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Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 944
Posted By P B G
Tank empty when it starts?

Tank empty when it starts?
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By P B G
I like that "key" switch - Although I would also...

I like that "key" switch - Although I would also look for higher security type garage openers that have more advanced codes.
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By P B G
So... Standard yellow barge - it is great -...

So...

Standard yellow barge - it is great - for most everything except anything polyurethane - in many of these boots the outsole is polyurethane.

Which is quite the game.
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 257,464
Posted By P B G
Tried to mill a disc out of 1/2" delrin -...

Tried to mill a disc out of 1/2" delrin - discovered plunge cutting wasn't working that great w/ my tooling.

Gave up. Had a beer.
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,957
Posted By P B G
Looks right... But do you need to buy...

Looks right...

But do you need to buy something?

Usually with things like this I use threaded rods, some nuts and some angle iron.

Toss a few holes in the angle iron (don't need to be...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By P B G
I'm of the school of thought that you can buy a...

I'm of the school of thought that you can buy a cheap kit and plan on replacing the MOST used items over time due to them being cheap crap.

In the end 90% are things you never use, the other 10...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
Posted By P B G
You have to consider the properties you want the...

You have to consider the properties you want the final part to have.

Rigidity, clarity, abrasion resistance etc.

Another aspect is how the plastic acts in terms of shatter resistance when cold....
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,409
Posted By P B G
50 degree and 50% are different, 50% is less than...

50 degree and 50% are different, 50% is less than 30 degrees - there are many mowers that should be capable of mowing 50% grade.

A 50 degree slope would be more than a 100% grade.

So many...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By P B G
Actually the elbow is a hose barb to connect to...

Actually the elbow is a hose barb to connect to the tank via fuel line.

The other end is designed to be outside the hull of the boat (fuel fumes settle in hulls so you like to fume outside)
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,409
Posted By P B G
Why not simply run a bush hog down both sides a...

Why not simply run a bush hog down both sides a few times a year, and possibly cover the pipe and areas to both side of it with sand?
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By P B G
Try something like this off your tank?...

Try something like this off your tank?...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By P B G
This - I have tried it - BIG fail. Might get away...

This - I have tried it - BIG fail. Might get away with it on your big agnes as those aren't full sized air mattresses - but be prepared for it to take longer than by lung.

a small hand or foot...
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,664
Posted By P B G
Ya they are noisy suckers. I think the motor...

Ya they are noisy suckers.

I think the motor spins the pump pretty fast, and everything including the tank is pretty light.
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,547
Posted By P B G
Yes - although timing "chain" is not really the...

Yes - although timing "chain" is not really the same stuff as motorcycle drive chain - instead of rollers it is more like tons of plates.

Similarly drive belts different than timing belts.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,446
Posted By P B G
Seconded, I think your money goes further on...

Seconded, I think your money goes further on boots outside of BMW.

My general opinion is that boots need not be waterproof necessarily, so long as the pants are well waterproofed, and you treat...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,570
Posted By P B G
Like you've never cooked a pizza in the IR before.

Like you've never cooked a pizza in the IR before.
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By P B G
Do you have New Holland or Case dealers? ...

Do you have New Holland or Case dealers?

CNH/Fiat group all one big group.
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,641
Posted By P B G
Basic "strike" anchors - drill down and strike...

Basic "strike" anchors - drill down and strike them.

Then eyebolts threaded in and a cable lock run through (atleast 2 of them separated by some distance) and no one will be able to back them...
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By P B G
Typically when you talk VFD you are talking using...

Typically when you talk VFD you are talking using a single phase input to the VFD with a 3 phase output to the 3 phase motor on the tool.

If you want to set up a single phase motor to do...
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,664
Posted By P B G
Problem is if you use them enough the rubber will...

Problem is if you use them enough the rubber will eventually develop a bubble which will pop.

This has been in every rubber air hose I have ever owned.
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By P B G
When people start talking PTO blah blah graveley...

When people start talking PTO blah blah graveley bla CUT bla GT...

