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    Screw in is better than trying to anchor by push...

    Screw in is better than trying to anchor by push in.
  2. Thread: Corona virus

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    The hype is the hoax. Annual flu deaths start in...

    The hype is the hoax.
    Annual flu deaths start in the low tens of thousands in the USA.
    In a bad year they can approach 100,000.

    The flu (regardless of the actual virus causing it) has always...
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    I have always preferred the threaded plug over...

    I have always preferred the threaded plug over trying to achieve a press fit that will last forever.

    It is possible to achieve a press fir, but it needs a whole lot more precision.
    And the...
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    I have been catching up on my reading. Beats the...

    I have been catching up on my reading.
    Beats the brain damage of television.
  5. A little much for walking, but I do most of my...

    A little much for walking, but I do most of my varmint shooting from a portable table anyway.
    I have farmers that call me when they decide they have a groundhog problem.

    They get as much of a...
  6. Thread: Corona virus

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    So 1 in 22 death rate. Higher than most recent...

    So 1 in 22 death rate.
    Higher than most recent flu types, but the heavy presence
    of third world victims probably explains a lot of that.

    While flu can kill (often from immune system over...
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    I use jet rated muffs and EAR disposable foam...

    I use jet rated muffs and EAR disposable foam plugs.

    I have glasses that do NOT go under the foam on my muffs.
    They look sort of dorky, but outside of a single squeal from over 30 years ago.
    ...
  8. You could always use it for live varmint shooting.

    You could always use it for live varmint shooting.
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    Some money and some hearing damage. One is a...

    Some money and some hearing damage.

    One is a lot more important that the other.
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    The whole system of trying to measure impulsive...

    The whole system of trying to measure impulsive noise does not actual work that well.

    The typical amplifiers do not have adequate bandwidth to deal with the very small rise
    time of a a sound...
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    "25dB Noise Reduction Rating (NRR)" Not all...

    "25dB Noise Reduction Rating (NRR)"

    Not all that good.
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    Adequate feed pressure creates larger chips that...

    Adequate feed pressure creates larger chips that remove more heat.
    What lube?
    SS can benefit from some of the more sophisticated lubes.
    Try Tap Magic.
    The correct type is labeled for SS and not...
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    Well a 100 watt bulb was good enough for an EZ...

    Well a 100 watt bulb was good enough for an EZ Bake oven.

    Filament is more than 2,000 F.
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    You can make notes in the margins. Almost always...

    You can make notes in the margins.
    Almost always worth a look.

    After 35+ years in the EW field I still had a boat load of books and IEEE articles with tons of notes in them.
    Always print one...
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    Touch screens just do not work as well as actual...

    Touch screens just do not work as well as actual keyboards.
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    Peeing on your hands is NOT a recommended method.

    Peeing on your hands is NOT a recommended method.
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    The ammonia evaporate out rather rapidly.

    The ammonia evaporate out rather rapidly.
  18. Swap in a 3-phase motor and a VFD to feed it. ...

    Swap in a 3-phase motor and a VFD to feed it.

    It really is an outstanding safety feature.

    It does work better with a geared drive, but is still reasonably effective on a belt system.
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    Or at least the props and the shafts driving...

    Or at least the props and the shafts driving them.
    The energy stored in a prop shaft and prop as they turn is downright scary.
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    Sweets 7.62 Solvent Do NOT leave it in for...

    Sweets 7.62 Solvent
    Do NOT leave it in for longer than recommended.

    It is potent stuff.
    I would try and actual lead lap and very fine compound.
    Maybe just rouge initially.

    Cast the lap in...
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    Not a whole lot at the Federal level. Local laws...

    Not a whole lot at the Federal level.
    Local laws may say more.
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    It is very difficult for particles of most metals...

    It is very difficult for particles of most metals to penetrate all that far though the skin.

    In many cases the solvents used to try and clean up the surface of the skin are actually the largest...
  23. Thread: tpi to M

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    Drawings and machine tools have been in decimal...

    Drawings and machine tools have been in decimal inches for a very long time for precision work.

    Think micro-inches for super precise things.
    One millionth of an inch, 1E-6 inch.


    Not to be...
  24. Thread: resolution

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    Same sh|t, different decade. S^2, D^2

    Same sh|t, different decade.
    S^2, D^2
  25. Thread: tpi to M

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    When something is 'idiot proof' a better idiot is...

    When something is 'idiot proof' a better idiot is going to emerge.
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