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Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-10-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,063
Posted By DuMass
I have the full 2700XL Rousseau stand setup for...

I have the full 2700XL Rousseau stand setup for my Makita table saw and really like it. The extra table extension gives it a 49" rip capacity and the out feed table is indispensible for ripping long...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-10-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,507
Posted By DuMass
I find that a hole cutter usually works much...

I find that a hole cutter usually works much better than a hole saw for 1/8 steel, especially if you're using it with a portable drill. They cut cleaner and faster with less heat and run out than...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-15-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,604
Posted By DuMass
I'v never heard of that brand, but it looks like...

I'v never heard of that brand, but it looks like a re-branded Milwaukee Sure Shot sprayer. We used to use them with kerosene/oil mix to spray the leaf springs on trucks and buses to stop squeaks. ...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-14-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,094
Posted By DuMass
If you do a search for "drill index" you'll find...

If you do a search for "drill index" you'll find a bunch. Here are some on eBay.

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/huot-drill-index
Forum: HVAC 08-04-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,021
Posted By DuMass
If anyone wants to learn about troubleshooting...

If anyone wants to learn about troubleshooting ECM's, the Genteq Dealer Toolbox site is a great resource. You can either order a copy of their free DVD on ECM's or just watch the videos in the...
Forum: Electrical 06-19-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,782
Posted By DuMass
Sounds like an interesting job score. I...

Sounds like an interesting job score.
I normally just see ordinary nm cable/romex use for the 120V receptacle circuits in the RV trailers I work on.
The RV power converter units that I've seen...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-23-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,966
Posted By DuMass
I use a 7" MK Diamond continuous rim dry-cut...

I use a 7" MK Diamond continuous rim dry-cut blade in my sidewinder for that kind of work. The amount of dust generated is truly epic though.
Forum: HVAC 05-18-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,378
Posted By DuMass
I like the overall design and I'm sure it would...

I like the overall design and I'm sure it would be awesome, right up until the time it stops working. Parts and service are likely going to tough to find. Off hand, I don't know of any stocking...
Forum: Electrical 05-09-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,865
Posted By DuMass
Ebay is lousy with them. ...

Ebay is lousy with them.
http://www.ebay.com/bhp/outdoor-wall-light-photocell
Forum: Electrical 04-28-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,420
Posted By DuMass
Darn, I expected better from the Chinese and a...

Darn, I expected better from the Chinese and a quality Home Depot brand like CE Tech. :no:

I like the suggested remedy:
"Consumers should remove the recalled cable and return it to Home Depot...
Forum: HVAC 04-20-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,621
Posted By DuMass
It's too bad that insurance won't be covering...

It's too bad that insurance won't be covering replacement costs. I'm guessing that hurricane Sandy would likely mean salt water or at least brackish flood water damage, so if they were my units, the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-15-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,658
Posted By DuMass
We had those "Sears Best" Craftsman scrolling jig...

We had those "Sears Best" Craftsman scrolling jig saws in all the trucks where I worked back in the early 80's, but they also had the black plastic motor housings as well. That one looks like it has...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-06-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,798
Posted By DuMass
I've had the old Makita JS3200 shears for years...

I've had the old Makita JS3200 shears for years and really like them. I think they are still probably the King Kong of hand held electric metal shears even though others like Bosch and Fein now have...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-28-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,649
Posted By DuMass
If you're still considering a chainsaw, I bought...

If you're still considering a chainsaw, I bought a neat little 16" Worx WG303.1 electric saw last year from Tools Plus for like $89.00 on sale. It's the first and only electric chainsaw I've ever...
Forum: Plumbing 03-15-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,113
Posted By DuMass
You could try and calculate the specific GPH of...

You could try and calculate the specific GPH of all the individual faucets, shower heads or tub spouts, washer, DW etc., but it would probably be easier to use something like the water heater...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-07-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,228
Posted By DuMass
36/16… oh, now you've gone and done it. I'm going...

36/16… oh, now you've gone and done it. I'm going to have to go change again.
I got the numbers from looking over the PDF posted, but that one must be its big sister.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 03-04-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,763
Posted By DuMass
The customer requested that I match an original...

The customer requested that I match an original repair made to one of the chairs done the exact same way about 15-years ago. It's actually a pretty common reinforcement repair made to broken...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-23-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,492
Posted By DuMass
It's often the varnish or epoxy coating used on...

It's often the varnish or epoxy coating used on the field and armature windings.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-05-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 31,214
Posted By DuMass
If a guy shows up with one of these instead of a...

If a guy shows up with one of these instead of a tape measure I might think he comes from the future… and in that future I see him borrowing my tape measure often....
Forum: HVAC 01-28-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,752
Posted By DuMass
Of course, this would all be based on guess work...

Of course, this would all be based on guess work and assumption because nobody actually knows how many wires are present in your wall thermostat or even what model equipment you have… but to spell it...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-31-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,435
Posted By DuMass
When I see that they need cleaning, I just drop...

When I see that they need cleaning, I just drop my blades in a plastic tub with turpentine and let them soak overnight. I'll use large washers for spacers in between the blades, so they don’t touch...
Forum: HVAC 10-16-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,117
Posted By DuMass
Solenoid Service Magnet

This little CPS solenoid service magnet is something that I really wish I'd thought to make for myself years ago. It's just a simple design, but probably one of the handiest things I've used in a...
Forum: HVAC 09-13-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 125,506
Posted By DuMass
Jeez partsman. Over three years to respond to...

Jeez partsman. Over three years to respond to hvaclover's post? That may be a new record. Anyway, I think if you want to get his attention these days, you just need to post something about how the...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 03-09-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 27,172
Posted By DuMass
“You sand your benches and recoat every year?...

“You sand your benches and recoat every year? Does someone pay you to do that?”

Well, since I own and use them daily, I think it’s worth absorbing the minimal cost.

“Minwax is crap. You...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-25-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,859
Posted By DuMass
Have you tried tightening the black Allen head...

Have you tried tightening the black Allen head screw below the shoe?
My Dewalt cordless has the same design and that screw seems to apply tension to the bevel locking lever.
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