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    Today, 04:32 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Shop lighting follow up in General
    That looks really great. It's a lovely start to the shop area setup. I gather you'll install any additional lights over the machines as they are...
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    Yesterday, 05:22 PM
    "Old" is a relative term. The LAST 25 years I don't consider as old. But if this is quality audiophile stuff from the 60's or better name stuff...
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    Yesterday, 04:52 PM
    Just watching your video and a couple of the others that showed up in the sidebar and I suddenly had an epiphany.... What about a little tubular...
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    Yesterday, 03:14 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Steel selection advise in General
    As it comes from the store it's only slightly harder to bend then mild steel. To be significantly stronger it would need to be hardened then...
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    02-23-2018, 06:40 PM
    A You Tube poster that I watch now and then has a spot near the end of THIS VIDEO with a drummer and a single drum in a "hard" room and then adds...
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    02-23-2018, 03:52 PM
    Anything like towels or plush carpet or other fairly soft material will work well. And no real need for a set of frames unless the club owner is OK...
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    02-23-2018, 02:27 PM
    So far this is the ONLY possible decent reason I've seen for centering the table in this thread. I was thinking that it didn't matter one whit worth...
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    02-23-2018, 02:07 PM
    A good setup for stuff is a great start. I think of the number of times I've seen tool holders for the QCTP hung on the edge of the back panel in...
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    02-22-2018, 01:28 PM
    Because I don't have any of these fancy levels I was not aware that they made them in models that are graduated at 5 tenths per foot. Certainly that...
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    02-22-2018, 02:35 AM
    I've always liked to think that the base faces to bed are actually done quite well and that truing up the bed is more about untwisting the bed back...
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    02-22-2018, 02:33 AM
    You're quite right on this. Hell, it could be mounted to a 43 sloped pyramid stone block and be accurate if the face of the block is truly flat. ...
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    02-21-2018, 09:02 PM
    The motorcycle gators attach to the fork sliders and to the fork tubes using small versions of hose clamps. They also don't extend and contract...
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    02-21-2018, 08:55 PM
    Well, that's the point of the story. And note I didn't say how far the ladies would bend the beam. You're quite right in saying that they would...
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    02-21-2018, 04:46 PM
    It's always fun to extend out the numbers in stuff like this. Working back from the cutter through to the length of the bed on my own lathe.......
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    02-21-2018, 03:46 PM
    I know that I looked into that a couple of years ago when the McMaster items came up. For my own lathe I'd have needed the smaller of the 3 foot...
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    02-21-2018, 03:14 PM
    I read an account of a special display that was supposedly on hand at the 1900 Paris Exposition. It was described as something like a two meter long...
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    02-21-2018, 02:58 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Pipe thread tapping depth? in General
    Like Joe Lee above I've had times where a factory made pipe nipple would go too far into a factory made elbow or T and jam on some internal feature...
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    02-21-2018, 01:02 AM
    BCRider replied to a thread Pipe thread tapping depth? in General
    Yeah, the fittings themselves aren't always that consistent. And different materials seem to stretch more or less. So it varies from job to job. ...
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    02-20-2018, 02:13 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Lyre Harp Tuning Pins in General
    That's a lovely job with many a good lesson as you've related. And it's great that you ensured she had a hand in the making of it. Strung on a...
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    02-19-2018, 01:09 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Electronics question in General
    Certainly if you need "recordable" rather than "adjustable" then it would certainly be easier with a programmable device.
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    02-19-2018, 12:36 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Electronics question in General
    Is it only duration of the power application that matters? Or would you want the number of turns of the motor measured? I ask because the...
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    02-18-2018, 02:39 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread New image hosting in General
    Looks super simple to join and use. Interesting terms of use. Basically once you post images to their site they are free to use them as and...
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    02-18-2018, 02:26 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Bench Grinder Setup. in General
    I hope it works out for you but I have my doubts about the small diameter tube and whimpy vacuum. Shed grinding particles have a lot of speed and...
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    02-17-2018, 12:05 PM
    Boomer. While it might help a little at lower RPM check that power needs calculator for even 3PSI at mid and higher RPM. What good is a little help...
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    02-17-2018, 11:52 AM
    That's an interesting direction they are going in. But the first thing I noticed is that it's aimed at the low RPM side of things to work more at...
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    02-17-2018, 12:58 AM
    I think you guys may be giving a little more credit than is due to the older ways of manufacturing. If they could work to the dimensions you're...
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    02-16-2018, 03:39 PM
    I was thinking that an RC motor fan would not be enough too. It's not just the power to raise to the pressure. It's the need to supply the volume...
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    02-16-2018, 03:27 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread New toy coming, PM-1236 in General
    I'm using an oil can much like JR shows above. But with all the oilers on the flat surfaces I found the tilt to the oil can to align the tip for a...
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    02-15-2018, 05:49 PM
    But some of them are rather nice to look at and cuddle up to... ... Not yours of course... .I don't play that way.... :D Dave, some of the latest...
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    02-15-2018, 05:41 PM
    Any hand held router or laminate trimmer also use universal motors. My cheap wallboard or laminate trimmer that I just checked turns at 30K. And a...
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