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1. Re: [Shop-talk] Air Compressors (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Sinclair" <>
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 11:02:27 -0800
I have found that the length of extension cord makes a huge difference on starting. And I have a good cord, too. Everything nowadays comes with too short a cord (for safety!). Mike __________________
/html/shop-talk/2011-12/msg00117.html (7,672 bytes)

2. Re: [Shop-talk] Tool APB: Rotating head pliers? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Sinclair" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2011 10:42:59 -0800
I have seen the needle-nosed pliers with the "needles" bent 900, although I don't have one. But I do have a pair of forceps that are similar. They can even be locked closed. Originally got them to wo
/html/shop-talk/2011-12/msg00143.html (8,914 bytes)

3. Re: [Shop-talk] Tool APB: Rotating head pliers? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Sinclair" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2011 11:23:37 -0800
Well, I guess the server doesn't understand my "<ALT> 248" for degrees, next time I'll just say 90 degrees. I have seen the needle-nosed pliers with the "needles" bent 900, although I don't have one.
/html/shop-talk/2011-12/msg00144.html (9,642 bytes)

4. Re: [Shop-talk] Is this true?---Fw: eBay Motors Fee Class (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Sinclair" <>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2012 10:46:47 -0800
I had a friend who years ago bought a car part from across the state. They shipped the part ok, but then sent a LETTER (no email those days), saying he owed another five cents. He ignored it, so they
/html/shop-talk/2012-01/msg00109.html (9,915 bytes)

5. [Shop-talk] Air tank fittings (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Sinclair" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 11:40:52 -0800
Can someone comment on the advantages of a two-stage compressor? Mike -- -- Not sure if this is in line with this thread but I have an urpright portercable compressor that has been a good unit. I wis
/html/shop-talk/2012-01/msg00168.html (7,164 bytes)

6. Re: [Shop-talk] Alarm Systems (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Sinclair" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 17:32:48 -0800
This is a clever system. It constantly records, but overwrites if nothing untoward happens. But if something does happen, like a break-in, it keeps the 10 seconds from the buffer. Good idea. Mike --
/html/shop-talk/2012-01/msg00181.html (10,896 bytes)

7. Re: [Shop-talk] Shucky darn (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Sinclair" <>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 09:27:54 -0800
Good point. And not just American cars. As they get older, there is less volume for parts, so the manufacturers start making "one-size-fits-all" parts. Which of course they don't. Had to redo the fro
/html/shop-talk/2012-02/msg00045.html (9,669 bytes)

8. Re: [Shop-talk] electrical issue (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Sinclair" <>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 10:49:57 -0800
Breakers do fail, and they aren't nice enough to let you know in advance. My hot tub pump switch is also the breaker, which is not really a good idea, as circuit breakers are not really designed to b
/html/shop-talk/2012-02/msg00047.html (9,160 bytes)

9. [Shop-talk] oil (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Sinclair" <>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2012 13:05:48 -0700
My ancient small air compressor has a plug to check the oil. I haven't used it a lot lately, and decided to check the oil level, which is fine, but.........seems to me I used to have a small containe
/html/shop-talk/2012-04/msg00158.html (10,768 bytes)

10. Re: [Shop-talk] keyboard help (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Sinclair" <>
Date: Sun, 6 May 2012 21:19:12 -0700
I also am right-handed, but use the mouse with my left hand for the same reason. I taught myself to "ten-key" using the number pad, and after a short time, it is second nature. There is even a second
/html/shop-talk/2012-05/msg00168.html (13,190 bytes)

11. [Shop-talk] test (score: 1)
Author: "Mike" <>
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2012 15:49:05 -0700
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/html/shop-talk/2012-08/msg00055.html (7,262 bytes)

12. Re: [Shop-talk] Welding auto-darkening helmet (score: 1)
Author: "Mike" <>
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 16:51:59 -0700
Does this mean when the batteries do wear out after six years you just throw everything away? What a crazy marketing environment we live in! Mike _______________________________________________ Shop-
/html/shop-talk/2012-09/msg00084.html (10,133 bytes)

13. Re: [Shop-talk] out of the shop (score: 1)
Author: "Mike" <>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2012 18:38:41 -0800 s=q20121106; t=1354935298; bh=h28lrdBiTojevFL0r6Fzy8mVFJFDU5V5GU3EO48rYzw=; h=Received:Received:Message-ID:From:To:Subject:Date:MIME-Version: Content-Type; b=BH9bF8gDyJ
I'm right-handed, but I feel more comfortable dealing cards with my left hand, and I use my left hand for the computer mouse. But the latter is because this leaves my right hand free to work the 10-k
/html/shop-talk/2012-12/msg00042.html (11,197 bytes)

