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Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,824
Posted By Langanobob
Nice that you took the time to make those videos....

Nice that you took the time to make those videos. My only suggestion is to edit them keeping the core content and getting rid of all the other stuff. No one is entertained or educated by watching...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,739
Posted By Langanobob
Probably not much help but I think Puma...

Probably not much help but I think Puma compressors are made in Taiwan, not China. Makes a big difference to me, but still far from finding one still made in the USA or Canada.

Any chance of...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,197
Posted By Langanobob
It pains me to agree with any of the inmates...

It pains me to agree with any of the inmates here, but I'd go with the two stroke oil suggested by concours. It's designed to be diluted 50 to 1 and in its undiluted form it provides some serious...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By Langanobob
My turn signal relay arrived in Saturday's mail. ...

My turn signal relay arrived in Saturday's mail. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,143
Posted By Langanobob
Thanks for the reminder about Carrol Smith's...

Thanks for the reminder about Carrol Smith's great books. My favorite is "Engineer to Win." Should be required reading for anyone who does their own fabrication or wrenching work.
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,182
Posted By Langanobob
Plugs are a better repair than an internal patch....

Plugs are a better repair than an internal patch. Plugs seal the tire casing from the outside and don't allow moisture and debris into the punctured area where it can over time lead to a delaminated...
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,608
Posted By Langanobob
Looks good and it also looks like you'll have...

Looks good and it also looks like you'll have room for the inevitable expansion. Thanks for taking the time to make a thread about your project.
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,094
Posted By Langanobob
I have only limited experience with Sharkbites. ...

I have only limited experience with Sharkbites. I bought tubing, several valves and fittings and the compression tool and re-plumbed an old Shasta camp trailer. It was easy to do and so far after a...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Langanobob
OldPete knew.

OldPete knew.
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Langanobob
Is it a Lucas switch? If so, I'd be inclined to...

Is it a Lucas switch? If so, I'd be inclined to buy a generic replacement switch and toss the Lucas switch.

Won't be original but at least it will work reliably. No fun to lose your headlights...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By Langanobob
Yer completely missing Mr. Shakespeare's point. ...

Yer completely missing Mr. Shakespeare's point. You can lead a horse to water...:D
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 879
Posted By Langanobob
I had a carb float valve completely stuck with...

I had a carb float valve completely stuck with some sort of green crap from some sort of chemical reaction with the gas, brass valve and aluminum body (due to neglect and bad storage).

Hate to...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By Langanobob
"There is nothing either good or bad but thinking...

"There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so." - William Shakespeare

The guys who're saying the engine is ruined are not right, they are just being funny.
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,608
Posted By Langanobob
One completely off topic comment. We once were...

One completely off topic comment. We once were out in the country (desert, not green and lush like your place) and really enjoyed it. Town kept coming our way, didn't pay attention to much at first...
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,608
Posted By Langanobob
Looks good. Hope you got your dog's footprints...

Looks good. Hope you got your dog's footprints and the date in a corner somewhere? About sealing, I never did seal mine, just covered it with visqueen plastic and kept it wet for a month. ...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,608
Posted By Langanobob
Yes it does :). Concrete keeps getting stronger...

Yes it does :). Concrete keeps getting stronger each year up until about 100 years. just like a bike that hasn't started after 50 kicks, If it hasn't cracked by now, it isn't going to.
...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,608
Posted By Langanobob
I could've typed that sentence more clearer. ...

I could've typed that sentence more clearer. There was fiber in all of the concrete mix, the fiber was everywhere including around the edges. The edges got rebar in addition to the fiber.

Hope...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,608
Posted By Langanobob
OK, I feel better now. I was picturing about 3...

OK, I feel better now. I was picturing about 3 inches of concrete on a poorly compacted pad. Sounds to me like you're on the right track. My slab is also 6" and has rebar in the footing and along...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,608
Posted By Langanobob
+1 on all of this.

+1 on all of this.
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 269,777
Posted By Langanobob
I like it. Looks like a good functional workshop.

I like it. Looks like a good functional workshop.
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,653
Posted By Langanobob
Hey, he went to a lot of trouble although I'm not...

Hey, he went to a lot of trouble although I'm not sure what his motive is.
I understood most of it which is more than I can say for some of the posts from some of us who speak English as our...
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 269,777
Posted By Langanobob
Was the engine warm and was the throttle open...

