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Forum topic by Loren posted 10-05-2017 03:54 AM 1478 views 0 times favorited 21 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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#1 posted 10-05-2017 04:05 AM

You just can’t fix stupid…

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#2 posted 10-05-2017 04:07 AM

I totally agree with Jerry!

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#3 posted 10-05-2017 04:08 AM

lightly used by the Tin Man…..

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#4 posted 10-05-2017 04:13 AM

I saw that one too.I was going to send a message to ask what happened? Baldwin park is a pretty druggie area out here so its probably the same paint they sniff.

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#5 posted 10-05-2017 11:27 AM

I wonder if they were able to pack the bearings with paint when they dipped the whole thing just to make sure it was completely destroyed?

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#6 posted 10-05-2017 11:39 AM

Hmmm …. with no motor I might be able to hook it up to a treadle. How fast do these things need to turn?

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#7 posted 10-05-2017 12:00 PM

Usually around 4,000 rpm.

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#8 posted 10-05-2017 12:39 PM

That’s hilarious that you can see all the other tools he blasted with paint in the same picture!

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#9 posted 10-05-2017 01:56 PM

“lightly used by the Tin Man…..” This Tin man is so stupid hes singing “If I only had a brain”

Looks like theres so many runs in that paint that it would have to be stripped again prior to being able to make anything flat-ish

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#10 posted 10-05-2017 01:59 PM

Should have painted it Gold. Would have made it worth more.

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#11 posted 10-05-2017 02:04 PM

I’ve never seen a chrome jointer before.

I guess once he started spraying paint the fumes took over.
That’s why you always want to paint in a well ventilated area. :>/

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#12 posted 10-05-2017 02:21 PM

I notice the paint can shaker in the photo. I think he used it to apply the paint.

Which reminds me of my long dead uncle, a hobbiest woodworker, who back in the early 1950’s decided to mix a gallon of paint using a bent up coat hanger chucked in his drill press. He forgot to change the speed which was set on high. Every time I went over to his shop when I was a young teenager I saw the result . . . a circle of paint that continued completely around the walls of the shop and across every machine in the way!

-- Always remember: It is a mathematical certainty that half the people in this country are below average in intelligence!

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#13 posted 10-05-2017 02:26 PM

Beat me to it

lightly used by the Tin Man…..

- WoodES

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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#14 posted 10-05-2017 06:53 PM

How about that…for once something that’s real far away, and I’m glad it is!

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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#15 posted 10-05-2017 06:57 PM

Oh my God. Resurfaced? More like aluminized.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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