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19 minutes ago, badams_ios said:

Sometimes I press 1 so I can talk to a human and I ask for, um... Favors.

So, do you like, ask them to come over and scratch your back or something like that? :dancetl6:

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I think I may do the "Your call is important to us! Please hold for the next available representative"  the next time I get one of these.  I got rid of the opinion survey takers when I told them "my opinions are very valuable and highly sought after, therefore I now charge $50 for each question asked, so if you will give me your credit card information, we can begin once the card has been validated"  they hung up quickly. Guess they put me on some "list" guess I only had to do that twice before I stopped getting survey calls.

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Finished the initial construction of my spray booth today. The painting of it will wait until I have test painted using it. The impression I get from just feeling the air flow by hand is that the 250 CFM blower is , indeed, too strong for a booth this size.

 

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I finished modifying the handwheel on my old Myford ML7 so that it contains a slip dialIMG_1903x1024.jpg.dc121c840901801c68b883f2d1aeece0.jpg

 

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because when I turned these for the restoration it was a nightmare remembering the .085" distances on a dial that was .125" with one full turn of the dial, Now I can zero the dial which makes doing this sort of repetitive increments that are less than one full turn easy.

 

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Which made this test a breeze

 

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because there are a few more different types of stanchions to make for the restoration.

 

Michael

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Technically, it was today...around 1 AM, my wife asked if I felt like going over to the casino. So we went across the street and invited our daughter to go along with us. After about 45 minutes at the casino, I was $600 richer and my wife and daughter were both way ahead from where they started. We celebrated by leaving and driving home. It's not often I leave that place richer than when I got there.

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27 minutes ago, daddyrabbit1954 said:

Technically, it was today...around 1 AM, my wife asked if I felt like going over to the casino. So we went across the street and invited our daughter to go along with us. After about 45 minutes at the casino, I was $600 richer and my wife and daughter were both way ahead from where they started. We celebrated by leaving and driving home. It's not often I leave that place richer than when I got there.

 

Now you have some extra to use for the workshop tools or other toys.:D

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Just come home from my wood carving class def the hardest subject I've done to date. Can get the general shape, not yet the finess with the carving strokes especially when I can't cut across the grain. At least lime (basswood) is easy to sand.IMG_1466.thumb.JPG.fc7558fb25ca7ca59d6377530cc7c77e.JPG

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Today I finished my second day of training at Walmart, for my new job there. It looks like about 7 days of training, a bit more than I was expecting for a glorified Janitor job, but they are paying me for the training. It will bring in play money though.

 

"Finished" my Spray Booth, except for painting. The blower is a bit too powerful, but it doesn't seem to suck the paint away from the model.

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