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Forum: The Garage 04-25-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,504
Posted By Tweaker
Mousetraps are a good way to condition animals...

Mousetraps are a good way to condition animals not to jump on counters. Imagine...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 239,789
Posted By Tweaker
My old oil Bostich is the same way. I think I had...

My old oil Bostich is the same way. I think I had better results in the cold with a cheap oilless Campbell Hausfeld (probably same as HF), until the plastic piston broke.
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,161
Posted By Tweaker
I've had good results with Rustoleum primer on...

I've had good results with Rustoleum primer on light rust. But I would not have thought of washing bare metal with water before painting.

I have used Rustoleum rollon enamel and wished it was...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,526
Posted By Tweaker
Make two cuts, all together and youll be done in...

Make two cuts, all together and youll be done in less time than worrying about other ways.
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,031
Posted By Tweaker
Thanks, but I already knew all that. I was afraid...

Thanks, but I already knew all that. I was afraid I wasn't specific enough, what are the differences using each? They each require a very expensive tool to use and this week I bough ring clamps...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,031
Posted By Tweaker
Does anybody know the difference between pinch...

Does anybody know the difference between pinch clamps and ring clamps?
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 239,789
Posted By Tweaker
Don't know about yours specifically but some...

Don't know about yours specifically but some products are clones of clones and others have multiple factories cloning it. Things can look identical and parts interchange but they came from entirely...
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,659
Posted By Tweaker
Have you looked at trail cameras? I...

Have you looked at trail cameras?



I have this. Cameras too but a picture probably won't do much good when they already have your stuff. Thieves really don't like lights too much either.
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,336
Posted By Tweaker
Do you know the lumen levels you replaced? The...

Do you know the lumen levels you replaced? The more I see, the more I believe the lumen ratings between flourescent and LED do not compare. I replaced an 800 lumen 60w incandescent with an 800 lumen...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,336
Posted By Tweaker
I saw LED tube lights at HD for $39 today. Plug...

I saw LED tube lights at HD for $39 today. Plug in with pull string, can be daisy chained. Commercial brand. 3200 claimed lumens. I'll probably try one next week.

I replaced some can lights with...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,745
Posted By Tweaker
Ivan, I've been through this. Here is the tool...

Ivan, I've been through this. Here is the tool you need...sorry about the size.
http://www.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/i/m/image_24153.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,336
Posted By Tweaker
Can't compare lumens directly though because led...

Can't compare lumens directly though because led light is directional. How much of that 100w bulb or the fluorescent tube is going where you can use it?

I know, then we get into refraction,...
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,336
Posted By Tweaker
I found 900 lumen floodlights for $12 a few weeks...

I found 900 lumen floodlights for $12 a few weeks ago. You think about sunburn walking near it.

Wish I didn't have to renew my Costco membership to try those tubes though.
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,711
Posted By Tweaker
California has been advising homeowners for years...

California has been advising homeowners for years on proper ways to remove and dispose of asbestos tainted materials. Basically, keep it wet and dispose in plastic bags to the appropriate place....
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,711
Posted By Tweaker
OK, may be different state laws at play. That is...

OK, may be different state laws at play. That is not the case in CA.
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,711
Posted By Tweaker
I heard him say he was going to do a lot of work...

I heard him say he was going to do a lot of work based on the assumption it was tainted. It may not be and he could save the hassle. If it is hot, back to Plan A. A test is about $40 around here.
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,711
Posted By Tweaker
Why don't you have it tested first?

Why don't you have it tested first?
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,894
Posted By Tweaker
I did. Twice. You didn't want to listen. Your...

I did. Twice. You didn't want to listen. Your money.
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,894
Posted By Tweaker
Yea, I don't know why a guy with limited wood...

Yea, I don't know why a guy with limited wood skills is buying Festool stuff. Dewalt and Makita make the same professional grade products for half the cost. His money.
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,894
Posted By Tweaker
I have the Bosch, it's ok, but if I had the space...

I have the Bosch, it's ok, but if I had the space and did more shop work, I'd get the heavy cabinet saw. I need portability foremost.
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,711
Posted By Tweaker
I'm really surprised this was not mentioned...

