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Forum: The Garage 11-30-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,382
Posted By changingground
Unless you truly don't care about the tree, find...

Unless you truly don't care about the tree, find something else to chain it to. Excessive pressure from a truck and chain can crush the vascular tissue under the bark and set the tree way back. If...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By changingground
Mr. Zilla, I can make new, probably, and...

Mr. Zilla,

I can make new, probably, and have stock here. However, i'm committed to CDL study this weekend, and the next is the 4th. If you still need help after, I'd be willing to see what I can...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14,968
Views: 2,217,095
Posted By changingground
Question So, you're still listing the climbing gear. Still...

So, you're still listing the climbing gear. Still available? What have you? :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12,055
Views: 1,524,831
Posted By changingground
I wonder how well the front brake works on that?

I wonder how well the front brake works on that?
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 363,812
Posted By changingground
Great link, thanks. Initially I thought that guy...

Great link, thanks. Initially I thought that guy was going to be a low-budget hack (crazy, messy shop), but boy, he's got some skills!
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,628
Posted By changingground
Red- Lincoln Welders Blue- Miller (and...

Red- Lincoln Welders

Blue- Miller (and Hobart) Welders

push your price threshold up 10% or so and you can buy this very nice welder-...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,063
Posted By changingground
Does a magnet stick to it?

Does a magnet stick to it?
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 363,812
Posted By changingground
If you haven't found him yet, you might look at...

If you haven't found him yet, you might look at Brad's site, Atomic Zombie. He has made his own world from hacking up bikes and, uh, reconfiguring them: http://www.atomiczombie.com . He probably has...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6,084
Views: 2,661,664
Posted By changingground
Peaked roof off the front (over the garage door),...

Peaked roof off the front (over the garage door), lowered from the gable end (parallel to existing roof line, flashed to sheathing), and a shed roof addition off of the side over the man door, pitch...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,195
Posted By changingground
I like his idea, so I did some of the math: ...

I like his idea, so I did some of the math:

He said he used 3/16" aluminum sheet, which I calculated to weigh 1.28#/ 144 sq. inches (foot square) or 0.008912#/sq.inch.

My ammo cans are...
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6,084
Views: 2,661,664
Posted By changingground
Cool2 He's got a mixer- I saw it there in the yard....

He's got a mixer- I saw it there in the yard. :rofl I agree- get something stable under your sills. As a matter of fact, pour the footers, and slide pieces of pressure treated lumber under there,...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By changingground
TP Tools...

TP Tools (http://www.tptools.com/dg/23_Abrasive-Blasters-Lens-Lighting.html ) - plastic protectors over glass window. Take window out of cabinet to apply new protector, clean glass thoroughly before...
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By changingground
Don't quote me, but I believe that the Mitre saw...

Don't quote me, but I believe that the Mitre saw spins at a much faster speed than a chopsaw metal cutting abrasive blade is designed to spin, Fragmentation of an aqbrasive blade can be a very ugly...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,843
Posted By changingground
http://www.wrisco.com/aluminum-sheets.html

http://www.wrisco.com/aluminum-sheets.html
Forum: The Garage 12-30-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 27,082
Posted By changingground
Nice work! I love those pallet benches- wish I...

Nice work!
I love those pallet benches- wish I had known about that material before I built mine out of scrap 2 x stock. Mebbe I'll swing by the Harley dealer and ask about old pallets anyway.
Forum: The Garage 12-30-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,444
Posted By changingground
Me, too. Did the same (but I have a blast...

Me, too. Did the same (but I have a blast cabinet). Came out spiffy, and really brought the whole look of the vehicle up from doggy, to well maintained (for my C-list ad).

Clean thouroughly...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-03-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,334
Posted By changingground
Are both (or either) of these hikes good from an...

Are both (or either) of these hikes good from an Avy-safe standpoint? We're always looking for adventuresome hikes, but don't want to bury my kids in snow (literally, and figuratively). TIA
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,773
Posted By changingground
Kitty litter is clay- great for absorbing water...

Kitty litter is clay- great for absorbing water (urine) but will become slippery when fully saturated. Sand is a much cheaper, and better, solution.
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,156
Posted By changingground
Ih8mud.com is your friend on all things...

Ih8mud.com is your friend on all things Landcruiser.
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,156
Posted By changingground
you have something useful to add, or are you just...

you have something useful to add, or are you just a habitual asshat?
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,156
Posted By changingground
I carfaxed it because I have a couple reports...

