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Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-11-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,149
Posted By mpire
Re: Are Craftsman trimmers really this BAD!?

Its probably about a quarter inch shorter than new.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-11-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,149
Posted By mpire
Re: Are Craftsman trimmers really this BAD!?

I had a craftsman 2 cycle trimmer that was pretty good for a several years and then it wouldn't start. Then I rebuilt it and went through it and still didn't do well.

Now I have a Troy-bilt 4...
Forum: Free Parking 05-09-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By mpire
Re: Additional air compressor capacity anyone?

Not sure if it matters, but its rated at 11.5 scfm @ 90 psi and 13.4 scfm @ 40 psi. 220v unit. It rarely gets used, mostly for pumping up tires and the occasional weekend project, but I like to...
Forum: Free Parking 05-09-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By mpire
Additional air compressor capacity anyone?

Simple question, but I have an old compressor that has a bad motor, and I have a new compressor that works great.

The old compressor is something like 30-35 gallons, and its a lay down type with...
Forum: Free Parking 05-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,030
Posted By mpire
Re: How Much does Kelley Blue Book Values Influence You?

KBB is usually extemely low in the pricing department. The Coupe cartel took on the task of educating them. We collected all the sales data from EVERY coupe that sold in the USA for 3 years and...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-24-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By mpire
Vertically sliding panels anyone?

So in a nutshell, I have this really nice window that is approximately 18" tall by 96" wide. I really like that it lets in some really nice light, but I would like to be able to block it off the...
Forum: Classifieds 04-08-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By mpire
Mini-Split Wall Brackets

I have a set of Mini-Split wall brackets that I bought for installing my new AC system a year ago or so. They have sat here collecting dust. Never used. Will send them your way for $50 shipped. ...
Forum: Free Parking 12-11-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,489
Posted By mpire
Re: Honda Odyssey rant

Don't buy something that you can't fix.

Sounds like this guy is doing it right.
Forum: Free Parking 12-11-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,489
Posted By mpire
Re: Honda Odyssey rant

Good thing you have all that money to buy replacement parts.

I am neither young or unmarried. My father drives a 1970 Cutlass every day and surprise it's still on its first manual transmission...
Forum: Free Parking 12-11-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,489
Posted By mpire
Re: Honda Odyssey rant

Considering an odessey and the MDX are the same vehicle, your coworker sounds like a complete moron.

You people need to stop buying fail-o-matic transmissions and learn to use a clutch pedal. ...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 11-12-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,578
Posted By mpire
Re: Truss modification anyone have any experience?

Its funny, a friend of mine asked me to help him redesign his trusses to make room for a small laundry room. The difference is that he wants to put the laundry room inside the trusses, so we want to...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 11-12-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,519
Posted By mpire
Re: Gluing lawn mower decals

This seems like really strange behavior to me.

I usually peel the decals off and apply them to blank sheets and then put them in the manual binder with the other information/reciepts, warranty...
Forum: Free Parking 11-12-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By mpire
Re: Custom articulating flip out Projector Mount?

The first one wont work, I have 18 foot ceilings, so that's out.

Looks like I need a single stud, short throw projector mount, but then I need it to drop down. Hmmmm.
Forum: Free Parking 11-12-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 25,477
Posted By mpire
Re: Stupid Things You Have Said to Your Wife, GF, SO.

I said "let's try and make this divorce quick and painless."

It's still going on 2 years later.
Forum: Free Parking 11-11-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By mpire
Re: Custom articulating flip out Projector Mount?

Yeah, I pretty much agree with you on most parts of that.

I generally only watch in the living room when people are over, so this will be a very limited use setup. So when you have 15-20 people...
Forum: Free Parking 11-11-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By mpire
Re: Custom articulating flip out Projector Mount?

Yeah, I really want you to re-post the pics because you have my interest and I can't see the pics.:dunno:



Something like that was pretty much what I was thinking of, except upside down with...
Forum: Free Parking 11-11-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By mpire
Custom articulating flip out Projector Mount?

So I have been shopping for a TV for a while now, not really in a hurry because I only watch TV in the living room when I have company over. Football games or movie nights, etc. I usually watch a...
Forum: Free Parking 11-01-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,056
Posted By mpire
Re: My Halloween costume...

I am big into projects, not so much into the music.

It was a challenge.

Totally mobbed last night, I must have taking 500 pictures with strangers.

I guess it was a hit!
...
Forum: Free Parking 10-31-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,056
Posted By mpire
Re: My Halloween costume...

It gives me an excuse to make stuff, why the hell not?
Forum: Free Parking 10-30-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,056
Posted By mpire
Re: My Halloween costume...

Yeah, tomorrow night is going to be fun!

I made two, here is a pic of them together...

http://i1161.photobucket.com/albums/q507/willconltd/IMG_20131030_220802_835_zpsdd54b5e3.jpg...
Forum: Free Parking 10-30-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,056
Posted By mpire
Re: My Halloween costume...

Don't feel bad, I had to Google "dalek" and I don't think I am old yet.
Forum: Free Parking 10-30-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,056
Posted By mpire
Re: My Halloween costume...

I have about 6 hours into it. ;)
Forum: Free Parking 10-30-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,056
Posted By mpire
Re: My Halloween costume...

Yeah, its just a motorcycle helmet with LEDs.

The face mask is controlled by an arduino that listens to the sound level with a little mic and then makes the Face EQ dance to the music.

The...
Forum: Free Parking 10-30-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,056
Posted By mpire
My Halloween costume...

So I just finished. I am hoping that it goes over well.

I made two, so its a matched set.

Check out the video and throw some suggestions my way.:thumbup:

All runs off a single 9 volt.:D
...
Forum: Heating and A/C 10-20-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By mpire
Re: Location of expansion tank

In Orlando you only need a backflow preventer on the irrigation systems, not on the home systems. I do have a second pressure blow off on my hot water line that pops at 150 psi, but the water heater...
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