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    Yesterday, 02:51 PM
    At the end there are some credits that appear to be in Italian. I didn't search for long, but it appears likely to have been filmed in the National...
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    12-12-2017, 06:14 PM
    Joel replied to a thread Shop air system in General
    Why not put a few air reels on the ceiling with the hose drop a bit past the shelving? I have extension cords and a task light on ceiling mounted...
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    12-12-2017, 03:01 AM
    Fine steel wool dipped in mineral spirits. If you already hit it with an abrasive, you will probably want to sand it lightly (dry) with fine paper...
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    12-07-2017, 09:34 PM
    Agreed - Top Cote is super handy to have on hand. It is very versatile and a can or bottle lasts a long time.
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    12-07-2017, 02:57 AM
    Joel replied to a thread Acra or Grizzly mill? in General
    While I too believe the Acra is probably the better machine, there is a lot of value in the Grizzly. For typical usage, I am confident either would...
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    12-04-2017, 04:58 PM
    Joel replied to a thread Jig or fixture to hold ? in General
    I have a piece of bar that fits my t-slots (it really doesn't have to fit all that tightly) that I occasionally use for locating parts. Push the part...
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    11-29-2017, 01:52 AM
    Well, FWIW, neither of those automatically updated for me, and none of those settings had been nor have been changed by the vendors. AVG did recheck...
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    11-28-2017, 11:39 PM
    I think I probably have Lynn. :) But, in the case of AVG, it took a bit of looking to reduce the annoyance. I poked around online and found a link...
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    11-28-2017, 04:31 PM
    What do you suggest (free options)? I have been using AVG for several years without incident. I have tried a couple of others but find the AVG...
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    11-21-2017, 04:09 AM
    I have lead, brass and every other sort of hammer, but almost always use a dead blow as the preferred hammer. It's really NBD, they probably say...
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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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