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    08-16-2017, 05:23 PM
    Don't forget your LCD display. You might need to make sure your controller can interface with the full CNC control! This one is clearly using a...
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    08-14-2017, 03:05 PM
    There are a lot of garage traders on ebay these days who haven't a clue and don't seem to care. Some of them may be leaving the listings to be done...
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    08-14-2017, 02:08 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Fedex.....Ugh.... in General
    I've had some good experiences recently in UK. Text and email giving one hour slot for delivery with option to change using phone or website that...
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    08-14-2017, 01:58 PM
    Hardly had a dry day for 8 weeks. Luckily the day of the town agri show was lovely but either side a washout and today only 4 dry hours. You should...
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    08-12-2017, 05:40 PM
    Did you not notice that vpt sort of gave the answer above, but for the special case of non-reversible so similar to the phase change. The magic word...
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    08-12-2017, 04:51 PM
    Baz replied to a thread The mill is now running in General
    It's knot a good picture :)
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    08-12-2017, 04:46 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Carriage Stop ??? in General
    Replace bolt with spring loaded adjustable handle while you summon the courage to modify it with a top mounted handle.
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    08-09-2017, 09:08 AM
    I understand that while engines use gear pumps that can force thick oil around the system for lubricating journals only but auto gearboxes sometimes...
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    08-02-2017, 06:41 PM
    Another source of non-fit is the Whitworth/UNC problem. SouthBend and Boxford are the same but different like that.
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    07-30-2017, 07:51 AM
    Nectar points are a UK supermarket loyalty scheme. The item was probably built as a tapping and staking tool but the owner died with it in this set...
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    07-29-2017, 03:07 PM
    Baz replied to a thread OT: Autonomous car progress. in General
    Are these lines cheaper? If not are the car companies paying? In the UK the lines are mostly not continuous and the paint is thick enough to feel...
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    07-29-2017, 09:43 AM
    Baz replied to a thread Home made rod bender in General
    "or partially close, an eye" Now there's a point. An additional bolt hole roughly where Lugnut has his clamp screw would allow a piece bent 180 to...
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    07-29-2017, 06:19 AM
    Baz replied to a thread Home made rod bender in General
    Do you mean the pivot point could be in the corner of the angle plate instead of welded on? Then you would have to cut away part of the angle to get...
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    07-28-2017, 04:17 PM
    The managers cannot be to blame. That would imply they had instructed the programmers to make the engine perform in the way it did and the...
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    07-22-2017, 06:35 AM
    Great video - but cover the poor machines if it's going to rain! I'd check out the driver if using a wrecker. Each time I've had my car recovered...
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    07-20-2017, 05:34 PM
    Baz replied to a thread WAY OT- Boiled Eggs in General
    Buy Scotch eggs, peel off meat. Easy.
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    07-15-2017, 04:37 PM
    Baz replied to a thread SB9 solid tool post in Third Hand
    Back in the day such a thing was called a 'Gibraltar' toolpost with obvious connotations. There are designs in in Model Engineer. just pop the word...
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    07-12-2017, 03:51 AM
    Gosh I hadn't realised this forum was frequented by oligarchs. Loft rooms bigger than my house, more than 2 dozen lights in utility rooms alone! For...
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    07-11-2017, 03:47 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Epoxy floor? in General
    Please can you explain the technique, I assume something after troweling. How long should one leave fresh concrete before painting? Given that it...
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    07-01-2017, 12:25 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Coca-Cola De-Rusting in General
    I have recently used up the remains left after consuming a large jar (Costco) of pickled onions. Much faster than Coke would be I think but still...
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    07-01-2017, 04:17 AM
    Some people get grumpy if you don't put their name at the front of emails, then what to do if it is going to 10 people, then should it be all the...
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    07-01-2017, 04:10 AM
    Americans have special tools for opening paint cans!? :confused:
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    07-01-2017, 04:00 AM
    Baz replied to a thread OT: Photobucket email scam?? in General
    Seems to be a standard practice in internet companies. Spend a few years offering a free service and when you have millions of people using it stick...
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    06-28-2017, 08:10 AM
    Baz replied to a thread What a way to start the day! in General
    You need a machine! What happened to the old wild west America I saw in films where you just throw some beans in a can on an open fire?
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    06-27-2017, 06:59 PM
    Ah yes, I sort of discounted RS (and Farnell) as trade only and in the defence industry we weren't allowed to use them.
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    06-26-2017, 06:20 PM
    In the UK they were always a bit expensive and not really competitive with Henry's Radio for those that knew the hobby and didn't just wander down...
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    06-23-2017, 06:22 PM
    Baz replied to a thread OT: Odd Metric Weight; WHY? in General
    Although it is probably a mass produced medicine think about the wider pharmacological environment. Many pills were made individually by chemists to...
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    06-20-2017, 08:48 AM
    In most new cars the temp indication is fake news anyway. They don't like to worry modern drivers by showing them an engine not up to temp or getting...
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    06-17-2017, 06:24 PM
    It has been mentioned that Pi comes into the equation - or 22/7 or 44/14. At least one lathe is clever about this using a 44 in the gear train from...
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    06-17-2017, 05:59 PM
    Baz replied to a thread OT: New farm in General
    Germans are far too clean to have dirt on their pasture and it goes by the metric hectare :)
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