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1. RE: Follow-up on small concrete slab (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2002 14:18:00 -0500
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/html/shop-talk/2002-01/msg00000.html (6,598 bytes)

2. Re: No Start. (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 17:51:00 -0500
I took the psychopathic route on my track car; the ground cable goes to the starter, then jogs off to the chassis. Seeking a return path through a #8 ground strap and a bunch of spot welds won't hac
/html/shop-talk/2002-01/msg00174.html (7,949 bytes)

3. Re: Radio removal (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2001 12:06:00 -0500
I call that the "Boat From Taiwan" effect. They get a load of Product X-241-Z in and put it on the shelf according to the directive from Bentonville. When X-241-Z sells out, they wait until more com
/html/shop-talk/2001-12/msg00102.html (7,875 bytes)

4. Pouring a small concrete slab (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2001 17:35:00 -0500
Bagged concrete is about the most expensive way to go, but considering where the slab has to be, it's probably the best way. Throwing some chicken wire, rabbit wire, rebar, or whatever in the forms
/html/shop-talk/2001-12/msg00131.html (10,757 bytes)

5. Air line system wish-list (was: PVC for air lines) (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2001 09:24:00 -0500
I spliced an 18x24" air conditioning condensor into the line between my compressor and its tank. I'm not sure if I've really accomplished anything; now it takes twice as long for the compressor to p
/html/shop-talk/2001-12/msg00142.html (7,654 bytes)

6. Re: Another electrical question (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2001 21:56:00 -0500
Yes, but many municipalities have their own guidelines. The town I live in permits no more than six outlets per breaker, no matter how large the breaker is. I had to run a lot of extra wire because
/html/shop-talk/2001-11/msg00098.html (8,000 bytes)

7. Can there be too many outlets? (was: Re: Another electrical (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2001 14:50:00 -0500
"If you have to ask, you wouldn't understand anyway." <grin> I alternated my outlets on three circuits, white, black, and tan color coded, so there are two outlets between any two on the same breake
/html/shop-talk/2001-11/msg00102.html (8,212 bytes)

8. Re: Extreme Garages - hell any garage (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 17:55:00 -0500
All of them! My wife named my '68 F-100 "Thunder" when she realized she could feel the floor shake *before* I parked in front of the house. Four feet of large diameter exhaust pipe on each side, wit
/html/shop-talk/2001-10/msg00057.html (7,905 bytes)

9. Alternative Style Garage Doors (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2001 16:33:00 -0500
I copied a design I saw at a local airport. My bay door openings were 8x8 feet. I used two 8' sheets of 1/4" birch plywood on spruce frames, four hinges, two hardware store pulleys, and some wire ro
/html/shop-talk/2001-08/msg00091.html (7,980 bytes)

10. moving "portable" building (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 20:21:00 -0500
Screw in whatever reinforcing braces look appropriate, attach the chain somewhere that doesn't look like it would rip it to bits, and just drag the thing with a truck. Otherwise, see if a local wrec
/html/shop-talk/2001-08/msg00147.html (8,256 bytes)

11. PVC for air lines (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 21:13:00 -0500
Mine has been installed for nine years with no troubles. Anyone who is afraid of it doesn't have to come into my shop. /// /// mailing list /// To unsubscribe send a plain t
/html/shop-talk/2001-08/msg00232.html (7,762 bytes)

12. RE: PVC for air lines (was: Setting up air lines in the (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 21:23:00 -0500
I dunno, but I just plumbed an air conditioning condensor in between the compressor and tank. I replaced the copper tube and compression nuts with a piece of air hose. It melted. I next tried 100PSI
/html/shop-talk/2001-08/msg00233.html (7,137 bytes)

13. Re: Pressured or not ? (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2001 22:31:00 -0500
Mine didn't have an auto drain, so I just screwed a nipple into the drain bung at the bottom of the tank and ran a piece of hose with a ball valve on the end. I just point it out the door and crack
/html/shop-talk/2001-07/msg00092.html (7,561 bytes)

14. Re: rags (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Thu, 03 May 2001 12:20:00 -0500
We buy them new and use them for cleaning glasses and using as sweat rags. They work great. When it's 115F outside, nobody makes any comment when they see you walking around with a sweat rag around
/html/shop-talk/2001-05/msg00029.html (7,285 bytes)

15. alternators (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2000 09:54:00 -0500
It'll work just fine.
/html/shop-talk/2000-12/msg00080.html (6,536 bytes)

16. Re: DIY Natural Gas Appliances (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Sat, 09 Dec 2000 13:46:00 -0500
I don't know about you, but we do it so we don't freeze to death...
/html/shop-talk/2000-12/msg00097.html (8,131 bytes)

17. Re: DIY Natural Gas Appliances (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Sat, 09 Dec 2000 13:32:00 -0500
Let's not get carried away here. An unvented gas heater isn't going to up and kill you. There's one in my living room and one in the bathroom, and both of them are on right now. My house was built i
/html/shop-talk/2000-12/msg00098.html (9,393 bytes)

18. New "manta" while doing Home Improvements. (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2000 12:08:00 -0500
I used a chain saw to level off the 4x4s I set in concrete to support my shed. Not as dramatic as cutting through a wall, though. I *did* cut through a wall with my 4" Black & Decker angle grinder.
/html/shop-talk/2000-12/msg00147.html (8,493 bytes)

19. engine lathe? (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 05:51:00 -0500
A bunch of people will probably tell you they can get much better deals than that, but prices vary dramatically by location. If it's not beat all to hell or missing anything obvious, it'd be a hell
/html/shop-talk/2000-11/msg00114.html (7,658 bytes)

20. FAQ: Wiring a shop (score: 1)
Author: (Dave Williams)
Date: Sun, 08 Oct 2000 07:09:00 -0500
I ran mine every 4 feet. I should have used 2 feet. My Dad did his at 3 feet. He says he should have used 2 feet. It seems like all the stuff that needs to be plugged in clusters in one spot. If you
/html/shop-talk/2000-10/msg00027.html (9,371 bytes)

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