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    It was believed to be very contagious and deadly....

    It was believed to be very contagious and deadly. So shake the dice.
    Today we have to deal with forces acting on our heads. The medical side struggles with the political side and they are...
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    Larger is better. Small brakes can't cross break...

    Larger is better. Small brakes can't cross break larger pieces for instance or make longer duct. Four foot is OK for puttering and a lot of work is small.
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    There is a 48" box brake available. An off brand...

    There is a 48" box brake available. An off brand but it was around $5-600. Cant tell you where. A box brake isn't necessary when working with malleable sheets but is a handy addition. Grizzly used to...
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    Efficiency aside, they still have a place. The...

    Efficiency aside, they still have a place.
    The first I saw one of these was in 1970 in a A/C class. The instructor had one 2" square. Cool on one side and hot on the other. He said similar uses to...
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    Leak leaky hoses vacuum pump worn out Vacuum...

    Leak
    leaky hoses
    vacuum pump worn out
    Vacuum gauge faulty
    moisture in the system
    Bordon tube leak of the gauges

    I had a tech cook the line set once. Seems he had a pump on a built up system...
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    Not sure how it's done today. When I was...

    Not sure how it's done today. When I was certified, my Social Sec number was my ID. If yours was also, I would not want it on any papers sent to another company or person.
    Maybe just the last four....
  7. The first time I ran into a piston was in the md...

    The first time I ran into a piston was in the md 70's on a new Carrier. I called the shop and said I didn't want to start it because I believed I would blow the valves. I hadn't been taught about...
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    Thanks VP199. I haven't noticed a difference...

    Thanks VP199. I haven't noticed a difference probably because I usually only soft solder with it. It still seems hotter than the other bottled gas.
    Good for starting my fire place kindling.
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    How so?

    How so?
  10. I would add that Jeff was one hell of a guy. We...

    I would add that Jeff was one hell of a guy. We rode a lot of miles. He died on his bike in SD. where he was born.
    His initials gave him the ability to write a medical possibility with authority....
  11. Not my regular job but I do know they, or people...

    Not my regular job but I do know they, or people like them, collect animals and ID sick ones knowing there might be a chance of a virus attacking humans. That compatibility thing. Monkeys, bunnies...
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    Mapp gas is still available. I have bought some...

    Mapp gas is still available. I have bought some at Home Depot.
    I use all the systems mentioned depending on the job and how much I feel like hauling my tanks around. My air/acc is a Turbo Torch and...
  13. It's possible the lab in China was working on a...

    It's possible the lab in China was working on a vaccine for Corona and the bug escaped. Same city and close proximity to the meat markets.

    About HIV, a friend Jeff Houska who has a bunch of...
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    You don't have a credit line??

    You don't have a credit line??
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    Wayne, the drawing won't open for me. Am I using...

    Wayne, the drawing won't open for me. Am I using some ancient software or something?
  16. Thread: God Speed John

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    No 2sac I haven't heard Wade. I was born in...

    No 2sac I haven't heard Wade. I was born in Chicago and tumbled around the suburbs awhile
    in the area John lived. I had seen John Prine twice and was always glad I had the chance.
    We need the...
  17. Thread: God Speed John

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    God Speed John

    If dreams were thunder
    And lighting was desire
    This ol' house would have burned down
    a long time ago

    John Prine Angel from Montgomery for Bonnie Raitt.
  18. Thread: Airflow

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    Understand static pressure is just what it says,...

    Understand static pressure is just what it says, static or not moving as compared to velocity pressure. The higher the static by comparison the less air is moving. The reason I bring this up is there...
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    The CDC is still learning about this thing. There...

    The CDC is still learning about this thing. There not even sure how long it will persist. I have dogs in the house and I'm sensitive to dander. I have sprayed my filters with a suppressant even...
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    Sometime in the 60's, NYC had an electrical...

    Sometime in the 60's, NYC had an electrical failure for (if I remember) six days. Nine months later there was a mini baby boom. So ya Genesis, your probably right as long as the couples survive....
  21. A lot of mfg. will have 75%sen 25%lat but it's...

    A lot of mfg. will have 75%sen 25%lat but it's not as simple as that. Variables exist to complicate life. Air temp, water temp, humidity, cfm all contribute to this. Measuring your existing...
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    Problem with not helping corporate's is they are...

    Problem with not helping corporate's is they are necessary so the guy on unemployment has somewhere to go when this thing blows over.
    Washington debt in a simple way isn't that different from the...
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    The Kennedy Center is disgraceful. The...

    The Kennedy Center is disgraceful. The legislature has often loaded a bill with crap. That's why so many Presidents wanted line item vetoes. Tit for tat is business in Washington. Serious load of...
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    Looks like business over people. Way too much...

    Looks like business over people. Way too much attention on saving the market. The market can be rebuilt but dead people can't.
    My understanding most of our elected are wealthy. I guess when rich...
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    It's awaking when it's realized people don't...

    It's awaking when it's realized people don't start an insurance co. to be altruistic and come to the aid of their fellows. Payouts aren't a priority.
    That's as it is. All that can be done is play...
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    When this stuff is made in another country...

