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    08-14-2019, 02:53 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Dog bite story---O.T. in General
    "another similar looking dog"!!!! Yes, Gordon really should have waited until he was bitten again before making such a hasty judgment.
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    08-12-2019, 07:56 AM
    As the tumbler gears are idlers, they don't both have to have the same tooth count. They do not on a Myford ML7. Using different size gears might...
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    07-30-2019, 07:47 PM
    If you have a drain plug you may be able to simply loosen the plug, unscrew it part way, and any water at the bottom will seep past the loose...
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    07-30-2019, 03:39 PM
    They are easily available from Moss Motors, Doug Pelton and other suppliers of MG-T parts. Maybe even overnight from Doug Pelton. With BSF heads of...
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    07-30-2019, 02:58 PM
    They're available. They have to be available because they are used on the engines of MG-TA's, TB's, TC's, TD's, and TF's. What could be more...
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    07-27-2019, 11:50 AM
    cameron replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Cenedd, My apologies to you and rcaffinn as well. My remark wasn't aimed at either of you, but to a small number of know-it-alls who think the...
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    07-27-2019, 08:37 AM
    cameron replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Pipes were made to provide an EFFECTIVE internal diameter in fractional and inch sizes. Studies of frictional head losses in pipes were done on pipes...
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    07-26-2019, 03:40 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Well, knowing that is certainly going to be a big help next time I'm trying to determine the gauge of sheet or wire by cast of eyeball!
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    07-23-2019, 10:17 AM
    cameron replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Torx are already imperial-sized. Just numbers, same as imperial machine screws, number drills, wire gauges, sheet gauges etc, etc, etc.
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    07-23-2019, 07:29 AM
    cameron replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    I've just been driving some 5/16" X 4" structural wood screws that take a T30 driver, using the same cordless impact driver that I use for smaller...
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    07-20-2019, 12:04 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Electrically Removing Rust in General
    BAKING soda is sodium bicarbonate. WASHING soda is sodium carbonate. Sodium carbonate can be found in the pool chemicals section in most...
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    07-20-2019, 07:43 AM
    cameron replied to a thread Solid Aluminum Bar? in General
    As well as geography, apparently.
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    07-20-2019, 07:28 AM
    cameron replied to a thread Solid Aluminum Bar? in General
    YALL is not a word. To make it the contraction of two words that is intended, as you don't appear to understand, it needs an apostrophe after the Y....
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    07-18-2019, 10:02 AM
    I've never actually used a torque wrench on any of my vehicles, and (knock on wood), never had a problem with a lug nut coming loose or a stud...
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    07-16-2019, 08:44 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Electrically Removing Rust in General
    I'm saying that as soon as you put the part in the tank and connect the part to positive DC the part is being eaten away. Obviously whatever you have...
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    07-16-2019, 01:59 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Electrically Removing Rust in General
    No, I don't think you're stupid, in fact most of your posts seem to suggest a respectable degree of intelligence as well as considerable experience....
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    07-16-2019, 07:59 AM
    cameron replied to a thread Electrically Removing Rust in General
    Sightlines matter, but somewhat less than what might be expected. For example, both sides of my anode plates are heavily pitted, even though one side...
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    07-16-2019, 07:40 AM
    cameron replied to a thread Electrically Removing Rust in General
    That makes the workpiece the sacrificial anode. I've done that by mistake. I don't make that mistake now.
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    07-15-2019, 07:01 PM
    A bigger shovel may have sped you up for a while. I'm going by memory, but I've read that Taylor found that you could get more work done by a man...
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    07-15-2019, 06:34 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Electrically Removing Rust in General
    Don't plan on being lucky. I wouldn't use electrolysis on any high carbon or alloy steels, but mild steel and ordinary cast iron don't seem to pose a...
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    07-15-2019, 05:11 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Electrically Removing Rust in General
    I didn't find rebars as sacrificial anodes very satisfactory. They erode rather quickly, they're time-consuming to set up and to clean, and you need...
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    07-13-2019, 09:05 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Why 68 Deg. for inspection in General
    Yeah, and an imperial gallon of water weighs 10 pounds. The only thing the metric guys have to compare with that is the Newton, exactly the same...
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    07-13-2019, 01:57 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Why 68 Deg. for inspection in General
    No, over here, in Canada as well as the U.S., we're pretty happy with most of the old British measurements. No need to reinvent the wheel, as they...
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    07-13-2019, 01:19 PM
    What's the address of your ivory tower in Huntsville?
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    07-12-2019, 01:46 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Why 68 Deg. for inspection in General
    It's apparent that the answer to my question "Do you know anything about dimensional analysis?" is "What's dimensional analysis?". When I use the...
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    07-11-2019, 08:44 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Why 68 Deg. for inspection in General
    Yep. Do you know anything about dimensional analysis? Mass =force/acceleration, so the dimensions of mass are pound.second squared/foot, and E is...
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    07-11-2019, 05:11 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Why 68 Deg. for inspection in General
    You don't think the foot, second, pound (force), and slug (mass) have a rational relationship to each other? Think again.
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    07-11-2019, 04:25 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Why 68 Deg. for inspection in General
    Oh dear. I am an engineer. I make calculations. I don't find the metric system to be easier, rather the converse. That's because I have...
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    07-11-2019, 04:09 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Why 68 Deg. for inspection in General
    I thought I had made it clear that I don't consider one or the other system to be significantly superior to the other. I'd like to make it just as...
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    07-11-2019, 03:55 PM
    cameron replied to a thread Why 68 Deg. for inspection in General
    And engineers don't do that, right?
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