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    I really knew nothing about them until this...

    I really knew nothing about them until this change-over. I AM glad the old ones had their 'push-weight' ratings right on the struts, the new ones don't!
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    Just call your insurance agent and explain what's...

    Just call your insurance agent and explain what's going on...

    As to your door knob problem, you only need to destroy one knob, once you're in the rest are easy ;)

    Since it's a tax sale, getting...
  3. Many (many) years ago AOL came up with an...

    Many (many) years ago AOL came up with an alternative long-distance phone company called Talk.com. As cell phones tech was improving, I decided to change over and attempted (ahem) to cancel our...
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    I'm thinking that a major factor with picking up...

    I'm thinking that a major factor with picking up radio waves from an antenna 50 miles away is the 1650' horizon drop, so unless the transmitting AND receiving antenna's are mounted 825' in the air,...
  5. I've gotten extremely good service out of my...

    I've gotten extremely good service out of my machines over the years (knock on my head!) -however- I've had pretty bad luck over the years with anything to do with USB ports, cables, connections,...
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    We have a basic wood-burning firebrick fireplace...

    We have a basic wood-burning firebrick fireplace with cement pipe chimney. I put a Duzy propane gas log in the thing about 5 years ago, ran the gas line up thru the ash dump. I have the flue damper...
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    Twice a year our city brings into the City Hall...

    Twice a year our city brings into the City Hall parking lot 2 large-truck mounted shredders, one for paper, one for any electronic junk. Free to city residents...
  8. Thread: Scams

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    take screenshots of the email and post the pics--

    take screenshots of the email and post the pics--
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    "hack" may be the wrong term, but I was...

    "hack" may be the wrong term, but I was remembering when a similar email some time ago with a similar 'phishing' style link
    had this waiting for me:
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    I've never messed with one, never even watched a...

    I've never messed with one, never even watched a video of one working so I have no clue about them.

    I DO know that Dave Sheldrake, our resident laser expert (who's been MIA for awhile) without...
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    Square-pay email, possible hack

    I just got this email, I've never had or used Square in any way so this was immediately suspect...
    note the link in the email and the actual link-to address couldn't be more different...
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    Found this thing on eBay and Amazon, it's an idea...

    Found this thing on eBay and Amazon, it's an idea on how to float the coins, ads state a 'PET membrane' does the job, the frame/holder itself is just molded plastic. These are pretty cheap. I'm not...
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    Anyone have a use for gas struts?

    I just changed out most of the old struts on the basement doors of our motorhome. The old ones still work, but they're only pushing about 1/2 their rating. I was just going to trash 'em or take them...
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    Among other things my BH collects shot glasses...

    Among other things my BH collects shot glasses and small bells, my dad & I made some clear plex cubicles in different sizes to show them off-

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    I'm on Warren's side :) pic of a newer Vitamix...

    I'm on Warren's side :)

    pic of a newer Vitamix drive socket:
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    Notice the metal parts are encased within molded plastic or hard rubber. My guess is the casing acts as the same way as a...
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    A good friend of mine is (imo) an artisan...

    A good friend of mine is (imo) an artisan woodworker, and for anything that will see sunlight he swears by Danish Oil...
  17. What's amazing is how many old log cabins have...

    What's amazing is how many old log cabins have been found "inside" houses, taverns and such, here's one--...
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    I put a dab of peanut butter right in the middle...

    I put a dab of peanut butter right in the middle of those sticky traps and set them along the baseboards. They don't get out of those ;)
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    Another bizarre coincidence today... Last week...

    Another bizarre coincidence today...

    Last week I got an engraving order, to personalize 28 pick-rock hammers for a local group of 'rock hounds'. A well renowned geologist from this area passed...
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    For those Kamakazi wasps and others just flying...

    For those Kamakazi wasps and others just flying around I keep cans of cheap flying insect killer and/or ant & roach killer around. Those spray like paint, which wets their wings and they drop like...
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    I haven't a clue to be honest, but I've seen...

    I haven't a clue to be honest, but I've seen stranger things when the flow of electricity is involved, and the meter IS in the loop...
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    Have you considered the possibility that the...

    Have you considered the possibility that the problem is your mA meter-?
  23. Castrol Super Clean or it's Home Depot...

    Castrol Super Clean or it's Home Depot equivalent, Zep Industrial Purple. Also, pick up a bag of actual oil absorbent, works much better than kitty litter. Use the purple stuff full strength, scrub...
  24. Glad the only diesel I have to worry about is 21...

    Glad the only diesel I have to worry about is 21 years old. ;)
  25. I hate wasps. They've found a novel place to nest...

    I hate wasps. They've found a novel place to nest around my digs: Behind the rear view mirrors of my outside-parked cars and trucks. Makes it easy for them to get IN when you're not looking :mad:
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