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Pay Up Trumpski !!


October 18, 2018, 11:22 am

Trump has offered over the summer to donate $1 million to Warren's favorite charity if a DNA test proved her Native American bloodline. On Monday, Tru mp first denied ever making such a promise. H... Read more »

Locking spindle on a 10" Logan Lathe?


October 17, 2018, 2:42 pm

Hi All, What is the correct way to lock up the spindle on a 10 Logan/Wards lathe so as to remove a chuck, or put one on? It seems to me that the only way do do this is to engage the back gear... Read more »

Re: Conservatives always say WHO CARES?


October 16, 2018, 3:14 pm

So? -- pyotr filipivich With Age comes Wisdom. Although far too often, Age travels alone. Read more »

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October 16, 2018, 12:17 am

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Re: Limbaugh: no "massive stockpiles" of WMD were in Iraq


October 15, 2018, 4:42 am

On Thu, 11 Oct 2018 21:10:11 -0500, Martin Eastburn The way I remember it... Day 1: Reported possible finding of WMDs. Day 2: Leaked finding to media. Day 46: Landed troops to quickly find WMDs. ... Read more »

More hydraulic questions-Long


October 14, 2018, 11:54 pm

The Honda tractor I want to add hydraulic cyliders to has two single acting cylinders. The manual says to not keep the valve handle in the raised position after the implement is at position. Thi... Read more »

Engine oil burning mystery


October 8, 2018, 11:33 pm

The engine is in a 1990s Honda H5013 tractor. This is a small tractor with a 13 HP air cooled engine. The tractor sat for 5 years in my brother's yard without being started or moved . My son w... Read more »

Hydraulics related question


October 8, 2018, 7:45 pm

but irritating problem with the actuator valve . Pull to split and it goes great , pull the handle back to retract and it works great . As long as you hold it back . There's an internal detent th... Read more »

Anybody have BobCad V17?


October 1, 2018, 4:58 pm

All- I use BobCad version 17 almost every day to draw and write programs for the lathe. It runs on an XP machine that is dying. It will not run on newer operating systems. I bought a brand new... Read more »

DEFCON in some detail :-)


September 30, 2018, 4:04 am

DEFCON 5. Normal, all is well aka FADE OUT 4. Stepped up intelligence, operations, increased security aka DOUBLE TAKE 3. Readiness Alert with no anticipation of immediate attack ... Read more »

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How do I remagnetize magnetic sterling silver jewelry clasps?

rating: 5

I purchased a magnetic jewelry clasp and feel it's a bit weak. Is there a way to re-magnetize it? Read more »

Boyar Schultz

rating: 5

I recently purchased a 1970 Boyar Schultz 6-12 deluxe surface grinder. It has one-shot oiling and a built-in dust collector. I'm not sure what type or grade to use in the one-shot oiler or how to cle... Read more »

3-phase vs single-phase heating elements

rating: 5

Figured you guys would know... I have found a used 220 v 3-phase oven that I would like to use in my shop. The problem is that I only have 220v single phase. Without going to a phase converter is t... Read more »

Engine oil burning mystery

rating: 5

The engine is in a 1990s Honda H5013 tractor. This is a small tractor with a 13 HP air cooled engine. The tractor sat for 5 years in my brother's yard without being started or moved . My son w... Read more »

How to identify pewter

rating: 5

I bought seven grey colored, cast metal drinking cups with handles. I suspect that they may be pewter, but I am not sure. What is the easiest way to recognize pewter? They have a cast mark on the bot... Read more »

FS-250 amp AC/DC Squarewave 1ph TIG welder

rating: 5

I posted this on Craigslist as well. (Anyone here gets a better deal). 250 Amp TIG/Stick welder - $2200 OBO (Taft, California, near Bakersfield) 250 Amp Tig/Stick welder complete and ready to use ... Read more »

What color is a Hardinge lathe

rating: 5

The HLV_B is getting to the point where I should be thinking about cleaning the stand, head and bed and giving them a lick of paint. I don't know what color it should be. Ok, I know that Hardinge lat... Read more »

Argon purge for SS welding

rating: 5

What is the best set up for providing argon purge from one tank? thanks Stu Read more »

Low Profile Vice for Mill

rating: 5

Have a customer who needs a low profile vice for a Bridgeport application. Between the length of my multiple spindle head device and the overall height of his part and standard vice, he comes up ab... Read more »

Why do auto darken hoods say no use for gas welding?

rating: 5

The title says it all. Looking at auto darkening hoods and they say not for gas welding. The off shade is 3 or 4. Is this just too light? I thought that the light blocked by auto darkening hoods that... Read more »

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