I'm really surprised this was not mentioned earlier and should be repeated. Although the water technique talked about mitigate most of it.
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 376,758
Posted By Tweaker
Overcharged

I have a house running off grid with 180ah LiFePo4 at 24v. The renter flipped the solar controller switch to Equalize (for lead-acid) at some unknown date and I found the batts at 35.8v or 4.48v....
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,179
Posted By Tweaker
I've always hesitated on the HF calipers after...

I've always hesitated on the HF calipers after having the same experience with squares. Tape measures too. General makes a plastic dial caliper for about $20 with a conversion chart on the back I've...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,336
Posted By Tweaker
I bought a 900 lumen LED floodlight for $13 last...

I bought a 900 lumen LED floodlight for $13 last week. If I were starting out, I'd use common individual LED bulbs and never miss dealing with tubes and their holders. The reason for tubes was...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,433
Posted By Tweaker
Well it is quite the powerful vibrator. See,...

Well it is quite the powerful vibrator. See, there's another use...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,433
Posted By Tweaker
I don't bother with the Wood blades either....

I don't bother with the Wood blades either. Universal all the way, last much better.
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,433
Posted By Tweaker
It used to be there were two clamp styles but...

It used to be there were two clamp styles but there is an adaptor to fit the studded blades to a studless clamp. I happened to get one free from Bosch. If you look at the picture of the Makita, it...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,172
Posted By Tweaker
I have one of those, a Porter Cable I bought new...

I have one of those, a Porter Cable I bought new in '85. Small enough to fit in my tool box.

If it is just weekend warrior stuff, any of the drill/impact sets are fine, you'll never know the...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,433
Posted By Tweaker
I've had the smaller Fein for years and remember...

I've had the smaller Fein for years and remember when blades were pushing $20. Assholes deserved to be undercut. Oh, there's a pun! Anyway, search for Imperial blades online. A bit thicker than...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 239,789
Posted By Tweaker
I didn't know that either because I camoed the...

I didn't know that either because I camoed the sensor but one light stays lit on the receiver too when the sensor is dead.

edit: actually that light goes out that is normally on.
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 239,789
Posted By Tweaker
I bought four at $13 about 18 months ago. Gave...

I bought four at $13 about 18 months ago. Gave two away and one for a spare I've never needed. Painted the sensor unit black and use rechargeable batts. It works and I recommend it at that price. I...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,836
Posted By Tweaker
How much do they get for an arm only? GoNow...

How much do they get for an arm only?

GoNow is right about the security. in areas with (ahem) less-socialized populations, remote gates can be targets. Somebody will try to push it open with their...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,836
Posted By Tweaker
Me and my neighbors used to go through Mighty...

Me and my neighbors used to go through Mighty Mules that they now sell at HomeDepot. Appears they have new models but the weak spot was the hydraulic arm. It is easily bent by bumping the gate and/or...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,680
Posted By Tweaker
I used to put a garden valve timer on my lowest...

I used to put a garden valve timer on my lowest outside bib set to run for a couple minutes twice a night. Worked good for my needs into the 20's.
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 239,789
Posted By Tweaker
Can't hardly afford not to use it....

Can't hardly afford not to use it....
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,423
Posted By Tweaker
The voltage is likely to vary quite a lot. That...

The voltage is likely to vary quite a lot. That doesn't matter with a fan motor but would create problems with electronics. Batteries are quite useful in full systems as protection from voltage...
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 239,789
Posted By Tweaker
Imperial Blades, Made in USA, I get mine from...

Imperial Blades, Made in USA, I get mine from PheonixAbrasives.com in packs of 10 for about $12 each. Thicker metal than the others and they don't seem to get as hot quickly, which is what kills...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,255
Posted By Tweaker
Ivd lived with a homemade for a few years. Made...

Ivd lived with a homemade for a few years. Made of oak and coat hangers, it looks pretty good with the wood stained and the metal painted above the tv. It also works far better than the two amplified...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,469
Posted By Tweaker
For anything more than a band-aid you need to fix...

For anything more than a band-aid you need to fix the drainage first. Trying to fix the surface without fixing the underlying problem is fruitless, the wet soil under the puddles is swallowing up...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By Tweaker
I've been trying to make weighted medicine balls...

I've been trying to make weighted medicine balls that bounce. Tried a pumping 4 lbs of urethane glue into a basketball followed by some air and spinning it by hand while it dried. Didn't work, it is...
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