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      Joe and Richard, I've not had the issue of having to re-authorize the Microsoft software on my VM. I've been using VirtualBox to host a...
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      awake replied to the thread Larger format Prusa 3D Printer.
      Yikes - I hope you mean that the firmware shut down the machine due to thermal runaway, not that it actually ran away and overheated...
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      awake reacted to SteamChEng's post in the thread HELP, my shop is a MESS with Like Like.
      That's a nice trick. I started buying prescription safety glasses and regular glasses online at Zenni optical. I can get single vision...
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      awake reacted to GreenTwin's post in the thread HELP, my shop is a MESS with Like Like.
      Here is a trick that I learned a few months ago. I was getting reading glasses last year from an eye doctor, and got two pair, but it...
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      awake reacted to Mike Ginn's post in the thread HELP, my shop is a MESS with Like Like.
      LLoyd The more expensive varifocal lens can have a much wider field of view for reading but will always be worse than pure reading...
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      awake reacted to Lloyd-ss's post in the thread HELP, my shop is a MESS with Like Like.
      I am going to try ang give us a get out of jail free card based on a few personal observations. The first is progressive lenses. Before...
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      awake reacted to Poppy Ott's post in the thread HELP, my shop is a MESS with Like Like.
      I don’t have to put things away to lose them. I can do it while standing at the lathe and not moving an inch. Where is that mic? It...
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      awake reacted to maybach_man's post in the thread HELP, my shop is a MESS with Like Like.
      I just hope that my relatives don't sell everything for what i told them it cost;)
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      awake replied to the thread Hello from the Tip of Africa.
      Welcome to the forum!
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      awake reacted to Vietti's post in the thread Set Screw Advice with Like Like.
      Some in the past used the shot out of shotgun shells, nice round lead pellets in various sizes.
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      awake replied to the thread Set Screw Advice.
      Of course, one does need to be sure it is not an acid-flux core type of solder!
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      awake reacted to Ken I's post in the thread Set Screw Advice with Like Like.
      I normally drop a piece of solder (just cut with side cutters) into the hole - the grub screw compresses it like a liquid and it holds...
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      awake reacted to oldengineguy's post in the thread Set Screw Advice with Like Like.
      Work out where the set screw needs to be along the shaft then machine an undercut approx .020 in. deep, sufficient width to fit the...
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      awake reacted to Jasonb's post in the thread Set Screw Advice with Like Like.
      I put a small piece of SOFT aluminium wire in the hole first, this deforms under the pressure of the screw and does not mark the shaft...
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      awake replied to the thread HELP, my shop is a MESS.
      Like others, I clean my shop periodically - usually before starting a new project. Overall, it is actually pretty organized. It has to...
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