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    06-17-2017, 09:04 PM
    SteveF replied to a thread OT: New farm in General
    Nah, you really won't be smiling because you will just be taking your large pile of cash and giving it to someone else whose house has increased by...
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    06-12-2017, 08:34 PM
    Epoxy some metal strips on the scraped surfaces. Heat will weaken the epoxy so they can be removed after the blasting. Steve
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    06-09-2017, 07:53 AM
    Well, "a few times" isn't really a valid sample, especially for a low dollar item where there isn't much of a bidding range. If it happened all 10+...
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    05-25-2017, 05:52 PM
    SteveF replied to a thread OT Aircraft related in General
    Considering the seller is Wentworth you can bet all the parts that had any real value have already been removed. Steve
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    05-11-2017, 07:23 PM
    Because if you are getting paid for the work you are operating a business, and the tools are part of the business, and you need to be covered under a...
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    05-09-2017, 08:41 PM
    Not if you stopped doing updates years ago. My rule - If it wasn't found and fixed in the first 10 years, dont' worry about it. Steve
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    05-05-2017, 09:03 PM
    SteveF replied to a thread build a dance floor in General
    Laminate flooring just snaps down and locks together. Take a look at how those edge grooves are made. Might be the answer for this. Steve
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    04-28-2017, 07:36 PM
    SteveF replied to a thread Oil type ID? in General
    Only way to know is to call them and ask. Very knowledgable folks. Take about two minutes of your time if you really want to know. Steve
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    04-28-2017, 03:54 PM
    Another example is mine. Recoating a floor with an oil finish and a cotton cloth. Finished up, folded the cloth I used to put the oil down and...
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    04-28-2017, 09:22 AM
    SteveF replied to a thread Oil type ID? in General
    Since I've used them before and it took a whopping 20 seconds of my time, I just called Blackstone Labs. No, they can't tell you who made it but...
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    04-26-2017, 05:54 PM
    SteveF replied to a thread OT: Wood board load limit in General
    Thanks, Ed. That give me about 700 lbs which sounds reasonable, although the fiber stress numbers seem to be all over the place. Probably from...
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    04-25-2017, 02:20 PM
    Anyone have a copy of Beam Check or something similar? I'd like to know if I take a 2" x 6" - 48" long, Southern Yellow Pine, laid flat (the much...
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    04-22-2017, 04:01 PM
    Not to sidetrack from the general direction of your inquiry, but, sure you can. Your floor should support a 30 PSF (lbs per sq foot) live load...
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    04-20-2017, 05:48 PM
    SteveF replied to a thread Rust season has arrived in General
    The seams as in the edges of the 2' x 2' piece of plastic. IOW tape it down with 28" long pieces of duct tape, not a 4" piece here and a 4" piece...
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    04-20-2017, 10:27 AM
    SteveF replied to a thread Rust season has arrived in General
    Cut a 2' x 2' piece of plastic and duct tape it to the floor fully covering all the seams. Remove when the floor is damp. If the square under the...
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    04-19-2017, 07:45 PM
    SteveF replied to a thread Rust season has arrived in General
    If you can add some significant amounts of insulation and air sealing, that will mostly if not completely fix the problem. Steve
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    04-18-2017, 07:42 PM
    I've got a couple of ideas for videos that I'd like to make and post to YouTube. So, what software are you folks using to create the videos and...
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    04-17-2017, 09:48 AM
    SteveF replied to a thread OT - Carburetor Questions in General
    The screw that controls the flow into the hole in the main throat is the idle screw. Steve
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    04-09-2017, 04:43 PM
    How about 1 1/4" X 9"? http://www.homedepot.com/p/Simpson-Strong-Tie-20-Gauge-1-1-4-in-x-9-in-Strap-Tie-LSTA9/202255804 Your idea makes them...
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    04-09-2017, 04:27 PM
    That's why I go REALLY SLOWLY when doing those kinds of things and have still bumped stuff and done minor damage. Welcome to the club. Well, at...
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    04-06-2017, 07:31 AM
    On a custom made pallet, along with the lathe. Then get a pallet jack so the machines can be put where they take up the least space and can be moved...
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    04-03-2017, 08:55 AM
    You might want to read through this thread and see if something posted helps: ...
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    03-31-2017, 11:00 AM
    SteveF replied to a thread Way OT Antibitic Warning! in General
    For example, the web site quoted in the OP. I poked around some and found that the author has set him/her/themselves up as "authoritative fact...
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