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01-15-19, 04:22 PM
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Posted By golem

Please don't think I was implying that, far be...

Please don't think I was implying that, far be it. I was only shamefully and on the sly letting you know how skinflint I am. ;)

I totally agree this class of vice (and possibly even better) may...
01-15-19, 03:51 PM
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Posted By golem

Yes. It is the TR screw from the cross vice. I...

Yes. It is the TR screw from the cross vice. I knew I wasn't buying a precision lathe vice but was hoping this drill vice ($50) would have been a little better than to offer 3/4 turn backlash. I...
01-15-19, 03:18 PM
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Posted By golem

Great info XSleeper. Thanks for explaining...

Great info XSleeper.

Thanks for explaining the proper metric thread calculation. It opened my eyes to the goober I am. For some strange reason I was reading visual enumerations as mm, not cm. A...
01-15-19, 02:54 PM
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Posted By golem

Appreciate the reply XSleeper! Ahh, I only...

Appreciate the reply XSleeper!

Ahh, I only found metric being measured at 1mm. At 3mm it is spot-on 10 threads. Still haven't found how 12x3 correlates to 10 but all other dimensions fit into...
01-15-19, 02:14 PM
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Posted By golem

Question Request help with acme(?) thread ID

I'm looking to determine the thread sizing of this inexpensive WEN 2-axis vice. Was hoping someone could give a good guess based on just the images I posted of the thread pitch measurements and the...
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Posted By golem

Question Stepped Chimney Counterflashing

I made and installed this counter flashing a few years ago. I intentionally cut the horizontals a little short so that when it came time to re-shingle the roof a properly mortared in flashing would...
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Posted By golem

Question Calibrating Craftsman click style torque wrench?

Anyone ever adjust a Craftsman Digitork Torque Wrench? There doesn't seem to be an adjuster equivalent to many of the current click style torque wrenches. Best I can tell the only adjustment...
07-10-17, 12:09 PM
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Posted By golem

Thanks for the input core! The use is simply...

Thanks for the input core!

The use is simply as an indicator for when to perform a task. The input and load power will be from a brick PS. 12v for the LED's was a max value as I could possibly be...
07-10-17, 11:57 AM
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Posted By golem

Much appreciate the reply Pjmax! Great to...

Much appreciate the reply Pjmax!

Great to hear the "type" of timer is appropriate. Looking harder I might find a quad-capable timer but for now it's been only single and dual. My needs are minimal...
07-10-17, 11:20 AM
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Posted By golem

Question Two or three output 12v timer switch?

I'm looking to cycle a few 12v mini-LED indicator bulbs, once each, over the course of 24hrs. Input and load would both be 12v. As each LED's will be cycled at different times I would require either...
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Posted By golem

Found I had some high-density foam weatherstrip...

Found I had some high-density foam weatherstrip -- Cut some wedges and am wholly satisfied with the possibilities. Will redo it (maybe with a more dense rubber w/s) when I have enough time to make it...
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Posted By golem

Thanks for the replies! @Pilot Dane I hear...

Thanks for the replies!

@Pilot Dane
I hear ya. Will likely attempt some sort of kluge for now. I wouldn't mind spending $40 for a seal but that would necessarily mean aftermarket and likely...
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Question Poor sealing fridge door gasket.

Might there be a tradesman's trick for getting aftermarket gaskets to seal properly. I have a fridge that I'm told had this gasket replaced about 5 years ago. Even at that time the gasket fit was as...
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Posted By golem

Thanks for keeping your fingers crossed Pete! ;) ...

Thanks for keeping your fingers crossed Pete! ;)

I installed the new start cap last Monday and, not wanting to jump the gun, have been monitoring it closely for the past week. The freezer now...
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Posted By golem

Found an NOS genuine cap (851846) for $12 shipped...

Found an NOS genuine cap (851846) for $12 shipped so ordered it but, I'm gonna' do some soothsaying here. After getting a chance to check the old cap I find it sweeps the analog meter just as it...
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Posted By golem

Definitely worth a try as it's likely the last...

Definitely worth a try as it's likely the last viably cost effective parts replacement.

Thanks again Pete! I'll be sure to let you know how she turns out.
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Posted By golem

Yes. Start cap (>100 MFD) -- No run cap. Now...

Yes. Start cap (>100 MFD) -- No run cap.

Now that you mention it...Believe I noted in one of my earlier posts there was no charge in that cap after 30 minutes idle time. I can add that I did test...
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Posted By golem

Drats! I think the rest between parts...

Drats!

I think the rest between parts replacement only provided a temporary rejuvenation. On occasion now it will energize the relay with no resultant full compressor activation. It seems the...
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Posted By golem

Hey Pete. Thanks again! Ordered the kit from...

Hey Pete. Thanks again!

Ordered the kit from Amazon for $20 (+$5 s&h) on Thursday and received it this morning. Wasn't clear to me why most descriptions of this kit had the word relay in them but...
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Posted By golem

Ok, summoned up the drive to empty the freezer in...

Ok, summoned up the drive to empty the freezer in order to gain access to the guts. Not only was she quite in need of a massive dusting I also found someone had removed the rear panel and not...
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Posted By golem

Thanks again! I'll give it the maraca test...

Thanks again!

I'll give it the maraca test before ordering any parts.
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Posted By golem

Much appreciate that info Pete! Yeah, she's...

Much appreciate that info Pete!

Yeah, she's worked beautifully since day one. The only ever issue is the pilot light in the front grill which has been intermittently flickering on and off for the...
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Posted By golem

Model # 106.721541 (Nov '71)

Model # 106.721541 (Nov '71)
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Posted By golem

Appreciate the reply PJmax. Ah, that would...

Appreciate the reply PJmax.

Ah, that would be a nice easy fix.

Sorry about not providing the model # as I know it's quite helpful. Posted spur-of-the-moment. Will be able to provide it...
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Posted By golem

Thanks for the reply CarbideTipped. I'm...

Thanks for the reply CarbideTipped.

I'm pretty confident it's not emanating from parts movement. The lights in the two rooms associated with that circuit dim for a split second every time the...
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