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  0 Thread: Secret Santa 2020 Arrival Thread
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(01-21-2021, 02:22 PM)AHill Wrote: There were only 3 participants this year, according to the post in the Woodworking Forum. They also said "but they are accepting late registrations" so more than ...
geek2me Woodworking Hand Tools 10 3,369 01-31-2021, 09:42 AM
  0 Thread: Secret Santa 2020 Arrival Thread
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My package arrived a few days ago and I forgot to post, sorry :-( I received a very nice marking gauge, a magazine I had not seen before, and a Lee Valley gift certificate. Thanks so much Woodnet Sec...
geek2me Woodworking Hand Tools 10 3,369 01-07-2021, 05:37 PM
  Shocked Thread: 2020 Secret Santa Wishes
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(11-14-2020, 10:29 PM)efmrrt Wrote: My 2020 SS must be my doppelganger! They rarely post and has been a long time since posting. So sit on Santa's lap and tell him what your interests are! Mine too...
geek2me Woodworking 2 5,222 12-17-2020, 10:19 AM
  0 Thread: Gifts from Secret Santa - 2019
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My Secret Santa was Arlin Eastman. I received some nice pen turning blanks and three small planes. Thanks so much! We also did the ornament exchange and I received a Christmas tree and snow man ornam...
geek2me Woodworking Hand Tools 14 4,318 12-30-2019, 12:18 PM
  0 Thread: chimey mortor crown repair.. wowza
Post: RE: chimey mortor crown repair.. wowza

(11-06-2019, 11:01 AM)mound Wrote: 3'x3' chimney with chipping/cracking crown.  Of the 6 contractors I called for estimates, only one called me back..  Quoted to "stage roof, remove chimney cap. ins...
geek2me Home Improvement 27 6,408 11-06-2019, 06:44 PM
  0 Thread: is switching out ends of extension cord ok?
Post: RE: is switching out ends of extension cord ok?

(06-16-2019, 08:23 AM)jlanciani Wrote: Care to share a citation with that statement? I’m pretty sure neither the NEC or the NESC covers extension cord use at home, and OSHA and its derivatives don’t...
geek2me Home Improvement 12 4,997 08-06-2019, 11:57 AM
  0 Thread: is switching out ends of extension cord ok?
Post: RE: is switching out ends of extension cord ok?

(06-10-2019, 01:03 AM)joshua5 Wrote: i’d like to move the freezer in the garage about 10’. the circuit breaker is 20 amp and dedicated to that specific outlet. i’m guessing the line to the outlet is...
geek2me Home Improvement 12 4,997 06-15-2019, 08:08 AM
  0 Thread: old gas
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(05-07-2019, 08:33 AM)TDKPE Wrote: I do, however, put the generator gas in one of our cars, a gallon or two at a time, since it's pretty old.  But it always starts on the first pull, and runs strong...
geek2me Woodworking Power Tools 26 7,831 05-08-2019, 07:09 AM
  0 Thread: Secret Santa 2018
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A soggy package arrived, "someone" inspected it and advised the contents were unharmed. I miss they days when they would bag packages when it was raining.... Hope to get mine shipped in the next day...
geek2me Woodworking Hand Tools 56 16,226 12-17-2018, 07:29 PM
  0 Thread: Water Heater Questions
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(07-14-2018, 03:53 PM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: IRC 2905.4 & 5 Just looked through it, very wordy but PVC is not on the list Geek2me said: There must be some confusion. White plastic PVC is commonly ...
geek2me Home Improvement 17 8,964 07-16-2018, 04:38 PM
  0 Thread: Water Heater Questions
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(07-12-2018, 04:06 PM)Snipe Hunter Wrote:  All I know is that PVC is waste pipe and can't handle much heat or pressure. ... If PVC pipe is inside the home, it can only be drain/waist pipe. Anything ...
geek2me Home Improvement 17 8,964 07-14-2018, 07:57 AM
  0 Thread: Water Heater Questions
Post: RE: Water Heater Questions

(07-08-2018, 07:17 PM)Snipe Hunter Wrote:  The discharge end of the pipe can't be threaded, pipe can't be PVC.  Is that a code requirement?  Around here builders typically do use the white PVC.
geek2me Home Improvement 17 8,964 07-12-2018, 03:34 PM
  0 Thread: Electric motor / controller repair Hawk G426
Post: RE: Electric motor / controller repair Hawk G426

(07-06-2018, 08:18 AM)wjt Wrote: I am assuming the controller is varying the voltage to control the speed but I could be wrong. Measuring the output voltage while turning the front panel potentiomet...
geek2me Woodworking Power Tools 6 3,012 07-08-2018, 05:26 PM
  0 Thread: Adapter to use Lithium batteries in Nicad tools
Post: RE: Adapter to use Lithium batteries in Nicad tool...

(02-03-2018, 11:53 AM)EricU Wrote: lithium will "vent with flame" if overcharged or, less likely, discharged too far/quickly. This usually is described as an explosion, but it's not really as severe...
geek2me Woodworking Power Tools 58 27,585 02-04-2018, 04:22 PM
  0 Thread: Adapter to use Lithium batteries in Nicad tools
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(02-02-2018, 10:12 PM)crokett™ Wrote: This is the Ryobi drill I have.  I've had mine at least 8 years.  I replaced the original that I bought in 2000, or thereabouts.   https://www.ebay.com/i/27304...
geek2me Woodworking Power Tools 58 27,585 02-04-2018, 04:15 PM
  0 Thread: Adapter to use Lithium batteries in Nicad tools
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(02-02-2018, 08:54 PM)Carl10 Wrote: I am sure it was an oversight on your part but I never said a tool doesn't have any smarts (obviously the electronic motor speed control is a level of "smart"). W...
geek2me Woodworking Power Tools 58 27,585 02-04-2018, 04:12 PM
  0 Thread: Adapter to use Lithium batteries in Nicad tools
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(02-02-2018, 02:30 PM)Carl10 Wrote: I stand by the fact the motor does not care what the power source is for the tool (of the same voltage). ... I have yet to see a cordless tool with more than 2 c...
geek2me Woodworking Power Tools 58 27,585 02-02-2018, 07:47 PM
  0 Thread: Adapter to use Lithium batteries in Nicad tools
Post: RE: Adapter to use Lithium batteries in Nicad tool...

(02-02-2018, 10:02 AM)Carl10 Wrote: As fixtureman and others have said the TOOL does not care what source the voltage comes from.  You can run a DC power supply with the right current and the tool w...
geek2me Woodworking Power Tools 58 27,585 02-02-2018, 12:37 PM
  0 Thread: Adapter to use Lithium batteries in Nicad tools
Post: RE: Adapter to use Lithium batteries in Nicad tool...

(02-02-2018, 09:22 AM)EricU Wrote: if a liion battery burns up my almost 20 year old tool, then I have a pretty good excuse to buy a new tool. Just to be clear, by "burn" I meant "fire" and by "exp...
geek2me Woodworking Power Tools 58 27,585 02-02-2018, 12:33 PM
  0 Thread: Adapter to use Lithium batteries in Nicad tools
Post: RE: Adapter to use Lithium batteries in Nicad tool...

(02-02-2018, 08:57 AM)fixtureman Wrote: It doesn't matter whether the power comes from lead acid, nicad, nimm, or lithium batteries the power is the same.  You just need the correct charger just lik...
geek2me Woodworking Power Tools 58 27,585 02-02-2018, 12:31 PM

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