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  1. Those wedges look too big to me. What taper are...

    Those wedges look too big to me. What taper are they supposed to fit?
    Bil lD
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    Poll: Talk is they may restore some of the funding cuts...

    Talk is they may restore some of the funding cuts to the CDC and public health service. The CDC is mad that they got overruled and the state department brought in a plane load of people, including...
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    Buy a cloth tape measure at the dollar store and...

    Buy a cloth tape measure at the dollar store and measure it in place or remove it and roll it along the table to measure the outside length.
    Bil lD.
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    The top has to float on top of the frame. If it...

    The top has to float on top of the frame. If it is solidly attached the wood movement will rip it apart. It gets attached but the attachment allows for some movement side to side.
    Bil lD
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    The hopper idea is how the commercial spark plug...

    The hopper idea is how the commercial spark plug cleaners work. You have to be careful and get all the grit out between the ceramic and the steel body. You do not want to add sand into a cylinder....
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    Buy a big old 3 phase grinder and use a vfd to...

    Buy a big old 3 phase grinder and use a vfd to make it variable speed. After a year or so report back to us. RPM is not important but FPM is what counts. that is why bigger diameter wheels must...
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    Put a three phase motor and vfd on your existing...

    Put a three phase motor and vfd on your existing DP. I do like the 6" stroke on my walker turner 20" DP.
    I see nothing about the nova my 70 year old DP does not have with it's VFD. The lifting...
  8. You will need to upgrade the heaters in the motor...

    You will need to upgrade the heaters in the motor starter or turn the dial up to higher amps. Or you may have to replace the whole switch gear setup. Check the motor for a NEMA frame number and...
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    Brought from France in two barrels to farm and...

    Brought from France in two barrels to farm and sell to the gold miners. Farm went broke when the miners did not care to eat snails. They escaped in a stampede from the farm near San Jose, in todays...
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    I had some shaper cutters that were too tight on...

    I had some shaper cutters that were too tight on the spindle. I took a 3/4" twist drill and spun the cutters for a few seconds on the drill bit. All by hand. It took a few tries but they now slid...
  11. I think powermatic uses a c-face motor for their...

    I think powermatic uses a c-face motor for their cabinets saws.
    Bil lD
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    Clean and sanitary are not the same at all. If...

    Clean and sanitary are not the same at all. If you wash it off and scrub lightly it will be clan enough to use. then hold it over the fire until it is at least 170F at the working end and hold...
  13. tool type?

    tool type?
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    Do you mean diameter? Is it metric or English? ...

    Do you mean diameter? Is it metric or English? 5/8 or one inch diameter or something else entirely?
    Bil lD
  15. Thread: Baby Cribs

    by Bill Dufour
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    Do not use the bumper pads. They are a safety...

    Do not use the bumper pads. They are a safety hazard.
    Remember the 5 gallon buckets are a drowning hazard for toddlers with only a few inches of liquid in them. Article in the news here a family...
  16. Thread: Baby Cribs

    by Bill Dufour
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    Make sure the spindle spacing is up to the newer...

    Make sure the spindle spacing is up to the newer standards. Older plans may be fine if the spindles get spaced close enough. It is not spaced so the head does not go through it is actually so the...
  17. bandsaw tension for metal any different.

    If you use the same bandsaw to cut metal and wood with a transmission for speed changes. Do you tension a wood blade. and metal blade to the same force for the same width blade? I realize you set...
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    I like the spring loaded "board buddies" wheels...

    I like the spring loaded "board buddies" wheels with adjustable downforce and ratchet one way action. They also make two way ones for shaper use.
    Bill D
  19. Lower quill all the way. There should be two...

    Lower quill all the way. There should be two slots on opposite sides for a wedge near the top.
    If not that looks like a threaded collar to drive the chuck off a fixed male arbor. Screw that nut...
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    5/8-28 seems to be a common size in electric pole...

    5/8-28 seems to be a common size in electric pole hardware. I had no idea. So the stuff is out there. Is it standard sharp threads or acme, buttress etc?
    Bil lD....
  21. I would glue it to the drawer front and plane it...

    I would glue it to the drawer front and plane it down in place never to be unglued.
    Bill D.
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    Dark Sky lights will put more light down where it...

    Dark Sky lights will put more light down where it is useful.
    Bill D
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    Some car wheel lug nuts are 5/8 or a similar...

    Some car wheel lug nuts are 5/8 or a similar metric diameter. They may be a source. AFAIK Dodge no longer uses left hand lug nuts as of 1975 or so. I used a left handed one on my bench grinder....
  24. Leave it outside and rats and cats will destroy...

    Leave it outside and rats and cats will destroy it soon enough. maybe run a sprinkler inside it to get it soaking wet before flattening it?
    Bil ld
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    I suppose you could run the return air over a...

    I suppose you could run the return air over a burner to flare off the VOC's. Some people here say there is no need to vent a gas heater so you should be fine. Do not contact me if you die of CO...
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