• 08-30-2017, 09:30 AM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread Are threads on angle grinders standardized? in General
    I don't have a die that size but good idea. I would have already done that and wouldn't be asking.
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  • 08-30-2017, 08:54 AM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread Are threads on angle grinders standardized? in General
    I will have to keep that in mind. I finally found my booklet and it says the spindle is M14. I looked at an online parts diagram and the M14...
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  • 08-30-2017, 06:32 AM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread Are threads on angle grinders standardized? in General
    Makita is the main reason I asked. I've been burned by that brand for using odd-ball sizes on some stuff. Hitachi hasn't burned me ... yet. ...
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  • 08-30-2017, 06:29 AM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread Are threads on angle grinders standardized? in General
    I could do that if I buy from a big box store but I was also thinking about ordering from Amazon which would be delivered to the house and if it...
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  • 08-29-2017, 06:00 PM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread Are threads on angle grinders standardized? in General
    Thank you Sir!
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  • 08-29-2017, 05:47 PM
    I have an Hitachi 4 1/2" angle grinder. I want to put some wire brushes on it for the first time. The wire brushes are threaded. Will brand name...
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  • 08-25-2017, 10:41 AM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread OT - Hurricane Harvey - Texas Gulf Coast in General
    My son was sent to work near Mercedes,TX last week and is still there. I think he's going to get hit pretty hard.
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  • 08-25-2017, 10:36 AM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread Walker Turner drill press question. in General
    Thanks Jim!
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  • 08-25-2017, 10:08 AM
    pgmrdan started a thread Walker Turner drill press question. in General
    In picture #2 what is the piece under the nameplate that is missing called? Quill lock? How difficult would it be to find a replacement? Others...
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  • 08-24-2017, 03:34 PM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread OT: 2-cycle oil questions. in General
    And perhaps fouling plugs?
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  • 08-24-2017, 02:20 PM
    pgmrdan started a thread OT: 2-cycle oil questions. in General
    Are 2-cycle oil brands interchangeable? (I'm including those for outboard motors too.) If so, are they all of the same concentration/density so...
    22 replies | 1518 view(s)
  • 08-18-2017, 04:24 AM
    The cable to my AT2-N1200 Mitutoyo scale was torn out of the detector box on the scale. Can anyone send me a picture of how the colors of the cable...
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  • 08-18-2017, 03:47 AM
    Hay replied to a thread Mitutoyo glass scale question in General
    I have a similar problem with my AT2-N1200 Mitutoyo scale. The cable was torn out of the detector box on the scale. Can anyone send me a picture of...
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  • 08-13-2017, 01:04 PM
    We are almost 3 months into a drought. We barely get any sprinkling of rain ever. I'm getting tired of dragging 300' of garden hose around trying...
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  • 08-12-2017, 03:09 PM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread OT: What a deal ... NOT!!! in General
    (I see that you joined this forum in 2003. You're still a newbie so I'll cut you some slack.) And my response is, "Because I wanted to." If...
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  • 08-12-2017, 11:46 AM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread Heating up a rusted joint? in General
    I GOT IT DONE!!! :D Been tapping with a hammer, using multiple penetrating oils, vinegar, ATF, acetone, propane torch, and a pipe wrench. It...
    30 replies | 3224 view(s)
  • 08-12-2017, 11:41 AM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread OT: What a deal ... NOT!!! in General
    I was thinking a can opener but either way Bubba screwed up.
    44 replies | 3869 view(s)
  • 08-11-2017, 11:51 AM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread OT: What a deal ... NOT!!! in General
    Everything, and I mean EVERYTHING, that is sold as used around here (Des Moines, IA) has people asking top dollar and even more than new prices. And...
    44 replies | 3869 view(s)
  • 08-11-2017, 09:33 AM
    pgmrdan started a thread OT: What a deal ... NOT!!! in General
    You too can own an almost 40 year old lawn tractor with 50 years worth of hours (2,468.2 July of last year) FOR ONLY $1,500!!! He can't prove it but...
    44 replies | 3869 view(s)
  • 08-10-2017, 09:14 AM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread Heating up a rusted joint? in General
    Yep, that beeswax must have something else in it to make it softer. I wanted to make some moustache wax a while back and it called for some...
    30 replies | 3224 view(s)
  • 08-09-2017, 10:13 AM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread Heating up a rusted joint? in General
    As a beekeeper and as someone who has used the Gulf wax paraffin I can definitely vouch for this statement. When both of these are warm I'd much...
    30 replies | 3224 view(s)
  • 08-08-2017, 05:13 PM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread Heating up a rusted joint? in General
    I'm going to stick with it but this joint is a real bass-turd! I used penetrating oil on it for weeks a while back. Now I'm using penetrating oil...
    30 replies | 3224 view(s)
  • 08-08-2017, 04:58 PM
    As stated earlier, the stuff is still dirty looking but doesn't have the bigger particles in it. As I said, I won't filter this batch again. New...
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  • 08-07-2017, 08:49 PM
    Yep, that's why I'm asking you guys before I begin experimenting with it ... IF I begin experimenting with it. Thanks!
    51 replies | 5748 view(s)
  • 08-07-2017, 08:45 PM
    Fortunately the one I'm dealing with is a little Harbor Freight washer. This is the first time I've filtered the kerosene and I was straddling the...
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  • 08-07-2017, 07:18 PM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread Heating up a rusted joint? in General
    I'm not at all saying you are wrong but when I hear an American say to use paraffin I often wonder if they are repeating what the Brits are saying. ...
    30 replies | 3224 view(s)
  • 08-07-2017, 06:07 PM
    Yep, this is what I'm doing. When I'm finished filtering I'm going to scrape out the sludge at the bottom and toss it and the container. From...
    32 replies | 3312 view(s)
  • 08-07-2017, 05:59 PM
    pgmrdan replied to a thread OT Jack hammer for driving t post? in General
    I have a bad shoulder too but I use the sliding t-post driver with no ill effects. I try to keep the effort symmetrical with both arms/shoulders. I...
    16 replies | 1701 view(s)
  • 08-07-2017, 05:41 PM
    I filtered used kerosene using coffee filters. They take out the particles (above a certain size) but the kerosene is dark and I'm sure the dark...
    32 replies | 3312 view(s)
  • 08-07-2017, 05:34 PM
    I see so many references to using ATF in so many different ways. What's the deal with ATF? I'm not familiar with it enough to know what's going on...
    51 replies | 5748 view(s)
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