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Forum: Penturning 03-18-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By Herb G
When in doubt, throw it out. Check the...

When in doubt, throw it out.
Check the expiration date.
Every bottle of glue I've bought in the last 35 years had one.
If you can't read the code, call the people who made it & they will tell you....
Forum: Casual Conversation 03-18-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 659
Posted By Herb G
George, it's hard. I've lost a lot of pets over...

George, it's hard. I've lost a lot of pets over the last 51 years.
Ask the vet for a bereavement rate & they will usually deduct a great amount for your loss.
Forum: Casual Conversation 03-18-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By Herb G
+1. There is no "O" in Lilac. BTW, it makes...

+1. There is no "O" in Lilac.

BTW, it makes an interesting pen.
Pretty purple background colors.
Forum: Other Things We Make 03-06-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By Herb G
Mebs! Mebs!

Mebs! Mebs!
Forum: Penturning 03-05-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 606
Posted By Herb G
That thread looks like it, but I could be wrong....

That thread looks like it, but I could be wrong. My memory ain't what it used to be.
:frown:
Forum: Penturning 03-05-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 606
Posted By Herb G
Thanks for the replies so far. What I was looking...

Thanks for the replies so far. What I was looking for is that someone took 3 or 4 identical blanks & took pics of them side by side.
First was no tubes, with a back light to show the transparency....
Forum: Penturning 03-04-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 606
Posted By Herb G
Does anyone recall a thread on back painting...

Where someone did 3 or 4 of the exact same blanks & left one plain brass on the tube, and the others were different paints so you could see the difference it made?

I know I saw it but I can't find...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 03-03-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,906
Posted By Herb G
I have helped a few close friends build their...

I have helped a few close friends build their shops in the past.
I did all the electrical work, they did everything else.

The best way to approach it is get some graph paper, and make cut outs of...
Forum: Activities Manager 03-01-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,807
Posted By Herb G
I'm a loser & I'm riding this train once...

I'm a loser & I'm riding this train once again.
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-28-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 484
Posted By Herb G
Take it FWIW, but I've been doing commercial &...

Take it FWIW, but I've been doing commercial & industrial electrical work for over 35 years now.
If you have natural gas available, that's the only way to go.
If not, a large ( 500 gallon ) propane...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 02-26-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 894
Posted By Herb G
If anyone wants a set of original carbon steel...

If anyone wants a set of original carbon steel Craftsman turning tools in the original box they came in, let me know. I would be willing to part with mine.
All of them are in excellent condition.
...
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-26-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By Herb G
I used to get spam/scam callers all the...

I used to get spam/scam callers all the time...until I started answering the phone in a fake Chinese accent.
I'd say "Hu Fong Chinee Ressarant".
(My wife is Chinese & she thinks it's hilarious to...
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-25-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By Herb G
About 3-4 years ago, my Uncle called me like 5-6...

About 3-4 years ago, my Uncle called me like 5-6 times in one day.
Since I wasn't here, he left messages for me to call him right away.
Someone had called him, saying they were me, but called him...
Forum: Penturning 02-20-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By Herb G
:eek:

:eek:
Forum: Penturning 02-20-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,508
Posted By Herb G
How many blanks do you keep on hand?

In conjunction with my other question, it's only human nature to ask how many blanks you keep on hand.

I don't know how many wood blanks I have, but probably enough for the rest of my life.
I...
Forum: Penturning 02-20-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By Herb G
How many pen kits do you keep on hand?

Just a straight forward question. I have about 25 pen kits on hand at any given time. How many do you have laying around?
Forum: Penturning 02-16-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Herb G
Need a source of nickel Gatsby tubes

Anyone know where I can buy nickel Gatsby (or it's clones) nickel plated tubes?
Forum: Other Things We Make 02-16-2019, 02:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By Herb G
Bob, if I had a fraction of your talent, I'd be...

Bob, if I had a fraction of your talent, I'd be rich.
Not necessarily in money, but rich all the same.
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-12-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By Herb G
I'm eleventeen myself.

I'm eleventeen myself.
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-12-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Herb G
Shovel snow? Are you nuts? You live in Minnesota...

Shovel snow? Are you nuts? You live in Minnesota & you don't own one yet?
Get one of these instead.
After all, they ARE built in your state. :smile:
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-09-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,579
Posted By Herb G
My wife always says "People are lazy & no damn...

My wife always says "People are lazy & no damn good", and I tend to agree with her.
I think it's horrible someone would steal from a blind person.
Forum: Other Things We Make 02-08-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,026
Posted By Herb G
Me too. I still have some in the original...

Me too. I still have some in the original packaging too.
Forum: Activities Manager 02-06-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,874
Posted By Herb G
Not any more. It's $7.50 now. The post office...

Not any more. It's $7.50 now. The post office just raised their rates at the end of January. It's $8 if you don't use Paypal to ship it.
For a small flat rate box or padded envelope, take your pick.
Forum: Activities Manager 02-05-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,874
Posted By Herb G
I'm going to need a couple of days before I can...

I'm going to need a couple of days before I can ship my blanks out.
I am getting over the flu & it's darn near killed me this year.
I have been sick as a dog for over 2 weeks.
I apologize for the...
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-05-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 266
Posted By Herb G
Happy Birthday Charlie W

Many more to you my friend.
:smile:
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