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1. Re: Air Compresser - Phase 2 (score: 1)
Author: Bob Bownes <>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 1997 14:44:20 -0500
Carefull about air in copper. Someone else will no doubt tell you why...If not, I'll chime in. Find a local hydralic shop. The one in Albany that's usually 2x list on aeroquip stuff has 50 ft hoses f
/html/shop-talk/1997-03/msg00077.html (8,571 bytes)

2. Re: Air Compresser - Phase 2 (score: 1)
Author: Bob Bownes <>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 1997 11:48:27 -0500
The primary issue is that it work hardens over time. If exposed to vibration (by connecting directly to the compressor, easy to avoid) and thermal cycling (air out of a compressor, esp with a small t
/html/shop-talk/1997-03/msg00113.html (9,531 bytes)

3. Re: Broken Stud... (score: 1)
Author: Bob Bownes <>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 1997 08:56:26 -0500
Welding to it also helps to break and corrosion/stick up.... In my humble experience, the tricky part in drilling out broken bolts/studs/bleeders is in getting the hole centered. Grinding the top fla
/html/shop-talk/1997-03/msg00134.html (8,029 bytes)

4. Re: Bleeder Valves (score: 1)
Author: Bob Bownes <>
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 1997 13:07:32 -0500
Sure! Step 0: shut everything off & drain the compressor Step 1: Get a 1/8" NPT right angle & 12" of 1/8" NPT iron pipe Step 2: Remove the bleeder valve Step 3: put the angle on the bottom of the tan
/html/shop-talk/1997-01/msg00010.html (8,195 bytes)

5. Re: Micrometer responses (score: 1)
Author: Bob Bownes <>
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 1996 17:17:39 -0500
There is actually a guage built for measuring just this sort of thing. looks like a dial guage mounted on a sled. You slide it into the bore and can rotate it about the cylinder axis to determine out
/html/shop-talk/1996-12/msg00062.html (10,048 bytes)

6. Re: Mini-garage... (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 96 11:29:56 -0500
This all brings up the issue of the value of a shop when buying/selling a something I'd rather not contemplate at the moment, but circumstances at least force me to look at, though not necessarily fo
/html/shop-talk/1996-08/msg00082.html (8,860 bytes)

7. Usefull Air Tool (score: 1)
Author: "R.M. Bownes III" <>
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 1996 09:23:46 -0400
I've been looking at the air dust off/blow gun tools with the long tubes attached that HF and a few others sell, but never get around to ordering one. Over the weekend I had a need for one (needed to
/html/shop-talk/1996-06/msg00036.html (7,218 bytes)

8. Re: Grand Tool: Bead blaster (score: 1)
Author: "R.M. Bownes III" <>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 1996 22:07:57 -0400 (EDT)
I dunno, a friend of mine got the 'build-your-own-blasing-cabinet' kit from somewhere about 3 years ago for about the same price. A sheet of plywood and a 2'x3' hunk of expanded steel later, we had b
/html/shop-talk/1996-06/msg00043.html (7,643 bytes)

9. Re: air plumbing (score: 1)
Author: "R.M. Bownes III" <>
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 1996 09:35:33 -0400
Then why is is legal for h2o? This doesn't make sense....(and if you think it won't melt with h2o in it, I can assure you from personal experience, it does. Lead pipes full of water melt. Copper pip
/html/shop-talk/1996-04/msg00018.html (8,390 bytes)

10. RE: Air compressors (score: 1)
Author: "R.M. Bownes III" <>
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 1996 12:32:27 -0400
This issue comes up often enough to be a FAQ...I've culled old mail on the subject to come up with the following net.wisdom. As always, it's worth what you pay for it. And I wish I could say I've fol
/html/shop-talk/1996-04/msg00022.html (9,400 bytes)

11. Re: Drill press? (score: 1)
Author: "R.M. Bownes III" <>
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 1996 11:19:10 -0500
Yup. Keep an eye in the paper and go to some machine shop/garage auctions. Pretty much anything you find in such an environment will be industrial grade. I've seen a few go for a reasonable amount (
/html/shop-talk/1996-03/msg00015.html (7,378 bytes)

12. re:Parts washer (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 05 Feb 96 13:17:07 -0500
I have one of the 20 gal tank types and one of the commercial 35 gal barrel types. The latter has the pump mounted under the 'sink' where it fits in the drum. There's an output tube which is attached
/html/shop-talk/1996-02/msg00018.html (7,932 bytes)

13. Re: Dyno in shop (score: 1)
Author: "R.M. Bownes III" <>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 1996 11:15:02 -0500
Keep in mind a simple dyno is basically a device for measuring energy output. You have to *DO* something with that energy. Increasing the pump backpressure raises the temerature of the fluid and of
/html/shop-talk/1996-01/msg00049.html (9,600 bytes)

14. Re: benches (score: 1)
Author: "R.M. Bownes III" <>
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 1996 09:45:13 -0500
I've got several benches, different heights for different functions. The main workbench came with the garage - 3'x16' x ~34" high. Built in a semi-island configuration (one short side against a wall
/html/shop-talk/1996-01/msg00078.html (10,815 bytes)

15. Re: Shop heaters (score: 1)
Author: "R.M. Bownes III" <>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 1996 14:53:59 -0500
So, since we're talking about shop heat here, what do folks think about waste oil furnaces? I've kinda been thinking along that line for my garage since fuel oil, gas, and electric are a mite expensi
/html/shop-talk/1996-01/msg00195.html (7,418 bytes)

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