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    Here we have Harbor Freight and they offer table...

    Here we have Harbor Freight and they offer table saw blades. Normal price is $9.00. Sometimes on sale for $4.95. I have three or four.

    When I am working with reclaimed wood, I'll put one of them...
  2. Barry, Just a thought here. I don't know if...

    Barry,

    Just a thought here. I don't know if they are even legal in OZ but a power point strip might be the answer. Here they are sold with surge suppressors built in. Is something like that...
  3. Thread: Help Needed.

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    Superb on the car! And I never thought of the...

    Superb on the car! And I never thought of the pseudo identity.
  4. Thread: Help Needed.

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    Honestly, I would first trade your vehicle for an...

    Honestly, I would first trade your vehicle for an old clunker and sock away the profit in an off shore account.

    Then take out the maximum home equity loan possible and sock that cash away also off...
  5. It just shows how little a MS man knows about...

    It just shows how little a MS man knows about Apple.

    LOL
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    During the early 1970s I was offered a job in...

    During the early 1970s I was offered a job in Chicago. I spent a lot of time looking at a variety of options and finally decided that if I took the job I would have to commute from Wisconsin. I took...
  7. Does it happen when you are on battery only?

    Does it happen when you are on battery only?
  8. Thread: Burglar

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    Pictures? Not really, just double clicked.

    Pictures?

    Not really, just double clicked.
  9. "And they vote" OMG!

    "And they vote"

    OMG!
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    Having ridden a bike in the farm country of...

    Having ridden a bike in the farm country of central Ohio I would say that half of the people that graduate from heavy vehicle to motorcycle would never get a car licence. The reason is that the post...
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    I have driven mostly all over the US. There are...

    I have driven mostly all over the US. There are regional differences in driving styles. I won't get into that but there is something that I have noticed universally here in the US. I suspect that it...
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    A WAG Maybe the covering from the handle bar...

    A WAG
    Maybe the covering from the handle bar grip of a motorcycle. Which leads to the question.

    Do you remember running over that idiot on a motorcycle rushing to his funeral? :q
  13. Thread: ANZ Bank

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    However when the staff side of the counter is too...

    However when the staff side of the counter is too successful, the police are called in.
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    Mick, You are one that probably has their brake...

    Mick,
    You are one that probably has their brake pads / shoes replaced every 125,000 Km.
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    " learners is time in a small car;" We had...

    " learners is time in a small car;"

    We had just bought my SWMBO a Ford Explorer, MY 2002. We were going to a new restaurant in a shopping center. As it was a new car SWMBO says, "Park way out...
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    Handyjack, Change the gender and car brands...

    Handyjack,

    Change the gender and car brands and it sounds like my son. We need to meet up and flavor some ice cubes together. :U
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    There is one other thing about teaching kids to...

    There is one other thing about teaching kids to drive.

    If you can, teach them how to drive in a car with a standard transmission! (Stick shift, i.e. with a clutch) The longer that they drive with...
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    I believe that we had the 50 hour requirement. We...

    I believe that we had the 50 hour requirement. We have two that we taught to drive. Of the two boys:

    The oldest, 50 YO this year, amazes me that he is still alive. He is also the one that at about...
  19. Thread: ANZ Bank

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    Don't they sell by weight? Here I would report...

    Don't they sell by weight? Here I would report that to our local Bureau of Weights and Measures. If they were found short, the fines would be huge.

    In another life I bottled Chlorine to be used...
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    I'm half blind but I couldn't see any repair at...

    I'm half blind but I couldn't see any repair at all.
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    Over 54 years ago, on the occasion of my second...

    Over 54 years ago, on the occasion of my second marriage. Besides the written list of six reasons why I shouldn't get married that my mother gave me about a week before the ceremony, she also said...
  22. Thread: ANZ Bank

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    The absolutely terrifying thing about this post...

    The absolutely terrifying thing about this post is that it sounds like our Bank of America or B of A.
  23. Thread: 78 YO Golfer

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    At times hearing aids can be a blessing.

    At times hearing aids can be a blessing.
  24. Thread: A few funnies

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    Under tall???

    Under tall???
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    We lived with my mother's mother (Grandmother) in...

    We lived with my mother's mother (Grandmother) in Brooklyn.
    My mother moved us ( not grandmother) to California, abandoning 75% of furniture and stuff.
    Four years later my mother, with father,...
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    OK. But which one? Coconut, Buttery, Canola or...

    OK. But which one? Coconut, Buttery, Canola or Olive Oil?

    I am not the kitchen type so I had to google it.
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    Redx, First, in the Veritas picture, the...

