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portable light for shop/ garage

posted on 12-11-2019

I just ordered a couple of outdoor flood lights from Aliexpress. They are 50w led lights and are suppose to put out 4500 lumens. I plan on using th em instead of a 500w halogen light. A 500... read more »

Cold Weld ???

posted on 11-29-2019

I made a pin puller yesterday as a project with my dad when he and my mom stopped over yesterday for Thanksgiving. Basically I welded a 5/8 mild steel rod to a pair of locking pliers (Great Neck... read more »

Re: Anvil Identification

posted on 06-19-2019

Hi there! I am looking for a couple of old Anvils that an idiot cousin sold that were family heirlooms I am uncertain of what make/brand they were, bu t the ancestor who owned then would have stam... read more »

Covert Charpy Impact Value to Izod

posted on 04-10-2019

Can you please help me , how to convert charpy impact value to Izod value. Is it any standard formaula . read more »

Mechanical part,I need a search term to find and purchase.

posted on 07-08-2019

Hi guys, I'm rebuilding my Radial Arm Saw, most the table, but need to purchase the in this picture. What is it called? Thanks, Mikek read more »

Engineering and Science

Re: OT. Antenna tester

posted on 12-11-2019

@mid.individual.net: Pretty smart little presentation sheet. Cool job. read more »

coil ohm reading

posted on 07-06-2019

I have an old commercial self propelled mower with a eh18 engine I lost spa rk so I replaced coil with a new one just like the one that came off of mow er.I had spark but engine would not start but... read more »

The best storage solution--bolted steel tanks

posted on 08-25-2019

Since 1989, Center Enamel has been supplying and installing bolted steel ta nks up to 20,000 m3 capacity. Center Enamel provides the best possible combination of the strength and fl exibility of s... read more »

Role of air pressure in diamagnetism

posted on 09-14-2019

Hi, In a gradient of magnetic field, magnetic dipoles of the air are attracted toward the region of intense field such that the air pressure is more in th e regions of more intense field. The for... read more »

Dissolution of Higher MW PEO (4million, 5million and 8million)

posted on 11-28-2019

Hi everyone ; Hope you are fine. I am preparing different concentrations(0.1%,0.5%1%,3%) of above cited PEOs in distilled water, but i am always getting higher viscosity than the recomm... read more »

Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing

Free training videos for learning Solidowrks grasshopper / Rhino / Kinetic Architecure

posted on 02-19-2019

Hi, here are some beginner training videos for learning Modo / Rhino / Solidworks (soon GH) : https://www.youtube.com/user/tgroppi Best Thomas read more »

recomendations for table top milling setups?

posted on 06-16-2019

thinking of doing some small (and I do mean _small_) milling, to make a set of molds for casting type for hand setting printing (aka Letter Press). Not sure it is a cost effective method of gett... read more »

What is a good 3D freeware CAD program for modifying this DXF camber jig drawing?

posted on 05-31-2019

Do you have experience with 3D CAD freeware on Windows to help advise me? o What 3D CAD freeware might work well for this simple DXF style drawing? The reason I ask is that, often, the expense of... read more »

6th International Conference on Control, Modeling and Computing (CMC 2020) -July 11%12, 2020, Toronto, Canada

posted on 11-15-2019

6th International Conference on Control, Modeling and Computing (CMC 2020) https://icaita2020.org/cmc/index.html July 11%12, 2020, Toronto, Canada Scope 6th International Conference on Con... read more »

I tried to Export the assembly from ProE Intralink workspace to Disk. But I got a message showing "An error occured on Import/Export." Do anyone help me to resolve this ?

posted on 07-28-2017

Even I check the all dependencies everything looks good. All the sub components are exported with out any error. But Every time when i tried to export the assembly file , I get this message. read more »

Model Engineering

Star Racers - Online Model Race For Kids

posted on 07-23-2019

This is a new veteran-ownned company that combines a model design opportuni ty for kids and an online race. You can check it out at www.StarRacers.com This is from our About Us page: Boy or girl,... read more »

DTH and Rotary Drill Rig Suppliers

posted on 02-23-2019

Looking for a company which supply Drill Rigs at affordable cost? Then here you go you are at exact place Focus Mining Services are suppliers of DTH & Rotary Drill Rigs in Both Australia & South ... read more »

Saying Hi!

posted on 08-10-2019

User FidoNet address: 1:305/3 Simple Correction... SO> this simple revelation came to me one morning in the show of all places SO> LOL! This should of read in the SHOWER... not in the show. ... read more »

tube / pipe fit over scaffold tube

posted on 11-07-2019

Hello all I've asked on a couple of newsgroup during the last month, but not their thing... I want to find a tube / pipe, readily available, which will slide over a scaffold tube. For making jig... read more »

Jacob Sparre Andersen has passed away

posted on 12-17-2018

I have been asked to announce to this group that Jacob Sparre Andersen has passed away from stomach cancer on Sunday 16th of December 2018. Jacob was admitted to hospital only a month ago, and des... read more »

LEGO 3D Milling Machine

posted on 03-31-2013

Saw this in another group, could not resist re-posting here: http://youtu.be/oF0pMILT7_Y NXT-based. Given that it's Easter today, can't resist the temptation to compare it to the Eggbot - similar des... read more »

International Engineering (BETA)

Ein 'E' und die Welt wird wieder grer

posted on 12-11-2019

Wenn ich dies (1) lese und die magere Reichweite der alten; auf E-Motor dadurch das der Elektroflieger statt 700 nur 160 km Reichweite bringt sind und diese noch mehr Strom brauchen. Sprich: Der Ge... read more »

[MANIFESTO] it.hobby.modellismo

posted on 12-13-2019

In fondo a questo articolo, inviato automaticamente ogni mese, troverai il manifesto di questo newsgroup (it.hobby.modellismo). . Tieni presente che esistono anche questi newsgroup it.test ... read more »

Adam Sodowy nie yje...

posted on 12-11-2019

Chyba obecnie mimo wszystko najbardziej odpowiednia grupa. https://poznan.wyborcza.pl/poznan/7,36001,25500621,adam-slodowy-nie-zyje-autor-programu-zrob-to-sam-mial-96.html?fbclid=IwAR26 read more »

[Conseils d'utilisation] fr.rec.modelisme

posted on 12-02-2019

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S: Unverlierbare Schrauben M3

posted on 11-21-2019

Etwas in diesem Stile: https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/Yn4AAOSw3xJVaeYF/s-l1600.jpg Selbst Schrauben auf der Drehbank entsprechend nachbearbeiten geht Schraubenkopf am besten Flachkopf mit Schlitz ... read more »

Chargeur portable d'ordinateur portable

posted on 12-05-2019

Bonjour, il existe des chargeurs d'ordinateurs portables sur batterie. Tous ceux que j'ai vu font 19V 3,5 A. chargeur convient. Qu'en pensez vous ? -- siger read more »

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