went with the cheapest chinese printer I could were 1: I wanted to "calibrate" my experience vs the reviews, and opinions on these...
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    01-14-2018, 10:53 AM
    That has been my main gripe with the "maker" and 3d printer crowd the whole time. They're cool, and useful, but they're a supplementary means of...
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    01-13-2018, 10:32 PM
    Gary, I'm using rhino for my modeling. I'll admit I'm not the most knowledgeable when it comes to all the various cad file formats and their...
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    01-13-2018, 07:32 PM
    I'm going to try a colour change shortly. I've been ignoring chores and playing around with various slicers and settings trying to learn all day. ...
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    01-13-2018, 12:37 PM
    Never had fresh picked morels sauteed in garlic butter, with onions, accompanying a nice rib eye steak then. White button mushrooms from the...
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    01-13-2018, 10:04 AM
    Part of me wishes we had more feral hogs around here for the extra freezer filling hunting opportunity, but the other 90% is glad we dont because...
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    01-12-2018, 11:10 PM
    My favorite summertime comfort food is about 100lb of assorted meats all rubbed up, and stuffed into my smoker. Getting (Staying) up to man the...
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