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    09-14-2018, 05:27 PM
    Back in the day I used to help my friend that owned a gas station. People would call and say they had a dead battery. We would go out and they would...
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    09-14-2018, 07:37 AM
    Many tow trucks have a set of jumpers with Powerpole connectors on one end. They can just plug them in to the bumper or body of the truck instead of...
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    09-13-2018, 08:22 PM
    I visited colonial Williamsburg, Virginia many years ago. It is a living museum where they dress in 1700 1800 clothing and do things they way it was...
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    09-12-2018, 06:38 PM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread scrapyards in General
    Rebar comes in different grades. Grade 40 is 40,000 psi and is nice for forming (bending). The higher the number (yield strength) the harder it is to...
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    09-09-2018, 10:59 AM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Did this the other day. Drilled a couple of 3/4" holes in the bucket sides for a tooth bar.
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    09-09-2018, 10:56 AM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Now why didn't I think of that? ;)
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    09-09-2018, 10:54 AM
    Ridgerunner added 14 photo(s) to album Stuff
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    09-08-2018, 02:15 PM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I made a quick lathe chuck key adapter to work with a drill. I can only do half turns with a regular chuck key because of the cabinet so wanted to...
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    09-07-2018, 02:19 PM
    The roll on should work well as has been said if preparation is done right. That is the key. I have used Body Shutz before for inner fender wells and...
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    09-02-2018, 09:03 PM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread Tool Post Drill Chuck in General
    One way to center up and down is to have a reference measurement and location that is repeatable. I have a tool center measurement taped to the...
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    09-02-2018, 03:27 PM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread Tool Post Drill Chuck in General
    I added a couple of toe clamps to help align and keep the tool holder from twisting from the forces when drilling.
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    08-20-2018, 08:32 PM
    Ridgerunner replied to a thread OT-Lucky Shot! in General
    My buddy and I were in his truck going up his driveway which was just 2 dirt tracks about 1/2 mile to his house when he spots a squirrel on an...
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    08-04-2018, 05:01 PM
    Just a thought for what it is worth: If you are just using 715 for storage you could frame in the front porch up to the man door. Build some steps...
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    08-03-2018, 06:26 PM
    It is difficult without knowing the elevations but maybe you could consider a two story or a version of it with a gambrel roof. Access to the upper...
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    08-03-2018, 06:37 AM
    Wow, that is small. Well, you are among friends here so that can just be our little secret. ;) I did not know they made a rider that small. That...
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    08-02-2018, 09:36 PM
    That deck looks like it is in pretty good shape. It is interesting that it has a discharge restrictor bolted on. That probably would be good for...
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    08-02-2018, 07:03 PM
    The other day I went out to mow and noticed my neighbor, "Joe", had started to mow his place at the same time. Both properties are the same size....
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