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by seal killer
Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby
Replies: 108
Views: 21109

Re: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby

RussN--

Wow! That is great!

--Bill; retired dean and I would have hired her to teach (something) in a split second!
by seal killer
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby
Replies: 108
Views: 21109

Re: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby

Tim--

Congratulations on that retirement!!!

--Bill
by seal killer
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby
Replies: 108
Views: 21109

Re: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby

All-- Here's the deal: Do you think it safe to say most of the members of this forum belong to the last two generations? Those generations, especially the last one, are resistant to change. That's natural and the way it should be. It's always been like that since it's Nature's way of making the coll...
by seal killer
Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby
Replies: 108
Views: 21109

Re: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby

SteveHGraham-- Re: "It can teach you music theory and calculus." It can teach you calculus??? I had enough of that long, long ago! But just in case my smartphone shows signs of teaching me integration or derivatives or Fourier analysis, I'm throwing that baby in the trash and buying a flip phone! I ...
by seal killer
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby
Replies: 108
Views: 21109

Re: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby

All-- What liveaboard said. At the same time, I am worried about what rubenT said. SteveHGraham hit it out of the park with his comments about some folks. I have a niece that fits that description to a T. What will happen? I don't know. But I do know This, too, shall pass . --Bill ps A couple of mon...
by seal killer
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Needing a gear
Replies: 17
Views: 3571

Re: Needing a gear

Dave-- I love the word " wallered ." I grew up in the deep south on the Texas Gulf Coast. A lot of stuff got wallered out down there. When I moved to the midwest, I used the term as in 'just waller it out a little . . . then it'll fit'. I'll look back in on this thread to find out how the ice cream ...
by seal killer
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby
Replies: 108
Views: 21109

Re: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby

Bob--

What a great story! One day those girls will say to their husband or son . . . 'You should use a climbing cut in that situation' or something similar. They will be stunned that she knows more than they about the subject.

Great pictures. Great grandpa!

--Bill
by seal killer
Mon May 27, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shop Build (help appreciated!)
Replies: 79
Views: 18263

Re: Shop Build (help appreciated!)

warmstrong—

I want that boulder that landed on the highway in Colorado the other day.

—Bill
by seal killer
Mon May 27, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shop Build (help appreciated!)
Replies: 79
Views: 18263

Re: Shop Build (help appreciated!)

liveaboard—

On most of the rootballs, I shake them with the Komatsu to remove the dirt and then burn them. The ones that I do not clean out go to the grave yard.

It is very satisfying to see a big, nasty rootball burn.

—Bill
by seal killer
Sun May 26, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shop Build (help appreciated!)
Replies: 79
Views: 18263

Re: Shop Build (help appreciated!)

BadDog--

That's too easy. :)

Great idea! But I already took the stumps out. :(

--Bill
by seal killer
Sun May 26, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shop Build (help appreciated!)
Replies: 79
Views: 18263

Re: Shop Build (help appreciated!)

RSG and All--

Per RSG's request, here's the latest shop build video . . .

https://youtu.be/VAzgECNnl3E

--Bill
by seal killer
Sun May 26, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shop Build (help appreciated!)
Replies: 79
Views: 18263

Re: Shop Build (help appreciated!)

RSG—

Will do!

Happy Memorial Day!

—Bill