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Forum: Lighting & Electrical Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Daves69
Re: For those that ya'll that live out in the sticks

No power at the end of my driveway, approx 1 mile to the house from the street.
Will an extension cord reach that far?
Forum: General Tool Discussion Yesterday, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 916
Posted By Daves69
Re: Need a Reliable Stud Finder

I have the best luck shining a flashlight along the wall and can usually see the nail patches and the seams.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 06-13-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,817
Views: 596,121
Posted By Daves69
Re: 1966 F100 EcoBoost Engine Swap (EcoBoosted)

The service cart brings back some bad memories about how gross those things are.
I used to have to service them when we were slow in the sheetmetal shop.
Forum: Introduce yourself here! 05-30-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By Daves69
Re: New Guy form Union County, NC

Welcome from Kernersville..
Forum: Heating and A/C 05-24-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By Daves69
Forum: General Tool Discussion 04-25-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Daves69
Re: Part needed for a Matco box

x2 on Waterloo

http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=35010
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-22-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,931
Posted By Daves69
Re: Sticker removal... from Vidmar

3M adhesive remover should take care of the old paper stickers
Forum: Vintage Tool Discussion 04-20-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Daves69
Re: What is it? Some kind of hole set?

Bearing race and seal installation tool
Forum: Flooring 04-09-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,321
Posted By Daves69
Re: Flange repair above concrete

Were the pictures taken with an Apple product? I ran into this with my IPad and found that I have to keep the home button on the right while taking pictures.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 04-02-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 17,090
Posted By Daves69
Re: Knives & blacksmithing and more

Nice work.

Do you forge weld the blades?
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-22-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,840
Posted By Daves69
Re: School me on Driveway Sealers, whats best?

Some good reading here. My father worked with the developer of this product. Not a DIY product.

http://www.asphaltnews.com/rejuvenation_pdc.htm
...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-22-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By Daves69
Re: Wiss Love/Hate Thread

Wiss snips are great for what they were designed to do. The biggest problem is when you try to cut too much material. (trying to cut a sheet in half or too thick of metal)
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 03-21-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By Daves69
Re: Best LED lights for 30 x 40 garage?

I am using the COSTCO Feit 4' led fixtures. Have temporarily installed six of them and are great.

My shop is 30x50 with 12' ceiling.
Forum: Introduce yourself here! 03-15-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Daves69
Re: Hello from W/PA

Welcome from NC. I am originally from Da'Burgh.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-12-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By Daves69
Re: Converting doors to high lift

DIY guide here

http://ddmgaragedoors.com/diy-instructions/garage-door-high-lift-conversion.php
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 03-05-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,909
Posted By Daves69
Re: Removing tires from rims

My son uses a 2x4 break the beads by placing the tire assembly flat in a corner. He then puts the 2x4 flat on the edge of the tire near the wheel and jumps on the board. the bead will usually break...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-01-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By Daves69
Re: bricks - how clean do they have to be?

They need to be washed and dried to get the duct tape to stick.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-25-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,945
Posted By Daves69
Re: Garage Ceiling Materials - Alternatives?

I have a 30x50 shop that I plan on using fiberglass roof material salvaged from box trucks with translucent roof. I work in a truck collision shop, and we replace for minor damage. the size is 8'x20'...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 02-12-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,006
Posted By Daves69
Re: Plasma Stencils

I was looking into this setup http://www.swagoffroad.com/Plasma-Circle-Cutter-_p_45.html


http://www.swagoffroad.com/assets/images/Plasma%20Circle%20Cutter/P1070511-12.JPG
Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-12-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 927
Posted By Daves69
Re: Moving cross country... again

Try Fastenal they ship store to store reasonably.


As a side note I gave up on chasing the A&P life 10 years ago. I miss the work but not the BS.

I am working in a truck collision shop as one...
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 01-29-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 71,396
Posted By Daves69
Re: Feit Electric T8 LED Fixtures at Costco

My spouse bought 20 of the fixtures today at COSTCO. We plan on upgrading some of our garage lights.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 01-28-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,099
Posted By Daves69
Re: This beats cow balls.

Referring to the truck nutz

http://www.bullsballs.com/balls/150balls.jpg
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-01-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,851
Posted By Daves69
Snap on taco wagon?

Found this on CL is it a taco wagon? $500 Plan on looking at it this weekend if it is.

http://images.craigslist.org/00707_lt0eVcca6H4_600x450.jpg
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 12-30-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,386
Posted By Daves69
Re: my lawn mower snow plow project

Change the fluid in the trans to the 5w-50wt fully synthetic.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 12-21-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,864
Posted By Daves69
Re: Fabbed tool chests . . . .

Dan,

That looks great. I like the look of the Mud flaps.
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