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Forum: Home Improvements & Maintenance 03-26-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By LinuxRandal
Their products page had the best view of their...

Their products page had the best view of their product that I could find. It reminded me of some of the prebuilt then brought to site construction I have seen.

Personally, I have looked at, and...
Forum: Project related discussions 03-24-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 768
Posted By LinuxRandal
Married? Whatever the wife says. If not,...

Married? Whatever the wife says.

If not, why not make them the same as the wall, so they blend in.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-15-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By LinuxRandal
The Monte part had me wondering. Didn't his...

The Monte part had me wondering. Didn't his grandson or nephew post here for a bit, after he passed? I seem to remember one, and wonder how life has been getting on and if he uses any of the old...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-12-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By LinuxRandal
5000 is the one I remember. Named for Monte, who...

5000 is the one I remember. Named for Monte, who I think was the first poster to reach it.
Forum: Tool talk 03-11-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By LinuxRandal
I said in another recent post I am considering...

I said in another recent post I am considering it. My reasoning is I don't use my tablesaw as much, due to tracksaw style use and I would like the portability of it. (thought at one point about the...
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 03-05-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By LinuxRandal
Is that enclosed only? Wondering if you...

Is that enclosed only?

Wondering if you could do something like a porch (open) with a large, sliding door (off wet ground, and move stuff outside as needed.
Forum: BT3x00 related discussions 03-03-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,261
Posted By LinuxRandal
I care less about the paint and more about the...

I care less about the paint and more about the function. (a friend of mine who rebuilds stuff, mostly uses machine grey as it is what he has around, I use spray paint from a damaged goods store...
Forum: Project related discussions 03-03-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By LinuxRandal
Do you WANT to build the doors? If so for what...

Do you WANT to build the doors? If so for what reason? (say you did, or experience for later)
What projects do you have to do and what do you want to do?
If I weren't changing the doors, but...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-03-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By LinuxRandal
I had to laugh at this. I commonly say that...

I had to laugh at this. I commonly say that common sense is the biggest oxymoron, and generally think most of my family has it. I thought of one time that my older brother didn't, that I still...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-03-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,020
Posted By LinuxRandal
Cord cutter here. Paying for cable tv, was years...

Cord cutter here. Paying for cable tv, was years ago, supposed to eliminate commercials (yeah, right). And I save a penny for having basic cable, besides the internet service. Since I pay for it...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-03-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By LinuxRandal
Because the letter carriers won't insert third...

Because the letter carriers won't insert third class mail into a trash can mounted to the post. I come in the door and it is in hand, with the shredder right below me (insert and done). It also...
Forum: Project related discussions 03-03-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By LinuxRandal
I didn't see if the cabinet was solid wood or...

I didn't see if the cabinet was solid wood or plywood. Plywood, besides bowing could have a spot where the thickness varies (void, too much glue or something extra like a splinter that thickens an...
Forum: Tool talk 02-24-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By LinuxRandal
If you can find them (these were in one of the...

If you can find them (these were in one of the tool closeout/HF type sellers), Jacobs powercollets. You pulled up and pushed down to release (not sure I can explain it easier). I know they were...
Forum: Tool talk 02-24-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,356
Posted By LinuxRandal
As the OP mentioned chisels, one can improve them...

As the OP mentioned chisels, one can improve them with sharpening, and there are old timers online, that talk about things like putting them in an oven, etc. to retemper them so they stay sharp...
Forum: Tool talk 02-24-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By LinuxRandal
When I was at the woodworking show, I looked at...

When I was at the woodworking show, I looked at some "tooless" collets for routers. This to me, just shows how much money would be wasted on that, for a scrappy solution.;)
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 02-19-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,228
Posted By LinuxRandal
My shop is in the basement. Most of the shop's I...

My shop is in the basement. Most of the shop's I know of, are in the basement. My neighbor's shop, is a 10x10' space, that is tented off with tarps, to keep the dust out of the furnace (an...
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 02-17-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By LinuxRandal
I read the title and

heard...........

Tick, tock, tick, tock..
Time has come today
Young hearts can go their way
Can't put it off another day
I don't care what others say
They say we don't listen anyway
Time has...
Forum: Home Improvements & Maintenance 02-17-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By LinuxRandal
Paul the green is corrosion, you already have it...

Paul the green is corrosion, you already have it and should continue to keep an eye on it, after removing and replacing the steel wool. I am not sure but you might be able to stop/slow it with some...
Forum: Home Improvements & Maintenance 02-17-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By LinuxRandal
Thank you guys. I have no idea why, but...

Thank you guys. I have no idea why, but sometimes one can't find the terms and keeps coming up with other stuff. I've seen how most storm windows don't fit window a/c's very well, and saw one older...
Forum: Home Improvements & Maintenance 02-15-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By LinuxRandal
OLD storm window hardware

Anyone see any of the brackets for the old storm windows and screens, for the wooden ones that hooked at the top?
Forum: Around the coffee pot 02-15-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By LinuxRandal
It isn't just Toyota's or a particular car,...

