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    Finally Back Online

    Wow, it has been a while - almost two months since I was able to log on last.

    Me and 500+ of my Sailors deployed at the end of the year to return back to the middle east yet again (we just left...
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    Dan, I've lived in three different houses with...

    Dan, I've lived in three different houses with septic tanks. Two of them had no obvious access covers. I hired a company that came out and flushed a radio transmitter "peanut" down the toilet and...
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    Excellent information...except for him...

    Excellent information...except for him recommending the updated 3M mask that I use (the 6000), all the information he presented was kinda what I said in the thread I posted above. Of course, he...
  4. Butch, you are comparing apples to watermelons! ...

    Butch, you are comparing apples to watermelons!

    I fire thousands of rounds through my M4 each month and would consider myself an expert on it, including it's ballastics.

    A 5.56 round has a...
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    Just read Jason's comment. Yes, the smell test...

    Just read Jason's comment. Yes, the smell test (usually bannanas) is used to fit test. But that's done with a respirator with organic vapor cartridges on it. Standard particulate filters (even...
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    Brian, I just posted some good information on...

    Brian, I just posted some good information on respirators recently. Check it out here: http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?t=117050&#6

    To answer your questions though:

    1. If you are...
  7. My shop computer has a 19" LCD attached to it and...

    My shop computer has a 19" LCD attached to it and like I said with the computer, it gets blown out once a quarter. It's been out there for almost 5 years, no problems.

    To keep dust from being...
  8. I have one in my shop and it has no special...

    I have one in my shop and it has no special protection. I do, however, have a routine of cleaning out all of my computers once a quarter to keep the dust at bay.

    Dust buildup in the computer...
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    So is he saying it fired because the blade...

    So is he saying it fired because the blade shorted out to the brake? That's the way I read it. And it sounds easy enough to fix without affecting the safety mechanism.

    How many ways are their...
  10. Thread: Mobius

    by Don Abele
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    WOW...that's amazing. Thanks for sharing. ...

    WOW...that's amazing.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Be well,

    Doc
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    David, I did a lot of Industrial Hygiene when my...

    David, I did a lot of Industrial Hygiene when my submarine was in the shipyard and learned a lot about respirators. We used a variety of masks but the 3M 6000 series half mask was the most used (we...
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    LOL...not even close. I bought it new in 2000...

    LOL...not even close. I bought it new in 2000 and it doesn't even have 50K miles on it yet. Of course I've spent 70% of the last nine years deployed, so the truck sits a lot. When diesel hit $4 a...
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    Being an avid photographer myself (with the same...

    Being an avid photographer myself (with the same camera by the way), I must say those are spectacular catches. I know the feeling of shooting lightening as I've spent many an hour and hundreds and...
  14. I stand corrected!

    OK...see, that's why I said I don't speak for the mods. :D

    Seems they DO want them over here and for the same reason - the Off Topic forum is also not archived.

    Standing corrected... :o
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    Jason, here you go...I had to look for the photo....

    Jason, here you go...I had to look for the photo.

    This is a photo of how I got the first batch of concrete. The tank sitting in the bed holds just over a yard of concrete. They estimated the mix...
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    I knew someone would jump on that. My truck is a...

    I knew someone would jump on that. My truck is a one-ton as far as the 3500 series, but that's not what it's rated at. My truck was a custom order (not mine) commerical truck. The entire rear is...
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    The idea of using the rafters in the garage is a...

    The idea of using the rafters in the garage is a great idea. Unfortunately it won't work and here's why.

    I don't have a garage, I have a dedicated two-car sized shop - no way to move the stuff...
  18. Tom, I am not speaking for the mods, but my...

    Tom, I am not speaking for the mods, but my understanding is that they prefer them to be here because the Deals and Discounts forum is not archived. So years from now, none of the threads here will...
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    Pickup Cap - How to Remove/Store

    I was home this weekend up in Massachusetts and we were doing yard work. I had to take the cap off my Ram 3500 dually (full-sized bed). It's a Leer fiberglass cap and weighs about 200-250 pounds. ...
  20. Joshua, with me being in the Navy it goes without...

    Joshua, with me being in the Navy it goes without saying that I move a lot (about every 2-3 years). Each time I have to reestablish my shop.

    I have a subpanel that I wire into the main panel...
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    I nearly cut my 1000SE in half. It was a week or...

    I nearly cut my 1000SE in half. It was a week or so after I bought it so I wasn't accustom to using it. I needed to put the miter to the right of the blade (don't remember why) and without...
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    Anthony, sometimes that which works for us defies...

    Anthony, sometimes that which works for us defies all other logic. So stick with it :D My '03 Kia Spectra commuter car has 150,000 miles on it (I bought it new) and I've only changed the tires on...
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    Larry, this confuses me. :confused: If you...

    Larry, this confuses me. :confused:

    If you are not looking at the bit, where are you looking? To me, this is like saying you don't look at the saw blade when making a cut on the table saw or...
  24. I've had a lot of heavy equipment delivered and...

    I've had a lot of heavy equipment delivered and each time sprung for the liftgate service. Each time they indicated they would "drop" at the end of the driveway. My driveway is about 80 feet long. ...
  25. Chad, that's a good point - you CAN NOT reuse a...

    Chad, that's a good point - you CAN NOT reuse a TapCon. Driving them once ruins the threads.

    Now, as for repeating the process - be careful because you can wind up with a hole too large for the...
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