I'm sorry, I thought the pic was humorously apropos here.
As far as what happened to the newsgroup; If you want to know every
political view & perspective on an issue - we've got just the trolls
If you want to know every view & perspective on Global Warming -
we've got those trolls for you as well.
Bypassing door interlocks, now that's a touchy subject since it's
obviously an OSHA safety issue as Charlie implied. This is probably
one of those cases that if you have to ask, you probably shouldn't be
Sometimes you can put a magnet on certain types of sensors and it will
fool it into thinking it's closed. But you didn't hear it from me - I
disavow any knowledge of having said anything on the subject.
Watch those long sleeves now, or we might have a new series of photos
to show (where you've become *ONE* with your machine). LOL
Having seen a man put his chest in the 3/8" space between the end of a
rewind roller and a 2" thick solid steel machine frame (he bypassed the
Having seen a man get 6 of 10 fingers mashed to greasy spots in a trim die
(safeties were bypassed),
Having helped get a guy out of a chip conveyor with his arm in nearly 2
pieces, (he had put a door key in the switch to do some set-up work,
dropped a part in the conveyor and instinctively reached after it)
Having a guy come to me with his thumb in his glove, and his hand not
(female center and he clamped the tailstock up with his hand between the
part and the female center)...on a manual lathe without safeties.....
I'm not about to give out information about how to bypass a safety switch
on a machine tool.....
Flame all you want....I've seen enough carnage in my lifetime.
You can't 'idiot proof' anything....every time you try, they just make
Thats weird hair the thread drift check it out look at the time stamps.
BTW my killfile isnt quite a crowded as it was and welcome back.
Not sure how to say this but despite what others might like you to think
substance mostly devoid of jon humping is preferable at least to many here
and there really is life after jb.
Not without notice, and appreciated by many I'm sure--If it turns out to
have been a bad decision, you always can go back then I guess.
Generally its cold turkey for me...it's a given that someday even the
atmosphere won't be fit for my own lungs.
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