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    Google "cantenna." This seems to be the most...

    Google "cantenna." This seems to be the most popular way to steal wifi. Here at my kitchen counter, my computer shows three different sources of wifi. My closest neighbor is about 500 feet away, and...
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    Because I earned my living with tools, I never...

    Because I earned my living with tools, I never owned a tool that cost me anything. They were included in job costs, and they were always on sale, as they were business expenses, which meant I didn't...
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    A classic case of "A fool and his money are soon...

    A classic case of "A fool and his money are soon parted!"
  4. The old copper has lasted 60 years. I don't think...

    The old copper has lasted 60 years. I don't think you will be around in sixty years, so why not go back with copper? Remember there can be no joints in either kind of pipe under a slab.
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    Industrial supply houses have been selling both...

    Industrial supply houses have been selling both Craftsman hand tools and Jet power tools for years. Jet really came on strong when B&D bought the Delta brand.
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    [QUOTE=Bill Dufour;2937982]This looks old to me. ...

    [QUOTE=Bill Dufour;2937982]This looks old to me. I have seen pictures of similar wood saws from the 40-50's. I was expecting to see a bandsaw.
    Bill D....
  7. I would have stand naked in the shower to count...

    I would have stand naked in the shower to count all the routers I own. Only ever got two new, bought one (store closing special) and did a survey for Delta / Porter Cable at IWF, for which they gave...
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    Used to be that each brand of car used a...

    Used to be that each brand of car used a different mounting system to hold blade assembly to wiper arm. Now there are only a couple styles of mounting systems, so it's quicker to replace the whole...
  9. The tool shown in video clip is a slotting cutter...

    The tool shown in video clip is a slotting cutter on a mandrel. Mandrel could be a bolt with head removed and a couple jam nuts holding slotting cutter
  10. SOP on concrete slabs. you can always cut some...

    SOP on concrete slabs. you can always cut some off, but it's a witch to add some back. We had special inside cutter for cast iron pipe. Leaded the toilet flange in, then cut off pipe. Outer rim of...
  11. Last year, I had to throw out a box of "D"...

    Last year, I had to throw out a box of "D" alkaline batteries which leaked. Tossed a couple "Maglights" for the same reason. Now I buy rechargables from HF to use in my devices instead.
  12. Thread: Banks !!!!

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    Years ago, son did monthly online bill pay with...

    Years ago, son did monthly online bill pay with another bank. Money came out of his account, but none of it reached his creditors, including mortgage company. Bank never could explain it, and after...
  13. Ten years ago, I built a rotary phase converter...

    Ten years ago, I built a rotary phase converter for neighbor for his machine shop. Used a salvaged three phase motor, coupled to a Herbish dryer motor. The Herbish dryer motor has a lead that line...
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    If it will give you the depth of rip needed, try...

    If it will give you the depth of rip needed, try a Diablo 24 tooth framing blade on his saw.
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    Flex Seal ???

    Flex Seal ???
  16. Northeast corner of our county, and areas of the...

    Northeast corner of our county, and areas of the adjoining county got 8" of rain in less than two hours Saturday. Several roads are washed out
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    You take motor to local UPS store, they give you...

    You take motor to local UPS store, they give you a receipt for it, then trash it into the dumpster out back. That's the tale that was going around several years back
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    Search up "Blue Max Bandsaw Tires." When I buy my...

    Search up "Blue Max Bandsaw Tires." When I buy my next set, they will be my vendor of choice.
  19. BIL said they got 6.0 inches in Baton Rouge night...

    BIL said they got 6.0 inches in Baton Rouge night before last. We're expecting 4+ inches over the next few days. Last week, we had over an inch, which was the first rain in two weeks of 90+ weather.
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    Because the very few days you use AC, a 13 SEER...

    Because the very few days you use AC, a 13 SEER isn't unreasonable. Instead of a furnace, with AC, I would have went with a heat pump / gas furnace. To get 16 SEER, manufacturers do all kinds of...
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    I have two pairs of the "Work Tunes," neither of...

    I have two pairs of the "Work Tunes," neither of which is blue tooth When in the shop, i use a FM transmitter from Walmart to stream you tube, CD's, or music from Direct TV. One of the best...
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    Congrats. In less than a month, you will be...

    Congrats. In less than a month, you will be wondering how you ever had time to work. My "to do" list grows daily, and so will yours. You didn't reach the finish line, only rounded the far turn.
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    Never forget that the United States has the...

    Never forget that the United States has the largest ALL VOLUNTEER army in the world. Most of the guys in WWII were volunteers, either on their own, or at the direction of their local draft board....
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    With Saturday having been June 1, it's been a...

    With Saturday having been June 1, it's been a year since I had a paying job. Done a lot of things around the homestead and for kids though. Actually last year lost money on my schedule C on taxes,...
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    Used to get Shop Notes, WoodSmith, Wood, Popular...

    Used to get Shop Notes, WoodSmith, Wood, Popular Woodworking, Workbench, and FWW. Slowly dwindled down to Wood, and WoodSmith. I actively submitted tips to several, often having three or four...
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