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    Re: There's snow on the roof, who care's

    With living area heat loss, bath vent ducts through the roof, sewer pipe venting that's above freezing, dryer venting duct in the attic, outdoor air above 32F entering the soffit and directed along...
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    Re: There's snow on the roof, who care's

    What happens when air above 32F enters the vent system and supposedly travels the under side of the sheathing to the ridge vent while that insulating snow is on top? There are many people that...
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    Re: There's snow on the roof, who care's

    Those with snow remaining on the roof probably have a type of ice dam, very little is known about, and water is entering the walls of the structure. In this case on my house, the complete roof had a...
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    Re: Best crop for SANDY soil food plot

    After maturity maybe roto beating ( flail mowing ) to a desired height would be a solution. Wildlife would still be in there for the seed and you could walk it.
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    Re: Planting grass seed

    Some soil conservation districts have small drills for seeding grasses, alfalfa, clover etc. and can be rented usually at a insignificant fee.
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    Re: Best crop for SANDY soil food plot

    Consider contacting the extension service in that area and ask if Millet will do well enough there. It is grown in some harsh conditions world wide but it may not meet your height consideration of 2...
  7. Re: X350 John Deere - D140 Hydro Tranny Question

    Thanks from SandburRanch
  8. X350 John Deere - D140 Hydro Tranny Question

    The X350 specs lists a K46 hydro but the lowe's site that sells the lower class D140 tractors doesn't list the tranny number. Does anyone know which transmission is in the D140 or could link a spec...
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    Re: Cows in a horse trailer?

    Cattle may be a little difficult to load because of the trailer being short and the front being closed in. Cattle, as with most animals, don't like to go where they can't see into the future. ...
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    Re: Broken bolt

    The scary part is we are driving at turnpike speeds with that same bolt quality. Possibly flying with that same quality hardware too.
  11. Thread: Ouch!

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    Re: Ouch!

    Welcome to the club, and OH, it gets worse.
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    Re: clearance measures for pin/ bushing

    If the bushing has a 0.001" press fit that 0.001" will need to be compensated for when the I D of the bushing is machined or the pin will be too tight. A thousandths per inch of diameter clearance...
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    Re: Zerk fittings

    A tap is less likely to break when a T-Handle can be used. That's probably why they were invented. If a T-Handle isn't available or close quarters inhibit its use, I've used 2 Cresent wrenches by...
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    Re: Cattle Panel Bending

    That's what I use. The 6x6 openings make for easy gathering and 24" diameter is easy adjustable. I two piece mine which makes then easy stacked storage by being cradled.

    You could bow the panels...
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    Re: Ridiculous! Thermostat help?

    If in certain winter weather conditions you see a creamy white mucus looking build up on the dip stick and the filler cap underside you'll know what not operating at recommended temperature does. ...
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    Re: Gutters and french drains

    Buy it for looks and a nightmare or buy it for life. Your choice but you can't have it both ways.
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    Re: Gutters and french drains

    Gutters and french drains are a maintenance nightmare. Consider using your tractor to form a swale for drainage that will handle water far superior to 10 french drains.

    Gutters: I have gutters...
  18. Re: cutting holes in steel gate post for hinge bolts

    Wooden gates my father made were sort of hinged without any hinges. They would slide or swing by setting 2 posts off set a little with a couple of short 2x4s across the posts and the gate rails...
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    Re: My wife wants a Gazebo, Help!

    The grain bin concept idea is great and I agree with the statement " useless gazebo " when they won't keep the rain, hail, bird crap or sun off of my ole body. Mine would have a roof and be called a...
  20. Re: cutting holes in steel gate post for hinge bolts

    Just as the bit is about to break through drive a tapered punch in to finish the hole and a large percent of the wrist twisting will be avoided.
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    Re: ice melting

    To prevent a slippery surface I'd use cat litter as opposed to any corrosive material and let the weather do the melting in the spring.
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    Re: Lifting Equipment safely

    I've put the lawn tractor up on the level for years.
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    Re: Ice in tires

    Soluble oil will alleviate your concerns about water corrosion.
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    Ballast Re: Can I do it Myself?

