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    Direct from Wikipedia: On May 6, 2020, the USPS...

    Direct from Wikipedia:
    On May 6, 2020, the USPS Board of Governors, all selected by [The Current President at the time] and confirmed by the Senate,[28] announced DeJoy's appointment as Postmaster...
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    My bad wires made it easy for me, first was...

    My bad wires made it easy for me,
    first was this wire-- Triumph just soldered and covered extra wires to the short wires that came with the stepper motors they used on the machine, that would...
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    Go to Harbor Freight and buy one of their basic...

    Go to Harbor Freight and buy one of their basic dust collection blowers
    490530and some 4" dryer vent ductwork for it. In the past 20 years I've been running 3 of the smaller ones on the left, and in...
  4. There are several ways to "mark" stainless with a...

    There are several ways to "mark" stainless with a fiber.

    One way is to 'scuff' the surface with the laser using around a .05mm cross hatch, engraved using a low frequency, reasonably fast and 40%...
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    you may have a bad wire running to the stepper,...

    you may have a bad wire running to the stepper, either the wire itself being compromised, or a bad connection at the plugs. I've had this happen on two different machines over the years--
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    While I appreciate the public service message the...

    While I appreciate the public service message the Fire Department provided to show the dangers of deep frying a turkey,
    I don't really appreciate the fact that video is completely, and ridiculously...
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    Just a note, and not a pleasant one-- I don't...

    Just a note, and not a pleasant one--

    I don't have any Trotec anything, but I DO have lots of Gravograph equipment, and both are mfr'd in the same part of the world, which may or may not mean...
  8. I too boxed in my garage after putting a...

    I too boxed in my garage after putting a dumpster-sized laser in it, but so far I've been lucky - Shame that you're having so much trouble. I have 19 various machines total, and while many aren't...
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    we generally buy whole milk, store brands. Not...

    we generally buy whole milk, store brands. Not sure about 1% or 2% or skim, but don't see why that would matter.

    Fridges (2 of them) are definitely cold enough...
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    -- do you shake your milk?

    Just curious if anyone else shakes their milk?

    Not too long ago the wife heard about this somewhere, so...

    Every time I'm in the fridge, I grab the gallon jug of milk, and shake the daylights...
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    I bought an Epson printer like last February....

    I bought an Epson printer like last February. Since July it's been waiting for my next recyling trip to the dump. Just quit working. Turns on, does nothing else. It replaced a 10+ year old Canon...
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    Sticky: This side effect has always amused me...

    This side effect has always amused me...
  13. When burnishing- which I've done very little of...

    When burnishing- which I've done very little of by the way- requires the tool to move somewhat below 0-depth so the tool can actually burnish. At least .015" IMO just to compensate for table flatness...
  14. 2 power supplies in 5 months? Under warranty I...

    2 power supplies in 5 months? Under warranty I hope? Sounds like the tube is bad, or maybe the high-voltage wire is 'iffy'...? Tube should be under warranty too-?

    I've owned a Triumph (Chinese)...
  15. My house is full of New Hermes stuff, but I've...

    My house is full of New Hermes stuff, but I've never heard of a 'touch sensor'...
    --google brought up that Q1E sells a touch sensor to fit a NH3400, which I have 3 of:
    489836
    Best I can tell from...
  16. Thread: Shadows

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    Terry, correct me if I'm wrong: You're fiber...

    Terry, correct me if I'm wrong: You're fiber lasering this from a customer supplied bitmap-?

    2 fixes:

    1) if the bitmaps (pictures, actually) are large enough and clean enough, CorelTrace may...
  17. Power supply-- I'm not all that knowledgeable...

    Power supply--

    I'm not all that knowledgeable about them, but with all the machines I have, I've lost several. Most of these machines have more than one power supply, and some power supplies have...
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    I've been knocked on my butt more than once in my...

    I've been knocked on my butt more than once in my life by expensive silicone spark plug wires, and have traced several engine misfires to silicone spark plug wires arcing off exhaust manifolds,...
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    what kind of "tags"? I have 2 local shops make...

    what kind of "tags"? I have 2 local shops make stainless tags and plates to order, one place is a basic sheet metal shop that laser cuts rectangle tags, with or without holes, I usually use them for...
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    Got a reply from the data recovery place this...

    Got a reply from the data recovery place this morning:

    in other words,
    489480

    I was hoping, but was expecting the worst, and that's what I got.

    Ah well... guess I'll be starting a new...
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    One of the first things I did with my first 30w...

    One of the first things I did with my first 30w fiber, that I thought couldn't be done, was to engrave this grid pattern on a pistol grip. WHY I thought it I couldn't do it was because I didn't...
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    Among other things I see you use Corel X8, a...

    Among other things I see you use Corel X8, a couple of Chinese glass lasers and a 50w fiber-- Question, are you not already using Corel to do your graphic work before DXF'ing it to your fiber?

    I...
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    best audio of a grey fox I could dig up- ...

    best audio of a grey fox I could dig up-

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZ2lKGDanwU


    Off Topic Forum
  24. I've always liked and had Toro's. My dad bought a...

    I've always liked and had Toro's. My dad bought a "Wind Tunnel" Toro when I was about 7 years old, had a new-fangled wind-up crank starter. The one I have now is 4-wheel drive 'Personal-Pace'...
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    One thing I do to make backing up easy on myself,...

    One thing I do to make backing up easy on myself, is that every file is ultimately stored in ONE root folder, easy to access from every computer, and real easy to make a copy. FWIW, my files are...
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