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  1. This Old Tony just did a video on machining it....

    This Old Tony just did a video on machining it. Interesting that the chips come off cold, the workpiece gets very hot, have to use flood coolant. Even looked like using twist drills with the...
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    An inline 3 cylinder IC engine? Sent from my...

    An inline 3 cylinder IC engine?

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  3. Thread: Shop computer...

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    Tablet for browsing the internet

    Tablet for browsing the internet
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    I'm not safety minded so I won't burden you with...

    I'm not safety minded so I won't burden you with that, but it would be helpful in knowing how big of a tractor you have. I've used smaller tractors with a front bucket and the forks that mount to the...
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    At least it aint Houston with the humidity.

    At least it aint Houston with the humidity.
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    If you want to look at prints in the shop, may I...

    If you want to look at prints in the shop, may I suggest a laser printer?
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    I'm not home right now but I seem to remember I...

    I'm not home right now but I seem to remember I bought a 3 piece set from Dewalt that drives different sized hex head screws with one of them being 11/32? They are shallow though.

    Sent from my...
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    I bought a Walmart $300 desktop that runs my...

    I bought a Walmart $300 desktop that runs my Acorn CNC with a touchscreen
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    I'll have to look that up

    I'll have to look that up
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    My list of metrology items is severely lacking. I...

    My list of metrology items is severely lacking. I started to acquire Mitutoyo outside mic's, and buy as I need something. No sine bars, no gauge blocks or pins. Do have a surface plate and height...
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    Nah, what you need is a giant DC drive with a...

    Nah, what you need is a giant DC drive with a seperate field winding, a 7.5hp 3phase AC motor that drives a DC generator, and another generator for the field winding, have a bunch of relays and...
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    Maybe Brian and I could collaborate and design a...

    Maybe Brian and I could collaborate and design a two cylinder flat head?

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  13. Maybe for military aircraft. Civilian world will...

    Maybe for military aircraft. Civilian world will always be ruled by the almighty dollar. CF is a lot cheaper.

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    In the passenger world they have those rules. I...

    In the passenger world they have those rules. I do not want them for the mission we do, too restrictive. When they implemented them while I was flying passengers, it amounted to a large paycut....
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    I fell back asleep watching Stephans scraping...

    I fell back asleep watching Stephans scraping videos. Now almost 6am. There is a good reason for staying acclimated to this sleep schedule. I leave around midnight tonight to Anchorage. Four hour...
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    1.5 hours by rail, 45 minutes by car to go to...

    1.5 hours by rail, 45 minutes by car to go to that zoo. I'm unfortunately at the Airport Four Seasons, not down town. My sleep schedule is messed up. 1am here and I am just waking up for the day.
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    The magic of gearing, but with his adjustable...

    The magic of gearing, but with his adjustable timing of the valves on his flathead, I'm guessing one could tune it for torque!
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    Ok, thanks to Brian for giving me the 3d model of...

    Ok, thanks to Brian for giving me the 3d model of his flathead engine, I was able to quickly whip up a generalized plan for a dozer based on a Cat RD6....
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    That little engine sounds just like a Cat RD6...

    That little engine sounds just like a Cat RD6 dozer lugging about when under load.

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    This is a unique situation. I could live out the...

    This is a unique situation. I could live out the rest of my days at home never being bored as I created enough projects and ways to do what ever I dream up. Traveling around the world however removes...
  21. I was told that Titanium fuses to bone much more...

    I was told that Titanium fuses to bone much more readily. Don't know if it is true or not.

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    Is there some magic button I press and a Geisha...

    Is there some magic button I press and a Geisha pops out to offer me companionship? Do any of you travel the world?

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    The sad thing is since installing the RPC, I...

    The sad thing is since installing the RPC, I kinda want to run it off the RPC directly. But it is a step pulley so the VFD will stay.

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    That sounds interesting. Last thing I want to do...

    That sounds interesting. Last thing I want to do though is get on an airplane. I sometimes go to Thailand, if I'm lucky, might get two days there. Trying really hard though to spend no money as my...
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    This is actually a DHL line, but we just acquired...

    This is actually a DHL line, but we just acquired a contract with JAL flying to Narita.
    I wasn't supposed to be sitting this long, but the protesters in Hong Kong have caused enough of a ripple...
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