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1. Re: Shop breaker box question (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2005 19:32:10 -0700
Mark - I'm assuming this panel is wired as a subpanel off the house. If so, you should have a circuit breaker in your main panel that turns all power to the outbuilding on and off. If this breaker is
/html/shop-talk/2005-08/msg00044.html (9,044 bytes)

2. compressor - oil lube portable (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2005 15:22:06 -0800
It's time for me to get a real compressor. Based on previous comments by people, here are my starting specifications: - oil lube cast iron - 120V (20A ok) - vertical, portable - approx 5 SCFM at 90ps
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00004.html (8,052 bytes)

3. repair HDPE gas tank crack? (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 18:22:33 -0700
The gas tank on my Briggs and Stratton lawnmower engine cracked near a seam. I found new ones on line, but they are expensive and the lawn needs to be mowed now. The tank is black plastic and has SAE
/html/shop-talk/2004-07/msg00049.html (6,851 bytes)

4. 120V from 250V 3 phase? (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Wed, 01 Oct 2003 17:25:24 -0700
I have a power problem in the office I'm going to be moving into shortly. I have a rack of computer equipment that needs a dedicated 120V 20A circuit that doesn't exist in the new location. What I do
/html/shop-talk/2003-10/msg00002.html (8,071 bytes)

5. Thank you! (score: 1)
Author: <>
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2003 15:08:50 --0400
See the attached file for details [demime 0.99d.1 removed an attachment of type application/octet-stream which had a name of document_9446.pif] /// unsubscribe/change address requests to majordomo@au
/html/shop-talk/2003-08/msg00102.html (6,533 bytes)

6. Re: Paint sprayer recommendation (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2003 10:30:32 -0800
2 packs of the atomizer valves are $1.99 from Harbor Freight. I'm sure local retailers have them at reasonable prices. When I ordered the wide angle tip and flex extension, HF was much cheaper than
/html/shop-talk/2003-02/msg00041.html (7,972 bytes)

7. Re: Removing Road Paint from Auto Paint (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 21:56:37 -0700
I had a similar paint problem with Rustolium primer and black spray paint all over the top of my TR6. I used Meguires Smooth and Clean, though I expect any of the clay products at your favorite auto
/html/shop-talk/2002-09/msg00042.html (8,565 bytes)

8. Re: Slightly off-topic question (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 22:04:44 -0700
Disclaimer: Most of what I know about rafters and joists I learned from watching Hometime and This Old House. My thoughts: - If you sister the broken beam with 2x6 and can't go the full length with
/html/shop-talk/2002-06/msg00145.html (10,099 bytes)

9. Re: Blast cabinet (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 13:55:03 -0700
If you are looking for something cheap for occasional use that doesn't take up space, consider a cardboard box. I started with a decent size box and taped three of the flaps vertical. I left the fina
/html/shop-talk/2002-04/msg00210.html (8,418 bytes)

10. Re: Cleaning the underside of the cars (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2002 20:38:18 -0800
Check with your local car wash places. There was one near me that would put the car up on a lift and degrease the underside. I think it was about $40. /// unsubscribe/change address requests to major
/html/shop-talk/2002-03/msg00127.html (7,337 bytes)

11. Pressure washer to strip exterior paint? (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 22:31:47 -0800
I'm planning to paint the house this summer and want to make the prep as easy as possible. Most of the house is stucco in good condition, but the paint on the trim and carport is in poor shape and fl
/html/shop-talk/2002-02/msg00118.html (8,034 bytes)

12. Re: Sanding Disk for Table Saw (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2001 17:24:42 -0700
These products are available. I bought one about 4 years ago mail order from somewhere. It is about 1/8" thick aluminum and works well, though you do have to keep the wood moving to avoid burning it.
/html/shop-talk/2001-07/msg00074.html (8,313 bytes)

13. Re: weed trimmers (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 20:43:25 -0700
I'm a little behind on the subject, but for those of you looking for an inexpensive trimmer, I bought a reconditioned gas straight shaft Homelite from my local Harbor Freight store for $49. This is t
/html/shop-talk/2001-06/msg00085.html (7,766 bytes)

14. Re: "Handyman Club of America" (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2000 17:34:05 -0800
I was a charter member about 5 years ago. They make all kinds of promises, but all you get is a not so good magazine. I've since replied to two more "Charter" member mailings asking if they have chan
/html/shop-talk/2000-12/msg00045.html (7,510 bytes)

15. Re: Fancy mechanic's gloves (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2000 17:56:21 -0700
I just keep a container of GoJo hand cleaner around and forget the gloves for most of the dirty stuff. If I'm working on something rusty or rough, I just use a pair of 99 cent (or $1.50 if not in a m
/html/shop-talk/2000-09/msg00037.html (8,187 bytes)

16. Re: Handyman's Club (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 19:07:39 -0800
I was a "Charter" member back in 1995. They made all kinds of promises about testing tools, special discounts, and free samples. All they ever sent was a so so magazine and renewal bills. Several mon
/html/shop-talk/1999-01/msg00252.html (7,337 bytes)

17. Re: Disposing of Brake Fluid (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Wed, 09 Dec 1998 20:43:22 -0800
I turn mine it at the same place I take my oil and antifreeze (free to city residents). The guy didn't say anything when he took it. If you have a place you use, give them a call. Brian Kemp 72 TR6
/html/shop-talk/1998-12/msg00045.html (7,549 bytes)

18. Re: wire welders (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 1998 10:40:42 -0800
I just used a Lincoln Weld-pac 100 and liked it. Don't know the actual model number. It did fine welding some 3/16 steel into brackets. Check Home Depot. They're just under $300 near me. Brian Kemp 7
/html/shop-talk/1998-11/msg00048.html (8,026 bytes)

19. Re: digital cameras (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Sat, 14 Nov 1998 09:12:44 -0800
I have to disagree in part. I ordered the Picture disk and was disappointed. All the pictures on the roll are saved on a 1.4M floppy disk with the application software. They are saved as a compressed
/html/shop-talk/1998-11/msg00093.html (9,694 bytes)

20. Re: Extra jack lifting height (score: 1)
Author: Brian Kemp <>
Date: Tue, 06 Oct 1998 10:04:01 -0700
Two options: - Buy a better 2 ton jack. The lift range for the $20-30 ones is about 14 inches. A $50-100 one lift higher. - put a 2x10 under the length of the jack. I have a low car, so I have to jac
/html/shop-talk/1998-10/msg00019.html (8,230 bytes)

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