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61. Re: [Shop-talk] Water testing (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 16:41:08 -0400
I assume you have a well and want it tested. I had to have mine tested when I got a mortgage and refinanced. The mortgage company used a private testing lab, don't remember the name of the lab. It wa
/html/shop-talk/2011-07/msg00095.html (8,994 bytes)

62. Re: [Shop-talk] Water testing (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 16:54:10 -0400
BTW, the tests these guys perform, in my experience, only check for what they can filter out and isn't that scientific. They just used dip strips. Also, if you need a water softener or some other fil
/html/shop-talk/2011-07/msg00096.html (8,775 bytes)

63. Re: [Shop-talk] Formica counter (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 15:25:34 -0400
I doubt the sub-straight was nailed/screwed from the top and the laminated appied over that. The fasterners would telegraph though the formica. Most likely either screwed from the underneath and you
/html/shop-talk/2011-07/msg00144.html (8,864 bytes)

64. Re: [Shop-talk] How to glue concrete? (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 10:01:38 -0400
Thinset mortar, like used to install tile. Coat both surfaces and let it ooze out. Come back a couple of hours later with a stiff brush and clean off the excess. What ever you use, make sure the gap
/html/shop-talk/2011-07/msg00164.html (8,546 bytes)

65. Re: [Shop-talk] How to glue concrete? (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2011 14:20:55 -0400
If I understand the original question it was about flakes that need to be reattached to concrete exposed to the sun and elements. Any adhesive would have different thermal expansion rates the concret
/html/shop-talk/2011-07/msg00167.html (11,524 bytes)

66. Re: [Shop-talk] Gutting a cottage and suffering from shipwright's (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 20:42:22 -0400
A couple questions: 1. Seeing as I have the main house, the cottage and a couple rooms in our current house (which we're keeping) to paint, any thoughts on HVLP sprayers? Do they live up to the hype?
/html/shop-talk/2011-08/msg00062.html (8,903 bytes)

67. Re: [Shop-talk] OK my last question (well, for now) (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 00:07:50 -0500
Radiant floor heating in a bathroom is the way to go. It's basically an electric blanket that you put under tile. Of course it requires retiling the bathroom. Other options are electric towel warmers
/html/shop-talk/2011-11/msg00024.html (9,806 bytes)

68. Re: [Shop-talk] Shop question (but wood working) (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2011 12:33:18 -0500
Your approach is probably the easiest and the way the block was made in the first place. Only issue I see it the kerf of the saw blade will make the block narrower; don't know if this is an issue for
/html/shop-talk/2011-11/msg00050.html (10,956 bytes)

69. Re: [Shop-talk] Battery recycling was cordless tools (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 11:35:19 -0500
HomeDepot and RadioShack( up to 1 pound ) will take batteries. I suspect Lowes does also. Peter T. _______________________________________________ Donate:
/html/shop-talk/2011-11/msg00093.html (9,455 bytes)

70. Re: [Shop-talk] HF Double Cut Saw (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2011 14:11:17 -0500
This appears to be a knock off of the "As Seen On TV" tool. Don't know the specs of the original or actually how well it works, but the link says this model has a 7.5 amp motor which seems light for
/html/shop-talk/2011-12/msg00003.html (9,503 bytes)

71. Re: [Shop-talk] OT--car won't start (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2011 09:09:13 -0500
Car that old may have an old battery; they don't last forever. Added, the tender may have overcharged it. Quick test, disconnect the positive terminal and try to jump it using a running car with a go
/html/shop-talk/2011-12/msg00088.html (9,529 bytes)

72. Re: [Shop-talk] What fun - O2 sensor (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2012 11:25:45 -0500
First car was a 64 Ford Futura Falcon with a straight 6. I found it easier to climb into the engine compartment and sit on the frame, rather than reaching over the fender all the way to the engine. P
/html/shop-talk/2012-01/msg00008.html (9,677 bytes)

73. Re: [Shop-talk] non ethanol fuel alternative (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 09:43:29 -0500
In colder climates, ethanol was added seasonally as an oxidizer in place of MBTE. MBTE was turning up in well water. The subsides may have changed the ethonal additive from seasonal to year round. I
/html/shop-talk/2012-01/msg00087.html (8,105 bytes)

74. Re: [Shop-talk] MY DISHWASHER IS A RUMBLIN (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2012 09:42:21 -0500
I've had similar problems especially with the toilets. I quieted it by cutting back the flow with the shut off value. Peter T. _______________________________________________
/html/shop-talk/2012-01/msg00094.html (8,970 bytes)

75. Re: [Shop-talk] MY DISHWASHER IS A RUMBLIN (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2012 13:18:55 -0500
In my case the when the valve opened it would be hammered with too much pressure, bouncing back and partially closing. At the right pressure it would oscillate. Since turning on the sink solves the p
/html/shop-talk/2012-01/msg00107.html (9,386 bytes)

76. Re: [Shop-talk] Insulating a garage door (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2012 13:44:14 -0500
But does it stay tacky long enough. Double stick tape is commonly used to apply foam panels to garage doors. Peter T. _______________________________________________ Donate:
/html/shop-talk/2012-01/msg00150.html (9,269 bytes)

77. Re: [Shop-talk] Spray Foam Insulation (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 16:40:02 -0500
Been considering this myself for various projects, including the garage doors (obligatory shop reference ;^) Best price I've found online was about $600 for 600 board feet. Curious if you've found be
/html/shop-talk/2012-01/msg00196.html (7,881 bytes)

78. Re: [Shop-talk] totally and completely OT online data usage question (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2012 16:39:25 -0500
Guestimate would be very little if you're playing with an application or in a web browser running a java/flash script. The amount of information necessary to communincate a move would be extremely sm
/html/shop-talk/2012-02/msg00022.html (8,815 bytes)

79. Re: [Shop-talk] removing #2 Philips screws (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2012 10:36:45 -0500
With a drill bit slightly larger than the shaft of the screw, drill out the head. The drill should auto center and quickly separate the head of the screw from the shaft. Then just pry out as if the h
/html/shop-talk/2012-02/msg00102.html (9,812 bytes)

80. Re: [Shop-talk] Repairing a clasp--could be shop-related (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 19:11:45 -0400
Buy a plane ticket to NY. Go to Chinatown and purchase a cheap knock off with similar clasps. Transfer to new purse. Peter T. _______________________________________________
/html/shop-talk/2011-10/msg00089.html (13,215 bytes)

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