14. Re: [Shop-talk] Electric fireplace / TV Stand (score: 1)
Author: "Mike" <>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 12:49:44 -0800 s=q20121106; t=1355345369; bh=qaHMwDuL0qp5OEGXZUUAlIJ+serk1c/I7qEV9rJMjGE=; h=Received:Received:Message-ID:From:To:Subject:Date:MIME-Version: Content-Type; b=IOP+Oykuk
My experience is that they semi-pretty to look at, but do not come close to looking like a real fire. A fan is necessary for giving you any heat. Mike == -- Original Message -- From: <eric@megageek.c
/html/shop-talk/2012-12/msg00054.html (10,562 bytes)

15. [Shop-talk] Fw: Auto thermometers and clocks (score: 1)
Author: "Mike" <>
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2013 15:40:44 -0800 s=q20121106; t=1361058015; bh=2iC8Tt93xihfCy5Vr3nRw+FNRjUgoJVYAEfuBLMTDJ4=; h=Received:Received:Message-ID:From:To:Subject:Date:MIME-Version: Content-Type; b=VHNQD5bNp
Eric, I can't offer much on your search, but maybe someone out there knows where I can find an altimeter that is made for putting in/on the dash. I haven't seen anything anywhere. Mike ______________
/html/shop-talk/2013-02/msg00031.html (10,117 bytes)

16. Re: [Shop-talk] Fw: Auto thermometers and clocks (score: 1)
Author: "Mike" <>
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2013 19:57:10 -0800 s=q20121106; t=1361073376; bh=5oqN721xdLobygFsWZ9yLPovBdI4pin+U6eVdTVaLhw=; h=Received:Received:Message-ID:From:To:Subject:Date:MIME-Version: Content-Type; b=Qfv8aNU8E
My experience with onboard compasses (compassi?) is not so great. Last one I had was accurate to about plus or minus 1800. I'm sure there are better ones out there, but it is difficult to install in
/html/shop-talk/2013-02/msg00041.html (9,562 bytes)

17. [Shop-talk] Fw: Fw: Auto thermometers and clocks (score: 1)
Author: "Mike" <>
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2013 20:23:24 -0800 s=q20121106; t=1361074943; bh=ChLRnxHbb8xaIW91/KMT2g/wgM5vJ2RYV5drhG/+8RU=; h=Received:Received:Message-ID:From:To:Subject:Date:MIME-Version: Content-Type; b=Txvk04n0u
Lets try 180 degrees. == -- Original Message -- From: "Mike" <> To: "Tim" <> Cc: "Shop Talk" <> Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2013 7:5
/html/shop-talk/2013-02/msg00042.html (9,862 bytes)

18. [Shop-talk] dead battery (score: 1)
Author: "Mike" <>
Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 16:07:23 -0700 s=q20121106; t=1368572830; bh=fou/nAAdQ3REhGR0bZWwG5QzNGFBnKxPV+3xB63iSx4=; h=Received:Received:Message-ID:From:To:Subject:Date:MIME-Version: Content-Type; b=i/DoDP46U
I have a 12v car battery that is dead as a doornail because the car hasn't been run in a long time. It is also dry, or at least very low. So I filled the cells with distilled water, and hooked up the
/html/shop-talk/2013-05/msg00056.html (8,649 bytes)

19. [Shop-talk] Fw: dead battery (score: 1)
Author: "Mike" <>
Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 16:45:03 -0700 s=q20121106; t=1368575077; bh=TCghltAx/UiHNLucu8NFOlVV9BIhVVt8yfxI8pU//Ok=; h=Received:Received:Message-ID:From:To:Subject:Date:MIME-Version: Content-Type; b=q5UwFPq2h
No. The case looks ok. In fact, it was fairly new when it was last used. == _______________________________________________ Archive:
/html/shop-talk/2013-05/msg00058.html (9,881 bytes)

20. [Shop-talk] dead battery (score: 1)
Author: "Mike" <>
Date: Sat, 1 Jun 2013 14:55:33 -0700 s=q20121106; t=1370123758; bh=CllsXmLKzWPuvPUY+P22W8QVFxSi/PkIfQ5oTMkE6h0=; h=Received:Received:Message-ID:From:To:Subject:Date:MIME-Version: Content-Type; b=fPCUAR/Rld
Thanks to all who offered suggestions on my troubles with a very old battery. Tried everything, and final result was that it was deceased, as in doornail. Had to break down and buy a new one. It's on
/html/shop-talk/2013-06/msg00002.html (7,994 bytes)

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