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    02-14-2019, 05:21 PM
    Jim Williams replied to a thread YES!!!!!! in General
    I had a 24,000 btu Mitsubishi mini split unit installed in my garage/workshop last year. The area was insulated and insulated garage doors were...
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    02-10-2019, 08:49 PM
    I have a small multiple purpose machine named Astoba. For threading, it has a hand crank keyed to the spindle. With well sharpened and positioned...
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    02-10-2019, 08:00 PM
    Jim Williams replied to a thread antiquing some chain in General
    Paint would be simple and safe. The model building and model railroad suppliers have paints that produce antique looks.
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    01-29-2019, 08:54 PM
    Jim Williams replied to a thread Wife wants to move... in General
    Gee whiz. We were snowbirds from South Carolina to Melbourne for 5 years, and liked the area so well that we decided to move permanently. This...
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    01-14-2019, 08:32 PM
    As deltap said, granny knots come loose easier. About half the population ties their shoes using granny knots. The bows of a granny knot tend to go...
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    01-12-2019, 09:14 PM
    Jim Williams replied to a thread Model A enthusiasts? in General
    In my opinion, you should consider a Model B engine as the basis for your build. The B engine was offered in 1932 as an alternate power plant for...
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    01-08-2019, 09:29 PM
    We are all organic machines that come to an end. I am a lot older at 88 on February 3 than I ever expected to be. We moved to Florida three years...
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    01-05-2019, 05:42 PM
    Some motorcyclists discard the mufflers so others can hear you coming, and leave the lights on high beam, so others can see you coming. I find the...
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    12-28-2018, 09:45 PM
    Jim Williams replied to a thread Pantograph Ratios in General
    Michael, I have a Gorton P 1–2 with a complete set of collets that is surplus to my needs. Several individuals wanted the collets, but no one Is...
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    12-27-2018, 09:38 PM
    Jim Williams replied to a thread Pantograph Ratios in General
    The home built pantograph is well built and appears to do good work, but the Deckel GK-12 and GK-21 three dimensional pantographs can sometimes be...
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