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07-17-07, 01:00 AM
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Posted By Phil H

Have you looked here: ...

Have you looked here:
http://books.google.com/books?q=editions:0Jgd3BazJyCaoHHq&id=NTEBAAAAQAAJ
03-31-07, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By Phil H

You might try hunting around for a threaded...

You might try hunting around for a threaded standoff. Check a place that sells electronic supplies. You can also try connecting two short ones with a threaded stud or a fully threaded screw with the...
03-25-07, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 107,432
Posted By Phil H

Chandler, Can you double check your span table...

Chandler,
Can you double check your span table for the 3-1/2" by 9-1/2" beam. I quickly punched some numbers into a calculator for deflection and it did not look good for a 28' span (I easily could...
03-25-07, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,655
Posted By Phil H

Wrong track. It depends on the truss. I'll give a...

Wrong track. It depends on the truss. I'll give a couple examples to show some discrepancies in your reasoning.

The easy case is to consider is pretending that your truss is two simply supported...
03-25-07, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,106
Posted By Phil H

The Western Wood Products Association has the...

The Western Wood Products Association has the span tables for Dougas Fir-Larch and other western species. With E=1700 ksi, you are looking at DF-L 2x10's graded as no. 1. The span table for those...
11-02-05, 01:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 44,653
Posted By Phil H

yogarider, I don't know where to begin. First,...

yogarider,
I don't know where to begin. First, do you realize that your appliance can not be changed from natural gas to propane without modification. Some ranges can be easily converted many water...
11-02-05, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,336
Posted By Phil H

Two other thing you might want to check. It could...

Two other thing you might want to check. It could be your shower valve or clothes washer that is causing the problem. You can might check and see if your shower valve becomes warm to touch when you...
11-02-05, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,380
Posted By Phil H

If I remember correctly, you need to talk to the...

If I remember correctly, you need to talk to the Department of Public Works(Bureau of Engineering). They handle sewer permits. They should be able to tell you where to hook up the sewer and who can...
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By Phil H

Thanks Mango Man, I haven't found what I am...

Thanks Mango Man,
I haven't found what I am lookig for. But, I have seen some throwing weights at some online arborist supply - basically a pouch filled with shot for about $8.
10-29-05, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By Phil H

You might ask in the welding form. I know...

You might ask in the welding form. I know Mcmaster-Carr ( http://www.mcmaster.com/ )has a variety of weld nut, but I don't know if they sell to individuals or just to businesses.
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By Phil H

Throwing (heaving) pear

Does anyone know where I can get a throwing/heaving pear. I think that is the name for it. The ones that I have used are a weighted rubber pear-shaped ball with an eye attached. It is used to throw...
08-13-05, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,227
Posted By Phil H

Here is a website that has a lot of information...

Here is a website that has a lot of information on sprinklers: http://www.irrigationtutorials.com/
08-13-05, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By Phil H

Is the pipe steel or cast iron. Around here,...

Is the pipe steel or cast iron. Around here, steel pipe bigger than 2" (maybe 2-1/2") isn't very common in drains. If it is threaded, it is probably steel. If it is caulked (oakum and lead), it is...
08-13-05, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,480
Posted By Phil H

You should have enough play in the pipes to slip...

You should have enough play in the pipes to slip in a piece of sheetmetal to protect the header like Majakdragon wrote. You might try practicing soldering. You will see that you don't need to feed...
Replies: 7
Views: 12,483
Posted By Phil H

I've never been around a 140 that is that old....

I've never been around a 140 that is that old. But, one thing you might look for is a valve to bypass the hydraullics. Look for a funny shaped slotted screw head on the side of the transom bracket...
Replies: 6
Views: 2,056
Posted By Phil H

I am not following you when you say the inside...

I am not following you when you say the inside skin is damaged. I keep thinking that you are talking about the fiberglass on the inside of the boat. I am assumiing that you are planning on replacing...
07-09-05, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 18,498
Posted By Phil H

There are some locksmiths that answer questions...

There are some locksmiths that answer questions on the Hardware & Tools > Home Security Locks and Keys forums. Need to know the brand of lock (open the door and the brand is usually stamped on that...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By Phil H

It sounds like your switch started off with only...

It sounds like your switch started off with only two wires plus a ground. You probably need to changes some wires at the receptacle. If you post back exactly what wires you have in the receptacle and...
Replies: 9
Views: 5,044
Posted By Phil H

The powder coaters that I have used typically...

The powder coaters that I have used typically sandblast the metal before coating (sometimes they use acid). I would talk to them and see how clean they would like the pieces. I'd hate to see you go...
07-05-05, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,207
Posted By Phil H

A starting point for tools would be a bender...

A starting point for tools would be a bender (correct size for conduit - there isn't a one size fits all), something to cut the conduit (hacksaw), something to debur the conduit after cutting, and a...
Replies: 5
Views: 3,204
Posted By Phil H

Shawn, Ive never seen a 220/240 volt motor use...

Shawn,
Ive never seen a 220/240 volt motor use a neutral. Your black lead goes to one line and your red lead goes to the other line connection. I don't understand why your diagram does not have #2...
Replies: 8
Views: 4,822
Posted By Phil H

Kenny, Until one of the locksmiths comes by to...

Kenny,
Until one of the locksmiths comes by to help. I wanted to say that I have a 5yr old Hon file cabinet and the original key says ESP corp. Maybe that will help you find the code.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,842
Posted By Phil H

I can't remember being around a power tilt quite...

I can't remember being around a power tilt quite that old. But there may be a catch that is flipped into place to keep the motor up during storage or trailering. Look around the transom bracket for...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By Phil H

Eoin, The punch uses a screw between two halfs...

Eoin,
The punch uses a screw between two halfs (punch and die). You drill a hole through the panel in the center of your rectangle. Insert the screw (with the die) into the hole. Then, thread the...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,979
Posted By Phil H

Old Joe, The blower and bilge pump are not...

Old Joe,
The blower and bilge pump are not typically wired throught the ignition switch (you don't want the ignition on when you use the blower to clear the fumes). But I think the problem may be in...
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