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  0 Thread: David J Marks
Post: David J Marks

Posted a short the other day.  Apparently he's negotiated or received the rights back for all of his Woodworks shows and plans to put them up on Youtube! Good news!
pconroy Woodworking 6 908 03-08-2024, 11:22 PM
  0 Thread: Q: Keyed Sprocket to non-keyed
Post: RE: Q: Keyed Sprocket to non-keyed

Got it installed.  It was a little of shoe-horning, cussing - but it's working well. So far. Thanks all
pconroy Woodworking Power Tools 6 569 01-20-2024, 01:40 PM
  0 Thread: Q: Keyed Sprocket to non-keyed
Post: RE: Q: Keyed Sprocket to non-keyed

Right now, I gave the key a little tappy tap tap and it didn't move. Ta'marraw, I'm upping the tap level. :)
pconroy Woodworking Power Tools 6 569 01-17-2024, 08:45 PM
  0 Thread: Q: Keyed Sprocket to non-keyed
Post: RE: Q: Keyed Sprocket to non-keyed

thanks ken, I should have enuff room to get a file up there and see if I can file a flat spot on the spline for the set screw. If I can find room for a drill, I'll try to make the dimple first. I'v...
pconroy Woodworking Power Tools 6 569 01-17-2024, 03:44 PM
  0 Thread: Q: Keyed Sprocket to non-keyed
Post: Q: Keyed Sprocket to non-keyed

After years, I'm replacing the dumb Timing Belt Blade Raise mechanism in the Jet table saw. The timing belt and two gears are out. Prepping to be replaced with sprockets and a chain. The second gear w...
pconroy Woodworking Power Tools 6 569 01-17-2024, 02:17 PM
  0 Thread: Smoke Detector Issue
Post: RE: Smoke Detector Issue

And grab a big pack of 9V batteries. The Kidde branded batteries last 93 days from initial installation.
pconroy Home Improvement 16 2,074 11-24-2022, 10:45 PM
  0 Thread: Smoke Detector Issue
Post: RE: Smoke Detector Issue

joe1086 Wrote: (11-23-2022, 11:04 AM) -- Wow, that's a lot of alarms for one house. -- Finished basement adds to the total.
pconroy Home Improvement 16 2,074 11-23-2022, 11:46 AM
  0 Thread: Smoke Detector Issue
Post: RE: Smoke Detector Issue

I've replaced mine every ten years and the last time was a few months ago. New units, new batteries and of the 15 or so that were new -- two consistently would go off with a spurious alarm. These w...
pconroy Home Improvement 16 2,074 11-23-2022, 10:42 AM
  0 Thread: Close a gap in the otherwise-solid stair railing?
Post: RE: Close a gap in the otherwise-solid stair raili...

You are correct - its code here. I'll try your approach. Thank you!
pconroy Home Improvement 5 1,417 11-06-2022, 07:26 PM
  0 Thread: Close a gap in the otherwise-solid stair railing?
Post: Close a gap in the otherwise-solid stair railing?

I could use some suggestions for how to close these gaps in the stair railing. The house is almost 25 years old.  These gaps seem huge for moisture related shrinkage, and in the wrong direction. T...
pconroy Home Improvement 5 1,417 11-06-2022, 12:31 PM
  0 Thread: trying to repair my Accuset 23g pin nailer
Post: RE: trying to repair my Accuset 23g pin nailer

Thanks Steve. I futzed with it for an hour - and then went to Harbor Fright and got their 23g pin nailer for $25... Oh well.
pconroy Woodworking Power Tools 3 1,250 05-31-2022, 12:19 PM
  0 Thread: trying to repair my Accuset 23g pin nailer
Post: trying to repair my Accuset 23g pin nailer

Senco Accuset. It stopped driving pins.   Disassembled front, cleared out any dead pins. Disassembled piston, clean -- nothing in there.  It sure *sounds* like the piston is driving down. It sounds as...
pconroy Woodworking Power Tools 3 1,250 05-28-2022, 02:57 PM
  0 Thread: Smoke alarm replacement - yellow is now red?
Post: RE: Smoke alarm replacement - yellow is now red?

Yellow is the new red, or red is the new yellow. Thanks all!
pconroy Home Improvement 4 1,262 10-15-2021, 02:44 PM
  0 Thread: Smoke alarm replacement - yellow is now red?
Post: Smoke alarm replacement - yellow is now red?

Googling says that the interconnect wire is usually red but sometimes yellow, but I'd like to hear from Smart People here please. :) House is 24 years old - hardwire smoke detector wires are white/...
pconroy Home Improvement 4 1,262 10-14-2021, 01:46 PM
  0 Thread: drip, drip, drip...
Post: RE: drip, drip, drip...

Thanks all - checked for splash back, didn't find any. Splashed water all over the shower - no leak. Only when someone is *in* the shower. So I think those that said the pan is flexing are right. H...
pconroy Home Improvement 10 2,571 06-04-2021, 10:00 AM
  0 Thread: drip, drip, drip...
Post: drip, drip, drip...

On my head in the living room. Right above is the Master Shower enclosure. 2nd story. Simple affair - square pan 36", glass enclosure. Re-caulked everything. I mean everything. Pulled apart glas...
pconroy Home Improvement 10 2,571 06-02-2021, 12:00 PM
  0 Thread: Coax cable tv pixelation
Post: RE: Coax cable tv pixelation

whatline Wrote: (12-28-2020, 08:26 PM) -- Does cable go bad or is r4 now inadequate for more than just cable tv... thanks -- I'm not familiar with R4.  The two types of coax I've seen are RG59 and R...
pconroy Home Improvement 7 3,370 01-19-2021, 11:19 AM
  0 Thread: closet doors jumping top rail - wits end
Post: RE: closet doors jumping top rail - wits end

Thanks again all for the suggestions. Yes we have those guides on the floor, yes I've cleaned up the track. And thanks for the recommendation on Johnson. Those are the ones I found online too - expens...
pconroy Home Improvement 16 2,987 01-19-2021, 11:14 AM
  0 Thread: closet doors jumping top rail - wits end
Post: RE: closet doors jumping top rail - wits end

WxMan Wrote: (01-10-2021, 10:00 AM) -- Bypass doors with hollow core panels? Style and weight of the suspended pieces makes all the diff... -- Yes! Those!!! Frickin' a - every kid's bedroom ...
pconroy Home Improvement 16 2,987 01-10-2021, 09:41 PM
  0 Thread: closet doors jumping top rail - wits end
Post: closet doors jumping top rail - wits end

Gentle-people I'm at wits end with these builder grade closet doors.  They're simple top rail only sliders. It seems like I'm putting them back in their tracks 3 or 4 times a year! Does anyone ...
pconroy Home Improvement 16 2,987 01-09-2021, 11:21 PM

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