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  1. Exact opposite from original poster. I ordered...

    Exact opposite from original poster. I ordered FOUR tires thru Walmart, shipped to the store. They came in two shipments, and I picked up FOUR tires. Two weeks later, I get an email from Walmart...
  2. From description, this is the same type of cord...

    From description, this is the same type of cord attachment that is used on millions of submersible well pumps. When you tighten down on retaining nut, it forces rubber to seal to male part of plug,...
  3. Contact John over at Woodcraftbands. He will...

    Contact John over at Woodcraftbands. He will steer you correctly, IMHO.
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    Several years back, at local flea market, I...

    Several years back, at local flea market, I bought a Brown and Sharpe machinest square for ten bucks. Vendor told me I was lucky, because if it had been a Stanley. cost would have been $20. Every...
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    Watch out for your insurance company, they are...

    Watch out for your insurance company, they are NOT on your side. Several years back, doctor prescribed a name brand drug only. Co payment was $72, but pharmacist said I should check to see what the...
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    You might have better results if this was in the...

    You might have better results if this was in the metal working forum. I've owned both Northern's and HF's cheapies for years. They have served my needs well.
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    I use 26 GA for all the ones we built in...

    I use 26 GA for all the ones we built in workshops. I make the cone from one piece of metal, and get both cone and cylinder from a 3 X 8 sheet of 26 GA. Julie, I think still have the parts for...
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    Google "Phil Thiens Router Mortising jig." Super...

    Google "Phil Thiens Router Mortising jig." Super simple to build, and it works!
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    While hauling stone last week, blew head gasket...

    While hauling stone last week, blew head gasket on truck. Luckily it was between the cylinders (1 & 2,) so no water loss and warping of head. Bringing a trailer load of stone while only running on...
  10. Definite purpose motors (blower, air compressor)...

    Definite purpose motors (blower, air compressor) generally aren't reversible, in my experience. Simply no need to add to cost of motor for something that will never used.
  11. First thing there are NO FREE ESTIMATES! Someone...

    First thing there are NO FREE ESTIMATES! Someone has to pay contractor for his time. If he doesn't get your job after doing an estimate, then his next customer has to pay for the time he spent doing...
  12. Which unit pays the gas bill? If it's yours, drop...

    Which unit pays the gas bill? If it's yours, drop the electric completely, or use it as a storage tank. To use as a storage tank, hook electric in series with gas WH receiving hot water from gas WH. ...
  13. After dust collection with automatic control, my...

    After dust collection with automatic control, my next best improvement was when I figured to put a thermostat with remote bulb above wall mounted gas heater. When heater comes on, air cleaner...
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    Got generator shed almost finished. Now when...

    Got generator shed almost finished. Now when weather is bad, wife can go out, connect cord from generator shed to house, turn on fuel to generator, and hit the start button. Generator was converted...
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    Tom, I would look at putting a gravel pad, with a...

    Tom, I would look at putting a gravel pad, with a three concrete grade beams to actually support container above the gravel. Space second container from first so as to create a breeze way between the...
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    I didn't pay that much ($625) for all three of my...

    I didn't pay that much ($625) for all three of my Delta 14" saws. Two are open stand, one enclosed stand, and two have riser blocks.
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    At least it was raccoons, instead of bear cubs....

    At least it was raccoons, instead of bear cubs. Our daughter lives across the road from Cacapon State Park. Any trash can left outside and not in a bear resistant cage is fair game.
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    Worked for a RCA dealer back in the early 70's....

    Worked for a RCA dealer back in the early 70's. Sold three types of tv's. RCA console, and RCA table top. Customers would swear picture was so much better on console than table top. Insides were...
  19. Tell them you have an Apple computer, so your...

    Tell them you have an Apple computer, so your Microsoft licensee can't be expired. If they need a physical address, tell them it's across the Potomac River, using Second street bridge. Go thru the...
  20. Sounds like a plan to me. That's on my bucket...

    Sounds like a plan to me. That's on my bucket list to do.
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    Have they cleaned up the "drool" from the last...

    Have they cleaned up the "drool" from the last time I was there? Used to, as a part of IWF trip, go over for a couple hours.
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    My money goes on a capacitor. Look for one with a...

    My money goes on a capacitor. Look for one with a bulged top. When ordering a replacement off ebay, get the next higher voltage rating (DAMHIK)
  23. Don't feel too bad. I have a B&S engine that uses...

    Don't feel too bad. I have a B&S engine that uses a size of socket that I don't have, to hold flywheel on. Finally after a days worth of trying everything I had, went into son's spare tool box and...
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    I've just finished doing you want to do. At the...

    I've just finished doing you want to do. At the entry point, I have a disconnect box from an AC unit that has two 20 amp breakers, which the 30 amp 220 feeds. From the generator to house, i use a...
  25. It's an energy conservation thingie.

    It's an energy conservation thingie.
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