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    Quote Originally Posted by IAMSatisfied View Post
    I'd love to see the process by which they split those members from the trunk. Judging by the man standing on the left, the section they're working on is at least 12' tall and 16' in diameter... at minimum. It's kinda funny to think of these men as vegetable harvesters, and that homes are made largely of vegetables. And, yes, trees are vegetables, at least from the perspective of termites, wood beetles, woodlice and fungus... and humans.
    "Why not?" some would ask.
    Recent developments prove, unequivocally, vegetables and creatures alike, assume any identity they want.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toolmaker51 View Post
    "Why not?" some would ask.
    Recent developments prove, unequivocally, vegetables and creatures alike, assume any identity they want.
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    Why did I not think of that, I could call my dog a cat... then I would not have to buy a license for her every year. On second thought, she would dis-own me if I start calling her a cat, or worse yet it would really confuse her, she might loose her identity.

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    Neat little horizontal mill!

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    Imagine the American flag on display in work places today....

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    I know of one, for sure.
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    very clean...not a chip in sight
    er, wait...there's something on this side of the mill base

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrickieDickie View Post
    Imagine the American flag on display in work places today....
    My flag is outside. People around here understand.

    "Red White and Blue outside, guns inside"
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    yup flag hear too. I like the bench/stands under the machines as well as the machines. I offten wonder how many of these machines are in use today in somebody basement. thats what sucks about living in the south...everything was up north. somuch of this old stuff can be bought super cheep many times, but shippen can be a issue weather it be the cost or getting it undammaged. I get my bridge port clone due to it being dammaged when delevered.$400.wasent bad for a bent lead screw machine that I fixed my self (bent outboard of the left side bearing, simple fix)1979 model totaly referbushed,before shipping...ya right, it did have new paint... I reworked a few things and have more to do, but it does just fine for me since I nolonger do any outside work. cost me $125 to get it delevered across town to my house. and the phase converter I had on my smaller mill so..almost plug and play for less the $600 9x49 with 6" riser.and fresh gray paint!!!. ( millport mill)

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