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Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By muddywater
I would like to try some coil springs. Some...

I would like to try some coil springs. Some interesting reading on the subject.
Forum: The Garage 02-01-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,134
Posted By muddywater
If you are planning on a smooth ceiling, you...

If you are planning on a smooth ceiling, you will need to skim any damaged areas with spackling and sand. As a general rule the ceiling was not prepared smooth enough for a presentable smooth...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,746
Posted By muddywater
2005 LXT 18V makita impact driver (made in Japan...

2005 LXT 18V makita impact driver (made in Japan model)
Original batteries, used almost daily (finish carpenter)
The housing is worn almost thru in a few places. Zero problems.
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By muddywater
There is a 6mm threaded hole to hold the cams...

There is a 6mm threaded hole to hold the cams indexed on my 02 620
Just remember to remove the bolt!
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By muddywater
65 k on my 620. I am on my fourth set of belts....

65 k on my 620. I am on my fourth set of belts. Allen wrench method. Said the back cylinder a little tighter as it seems to expand more from additional heat. Comparing the front and rear on a warm...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,136
Posted By muddywater
Fashion statements do not apply to me either. I...

Fashion statements do not apply to me either. I can kick out a pair of Justin work boots in 6-9 months at 59 years old. Shred a pair of Carhart overalls in one season.
I don't care to pay more for...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,136
Posted By muddywater
Overalls year round. Have 2 or 3 pairs of...

Overalls year round. Have 2 or 3 pairs of carhart carpenter jeans for special occasions. Have worn overalls since I was pre-teen.
Favorite brand is Key, but have worn about all brands.
I take an...
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,575
Posted By muddywater
Agree with the above post entirely. As a...

Agree with the above post entirely.
As a finish carpenter have installed 1000s of locksets from the worst to the best.
Some of the big box store locksets will be falling apart before the owners...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,571
Posted By muddywater
I have been using my phone for coupons for...

I have been using my phone for coupons for several years. I take screen shots of the coupon I may want to use and keep it in a folder. I can pull them up quickly at the register.
Never been a...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,571
Posted By muddywater
I have the transmission jack. At least 10 years...

I have the transmission jack. At least 10 years old.
Loaned out many times and comes back still working.
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By muddywater
Had similar results with evap-o-rust also. Part...

Had similar results with evap-o-rust also. Part needs to be small enough to be immersed to work best. Goes a long way. Usually can be found for about $25 a gallon.
Looks like mountain dew.
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,041
Posted By muddywater
I need to shop around!

I need to shop around!
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,041
Posted By muddywater
Bosch and hilti make bits to cut through rebar...

Bosch and hilti make bits to cut through rebar for a SDS drill. When encountered you remove your carbide bit, drill through the rebar with the special bit, and then resume with the carbide bit. Have...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-24-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,077
Posted By muddywater
I already tried the torch on the lapped seams...

I already tried the torch on the lapped seams trick!
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By muddywater
Installed a number of them. The only complaint is...

Installed a number of them. The only complaint is sometimes if bulbs that come with them they are low quality. Other than that no issues with fit or appearance.
Put one on my neighbors Infinity...
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,483
Posted By muddywater
+1

+1
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,602
Posted By muddywater
Not knowing your soil type and characteristics, i...

Not knowing your soil type and characteristics, i am talking blind. That is pretty poor grading, but i live in hilly country with near impermeable clay.
A sump with pump would be a sure thing...
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,013
Posted By muddywater
X -O Rust spray paint (may be a true - value...

X -O Rust spray paint (may be a true - value hardware store brand) seems to work even better than rustoleom. .and it is cheap. I did some quick and dirty spray paint jobs on some farm implements and...
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,571
Posted By muddywater
check valve from tank is icing up or corroded. ...

check valve from tank is icing up or corroded. Trying to start up against tank pressure.
Finish carpenter...i keep 3 or 4 of the oilless pancakes going almost daily.
they are tough enough and...
Forum: The Garage 07-05-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,729
Posted By muddywater
My 10 year old 2600 psi Tractor Supply special...

