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    10-17-2017, 03:44 PM
    For moving a mill, there might be something of use here: http://bullfire.net/Mill/Milling%20Machine.html Ed
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    09-27-2017, 06:14 PM
    This doesn't surprise me too much. I always believed that the paste was to mitigate the heat transfer degradation from imperfect surface contact. ...
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    09-26-2017, 01:56 PM
    ed_h replied to a thread Concrete dust in General
    Why not just lay down some interlocking durable floor tiles like these? Couple of questions about the interlocking tiles: Will an engine hoist...
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    09-26-2017, 12:08 PM
    ed_h replied to a thread Concrete dust in General
    As I mentioned ed above, silicate treatments are a different animal from simple penetrants or coatings. Silicates react chemically with calcium...
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    09-25-2017, 11:03 AM
    ed_h replied to a thread Concrete dust in General
    Typically, paint or other topical coatings won't adhere well to an unstable surface.
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    09-25-2017, 10:32 AM
    ed_h replied to a thread Concrete dust in General
    There are concrete "densifiers" that chemically bond to the calcium compounds in the loose surface to consolidate it. They are often silicate-based....
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    09-22-2017, 02:12 PM
    ed_h replied to a thread Opinions on Pinterest? in General
    Yes Pinterest hosts the pics, but I don't think you can link to individual images--only to an "album" (they call it something else) with a bunch of...
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    09-21-2017, 02:48 PM
    ed_h replied to a thread Opinions on Pinterest? in General
    Yes, I added that code quite a while ago. Can't really say if it works or not. One thing it doesn't stop is pinning from one Pinterest page to...
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    09-21-2017, 01:37 PM
    ed_h replied to a thread Opinions on Pinterest? in General
    Yes, I'd read the second link before. It's not an isolated problem. I just saw the form at your first link a couple of days ago. It must be new,...
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    09-20-2017, 11:47 PM
    ed_h replied to a thread Opinions on Pinterest? in General
    I see it differently: Pinterest is holding something that belongs to me without my consent. They are profiting from unauthorized use of my...
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    09-20-2017, 12:38 PM
    ed_h replied to a thread Opinions on Pinterest? in General
    Here is one of my specific concerns: If I decide to remove one of my images from my site, it's easy to do. However, Pinterest continues to...
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    09-19-2017, 08:30 PM
    ed_h started a thread Opinions on Pinterest? in General
    I have a website where I post, blog-style, stories on some of my projects. The stories include a lot of pictures. I look at my site traffic...
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    08-28-2017, 11:32 AM
    ed_h replied to a thread Epoxy destroyer ? in General
    Lye will seriously darken mahogany and cherry and probably some other woods. I haven't noticed it much on oak. Fuming oak is normally done with...
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    08-25-2017, 03:34 PM
    This is going OT, but for the trigophiles that this thread has attracted, here is a trig derivation I did a few weeks ago in response to a question...
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    08-25-2017, 09:28 AM
    Even the title of the article is misleading. A list of Pythagorean triples is not what most people think of as a "trig table". Ed
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    08-25-2017, 01:37 AM
    I'm sure it's due to the need to appeal to a wide audience, but these light-weight fluff "science" articles leave more questions than they answer. ...
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    08-24-2017, 11:33 AM
    ed_h replied to a thread OT: Microwave oven mystery in General
    Here's what is likely happening: 2.4 GHZ (or so) leakage from MW1 is getting into tuned circuits in MW2. There it is finding some non-linear...
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    08-21-2017, 03:42 PM
    There are various "plates" that define clearances for on-rail equipment: http://www.icrr.net/plates.htm Ed
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    08-20-2017, 01:10 PM
    Acid based rust removers can cause hydrogen embrittlement in hardened steel and springs, but I was under the impression thaf chelate treatments like...
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    08-20-2017, 01:01 PM
    ed_h replied to a thread The Napkin Ring Problem in General
    These "tidal" forces--the difference in gravitational force across a body--would exist in any gravitational field, but as tomato says, they would be...
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    08-18-2017, 11:58 AM
    ed_h replied to a thread Turning rubber covered roller in General
    The rubber parts of these rollers were gonners so I found some fat O rings, mounted them, and abraded them to size in the lathe with a sanding block....
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    08-17-2017, 12:43 PM
    ed_h replied to a thread The Napkin Ring Problem in General
    It's sort of like what a Faraday cage does for electric fields. Ed
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    08-17-2017, 11:28 AM
    ed_h replied to a thread The Napkin Ring Problem in General
    But many, maybe most of those 3.5 million didn't consider it a waste of time. I enjoyed it. Ed
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    08-13-2017, 12:15 AM
    I rebuilt the instruments on my70s Triumph Daytona. I made this bezel rolling arrangement on the lathe that worked perfectly to crimp the new...
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