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1. RE: portable metal-cutting shears (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 09:28:42 -0400
I have one from Enco also. Like Eric said, the stand is pretty flimsy but it has held up over time (15+ yrs). I like the band saws better than the abrasive chop saws because they are no where near as
/html/shop-talk/2005-08/msg00155.html (8,997 bytes)

2. RE: post hole diggers (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 08:28:09 -0400
On the subject of fence posts, how do you guys set your I've always just used dirt and field stone and tamped them in with the back of a shale bar. I know a lot of people use cement to set fence post
/html/shop-talk/2004-10/msg00148.html (8,115 bytes)

3. RE: uses for 8 pt sockets (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 15:16:17 -0400
I find the smaller sizes handy to use taps when cleaning out threaded holes. And then you can use socket extensions for the hard to get/reach places like a tap extension or pulley tap. Joe Szwed
/html/shop-talk/2004-08/msg00206.html (7,607 bytes)

4. RE: sheet metal nibbler (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 14:04:36 -0500
First post to this list. What I usually do for interior sheet metal around roll bars is cut them carefully by hand with snips or use a combination of Greenlee knock-out punches and snips. Nibblers d
/html/shop-talk/2003-11/msg00211.html (7,721 bytes)

5. RE: Shop Press? (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 12:11:16 -0400
The plus side on the HF style press's is that you can just take the jack out and use it as a jack when ever needed. Joe Szwed
/html/shop-talk/2006-08/msg00017.html (7,966 bytes)

6. RE: Mounting an electric hoist (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 09:06:34 -0400
on What I did in my old shop was attach a 10ft long piece of 4" I beam to the rafters. In my case the shop was an old barn and the rafters fairly heavy, I just attached it to each rafter to spread o
/html/shop-talk/2006-08/msg00069.html (8,286 bytes)

7. RE: Waste Oil Container (score: 1)
Author: "Joseph Szwed" <>
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 10:08:13 -0500
We are using a 55 gal drum to hold waste oil. I have guy who takes it for his waste oil heater he has in his shop. He has like 3 or 4 people saving it for him. Have not heard anyone mention about mix
/html/shop-talk/2007-01/msg00055.html (8,393 bytes)

8. RE: Starrett 120 dial caliper zero's at 6:00 (score: 1)
Author: "Joseph Szwed" <>
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2007 09:00:46 -0500
This is usually happens because a piece of crap fell into the rack on the calipers and caused the little gear that spins the dial to basically jump out of time. What you need to do is stick something
/html/shop-talk/2007-01/msg00160.html (7,187 bytes)

9. RE: Sink Draining options/ On Demand Hot Water Heaters (score: 1)
Author: "Joseph Szwed" <>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 08:50:08 -0500
In regards to on demand hot water heaters, I have heard that the biggest reason that causes these units to fail over time is because they are open systems heating raw water as it passes through them.
/html/shop-talk/2007-01/msg00250.html (7,560 bytes)

10. RE: 2 vs 4 post lifts (score: 1)
Author: "Joseph Szwed" <>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2007 16:35:27 -0500
FWIW, You may be able to request a lift gate when you set up your shipping arrangements with who ever you purchased your lift from. Even request a short truck. Where I work, a lot of our dealers do n
/html/shop-talk/2007-02/msg00021.html (8,653 bytes)

11. Re: [Shop-talk] zynolyte rust mate (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 08:52:19 -0400
You should be able to request a data sheet for any product from McMaster. I have gotten data sheets in the past when I needed more specific info on certain products. FYI -You can even get them to quo
/html/shop-talk/2007-09/msg00072.html (7,724 bytes)

12. Re: [Shop-talk] Dremel die grinder (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 16:18:16 -0500
When I worked in a machine shop, air grinders were just referred to as "air grinders" either straight or right angle. If someone said "die grinder", this is what they meant. Joe
/html/shop-talk/2008-12/msg00097.html (8,232 bytes)

13. Re: [Shop-talk] Straightening brake lines (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2009 10:11:38 -0400
Years ago when I worked in a machine shop, we used to run some jobs that was made from coiled aluminum and copper. The material had to be straightened before it could be cut to length. What we had w
/html/shop-talk/2009-07/msg00069.html (8,111 bytes)

14. Re: [Shop-talk] Micrometers (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2009 15:15:39 -0500
outside though In the absence of ring gauges one way is to set an outside mike to a certain size, then measure between the mike jaws. Joe Szwed _______________________________________________ Suppor
/html/shop-talk/2009-11/msg00018.html (8,224 bytes)

15. Re: [Shop-talk] Toyota Recall (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 14:03:59 -0500
With all the discussion on the Toyota recall, I thought some of you might find this article interesting about a local guy who managed to drive his 2007 Avalon to the dealer while the throttle was stu
/html/shop-talk/2010-02/msg00192.html (7,347 bytes)

16. [Shop-talk] Free CAD program (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 08:46:09 -0500
Someone was looking for a free CAD program a little while back. This is a link to a free 2D program from Dassault (they make SolidWorks). I haven't tried it yet but thought I would pass it on in case
/html/shop-talk/2011-02/msg00080.html (6,545 bytes)

17. Re: [Shop-talk] historical machine shop question (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 10:15:49 -0500
My uncle, who has long since past, was a tool and die maker for GM. I remember him telling me that they would bump the belts from the lines shaft to the machine by hand to change machine speeds. They
/html/shop-talk/2011-03/msg00040.html (8,334 bytes)

18. Re: [Shop-talk] reprinting tool receipts--was tool comparison (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 10:19:37 -0500
Just went through this with Home Depot for a window AC unit. They told me they can go back 3 years for a receipt if paid with a credit card. Joe -- _______________________________________________ Sho
/html/shop-talk/2011-11/msg00097.html (7,362 bytes)

19. Re: [Shop-talk] Storing Gasoline (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 07:40:00 -0500
I don't know if anyone reads Vintage Truck Magazine or is familiar with Bob Adler and his column "Notes from the Corrosion Lab". But he did and article a while back on winter storage and fuel, and ta
/html/shop-talk/2011-12/msg00103.html (7,213 bytes)

20. Re: [Shop-talk] Can steel cable be welded? (score: 1)
Author: "Joe Szwed" <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 09:29:28 -0500
If both the cable and the ferrule were steel, I wouldn't be afraid to try and weld the end of cable to the end of the ferrule. Crimp it as good as you could first, then if you cut the cable flush wit
/html/shop-talk/2012-01/msg00134.html (8,263 bytes)

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