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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.
  2. 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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    But Willy, it is at no cost to the owner. :D...

    But Willy, it is at no cost to the owner. :D
    (Such a deal..., huh)
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    Imagine looking down on the spinning end mill...

    Imagine looking down on the spinning end mill (EM), and you're facing the axis of table movement or the relative movement between the EM and work. Visualize then the sharp edges will be pushing...
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    Some clarification will be needed: 1- is this...

    Some clarification will be needed:
    1- is this slot to be from end to end, or will one or both ends be closed?
    2 - do the sides of the slots need to be on a radius, i.e. think of a pie slice wedge...
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    Well I have a hybrid vehicle and I'm always...

    Well I have a hybrid vehicle and I'm always conscious of the fact that people won't hear it, when I'm operating near pedestrians. I'm moving more slowly and watching for their reactions
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    Nor am I a geological expert, tho I've always...

    Nor am I a geological expert, tho I've always found it a fascinating subject.
    For that matter I didn't even stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night!

    I imagine the in-ground water behavior...
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    That's a good idea! The blade aside, I just much...

    That's a good idea! The blade aside, I just much prefer my razor to look nice and shiny and new-like. It isn't a hygiene concern, but more of a heightened sense of 'precision' that it gives me. ...
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    Whoa.. I don't know how many hand-dug wells you...

    Whoa.. I don't know how many hand-dug wells you and Lakeside have been personally involved with, but I've had direct experience with 4 or 5, and in at least 3 of the cases, once water was reached it...
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    I once heard, or maybe read, "...no company ever...

    I once heard, or maybe read, "...no company ever went broke overestimating the gullibility of American shoppers!"

    I sometimes wonder what my grand dad would think seeing people paying money for a...
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    As a boy one of my friends' dad had a little...

    As a boy one of my friends' dad had a little device or fixture that mounted onto the razor strop for sharpening blades. It had a little bent finger hold on one side, and on the other side some sort...
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    Well Silly me! Whatever possessed me to think I...

    Well Silly me! Whatever possessed me to think I could get away with just replacing that one post? The bottom end of the stringers, which rested in dirt, were rotted to the point that I'm having...
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    But that will destroy their pelts. I've...

    But that will destroy their pelts.

    I've assumed "dry" firing an air rifle or pistol would damage the gun. Is that not true?
    If not, I'd like to try it on some wasps and hornets. Surely if would...
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    I had just the opposite experience, at about the...

    I had just the opposite experience, at about the same age. Was visiting my girl friend (now wife), didn't have a razor so went to a barber shop (had always wanted to try a barber's shave.) ...
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    "....why would not neighbors do the same...

    "....why would not neighbors do the same thing,,,"
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    Some, or maybe even most, did just that. As I said, it was a small rural area; wells weren't being dug every day.

    Some people are just...
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    Who said anything about money? For that matter,...

    Who said anything about money? For that matter, I never really said anything about the effectiveness of it. I just said people would have him do it for them. I don't think he ever charged anyone. ...
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    My dad was a water witch. For years people would...

    My dad was a water witch. For years people would come from all around the area to have him locate a spot to dig or drill.
    But when he built our house he simply had the well dug where he wanted it....
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    Congratulations! ...To you both!

    Congratulations! ...To you both!
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    For many years I used a brush and soap in a mug,...

    For many years I used a brush and soap in a mug, then when Colgate and Williams soaps seemed to give way to more expensive, exotic brands I've mostly switched to Barbasol foam in a can. I get FAR...
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    Yes, there are companies that specialize in...

    Yes, there are companies that specialize in injecting gas into the system to locate leaks. I had a leak, called a plumber, who in turn connected me with a leak detection outfit, who located the...
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    That's been mystery to me; seems like razors and...

    That's been mystery to me; seems like razors and blades a few years ago just suddenly went from reasonable to "arm and a leg" expensive. ...they became such high dollar items you'll often see them in...
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    That's what I'd expected to find. But no, there...

    That's what I'd expected to find. But no, there was very little stump left, no more than about a tenth of the total volume. However the remaining sliver did extend all the way, to include the...
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