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    Today, 12:48 PM
    rws started a thread OT- Bandwidth Usage in General
    I am seriously think of cutting the satellite/cable cord. Paying for 100 channels I don't watch doesn't make sense, to word it safely. Over the air...
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    10-07-2017, 04:59 PM
    I think there is a means of rotating the pull rod as the button is pulled through. While the button does have the "twist" in it, the pull rod is also...
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    09-22-2017, 05:29 PM
    I carried a dip phone in the rule pocket of carpenters jeans, it fit great! But, the granddaughter needed a phone for emergency purposes, so it's...
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    09-20-2017, 07:05 AM
    rws started a thread Crankshaft Machining in General
    Amazing.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ri_LFckaT7g
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    09-11-2017, 11:09 AM
    rws started a thread OT- Pressure Washer ? in General
    Does a washer NEED pressurized water as the inlet water, or could gravity fed water be OK? I'm talking about a fairly small unit, 2-3 GPM. Seems to...
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    09-08-2017, 05:59 PM
    rws replied to a thread OT; Steel gas cans in General
    I bought 9 Justright cans from a guy a few years back. I use them for my stored "stash", with Stabil. I use a few older plastic for my usual use...
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    08-28-2017, 05:42 PM
    rws replied to a thread Turning between centers. in General
    I have made my own dogs, used square stock with a vee in the middle. The ends drilled, one side tapped, and the same length all thread on both ends....
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    08-24-2017, 05:09 PM
    rws replied to a thread OT: 2-cycle oil questions. in General
    I have been using Opti-2, buy it at the local hardware store. It claims to be suitable for all mixes and has a stabilizer in it. I have used it in...
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    08-12-2017, 04:58 AM
    rws replied to a thread OT: What a deal ... NOT!!! in General
    I bought a JD 160 in 1988, I still mow with it today. Kawasaki engine, 5 speed manual. A 1988 JD 165 came up for sale near me, looked in much better...
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    08-06-2017, 03:40 PM
    rws replied to a thread OT-LED Lights in General
    Feit, that's what the base says. I don't have dimmers on this, straight on and off. And yes, when I took the bulb out, it was hot. Not as hot as...
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    08-06-2017, 07:38 AM
    rws started a thread OT-LED Lights in General
    I bought led lamps from Costco a year or so back, a 20 pack I think 60 watt equivent. In my kitchen, I have 9 recessed fixtures that have been in...
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    08-03-2017, 06:36 AM
    rws replied to a thread Oxidized Lead in General
    For my use, I need 3/16" wire, and clean/pure. I can't extrude wire. I do believe I have to pass on this stuff cause I can't trust it's purity, even...
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    08-02-2017, 06:12 PM
    rws replied to a thread Oxidized Lead in General
    The vinegar didn't do anything.
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    08-02-2017, 06:00 AM
    rws replied to a thread Oxidized Lead in General
    Yes. I found a bunch of this stuff, but if I can't find an easy way to clean off this oxidation, it's of no use to me. I may have some muriatic...
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    08-01-2017, 04:48 PM
    rws started a thread Oxidized Lead in General
    I got some lead wire, 3/16" diameter, that looks like,it has been outside for some time. It is oxidized, frosty and scaley. How can this scale be...
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    07-24-2017, 11:47 AM
    rws replied to a thread WAY OT- Boiled Eggs in General
    Report: I followed the link Ken provided above, the "cooksillustrated" method, of boiling water first then lowering the room temp eggs into the...
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    07-23-2017, 03:35 PM
    rws replied to a thread WAY OT- Boiled Eggs in General
    Yep, eggs are not a gauaranteed increase in cholesterol. Besides, the blood test is not a definitive test for plaque in the blood vessels, only a...
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    07-20-2017, 11:45 AM
    rws started a thread Google? in General
    This week, I'm having trouble loading certain websites. When you mouse over a link, there is that little window lower left that shows the link? The...
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    07-20-2017, 06:42 AM
    rws replied to a thread WAY OT- Boiled Eggs in General
    WOW! Thanks all, I have a few new ways to try. I boil eggs on the weekend so I can take a couple each day to work to add for lunch. So peeling under...
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    07-19-2017, 05:49 PM
    rws started a thread WAY OT- Boiled Eggs in General
    I have heard many ways to properly boil eggs. Some eggs peal easy, some stick like crazy and make a mess. My wife told me not to use fresh eggs, only...
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