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  1. Whisky and wine makers are doing the same:...

    Whisky and wine makers are doing the same: single-barrel; limited release; reserve; 'named' rather than an age statement; etc.

    Perhaps a tribute to the increasing affluence of consumers??

    For...
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    Congratulations to you and your Mustang! ...

    Congratulations to you and your Mustang!

    Please convey my gratitude for his service.
  3. Thread: New J/P

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    35m/min?? For the metrically impaired, this...

    35m/min?? For the metrically impaired, this works out to ~23 inches/second. Also known as 'Launch Mode".:eek: :cool:

    I'm guessing a lot of the weight comes from the nuclear reactor in the base -...
  4. I'm a traditionalist on toes (if there IS such a...

    I'm a traditionalist on toes (if there IS such a thing): I like the narrow round or medium round styles. (Same rationale with the underslung heel.)
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    Whhhaaaattt? ...It's just a little curly cherry.

    Whhhaaaattt? ...It's just a little curly cherry.
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    Never done this, watched it done, or lived with...

    Never done this, watched it done, or lived with the aftermath - - so take this for what it's worth.

    I have heard of 'folks' using 2 methods for remediation of said subsidence (...how's that for...
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    ...Flat and SQUARE. Once flat, joint the 'glue'...

    ...Flat and SQUARE. Once flat, joint the 'glue' edge of a stile to exact 90deg. Rail ends have to be square, or I can call myself a Cooper (things are going to curve!). And my work got a lot...
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    412948 Finally finished the display shelf. ...

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    Finally finished the display shelf. Three tiered, with 4 strands of LEDs (3 up, 1 down - up & down on separate dimmers). Lighting is not quite as harsh as the photo makes it look - my photo...
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    Do you find the Makintosh designs online or can...

    Do you find the Makintosh designs online or can you recommend any books?
  10. You are THE MAN!! Good luck and welcome! ...

    You are THE MAN!! Good luck and welcome!



    Now you guys are talking sexy. (More boots than shoes here. Cayman belly with a suit. Bill Maher can laugh all he wants and %^## *~ @$$.)
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    I just built a display shelf with both up-lights...

    I just built a display shelf with both up-lights and down-lights. Illumination came from LED 'tape' (warm-white, peel&stick). Used touch logic pad (~1" x 1.25" x 1/4") to control both on/off and...
  12. ^ The human eye is incredibly attuned to...

    ^ The human eye is incredibly attuned to asymmetry, so make sure you get the 'free' part re-positioned accurately.

    Or, maybe cut the letters into the top (center of 'R' is still supported). Then...
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    Looks great to me; functional, and I think you...

    Looks great to me; functional, and I think you nailed the neo-Danish.

    If you have 100-150 bdft of fiddle-back left-over (always a little drop), I might be able to haul it off for you??:cool:
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    I guess I'll have to go dig up my Chemistry...

    I guess I'll have to go dig up my Chemistry professor and scold him.:mad: I'd also guess that with the foil touching the file, an electrolyte becomes somewhat less important.;)

    ...like I said,...
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    I may be getting way out in the weeds and I am...

    I may be getting way out in the weeds and I am certainly stretching the brain cells pretty thin here, but there are differing quality electrolytes. Saltwater obviously is decent, but I dimly recall...
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    Lowell is right. Itís called cathodic protection...

    Lowell is right. Itís called cathodic protection - based on electrical conductivity, not thermal.

    The dissimilar metals form a battery, where in this case the aluminum is the sacrificial anode. ...
  17. Richard, I'd recommend something along these...

    Richard,
    I'd recommend something along these lines:
    https://www.amazon.com/Leviton-MS302-DS-Disconnect-Industrial-Non-Grounding...&qid=1562497579&s=industrial&sr=1-1-catcorr
    This will allow you...
  18. ^+1^ Top/Left x2 sure look like they need...

    ^+1^

    Top/Left x2 sure look like they need to have a mechanical interlock. It's dangerous as-is. Alan, If your're not going to open it, get an electrician to verify/replace.
  19. Or in AL, cypress should be readily available.

    Or in AL, cypress should be readily available.
  20. Texas would be better. So a big WELCOME!! And...

    Texas would be better.

    So a big WELCOME!! And when will you be moving? I think I can get you a deal on the house 2 doors down, if I can come watch you work - - occasionally. ;)

    ....Amazing the...
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    Don't neglect the gearing effect: With some...

    Don't neglect the gearing effect: With some rough math, if a 12" dia work-piece is turning 1400 RPM with no slippage between work-piece and grinder, the lathe would drive a 1" dia grinder at...
  22. Thread: Pecan

    by Malcolm McLeod
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    Most Pecan is sold as Hickory (same family IIRC)....

    Most Pecan is sold as Hickory (same family IIRC). Beautiful grain. It works easily with no surprises per Bad Dad, who built a dresser of it. He bought the stock dried, so can't comment on green...
  23. Dennis, sorry if this is hijacking your phase...

    Dennis, sorry if this is hijacking your phase converter thread.... :o Throw a rock at me and I'll crawl back in my hole.

    Matt, power in must equal power out (ignoring losses/inefficiency). And...
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    Not implying we separate the human from the job;...

    Not implying we separate the human from the job; only the human from the hazard. ;) But they gotta be willing.
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    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is actually...

    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is actually the least effective....
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    It is much better to take the human element as far out of the equation as possible, but of course ultimately depends...
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