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    Hot dip = always better. I used some cold...

    Hot dip = always better.

    I used some cold spray and brush on stuff from the interwebs on a tilt trailer a few years ago. Needed to do one more coat, but ran outta time. It's still holding up 5...
  2. Trust me, many completely independent contractors...

    Trust me, many completely independent contractors still have to meet deadlines set by others. It can be up to them how and when they work, of course. But if there's an event 'showtime', for...
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    Take a look at some of the office conversions out...

    Take a look at some of the office conversions out there for ideas. Doors on each end, or doors in the middle of the side can make for more usable layouts.

    I'm looking at 20' at the moment due to...
  4. That link to Columbus Machine Works was...

    That link to Columbus Machine Works was interesting. Didn't know about that hometown operation. Link to an ornamental lathe off their home page, too. Click on "MADE Lathe"
  5. If a breaker is switch duty rated (usually for...

    If a breaker is switch duty rated (usually for lighting) does that rating also 'count' for loads such as the AC units mentioned? (SWD and HID breakers for example. HID=High Intensity Discharge, I...
  6. Hacker time? A Raspberry Pi/Arduino type solution...

    Hacker time? A Raspberry Pi/Arduino type solution intercepting the CAN bus and reporting whatever VIN you want, instead of what the module says. But they, your family's safety is in the hands of...
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    Is there no issue with him being under 18 but in...

    Is there no issue with him being under 18 but in an industrial environment? Is your guardianship a way around any issues?

    I had though that underage was a blocker, but perhaps not. Sounds like...
  8. Here's our un-cuttable material, and here's how...

    Here's our un-cuttable material, and here's how to cut it.

    It's more fun to watch from the sidelines as thieves and crackheads experiment and fail. Until they succeed, that is.
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    Somewhere I have a book from my dad's library. ...

    Somewhere I have a book from my dad's library. Name always interested me: "Use Enough Gun" by Rourke (?).

    I can dig it up and see what 'enough' is...
  10. I've got a walk-behind battery-powered floor...

    I've got a walk-behind battery-powered floor cleaner you can have. Come get it. It'll need new batteries, but it does a good job.

    You'll need to rent a place to store it after you're done, of...
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    Look, we were watching a perfectly good flame...

    Look, we were watching a perfectly good flame war/stereotype showdown and then someone had to come along and "screw" it up and throw online commerce all over it. What the hell, why can't we have...
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    Not cheap, but completely modular, with options...

    Not cheap, but completely modular, with options and labeling.

    Vertical Wrench Organizers – Kaizen Cases and Inserts

    The only think I don't like (besides the price) is the magnets. (Not a...
  13. Interesting new composite material appears durable, resistant to cutting/grinding.

    Sounds like a challenge to me... good for bike locks until someone figures out how to defeat it with mercury or something.

    303 See Other

    Not sure what the '303 See other' thing is, but link...
  14. Can you get a box truck with a lift gate? You...

    Can you get a box truck with a lift gate? You will have to 'rig' it to the lift gate, so if you don't have the means to move it solo (pallet jack) then it's a no-go.

    I got a boom wrecker to...
  15. Super 99 will be the next step up from 77, if you...

    Super 99 will be the next step up from 77, if you have issues.
  16. I have a similar grinder, but it lives away from...

    I have a similar grinder, but it lives away from home at the moment. Next visit I'll look for info.

    In the meantime, can you do a Por15-type re-line, like they do for motorcycle gas tanks? JB...
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    Trailer-mounted custom topiary, ice carving and...

    Trailer-mounted custom topiary, ice carving and tree-stump-statue cutter.
  18. I have a 50+ year old gearbox out in the garage,...

    I have a 50+ year old gearbox out in the garage, attached to my Sunbeam Alpine. They specify non-detergent motor oil for it, with a type still available in auto parts stores. Helical-cut gears, no...
  19. Be sure to remember to finalize the DVDs in the...

    Be sure to remember to finalize the DVDs in the recorder when the DVD is 'full'.
  20. Hey, this sounds familiar. Seems I reddit...

    Hey, this sounds familiar. Seems I reddit somewhere on the interwebs...

    I also have a polar mount assembly for a large sat dish sitting around. Tracking is its middle name. 2000 pounds might be a...
  21. Ding, ding, ding, we have a winner! Thanks for...

    Ding, ding, ding, we have a winner!

    Thanks for that lead -- it's definitely the item in question. I'll begin further investigation.
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    Yeah, I remember Reader's Digest.

    Yeah, I remember Reader's Digest.
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    I honestly don't know whether to block you for...

    I honestly don't know whether to block you for flaming me, "Like" your post because you're agreeing wholeheartedly, or call 911 because you're possibly having a stroke. I just can't tell...
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    Have a manual yet? Service/parts book?

    Have a manual yet? Service/parts book?
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    Also need to ban all the tools that made this...

    Also need to ban all the tools that made this fine firearm possible:

    Unabomber/Ted Kaczynski'''s Homemade Handgun : ForgottenWeapons
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