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1. Re: Bench vise repairs (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2001 09:33:32 -0800
If it came from Enco or Harbor Freight, try their parts dept. Of course, the repair part may cost a significant fraction of the replacement price ... I have a 5" bench vise from Enco, which resembles
/html/shop-talk/2001-12/msg00004.html (7,433 bytes)

2. Re: Plumbing question #1 (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2001 09:15:56 -0800
The lead-free solder used for plumbing these days takes a special flux (or at least works better with it), and still does not 'wick' into joints as easily as the old tin/lead stuff. It may not be exa
/html/shop-talk/2001-12/msg00036.html (9,247 bytes)

3. Re: was: RE: Plumbing question #2 Now: Need some metal (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2001 09:22:22 -0800
Home Depot. Galvanized plumber's strap is coated with zinc, and soft copper "refrigeration" tubing can be cut and flattened for copper strips. Hard copper will also work I think, but is somewhat hard
/html/shop-talk/2001-12/msg00037.html (7,566 bytes)

4. Re: 2 post lift for both storage and repair? (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2001 08:47:38 -0800
Just an idle question (as I have no overhead clearance in my garage, even if I wanted a lift), but has anyone been through a major earthquake with one of these things loaded ? Living near 'Shakeytown
/html/shop-talk/2001-12/msg00066.html (8,272 bytes)

5. List member has PC virus (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2001 08:09:28 -0800
If you get a funny looking message from "Dan <>", treat it with extreme caution. Viruses can of course not be transmitted directly through the list (although it tried), but I've also
/html/shop-talk/2001-12/msg00108.html (6,793 bytes)

6. Re: Question about Radiant Heated Floors and drillingfor (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2001 10:01:46 -0800
Just thinking about what it would do to the mill, being dropped on it's bed, I think I'll anchor mine ... can't quite see San Andreas from here, but it's not far. BTW, there has been a major earthqua
/html/shop-talk/2001-12/msg00122.html (7,755 bytes)

7. Re: Another electrical question (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2001 07:21:23 -0800
Or at least invest in one of those battery-operated lights that comes on when the power fails ... /// /// mailing list /// To unsubscribe send a plain text message to majordo
/html/shop-talk/2001-11/msg00028.html (8,525 bytes)

8. Re: Another electrical question (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2001 08:20:32 -0800
At my bench in the garage, I have two of those "wiremold" strips with a single outlet every 10" (scrounged from scrap at a previous employer), one behind the bench and one in front, PLUS a duplex out
/html/shop-talk/2001-11/msg00029.html (8,532 bytes)

9. Re: Just passing this on (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2001 09:02:27 -0800
Lee, I'm on Eric's side on this. See below. On the contrary, corporations have a duty to their stock holders to spend money as necessary to ensure the success of the corporation, and ultimate profits
/html/shop-talk/2001-11/msg00032.html (9,938 bytes)

10. Re: CB Radios. (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2001 07:26:56 -0800
Perhaps I should've added that the only reason I didn't have the same problem with my TR3A as my friend did with his MGA, is because I had a magnetic-mount CB antenna (borrowed from my Dad, along wit
/html/shop-talk/2001-11/msg00088.html (7,806 bytes)

11. Re: Sinking cottage (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 23:24:16 -0700
There was a segment on Hometime (or one of those programs) a few years back about having concrete pumped in below a slab (or part of a slab) to correct such problems. ISTR they showed an attached gar
/html/shop-talk/2001-10/msg00000.html (7,744 bytes)

12. Re: Powder coating oven (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 23:39:00 -0700
Bill, somewhere I've read of a fellow that just added a temporary extension to an ordinary kitchen oven, made of that foil covered insulation board and (as I recall) aluminum tape. He said it worked
/html/shop-talk/2001-10/msg00001.html (7,637 bytes)

13. Re: OK, here is what my 208v really is: (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 23:13:57 -0700
Kim : IMO you will have no trouble at all running a compressor rated at 230 on your 208 service, particularly at that altitude. The thin air means that, unless you change the drive ratio on the compr
/html/shop-talk/2001-10/msg00085.html (8,893 bytes)

14. Re: building a shop - radiant heat (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 22:50:46 -0700
I don't know, but I can think of three reasons this might be sorta true: 1) The heated air coming out of the vents is warmer than the room air, hence it's relative humidity is lower than the cooler r
/html/shop-talk/2001-10/msg00213.html (9,775 bytes)

15. Re: Metal marking (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 15:58:54 -0700
AKA layout dye or machinist's bluing. One source is Enco or any industrial supply should have it. Great stuff, I use it frequently, usually when trying to fit two parts togeth
/html/shop-talk/2001-10/msg00226.html (8,138 bytes)

16. Re: Results of powder-coating polished brass (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 16:18:35 -0700
I believe the 'lacquer' used on brass instruments was exactly that, clear (actually very slightly yellow) lacquer. I would think that polyurethane would work better, but true lacquer should still be
/html/shop-talk/2001-10/msg00228.html (8,604 bytes)

17. Re: Drilling Metal (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 21:28:59 -0800
I'm no expert, but ... I have a floor-mount Enco drill press (on sale recently for around $200) that works fairly well (although it has more run-out than I would like), which I've outfitted with a 4
/html/shop-talk/2001-10/msg00271.html (8,272 bytes)

18. Re: 2.5 liter Mitsubishi (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2001 20:08:53 -0700
My next step would be to hook up a fuel pressure gauge, and check the pressure at full throttle against the book value. A cheap mechanical oil pressure gauge ($15 at most auto supply places) will do,
/html/shop-talk/2001-09/msg00007.html (7,282 bytes)

19. Re: shop talk archieves (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Sat, 08 Sep 2001 10:41:33 -0700
Listquest seems to be very intermittant these days, but it just now worked for me. Try Randall /// /// mailing list /// T
/html/shop-talk/2001-09/msg00087.html (6,904 bytes)

20. Re: Battery Question! (score: 1)
Author: Randall <>
Date: Sat, 08 Sep 2001 15:18:13 -0700
It's tough to say just from that whether your battery is good or bad, but at least the voltage appears to be OK. For a slightly better test, turn on the headlights for about 10 seconds, turn them off
/html/shop-talk/2001-09/msg00090.html (8,678 bytes)

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