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Forum: General Tool Discussion Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,418
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: I love this LED bulb for my Dewalt 18v flash light

stumbled across this post while looking for a new 12v drill & worklight for my toolbag. My decision of drill is GREATLY effected by the light available on the same platform.... Are these kits...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 12-25-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,874
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: re-wiring garage. things not to miss...

wow awesome responses. Merry Christmas guys ! Thanks for all the suggestions.

I think I will definitely be putting in motion sensors for the 2 light zones. 1 in the front near the garage door, and...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 12-23-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,874
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
re-wiring garage. things not to miss...

I'm rewiring my garage. Other than the obvious, (dedicated line for welder, drill press, compressor etc) what should I DEFINITELY include in my schematic?

I plan on installing 2 outlets per 4...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-16-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Best 12V cordless drill LIGHT ???

For my Job I repair appliances and refrigeration. I am currently using a Craftsman 12v Lion 3/8 drill. I also have the LED worklight and battery with the light on the end.

The drill is ok. But...
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-13-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Baseboard Heaters

chances of the fan,thermostat, AND thermal cutout failing at the same time are rather slim my friend. If you're worried just wire in another thermal cutout in series....problem solved :)
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-10-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Baseboard Heaters

baseboard heaters work well for a simple yet effective means of heating a WELL insulated space. They transform your electricity into heat, fantastic. BUT for the money you spend on the baseboard...
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-10-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Mini-Split for a 12x19 Garage Woodshop Q

heat pumps are great supplemental heat. They are the most efficient type of electric based heat period. The new heat pump systems even advertise that they will heat to temps below 10 dregrees...
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-08-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: 120 volt electric heaters?

if you have a walipini greenhouse you don't need heaters :) ...
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-06-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Need help with heat pump issue!!

heat pumps generally use a 24v transformer to send a low voltage signal to the compressor contactor, thermastat and fan motor. It is very common for a grounded thermastat wire to cause exessive...
Forum: Heating and A/C 12-06-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,139
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Home Built Solar hot air panel for my basement garage

simply amazing ! FREE HEAT :evil: and the build looks like it belongs there!

I have a 30x10 detached that I am currently readying for winter.(insulating the crap out of) I picked up a 5k modine...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 10-28-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
lowest appraised type of garage?

I want to expand my 1 car garage so I can fit a lift. Honestly my biggest concern is how much my taxes are going to go up. In my town we pay $24 per thousand.

what would be the cheapest way to...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-17-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: pole barn shop addition... ideas?

I'm in southern NH. I'm still shooting around ideas... I'm just trying to find the best way to get the room I need with the least amount of headache to achieve it.

Now im wondering if I should...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-15-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,927
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
best way to get a building permit?

Anyone built a shop/garage all by themself? How exactly is the best way to get a permit?

What do you present to the building inspector? exactly what are the steps here?

What are some tips for...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-10-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
pole barn shop addition... ideas?

Goal: To fit my 9'6'' 2 post lift.

I need more space. my plan is to dig 3 12'' sonotubes 48'' deep and attach 6''x6''x10''s to on this side for the framing. Then on the other side, add another 2...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-11-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,389
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Concrete too thin for new 2 post lift.

just a question... why would u only pour concrete 4inches thick to begin with?
I have like 7 yards of concrete in my small single car garage.... IIRC its like 9'' thick. Its really not that much...
Forum: Garage Gallery 06-22-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 596,300
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: garage refurb

thats awesome. what made u go with ceramic liner inside the conrete blocks? wouldn't it have been cheaper/easier to just use metal?
Forum: ★★ Hot Deals ★★ 06-22-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,855
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: GearWrench 20PC Ratcheting Wrench Set

my 8mm gear wrench just broke... doesn't wratchet anymore.... had it like 3 years, not much use.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-24-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,039
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Generator runs but no power!

I will check it out thanks. I'm not sure mine has any boards, it seems like a rather simple generator.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-21-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,039
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Generator runs but no power!

I tried re-magnetizing it with a drill, no dice.

Voltage regulator eh? Where is that located?
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-18-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,039
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Generator runs but no power!

Hey guys hows it goin. I have a 6k constant run(7200max) Campbel Hausfield Generator. Its powered by a 11hp Brigs and stratton.

The generator starts up RIGHT away and runs perfectly. BUT there is...
Forum: Lighting & Electrical 12-16-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,221
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Trying to get the air compressor hooked up...

What is all that stuff in the metal box ontop of your compressor ??? :)
How does that stuff bennefit ?
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-11-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: How to waste time upgrading a compressor

Thats pretty funny that the Harbor Freight model puts out the most air ! I have been considdering picking up one of those compressor heads for a while now. But I'm on the fence about a 2 stage. Whata...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-11-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: $1000 at Amazon, what would you buy?

I would buy a new 1080P DLP projector with lense shift. Mount it to ceiling and project drifting movies all day !
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-11-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Bench grinder blues

Go buy a new(to you) one.

Go check out a local used tool store or habitat for humanity used supply store. They have AWESOME older used tools. The one near me had an AWESOME older circa 1970/80s...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-11-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,482
Posted By Lewisthepilgrim
Re: Bled my Air Compressor and got rust. Now What?

is this going to be bad for the compressor parts at all ? reed valves or anything else?

I have an 80 gallon Ingersol Rand tank, and I just got done Swapping over a 5HP, 14SCFM single stage settup...
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