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    Last edited by DICKEYBIRD; 05-19-2019, 09:26 AM.
    Milton

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    "The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion." G. K. Chesterton

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    • Andy , I think you need a black light.... ... lol, running away..

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      • Cleaned up and painted a couple old Adirondack chairs that are "on their last legs":




        I also found some Harbor Freight sales slips from 2003 and 2004, when I bought over $2000 worth of tools for 10% off entire order:


        Lathe: $699.99
        Mill/Drill: $399.99
        Welder: $119.99
        Helmet: $59.99
        Bandsaw: $149.99
        Belt/disc sander: $59.99
        Recip saw: $24.99
        Air compressor: $89.99
        Compact bender: $49.99
        Air impact wrench: $44.99
        HVLP sprayer: $49.99
        Tap&Die set: $19.99
        Hand punch: $11.99
        Sand blaster: $79.99

        Some of those tools I have still never used.
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        • Originally posted by PStechPaul View Post
          Cleaned up and painted a couple old Adirondack chairs that are "on their last legs":




          I also found some Harbor Freight sales slips from 2003 and 2004, when I bought over $2000 worth of tools for 10% off entire order:


          Lathe: $699.99
          Mill/Drill: $399.99
          Welder: $119.99
          Helmet: $59.99
          Bandsaw: $149.99
          Belt/disc sander: $59.99
          Recip saw: $24.99
          Air compressor: $89.99
          Compact bender: $49.99
          Air impact wrench: $44.99
          HVLP sprayer: $49.99
          Tap&Die set: $19.99
          Hand punch: $11.99
          Sand blaster: $79.99

          Some of those tools I have still never used.
          It would be interesting to see what those tools cost now.

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          • Originally posted by 754 View Post
            Andy , I think you need a black light.... ... lol, running away..
            So obvious, why didn't I think of that?
            Andy

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            • Reassembling the deckel, refinishing the handwheels and polishing out the worst nicks and dents.

              New sight glass with bleed hole, had to drill that myself, only place that needs a bleed hole though.


              This one also got replaced for the gear box


              Cleaned up hand wheels with new paint.




              And the X-axis trip lever is back in place and some other components:


              I've drained the old oil from the gear box, the manual says to replace yearly and flush between changes with "petroleum". But I have been told this is an old practice not relevant since the 40s when machine gear oils were a lot worse than today, back then there could have been mineral oil mixed in with organic oils and whatnot leading to unstable oils which break down quickly and might varnish parts and leave other debris behind. Not sure if I ought to flush or not.

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              • that's going to be a beauty by the time you're done Dennis! I would flush, if only to clean out any sediments or assorted crap that might have been disturbed by your work. They have an unpleasant habit of getting carried around and settling in places you don't want them (eg. the rocker arm oil passage on a friends '65 V8). Diesel is supposed to be pretty handy as a flush.

                Been pretty wiped out from long days at work and long rides on the bike, but finished up another chip shield for the mill. Nothing fancy, just some stainless angle and sheet, with a hard drive magnet screwed to the bottom.





                the shields plus the baking trays on the mill table make clean up alot easier, especially when face mills are added to the mix! I also have an angled shield that goes on the top of the vise moving jaw.

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                • Laid down some sound stuff, installed carpet, then seats, and stuff.



                  Andy

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                  • I went into the pool with the kids tonight. Water temp is up to 82 today. The damn mosquitoes were vicious. I need to setup a bunch of Tiki torches.

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                    • Originally posted by 3 Phase Lightbulb View Post
                      I went into the pool with the kids tonight. Water temp is up to 82 today. The damn mosquitoes were vicious. I need to setup a bunch of Tiki torches.
                      Don't sweat it, a gallon of Mobil Vactra Medium Heavy will keep those pesky rascals at bay and prevent that tub from turning into a breeding ground for the little pests.
                      As a bonus when you and the kids climb out you'll be protected from their stings by a nice sheen that they'll literally slide off of, without any stiction I might add.
                      Not quite sure if it's a good sun block but I think it is, as most folks don't stay out much after they leave the pool.

                      But why take my word, give it a try first thing tomorrow yourself. Maybe leave the kids out for now so they can take notes.
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                      • Just for giggles and grins, take a 24" box fan, get a 24" x 24" ( or 2 ea. 12" x 24") furnace filters, spray them with some Pam, duct tape the filters to the exaust of the fan, set on the patio, turn on high abd enjoy. Worked wonders while we were exiled in Kansas.

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                        • Originally posted by Corbettprime View Post
                          Just for giggles and grins, take a 24" box fan, get a 24" x 24" ( or 2 ea. 12" x 24") furnace filters, spray them with some Pam, duct tape the filters to the exaust of the fan, set on the patio, turn on high abd enjoy. Worked wonders while we were exiled in Kansas.
                          Memories of boiler forced air fans at a power station in India, that stopped blowing air into the boilers due to being completely blocked with butterflies on the intake grills...
                          Location- Rugby, Warwickshire. UK

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                          • Tiki torches seem to work good enough, I just haven't got them out of the shed yet. I lined the pool with Tikis last year and mosquitoes leave us alone. It was brutal tonight though without them.

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                            • Originally posted by 3 Phase Lightbulb View Post
                              I went into the pool with the kids tonight. Water temp is up to 82 today. The damn mosquitoes were vicious. I need to setup a bunch of Tiki torches.

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                              Tiki torches are almost worthless. The smoke etc goes straight up, and fast. It does not hang around where it needs to be to confuse the mosquitoes.

                              Far better is to get 2 or 3 old time oil lanterns. You can use regular lamp kerosene, or the tiki torch stuff with citronella.

                              Light the lantern, and turn down to a low flame, then set out a bit away from the group, on the ground (that's important). The slow exit of lower temp smoke from the lanterns keeps the CO2 and water vapor hanging around. The mosquitoes cannot locate a "target", because they are set up to follow the "plume" of CO2 and water vapor in order to find an animal. The lamps produce the same stuff, and there is too much of it around, the mosquitoes get no guidance.
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                              Keep eye on ball.
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                              • 12 Tiki torches keeps the mosquitoes away and lights up the back yard

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