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    I like the idea of a plywood base, with a conduit...

    I like the idea of a plywood base, with a conduit upper frame. Are those C shaped conduit attachment points commonly available in some form? I suppose I could could drill some C-channel to make...
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    OT - New leaf vac solution for tractor

    I've been going to make this post here _for years_. I need a new leaf vac solution for the tractor, and need some ideas and implementation suggestions.

    For years I have used a large DIY bag setup...
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    "Shiver me timbers!"

    "Shiver me timbers!"
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    Oof! Boy, he must have been pretty excited. If it...

    Oof! Boy, he must have been pretty excited. If it was an estate sale at least you could have made an entry wait list and signed it first. Maybe you can buy a date-clock gizmo at the auction ;)

    I...
  5. Thread: OT Video editing

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    I'll bet they all could do that. It is the most...

    I'll bet they all could do that. It is the most basic function of any audio or video editor - saving Selected parts of a file to a new folder or file. Some people take that part for granted. It...
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    Band it to keep the split from opening up? Since...

    Band it to keep the split from opening up? Since it sounds like can't remove the shaft, you could try wrapping it in stainless safety wire.
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    Do I see a black protuberance jutting out from...

    Do I see a black protuberance jutting out from the gear, perpendicular to the shaft?
  8. I think AK would improvise a hybrid solution,...

    I think AK would improvise a hybrid solution, with a playing card clipped so it makes a motor sound in the spokes. Do kids even do that anymore?
  9. It really isn't all that hypothetical. There are...

    It really isn't all that hypothetical. There are plenty of real world scenarios that are actually fairly likely, and are more of a when and not if. Massive earth quake, meteor, long term failure of...
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    https://s.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/f660d2b2553...

    https://s.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/f660d2b2553b72b3919aa28b49948559/200399238/rolling-coal-lead-628.jpg
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    Mcgyver posted an awesome quick change jaw setup...

    Mcgyver posted an awesome quick change jaw setup less than a year ago. It's on my list..

    http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/threads/77818-making-vice-jaws?p=1210372#post1210372
  12. Wonder if it will all be cast in China with a bit...

    Wonder if it will all be cast in China with a bit of finish work in the USA?
  13. Perfect for pounding shots of mercury.

    Perfect for pounding shots of mercury.
  14. Thread: JC Hannum auction

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    It is common for auctioneers to mix stuff up...

    It is common for auctioneers to mix stuff up intentionally, or rather, to intentionally not organize lots. That is how they can sell junk lots. It is also critical to keep the auction moving - you...
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    Any update?

    Any update?
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    I never watch videos on youtube. I download them...

    I never watch videos on youtube. I download them with youtube-dl and watch them locally, retaining them in some cases. My preferred movie player is mplayer. YMMV.

    Fwiw, youtube-dl must be updated...
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    This is a good chance for you to send the...

    This is a good chance for you to send the manufacturer a polemic!
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    Security risk? You mean 3PLB could get back in? ...

    Security risk? You mean 3PLB could get back in? Upgrade! Upgrade now!!
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    Some recent site issues

    Just a heads up, there have been some site issues (related to DNS) the past two days. So if you saw something like that, it wasn't you or your system. You have not been banned (well, maybe you...
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    Not sure what magic fix you expected here. You...

    Not sure what magic fix you expected here. You didn't even say the type of work, how big the job is, or how much money it is. Did you give him $10 to thread the ends of some steel rods? Did you give...
  21. Thread: OT - Drone hobby

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    Saw a tiny drone on TV. It has a carbon fiber...

    Saw a tiny drone on TV. It has a carbon fiber cage around it, in case it bumps into something. It was a little larger than a softball. It looked really handy for spaces like attics or crawl spaces...
  22. Thread: Cost of CAD books

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    When ordering from book sellers other than...

    When ordering from book sellers other than Amazon, I have had a recurring problem with hardcover books arriving damaged. They often ship the books in envelopes that provide little protection. They...
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    I have read that lenses from cheap flashlights...

    I have read that lenses from cheap flashlights work great. Turn it to size, cut an o-ring groove.
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    This is likely exactly the same as ebay, which...

    This is likely exactly the same as ebay, which has come up here multiple times. For many good reasons, when an item goes temporarily out of stock or the seller is out of town, etc, it is much better...
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    Yeah, no kidding. I'd hate to see all of this...

    Yeah, no kidding. I'd hate to see all of this great wisdom end up lost in a vacuum.
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