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1. Shop Equipment for sale (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 1998 19:48:05 +1100
Due to long recuperation from some injuries and a move, I am interested in selling my shop equipment. Blackhawk 3 ton chassis jack, full size oxy-acy tanks/gauges/etc, Ingersoll Rand T 10 220 v air c
/html/shop-talk/1998-06/msg00045.html (7,631 bytes)

2. Shop Equipment for Sale: Location (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 1998 09:48:46 +1100
Sorry, I left off location. Maryland suburbs of steve
/html/shop-talk/1998-06/msg00048.html (6,265 bytes)

3. Re: Air grease guns (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 1998 10:56:30 -0500
One word of advice re. pneumatic grease guns: keep them away from kids. I taught auto shop and had to explain to the principal the grease splotches on the shop ceiling. Disconnected the bugger and ga
/html/shop-talk/1998-03/msg00012.html (6,872 bytes)

4. Re: Air Impact tool rec? (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 1998 15:16:32 -0500
One word (well, two) Chicago Pneumatic but only if made in USA. That is mainly my "buy USA" self talking plus the fact I used to make a living with one. It is possible some of the imports will do fin
/html/shop-talk/1998-01/msg00018.html (8,262 bytes)

5. Plomb Hand Tools (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 1998 16:41:26 -0500
I inherited some mechanic's hand tools. Some of the wrenches are made by Plomb. Anyone know anything about that company and the quality of their tools? thanks, steve
/html/shop-talk/1998-01/msg00030.html (6,497 bytes)

6. Source for Good prices on OTC tools? (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 1998 09:03:38 -0500
I would like to purchase a camshaft bearing installation tool. OTC has one but the suggested list is over $400. because this is a threaded pulling type tool, not the commonly available hammer-it-in-o
/html/shop-talk/1998-01/msg00035.html (6,521 bytes)

7. Re: cleaning plastic lenses (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 1998 08:10:27 -0500
When I was a penny-pinching motorcyclist, I learned this tip for scratched helmet face shields: Pledge furniture polish. I fills in the scratches and probably provided some protection and a smidgen l
/html/shop-talk/1998-01/msg00053.html (7,874 bytes)

8. Mail Order Source for Kroil (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Thu, 04 Dec 1997 12:48:18 -0500
Does anyone know of a good mail order source for Kroil, which is said to be the best solvent for penetrating/loosening rusty fasteners? Thanks,
/html/shop-talk/1997-12/msg00019.html (7,153 bytes)

9. Brake Line Flares (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 1997 09:40:00 -0500
Whilst cutting off school bus exhaust hangers some @@@hole welded onto a '87 Volvo 745T, I sliced through a brake line. I used a double flare tool and the appropriate SAE fittings to rejoin the line.
/html/shop-talk/1997-12/msg00042.html (6,884 bytes)

10. Hirschmann Antenna Info (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 1997 08:34:54 -0500
Thanks for all the Kroil and other rust-buster info. Does anyone have the Hirschmann USA phone number? I broke the antenna mast off a friend's volvo wagon backing it into my garage. A simple exhaust
/html/shop-talk/1997-12/msg00049.html (6,481 bytes)

11. Re: cheap air tools (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 1997 14:48:32 -0400
James, SFM (speaking for myself), I would never run a spark plug in or out using a power tool, especially not on alloy heads. Too easy to strip the threads if the plug begins to bind due to carbon or
/html/shop-talk/1997-09/msg00070.html (8,374 bytes)

12. Re: A lift in your shop? Check this... (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 1997 09:16:33 -0400
Back when I worked as an auto/light truck tranny guy trainee at a Dodge dealer, we were asked to take on a tranny replacement in an RV that would have gone to the heavy truck/RV section of the shop i
/html/shop-talk/1997-08/msg00013.html (7,982 bytes)

13. Re: Solvents for parts washer (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 1997 15:10:56 -0400
Brian, I used an aqueous (water-mix) concentrate made by Hurri-Safe and sold by Northern Hydraulic (where I got my parts washer). It does not cut grease as well as Varsol or Kerosene and it loosened
/html/shop-talk/1997-07/msg00007.html (8,548 bytes)

14. Re: Shop tool protection (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 1997 12:17:49 -0400
I have heard that WaterDisplacer-40 can etch machined surfaces. I would use Marvel Mystery Oil on machined surfaces. Some auto machine shops use it to protect freshly-machined auto engine parts. Plu
/html/shop-talk/1997-06/msg00077.html (7,078 bytes)

15. Re: 220v circuit in garage (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Fri, 09 May 1997 08:54:42 -0400
I upgraded my house service panel from 100 amp fuses to 200 amp cb's and ran 40' underground cable to the garage for 220v 90 amp service there. This was determined to be cheaper than having a separat
/html/shop-talk/1997-05/msg00031.html (8,112 bytes)

16. Shop Equipment Thread: Parts Washer (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 1997 13:57:31 -0500
I purchased a made in China parts washer from Northern Hydraulic. It appears to be the same item, different color, as found in Harbor Freight and maybe TIP, if memory serves me. It is the 20 gallon (
/html/shop-talk/1997-01/msg00068.html (8,441 bytes)

17. Re: Garage Floor Painting Questions (score: 1)
Author: Steve Noe <>
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 1996 08:37:48 -0500
I painted my 24 X 24 garage floor with the paint Griot's Garage sells. I did my research beforehand, contacting PPG, RustOleum, and a couple other companies. Decided on the Griot product based on saf
/html/shop-talk/1996-12/msg00013.html (8,804 bytes)

18. Re: Brake fluid disposal (score: 1)
Author: (Steve Noe)
Date: Fri, 09 Aug 1996 08:12:36 -0400
The answer to why brake fluid is a nasty, hazardous chemical: PCB's Pity the poor people living downwind of that shop that mixes brake fluid into waste oil for burning in their shop heater. If anyone
/html/shop-talk/1996-08/msg00046.html (8,930 bytes)

19. Brake Fluid/Pcb's (score: 1)
Author: (Steve Noe)
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 1996 15:02:05 -0400
It seems that I owe you all an apology. After some phone calls to the EPA (and contractors working for it), the official word is that PCb's are not in brake fluid. I am trying to find someone at the
/html/shop-talk/1996-08/msg00055.html (6,812 bytes)

20. Shop Safety (score: 1)
Author: (Steve Noe)
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 1996 10:58:48 -0400
Following the wire brush wheels and hot drops of metal in ear thread... A friend was using a wire brush wheel and had a bit of wire go through safety goggles into his eye but did not realize what hap
/html/shop-talk/1996-08/msg00075.html (6,702 bytes)

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