Contractor Talk - Professional Construction and Remodeling Forum - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: DuMass
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-17-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By DuMass
Everything I've heard about Jet for the last 8 or...

Everything I've heard about Jet for the last 8 or 10 years is that they are now just overpriced sloppily made Chinese junk with a lot of cheap pot metal and plastic parts. At one time, at least...
Forum: HVAC 03-17-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,728
Posted By DuMass
It sounds like maybe you're talking about a...

It sounds like maybe you're talking about a Jackson Temp-Stat. I don't know how well it would work buried in a wall, but it might be worth a try. They come in several different temps for both heating...
Forum: Electrical 02-10-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,058
Posted By DuMass
Does the 87 now also have the hi/low impedance...

Does the 87 now also have the hi/low impedance feature? I know mine doesn't because I need to use Flukes stray voltage adapter with it to eliminate ghost voltage. The Fluke 117 looks like a nice...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 02-10-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,688
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: 3,400
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 01-23-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,387
Posted By DuMass
I have a couple of steel cantilever tool boxes...

I have a couple of steel cantilever tool boxes that are kind of like tackle boxes on steroids. Waterloo used to make a nice one, but I see there are also some plastic ones out there made by others if...
Forum: Electrical 01-22-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,514
Posted By DuMass
Hmmm, rebranded little giant. That name wouldn't...

Hmmm, rebranded little giant. That name wouldn't happen to begin with G and end ARRR!! would it. :laughing:
Forum: Electrical 01-22-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,207
Posted By DuMass
Around here they're called dead end guy wraps or...

Around here they're called dead end guy wraps or just dead ends for short. The ones for telephone drops are called wedge clamps or parallel drop clamps. Some of the phone guys call them P-clamps for...
Forum: Electrical 01-21-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,514
Posted By DuMass
So, what brand did you say this unit was??... So...

So, what brand did you say this unit was??... So I can be sure to never buy it.
Forum: Electrical 01-21-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By DuMass
I've been using these Ideal strippers for resi...

I've been using these Ideal strippers for resi work with NM and UF cables for the last few years. I wish I'd had them decades ago. There small enough to reach all the way to the back of a 1-gang box...
Forum: HVAC 01-18-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 37,101
Posted By DuMass
I not sure about a viable substitute that won’t...

I not sure about a viable substitute that won’t damage the pump, but I'm kind of surprised your local auto parts store doesn't stock vac pump oil for AC service work on vehicles. I know the AutoZone...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-06-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,142
Posted By DuMass
I got one of these types of ultra cheapo sets to...

I got one of these types of ultra cheapo sets to keep in the RV down at the beach because there was never anything there to work with, not even basic things like a pair of pliers, screwdriver,...
Forum: Electrical 01-01-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,501
Posted By DuMass
I've been using the Feit curly que's in my...

I've been using the Feit curly que's in my kitchen and hallway lights for about the last 5-years and they seem to be working okay.
I stocked up on the 60 and 100 Watt A19 bulbs way ahead of time...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-01-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,936
Posted By DuMass
I buy the extended length bits from McMaster for...

I buy the extended length bits from McMaster for use with my impact driver. I don't know what brand they are but they say made in USA on them.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-01-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,176
Posted By DuMass
I'm not sure I understand this. How does it run...

I'm not sure I understand this. How does it run circles around it? The older 18V Dewalt DC330 cordless jigsaw has the same 1" stroke, 3-orbital and 1-straight blade positions, but at 3000-SPM it is...
Forum: HVAC 10-29-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,317
Posted By DuMass
Since no one else has answered yet, R500 is a...

Since no one else has answered yet, R500 is a CFC. Here's a link to a reference guide that has refrigerant classifications and some other good info.
...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-26-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,605
Posted By DuMass
I haven't tried that Fein blade yet, but Bosch...

I haven't tried that Fein blade yet, but Bosch came out with a very similar carbide toothed metal/wood cutting OSC blade a few months back. I bought a couple and have used them to cut through some...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-15-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,538
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: 3,861
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: 6,835
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 07-29-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,276
Posted By DuMass
Looks like the person in this YouTube video did...

Looks like the person in this YouTube video did basically the same thing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pfo02XWQ2yY
Forum: Electrical 07-28-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,276
Posted By DuMass
I don't know if this setup will work with SQD QO...

I don't know if this setup will work with SQD QO breakers with the trip indicator flags, but I've done this type of thing before with a piece of monofilament fishing line connected to the trip latch...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-22-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,705
Posted By DuMass
Gargoyles are the only non-prescription...

Gargoyles are the only non-prescription sunglasses I've ever bought for more than $50.00 that lasted for any length of time. They generally cost less than other so-called upscale brands and have a...
Forum: Electrical 06-19-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,750
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: HVAC 06-14-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,987
Posted By DuMass
Just a thought, but since you're saying the...

Just a thought, but since you're saying the system is apparently already oversized, why not utilize hot gas reheat and variable speed/VAV like they will sometimes do for conference rooms where the...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Join Now... It's Fast and FREE!

I am a professional contractor
I am a DIY Homeowner
Drywall Talk is for
PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTORS ONLY!

At DrywallTalk.com we cater exlusivly to professional contractors who make their living as a contractor. Knowing that many homeowners and DIYers are looking for a community to call home, we've created www.DIYChatroom.com DIY Chatroom is full of helpful advices and perfect for DIY homeowners.

Redirecing in 10 seconds
No Thanks
terms of service

Already Have an Account?