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    11-18-2017, 09:07 PM
    Joel replied to a thread Coveralls or shop coats? in General
    WTF are you thinking JoeLee? Please take that picture down and change it to a link with a warning and description. No, I am not squeamish and...
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    11-17-2017, 03:20 PM
    Joel replied to a thread Babbitt question in General
    Most likely you are thinking of Charles Babbage and the 'Difference Engine' he designed.
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    11-15-2017, 05:48 PM
    Joel replied to a thread 4x8' Shop Bench Idea in General
    Shorter units (however many) would give you a whole lot more flexibility in very many ways, with essentially no disadvantages.
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    11-14-2017, 02:23 AM
    Joel replied to a thread Water resisting with Caulking in General
    Relax a bit there Jer. :p Yes, clean surface, good and solid substrate, no remnants of caulk to get in the way. It is more often than not, a...
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    11-14-2017, 12:09 AM
    Joel replied to a thread Water resisting with Caulking in General
    Well of course you do Jerry, as that is what you do best... :) In many circumstances, I can lay a beautiful bead without ever touching it, but...
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    11-13-2017, 10:24 PM
    Joel replied to a thread Water resisting with Caulking in General
    This is done because it is easy, fast and clean - not because it is superior. A tolerably functioning and sufficiently aesthetic bead can be put down...
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    11-13-2017, 04:48 PM
    Joel replied to a thread Water resisting with Caulking in General
    Well, there's your problem - you are using Dan's finger. Use your own damn finger! In this instance, jam the caulk in all the the voids on the...
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    11-13-2017, 04:27 PM
    Joel replied to a thread Water resisting with Caulking in General
    Can't see your video (never can, my ad-blocker I imagine). Post links also, so everyone can see them. This is how I lay perfect beads every time:...
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    11-12-2017, 02:05 PM
    If using win 10, try the built-in camera app.
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    10-31-2017, 02:29 PM
    Joel replied to a thread OT: Pressurized Water Setup in General
    I want to pump from different tanks using a GHT connection, a sump pump won't fit in them, and if I understand correctly, the float on/off solves my...
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    10-30-2017, 07:56 PM
    Those look like medium diamond knurls to me. Quality replacements will improve things considerably. I like the convex ones, and if you knurl a lot...
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    10-30-2017, 06:56 PM
    Joel replied to a thread OT: Pressurized Water Setup in General
    Thanks. It is an above ground tank. I pulled from the top, about 5 feet, and the rise is about that much. None of that seems any issue for the pump....
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    10-30-2017, 04:56 PM
    I have a 300 gallon IBC tank about 50’ away from where I want the water. I am using this style of pump: ...
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    10-25-2017, 07:49 PM
    Joel replied to a thread Barley mill plans or ideas. in General
    Was his name Jimmy? Not that I care. ;) As John S would say - I'll get me coat...
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    10-24-2017, 04:51 PM
    Joel replied to a thread Sir John in General
    To Sir John's family, my sincere condolences. You were fortunate enough to be an integral part of his daily life, but we knew him only by his...
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    10-22-2017, 03:46 PM
    I recently finished a project requiring maybe 75 cuts and a good number of bends in 16 gauge aluminum (.050) and several of both in 14 gauge. My...
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    10-20-2017, 11:44 PM
    If you just need more space for circuits, you can get half-width or tandem breakers.
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    10-18-2017, 09:28 PM
    Joel replied to a thread HF 2 Ton Shop Crane in General
    Mine has a 3/4" bolt in it. I also shimmed the interface with a thin fender washer (& a touch of grease) so it can't shift. If you want to...
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    10-18-2017, 12:49 AM
    Joel replied to a thread HF 2 Ton Shop Crane in General
    I can't find it Adrian, even using googles 'site:' The thread or relevant posts may have been deleted due to inclusion in the first Readers Tips...
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    10-17-2017, 09:18 PM
    Joel replied to a thread HF 2 Ton Shop Crane in General
    I am sure mine was, but I changed the bolts out right after I brought it home, including the wheel bolts/axles. I made several other worthwhile mods...
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    10-15-2017, 04:09 PM
    Joel replied to a thread Back to Steam-- in General
    That is the same bad link. The video appears on YouTube now - here is the correct link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_35ADjGqSM
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    10-15-2017, 02:45 PM
    Joel replied to a thread Back to Steam-- in General
    That link doesn't work Brian. I went to your YouTube page, but did not see the new video.
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    10-12-2017, 07:33 PM
    Joel replied to a thread WAY OT: Blockchain in General
    I am surprised you would say this. It would take but a second for a 'bad guy' to obtain this bit of information from you, and you would yield it...
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    10-12-2017, 06:22 PM
    Joel replied to a thread I am lucky to be alive today in General
    Most of us call it 'getting older'. NBD. Get ready for lots more annoying crap you didn't see coming, but nevertheless have to get used to living...
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    10-12-2017, 01:52 AM
    It really amazes me how many people overlook this obvious and very significant fact. In this informational and technological era which we currently...
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    10-11-2017, 09:08 PM
    Probably should have specified that I am using this particular one: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/photobucket-embedded-fix/?src=api
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    10-11-2017, 06:53 PM
    It is working flawlessly for me. No slowdowns or other problems.
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    10-09-2017, 05:26 PM
    I have the "Photo Bucket Embed Fix" Add-on for Firefox, and they are working fine with that.
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    10-04-2017, 01:27 AM
    Running for city council? How big is the city/population? Get to know the city administrators. Usually, in smaller cities, the city secretary is...
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