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Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-30-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By LinuxRandal
We have a safety shoe store, over by my work,...

We have a safety shoe store, over by my work, that I frequently see utility people sent to. They started advertising and selling a shoe insert, that says it is the same type of thing as antifatigue...
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 03-29-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By LinuxRandal
Gloss white in the interior, for light reflection...

Gloss white in the interior, for light reflection and gloss, so cleanable, easier. On the outside, unless you have a garage color scheme (favorite team colors, etc), I would use inexpensive paint. ...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-24-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By LinuxRandal
Your thinking of the other thread where we were...

Your thinking of the other thread where we were talking about boobs.;)
Forum: Tool Reviews 03-24-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By LinuxRandal
Not all style quick connects mate; also I have...

Not all style quick connects mate; also I have had some air stuff, where the fittings were poorly made. Once you have a good one of these, you like them (I have one old Milton one and a HF). I keep...
Forum: Bargain Alerts 03-24-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By LinuxRandal
According to the description link, the shelves...

According to the description link, the shelves are fixed, about 8 inches apart.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-23-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By LinuxRandal
Ask about a buy one, get one free sale.

Ask about a buy one, get one free sale.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-23-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By LinuxRandal
Have you patented this bright idea?

Have you patented this bright idea?
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-23-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By LinuxRandal
I knew about NJ, but it has been a while since I...

I knew about NJ, but it has been a while since I saw one here. (ADA assistance doesn't count) The last one I saw here, was by accident (I pulled in, got out and started filling up and the attendant...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-15-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,807
Posted By LinuxRandal
That makes a suspect out of Amelia Earhart's...

That makes a suspect out of Amelia Earhart's unknown descendants.
Forum: BT3x00 related discussions 03-14-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By LinuxRandal
Tubing cutters, out of the plumbing section,...

Tubing cutters, out of the plumbing section, without the special stainless steel cutting wheel, are used all the time for cutting stainless brake lines, for vehicle repairs. Just start with it so it...
Forum: BT3x00 related discussions 03-13-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By LinuxRandal
There is a custom Forrest Woodworker blade, that...

There is a custom Forrest Woodworker blade, that is talked about on the DeWalt ras forums. I believe there was also a standard one for the ras that was a different grind.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-11-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By LinuxRandal
Most likely you mean DiHydrogen Monoxide. Old...

Most likely you mean DiHydrogen Monoxide. Old story about it nearly being banned by some city, until someone with a science background wrote it out in a way others understood the technical name....
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 03-09-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By LinuxRandal
A two door freezer? Make sure you vacuum it out...

A two door freezer? Make sure you vacuum it out occasionally, so you don't kill it.
Forum: Home Improvements & Maintenance 03-09-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By LinuxRandal
Screwing into a water pipe, is at least a pretty...

Screwing into a water pipe, is at least a pretty noticeable event. A nail into an electrical line, might not be. Years back, I helped a neighbor get his shop setup and in order, one of the last...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-08-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By LinuxRandal
Several of the autoparts stores will plug in a...

Several of the autoparts stores will plug in a reader and tell you what it says, for free. The issue I have with them, is some only use a code reader, verses the more equipped (and costly)...
Forum: Getting Started 03-01-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,306
Posted By LinuxRandal
It isn't just about the materials, but also the...

It isn't just about the materials, but also the shape gives it support. However, I would be inclined to go with a 2x' base, and frame around it with floor molding (like a built in, more of a kitchen...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 02-18-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,531
Posted By LinuxRandal
Windows verses Mac is politics. Both closed...

Windows verses Mac is politics. Both closed source, verses open source, is Religion.;)
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 02-17-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 771
Posted By LinuxRandal
I used some gift cards and got lucky (they were...

I used some gift cards and got lucky (they were on sale for $20 each) and picked up four of these several years back.
...
Forum: Project related discussions 02-13-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By LinuxRandal
What about plywood, for any non visible parts of...

What about plywood, for any non visible parts of the frame? (or use Cherry veneered plywood for the bottom since it is exposed)
Forum: Other Tablesaws 02-13-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,520
Posted By LinuxRandal
I've never seen an adapter/replacement base for...

I've never seen an adapter/replacement base for any of the saws, to ride on anyone's tracks, and there have been discussions about it, going back to the old Eurekazone forum on Sawmillcreek. (no...
Forum: Other Tablesaws 02-12-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,520
Posted By LinuxRandal
A version of this is on my to do list. In the...

A version of this is on my to do list. In the same way the track saw, is just a modern/fancy sawboard, the holes in the tops, are just benchdog holes. Blum's portable planning bench was my original...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 02-11-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,531
Posted By LinuxRandal
Did you get an apology for MS Bob? I...

