## What Are You Working On?

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hugodrax
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### Re: What Are You Working On?

Just got done clearing a double feed on my ppk/s. Earlier, I cleaned and oiled her, seated the magazine and racked the slide. Well, somehow it double fed and locked up tighter than tight. Couldn't remove the magazine. Set it down, live and spooky, and pondered. Finally thought to put it in a vise and take it down--for those of you that know, this involves pulling down on the trigger guard and simultaneously pulling the slide back.

It worked. I unloaded the pistol, emptied the magazine and threw it out.

I'm going to go have a sit-down and a cup of tea.
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### Re: What Are You Working On?

hugodrax wrote:
Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:08 pm
Just got done clearing a double feed on my ppk/s. Earlier, I cleaned and oiled her, seated the magazine and racked the slide. Well, somehow it double fed and locked up tighter than tight. Couldn't remove the magazine. Set it down, live and spooky, and pondered. Finally thought to put it in a vise and take it down--for those of you that know, this involves pulling down on the trigger guard and simultaneously pulling the slide back.

It worked. I unloaded the pistol, emptied the magazine and threw it out.

I'm going to go have a sit-down and a cup of tea.
Un-Boom.

That's a touchy repair. Well done.

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### Re: What Are You Working On?

mont974x4 wrote:
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:51 am

Making progress with the resin work for my sisters table.
That is going to be beautiful. Very creative of you.
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We're putting a wood stove in my shop.

Other than that, I'm working on beating Das at Words With Friends. LOL
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### Re: What Are You Working On?

Goose55 wrote:
mont974x4 wrote:
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:51 am

Making progress with the resin work for my sisters table.
That is going to be beautiful. Very creative of you.
Thank you.

Hello FredS
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### Re: What Are You Working On?

mont974x4 wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:34 am
Goose55 wrote:
mont974x4 wrote:
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:51 am

Making progress with the resin work for my sisters table.
That is going to be beautiful. Very creative of you.
Thank you.
Is this going to be a surprise gift for your sister? She's going to be thrilled.
"At present we're on the wrong side of the door. But all the pages of the New Testament are rustling with the rumor that it will not always be so." ~ C.S. Lewis

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### Re: What Are You Working On?

Goose55 wrote:
mont974x4 wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:34 am
Goose55 wrote:
mont974x4 wrote:
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:51 am

Making progress with the resin work for my sisters table.
That is going to be beautiful. Very creative of you.
Thank you.
Is this going to be a surprise gift for your sister? She's going to be thrilled.
No. She knows.

Hello FredS
It sounded better when the voices in my head were saying it.

Ire attracter-at-large and general misanthrope.

ReverendThom
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### Re: What Are You Working On?

I insulated my garage door today, and got some vinyl weather stripping up around it too.

Just the ceiling left to do and I'll have the shop all ready for -40!

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### Re: What Are You Working On?

ReverendThom wrote:I insulated my garage door today, and got some vinyl weather stripping up around it too.

Just the ceiling left to do and I'll have the shop all ready for -40!

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What'd you use? I used this stuff called ecofoil in my garage/workshop. It's almost like an efficiency apartment with a one car attached garage. Wood stove in the shop. My problem us the concrete floor. Once that gets cold it's very difficult to heat the room.

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AnungUnRama wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:06 pm
ReverendThom wrote:I insulated my garage door today, and got some vinyl weather stripping up around it too.

Just the ceiling left to do and I'll have the shop all ready for -40!

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What'd you use? I used this stuff called ecofoil in my garage/workshop. It's almost like an efficiency apartment with a one car attached garage. Wood stove in the shop. My problem us the concrete floor. Once that gets cold it's very difficult to heat the room.

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I used Polystyrene foam. It's only R8 but I already got a 9ºc difference today between outside and inside. It was the same temp outside yesterday and I had a 4º difference. The ceiling will obviously be the big difference maker.

And I went with radiant heaters for that exact reason instead of convection - hoping the warming of surfaces will help lots. We'll see if anything really helps once the real cold gets here, and the heaters are only 1500W. I'll get bigger next year if needed.
"Pipe smokers used to be among the smartest people walking around. It's not true anymore." - Rusty

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### Re: What Are You Working On?

Further typesetting-- making progress on what I'm working on for that front
Well, crud. I was going to show something a little fancy... something is not happening here-- carry on.

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### Re: What Are You Working On?