Was the engine warm and was the throttle open when you cranked it for the test? Not sure what the elevation of Moneyappolis is, but compression will go down with altitude.

In any case, 185 is...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,268
Posted By Langanobob
I think I'd try to narrow the gap a bit. Not...

I think I'd try to narrow the gap a bit. Not gonna try and do the arithmetic but maybe a combination of 2x8's and 2x6's will bring it down to 1/4" or so.

I'd also put two bolts or screws at the...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,855
Posted By Langanobob
Are you sure about the Made in USA? I haven't...

Are you sure about the Made in USA? I haven't seen a made in USA Husky tool since they became Home Depot's house brand. I hope you're right on this.
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 269,777
Posted By Langanobob
Nice job on the manometer.

Nice job on the manometer.
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,902
Posted By Langanobob
Only one data point but my wife has a 2010...

Only one data point but my wife has a 2010 Forester and it's been close to perfect for about 70,000 miles. Only problem was the crappy original equipment tires that were absolutely useless to the...
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,769
Posted By Langanobob
One of the first things Irwin did when they...

One of the first things Irwin did when they bought the Vice-Grip company was move the manufacturing to Asia. Irwin used to be a quality American manufacturer but no more. Everything I've seen with...
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 35,718
Posted By Langanobob
Not making any judgment calls at all, just not...

Not making any judgment calls at all, just not accepting marketing claims at face value.
If your product is a Class III oil, it's not a PAO based oil
(Group IV). That was the point of my post,...
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 35,718
Posted By Langanobob
This isn't correct. The 20W50 will not provide...

This isn't correct. The 20W50 will not provide SAE 50 at low temps. It will provide SAE 50 viscosity at 212F and SAE 20 viscosity at lower winter or engine start temps.

Haven't quite drank the...
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,377
Posted By Langanobob
You mention HF solar panels (plural), do you have...

You mention HF solar panels (plural), do you have more than one hooked up to it? I have the same BatteryMinder controller conntected to a 100 W panel and it seems to work OK as a charger although...
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,377
Posted By Langanobob
Those HF 45 Watt panels will put out 45 Watts...

Those HF 45 Watt panels will put out 45 Watts under ideal conditions, say 10 miles from the surface of the sun. My concern is that on a typical day it will be putting out closer to 20 Watts, there...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,370
Posted By Langanobob
We use Madgetech pressure loggers to record...

We use Madgetech pressure loggers to record geothermal well pressures, didn't realize that they made "regular" data loggers. Somewhere I have an old Campbell Scientific logger that might work on...
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,370
Posted By Langanobob
Alex, This is good work. Thanks for taking...

Alex,

This is good work. Thanks for taking the time to post your data logger graphs. I have some of those BatteryMinder devices that are supposed to have a high frequency pulse desulphating...
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By Langanobob
Your above description covers just about every...

Your above description covers just about every single trailer tire available today. I run mostly LT tires on my trailers and I note that the deep pocket Airstream trailer crowd uses Michelin...
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,803
Posted By Langanobob
Trade name is Tempilstik. ...

Trade name is Tempilstik.

http://www.tempil.com
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,473
Posted By Langanobob
I can confrim this from direct experience. My '66...

I can confrim this from direct experience. My '66 Bonneville has the original valve seats and I've been riding it for decades on unleaded fuel, including a cross country USA trip. Valve seats are...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,473
Posted By Langanobob
Not sure about the 500cc engines, but in general...

Not sure about the 500cc engines, but in general the 650's run better with single carb heads. May not be true for Mikuni's but with stock Amals the twin carbs have slightly better top end, but the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,473
Posted By Langanobob
On paper, the engine may be under stressed, but...

On paper, the engine may be under stressed, but the materials weren't what we're used to now. The relatively crappy materials turned what should have been low stress parts into high stress parts. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,473
Posted By Langanobob
Thanks for taking the time to post your text and...

Thanks for taking the time to post your text and pictures. I rebuilt the engine in my '66 Bonneville about 1985 and you're bringing back a lot of memories; It's still going strong, although I don't...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,765
Posted By Langanobob
It takes awhile to read through all of this guy's...

It takes awhile to read through all of this guy's articles, but he seems like he knows something:

http://handybobsolar.wordpress.com/the-rv-battery-charging-puzzle-2/
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