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41. Re: [Shop-talk] Odd-shaped door? (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 18:25:10 -0800
Doug - If you don't need to actually regularly use it as a door, how about just trimming down a sheet of 4x8 foam insulation board to be a pressure fit in the opening? See 416989 or 270895 at homedep
/html/shop-talk/2010-01/msg00119.html (11,233 bytes)

42. Re: [Shop-talk] Automatic wire strippers (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 22:54:41 -0800
I have a pair from Harbor Freight and they work nice, but most of the time I end up using a pair similar to the Klein 11055 or Irwin Industrial Tools 2078309. With the automatic stripper I have, you
/html/shop-talk/2010-01/msg00176.html (8,415 bytes)

43. Re: [Shop-talk] outdoor low light "security" cameras (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2010 10:04:31 -0800
I bought one of these HF cameras based on the price and returned it right away. The picture quality is bad. I would expect the minimum camera you would find acceptable to retail for over $75. If you
/html/shop-talk/2010-01/msg00192.html (10,763 bytes)

44. Re: [Shop-talk] outdoor low light "security" cameras (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 19:11:17 -0800
Marcus - All my motion activated recording has been at the recorder/PC end. The camera continuously sends what it sees and the software recorder detects change between frames to determine if the moti
/html/shop-talk/2010-01/msg00203.html (11,299 bytes)

45. Re: [Shop-talk] Water heater problem (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 19:27:53 -0800
I have the same issue in my new house and will probably be replacing the heater in the next few months. One thing you can do to help the heaters is to periodically drain then to flush out sediment.
/html/shop-talk/2010-01/msg00205.html (9,549 bytes)

46. Re: [Shop-talk] more water heater (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 19:14:23 -0800
I couldn't find a code reference in a quick internet search, but I was told by an inspector that it was against code to have a hot water shutoff valve on a water heater (assuming a tank type), only a
/html/shop-talk/2010-01/msg00236.html (9,287 bytes)

47. Re: [Shop-talk] Hanging a Cuckoo clock (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2010 16:58:00 -0800
I've had good luck with the screw in plastic anchors like # 892428 at Home Depot. This link may get you there. T
/html/shop-talk/2010-02/msg00177.html (9,353 bytes)

48. Re: [Shop-talk] Car dealer tomfoolery and Costco Auto Buyer program (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2010 22:07:51 -0800
If you know the dealership guy lied, report it to Costco and the manager at the dealership. I think it would get resolved pretty quickly as Costco wouldn't accept that and the dealership would be con
/html/shop-talk/2010-03/msg00018.html (8,263 bytes)

49. [Shop-talk] string trimmer engine won't run (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 21:21:52 -0700
Last week my Homelite 2 stroke string trimmer stopped running and I'm after recommendations for things to check to get it running again. It is a straight shaft, 15142-R, which I believe is a recondi
/html/shop-talk/2010-03/msg00159.html (9,213 bytes)

50. Re: [Shop-talk] auxillary power jack (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Fri, 07 May 2010 21:47:19 -0700
Two easy options: or Comes with bracket that can
/html/shop-talk/2010-05/msg00009.html (9,037 bytes)

51. Re: [Shop-talk] bits for a Stanley push drill (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Sun, 09 May 2010 20:55:27 -0700
Doug - I got a replacement set from Sears, but I guess it was a while ago. Their version of the Yankee push drill is Craftsman 94221, but I don't see it online at Sears dot com. A search revealed htt
/html/shop-talk/2010-05/msg00020.html (10,174 bytes)

52. Re: [Shop-talk] Funny wrench request (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Fri, 21 May 2010 16:47:40 -0700
I found the wrenches from the $.99 cent store very easy to modify. I needed a 15/16" open end wrench that was only 1/8 inch thick to hold the water pipe between the wall box and the leaky washing mac
/html/shop-talk/2010-05/msg00072.html (11,633 bytes)

53. Re: [Shop-talk] Inside/outside angle finder (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2010 17:32:35 -0700
John - I got the same item several years ago. It isn't very accurate in terms of markings. About the only thing I use it for is to lock it at an angle I want to duplicate then take it to the miter sa
/html/shop-talk/2010-06/msg00026.html (11,028 bytes)

54. Re: [Shop-talk] Echo string trimmer (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2010 16:04:55 -0700
Pat - I picked up a Ryobi brush cutter with sting trimmer heads (BC30 or BC26 in store or RY30971 online for $149) at my local Home Depot (San Pedro, CA) for $75. They had them marked down for cleara
/html/shop-talk/2010-06/msg00094.html (9,926 bytes)

55. Re: [Shop-talk] Lawn mower engine & blade question (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2010 19:55:13 -0700
Wayne - I have a similar mower purchased back in 2000 and did a similar thing in February (Los Angeles area with year round mowing). On the first mowing of the overgrown lower portion of my yard, I h
/html/shop-talk/2010-07/msg00085.html (11,442 bytes)

56. Re: [Shop-talk] dihydrogen monoxide (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 07:34:54 -0700
Read all about it at the web site for the Dihydrogen Monoxide Research Division - Before you leave the site, but after looking around, check the press kit. I have some of their m
/html/shop-talk/2010-07/msg00168.html (7,564 bytes)

57. Re: [Shop-talk] Miter saw or compound miter saw (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2010 19:03:24 -0700
I'm very happy with my Dewalt 10" compound miter saw. Lots of trim work and pretty accurate. I saw the comment about looking for old USA made ones. Mine is 7-8 years old, so quality may have changed.
/html/shop-talk/2010-08/msg00014.html (11,205 bytes)

58. Re: [Shop-talk] Programmable thermostat with home/away functions? (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2010 18:39:02 -0700
Lee - If you can be satisfied with a single temperature setting for the "away" mode, just look for one with a manual override setting. Run your normal program when you have guests then enter the max
/html/shop-talk/2010-08/msg00020.html (9,340 bytes)

59. Re: [Shop-talk] Making some shipping crates (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2010 22:04:10 -0700
Doug - If you decide to go premade, check out Pelican Cases - - they come with or without foam. They are so popular, all I had to type was "Peli" before Google suggested "Pelican c
/html/shop-talk/2010-08/msg00024.html (8,655 bytes)

60. Re: [Shop-talk] Construction opinion poll (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 21:44:59 -0700
Jim - I would not build it crooked unless it was a dark closet that I just needed quick and cheap. If other people will see it, the insides of the uprights should be square and parallel. The easy way
/html/shop-talk/2010-08/msg00056.html (9,126 bytes)

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