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Forum: D-I-Y Projects Yesterday, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By kmitchl
If I were to do another generator i would buy...

If I were to do another generator i would buy consider buying the kit. I have a machine shop so i made the intake donut and the fuel valve. If I put a value on my time i did-not save any money.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-16-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,742
Posted By kmitchl
Did you get a confirmation email acknowledging it...

Did you get a confirmation email acknowledging it was submitted? IIRC my letter for finger prints was attached to the confirmation email.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-16-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,742
Posted By kmitchl
Had a little gift in my email this morning. My...

Had a little gift in my email this morning. My Form 1 is APPROVED. June 24 to July 16. 23 calendar days. Time to start making some chips! This is for a 22 rimfire suppressor. Need to submit a 30 cal...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,105
Posted By kmitchl
Anymore the ac units are migrating to high tech...

Anymore the ac units are migrating to high tech electronic motor drives. Donít know if this is some government mandated energy efficiency plan. Last year i had the fan motor on my Carrier air handler...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By kmitchl
Nothing cheap about diesel parts.

Nothing cheap about diesel parts.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,487
Posted By kmitchl
There is NOTHING CHEAP ABOUT A DIESEL....

There is NOTHING CHEAP ABOUT A DIESEL. Particularly a high mileage one. I dive high mileage 7.3. They quickly become a money pit. Water pump -$1k. Injector cups - $2K. Most recent is the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-30-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,243
Posted By kmitchl
My voicemail says if you are an unknown number...

My voicemail says if you are an unknown number and don’t leave a VM you will be blocked. There are loads of blocked numbers.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-30-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By kmitchl
initially I thought I could use the regulator...

initially I thought I could use the regulator from one of the Honda carbs instead of the Garrison regulator. But when I hooked it up the regulator would not shutoff when the engine stopped. It was...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-29-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By kmitchl
Thanks. The piece that almost stumped me was the...

Thanks. The piece that almost stumped me was the red plugs in the regulator. The regulator comes with no instructions so you are on your own. I had tried several different things but just could not...
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-29-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By kmitchl
Not true. I was just on here a few days ago...

Not true. I was just on here a few days ago looking for help with another small engine. Watch lots of YouTube.
Forum: D-I-Y Projects 06-29-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By kmitchl
DIY Generator Conversion

I have an older generator with a Briggs and Stratton 10 hp engine. We have only needed to use it a few times but the issue with gasoline fueled generators is when things go sideways gasoline becomes...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 443
Posted By kmitchl
Absolutely. Itís 1992 vintage.

Absolutely. Itís 1992 vintage.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 443
Posted By kmitchl
Looks like you got it right. I had not...

Looks like you got it right. I had not reinstalled the air filter. Once I did it starts and runs. Still a few issues. Some blue smoke. Maybe a stuck ring. Will put some Marvel Mystery oil in the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 443
Posted By kmitchl
There are tabs off the float and the needle has a...

There are tabs off the float and the needle has a button on top that slides into the tabs. Does not have the electronic solenoid.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 443
Posted By kmitchl
The float is a one piece plastic molding. There...

The float is a one piece plastic molding. There is nothing I can see to adjust the level.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 443
Posted By kmitchl
Paper gasket

Paper gasket
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 443
Posted By kmitchl
No fuel pump. It's gravity feed. I added enough...

No fuel pump. It's gravity feed. I added enough gas to the tank to make sure there is sufficient level to feed. New fuel filter.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 443
Posted By kmitchl
Thanks for the input. I have had the bowl off of...

Thanks for the input. I have had the bowl off of both carbs. Floats seem to be working. I have run tiny wires through the main jet into the carb throat and that seems to be clear. Seems to be a fuel...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 443
Posted By kmitchl
Small Engine Help

I have a 14 HP Kohler engine on an aged rear engine Snapper rider that I would like to rehab. It will start and fire when I give it some starting fluid but immediately dies. I have cleaned the gas...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-24-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,742
Posted By kmitchl
Well good news and bad news. Good news is I got a...

Well good news and bad news. Good news is I got a response today from the ATF on the eForm submitted 5/22. Bad news is I was disapproved. I had submitted a RPQ for one person that was for the CLEO...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-24-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By kmitchl
Honda guy here. Bought a 2014 when they first...

Honda guy here. Bought a 2014 when they first came on the market. No regrets. I'm sure the Can Am is nice also.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-22-2021, 03:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,468
Posted By kmitchl
Everything above plus donít use a company named...

Everything above plus donít use a company named 314 Construction. The hand nailing is particularly important. Most roofers will not spend the time to set up nail guns correctly. Nails are either over...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 887
Posted By kmitchl
I would suggest you get glasses or contacts set...

I would suggest you get glasses or contacts set up like the proposed lasik to give you a test drive. I had hard contacts set up for mono vision for years and did well with them. When I switched to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 915
Posted By kmitchl
Sounds like you are not lifting water very far,...

