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    09-28-2015, 09:03 AM
    I first learned "{" and "}" as braces, but now I find the term "curly bracket" less ambiguous.
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    09-27-2015, 08:41 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Old Tiffie in General
    His member parameters are not to be trusted, they've been wrong since he first joined. This bulletin board wasn't started until 2001, or maybe it...
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    09-25-2015, 01:07 PM
    First thing to my mind is the old IBM punch card data entry system, or probably even older was the teletype perforated tape. But in all likelihood...
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    09-17-2015, 02:51 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Ford Mustang? Ot in General
    I recall seeing on one of those industrial type TV programs the manufacture of Chevy Camaros. It took about 23 hous, and most of that was the...
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    09-02-2015, 09:31 AM
    That's right, the "ought-six" reflects 1906 (year developed), and it's .30 caliber, which is actually .308" ...I never understood the reason for...
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    09-02-2015, 12:11 AM
    Reminds me of an interesting fact I heard on TV (The Last Alaskans) recently. The narrator explained that "...a 30-06 rifle is so designated because...
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    08-31-2015, 01:24 PM
    That's too bad. Mine's still good after 20 years or so. Fire box is a bit rusty, but still sound.
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    08-31-2015, 09:26 AM
    I've been happy with a New Braunsfel. It's not made with 1/4" material, but still pretty thick.
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    08-22-2015, 01:36 PM
    I'm sure many of you have already seen this, but if you haven't, and need some entertainment, it's worth a watch....
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    08-16-2015, 01:45 PM
    That uncle Louis sure has a way with words.
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    08-15-2015, 12:09 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Clausing Lathe in General
    Nice looking lathe, but wasn't this posted several days ago? I distinctly remember that first picture with what appears to be a snake on the floor...
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    08-10-2015, 07:55 AM
    I think much of that is simply a characteristic of human interaction on an internet BBS; i.e. even though a point has been made, every Tom, Dick, and...
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    08-09-2015, 09:03 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread B&S gloat in General
    I hope you didn't buy that from some little old home shop machinist's widow who's living on mainly macaroni and cheese!
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    08-05-2015, 09:15 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread OT- Vinyl or Plastic in General
    When I lost the covers of an air rifle scope, I found the lid from a Prestone antifreeze bottle fit perfectly on one end. A similar lid fit the other...
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    07-23-2015, 04:08 PM
    I have a can of this stuff: ...that I've...
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    07-17-2015, 08:46 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Evolution metal saw blade in General
    That's a neat job of filing (I assume.) Did you employ any special tricks to insure the diamond was centered?
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    07-13-2015, 12:24 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Just Poured Some Aluminum! in General
    Rather than coke or coal, which as you've found is a bit of overkill for melting aluminum, I would try using solid wood charcoal, as opposed to...
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    07-12-2015, 09:55 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Facing question in General
    "very much the same..." Verbal mish-mash! There's no such thing. Either they're the same or they're not. In this case their values are very close,...
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    07-11-2015, 01:51 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Facing question in General
    By golly you're right. The feed (compound) is taking place along the hypotenuse, not the cross slide as I was visualizing. So that gives 11.53 deg.
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    07-11-2015, 10:11 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Facing question in General
    Same here... I see it as arctan of .0002/.001, and come up with about 11.3 deg.
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