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81. Re: [Shop-talk] Putting floor in attic - can't fit 4x8 sheets (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 28 May 2012 21:52:31 -0400
I like t&g so I know I'm not going to overload an edge accidentally, or if the next owner wants to use it for live loads and won't curse me like I'm cursing the PO for using 1/2" and 3/8"). But not e
/html/shop-talk/2012-05/msg00267.html (17,665 bytes)

82. Re: [Shop-talk] Tapeless Joint Compound? (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Sat, 02 Jun 2012 13:08:42 -0400
On 6/1/2012 10:23 PM, Jim Stone wrote: About 10 years ago I did some drywall repair for a friend of mine, fixing a spot where the original tape had come away from the wall, exposing the joint between
/html/shop-talk/2012-06/msg00014.html (14,451 bytes)

83. Re: [Shop-talk] Ford Explorer Brake Line Repair (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2012 09:50:15 -0400
This is a safety issue on vehicle that's not yours and unless you comfortable, which by the question it appears you're not, I'd have have it done professionally. _____________________________________
/html/shop-talk/2012-08/msg00035.html (11,830 bytes)

84. Re: [Shop-talk] Ford Explorer Brake Line Repair (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2012 11:35:32 -0400
If your not sure of yourself and this is a safety issue on vehicle that's not yours, I'd take to a mechanic. _______________________________________________ Shop-talk@autox.team.net Archive: http://w
/html/shop-talk/2012-08/msg00044.html (12,351 bytes)

85. Re: [Shop-talk] Dead PC (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 16:42:22 -0400
I had a lightning strike near my house, probably a tree. It did not strike the power/phone lines but was close enough for an EM pulse. I lost a PC that was disconnected at the time, some of the flash
/html/shop-talk/2012-08/msg00076.html (11,234 bytes)

86. Re: [Shop-talk] Dead PC (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 18:39:21 -0400
More important is the mother board connector. They've changed over time. Also $80 is kind of high for PSU, try NewEgg.com. _______________________________________________ Shop-talk@autox.team.net Arc
/html/shop-talk/2012-08/msg00087.html (12,013 bytes)

87. Re: [Shop-talk] New PC (was Dead PC) (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 14:21:20 -0400
Reality is all of the computer manufactures are really just assemblers. Only real difference between them is the case and support (Lenovo and HP have the best support from recent research on laptops)
/html/shop-talk/2012-08/msg00155.html (11,427 bytes)

88. Re: [Shop-talk] Headlight housing hazing (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2012 14:16:44 -0400
I've used polishing compound (like rubbing compound) it improves it but may not be as good as commercial products which coat the lens. I'd only us it on old lens. I also used ceramic stove cleaner on
/html/shop-talk/2012-09/msg00033.html (9,414 bytes)

89. Re: [Shop-talk] Loud Toilet (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2012 10:14:03 -0500
I have a well and so have an expansion buffer in the form of a well tank. I have had this hammering affect because of the value oscillating. The valve opens and because of vibrations it briefly close
/html/shop-talk/2012-12/msg00077.html (10,445 bytes)

90. Re: [Shop-talk] Alternative kitchen countertops? (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 10:55:45 -0500
Redid our counters with granite floor tiles. Was two decades ago when tiles were cheaper. We found a bargain on a nice tiles under 4$ a square foot. Prices are higher now but shopping around you migh
/html/shop-talk/2013-01/msg00152.html (13,760 bytes)

91. Re: [Shop-talk] Alternative kitchen countertops? (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 13:15:32 -0500
BTW here is a Facebook photo. http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/34996_10200222482028850_190707104_n.jpg _______________________________________________ Shop-talk@autox.team.net Archive: http
/html/shop-talk/2013-01/msg00158.html (14,981 bytes)

92. Re: [Shop-talk] Fix or replace washer? (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Sat, 03 Aug 2013 16:56:54 -0400
At 15 years, the timer was probably just the first part to go. Motor or transmission is next. The springs for self balance are probably stretched by now. Aging rubber hoses and deteriorating plastic
/html/shop-talk/2013-08/msg00018.html (10,071 bytes)

93. Re: [Shop-talk] Since we are talking about pfaucets (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2013 10:54:44 -0400
You'll need to boost the pressure in the basement 10 lbs for ever 23 feet of vertical distance between the buildings. If the building is only 23 feet higher you could just adjust your pressure on you
/html/shop-talk/2013-08/msg00025.html (10,476 bytes)

94. Re: [Shop-talk] Exhaust pipe for generator (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2013 09:47:15 -0500
Most of the noise comes from the exhaust so a muffler would be more effective than putting it in the shed. Simply venting with a pipe isn't going to reduce the noise much. ___________________________
/html/shop-talk/2013-12/msg00051.html (10,079 bytes)

95. Re: [Shop-talk] troubleshooting LED flashlight again (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 25 Dec 2013 12:18:03 -0500
LEDs have a specific forward voltage and it won't light unless the voltage is maintained. Battery voltage can be different under load. 7 watts is a lot of power to run on AA and the voltage may drop
/html/shop-talk/2013-12/msg00062.html (12,326 bytes)

96. Re: [Shop-talk] Water treatment options (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:18:25 -0500
Never trust the test from someone who wants to sell you expensive equipment. Here, a new well requires a lab test that contains all the information that the "free" test has and more accurate. The tes
/html/shop-talk/2014-01/msg00054.html (12,723 bytes)

97. Re: [Shop-talk] Water treatment options (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:23:09 -0500
Also, a fraction of the cost. Not just the labor but the actual system. _______________________________________________ Shop-talk@autox.team.net Archive: http://www.team.net/archive
/html/shop-talk/2014-01/msg00055.html (10,335 bytes)

98. Re: [Shop-talk] Water treatment options (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:31:06 -0500
Hard water requires you to use more soap/detergent. It especially true for shampoo. The flip side is people who add a softener use too much soap. When i run out of salt it's impossible to clean you h
/html/shop-talk/2014-01/msg00056.html (9,291 bytes)

99. Re: [Shop-talk] Boosting a UPS? (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:56:56 -0400
You want a deep cycle battery, like a golf cart battery. Auto batteries that provide a short burst of very high amperage to turn a starter. They are not designed for continuous high amperage draw and
/html/shop-talk/2014-07/msg00032.html (10,969 bytes)

100. Re: [Shop-talk] tv in the shop (score: 1)
Author: "Peter J. Thomas" <pj_thomas@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:42:38 -0400
Hulu is good for current season, NetFlix for past seasons. I'd go with a streaming box like AppleTV or Roku. Many of the cable channels can stream to these devices using your cable subscription, exce
/html/shop-talk/2014-08/msg00021.html (13,388 bytes)


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