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    "another similar looking dog"!!!! Yes, Gordon...

    "another similar looking dog"!!!!

    Yes, Gordon really should have waited until he was bitten again before making such a hasty judgment.
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    As the tumbler gears are idlers, they don't both...

    As the tumbler gears are idlers, they don't both have to have the same tooth count. They do not on a Myford ML7. Using different size gears might give more freedom in design if a new tumbler arm is...
  3. If you have a drain plug you may be able to...

    If you have a drain plug you may be able to simply loosen the plug, unscrew it part way, and any water at the bottom will seep past the loose threads. Might be some advantage in doing that even if...
  4. They are easily available from Moss Motors, Doug...

    They are easily available from Moss Motors, Doug Pelton and other suppliers of MG-T parts. Maybe even overnight from Doug Pelton. With BSF heads of course.

    If you want metric heads they are also...
  5. They're available. They have to be available...

    They're available. They have to be available because they are used on the engines of MG-TA's, TB's, TC's, TD's, and TF's. What could be more essential?

    You can even get one with a BSF hex head.
    ...
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    Sticky: Cenedd, My apologies to you and rcaffinn as well....

    Cenedd, My apologies to you and rcaffinn as well. My remark wasn't aimed at either of you, but to a small number of
    know-it-alls who think the world would be a much better place if everyone just...
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    Sticky: Pipes were made to provide an EFFECTIVE internal...

    Pipes were made to provide an EFFECTIVE internal diameter in fractional and inch sizes. Studies of frictional head losses in pipes were done on pipes made to exact internal diameter, as might be...
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    Sticky: Well, knowing that is certainly going to be a big...

    Well, knowing that is certainly going to be a big help next time I'm trying to determine the gauge of sheet or wire by cast of eyeball!
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    Sticky: Torx are already imperial-sized. Just numbers,...

    Torx are already imperial-sized. Just numbers, same as imperial machine screws, number drills, wire gauges, sheet gauges etc, etc, etc.
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    Sticky: I've just been driving some 5/16" X 4" structural...

    I've just been driving some 5/16" X 4" structural wood screws that take a T30 driver, using the same cordless impact driver that I use for smaller screws with Philips, Robertson and hex heads. For...
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    BAKING soda is sodium bicarbonate. WASHING...

    BAKING soda is sodium bicarbonate.

    WASHING soda is sodium carbonate.

    Sodium carbonate can be found in the pool chemicals section in most hardware stores. It's sold as PhUp,
    PH-PLUS, Ph+ and...
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    As well as geography, apparently.

    As well as geography, apparently.
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    YALL is not a word. To make it the contraction of...

    YALL is not a word. To make it the contraction of two words that is intended, as you don't appear to understand, it needs an apostrophe after the Y. Have they given up the teaching of spelling and...
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    [QUOTE=PStechPaul;1247748]I've never actually...

    [QUOTE=PStechPaul;1247748]I've never actually used a torque wrench on any of my vehicles, and (knock on wood), never had a problem with a lug nut coming loose or a stud breaking. I have also usually...
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    I'm saying that as soon as you put the part in...

    I'm saying that as soon as you put the part in the tank and connect the part to positive DC the part is being eaten away. Obviously whatever you have in the tank as a sacrificial anode has to be...
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    No, I don't think you're stupid, in fact most of...

    No, I don't think you're stupid, in fact most of your posts seem to suggest a respectable degree of intelligence as well as considerable experience.

    Perhaps you could be more specific about what...
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    Sightlines matter, but somewhat less than what...

    Sightlines matter, but somewhat less than what might be expected. For example, both sides of my anode plates are heavily pitted, even though one side of each is close to and facing the side of the...
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    That makes the workpiece the sacrificial anode....

    That makes the workpiece the sacrificial anode. I've done that by mistake. I don't make that mistake now.
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    A bigger shovel may have sped you up for a while....

    A bigger shovel may have sped you up for a while.

    I'm going by memory, but I've read that Taylor found that you could get more work done by a man in a day if you took away his 35 pound shovel and...
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    Don't plan on being lucky. I wouldn't use...

    Don't plan on being lucky. I wouldn't use electrolysis on any high carbon or alloy steels, but mild steel and ordinary cast iron don't seem to pose a risk.
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    I didn't find rebars as sacrificial anodes very...

    I didn't find rebars as sacrificial anodes very satisfactory. They erode rather quickly, they're time-consuming to set up and to clean, and you need a lot of them to provide sufficient effective...
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    Yeah, and an imperial gallon of water weighs 10...

    Yeah, and an imperial gallon of water weighs 10 pounds. The only thing the metric guys have to compare with that is the Newton, exactly the same weight as the apple that fell on old Isaac's head just...
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    No, over here, in Canada as well as the U.S.,...

    No, over here, in Canada as well as the U.S., we're pretty happy with most of the old British measurements.

    No need to reinvent the wheel, as they say.

    Shouldn't forget the herring barrel, the...
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    What's the address of your ivory tower in...

    What's the address of your ivory tower in Huntsville?
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    It's apparent that the answer to my question "Do...

    It's apparent that the answer to my question "Do you know anything about dimensional analysis?" is
    "What's dimensional analysis?".

    When I use the foot,second, pound, slug units I give the mass of...
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