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1. Re: Removing a linoleum floor (score: 1)
Author: Steve Dillen <>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2005 23:15:33 -0700
Oh what a gawdawful ugly job that is. I've done my basement by hand...used a respirator/goggles and as much PPE as I could find to keep away from the dust because I don't actually >know< what the old
/html/shop-talk/2005-10/msg00130.html (7,562 bytes)

2. Re: New toy (score: 1)
Author: Steve Dillen <>
Date: Sat, 03 Sep 2005 11:30:39 -0700 has quite a community of Jeep owners, and we're only a few hours north of you. Steve
/html/shop-talk/2005-09/msg00005.html (6,905 bytes)

3. Re: jumper cable connectors (score: 1)
Author: Steve Dillen <>
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 15:18:45 -0700
If I'm thinking of the right connectors, try an electric forklift/pallet jack supplier. A quick google returned this picture... Steve.
/html/shop-talk/2005-09/msg00064.html (7,417 bytes)

4. Re: weedwhacker style carbs... (score: 1)
Author: Steve Dillen <>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 10:38:25 -0700
You can you lean the mixture out, it'll really start to scream, then as you back the screw out there will be a sudden point where the engine starts to sound just a bit rough -- it's a drama
/html/shop-talk/2005-08/msg00050.html (7,738 bytes)

5. [Fwd: Re: Halogen pot lights] (score: 1)
Author: Steve Dillen <>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2005 11:45:34 -0700
Here in British Columbia, we've started referring to halogen pot lights as "recessed lighting"...because those other lights that are so often installed properties
/html/shop-talk/2005-08/msg00063.html (7,385 bytes)

6. Re: anybody have any experience with leaky water lines to (score: 1)
Author: Steve Dillen <>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2005 10:53:42 -0700
The city replaced the water main down our street this summer and in doing so ran new copper from the main to the new shut-off valves they were installing (in preparation for adding meters in the next
/html/shop-talk/2005-08/msg00076.html (10,458 bytes)

7. Re: Interchangeable Implements of Destruction (score: 1)
Author: Steve Dillen <>
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2005 07:39:12 -0700
I was looking at the Stihl equipment a couple of years ago and had pretty much decided to not buy the KM model, but instead to get an FS since you can still interchange attachments...i.e. all of the
/html/shop-talk/2005-06/msg00069.html (10,062 bytes)

8. Re: Stihl chain saw chain adjusting (score: 1)
Author: Steve Dillen <>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 10:59:48 -0700
I have two Stihl saws, one with the quick adjust (018, my "camping saw") the other with regular adjust (260, my "firewood saw"). Really, either adjusting system works well and I wouldn't consider tha
/html/shop-talk/2005-05/msg00034.html (8,815 bytes)

9. Re: Revisiting Stihl chain saw adjusting (score: 1)
Author: Steve Dillen <>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 06:45:18 -0700
I think I posted a link to this once before, but the absolute best source of chainsaw information I have found on the net is I have learned a lot about saws from the forum hoste
/html/shop-talk/2005-05/msg00038.html (7,058 bytes)

10. Re: Chain Saw Recommendations (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Dillen" <>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 19:02:01 -0800
The best internet resource I have found for saw stuff is I'd suggest reading through the forums there. There's some pretty neat stuff there about tuning & porting saw engines...
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00067.html (10,614 bytes)

11. Re: Chain Saw Recommendations (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Dillen" <>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 09:51:03 -0800
Sounds like you're making an informed decision. Read up on branch cutting techniques so you can avoid having them splitting and either trapping your saw or flipping the butt up at you. I also recomme
/html/shop-talk/2005-03/msg00078.html (8,677 bytes)

12. Re: Cordless tools...... (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Dillen" <>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 07:58:26 -0700
Yet 2 more cents... When my Makita 9.6v finally bit the dust, I narrowed my replacement choices to the Bosch 14.4 (brute tough) and the Makita 14.4. I didn't care for the extra weight of the 18v unit
/html/shop-talk/2004-10/msg00110.html (8,018 bytes)

13. Tool solvent. . .was Hand Cleaner (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Dillen" <>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 21:35:30 -0700
I don't recall where I got the recipe (I'd lay odds it came from this list years ago), but for tool cleanup I use 1 part Kerosene 1 part ATF 1 part Acetone 1 part Mineral spirits. It hasn't blown up
/html/shop-talk/2003-10/msg00081.html (7,252 bytes)

14. Re: Oxy Acetylene Torches (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Dillen" <>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2003 13:30:47 -0700
To echo a number of points that David made. . . A year ago I bought a cheap offshore welding outfit (IO-Oxygen brand). The package came with 3 tips, a cutting attachment and a rosebud as well as a B
/html/shop-talk/2003-07/msg00079.html (9,585 bytes)

15. Cordless drills (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Dillen" <>
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2003 10:20:15 -0800
I need some opinions on cordless drills. My old Makita 9.6 may be getting to the end of its days -- after all, it's probably 12 years old now, and batteries run about $50 each here. The other night I
/html/shop-talk/2003-01/msg00042.html (7,597 bytes)

16. Diesels on ether -- was trickle chargers (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Dillen" <>
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 12:54:39 -0800
I've heard lots of horror stories (myths???) about the damage that ether does to engines. Is there any substance to the stories? The boat I used to crew on has (well, had, it finally wore out and die
/html/shop-talk/2002-12/msg00071.html (8,083 bytes)

17. Re: ready to remove security system with small explosives... (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Dillen" <>
Date: Sun, 22 Dec 2002 10:26:12 -0800
to dial (using your regular phone line) the monitoring company whenever there's an alarm. To do this, the alarm is placed in series with the phones in your house so it's first in line, and can hang
/html/shop-talk/2002-12/msg00131.html (10,914 bytes)

18. Re: sidebar on ratchets -- onboard air compressor (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Dillen" <>
Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2002 13:55:27 -0700
To solve the problem of trying to use my air tools remotely from the shop, I added onboard air to my pickup. Kind of a neat weekend project, and really useful. . . I picked up an A/C compressor from
/html/shop-talk/2002-10/msg00054.html (7,916 bytes)

19. Re: co2 vs. nitrogen? (score: 1)
Author: "Steve Dillen" <>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 10:55:28 -0700
An off road board I pay a bit of attention to had a number of discussions recently about onboard compressed air, and the merits of an onboard compressor system versus a CO2 tank/regulator system. The
/html/shop-talk/2002-10/msg00160.html (9,427 bytes)

20. Re: Paint Sprayers (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2001 12:20:11 PST
I use a cheapo automotive type sprayer when I paint my fence. I spray that latex stain that is about the same consistency as any other house paint without thinning. I just bump the pressure up a bit
/html/shop-talk/2001-09/msg00015.html (8,020 bytes)

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