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Forum: The Garage 07-10-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 142,661
Posted By groundrules
I've done the pinesol thing in mine. two things:...

I've done the pinesol thing in mine. two things: do it somewhere ventilated. The pinesol + heat + ultrasound is kinda like getting maced by a conifer. 2nd, the pinesol will turn the transparent...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,395
Posted By groundrules
:lol3 Yeah, I thought about having them...

:lol3

Yeah, I thought about having them load it, but two things- One, I underestimated the number of bags the first trip and required another, and two, my truck is 1/2 ton- I wouldn't feel great...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,395
Posted By groundrules
when do we get an update? :ear

when do we get an update? :ear
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,564
Posted By groundrules
I got a shitload of bicycle spokes you could use....

I got a shitload of bicycle spokes you could use. You'd have to sharpen them all though.
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,395
Posted By groundrules
I see a wager in the making... :lol3

I see a wager in the making... :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By groundrules
the other suggestion I've heard bandied about is...

the other suggestion I've heard bandied about is to use either dental floss or a thin wire to 'saw' through the adhesive. works best if it's double sided tape and not a hard glue.
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By groundrules
Porter Cable in the modern age

Not trying to start a made-in-USA-vs-China debate, as we've already proven almost no hand power tools are made domestically anymore. More interested in this specific brand evolution. So, what say...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 142,661
Posted By groundrules
and I finally killed off my first HF 4.5" angle...

and I finally killed off my first HF 4.5" angle grinder this weekend. the blue one. It was actually an electrical issue that did it in- there was a short somewhere, and I'd already taken it apart...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 142,661
Posted By groundrules
As an aside, my favorite cheater bar is an old...

As an aside, my favorite cheater bar is an old fork tube I've been hanging on to. Nice inside diameter.
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,395
Posted By groundrules
I just did a pad 'pour' that consisted of 19...

I just did a pad 'pour' that consisted of 19 80-lb bags. you have no idea how much work it is to deal with those bags until you've done it all day. Pick each bag up four times- shelf to cart, cart...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-17-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4,599
Views: 425,840
Posted By groundrules
http://columbus.craigslist.org/mcy/4524051440.html...

http://columbus.craigslist.org/mcy/4524051440.html

http://images.craigslist.org/01414_khF5FJXmwCL_600x450.jpg

Four friggin' grand.
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,419
Posted By groundrules
depends on the style of chain. Some have a...

depends on the style of chain. Some have a clip-type master link and require no special tools. Others are riveted and do require a breaker/rivet tool. Clips are simpler, and some would say weaker....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4,599
Views: 425,840
Posted By groundrules
again, different genre, but you guys will like...

again, different genre, but you guys will like this one:

Only $150 bucks for VINTAGE!!

http://columbus.craigslist.org/grd/4436101518.html...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24,746
Views: 2,940,415
Posted By groundrules
Here's my 'arrrrgh' moment. well, hundred or so...

Here's my 'arrrrgh' moment. well, hundred or so moments: put bike together, runs, but will die when bars turned to full lock left. I checked and replaced throttle cable, looked and looked for a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-22-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4,599
Views: 425,840
Posted By groundrules
exactly. "it's easy to get a title (but I can't...

exactly. "it's easy to get a title (but I can't be bothered to do it)."

street legal, if you live in one of the many states that doesn't require a headlight.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-15-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 153,172
Posted By groundrules
http://columbus.craigslist.org/mcy/4471294982.html...

http://columbus.craigslist.org/mcy/4471294982.html

$275
http://images.craigslist.org/01515_8e1dbQG0mtf_600x450.jpg
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,548
Posted By groundrules
One thing I'd like to ask regarding screw...

One thing I'd like to ask regarding screw drivers. Well two things actually: 1) What exactly are the GOOD screwdrivers? and 2) do the good screw drivers still suffer from the stinky handle...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24,746
Views: 2,940,415
Posted By groundrules
Interesting. I don't feel like I abused it on...

Interesting. I don't feel like I abused it on reinstallation, but I will certainly look there. I think I've actually got a spare from a donor motor, so I may in fact make this bugger work! thank...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24,746
Views: 2,940,415
Posted By groundrules
thanks for that link, I just hit up Mr. Bender...

thanks for that link, I just hit up Mr. Bender for some rings :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24,746
Views: 2,940,415
Posted By groundrules
Hey, wondering if we can revisit this issue. ...

