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Forum: General Tool Discussion 06-01-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,128
Posted By markl
Re: Harbor Freight 44" 13 drawer tool chest owners - chime in please

After 8 years of almost daily use I haven't had any issues with mine. Cant speak for the locks since I dont lock mine. I lubed all the slides when I brought it home and its been loaded down ever...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-16-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,475
Posted By markl
Re: Harbor Freight selling American made gas can?

They also sell American made car ramps: http://www.harborfreight.com/2-piece-solid-steel-auto-ramp-set-68365.html#.UyU8xYUXeXY Pretty sturdy ramps, I was surprised to find something American made in...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 03-06-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,186
Posted By markl
Re: DIY Automotive Painting...noob inside!

If you want the videos but dont want to drop that kind of coin on them go here :https://smartflix.com/store/category/59/Painting. You can rent videos on damn near anything technical, kinda like...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-18-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,414
Posted By markl
Re: HF 44 vs. Snapon Classic 60

The HF boxes are excellent for the money and feel better than the others, Home depot, lowes, Craftsman. I have the 44 top & bottom and side which are now full and I am buying another 44 bottom. Buy...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-07-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,742
Posted By markl
Re: HF 44" tool box packing dimensions question

Great choice, mine is 6 years old and I still love it. Im buying another soon, the first is full. It is definitely not light, not gonna be fun unloading out of a van.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 11-30-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By markl
Re: First TIG welds...suggestions?

Make sure your parts to be welded fit up tight.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-22-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,745
Posted By markl
Forum: General Tool Discussion 06-04-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,736
Posted By markl
Re: Recommendation needed: Coffee Maker

Cant beat this one. http://www.bunnathome.com/products/velocity-brew/velocity-brew-gr
Brews a pot pretty quick as the water is already hot in the tank. Keurig with the K-cups is a cute idea but it...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 04-25-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,991
Posted By markl
Re: What tools do you REALLY need duplicates of?

Wrenches for when you have a jam nut, drill bits for when one breaks, vice grips, C-clamps, multiple die grinders setup with different attachments, angle grinders one with wire wheel, one with cutoff...
Forum: Free Parking 03-03-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,089
Posted By markl
Re: My first DUI (and LAST!) What's next?

I was TDY in the south of France for 6 months and when we went to the clubs they looked like high school dances. They have a way lower drinking age over there than we do.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-20-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By markl
Re: Did I just buy Chinese Craftsman?

Bought this set about 2 years ago. http://www.craftsman.com/shc/s/p_10155_12602_00945673000P?vName=Hand+Tools&cName=Pliers&sName=Plier+Sets&prdNo=8&blockNo=8&blockType=L8 Didnt see the made in China...
Forum: Free Parking 01-18-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,729
Posted By markl
Re: So what happens to the tipped cruise ship now?

I saw on the news tonight they are going to pump out the fuel, patch the rupture hull, then pump out the water in the hopes it will right itself and be able to be towed to port to be repaired and put...
Forum: Free Parking 02-13-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,591
Posted By markl
Re: Favorite Movie?

Shawshank Redemption
Last of the Dogmen
Full Metal Jacket
American Graffiti
Two Lane Blacktop
Greased Lightning
Super Troopers
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-18-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,273
Posted By markl
Re: Used Roloc discs for the first time

Roloc's are indespensible for metalworking. I have 3 HF angle die grinders each setup with a different roloc disc. The flap wheels are awesome as well. I buy mine on ebay. Have found some awesome...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 01-09-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,430
Posted By markl
Forum: Free Parking 01-09-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,475
Posted By markl
Re: A Hero Is Mortgaged

No matter what there will always be someone who has to be better than the next guy no matter what. They have to it bigger, better, more gadgets etc. Like a guy I knew that had to have Snap-On tools...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 01-09-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,815
Posted By markl
Re: My Welding Table

Nice table, I wish I had built mine with wheels to make it easy to move. I paid $25.00 for my top, 3'x5', 3/8" thick found on Craigslist.
Forum: Free Parking 01-09-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By markl
A clip of my toy

Here's a little clip of my toy, a small block powered 75 Vega.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-01-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By markl
Re: Links to Harbor Freight Coupons? Any out there?

Sign up on their website to recieve email flyers and mail flyers. usually get coupons quickest that way. The 20% off total purchase was great! 1st time I saw those.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-27-2008, 02:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,058
Posted By markl
Re: Craftsman homeowner series a bust, need recommendation on cheap toolbox

You cant beat the HF setup plus if you use the 20% off coupon on top of the sale price! The quality is better than the craftsman boxes of comparable size and the larger drawers have double bearing...
Forum: Free Parking 12-09-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,644
Posted By markl
Re: Lets Talk About Beer!!

If I'm just messing around in the shop pounding a few its usually Coors light. Otherwise it Killians or Alaskan Amber. When I go back home to Pittsburgh its
Yuengling since they dont have out west...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 05-17-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By markl
Re: Can Aluminum Be Annodized......

Check this site out: http://www.caswellplating.com/kits/ You could possibly anodize the parts your self.
Forum: Free Parking 04-19-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,728
Posted By markl
Re: Garage Tunes...what do you like?

I listen to 70's classic rock mostly, some current stuff also.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-19-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,782
Posted By markl
Re: My first visit to harbor freight

If your relying on tools to bring in a paycheck I agree with buying the best (snap-on, mac, etc.) but for the limited income average Joe that cant always afford S-O whats wrong with H-F? All of my...
Forum: Free Parking 01-19-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,717
Posted By markl
Re: Starbucks Sucks!!! Please read!!!

I agree their corperate policy sucks ass but their employee's dont share the same views. When I was in Iraq last year the local Starsucks employees gave my wife well over $1000.00 dollars worth of...
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