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Forum: Free Parking 03-19-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,305
Posted By bobadame
Forum: Free Parking 01-24-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,468
Posted By bobadame
Re: Are you really happy?

Define happy. Ok, 10 years old, 1st morning of summer vacation, no job, no responsibilities. Well not many. Now that was about as happy as I've ever been. A close second was the first time I cracked...
Forum: Free Parking 01-23-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By bobadame
Re: Anyone have trigger thumb or frozen shoulder?

I've had both. Trigger fingers from over use and abuse. The cure is to rest your hands, in other words no pulling wrenches, no hammers etc. I had a torn rotator cuff. Just kept using it and it...
Forum: Free Parking 01-23-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,242
Posted By bobadame
Re: Work / Beater Cars, What Do You Like, And Why

+1 on the 4 cyl Camry and Volvo 240s. Both cars have non interference engines. Takes less than an hour to change the belt in a 240 Volvo. Both will run forever. The Volvo is cheap and easy to fix....
Forum: Free Parking 01-10-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,356
Posted By bobadame
Re: Any VOLVO drivers here ?

I'm afflicted with Volvos. A '83 wagon, '85 GL and a '93. They seem to run forever, easy to work on. Parts are cheap.
Forum: Free Parking 12-20-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,650
Posted By bobadame
Re: Dumbest movie of all time, that somehow became a cult favorite!

Tremors, Mars Attacks, Rat Race, Oh Brother Where Art Thou? Napoleon Dynamite are some of my favorites.
Forum: Free Parking 12-10-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,707
Posted By bobadame
Re: Post your timeshare experiences.

As long as you are happy with it it doesn't matter if it is a scam or it isn't. Enjoy.
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 12-10-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By bobadame
Re: What size Service did you run to your shop

I ran 200 amps to my new shop but I ran my old shop on a 60 amp breaker from the house. Never had a problem in 10 years that I was there. I ran a 5 horsepower 220 v compressor, an old transformer...
Forum: Free Parking 12-10-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,707
Posted By bobadame
Re: Post your timeshare experiences.

We have one in SanFrancisco and one in southern Colorado. I do enjoy going to Pagosa Springs but I'd rather be spending the monthly maintenance fees on my house instead. So I wish we had neither....
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-09-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9,463
Views: 1,045,606
Posted By bobadame
Re: What did you do in your garage today?

Yesterday, made a little progress on this cyclecar project. Next step is to work out the clutch and shifter linkage. The goal is to have it on the road by next summer.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-03-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,727
Posted By bobadame
100+ lifts at auction

Just passing this along if you are in the area. I have no connection to this auction.
Also 50 welders, 5 Bridgeports, and a few vehicle sized surface plates.
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Forum: General Garage Discussion 11-29-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9,463
Views: 1,045,606
Posted By bobadame
Re: What did you do in your garage today?

Worked on the cyclecar. Starting to build the body.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 10-27-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,483
Posted By bobadame
Re: Hand truck with a lifting tongue.

How about a pick up bed crane?
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-20-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,767
Posted By bobadame
Re: A cool tool with some history.

[QUOTE=TimDaToolMan;3442802]I picked up a small box full of old tools. There are some other keepers in there, such as a Keen Kutter pre 1940 wrench, but this was the true keeper.


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What...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-12-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By bobadame
Re: Picked up an ANVIL

I have a 275 pound Vulcan. It's about the same size give or take.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-12-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By bobadame
Re: Picked up an ANVIL

It's made of sheet metal, weighs about 20 pounds. :lol_hitti
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-11-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By bobadame
Re: Picked up an ANVIL

Here's one I picked up a while back.
Forum: Free Parking 09-23-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,875
Posted By bobadame
Re: Removing sharpie marker

Write over the permanent mark with a dry erase marker and wipe it off immediately. Works.
Forum: Free Parking 09-18-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By bobadame
Re: Are our Colorado Members Okay

[QUOTE=Ign;3375646]Yep, I'm sure some are pointing the finger at the apocolypse or global warming, but these things happen. They usually only happen once in a lifetime so when they happen in OUR...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 09-11-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,170
Posted By bobadame
Re: Cieling Support Two Post Lift

I think it's a great idea and it's on my list of things to do someday. I plan on attaching the top of the lift columns to the i-beams that support the roof and upper story of my shop. I'll do this...
Forum: Free Parking 09-11-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,722
Posted By bobadame
Re: Ouside party sink

Add a small 110 v water heater under the sink.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 09-10-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9,463
Views: 1,045,606
Posted By bobadame
Re: what did you do in your garage today?

A couple of days ago, started to sort fasteners.
Forum: Free Parking 09-07-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,363
Posted By bobadame
Re: Call me crazy, but i think this car is hideous

Wow, cover everything except the driver.:lol_hitti
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 09-06-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By bobadame
Re: Generator Calculations?

Use a 30A outdoor inlet. :)[/QUOTE]

How is this wired? Generator is wired to the outdoor inlet I understand. Then to a 30 amp 220v breaker I understand. Then what, switch off main breaker in the...
Forum: Free Parking 08-29-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,544
Posted By bobadame
Re: Manual transmission with a torque converter

There was a guy here in northern Colorado back in the late '60 building what he called clutch flite transmissions. Just as you describe them.
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