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    :) https://youtu.be/LyUN40weqIk

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    https://youtu.be/LyUN40weqIk
  2. What Larry said-- wear shoes and clothes- at...

    What Larry said-- wear shoes and clothes- at least shoes- for grunging around outside, and leave them outside-
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    My wife's sister recently bought their 89 year...

    My wife's sister recently bought their 89 year old father a Cuisinart convection microwave. He couldn't figure out how to use it. Sister is the Rachel Ray type, always cooking and baking. She brought...
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    My dad and his dad built houses, and when we...

    My dad and his dad built houses, and when we moved into THIS house back in '69, I listened to him rant on about how it's built, and it DOES have issues, door jambs not straight, tilting walls, all...
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    Over the years I've probably called engineers...

    Over the years I've probably called engineers over 1000 times to explain that .020" is WAAYYYY too deep for 1/8" high characters. Nearly always it's just a number the engineer thought sounded good. ...
  6. Same exact rotary as the Explorer, but with a...

    Same exact rotary as the Explorer, but with a shorter base. And I was a bit put off by the fact you have to remove the table to use the rotary on the 180. Maybe not HAVE to, but a video I watched...
  7. After running a myriad of computer controlled...

    After running a myriad of computer controlled machinery since 1981, I've found one other truth to add to 'death and taxes':

    Computer connections can and will go bad. This applies to virtually any...
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    Because copper tubing IS conducive to causing...

    Because copper tubing IS conducive to causing condensation to form is a good reason NOT to use it. My old man ran copper tubing everywhere for air lines, over the years I disconnected near all of it...
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    I'm going to assume you're using a cone-tip on...

    I'm going to assume you're using a cone-tip on your lenses with the air blowing thru the cone? If so, it's no wonder you need 60psi of air... If this is true, do yourself a favor and rig up some...
  10. I've been removing rust and old bottom paint from...

    I've been removing rust and old bottom paint from our steel hulled houseboat for longer than I care to admit, and I have nearly all of Harbor Freight's north wall of sanding and grinding accessories...
  11. Ever since I've owned my 80w Triumph, which I...

    Ever since I've owned my 80w Triumph, which I don't really do much cutting with, I've noticed when I DO cut (usually 1/8" thick) that the mA's do drop over time. And I'm also noticing a trend in...
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    a little trick with the 'anneal' pass-- whatever...

    a little trick with the 'anneal' pass-- whatever your settings are for a no-ablate anneal, double the hatch space, increase the speed 50%, increase the power 10%, deduct 5-10 off the freq number. I...
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    Was just thinking about my main box just before...

    Was just thinking about my main box just before reading the above, as mine is lockable... :)

    And this is interesting reading because I burn thru a crapload of electric power!

    Our house, which...
  14. These types have an eccentric cam that acts as a...

    These types have an eccentric cam that acts as a stop, rotate it where you want--
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    Always so humble- I always got a kick out of him...

    Always so humble- I always got a kick out of him explaining how little he knew about lasers compared to some of his associates and mentors.
    I learned a ton from Dave, but as the saying goes, he's...
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    While I've never used it myself, many boaters I...

    While I've never used it myself, many boaters I associate with online swear by 'Git Rot'- might be worth a look.
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    I've always hated belt buckles like that, to the...

    I've always hated belt buckles like that, to the point I haven't done one in 30 years or so. The BACKS I'll do, but aligning the text to the arc of the ribbons, endless testing with tape and a pen...
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    In Corel, just place your text along the top edge...

    In Corel, just place your text along the top edge of the hanger graphic, select/group both, and use the 'weld' function, it'll connect the words to the graphic..

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    Assuming your Helix is a C02 laser, it will have...

    Assuming your Helix is a C02 laser, it will have no effect whatsoever on aluminum, other than heating it up.

    Fiber laser yes, C02 laser no...
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    Consider a carport--- 414046 I had this put...

    Consider a carport---

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    I had this put up to cover our 26' boat (which I sold about a month later) -it's 12'x31', this is just the basic model but its very nice, only paid $1965 for it I...
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    The most money per hour per one machine (that I...

    The most money per hour per one machine (that I kept track of anyway) happened about last February; the wife and my daughter were feeding anodized parts into the Triumph- nice thing about the parts,...
  22. 1140 cm3 is 670 CuFt per minute, that's plenty of...

    1140 cm3 is 670 CuFt per minute, that's plenty of air movement for that machine.

    Just be sure the blower is OUTSIDE, so that all moving air from laser to outdoors is in a negative pressure...
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    If you truly want it permanent-- 3M 5200 marine...

    If you truly want it permanent-- 3M 5200 marine adhesive.
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    I have a ShelterLogic 10x10 'shed in a box'- the...

    I have a ShelterLogic 10x10 'shed in a box'- the basic covers are only good for 2-3 years in direct sun, but you can get 10 and 15 year covers. I believe the 15 year replacement for my shed is over...
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    back in high school my friend was working at the...

    back in high school my friend was working at the grocery store a couple of blocks away. His shift was about over and I stopped in to pick him up. He was finishing up a HUGE pyramid of tuna fish cans....
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