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  1. The piano hinges I used on some of my tack trunks...

    The piano hinges I used on some of my tack trunks all had the barrel proud of the case surface. That's the only way to have things set up so there is minimal gap between the two things being joined...
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    I can't help with the engineering math, but a 2x6...

    I can't help with the engineering math, but a 2x6 that's spanning 22' clear is pretty darn lightweight...more like a tie that wasn't designed for weight bearing unless it's also part of an engineered...
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    I have a similar issue with a SS PCS I recently...

    I have a similar issue with a SS PCS I recently acquired for my temporary shop. I was going to try and source "official" rails, but dealers are not cooperating, so I've decided to just buy a piece of...
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    Lots on options on Amazon...search "Unistrut...

    Lots on options on Amazon...search "Unistrut Trolley". ;)
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    It's not a three phase machine. The...

    It's not a three phase machine.

    The contactor/switch is also integrated with a bunch of microswitches and has an e-stop. It's best to replace with identical or equivalent.
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    Well...that's oak or ash in the OP's photo. :)...

    Well...that's oak or ash in the OP's photo. :) But I'm sure that they were not inexpensive, given what they need to endure.
  7. Thread: Windows 11

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    I wonder if a third party could "skin" Win10. Not...

    I wonder if a third party could "skin" Win10. Not sure if that's as easy as it might have been in earlier times.
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    ...that plus the time commitment and it's also...

    ...that plus the time commitment and it's also relatively easy to make something like that merely from a photo like many fixtures, which in turn limits the market further from what is already a small...
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    You "can" use mineral spirits, but I've switched...

    You "can" use mineral spirits, but I've switched to naphtha or alcohol because mineral spirits sometimes has just enough residue that it "could" affect the waterborne finishes I tend to use. Water,...
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    Lee, I'm guessing, but I suspect you need to keep...

    Lee, I'm guessing, but I suspect you need to keep that file in a separate folder so you can sync "just" that folder...that's how most of these systems work. But I don't use automatic sync with...
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    It wouldn't' surprise me as the solid stock for...

    It wouldn't' surprise me as the solid stock for something like that can take more of a beating over time from the gazillions of folks who are going to be smacking it around in the store.
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    That's a really good point, Ediwin. The device is...

    That's a really good point, Ediwin. The device is generally thought of in the realm of sheet goods, but there's no reason one cannot balance something long and narrow on there, too, although it will...
  13. I agree with both of these. Get a drum dolly...

    I agree with both of these. Get a drum dolly under the bin if you don't already have one and then source a piece of flex that's long enough to do the job at the cone height you prefer.
  14. Agree totally...I actually use them for hold-down...

    Agree totally...I actually use them for hold-down on my CNC machines MDF spoilboard. Much better than any other format screw I've tried.
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    When the time comes that I have a new shop...

    When the time comes that I have a new shop building I'm actually hoping to have the space setup that I can use a "Crazy Horse" type solution for moving heavy sheets around as they are difficult for...
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    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but "in...

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but "in general" and succinctly, what Mr. King said. There's been a lot of discussion about this over time and those of us who have owned sliders...the highest...
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    Dan, Dave has not been on SMC for several years.

    Dan, Dave has not been on SMC for several years.
  18. MDF isn't an issue for what you are concerned...

    MDF isn't an issue for what you are concerned with ... if you use appropriate screws. A lot of commercial drawer fronts and cabinet doors are made from MDF and other composites. :) What you don't...
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    I agree with both Frank and Mel. You might be...

    I agree with both Frank and Mel. You might be able to get a hue close using various dyes, or something totally opaque, but stains like you ask about don't do well on maple no matter what.
  20. Thread: Windows 11

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    Lee, I meant zero offence and my words were not...

    Lee, I meant zero offence and my words were not sent with any intention of condescension. My apologies if you took them that way. That's not me and never has been.
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    Make a quick and dirty small sled for the purpose...

    Make a quick and dirty small sled for the purpose out of scraps. You don't have to use a big heavy one for small work. ;)
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    LOL...I haven't used that kind of service for...

    LOL...I haven't used that kind of service for plywood, but daughter's SO is who I call when I do need help with something at this point. It's a good technique :D :D :D
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    Table saw and sled for this need for me...I...

    Table saw and sled for this need for me...I really don't like cutting small parts on a miter saw, even with a zero clearance fence.
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    Me thinks your photo upload got buggered, John......

    Me thinks your photo upload got buggered, John...

    From the written context, however, I'm appreciative of your testing. It's nice to see that there is potential to control the sheen a little more...
  25. Thread: Windows 11

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    Then again, those of us who don't have "start...

    Then again, those of us who don't have "start buttons" haven't missed them. :) I don't even use it on Windows except to get to the reboot/shutdown. And my screen is "clean" with only a dock/taskbar...
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