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    interesting, thanks for the feedback. So, what...

    interesting, thanks for the feedback.

    So, what are the priority parts that you're going to automate with this? Existing product(s) or will you be using it to start up a new product line that...
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    happy birthday to both of you!

    happy birthday to both of you!
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    looking forward to any updates. Business loan...

    looking forward to any updates.

    Business loan wise - do banks look more favourably on new with warranty machines vs. used machines? Or is it just a lump of money and your ability to repay it?
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    neato, thanks for the update!

    neato, thanks for the update!
  5. ha! I wouldn't say no to a De Havilland Mosquito...

    ha! I wouldn't say no to a De Havilland Mosquito in my driveway, though the neighbours might object.
  6. I bought a couple of those off Amazon for...

    I bought a couple of those off Amazon for mozzies, but they have a whole lot more circuitry inside them. They sort of work - if I have them on in the garage with the door open it seems like it's less...
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    aw, what a cutie! Another one found a loving...

    aw, what a cutie! Another one found a loving home, always a warm and fuzzy feeling to see that.



    very true, it was a dry 85% this morning :) Sweated so much that I drank 1 1/2l (1 1/2qts?) of...
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    spent 5h driving around San Antonio getting my...

    spent 5h driving around San Antonio getting my eBike tested and then spent $780 on a new battery. I will pay penance for the errors of my ways by commuting unassisted until it arrives sometime next...
  9. Sliding calipers (vernier, dial, digital)- yes ...

    Sliding calipers (vernier, dial, digital)- yes
    Micrometers- yes
    Dial gauges- yes
    Test indicator- yes
    Sensitive (.0001"/.001mm) test indicator- yes
    Telescoping gauges- yes
    Small hole gauges-...
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    man you are on a roll!

    man you are on a roll!
  11. ha, that would be a nice problem to have! The...

    ha, that would be a nice problem to have! The thought did cross my mind, but I like sleeping in my own bed so it left my mind shortly after :)

    I was rather pleased when the spindle sheave fit the...
  12. thanks chaps, glad to have crossed that one off...

    thanks chaps, glad to have crossed that one off the list. Looking forward to using it now :)
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    sorry, I didn't mean to give inaccurate advice....

    sorry, I didn't mean to give inaccurate advice. I've used sodium hydroxide a bunch (handy in anodising) and I simply pour it down the sink when I'm done with it. It's usually around a 5% solution,...
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    Slowly add the lye to a few (many?) gallons of...

    Slowly add the lye to a few (many?) gallons of water then pour it down your sink/ bath/ toilet/ drain. It'll give them a good clean out and no harm to the environment those concentrations. I...
  15. a VERY big thanks and a small update :)...

    a VERY big thanks and a small update :)
    http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/threads/79507-My-quot-what-did-you-do-this-decade-quot-thread-poly-V-spindle-sheave-pulley-for-Atlas-618?p=1250960#post1250960
  16. a small thanks and a bit of an update:...

    a small thanks and a bit of an update:
    http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/threads/79507-My-quot-what-did-you-do-this-decade-quot-thread-poly-V-spindle-sheave-pulley-for-Atlas-618?p=1250960#post1250960...
  17. My "what did you do this decade" thread - poly-V spindle sheave/ pulley for Atlas 618

    Just found the original thread that started this back in August 2016, so pretty much exactly 3 years ago:
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    he's making a point about gun ownership laws,...

    he's making a point about gun ownership laws, nothing to do with cars. Same old "it's people that kill people, not guns" trope.
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    that looks really similar to the one I installed...

    that looks really similar to the one I installed - https://www.crutchfield.com/p_1305200NEX/Pioneer-AVIC-5200NEX.html

    works a treat, sounds good and means I have navigation when my wife and her...
  20. a can of deoderant and a cigarette lighter is...

    a can of deoderant and a cigarette lighter is pretty effective too, melts the wings off of them. They then make little smoke spirals as they crash out. Best not used inside near flammable material,...
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    Kia and Hyundai are pretty much one and the same...

    Kia and Hyundai are pretty much one and the same company. Kia is supposed to be the "sportier" of the two, but that's pretty much it.

    For the stereo install, check out Crutchfield, they do a...
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    lovely work Brian and congrats on getting half...

    lovely work Brian and congrats on getting half way to your goal!
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    Congratulations, you should be very proud.

    Now you just need to tell her that the hard work is about to start :)
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    I'm impressed by your dedication to the...

    I'm impressed by your dedication to the scientific method when it comes to the topic of microwaving bacon! Even going to the trouble of testing porcine quality via other outlets.

    My parents had...
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    I'd make it into a split clamp and use the...

    I'd make it into a split clamp and use the biggest screw I could find - that's if the hole branched for the bit is a close fit. Another option might be to put another set screw in 90deg around the...
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