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  1. Other than the issues that have arisen with cell...

    Other than the issues that have arisen with cell phone proliferation, I think problems like this are mostly a matter of perception. I don't find people, in general, any more rude or troublesome than...
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    So..., what form are you using...acme, square, or...

    So..., what form are you using...acme, square, or 60deg.?

    I was surprised at Richard's recommendation. I always thought a square thread combination was harder to do.

    What size/pitch (SB 9)...
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    I wouldn't have expected them to be sold in sets...

    I wouldn't have expected them to be sold in sets for that reason. I thought they were only bought in the exact size needed.

    I assume the sets are just to accommodate standard hole sizes, e.g....
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    I thought your facetiousness was pretty obvious. :)
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    The one I saw/used was shaped like a donut. And...

    The one I saw/used was shaped like a donut. And the more I think about it, I believe it was not a continuous donut, but rather one that had a slight gap, to permit positioning it around a shaft.

    ...
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    Once upon a time, long, long ago... I faced a...

    Once upon a time, long, long ago... I faced a similar situation with a stubborn pulley that was happy where it was. A neighbor who was into appliance repair lent me a device to deal with this. ...
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    I think KiloBravo is talking about a lathe out at...

    I think KiloBravo is talking about a lathe out at the airport in NYC.
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    Yeah, I'm maybe in the Really and Truly Old camp,...

    Yeah, I'm maybe in the Really and Truly Old camp, because GET SMART seems just a couple of years ago to me.
    But that shoe communicator with the sliding heel reminds me of the Dick Tracy comic...
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    Is there any particular reason, or is this just...

    Is there any particular reason, or is this just climbing for fun?

    At about age 12 or 13 my best buddy and I went through a period where we practically lived in trees, spending hours at a time...
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    Yep, sometimes you don't even care what a...

    Yep, sometimes you don't even care what a quantity is, you simply want to make another one just like it.
    Much like the use of a "story pole" in building construction; more convenient AND accurate...
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    You get an "attaboy!..." from me. As for the...

    You get an "attaboy!..." from me.

    As for the obituary tale: I interpreted it as an act perpetrated by a kid, and I know how revolting and disgusting some kids can be. Regardless, it was...
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    BCRider, He didn't say it's a 6 jaw chuck. He...

    BCRider, He didn't say it's a 6 jaw chuck. He said it's a 6 inch, 3 jaw chuck.
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    Both are accepted as correct by the machining...

    Both are accepted as correct by the machining brotherhood, and assumed to be saying the same thing, But they are not!
    When interpreted using the proper English language and mathmatical standards...
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    Who are these people who constitute a clear...

    Who are these people who constitute a clear majority? Are you talking about the ones defecating in the street, are they the clear majority? Or are they the better educated ones?
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    Where are you getting "...at 10,000ft..." ? ...

    Where are you getting "...at 10,000ft..." ?

    Any description of the various wind parameters in a tropical storm system is, for the most part, a summary based on what sampling observations can be...
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    Maybe it needs to be located in a not easily...

    Maybe it needs to be located in a not easily accessible place.
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    Well speaking from experience here, I have had...

    Well speaking from experience here, I have had bad rust develop on items parked long term on that non-slip mesh. Though I'm certainly not suggesting that it's all alike.

    On the other hand I have...
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    Now THAT is a serious oil leak!! :D That's...

    Now THAT is a serious oil leak!! :D

    That's funny. Your uncle sure had a way with words.
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    Well I have a Camry, with the hybrid engine. ...

    Well I have a Camry, with the hybrid engine. Don't remember just what the oil change interval is, but it's certainly a lot more than 1,000 miles.

    Long, long ago, in a galaxy far, far away, 3000...
  20. I'd think it'd spin in air bearings. (I...

    I'd think it'd spin in air bearings.

    (I assume it's being propelled by air.)
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    You'd think that for a multi-part, serially...

    You'd think that for a multi-part, serially published article about an item others may want to build, a materials list would appear up front.
    That'd be the civic minded thing to do.
  22. Fastenal...?? Is there something about the...

    Fastenal...?? Is there something about the Fastenal service that makes it a better choice than regular trucking companies? Just Curious?
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    Here in the S.E. a sports reference would more...

    Here in the S.E. a sports reference would more likely be to the Kentucky Wildcats. Their basketball fans are rabid.
    As for U of A, that would be Univ. of Alabama in this neck of the woods.
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    I had two Rhodesian Ridgebacks, inherited from my...

    I had two Rhodesian Ridgebacks, inherited from my daughter, who'd adopted them after the original owner died. They were sisters, but of different litters. Both were very docile, The younger,...
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    That raises a question: Is smoking banned for...

    That raises a question: Is smoking banned for even crew members on non-passenger carrying airplanes nowadays. ...i.e. banned by some regulating agency, not the owning company e.g. FedEx or DHL, etc....
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