    When this stuff is made in another country English is often a second language for the technical writers. Usually it's easily spotted in the use of terms and words not often associated with tech.
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    It's said the last place you want to be sick in...

    It's said the last place you want to be sick in is in a hospital. Even though swabbing with 10% bleach is SOP.
    I've worked in many hospitals and there is a large difference in the quality of the...
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    For some of y'all that wondered what you might do...

    For some of y'all that wondered what you might do with your time when you retired, now you can practice.
    Lots of people that retire have a short money supply, maybe aren't as mobile as before, and...
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    Blame maybe because Trump dropped the ball from...

    Blame maybe because Trump dropped the ball from the beginning. More worried about the stock market. Had no plan.
    Don't blame the media. BYW the media isn't liberal. It just that you've been told...
  30. Thread: Corona Virus

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    Vin, like said, your entitled to your own opinion...

    Vin, like said, your entitled to your own opinion but not your own facts. I don't know where to begin. You might begin by finding better sources of information so you aren't in the same camp of the...
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    There can't be a vaccine made for a virus that no...

    There can't be a vaccine made for a virus that no one knows exists. This is a mutate. That's what viruses do, they change into something new. HIV was like that and it took years to find a chemical...
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    GA, you just can't resist and urge to politicize,...

    GA, you just can't resist and urge to politicize, find blame.
    What the paper said this morning was a participant will receive a dose of an experimental vaccine today (3/16)but it will take one...
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    The right keeps carrying on about Biden, Hunter,...

    The right keeps carrying on about Biden, Hunter, and Ukraine. They are civilians and if nothing illegal occurred it no different than any of us doing similar. Civilians!
    Not being elected is the...
  34. Thread: Corona Virus

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    Someone posted that people should have a...

    Someone posted that people should have a contingency plan. In my experience that's not our nature in the US to plan for stuff like this. It might be in other cultures that have been tested before.
    ...
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    Fag or faggot used to be a "small bundle of...

    Fag or faggot used to be a "small bundle of sticks". Also something made with a pig's heart and other stuff. Maybe like a hagget. (sp) Pair hagget with a good single malt. hey what?

    An ol' guy...
  36. Thread: Corona Virus

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    Hense the name "corn holed"??

    Hense the name "corn holed"??
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    I wouldn't throw that word "Unfounded" around too...

    I wouldn't throw that word "Unfounded" around too loudly.

    I myself don't hate Trump I just hate the things he does. I also have some ethics questions about many of his actions. Then there's the...
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    Just a minor correction just passing by: The...

    Just a minor correction just passing by:
    The Right has had almost full band width on radio for years
    Fox News is the most watched TV news show.
    Now what were you saying?

    I believe your last...
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    My understanding is this virus isn't spread by...

    My understanding is this virus isn't spread by airborne methods but by contact.
    Like it won't be filtered out. As it is, only a small amount of return air ever reaches a filter anyway. The...
  40. Thread: Corona Virus

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    "Common sense would carry us so far with this...

    "Common sense would carry us so far with this illness but the panic fires have been lit and the media loves to fan the flames."
    That's the job of journalism. Reporting. Would you rather nothing was...
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    What you posted wasn't a "news source" it was a...

    What you posted wasn't a "news source" it was a prejudiced opinion. An entire site predicated on finding ways to spin issues. Elevate not just the hard right but to create a new right, one that is a...
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    Interesting subject, John Barron. Could be just...

    Interesting subject, John Barron. Could be just another con or the hiding of an impending full blown split personality.
    I'm amazed how many would buy a bridge from this guy.
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    If there's a point here, enlighten me.

    If there's a point here, enlighten me.
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    From Media Bias Fact Check Analysis / Bias ...

    From Media Bias Fact Check

    Analysis / Bias

    In review, Illicit Info publishes news stories from other sources and offers opinions that are always favorable to the right and negative to the...
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    Are you a poor reader?? Comprehension? Or you...

    Are you a poor reader?? Comprehension? Or you can't get your head out of your own bias. I know they are biased as are all the ones that swing to the right. All scrounging for a following.
    The...
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    "The Dem's would just come clean? What are they...

    "The Dem's would just come clean? What are they hiding. Something sinister no doubt.

    "And what would you call Fox Entertainment? Rush Hour? Savage? Kato Institute? The Republican Party also? A...
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    Interesting words from a couple service plumbers...

    Interesting words from a couple service plumbers I knew. Both would only use plumbers putty to seal a toilet. Nether would use wax rings or anything but putty. Curious.
    It looks to me like a wax...
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    You can find environmentalists that want low use...

    You can find environmentalists that want low use toilets or water closet but most of the push is from municipalities that need what water they have, can't find new sources, have to develop new...
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    Alcohol in an antiseptic and isn't a microbicidal...

    Alcohol in an antiseptic and isn't a microbicidal or antiviral. Alcohol might give a false sense of confidence.
    There are hand wipes that have more effective chemicals. A 10% chlorine bleach is...
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    Called talent. People might have a knack...

    Called talent. People might have a knack (ability) for some things but less so for others. Electricity is abstract in it's nature not unlike how a tech needs to imagine refrigerant flow in an...
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