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  1. Thread: Dremel Tool

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    Re: Dremel Tool

    All of my die grinders are air powered.
    I don't think I could tolerate a Dremel... Foredom machines are pretty good
  2. Thread: 38th time

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    Re: 38th time

    It might be a true story, ask her if you can help her out with the vet's bill. "Which vet was it exactly? We would like to talk with them"
    It's a pretty good story and remarkable if it is true.
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    Re: Ted Cruz's daughter

    How else does one become a multi-millionaire other than "off the backs of working people"?
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    Re: Standing or Balanced or neither

    For windward work everything matters.
    The shape of your foils become at least as important as the shape of your sails

    Speed through the water has as much to do with windward ability as any other...
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    Re: Blondihacks: Chinese lathes

    French Lathes: https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/Mercklein_Lathe

    circa 1790, relatively sophisticated
    (I suspect metric system on this crossfeed dial)

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  6. Thread: 38th time

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    Re: 38th time

    Perhaps they think after seeing the show they can do the job for cash, without a boss?
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    Re: Griner released from Russian gulag.

    I am glad this woman is free but at the expense of freeing this guy?
    Everyone traveling from this liberal enclave to a different country should be counseled to avoid doing anything as stupid as she...
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    Re: Eat yer heart out, tractor man.....

    this could be me...

    As a rule I instruct our operators at the end of the day to park the machines on level ground so they can check the oil before they start it next time, and if it is long term...
  9. Thread: Herschel

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    Re: Herschel

    Maybe/actually, the reds are getting the 'best/brightest/most ethical' they can fund...

    edit: Last night I watched npr news and the guest speaker was the president of Lithuania. After listening...
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    Re: about effing time

    This image is missing the shell casings on the ground...
  11. Thread: 38th time

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    Re: 38th time

    Wait! Aren't you working with dogs?

    edit to add: "That's a joke, son"
  12. Thread: Logic test!

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    Re: Logic test!

    just a different logic test
  13. Thread: Logic test!

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    Re: Logic test!

    This is as difficult as deciding whether to vote for Warnock or Walker
  14. Thread: 38th time

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    Re: 38th time

    After a grueling trip from the east coast I lasted one week at Huntington Beach in the summer of '67...
    It was fun, but it wasn't for me.

    Without knowing that I had signed on for the rest of my...
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    Re: Blondihacks: Chinese lathes

    She's wrong (in that video) about when the metric system was invented...
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    Re: Ted Cruz's daughter

    It is very tempting to "go there"
    Can anyone here imagine having Ted Cruz as a father?
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    Re: Paul Top This

    That's tfg's tag line isn't it?
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    Re: Ever Forward aground in Chesapeake

    Texting and driving is never a good idea...
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    Re: Sail size for a light pulling boat?

    I have an 18' x3' 100 lb pulling boat to which I retrofitted sails...

    A pair of class C canoe rigs seemed to be just right most of the time.
    If it really breezed up, I had a separate mast step to...
  20. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    It is not difficult to note that Moscow must now be well within reach...


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    Re: Winter tires question

    Are you going to add a trailer hitch?
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    Re: Wood seller, pleasant surprise

    Good on you Tom!

    I did that a month or so ago, the only heat we have.
    A level full 16ft dump truck of loose split wood is three cords...
    After it was stacked and put up for winter (which took me...
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    Re: Georgia vote. Something I just realized.

    Reminds me of the old trope "What is lower than a snake?"
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    Re: Georgia vote. Something I just realized.

    You may have that backwards as to who sucks
    We did after all turn a pistol toting Alabama boy into a tree hugger...
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    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    John Alfred Prestwich
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    Re: Think I need to deal with this?

    My opinion:
    The decline of bird populations today are significant, and very noticeable to me who came of age during the Silent Spring.
    Bird populations are seriously threatened and it is painful to...
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    Re: Think I need to deal with this?

    From U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service:
    "Almost all birds native to the United States, including their nests and eggs, are protected by a federal law that has been in place since 1918. The Migratory...
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    Re: Think I need to deal with this?

    "Trees come and go. When one dies, the property owner’s first inclination is to cut it down —all the way down to the ground.But chances are a woodpecker in your neighborhood is looking for a dead...
  29. Thread: Herschel

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    Re: Herschel

    Now, if Clarence would read and understand this, some things might be a little different.
    But he has grabbed for and seized the golden ring and he will never let go.
  30. Re: Trump organization fraud trial - verdict in

    There is Korea, tfg likes Korean money...
  31. Re: “This is God’s country. I don’t have a clue.”

    I'm not so sure of that. Does this sort of thing happen in China?
    Where the price of execution is the cost of a single bullet.
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    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    It wouldn't be the first time
  33. Thread: Herschel

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    Re: Herschel

    "Walker for War"
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    Re: Think I need to deal with this?

    Some one went to a lot of trouble to make a home for the winter
    If you take it down now they will probably die.
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    Re: Even cops accidentally kill each other.

    Florida Man
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    Re: That must have been some fight!

    Great Pyrenees, that's what they do...
  37. Thread: Boiled wool

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    Re: Boiled wool

    My eight year old niece wearing my grandmother's hand knitted sweater, which inadvertently went through the wash.
    It was knitted 100 years ago...

    A good fit for the wee lass now!
  38. Re: I told my 8 year old grandson that I would pose his question to The Bilge.

    So, my step daughter has been working as a "nanny" since her almost fatal traffic accident and has a child in her care that is going to India for the holidays
    I asked her specifically to query the...
  39. Thread: Ultra

    by Canoeyawl
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    Re: Ultra

    But they are still selling coke, automobiles and drugs for wrinkles all under the guise of entertainment. Most are so inured to violence as entertainment, they don't recognize it for what it is.
  40. Thread: Ultra

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    Re: Ultra

    Hoodwinked in the name of entertainment.
    Many in the industry have a vested interest in this, whether knowingly or not

    Edit to add:
    The guise of "entertainment" has been the primary venue for...
  41. Thread: Ultra

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    Re: Ultra

    You should be reminded that although it is presented as "entertainment" it is deadly serious
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    Aline Kominsky-Crumb

    R.I.P.
    ...
  43. Thread: Ultra

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    Re: Ultra

    Have you listened to Pence stumping for 2024 yet?
    It's enough to make you toss your cookies..
  44. Re: Leica Store Robberies - San Francisco store is latest for 180k

    They do if you want averyone to know you have a tesla, er leica
  45. Re: I told my 8 year old grandson that I would pose his question to The Bilge.

    They have Chutney...
  46. Thread: Ultra

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    Re: Ultra

    I think...
    That if anyone has not figured out the GOP is a cross breed of fascism and nazism, they are not capable of critical thinking.

    And Rachel btw, is a Stanford graduate (BA in public...
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    Re: The kitchen appliance that will not die.

    Amtrack is still 25Hz... !

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amtrak%27s_25_Hz_traction_power_system

    edit to add:
    a note from Dave's article

    "When oil-well machinery was converted at Petrolia,...
  48. Thread: Mass Removed

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    Re: Mass Removed

    It seems likely that the doc nicked the tendon on the first go round.
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    Re: EVs and cold weather

    EV's (including Tesla) always obey the laws of physics
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    Re: Modern cars are way too complicated.

    I learned to drive in Massachusetts and did for a few years.
    And my father, who also learned to drive in Massachusetts told me the only rule you need to know.
    "My Fenders are tougher then your...
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