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    Yesterday, 07:38 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread OT - Circuit Breakers in General
    The circuit breaker outside is in a well protected box on what's normally the lee side of the house, surrounded by a fence, the AC unit, and a...
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    Yesterday, 01:59 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread OT - Circuit Breakers in General
    The first few tries it simply would not reset. ...even after I first flipped it back to the fully tripped position. When I would push it to the...
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    Yesterday, 01:03 PM
    lynnl started a thread OT - Circuit Breakers in General
    Wife and I took about a ten day road trip and got back home a few days ago. Before leaving I turned off both the upstairs and downstairs Heating/AC...
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    09-30-2014, 08:02 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Tools & Tool Chests in General
    What are these "tag sales?" I'm not familiar with that format (or at least that term). Is that where numerous vendors/sellers set up their wares...
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    09-17-2014, 09:11 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Brass cleaning... in General
    Use Brasso! Wipe it on, let it dry, then buff off the dried residue.
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    09-15-2014, 07:17 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Sieg C4 lathe in General
    I think what you're describing is the top slide, or compound slide. The cross slide is made to be at 90 degrees to the bed, with no provision for...
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    09-14-2014, 06:34 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread OT is Ebay down? in General
    That in itself is pretty outrageous. I'd say. :D
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    09-12-2014, 09:08 AM
    Is this a joke, or something? I can see a publisher rolling on the floor in pain and laughter, as he tries to draw a breath. Before thinking...
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    09-04-2014, 08:46 AM
    I don't think I was ever aware of that! Yet I'm sure I must have wondered at the term WAY. But I should have guessed it sometime when watching a...
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    08-30-2014, 02:16 PM
    Seven or eight years ago I bought a 7" Logan from a surplus dealer in Rockport, IL. It was in good shape and included the vise, but was certainly...
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    08-29-2014, 08:53 AM
    I'm having a hard time visualizing what you're talking about. Is this the spring* in question? Could you cut a groove around the end to accept a...
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    08-23-2014, 03:27 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Wrongly marked gear cutters in General
    Oh yeah, that's right; it's the gaps that would be disproportionately large. I wasn't thinking that through.
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    08-23-2014, 09:28 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Wrongly marked gear cutters in General
    Shouldn't 16DP teeth be more robust and thicker than 18DP, rather than thinner?
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    08-22-2014, 01:21 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread OT: C-130 Hercules turns 60 in General
    No, that was on a C141, and we were refueled over Hawaii. My point was that it was a miserable 14-15 (as I recall) hours. But when I was...
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    08-21-2014, 01:19 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread OT: C-130 Hercules turns 60 in General
    There's no such thing as a comfortable military aircraft! :D Even the KC135's, C141's, C5's, etc., even when fitted with airline style seating,...
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    08-20-2014, 07:05 PM
    I guess my direction-following faculty is in decline, and I'm not familiar with those sorts of puzzles. Are you saying that some 3 digit...
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    08-19-2014, 10:02 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Aluminum "grease" in General
    Where does one get that "Slipit" stuff?
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    08-14-2014, 09:53 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Totally off topic IRS in General
    If this all did, in fact, originate with the IRS then the SSA number MUST have been your father's. That is the identity marker the IRS uses to link...
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    08-12-2014, 07:04 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Totally off topic IRS in General
    Was this letter addressed to you, or to your father? When did your father die? When did he depart the U.S.? You say he was here in 1994, it...
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    08-09-2014, 01:57 PM
    As for "no more sales...," this is one of those "it all depends.." issues. It is driven by the EPA requirements, from which SOME, not all, military...
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    07-28-2014, 09:45 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread ot: why are cars so heavy? in General
    It's been a long time since I laughed this hard! :D :D
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    07-26-2014, 08:56 AM
    Reverse photobomb...?? I'm struggling with that one, given the definition above. :) Does that mean you intentionally DO NOT pose in someone's...
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    07-24-2014, 03:57 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Metal Selection in General
    I beg to differ. I can very easily and quickly sharpen a carbon steel blade, e.g. Old Hickory kitchen knives (cheapies), so it will shave the hair...
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    07-24-2014, 01:04 PM
    Back some years ago, several times on the morning commute to work, I saw a guy driving along in dense 65mph traffic with a newspaper spread out over...
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    07-24-2014, 12:59 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread ot: why are cars so heavy? in General
    I just wrapped up a 2-3 month car shopping odyssey, with the purchase of a Toyota Camry Hybrid. I checked out most of the more common makes and...
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    07-24-2014, 12:41 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Metal Selection in General
    Because the buying public is in love with the shiny, non-rusting surface of them, never mind the fact that once that factory ground edge dulls, the...
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    07-23-2014, 10:22 AM
    Yep. That copper would be very effective at losing heat from the top surface via radiation. Reminds me of a trick my Dad taught me when I was a...
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    07-23-2014, 09:47 AM
    Certainly they're reasonable, since they are what you observed. Tho it does seem surprising there's that much difference between top and bottom...
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