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  1. Thread: Gee Tech

    by Bill Dufour
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    Not sure about twain but in China specing better...

    Not sure about twain but in China specing better qualty and more accuracy deos not mean much. They will print test certs showing they meet the standards. which does not necessarily mean they...
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    Sounds like the cap iron is too far forward....

    Sounds like the cap iron is too far forward.
    Bill D
  3. Best i could find. The snow is not that deep....

    Best i could find. The snow is not that deep.
    Bill D
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    Not really designed for noise reduction but I...

    Not really designed for noise reduction but I was always impressed by the shielding doors used where my father worked. Cast concrete slabs about 3 feet thick, ten feet wide. They dropped into the...
  5. The Southern Pacific Railroad, which knows...

    The Southern Pacific Railroad, which knows something about rotary plows, uses a diesel electric to drive the blades but it still has a steam boiler that runs to heating pipes to keep the moving...
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    What I did not realize before the museum show was...

    What I did not realize before the museum show was how much hand painted tile was used in mission stuff. Accents in outside walls, trim around fireplaces, doors, bathroom and kitchen etc. Some was...
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    Unless you are touching something grounded like a...

    Unless you are touching something grounded like a faucet a GFCI is not going to do anything. If you are in the middle of a building with a dry floor touching a 120 volt wire should do nothign but...
  8. My theory on fitups like this is I fit the panel...

    My theory on fitups like this is I fit the panel exactly to fit. I can normally use the molding cuts on the outside to get the dimensions. Then once it is done and verified I cut one blade width...
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    My father got a medal because he was in basic...

    My father got a medal because he was in basic training wehn Pearl Harbor was attacked. He was nowhere near Hawaii at the time. everyone in uniform got one. Just like everyone got a ruptured duck...
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    If the two ends of the conduit are not exactly...

    If the two ends of the conduit are not exactly the same height there will be a thermosyphon effect constantly drawing in air. Same for any wind at all.
    Bill D.
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    For a piece that small I would look into soaking...

    For a piece that small I would look into soaking instead of steam. Any tenons will expand some due to steaming so the mortises will have to be cut to fit after it dries. I would soak it underwater...
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    Do you know those fire extinguishers are banned...

    Do you know those fire extinguishers are banned since htey either cause cancer or their carbon tet chokes you to death.
    Bill D
  13. If I took it apart, I think the heaviest piece...

    If I took it apart, I think the heaviest piece would be well under 100 lbs. It might be a bit awkward to lift it though. Just make sure to take careful note of which gib goes with which table and...
  14. There are over 500 species of eucalypts so result...

    There are over 500 species of eucalypts so result may very. In California almost all is red or blue. The blue gum In California is not the same as the blue gum in Australia.
    They grove at UC...
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    Aluminum or solid surface countertop material. ...

    Aluminum or solid surface countertop material. You will have to drill and tap for a standard machine screw. Avoid using 6/32 if possible since that is a difficult size to use.
    Bill D
  16. My 8" Delta two big guys loaded it upside down...

    My 8" Delta two big guys loaded it upside down into my pickup truck. But I separated the base from the top. The top part was upside down for the trip with the guard off. I have removed the infeed...
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    I thought you meant tee nuts in a tee slot so you...

    I thought you meant tee nuts in a tee slot so you could move it around. As is used on most metal working machines.
    Bill D.
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    For the same 300-400 dollars I would buy a used...

    For the same 300-400 dollars I would buy a used 1+1/2 Horsepower shaper with router spindle and probably a few cutters. Better fence, better dust collection, reversable. Already assembled etc....
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    Better then scratching around the piece to be...

    Better then scratching around the piece to be removed is a quick spraypaint job. May want to do a quick masking with tinfoil to control over spray. Makes getting everything back in place much...
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    You may want to design the pallet so it can be...

    You may want to design the pallet so it can be cut down into a permanent stand. It does not need to be so big once inside on a level floor a pallet jack is safer with no angles or slopes.
    Many...
  21. They make a special attachment for a tractor to...

    They make a special attachment for a tractor to pull pipe. It is like a deep ripper but the pipe is carried down behind it. So then ripper slits the earth down to the pipe depth then pipe is rolled...
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    Or insulate with foam sleeves and put the whole...

    Or insulate with foam sleeves and put the whole thing in a cable tray with no clamps. The way I ran ac drain line under my house was hole through the joist then an insulation sleeve that butted...
  23. I tried it with tin snips. I thought it was...

    I tried it with tin snips. I thought it was vibration reduction so the piece should be totally underwater to damp vibration. Either way it works. hard to see and follow the line underwater....
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    A pallet jack is about $100 used. 4,000-5,000...

    A pallet jack is about $100 used. 4,000-5,000 pound capacity. Can they strap it to a pallet you provide? I would make the pallet long and deep so it does not tip. maybe as simple as two 4x4's...
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    The large cans of Pineapple juice make a good 4"...

    The large cans of Pineapple juice make a good 4" pipe or hose connector. Cost about the same as a proper connector and include about 1/2 gallon of juice for free. My wife does not like it when I...
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