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  0 Thread: Rigid 'Packouts' on sale at HD
Post: RE: Rigid 'Packouts' on sale at HD

I have had very good luck with the Rigid packout's. I have several different ones and have been happy with all of them.
shifty Woodworking Power Tools 3 728 07-25-2022, 09:35 PM
  0 Thread: Install new outside faucet
Post: RE: Install new outside faucet

I work maintenance in a building that the oldest part was built in 1964. We have a variety of plumbing in the building. I have seen copper and galvanized both start spraying in the middle of a run. We...
shifty Home Improvement 25 1,335 07-11-2022, 08:53 PM
  0 Thread: Neutral wire
Post: RE: Neutral wire

https://www.amazon.com/GE-Countdown-Required-Included-15318/dp/B007BJULYS/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?adgrpid=55084739014&gclid=Cj0KCQjw8amWBhCYARIsADqZJoX_IIrFz0rjr4hhpNSOJ2I1uYaw5nc0o9OyM7kKC4NX6HriY-IBtmMaAuJKE...
shifty Home Improvement 7 540 07-10-2022, 03:21 PM
  0 Thread: Install new outside faucet
Post: RE: Install new outside faucet

The press fittings they are referring to are used on copper pressure lines. Plumbers are using them all the time. Especially on old work where it can be hard to get the water to completely shut off, m...
shifty Home Improvement 25 1,335 07-10-2022, 03:14 PM
  0 Thread: How to find hot side of switch
Post: RE: How to find hot side of switch

How many wires are in the switch box? Is it possible the wire feeding the outlets comes into the switch box? If so, just move that wire from the switched hot to the supply hot. Then your outlets would...
shifty Home Improvement 10 831 06-25-2022, 02:13 PM
  0 Thread: Electrical question
Post: RE: Electrical question

Have you unplugged it with the switch turned on? Many of them have an alarm that will go off if it is turned on and loses power.
shifty Home Improvement 13 1,526 01-17-2022, 03:41 PM
  0 Thread: Mower Main Pulley Bolt Removal
Post: RE: Mower Main Pulley Bolt Removal

If the impact wrench doesn't work, take the spark plug out and push some nylon rope in. When the piston comes up it will hit the rope and not be able to travel any further. The bolt should be standard...
shifty Home Improvement 8 973 08-29-2021, 01:13 PM
  0 Thread: Dewalt
Post: RE: Dewalt

If you search reviews for dewhhws.com it comes up with a scam warning giving it a rating of .4 out of 100. Doesn't sound too promising.
shifty Woodworking Power Tools 6 1,233 08-25-2021, 07:06 AM
  0 Thread: Follow-up ? to my bagging question. Re: the mower chute
Post: RE: Follow-up ? to my bagging question. Re: the m...

There is a graphite paint you can get that is called Slip Plate. That will make it slippery. Should probably be repainted annually, but lasts pretty good.
shifty Home Improvement 5 1,188 07-22-2021, 10:42 PM
  0 Thread: Mice Traps - Suggestions?
Post: RE: Mice Traps - Suggestions?

https://youtu.be/aV_DXX1F7Ks I always thought this would be fun to make!
shifty Home Improvement 25 2,946 07-05-2021, 07:38 PM
  0 Thread: Cordless wet dry vac experiances
Post: RE: Cordless wet dry vac experiances

I've got a Rigid. That's what my cordless tools are, so that's why I got it. I've been very satisfied with it. Search on you tube for project farm. He did a test of cordless shop vacs that was pretty ...
shifty Woodworking Power Tools 11 2,109 05-21-2021, 09:54 PM
  0 Thread: New 23 guage micro pinner
Post: RE: New 23 guage micro pinner

I have a Bostich 23 gadget pin nailer that will shoot 2" pins. I have had really good luck with it. I haven't had too many pins stray, but it definitely does happen. Always make sure you keep your han...
shifty Woodworking Power Tools 17 2,753 05-20-2021, 10:52 PM
  0 Thread: Snake a toilet
Post: RE: Snake a toilet

If you are going to use a snake in a toilet, use some 1 1/2" pvc and a 45° st. elbow to get the snake into the toilet far enough so that any scratching, or staining from a rusty snake can't be seen.
shifty Home Improvement 22 2,597 05-18-2021, 05:37 PM
  0 Thread: Low voltage cordless screwdriver?
Post: RE: Low voltage cordless screwdriver?

I have one of the Dewalts mentioned above. It works great when putting in light switches, receptacles, and cover plates. I've never tried using it to drive screws requiring much power though.
shifty Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,756 02-26-2021, 12:52 AM
  0 Thread: Delta Cruzer miter saw
Post: RE: Delta Cruzer miter saw

I've been looking at the Bosch. Why do you say that you probably wouldn't buy another one?
shifty Woodworking Power Tools 16 4,620 02-26-2021, 12:41 AM
  0 Thread: Electrical Question
Post: RE: Electrical Question

When I use the push in connectors with stranded wire,, I solder the end of the stranded wire before pushing it in. That seems to make a good secure connection.
shifty Home Improvement 16 3,733 07-11-2020, 02:04 PM
  0 Thread: Recommend a Small Compressor Please.
Post: RE: Recommend a Small Compressor Please.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/California-Air-Tools-5-5-Gal-1-0-HP-Ultra-Quiet-and-Oil-Free-Air-Compressor-5510SE/205602927?MERCH=REC-_-PIPHorizontal2_rr-_-207142915-_-205602927-_-N This is what I have...
shifty Woodworking Power Tools 21 6,526 01-06-2019, 10:35 AM
  0 Thread: Recommend a Small Compressor Please.
Post: RE: Recommend a Small Compressor Please.

I have a California air and really appreciate how quiet it runs. I see that Harbor Freight is selling the same style of compressor now too. I don't know the quality of it though.
shifty Woodworking Power Tools 21 6,526 01-06-2019, 09:59 AM
  0 Thread: Upholster's stapler
Post: RE: Upholster's stapler

The pneumatic staplers maybe drive them faster than the electric ones. That could be the difference between them being crushed or driven all the way in.
shifty Woodworking 15 7,168 10-18-2018, 09:29 PM
  0 Thread: it's always something, compressor regulator failure edition
Post: RE: it's always something, compressor regulator fa...

My Dewalt compressor does the same thing sometimes. If I turn it all the way out and then back in, it will usually stop leaking. But it will do it again. Mine pumps up to 200#, so you really need to r...
shifty Home Improvement 15 6,570 08-02-2018, 10:12 PM

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