Sounds like you are not lifting water very far, approx 20 ft. Might look at a deep well jet pump. Almost everything that can break is mounted on the surface where you can repair without having to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,398
Posted By kmitchl
When i built my house i had this conversation...

When i built my house i had this conversation with my electrician. We bet a lunch on it. In a circuit that consists of only 240 volt loads it is legal to run two phase conductors and ground. In a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,511
Posted By kmitchl
Last time i checked there are no titanium mines...

Last time i checked there are no titanium mines in Texas. Likewise, aluminum or stainless steel.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-17-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,101
Posted By kmitchl
Google Bill Drill. Three targets side by side at...

Google Bill Drill. Three targets side by side at 7 yds. Start with six rounds in the magazine. Two rounds on each target with a slide lock reload and repeat. Go slow enough to get all A zone hits...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-17-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,457
Posted By kmitchl
I you want whitetails shoot everyone you see.

I you want whitetails shoot everyone you see.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-16-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,510
Posted By kmitchl
This works. Without the ball valve when you try...

This works. Without the ball valve when you try to blow the line down the air all goes back into the air handler rather than into the drain.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,174
Posted By kmitchl
Does not seem the rest of the country has this...

Does not seem the rest of the country has this problem. They must know something we need to know.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,174
Posted By kmitchl
When i first got out of school i worked for a...

When i first got out of school i worked for a power company. In the fall we always had a few outages due to squirrels getting on top of the warm transformers. They were well done before they hit the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-15-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By kmitchl
Thank You CeraKote

I was ready to coat a rifle yesterday but when I opened the CeraKote package the catalyst was missing. So I called CeraKote to see if the catalyst I had leftover from a few months ago was still good....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,050
Posted By kmitchl
No one can answer the question but you. Key...

No one can answer the question but you. Key issues life style expectations, debt load, tax liability, health care cost. I have seen many who can financially support themselves in retirement but until...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-12-2021, 02:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,753
Posted By kmitchl
Nothing good ever happened to me in SA so I don’t...

Nothing good ever happened to me in SA so I don’t go there.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-11-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By kmitchl
Thanks. Just wanted to make sure I was on the...

Thanks. Just wanted to make sure I was on the right page.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-11-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By kmitchl
Care to share the answer?

Care to share the answer?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 06-11-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By kmitchl
My understanding is after July 2016 the limited...

My understanding is after July 2016 the limited trustee thing no longer works. I too had one of Sean's gun trust. After that time anyone with the right to possess a NFA item is considered a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-10-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,599
Posted By kmitchl
I don’t know about other counties but i give...

I don’t know about other counties but i give credit to the voters in Harris county in 2016 when they voted out all of the conservative judges and replaced the with the liberals in office now.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-09-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By kmitchl
Thatís what I was always told. But i have one...

Thatís what I was always told. But i have one bottle that i got with a welding machine i bought from an individual that has a name on the neck. It is an owner size bottle, 150 cf Argon. I have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-08-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,726
Posted By kmitchl
Glad to hear your friend is doing well with his...

Glad to hear your friend is doing well with his business, However, I am very much opposed to individuals importing and raising non native snakes. I agree with keeping them in zoos with professional...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,243
Posted By kmitchl
If you use the interlock mentioned above the main...

If you use the interlock mentioned above the main breaker and the generator breaker cannot be closed at the same time. Keeps someone from screwing up and backfeeding the grid.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,373
Posted By kmitchl
Strange. I tried to buy a sxs in Arkansas and the...

Strange. I tried to buy a sxs in Arkansas and the dealer was adamant that i had to pay Arkansas sales tax even though it would be titled in Texas. Thatís when i decided i had no need to return to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,243
Posted By kmitchl
If you have space in your panel and can move...

If you have space in your panel and can move things around enough to install a two pole breaker in the top right position it should be fairly straight forward.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,622
Posted By kmitchl
Unfortunately our liberal friends are more...

Unfortunately our liberal friends are more concerned about reducing the scrutiny at the polls than dealing with this issue or the reliability of the Texas power grid.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,622
Posted By kmitchl
I saw a video where South Carolina has made it...

I saw a video where South Carolina has made it illegal to poses a cat unless you can prove ownership. The scrappers are required to get an id with thumbprint and have a real place of business....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By kmitchl
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-31-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By kmitchl
Thanks for all the replies. I will share that the...

Thanks for all the replies. I will share that the ADT system is a POS! We tried from 10:30 Sat morning until 6:00 pm and were never able to get it to work. It is being returned to ADT. Their...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By kmitchl
As with anything condition is a big determining...

As with anything condition is a big determining factor in pricing. A picture would help. Also three phase or single phase? tooling included? three jaw chuck? four jaw chuck? These are both 11Ē swing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-30-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By kmitchl
Simplisafe Security

Anyone using a Simplisafe DIY security system? BIL lives in an apartment and feels the need for a security system.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 05-29-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,742
Posted By kmitchl
Still much better than 120 days.

Still much better than 120 days.
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