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    My commercial mower grinds them up so small that...

    My commercial mower grinds them up so small that I don't need to mess with them. As an added bonus the soil loves the extra humus.

    Brian
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    It looks like they have the miniature machine...

    It looks like they have the miniature machine shop displayed again. I saw it as a early teenager and it was part of the reason I went into tool and die making.

    Brian
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    The concept of a public type shop seems cool but...

    The concept of a public type shop seems cool but in practice it seems like a pipe dream. After spending 30 years working with a bunch of trained professional trades people and seeing how difficult it...
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    Our Arizona neighbors have a guest apartment...

    Our Arizona neighbors have a guest apartment above their garage that has a pellet stove. We sometimes stay in it when we fly out there and have used the pellet stove many times. The fan does make a...
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    Up here in Michigan where we grow a lot of...

    Up here in Michigan where we grow a lot of cherries they also burn cherry pits in pellet stoves.
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    It looks like the 5G is a lot like it was when 3G...

    It looks like the 5G is a lot like it was when 3G and 4G were introduced. I remember being in Chicago with a 3 and 4 G phones and finally getting to use them at their full speed but it was a long...
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    O. T. 5G Phones

    I'm in the market for a new phone to replace my Samsung S7 Edge. My Samsung phones have always been pretty good but the S7 has had some problems. I'm debating on buying a S9. A friend of mine has one...
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    That's some amazing machining Dave. Thanks for...

    That's some amazing machining Dave. Thanks for taking the time to record it and share it with us.

    Brian
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    Do you have a Bridgeport type head on your...

    Do you have a Bridgeport type head on your milling machine. I had a job recently that was about 8 feet worth of 1/8X2" brass that needed a 1/8" radius milled the length of them .060 deep. Instead of...
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    I just took a look at the shop made tools thread...

    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 as they do trying to extort money out of their...
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    What do you use a 30K generator for? I have a 4K...

    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 have to buy the gas to run that beast. It is a cool...
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    I just looked at the Hemingway site at the MK3...

    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 wheel graduated in ten thousanths of an inch...
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    Also make sure the jaws are in the right...

    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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    I use Seafoam to clean crud like that out of...

    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 an hour while I was mowing. It smoothed right...
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    I got a package from China today and it was my...

    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 measured .4xx ohms and my old ones were .8xx ohms. I...
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    You don't need a rigger. You need a wrecker. I...

    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 calling riggers. Got prices from around a thousand...
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    I doubt that you would have any problem unless...

    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.

    Brian
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    I think if John Deere finds out that you aren't...

    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 restores tractors and he said there are getting to...
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    I also saw some probe ends with needle type...

    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 those too. Anybody have any experience with them?...
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    I checked the leads on my Fluke meter and they...

    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 Banggood for a whopping $3.40. Basic set with leads...
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    Thanks for the info guys. I will be ordering some...

    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 don't like using them because of the bare leads...
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    O.T. Fluke Meter Leads.

    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 dozens of times thinking it would sure be nice to...
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    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 loose it will end up in the filter.

    Ever notice how...
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    Seems kind of odd that whoever put the tracker in...

    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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    RV's depreciate a lot when new but I have known...

    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 after using them for a few years.

    We met a...
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