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    NG after the regulator pressure inside is 6-8...

    NG after the regulator pressure inside is 6-8 inches of water columm. I have plugged the pipe with my thumb when switching valves etc. I could not feel any pressure on my skin. It is under 1/2 PSI...
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    by Bill Dufour
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    My wife's phone just caught a virus and was...

    My wife's phone just caught a virus and was unusable. Constantly downloading porn etc so no way to use it since it was too busy to answer keyboard commands. I guess they get paid per click fro...
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    I do have a HF pneumatic staple gun and a...

    I do have a HF pneumatic staple gun and a compressor. I was thinking a reasonable price cordless would be easier then lugging a hose around.
    Bill D.
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    Cordless staple gun

    Any good cordless staple guns out there? This winter I will be in the attic installing radiant barrier foil prior to adding insulation. So it only needs to work with the shortest staples. I have...
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    Thanks for the info. I agree it looks like it is...

    Thanks for the info. I agree it looks like it is a Newman 600. Weight is around 4,000 pounds so way too big for me. I wonder if the direct drive motor could be relocated and belt driven to save...
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    Newn planer?

    Saw this on C-list near me. No idea on size I am guessing 16-18 inch. 1950 or earlier made.
    Bill D.

    https://sacramento.craigslist.org/tls/d/rancho-cordova-planer/7365812299.html
  7. In San Francisco they turned Hunters Point Navy...

    In San Francisco they turned Hunters Point Navy shipyard into housing and a ballpark. They supposedly cleaned up 150 years worth of bad stuff. They found radioactive deck markers in newly built...
  8. With preschoolers my wife did marble painting. ...

    With preschoolers my wife did marble painting. paper in a shallow box. dip golf ball in paint and set it on the paper and let kid move the box around to make a pretty pattern. use multiple golf...
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    Not much metal on a coach. Some nuts and bolts...

    Not much metal on a coach. Some nuts and bolts would be it. Leather springs, metal door latches?
    Bill D
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    I believe Athol became or was bought out by...

    I believe Athol became or was bought out by Starrett. Maker of top quality measuring tools and inventor of the micrometer.
    Bill.
    PS: AFAIK Starrett headquarters is still located in Athol Mass.
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    You could cast and fill the pocket with something...

    You could cast and fill the pocket with something like plaster, epoxy or jb weld. Use plywood for the center as cheap filler. Remove it, you did use mold release right?, and use a it as a pattern...
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    FYI A machinist vee block often has a clamp. ...

    FYI A machinist vee block often has a clamp. Very similar to a flaring tool for tubing.
  13. For some reason high school woodshops here no...

    For some reason high school woodshops here no longer use stains. They use a propane torch to scorch the wood. It actually looks good if you want the dark 60's look.
    It probably has to do with...
  14. To get a permit to log old growth redwood it can...

    To get a permit to log old growth redwood it can literally take an act of congress. They have to act to get the secretary of interior to form a committee to consider it and hold public hearing in...
  15. With Giant Sequoia it is not practical to log it....

    With Giant Sequoia it is not practical to log it. They tried it decades ago and all they got was grape stakes. Fell a 300 foot tree, made of wood that likes to splinter, and it splits and cracks as...
  16. Band saw or jigsaw, sanding, drill press, files,...

    Band saw or jigsaw, sanding, drill press, files, rasps. hand miter box, come to mind. He may have to use jigs and assembly guides more then usual.
    I would say as a general rule kids are less rigid...
  17. The Army base in Monterey California is being...

    The Army base in Monterey California is being turned over to civilian use. They had a large hill that they fired artillery into. It is maybe one mile across. They found several different cases...
  18. I understand they have to be felled pretty...

    I understand they have to be felled pretty quickly before rot sets in. Like in one year or less.
    Bill D
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    Some people ,who cannot find a spring that fits,...

    Some people ,who cannot find a spring that fits, replace it with a pulley and counterweight system. Or a gas strut. A counterweight system will last longer then a spring, espicaily on a long stroke...
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    IF they are both pushbutton control I would go...

    IF they are both pushbutton control I would go with the riving knife. I would put the unifence on the one I keep. You can buy the longer unifence rail for about $100 and lean it up in the corner...
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    Run drywall screws into the lath at every rafter...

    Run drywall screws into the lath at every rafter to prevent movement. I would say back when that was made a top quality job would have embedded burlap into the scratch coat on the entire surface not...
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    IF they are both pushbutton control I would go...

    IF they are both pushbutton control I would go with the riving knife. I would put the unifence on the one I keep. You can buy the longer unifence rail for about $100 and lean it up in the corner...
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    I remembered wrong. It only applies to managers....

    I remembered wrong. It only applies to managers.
    "Managers were forbidden from building their own homes, to ensure they couldn’t steal any building materials from Menard’s. And Menard hired ...
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    The extra idler motor is best if it has no extra...

    The extra idler motor is best if it has no extra moving parts to make noise or wear so a dust collector or a big disk sander is often the choice.
    A big compressor will have unloader valves so once...
  25. Some times a link belt is the easy way. Harbor...

    Some times a link belt is the easy way. Harbor Fright actually carries a decent brand name of link belt.
    Bill D
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