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  1. Thread: Neverwet

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    http://youtu.be/DZrjXSsfxMQ Coating your tools...

    http://youtu.be/DZrjXSsfxMQ

    Coating your tools would keep them from rusting. Coat tool bag. Coat your boots and pant legs if it's raining. I would think coating the seat in your truck would keep...
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    What kind of guy do I need?

    I don't know if I call an excavator, a plumber, a concrete guy, or someone else for this. When it rains, my unfinished basement floor is wet. I know some water is coming up from the ground so I...
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    You were sneaky having a "Push" sign on the door...

    You were sneaky having a "Push" sign on the door to trick her. Good one....
  5. Thread: Unflexible

    by AlmondEyes
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    The duct has a 3 sided cut in it to allow the...

    The duct has a 3 sided cut in it to allow the flex to be run up passed it.
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    Just another tool in the toolbox.

    Just another tool in the toolbox.
  7. Thread: Unflexible

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    Unflexible

    I laughed for a few minutes when I looked up and saw this.
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    Sure, thanks. Found your address on your...

    Sure, thanks. Found your address on your profile, so I'll send you an email.
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    Need fiberglass insulation help

    I need to insulate the ceiling of my unfinished basement, which also contains a pain in the butt crawl space. The space between the beams ranges from 14"-17" (didn't measure every beam space, just...
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    I'll be taking mine this week. Good luck on your...

    I'll be taking mine this week. Good luck on your test.
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    I hear you, OP. I was mattress shopping 2 years...

    I hear you, OP. I was mattress shopping 2 years ago and my brain was going in circles with all the stores, brands, fancy names, etc. I had no clue. I hate shopping anyway. Wasn't willing to part...
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    How many pieces of duct does it take?

    Bought an old house. None of the duct is sealed, so I'm spending time taking care of it. Found lots of bad work including these. The first photo I was scratching my head why someone taped what...
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    Pellet vs Wood Burning stove?

    I know nearly nothing about either of them, but I do want to have a form of heat other than depending on my oil burner. Are there stoves that would take both logs and pellets? Is one cheaper to use...
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    Yep. We had our normal slow time last month...

    Yep. We had our normal slow time last month which included usual lay offs for the newer people. Then it picked up a bit and everyone was back to work. This coming week, everyone is now on 3 day...
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    I only clicked on this thread because of the word...

    I only clicked on this thread because of the word Orifice.
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    Hardhat and glasses are already a rule at that...

    Hardhat and glasses are already a rule at that site. And we do have a face shield that goes on a hardhat, but the times it's so tight to just get your head up there, the hardhat has to come off for...
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    Bears having fun with bears. What a hazing...

    Bears having fun with bears. What a hazing initiation to become one.
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    Metal shavings advice please

    After picking out metal shavings from my ears, neck, face, etc (from over head drilling, hole sawing, screwing), I wonder if there's a way to lessen it from winding up on me. I though maybe some...
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    Yeah, UA is worth it. Just bought some men's...

    Yeah, UA is worth it. Just bought some men's shirts last week for an easy xmas present. Best price I found was $30 for a cold gear shirt on anacondasports dot com. The sizes and colors are picked...
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    Thanks for the feedback, guys.

    Thanks for the feedback, guys.
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    How to metal detox?

    Been working in the shop (sheet metal), so there's always solid and gas metals in the air from people deburring, welding, grinding, etc. I've been working the laser table lately. Today I had a...
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    Shop vac question

    I'm on the look out for a small (1-2.5 gallon) wet/dry vac to be mainly used to clean a rabbit and guinea pig cage. Sometimes I'll need it to clean up wet, other times dry stuff. The vacuum box I...
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    I hate clutter. Put butts in an old water bottle...

    I hate clutter. Put butts in an old water bottle that has some water in it or, if it's stop and go traffic where I can nip the cherry off, I'll put the butt back in the box. Sometimes I'll just put...
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    Yes, Cooked. Same as the cloves you stuff in ham...

    Yes, Cooked. Same as the cloves you stuff in ham and oranges.

    Freemind, would you suggest I try one over the other of those two? From what I read, people say both work for a month or two and...
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    Rolling your own cigarettes (esp clove)

    Love Djarum Black Tea clove cigarettes so I figured I'd try making them myself. Anyone a fan of clove cigarettes and have done the rolling your own thing?

    Best place I've found with good...
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    Head to some yard sales and flea markets. Check...

    Head to some yard sales and flea markets. Check Craigs List (including the free listings). You can get great deals on tools this way. You'll easily find old guys getting out of various trades who...
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    1. Knee pads 2. Jar of Icy Hot 3. Crow Bar ...

