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    07-20-2016, 09:21 AM
    The last several years it has seemed like most of my awake time is spent messing with carburetors ...chainsaws, lawn mowers, string trimmers,...
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    07-13-2016, 01:38 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Restoring a drillpress in General
    But in the video he poured the babbitt into the two halves of the "mould" with the shaft in place. I'd think that would give as good of a fit, and...
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    07-13-2016, 08:34 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Restoring a drillpress in General
    I have a couple of questions about that babbitt video: 1) There appeared to be some voids in the middle of at least one of the halves; does...
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    07-08-2016, 07:43 AM
    I'll second the idea of using gravity feed. I just did this a few days ago. We're in the midst of a drought here, and I had a full barrel of rain...
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    06-18-2016, 10:36 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread MSC killing of Enco in General
    How the hell can you know they've screwed themselves? They're in business to make a profit, and in a better position to judge what's the best...
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    06-05-2016, 08:14 AM
    Remember when Cokes went up from a nickle to six cents? They added an external penny coin box on the vending machines. I am also from the...
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    06-03-2016, 08:45 AM
    You might be surprised. Part of what changes over time is our perception of things, e.g what's funny and what's not. My daughter and son-in-law...
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    05-31-2016, 09:26 AM
    Well, other than that, how's everything going these days, Brian? :) Sorry, just couldn't resist the flippant remark. You have my sympathy!
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    05-28-2016, 07:48 AM
    Mr Fixit, a short taper like that is achieved by turning the compound to the required angle, AND using the compound slide, rather than advancing the...
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    05-17-2016, 11:16 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Best Fire Ant poison ever! in General
    I saw a TV program about these giant hornets in Japan - big as bald eagles, with stingers long enough to impale a small boy. don't want to...
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    05-11-2016, 09:18 AM
    I just recently bought a new Toro zero turn mower that has on the foot rest a placard of seemingly endless safety icons and pictorials. But two in...
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    04-30-2016, 05:25 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Way OT- Mice in General
    Maybe Sir John Stevenson will tell us the story of the mouse trap Peter Sellers invented. I have enjoyed many laughs every time I recall that. ...
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Metal/Wood working; Gardening; Fishing;Grandkids
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