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    02-22-2018, 07:56 PM
    We had an Invisible Fence (brand name) for years, with several dogs, including 2 or 3 Beagles. As others have said, Beagles follow their noses,...
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    02-09-2018, 09:38 AM
    Brian, You said that you added a bit of "light oil" to the bearings after discovering that the dry bearings had too much friction. What was the...
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    02-08-2018, 08:39 PM
    It's not all to do withhow many sunny days there are, one of the fastest growing states for solar power is Minnisota, believe it or not. And,...
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    02-07-2018, 11:42 AM
    Large animals are not allowed, even sheep or (especially) goats, in fact they will fence the land to keep deer out. With most of the ground covered...
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    02-06-2018, 07:48 PM
    A bond will be bought by them to assure cleanup, but that really shouldn't a problem no matter what: the PV panels, supports, copper wire, etc. is...
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    02-06-2018, 04:57 PM
    I've been contacted by 3 different outfits wanting to place a 2-megawatt solar farm on my place, using about 20 acres. Because I'm about 1/2 mile...
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    02-03-2018, 08:43 PM
    jdunmyer replied to a thread PVC air lines in General
    I built my shop in 1968, and having discovered CPVC pipe shortly before, used it for my water and air lines. The printing on the pipe says, "100 PSI,...
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    01-28-2018, 08:17 PM
    Using gas from steel production (blast furnaces), an IC engine did about twice the work as the steam engines of the day, I'm talking turn of the 20th...
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    01-23-2018, 08:28 PM
    jdunmyer replied to a thread Homemade firearm in Gunsmithing
    I looked up FFL catagories on the ATF site and see a "Class 7, Manufacturer's" license. Of course, I wasn't suggesting that "need" have anything...
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    01-23-2018, 05:48 PM
    jdunmyer started a thread Homemade firearm in Gunsmithing
    I was under the impression that: It's legal to make a firearm in your shop, just put a serial number on it. It is NOT legal to sell such firearm;...
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    01-18-2018, 07:32 PM
    Jerry Howell was a prolific creator of engine plans; although he passed away a few years ago, his son Alan carries on his legacy. Here's his site:...
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    01-12-2018, 08:10 PM
    jdunmyer replied to a thread Grease and grease guns. in General
    Years ago, I installed a filler fitting on all my grease guns, probably 5 or 6 at the time. That fitting mates with a pump on a 5-gallon can of...
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    12-28-2017, 11:11 AM
    This unit should not be 'out of adjustment'; I agree with a previous post that the long period of inactivity might have a lot to do with the problem....
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    12-27-2017, 09:02 PM
    I'd try some "Diesel mechanic in a can" chemical, something that claims to cure sticking injectors, etc. I had an injector stick in my 3-cylinder...
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Lower SE Michigan, USA
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shooting, antique engine/tractrors
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