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    Check out renting an orbital floor sander. Saves...

    Check out renting an orbital floor sander. Saves a lot of time getting slab flat.
  2. Not as fancy, but I have an Accurtite wireless in...

    Not as fancy, but I have an Accurtite wireless in shop. Recently replaced 20+ year old unit with a new one (On sale at Walmart for $4.50.) It records high / low for each 24 hour period. As for temp...
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    Sears (Emerson) rated horse power contains lot of...

    Sears (Emerson) rated horse power contains lot of horse droppings. HP rating is with motor fully loaded, just as magic smoke appears.
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    NBC nightly news did a section on the 78th...

    NBC nightly news did a section on the 78th anniversary of Pearl Harbor tonight.
  5. Tell him to go buy a new electric chain saw....

    Tell him to go buy a new electric chain saw. That's what ice carvers use.
  6. Please don't tell this to my 220 machines as they...

    Please don't tell this to my 220 machines as they have been using this system since 2002, and working flawlessly.
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    Much of the noise from a generator doesn't come...

    Much of the noise from a generator doesn't come from the exhaust, but from the rod and internal parts. I just finished a generator shed for my 11.0 HP generator. At the house (50 feet away) with the...
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    Ships on the bus with no problems.

    Ships on the bus with no problems.
  9. My concern with your choice is "is the lube...

    My concern with your choice is "is the lube compatible with the PEX? I would rather use 1" schedule 40 PVC, twenty foot sticks glued together. Due to their ridgidness, you could both push and pull....
  10. Two observations. Had a friend who ran a pawn...

    Two observations. Had a friend who ran a pawn shop (He was killed in a robbery.) Here everyday, pawn shop owner must report to local policing jurisdiction a list of items bought, pawned and seller's...
  11. Now there are two schools of jump packs. LI ones...

    Now there are two schools of jump packs. LI ones and and lead acid ones. I have a lead acid, which was given to me, via local dumpster. It does everything (usb ports, light, compressor, 110 outlets,...
  12. Think about a current sensor located in panel...

    Think about a current sensor located in panel box. One lead of each machine would have to pass thru it. Anytime a machine is turned on, DC comes on. Add a "cube timer" (delay on break) to allow DC...
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    Did a job once using anchoring cement. Told...

    Did a job once using anchoring cement. Told helper to get water from drinking fountain to mix it. He got water from hand washing station, and mixed it. To say the least, it made a"cute little mound"...
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    Oven won't work when the power is out, unless...

    Oven won't work when the power is out, unless connected to a generator. The gas safety valve has a bi-metal strip that is electrically heated. Igniter starts to glow, and current is fed thru safety...
  15. The rails can be cut down, or new shorter ones...

    The rails can be cut down, or new shorter ones fabricated from stock steel shapes. As for the extension table, look at building a new one with a piece of steel sandwiched between saw top and table....
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    Actually from COAL fired power plants in UTAH. We...

    Actually from COAL fired power plants in UTAH. We have a slide in gas range in one kitchen, and a gas cook top and electric convection oven in the other. Yes we have two kitchens. When we added...
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    Instead of tilting blade for angles, why not...

    Instead of tilting blade for angles, why not leave blade at 90, and BUILD a couple of angled sleds to hold work pieces. Once your friends find out that you built a flag case, you will be asked to do...
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    Thursday was my busy day. On Wednesday night,...

    Thursday was my busy day. On Wednesday night, boiled eggs for deviled eggs,and cut up green peppers, onions and celery for dressing for monthly dinner at local senior center. From State Fair...
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    The trouble I found trying to use a 1 3/8"...

    The trouble I found trying to use a 1 3/8" Forstener bit on 5/8" and 3/4" slab doors is center point can leave a dimple on face side doors Using proper inset from tables (Blum,) bore 35MM hole. Then...
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    uThat's the reason UP never took 844 out of...

    uThat's the reason UP never took 844 out of service. They used her to supply steam to melt open switches. CP uses jet engines not only to clear switches, but to melt snow build up off plows and other...
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    Snow Blowers on Steroids

    For our snow loving friends, who hate blowing snow out of the drive, just think about the railroads. There are several you tube videos on railroads efforts to remove snow from trackage. Some use...
  22. As long as they are ball bearing, easy peazy....

    As long as they are ball bearing, easy peazy. Oillite bearings require pressing in and out, which means it's a motor shop job.
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    Habitat and pawn shops usually have boxes of...

    Habitat and pawn shops usually have boxes of Allen wrenches.
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    Move to North Carolina like the rest of them...

    Move to North Carolina like the rest of them have. Would the last person leaving New Jersey / Pennsylvania please turn the lights off.
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    The feed into your house is a MWBC. I use MWBC in...

    The feed into your house is a MWBC. I use MWBC in my shop, with one side of 220 passing thru a sensor that controls DC. This way half the 120 recpt. are connected to DC control.When my shop was...
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