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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-26-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By USMCPOP
The white men came in and commercialized it all.

The white men came in and commercialized it all.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-26-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By USMCPOP
Perhaps this will help: ...

Perhaps this will help: https://www.gunco.net/forums/113-general-discussion/113993-what-hell-thing-ingenious-devices-limited-tool.html

...Nah, you use snap gauges and a mic to measure cylinder...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-13-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By USMCPOP
Amazon occasionally has real deals on some Mora...

Amazon occasionally has real deals on some Mora sheath knives, like $7.50 to $9.
Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By USMCPOP
Jack can't seem to find any reliable sawhorses. ...

Jack can't seem to find any reliable sawhorses. They all run back to the barn on the first day.
Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By USMCPOP
I thought cruel and unusual punishment was banned...

I thought cruel and unusual punishment was banned in the U.S.A. years ago. Of course, we're talking about Vermont here, so ...

But, there's no shortage of willing minions.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-08-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By USMCPOP
The stuff I buy to re-distill in my back yard...

The stuff I buy to re-distill in my back yard doesn't - yet. :devil:
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-06-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By USMCPOP
I frequent the Bushcraftusa.com forum. They have...

I frequent the Bushcraftusa.com forum. They have a "Gear Deal" thread which is where I spotted the deal. It's cost me plenty. I bitch about it constantly.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-06-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By USMCPOP
I got a few more for $5. each. Going to start...

I got a few more for $5. each. Going to start Pop's Machete Shop. I'll resell them from the back of my pickup truck. :D
Forum: Machining 11-06-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By USMCPOP
Dodging a bullet - CNC mill goes wild

Fly cutter goes flying ...

https://www.reddit.com/r/Machinists/comments/bkftve/dodging_a_bullet_found_on_fb/
Forum: Fabrication 11-03-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,372
Posted By USMCPOP
That's what I say about the girls I've known. I...

That's what I say about the girls I've known. I was never worried about a warranty. :devil:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-03-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By USMCPOP
Big presses can be scary in terms of the pressure...

Big presses can be scary in terms of the pressure they have. Enough to break solid metal object and scatter potentially deadly shrapnel all over.

Nonetheless, they can be fun. Check out the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-03-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By USMCPOP
Big presses can be scary in terms of the pressure...

Big presses can be scary in terms of the pressure they have. Enough to break solid metal object and scatter potentially deadly shrapnel all over.

Nonetheless, they can be fun. Check out the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-01-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,559
Posted By USMCPOP
Mass Electric, or used to be I guess. Not sure...

Mass Electric, or used to be I guess. Not sure if I ever did any business with them, it's been so long. I sold stuff into the utility industry for 30 years or so, mostly the electric meter...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-01-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,559
Posted By USMCPOP
Which power company serves your area? Just...

Which power company serves your area? Just curious.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-01-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By USMCPOP
Tools - machete deal

Lowes is having a closeout sale, at least at some stores, on 18 inch Tramontina machetes with sheath. The were 19.98. Prices at my area stores varied from $7.39 to $11.00. I got a few for $7.60.
...
Forum: Welding 10-29-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By USMCPOP
Some people like some Klutch welders. Not sure...

Some people like some Klutch welders. Not sure if this model is one of them. Duty cycle at 200A is only 15%. Not sure if it is suitable for E6010. At present, it's $257 delivered:
...
Forum: Machining 10-26-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By USMCPOP
That's a damned shame. I'm sure some of that...

That's a damned shame. I'm sure some of that older equipment was very hard to find and put in good order. Deep drill machines and that stuff. Then they had a nice newer Mazak CNC and that...
Forum: Fabrication 10-23-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,864
Posted By USMCPOP
"...capable of burning either #6 oil or...

"...capable of burning either #6 oil or propane...."

Or minions... "One guy walked off the job. Haven't seen the other one since the day we did a test firing."

As a kid, I had a Dirty Jobs...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 10-06-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By USMCPOP
Way to go! Good work!

Way to go! Good work!
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 10-05-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,514
Posted By USMCPOP
Very nice work.

Very nice work.
Forum: Welding 09-30-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By USMCPOP
I've been very busy lately completing my...

I've been very busy lately completing my mail-order course on brain surgery. Between that and my rocket science class, I hardly have time to pick my nose.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-30-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By USMCPOP
Cutter, you got a master's degree in suckage when...

Cutter, you got a master's degree in suckage when you won the Wilton vise contest.

I never told you folks about the time I first went to Thailand and had a house just down the street from a cat...
Forum: Machining 09-26-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 965
Posted By USMCPOP
Amazon has one, with the cert letter thing, for...

Amazon has one, with the cert letter thing, for $130. (mfg. list price $266.). They have same without cert letter for $207. :confused:

120AM-150 W/SLC model
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-24-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,623
Posted By USMCPOP
THIS! Get some Fluid Film and spray the hell out...

THIS! Get some Fluid Film and spray the hell out of it. John Deer tractor dealers have it, and you can get a case on-line for a reasonable price.

I have the hat ...

It is used to coat the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-22-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By USMCPOP
Get one of those socket organizer strips, either...

Get one of those socket organizer strips, either metal or plastic, and glue it in. That is, if it doesn't add too much height.
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