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    A mushroom tip is nice for setting knives etc. ...

    A mushroom tip is nice for setting knives etc. Beware Mitutoyo makes nothing in China. All the Mitutoyos on ebay from China are fakes.
    Bill D.

    Federal, fowler, intrepid, hellios and B+S made...
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    At least she is not wearing high heels. I am...

    At least she is not wearing high heels. I am sure those are not steel toed tennies. If that kick back piece hit her toes she would be in trouble.
    Bill D
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    Those jump starters just have a little battery...

    Those jump starters just have a little battery inside like used for a barbie car. Very limited amps. A motorcycle battery is bigger. They need a real battery to supply the amps. the barbie battery...
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    Is it two speed on the feedrate? If so there is...

    Is it two speed on the feedrate? If so there is a neutral between the two and an off position as well. Put a mark on the chain(clothes pin) and spin the head 50-60 times and see if it moves at all....
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    I can not imagine hooking up a refueling hose...

    I can not imagine hooking up a refueling hose wearing gloves and a spacesuit. At least there would not be any bug nests blocking the flow.
    Bill D
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    When Gravely first offered the option of an...

    When Gravely first offered the option of an electric starter they had another option that was a wood battery box. It took 120 D-cell batteries.
    Not sure on the date but the first Gravely was...
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    Buy it this weekend at 30% off sale. Bill D

    Buy it this weekend at 30% off sale.
    Bill D
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    Reminds me of when Target got in trouble for...

    Reminds me of when Target got in trouble for their big size dresses. The normal sized ones included the color of something like "heather gray". For the extra large size it was called "manatee...
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    Went to HF today for some other stuff. I made...

    Went to HF today for some other stuff. I made sure to look at that drill for you. It is lightweight but a slight step up from the $12 one. Small diameter motor. I think it has brushes. The $40...
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    Never heard of a three stage sprayer? Is that...

    Never heard of a three stage sprayer? Is that any different or is it just the blower. Why not a proper ring blower?
    Bill D
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    Do not buy the replacement bearings too soon. ...

    Do not buy the replacement bearings too soon. While they sit on the shelf the grease is drying and separating. How long is too long? who knows. A few years is fine but decades may be to long.
    If...
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    That is exactly what my gravely uses. I wish it...

    That is exactly what my gravely uses. I wish it was farther away from the chain drive starter pulley and any other moving parts. It did throw the chain once when starting. Not fun to see the chain...
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    Why a small river why not an entire bay? This...

    Why a small river why not an entire bay? This table is about 300 by 400 feet ,not inches.
    Bill D.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Army_Corps_of_Engineers_Bay_Model
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    From his description I thought the battery went...

    From his description I thought the battery went straight to the motor with no switching or coil. Full amps through the little jump box switch?
    My Gravely tractor uses what looks like a old foot...
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    Sticky: Must be in southern Mars with a waffle house. I...

    Must be in southern Mars with a waffle house. I assume the car warranty call center is in the basement.
    Attached photo is Suzy selling extended vehicle warranties.
    Bill D
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    The reeds can get so rusted that the no longer...

    The reeds can get so rusted that the no longer seal well. They can be wire brushed/sanded and reinstalled. That is one reason I installed an old oil bath air cleaner on my compressor.
    Bill D
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    Feel free to ad an extra stop switch near the...

    Feel free to ad an extra stop switch near the output end of any machine. This is dead easy to do once you have a stop button wired in. Just add more in series with the first one.
    My lathe has a...
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    Ford has used a nice remote starter switch for...

    Ford has used a nice remote starter switch for decades. usually mounted on the inner fender. Run main battery positive to the switch then out of switch to motor. Simple low power push button...
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    Single or two stage? Turn it on and go outside...

    Single or two stage? Turn it on and go outside so your ears are working good. As soon as it shuts off at max pressure listen for any air leaks including tank drain.
    Bill D
  20. Amercian saw doctor Modesto, Ca I have seen...

    Amercian saw doctor
    Modesto, Ca
    I have seen boxes being shipped to Washington at their counter.


    https://www.americansawdoctor.com/
  21. It seems odd that California has very little 100%...

    It seems odd that California has very little 100% cotton since we grow more of it then any other state.
    Bill D
  22. I do not blame the people selling on FB. I just...

    I do not blame the people selling on FB. I just feel that FB and others make their sites hard to navigate, on purpose, so you stay longer and get to see more popup ads which pay the site owners....
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    I have no idea how Asia does it but Europe...

    I have no idea how Asia does it but Europe reverses the USA usage of decimal point and commas for math.
    What a USA vfd calls 10.5 amps a euro one will say 10,5 amps.

    As far as amps the bigger the...
  24. I think fb like many online sellers, like home...

    I think fb like many online sellers, like home depot and lowes, do not bother with a useable search engine because they think people just want to buy something, anything. If a customer searches for...
  25. Thanks for the tip Jim. I found six tee shirts...

    Thanks for the tip Jim. I found six tee shirts being sold as a group on ebay for about what one of their sweatshirts would cost. I will seE if they are heavy enough for winter. EitheR way I think...
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