Then you ask here;
http://www.mytractorforum.com/
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By P B G
Find a non-visible area. Get some pure...

Find a non-visible area.

Get some pure acetone and a chip brush, brush a thin layer of acetone onto the plastic, and wait a moment, if it gets soft - its likely ABS.

Brush both surfaces with...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By P B G
A tip - in my work I attach Velcro to things...

A tip - in my work I attach Velcro to things frequently.

Stitch it for sure - but also, take something like a razor blade in a vice grip, heat it with a torch, singe the edge of the Velcro.
...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By P B G
That should be 8-9 threads - which iirc should be...

That should be 8-9 threads - which iirc should be full strength.

But in my book - I would be thinking that if you have access to both sides, you could time sert and put a nut on the back with...
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,664
Posted By P B G
Flexzilla reviews well - otherwise - you really...

Flexzilla reviews well - otherwise - you really do want to use rubber over PVC in the cold.

HOWEVER - for the price - if you have an area where the hose is normally laying out on the ground...
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 257,464
Posted By P B G
Just glassed the blades of a few of my brother's...

Just glassed the blades of a few of my brother's hockey sticks.

Cheap much?

Kind of fun to do, would rather he stop buying 40$ sherwoods.
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By P B G
Have you priced what having 208 service run to a...

Have you priced what having 208 service run to a separate panel would be?

I have both in my shop on separate panels.
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By P B G
IMO I'd think about something like black out...

IMO I'd think about something like black out cloth stretched out behind it, and light placed such that it illuminates indirectly.

It would seem like LEDs wouldn't diffuse enough?

But I don't do...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,095
Posted By P B G
Have you considered purchasing a simple Dog cable...

Have you considered purchasing a simple Dog cable screw in anchor?

For pulling it is all about keeping the pull point near the ground so it is all in shear against the anchor, that might give you...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By P B G
What you need is threefold. 1. AC power -...

What you need is threefold.

1. AC power - look for places like where they put lights on trees for christmas, or near street lamps etc.

2. wind blocking is critical - no matter how much heat you...
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,375
Posted By P B G
The other trick would be to start with larger...

The other trick would be to start with larger than required dowel, drill as best as possible and lathe the diameter true.

Depends what you like doing.
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By P B G
Have any ideas for a cost/space friendly...

Have any ideas for a cost/space friendly compressor for use in a small medical type industry office capable of generating meaningful air for blow gunning air?
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,212
Posted By P B G
Ceramic brakes... face palm.

Ceramic brakes... face palm.
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,539
Posted By P B G
I'll snap a picture of the area. Silver...

I'll snap a picture of the area.

Silver insulation is LESS light reflecting than white painted surfaces - don't believe it? Put some aluminum foil over a bit of white wall in a dark room and it...
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By P B G
Nothing exotic - no wear noted when I removed the...

Nothing exotic - no wear noted when I removed the bars after the trip.

Once clamped down the bars really don't move in the clamp at all.

I just bought the stuff on a roll at our local trailer...
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,278
Posted By P B G
Exactly - the temptation to open loop for cost...

Exactly - the temptation to open loop for cost savings is going to be way offset by the cost of treating all that water.

And the local questions exist about if you can dump that water to the local...
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By P B G
I did similar when I wanted to carry 2 canoes on...

I did similar when I wanted to carry 2 canoes on my car - my rack I cut narrow because the roof of my car is narrow - works great for a canoe, or a few bikes or whathave you, but when I wanted to...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,278
Posted By P B G
My folks have an open loop system - not sure if...

My folks have an open loop system - not sure if they could still install a new one.

One issue with Open Loop - and they are there currently - is that it brings all the mineral content from the...
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,820
Posted By P B G
My confusion is that if the bolt can clear its...

My confusion is that if the bolt can clear its bore - the head of it should have room to back out from the threads before it hits the other side.

How does that get assembled otherwise.
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,820
Posted By P B G
Needle nose vice grips on the exposed bolt...

Needle nose vice grips on the exposed bolt threads and unscrew it till you can remove the bolt with the wrench as one?
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