    Redx,
    First, in the Veritas picture, the burnisher is being used wrong. The burnisher is being held perpendicular to the card scraper. The burnisher needs to be held at a 15 to 30 angle. You...
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    Franklin, That herring bone pattern overwhelmed...

    Franklin,
    That herring bone pattern overwhelmed me. The crafts people that installed that were true experts.
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    Bob, Actually that is a brilliant suggestion.

    Bob,
    Actually that is a brilliant suggestion.
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    I have tried cooking spray, once. It left a gaud...

    I have tried cooking spray, once. It left a gaud awful mess that I had to clean up with mineral spirits.

    Blue tape over the area when the glue will drip.
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    I don't understand. It might be your geography is...

    I don't understand. It might be your geography is so different from mine (Los Angeles metro area).

    From a commercial aspect, is the time to create your own dowel rods economical over ordering /...
  32. Thread: Racism

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    I was on the Big Island of Hawaii. SWMBO insisted...

    I was on the Big Island of Hawaii. SWMBO insisted on stopping at this tourist trap for souvenirs. It was probably about 11 AM. There was a Japanese gentleman, probably about 20 years younger than I....
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    and my son.

    and my son.
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    First ~ Bamboo and dogs are not a good...

    First ~ Bamboo and dogs are not a good combination. Their claws tend to put tiny dents in the bamboo. A friend put it in his house and because of the dog he hated it. He finally sold the house to get...
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    I use a wire wheel in a drill. The wire wheel...

    I use a wire wheel in a drill.
    The wire wheel is about $3 from our local purveyor of Chinese junk.
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    I have run into a similar issue with a tool box....

    I have run into a similar issue with a tool box. A friend who is much smarter than I suggested to double the capacity.

    For a 400 Kg total weight he suggested 200 Kg each casters.
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    I almost forgot. A Formula One race in Phoenix....

    I almost forgot. A Formula One race in Phoenix. It was in down town and a lot of tall buildings. The cars did not have turbos and were unbelievably loud. The tall buildings seemed to amplify the...
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    The only Duz I kow is what my mother used: ...

    The only Duz I kow is what my mother used:

    463952
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    A couple of notes here about noisy environments. ...

    A couple of notes here about noisy environments.

    Starting about summer 1965 I worked in computer rooms. The noise wasn't intense but damaging none the less. At some time in 1968 I discovered Lee...
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    OMG / Raised grain As in making the grain stand...

    OMG / Raised grain
    As in making the grain stand out. This is going back over 60 years. My parents purchased some "Sand Blasted" plywood for use a paneling. My mother painted the plywood with a...
  41. Thread: Well Said!!

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    No it's Governmentium. :) When Governmentium...

    No it's Governmentium. :)

    When Governmentium gets to the atomic weight of 535, Governmentium descends upon Washington every fall and annoys the natives until late spring.

    I would have said...
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    Not suggesting a rod but rather "A Rod...

    Not suggesting a rod but rather "A Rod Burnisher". With handle as you suggested.

    The rod, if you look at a cross section has three sides, each side half an oval. Depending upon the radius of the...
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    OK, I bought a "burnishing" tool at Rockler. At...

    OK, I bought a "burnishing" tool at Rockler. At best it could be described as a scalene spherical triangle rod with a handle. The sides of the triangle are wide, medium and acute.

    The theory is...
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    Yes, I'm 77 YO. I have been drinking for well...

    Yes, I'm 77 YO. I have been drinking for well over 70 years. Yes, we can talk about my father giving me beer starting at about age 5.

    But it has been a recent development where my primary care...
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    Amusing? Slightly Tacky? Absolutely

    Amusing? Slightly
    Tacky? Absolutely
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    I was last attending community college 2006. I do...

    I was last attending community college 2006. I do drop back occasionally as a teacher is a friend. Their DeWalt 735 is still there and operational. The students prefer the 735 over an older 20 inch...
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    Tubing on a roll? Straighten it with hot water?

    Tubing on a roll? Straighten it with hot water?
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    When I was retired from being a computer network...

    When I was retired from being a computer network engineer, part of my good bye message was,
    "From now on all the bits for my routers are optional and extra cost."

    Almost nobody understood.

    Yes...
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    Yes, I'm 77 and had the pleasure of enduring 5...

    Yes, I'm 77 and had the pleasure of enduring 5 colonoscopies. With the last one, which is the last one that I'll need, came with a report and PICTURES yes pictures! A thrilling aspect. Copies are...
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    Ah yes, four absolutely great countries...

    Ah yes, four absolutely great countries
    (Australia, Canada, England and United States)
    only separated by a common language.
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