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    If starter works when you "tap it", sounds like a...

    If starter works when you "tap it", sounds like a stuck brush set to me. Just my two cents worth and worth exactly what you paid for it.
  2. If you have to replace starter, I recommend...

    If you have to replace starter, I recommend buying from DB Electric. Quick shipping, good pricing and never have I gotten a bad one. If your engine is a B&S, maybe the plastic drive gear is toast. I...
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    Isn't 17/16 the same as 1 1/16"? It was when I...

    Isn't 17/16 the same as 1 1/16"? It was when I went to school 60 years ago.. Changing anodes is easier done with tank full of water, and pressure relieved. I use my HF 25" breaker bar, or my Huskey...
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    Goggling came up with at least one other supplier...

    Goggling came up with at least one other supplier - Edge Co. 250' rolls in several choices of finish
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    Why not? They use anchor chains to cut ships...

    Why not? They use anchor chains to cut ships into. Staged photo for sure!
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    Under the slab runs can't have any joints beneath...

    Under the slab runs can't have any joints beneath the slab.
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    If you have a water meter, with everything turned...

    If you have a water meter, with everything turned off, read the meter. Wait one hour and read it again. Reading should be the same. If it isn't, turn off supply line to water heater and repeat the...
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    My old PC 100's use an old style, non self...

    My old PC 100's use an old style, non self ejecting collet. To get bit out, I loosen the nut a couple turns, with collet supported on the bench, hit the nut with wrench a couple times.
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    In our neck of the woods, $75K wouldn't even buy...

    In our neck of the woods, $75K wouldn't even buy you a acre lot. House next door (on 3 acres) just sold for $555K, AS IS! Previous owner paid $185K for it in 2002. Your parcel has what is called a...
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    Won the TOP TIP prize in Wood Magazine several...

    Won the TOP TIP prize in Wood Magazine several years back with my DC port for 14" band saws. No cutting required.
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    Bought a couple fobs for our Chrysler Town and...

    Bought a couple fobs for our Chrysler Town and Country off Ebay (used) for less than fifteen bucks each. Following you tube direction, programed them myself.
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    Friday, the 29th is a big day for me. This year,...

    Friday, the 29th is a big day for me. This year, finished cardiac rehab (24 sessions,) nine years ago (2013) came home from rehab for bi-lateral knee replacement, and in 1978, also on the 29th, wife...
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    I'm old enough to remember when car radios had...

    I'm old enough to remember when car radios had "viberators" in them to produce the high voltage need for the tubes to work.
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    With EMT, do you need to run a separate ground...

    With EMT, do you need to run a separate ground wire? If not, saves a lot of money on copper. I prefer the compression fittings instead of the single screw point ones. Have both types in my shop...
  15. The way I resolve snapping off pilot bits is to...

    The way I resolve snapping off pilot bits is to use a piece if 1/4" rod in hole saw in place of bit. Using 1/4" bit, drill a pilot hole first.
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    Consider buying used from a clock repair shop....

    Consider buying used from a clock repair shop. They are often consigned clocks from estates. A few years back, I spent close to $200 to have wife's grandmother's clock rebushed. In the over 100 years...
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    YUK! Don't like peanut butter and chocolate...

    YUK! Don't like peanut butter and chocolate together. Not a Reeses fan.
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    Definitely prefer soft baked cookies. Can't stand...

    Definitely prefer soft baked cookies. Can't stand either oatmeal, or chocolate chip cookies that shatter when you bite into them.
  19. Remember that your 5.0 HP Powermatic will only...

    Remember that your 5.0 HP Powermatic will only produce 5.0 HP, when fully loaded. The rest of the time, it's current draw will be much less. I would try it on my existing RPC first.
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    Food for thought, Social Security is a form of...

    Food for thought, Social Security is a form of elder care. Grips me to have to pay taxes on half of it, when for most of my working life (self employed) I couldn't deduct payments from my gross...
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    Can you build a hanging platform in the shop to...

    Can you build a hanging platform in the shop to support them instead? Attach one side to wall, and support other edge from trusses.
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    Jim, don't forget, you can buy "used" electric...

    Jim, don't forget, you can buy "used" electric meters. Put one on your shop, and never have to try to guess electric usage for business, and tax purposes. I have a well pump fed from rental property...
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    Look at using a section of an aluminum extension...

    Look at using a section of an aluminum extension ladder for your base. We used one for years when doing trim. Saw sat on a board that fit between rails, and could be slid left or right. Locked in...
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    There are attorneys who specialize in theses...

    There are attorneys who specialize in theses types of cases. Most want a large cut of proceeds though. Start with state insurance dept. AARP is also a good source of help sorting through these type...
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    In our town, down main drag, gas prices range...

    In our town, down main drag, gas prices range from $3.55 to $3.75. This price doesn't include any discounts, which range from three cents to ten cents. Go to adjourning town, and prices are higher ...
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