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  1. Make this easy on yourself: Spend a couple of...

    Make this easy on yourself: Spend a couple of bucks and rent a U-haul trailer. Secure the gantry as everyone above says. Roll the thing up the trailer's ramp, tie some blankets around it, then secure...
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    When building things my old man was in the...

    When building things my old man was in the overkill camp. One of my fondest memories was when he started building a cabin, 24x24' basic A-frame on the side of a rather steep mountain. Many of the...
  3. Never met a piece of lumber that didn't have some...

    Never met a piece of lumber that didn't have some splinter hiding somewhere waiting to impale my hands and fingers. For that reason only I'd brush or roll...
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    duplicate post... that was weird!...

    duplicate post... that was weird! http://www.engraver1.com/gifs/thinking.gif
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    Hey Mike- this is the machine's 'actual' lens...

    Hey Mike- this is the machine's 'actual' lens holder, very short, and the lens is about right in the middle.
    notice the bottom of focus plunger; with the lens that far up into the barrel, when...
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    I have 3 laptops. An HP that came with (still...

    I have 3 laptops. An HP that came with (still has) Vista. I have a Chinese Hasee that came with my first fiber laser, came with 32bit Win7 Ulitimate. My newest is another HP, old enough it was a...
  7. The problem with this (as I understand it) is you...

    The problem with this (as I understand it) is you can only use a cloned drive in the original computer. A different computer won't recognize the Windows you're running, nor its registry, nor any of...
  8. The biggie: Don't Lie. Not that THAT is all that...

    The biggie: Don't Lie. Not that THAT is all that unusual, but what may be unusual, is that I don't :)
    Thanks Mom!
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    Funny you should ask-- I have a Triumph 1390,...

    Funny you should ask--

    I have a Triumph 1390, 6-1/2 years old. It has no moving table, aside from it's in or it's out ;) -

    Because I engrave really goofy stuff at times I found out quickly I...
  10. I'm not understanding-? I'm not familiar...

    I'm not understanding-?

    I'm not familiar with KaBar knives-- What kind of coating is on the blade? Is it thick, thin? Are you just bare-bones engraving or using any kind of Cermark?

    It's...
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    I have a bunch of 8mm tapes I've been trying to...

    I have a bunch of 8mm tapes I've been trying to get to DVD for years. The problem, my camera went bad. Bought a used one from a guy thru want ads, it worked for about 5 hours, then threw a drive...
  12. I do everything possible by debit card. For years...

    I do everything possible by debit card. For years I've just let the bank keep track. Of EVERYthing. I just download the entire checking account history (the dates I need) into Excel. I've learned...
  13. The dimensions of course are up to you to figure...

    The dimensions of course are up to you to figure out, I wasn't taking the 'triangle' into consideration ;)

    -There are places that mix up a cubic yard of concrete which is put into a towable hopper...
  14. repair area per OP: 10' long x 4' wide x .25'...

    repair area per OP: 10' long x 4' wide x .25' (3") deep = 10 cubic feet

    An 80# bag of Quikcrete nets .6 cubic feet of cured concrete,
    a 60# bag nets .45 cubic feet,
    a 50# bag nets .375 cubic...
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    Just a tongue-in-cheek observation after reading...

    Just a tongue-in-cheek observation after reading thru the last 2 pages of this thread... Y'all are making Puerto Rico and Haiti sound like great place to get away from it all, where all there is to...
  16. The gov't has zero direct deposit info for us....

    The gov't has zero direct deposit info for us. I've never e-filed anything. Biz and personal returns, estimated, state returns, all done on and paid for with paper...

    Thankfully, our paper check...
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    First, I'm using win7, not sure this will work on...

    First, I'm using win7, not sure this will work on 10 but this how I do it:

    Hit the windows start button, at the bottom is 'search'... Type %appdata% -- When I do, the "roaming" folder appears at...
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    as to buying 'cheaply made': it depends-- A few...

    as to buying 'cheaply made': it depends-- A few months ago I bought a kitchen knife at the dollar store, a smaller version of a basic 'chef's knife'. The thing was extremely sharp and cuts...
  19. My rides-- 433294 '84 Aspencade, bone stock- ...

    My rides--
    433294
    '84 Aspencade, bone stock-

    433297433296
    '76 Sporty, chopped & stretched 4", SS stroker kit, 24k gold leafed, 24k gold plated shock bolt covers, belt primary, very wrong cams-...
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    I've never had a knife stay sharp long enough to...

    I've never had a knife stay sharp long enough to merit any type of expensive sharpening device. I have several of the "V" type sharpeners with the steel and/or ceramic edgers. They all work okay, get...
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    Over the years, within the tiny circle of people...

    Over the years, within the tiny circle of people I've done business with in one way or another, I've know several of them to buy a product someone just got the bugs out of and put on the market, take...
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    I'll second Cloudray on ebay, I've bought a lot...

    I'll second Cloudray on ebay, I've bought a lot of stuff from them, no problems with any of it--

    But- also on ebay, search out II-VI laser lenses, I bought one awhile back, wasn't from Cloudray...
  23. The CDC recommends 5 tablespoons (1/3 cup) bleach...

    The CDC recommends 5 tablespoons (1/3 cup) bleach per gallon, 4 teaspoons per quart. Hoever, they also say this mix 'will be effective for disinfection up to 24 hours.' Part of the reason for the...
  24. Sounds familiar :) I'm 2 months from 66 years...

    Sounds familiar :)
    I'm 2 months from 66 years old, and in all that time only 2 years of my life were NOT spent almost daily with family: the 2nd half of 1972 (year I graduated HS) and first half...
  25. Most grocery stores and Walmarts around here have...

    Most grocery stores and Walmarts around here have had Clorox disinfectant spray on hand since April, other stores have their generic brands too. Outside is our 'disinfecting station'; a bottle of...
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