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  1. Let's start to fix this situation by doing our...

    Let's start to fix this situation by doing our best to put pressure on Congress to fix technology issues caused by huge money grabs.

    Everything should come with "Opt Out" as the default so that...
  2. What about people on strict data caps? How...

    What about people on strict data caps?

    How can the police tell who was on your network doing nefarious things?

    Amazon was guilty of sending out their networked devices with no default security...
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    That looks real nice John. I'm sure you've...

    That looks real nice John. I'm sure you've noticed it is a little stringy when cut, especially with the grain like you are doing.

    I've seen logs that had a red maple leaf figure when viewed...
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    The Delta equivalent of the OSS Ole posted about...

    The Delta equivalent of the OSS Ole posted about (I think it was called the BOSS) from about 15 years ago also had plastic drive gears. I had an issue finding a replacement gear even then.
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    If your can also suggests not leaving puddles,...

    If your can also suggests not leaving puddles, that does not mean you won't have a surface film. It just makes the deck look uneven with shiny spots because the finish is not evenly applied (thus the...
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    My can says to 'brush out or wipe up any puddles...

    My can says to 'brush out or wipe up any puddles within 20 minutes to avoid shiny areas.'

    I don't know of too many finishes where leaving puddles are a good thing.
  7. Wood gets waxed because it isn't fully dry. The...

    Wood gets waxed because it isn't fully dry. The wax dramatically slows the moisture loss. Don't remove the wax until you are ready to use the piece. Then, think about waxing or using anchor seal on...
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    That's an interesting study. I guess brushing is...

    That's an interesting study. I guess brushing is mostly about disturbing the biofilm on your teeth to prevent damage.

    FYI - Bad reactions to toothpaste may be caused by a manufacturing switch to...
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    The Flood CWF is water based. Clean up brushes...

    The Flood CWF is water based. Clean up brushes with water and ammonia. It stinks for just a few days on the deck side of the house. It has a light sheen but can be shiny if you apply a heavy coat....
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    I use Flood in their cedar tone. In my climate it...

    I use Flood in their cedar tone. In my climate it works better than Olympic or Thomson's. Anything you choose will need a repeat application every couple of years on horizontal surfaces and about...
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    After you are sure your MTs are good on both the...

    After you are sure your MTs are good on both the headstock and tailstock, you can mount the drill chuck (in the headstock with a drawbar) and use an MT2 to threaded adapter and chuck on the tailstock...
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    They do make an inexpensive cleaning tool for MT...

    They do make an inexpensive cleaning tool for MT that you might want to try first. Check to see if someone froma local club has one you can borrow.
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    Some male tapers are longer/shorter than others....

    Some male tapers are longer/shorter than others. Look and see if you have a shorter one that avoids contacting the damaged area.

    I always hold the outside of the chuck to keep it from spinning...
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    Not being able to see the pics, reaming it gently...

    Not being able to see the pics, reaming it gently sounds like a good idea if you can see a raised section on the female side.

    I'm guessing your male taper came loose and the small end started to...
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    After making sure you have good MT contact, you...

    After making sure you have good MT contact, you might try using a MT male with a 1/4-20 threaded hole. Then you run a 1/4-20 threaded rod through the tailstock spindle (also through a piece of scrap...
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    You might check out the General Altimax rt43...

    You might check out the General Altimax rt43 tires. I had a set on an older sedan and they improved the handling but weren't too noisy (though a little louder than the Michelin Defenders I have on...
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    Oldest tool=me ;) My oldest tool is probably...

    Oldest tool=me ;)

    My oldest tool is probably either my workbench or a socket chisel. Well, this is kind of a cheat because they are tools made with old re-purposed material but are not truly old...
  18. oscillating spindle sander or 3/8-1/2" belt...

    oscillating spindle sander or 3/8-1/2" belt sander.
  19. Find a local woodturner and have them turn an...

    Find a local woodturner and have them turn an adapter for you.
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    TX, LA, MS, AR, TN, KY and Southern Ohio all got...

    TX, LA, MS, AR, TN, KY and Southern Ohio all got hit with two bad ice storms within a few days of each other. In some locations there is ice several inches thick on trees and power lines. A friend...
  21. Standard single phase motors and rheostats don't...

    Standard single phase motors and rheostats don't mix.
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    This situation is part of the reason I flag...

    This situation is part of the reason I flag messages from folks with less than 10 posts that include links to products. Are they a scammer? Are they earning money from links because it is their...
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    One or more of the brake pad/shoes are stuck to...

    One or more of the brake pad/shoes are stuck to the rusted mating surface.

    I had this happen with a clutch disc that stuck to the flywheel. I had to remove the transmission to fix the issue.
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    We're you using CA glue as a finish?

    We're you using CA glue as a finish?
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    Tis the season...for porch pirates!

    Tis the season...for porch pirates!
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