I carfaxed it because I have a couple reports left over- It seems OK, but has been in Michigan all it's life, so it's likely got some rust issues, though well hidden they may be. Looks like a two...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-08-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14,968
Views: 2,217,095
Posted By changingground
That's cool. Just thought I'd ask.

That's cool. Just thought I'd ask.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14,968
Views: 2,217,095
Posted By changingground
Great looking bike- Any interest in an Electric...

Great looking bike- Any interest in an Electric bike (Bionx Kit on a Gary fisher Hoo Koo E Koo) swap?
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7,090
Views: 3,247,865
Posted By changingground
Another "best wishes" from a fan. The health care...

Another "best wishes" from a fan. The health care adventure is one we'd all like to avoid, and somehow all end up experiencing. Good luck.
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 363,812
Posted By changingground
You bought a Hypertherm, right? Very nice work,...

You bought a Hypertherm, right? Very nice work, all around. I like the bender, and will put it on the list for this winter (not that I need more projects, but it would be nice to stop building boxes...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-02-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 33,811
Posted By changingground
Can we see more of the bike, overall? Looks like...

Can we see more of the bike, overall? Looks like a very nice project. I'm envious!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-01-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,582
Posted By changingground
Weird, I just sold a 750 Seca , '82 for $700. ...

Weird, I just sold a 750 Seca , '82 for $700.

IMHO, it doesn't matter what the bike is. If there is an emotional attachment and you'd love to have it, $600 is cheeep. I'd suggest having the...
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,038
Posted By changingground
It's been a while since I did any research, but...

It's been a while since I did any research, but IIRC, the low end (consumer) IR compressors were essentially the same, performance wise and quality, as the Husky and Kobalt stuff. I bought the...
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,229
Posted By changingground
1/4" x 3" lag screw- did it for years before I...

1/4" x 3" lag screw- did it for years before I got married.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14,968
Views: 2,217,095
Posted By changingground
And, for the bump- I put one of these in my...

And, for the bump- I put one of these in my daughter's uninsulated lunch bag in the morning and it was still 50% frozen when she came home at 3:30. And I have enve more than the 16 from last week....
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,294
Posted By changingground
I don't see your issue with this- Company X (say,...

I don't see your issue with this- Company X (say, the folks who make Vice Grips) decide that their reputation for quality is no longer their strongest selling point. Volume is now the watchword, and...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,294
Posted By changingground
Sooo- basic argumentative process here- What in...

Sooo- basic argumentative process here- What in his statements do you feel are ignorant- give examples, supply facts to support your case.

My dad worked in American manufacturing for 45 years...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,294
Posted By changingground
I understand your point, and have a pair of the...

I understand your point, and have a pair of the awful Vicegrips for which this thread was started, but I gotta ask you- How do you propose to boycott everything from China- 80% (or so) of everything...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14,968
Views: 2,217,095
Posted By changingground
As much as I need income right now, these are...

As much as I need income right now, these are free- I just hate the waste of trashing them.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14,968
Views: 2,217,095
Posted By changingground
Medical Ice packs- 16

I've got 16 medical ice packs, and will have 16 more every week throughout the summer. They are reusable (refreezeable) and made of a fairly tough, flexible plastic, approximately 6" x 8". Seem like...
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 553,556
Posted By changingground
And, as I understand it, Galvi (zinc) dust is bad...

And, as I understand it, Galvi (zinc) dust is bad for you too, so don't breathe that either. Wear a mask, for your children's sake.
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,589
Posted By changingground
Inadvertantly- yeah, riiiigghhht!

Inadvertantly- yeah, riiiigghhht!
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,420
Posted By changingground
Yes, but by the time I ship it to you it will...

Yes, but by the time I ship it to you it will cost you more money than the manufactured part.

And I'm out of the shop for the next 6 weeks.

Good luck with this- I think I'd just buy it...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,423
Posted By changingground
TP Tools has cabinet kits- you can probably buy...

TP Tools has cabinet kits- you can probably buy new glass from them. Also- don't glue it in place! It's far easier to zip screws out and mount the plastic liner (to prevent scratches to the glass)...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6,084
Views: 2,661,664
Posted By changingground
You've got plenty of overhead space along the...

You've got plenty of overhead space along the walls, how about storage that starts at 6.5' and goes up? That liberates wall space for benches (don't really need much more than 18" deep, 24" at most,...
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