It isn't just Toyota's or a particular car, you've been lucky. Even my Sierra wheels will stick and they are alloy. It is the reason a sledge gets kept at the garage (hope you never see someone who...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 02-14-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By LinuxRandal
Where the Rangers, as well as other Fords tend to...

Where the Rangers, as well as other Fords tend to have issues is the brake line to the calipers. They have a mount that is made of metal and surrounds the outside of the brake line. As it rusts,...
Forum: Project related discussions 02-14-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By LinuxRandal
Was this by plan, or something you came up with? ...

Was this by plan, or something you came up with? Looks quite useful for the lathe, but not so much for the grinders (why I am wondering if there is a plan, that has other aspects).
Forum: Around the coffee pot 02-14-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By LinuxRandal
If your replacing just the pads and rotors, then...

If your replacing just the pads and rotors, then no. I have a 94 Ranger and worked in a garage for a while. You WILL need to PUMP THE BRAKE PEDAL, before moving the vehicle or get a surprise, and...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-27-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By LinuxRandal
The no comment or apology thing doesn't surprise...

The no comment or apology thing doesn't surprise me. It is a legal thing; admission of guilt if there were to be any court case.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-26-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By LinuxRandal
Report from this years.........disappointing

My dad asked if I wanted to go, as he was looking for something. I had one thing that I wasn't sure if it would be there, so I said yes and we went Saturday. It was around 60 degree's on Saturday...
Forum: Project related discussions 12-30-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By LinuxRandal
When it comes to hardware, I have used Mcmaster...

When it comes to hardware, I have used Mcmaster Carr to learn the names. (hope it helps you like me)
WIthout it, I have run into problems if I needed something quick and the building centers or...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-30-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By LinuxRandal
CATCH22. IMHE, they are not as good as...

CATCH22.

IMHE, they are not as good as before. For my local one, this started years ago, with the demise of their biggest displayer of wares (thewoodworkerschoice if I remember the name...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-10-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,868
Posted By LinuxRandal
I agree with the communication issue. I come...

I agree with the communication issue. I come from a family that have a couple of nurses in it. There are doctors/nurses/medical professionals who think things are common knowledge, but not if one...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-05-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By LinuxRandal
When I first got my license, I remember turning...

When I first got my license, I remember turning right onto a two lane road, where the cross traffic was also turning left onto that same two lane road, from a one lane road (with a green arrow). The...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-30-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,871
Posted By LinuxRandal
I ordered up a new router, earlier in the week,...

I ordered up a new router, earlier in the week, after having my first Windows gaming machine (since XP years ago), took forever to download Diablo III over G. (eventually found my LONG 5e cable) I...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-28-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,194
Posted By LinuxRandal
Welcome back. Seems like so many old timers are...

Welcome back.
Seems like so many old timers are gone either from the forum, or passed. In the last month, I saw a question that made me wonder about Ray in the UK, and then made me wonder about...
Forum: Tool talk 11-28-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,760
Posted By LinuxRandal
Should have started a new post, rather then bring...

Should have started a new post, rather then bring up a long dead one.
After Ryobi, Steel City used to sell one of these (no longer produced but manual still online)....
Forum: Tool talk 11-21-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,299
Posted By LinuxRandal
I've read some good things about using those...

I've read some good things about using those power ones with construction grade lumber over the years.
Also seen things about using them as a jointer with tracksaw systems.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-21-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By LinuxRandal
Unplugging is always the safest (and what my...

Unplugging is always the safest (and what my grandparents generation did with expensive things as tv's). Nowdays, so many things have to be reprogramed if unplugged, it is a pain sometimes.
Another...
Forum: Tool talk 11-21-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By LinuxRandal
Years ago, I asked about that, and someone from...

Years ago, I asked about that, and someone from their company said while it isn't a traditional thickness sander, it can be done. The fences they use for wheels, use two fences (can be homemade) the...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-19-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,141
Posted By LinuxRandal
New Guiness record for largest snowman?

New Guiness record for largest snowman?
Forum: Member Classifieds 11-18-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,089
Posted By LinuxRandal
The "precission" is in the threads. (your not...

The "precission" is in the threads. (your not making your own bolt)
Reversing it, is probably the simpler way to "pull" the fence, but I seem to remember someone here, or on another forum (with a...
Forum: Member Classifieds 11-18-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,089
Posted By LinuxRandal
Long discontinued and I don't remember the...

Long discontinued and I don't remember the number. (I think it is in the FAQ's in LChien's signature)
Here are some other posts that might interest you:...
Forum: Member Classifieds 11-03-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By LinuxRandal
Sounds like your describing Forrest's #6 grind...

Sounds like your describing Forrest's #6 grind blade, what about their #1 grind blade?
...
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