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21. Re: [Shop-talk] Which Generator to Buy (score: 1)
Author: <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2011 12:06:20 -0500
I'm also looking for a generator all of my research has pointed to Generac being a good brand. The local small engine shop recommended them (and Honda for way more $) and my electrician said he has i
/html/shop-talk/2011-12/msg00171.html (9,470 bytes)

22. Re: [Shop-talk] Fw: RE: Fw: RE: LED Headlight for electric (score: 1)
Author: <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2012 18:33:18 -0500
Ill second ddmtuning. Ive had their ID kit and harness on my 4runner for 1.5 years without issue. My friend bought their LED lightbar for his tractor, but im not sure if he installed it yet. Matt...o
/html/shop-talk/2012-01/msg00063.html (8,627 bytes)

23. Re: [Shop-talk] non ethanol fuel alternative (score: 1)
Author: <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 07:13:01 -0500
Unfortunately not; it is apparently scheduled to increase. use increasing amounts of ethanol in gasoline continues. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/02/business/energy-environment/after-three-de cades-
/html/shop-talk/2012-01/msg00086.html (10,921 bytes)

24. Re: [Shop-talk] Air hose reel opinions (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2012 15:24:04 -0400
I've gotten good service out of a rotating, retracting, 50 feet reel from McMaster-Carr: about 8 years of hobby shop use. Sorry I can't recall the model or cost. - Ian _______________________________
/html/shop-talk/2012-05/msg00153.html (15,069 bytes)

25. Re: [Shop-talk] Ford Explorer Brake Line Repair (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2012 11:28:24 -0400
Our '04 4Runner is on the original lines at 120k miles...but they look like a corroded mess and one of the front calipers seized at 99k miles. So far the caliper is the only failure to date, so not m
/html/shop-talk/2012-08/msg00043.html (12,250 bytes)

26. [Shop-talk] Extension cord gauge per load and distance (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2012 10:28:09 -0400
Quick question. Has anyone created an Excel spreadsheet to calculate extension cord gauge requirements? A friend of mine asked what size extension cords to get for his generator and I of course I sai
/html/shop-talk/2012-08/msg00056.html (9,986 bytes)

27. Re: [Shop-talk] Extension cord gauge per load and distance (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2012 08:10:49 -0400
Thanks guys. I reminded my friend not to go into a store and ask for an AWG 11 cord. haha And I also reminded him to use the surge/startup amperage listed on some appliances rather than just the stea
/html/shop-talk/2012-08/msg00066.html (11,154 bytes)

28. Re: [Shop-talk] Extension cord gauge per load and distance (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 07:56:17 -0400
Make sure to investigate the Interlockkit with your local inspector if you will be pulling a permit or otherwise having an inspecting checking your installation. I installed one ealier this year and
/html/shop-talk/2012-08/msg00098.html (14,944 bytes)

29. Re: [Shop-talk] Oil, again (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 09:44:37 -0400
I'm no expert, but I think they go to the thinner synthetic oil to increase mileage by decreasing drag on the reciprocating parts. I imagine you could swap 10W30 dino and get the first oil change ana
/html/shop-talk/2012-11/msg00005.html (12,027 bytes)

30. Re: [Shop-talk] Making a trap door safe (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:26:27 -0500
It sounds like you need some sort of interlock, such that someone cannot use the trap door unless something is blocking people from falling into it. One way to do it would be to put a second trap doo
/html/shop-talk/2013-01/msg00034.html (12,961 bytes)

31. Re: [Shop-talk] Tell me about transponder keys (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 06:02:38 -0400
Someone mentioned that the transponder key makes it easier for hi tech thieves to steal cars, which is apparently true with some brands. See link below for a story with CCTV clips of the actual theft
/html/shop-talk/2013-03/msg00093.html (10,697 bytes)

32. Re: [Shop-talk] Whole-house surge protection (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 10:01:40 -0400
I had one on a house (builder installed) and I don't believe it ever did anything in the five years we lived there. I don't think I would get one in your situation. As I recall, it only protects from
/html/shop-talk/2013-05/msg00087.html (11,581 bytes)

33. Re: [Shop-talk] Whole-house surge protection (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 10:32:10 -0400
Maybe it depends how it is installed. Ours was on the main line coming from the street (essentially like the main on/off breaker). My thought was that if lightning hits my attic fan, goes down those
/html/shop-talk/2013-05/msg00089.html (13,780 bytes)

34. Re: [Shop-talk] WiFi Router (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:22:15 -0400
For me, location of the router was key. I was having issues with mine and after optimizing the channels I moved it from the basement to the first floor and got 80% there with signal. Then i experimen
/html/shop-talk/2014-08/msg00013.html (8,661 bytes)

35. Re: [Shop-talk] UPS fun (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:13:16 -0400
I had an APC die the same way. After spending a bunch of time troubleshooting it, I got frustrated and bought a Cyberpower that has worked without issue for three years. I have another 1000VA APC and
/html/shop-talk/2014-08/msg00066.html (8,578 bytes)

36. [Shop-talk] o/t Water softener (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2015 21:13:31 -0400
Sorry for the off-topic post...the nearest this comes to shop talk is my desire to one-day add a softened-water bib in my garage for washing cars. :) I would appreciate any input on brands and on the
/html/shop-talk/2015-03/msg00008.html (11,914 bytes)

37. Re: [Shop-talk] o/t Water softener (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2015 21:06:35 -0400
This is really helpful...I really appreciate all of the perspectives. I've almost convinced myself that I can simply replace the old unit with a new Fleck from Amazon. I've ordered a new water test k
/html/shop-talk/2015-03/msg00016.html (9,657 bytes)

38. Re: [Shop-talk] o/t Water softener (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:16:45 -0400
Thanks. I need to do some research on the resins and will use the results of the water test to make sure I get the applicable resin. _______________________________________________ Shop-talk@autox.te
/html/shop-talk/2015-03/msg00018.html (10,203 bytes)

39. Re: [Shop-talk] Composite Decking (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:24:05 -0400
Matt, I would be very careful in selecting the brand of composite decking. When we built a deck in 2004, the contractor swore that he had great results from Geodeck...they are now out of business and
/html/shop-talk/2015-04/msg00036.html (10,022 bytes)

40. [Shop-talk] Shop light T8 to LED (score: 1)
Author: Ian McFetridge <shop-talk2@mcfetridge.org>
Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:19:59 -0400
I've been gradually replacing the T8 fixtures in my shop. The previous owner installed 12 two tube fixtures, so I've only be putting on LED tube in each fixture as I remove the ballasts and make the
/html/shop-talk/2015-06/msg00028.html (8,810 bytes)


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