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    Does this look like a Porsche...

    Does this look like a Porsche?:D:cool::D Maybe there will be an SUV version too?:eek: You should see the Aston Martin entry in this category.



    Experiences vary.
    I had a '71 Grand Prix...
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    ^this. Excessive misalignment between the union...

    ^this. Excessive misalignment between the union halves can also lead to leaks, tho' most quality unions have slightly hemispherical seats to allow some misalignment.

    (I am assuming the leak is in...
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    Both good answers, so far. You have 3 interests...

    Both good answers, so far. You have 3 interests at work here: the owner, the gubment (state/county/city), and the insurance carrier. A 4th could be the bank/lender (if applicable); I'll ignore the...
  4. I don't carry cash anymore; credit card is a good...

    I don't carry cash anymore; credit card is a good stand-in for me.;)
  5. Around here, if the gate's not opened already or...

    Around here, if the gate's not opened already or not equipped with a Fire Department override (box), they use their own 'finesse' - aka 'bolt cutters'.

    When we got my aunt a medical alert...
  6. As we drift off topic.... From memory, but on a...

    As we drift off topic....
    From memory, but on a typical 70kV branch circuit I recall cost for overhead is ~$300,000/mile; cost for underground is ~$1,500,000/mile. I may have the specific $$...
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    Two weeks back, my 2.5 yr old Domino XL started...

    Two weeks back, my 2.5 yr old Domino XL started oscillating/turning at perhaps 25-30% of normal speed. Speed regulator toasted?? Drag out the paperwork and I’m horrified to find I never registered...
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    I stopped at the (TX) grocery store on the way to...

    I stopped at the (TX) grocery store on the way to the house yesterday and forgot to take my work access badge off my belt. 3 People in the store stopped me and said hello, then asked if we were...
  9. Texas was in a drought from ~1998 to 2014...

    Texas was in a drought from ~1998 to 2014 (meteorologically speaking) IIRC. And it was not even our worst. We managed to deal with it.

    I watched our drinking water supply lake go from ~275,000...
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    It's just sugar water generally, but you can...

    It's just sugar water generally, but you can doctor it up as you see fit ('infusions', juices, etc.). Bartenders I've known suggested adding sugar to water until saturated (i.e. it just won't...
  11. Don't recall anyone mentioning this so far, and...

    Don't recall anyone mentioning this so far, and not exactly fitting with your initial proposition, but.... If you wanted an inlay to show on both sides:

    make the field board at 1-1/2" thick...
  12. Thread: D-Day

    by Malcolm McLeod
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    Interesting book, and some insight to the...

    Interesting book, and some insight to the (historical) Russian approach to war:
    Russia Against Napoleon: The True Story of the Campaigns of War and Peace [​Lieven, Dominic]

    A tough read, but...
  13. https://www.weidmuller.com/en/products/electronics...

    https://www.weidmuller.com/en/products/electronics/circuit_protection/esx10_t_series.jsp
  14. If a pattern for each side is needed, then you...

    If a pattern for each side is needed, then you could follow Mr. Bradley's and Mr. Cooper's process - just don't glue one side: Take the single board 'pattern', cut the (1/4") dado through it,...
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    Reportedly, the following was an exchange between...

    Reportedly, the following was an exchange between Los Angeles ATC and unidentified aircraft.

    Aircraft: "LA Center, this is Aspen 3. Requesting angels 80." (80,000ft above sea level).
    LA Ctr:...
  16. The insulation will be damaged by excessive heat....

    The insulation will be damaged by excessive heat. The heat build up is influenced by numerous factors: #starts/time interval, the starting load, the motor's size, speed, etc..

    Most are...
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    Check with local Fixed Base Operators (FBO) at...

    Check with local Fixed Base Operators (FBO) at your local general aviation terminals and municipal airports. They will still probably* retail 100LL Avgas. It has zero corn content as far as I know. ...
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    You can get resin/fiberglass/plastic 'rocks' -...

    You can get resin/fiberglass/plastic 'rocks' - hollow and suitable for everything from covering hoses to outdoor speakers. Probably only require a hole saw or suitable sized drill... A little duct...
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    Not sure if this has been mentioned (didn't read...

    Not sure if this has been mentioned (didn't read them all), but in addition to weakening them, out west at least, dragging chains is a fairly common cause of grass fires.

    I was always taught to...
  20. Thread: Ugh!

    by Malcolm McLeod
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    If you feel that finding the culprit is worth the...

    If you feel that finding the culprit is worth the required repairs, look for a borescope (example). You can start a systematic search of each stud pocket - either thru the walls, with requisite...
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    I have the 14". I was amazed at how well it...

    I have the 14". I was amazed at how well it handled a major pruning of 10-12" Hackberry limbs. Make sure the blade is sharp. If not - or if cerebral flatulence strikes, and you get trigger happy...
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    If you find one that's interesting on the used...

    If you find one that's interesting on the used shopping sites, but too far afield to risk a wasted trip, perhaps a local Creeker could go inspect it for you ... perhaps even negotiate on your behalf?...
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    In meeting this morning, and just learned that...

    In meeting this morning, and just learned that local Fire Marshall may be able to perform air receiver inspections. Just in case someone is interested.
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    Clearly a higher authority! And I am definitely...

    Clearly a higher authority! And I am definitely behaving so, just ask SWMBO.



    I bet a month's pay this is the onrushing model for nearly all software dependent devices; from cell phones, to...
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    I'd have to devote time I don't have to confirm...

    I'd have to devote time I don't have to confirm this, but I seem to recall that H2 can leak 'through' solid steel. With pressure, molecules are small enough to slip between those of the steel.

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