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Parting Out Mori Seiki VMC


July 27, 2017, 9:57 pm

for sale: parting out a Mori Seiki VMC; not certain of the model, will take photos of the data plate later today or tomorrow. this unit came into the scrapyard when I wasn't there - it was cran... Read more »

Re: Pamela Geller: The Coming Civil War


July 27, 2017, 9:56 pm

11 years ago, while posting under this current nym, Rudy Canoza, we had a discussion about a revised marketing claim concerning grass-fed beef from USDA. You claimed that you had written to and rec... Read more »

Shop's worst day ever


July 27, 2017, 3:04 am

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Metal dovetails in a bank safe?


July 26, 2017, 6:45 pm

Hi folks, I need a good example of metal dovetail joints for a piece I'm writing. I have a suspicion they were used in some early bank safes, but am struggling to find a picture online. Can anyone c... Read more »

The Climate's Always Been Changing, Why Worry About Accelerated Change?


July 26, 2017, 11:28 am

The Climate's Always Been Changing, Why Worry About Accelerated Change? Which is analogous to It's OK to kill a rightist climate skeptics now because they're only going to die anyway! In princi... Read more »

Re: Ignorant Uneducated Rightist Hillbillies Spreading AIDS - Time For The ...


July 26, 2017, 6:11 am

46.165.242.91: Sorry ass, Milo is gay and an officially protected species. -- It's time for the students to step up their game and kill people like Coulter. Siri Cruise April 25, 2017 Read more »

Re: Did Red Pecker throw in the towel?


July 23, 2017, 5:39 pm

11 years ago, while posting under this current nym, Rudy Canoza, we had a discussion about a revised marketing claim concerning grass-fed beef from USDA. You claimed that you had written to and rec... Read more »

Re: Chief NRA Parasite Wayne Lapierre Is A Draft Dodging America Hating Fai...


July 23, 2017, 3:55 pm

They say trolls like you die easily. Read more »

Re: The Acid Test - or What Happens If Guns Become Scarce


July 23, 2017, 3:48 pm

11 years ago, while posting under this current nym, Rudy Canoza, we had a discussion about a revised marketing claim concerning grass-fed beef from USDA. You claimed that you had written to and rec... Read more »

Re: Wall Street Journal Editorial Writer Is Found Dead - Arkancide?


July 22, 2017, 9:43 pm

11 years ago, while posting under this current nym, Rudy Canoza, we had a discussion about a revised marketing claim concerning grass-fed beef from USDA. You claimed that you had written to and rec... Read more »

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liquid wrench be ok as a cutting or tapping fluid ? rating: 5

Would liquid wrench be ok as a cutting or tapping fluid ? Any reason not to use it ? I will mostly be cutting/tapping aluminum. Thanks ! Read more »

WTB gas micro foundry for silvercasting rating: 5

All, Is there someone one there who is leaving the casting hobby who wants to sell me thier coffee-can forge or foundry? Or is there someone with experience with creating and using one safely that I... Read more »

Pipe joint compound rating: 5

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Interesting story, last night I went down the shop to do some work and found a small puddle on the floor. A solder joint where the copper hot water pipe was joined to a 3/8 NPT adapter into an old br... Read more »

what should I expect to pay for a first time Lathe with an overhead milling... rating: 5

looking to buy my first machine and I am a complete newb so I need help. what do I look for and what should I be spending. I have been lurking here for a while but havent posted here I dont think. I... Read more »

Allowance for Soldering rating: 5

I want to make a little brass dingus (a wheel pant mount, actually) and solder it onto 1/8 music wire. If I actually had that numbered drill set that I drool over, what size hole should I drill? W... Read more »

Solder or heat shrink and brazing with a MIG welder, Century Solar 2150 wel... rating: 5

I bought a used Solar 2150 hobby MIG welder recently (haven't used it yet), made by Century Manufacturing Co, model number 117-051 which is now about 14 years old, manuf 1991. The electrical specs pr... Read more »

gasoline blowtorch rating: 5

I just picked up a Turner T15C gasoline blowtorh, new and unused with instruction manual but a little shelf worn last week. From the appearance, it's probably 30 or more years old. The leather g... Read more »

Hardinge Automatic Screw Machine ?s rating: 5

Were looking at one on ebay Hardinge Automatic Screw Machine ASM5C 203 Item number: 7505934111 Is there anyone who can tell us its capability? Is this machine fully automatic? We were all wonderin... Read more »

What happened to the Woodwright's Shop TV show? rating: 5

I always liked watching Roy Underhill's Saturday morning ( on my cable channel anyway) TV show. I haven't seen it for many months now. Is Roy still alive & kicking? Anyone know? He is missed for what... Read more »

Pole Barn rating: 5

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Thinking of building a pole barn shop about 24x32. Have to do by myself. has to have gravel as I am on a limited budget. Will be adjacent to my house. What is the cheapest way to go about this and ma... Read more »

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