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  1. An inflamed achilles tendon is a very serious...

    An inflamed achilles tendon is a very serious injury that can take a long time to heal, as you unfortunately experienced. It also tends to recur. To add further injury to the insult, that limp and...
  2. I think I've seen that movie. ...

    I think I've seen that movie.


    http://www.flickchart.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/omegaman1.jpg?x52603
  3. Hold you hand up to your ear and say loudly "I...

    Hold you hand up to your ear and say loudly "I have no idea how long it will take, I'm being blocked by some guy who must be having a personal emergency on his phone!"

    These are reasons why I...
  4. Inner city? I don't go there. Too many zombies. ...

    Inner city? I don't go there. Too many zombies.


    http://www.horror.com/articles_files/ZL_WoodyBat.jpg
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    There are situations where that is absolutely...

    There are situations where that is absolutely true. Also, the type of the hammer - the natural frequency - can make a surprising difference. Rubber, hard plastic, soft plastic, deadblows of various...
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    It is much more serious than that - same day...

    It is much more serious than that - same day delivery.

    The HVAC places have been skinning us for years. Many will get their just desertions.
  7. Have you considered a small Trebuchet?

    Have you considered a small Trebuchet?
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    We were very fortunate to not get caught in this....

    We were very fortunate to not get caught in this. I was at the steam tractor show when the blackout hit. There was some amusement at the irony.

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    I have one of the best. It's the F250 model.

    I have one of the best. It's the F250 model.
  10. I'm not much of a motor guy, but I'd guess...

    I'm not much of a motor guy, but I'd guess checking resistance, to identify compromised insulation and other shorts, would be on the, uh, short list.

    Somewhat on topic, how do you protect an open...
  11. Thread: Removing rust

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    USP grade mineral oil (cheap at big box stores)...

    USP grade mineral oil (cheap at big box stores) is the same stuff, without the smell.

    I especially prefer it when sharpening, for when I cut myself and it gets into the wound. Sharpening oils are...
  12. Thread: Removing rust

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    Can you post pictures? Are they three or four...

    Can you post pictures? Are they three or four jaw?

    Evaporust tends to react badly with high carbon steels. It might also dull up any remaining smooth surface. I'd be careful with those collets and...
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    Nations strippers say they are still "In it to...

    Nations strippers say they are still "In it to win it," despite their lackluster pole numbers.
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    Anyone ever convert a Shaper into a combination...

    Anyone ever convert a Shaper into a combination lime squeezer and cocktail shaker?
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    I have been told that cell shorts between plates...

    I have been told that cell shorts between plates can sometimes be resolved by dropping the battery to dislodge the short. Can't recall whether that has ever worked for me.
  16. Thread: Where's Jerry?

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    No doubt Evan is a sharp guy, who was helpful and...

    No doubt Evan is a sharp guy, who was helpful and shared a lot of excellent knowledge. But Evan liked to pretend and pontificate on topics for the sake of it, even where he lacked knowledge and...
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    Might as well just install one of those suits...

    Might as well just install one of those suits from The Andromeda Strain, with the bellows that connect to the entry door.
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    Excellent dirt cheap air filter - tape a furnace...

    Excellent dirt cheap air filter - tape a furnace filter to the inlet side of a box fan. For grinding dust you'll want to use a pleated fine filter. I use clear packing tape. If you have some fiber...
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    You been riding past 3 phase's place often?

    You been riding past 3 phase's place often?
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    I can recall gawking at the Milwaukee industrial...

    I can recall gawking at the Milwaukee industrial catalog when I was in my teens, before the era of cordless. I was in awe of the big drills, with the 3' or longer lever bars. And also the stories of...
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    Now that he's BTDT, your rigger might give you a...

    Now that he's BTDT, your rigger might give you a better price to fetch the lathe. Course you oughta done'em both at the same time, you clumsy bastard.
  22. Thread: Cadmium Plating

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    You have quite the cocktail going with the...

    You have quite the cocktail going with the Evaporust.

    It is surprising there isn't more written in regard to 'best practices' for these corrosion situations. I read some mentions of ammonia -...
  23. Thread: Cadmium Plating

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    CLR removes galvanized and cadmium. I read that...

    CLR removes galvanized and cadmium. I read that it happens almost immediately.

    Tough to say what type of corrosion is forming on the metal. Could be combinations - air exposure, galvanic, etc....
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    Avoid any temptation to turn it on while trying...

    Avoid any temptation to turn it on while trying to hold it with the chuck key.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PzPfzLeDa0
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    Don Ho performed a song about this. I'm not sure...

    Don Ho performed a song about this. I'm not sure if the secret is contained in the lyrics.
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