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  1. FYI:: Hoe Depot shiplap boards from Chile

    FYI: I was at home depot the other day and I bought some damaged, 70% off, 1x8 shiplap boards that I will turn into 1x2 and 1x3 trim. I was surprised to see it came from Chile. I think it is pine...
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    What continent do you live on and any idea what...

    What continent do you live on and any idea what continent, or even country, this lumber came from?
    Sounds like it may be English speaking not French or German?
    Is this lumber or shipping...
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    What is the flow rate for the bearings? If it is...

    What is the flow rate for the bearings? If it is low a bijur type pump could be used. How many outputs do you need? Figuring out the correct metering valves may take some time. From what I have...
  4. Thanks for the translation. no trolling intended,...

    Thanks for the translation. no trolling intended, My last computer has a firewire port right on the front panel mixed in with two USB ports and a earphone jack. I thought maybe it was a computer...
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    They say the crickets chirping rate is related to...

    They say the crickets chirping rate is related to the temperature. it gets faster as it warms up. i wonder if the flash rate of fire flys could vary in a similar manner.
    Bil lD

    The simplest...
  6. I had a cheap outdoor wireless thermometer. It...

    I had a cheap outdoor wireless thermometer. It was kind of useless for me. The batteries failed above 100 and just above freezing. As the temperatures became more reasonable the batteries worked...
  7. I do not think it applies to regulators and...

    I do not think it applies to regulators and hoses but the tanks have to be tested and stamped every few years. A set of expired tanks may be more expensive then renting ones that the gas company...
  8. He needs to be very aware that the acetylene...

    He needs to be very aware that the acetylene cylinder has acetone in it and the acetone must not be burned off. I have heard that if the acetylene runs low you will see sparkles in the flame this is...
  9. I believe MC is a small tank intended for a...

    I believe MC is a small tank intended for a motorcycle headlight or maybe a motorcar. I have heard b size is a larger size for a bus?
    Bil lD.
  10. use a standard wall light switch or a toggle...

    use a standard wall light switch or a toggle switch. I do not understand that "firewire"? It looks like a three wire stop/start pushbutton station. You could use one of those push off-twist to...
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    The high school and I think college miliatary...

    The high school and I think college miliatary recruiters used to give out nice printed outlines of important formulas and rules etc for chemistry, physics, math and other sciences. Printed on heavy...
  12. Three phase motors almost never go bad except the...

    Three phase motors almost never go bad except the bearings unless the cooling vents get plugged. With a VFD you get soft start, dynamic braking, instant reverse, variable speed, etc.
    Bill D.
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    Why would having the grinder installed make it...

    Why would having the grinder installed make it louder? did it vibrate and cause wierd harmonics?
    Bil lD
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    No link here? That is just a cabinet with a...

    No link here?
    That is just a cabinet with a vacuum cleaner in the base. No grinder included. Look for a Torit unit on ebay cheaper with a grinder included.
    Bill D
  15. Re-reading it sounds like the vfd to motor is...

    Re-reading it sounds like the vfd to motor is solid wires with no switches. That would be correct. Connect two wires one to com and one to s1 on the vfd. Strip the free ends and twist them together...
  16. What is a "fire wire" that is an old apple...

    What is a "fire wire" that is an old apple designation pre usb port days. A three phase motor should have three power wires in and one ground. It looks like you are trying to switch two of the load...
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    FYI: 1/2-13 is about the biggest size you can...

    FYI: 1/2-13 is about the biggest size you can thread with just a regular homeowner hand tap handle. Bigger then that you have to get a much bigger tap handle that the big box stores do not carry. ...
  18. Look into the fedex freight box flat rate...

    Look into the fedex freight box flat rate shipping depending on zone distance. I think they provide the pallet and a gaylord. Anywhere in the country weight limit is 1,200 pounds?
    141$ to 306$....
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    It is very hard to find odd size pipes for dc...

    It is very hard to find odd size pipes for dc use. So most people use 4 or 6 even if 5" is better. The only 5" PVC I have seen is for electrical conduit use. It is cheaper to buy 6" then to...
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    Is that a 16" single speed saw worth 650-1,100...

    Is that a 16" single speed saw worth 650-1,100 all day long if it is variable speed and includes a welder. For single speed max is around 750.
    Bil lD
  21. I thought sodium filled valves only came out in...

    I thought sodium filled valves only came out in the 1960's at least for cars. By then I would expect the engines to be gas turbines. Mercedes race cars used mercury filled valves by the 1930's
    Bil...
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    I have read the modern post planers are harder to...

    I have read the modern post planers are harder to get dust collection that works then the old cast iron machines.
    Bil lD
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    1/2-12 BSW seems to be common. could it be 55...

    1/2-12 BSW seems to be common. could it be 55 degree Whitworth threads? Chrysler cars used to use left hand lug nuts on one side of the car. They are a common grinder size maybe 1/2 -13. no idea...
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    I did read the history of the Robertson screw...

    I did read the history of the Robertson screw head. That was several pages. I learned it was earlier then the Phillips by several decades and The fall of the Russian Empire stopped it's worldwide...
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    came from; I love Canada. Bill D

    came from; I love Canada.
    Bill D
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