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    Yesterday, 09:57 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    it was a 3' length. JL....
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    Yesterday, 09:53 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread What's up with MSC/EBay? in General
    I noticed that also. When they sell on eBay for less than their catalog prices they also have to pay seller fees. Go figure. Gives you an idea of...
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    Yesterday, 12:02 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    Get this.......... after I replied to the past invoice that they sent me (see post #53) with a polite letter and a copy of the paid invoice, I get a...
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    Yesterday, 11:55 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Humidifier Help If Possible in General
    That's a really good point. I never gave it a thought that since the water isn't boiling what ever minerals are in it will be expelled into the air...
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    Yesterday, 09:51 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Humidifier Help If Possible in General
    Actually I found that if I put a big sauce pan full of water on the stove and let it boil it raises the humidity levels in the house a lot faster...
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    Yesterday, 09:49 AM
    Maybe some sort of leather forming or punching dies. JL...........
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    Yesterday, 09:48 AM
    That was my first thought too. But how would you hold them in place on the end of a lathe spindle? I made a few out of PVC that push into the end of...
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    01-19-2019, 11:52 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Humidifier Help If Possible in General
    Yes, there is a float switch. Looks like a magnetic reed type switch. It's a sealed unit but I may be able to test it if I unhook one of the wires. ...
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    01-19-2019, 06:42 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Humidifier Help If Possible in General
    Not even close. JL...
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    01-19-2019, 06:42 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Humidifier Help If Possible in General
    None that I've seen for that price. Hanging a wet towel won't do a thing. JL....
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    01-19-2019, 06:40 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Humidifier Help If Possible in General
    Yes, the element is shiny clean. JL.....
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    01-19-2019, 02:31 PM
    As much as I hate humidity, especially in the shop during the summer months, the extreme dryness in the house this time a year, about 15% is starting...
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    01-19-2019, 08:59 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Cutting an Oxygene tank in General
    The government could be listening too! JL.............
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    01-18-2019, 10:42 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Abom79 Out on his own. in General
    Yea, really! Is he related to John Wilkes Booth ?? JL.............
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    01-18-2019, 10:56 AM
    I knew I saw this somewhere. Aftermarket angle attachment for the Stihl pole saw. ...
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    01-18-2019, 01:18 AM
    I'll bet every manufacturer will recommend something different in their RT's. JL....
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    01-18-2019, 01:16 AM
    Stihl has two versions of that saw, a fixed one apparently like the one you have, and an adjustable one like your Chinese one. I'll have to look at...
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    01-16-2019, 11:01 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread A scraping project in General
    My thought is side milling with an end mill creates a nice even wave type finish with high and low spots with good consistency. JT's second and...
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    01-16-2019, 10:10 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    The $11 shipping reminds me of what I used to pay for some of my orders, including orders with a 3' length of steel rod or two. I don't know how...
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    01-16-2019, 09:35 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread A scraping project in General
    Don't you get a lot of tool deflection side milling with that long end mill?? It also looks like there are some coolant stains on the one piece in...
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    01-15-2019, 11:05 PM
    I must have missed your post. I'll bet those locomotive pins will cost you more than a good cylindrical square will. The other thing is they may be...
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    01-15-2019, 11:02 PM
    If you find a 3" dia. wrist pin let me know. I looked a few years ago for one that size and couldn't find one. I remember calling a Cat dealer. The...
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    01-15-2019, 09:34 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Schraader Valve Tap in General
    Good points BC. I don't have to tap too deep. 1/4" to 3/8" max. I could probably use my Dremel with a small disc to slice a few grooves. I did...
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    01-15-2019, 09:31 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Schraader Valve Tap in General
    I have 2 of those. Neither side is sharp enough to actually cut a thread in a hole. They are just for chasing out damaged or dirty threads. I'm not...
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    01-15-2019, 03:40 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Schraader Valve Tap in General
    So I started to make a tap. I have .210 on the OD x 36 TPI. I didn't have a 36 TPI insert so I used a 32. The spacing is right anyway. I made this...
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    01-14-2019, 10:34 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Schraader Valve Tap in General
    Thanks for the info guys. MT2, I think the proper tap size is 5V1-36, AKA 5.20.705 mm I've never heard of a metric tap being referred to...
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    01-14-2019, 08:49 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Schraader Valve Tap in General
    I guess .209 36 tpi is the correct size for the core. Metric would be 5.2 mm. Unfortunately my set doesn't include this size. JL......
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    01-14-2019, 04:20 PM
    JoeLee started a thread Schraader Valve Tap in General
    Does anyone know what the tap size is for the ID of a valve stem where the schrader valve screws in?? All I can come up with on a search is a .305...
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    01-14-2019, 10:39 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    No, I paid for the first order in full. The credit issued was on paper only. I never deducted anything. The original order was paid in full before I...
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    01-14-2019, 09:48 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    So here is the latest....... I got another surprise from them last week. They sent me a past due notice form an order I placed back in November prior...
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