    If you don't have a valve stem retainer to pull the stem through, a strong string/cord can be attached to the stem threads with a clove hitch knot and the two ends brought through the hole for later...
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    Re: Lets see your Woodworking Skills

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    Thanks for the compliment but I bout had to laugh when I read " exotic ". That wood came from a Oak stump after I took the...
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    Re: My shop build

    Is it a requirement to have the plumbing inspected in a rural area?
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    Re: My shop build

    Am I reading this right that the building is being built on fill dirt?
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    Re: Zerk fittings

    Drill diameter for 1/8" pipe tap.
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    Re: Lets see your Woodworking Skills

    In my later years I've reverted to smaller projects but they can also be fun. The jig to cut the spool notches ( which need to be a perfect book match ) was nearly as much fun as making tape...
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    Re: Zerk fittings

    If you are unable to use calipers to measure the hole diameter, try drill bits to measure with until you get close within a few thousandths, then compare 1/8" pipe tap drill size to determine if a...
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    Re: Chain saw sharpening advice sought

    I'll be looking for a diamond burr but i not putting it in my dremel that runs 20,000 rpm or whatever it is. I can't think of a faster way for me to screw up a chain. It'll be going in my variable...
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    Re: Chain saw sharpening advice sought

    For years I touched up my chains in the field by hand with an Oregon guide and file. Then a thought , and I took my DeWalt cordless drill motor, the file and guide with me. Chuck the file in the...
  33. Re: Check your hose clamps with or without a cab

    Loose clamps weren't a problem 50 years ago but it seems the invention was light years ahead of the general public and mechanics comprehension so failure to sell over the long term was inevitable.
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    Re: Ridiculous! Thermostat help?

    Without a temperature shut down, placing cardboard in front of the radiator is a quick to way to ruin an engine. Rates right up there with no oil or no water.

    A thermostat needs a gradual...
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    Wind Generation

    Has anyone ever seen evidence of a buried cable from any of the large wind generators in your area or a power sub-station to distribute electric power? I've driven by thousands and have never seen...
  36. Re: Let's post our Made in USA tool finds (yard sales, old store stock, auctions etc)

    An early Sears Roebuck Sabre saw I picked up at auction for a couple of bucks and it really doesn't like for people to change his name to jig saw.:laughing: Works like new. If someone knows how to...
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    Re: Craig's List: Is reading a lost art ?

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    I don't buy or sell on craig's but that's a good plan. Then about all that remains is watching for counterfeit money.
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    Re: Tire Pressure?

    Mowing side hills I keep my tractor tires inflated to maximum. The X-tra weight on an under inflated down hill tire cannot be good. If on a maximum slope and that tire should roll from the rim,...
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    Re: For the other retired guys::

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    Retired in 1999 and was quickly asked; what are you going to do. My response was, " whatever is fun and irresponsible. "
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    Re: Best way to yank out shrubs? Etc..

    Cut the shrub off and drop a clove hitch knot over the stump. To do, form 2 loops with a counter clockwise motion, place loop A on top of loop B and drop this over the stump and you have a clove...
  41. Thread: Flat Tire

    by SandburRanch
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    Re: Flat Tire

    That recommended pressure on the door is for the best ride so it can possibly meet its competition and not best for the tire. Remember the Ford and Firestone story ? You've got something to learn...
  42. Thread: Flat Tire

    by SandburRanch
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    Re: Flat Tire

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    I carry a couple of pan head sheet metal screws to plug the hole so I can get home or to a repair shop. Have driven a couple hundred miles...
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    Re: Critters captured on camera

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    Has Mange
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    Re: Household Well Water Pump Troubles

    After replacing a bladder tank I decided to see just what replacing a bladder would involve. To get the old one out it had to be cut in sections with tin snips through the hole. I've read to...
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    Re: Steel Chain size and length

    1/4" grade 80 spinning chain is all anyone needs up to 70 hp 4x4 for pulling stumps, towing or transporting the tractor. You'll appreciate the weight at days end. This walnut tree was pulled with a...
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    Re: Compact Tractors are Designed All Wrong

    QUOTE:

    1. The 3ph is an abomination. It is an historical industry compromise that, like all compromises, is a mediocrity at best. It is the interface that has launched a thousand hernias (and a...
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    Re: Do we need a warm garage....

    We have 2 stainless sinks and the mounting flanges on both show magnetism traits while the main sink walls and bottoms do not.

    Below is an interesting read on stainless and magnetism.

    Why...
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    Re: Coyotes getting worrisome

    I have fun playing games with my coyotes. To my knowledge none are boy or girl scouts and know how to un-tie a Clove Hitch knot, but at least one sure knew where to chew the rope so he/she could...
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    Re: A couple of JD LA145 issues

    I'm very sorry to hear of those no longer with us.


