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    colb reacted to Tom Dunlap's post in the thread Driving auger bits? with Like Like.
    I used my angle grinder for the work. The discs I used are made by Pferd and were designed for cut-off use. They still worked for face...
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    colb reacted to Tom Dunlap's post in the thread Ok guys, my turn, Chipper Help / Advice with Like Like.
    Look at the edge of the anvil. That will give you a good idea how much work it's done.
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    colb replied to the thread Driving auger bits?.
    I think you're laying the right base in every way. Look at the bcma's specification if he will permit it. I wrote a 2-page...
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    colb replied to the thread Driving auger bits?.
    You of course are ordering the ANSI standard and bmp for supplemental support, right?
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    colb reacted to LordFarkwad's post in the thread Driving auger bits? with Like Like.
    That keeps it from squishing? Wow. Good word, @colb , on the learning. Haha! I'll do some cuts the night before to at least try and get...
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    colb reacted to Njdelaney's post in the thread Today.... with Like Like.
    I spent about three hours over the last two days making mistakes, learning from them and using gear and techniques I have never tried...
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    colb reacted to ppsavage's post in the thread how many miles with Haha Haha.
    I thought maybe I'd climbed enough rope to stretch the coast of california but a rough estimate only came up with about 100 miles.
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    colb replied to the thread Covid Close To You.
    Apparently the father of one of my highschool friends has it. I just consulted an ICU nurse today. He is off work for two weeks...
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    colb reacted to Bart_'s post in the thread Covid Close To You with Like Like.
    Kind of like the degrees of Kevin Bacon thing it starts to get real, all the stay home, social distancing, only emergency industries...
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    colb reacted to moss's post in the thread CCW while you climb? with Haha Haha.
    My urban ground stealth method back in the day. -AJ
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    colb replied to the thread CCW while you climb?.
    What if someone takes an excavator to your house and takes the safe? They've been doing that to bank ATMs lately... Are you...
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    colb reacted to Waldo's post in the thread Gorilla eye with Like Like.
    Stitched terminations are typically much strong than knots. Stitched and spliced eyes are roughly the same when it comes to break test...
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    colb reacted to LordFarkwad's post in the thread Driving auger bits? with Like Like.
    The deed is done, my man! Someone else up there suggested a hammer drill, but I went with the Super Hawg gen2.
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    colb replied to the thread Driving auger bits?.
    I've seen utility workers use angle grinders to cut cable. I use an angle grinder on EHS. I tape the cable with masking tape, then cut...
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    colb reacted to cerviarborist's post in the thread Driving auger bits? with Like Like.
    I wouldn't suggest it. That machine has a lot of power and kickback with a blade or grinder could be dicey when you're doing rope...
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