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    One more time----

    Hi Folks,
    Well, it's been a while since I've done any posting. Some health issues have kind of gotten in the way of progress but that's the way it goes sometimes.
    :(

    Anyway, I'm posting the...
  2. Hvac

    Art,
    I'm with Tyler (what a surprise) on the igniter. I'm guessing with $50 -100. That happened to me last year and the service guy actually walked in with a new igniter in his hand. It's...
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    Dw708

    Jesse,
    Try cutting with a VERY light touch on the handle. Many people use a "white knuckle" grip because they are "holding" the blade and are a bit concerned about it getting away and "biting"...
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    Chatter, chatter.

    Hi Folks,
    I haven't turned a pen in at least a couple of years. I tried a few the other day and am getting a bit of "chatter". Since I am perfect :) :) , I can only blame my tools! :rolleyes: ;)...
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    Bits!

    Bill,
    I posted a thread named, "I'm a BIT embarrassed---". That was back on 5/25/04. There are a couple of extra pics in that post. This guy had multiple bits of the same size so I'm not sure...
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    Questions?

    Hi Howl,
    I know that it is none of my business but did ANY of your questions have ANYTHING to do with turning? :cool: :D :) :)

    By the way, from your avatar, you get better looking all the time....
  7. Here Comes the Cavalry!!

    Hey Arena,
    I'm here for you - AGAIN!! :) I'll try to help but just remember that I finished 158th in a field of 46 the last time REAL bonkers were on the line. :( Even "Ice Cream Al" beat me out...
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    Inputs!

    Hey Arena old buddy how are you doing? :) Whatever, why would anyone want to take the advice of a liberal? :confused: Maybe you have been snuggling up with Ann too long! Regardless, I'm hoping...
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    A simple thought from a simple person!

    Hey Spring,
    To make something on your lathe, you may wish to mount some wood on it. :cool: You have recycled those handfuls of chips from your neighbor's chainsaw so many times that I am starting...
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    Scrapers!

    Keith,
    Regardless of what some folks think, the use of a scraper is NOT a sin for a turner!! :cool: In fact, they can be indispensible for certain cuts. ;)

    By the way, I've heard that an old...
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    I heard the same rumor!

    Vaughn,
    I heard the same story so it must be true. :( Fortunately, neither of them lost their thongs. :o The "Chastity Thongs" that I invented must be working! :cool: We can all thank our...
  12. Thread: Busted

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    I'M impressed!!

    I'm just hoping that he did not trip over his thong while bursting out of the closet. :eek: :D That would not be good PR for ANY of us - especially our esteemed moderators!! :p :) :)

    Dale T.
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    Gurgle, Gurgle, Gurgle!!

    Bill,
    EGADS!!! :eek: I think that I am starting to drown in my own perfection! :) What a way to go! :) Now you can see why I am unemployed and virtually unemployable. :) :o Anyway, in...
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    Poll: Do you REALLY understand?

    [QUOTE=Andy Hoyt]I have always been a proponent of wearing full protection.

    Andy,
    A 1/4" coating of sugar-maple, strawberry-chocolate swirl covering your entire face as a result of a brutal...
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    Expert advice!

    Jeff,
    Thanks for the clarification! :) It doesn't sound logical but, as proven by your comments and ammeter readings, it is obviously true. ;) I assume that the same is not true of shop vacs? ...
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    OK. I give up -- However!

    Terry,
    Sorry to disagree again but I think that you have answered your own question. :cool: As resistance is added, the work involved MUST be increased. It's as basic as pulling a log out of the...
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    Poll: Never, sometimes, always.

    Hey Folks,
    As with a lot of folks here, I'm a "tweener" also. ;) On the other hand, I NEVER turn on the grinder without FULL face protection. :eek: Those things are scary and I'm SOOOOO...
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    Amps??

    Hi Charlie,
    I'm not real bright but I would have to agree with Al and disagree with Cecil and Bill Pintz. :) When a motor of any kind is under a no-load condition, it is doing minimum work and...
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    DC Stuff

    Ben,
    I try to open only the gate for the tool that I am using at the time. The DC does not have to be running constantly. In fact, that is a waste of energy when no tool is running. I use the...
  20. Rafting eh?

    Hey Arena,
    It's been a while bud! :( I can't REALLY say that I missed you but every time I mentally evaluate the elements of our friendship, I find that each of them slightly exceed the passion...
  21. THIS is the deal!

    David,
    I will prevent The Creek from becoming Sawmill Ocean if you will beat up on San Josey. :cool: ;) :) He's picking on me - AGAIN!! :o :o

    Dale T.
  22. That sounds reasonable!

    Hey Ken,
    Thanks for destroying my credibility! :( You, of all people, should know how sensitive a guy I am and how I value my delicate sef-esteem! :o I'm devastated! :o

    By the way, if...
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    He gets ALL of the sympathy!

    Hey Spring,
    As you well know, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family "across the entire board"!! :)

    I pray that your hand will heal quickly and that your heart will rejoice in all...
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    Say WHAT?

    Hey Spring,
    Sorry bud but your post is the best arguement that I've heard yet to make ENGLISH the official language of the USA!! :eek: :) With regard to the "University" that you mentioned, is it...
  25. C'mon Dale, quit beatin' around the bush and tell...

    C'mon Dale, quit beatin' around the bush and tell us what you really think!



    Bruce and Jerry,
    I'm sorry for being such a wimp! :o I'm just one of those guys who is afraid to express an...
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