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    04-20-2018, 08:05 PM
    We just continue to kick the price up and the lead time out. If they want to pay 3-5x and wait 16 weeks, then I am obliged to meet that schedule -...
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    04-17-2018, 07:40 PM
    I think one of the best tasting peppers is the chili pequin or bird pepper, which grows wild in the south (especially here in Texas and down through...
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    04-13-2018, 07:20 PM
    HWooldridge replied to a thread contact wheel. in General
    I used a scrap polyurethane caster for a contact wheel on my grinder. Has an aluminum hub and is overmolded with the plastic. Mine did not have...
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    04-08-2018, 04:59 PM
    Not sure what model you have but we just purchased a Hensoldt optical center finder where I work. It is for precise setting of lathe centers so the...
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    03-11-2018, 08:31 PM
    I think it was Colt who used to fire-blue the heads of screws. If you get a high polish and go easy with the heat, you can raise a gorgeous peacock...
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    03-11-2018, 08:29 PM
    HWooldridge replied to a thread Import Steel Quality in General
    There is a mini-mill about 30 miles from me that primarily produces rebar. They made structural shapes several years ago but every time I've visited...
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    03-11-2018, 04:31 PM
    HWooldridge replied to a thread Import Steel Quality in General
    Most new steel is recycled from cars and whatever else the mill can find. There are minimum chemical and tensile requirements for A36 structural...
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    03-11-2018, 04:26 PM
    HWooldridge replied to a thread FN Mauser in Gunsmithing
    Does it cock on opening - or - closing the bolt?
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    03-10-2018, 02:07 PM
    When I was in the business of making custom wrought ironwork, I would occasionally get orders for aged (rusted) parts and used the hydrogen peroxide...
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    02-27-2018, 07:42 PM
    I freehand them on a grinder and provide some relief just like the cutting edges on a twist drill. The bigger ones are pretty easy to do -...
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    02-07-2018, 08:57 PM
    I use mine all the time but I do a lot of welding and fab work. They are messy but fast - knock the burr off with a grinder and you are set. I use...
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    02-02-2018, 09:14 PM
    HWooldridge replied to a thread Stories for the wife in General
    A wife needs to have her own "shop" - mine got into quilting about 20 years ago so I took the 4th bedroom (which used to be the garage) and remodeled...
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    01-27-2018, 03:13 PM
    Those are the fallopian tubes, filled with unlaid eggs - wonder how that tastes in Phad Khing?
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    01-24-2018, 08:59 PM
    I've owned a couple of them and the sights are exactly what you and everyone else has stated - basic POI is about 300 yds but FWIW, the last one I...
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