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    So, I posted a review on Amazon about my last...

    So, I posted a review on Amazon about my last purchase. My review was rejected because I guess you can't mention the seller or anything to do with shipping. If a seller promises two units and only...
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    Often a temporary issue can be fixed by a special...

    Often a temporary issue can be fixed by a special reboot sequence. First, disconnect any attached devices other than a monitor (so you can see what the computer is doing). Disconnect the power cable...
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    I recently placed an order where the ad said 2...

    I recently placed an order where the ad said 2 units were included at the price. What I received was one unit. The seller sent an email after the order had shipped encouraging me to place another...
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    Amazon's rating system is not based on standard...

    Amazon's rating system is not based on standard math. If you have five ratings including a 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 star rating, you'd think the rating would be 3 stars (1+2+3+4+5)/5 but it isn't. Amazon...
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    In Windows and Android it is possible to invert...

    In Windows and Android it is possible to invert the colors. With the colors inverted colors the pages display is black with white print instead of white with black print. The inverted display color...
  6. Thread: FedEx

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    Why are shipping companies not refunding the...

    Why are shipping companies not refunding the extra amount paid when a package is shipped next day AM and arrives several days late? This is causing companies with employees in the field lots of time...
  7. Look at the speed pot as the source of the issue...

    Look at the speed pot as the source of the issue as Richard stated. The motor will not turn if the pot circuit Opens. I've replaced the pot several times on a Ryobi sander for a friend. Buy a good...
  8. John, try cutting down the center of the 1/4-20...

    John, try cutting down the center of the 1/4-20 with a very thin cutoff wheel for threading.
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    On old phones you used to be able to store...

    On old phones you used to be able to store numbers other than phone numbers in the memory/speed dial settings. I used to do that for long distance calling card info.
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    Was the house a converted barn?

    Was the house a converted barn?
  11. I should have mentioned that I hold the drilling...

    I should have mentioned that I hold the drilling assembly against the quill as I move the tailstock out to clear the shavings. I also hold the assembly while drilling just to make sure it doesn't...
  12. I do not like to use forstner bits to follow...

    I do not like to use forstner bits to follow another smaller diameter bit. Until the forstner bit point is engaged in wood, I find the bit will tend to want to walk off axis slightly when starting...
  13. I don't have any issue with drilling a 2.5" hole...

    I don't have any issue with drilling a 2.5" hole 12+" deep. You need to back the bit out every 3/4" or so to clear the shavings once you get the drill chuck inside the piece, otherwise it will get...
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    I think I've got the motor, motor-side split...

    I think I've got the motor, motor-side split pulley/spring and yoke (the part that connects to the speed handle and forces the shaft side pulleys together) for this model if anyone should need them.
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    Does the dryer use a flex line? If so, spray the...

    Does the dryer use a flex line? If so, spray the whole length of it. They recommend you replace them when you replace the appliance because they develop leaks if flexed enough times.
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    Wait until the evictions start for people that...

    Wait until the evictions start for people that haven't made their mortgage payments during the pandemic. Only then will the real housing market show itself. I expect there will be lots of supply...
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    Most vfds have current settings that can be...

    Most vfds have current settings that can be changed to match the motor current requirements.
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    Bill, welcome to the club! Let us know what...

    Bill, welcome to the club!

    Let us know what size spindle threads you have. Members here may have extra faceplates that they might offer for sale or give you if you get real lucky.
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    John, The Nikon scanners used to be the one of...

    John,

    The Nikon scanners used to be the one of the best. Which model Nikon film scanner do you have and what do you think of it?
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    Well, it looks like I accidentally deleted my...

    Well, it looks like I accidentally deleted my post trrying to correct a typo on my phone...

    'I have an old RolleiFlex 2.8E and some 1970's East German Zeiss lenses that fit a Kiev-60 (a Russian...
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    I figured as much. Even digitizing some of my...

    I figured as much. Even digitizing some of my 35mm would be a large first step. Nikon used to be the best IMHO, but maybe times change. Do you have any recommendations for a good quality 35mm...
  22. Let's start to fix this situation by doing our...

    Let's start to fix this situation by doing our best to put pressure on Congress to fix technology issues caused by huge money grabs.

    Everything should come with "Opt Out" as the default so that...
  23. What about people on strict data caps? How...

    What about people on strict data caps?

    How can the police tell who was on your network doing nefarious things?

    Amazon was guilty of sending out their networked devices with no default security...
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    That looks real nice John. I'm sure you've...

    That looks real nice John. I'm sure you've noticed it is a little stringy when cut, especially with the grain like you are doing.

    I've seen logs that had a red maple leaf figure when viewed...
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    The Delta equivalent of the OSS Ole posted about...

    The Delta equivalent of the OSS Ole posted about (I think it was called the BOSS) from about 15 years ago also had plastic drive gears. I had an issue finding a replacement gear even then.
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