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    In cold weather, when I bring mine inside, it...

    In cold weather, when I bring mine inside, it takes awhile before it warms up enough for it to hold zero.
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    Make sure you know what you're buying. There are...

    Make sure you know what you're buying. There are a lot of Chinese knock off batteries on there!
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    Milwaukee has a 6.0 and 9.0 battery coming out....

    Milwaukee has a 6.0 and 9.0 battery coming out. They were supposed to out by now, but judging by the current promotions with free 5.0 batteries, I'm guessing they a lot of those to clear out.

    As...
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    I tried that once...I gave up and just bought a...

    I tried that once...I gave up and just bought a new core tool.
  5. Thread: Ford Transit

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    :eek: What does that have to do with the...

    :eek: What does that have to do with the transmission?
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    Yeah, it is kind of stupid that you have to have...

    Yeah, it is kind of stupid that you have to have the paper with you to use the tool, but it isn't really that complicated. You use the chart to tell you what tension you need, then measure the span...
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    Looks like a knock off of the Browning tensioner....

    Looks like a knock off of the Browning tensioner. Mine came with a sheet that tells you what tension to set certain belts at. There are a number of factors that determine tension, I would try to find...
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    How about contacting Appion?

    How about contacting Appion?
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    What? Holy S#&t , where do I sign? I actually...

    What? Holy S#&t , where do I sign? I actually hate painting, but for that money and the benny's, I could do it!
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    Cool, that's one of those "why didn't I think of...

    Cool, that's one of those "why didn't I think of that" products. Let us know how you like it.
  11. Thread: Dimple tool

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    www.roperwhitney.com/universal-button-punch.html...

    www.roperwhitney.com/universal-button-punch.html
    A button punch is what you seek. They are used for standing seam roofs, but it should work for what you want.
  12. Thread: My new bedbox

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    Looks nice, but don't take this the wrong way,...

    Looks nice, but don't take this the wrong way, how do you work like that? How do you secure your tools, do you take all of your tools in the house every night? How many time have you been robbed?
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    I like mine, especially for times when your...

    I like mine, especially for times when your measuring non-standard air. Since it is a vane, there is no need to correct for air density.

    My only gripe, is the same gripe I have against all of...
  14. I think it's a standard wheel like Ridgid uses,...

    I think it's a standard wheel like Ridgid uses, but don't quote me on that, I bought the Milwaukee one. I've honestly never tried to cut anything smaller than 1/2"ID.
  15. I have the tubing cutter, and while I do like it,...

    I have the tubing cutter, and while I do like it, it isn't perfect. I can cut faster with a regular tubing cutter as long as it has a sharp wheel. If your cutting a lot of pipe, it is a wrist saver...
  16. Like I said, Milwaukee sent it somewhere else to...

    Like I said, Milwaukee sent it somewhere else to be repaired. I would guess, if you took a Milwaukee tool in to wherever you bought it, they would send it off to the same place mine went, or a...
  17. Well, oddly enough, I took it right to Milwaukee...

    Well, oddly enough, I took it right to Milwaukee Tool and they sent it somewhere else. I think they called me about 2 days after I brought it in. I have taken other tools there, and i don't remember...
  18. I had a 4 year old Milwaukee M18 sawzall that...

    I had a 4 year old Milwaukee M18 sawzall that broke on me last year. I took it back to Milwaukee for repair and they gave me a new one!
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    Well are you going to answer your own question?...

    Well are you going to answer your own question? Are they any good?;)
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    Is that for the PM model?

    Is that for the PM model?
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    Keep in mind, Walkers reforms only affect...

    Keep in mind, Walkers reforms only affect government unions with the exception of the firefighters and police unions (I think they should have been included, but I can only imagine what that would...
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    Damn, you guys cost me money. Digicools, a couple...

    Damn, you guys cost me money. Digicools, a couple of Vetos, numerous other tools, and now I just ordered an H-10PM. By the way, I found it at autobarn.com for $377.95 shipped!
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    Yea, I'll drink to that.:cheers:

    Yea, I'll drink to that.:cheers:
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    Got me, polls show the majority in this state...

    Got me, polls show the majority in this state still favor BO. How someone can vote for someone as far right as Scott Walker and then turn around and vote for Obama is beyond me.
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    No, we got it right the last time we voted Walker...

    No, we got it right the last time we voted Walker in!:gah:
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    Not only that, but this state is FULL of out of...

    Not only that, but this state is FULL of out of state union goons that are here to hijack our election by taking advantage of our ridiculous 28 day residency rule to vote.
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    What your left wing sources failed to mention is,...

