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    01-13-2017, 10:27 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Tricky Bearing Removal in General
    But that Tig torch is heating a small, localized area, not the entire casting; AND, you're probably not banging on it with a hammer while it's at the...
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    01-13-2017, 12:26 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Tricky Bearing Removal in General
    Even before it turns to a puddle, cast aluminum, when heated to a certain point becomes what is called "hot short" I've wondered about that term's...
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    01-03-2017, 01:34 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread I thought I'd seen it all... in General
    Years back I explained to a co-worker how I had used a fence charger to keep my dog out of my garden. This guy was a real cheapskate. A few days...
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    12-17-2016, 10:47 AM
    Well of course it does! That's the definition of a sale price and everyone knows it. That's why it serves no purpose to always throw that out here...
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    12-15-2016, 12:22 PM
    Yeah, I admit my comment was kinda vague. What I had in mind is the current perception of the two political parties here in the U.S. i.e. the...
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    12-15-2016, 09:16 AM
    Well now wait a minute Mcgyver. As you said before, the world changes. So "liberal" no longer means " valuing greatly their individual freedom," ...
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    12-14-2016, 04:39 PM
    The sad thing is ...more and more people are now learning their spelling, grammar, and sentence construction from the internet. I think we're...
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    12-14-2016, 11:08 AM
    The issue is NOT the meaning of the term, but rather the origin or derivation. I kind of like that set forth in the link BCRider posted.
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    12-11-2016, 09:17 AM
    Is it possible that you wired it in with the hot and neutral reversed?
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    12-04-2016, 04:29 PM
    I had one of those white, food grade barrels setting out with top on,and no apparent entry hole for rain to get in, yet every two or three years it...
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    12-04-2016, 10:52 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread lubricant for hoist chain? in General
    I'd dip it in diesel fuel, then let it drip dry. I wipe diesel fuel on my mill (bare metal surfaces) periodically. The "wet" appearance is gone...
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    11-28-2016, 11:14 AM
    Seastar, how can we get in touch with your grandsons?
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    11-27-2016, 04:42 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread How To Finish A Bench Top in General
    I personally would not want it, but there are various pour-on clear finishes that would be pretty much impervious to most, or possibly all, compounds...
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    11-24-2016, 11:57 AM
    I agree. In fact, anything written by Larry McMurtry is good.
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    11-23-2016, 09:59 AM
    I can't comment about Husquvarnas, but as for the Stihls ...I have a similar tale of woe. The first Stihl I bought was a model 011AV. It was a...
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    11-18-2016, 08:41 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Oil seals in General
    Not sure I understand your confusion, but 12:00 PM is noon time, not midnight. 8:46 PM is 8hr + 46 min later. I wish the world would all use the 24...
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    11-17-2016, 05:01 PM
    Looks like a cast iron plate to me. Looking down into the hole, it only looks like an inch or so deep.
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    11-16-2016, 01:49 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Tap Drill Size ???? in General
    Marv, I'm wrestling with that constant .013. Where does that come from? I'm aware that .013 is the incremental difference in SAE machine screw...
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    11-16-2016, 01:02 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Casting in General
    I don't know about 'one off' but I know of one foundry in Florence, Ala. http://www.imperialcastinginc.com/ But as previously stated I'm sure...
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    11-16-2016, 12:55 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Brass Feeler Gauge. Why? in General
    deleted ... duplicate posting
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    11-16-2016, 12:52 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Brass Feeler Gauge. Why? in General
    The owner of a large small engine repair (and sales) shop told me the best thing for that purpose is a business card. ...non-magnetic and just about...
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    11-11-2016, 01:02 PM
    I would try tightening or adjusting the cross slide and/or compound slide gib screws and see if that makes a difference. That periodic pattern looks...
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    11-09-2016, 01:46 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Semi OT: Can Openers in General
    We've had one of those Oxo Good Grip for at least 15 -20 years. I can't imagine a can opener working any better. The $14.99 model shown here at JC...
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    11-09-2016, 01:22 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread OT - How times change us in General
    There's a lesson to be learned here... life is just a passing fad. We recently acquired a DVD set of the Peter Sellers Pink Panther series. Back...
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    10-24-2016, 06:45 PM
    There are a handful of recurring OT topics that pop up here every year or two, one is shaving and/or razors, and another is the care and maintenance...
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    10-24-2016, 10:28 AM
    The way I see it, after two or three years an old thread is new again. By then I've usually forgotten most of the discussion that took place...
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    10-21-2016, 10:11 AM
    Changes in atmospheric pressure would tend to cause it (bubble) to shrink or grow. By how much, I don't know.
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    10-20-2016, 10:06 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Naming Tools in General
    Thanks all! This just gave me a good laugh as I recalled a story I once heard about this kid who, until he was 6 or 7, thought his name was Damnit. ...
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