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  1. Polaris bought a Swedish electric truck maker...

    Polaris bought a Swedish electric truck maker several years ago. I am still waiting for the electric snow mobile or quad.
    Bil lD
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    A kennel was my first thought on reading the...

    A kennel was my first thought on reading the title.
    Bill D
  3. But your state is only the size of a county in...

    But your state is only the size of a county in the west.
    Bil lD
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    motor or arbor? For some reason all of us,...

    motor or arbor? For some reason all of us, myself included, assumed arbor not motor bearings. Likeley motor bearings are two different sizes. regardless use rubber sealed.
    Bil lD.
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    Big brother to the unisaw...

    Big brother to the unisaw
    http://wiki.vintagemachinery.org/1214ArborBearings.ashx

    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?133210-Delta-34-350-12-14-quot-riving-knife-retrofit/page2

    Do not...
  6. The tub surround in house, built in 1949, was...

    The tub surround in house, built in 1949, was formica on what seemed to be masonite. It held up pretty well for 60 years until it got too much hard water stains.
    Bil lD
  7. You could consider adding a plate to both sides...

    You could consider adding a plate to both sides and using sex bolts to sandwich them together.
    Bill D
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    Folks often set the fence flat then run it over...

    Folks often set the fence flat then run it over the jointer face down to get it all parallel. Dust collection is a must. There is not much to wear on a used jointer except bearings. Bearings are...
  9. Lee is correct how do you get enough rain to...

    Lee is correct how do you get enough rain to cause rot. Maybe sprinklers? How old is this door. Use an aluminum kick plate and paint to match or contrast.
    Bill D.
  10. The one on my saw has no holding provision other...

    The one on my saw has no holding provision other then gravity. It is cast iron and weigh. 6.8 pounds. I will have to think how to secure it better. I have been thinking about how to make a ZCI...
  11. The ferguson in town is wholesale only and will...

    The ferguson in town is wholesale only and will not sell to anyone with out a contractors license.
    Bil lD
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    OSIRIS-REx Touches Asteroid Bennu

    Touch and go landing, on an asteroid! can you say fly by wireless?
    Bill D.
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    Medical pricing is insane. The insurance...

    Medical pricing is insane. The insurance companies pay it because they see the cost benefit relationship.
    Redemisphere costs under one dollar a dose to make. It sells for over $300 a dose. If...
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    I read decades ago that Bon Ami is what the car...

    I read decades ago that Bon Ami is what the car companies and car magazines used before a test drive or photo shoot to insure any imperfections in the windshield were the glass and not dirt. It was...
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    I have seen the same painters version of...

    I have seen the same painters version of Washington Rallying the troops. It was stored in the attic for decades at UC Berkeley because they did not room for it to be displayed. Very, very few...
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    To lift my mill/drill I made an I beam. I bolted...

    To lift my mill/drill I made an I beam. I bolted a C channel to each side of the ceiling joist above the bench. They sat on a bolted 2x4 that was screwed to several studs against the wall. I came...
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    Location. I do not think the western states will...

    Location. I do not think the western states will allow 2x4 walls more ten 10 feet tall. Nor hurricane states. Even with full shear nailing schedule. Thicker walls allow extra insulation if that is...
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    How wide and what holds it to the backing? Does...

    How wide and what holds it to the backing? Does it even have a backing piece of iron?
    Some older San Francisco street cars still use pine 2x4's for track brakes.
    Bil lD
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    If it is seldom used leather would work. Check a...

    If it is seldom used leather would work. Check a brake or clutch shop for relining material.
    I have no idea about gluing to the steel band. Traditional brake linings were riveted on at each end...
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    Volvo Cars used American sized fasteners up until...

    Volvo Cars used American sized fasteners up until the 1970's. I think they switched overnight to driving on the right before they switched to metric.
    Bill D.
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  21. Thread: Mailboxes

    by Bill Dufour
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    Probably in the 1970's thieves broke into a mail...

    Probably in the 1970's thieves broke into a mail drop box and took all the checks. tossed the other mail. They took a counter check, invented a company name, used my fathers account number and...
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    All I get are car warranty is expiring calls. I...

    All I get are car warranty is expiring calls. I did get one my social security number was going to be suspended and "I" "T" would cause me all kinds of hurt. not the card, not it, but I T.
    Bil lD
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    My gas company sent me a letter and said their...

    My gas company sent me a letter and said their remote reading smart meter had to have the bush pruned away from it so there was something like 24" in front and to the sides.
    Bil lD
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    Kenendy(1960) was the first president to not wear...

    Kenendy(1960) was the first president to not wear a hat when he was sworn in.
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    I would do the vertical in a board but do it the...

    I would do the vertical in a board but do it the other way round, nose down. Less likely to snag you. Of course much harder to add one more in between sizes.
    Bil lD
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