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  1. I sync my phone (texts, photos, and calls) with...

    I sync my phone (texts, photos, and calls) with my Windows 11 laptop. Besides being able to text with a full keyboard, it's a ton easier to move photos from phone to laptop. Before i started...
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    When i was working, most of the printing i needed...

    When i was working, most of the printing i needed was at the office, and we printed very little at home. Almost every time we did, we needed to change one or more ink cartridges because they had...
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    $45,000 for a septic?? We had ours done last...

    $45,000 for a septic?? We had ours done last summer for $12,000 including getting some old cast iron out of the basement, it was another $500 for the soil survey and $150 for the permit. Of...
  4. Could it be that Apple cancelled the car project...

    Could it be that Apple cancelled the car project when they discovered that it needed Windows?? :D
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    At age 13, my oldest son made a mistake. ...

    At age 13, my oldest son made a mistake. Arrested, expelled from middle school, home detention, a year of probation. I introduced him to the owner of a machine shop, where he worked sorting...
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    Long shot guess, but i'd probably start in the...

    Long shot guess, but i'd probably start in the rosewood family (which is huge!!). With wax scraped for grain and close-up end grain shots, the guy at Hobbit House may be able to get close.
    For...
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    The math in that headline must be from either...

    The math in that headline must be from either Artificial Intelligence or Complete Lack of Intelligence. If the survey results indicate that 1 in 5 employers had a recent graduate bring a parent to...
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    I wouldn't sweat it Tom--i've taken some some...

    I wouldn't sweat it Tom--i've taken some some comments for putting a Byrd on a Dewalt 735 planer about 10 years ago. (Sears floor demo planer, under $300, plus $320 at the time for the 13" Byrd...
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    Redid my deck last spring, used Menard's thick...

    Redid my deck last spring, used Menard's thick decking--pretty consistent 1 1/8" thick. For a 30' wide deck, i ordered all 16' lumber and happily had them deliver-delivery cost was around $110, and...
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    We don't eat out much at all, and fast food...

    We don't eat out much at all, and fast food (which is no longer fast) is maybe two or three times a year. We stopped at a McD's last summer or early fall, and coincidently i went to a Wendy's Monday...
  11. Accurate Bearing in Addison, IL has (or maybe...

    Accurate Bearing in Addison, IL has (or maybe HAD, been a few years) a lady who was a wiz at old USA machinery. She had a great reputation on the Dewalt RAS forum. Had to have the old bearings and...
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    Upper right-hand corner of Tom's post...he is in...

    Upper right-hand corner of Tom's post...he is in Sykesville, MD. A tick too far from NW Indiana for me!!
  13. Maybe not in bandsaws, but i've seen a few...

    Maybe not in bandsaws, but i've seen a few exceptions to the Junk Blade on New Saw...
    1. Ryobi BT3000 table saw, bought new 30+ years ago. Included blade was an Italian-made (purported by Freud)...
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    Comments like this that should be obvious things...

    Comments like this that should be obvious things to do, and i just don't get it--make my "contributor" contribution worth every penny. I haven't been in the OP's position, but John's temporary fix...
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    And not unusual to see Fairbanks, Alaska warmer...

    And not unusual to see Fairbanks, Alaska warmer and with less snow than La Porte, Indiana. Thankfully, not this winter!!
  16. I'm in the "replace them now" camp. Better than...

    I'm in the "replace them now" camp. Better than even chance that they need to be done, as Bill pointed out. I just put the top back on my new (to me) 1988 PM66 after bringing it home. Between the...
  17. Funny...i just thought about messaging you to see...

    Funny...i just thought about messaging you to see if you wanted company for the trip to VA!!

    Matt just finished putting a 1998 PM66 together for me--top notch machine. Mine is a 5 hp 3 ph, Matt...
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    Made me look. I had just read some caster...

    Made me look. I had just read some caster reviews earlier this week, but went back to look at a few bandsaws on my short list--i see both reviews and Q & A's on the Grizzly website. Could it be...
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    Some Advantage plans are probably very...

    Some Advantage plans are probably very misleading, but there are good ones. When my wife became Medicare eligible due to disability last November at age 60, our choices were Supplement A (at a crazy...
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    That may be the case, but this has been a very...

    That may be the case, but this has been a very informative thread and i'm sure i'm not the only one who has benefitted from it!! Thanks to all who have commented.
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    I'm betting that's the Napa where grapes are...

    I'm betting that's the Napa where grapes are grown, not the auto parts store near where we buy groceries!! Congrats on the new saw!!
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    Where are located Nick? I've been watching for...

    Where are located Nick? I've been watching for an 18 BX to come up used within a few hundred miles of NW Indiana--only one i've seen in the past 18 months or so was priced above retail new.
  23. Thread: Cooking

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    Got a great deal on some fresh ground turkey...

    Got a great deal on some fresh ground turkey patties last week. Put the first batch on the grill with Lawry's season salt the day we got them--okay. Did the last 4 yesterday at lunch--fog & drizzle...
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    Try "hand wheel" or "handwheel". Check...

    Try "hand wheel" or "handwheel". Check McMaster-Carr for an assortment. hand wheels | McMaster-Carr
  25. Thread: Cooking

    by Earl McLain
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    My wife was a great cook, but dementia has made...

    My wife was a great cook, but dementia has made that very difficult for her--hard to process the steps involved in making a meal. So...for the past year or so i've been doing most of the meal...
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