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  1. Substitute tooth for spot for measuring. Use same...

    Substitute tooth for spot for measuring. Use same tooth, both front and rear. This way you eliminate differences in tooth geometry. That's why I love my B&D Super Sawcats,and the DeWalt that they...
  2. Thread: Yay! Rain

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    So far this year, until two weeks ago, it rained...

    So far this year, until two weeks ago, it rained about every third day. Two weeks ago, we went for eight days without rain. During that time, I was able to tear down and replace the shed (10 X 30)...
  3. Got a letter this week telling us, ours would...

    Got a letter this week telling us, ours would come as a debit card. Only problem is two weeks ago, we deposited the check. We will wait and see. Week before last was at post office, when a customer...
  4. Key words "COMPRESSOR DUTY." Compressor duty has...

    Key words "COMPRESSOR DUTY." Compressor duty has nothing to do with real HP ratings. Kind of like my 120 volt 6.5 HP shop vac. If it were truly 6.5 HP. it would require over 40 amps to run, but the...
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    How about a piece of DC hose held up on a barn...

    How about a piece of DC hose held up on a barn door track, that you could pull over when needed. As for clogging vacuum, either get a "Dust Deputy" or build a Thien baffle. Both work well
  6. A true five HP motor seldom has a 5/8" shaft,...

    A true five HP motor seldom has a 5/8" shaft, usually in the 1" - 1 1/8" range. Maybe as small as 7/8", or 22 MM. I double that motor actually produces five HP.
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    Doing your part to stimulate the econmy?

    Doing your part to stimulate the econmy?
  8. Dollar Tree sells Lysol Brand New Day...

    Dollar Tree sells Lysol Brand New Day multi-surface cleaner for a buck. For general cleaning, it makes up to 5 gallons when mixed with water. For disinfecting, use one ounce to five ounces of water....
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    Not necessary when using LACO flux as it's self...

    Not necessary when using LACO flux as it's self cleaning. Unless fitting / pipe is covered in dirt, or "green" when the heat hits the LACO flux, it looks like a new penny. That's why plumbers use it....
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    P-1, or P-2? When I started in the plumbing...

    P-1, or P-2? When I started in the plumbing trade, I didn't need a licensee, because I lived in a town area with a population of less than 5000. Then I got my P-2,followed by my P-1 as the area grew.
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    I only get two now, Wood and WoodSmith. When they...

    I only get two now, Wood and WoodSmith. When they come in, read all the tips first, then scan thru rest of magazine to decide if I want to take it to the library when I'm going to be there awhile....
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    That recipe is for Lexington NC style slaw. YUK!...

    That recipe is for Lexington NC style slaw. YUK! We don't use it in the eastern part of the state. Sugar is about right, as both ketchup and vinegar are acids. In the eastern part of the state, we...
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    To make your life easier, get some LACO brand...

    To make your life easier, get some LACO brand flux. You will probably have to go to a plumbing supply house to buy it. Clean joints, apply flux to both pieces of pipe, fitting and assemble joint....
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    Go over to Dexter Knives web site and read about...

    Go over to Dexter Knives web site and read about sharpening a knife.
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    Don't have the instructions anymore. Lent tool to...

    Don't have the instructions anymore. Lent tool to a friend who suddenly moved, before returning tool. No forwarding address, so I assume it's gone forever.
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    A week without rain, so I replaced the lean to...

    A week without rain, so I replaced the lean to shed on back of shop (10 X 30.) Tore off old shingles, rotted decking, and rotted rafters. Replaced with new. Got the Weather Guard on decking this...
  17. Amazing, this thread was about returning to work...

    Amazing, this thread was about returning to work place, and now it's a motorcycle thread. Despite being retired, I go back to my work place every day. That's because I was self employed most of my...
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    You can also hone them on the bottom of a coffee...

    You can also hone them on the bottom of a coffee cup or an earthen ware bowl.
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    The material for N95 masks was developed at the...

    The material for N95 masks was developed at the School of Textiles at NCSU. They made the fabric so it becomes electrostatically charged, kind of like some furnace filters. As air passes thru, any...
  20. Before cutting a hole in door, dig up a copy of...

    Before cutting a hole in door, dig up a copy of my "Top Tip" in Wood magazine from several years earlier. Go over to NC Woodworker, and do a title search "Bruce's bandsaw dust collection tip in Wood...
  21. Because the top of the stone isn't flat, that's...

    Because the top of the stone isn't flat, that's your first problem. You need to level it up before attaching anything. If it were mine, I would wrap top on plastic, then using floor patch compound,...
  22. Your blade might have been too wide for the...

    Your blade might have been too wide for the created kerf. For circle cutting, I prefer a 1/4", 6TPI blade. Remember that you can always cut circle slightly over sized, then using router and trammel...
  23. If space allows, try hanging sled from the...

    If space allows, try hanging sled from the ceiling. This way nothing gets piled upon it. DAMHIK
  24. One of my vendors sent out an email yesterday...

    One of my vendors sent out an email yesterday stating that they had sanitizing supplies and masks in stock now. A couple weeks ago, president of Kroger was on TV. Said they had no problem getting 55...
  25. First, look at how long CV 19 lasts on surfaces....

    First, look at how long CV 19 lasts on surfaces. That would be the key, because if it dead, you don't need to do anything out of the ordinary. Wear glove when loading coolers. You could buy...
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