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    Today, 05:35 PM
    Willy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Ha Ha Ha Thanks for the heads up. Have had a new one sitting on the shelf for some time now and have been anticipating the same results. LOL
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    Today, 04:42 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    X 2! Concise and some good insight as to the whys of the issue. I take it the constant full power on/off cycling common to most microwaves is...
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    Today, 03:07 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    Yes there is and they do try to keep most of the items I need plus they do have some good helpful staff. However my go-to favorite hardware store...
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    Today, 02:09 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    I have "rescued" quite a few microwave ovens that all had the same problem. It's to the point now whenever a see a microwave that looks good and a...
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    12-11-2018, 10:23 PM
    Willy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    What's it going into Andy? I see coil-overs and a beefed up 9 inch Ford rear axle housing. Anymore of your handiwork in the car?
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    12-11-2018, 08:05 PM
    Willy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Nice job on the tank Andy. Nothing like tig when you're welding beer cans. Is that going into the lightweight blue F250? :)
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    12-11-2018, 06:49 PM
    Willy replied to a thread the nevada triangle in General
    Having personally been a passenger several times while flying over the Sierra Nevada mountain range two things were left indelibly carved into my...
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    12-11-2018, 01:33 AM
    Stick around and have a good long look, there's a lot of good and knowledgeable folks here that are very willing to share. Not every thread or post...
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    12-11-2018, 12:51 AM
    Ironic isn't it. So far 5 out of your 6 posts here since joining have been on this thread.:confused: Not pissin' and moanin', just making an...
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    12-10-2018, 06:34 PM
    Willy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Salt water soaked floor mats. Just another day in the rust belt. Amazing the amount of damage caused by salt, not only to vehicles but to...
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    12-09-2018, 01:44 PM
    It's a natural reaction Andy, probably where the old proverb Familiarity Breeds Contempt comes from. A apt definition as follows.... "Extensive...
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    12-08-2018, 02:44 PM
    From the Lathes UK website:
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    12-07-2018, 08:05 PM
    Remember that it is not so much an issue of the weight of the oil as the type of oil. An ISO 68 hydraulic oil would be a better choice than an...
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    12-07-2018, 04:09 PM
    Sorry but I missed this post earlier. ISO 68 simply refers to the viscosity of the oil per International Standardization Organization testing...
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    12-07-2018, 01:54 PM
    Willy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Damn 754, you're hardcore, it was cold out there yesterday! No bugs though!
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    12-07-2018, 01:41 PM
    I've always used an ISO 68 straight hydraulic oil in lathe headstocks and gearboxes without issue as these make excellent spindle oils and are...
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    12-06-2018, 11:28 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Engine Flywheel Resurfacing in General
    I've heard of them before but have never driven anything with one installed, although I do know that some Macks and Volvos had them in addition to...
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    12-06-2018, 08:06 PM
    I thought that this would be a handy item as well for my own use so I looked. I found a lot of very general calculators and tables, but nothing of...
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    12-06-2018, 06:50 PM
    Yup I think we've all danced with the UPS/Fedex devil at one time or another.:) Good luck with the challenge, I don't believe that is a duty free...
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    12-06-2018, 01:03 PM
    Must be your house , poor guy can't wait to get that stinking Taco Bel crap out of his truck! ;)
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    12-06-2018, 12:10 PM
    This! I think most here have already been educated by the couriers and have had to pay outrageous ransom fees, if it doesn't come by USPS it's...
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    12-06-2018, 11:41 AM
    I haven't ordered any tooling lately that was US made and them imported into Canada by me, but I know that all of the major machine tooling vendors...
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    12-05-2018, 11:18 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Engine Flywheel Resurfacing in General
    Especially when Jethro takes out the new clutch brake on the first day because he just can't grasp the concept of why it went out in the first place!...
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    12-05-2018, 10:16 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Engine Flywheel Resurfacing in General
    Thanks Tim for refreshing my memory about the deep cupped truck flywheels and the need to maintain proper clearances in order to maximize clutch...
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    12-04-2018, 01:36 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Autonomous car progress. in General
    Yes, similar law here, and I too know someone that tried to do the right thing and got nailed for attempting to do so. As here I'm sure the law is...
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    12-03-2018, 03:59 PM
    Just wondering if that is applicable in this case. Bandsawguy is not employed by a US employer, he is working for a Canadian firm, although...
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    12-03-2018, 03:28 PM
    Sid, you might try these guys. I assume they've got all of their ducks in a row regarding international food shipments. ...
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    12-03-2018, 11:07 AM
    Willy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Another vote for Timeserts. Helicoils are good, Timeserts are better. http://www.timesert.com/ Originally Posted by...
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    12-03-2018, 01:05 AM
    In addition to what Arcane posted above is that we have had some labor unrest that has affected Canada Post. Canada Post has undergone weeks of...
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