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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-18-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By Lew Hartswick
That expression was common in Central PA while I...

That expression was common in Central PA while I was growing up 1940s
...lew...
PS Re Lawrence Welk. He was the equivalent to Elvis Pressley for my mother-in-law . :-) She wouldn't miss him...
Forum: Machining 07-20-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,555
Posted By Lew Hartswick
:-) Been there done that. :-) ...lew...

:-) Been there done that. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-14-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,603
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Why the "warning" note on all the "Anti seize"...

Why the "warning" note on all the "Anti seize" materials ??
Forum: Fabrication 07-11-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Gee it must be nice to live where there is that...

Gee it must be nice to live where there is that much "real" dirt to grow things in. :-) In PA where I lived for the first 50+ years there was shale right below a couple of inches and here in Abq...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By Lew Hartswick
That gap did look a touch wide. :-) ...

That gap did look a touch wide. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 07-03-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,023
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I think I'm the oldest curmudgeon on all these...

I think I'm the oldest curmudgeon on all these BBs I read. :-) A recent thread on wedding anniversary only one other had 60 years and I have him beat by 4. :-) So yes I'll be 89 in less than 2 months...
Forum: Machining 07-02-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,023
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Back a long time ago there was a radio add for...

Back a long time ago there was a radio add for the cigarette that was made by "American Tobacco" (don't really know which cigarette, I never smoked them) but the Auctioneer was selling tobacco and...
Forum: Machining 06-25-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,023
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Another "Tobacco Auctioneer" . :-( ...

Another "Tobacco Auctioneer" . :-(
...lew...
Forum: Machining 06-21-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,555
Posted By Lew Hartswick
That was the first thing that occurred to me. :-)...

That was the first thing that occurred to me. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 06-20-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Lew Hartswick
The MH90 that came with the 8 Clausing/Metosa at...

The MH90 that came with the 8 Clausing/Metosa at the high school I was at for 20 years was the best I've used. The "Dovetail" ones I've used were OK but not as nice as the MH90 in my opinion. I made...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-14-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,871
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Not only do I 'get' it I 'like' it. :-) A...

Not only do I 'get' it I 'like' it. :-) A certain fraction of them won't even know what a numerator or denominator are.
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-09-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,840
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Maybe his shift key is stuck. :-) ...lew...

Maybe his shift key is stuck. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 06-04-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,635
Posted By Lew Hartswick
First off he used the wrong tool (A pickle fork...

First off he used the wrong tool (A pickle fork is an automotive tool, he needed a pair of the appropriate "WEDGES"). Second he pried against the QUILL not the spindle.
In looking at the pictures,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-24-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Hummmm! < ECU's/ECMs/BCMs, > Wonder what he's...

Hummmm! < ECU's/ECMs/BCMs, > Wonder what he's talking about???
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-23-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,871
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I'll admit I haven't used a trig table in quite...

I'll admit I haven't used a trig table in quite while and there is another little book I'll probably not use ever, but it sure was handy back a long time ago.
"Tables of Integrals and other...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-20-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,871
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Hell! I thought everyone knew that. I must have...

Hell! I thought everyone knew that. I must have learned that so many years ago I can't remember when.
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-19-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Keith that quote is obviously from either a rank...

Keith that quote is obviously from either a rank beginner or he is just "funnin" you. :-) Us real electronic "whizzs" wouldn't think of using "nano" anything. We all grew up with micro and the next...
Forum: Machining 05-18-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,635
Posted By Lew Hartswick
It sounds like there is a "Draw Bar" screwed into...

It sounds like there is a "Draw Bar" screwed into the chuck. Look at thetop of the spindle to see if there is. Then unscrew it. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 05-10-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,305
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Thank you Keith. :-) When the numbers get over 50...

Thank you Keith. :-) When the numbers get over 50 (which was the focal length of my camera lens) I need help .
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 05-08-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,305
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Boy and How!!! My first use of one of them was...

Boy and How!!! My first use of one of them was about 20 years ago when I started to volunteer at the high school shop. there was one on the 2" belt sander there and that was a "revelation". I was...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-27-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,015
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Take a look at my post in Off Topic "Pressure...

Take a look at my post in Off Topic "Pressure treated wood" .
...lew...
Forum: Machining 04-23-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,707
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Looks like most of the "Modern Art" I've seen...

Looks like most of the "Modern Art" I've seen around here.
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-18-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,907
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I had some chocolate / peanut butter ice cream...

I had some chocolate / peanut butter ice cream for a bedtime snack and didn't even do any welding let alone galvanized, last night. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-23-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By Lew Hartswick
It'll be cheeper to buy one at Ace than than the...

It'll be cheeper to buy one at Ace than than the postage. :-) My granddaughter in VA is the one who has an application for it and I'm heading there in a few days. Thanks.
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-22-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,015
Posted By Lew Hartswick
That vise looks just like the one I've had for...

That vise looks just like the one I've had for about 60 years except mine has "Craftsman" on the line where yours has those numbers. Every 5 or 6 years I remember to lube the screw and rods. :-)
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