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  1. First, confirm the spring tension is correct. ...

    First, confirm the spring tension is correct. They fatigue over time and need to be tightened. Then clean and grease or oil the chain. I just wiped off the old grease and applied new grease to the...
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    This subject gets beat to death on the motorcycle...

    This subject gets beat to death on the motorcycle forums. Some say they work great. I just wonder why Dynabeads has a page of "Testimonials" but, with the ease of the testing to be done, nothing at...
  3. In this case I'd go with - Over the last 60ish...

    In this case I'd go with - Over the last 60ish years 10s of millions of those ejector pins have been made to the same shape. Why would you think a different shape is better?

    To those who will ask...
  4. Yeah, he did say "pin" and not "spring". Pain...

    Yeah, he did say "pin" and not "spring". Pain meds make you miss things.

    Everyone I've ever known to do this shortened the spring and it worked fine. Sure, don't "clip" it because that may leave...
  5. Ding, ding, ding. THAT is the correct answer. ...

    Ding, ding, ding. THAT is the correct answer.

    Did that to my match AR and, in the prone position, you could just about put your hat about 3' away in the 2:00 position and have all of it eject...
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    Looks like Kurt found a winner. Otherwise there...

    Looks like Kurt found a winner. Otherwise there are currently two Remington actions with bolt and trigger on GunBroker.com for about $450 and a couple of complete used rifles for $800 or so.
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    Yep. One of these days the programmers of this...

    Yep. One of these days the programmers of this software will add code so that a person with less than 50 posts can't post to a thread were the last post is over 60 days old. That would stop a whole...
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    I'll wager quite a bit of money that Darwin...

    I'll wager quite a bit of money that Darwin didn't meet everyone.

    For those who don't know you can smell a copperhead - smells like someone is peeling cucumbers.

    Any time i smell or see one i'm...
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    Just a minor note to mentally file for possible...

    Just a minor note to mentally file for possible future reference. If you have a major water leak and the pit fills with water you can use that sump pump to get out MOST of the water. Submersible...
  10. Hey, at least the driver didnt get his eye put...

    Hey, at least the driver didnt get his eye put out.
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    Im not talented enough to run more than one...

    Im not talented enough to run more than one machine at a time so there is a female Twist-lock on the cable coming out of the my Hitachi VFD and males on the cable to each motor. The VFD self adjusts...
  12. Make sure to climb on top and carefully inspect...

    Make sure to climb on top and carefully inspect it. The one I had for a year or so had some very small pinholes which I caulked over to prevent leaks.

    I put some pieces of masonite shiny side up...
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    The mortar and concrete are going to shrink and...

    The mortar and concrete are going to shrink and there is going to be some movement of the footers. You are good. Worry about whether they properly tamp the gravel fill.

    BTW - regarding my...
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    Vertical rebar helps with controlling horizontal...

    Vertical rebar helps with controlling horizontal cracking - hard to have stair-stepped cracks without the horizontal part. Granted if you are following code and putting one down every 48", or in...
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    Which would be a significant part of the issue -...

    Which would be a significant part of the issue - Mebfab lives in central North Carolina and basements are very rare around here.

    Steve
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    Heck, i can barely see the cracks. Between the...

    Heck, i can barely see the cracks. Between the soil movement and the mortar shrinking there is going to be some cracking. My shop foundation is 5 course high, on a similar sized footing, and I...
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    I've got a rodent eating auto parts problem and...

    I've got a rodent eating auto parts problem and have just tried TomCat Rodent Repellent. Seems to be working. The squirrels are out eating bird seed on the back deck every day. I put a small...
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    No idea. He hasn't mentioned the reason for...

    No idea. He hasn't mentioned the reason for wanting that particular van. Maybe he wants to trick it out like it's the 1970s and put a bed in the back and figures playing "Chevy Van" while driving...
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    Using Searchtempest.com I found several within...

    Using Searchtempest.com I found several within 500 miles of Rochester, including several in NC/SC, that meet his requirements and price. I just mentioned the one in Cleveland because that is only a...
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    A Kia Sedona has (with the seats removed) 141 cu...

    A Kia Sedona has (with the seats removed) 141 cu feet of space and gets 26 mpg. A 4Runner has (with seats folded down) 90 cu feet and gets 21 mpg.
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    Apparently not all. Seems like a 2009, 207k, in...

    Apparently not all. Seems like a 2009, 207k, in Cleveland is just what you are seeking. Use searchtempest.com to check all the CL ads.

    Once you click on the states to go to CL make sure to click...
  22. I had exactly the same thing done back in 2017. ...

    I had exactly the same thing done back in 2017. The company I used was one I've used before and everyone around here trusts and they installed a Myers pump. There is a check valve on the pump and...
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    When Trump tried to issue a "national strategy"...

    When Trump tried to issue a "national strategy" back in March he was immediately jumped on by every liberal governor, politician and lawyer in the country who pointed out that the President under the...
  24. If you don't get an answer here call Delta...

    If you don't get an answer here call Delta tomorrow. They have a very good tech support group, or at least had a couple of years ago which was the last time I called them.
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    OT: Hurricanes and oil rigs

    So I'm watching Hurricane Laura plow through the Gulf and wondering "What happens on the oil rigs? Do they pull up the drill pipe and everyone leaves the rig? Does a small crew stay on the rig and...
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