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    09-11-2019, 08:54 AM
    I just took a look at the shop made tools thread and all the pics are blurry. If they spent half as much time trying to make their site a better site...
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    09-10-2019, 08:25 AM
    What do you use a 30K generator for? I have a 4K generator that I run our entire house with. No central air but everything else. I wouldn't want to...
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    09-08-2019, 08:18 AM
    I just looked at the Hemingway site at the MK3 grinder info. This came from there: • A new Differential Screw arrangement provides a feed into the...
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    09-06-2019, 09:52 AM
    bborr01 replied to a thread Help needed in General
    Also make sure the jaws are in the right position. Most chucks have numbers that correspond to the numbers on the jaws. Brian
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    09-02-2019, 10:37 AM
    bborr01 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I use Seafoam to clean crud like that out of carbs. My 4 year old Husqvarna commercial mower was surging and I put Seafoam in it and ran it for about...
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    08-31-2019, 11:00 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread O.T. Fluke Meter Leads. in General
    I got a package from China today and it was my new leads and alligator clip adapters for my meter. The quality looks plenty good. The new leads...
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    08-30-2019, 10:31 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread Opinion on mill for sale in General
    You don't need a rigger. You need a wrecker. I had a need to move a 6,500# cnc machining center a few years ago. Too big for my trailer so I started...
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    08-28-2019, 01:03 AM
    I doubt that you would have any problem unless the ways are chrome. Use the edge or corner of a file to see if it is hard anywhere if in doubt. ...
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    08-23-2019, 10:27 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread O.T. Fluke Meter Leads. in General
    I think if John Deere finds out that you aren't using a JD meter they sue you for some sort of infringement. I talked to a friend of mine today that...
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    08-23-2019, 10:25 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread O.T. Fluke Meter Leads. in General
    I also saw some probe ends with needle type probes on them called non invasive for poking through wire insulation. Probably going to order a set of...
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    08-23-2019, 09:01 AM
    bborr01 replied to a thread O.T. Fluke Meter Leads. in General
    I checked the leads on my Fluke meter and they aren't the screw on type so I went the cheap route and ordered the ones that PSTechPaul suggested on...
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    08-21-2019, 05:42 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread O.T. Fluke Meter Leads. in General
    Thanks for the info guys. I will be ordering some new leads in the very near future. I have a pair of cables with alligator clips on both ends but I...
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    08-20-2019, 10:58 PM
    Hello All, I have a question for the electrical/electronics crowd. For many years I have used various meters and currently use a Fluke 88. After...
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    08-15-2019, 10:46 PM
    Edwin, The dirty sludge that may form in the canister will still be on the dirty side of things and it won't end up in the engine. If it gets...
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    08-13-2019, 10:22 AM
    Seems kind of odd that whoever put the tracker in the car didn't take it back out to use on another car. Brian
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    08-07-2019, 11:48 AM
    RV's depreciate a lot when new but I have known people to buy RV's used and clean and repair them and sell them for more than they paid for them even...
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    08-04-2019, 10:41 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Propane has 80% of the btu's of gasoline so for every 10 hours of run time you get with gasoline you will only get 8 hours of run time on the same...
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    07-31-2019, 11:39 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    What was your motivation to mount it that way instead of just using it with a compound? Did you buy the lathe without one? Brian
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    07-28-2019, 12:34 AM
    I had a similar problem with our dishwasher a few years ago. The problem ended up being some stuff was plugging a screen under the screen in the...
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    07-28-2019, 12:21 AM
    Did you get any charts with it?
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    07-26-2019, 12:29 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    I think most of the numbers referring to gauges of steel and wire refer to how many times they have been run through the draw die or rollers. Brian
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    07-18-2019, 10:58 PM
    A couple of years ago I ordered a LED projector for my shipping container/mancave in Arizona. As soon as I hit buy now I was that it was set to ship...
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    07-18-2019, 05:43 PM
    Problem solved. Today I called the well drillers to see what needed to be done to get the cottage water without having to hook up to the neighbors...
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    07-17-2019, 12:01 PM
    I use my 3/4" 18N chucks fairly often. Sometimes for large screw machine drills where I don't have room for tpaer shank drill bits, other times for...
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    07-15-2019, 10:38 AM
    You are correct about not having oxygen in the tank. We had huge heat treat furnaces that were full of very hot natural gas for carburizing steel...
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    07-10-2019, 01:19 PM
    I'll double check the connections with a meter. The centrifugal thing is not moving but it is free. I also sprayed a little wd40 on the pivot points....
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    07-10-2019, 01:17 PM
    I don't think it has any electronics. There is a small plastic thing with one wire coming in and one wire going out but I'm not sure what that is....
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    07-10-2019, 12:25 PM
    Hi, I have a Gould shallow well pump that will spin when power is turned on but it won't reach the speed necessary to kick in the centrifugal...
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