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    It's a bit of coastal burmuda hay. They think it...

    It's a bit of coastal burmuda hay. They think it is candy for horses and vacuum up every bit.
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    Ah, and rats, I was hoping for voices of...

    Ah, and rats, I was hoping for voices of experience.. Maybe you have time to download and learn LibreCad and post an in-depth evaluation? :D
  3. I hired a local university student whose summer...

    I hired a local university student whose summer job evaporated. Seemed like as good a way as any to put money back into the economy - I benefit from the farm work and the money goes toward...
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    I also don't know about specifics the i-link but...

    I also don't know about specifics the i-link but from my experience with video "composite" video (3 cables, red and white for audio and yellow for video) is the lowest quality of all the formats...
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    Clarence, I don't know about the latest G3 chucks...

    Clarence, I don't know about the latest G3 chucks but I just bought another Nova Supernova2 chuck which is labeled differently from the others I have. Laser engraving indicates it is designed in the...
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    Chris, is this an answer to my question about the...

    Chris, is this an answer to my question about the LibreCad program Lisa mentioned? From a quick search it appears be 2D only. I haven't heard of it but I'm interested in user experiences.

    JKJ
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    The areas around here are clear for flight...

    The areas around here are clear for flight except, I'm assuming, like elsewhere around airports and perhaps around some of the government facilities in Oak Ridge. (When I was flying airplanes we...
  8. Nova sells one too, but with a short 2MT. It was...

    Nova sells one too, but with a short 2MT. It was about $30 but looks like it's gone up: https://www.amazon.com/5016-Tailstock-Adaptor-Chuck-Accessory/dp/B0064JJ49Y
    Seems to work fine with the...
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    I'll look that up. Is it 2D only or have 3D...

    I'll look that up. Is it 2D only or have 3D features? Either way it could be useful since I don't have Autocad OR 3dsmax loaded anymore. (That computer quit booting a couple of years after I...
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    I agree. I'd get a video editor that for a...

    I agree. I'd get a video editor that for a desktop or laptop. While tablets and phone apps will allow basic editing in my experiences they can be excruciatingly SLOOOW. There are many editing...
  11. It also took me a while to figure out what Bob...

    It also took me a while to figure out what Bob was describing.

    BTW, a donut chuck is a device which clamps and holds the work, usually for turning the bottom of a bowl. You can make a simple one...
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    There have actually been very few changes since...

    There have actually been very few changes since the original development from At Last, before Google bought it. I have a comprehensive book from then and almost everything works the same in the...
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    Thanks for the comments and compliments,...

    Thanks for the comments and compliments, everyone! I'm having a blast. I spent the day hauling and putting up hay and I kept thinking how interesting it would be to get some aerial photography of...
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    Finally got me a camera drone

    After thinking about it for years I got one for my 70th birthday!

    I decided on the DJI Mavic Air 2. I've only flown it twice so I'm rank beginner. Maybe I'm easily impressed but I am impressed!...
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    Some of the herbicides are intended for emergent...

    Some of the herbicides are intended for emergent use, when small plants are emerging from the ground. For example, around here March is the best time to spray 2-4-D to kill the horrible buttercup. ...
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    I put BLO on wood things that are exposed to...

    I put BLO on wood things that are exposed to weather - tool handles, trailer beds, barn/shed doors. I apply with a brush and put on as much as will soak in. If the handle is already weathered a lot...
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    Must be snake season

    I found this 5' black snake in the building housing sixty young chickens. The chicks are way too big for it to eat. It was probably looking for eggs but no luck there!

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    We have straberry-rhubarb pie too, when we have...

    We have straberry-rhubarb pie too, when we have rhubarb. We also make rhubarb squares, eaten like cookies. Unfortunately, we lost all our plants last year.

    Someone told me strangest way I've...
  19. I live is East TN, out in the countryside, a bit...

    I live is East TN, out in the countryside, a bit north of Knoxville.

    I worked with a turner a little yesterday, with N95 masks. Fortunately, I have some and other respirators.

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  20. Your description sort of makes sense. Feel like...

    Your description sort of makes sense. Feel like making a sketch?

    I have welders and milling machine. If you want to design a different bracket maybe I could make one for you to your specs.
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    I think it he was going to make bandsaw boxes cut...

    I think it he was going to make bandsaw boxes cut out of single solid blocks, sectioning and gluing to get an outside shell with a back and an inner hollow drawer or two. If well done (or lucky)...
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    A 3x3 end coated soft maple block might be dry in...

    A 3x3 end coated soft maple block might be dry in less than a year depending on the environment. I track the weight on a lot of blanks I cut from sopping wet green logs and I'm often surprised how...
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    Yes, in step 3: "One caveat: immature skunks may...

    Yes, in step 3: "One caveat: immature skunks may not have learned to control themselves and may spray when startled or impulsively. Use caution around young skunks!"

    One very small skunk sprayed...
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    A followup...

    Another picking, this one in my little orchard in the rain, standing on the roof of my little Kubota truck in my bare feet so I wouldn't slide off, the result of an hour or so of picking. Then like...
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    What kind of wood is it? I usually use a card...

    What kind of wood is it?

    I usually use a card scraper to remove most of the thick paraffin from turning blanks. For a dense, fine-grained wood like ebony I sometimes use a heat gun and a rough...
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