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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By showkey
+ 3 ^^^^^^^^^^ Many insurance companies will...

+ 3 ^^^^^^^^^^
Many insurance companies will not cover wood heat or increase the rates $$$ expect an increase...................and without a permit or informing the insurance co. you might find you...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,081
Posted By showkey
:eek1 Just got back from the...

:eek1


Just got back from the store..........looks like we are screwed:

Almost impossible to find a non electronic ballast today. Magnetic ballast appear to discontinued on the retail level?...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 06:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,081
Posted By showkey
Or spend far less money on quality ballast...

Or spend far less money on quality ballast fixtures........HO, cold start, that weigh about ten pounds each is a good place to start.
As mentioned about 4 posts up....electronic ballast are...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 264,636
Posted By showkey
Did you check the little secret compartment on...

Did you check the little secret compartment on the storage compartment floor for the owner's manual ? :huh:huh:huh
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,081
Posted By showkey
Swapping out the old 8 ft tubes for T8 or T5 is...

Swapping out the old 8 ft tubes for T8 or T5 is not going to cause your electric bill to change all that much. Especially the T5 which are very pricey the pay back does not work. Most T5 fixtures...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By showkey
+ 2 Super insulation and high efficiency gas...

+ 2 Super insulation and high efficiency gas heat.
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,827
Posted By showkey
Or you have a slightest bit of moisture moving...

Or you have a slightest bit of moisture moving through the concrete from below.
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,827
Posted By showkey
Possible to get delam, lifting, chipping and...

Possible to get delam, lifting, chipping and adhesion problems even with perfect prep............
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,827
Posted By showkey
Concrete stain is another...

Concrete stain is another alternative............surface needs to clean and oil free but not as critical as epoxy. Stain does not chip or lift like paint products.
Stain also can be touched up as...
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By showkey
My point........just about everyone agrees...

My point........just about everyone agrees ethanol ( alcohol ) is bad news in gasoline so why purchase and use an expensive additive that adds alcohol ? :eek1
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,899
Posted By showkey
Correct^^^^^^^^ 20% of the tanks capacity is...

Correct^^^^^^^^
20% of the tanks capacity is head space controlled by the valve design. ( all propane tanks have this 80% full fill value)
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ You treat the gas for...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
You treat the gas for ethanol..........then add Seafoam which is naphtha, alcohol and oil, seems anti productive.... :huh:huh:huh
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,362
Posted By showkey
It was more a rhetorical question like a the hill...

It was more a rhetorical question like a the hill vs mountain question.......because relay and solenoid are often use inner changeable ........
...
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,362
Posted By showkey
When does a relay become a...

When does a relay become a solenoid.........:huh:huh:huh.
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,362
Posted By showkey
Some inverters draw current even when the unit is...

Some inverters draw current even when the unit is not in use.......the only way to know is measure the current draw in the off position.

Those battery cables must be protected by a fuse and if...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,733
Posted By showkey
Military knows how to tie stuff down: ...

Military knows how to tie stuff down:

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2013/06/03/article-0-1A201C3F000005DC-709_634x421.jpg

Loose shifting cargo on a plane is real real real bad...........can't...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,733
Posted By showkey
Except the calculation maybe off..........10g...

Except the calculation maybe off..........10g crash which is nothing, means the cargo weighs or acts like 10,000 lbs. not 4000 lbs.
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 825
Posted By showkey
:eek1..It's HF ............Did you expect quality...

:eek1..It's HF ............Did you expect quality or precision ????? :1drink
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By showkey
You need a complete front end from a XR (fork,...

You need a complete front end from a XR (fork, axle, wheel and hub, disk, caliper, hose, master cyl etc) and hope the triple tree steering tube matches up.................but might be easier to just...
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By showkey
12.8 is fully charged........so your 12.7 ish is...

12.8 is fully charged........so your 12.7 ish is very close. I have two RV batteries and the small low amp charger will take for ever if ever to reach max charge voltage...............they go into...
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,143
Posted By showkey
The RV guys spray a perimeter base around the...

