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    What's a carburetor? :) The two main things that...

    What's a carburetor? :)
    The two main things that really innovated autos?
    Electronic ignition, and Closed loop fuel injection.
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    With Sockets and extensions? You can't get the...

    With Sockets and extensions?
    You can't get the socket off, unless you want to keep it on?
    Then it will fall off.
    With 4x4 vehicles with skid plates?
    The socket when it falls, doesn't hit the...
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    I have a similar ratchet made for changing spark...

    I have a similar ratchet made for changing spark plugs.
    My dad gave it to me over 50 years ago, and it is a Blackhawk brand ratchet.
    It is still in my ratchet, and sockets drawer in the tool chest....
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    On the estimator you have to run up the dcr to...

    On the estimator you have to run up the dcr to get more turns.
    Less DCR gives less turns.
    It's all usefull and accepted here.
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    No argument here, but most all pickup makers list...

    No argument here, but most all pickup makers list the DCR of their pickups.
    Players and builders that only have a multimeter, can get an idea what they have.
    So I like to always include the DCR,...
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    The whole world uses DCR for reference, so it is...

    The whole world uses DCR for reference, so it is hard to totally forget it.
    I make a Neck Tele pickup with .495 inch between flats, with A5 magnets with 42 SP wire.
    I use around 7850 turns with a...
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    Glaze? Are you wanting data to wind a pickup, or...

    Glaze?
    Are you wanting data to wind a pickup, or are you buying a SD pickup?
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  8. This Xcelite set, looks nice, and are a...

    This Xcelite set, looks nice, and are a reasonable value.
    https://www.homedepot.com/p/Xcelite-Electronics-Handy-Pack-Pliers-Kit-6-Piece-C1KN/304133441...
  9. Here's some that are around $50 each in a set....

    Here's some that are around $50 each in a set.
    They look pretty cool!
    https://www.riogrande.com/product/swanstrom-pliers-and-cutters-set/111026
    https://products.riogrande.com/products/111026IN1.jpg
  10. I bet I bought 10 sets of the HF large orange...

    I bet I bought 10 sets of the HF large orange plier sets.
    I used to give them for christmas presents to the boys.
    If you let a pair rust, or lose them, no big loss.
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  11. This is more my speed, and price range!...

    This is more my speed, and price range!
    https://www.amazon.com/Craftsman-Evolv-6-Piece-Pliers-10060/dp/B00GLZZV0M/ref=sr_1_35?keywords=plier+set&qid=1580062036&sr=8-35...
  12. Anyone got any splicer snips. I've probably gone...

    Anyone got any splicer snips.
    I've probably gone through 50 pair in my telecomm days.
    I still keep a pair in my back pocket some.
    Handy for cutting tape, wax string, wire, and trimming whiskers! ...
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    Have you asked the manufacturer of the pickups...

    Have you asked the manufacturer of the pickups that have this birth mark on the bottom?
    The guy that made the pickups, would be the one to answer these questions.
    It may be something as simple, as...
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    Chuck order me one too! T

    Chuck order me one too!
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    Things like that, is why I quit working for the...

    Things like that, is why I quit working for the public.
    I do a little work for regional pros, that have reasonable requests.
    Other options, include another body, that can be retrofitted.
    Another...
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    I read your posts and thread. Not sure which...

    I read your posts and thread.
    Not sure which model your customer has?
    Some pictures of her guitar would be nice.
    Including pictures of the rear control cover and routing?
    If it this one with the...
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    The Brymen is way over $50....

    The Brymen is way over $50.
    https://www.amazon.com/EEVblog-BM235-Brymen-Multimeter/dp/B01JZ1ADCO/ref=sr_1_2?crid=PF534GCK5USK&keywords=bm235+multimeter&qid=1579649474&sprefix=BM235%2Caps%2C639&sr=8-2
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    I'm looking at maybe getting this one?...

    I'm looking at maybe getting this one?...
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    I still say it is due to the magnet casting...

    I still say it is due to the magnet casting process?
    Beyond that, just be annoyed!
    GL,
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    The dot appears from the photo to be an air...

    The dot appears from the photo to be an air bubble.
    When the end of the magnet was ground, it exposed the air bubble.
    If the black dot is a pit, or indention, then the bubble is the obvious answer....
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    I've never been that big on purchasing used...

    I've never been that big on purchasing used stuff, I usually get someone elses problems.
    I may try this one.
    Has some features I like, and uses AA batteries, that I have an access of!...
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    So where are all these used flukes for $50 or...

    So where are all these used flukes for $50 or less, suitable for knocking off the boat?
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    I have a Fluke 89, leftover from my comm tech...

    I have a Fluke 89, leftover from my comm tech job.
    More meter, than needed for working on cars, boats, etc.
    I like cheapies, for knocking off of cars and boats, etc ! :)

    The Klein meter gets...
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    Found it....

    Found it.
    https://www.amazon.com/Alloet-True-RMS-Digital-Multimeter-Voltage/dp/B072JMBLJS
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    Best DMM for under $50?

    This has been beat on before, but since the choices change a lot, what do you think would be the best small DMM in the $30-$50 range?
    Say for leaving in several places, not necessary for bench use?...
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    Here's similar to how I do it. I glue on a...

    Here's similar to how I do it.
    I glue on a aluminum shield on the whole pickguard.
    Mount your components on the ground shield.
    You can ground the body cavity, but since everything is mounted on...
  27. Great looking pictures. Cool Tool! T

    Great looking pictures.
    Cool Tool!
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  28. I just installed Opera on my Linux test laptop, a...

    I just installed Opera on my Linux test laptop, a i5 with sata ssd drive.
    Opera was not on the Ubuntu Repository, like most programs.
    So I had to go and download it from the Opera site, and it was...
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