Hey, wondering if we can revisit this issue. I've seen a post or two that says it's been discussed, but can't find that discussion. So, short story: i had the shift drum bolt failure, I opted to...
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,460
Posted By groundrules
:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-07-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4,599
Views: 425,840
Posted By groundrules
A different flavor of CL: I'm willing to...

A different flavor of CL:

I'm willing to chalk this one up to a typo, but if the extra zero on here is intentional, then we've certainly got a case of lunacy.

86 Bayliner Capri w/ '99 120HP...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,548
Posted By groundrules
I've had decent luck with craftsman tools, but...

I've had decent luck with craftsman tools, but one major beef with any of the sockets or tool sets- the plastic cases that they package that shit in a recipe for frustration. The sockets don't say...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-28-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4,599
Views: 425,840
Posted By groundrules
AWARD WINNING! ...

AWARD WINNING!

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http://images.craigslist.org/00Y0Y_lKRoHB39xPY_600x450.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-28-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 153,172
Posted By groundrules
TowBlazer Trailer - $500 ...

TowBlazer Trailer - $500

http://images.craigslist.org/00C0C_TMX6FkxXoV_600x450.jpg
http://columbus.craigslist.org/mcy/4433807553.html
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 358,203
Posted By groundrules
needed clean out a bunch of accumulated rust and...

needed clean out a bunch of accumulated rust and junk from a one-piece 2T pipe. Can't take the silencer off (unless you feel like welding later), so you gotta get crap past baffles. Made a fitting...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,599
Views: 425,840
Posted By groundrules
Remember boys, "NO JUNK". ...

Remember boys, "NO JUNK".

http://columbus.craigslist.org/mcy/4301254620.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00707_9sQlkL7ukiK_600x450.jpg

1986 honda 250cc. Many hrs in custom work. Suicide...
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,647
Posted By groundrules
Google around a little bit about this Reid...

Google around a little bit about this Reid Technique for interrogation. It's pretty scary stuff, and it's exactly what these shithead 'investigators' are using. They're not interested in the...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,331
Posted By groundrules
do you sign a contract with clients before a job,...

do you sign a contract with clients before a job, or is it bid->handshake->work?
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,782
Posted By groundrules
not just an issue of total length, is that you're...

not just an issue of total length, is that you're grinding off the bevel.
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,153
Posted By groundrules
I need a friend like this.

I need a friend like this.
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,153
Posted By groundrules
you could always put the tender on a timer so it...

you could always put the tender on a timer so it just floats a few minutes a day, which would probably be fine for storage purposes. Charge the deep-cycle the rest of the time...
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 142,661
Posted By groundrules
12V compressors: ...

12V compressors:
http://www.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/i/m/image_18488.jpg

Junk. loud, gets hot, and simply does not last. they're...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 142,661
Posted By groundrules
http://www.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/product...

http://www.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/i/m/image_12780.jpg

Nice to have on the bench, and the ball end and extended length is handy in...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,554
Posted By groundrules
if you just want to do tires, then even the...

if you just want to do tires, then even the pancake is overkill. It's loud as hell and takes a good bit to fill the tank. The only time I've found a tank compressor useful for tires is if you have...
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By groundrules
really the screwdriver set was the only thing not...

really the screwdriver set was the only thing not worth two bucks. but hell, the next time I need to grind a screwdriver or beat one up, I got a junker handy :)

I'll survive the $8 hit.
Forum: The Garage 12-02-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By groundrules
I happened to be at Ace Hardware on sunday, they...

I happened to be at Ace Hardware on sunday, they had a bin of Stanley stuff, all for $1.99. a screwdriver set, which is horrible but maybe worth two bucks; a tape measure which I think is solid; a...
Forum: The Garage 12-02-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,835
Posted By groundrules
I had a stuck one that i removed by using all of...

I had a stuck one that i removed by using all of the regular methods above (oil, heat, tapping with a hammer) to start, but the final solution was to fashion a large loop of webbing I had from...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,303
Posted By groundrules
Those 1.5" die handles aren't on the shelf at the...

Those 1.5" die handles aren't on the shelf at the local store...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,303
Posted By groundrules
Yeah, most of the Rigid setups are meant for pipe...

Yeah, most of the Rigid setups are meant for pipe thread (NPT), which as you mention, has a taper to it. I've learned via this conversation though, that you can get Rigid dies in a bolt...
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