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  0 Thread: lock replacement for craftsman tool chest
Post: RE: lock replacement for craftsman tool chest

I bought a used Craftsman tool chest set which didn't have keys. I called sears and they mailed me keys after I read them the numbers off the locks (which are stamped on the outside of the lock). Hmm...
A Squared Home Improvement 22 14,088 08-09-2017, 12:31 AM
  0 Thread: Garage Door: Torsion Spring vs. Extension Spring
Post: RE: Garage Door: Torsion Spring vs. Extension Spr...

(01-29-2017, 06:03 PM)Woodjets Wrote: Exactly. I have torsion springs on my warehouse. One broke. It has 2 springs. The door prolly weighs over 300lbs.  And to heck with them being safer. One spring...
A Squared Home Improvement 14 10,371 01-30-2017, 02:15 AM
  0 Thread: Nail puller.
Post: RE: Nail puller.

(01-28-2017, 07:35 PM)daddo Wrote: I found this;  http://www.homedepot.com/p/Crescent-19-i.../203984930   but I hate spending the money for one job. I've used one of those a fair amount. I've also...
A Squared Home Improvement 22 11,300 01-29-2017, 02:18 AM
  0 Thread: Another electrical question.
Post: RE: Another electrical question.

(01-18-2017, 10:57 AM)rwe2156 Wrote: No it wouldn't.  Electricity always seeks ground so if the metal roof is not grounded, there is no potential difference so there is no current. Uh, yeah, If the...
A Squared Home Improvement 13 8,209 01-22-2017, 01:00 PM
  0 Thread: Engine block or oil pan heater?
Post: RE: Engine block or oil pan heater?

Diesel Dennis Wrote:I'm wondering the same thing.  Typical block heater is 1000W, or 8 - 9 amps.  Only have one 15A circuit available?  Depends on the heater and application, I guess. The Frost...
A Squared Home Improvement 18 10,252 01-11-2017, 02:12 PM
  0 Thread: Engine block or oil pan heater?
Post: RE: Engine block or oil pan heater?

Why can't you run both? Running off a generator without enough capacity?
A Squared Home Improvement 18 10,252 01-09-2017, 09:04 PM
  0 Thread: Best Lights For New Shop?
Post: RE: Best Lights For New Shop?

(12-04-2016, 07:40 PM)Steve N Wrote: Ohhhh T8 over T12 every day, the very old T12 technology has the bulbs that stutter and are VERY dull in cold weather. I have an unheated shop that is well insul...
A Squared Woodworking Power Tools 30 14,507 12-04-2016, 07:55 PM
  0 Thread: Electrical Multimeter Question
Post: RE: Electrical Multimeter Question

(11-21-2016, 06:26 PM)sroxberg Wrote: I bought a Transformer that is supposed to take 120AC and convert it to to 11.6 V output. My multimeter a Gardner Bender Digital Multimeter DGT-311 reads the o...
A Squared Home Improvement 25 12,455 11-25-2016, 04:34 PM
  0 Thread: Water pipe union
Post: RE: Water pipe union

...and make sure you put some teflon tape on the threads. :uhoh:
A Squared Home Improvement 12 5,942 11-14-2016, 01:13 AM
  0 Thread: What oil for worm drive?
Post: RE: What oil for worm drive?

LOL, yeah, the whole rest of the world, including the manufacturers of the saws in question think it's oil, but you alone know that it's really grease.  :laugh:  :laugh: Here's a video on changing t...
A Squared Woodworking Power Tools 19 30,260 10-29-2016, 01:55 PM
  0 Thread: What oil for worm drive?
Post: RE: What oil for worm drive?

It's definitely not a grease. A grease is solid, or semi-solid anyway. The correct lubricant is a heavy gear lube, which is a high viscosity oil. that's what’s in that tube Bosch sells. Heck, that'...
A Squared Woodworking Power Tools 19 30,260 10-26-2016, 01:09 AM
  0 Thread: Plug-in Air Compressor
Post: RE: Plug-in Air Compressor

Well, a true 1 hp electric motor, even with a 100% efficient inverter, would require about 60 amps at 12 v to run. You aren't gona run one off an inverter you get at Best Buy. An inverter with eno...
A Squared Home Improvement 12 7,481 10-16-2016, 10:15 PM
  0 Thread: garden tractor battery
Post: Re: garden tractor battery

mad_planter said:All the garden tractor sized ones I've bought all come with the acid in a separate container. I think as long as the acid hasn't been added they last quite a while with no ill effect...
A Squared Home Improvement 6 3,812 06-29-2016, 02:18 AM
  0 Thread: Electric box spacers
Post: Re: Electric box spacers

Herb G said:Use metal boxes instead & get deeper extension rings for them. The BORG sells them.If not, a local electrical supply house will carry them.They're not spacers, they're extension ri...
A Squared Home Improvement 5 4,315 06-21-2016, 08:11 AM
  0 Thread: How to clean sprinklers
Post: Re: How to clean sprinklers

toolmiser said:I have a few of the type of sprinklers that you hook up to a garden hose to water the lawn. Over the years, it seems they get a little "plugged up" from insects, etc climbing in the ni...
A Squared Home Improvement 4 2,691 06-20-2016, 02:46 AM
  0 Thread: 6' Levels
Post: Re: 6' Levels

EatenByLimestone said:Meh, old houses rarely have plumb walls because their builders used cheap, 6" torpedo levels.
A Squared Home Improvement 4 5,040 06-17-2016, 08:18 AM
  0 Thread: Pex line and Natural Gas
Post: Re: Pex line and Natural Gas

Woodenfish said:Weber Grill FAQCan I convert my grill to run on a different fuel type, i.e. LP to NG, NG to LP, or to run on bulk propane?No. Due to the complexity of the technology and gas train comp...
A Squared Home Improvement 7 8,436 06-04-2016, 10:25 PM
  0 Thread: Pex line and Natural Gas
Post: Re: Pex line and Natural Gas

Robert Adams said: I don't see the data for why a plastic isn't used. And probably because they can't uphold the claim. It works just fine in the ground why not the house. I think what you're overlo...
A Squared Home Improvement 7 8,436 06-04-2016, 12:29 PM
  0 Thread: Air Regulator Question
Post: Re: Air Regulator Question

Mr Eddie said:This is how I setup my air lines using some advice from the forum and my own experience. Please note that the connection from the compressor is on the bottom.Lonnie So, what's the purpo...
A Squared Woodworking Power Tools 5 4,783 05-28-2016, 07:25 PM
  0 Thread: Am/fm antenna-anyone play with this lately?
Post: Re: Am/fm antenna-anyone play with this lately?

Wild Turkey said:Does she have a "tuner" in her "stereo"? Hmm good quesstion. I'd assumed that there was a tuner, biut that's an assumption. Even a really good antenna won't make the CD changer p...
A Squared Home Improvement 6 4,440 05-24-2016, 02:29 PM

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