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    Tractor supply destroyed their once good bar & chain oil. Now what?

    I use the standard STP oil additive in a 15 ounce bottle and add it to 100 ounce of what ever oil I have. It's worked for me for over 40 years.
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    Best solvent for soaking caked on grease

    Try Totally Awesome. A quart of it at the dollar store is now $1.25 It really cuts grease.
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    Post your favorite tool.

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    Log splitter log catcher

    I have the same splitter. my catcher is on the opposite side from the valve handle. Well worth the investment. A picaroon is another good investment.
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    Need new air compressor.

    I can attest to the IR pumps being junk. I have the 60 gallon SS5. it's a terrible unit. and they still sell it!
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    How do I fix this broken air compressor handle?

    If the handle can come off on one side, I would get a piece of tubing and slide it over the handle. Fill it with glue. If the handle can't come off, slot a piece of copper pipe and slide it over and glue it.
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    1978 Chevy van 3/4 ton / 400 SBC / TH400

    A book by Doug Roe is the book for the rochester carbs. He worked for GM at their proving grounds location. I have one of the last of the carbed 454 engines in my motorhome ( 1989 ). With a rebuild on the carb and a recurve on the distributor and headers, it's a beast.
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    Basement sewer smell/Plumbers info req'd.

    Do you have a front load. washing machine? If so try using 1/2 of the amount laundry detergent. Too much detergent in those front loaders will cause bacteria to build up in the drain pipe from the machine. It will cause a nasty sewer smell.
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    Killed my receiver

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Quattro Pete</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by dirtymudder</div><div class="ubbcode-body">here is a block diagram of the amp. <a...
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    Killed my receiver

    I guess you will have to down load the manual yourself. Maybe try this <a href="" target="_blank">https:/<wbr>/<wbr><wbr>yamaha_rx-v471_htr-4064.pdf/<wbr>download.html#dl</a>
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    Killed my receiver

    It's on page 71
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    Killed my receiver

    here is a block diagram of the amp. <a href="http://file:///C:/Users/sinky/Downloads/yamaha_rx-v471_htr-4064.pdf" target="_blank">amp diagram</a> The output uses a STK package output STK-433 These used to be notorious for shorting out. What happens is when they short out, straight power supply...
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    Garage floor coating

    I did my 20 year floor ( at the time) 9 years ago. lots of oil stains. So for cleaning up those stains I used acetone on the oil scrubbed it in and then clay cat litter on it. Then had a man come in and sandblast the floor. used a 2 part industrial epoxy then added paint flakes to it and...
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    stoning a commutator

    Thanks, I have picked up some 600 grit silicon carbide paper.
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    stoning a commutator

    Anyone have any experience doing this? I have a electric snowblower that I replaced the brushes a couple of years ago. I have only used this a handful of times, and the brushes are gone already. All I did last time was put in the brushes. the commutator is pretty blackened up but not really worn...
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    Super Tech 15w40 for wet clutch?

    How is the shifting with the 15W40?
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    Weather Underground ruined my favorite weather site...

    I was very disappointed to see intellecast go. Wunderground is to busy, too complex to hard to navigate. I won't be using WU period.
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    12 volt Bosch drill

    I was looking at Amazon, they had the 12v combo for $99 . now it's $155. Should have bought it.
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    10 years at BITOG

    Been here since Oct 2002 Lots of reading, lots of learning, very few posts.