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Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-20-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,520
Posted By Peter_C
I have one of the Festool carpet heads. It kinda...

I have one of the Festool carpet heads. It kinda sucks in not a good way. Having used a Miele and Eureka powered heads there is no comparison. Our home Dyson does pretty good for a low suction vac....
Forum: Landscaping 12-20-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,724
Posted By Peter_C
Or this! ...

Or this!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBAGm8CNs5Q
Forum: Landscaping 12-20-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,724
Posted By Peter_C
I am guessing it is going to take years...ever...

I am guessing it is going to take years...ever see a forest with a downed tree that has been there for years rotting away?

Depending on depth and size of root ball, sometimes it isn't that hard to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By Peter_C
Throw double wax rings on, and fix your toilet...

Throw double wax rings on, and fix your toilet issues in another 5 years. Leave the shims they are a perfect repair! :thumbsup:


Paying a contractor to perform the surgery is going to be...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-20-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 21,867
Posted By Peter_C
I was being a :jester: taking your words...

I was being a :jester: taking your words literally, as I have no idea what "machine/tool" you are discussing. You linked to epoxy and said "You attempted to drill a hole with it", for which the epoxy...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-20-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 115,071
Posted By Peter_C
Yeah, I got a question about the latest Makita...

Yeah, I got a question about the latest Makita crack you are hitting there. Can it plunge cut while on the track? I know you can probably raise the heel off the track and plunge it in, but I want a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-19-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 21,867
Posted By Peter_C
Honestly I can't imagine trying to drill a hole...

Honestly I can't imagine trying to drill a hole with what you linked above. :laughing: I have used it for earthquake retrofitting and tying concrete together.
...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By Peter_C
To me it seems the container homes fit more along...

To me it seems the container homes fit more along with tiny homes. 2 maybe three containers max. Anything larger and regular framing seems easier to work with. Not all housing needs mass amount of...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-19-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By Peter_C
Now that we know what you are looking for... ...

Now that we know what you are looking for...

From what I have read about Makita tracks is about half are not usable. Most folks recommend going to Festool rails.

I have a 2700 rail which works...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-19-2018, 02:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,898
Posted By Peter_C
I really like the M12 lineup for so many tools....

I really like the M12 lineup for so many tools. The jig saw...well it is lightweight, kinda. The blades do fit into it. The blade doesn't track well, and the shoe often comes loose. Not the tool to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,882
Posted By Peter_C
When referring to World War 1 is it WWI or WW1?...

When referring to World War 1 is it WWI or WW1? WWII or WW2? They are both correct, but typically written with an "I".

Roman numerals: I V X Come on sports junkies, what Super Bowl is it? :jester:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-19-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By Peter_C
My father in law requested a storage piece for...

My father in law requested a storage piece for the handmade razor we gave him earlier this year. So I was tasked to make him a cell phone case? Wait no, really it is a piece of plastic! Took some...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-19-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,857
Posted By Peter_C
Remove the "Money" part of it, and that is the...

Remove the "Money" part of it, and that is the farmers I grew up working around. Land has been the families for generations, they all work hard, and their word is their bond. If they say they will do...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-19-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 115,071
Posted By Peter_C
Mike, that is the saw that Home Depot had for...

Mike, that is the saw that Home Depot had for $249 with 4 batteries. Even at $299 it is a good deal, but it is Makita...is something wrong with you? Are you turning green? :jester:

I bought the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-19-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By Peter_C
Makita :laughing:

Makita :laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,882
Posted By Peter_C
Bay Area Retrofit is very generous with...

Bay Area Retrofit is very generous with information, which in turn probably gets them a ton of jobs. They even have a forum where you can ask questions and they get answered. FWIW they helped write...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-17-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 14,616
Posted By Peter_C
I set up searches for auctions, often by part...

I set up searches for auctions, often by part number, then let my auto bidder lose, until it wins at the price I am willing to pay.

Also bought my Festool OF1010 router new from Ebay with 10%...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-16-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 14,616
Posted By Peter_C
Was good in the USA too :thumbsup: Amazon...

Was good in the USA too :thumbsup:


Amazon can't touch Ebay. Plus I am okay with buying some used tools.
Forum: Vehicles 12-16-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,250
Posted By Peter_C
Looks like you have plenty of room left over....

Looks like you have plenty of room left over. Nothing stored on the passenger side? Or were you just not loaded up yet?

Thinking out loud...My next step should be to set ALL the tools I want to...
Forum: Vehicles 12-15-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,250
Posted By Peter_C
Thanks but I would much rather see your storage...

Thanks but I would much rather see your storage solutions in the back please :thumbsup:

Trying to figure out how much each size holds. The smaller Transit has so many benefits over the large one,...
Forum: Vehicles 12-14-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,250
Posted By Peter_C
Curious at this point if you would stay with a...

Curious at this point if you would stay with a 250? Or go for a 350? What would you consider an advantage either way? Looking for more info specifically regarding the extended length Transit.
...
Forum: Vehicles 12-13-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,250
Posted By Peter_C
I highly doubt that as the "Lemon Law" would kick...

I highly doubt that as the "Lemon Law" would kick in. Plus there is a law that the manufacturer must make your payments if you are not in possession of the vehicle for X amount of time. A lawyer...
Forum: Vehicles 12-13-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Peter_C
I always recommend spending more upfront and...

I always recommend spending more upfront and getting a newer vehicle with low mileage (5k-30k miles). This way you spend next to no money on maintenance and are far less likely to have breakdowns....
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-13-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,898
Posted By Peter_C
:laughing: The same depth as the rest of the...

:laughing:
The same depth as the rest of the mid sized Ridgid boxes, and what Milwaukee calls their "large" Packout box. I pack them pretty tight too, often trying to figure out how to fit...
Forum: Vehicles 12-13-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By Peter_C
Long life, and use purified water. Never use...

Long life, and use purified water. Never use spring water, or well water. PH has everything to do with the anti-freeze turning into a battery. Speaking of which use your DVOM to check the voltage...
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