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  • PStechPaul's Avatar
    Today, 02:59 AM
    PStechPaul replied to a thread We've been screwed! in General
    I don't mind Philips screws, but the driver must be properly mated to the slot and in good shape. Perhaps a good system would be a slot (or two...
    39 replies | 1714 view(s)
  • tmc_31's Avatar
    Today, 02:55 AM
    Thanks Paul, Lots to think about there. It will take me a bit to work through the math. Interesting thought using sound to measure the duration of...
    20 replies | 842 view(s)
  • dp's Avatar
    Today, 02:29 AM
    Two Harleys, both with rider and passenger, don't get near the passenger miles as a truck with 4 people hauling two Harleys. But - most Harley riders...
    9 replies | 410 view(s)
  • PStechPaul's Avatar
    Today, 02:25 AM
    You can get an insulation resistance tester (or megger) for not too much, and it will check the integrity of the insulation of tansformers, motors,...
    36 replies | 1412 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 02:21 AM
    darryl replied to a thread We've been screwed! in General
    I like the Philips drywall screw, but most other Philips screws suck. I use the drywall screw for assembling stuff made in mdf, since it doesn't tend...
    39 replies | 1714 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 02:18 AM
    flylo replied to a thread We've been screwed! in General
    The combo phillips that use square drive work pretty well also.
    39 replies | 1714 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    Today, 02:13 AM
    True, automotive pistons are now made with high silicon content alloys to minimize wear. They were not always built with this alloy though. New...
    18 replies | 1010 view(s)
  • Paul Alciatore's Avatar
    Today, 01:52 AM
    Snow? Been there! Done that! Have pictures! NOW I have two words for you, SOUTH TEXAS! I have needed my heavy jacket about three days so...
    9 replies | 410 view(s)
  • The Artful Bodger's Avatar
    Today, 01:51 AM
    Thanks.
    18 replies | 714 view(s)
  • lakeside53's Avatar
    Today, 01:41 AM
    Max residential voltage : I believe it's the NEC, but your AHJ (local) gets the final word. In my case I was told a flat "no" if it was attached...
    36 replies | 1412 view(s)
  • Paul Alciatore's Avatar
    Today, 01:39 AM
    I have purchased several used change gears for my SB9. They are all some form of cast iron, probably the allow that South Bend advertised. They are...
    18 replies | 1010 view(s)
  • jhe.1973's Avatar
    Today, 01:30 AM
    Hi Everyone, First off, I must apologize for not being able to get back here before now. Just an hour or so after my last post I went down with...
    36 replies | 1412 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 01:14 AM
    Your bright spots sound like the "bulls eyes" seen in normal spotting of the surface, with the marking compound on the reference surface. But the...
    18 replies | 714 view(s)
  • bruto's Avatar
    Today, 01:13 AM
    I got a 27 which is not too bad, and like the example above, it was worst in the middle where blue and green are confused. Definitely some...
    46 replies | 1583 view(s)
  • LKeithR's Avatar
    Today, 12:52 AM
    LKeithR replied to a thread Unwanted taper in General
    If the piece is the same dimension on both ends there is no taper--sounds like you've got it dead nuts...
    10 replies | 354 view(s)
  • Richard King's Avatar
    Today, 12:40 AM
    The Internet is slow tonight.... Check out my website. Handscraping.com Then go to YouTube and type in Richard King Scraping, then you can see...
    18 replies | 714 view(s)
  • PStechPaul's Avatar
    Today, 12:40 AM
    I got a score of 23 out of 100, which is pretty good. Here is how I ordered the colors, and I can see where I may have made mistakes:
    46 replies | 1583 view(s)
  • Axkiker's Avatar
    Today, 12:13 AM
    Axkiker replied to a thread proto tools ??? opinions in General
    Wow didnt expect to find this
    59 replies | 2679 view(s)
  • Paul Alciatore's Avatar
    Today, 12:02 AM
    Sounds like a business opportunity here. Buy some inexpensive needle nose pliers. Grind the tips back to the appropriate point. Mill a half round in...
    45 replies | 2765 view(s)
  • tlfamm's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:49 PM
    tlfamm replied to a thread proto tools ??? opinions in General
    I'm surprised to see that Thorsen Tool is still in business (maybe the brand was resurrected?). I've got a 1950's 1/2" -drive socket set that is...
    59 replies | 2679 view(s)
  • TGTool's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:47 PM
    TGTool replied to a thread Unwanted taper in General
    I've also got a Craftsman 12 x 36 and did Rollie's method first. I still felt like it wasn't quite right so used a level and it showed I should do...
    10 replies | 354 view(s)
  • mickeyf's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:43 PM
    mickeyf replied to a thread We've been screwed! in General
    I rank Robertson screws up there with shrink wrap tubing as one of the great everyday inventions of the 20th century. When I remove a slotted screw...
    39 replies | 1714 view(s)
  • dp's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:26 PM
    Here is an objective color perception test that no two people where will get the same. http://www.xrite.com/online-color-test-challenge Here is...
    46 replies | 1583 view(s)
  • lakeside53's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:24 PM
    lakeside53 replied to a thread We've been screwed! in General
    Same with genuine Pozidrive -they have a head ID to differentiate them from others - little "tick" marks at 45 degrees (between the crosses). ...
    39 replies | 1714 view(s)
  • Don Young's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:13 PM
    Don Young replied to a thread Unwanted taper in General
    I suspect headstock alignment is off a bit. Often there is enough clearance to rotate it slightly.
    10 replies | 354 view(s)
  • bruto's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:56 PM
    I have seen some different renditions of the same picture, and not all act the same. Similar effects can be gotten in different ways. In at least...
    46 replies | 1583 view(s)
  • PixMan's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:51 PM
    PixMan replied to a thread Enco Free Shipping in General
    I got the new March 2015 "Hot Deals" flyer from them and on the front was the small words "Use promo code SHIPM29". I ordered some way lube and a...
    2 replies | 92 view(s)
  • PixMan's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:43 PM
    I can appreciate what you are saying, to a degree. My system is "pedestrian, level 2.1" with late model Denon AV receiver and KEF louspeakers. I...
    30 replies | 1620 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:38 PM
    Willy replied to a thread We've been screwed! in General
    What you and many others, including many MC and Japanese car dealers think is a Phillips screw, is actually a JIS (Japanese Industry Standard) cross...
    39 replies | 1714 view(s)
  • Ohio Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:37 PM
    Ohio Mike replied to a thread Enco Free Shipping in General
    Also this one till the end of the month. SHIPMAR - Free Shipping on all orders over $199 - Machinery included!! Hurry, offer expires 3/31/15
    2 replies | 92 view(s)
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