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1. Re: concrete floor cleaning? (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2004 22:09:17 -0700
A related thought. You mention pet odor removal. If you have not tried Odor Mute, I suggest you you do. It is an enzyme powder you mix with water. We have a routine problem with our gods getting spr
/html/shop-talk/2004-10/msg00020.html (8,242 bytes)

2. Re: Cordless tools...... (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2004 19:06:45 -0700
Here are a few thoughts (but , regrettably, few answers) I have a Bosch, about 10 years old and love it. I think that there are several very good brands that you mentioned, although I would not incl
/html/shop-talk/2004-10/msg00094.html (8,924 bytes)

3. Re: Getting hung (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2004 11:34:11 -0700
My druthers have evolved over time. A. I started with pegboard and a single toolbox, and some shelves at the back of the shop. B. This evolved to more tool boxes and a plan to put everything in the
/html/shop-talk/2004-09/msg00197.html (8,631 bytes)

4. Re: Paint sprayers for latex paint (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2004 08:47:52 -0700
My opinions: 1. I like airless sprayers and bought one a few years ago. The kind that sit on a stand with a suction hose you drop into a 1 or 5 gallon paint can. 2. I would not use my sprayer for on
/html/shop-talk/2004-07/msg00006.html (8,587 bytes)

5. Re: Tools (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2004 08:08:47 -0700
Tool Crib for hand power tools and some hand tools, they have a connection with but order directly from Tool Crib. -Roger
/html/shop-talk/2004-07/msg00029.html (6,639 bytes)

6. Re: Green silicon carbide wheels (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2004 08:24:38 -0700
Hi Dave, I have limited experience using green wheels to sharpen carbide, and I was never pleased with the results. For HSS I noticed a big difference between generic wheels (old American or new impo
/html/shop-talk/2004-07/msg00030.html (7,630 bytes)

7. Re: Bending rigid coper tubing (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2004 11:21:59 -0700
John, I have limited experience bending rigid copper pipe. Here is what I did: 1. I used an electrical conduit bender for the job. I do not think that emt and copper pipe have the same outside diamet
/html/shop-talk/2004-06/msg00079.html (8,105 bytes)

8. Re: bits for curved holes? (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2004 19:45:13 -0800
Hi Skip, If these are the bits that I am thinking of, they work this way: The cutting edge is full diameter, but the bit is reduced in diameter just behind the cutting edge. This allows you to first
/html/shop-talk/2004-04/msg00016.html (7,752 bytes)

9. Re: Rotospader Gear Lube (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2004 10:22:59 -0700
Hi Laurence, I have not seen any responses to your question, so here is some information. If the roto-spader uses a differential type of gear box I would suggest using an oil designed for that type o
/html/shop-talk/2004-04/msg00044.html (7,348 bytes)

10. Re: Battery Voltages (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2004 19:43:38 -0700
On Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at 10:59 AM, Betti Ann & Preston Smith Preston, I have not developed a good correspondence between voltage and "good" batteries for alkaline type cells. I do, however, fin
/html/shop-talk/2004-04/msg00079.html (8,724 bytes)

11. Re: Engine question (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2004 17:18:19 -0700
Marty, Good question, the answer is, I think,: it depends, When a block or head is machined there are 3 things you are working to accomplish: 1) establish a deck height (block) or a combustion chambe
/html/shop-talk/2004-04/msg00126.html (8,033 bytes)

12. Re: Car polisher (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 22:48:54 -0700
Mark, I like using a Porter Cable variable speed random orbit tool as a buffer and polisher. Same basic machine as the sander, velcro attachment allows foam pads to be used. The variable speed is a v
/html/shop-talk/2004-04/msg00131.html (7,700 bytes)

13. Re: "Clip head nail" (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2004 08:18:02 -0800
I don't know how much less holding power, but I do know that some building codes prohibit clipped nails. -Roger
/html/shop-talk/2004-01/msg00011.html (7,223 bytes)

14. Re: Floor plan software / Sorta off topic (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2004 19:17:43 -0800
You might try: They appear to have a few free downloads. Good luck! -Roger On Saturday, January 10, 2004, at 04:18 PM, Larry list accoun
/html/shop-talk/2004-01/msg00014.html (7,177 bytes)

15. Re: Bathroom repairs -grout removal (score: 1)
Author: Roger <>
Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2002 10:09:03 -0800
Regarding a tool for grout removal: I have used the hand held carbide grit tool - it works, but takes a lot of elbow grease and I would not do more than a few tiles with it. The best tool that I have
/html/shop-talk/2002-11/msg00040.html (7,285 bytes)

16. test - no msg (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 18:10:49 -0700
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/html/shop-talk/2002-04/msg00228.html (6,396 bytes)

17. Re: Pouring a small concrete slab (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2001 10:41:02 -0800
All of the other advice you received looks good. A few more pointers if you have never worked concrete before: (I am not a professional, but have done several moderate sized home jobs). 1. Concrete w
/html/shop-talk/2001-12/msg00123.html (9,701 bytes)

18. test message (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2001 09:24:40 -0700
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/html/shop-talk/2001-09/msg00140.html (6,339 bytes)

19. Re: Finding a vacuum leak (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Tue, 08 May 2001 12:04:24 -0700
I will second the advice given my "M" below (makes me souund like James Bond to say that). In my experience there are large differences in the life expectancy of "rubber" hoses. Depending on the use
/html/shop-talk/2001-05/msg00056.html (10,356 bytes)

20. Re: Finding a vacuum leak (score: 1)
Author: Roger Gibbs <>
Date: Tue, 08 May 2001 15:33:59 -0700
Hey Martin, I did agree with the earlier advice to replace the hoses, and gave a couple of reasons why this is a good idea. I was not advocating trying to save 14 year old hoses. I do think that usin
/html/shop-talk/2001-05/msg00060.html (11,685 bytes)

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