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    Yesterday, 04:06 PM
    Not sure how that helps? Or instead of Coyotes or Wolves tearing up your legs the asian gf is going to tear up your back? :D Or they so scary if...
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    Yesterday, 03:10 PM
    Yup, Stihl moto4plus seem to be similar to Aspen alkylate gas. No benzene or other nasties like ordinary gasoline or the previously mentioned...
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    Yesterday, 01:41 PM
    Even better if you can find "alkylate gasoline" somewhere but last time I looked it was pretty much non-existent in US. Canada seem to have quite...
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    Yesterday, 11:52 AM
    More likely the reason is the lead in the 100LL.
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    Yesterday, 07:26 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Negative crankcase pressure in General
    Diesels have been extremely popular in Europe but now there is heavy decline on numbers. Latest emission standards are hard to fulfill and...
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    Yesterday, 03:33 AM
    Same as if you have 10 tons of Sarin nerve gas, weapons grade plutonium or submarine full of metafetamine :D I have never seen drug seller...
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    06-16-2019, 05:38 PM
    MattiJ replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Weather has been too nice for any shop projects so enjoyed perfect summer weather here, went for two bicycle trips something like 70km total. Sauna...
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    06-16-2019, 09:22 AM
    Rabies cases are more common in the eastern europe, ie baltics and poland. (and especially russia) So being bitten in WESTERN germany gives nice...
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    06-16-2019, 08:19 AM
    IIRC At least you dont need to worry about rabies in w-Germany.
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    06-15-2019, 02:24 PM
    MattiJ replied to a thread oil. in General
    I think this is some sort of misunderstanding. Most cutting oils also contain EP additives, usually lot more than in engine oil. Cutting oils are...
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    06-15-2019, 03:20 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Hardening. in General
    Keeping the part inside closed tube doesn't work for steels that need quick quench. Weld end cap to piece to small tubing and fill that with...
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    06-13-2019, 02:18 PM
    South bend has been making lathes for over 100 years so it depends what model and era you have in mind. Can be better or worse than similarly...
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    06-13-2019, 09:14 AM
    Another CONUS possibility: http://www.newportus.com/ppt/INF8.html price probably makes you take another look at the chinesium DRO without manuals...
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    06-13-2019, 09:10 AM
    You need inches or is millimeters ok? Reason I'm asking is that maybe some universal up/down counter could handle the task if you don't need any...
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    06-13-2019, 03:39 AM
    You probably already know this but accuracy of +/-0.0005" or better over 10" is starting to go in the "measure temperature first, worry about...
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    06-13-2019, 01:50 AM
    You would do probably OK even if you mount the resistor inside the cabinet as it has even a cooling fan. Brake resistor on lathe needs to handle...
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    06-12-2019, 11:19 AM
    I have this printed to full A4 size at shop wall: If someone wants to modify their own here is the excel file:...
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    06-12-2019, 08:45 AM
    200m/min for coated carbide in normal steel, half of that in stainless and quarter in hardened steels. HSS tools about one tenth of the above,...
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    06-12-2019, 07:39 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Ot- semi w 40k lbs of bees in General
    https://imgur.com/gallery/s45eUhL How about no? 😛
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    06-10-2019, 11:00 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Ah I see. http://www.psc.state.fl.us/ConsumerAssistance/UtilityPole So it could be some sort of extension/junction box or lightning arrestor....
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    06-10-2019, 08:43 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Keyless Chucks in General
    Drill grabbing when getting trough is most common cause in my drill press.
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    06-10-2019, 03:23 AM
    500rpm for 1.5" HSS end mill is on the fast side. Something like 200 rpm or even less would be a good starting point, on a sunny day you might get...
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    06-10-2019, 02:58 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    In India and Thailand they are not in tangles anymore... more like organic living nest ;) OK maybe "tangles" is bit overstatement but amount of...
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    06-09-2019, 03:58 PM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Keyless Chucks in General
    "nutcracker" style "pliers" would be easy to make and enough strong even if made from wood (with metal hinge).
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    06-09-2019, 04:18 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Yeah, street lights are almost everywhere. But combination of power line poles and street lights on same pole are extremely rare or at least I don't...
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    06-09-2019, 12:40 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Thanks. I`d say quite unusual, not sure if I have ever seen anywhere else around here. Power poles are also getting rare as eveything is going...
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    06-08-2019, 01:31 PM
    MattiJ replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Nice summer day here so went for a bicycle ride around the neighborhood. Thankfully e-bike, would have been sweaty 30km trip on unassisted bicycle :)
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    06-08-2019, 01:24 PM
    MattiJ replied to a thread mixing concrete in General
    AFAIK "Foundation pour" concrete is nowadays almost always with added superplasticizer additives so comparing it to "traditional concrete" is bit...
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    06-08-2019, 09:10 AM
    Yes there is some magnetic scales that can be rolled up but its easier to use ready made unit. Maybe in your case the flexible one would make sense...
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    06-08-2019, 05:00 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread mixing concrete in General
    Concrete should be kept anyways moist/wet until its cured so the excess seeped water can be left there. But since this was not mission critical...
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