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    Yesterday, 06:06 PM
    To my knowledge there is no commercially available aluminum flux core gasless wire on the market so I doubt anyone is using it successfully in their...
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    08-25-2016, 03:52 PM
    Like many here I signed up years ago for the Machinist's Workshop tips that Village Press sends out to email subscribers. Always find some good info...
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    08-25-2016, 01:04 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Allen Wrenches in General
    I'm sure it can be done, but at what cost in time and effort? Do you think they'll be better than a set of Bondus? Make a set equal or better...
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    08-23-2016, 11:29 PM
    I believe this is an oil cooled engine if I'm not mistaken, meaning both cyl. head and cylinders are cooled by oil and not air. At least not directly...
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    08-23-2016, 11:19 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Hydraulics question. in General
    If you have no use for it, sell it and use the funds to get what you need. It's probably worth more now as what it is than it will be re-converted...
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    08-23-2016, 07:22 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Hydraulics question. in General
    Precisely, you'll need to know what the hydraulic cylinder rating is that is used in the pallet lift. Only then will you know if it is suitable for...
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    08-23-2016, 01:51 PM
    I used to see something like that all of the time in the bush at logging sites. A skidder or a cat is disabled and situated in a pool of mud two...
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    08-19-2016, 11:29 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Copper tube work hardening in General
    This is what I see being used on any equipment that generates movement or vibration of any sort, usually engine powered applications. Kits are...
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    08-19-2016, 12:02 AM
    Willy replied to a thread Picking the "right" thread in General
    Something along the lines of a Mason jar thread comes to mind. Very coarse thread and rounded profile helps them to be easy to start and very secure....
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    08-18-2016, 05:18 PM
    Willy replied to a thread Degree wheel? in General
    Close, it was Isky, but yeah what a legend. I still have several of his old catalogs and a camshaft of two kicking around from his heyday as the...
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    08-18-2016, 11:03 AM
    Willy replied to a thread Degree wheel? in General
    Jim is faster than me.:)
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    08-18-2016, 11:01 AM
    Willy replied to a thread Degree wheel? in General
    This one perhaps? There is also an option to allow one to print timing tape. The would allow you to place the degree markings on the outer periphery...
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    08-17-2016, 05:59 PM
    This would be my first step as well. Do not use your phone as a source for obtaining your readings as the school board will probably dismiss this...
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    08-17-2016, 04:00 PM
    Willy replied to a thread OT Cleaning Espresso Machine in General
    We have a lot of calcium in our water and vinegar has been our friend for cleaning kettles and coffee makers for many years with no ill effects to...
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    08-16-2016, 10:47 AM
    Willy replied to a thread A tube bender saga in General
    Exactly my thoughts as well.:) I remember seeing this beautifully executed project when it first appeared here. Although I did not comment on it...
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    08-13-2016, 06:11 PM
    Willy replied to a thread O.T. 22 LR reloading in General
    I have to agree with Radkins 100% about the formulation change in the last few years in regards to the strike anywhere matches. Doesn't anyone use...
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    08-12-2016, 11:14 PM
    Willy replied to a thread O.T. 22 LR reloading in General
    Purely an academic question, but could one not use the material used in cap gun caps as a priming mixture rather than the strike anywhere match...
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    08-10-2016, 09:30 AM
    Yeah, Yeah. Whatever...... LOL HAHAHA You think I have to apologize to you for not seeing a link in your almighty post...and you think I'm...
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    08-10-2016, 01:25 AM
    But you are the one instigating them by calling me a liar while claiming that I somehow plagiarized your post. As God is my witness, I did not see...
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    08-09-2016, 08:57 PM
    Most people wouldn't even bring it up. I have nothing to be sorry for other than not having seen your link. I found it just like you, all by...
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    08-09-2016, 06:33 PM
    You're more than welcome. For the record when I quote someone or or an article I like to leave a link in order to give those that may read it a...
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    08-09-2016, 01:14 PM
    Ditto! http://www.theverge.com/2016/4/15/11439798/franky-zapata-racing-jet-powered-flying-hoverboard-interview I find it hard to believe...
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    08-06-2016, 07:42 PM
    I dunno, I've always thought of them as the 3-in-1 machine of the skies. Able to do everything but none very well.:)
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    08-05-2016, 08:50 PM
    I'm sure that's part of it but I think if you re-post this same thread in the general section you will get a lot more eyes on your request for info...
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    08-05-2016, 10:21 AM
    You'll also have to add a solenoid operated gas valve and a contactor plus the wiring to activate it in order to achieve gas flow when needed. You...
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    08-01-2016, 10:32 PM
    I don't think you'll notice much difference between the ISO 46 vs. the ISO 68, especially if the saw is used indoors where the temps are pretty...
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    08-01-2016, 02:08 PM
    I personally look at this stunt as a matter of risk assessment and management. This guy eats and sleeps skydiving. He's done this so many times in...
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    07-31-2016, 08:22 PM
    Nothing has changed much in the last few decades that I'm aware of. You'd think by now that small engine and marine engine manufacturers would have...
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    07-31-2016, 06:47 PM
    I have to agree with both BCRider and Old School, this is a classic case of a restricted high speed fuel delivery circuit, all the symptoms point to...
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    07-29-2016, 10:28 PM
    As a rule most lathe gear boxes use an ISO 32-68 straight hydraulic oil rather than extreme pressure gear oil. The Bel-Ray 21600 is an 85 weight...
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