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    Pretty much what cats think about people!

    Pretty much what cats think about people!
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    [QUOTE=Black Forest;1243200] Did you all know...

    [QUOTE=Black Forest;1243200] Did you all know that a small cat can open it's mouth at least 1 meter wide!


    A meter wide. That wouldn't be a small cat, maybe a very large sabre tooth tiger.
  3. Besides the history (industrial rev, steam and...

    Besides the history (industrial rev, steam and early gas engines) in that magazine and it is one of few, the people that wrote for Model Engineer back in the day actually walked the walk. Edger T....
  4. If you have to ask this, you will never...

    If you have to ask this, you will never understand the answer.
  5. Pages per issue varied over the years but 60...

    Pages per issue varied over the years but 60 pages would be a safe average if you include all the ad pages and covers. My own collection has 3321 issues, not including digital copies, so almost...
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    pictures

    pictures
  7. Well get a book scanner and come on over. My own...

    Well get a book scanner and come on over. My own collection covers most of the mags from 1898 to 2006, after that they are already digitized.

    I agree they need to be scanned in to save them for...
  8. The first thing I tried to do was give them to...

    The first thing I tried to do was give them to our local club, no one wanted to take care of them or have to act as a librarian and as I stated previously I'm not going to Ebay. Even if I was willing...
  9. Sort off OT: Problem disposing of magazines, the reading kind

    This is a plea for help not a sales ad.

    Recently I was given a large collection of Model Engineer magazines, 109 volumes, mostly complete, to be exact (2040 issues). They had been in the...
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    If you use both gears of the made with the...

    If you use both gears of the made with the Constant depth method (which you must) then it dosen't matter if they are the "proper" tooth angle, they will work just as good as generated gear teeth. The...
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    You can cut bevel/mitre gears on a milling...

    You can cut bevel/mitre gears on a milling machine using a standard gear cutter but you need to use the "constant depth" method to do it. These work just as well as the "proper" gears but can not be...
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    But seriously folks, ba dum baa. There...

    But seriously folks, ba dum baa.

    There shoudn't be anything wrong with Russian measuring gear, assuming it is in good condition. They can build anything that others do, so they must be doing some...
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    Be careful, It is Soviet era stuff and might try...

    Be careful, It is Soviet era stuff and might try and start a revolution in your shop. I can see it now, the MTL (machine tool liberation front, grey flag with the hammer and anvil on it) fighting...
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    What's a cell phone??

    What's a cell phone??
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    Then or now??

    Then or now??
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    Definition of an unpaid worker that has long...

    Definition of an unpaid worker that has long hours, no respect, works like a dog and dosen't get paid

    Slave
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    B & S are good, right after Interapid, as are...

    B & S are good, right after Interapid, as are Mitutoyo but a lot of what Fowler now sells (not just indicators) is absolute garbage. Fowler used to be one of the best and if you can get the older...
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    And a lathe is a rotary shaper.

    And a lathe is a rotary shaper.
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    Who said I didn't want to buy tooling, I do but...

    Who said I didn't want to buy tooling, I do but I'm retired on fixed income and money has to be spent on other things. You know food and stuff.




    That sounds like a good idea, might even work....
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    These parts are only one off jobs usually so...

    These parts are only one off jobs usually so making up punches is not worth the trouble.

    I can't use soft jaws because my chuck doesn't have provisions for them. That dosen't mean I can't succeed...
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    Didn't you have an older brother or sister that...

    Didn't you have an older brother or sister that tricked you into kissing a power outlet or sticking a paper clip into one.
  22. If your going to the trouble of drilling the...

    If your going to the trouble of drilling the holes then why not drop sonno tubes down the holes and fill with concrete. Does anyone know why they put wooden floors in what are suppose to be water...
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    I don't know if it is dimensionally possible but...

    I don't know if it is dimensionally possible but there are a couple of questions that need to be asked because you didn't say.

    1. Are you going to do this yourself or farm it out.

    2. If you...
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    I didn't know they had built a freeway up there.

    I didn't know they had built a freeway up there.
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    You rarely hear about electrocution with our...

    You rarely hear about electrocution with our "safe" voltage either. Most of the idiots that like to stick their fingers into light sockets where killed off years ago, thus preventing the reproduction...
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