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1. [Shop-talk] Watts connectors and the great conspiracy (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 07:26:00 -0500
OK, I use alot of PEX, copper, and CPVC pipes in my plumbing. I have found the Watts connectors are the best thing since sliced bread (even though they are pricey.) Here is my problem, I can NEVER fi
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00253.html (10,287 bytes)

2. [Shop-talk] Plasma cutters (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 11:56:35 -0500
OK, I'm looking to buy a "thumb" for my back hoe. While it is expensive to buy, I realized that this is an easy piece to make, failing one thing... I don't have a good way to cut heavy steel. (1/4" p
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00258.html (8,520 bytes)

3. [Shop-talk] Plasma cutters (need help picking it out now) (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 18:06:43 -0500
OK, I've decided to get a plasma cutter for sure. I am figuring I can budget up to $900 for one. The problem, when I look on Craigslist, there are tons out there. Are there any brands to stay away fr
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00269.html (9,209 bytes)

4. [Shop-talk] Plasma cutter, the trigger is pulled. (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2011 07:37:13 -0500
OK, after reading everything I could online about plasma cutters, talking to about 5 guys 'in the biz' about them, and sleeping on it, I finally pulled the trigger on what I think is the best unit. H
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00283.html (8,429 bytes)

5. [Shop-talk] 20% off at harbor freight (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2011 08:09:31 -0500
I just placed an order for a cart for the cutter and I found a 20% off coupon for harbor freight. I thought I'd share it in case anyone wanted to use it. It's code is 51610210 I can email any of you
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00284.html (8,135 bytes)

6. [Shop-talk] Texaco Marfak 2 multi purpose grease (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 13:27:47 -0500
Guys, I have found myself with a large quantity of Texaco Marfak 2 multi purpose grease (about 2 cases or over 80 cartridges Here is the product sheet for it. <http://www.alexisoil.com/pdf/MarfakMult
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00316.html (7,571 bytes)

7. [Shop-talk] Plasma Cutter- the review (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 22:34:14 -0500
OK, Here is the review on the plasma cutter I was talking about last week. Just a recap, with money being tight, I bought a plasma cutter to make the items I needed instead of buying them (see below
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00319.html (10,800 bytes)

8. [Shop-talk] Plasma Cutter- the review (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 15:45:38 -0500
Rich, They do require an air source. Some of the lighter duty ones (less than 1/4" thick material) have compressors built in. Again, I knew nothing about plasma cutters a week ago and I spent the pas
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00332.html (9,521 bytes)

9. [Shop-talk] Plasma Cutter- the review (score: 223)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 15:55:53 -0500
The air requirements are very little. In fact, they just say between 50psi and 70 psi. There is no cfps requirement on it. Moose "Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a ratio
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00333.html (11,463 bytes)

10. [Shop-talk] Plasma Cutter- the review (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 19:24:18 -0500
I don't mind doing the calculations, but I have a monster air compressor and air reserve and it would take forever for it to kick in. I'll see about making a small tank or something to do a measureme
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00337.html (9,410 bytes)

11. [Shop-talk] Is this true?---Fw: eBay Motors Fee Class Action (6540054) (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 06:47:44 -0500
I just got this email (it went to the right email account for my ebay account.) Does anyone know if there is a way to validate this as true or a scam? Ebay, wouldn't tell me if it was true. There is
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00347.html (19,488 bytes)

12. [Shop-talk] Welding cart idea (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 14:29:57 -0500
OK, now I have my plasma cutter, my wire feed, my 'buzzbox' and my OxAc tanks/torches in my shop. Each are on their own cart at this moment. I was wondering, would it make sense to make a single, cus
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00350.html (8,753 bytes)

13. [Shop-talk] Welding cart idea (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 15:05:21 -0500
UGGG!!! John, I hate you!! <Grins> Like I needed ANOTHER three *awesome* forums to spend my time with!!! OK, I'll be quiet as I spend the next 6 months reading posts on these forums. Moose "Be as ben
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00353.html (8,600 bytes)

14. [Shop-talk] Well pump alarm question (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 07:40:47 -0500
OK, I know that I said I'd be quiet for a while, but this is a sort of emergency. I have a spring fed well for my property. Turns out that the water line in one of my out buildings broke. So my pump
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00358.html (8,856 bytes)

15. [Shop-talk] Watts connectors and the great conspiracy (score: 223)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 19:19:52 -0500
In case I forgot to follow up, I went with Ron's hardware and it was a great transaction. Items came fast, price was the best I found. I bought alot of each, but they got them sent to me fast. Moose
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00370.html (10,637 bytes)

16. [Shop-talk] Watts connectors and the great conspiracy (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 21:58:34 -0500
There seems to be two different types of connectors. One says it can be and the other says it can't. Moose "Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a rational being are trenched
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00374.html (8,474 bytes)

17. [Shop-talk] Snow Chains (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 22:10:46 -0500
OK, so I made the mount for my trucks snow plow. The truck is a duellie, but not 4 wheel drive. While I do need to put more weight on the back, I was also thinking about getting a set of snow chains.
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00375.html (8,705 bytes)

18. [Shop-talk] Welding cart follow up (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:03:02 -0500
OK, so I finally switched the HF welding cart for a more traditional one. Then I made a few easy mods to it to make it more welding friendly. For now, I just added some 'ears' for the cables, but as
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00381.html (8,759 bytes)

19. [Shop-talk] Welding cart follow up (score: 223)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 20:20:38 -0500
It rolls around fine in the flat shop floor. It's not that great on the uneven snow/ice covered pavement however. I do use flux cord for most of my 'quick' and/or small stuff. I though about adding t
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00384.html (10,498 bytes)

20. [Shop-talk] Phone line management (score: 216)
Author: eric at megageek.com (eric at megageek.com)
Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2011 06:51:53 -0500
Back in the late nineties, Microsoft made a phone. It had a software interface and had some limited controls like you are asking. With a little code knowledge, you could make it do what you wanted. T
/html/shop-talk/2011-01/msg00465.html (10,346 bytes)


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