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    Yesterday, 09:25 PM
    Well if you can get close just using the burner now, you should be able to get higher if you can slow the heat loss with some sort of insulated...
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    Yesterday, 01:04 PM
    alanganes replied to a thread Acetal lead nut in General
    Any chance you could make a small matching section of 1/2-10 lead screw that you could notch or use as a lap to open up the nut? It would not...
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    Yesterday, 09:55 AM
    I have sold a fair bit of sttuff on CL the past few years and this is pretty much my method and I've had similar experience. Even when I post stuuf...
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    08-13-2017, 12:36 PM
    I'm enjoying the discussion. I am in no way intending this to be an "I hate tools from " as I am of similar mind to GNM109, I use what does the job I...
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    08-13-2017, 09:41 AM
    I can see this conceptually, but can't quite picture where the poor seals would be. The vanes on the rotor of an air vane motor pretty much seal by...
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    08-12-2017, 07:43 PM
    I have the typical home shop mix of air tools, some are decent quality, most are lower end tools. I've had most of them for over 10 years and all...
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    08-07-2017, 09:03 PM
    alanganes replied to a thread Any engravers here?? in General
    I don't think he'll be getting near any fine firearms with an engraving tool anytime soon. Not sure what he has in the way of artistic talent and...
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    08-07-2017, 06:36 AM
    alanganes replied to a thread Any engravers here?? in General
    Thanks, I'd seen that. It looks to be one of the go-to manuals out there. I'll have that on order this week. Thanks again, Al
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    08-06-2017, 02:54 PM
    That is one of those "why didn't I think of that" things that seems so obvious once you see it.
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    08-06-2017, 08:46 AM
    alanganes started a thread Any engravers here?? in General
    It seems to me we have a member or two around here that do some hand engraving, but I'm not 100% sure. One of my sons is sort of interested in...
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    08-05-2017, 05:03 PM
    alanganes replied to a thread Auto reverse mechanism in General
    Well, this jumped out at me when I image googled "mangle gears" to see what you meant by the use of the term "mangle" and while it does not use...
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    08-04-2017, 09:43 PM
    It's being worked on, I'm actually surprised that such things are not out already. The technology certainly exists and is pretty inexpensive. I've...
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    08-03-2017, 10:19 PM
    Years ago I worked for a short while at a place that sold and serviced restaurant kitchen equipment. They took a lot of stuff in trade and that stuff...
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    08-03-2017, 09:26 PM
    I picked this one up in the sidebar watching the one Dan originally posted. Military training film genre, but I think equally interesting to us...
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    07-31-2017, 09:33 PM
    alanganes replied to a thread Carbide gloat in General
    Wow, that is a really nice job benefit. Nobody would hire me to do work like that! Congratulations on the interesting new job and the nice collection...
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    07-30-2017, 08:30 AM
    I managed to get the old one reattached well enough to work for the moment, but it does need to be replaced as the fix is temporary at best. I ended...
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    07-28-2017, 03:36 PM
    For these particular lamps, that is NOT required. That's not true for all LED replacements from what I've read. But these can be installed with...
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    07-27-2017, 09:25 PM
    So just to revisit this a bit, I ordered two 6 packs of the 4-footers that Paul A. linked above. They arrived last week just in time for me to get...
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    07-27-2017, 01:22 PM
    alanganes replied to a thread 3in1 oil long term in General
    I seem to recall that the Long Island Indicator site said that after trying any number of solvents and things like ultrasonic cleaners that they keep...
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    07-12-2017, 06:28 PM
    I've started shooting trap on a club team again after a few years break. I have been using a low budget Stoeger Condor over/under, not fancy but I...
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    07-12-2017, 06:19 PM
    Bob, Yours is the one I was recalling. Now that you say it, I have no idea if you had posted it here or I just saw it on RCM. But it was...
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    07-12-2017, 09:40 AM
    I'll be ordering some of these to replace a bunch of tubes around my place. Looking at the amazon link, oddly they are actually a bit less expensive...
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    07-11-2017, 07:28 AM
    I can't seem to find it right now, but I seem to recall that a member here actually did a test with an old 3Ph motor they didn't need and a VFD,...
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    07-09-2017, 07:28 AM
    The flex shaft tools similar to this that I am familiar with have a two concentric spiral cables wound in opposite directions. That way one or the...
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    07-04-2017, 08:00 AM
    This is awesome, congratulations. You always wonder how someone (even yourself) will react when it's an actual emergency. And she did one of the key...
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    07-02-2017, 03:14 PM
    I'll second what Mcgyver said. I typically have just used a nut or the mating part to check stuff I'm single pointing until I came up on a...
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    07-02-2017, 09:00 AM
    alanganes replied to a thread conductive paint in General
    No kidding, huh? They are neat. We use the linear versions these as secondary position feedback elements on some mechanisms we use at work. It...
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    07-01-2017, 08:32 PM
    alanganes replied to a thread conductive paint in General
    Not a condctive paint, but if you want a sliding pot that you can add your own mechanicals to, google SoftPot Essentially a peel and stick...
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    06-30-2017, 06:37 PM
    It's all in how you work, I think. Remember "Luna" the woman who posted on here a while back, doing stuff like building 1911's and revolvers from...
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    06-30-2017, 06:20 PM
    JT, your post #6 is how I understand these to work: the low pressure is the result of venturi action rather than "manifold" vacuum. Similar to the...
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