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1. RE: 4 light hi-beams (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2006 19:07:54 -0700
My 1980 Regal had a thermal cutout. When the 2, 100 Watt high and 2, 55/100 Watt Hi/lows bulbs were used long enough they blinked off for a split second of terror, then came right back on, but this
/html/shop-talk/2006-09/msg00046.html (8,014 bytes)

2. RE: Frozen Lug nuts - Actually use Kroil instead of PB Blaster (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2006 18:34:02 -0700
I have to second Kano products. They are simply the best. jib
/html/shop-talk/2006-10/msg00047.html (7,119 bytes)

3. RE: chain saw rec/saws to avoid? (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2006 17:34:22 -0700
That's a good habit. The key for expediency is knowing where, about 1/4 mile before getting home, you need to turn the petcock, so you run out of gas just as your motorcycle pulls into it's parking
/html/shop-talk/2006-10/msg00082.html (8,868 bytes)

4. RE: diesel generators (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 20:39:04 -0800
Do you have gas service out there? Have you thought about going to a I'm south of Seattle and borrowed a gasoline fired 8000 Watt generator, but will be buying my own soon. We have natural gas at our
/html/shop-talk/2006-12/msg00076.html (7,840 bytes)

5. Re: Waste Oil Container (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 01 Jan 2007 04:21:49 +0000
I've been using the same recycled 5 gallon pail for many years. They are fine for used oil. Jack -- Original message from "Mark" <>: --
/html/shop-talk/2006-12/msg00254.html (7,764 bytes)

6. RE: New theory of mine (humor, hoping to start a fun thread) (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2007 15:26:54 -0800
Massey Ferguson is still the best place to get the individual components required to rebuild a TR2-4 water pump. Please no tractor engine jokes though. Triumph built it BEFORE Ferguson was involved.
/html/shop-talk/2007-01/msg00109.html (9,415 bytes)

7. RE: drill doctor (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2007 16:44:17 -0800
How about just using a 57 degree angle form to verify the grind you put on the drill point using a grinding wheel, i.e., doing it the old fashioned way? It takes a little practice, but it's certainly
/html/shop-talk/2007-01/msg00148.html (7,816 bytes)

8. RE: Shop lighting ... (again) (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2007 20:24:59 -0800
All fluorescent lights work fine in the cold. Some just don't start well in the cold. Simple solution . . . when it is going to be cold out, leave them on until it warms up. I know a guy who just le
/html/shop-talk/2007-01/msg00157.html (7,446 bytes)

9. RE: Tire storage (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2007 20:14:55 -0800
You are best off by storing them standing up on their tread, at a reduced pressure. Check Tirerack, etc., for details. I used to stack them too, but do not any more since researching the subject. I h
/html/shop-talk/2007-01/msg00182.html (8,710 bytes)

10. RE: freeware substiute for MS Word /Excel (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 21:53:57 -0800
This is a very easy problem to solve. You don't need to freeware at all. Read the T&C's (EULA???) that you "accept" when you load Microsoft software, you will find that you can load MS Office on two
/html/shop-talk/2007-01/msg00299.html (7,568 bytes)

11. RE: Will dimmers kill compact fluorescent bulbs? (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2007 21:19:48 -0800
One of my friend's (an EE) sig file reads: You can likely imagine the thoughts that plague my wretched synapses when I see one of those little stickers which politely suggest: "NO USER SERVICEABLE P
/html/shop-talk/2007-02/msg00116.html (6,813 bytes)

12. RE: bench top (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2007 21:07:29 -0800
'72 BSA B50SS '74 Triumph TR6 '01 Harley XLH883 '03 GMC Cargo Van Doug, My workbench takes a lot of abuse, so I have it covered with 3/4 inch plywood, which I replace every few years. BTW - nice stab
/html/shop-talk/2007-02/msg00134.html (6,699 bytes)

13. OBD-II readers (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Wed, 2 May 2007 17:10:43 -0700
I'm finally ready to buy an OBD reader/resetting tool and my initial research is overwhelming. I'm interested in hearing about your experiences, good and bad; please be specific with brand and model
/html/shop-talk/2007-05/msg00000.html (5,865 bytes)

14. RE: how to remove rust from inside old gas tank (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2007 18:02:24 -0700
The last time I did a tank, I dropped a chain inside and shook it until I couldn't hold the tank up anymore. Later, I did it again. Wash it out really well with water before and after and you will be
/html/shop-talk/2007-05/msg00017.html (8,332 bytes)

15. RE: Compact fluorescent light bulbs in a drop light (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Fri, 11 May 2007 22:57:28 -0700
We have 9 high hats in a long hall upstairs that was always being left on. 75 Watts each x 9 bulbs you do the math. I switched them all over to CF's EXCEPT the one over the staircase. It's nearly per
/html/shop-talk/2007-05/msg00039.html (7,794 bytes)

16. RE: Workbench plans (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2007 17:52:11 -0700
Consider a top surface you can replace. Jack Anyone have good plans to use that can be modified to fit in my space? I need it to be substantial enough to attach a vise and take an occasional beating.
/html/shop-talk/2007-06/msg00011.html (6,393 bytes)

17. Re: [Shop-talk] PV system (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 17:40:32 -0700
cedar trees right around my house. Surprisingly, Seattle is a hotbed of PV and solar research. Probably one of two reasons: 1. Because we hug trees here, <grin> 2. Because if you can make solar cost
/html/shop-talk/2007-06/msg00093.html (7,859 bytes)

18. Re: [Shop-talk] Socket holders/roll away's? (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2007 07:45:44 -0700
Zero. I have two stacked dresser cabinets; the ones my brother and I used as kids. With a huge pegboard holding all of the combination wrenches (many with 6-8 of the same size) and other hangable st
/html/shop-talk/2007-07/msg00054.html (7,064 bytes)

19. Re: [Shop-talk] Air compressor disconnect (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2007 22:10:52 -0700
break in before using synthetic. When I bought my piston compressor I called the manufacturer about break-in and synthetic. They told me that synthetic (Mobil 1) was fine for break-in, but be sure t
/html/shop-talk/2007-07/msg00104.html (7,311 bytes)

20. Re: [Shop-talk] Metric Hardware (score: 1)
Author: "Jack Brooks" <>
Date: Sat, 7 Jul 2007 22:50:53 -0700
I seem to recall that the SU's on the TR3 have some Whitworth fasteners. Jack TR's 3&8 --Original Message-- From: [] On Behalf
/html/shop-talk/2007-07/msg00135.html (11,413 bytes)

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