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Swamp cooler and up-dux

July 3, 2015, 12:03 pm

We are looking at alternatives to leaving windows open for swamp cooler exh aust. I found up-dux but 70-bucks for 10-bucks worth of simple parts does not cut it when we need two of them. I have ... Read more »

Electrical - what's wrong with this?

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July 3, 2015, 11:53 am

I don't mean technically or Code, but we have a well and we have noway of knowing when there is a pump problem until there is no water. So here's my thinking. It is pretty common for the water to we... Read more »

Source for lead shot/bullet lead

July 3, 2015, 2:04 am

http://www.nuclead.com/leadshot.html Bullet Metal Alloys Pure virgin alloys stock 2% tin / 6% antimony / 92% lead 2% tin / 7% antimony / 91% lead Visit our quotes and orders page for... Read more »

Can I melt lead?

July 2, 2015, 6:50 pm

I was wondering if it's okay to melt a small amount of lead on my stove. It's possible but I heard it creates toxic fumes. I only want to melt about 1 once worth of fishing sinkers into 1 solid piece... Read more »

Robot Kills Man at Volkswagen Plant in Germany

July 2, 2015, 4:58 pm

Robot Kills Man at Volkswagen Plant in Germany Thu, 07/02/2015 - 9:26am The Associated Press Get today's design engineering headlines and news - Sign up now! A robot has killed a contractor at on... Read more »

Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland Named First Ever Black Female Principle At The...

July 2, 2015, 12:55 pm

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Ping: Tawm

July 1, 2015, 6:48 pm

Your Ohiobrush addy bounced today, so please distribute new email addy to your friends here on Wreck Metal. -- Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice. -... Read more »

Lost car door handle.

June 30, 2015, 11:46 am

It don't take hardly any imagination to see this is obviously a lost door handle from a mighty big space craft. Wonder iffen they will be unfriendly when they show up to claim it? http://www.esa.... Read more »

Re: Vote on Confederate Flag

June 29, 2015, 7:22 pm

Why don't you get one of those ISIS flags? You can learn a second language, learn to eat with your bare right hand, and confuse the hell out of the people who have confederate flag bumper stinkers.... Read more »

Regulating swap cooler temperature

June 29, 2015, 12:18 pm

Was over at friend's place yesterday and after about two hours the swamp co oler was getting down to 70 and a bit chilly so he turned it off and the le ft the room. When he came back he said he had... Read more »

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Need to open a DIEBOLD SAFE

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I'm getting a DIEBOLD FILE SAFE that is about 5 feet tall and 3 feet wide, double doors. Its locked and there's no combination so I'm probably giong to have to drill the door to get into the combin... Read more »


Mitutoyo Quick Vision 200pt CMM measuring machine for sale

New in 1999 and can be tested.. For full spec go to www.mitutoyo.co.uk Machine located in Larkhall which is 20miles south of Glasgow Read more »


WaterJet machining rates

Ready to cut some 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick alluminum plates. Any ballpark numbers for pricing - in terms of $$$ per inch cut ? There will be many openings cut, so the waterjet will have to stop/go about... Read more »


"Lucy" Steam Engine Plans

Anyone have a link to the Lucy steam engine plans? This simple engine is made our of Lucite plactic, with a brass cylinder... I had the link at one point, but seem to have lost it. A search on Googl... Read more »


Ammco Brake Shoe Abrasive Belts - Need a supplier

I have a model #880 Ammco brake shoe grinder and need to find a supplier of the abrasive belts. I have contacted Ammco and the parts person did not have any information on the product at all. I hav... Read more »


Carriage play on Atlas Lathe

Hi all, I just ordered in a new Phase II quick change toolholder. Man I had no idea what I was missing. I was working last night and just loved it. However after setting it up I was checking my 10 At... Read more »


Blacken Stainless Steel Patina Darken Metal Finishes

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I've tried some retail store cold bluing products on cold & hot rolled steel parts, and have seen the sketchy results which weren't impressive. I was looking for a cold method to darken a small st... Read more »


Mounting Conundrum, Revisited

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OK, here it is again with more pictures and explanations. Sorry for starting a new thread, but it seemed reasonable given that I did such a poor job of getting the design problem stated in the l... Read more »


Trailer sides, solid or expanded?

I have a 12 foot dual axle trailer with angle sides. Been thinking of building a ramp and enclosing the sides. WOuld solid 1/8 inch or 3/4 inch expanded be better? The floor is wood. Read more »


Ebay Scam - Safeharbor Request

I just got the Safeharbor security verification notice. Just for fun, I did a trace to the ip of megabank.com and found it went to Bank Internasional Indonesia in Jakarta. One way to solicit fund... Read more »