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Corrosion of Sanctuary Cities

July 28, 2015, 7:14 pm

http://www.academia.org/corrosion-of-sanctuary-cities/ Corrosion of Sanctuary Cities July 28, 2015, Malcolm A. Kline Sanctuary cities that refuse to turn over deportable felons to the feds are f... Read more »

Re: Fascinating early..very early 20th century color photos of Russia

July 28, 2015, 4:34 pm

I assumed these had to be separation negative shots, and the river scene with the bands of red/green/blue waves clearly demonstrates that. They took 3 black and white photos through either red/g... Read more »

Lifting Stuff

July 28, 2015, 1:19 pm

Well I finally got rid of the 'portable' gantry I built 30 years ago; it ju st got to the point where I'm not physically able to break it down and move it around very safely any more. I built a co... Read more »

Trike project

July 28, 2015, 1:12 pm

Hi gang! I've been offline for a couple of years workin' on this and that. Here's a link to one of the projects I've been building: https://www.flickr.com/photos/steamboat_ed/sets/72157629277867363 ... Read more »

Re: Ping Larry:

July 28, 2015, 10:21 am

On Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:03:03 -0700, Gunner Asch Oh, I thought that was first offered. My mistake. What I've been looking for is a small to medium sized demo hammer to break up concrete fence po... Read more »

Ping Gummer: Q on rotary hammers, hex vs. SDS

July 28, 2015, 8:57 am

Why did rotary hammer bits go from hex to SDS? Seems like change for profit$ sake, but maybe there's a real reason. Other dickless sages, like the worthless Whoyakidding and his castradi posse, are... Read more »

Re: CADCAM Technology Leaders Group...

July 27, 2015, 8:00 pm

On Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:58:00 -0700, Captain Obvious LOL Newsflash for Banquer: If you had anything worth bragging about, you wouldn't need to be doing the bragging yourself. If you think you kno... Read more »

Re: The " M " word

July 27, 2015, 7:13 pm

http://www.snopes.com/politics/humor/foxworthy.asp Read more »

Hillary likely to face prison

July 27, 2015, 6:49 pm

http://nypost.com/2015/07/26/hillary-has-a-dangerous-enemy-in-the-obama-administration/ Hillary faces dangerous enemy in the Obama administration By Michael Goodwin If Hillary Clinton were a carto... Read more »

Butt stupid cannucks

July 27, 2015, 6:39 pm

Whiney wana stand to pee is obviously a product of canadian public education https://www.youtube.com/embed/XELWyJeKSV0?feature=player_detailpage Read more »

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Easily cutting .75mm camera lens threads on an inch lathe

Sorry for the long subject line folks, Anyway, it seems that camera lens threads are all, or mostly all, .75mm pitch. Cutting metric threads on an inch lathe is of course a hassle. 34 TPI would... Read more »


Homemade Resistance Soldering Unit

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I tried posting this earlier, but I got an error message when I went to post it. So, I am not sure the first message went anywhere. If this is a double post, I apologize. I am attempting to build a r... Read more »


Friday yard sale score

Wasn't really even out doing yard sales today as I figured there wouldn't be many on a holiday weekend. But stopped at one on the way in to see a customer, and scored a Cardinal Model 140 Speed Vis... Read more »


Interesting article on bringing manufacturing back to America

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/12/the-insourcing-boom/309166/1/ Thomas Mayor, a senior adviser with Booz & Company who specializes in manufacturing strategy, says that in indus... Read more »


3-D prototyping printer?

I remember seeing a web page describing a process that deposited (sprayed?) material (plastic?) to build up a CAD design so that in the end you have a 3-D prototype of your design. Basically, a CN... Read more »


jigs and fixtures

I've finished reading Joe Martin's book, Tabletop Machining, and also The Mini Power Tool Handbook, by Taylor and Bullock. Now I'd like to read a book about how one designs jigs and fixtures in metal... Read more »


Battery Rebuilders: Primecell vs MTO?

After reading a number of on-line reviews, I was all set to send a 1.3 Ah 12V DeWalt drill battery pack off to MTO: http://mtobattery.com/store/page2.html when I saw the recent thread praising ... Read more »


Cobalt vs. Carbide End Mills

Hello, What are people's thoughts on carbide vs. M42 cobalt end mils for mild, 1030 and 41xx? I'm using a manual mill for light work - not high speed production CNC work. My mills are all end mills ... Read more »


klixon thermal protectors "scarcer than hens teeth", even HARDER ...

need one, can't find, no hits, dead ends, 'contact the distributor', inquiries sent, distributors don't reply, must want to sell 'only in multiples of hundreds or better', can find no 'these guys a... Read more »


Two videos of one of my IC-engines I built

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Hi! About 4 years ago, I have built this stationary 4 stroke with 87 ccm. It was my second IC-engine I've built. With todays modern technology like video and YouTube (Nick, wake up!) I was able .... Read more »