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1. Re: Ok, the bearing problem is solved ... (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 12:58:39 -0800
Starrett is kind of the gold standard for American made measuring stuff, priced to match, but it will last a long time. Fowler and B&S are (or used to be) American made, high quality, maybe not quite
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00018.html (8,086 bytes)

2. Re: nail questions (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 18:40:55 -0800
Wire gauge? Just a guess. Dave C
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00036.html (6,462 bytes)

3. Re: Chain Saw Recommendations (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 20:20:36 -0800
I would second (or third or fourth) the Stihl motion. I have two of them, one with a 16" or so bar, and the other with a 28" bar. I dunno the engine size but both are "Pro" models and have a compress
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00069.html (9,560 bytes)

4. Re: Chain Saw Recommendations (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 20:13:11 -0800
That's why it's a good idea to have an extra bar and at least one extra chain hanging on a nail in the shop.... Dave C
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00081.html (8,278 bytes)

5. Re: Chain Saw Recommendations (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 19:04:07 -0800
Speaking of noisy ways to fell trees, probably most fun is to use det cord. You can stand a nice, safe distance away, too. Unfortunately, it seems to be unavailable for that purpose these days. Dave
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00086.html (7,800 bytes)

6. Re: Rhino Ramps (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Sun, 06 Feb 2005 13:24:00 -0800
I have had exactly the same experience. My wife's Subaru Forester (AWD) goes right up the Rhino Ramps with no problems, but my 2WD GMC PU tries to push them out of the way. If I get them perfectly al
/html/shop-talk/2005-02/msg00005.html (8,112 bytes)

7. Re: furnace question (again) (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2005 22:23:24 -0800
Man, if I knew that, I would be making a fortune in the futures market right now....however, you can bet all fuels are going to be more expensive in the future, and the prices will go up right before
/html/shop-talk/2005-02/msg00056.html (8,275 bytes)

8. Re: Cement Mixers (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2005 22:26:18 -0800
I only have experience with the one I have, which I got at Harbor Freight on sale a year or so ago. They occasionally go on sale
/html/shop-talk/2005-02/msg00057.html (8,906 bytes)

9. Re: Air Compressors - my story (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 20:05:42 -0800
I got my air compressor about 15 years ago at a yard sale. It is an old red Sears model, 3 HP, 220 motor. It was kind of beat up when I got it, and when I got it home it wouldn't pump up. I pulled th
/html/shop-talk/2005-01/msg00077.html (6,938 bytes)

10. Re: looking also for a (ahem, wood) router (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2005 11:51:43 -0800
I have four (or is it five?) routers....things like that just happen.... I got them ALL in pawn shops. I have two or three Sears 1/4" only models, a 1/4 - 1/2" Porter Cable and a "big" 1/2" Porter Ca
/html/shop-talk/2005-01/msg00083.html (9,684 bytes)

11. Re: Fw: workshop floor (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 22:16:12 -0800
The original REI store (outdoor outfitters) in Seattle had a floor of creosoted wood block ends. This was up into the '90s, until they built their flagship store on I-5. That place really reeked; I d
/html/shop-talk/2005-01/msg00172.html (8,740 bytes)

12. Re: Workshop Floor (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2005 11:33:36 -0800
Great write up, covers it all pretty well. Another thing I discovered in my very limited concrete pouring experience is one way to do exposed aggregate. We were pouring a landing for the stairs comin
/html/shop-talk/2005-01/msg00203.html (9,936 bytes)

13. Re: using a new buffer (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 21:56:30 -0800
No, the most important thing is to keep them (buffs and compound) in a tightly sealed container, otherwise the *&*$)!&%$$# mice will get in and make nests out of your buffing wheels, and eat the comp
/html/shop-talk/2004-12/msg00102.html (7,414 bytes)

14. Re: using a new buffer (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 20:14:27 -0800
Yeah, that's kind of how I feel, especially after they pee and crap all over the inside of one of the drawers of my tool cabinet. Actually, I don't totally hate them; our local owls and coyotes have
/html/shop-talk/2004-12/msg00118.html (7,443 bytes)

15. Re: Seasonal Cottage Plumbing (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2004 12:33:12 -0800
I wouldn't use PVC; I had some hose bib lines in my pump house freeze and they shattered along the entire length. I had never had any problems with the lines in my pump house freezing before. It's ab
/html/shop-talk/2004-11/msg00019.html (8,141 bytes)

16. Re: Table saws (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 19:56:40 -0800
I had a Delta contractor's saw for about 15 years and it was fine. Last year I upgraded to a Grizzly cabinet saw (Unisaw knock-off) and I am quite happy with it.
/html/shop-talk/2004-11/msg00081.html (7,228 bytes)

17. Lathe for sale (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2004 20:28:30 -0800
I am in the process of upgrading to a larger machine, so my 9" Wards/Logan metal lathe is for sale. It's a Wards model 74TLC-2130, serial number 3101AW with a later model Powermatic quick change gear
/html/shop-talk/2004-11/msg00083.html (7,046 bytes)

18. Sawzall blades (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2004 10:57:05 -0800
A while back on the "cutting torch or sawzall" thread for cutting up car bodies a few people mentioned what they thought were the best blades. I apparently didn't save that post so would appreciate t
/html/shop-talk/2004-11/msg00084.html (6,419 bytes)

19. Re: resurfacing plastic laminate (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 12:44:59 -0700
I just built a small cabinet for my tool grinder. The top was a piece of MDF with a hard, slick surface. I belt sanded it quite a bit, and used regular solvent based contact cement for the laminate t
/html/shop-talk/2004-10/msg00064.html (7,396 bytes)

20. Re: cutting torch or?? (score: 1)
Author: "David C." <>
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 11:43:38 -0700
I was out on the (private blacktop) road leading up to my property, which is about a mile off the county road. I was running my tractor and brush hog when a really ratty old Fairmont (are there any o
/html/shop-talk/2004-10/msg00083.html (8,652 bytes)

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