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    That's what my wife thinks too. Great for...

    That's what my wife thinks too. Great for keeping her from bothering me. Sort of like one of those sonic insect repellent devices.

    Steve
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    It's called a CD player. I get to listen to...

    It's called a CD player. I get to listen to MeatLoaf all day long if my hands are dirty since I just push the Play button again rather than touch the CD. Next day something else. :D

    Steve
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    Just guessing here but I'd say something like...

    Just guessing here but I'd say something like that in central NC would run about three days before every piece of exposed steel in my shop had a light coating of rust. Even with an AC unit there are...
  4. Here you go. 1977 Ford Country Squire LTD |...

    Here you go.

    1977 Ford Country Squire LTD | eBay

    From back in the day when the standard for station wagons was: If you fold down the rear seats will it fit a 4' x 8' sheet of plywood and still...
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    Have already bought an MAF Cleaner and (carefully...

    Have already bought an MAF Cleaner and (carefully following the directions) hosed that down and bought an "Intake Valve Cleaner" and (also cftd) sprayed that can into the throttle body. No help. ...
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    When I get up to speed it feels pretty smooth. ...

    When I get up to speed it feels pretty smooth. My OBD scanner is a pretty simple one so I think I'm at the point where, if I can't find anything obvious in testing the wiring, it's time to get...
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    I've also got the cowl leaking problem and have...

    I've also got the cowl leaking problem and have also resorted to covering the cab with plastic although now that I've carefully looked at it, it looks like the left and right side pieces meet in the...
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    I have the same problem with mine. Don't think...

    I have the same problem with mine. Don't think the lugged tires are going to help as I have a small front-end loader/backhoe with very large lugs on the tires and regularly have to drag myself out...
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    Yeah, learned that lesson many years ago when I...

    Yeah, learned that lesson many years ago when I wanted to twist the distributor slightly on my Mustang to adjust the timing and grabbed the top where all the wires came out. Apparently it's not just...
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    That was my first concern so I emailed RockAuto...

    That was my first concern so I emailed RockAuto customer service who called me back about 45 minutes later (damn, that was fast) and said that since I have already measured them and they are...
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    OT - Ford V8 coil pack problem

    F-150 4.6L V8, coil pack is F5LU-12029-AA. Two on the truck each with four plug wires.

    So I'm getting a misfire and check engine light. OBD reader shows an "Ignition Coil #1 problem". Order two...
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    Then you are in the wrong store. There is a...

    Then you are in the wrong store. There is a place near me that is a specialty shop that does this kind of work. If you can't find one up your way send me a PM and I'll send you the link for this...
  13. Depends on your state. Virginia is a “one party...

    Depends on your state. Virginia is a “one party consent” state as are most others so a phone call can be recorded as long as one party to the conversation is aware of that. So if you have a problem...
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    Unless you are in a hurry just let it sit for...

    Unless you are in a hurry just let it sit for another week and see what happens. It was many years ago but I seem to remember using the same product on some lathe accessories and it took a couple of...
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    Offered a part time job to a long time friend to...

    Offered a part time job to a long time friend to give me some help around my place and he said "I don't work for friends since I'm basically lazy, so they will fire me and then I lose the job and...
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    Outstandingly good write up. Thank you for...

    Outstandingly good write up. Thank you for posting that.

    Steve
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    I was looking into things like that to see if it...

    I was looking into things like that to see if it might be possible to balance the tire on a motorcycle (or at least the front) without having to remove the wheel from the bike.

    Steve
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    Base plate on a Gen 2 is 2.70" long, 1.11 wide,...

    Base plate on a Gen 2 is 2.70" long, 1.11 wide, .34 thick.

    Assuming you want the dims for the AR15 mag.

    Steve
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    Marketing people certainly like it when you can...

    Marketing people certainly like it when you can raise your prices and blame the price increase on someone else.

    Like in a car dealership when they add on a "destination fee" and the salesman says...
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    Starrett 199 Master Precision Level

    Up for sale is a Starrett 199 Master Precision Level 15" with case. It is in excellent condition, some minor marks on the wood case.

    Price is $325 plus shipping which I will figure out after you...
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    That will work great for private fleets. Won't...

    That will work great for private fleets. Won't work for the public because just like everything else, a small percentage will screw it up for everybody and bring in old, near dead battery packs and...
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    A large part of the problem at TMI was that the...

    A large part of the problem at TMI was that the little light on the control panel that showed if a valve was open or not simply showed if there was electricity to the solenoid. If there was no...
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    You really should have put up a more descriptive...

    You really should have put up a more descriptive title.

    Something like "Need help identifying unknown metal doodad with micrometer adjusting knobs that might have some metal shop purpose". ;)
    ...
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    Also tell them "I understand that you are paying...

    Also tell them "I understand that you are paying me to do work here, not stand around messing with my cell phone."

    Steve
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    The last time I interviewed someone I was an IT...

    The last time I interviewed someone I was an IT consultant and my manager asked me to do the interview and give her a yes or no. There were no "fuzzy" questions. It was tell me about the programs...
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