    This post by " justwork "was in the back of my mind all the while I was locating the problem.

    Removed the manifold and found the carburetor...
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    Re: A couple of JD LA145 issues

    Is this the fuel shut off solenoid on your LA 145? I have a LA 135 with very similar fuel starvation symptoms. I've checked the fuel pump operation and my next step is to check the fuel cut off...
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    Re: To all the Vet's, THANK YOU!!!!

    Before Nam and thanks.
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    Re: PROPANE TANK OWNERSHIP

    Buried tanks are constructed to be buried and the purpose is to keep the gas pressure up to a usable pressure in colder climates.
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    Re: Your thoughts on my basement plans

    Eddie, my complete house HVAC supply ducts are PVC under slab. Return in attic. That's how it's cooled and heated for less with a 2.5 ton unit that's 32 years old and that's why my basement is inset...
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    Re: Your thoughts on my basement plans

    Check with your concrete supplier for vertical distance a pour can be dropped without separation and I'm sure a vibrator will be recommended with a qualified operator.
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    Re: Your thoughts on my basement plans

    Our finished basement / game room / storm shelter is 14x20 with walls inset from the exterior building line as follows. E wall about 20ft., W wall about 35 ft., N wall 3 ft. and S wall 5 ft. Egress...
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    Re: Thumb in the table saw. Warning - pictures

    If you'll make two, one of each method, I believe you'll quickly see why the heel is always glued on rather than cutting out.

    But of course if you need one immediately by all means cut it out...
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    Re: Thumb in the table saw. Warning - pictures

    If you'll make two, one of each method, I believe you'll quickly see why the heel is always glued on rather than cutting out.

    But of course if you need one immediately by all means cut it out...
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    Re: Thumb in the table saw. Warning - pictures

    As you realize you are very fortunate to still have the most of your full thumb so please build yourself at least one of these push shoes and use normal operating procedures.

    To make construction...
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    Re: Mesquite Growing on Dam - other places

    Yes it does and that's why nature lines the banks of streams and rivers with trees.
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    Re: Water Pump for Portable Water Tank

    When there isn't enough moisture to germinate seed a common farming practice is to " dust it in " shallow and wait on the rain.
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    Re: Engine Shutdown Systems

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    Exactly, and it seems a spring loaded toggle would be just the thing for a start bypass.
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    Re: Water Pump for Portable Water Tank

    You may want to just consider the dusty drive with the 55 gallon drum if my calculations of 1" of water on a food plot as small as 1 acre are correct because it is telling me it will take about...
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    Re: Water Pump for Portable Water Tank

    Have you considered the 2" bung flowing into a 8' boom of 1-1/2" or 2" pvc with about 20 1/4" holes. You may be surprised how fast that 50 gallons disappears.
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    Re: Water Pump for Portable Water Tank

    Longer boom and larger holes. But when one wants to pump he must pump.
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    Re: Water Pump for Portable Water Tank

    For your drive way a watering boom similar to what is described in reply #11 will work better than a pump system.
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    Re: Time to check to be safe

    That's one disadvantage of ours. It will not be lit with a match. It requires my Honda 2000i with a clean sine wave or some such thing.

    I had a appliance repairman tell me on a forum any gas...
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    Re: Time to check to be safe

    One feature I like about a gas stove we bought 4 or 5 years ago is both the cook top burners and oven can be locked out with the touch of a button. With front controls that operate with a feather...
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    Re: Gas heater recommendation?

    Thermostat controlled convection gas heaters with a thermopile still operate during power outages. No electricity required for operation. I have a wall heater in my basement that heats the house if...
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    Re: Time to check to be safe

    If you've had certain roof repair or a re- roof and have a gas water heater or furnace check the flue connection. We're fortunate my daughter and son inlaw are alive. Roof contractors are high...
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    Re: Your IRA Provider

    Or anywhere else, especially over the past 7 years.
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    Re: Engine Shutdown Systems

    The question was KISS. Can you answer the question about water and oil temperature shutdowns?
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    Engine Shutdown Systems

    http://www.tractorbynet.com/forums/john-deere-owning-operating/346702-engine-overheated-2510-a.html

    Reading this post prompts the question : Has there been any improvement made in shut down...
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    Re: Miter saws

    No plans, just built it. One thing I like about it but didn't realize it until after I begin using it is the area on the back side of the fence to lay cut off pieces, tape measure, yard stick or...
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    Re: Help needed on HVAC duct and moisture

    Already mentioned, dew point temperature was reached because of the leaks and caused the moisture problem. Here is an example. If the temperature under the house is 88 with a relative humidity of...
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    Re: Help needed on HVAC duct and moisture

    I suspect there was an air leak at the round to rectangle junction because that area wasn't sealed properly.

