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What is it? (Amateur Version POST06)

April 25, 2015, 7:51 am

Here is the sixth post in the series. As usual, I will try to answer questi ons about their composition, size and how they can move. Pictures are provi de via dropbox. There is one composite or sin... Read more »

Someone want to use to read one meter secretly killed all over the world, m...

April 25, 2015, 6:33 am

Beg you to intervene, I am sure that is true, as long as closer watching me ly miserably, say to want to use my idea to kill all of us, my life every d ay in pain I am a Chinese, my name... Read more »

I'm back

April 24, 2015, 10:14 am

Test post Don't know if anybodsy noticed, been dark on newsgroups quite a while now. Karl Read more »

Desk lighting

April 23, 2015, 9:28 pm

I can't stand working in my office/man-cave because the lighting is so crappy. I'm squinting like a 12 year old with a Playboy! I have one eyeball type in the ceiling on the far left with a 100... Read more »

OT: Free/cheap Chinese shipping

April 23, 2015, 12:41 pm

I have been buying electronics from China direct lately since I found the identical products for sale for many times the cost and without free shipping. So I am wondering how all this stuff can be ... Read more »

we have gold dust and gold bars for sale

April 22, 2015, 3:05 am

We sell gold dust bars our product details is below: gold dust and gold bars 1. Carat - 23+ 2. Purity - 98% 3. Quantity - gold dust (150kg) gold dore bars (50kgs) 4. Price - negotiable for mor... Read more »

Re: Ford EcoBoost Engines Can Suddenly Fail Creating Dangerous Conditions

April 21, 2015, 2:12 pm

http://www.consumerclasslawyersblog.com/2014/09/09/ford-ecoboost/ Consumers who own or lease vehicles equipped with Ford's EcoBoost engine have reported hundreds of reliability and safety issues. ... Read more »

Which steel rod would have the least sag/twist/flex of a 4' stretch

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April 19, 2015, 6:41 pm

I need a steel rod/s. precision ground, polished, turned, heat treated whatever is most effective. 3/8 OD and a length of 4'. I need to know what kind of steel (1144, Stressproff, 4140 TGPHT would ... Read more »

Our robot took 1st place in Illinois state Robocross olympiad

April 19, 2015, 12:18 am

Video and some details are here. http://www.machinerymoverschicago.com/blog/Robocross/ Most people go the easy route and buy a Vex Robotics kit. We built our own and won. This robot works ... Read more »

I hard faced my shovel

April 18, 2015, 5:44 pm

I found a hard facing wire made just for the 115 volt MIG welders. It is a flux core wire so no shielding gas is used. So I hard faced the tiller tines and then did a shovel. My ground here is so f... Read more »

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Camera mount thread

OK. Is it 1/4 20 SAE or 1/4 20 Whitworth? Thanks Karl Read more »


Ammco Brake Shoe Abrasive Belts - Need a supplier

I have a model #880 Ammco brake shoe grinder and need to find a supplier of the abrasive belts. I have contacted Ammco and the parts person did not have any information on the product at all. I hav... Read more »


R134a Thread size?

I want to recharge the refrigerant in my auto air conditioner. I've assembled all the necessary tools except for one item. My vacuum pump is outfitted with a 3/4 female NPT fitting and the discharge ... Read more »


Need advise about buying Millrite mill

There is local guy selling his Millrite mill for $1300. I haven't seen it but he is saying it's tight. Any word of advise? What should I check when I'll get a chance to see the machine? I posted li... Read more »


Mounting Conundrum, Revisited

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OK, here it is again with more pictures and explanations. Sorry for starting a new thread, but it seemed reasonable given that I did such a poor job of getting the design problem stated in the l... Read more »


WaterJet machining rates

Ready to cut some 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick alluminum plates. Any ballpark numbers for pricing - in terms of $$$ per inch cut ? There will be many openings cut, so the waterjet will have to stop/go about... Read more »


aluminum solder?

What 'zacky is in aluminum solder? Will it only work on Aluminum only or will it solder other materials? Is it a strong bond? LB, messingschlager Read more »


Ebay Scam - Safeharbor Request

I just got the Safeharbor security verification notice. Just for fun, I did a trace to the ip of megabank.com and found it went to Bank Internasional Indonesia in Jakarta. One way to solicit fund... Read more »


What do gear cutter numbers mean?

Folks; Sorry for pestering you but... Reading a gear cutter chart, it says a number 6 cutter will cut from 17 to 20. Does that mean 17 to 20 teeth per inch or gears needing 17 to 20 teeth no matter ... Read more »


Mitutoyo Quick Vision 200pt CMM measuring machine for sale

New in 1999 and can be tested.. For full spec go to www.mitutoyo.co.uk Machine located in Larkhall which is 20miles south of Glasgow Read more »