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101. Re: trailer treatment (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 12:50:30 -0500
Forgive my ignorance: what is C-purlin, and where do you get it? /// /// mailing list /// To unsubscribe send a plain text message to /// with nothin
/html/shop-talk/2001-11/msg00151.html (7,113 bytes)

102. Re: MIG Welder (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 13:53:05 -0500
Ron: Check out HTP ( They do mail order business, and although I don't own one, I have seen one in use, and their specs are impressive. The web site won't give you prices; yo
/html/shop-talk/2001-11/msg00198.html (8,565 bytes)

103. Re: Compound miter saw size question (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 10:29:58 -0400
After using my 10" non-sliding extensively in my most recent remodeling (major), the only time the 10" was a limitation was in cutting wide boards. The sliding action would do much more to address th
/html/shop-talk/2001-10/msg00266.html (9,108 bytes)

104. Re: Enclosed Trailers (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2001 10:39:16 -0400
I don't know about the towing capabilities of your Nissan SUV, but I otherwise did a very similar thing. I bought a Wells Cargo 18' by 7' enclosed trailer last October in Connecticut for $4000. It's
/html/shop-talk/2001-09/msg00034.html (8,841 bytes)

105. Re: Enclosed Trailers (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2001 10:23:18 -0400
I'll second Bill Engle's advice, and my own, to get a load equalizing hitch. Also called a "load distributing" hitch, it does exactly that: instead of placing all the vehicle tongue weight on the rea
/html/shop-talk/2001-09/msg00066.html (8,747 bytes)

106. Re: trailer questions (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 11:10:03 -0400
In thinking about these things for my own trailer, I always thought the added weight of floor tiles was too much of a diminishing factor to my weight capacity. But I'm hauling an 18x7 Wells Cargo wit
/html/shop-talk/2001-09/msg00165.html (7,754 bytes)

107. Re: I say it off topic, wife says its not (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2001 13:07:35 -0400
I don't know if a vinyl liner can be installed in a plaster pool. I guess it would depend on the particular shape, and I do believe you can get liners made to specification. But, liner replacement is
/html/shop-talk/2001-08/msg00046.html (8,947 bytes)

108. Re: buffers (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 13:05:25 -0400
I use the Sears UFO with a lambs wool bonnet and Meguires Speed Glaze. It's and brings out a nice shine. It will not do real buffing, like with a professional level machine, but then there is almost
/html/shop-talk/2001-08/msg00124.html (7,510 bytes)

109. Re: moving "portable" building (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 13:09:18 -0400
I would guess it's heavier than 2500 lbs. I just completed a 10x16 shed and offloading the raw materials, I'm convinced I went way over that. Nevertheless, I once moved a smaller shed by using two 4x
/html/shop-talk/2001-08/msg00125.html (11,133 bytes)

110. Re: PVC for air lines (was: Setting up air lines in the shop) (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 10:07:01 -0400
A few years ago, I visited an automotive paint shop that plumbed all their air lines in copper. I always believed that steel pipe was the best way to go considering strength and the radiation cooling
/html/shop-talk/2001-08/msg00207.html (10,285 bytes)

111. Re: TV Antenna Installation (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 14:35:27 -0400
Don't forget drip loops where the coax enters the building. Probably won't affect the signal, but you don't want water migrating into your walls, either. /// /// mailing list
/html/shop-talk/2001-07/msg00047.html (8,575 bytes)

112. Re: building a garage (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2001 10:09:33 -0400
By now, I see that you have received lots of advice. But, that should not deter I built most of my own garage in 1988. In Connecticut dollars, it cost about 12k for 20' wide by 36' long garage. It ha
/html/shop-talk/2001-06/msg00109.html (10,139 bytes)

113. Re: Porto-Power Units (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 21:17:16 -0400 (EDT)
Up until last year, I had a 4-ton unit that is/was the same as what HF sells. I bought it locally from a tool supplier dealing in similar equipment. I had it for 18 years or so. I never had leaking
/html/shop-talk/2001-05/msg00088.html (7,887 bytes)

114. Re: Air Compressors (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2001 10:58:22 -0500
My experience with two sears compressors has been complete satisfaction. I have a twin cylinder 1hp unit that I bought new in 1974. It has painted cars, supplies my blast cabinet, and with some diffi
/html/shop-talk/2001-02/msg00082.html (8,163 bytes)

115. Re: Car Dollies (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 22:49:05 -0500 (EST)
Rick: I bought the Harbor Freight dollies and have used them extensively. Most recently they have been supporting a 1990 Mustang GT parts car I'm taking apart. Other times, my LBC's have been pushed
/html/shop-talk/2001-02/msg00111.html (7,631 bytes)

116. Re: modern paint, old car (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 15:49:31 -0500
I bought a HobbyAir system from Eastwood a few years ago. There are additional considerations beyond comparing its price to that of having a car refinished. The forced air system has applications oth
/html/shop-talk/2001-02/msg00128.html (9,792 bytes)

117. Re: R: Home Powder Coating (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 11:18:57 -0500
I hope it's not too late to weigh in with another powder coating comment. I bought the Eastwood system and have had great success with it. I managed to obtain surplus powder coatings from a distribu
/html/shop-talk/2000-12/msg00171.html (8,177 bytes)

118. Re: Fog in the car. (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 14:46:55 -0500
I had a leak in my Mustang heater core this past summer and got a fog coming out of the A/C vents. Like others have reported, it was not enough to notice the smell of antifreeze. I'll bet it would h
/html/shop-talk/2000-12/msg00182.html (9,225 bytes)

119. Re: florescent trouble lights (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 17:38:49 -0500
I had a conventional trouble light hanging in my garage, like yours it sounds like, but on a retractable reel. Incandescent bulb type. And I would usually bump this just enough to kill the bulb fila
/html/shop-talk/2000-11/msg00148.html (9,281 bytes)

120. Re: florescent trouble lights (score: 1)
Author: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 11:35:53 -0500
Phil: I tried a variety of rough service bulbs with limited success. I agree that the fluorescent replacements are not as bright as, say, a 100w incandescent, but in my case, having some light consis
/html/shop-talk/2000-11/msg00166.html (9,917 bytes)

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