I finally got the drain pipe for the tub sorted out. It's a hot mess. I had to use an accordian tube for the vent. No way around it. Someone some time ago put a u bend in there by the sewer outlet. An unserviceable one. There was no good way to cut it out either. I was able to add a serviceable one and it should work. It's not pretty but I'm hoping it's functional. I'll know tomorrow. I want the PVC cement to cure a bit before testing all the lines.

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An illusion of a waterfall under water.

Pretty stoked about it.
DL Jake

Feel free to use that quote in your signature. Stanley76 » 22 Feb 2019 21:50

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### Re: What Are You Working On?

ReverendThom wrote:
AnungUnRama wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:06 pm
ReverendThom wrote:I insulated my garage door today, and got some vinyl weather stripping up around it too.

Just the ceiling left to do and I'll have the shop all ready for -40!

Sent from my SM-G965W using Tapatalk
What'd you use? I used this stuff called ecofoil in my garage/workshop. It's almost like an efficiency apartment with a one car attached garage. Wood stove in the shop. My problem us the concrete floor. Once that gets cold it's very difficult to heat the room.

Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
I used Polystyrene foam. It's only R8 but I already got a 9ºc difference today between outside and inside. It was the same temp outside yesterday and I had a 4º difference. The ceiling will obviously be the big difference maker.

And I went with radiant heaters for that exact reason instead of convection - hoping the warming of surfaces will help lots. We'll see if anything really helps once the real cold gets here, and the heaters are only 1500W. I'll get bigger next year if needed.
First test is pretty successful. It's -12c right now outside and still +10 inside with the one 1500w heater going. Supposed to be -22 overnight tonight. We shall see what it's like when I come out at 5:00 a.m.

Really need to get this ceiling insulated though!

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### Re: What Are You Working On?

The South American Tank.

I built the sandfall pump this afternoon out of 1/2 inch PVC. Drilled the leader hole. Threaded in airline. Air stone! I need an air stone! Finally found an airstone. It's 1/2 inch not leaving enough room for the vacuum.

*sigh*

Went back and got 3/4 inch pvc parts.

Tomorrow is another day.
DL Jake

Feel free to use that quote in your signature. Stanley76 » 22 Feb 2019 21:50

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I'm putting together the airline's maintenance workscope for tomorrow night. It's a very quiet night... I'm beginning to wonder if the phones are offline.
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ReverendThom wrote:
ReverendThom wrote:
AnungUnRama wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:06 pm
ReverendThom wrote:I insulated my garage door today, and got some vinyl weather stripping up around it too.

Just the ceiling left to do and I'll have the shop all ready for -40!

Sent from my SM-G965W using Tapatalk
What'd you use? I used this stuff called ecofoil in my garage/workshop. It's almost like an efficiency apartment with a one car attached garage. Wood stove in the shop. My problem us the concrete floor. Once that gets cold it's very difficult to heat the room.

Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
I used Polystyrene foam. It's only R8 but I already got a 9ºc difference today between outside and inside. It was the same temp outside yesterday and I had a 4º difference. The ceiling will obviously be the big difference maker.

And I went with radiant heaters for that exact reason instead of convection - hoping the warming of surfaces will help lots. We'll see if anything really helps once the real cold gets here, and the heaters are only 1500W. I'll get bigger next year if needed.
First test is pretty successful. It's -12c right now outside and still +10 inside with the one 1500w heater going. Supposed to be -22 overnight tonight. We shall see what it's like when I come out at 5:00 a.m.

Really need to get this ceiling insulated though!

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+8 this morning at -12 outside.

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### Re: What Are You Working On?

I'm getting some more work done on the kids bathroom this weekend. All the plumbing is done thank The Lord. The walls are roughed in. I have to go to home Depot to return some parts and get some others. Then I tape and mud the walls. The kids will help sand since they helped destroy them in the first place. The hope is they see what a pain this is and think twice about tearing the place up again.

Don't mistake me. I really actually enjoy these sorts of projects and this has been needing to be done for a while now - but that could have been a couple nice pipes and a lotta tobacco as well as some cool toys for the kids.

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DL Jake

Feel free to use that quote in your signature. Stanley76 » 22 Feb 2019 21:50

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### Re: What Are You Working On?

Last night I took a butter nut squash and a rather large sweet potato and proceeded to make a soup. It turned out well.
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2:6 Whoever claims to live in him must walk as Jesus walked
3:6 No one who lives in him keeps on sinning