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  1. Apparently the marshmallow as an old world herb...

    Apparently the marshmallow as an old world herb has gotten out and naturalized in some mid atlantic coastal areas. They grow in coastal Delaware and I remember a lady in the early 1970's made some...
  2. Down outside of DC in the Maryland Burbs north of...

    Down outside of DC in the Maryland Burbs north of Greenbelt., there was a field 30 years ago with hundreds of panels set at angles, like solar farm panels, but they had multiple blotches of different...
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    Not going, never heard of it, but would sort of...

    Not going, never heard of it, but would sort of like to. Had a pet skunk as a house pet when I was in grad school. Adopted him from a woman whose relative died and had the little guy. His name was...
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    we often get a heavy wet snow. When our pole ...

    we often get a heavy wet snow. When our pole barn was built, the plans called for 4 ft centers on the trusses. and 4x6 uprights every 8 feet. I had the builder put the uprights every 6 ft (to...
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    After spending a year getting the area around the...

    After spending a year getting the area around the house to sprout anything, I am just happy that it is green. I can't see weed and feed and then constantly mowing it because it suddenly goes through...
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    I get a few Spanish language channels with my...

    I get a few Spanish language channels with my cable. There were two adventure shows I got slightly hooked on. I watched enough that I was picking up some Spanish and I got a Spanish-English...
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    Hardly new for that price. ...

    Hardly new for that price. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2448615935181619/
  8. There's a few here that primarily do face work. ...

    There's a few here that primarily do face work. Flat wall hangings, clock faces, those spiral groove things that have grooves on both sides, etc.
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    There is a 12 x 21 Jet on my local list for $295....

    There is a 12 x 21 Jet on my local list for $295. Seems very reasonable.
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    Simple answer. My parent's bath room vent fan...

    Simple answer. My parent's bath room vent fan was operated by a rotary switch that turned the fan off after a few minutes. I think it could be turned all the way to 10 minutes and then shut off. ...
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    I have an old Rockwell, 46-525 lathe. A true...

    I have an old Rockwell, 46-525 lathe. A true tank. I looked around and got the outboard Delta tool rest And turned a couple 14 inch bowls. A minimum speed of 300 made rough turning the bowl...
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    I bought an old mixer at a farm auction for...

    I bought an old mixer at a farm auction for $15.00. Added an electric motor and was in business. I ran a great many bags of mix through it. Even used it with grit to make fake "sea glass"
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    Been drinking a 2 liter bottle of Pepsi Max every...

    Been drinking a 2 liter bottle of Pepsi Max every morning for years. When I wake up a bit groggy it gives me an edge. Can't drink it after noon though. There is an "old wive's tail" here about...
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    almost every small city has at least one bearing...

    almost every small city has at least one bearing shop. Take the old bearings in and let them measure. Tell them what for and that you want better bearing s than original. The guys at bearings...
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    My brother in law worked for a janitorial supply...

    My brother in law worked for a janitorial supply house that went out of business. He had a two car garage full of the company inventory for his route. When he got word that the place closed. He...
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    Years ago, I had a problem with an indoor window...

    Years ago, I had a problem with an indoor window sill for an attic window that had been left open for a couple years. (Before I bought the place.) The wood was about the consistency of styrofoam. ...
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    Yep same thing 16 oz = 1 pound. The company had...

    Yep same thing 16 oz = 1 pound. The company had very strict diagrams for how shelves were to be laid out and the diagram called for two separate bins. one for the 16 oz 89 cent bags and next to it...
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    In the late 1960's, I worked at an F. W....

    In the late 1960's, I worked at an F. W. Woolworth after school. One evening I got the job of pricing candy and stocking the candy shelves. For some bizarre reason, there were 18 oz bags of Hershey...
  19. When trying to repair plumbing in a 150 yr old...

    When trying to repair plumbing in a 150 yr old farm house, installed over several decades from various components, I was told that a particular fitting did not exist. I went through heck, pulling...
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    We live on a farm and sometimes, despite the flea...

    We live on a farm and sometimes, despite the flea meds and bathes, the fleas got established in the house. We flea bombed. Vacuumed everything up, put all foods away, closed the windows, turned...
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    New math maybe?

    Just saw a local Facebook ad Drill press $50, belt sander $50, bench grinder $50 or $200 for all.

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/565473173984168/
  22. It does have oil caps. The larger ones. The...

    It does have oil caps. The larger ones. The chisels would interest me too, but I figure, about a third of old lathe knives are wore down to junk, or were junk to begin with. How many HSS or...
  23. I think the crimp rings work the best. I have...

    I think the crimp rings work the best. I have the tool that does 3/8, 1/2, 3/4 and 1 inch. You do have to check the crimps. They are pretty fool proof, but if the tool is cocked slightly during...
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    https: // jerseyshore.craigslist.org/tls/d/forked-river-lathe-antique-flat-belt/6925571061.html

    It is indeed an old OLD industrial lathe. It is not variable speed in that you can push a button...
  25. Another vote for PEX. However, it does expand...

    Another vote for PEX. However, it does expand and contract slightly lengthwise, so run it inside another pipe like PVC and leave a little slack. Pex is great because it can be curved and bent (in...
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