Did you get an apology for MS Bob?


I wonder how many people actually get surveys?

The Beta users/customers have caused 8 to get the 8.1 to come out (although I haven't heard any success...
Forum: Tool talk 02-08-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By LinuxRandal
A Baldor grinder at $100 is a bargain, as long as...

A Baldor grinder at $100 is a bargain, as long as it isn't three phase.

That said, the older square frame Craftsman grinders are liked nearly as well (there was one semi clone, that was made by...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 02-03-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By LinuxRandal
Are you sure about that? I see no pins on the...

Are you sure about that? I see no pins on the one he bought, but in the reviews they do mention the audio pass through. On serial dvd (haven't messed with blu ray), drives now, the sound is passed...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 02-02-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26
Poll: Superbowl
Views: 1,206
Posted By LinuxRandal
I don't know that the poll is very clear. Don't...

I don't know that the poll is very clear. Don't care, well is that because ones team isn't in, or because one doesn't give a c*** about football? So the last two combined is as of my typing, at...
Forum: BT3x00 related discussions 01-30-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By LinuxRandal
This one confuses me. In the early 90's, after...

This one confuses me. In the early 90's, after buying my home, I remember seeing a sawboard (didn't know the name at the time) where they carpet taped a piece of hardboard to the saw. (eliminated...
Forum: Member Classifieds 01-25-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By LinuxRandal
FYI they didn't really replace, but relabeled the...

FYI they didn't really replace, but relabeled the battery. (it works in the 12v units if you decide to get a replacement)
Forum: Other Tablesaws 01-24-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,969
Posted By LinuxRandal
Doesn't sound like a resounding recommendation. ...

Doesn't sound like a resounding recommendation. Did 2012 ever happen (saw ever get released)?
I had to laugh at the pictures (wonder what would have been said if you didn't list it as "before").:p:D
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-23-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By LinuxRandal
My understanding, the new "after reform" patent. ...

My understanding, the new "after reform" patent.
It used to be first to invent, but it has changed to first to file. The filing date is key, as it would be retroactive to THAT POINT.
Forum: Other Tablesaws 01-23-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,969
Posted By LinuxRandal
Mike, you don't list motor size or whether your...

Mike, you don't list motor size or whether your planning on using a full or thin kerf blade? Also, what do you prefer to do with the saw, over the track saw setup?
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-21-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By LinuxRandal
In blogs, no, it wouldn't be illegal. Apple is a...

In blogs, no, it wouldn't be illegal. Apple is a common word that was in use LONG before the computer or the record label.
...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-21-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By LinuxRandal
Your fighting a BILLION dollar industry (as well...

Your fighting a BILLION dollar industry (as well as any three letter agencies).
How many browsers do you use? Are they set to different settings? Do you use the privacy/anonymous browsing sessions...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-16-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By LinuxRandal
Unless for some reason, you have both a tv and...

Unless for some reason, you have both a tv and the drives and video in a format that displays more then 1080, I would look at cards that have HDMI and can display 1080. You might have to spend more...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-14-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By LinuxRandal
You might look up welding supply places, for...

You might look up welding supply places, for future metal purchases. I have had better luck looking them up, then the Borg or Blowes.
Forum: Bargain Alerts 01-14-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By LinuxRandal
I am REAL LEARY about comparing the older, Porter...

I am REAL LEARY about comparing the older, Porter Cable stuff, to the newer stuff, since they were bought out. The name has been used on stuff that would have been under lesser brand names, before.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-08-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By LinuxRandal
When SATA first came out, new drives all had the...

When SATA first came out, new drives all had the cable with them. After a tipping point, they didn't. SSD's have become that way (they don't all come with brackets).

I did wonder about wood, but...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-08-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By LinuxRandal
Help! 2.5" (ssd) to 3.5" drive brackets.

Ordered my first SSD, along with the new motherboard, memory and such (should be here tomorrow), and realized, since I am using an older case, its smallest spot is 3.5".

I didn't think to order...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-08-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By LinuxRandal
Certainly not a complete quiz, as it is missing...

Certainly not a complete quiz, as it is missing Super Ropes (the first licorice I remember having as a kid), as well as the debate my family would have; black or red.

Then you could break down the...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-05-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By LinuxRandal
Just a quick bit of checking over at owwm, shows...

Just a quick bit of checking over at owwm, shows me that, that, is either a King Seeley model or a later Emerson Electric (acquired parts of King Seeley from what I have read) with the heavy duty...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-03-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,024
Posted By LinuxRandal
Shopping for work (part of my job), I was at...

Shopping for work (part of my job), I was at Sam's a couple days ago, and the snow shovels (in December) were right next to the hose reels (start of Spring stuff).

As this is a family forum, I...
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