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    03-23-2017, 11:54 AM
    My brother in law owns a paint store. If you can use a sprayer, any automotive paint store can exactly match the color with a special camera that...
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    03-23-2017, 11:48 AM
    Oh my word don't I know it. Around here it's as if it's as precious as an unhatched tyrannosaurus egg that can still make an omelet. It seems one has...
    76 replies | 5213 view(s)
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    03-23-2017, 11:35 AM
    arrow replied to a thread Air Compressor puzzle in Rural Living
    Ok I'll give this a shot. Thank you. I tested the start cap with a proper capacitance meter. It fell within the parameters of the cap (136-163 with a...
    45 replies | 2029 view(s)
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    03-23-2017, 07:35 AM
    arrow replied to a thread Air Compressor puzzle in Rural Living
    I do not know where to put the leads nor the setting on the meter (50 ACV?) to test windings.
    45 replies | 2029 view(s)
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    03-23-2017, 07:31 AM
    arrow replied to a thread Air Compressor puzzle in Rural Living
    Ok thanks guys. I ordered the same capacitor that came with the motor which cost $30. The analog meter I realize only tells me a certain thing. I'll...
    45 replies | 2029 view(s)
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    03-22-2017, 05:14 PM
    arrow replied to a thread Air Compressor puzzle in Rural Living
    So I order a new start cap which is returnable if I do not open the package. Before I do so, I think to put a meter onto the present start cap so I...
    45 replies | 2029 view(s)
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    03-21-2017, 08:48 PM
    Ballast star is nothing more than calcium chloride with a twist. This they call "Citrastar". This is an agricultural oil that floats to the top of...
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    03-21-2017, 01:24 PM
    Very nice unit Bman. Everyday you'll appreciate more and more.
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    03-21-2017, 01:22 PM
    People may balk at the initial price (my tractor manual costs $95). it has already saved me 6 times that price and eventually, the cost of being...
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    03-20-2017, 03:17 PM
    arrow replied to a thread Crimp tool in Rural Living
    For 30 bucks a pop, you would think they'd get it right.
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    03-20-2017, 03:14 PM
    To me, the shop service manual is as important as having the person you're marrying also at the ceremony.
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    03-19-2017, 07:53 PM
    arrow replied to a thread Echo CS-501 Brief Review in Chainsaws
    Another thing they have in common is that they both can inflict disastrous wounds if not handled correctly.
    9 replies | 1427 view(s)
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    03-19-2017, 09:32 AM
    For a local furniture business who touts "have up to 5 years to pay no interest charged" it simply moves furniture. It addresses the impulse buyer...
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    03-18-2017, 07:04 PM
    arrow replied to a thread Echo CS-501 Brief Review in Chainsaws
    Careful there S. I had the "chainsaw fever" after I stopped logging. At one time I owned 20-25 of them. I'd hardly use em and then I'd sell them....
    9 replies | 1427 view(s)
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    03-18-2017, 06:51 PM
    arrow replied to a thread Crimp tool in Rural Living
    Interesting BT. The labeling for insul/non as to what part of the crimper one should use is exactly backward from the Channel Lock tool
    55 replies | 2922 view(s)
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    03-18-2017, 06:45 PM
    What is your reference for the $500?
    41 replies | 3544 view(s)
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    03-18-2017, 06:34 PM
    Can't help with the re-flash question. It should handle the cutter. Be sure to ask that the wheels are situated for their utmost width for more side...
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    03-17-2017, 08:35 PM
    You could actually see more of it. They only show you "0" so they can increase the price so as to get their money they didn't get from interest. I...
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    03-17-2017, 08:26 PM
    arrow replied to a thread Firewood inventory! in Videos
    Good looking rows there MM. I've tried different variants of the "stacking" (gosh I wish someone would invent a machine that you just throw the wood...
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    03-17-2017, 01:47 PM
    JD pulled out from Yanmar before that. Yanmar got involved with CC only to continue an American market until their own branded tractor hit our shores...
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    03-17-2017, 09:32 AM
    For guys such as us who use their machine for logging, this is a great alternative to welded ones. I had planned to experiment with a special "glue"...
    76 replies | 5213 view(s)
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    03-17-2017, 09:21 AM
    arrow replied to a thread Crimp tool in Rural Living
    These seem a better tool than the Channel lock ones. I have several Channel lock type pliers and a lot of them tend to slip and pinch fingers. I also...
    55 replies | 2922 view(s)
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    03-16-2017, 11:25 AM
    arrow replied to a thread Crimp tool in Rural Living
    Sort of but no. I covered up the thing with that black silicone gasket cement. My idea made quite the mess but that's what nitrile gloves are for.. I...
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    03-16-2017, 10:55 AM
    arrow replied to a thread Crimp tool in Rural Living
    I agree with everything you state here. But boy, with the impending Nor- Easter coming the next day, I needed a quick and dirty way of rigging up the...
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    03-16-2017, 10:38 AM
    arrow replied to a thread Crimp tool in Rural Living
    I think the confusion here is when a thread contribution enumerated the fact that "pliers" are used for the squishing down of the connector itself...
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    03-16-2017, 10:23 AM
    Rimguard is a "byproduct" of the de-sugaring process of the beet. Don't know the process but whatever else they put in there or through chemical or...
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    03-16-2017, 10:07 AM
    I don't think so but what can certainly change is the mix ratio. Somebody may have mixed your solution with a lot of the CaCl powder. I had calcium...
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    03-16-2017, 09:54 AM
    arrow replied to a thread Mark at Everlast in Welding
    When my 3 girls put paper bags over their heads so they could be "triplets", I got a bit concerned. One ended up being a microbiologist, the second...
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    03-15-2017, 05:07 PM
    arrow replied to a thread Crimp tool in Rural Living
    Thanks Dick. This second one even shows a nylon terminal so I guess this tool does both.
    55 replies | 2922 view(s)
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    03-15-2017, 05:05 PM
    arrow replied to a thread Crimp tool in Rural Living
    I think you broke the code there Ken. Good going with excellent follow through evidence. Gotta get me one of those so my nylon terminals don't look...
    55 replies | 2922 view(s)
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Foster, RI
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hunting, fishing, chainsawing
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retired logger, engine builder. sign painter
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Lou
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Mahindra 3016
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6
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