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    Today, 12:19 AM
    Not sure what everyone else's experience has been but my experience in the past (6 or 7+ years ago) was that most parcels arrived in about a month...
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    Yesterday, 07:28 PM
    Looking at this explains a lot about not only late arrivals but also DOA and MIA parcels.:D
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    11-19-2018, 08:23 PM
    Ha Ha Ha...........At least you'll lose those damn batteries.
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    11-19-2018, 04:07 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Wildfires in Cali in General
    Yup way too close for me. The best neighbors and friends are the ones half a mile down the road. LOL Although even in those subdivisions fire has...
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    11-19-2018, 02:23 PM
    You're stuck in the 90s ya old fart. :D Try one from this century.
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    11-19-2018, 02:11 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Wildfires in Cali in General
    The image I showed before is from the Santa Rosa fire early last month, and yes the homes are not that close and are typical for residential urban...
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    11-19-2018, 11:14 AM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Wildfires in Cali in General
    In regards to structure damage, don't forget once the fire dept has their hands full you don't necessarily have to be surrounded by tress to be a...
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    11-19-2018, 10:50 AM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Wildfires in Cali in General
    So has there been any official cause attributed to the fire yet? I know there is some speculation at this point saying that it could possibly be...
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    11-18-2018, 12:28 AM
    I don't feel that the interest is declining so much as that we now have way more suppliers of home shop sized machine tools. Back in the 70s and 80s...
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    11-17-2018, 06:13 PM
    Thanks for the doing the test and the recommendation. Your test sounds about as scientific as I need to get.:) I had not heard of them before but...
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    11-14-2018, 03:56 PM
    Precisely, especially when those items are located a long way from where the OP lives. It has little relevance. His assertion was likely an...
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    11-13-2018, 11:12 AM
    I think that everyone's opinion, including mine, as to what the lathe is worth, is going to be somewhat skewed due to their particular geographic...
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    11-13-2018, 10:50 AM
    Willy replied to a thread 4 x 6 band saw question in General
    I have been meaning to duplicate a setup similar to this for some time as they do work very well. The ones I have seen in use derive their...
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    11-12-2018, 10:04 PM
    Willy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    See, proof right there that eating cake on the couch is a whole lot better for you than peddling your ass off on a bicycle into a head wind. I know...
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    11-12-2018, 05:09 PM
    754, Just for sh*ts and giggles I did a quick look for some home shop sized machines using three different popular online classified sources to see...
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    11-12-2018, 04:38 PM
    Yes, totally agree. Also as mentioned this machine looks very lightly used and well looked after plus it has some additional tooling that looks...
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    11-09-2018, 09:32 PM
    As has been mentioned by several posters already the use of a battery charger/maintainer is probably the best choice in my experience. Other then...
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    11-09-2018, 09:09 PM
    When you say braided line, you don't mean braided SS do you? Kind of overkill for routine gasoline and diesel fuel lines. I have always gotten my...
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    11-08-2018, 01:12 AM
    Willy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Dan, nice bit of fabrication on the Jeep snowplow frame. Not much time left till show, or should I say, snow time. Don't suppose you have the luxury...
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    11-07-2018, 10:19 PM
    Willy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Pass a safety inspection? Heck I'm surprised it got passed a pothole in the road without loosing one of the rear axles. This is the trailing arm...
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    11-06-2018, 01:10 PM
    Congratulations Sid to both you and your daughter. It is indeed a noble cause although sometimes under appreciated. What's the flip...
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    11-04-2018, 07:55 PM
    Yeah I remember the chocolate ones. I remember the liquid inside made my tummy warm as a kid so my brother and I thought it must be the good stuff....
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    11-04-2018, 07:45 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Burnishing in General
    I tried using a cheap roller bearing a while back just as a proof of concept project. I needed to achieve a nice finish on a piece and for the life...
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    11-03-2018, 06:21 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Compressor acting up. in General
    When this happens it means that the one-way check valve is leaking. This should not be confused with a failure mode to the unloader valve. This check...
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    11-03-2018, 12:37 AM
    Willy replied to a thread Compressor acting up. in General
    It sounds like you need to replace the pressure switch/unloader valve. When the compressor kicks out due to having reached the required pressure the...
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    11-02-2018, 02:59 PM
    You're a brave man 754, not only for drinking that swill but also for admitting it.:) Ha Ha Ha There is actually a site for the...
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    11-01-2018, 08:17 PM
    The old bait and switch game in all it's glory. You did well to send it back. By accepting it the flogging will only continue. Have you received...
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    11-01-2018, 05:32 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Diesel Fuel In The Shop? in General
    Paul I doubt very much that you have anything to gain by using diesel instead of kerosene or mineral spirits. It would be cheaper if you use a lot...
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    11-01-2018, 05:11 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Diesel Fuel In The Shop? in General
    The additives in engine oil do not cause any issues with brass or bronze parts. I believe what you are thinking of are the extreme pressure...
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