    What your left wing sources failed to mention is, that Gov. Walker requested this investigation be started against his aid. The Democratic District Attorney has been investigating for TWO YEARS....
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    I've had mine for about a year now and the only...

    I've had mine for about a year now and the only complaint I have, is it can be hard to read when using it in tight spots. It's not a big deal though. Someone on here explained to me why the accuracy...
  29. Thread: Spend my money

    by DesMech
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    If you already have an M12 driver, then get the...

    If you already have an M12 driver, then get the M12 led (make sure it's the led version) flashlight. It isn't cheap, but it is a great little light. It's super bright and has a cool magnet on the...
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    Magna Bend Magnetic Brake

    Have any of you used one of these? Any opinions would be appreciated.

    http://roperwhitney.com/bending/1-16.cfm
  31. Thread: CA

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    Hey Jim, what ever happened to TSI? I thought...

    Hey Jim, what ever happened to TSI? I thought they were going to continue making the 6130 for you guys?
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    I agree, but I would add Lenox to the list. I...

    I agree, but I would add Lenox to the list. I picked up an aluminum 36"er a few years back and it seems just as good as Rigid.
  33. Thread: hvac veto bag

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    You can add a second shoulder strap to use it...

    You can add a second shoulder strap to use it like a back pack.
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    I think Testo's previous model had the ports on...

    I think Testo's previous model had the ports on the bottom.
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    [QUOTE=Poundcake;12523901]My shop has an air...

    [QUOTE=Poundcake;12523901]My shop has an air hammer for folding over a pittsburg. It's vertical (straight up and down) not drill handle style. I can't find a similar one anywhere. Does anybody know...
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    Is the white stuff in there part of the target...

    Is the white stuff in there part of the target wall? If so, those things do not hold up well to moisture. Were these boilers maintained yearly?
  37. Thread: Hole Hawg?

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    Well, after looking in to it a little more, this...

    Well, after looking in to it a little more, this drill (DW460) does indeed have a mechanical clutch in addition to the electronic thingy. So I was wrong and now I don't know if it is working right or...
  38. Thread: Hole Hawg?

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    Must be:rolleyes: The drill I have has...

    Must be:rolleyes: The drill I have has electronics in it that slows the motor down to a stop when it senses the bit binding. Then it blinks an LED to tell you the bit bound up. I have only seen it do...
  39. Thread: Hole Hawg?

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    I have the Dewalt copy of the Milwaukee hole...

    I have the Dewalt copy of the Milwaukee hole hawg. It has some sort of electronic brake that is supposed to slow the drill down if it senses that the bit is binding up. It worked good at first, but...
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    Your "hood" is pretty accurate at measuring the...

    Your "hood" is pretty accurate at measuring the air flowing through it, but the problem is the back pressure it adds to the grille you are measuring. This added pressure will reduce the cfm that...
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    :LOL: That would make more sense. In that case,...

    :LOL: That would make more sense. In that case, the direction won't matter a whole lot.
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    Wait, pitot tube in the flue? Why? Anyway, you...

    Wait, pitot tube in the flue? Why? Anyway, you point the pitot tube towards airflow so the hole on the end measures total pressure (velocity pressure plus static pressure). Pointing it with the...
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    Yeah, same thing happened to me. Oh, well I'm...

    Yeah, same thing happened to me. Oh, well I'm sure it's still worth it. I'll just wait until it gets warmer again.
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    Yeah, it was worth a try. I have one that's about...

    Yeah, it was worth a try. I have one that's about 4 or 5 years old now, I just thought I'd pick up a spare since they are no longer made.
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    I agree, pull the hose off and let it run for a...

    I agree, pull the hose off and let it run for a few minutes. I also take mine in the house at night after using it, at least during cold weather.

    Chuck, I think you should get a new Testo now and...
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    Congratulations! Where did you end up?

    Congratulations! Where did you end up?
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    :LOL:Good one. He said best.:grin2:

    :LOL:Good one. He said best.:grin2:
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    To you guys that change out motors and modules....

    To you guys that change out motors and modules. Do you install the new module on the old motor first to verify both parts are bad, or do you just change it all at once? The reason I ask is, I was at...
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    My mistake, that's not the manifold I have....

    My mistake, that's not the manifold I have. Actually neither of those are the one I have. I thought I had a Brute, but I'll check later.
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    I have my 1250 on a Brute, and it does not bolt...

    I have my 1250 on a Brute, and it does not bolt right up. I had to use the 90* adapters. This manifold is such a POS, I do not recommend it to anyone. I have been trying to hold out for the Paradigm...
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