    1. Knee pads
    2. Jar of Icy Hot
    3. Crow Bar

    Every day I work.
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    Ran out of veggie oil to power this thing up and...

    Ran out of veggie oil to power this thing up and can't find the winder-upper-gizmo. Really in bad shape!
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    Someone already mentioned this, but try mamators...

    Someone already mentioned this, but try mamators and peanut butter on toast.
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    Thanks, guys. $100 is worth having cell service...

    Thanks, guys. $100 is worth having cell service (either the coax trick or the Verizon box). I don't have an attic, but I do have a spare bedroom I could put an antenna in for the coax trick. I do...
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    Nearly no cell service in house

    Just moved and, if I'm lucky, I'll get 1 signal bar on my verizon phone in the house. Many people here have satellite dishes on their roofs. Could this be my problem? I don't live in the sticks,...
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    No chimney to use at this place. Would be...

    No chimney to use at this place. Would be nice... could just use that to adhere an antenna. Thanks for the links and ideas, guys. I'll give t hem a look. The indoor antenna I have isn't a junk...
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    How to pick/install antenna for TV?

    I'm cheap. No cable. Still using bunny ears and the indoor one isn't cutting it as well as it used to. I want to get an outdoor antenna and attach it to the roof or the upstairs window. I do...
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    Bunny style

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seV3pja5P08&feature=share

    LOL
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    Regarding loose shirts

    I can't wear any of the shirts given to me by the union or the company I was working for. All they ever order are larges and higher. Not only do I know it looks sloppy and unprofessional for anyone...
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    And I honestly hope you never do. It was pretty...

    And I honestly hope you never do. It was pretty deep and because of having a job, it was better to have stitches. Would have been too easy to continually tear back open while at work (I'm a boo-boo...
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    Nix Windows and put on Linux. Free. No viruses....

    Nix Windows and put on Linux. Free. No viruses. No bull. I use Ubuntu and it's not hard to get used to, similiar to Windows.
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    This is a huge peeve of mine as well. Sad people...

    This is a huge peeve of mine as well. Sad people cannot enjoy the company and place they're currently at, they need to know what's going on outside the room they're in at all times. I find most...
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    I was warned way back....

    Guess it caught up to me being told about nixing rings. Love scars and they're stories. Would be great to see a thread going about trade wounds, their stories, the whys, and hows. Hoping this one...
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    Cheaper to keep heat on or turn off?

    I'm finding conflicting answers to this, so I thought I'd go to you guys. Am I better off turning down my gas heat thermostat to 57 while I'm not home and turning it up to 70 while I am home.... or...
  41. Thread: Sauce

    by AlmondEyes
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    Are you saying just the sauce being uncovered...

    Are you saying just the sauce being uncovered messes up coils?
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    How has he made it to his 2nd year behaving like...

    How has he made it to his 2nd year behaving like that? I think we have about 60 apprentices out of work who'd love to be working, even if only for a few weeks Surely your local is the same. I'm...
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    I was at the Salvation Army looking for cheap...

    I was at the Salvation Army looking for cheap work clothes last week. Found an Under Armour shirt for $3. Score! Now I'll be on the look out even closer for more great scores like that.
  44. Thread: Duct Shapes

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    I never installed double wall spiral, so I'm...

    I never installed double wall spiral, so I'm ignorant about it...

    Round duct is also easier to take apart to clean or replace than rectangular would be, such as from an oil burner, especially for...
  45. Thread: Duct Shapes

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    Round duct is a pain in the butt if it gets...

    Round duct is a pain in the butt if it gets squooshed a bit at the shop, on the truck, or hanging around the job site before it gets installed. Rectangular duct is stronger.
  46. Thanks guys

    Thanks guys
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    What long johns/thermals work best?

    I need to spend some money on new ones and my head is spinning on which ones really are the best. I keep finding conflicting opinions on what materials are best, which name brands are warmest...
  48. can anyone figure out what movie i'm trying to think of?

    I recall seeing a movie when I was a kid.... maybe it was around 1985ish. All I recall really was the very end of the movie. I know it took place at a summer camp or campground or in the woods and...
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    Using 'guys' doesn't bother me. I can't imagine any woman really having an issue with it. Any woman who does is way too thin skinned. I actually see it as me being included with the guys instead...
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    I wanted to learn, so last month I found a...

    I wanted to learn, so last month I found a Washburn Lyons for $70 that came with a soft case, tuner, strap, and extra strings. It's the low end Washburn, but I wasn't going to spend a bunch of money...
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