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  1. Should be easy enough to make a saw sled with...

    Should be easy enough to make a saw sled with runners on the bottom to straddle the guide rail. You lose a little bit of cutting depth. Basically a double runner tablesaw sled used upside down. I...
  2. Osvaldo I had the same offset problem with my...

    Osvaldo I had the same offset problem with my guide rail. I took a piece of wood and ripped it to the exact offset, about 7cm for my saw, I made two pieces of wood. I lay them on the line then...
  3. Are drip legs still required for gas...

    Are drip legs still required for gas installations? I put them in but I think they are a hold over from coal gas days. I do not understand the rule against galvanized pipe since all the zinc is on...
  4. A older gas furnace with no moving parts to speak...

    A older gas furnace with no moving parts to speak of is about 50% efficient so I suspect a oil furnace would be similar. A modern furnace will be 80-90% efficient for a good price. 95% will cost a...
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    Troffers are designed to install in a suspended...

    Troffers are designed to install in a suspended ceiling. I see used ones on c-list all the time, often for free. I would get a used one and rewire relamp with led tubes. Maybe only two bulbs not...
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    Use candle wax and a weed burner to wax the parts...

    Use candle wax and a weed burner to wax the parts that touch snow. It is supposed to prevent clogs. I see many newer snow poles are black now, not orange. Not sure what happened to the idea of...
  7. Frito lay in town is using 10-15 Tesla semitrucks...

    Frito lay in town is using 10-15 Tesla semitrucks to haul potato chips around the area. UPS is electric delivery trucks in town, has been for several years. I bet there will be arguments about what...
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    It sounds like his ballast may have failed...

    It sounds like his ballast may have failed already so those type of lamps will not work for him unless he replaces the ballasts. No sense in doing the job twice and paying for a ballast that is not...
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    A round steel rod should do it but it may bend a...

    A round steel rod should do it but it may bend a flex a little too much so they are often a plate not just a rod.
    Bill D
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    Many fixtures use one ballast for each pair of...

    Many fixtures use one ballast for each pair of bulbs. I would relamp with led bulbs and bypass the ballasts. Get the kind of lamps that draw power from both ends and your tombstones will be fine. ...
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    They make thread files for acme and buttress...

    They make thread files for acme and buttress threads as well as the standard 60 and 55 degree pointed ones.
    Bil lD
  12. California to ban intenral combustion engine cars by 2035

    Our Governor just signed a bill to outlaw the sale of new internal combustion engined cars and trucks? by 2035. unclear if it includes trucks or not. It does include gas and diesel. I assume...
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    I looked it up and roughly 10% of the general...

    I looked it up and roughly 10% of the general population are left handed. roughly 20% of identical twins are left handed. Pretty much any identical twin who is left handed has a right handed twin....
  14. Paid the gas bill last night so I still had it...

    Paid the gas bill last night so I still had it out. PG+E in California has no meter charge so if you use no gas there is no charge unlike electric and water. PG+E is bankrupt due to causing fires...
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    French cleats. Any concerns about high winds...

    French cleats. Any concerns about high winds blowing it off? easier then a french cleat is to drive a screw top and bottom down from the front of the picket at a steep angle. Remove the screw and...
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    I realize I made a mistake some jointers have...

    I realize I made a mistake some jointers have changed since the 1950's. Some went to a parallelogram table mount system starting in the 1970's or maybe even more modern then that.
    Bil lD
  17. I think it was center #666 Bill D

    I think it was center #666
    Bill D
  18. Make a concrete road over it. But do not dig too...

    Make a concrete road over it. But do not dig too deep and over compact the gravel base. maybe you can find some broken concrete slabs and lay them over the line where the tires go.
    Bil lD
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    I would guess a valve or brake lathe but, seems...

    I would guess a valve or brake lathe but, seems long between centers for that.
    Bill D
  20. Horrible Fright hand tools now cost more then Home Depot or Lowes

    Harbor Freight has been trying to up their image by raising prices, not that I see any improvement. Ratchet wrenches have about tripled in price in the last year. They invent a new name and...
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    I do not remember the exact figures but I...

    I do not remember the exact figures but I significantly improved the measured vacuum with a simple neutral vane. Just a roll of flat sheet metal stuffed into the DC inlet. It ended up sticking in...
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    His switch is ready if he ever decides to up the...

    His switch is ready if he ever decides to up the horsepower.
    Bil lD
  23. There are a lot of surplus night vision goggle...

    There are a lot of surplus night vision goggle boxes for sale. I have a few for storing camping utensils and food.
    Bil lD
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    When i had an issue getting a fernco over old...

    When i had an issue getting a fernco over old cast iron in a trench I put a cherne plug into the fernco and expanded it for 30 minutes or so. Then quickly slipped it on and waited for the rubber to...
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    Fernco fitting are amde for different materials...

    Fernco fitting are amde for different materials at each end. I would guess 6" copper, ABS, pvc or iron pipe. Or try 5.5" cast iron or clay. Asbestos pipe of " may work.
    Fernco 1003 series is...
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