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  1. frieed

    Work screw ups...

    That job was so much fun. The warehouse was big enough that they had a rail spur the came into the building. Here's a fun job for you. Unloading boxcars packed full of tires after said boxcar has been sitting on a railroad siding in the Texas sun on a 100* day....
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    Work screw ups...

    While in high school I worked in a Western Auto warehouse. 1.2 million sq ft of rows of pallet racks. Once I heard a crash. A forklift driver knocked a leg out from under one of the racks which caused a chain reaction and the whole row collapsed. It fell toward the lift and took out...
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    Work screw ups...

    Most of the screw-ups I deal with in my work are mine, which means there are none, that will show up here that is :)
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    For Sale Built 200 series Land Cruiser, ARB stuff, 107k miles, $37k

    crap, crap, crap.... you're 3 mo early.... pretty sure I'd bypass a new JLU for that
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    bank check?

    brother received a cashiers check for a diamond ring. Check was bogus. brother sold a gun for cash. Cash was fake. I sold a boat for 20k to a guy from california. we went to a local branch of his bank and I watched them make out the cashiers check. go to the bank with him.
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    EcoBoost

    Yeah, but I was playing with the turbos and throwing rooster tails every chance I got :D
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    For Sale For Sale: 2 Marmot 0* down sleeping bags

    lets set up a time
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    For Sale For Sale: 2 Marmot 0* down sleeping bags

    I'm interested but concerned about the size. Are you local lately so I can try the fit?
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    For Sale For Sale: 2 Marmot 0* down sleeping bags

    Based on the wording of the description, if you have left and right zip models, then they are not longs.
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    For Sale Jet 8" disc 2"x42" belt grinder

    and it's gone
  11. frieed

    Registering salvage title vehicle

    I registered one a few years back. At the time, the only difference was no odometer statement required. Still needed safety and emissions
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    For Sale Jet 8" disc 2"x42" belt grinder

    I'm selling my Jet grinder Specs: http://www.jettools.com/us/en/p/j-41002-2-x-42-bench-belt-disc-sander/577004 I bought it a couple years ago. It has seen light use and still works perfectly. I found myself using the disc almost exclusively and so opted for a larger disc grinder. Includes 5...
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    Any Mtn Bikers on RME?

    I need to get some. How hot are they?
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    Any Mtn Bikers on RME?

    any advice on arm sleeves/long sleeve shirts ? My older skin is getting thinner and last weekend I brushed a Juniper bush and my arm looks like I've been flayed. It was minor but damn, the blood flow. This wasn't a wreck or anything, just a scrape. I brushed a tree and kept on going but it...
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    So it wasn't curiosity that killed the cat...

    They're not like a switch, open or closed, but rather a variable valve so at any normal operating temp it will be partway open. If temps rise and stay high long term, the valve should be all the way open and you're left with how fast the rad. can dissipate heat. Short spikes will happen since...
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    So it wasn't curiosity that killed the cat...

    Interesting that it runs cooler. That means the thermostat was wide open and the coolant temp was governed entirely by the cooling ability of the radiator and heat output of the motor. Open-loop as the engineers would say.
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    Brick pizza oven

    honestly, if you're just looking to cook a couple pizza's once in a while the shape won't make a noticeable difference. The book recommends a lighter weight structure for pizza since you tend to keep a live fire. For baking lots of bread, you want more mass for retained heat.
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    Brick pizza oven

    We tend to move so much. I have considered building a small one on a trailer though.
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    Brick pizza oven

    I have been researching this for years....ask and you shall receive this book https://www.amazon.com/dp/B005OCTJ56/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 I've attached a pdf for an oven design modeled after one found in Pompeii check out this site: https://www.traditionaloven.com/ by...
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