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Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-22-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,068
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: Where to find workbench mats?

If you want cheap, HF has some that'll work.
If you want the best, get one of these...............
http://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/89864144

These are what we use at work. They're...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-01-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By evintho
Cool Which brand of vice-grips to buy?

I have a 10R and 7R, both Petersens and I need a couple more different sizes. Not willing to pay a fortune for more Petersens so what's the next best brand that won't break the bank? Are the Irwins...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-26-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By evintho
Re: Vise on Craigs

Probably an inadvertent zero placed at the end of the price.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-06-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,921
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: Looking for a good corded circular saw

Keep an eye on CL. Lotsa decent contractor stuff on there for cheap. Just make sure it hasn't been completely abused! Picked this up on my local CL for $50 and yeah, I know the blade is on...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-29-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,334
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: Decent Metal Chop Saw

Keep your eye on CL. Many times you can find a good used one and restore it cheaply. I grabbed this tore up Milwaukee off CL for $20. Cleaned it up and painted it, checked the brushes and armature...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-28-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By evintho
Re: Splicing into a MIG power cable.

Thanks guys! Took the advice and will make an extension cord. Just ordered the plug and receptacle from Amazon. Applied for an Amazon card and received $30 off. Total cost......$5! Should work...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-27-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By evintho
Cool Splicing into a MIG power cable.

With the 7' power cable I can only weld in certain areas of my shop. Sometimes I need to weld outside. I picked up this 25' cable used for a motor home for $5 at a garage sale. It's a 12/3 with...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-19-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,661
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: Harbor Freight 2 Ton Shop Crane?

Just measured my HF 2-ton. 33-1/2"W x 21"D x 65"H
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-19-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By evintho
Cool Question on battery configurations for Milwaukee M12 Fuel 1/2" drill.

Just received my new Milwaukee M12 Fuel 1/2" drill and I'm quite pleased with it. Question: Why the 2 different sized batteries that come with it? Why didn't Milwaukee just include another XC4.0...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 09-20-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,570
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: Compressor CFM and PSI recommendations

Good choice! CFM is everything. I have an IR 80gal - 90psi - 18cfm. I'll never need another compressor! I've never had an issue breaking the most overly torqued or rusted nuts. I can run my...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 09-20-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,487
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: I need a engine hoist

I know this thread is a couple months old but here's a pretty simple mod to make the HF 2-ton into a body crane........................
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-18-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By evintho
Re: Someone grab this baldor off Craig's

I'd grab that in a heartbeat but I'm too far south. DJ, well worth the drive to go pick that up! Clean it up a little and you've got an awesome little grinder. $20.........please!!
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-16-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: My $4 Box of Yard Sale Goodies (Pipe Taps, etc)

Yeah, I'd say suckage was in order................................

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Bay-State-Tap-2-1-2-8-NS-HS-44-CG-/261286319397
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 08-13-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,945
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: Garage wired for 220V, kind of... need a lot of help here!

$30,000 for a house and garage on that large lot? That's ridiculous! I live in California. Out here, $30K might buy the garage but there'd probably be liens on it! Multiply that number by 10 and...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-01-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: Craftsman 150 headband rivets

Look at the last 5 pictures of my post....................
Craftsman 150 drill press head unit disassembly (http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=51384&showall=1)
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-29-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By evintho
Re: What's a fair price for this mid box, cleaned up?

OK, thought it might be something special. I think I'll just clean it up and stick it between my top and bottom boxes. Thanks for the replies!
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-28-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By evintho
Cool What's a fair price for this mid box, cleaned up?

I've had this laying around forever. Thought about giving it a light restoration. Basically, blast and paint. It doesn't have a lock but the drawers slide great. What do you think I could get for...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-25-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 46,454
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: Craftsman 150 drill press head unit disassembly (pic heavy).

Outstanding! Looks to be in great shape! Just make sure there's not any wobble in the spindle. You can probably just give it a light restoration, like I did. Doesn't look abused, at all. Now...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-25-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,931
Posted By evintho
Re: Cordless tool platform?

OK..........back to Milwaukee. Here's a question.
What's the difference between the Fuel hammer/drill #2604-80 and #2604-22?
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-24-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: Ideas on pricing a portable gas welding set-up

Look on your local CL for the going prices. I found this one.............
http://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/tls/4584382594.html

Seems a little steep to me but maybe they're more expensive in...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-22-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: Removing older snapon drawer slides

Here's how I removed them on my '56 Snappy's............................
http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=115415
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-22-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,931
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: Cordless tool platform?

This thread looks like a Milwaukee commercial! That's probably because they're the best! Thanks for all the info, guys. Looks like I'll start off with the Fuel M18 hammerdrill followed by the Fuel...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-21-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,931
Posted By evintho
Cool Cordless tool platform?

I need to delve into the cordless world. The only cordless tool I have is a DeWalt 14.4 drill. Great tool but I've been through 2 sets of batteries over the years and they're dead again. Instead...
Forum: Vintage Tool Discussion 07-21-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,638
Posted By evintho
Cool Re: Vintage Snap On to Restore or just Junk it?

Personally, I think you should just junk the original top box and the bottom box, as well. They're garbage! You've caught me on a good day and I'm feeling in a generous mood. I'm just over the...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 07-21-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By evintho
Re: Wheel dollies - Harbor Freight

Here's a suggestion, check your local CL under 'tools'. There's always somebody selling engine stands. Many times you can find a quality used 4-wheel stand for the price of the cheap HF 3-wheel...
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