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  1. I switched years ago to wally world camp fuel...

    I switched years ago to wally world camp fuel instead of paint thinner. Cost is about 2/3 of PT. less smell, dries quicker, stronger solvent action for cleaning.
    Bill D
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    I just remembered that I did the taxes with turbo...

    I just remembered that I did the taxes with turbo tax and they have some kind of guarantee. I will look into that.
    BillD
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    EDTA and water . Soak them in it completely...

    EDTA and water . Soak them in it completely submerged. Safe enough to eat. Will not damage paint. Will not over react and damage the good iron. Can be soaked for weeks with no damage. EDTA will...
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    Sticky: If you do not like painted catus how about hot...

    If you do not like painted catus how about hot glued plastic flowers instead.
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    Sticky: make it count

    make it count
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    State tax board lost my check

    I made some estimated tax payments to state and federal for 2021. The state of California cashed them but did not credit me for 2,500 in April. They sent one letter asking for payment then another...
  7. Thread: Dog Attack

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    Obviously the garden hose only works if it is in...

    Obviously the garden hose only works if it is in a yard not in the woods somewhere. Unless you work for the fire department, then I would just use the monitor to blast him down the block before they...
  8. I remember in the 70's when they brought out...

    I remember in the 70's when they brought out generic food. White cardboard with yellow letters names like "cake mix". A little cheaper I guess. I was not buying food then. Lasted. a year or...
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    I would take the connector apart and connect...

    I would take the connector apart and connect /disconnect it 10-15 times that should wipe the contacts clean. apply silicone dielectric grease after it is clean.
    Bill D
  10. Thread: Dog Attack

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    If. a dog latches on, like a pitbull, and will...

    If. a dog latches on, like a pitbull, and will not let go shove garden hose into his mouth and drown him off.
    I have heard...If he is latched on hold his front legs to either side and stand up so...
  11. When I worked at the largest cannery in the world...

    When I worked at the largest cannery in the world I learned brand names were meaningless. We would label a run of cans until the order was fulfilled. Then switch labels to another brand still...
  12. I shop at Grocery Outlet which is discount close...

    I shop at Grocery Outlet which is discount close out store started in Berkeley California right after the war. Only place I have ever seen many east cost brands. Interesting to see USA products...
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    A simple welder with a small carbon arc stick...

    A simple welder with a small carbon arc stick will heat it fast. A car battery would be enough.
    Bill D
  14. Switching off under load is no problem. The...

    Switching off under load is no problem. The problem is trying to restart if the head is still under pressure. The motor will overload before it spins at 125PSI. Do you have pressure gauge on the...
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    PTO clutch? Bill D.

    PTO clutch?
    Bill D.
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    Sticky: China's answer to the river table craze. I could...

    China's answer to the river table craze. I could not link just the photo. Not endorsing the company or anything.
    Bill D.
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    How will you anchor the drill so it does not...

    How will you anchor the drill so it does not twist? They made ones for cars that boleted on in place of a rear wheel. If the wood was tough they could lift the car up off the jack and drop it on...
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    Not sure waht happened to my post. Is this what...

    Not sure waht happened to my post.
    Is this what the machine is supposed to look like. If so I might save the knives and motor.
    If ths shaper part is still there it might be okay as a shaper with a...
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    I have a small lead brick that makes a great...

    I have a small lead brick that makes a great clamp weight.
    Bill D
  20. I have that same compressor on a dedicated...

    I have that same compressor on a dedicated breaker. Breaker off to shut it down. You can probably run 120 volt? wires from the contactor coil circuit out to a remote wall light switch. Use a twist...
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    Unclear is this gasoline or diesel or both? Bill...

    Unclear is this gasoline or diesel or both?
    Bill D
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    Sticky: I figured out where those lost socks are going...

    I figured out where those lost socks are going to. Rug courtesy of Aliexpress
    Bill D.
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    General Metalworking "Nut tap" Bill D

    "Nut tap"
    Bill D
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    Regarding a milling machine, a Bridgeport breaks...

    Regarding a milling machine, a Bridgeport breaks down into a lot of 200 pound pieces and a 600 pound main column without the knee. It totals out at 2200 pounds. The threaded hole on top of the arm...
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    Make sure to spend some time leveling the lathe. ...

    Make sure to spend some time leveling the lathe. If you don't you will be fighting taper forever.
    Bill D
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