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1. Re: portable generator (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 18:05:42 -0800
When I tested out my generator, I used several space heaters for a load - you can then measure across them to check the loaded vs. unloaded voltage... Best, rkg (Richard George) <snip>
/html/shop-talk/2006-02/msg00066.html (7,292 bytes)

2. Re: Fwd: Main Circuit Breaker (lack of) (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2005 21:19:35 -0800
shop-talk supported in part by Fat Chance Garage http://fatchancegarage.com Doug, Welcome to the wonderful world of the split panel box... Usually these are arranged so that the mains connects to one
/html/shop-talk/2005-11/msg00062.html (10,356 bytes)

3. anybody have any experience with leaky water lines to house? (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2005 06:55:48 -0700
Hey guys, Have any of you had to deal with replacing/repairing the water line from the meter to your house? I think ours is leaking (the magic leak detector on the meter is moving when no water is be
/html/shop-talk/2005-08/msg00072.html (6,924 bytes)

4. leaking water line wasn't - you'll like this one... (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2005 10:15:06 -0700
Hey guys, First of all, thanks for all the replies on this plea for help. A couple of people mentioned turning off the main to the house and seeing what happened - I did, and lo and behold, the spinn
/html/shop-talk/2005-08/msg00081.html (9,103 bytes)

5. need to replace copy stand base... (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 10:27:14 -0700
Hey guys, I recently got a photography gig halfway across the country that requires the use of a copy stand. I've got one, but I needed one that would fit in a "normal" suitcase, so I bought an old v
/html/shop-talk/2005-07/msg00175.html (7,597 bytes)

6. furnace question (again) (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2005 20:57:46 -0800
Hey guys, this is probably pushing the limits of "shop talk", but since the furnace does heat the house that surrounds the shop... Our existing furnace has finally "had it" - after getting the beast
/html/shop-talk/2005-02/msg00054.html (8,135 bytes)

7. Re: furnace question (again) (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 21:03:11 -0800
Just wanted to say thanks for all the replies on this topic(!) After talking to several contractors, I think we've narrowed it down to some sort of high efficiency two stage gas furnace with a varia
/html/shop-talk/2005-02/msg00094.html (7,649 bytes)

8. Re: Impact Wrenches (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 06:16:14 -0700
Hey guys, I got one of these 3/4" impact wrenches a while back - what a pain - I found that I had to go to large ID fittings and even then it barely gives you more torque than "lord vader" (IR2131) o
/html/shop-talk/2002-09/msg00148.html (8,360 bytes)

9. anybody out there with a early 90s corolla? (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2001 19:27:03 -0700
I got roped into changing the timing belt on the wife's '91 Toyota corolla. The problem I'm having is that I'm trying to figure out how to torque the crank bolt - its an automatic, and, unfortunatel
/html/shop-talk/2001-07/msg00004.html (7,438 bytes)

10. Re: anybody out there with a early 90s corolla? - thanks! (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Jul 2001 10:29:38 -0700
Hey guys, Thanks for all the suggestions - In case you're interested, the solution I used was to put a large bolt in one of the extraction holes for the crank pulley, jam a crowbar between this bolt
/html/shop-talk/2001-07/msg00011.html (7,055 bytes)

11. Re: Slick Storage Solution. (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2001 18:24:45 -0700
Hey guys, If you really want killer shelves, check out the local outfit that sells used pallet (sp?) racks - I remember mmy rig costing less than a couple of gorilla racks and it provides many times
/html/shop-talk/2001-07/msg00076.html (9,005 bytes)

12. Re: 100- or 200-amp service for shop? (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 12:17:54 -0800
I second this - I put in a 100 amp sub panel when I did my garage, and have been wanting more ever since (I got a tig welder, they recommended going to an 80-100 amp breaker to prevent nuisance trip
/html/shop-talk/2001-01/msg00090.html (8,578 bytes)

13. Re: FAQ: Wiring a shop (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Sun, 08 Oct 2000 08:00:39 -0700
Ah, but you didn't get 3 phase :-) Sounds like it will do though :-) 4-6 feet is good, though you might want to think about where your benches are - its fruitless to have plugs behind/below them whe
/html/shop-talk/2000-10/msg00030.html (12,739 bytes)

14. RE: storing parts (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2000 21:50:25 -0700
Hey guys, I hear that Break Free CLP works good for long term storage of rust prone metal (talked to a guy in Corpus Christie who swears by it for storing guns, etc.,). rkg (Richard George)
/html/shop-talk/2000-08/msg00050.html (7,437 bytes)

15. Re: Water through expansion joint (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2000 06:33:40 -0700
Was this an added floor or what? the way foundations are "supposed" to be built is to have sufficient drainage, slope (usually away from the structure all around), etc, so you never have the opportu
/html/shop-talk/2000-08/msg00068.html (8,947 bytes)

16. hot safe (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2000 08:53:25 -0700
I was considering the purchase of a fireproof safe, but I find that most of the more reasonably priced ones have inadequate fire ratings (a lot of them gloat about a 1/2 hour rating, but I found tha
/html/shop-talk/2000-07/msg00054.html (7,801 bytes)

17. Re: Bearing Grease Packer (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 06:53:38 -0700
Good point - I usually just pump a bunch of the desired grease into a ziploc bag, drop in a bearing and just work it in... rkg (Richard George
/html/shop-talk/2000-05/msg00030.html (7,921 bytes)

18. come here, mousie... (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2000 06:05:07 -0700
Hey guys, Just have to pass this helpful tip on... A pal at work was trying to remove a mouse from his shop when he got the clever inspiration to use the shop vac - he put one of the smaller tips on
/html/shop-talk/2000-04/msg00039.html (7,581 bytes)

19. Re: The Ideal Shop HELP (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Dec 1999 09:26:56 -0800
Gee, where did you work before the IPO :-) Let's see where to begin... Since you want to use the "big" building for storage, I guess what you do there is up to you, though it might be cool to have t
/html/shop-talk/1999-12/msg00159.html (12,312 bytes)

20. Re: The Ideal Shop HELP 2 (score: 1)
Author: Richard George <rkg@teleport.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Dec 1999 09:10:33 -0800
I see... - Sorry, I couldn't resist the comment - I have a lot of buddies that are becoming"instant millionaires" these days and are doing stuff like you're describing... so the upper level has car
/html/shop-talk/1999-12/msg00169.html (12,161 bytes)


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