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    Re: stanley tool catalogue 1914

    I have a Corner Bit Brace - pictured on page 54 - picked it up an antiques store. I paid considerably more than the price listed in the catalog!!! (Never have used it, it's just hanging on the wall...
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    Re: “The Boaterized Dune Buggy”

    Were any actually produced, sold, or used???
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    Re: Happy Birthday to Steve Lansdowne…

    Happy Birthday Steve!!!
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    Re: MotorTrend Checks in on EVs

    I'm really surprised to learn of this. Although I'm not at all into either hybrids or EV's, a very close friend is. He & his SWMBO have two Toyota Prius' - one an early model (2005?) and the other...
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    Re: Cool Woodworking: carved feathers

    Delicate!
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    Re: pr0n

    Hope it's equipped with radar!!!
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/20223…

    Gross - please take it down!
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    Re: It's Not Just a Swim Step

    Cute!!!
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    Re: Mind boggling violin

    Who gets first bite???:d
  10. Thread: Air to air photo

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    Re: Air to air photo

    I've always loved the semi-elliptical shape of the Spitfire's wing!
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    Re: Balls - orbital mechanics?

    Yeah, some VERY interesting Physics!
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    Re: A Thanksgiving Cherpumple

    Having trouble typing...keep slobbering on keyboard!!!
  13. Thread: JFK

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    Re: JFK

    I was a Freshman at Illinois State University, just finishing lunch in my dorm cafeteria. Suddenly a cafeteria worker gal came running out of the kitchen, screaming that the President had been shot!...
  14. Thread: one motion

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    Re: one motion

    Some very dear, old friends bought one of the original Prius models (don't remember the year) and still have it with not a single problem - it has the original batteries. They like it so much, that...
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    Re: New Toys, watchu gots??

    I think the Makita is a great brand. In addition to several corded Makita tools , I've had a 9.6 volt drill/driver for over 20 years, and it still works like new! (It's on it's 4th or 5th set of...
  16. Re: Another movie: it’s all in the writing, directing, and editing.

    Indeed, the Jason Bourne films are my all-time favorites. Matt Damon, along with the other cast members, do an outstanding job!Y>
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    Re: Can pressure treated plywood be painted?

    How long to dry out?
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    Can pressure treated plywood be painted?

    If so, what type of paint should be used?
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    Re: should. . .

    Which two?
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    Re: NUmerous blisters

    I thought you were talking about blisters on your hands from sanding your boat!!!:d
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    Re: Perhaps I should just "Ask Norm"....

    I totally agree- Some 25 years ago, I was at a tool show at McCormack Place in Chicago, and came to a booth, and who was sitting there, but NORM!!! It was a slow time at the show, and after just...
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    Perhaps I should just "Ask Norm"....

    I recently watched a PBS program showcasing Norm Abrams. During the hour-long show, virtually all of his companions - Tom Silva, Richard Trethewey, etc. were interviewed, except one...Bob Villa (he...
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    Re: Not your grandfather's America's Cup boats!

    That's amazing!!! Autopilots are great- our Cessna 182 had one.
  24. Thread: Memes and…

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    Re: Memes and…

    Shades of Escher!
  25. Thread: RV

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    Re: RV

    Can you imagine what that does to the MPG????
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    Re: Electrical Inspector Nightmare

    About 30 years ago, a neighbor who lived in an older house, asked me to install a new ceiling fan. Upon releasing the old one from the ceiling, I saw that the wiring was old, cambric cloth...
  27. Re: voyages of american whaling ships, 1830 - 1855

    Books (and films) such as The Heart of The Sea gives one a real sense of what it was like on the later whaling voyages - looooooong!
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    Re: Fokker woodworking

    That's correct - back in another life-time I built a Bowers Flybaby - all Sitka Spruce, and FAA approved plywood (can't remember it's designation)
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    Re: Conic sections redux

    A jigsaw puzzle in 3-D!
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    Re: hand plane repairs???

    "That leaves the question of sentimental value."

    I agree- having been handed down from your father is, in my opinion, very meaningful. I have (and treasure) several tools and machines that were...
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    Re: A new contender for the "ugliest car" title

    Is that the front or rear????
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    Re: Polliwog video (Sam Devlin design)

    What a touching birthday present!!! Kudo's to your wife!
  33. Thread: Summer Sausage

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    Re: Summer Sausage

    Held's Market - Slinger, Wisconsin
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    Re: Transferring photos from iphone to computer

    Problem solved!!! Thanks guys for all the help!|:)
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    Transferring photos from iphone to computer

    In the past 12 months or so, I've been using my iphone instead of my camera quite a bit. Now I'd like/need to transfer the photos to my desktop 'puter. In the past, I've just emailed them to...
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    Re: Oklahoma teachers

    Sounds like 1984​ in the making.
  37. Thread: Weak stream

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    Re: Weak stream

    Yeah- I was going to suggest that you take Flomax - works for me!!!:d
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    Re: AirVenture Oshkosh 2022

    The first EAA Flyin's were held in Rockford, Illinois until 1969 - which was my first - I was hooked! Never missed one for the next 38 years. Over that period, I flew there in three different...
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    Re: Inexpensive cruising yachts under 32'

    " Inexpensive cruising yachts under 32'" ???

    At first, I thought this belonged in the joke of the day thread!!!!:d
  40. Re: OMG! Me! Reading a celebrity bio? And enjoying it?

    Just got it - look forward to starting!
  41. Re: So many things need to get done, and there's a machine for each one of them.

    Amazing gadgets! They would drive OHSA inspectors crazy! On the agricultural side, there's the RFD network shows on Saturday mornings-
    Machinery Pete and Classic Tractor Fever (channel 345 on...
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    Re: Memes and…

    https://us1-photo.nextdoor.com/post_photos/f6/43/f6439e0ce6d3f5a5d34fbcc1546211a0.jpeg?request_version=v2&output_type=jpeg&sizing=linear&x_size=6&resize_type=resize
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    Re: pr0n

    How many miles of rigging???
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    A sign at the urinals in the washroom of the FBO at the Kankakee, Illinois airport:

    "Pilots with short exhaust stacks or low manifold pressure, please taxi in close"
  45. Thread: Equality!

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    Re: Equality!

    Excellent!!!
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    Re: I did a bad bad thing

    Following Elf's lead - I'm 77 and still have "Teddy", who was a Christmas present when I was 5.
  47. Thread: Patti Lapone

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    Re: Patti Lapone

    Good for her!!!
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    Cutting board finish???

    I just finished gluing up a cutting board made from some Red Oak scraps, and got to thinking about the finish. I seem to recall reading somewhere long ago that cooking oil is used for this. Any...
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    Calling all backyard mechanics!

    My John Deere LA125 lawn tractor is now 7 or 8 years old. Lately, especially when I shift immediately from reverse to forward, it will belch a huge cloud of heavy, white, oily smoke. Is it the...
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    Re: Posted without comment.

    Thank you, NRA
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