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    Make sure you figure out the stud location before...

    Make sure you figure out the stud location before you place the bolts in the foundation. I made my end studs 1.5' taller then the sides. That way the top stud was just one piece but still overlaped...
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    A minisplit will cost 1,000 to 2,000 plus...

    A minisplit will cost 1,000 to 2,000 plus installation. Pay a few hundred more and get it as a heat pump.
    Bil lD
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    Some older saws had a clamp on end for the blade....

    Some older saws had a clamp on end for the blade. It was sandwiched between two pieces and the entire assembly was then hooked into the machine.
    Bill D
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    Wonder how the motor is supposed to be mounted?

    Wonder how the motor is supposed to be mounted?
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    I was going to mention this one but you beat me...

    I was going to mention this one but you beat me to it. I can not figure out if it uses propriatary batteries. The old GE lawn tractors use regular 12 volt car batteries.
    Bill D
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    You should be able to buy a used one for about...

    You should be able to buy a used one for about $100 and sell it after for the same price.
    Bil lD
  7. What is under the wood?

    What is under the wood?
  8. I bought a used Buzz box welder at a yard sale...

    I bought a used Buzz box welder at a yard sale for a good price. I could not get it to weld a consistent bead. Finally opened it up and found ground and one hot lead had been reversed. So the case...
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    Railroad, like snow sheds? Bill D ...

    Railroad, like snow sheds?
    Bill D

    https://thetahoeweekly.com/2019/05/snowsheds-protection-of-trains-over-donner-summit/
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    Most anywhere in the world buried conduit will...

    Most anywhere in the world buried conduit will gradually condense water and get filled with liquid water.
    Bill D
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    Could be for a router as well but, in my...

    Could be for a router as well but, in my experience, those always have two arms.
    Bill
  12. I there enough slack to remove one link? ...

    I there enough slack to remove one link? Motorcycle shops have chainbreakers bigger then bicycle shops. Farm stores bigger yet.
    Bill D.
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    8 amps #14 is fine. It may be cheaper to replace...

    8 amps #14 is fine. It may be cheaper to replace the entire cord with one longer one. I doubt the existing male end can be reused? If not you will have to buy two cord ends to make a extension...
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    Climate in your country?

    Climate in your country?
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    When I had to hold a cast iron sink up to install...

    When I had to hold a cast iron sink up to install the rimless trim I used a screw jack centered under the tailpipe. If the cyclone is sturdy enough I would put a piece of plywood across the bottom...
  16. If the insert screws are rusted in place that...

    If the insert screws are rusted in place that could be a problem. They are probably under a cover and never saw direct rain. You may have to shatter the insert to remove the screw on a few.
    Rusted...
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    Also very useful on a drillpress. Umbrella lamp...

    Also very useful on a drillpress. Umbrella lamp is another search term.
    Bill D
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    What are the little extensions on the back end of...

    What are the little extensions on the back end of the feet? Look to me like metal afterthoughts because the chair would tip backwards.
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    It rots fast outside. Corkscrews as it drys. ...

    It rots fast outside. Corkscrews as it drys. 99% chance it is red or blue gum if it grew in California.
    Bill D
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    Could a Grizzly spindle be modified in a machine...

    Could a Grizzly spindle be modified in a machine shop to fit?
  21. CBN does not have diamonds so it can be used on...

    CBN does not have diamonds so it can be used on iron and steel with little wear and no need for flood coolant to protect the wheel.
  22. I used the link I did because I could not find it...

    I used the link I did because I could not find it on the Starrett web site. I guess it is no longer made. Shapers and planers become obsolete around the 1970's when steel mills started selling a...
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    Is this Bradford pear?

    Is this Bradford pear?
  24. a picture might help. planer/shaper gauges can...

    a picture might help. planer/shaper gauges can be had for cheap. Just make sure they have at least one screw on height pin thing. Better if they have a set spanning a good range.
    Bil lD.

    look...
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    I bet that 150 was a typo? Hottest it has ever...

    I bet that 150 was a typo? Hottest it has ever been here is 120 degrees. maybe you mean in the attic?
    I do not work in the shop at those temperatures since it has no AC. Above 100 I only stay in...
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