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    +1 on wired connections on stationary devices. ...

    +1 on wired connections on stationary devices. Our house - built in 1995 has home run RG6 cable but no CAT 5-6 ethernet. Many fiber/cable companies use MoCA to transmit video but older equipment...
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    Our neighbor next door has a belt drive unit, I...

    Our neighbor next door has a belt drive unit, I don't know what brand. It is significantly quieter than our screw drive, the door itself makes more noise than the opener. I think my next step is to...
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    But they can make the phone .2 mm thinner that...

    But they can make the phone .2 mm thinner that way :rolleyes:.
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    Well, I've tried the good suggestions here and no...

    Well, I've tried the good suggestions here and no joy. The opener is still usable, the remotes work to open but we have to hold the fixed switch button to close the door. I have looked at new openers...
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    It's going to vary with depth of cut as well as...

    It's going to vary with depth of cut as well as width. I tend to take light cuts and seldom have any tearout with straight knives. Extra time to make more passes is not a consideration for me. If I...
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    Another consideration is what else if anything is...

    Another consideration is what else if anything is on that 120 volt circuit. A typical 120 volt circuit is could be pulling 15 amps just running a 1.5 h.p. motor under load. Add in a few lights or a...
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    So are Nokia as far as I know. There are notes...

    So are Nokia as far as I know. There are notes and wallpaper apps that I didn't install. I don't know if those are from Google or not. The other pre-installed apps appear to be Google.
  8. I've seen pictures of solid surface counter tops...

    I've seen pictures of solid surface counter tops with stone tiles let into them. The stone is just higher than the counter top -maybe 1/16" or so. There's your place for hot pots. Wood moves and...
  9. I would never have guessed those were poplar....

    I would never have guessed those were poplar. Great job.
  10. Part of the California exodus?

    Part of the California exodus?
  11. Brass or steel wire brush in a dremel?

    Brass or steel wire brush in a dremel?
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    I think the radiation fears are overstated, maybe...

    I think the radiation fears are overstated, maybe by a lot. This is what my layman self thinks he knows. There are at least two kinds of radiation, ionizing and non-ionizing. Ionizing radiation is...
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    This is one of the advantages of an unlocked...

    This is one of the advantages of an unlocked phone. The ones I've looked at come with Google's apps and that's it. No carrier crap. Even Google's stuff is more than I'd prefer but better than the...
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    Thanks Kev, that makes it easier. When I'm able...

    Thanks Kev, that makes it easier. When I'm able I'll try that.
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    That was one reason I bought a Nokia 7.1, It has...

    That was one reason I bought a Nokia 7.1, It has about a 5 3/4" screen, about 6" X 2 7/8" overall. I find it okay in a front pocket. It's difficult to find something that small anymore. The other...
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    Check with Jalen Hurts:D Or maybe better, don't.

    Check with Jalen Hurts:D
    Or maybe better, don't.
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    A dado would be fine with a dado set. My outside...

    A dado would be fine with a dado set. My outside dado blades have tiny ears on the outside edge of the main blades. These leave a little groove. That wouldn't matter on a dado unless the ends are...
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    Ads causing problems? Say it ain't so!! :). For...

    Ads causing problems? Say it ain't so!! :). For me, noscript and uBlock origin in Firefox are not options, they're required. Ads and the Web are kind of like the opposite sex; difficult to live with...
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    Checking the connections at the drive head is...

    Checking the connections at the drive head is step next I think. Start with the easiest/cheapest and work up from there.
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    It's possible to find classic flip phones that...

    It's possible to find classic flip phones that work on current generation phone networks. There aren't a lot and I can't attest to their quality but they do exist. I couldn't get by with a flip...
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    There is research into alternative battery chemistries that have fewer issues. Sodium ion is one that has gotten some press lately, sodium is not a scarce commodity. Our friends in the Middle Kingdom...
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    Lots of good things to check here, thanks to...

    Lots of good things to check here, thanks to everyone. I'll report back if I'm able to solve the mystery. It's not urgent because I am able to close the door by holding the switch but closing with a...
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    Stanley garage door opener misbehaving

    We have a Stanley screw-type garage door opener installed around 1997 so it doesn't owe us anything. It opens perfectly, no issues. Closing is an issue. If i push and immediately release one of the...
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    I'd go along with the 20 amp fuses. It would...

    I'd go along with the 20 amp fuses. It would still be good to know what the motor is actually drawing compared to FLA (full load amps) on the motor's data plate. If the motor is drawing more than...
  25. Yup, dust collection on that machine did seem...

    Yup, dust collection on that machine did seem like an after thought. If you want to have some "fun" try planing wet pine that creates stringy fibers rather than chips.
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