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    Today, 08:17 AM
    vpt replied to a thread OT: Today I mowed the lawn. in General
    It is something a bit strange to get used to but after a summer of mowing it is something you will get used to and actually forget how much more work...
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    Today, 08:09 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Welding a fuel tank in Home Shop Welding
    The only way I would ever weld any fuel/gas tank is if it is filled with water. I can physically see water, see that the tank is full, know it is...
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    Today, 07:35 AM
    vpt replied to a thread OT: Today I mowed the lawn. in General
    We have a few tractors with mowers/blowers. Two toro wheel horses and a ariens 0 turn. The bigger toro wheelhorse with an actual frame is a nice...
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    Today, 07:30 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Chinese DRO in General
    It is very cheaper and more better though. The scales just look to be about half the size a guy needs.
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    Yesterday, 09:56 PM
    vpt replied to a thread Old School Barstock 2 Stroke in General
    Or a 2 cylinder, one 4 stroke, the other 2 stroke, combined!
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    Yesterday, 07:41 AM
    I use a shop vac right up against or real close to the endmill/tool. It cools the tool plus sucks up the chips/swarf. Some day I would like to build...
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    Yesterday, 07:38 AM
    vpt replied to a thread buying used RV in General
    We actually have two of the newer tents that only have two poles and go up in 5 minutes or less. I sometimes set one up for the kids to play in and...
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    Yesterday, 07:17 AM
    It is simply up to the people to just not buy a chevy (or any brand that follows suit) if they continue with this law. They already suck, should be...
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    05-04-2016, 07:36 PM
    vpt replied to a thread buying used RV in General
    We do get a kick out of tent campers especially when they are our camping neighbors. The first whole day of watching them set up the tents is good...
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    05-04-2016, 09:26 AM
    vpt replied to a thread buying used RV in General
    Yes it is legal. Just a few years ago they required permits to double tow, now no permits are needed. What I found odd was they don't seem to care...
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    05-04-2016, 07:35 AM
    No boat landing needed! Just drive your boat up on land, lift it with the power poles and back the trailer under the boat. Just watch you don't take...
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    05-04-2016, 07:24 AM
    vpt replied to a thread buying used RV in General
    Yes, a camper is much like a boat in the way that it will almost always need something. Especially if it has a motor. My grandparents had a...
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    05-03-2016, 08:51 PM
    I always hated tolls. Stop, go, stop, go, stop, go again, oh wait, there is an accident at the toll, traffic is backed up for 10 miles.
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    05-03-2016, 08:59 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Tram my mill? in General
    Have you locked the knee yet and taken measurements? I mentioned this on the first page.
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    05-02-2016, 09:13 AM
    The OP is asking about anchoring his bass boat, not pushing it.
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    05-02-2016, 08:41 AM
    Why not just anchors? We have had electric anchors on our fishing boat for nearly 20 years now, I love them! They work in 1' of water as well as 60'....
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    05-02-2016, 08:18 AM
    The weldor may lie but the welds never lie. Didn't have to stop the video or squint or anything. As soon as he let go of the trigger you can see...
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    05-01-2016, 08:59 AM
    vpt replied to a thread DRO's in General
    Thats what I have noticed as well is not many (any?) complain about the cheap off shore units. I know they are being bought and used because they are...
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    05-01-2016, 08:55 AM
    That guy does alright. He has a pretty good understanding of what a weld should look like and why it doesn't look like it should most times.
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    05-01-2016, 08:50 AM
    That is what I saw as well with most of the welds. But also like mentioned there isn't much stress on this project so they will most likely hold the...
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    05-01-2016, 08:43 AM
    vpt replied to a thread GM has other odd philosophies in General
    My honda van lists an automatic oil change (just the pans worth) every other oil change I believe yet. Has a dipstick and the whole bit. My 00...
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    04-30-2016, 08:12 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Lubrication Idea in General
    Along the same lines I always wondered why a 2 cycle couldn't be lubed like a 4 cycle engine? Not use the crank case to transfer the air/fuel mix but...
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    04-29-2016, 11:36 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DRO's in General
    Anyone tried the latest cheapest yet? ...
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    04-29-2016, 07:59 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Tram my mill? in General
    Did you try a cut with the knee locked? There has to be some free play in the knee to be able to move it when unlocked, so it will droop ever so...
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    04-25-2016, 07:30 PM
    I only sell on craigslist and facebook. Meet person in person, they check out item, ask questions, test item in front of you, hand over cash, and...
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    04-25-2016, 07:19 PM
    vpt replied to a thread a beautiful motorcycle engine in General
    Possibly they were gas strutted? I remember seeing a video of one going around a track many years ago.
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    04-25-2016, 08:16 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Old equipment replacing new in General
    There are aftermarket computers available as well.
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    04-25-2016, 08:08 AM
    vpt replied to a thread a beautiful motorcycle engine in General
    Sort of like the honda NR https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_NR
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    04-24-2016, 08:27 PM
    But then buyer will receive item, claim "not as described" ship you a brick back AND get his money back.
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    04-24-2016, 08:23 PM
    I buy some things now and then off ebay but will never ever sell on it.
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