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  • Machine's Avatar
    Today, 08:49 AM
    This must be a Canadian thing because I haven't heard this term used in this way. Closest I can think of is "homemaker" which is a pretty obsolete...
    41 replies | 1150 view(s)
  • MrFluffy's Avatar
    Today, 08:40 AM
    Id like a forklift one day, electric with a failing battery would be fine for me if it had enough for the occasional job and pneumatic tyres as the...
    15 replies | 409 view(s)
  • MrFluffy's Avatar
    Today, 08:27 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread what??? in General
    No, what a lot of sellers do when they first start putting a listing up, or to reuse one, they put a price that means nobody in their right mind...
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  • Sparky_NY's Avatar
    Today, 08:20 AM
    Sparky_NY replied to a thread Penn Tool Co. in General
    I bought a RF45 clone from them a few years back. Talking with them on the phone, I inquired if they ever run "sales" on that item. The guy...
    16 replies | 1787 view(s)
  • Puckdropper's Avatar
    Today, 08:12 AM
    I happen to LIKE the term, for the reasons discussed here. I'm a bit of a woodworker, a newbie metal worker, a model railroader, electronics guy...
    41 replies | 1150 view(s)
  • Alistair Hosie's Avatar
    Today, 07:55 AM
    Alistair Hosie started a thread what??? in General
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NOGA-Mini-Cool-TwC3o-Nozzle-Cutting-Fluid-Applicator-Pack-of-10/321960863557?epid=1027183242&hash=item4af65ce745:g:hlYAAOSw...
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  • interiorpainter's Avatar
    Today, 06:54 AM
    90cm 40mm thick shaped like a camelback edge but obvious without the holes. At the moment it does not pass the hinge test. Probably because it is a...
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  • Tim Aldrich's Avatar
    Today, 06:46 AM
    "Maker" used to make me cringe a little. Then I started looking into the whole thing and I liked what I found. It seems a lot of them never took...
    41 replies | 1150 view(s)
  • 3 Phase Lightbulb's Avatar
    Today, 04:19 AM
    One thing I'll have to get is a 1.5x magnification lens as I now wear 1.5x reading glasses to clearly see stuff in front of me. Didn't need reading...
    2 replies | 130 view(s)
  • MichaelP's Avatar
    Today, 03:45 AM
    I used 95-5 suggested in literature. You may find it very helpful to read the "Copper Tube Handbook". You can download a .pdf version of it here:...
    50 replies | 1969 view(s)
  • fixerdave's Avatar
    Today, 03:20 AM
    Agreed. When I first heard of it, I got flashbacks to the early days of Punk. People out there just deciding to do what they want even though...
    41 replies | 1150 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 03:19 AM
    In one sense it's the best descriptor given the situation. That is, when people see something you've done and ask in amazement 'did you make that'....
    41 replies | 1150 view(s)
  • The Artful Bodger's Avatar
    Today, 03:19 AM
    Our 8000lbs forklift without which it would be very difficult to operate our museum! Ford I-6 (188 cid?) engine and hydro trans.. The age...
    15 replies | 409 view(s)
  • nc5a's Avatar
    Today, 03:09 AM
    I've been looking for a low budget 5000 lb LP pneumatic tire forklift for about a year now and these are the things I look for. 1. The first thing...
    15 replies | 409 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    Today, 03:09 AM
    Willy replied to a thread Stupid German engineering in General
    Probably somewhere between been there and done that. I have no issue embracing technology and admit that it has brought us light years ahead of...
    92 replies | 4080 view(s)
  • Yondering's Avatar
    Today, 03:05 AM
    Yondering replied to a thread Lead Molds in General
    I don't think so, the result of overheated lead looks a little different than that, and it showed a picture of using a torch on the aluminum blocks....
    20 replies | 545 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 02:23 AM
    Do both pass the "hinge test" then? In that case they are OK for contact.
    43 replies | 2147 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 01:34 AM
    Looks good. I also have a box for my spare TIG cups and other accessories. It's not made by Miller, it's by Keds. But it does the job.
    2 replies | 130 view(s)
  • Tonka's Avatar
    Today, 01:06 AM
    Tonka replied to a thread Penn Tool Co. in General
    I recently purchased an RF45 clone from them back in May of this year. I was looking at another brand that was about about a 100.00 cheaper but was...
    16 replies | 1787 view(s)
  • 1-800miner's Avatar
    Today, 12:57 AM
    1-800miner replied to a thread Who Builds What Tools in General
    That got me to thinking about Klein Tools. I looked up their site and they are almost all USA made.
    4 replies | 187 view(s)
  • softtail's Avatar
    Today, 12:39 AM
    softtail replied to a thread Who Builds What Tools in General
    Its convoluted.. that site doesn't lay it out black and white.. as if anyone could. It's a global economy (despite what anyone says) and the bottom...
    4 replies | 187 view(s)
  • Dan_the_Chemist's Avatar
    Today, 12:37 AM
    Dan_the_Chemist replied to a thread Free Machines in General
    That what I tell The Missus when she finds me looking at Surface Grinders on CL... "I know we can't afford one dear, but I'm just casually...
    32 replies | 2608 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 12:35 AM
    BCRider replied to a thread Fluid Film in General
    I got some to try using on my black powder guns. I found that it is a pretty good lube as well as being "protective enough" against rust. What I...
    6 replies | 245 view(s)
  • kendall's Avatar
    Today, 12:26 AM
    kendall replied to a thread Who Builds What Tools in General
    Interesting read, Somehow I never heard about the Stanley/B&D merger til I read that page.
    4 replies | 187 view(s)
  • KJ1I's Avatar
    Today, 12:19 AM
    KJ1I replied to a thread Lead Molds in General
    Or the lead was too hot.
    20 replies | 545 view(s)
  • 3 Phase Lightbulb's Avatar
    Today, 12:03 AM
    I finally got a chance to get over to a gas supplier (Thanks alanganes!) and got a 300cf bottle of Argon for TIG and a 300CF bottle of C25 for MIG. I...
    2 replies | 130 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:59 PM
    If you ever own one you'll never be without one & I've always had good ones but at a price & could scrap & recover my cost. But I don't rent anything...
    15 replies | 409 view(s)
  • gambler's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:54 PM
    gambler replied to a thread Who Builds What Tools in General
    wow. great info. thanks.
    4 replies | 187 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:51 PM
    flylo replied to a thread Lead Molds in General
    I use alum molds, bottom pour furnace, soot from the actl torch & a loop type hammer handle with the spiral heavy wire like some wood cook stove lid...
    20 replies | 545 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:42 PM
    flylo replied to a thread Free Machines in General
    YOU WIN THE I SUCK AWARD FOR 2017! Congrats, I thought I did well buying 32 working machines(the whole shop) plus a back room full of spares & other...
    32 replies | 2608 view(s)
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