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1. Re: More Laws... (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2000 21:23:10 -0500
My favorite has always been: "When the need arises, the object nearest you becomes a hammer." Egan's Law To comply with this rule I bought one of these:
/html/shop-talk/2000-03/msg00063.html (7,429 bytes)

2. Re: [racing] you guys are smart one of you knows this? (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2000 01:18:54 -0500
The laser is only a pointer, it's actually looking at the infra-red energy Different materials also have different emissivity and a correction factor must be used. Shiny rotors are one of these mater
/html/shop-talk/2000-03/msg00080.html (8,024 bytes)

3. Re: [racing] you guys are smart one of you knows this? (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2000 18:59:33 -0500
Oops, sorry, I'm obviously on too many lists. This was supposed to go to Burl Vibert Goofball extraordinaire.
/html/shop-talk/2000-03/msg00085.html (6,862 bytes)

4. Re: Miata tires? (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2000 18:18:43 -0500
I don't think you'll go wrong with the SP8000. It's a better tire than the somewhat out of date but still a good deal if you can find them RE71. Burl Vibert Kingston, Ontario
/html/shop-talk/2000-03/msg00099.html (7,417 bytes)

5. Re: plastic screws or rivets ????? (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2000 11:44:34 -0500
Any industrial supply shop should be able to get the small socket-head cap screws you're looking for. I have some nice little round head stainless ones holding the fairing of my Kawasaki on. Looks co
/html/shop-talk/2000-02/msg00065.html (8,480 bytes)

6. Re: To cut or not to cut (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2000 18:36:08 -0500
I've tried turning rotors in a lathe, it's rarely worth the time and trouble as the results are usually not very good for the reasons Doug mentioned above. If you cut one side and then rechuck it is
/html/shop-talk/2000-02/msg00148.html (9,121 bytes)

7. Re: Setting up air lines in the shop (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2000 23:31:46 -0500
I wonder if flexible poly tubing would work in this case? Ken wants it "in" the wall with outlets, for exposed piping I agree about the galvanized pipe, but it would be difficult to put in a wall. I
/html/shop-talk/2000-01/msg00024.html (8,481 bytes)

8. Re: Stuck bolt (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 17:35:45 -0500
I tried a variance of this once, put it in fifth, put on the hand-brake as I was alone. Unfortunately the car just dragged the rear wheels (stupid front-wheel driver). I then called a friend of mine
/html/shop-talk/2000-01/msg00065.html (9,033 bytes)

9. Re: OK, then...whose ratchets? (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 1999 09:16:39 -0500
Here in the Great White North we have the cultural icon known as Canadian Tire. I somehow usually find myself making a daily trip to one for some needed item. They have a house brand of tools known a
/html/shop-talk/1999-12/msg00122.html (9,771 bytes)

10. Re: Was Craftsman - Mastercraft? EH! (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 1999 12:18:59 -0500
Basically the same deal as Sears. Bring in your old one, bent, broken, worn, misused, and pick a new one off the shelf and sign a paper or two. The only flack I can remember getting is for returning
/html/shop-talk/1999-12/msg00125.html (8,806 bytes)

11. Re: Tool for a loved one (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 10:14:14 -0500
One thing not mentioned is hex (or Allen) keys, real Allen brand ones are great, Bondhus isn't bad. Get the ones with the ball-end on the long end. Socket head cap screws are what all the stripped Ph
/html/shop-talk/1999-11/msg00147.html (8,921 bytes)

12. Re: 12-pt nuts/bolts - was - Tool for a loved one (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 17:38:01 -0500
Actually, most "bolts" are only screws, until you put a nut on it, then it becomes a bolt. Strange but true. Burl Vibert
/html/shop-talk/1999-11/msg00179.html (7,934 bytes)

13. Re: 12-pt nuts/bolts - was - Tool for a loved one (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 1999 20:25:21 -0500
I'm not sure where it originates from, I looked it up quickly and found a reference in Rothbart's Mechanical Degign Handbook, (highly recommended) 11.2.2 Standards for Mechanical Elements, Bolts and
/html/shop-talk/1999-11/msg00203.html (9,189 bytes)

14. Re: Torque wrenches (score: 1)
Author: "B. Vibert" <>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 1999 19:33:57 -0500
One thing about click-type torque wrenches is that they have to be turned back to zero after use or the spring will be stressed and eventually give erroneous readings. While they are nice to use they
/html/shop-talk/1999-11/msg00267.html (7,867 bytes)

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