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21. Re: Parking Lifts (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 16:57:44 -0500
They tout that as a feature, saying that their square-section posts are stronger than the competitor's C-section ones. I have no idea of the actual quality or reputation of any of these lifts. I rece
/html/shop-talk/2005-12/msg00212.html (8,551 bytes)

22. RE: Furnace Settings (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 19:00:11 -0500
Your furnace still has the limit switch stuff to protect itself if the tries to tell it to do something stupid. For example, the thermostat may tell the furnace to turn off the fan as soon as the bur
/html/shop-talk/2005-12/msg00214.html (8,179 bytes)

23. Parking Lifts: Starting to get serious (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 11:42:29 -0500
I'm getting more and more serious about buying a 4-post parking lift, since I have 3 cars and 2 garage spaces. (The garage is 24x24x12, fortunately). After browsing ads in Hemmings and using Google,
/html/shop-talk/2005-12/msg00251.html (7,555 bytes)

24. Re: Parking Lifts: Starting to get serious (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2005 09:34:21 -0500
This was recently? Their web site still claims "Call or e-mail today with your order - we will ship the next business day! " I think with the recent price increases and shortages of steel, I would be
/html/shop-talk/2005-12/msg00256.html (7,714 bytes)

25. Re: Question about the garage foundation ... (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2005 23:47:15 -0500
Over the course of 2 or 3 years, I rebuilt my garage foundation, which involved essentially jacking up the garage itself, replacing several rotted blocks (just like yours), adding an entire new row o
/html/shop-talk/2005-12/msg00259.html (7,129 bytes)

26. Battery-backup sump pumps (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 23:53:01 -0500
I am contemplating getting a battery-powered backup sump pump for my new house (with a finished basement). I have seen some systems (with a pump, battery box, charger, and misc. fittings) at Sears,
/html/shop-talk/2005-12/msg00271.html (6,901 bytes)

27. Re: Battery-backup sump pumps (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2005 17:47:44 -0500
Thanks for the links. I did a bit of research, and I found that the system that Ace Hardware sells is built by the same people who make the Basement Watchdog brand. That system has the same controlle
/html/shop-talk/2005-12/msg00277.html (7,002 bytes)

28. Re: Body work suggestions? (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2005 19:10:11 -0500
shop-talk supported in part by Fat Chance Garage http://fatchancegarage.com Hello, If anybody has any experience with those cheaper (e.g. Harbor Freight) stud welders, I'd like to hear about it. I am
/html/shop-talk/2005-11/msg00002.html (7,736 bytes)

29. Re: Body work suggestions (3) (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 21:33:25 -0500
shop-talk supported in part by Fat Chance Garage http://fatchancegarage.com Hello, Do you know the CFM rating of your compressor? I am thinking of getting a 60-gallon single-stage twin-cylinder unit
/html/shop-talk/2005-11/msg00007.html (7,702 bytes)

30. Building a blast cabinet from a kit (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2005 16:20:33 -0500
shop-talk supported in part by Fat Chance Garage http://fatchancegarage.com Hello, I just got a blast cabinet kit from TP Tools. (It has the gun, plumbing, gloves, window, etc., etc.) Their plans sug
/html/shop-talk/2005-11/msg00024.html (7,957 bytes)

31. Re: Fusable links (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2005 19:25:54 -0500
shop-talk supported in part by Fat Chance Garage http://fatchancegarage.com I think the rationale is that it's unlikely the fusible link will ever blow during the lifetime of the car. If it were not
/html/shop-talk/2005-11/msg00039.html (7,172 bytes)

32. Fwd: Main Circuit Breaker (lack of) (score: 1)
Author: Doug Braun <doug@dougbraun.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2005 18:54:01 -0800 (PST)
shop-talk supported in part by Fat Chance Garage http://fatchancegarage.com Hello, The home I recently bought was built in the 70's and is overall pretty well-built (no aluminum wiring, etc.). But I
/html/shop-talk/2005-11/msg00058.html (8,307 bytes)

33. Compressor plumbing detail (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 12:58:10 -0500
shop-talk supported in part by Fat Chance Garage http://fatchancegarage.com Hello, I got a new air compressor last night (a nice big one). I've see a lot of information on how to do plumbing form thi
/html/shop-talk/2005-11/msg00094.html (7,395 bytes)

34. Which Plug/Receptacle for a 230V Compressor? (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 13:32:00 -0500
shop-talk supported in part by Fat Chance Garage http://fatchancegarage.com Hello, I want to wire up a receptacle for my shiny new compressor, which requires a 230V 30-amp circuit. While browsing HD'
/html/shop-talk/2005-11/msg00108.html (7,136 bytes)

35. Re: Battery storage (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2005 21:28:10 -0500
shop-talk supported in part by Fat Chance Garage http://fatchancegarage.com I bought one of these a couple of weeks ago at REI. I am very happy with it. (When I took out the old lamp, I noticed that
/html/shop-talk/2005-11/msg00140.html (9,395 bytes)

36. Re: Harbor Freight Bandsaw (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2005 08:25:46 -0400
I got a cheap 9" bandsaw from Sears last fall. The blade was too and had a lumpy joint. Than I bought some good blades from these guys: http://www.toolcenter.com/Lenox/ They were about the only place
/html/shop-talk/2005-10/msg00036.html (8,392 bytes)

37. Re: desiccant (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2005 19:58:53 -0400
or www.mcmaster.com (lots of other cool stuff!) or try that "crystal" cat litter stuff, which is supposed to be silica gel. However, the blue crystals it contains are NOT moisture-sensitive, and nev
/html/shop-talk/2005-10/msg00137.html (6,837 bytes)

38. Re: Whole house water shutoff valve (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2005 16:12:57 -0400
If you think the shutoffs inside your house are old and untouched, you had better not look at the shutoff at the street! I once hired a plumber to replace the main shutoff inside the basement. He cam
/html/shop-talk/2005-10/msg00177.html (8,160 bytes)

39. Re: Bonding rubber to metal (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 15:54:16 -0400
I second this. Cyanoacrylate glue seems to stick better to rubber than anything else I have tried. But not for rubber-to-rubber, since it won't stretch. Doug Braun
/html/shop-talk/2005-10/msg00200.html (7,907 bytes)

40. Re: house wiring problem (score: 1)
Author: doug@dougbraun.com
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 09:35:28 -0400
It sounds like the GFIC outlet is wired to "protect" the regular outlet(s) downstream from it. Then the GFIC detects a problem in any of the downstream outlets, it will shut off the power to them. An
/html/shop-talk/2005-10/msg00203.html (7,919 bytes)


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