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    I know nothing of US politics... But I do know,...

    I know nothing of US politics... But I do know, that Trump is a power hungry douche, that hasn't excelled at anything other than convincing people that he is worth more than a grain of salt. How...
  2. Thread: Grievances

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    I recall an AA member giving me flack for even...

    I recall an AA member giving me flack for even thinking casting in the winter is an inconvenience. I think his name was Jeff....
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    The refractory, like any other cement, will...

    The refractory, like any other cement, will absorb moisture so ya, you would prefer to back fill with something dry-ish at the very least.

    I generally run my furnace for about 15-20mins on just...
  4. Thread: Grievances

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    -Finding my tools that I swear I put back in...

    -Finding my tools that I swear I put back in their spots after using it the last time.
    -Tidying up after my wife has "tidied" up. ...I love her to death but her idea of dealing with a mess and/or...
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    When I did my hot face pour I used a 1" thick...

    When I did my hot face pour I used a 1" thick heavy cardboard tube as the inner, and a few dozen slats of wood strapped together for the outer. I took great care in evenly distributing the refactory...
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    Yes Chris... If there's a single piece of advice...

    Yes Chris... If there's a single piece of advice you hold to from this forum, please choose it to be to form the tuyere hole, not drill it afterward. I made that colossal mistake, and I'm fairly...
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    Followed the link to the other forum and then was...

    Followed the link to the other forum and then was prompted that the video was disabled by the owner, and I'd have to watch via YT.

    exhausting...lol

    At least you didn't link me to the pointless...
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    Once I complete the download of my libraries,...

    Once I complete the download of my libraries, I'll give one of those fixes a shot. Not worth risking the wrath of the PB douches at this point.

    As far as my "nerfed" threads... I only really...
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    Nope... It probably has some digs in it, but...

    Nope... It probably has some digs in it, but nothing I've noticed.

    I did nothing to actively "cure it". Just sprayed on a couple of coats and let it dry in the sun.
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    Yep, I fell into this single pic at a time crap....

    Yep, I fell into this single pic at a time crap.

    When the sirens first started blowing about the service fee garbage, I went to start downloading and could do it album at a time, (although...
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    For my furnace cart I just used that "high temp"...

    For my furnace cart I just used that "high temp" BBQ paint. Can't recall the brand, but I'd be willing to bet that it Tremclad. Haven't had any issues with it, and I've had my oil burner reach the...
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    Not in the courtroom i was in...lol. Everyone...

    Not in the courtroom i was in...lol. Everyone that tried some type of obvious move was differed to another selection window weeks later or put on the list for civil trials.

    I'm confident that...
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    Hey I did stuff for the muller project today. :)...

    Hey I did stuff for the muller project today. :)

    Fired up the lathe and finished the "axle" tube. Would post a pic and describe the activity but I haven't sorted out how I'm going to manage my...
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    Although I hated the thought of actually having...

    Although I hated the thought of actually having to do the trial. I did tell the wife this afternoon that I did give it some serious thought, if I got called up that is. Next week I make a week+...
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    They have their 14 (2 alternates) picked... ...

    They have their 14 (2 alternates) picked... Managed to slip through on this one.

    One guy did the whole "looks guilty" thing. Judge said, "I'll differ you to the next selection period in 2...
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    Jury duty... Civic bs

    So here I am sitting outside of a courtroom waiting to be potentially selected for jury duty. A day's lost wages and if I get selected I can expect to loose another 10days worth. Oh, but no worry. ...
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    After all the fabricacobbling you've done on your...

    After all the fabricacobbling you've done on your furnace build, now you think welding steel should be on a different forum...?...lol.

    I'm just busting your balls. Looks like you're getting some...
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    Another suggestion to just rotate the lid. This...

    Another suggestion to just rotate the lid. This will of course necessitate some minor vertical lift prior to the rotation.

    There's a few examples on the forum. Some more complicated then others....
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    Not to be a stick in the mud but if this is truly...

    Not to be a stick in the mud but if this is truly meant to be a "safety" level device, it should be dual channel RF encoded prox and monitored by a safety monitoring relay. I know... blah blah blah,...
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    How much space does a pump cart take up when it's...

    How much space does a pump cart take up when it's parked under a 4x4' welding table....?

    I'm guessing about 1sqft, (anyone have one we can measure up..?). ...and that's if the frame of the table...
  21. Thread: New tools!

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    I haven't bought a new indicator. All my stuff...

    I haven't bought a new indicator. All my stuff is used. Fortunately i don't rely on them for measurements, just as comparitors (sp).

    I've always shyed away from the digital types. Can't say...
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    Forget about the wheels and get yourself a pump...

    Forget about the wheels and get yourself a pump cart for pallets. For how often you're going to move this table around you'd be better served with a pump cart. ...and they go for pennies on the...
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    Holy crap... That's one serious "sheet" of...

    Holy crap... That's one serious "sheet" of steel.

    Been caught up with life and missed this thread up till now. I just scanned it but I don't think you'd need anything more than 4x4 thin walled...
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    First I've heard/read of the sand approach. Great tip...
  25. Truthfully, I wouldn't touch it if the goal is to...

    Truthfully, I wouldn't touch it if the goal is to have a quality user, rather than a collector's piece...

    I'm more of an old tool guy than most old tool guys, but that machine will need a ton of...
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