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by slartibartfast
Wed Apr 25, 2007 5:39 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: how do you prepare wood?
Replies: 140
Views: 53927

saw this web site the otherday
sciandgod.tripod.com
by slartibartfast
Mon Mar 05, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: Small outboards
Topic: TNT - how do I bend the chine logs
Replies: 9
Views: 3570

leakcheck wrote:If I knew you guys wouldnt laugh at me I would post a picture of how I bent the rub rails around the sides of my tug boat...But I know better !!!

STeve
we might laugh, but if it works and is easy, and you other people teases.
by slartibartfast
Mon Jan 08, 2007 9:28 pm
Forum: Glen-L RV's
Topic: 30+ years and going strong
Replies: 22
Views: 19401

you may want to check, on the 283 rebuild before you opt. for the 350. alot of times the car makers put the small c.i. motors in the trucks, for tourge reasons. higher tourge to hp ratio, then the larger motors. they built for hauling versies speed. like you said its a rv. i'm not a chevy expert, bu...
by slartibartfast
Thu Dec 21, 2006 6:51 pm
Forum: Painting
Topic: Cold Weather Varnishing
Replies: 18
Views: 8499

Bill Edmundson wrote:I don't remember if it was Virginia Power or not. But, I was part of the team that designed Birchwood Power Station in Virginia.

Bill
depends on when it was. they've changed names a few times. VEPCO, VA. power, now Dominon power. still owned by dominon resorses.
by slartibartfast
Thu Dec 21, 2006 3:05 pm
Forum: Painting
Topic: Cold Weather Varnishing
Replies: 18
Views: 8499

bill you dont say, my dad is getting ready to retire again, 35 years with VA. power, 5 with FLA. light and power.
by slartibartfast
Thu Dec 21, 2006 2:34 pm
Forum: Painting
Topic: Cold Weather Varnishing
Replies: 18
Views: 8499

dave yes it includes the torpedos, but your right new construction is not air tight.

bill your last name sould be nye as in bill nye the science guy. :lol: :lol:
by slartibartfast
Wed Dec 20, 2006 8:41 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Happy Holidays
Replies: 14
Views: 5125

my first son is making me a Grand-Dad I've warned my son about that, if he makes me a grandfather before I'm 50 I'll cut him out of my will! I'm 45 and not ready to be a father yet let alone a grandfather, and my son's nearly 26! graham so if your 45 and not ready to be a dad much less a grand, so ...
by slartibartfast
Wed Dec 20, 2006 8:20 pm
Forum: Painting
Topic: Cold Weather Varnishing
Replies: 18
Views: 8499

being in the heating and air business co is a big consern. when you run one of those heaters you have to have ventalation. i have installed what are called ventless gas logs in fireplaces, but if you read the directions it tells you to crack a window for fresh air. it may even tell you that with the...
by slartibartfast
Wed Dec 20, 2006 8:07 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: framewood
Replies: 21
Views: 8396

so terry you teach astrophysics do you :lol: just kidding
by slartibartfast
Wed Dec 20, 2006 7:36 pm
Forum: Human Power
Topic: Row Me 12
Replies: 16
Views: 9471

leakcheck wrote:Whadayoutalkinabout? There is no winter where you are ! :lol:

Steve
what do you mean, your farther south then i am. mister i live in ga. :lol: :lol:
by slartibartfast
Wed Dec 13, 2006 8:21 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Is a houseboat suitable for the Loop
Replies: 18
Views: 9497

all i know is that my dad did the great loop a few years ago, in a 46' trawler. he said he had some hairy moments on the great lakes, 6-8' seas, said he had a few come over the bow, and thats on a trawler. so make sure your desigh can handle those kind of seas. as far as the composting toilet, i bel...
by slartibartfast
Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:51 pm
Forum: Fasteners
Topic: Flat head or cross?
Replies: 19
Views: 10298

i love the square drive they really are hard to strip out. i do heating and a/c, and electrical work for a living, and most of the electrical panel makers use square drive on the breaker screws, and they work great.
by slartibartfast
Sun Dec 10, 2006 6:58 pm
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Plywood frames
Replies: 18
Views: 8039

as i've stated before i plan to build the bo-jest. i was going though the customer photos, when i came across the bo-jest by Thomas Walli, it sayes he made the frames from 25mm plywood, it dosent say how it worked, but he may be one to ask, seince he's done it.
by slartibartfast
Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:07 pm
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: Cordless Drills
Replies: 25
Views: 10444

Eric that is great info. I think Fein or Freud or someone like that makes a really think kerf blade with a cooling feature...I think some of the cabinet guys I know use them on their panel saws. Here is the drill I have which is really awesome for a little tike: http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l1...
by slartibartfast
Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:04 pm
Forum: Tool Talk
Topic: Cordless Drills
Replies: 25
Views: 10444

leakcheck thats the same thing i have just in the dewalt model. the 1/4" impact driver which i beleave raymacke was refuring to. i love it, and hes right i go out of my way to use it rather than my drill. and the quick change bit holder is nice to.