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  1. Someone with such a chuck could take out the...

    Someone with such a chuck could take out the slides and examine them. As I mentioned, maybe they have the slide order identified by markings hidden under the slides. Regardless, using the chuck...
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    Could it be her soil? Don't make me load up the...

    Could it be her soil? Don't make me load up the dump trailer with composted llama manure and drive out there.

    Our wild and cultivated blackberries are coming in, as well as the wild red...
  3. I think it said the slides were not numbered but...

    I think it said the slides were not numbered but the jaws were numbered. If the slides are removed from the chuck body (for cleaning, lubrication, etc) the slides themselves have to engage in the...
  4. Coiling bandsaw blades for 5 loops instead of 3.

    If you were here I could show you in 15 seconds!. I mostly "fold" once for three loops but sometimes coil/fold twice for five loops.

    If you can fold it once for three loops, you can easily do...
  5. Do you mean you have proper clearance between the...

    Do you mean you have proper clearance between the rear of the blade and the thrust bearing while cranked up to the maximum height (and locked) but the clearance gets smaller as the guides are lowered...
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    Nice. I'll be very careful that my wife doesn't...

    Nice. I'll be very careful that my wife doesn't see this...

    JKJ
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    Sticky: My first thought as well - just how much weight...

    My first thought as well - just how much weight can that balcony, railing, and panels hold.
    However, looking at the left end it appears the water isn't very deep. I didn't use calipers but by...
  8. Thread: New Mig

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    Welding I’ve learned to shop at the industrial supply...

    I’ve learned to shop at the industrial supply company where I bought my welders - they know what fits what, the quality is high, and the prices reasonable. (I have a 211) I use mine a lot around...
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    Agree!! Thank you again. When will the book...

    Agree!! Thank you again.

    When will the book be published?! You would be rich and famous, well, at least famous. 😄 Your name remembered 100 years from now!
    I’ve seen so many pictures of...
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    Just have Valet Jim park the car. My Lovely...

    Just have Valet Jim park the car.

    My Lovely Bride’s vision is such that she can only drive in sunlight - no night, dusk, rain, mist, fog, snow… Chauffeur John has the pleasure of doing the...
  11. I once saw a video that captured the exact moment...

    I once saw a video that captured the exact moment when a tank ruptured. I don’t remember if there were injuries. If interested you might find such videos on youtube.

    I used to work in a facility...
  12. Thread: New Mig

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    Welding Same here, I was a welding inspector for years...

    Same here, I was a welding inspector for years (industrial, structrual, and nuclear specs) but my own welding skills were a joke. It wasn’t until I got my own little welder, some books, and a bunch...
  13. Danger, Will Robinson!

    Wise move to power done the compressor when leaving the shop. A friend lost his shop and all tools to fire when a failure caused his big compressor to run continuously while he was out. He had left...
  14. Ricc, I've tried a number of different sand...

    Ricc,

    I've tried a number of different sand papers and I stick to Klingspor Gold in 400 grit and coarser. The cloth backing is more flexible that many other types, great for hand sanding. I use...
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    You might have to turn that on. Click on...

    You might have to turn that on.
    Click on Settings at the top of the screen near the right.
    In the panel at the left click on General Settings
    Under Messaging & Notification, Sent Private Messages...
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    If you want to save money when buying materials,...

    If you want to save money when buying materials, ask your building supplier if they have damaged sheet good prices. I bought siding for my shop with slightly damaged corners and edges where someone...
  17. Some sort of insulation would be needed to...

    Some sort of insulation would be needed to prevent condensation in many areas. I've seen several metal-roofed buildings where moisture condensed on the underside and dripped into the building. Some...
  18. Interesting (and quick) method for simple spans,...

    Interesting (and quick) method for simple spans, thanks for sharing. Video clearly showed the method. How about a pic of the finished railing!

    When I put up railings on my deck there were maybe...
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    I wonder if the quality of pressure treating has...

    I wonder if the quality of pressure treating has decreased, at least for what is sold at the box store. I had a low 10x10 deck for the dogs not in contact with the ground - PT deck boards rotted in...
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    Did you mean to write “recess” instead of...

    Did you mean to write “recess” instead of “spigot”? A spigot is another name for a tenon.

    All my chucks are Novas and I’m used to and have come to prefer the clockwise turn to expand into a...
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    When I was at the wood industry at Berea College...

    When I was at the wood industry at Berea College in 1968 they used a LOT of mahogany (plus maple, cherry, walnut, etc). The ground floor was equipped with a huge bandsaw and other tools for initial...
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    My biggest bush is a Duke but I don't remember...

    My biggest bush is a Duke but I don't remember the names of the other larger bushes. I read that it's best to get several varieties for cross pollination so I plant different types. I read the...
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    My copy came today too. JKJ

    My copy came today too.

    JKJ
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    Blueberry time in TN!

    Blueberries are starting to ripen here. I've picked a few cups recently but picked 5 cups just this afternoon, mostly from three bushes - many more on the bushes to ripen later.

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    It's...
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    Might ask the local electrical inspector.

    Might ask the local electrical inspector.
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