    Vapor barrier should go to the warm moist air side of the insulation which is the...
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    Re: Miter saws

    Which ever saw you purchase build it a portable table with a half sheet of 3/4" plywood. You'll be glad you did. This one is better than any purchased stand ever built. To use lay it across a...
  77. Re: Who's got the best meat processing set up?

    For birds you'll need some killing funnels.
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    Gate Hinge

    Anyone ever use this type of gate hinge?
  79. Re: Need Help - How to drill out a hard bolt?

    Your drilling was hindered and the bit suffered by the lack of cutting oil
  80. Re: Do you adjust/level your mower deck every year?

    Checks cutting edge height in any blade position, L to R or F to B. No numbers to record or attempt to remember.
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    Re: Dealing with Low City Water Volume

    Does your brother's house have a similar flow problem?
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    Re: Best way to Vent storage tank?

    Vent the cap by drilling and tapping 1/4" pipe threads.
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    Re: Best way to Vent storage tank?

    A common vent is a pipe bushing xx ( bung size ) x 1/4" bushing with a 1/4" pipe to compression tubing fitting with the copper tubing riser bent 180 or 2 90 bends. Works for indoors or outdoors.
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    Re: Hours working with a tractor

    If you use 35-40 MPH for an average auto speed x tractor hours you'll have a fairly close number.
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    Re: Your IRA Provider

    If my IRA money was drawing a percent 2-3 times inflation of the past 6-8 years I'd be a millionaire.

    So what is the realistic ( net after fees ) percent our investments should be averaging ?
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    Your IRA Provider

    Have you ever fired your IRA provider. Reasons Ok, company names please withhold.
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    Re: Pole barn question

    Treated lumber is for a insect ( termite ) deterrent not rot. If a rot proof product for wood was manufactured the EPA would shut that down in a heartbeat.

    That above grade will last a long time...
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    Re: I need a mower jack

    For an authentic shade tree approach this works for any mower and there isn't a storage problem with another piece of bulky equipment in the way the remainder of your life.
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    Re: Critters captured on camera

    Argiope Aurantia
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    Re: Grain auger for mud

    If the grain auger doesn't work I'm sure one of these concrete pumps will.
  91. Re: well-what-happened-all-gold hoarders VOL 2

    I could have bought gold @ $36.00 but all I had for collateral was a wife, 3 kids and a 70 Impala and the loan Co. not only said no but **** no.
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    Re: Propane Prices

    http://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/hist/LeafHandler.ashx?n=PET&s=EER_EPLLPA_PF4_Y44MB_DPG&f=D
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    Re: Butcher pigs - remove hair- torch?

    My dad scalded and scraped the hair because of economic conditions. Everything was used, not wasted as we know it today. Head cheese was popular to consume and other parts were used for Lye soap...
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    Re: Fencing, to dig or to drive post?

    More true words were never spoken about trees. People let trees dictate their lives. I know where there is a pole barn where trees were allowed to dictate. Now get this person's thinking, and he...
  95. Re: What's the secret to drilling through 1/4" angle iron?

    A pilot hole should be smaller than the distance across the web of the next size bit. A pilot hole for a 1/4" bit would be a waste of time and resources. Apply cutting oil not lube oil. Water...
  96. Re: What's the secret to drilling through 1/4" angle iron?

    Read reply #11 again. One of the few that has much value. Recommended RPM for mild steel. CS ( cutting speed ) x 4 divided by the diameter. 90 x 4 * 0.250"
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    Ultrasonic Cleaners

    Looking for advise from anyone presently using an Ultrasonic Cleaner to clean carburetor parts etc., their recommendations and cleaning solutions that work for industrial type parts.

    The last I...
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    Re: Fencing, to dig or to drive post?

    A 4" wood is set every fifth post. There is millions of miles of 5 strand barbed wire fence successfully built that way.
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    Re: Fencing, to dig or to drive post?

    T- Iron post were invented long time ago to solve all the above post driving problems.
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    Re: Tomato cages--what do you use?

    Use concrete wire cages. Cut in half to stack for storage and cut with fence pliers.
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