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    04-21-2014, 10:13 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread How to sell extra metal? in General
    To my way of thinking, selling it locally would put you in direct competition with the folks who were generous enough to give you the material. I...
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    04-13-2014, 06:06 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread OT fiberglass roofing panels in General
    The wavy sort is all I've ever seen. Are you talking about a pattern like 5 Vee tin roofing? I would think, unless it were made very thick,...
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    04-11-2014, 10:45 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Machined Golf Putter Gift in General
    What's the purpose of the triangularly pointed protrusion on the back? Is that just for additional mass?
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    04-09-2014, 06:47 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread OT but IMPORTANT! in General
    Many of that list indicate "no ssl" , while others show "not vulnerable." What's up? I thought ALL openssl is supposedly vulnerable. No? By the...
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    04-08-2014, 12:25 PM
    Now that there would be a REAL MAN'S interference fit! :) Even I would have trouble pushing that in by hand. :)
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    04-03-2014, 06:53 PM
    Actually..., after thinking about it some more, it would seem the only requirement for the triangles is that the angles be identical. It wouldn't...
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    04-03-2014, 10:26 AM
    That's a very clever idea ...I think; not sure I'm visualizing it correctly. If I'm picturing it right, accuracy would depend on how well the end...
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    03-31-2014, 10:53 PM
    Can't you just turn the LH nut around backwards to make it fit a RH screw? :D ....seems like that oughta work
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    03-31-2014, 10:49 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread glueing brass in General
    Yeah that's the stuff they use to stick exterior panels (glass/stainless steel/etc.) to high rise buildings. I saw a TV program about the...
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    03-31-2014, 09:12 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread OT- End of XP? in General
    The true correct answer probably won't be known until it's tried in the court system. Not that that is likely. Whatever happened to the legal...
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    03-14-2014, 03:49 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Left-Hand Threading Problem in General
    If you always use the same line, from start to finish, it shouldn't matter which line ...should it? I've gotten kind of rusty on my thread dial...
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    03-14-2014, 03:40 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Left-Hand Threading Problem in General
    It would seem to me that EVEN IF the lead screw had some end-play, if the half nuts are engaged a bit before the tool bit comes abreast of the work...
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    03-13-2014, 06:30 PM
    It's no easy matter to find aircraft wreckage in the water even if you know where to look. I was stationed at Tuy Hoa AB Vietnam in 1969-70, which...
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    03-12-2014, 07:09 PM
    Toro makes a good engine. I once had a Toro two cycle lawn mower. Had it stored under a crawl space and got heavy rains so it was under water for...
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    03-12-2014, 01:43 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Newbie in Charlotte in Third Hand
    I'm not near so can't help you directly, but there are lots of good videos available on the web that you can study/view to gain a lot of useful...
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    03-09-2014, 06:08 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Bandsaw wheel crown? in General
    I would first try just running on the flat wheels, WITHOUT gluing the tires to the wheels. If that proves unsatisfactory, try building up a...
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    03-09-2014, 09:59 AM
    And likewise within this group there's always someone who does not know "squat" about the topic! In this case it's me ...what's a geophone?
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    03-08-2014, 02:54 PM
    Ok, ...or like dowel pins to measure dovetails. I get it now. I was trying to picture three pins positioned somehow in the bore. "...The bore...
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    03-08-2014, 01:15 PM
    I don't understand that. What V notch? Are you referring to three points in the egg shaped hole? ...if so, how do you have any idea how far away...
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    03-07-2014, 01:45 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread I Love Craig's List in General
    Oh... I didn't see the word "Springfield" in his first line. Never mind...
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    03-07-2014, 01:36 PM
    I would think it best to find the center relative to the OD of the pulley, size permitting. That's what needs to run concentric.
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    03-07-2014, 10:00 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread I Love Craig's List in General
    That's an interesting story, but you've omitted the best part. What the hell does "spring sealed" mean?
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    03-04-2014, 02:23 PM
    Oh I wasn't questioning whether it works in general, but how well I could pull it off. I use neither threading inserts, or HSS accurately ground on...
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    03-04-2014, 10:32 AM
    Toolguy, that's certainly a temptingly easy method. But I'd be a little doubtful about keeping the 60 tool point square to the work, especially the...
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    03-03-2014, 11:51 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread OT Who uses a plunge saw? in General
    I too am left handed. But I've regretted buying the LH version of Porter Cable's circular saw. For some reason I find it more awkward than a...
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    03-02-2014, 06:20 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread First machining success. in General
    That's a really nice piece of aluminum you poured. Did you have any trouble getting it out of the pipe? Or did it shrink enough to slip right out?
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    03-02-2014, 09:48 AM
    Beware of rust. I've found, at least in this humid climate, that chalk left in place long term promotes rust.
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    03-01-2014, 08:42 AM
    Are you kidding...? Banks make so much money they don't know what to do with the filthy stuff. That's why there's a new one popping up on every...
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    02-28-2014, 05:11 PM
    The victim's, or mark's, intelligence is only one of many factors at play. The people pulling these scams know that only one or two out of...
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    02-28-2014, 05:00 PM
    I got that same call two or 3 months ago ...foreign accent also. After I had him repeat his spiel a couple of times so I could understand, I asked...
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