The RV guys spray a perimeter base around the building or access points.......they claim the barrier is enough. Some spray around the RV tires as well again as a barrier.
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,143
Posted By showkey
Folks in the RV industry swear this stuff is best...

Folks in the RV industry swear this stuff is best thing since the mouse trap:

http://www.bobbex.com/bobbex-r-animal-repellent

I am using it with some poison blocks as a double whammy:huh
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,742
Posted By showkey
Less aggressive acceleration and...

Less aggressive acceleration and braking:eek1:eek1 and while your at it
Slow down in the corners...............less fun but the tires will thank you :deal
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By showkey
As proposed to shinko which had tread separation...

As proposed to shinko which had tread separation problems and did nothing......
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By showkey
What is that oil chart for ? Where 10w-40...

What is that oil chart for ?

Where 10w-40 only goes to 42 degrees F............HD or other hot running air cooled engine ?????
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,163
Posted By showkey
[QUOTE=KeithinSC;25066888]Goo Traced every...

[QUOTE=KeithinSC;25066888]Goo

Traced every wire under the camper. Found wire nuts holding the brake signal wire and one of the grounds together. What moran :evil uses wire nuts on something that...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,976
Posted By showkey
Think I will go with the HARBOR FREIGHT...

Think I will go with the HARBOR FREIGHT comparison .........and most of the stuff at HF is marginal so.......cheap and questionable quality is the norm.

They have way too many stores to be...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,632
Posted By showkey
I have used these connectors on trailer...

I have used these connectors on trailer chassises, using water proof grease during assembly and they have been trouble free..........10's of thousand year round use in the Midwest.
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,414
Posted By showkey
I agree on your lack of expertise and question...

I agree on your lack of expertise and question your experience :eek1

You should probably stick to talking about 500 cuz you know little or nothing about the NC700.............especially on...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,336
Posted By showkey
There are now many more clamp on DC amp meters...

There are now many more clamp on DC amp meters .............quality and accuracy does vary.
...
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,344
Posted By showkey
On the yacht on the weekend kicking...

On the yacht on the weekend kicking back...........
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,336
Posted By showkey
The unskilled or unknowing can do a lot of...

The unskilled or unknowing can do a lot of damage on modern car and some bikes putting power 12 volts where it does not belong........CAN circuits being the first issue then any computer circuits...
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,344
Posted By showkey
http://cdn3.vox-cdn.com/entry_photo_images/1016828...

http://cdn3.vox-cdn.com/entry_photo_images/10168289/HondaJet_Fleet_with_First_Production_Aircraft_verge_super_wide.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By showkey
+2. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Ditched my 104 for a Neotec...

+2. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Ditched my 104 for a Neotec .......never looked back

104 also has the pin lock shield scratching the inside main shield because it will not stay tight.........
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,110
Posted By showkey
There is a good chance there is no tension on the...

There is a good chance there is no tension on the bolt. Take a small punch on the edge hit it on an angle on the side and walk the bolt stub out....easy peasy

If that does not work break out the...
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,336
Posted By showkey
It's real hard to do real troubleshooting or...

It's real hard to do real troubleshooting or testing, like voltage drop or resistance checking with a test light or some crap meter.

:eek1Here's a concept:eek1.......but a real mid to pro quality...
Forum: The Garage 08-27-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,494
Posted By showkey
On the automotive side most manufactures say NO...

On the automotive side most manufactures say NO honing.

Example oil consumption because of ring problem (stuck or tension issue) etc......solution new rings no honing ........many old school guys...
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,454
Posted By showkey
After you get it cleaned up.......with all the...

After you get it cleaned up.......with all the above stuff..........long term "FRESH WAVE" works on all lingering odors that continue to return when the area is closed up.
...
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,849
Posted By showkey
There is not an endless supply of material to...

There is not an endless supply of material to work with.......so.......

Of course if you sand or polish through the clear........them your pretty much screwed............or worse break through the...
Forum: The Garage 08-16-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,956
Posted By showkey
They are clear coated after dipping.........so it...

They are clear coated after dipping.........so it is about the same as paint for durability.
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