My 10 year old 2600 psi Tractor Supply special has done fine and used regularly
Has a water bleed off when the water temp hits 125 degrees. Briggs motor and an Italian made pump...changed the oil...
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By muddywater
The 690 router has been around for years. I have...

The 690 router has been around for years. I have 6 of them all made in Jackson TN. Worked them hard for years (they are all 15-20 years old). Picked up one of the new imported ones and immediately...
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,706
Posted By muddywater
I just pee in the yard....you all have too many...

I just pee in the yard....you all have too many neighbors.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-27-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,850
Posted By muddywater
Think CBR250 vs CBRR600....I had both back in the...

Think CBR250 vs CBRR600....I had both back in the day.
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,622
Posted By muddywater
Some of the 08+ models had issues with the...

Some of the 08+ models had issues with the compression release leaving the exhaust valve cracked open at too high of an rpm to be overcome by the starter cranking speed.
. A TSB was put out by...
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,998
Posted By muddywater
Lifelong finish carpenter I only own one...

Lifelong finish carpenter
I only own one Dewalt tool..DW716 miter box..accurate,lightweight, excellent height from blade to table, bevels both left and right. does 99.9% of what I need without the...
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,025
Posted By muddywater
Scrap the frame, sell or reuse the axle and...

Scrap the frame, sell or reuse the axle and wheels. Not worth the trouble or risk.
Starting from scratch on a frame would be easier and probably about the same cost.
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,571
Posted By muddywater
The 1/4" is made in Taiwan, and mine was checked...

The 1/4" is made in Taiwan, and mine was checked at work and is dead on.
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,228
Posted By muddywater
Scrubbing Bubbles bathroom cleaner from the...

Scrubbing Bubbles bathroom cleaner from the Dollar Store.
Wipe down with a wet rag afterwards. Always worked for me and cheap.
Try in an area that doesn't show first of it worries you.
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,571
Posted By muddywater
I have one that has been used 10+ times. ...

I have one that has been used 10+ times. Lathered it with anti-sieze before the first use.
Has worked perfect and shows no wear.
There is a hole in it for a teather that is not mentioned in the...
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By muddywater
+1 That was my first thought.

+1
That was my first thought.
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,292
Posted By muddywater
All my Volvos have been rear wheel drive. A...

All my Volvos have been rear wheel drive. A total of four.
They required some care and tinkering but were solid cars.
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By muddywater
The bleed off will keep bleeding air if the check...

The bleed off will keep bleeding air if the check valve is leaking compressed air from the tank through the check valve. May not be the check valve, sounds like you have it covered. I have cleaned...
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By muddywater
confirm check valve...not uncommon on those...

confirm check valve...not uncommon on those compressors. It will be in or under the fitting where the compressed air enters the tank.
same symptoms as you describe
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By muddywater
They handed out the Rayovac flashlights at work...

They handed out the Rayovac flashlights at work for a safety award...Expecting to be unimpressed, I was wrong. Tough, bright, and cheap.
I have purchased another and find it comparable to the high...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,571
Posted By muddywater
I have the 12 ton which is a smaller version of...

I have the 12 ton which is a smaller version of th 20 ton. Works great for the money.
I would think it would be hard to convert to table top use since you need the height for adjustment quite often....
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,970
Posted By muddywater
+1 on the older one. Can't kill it.

+1 on the older one. Can't kill it.
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By muddywater
If you have battery and drill problems, you need...

If you have battery and drill problems, you need to go shopping for a new one.
As far as the drill goes, the trigger/speed control can cause simliar problems.
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,592
Posted By muddywater
AFCI breakers are also available that can detect...

AFCI breakers are also available that can detect arcing. They do have some issues with nuisance tripping and aren't cheap. I think the code in new homes require them in bedrooms. They mount in the...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,592
Posted By muddywater
There is a difference between the 50 cent...

There is a difference between the 50 cent receptacles and the $10 ones.
I use to see this happen regularly when working on new homes when using saws and such.
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,548
Posted By muddywater
the tire shop will do it. I just watch them...

the tire shop will do it.
I just watch them in the mirror to see if they are jumping up and down,or if I feel a vibration they might need it.
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