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  1. Welcome to the forum. http://cms.toolpartspro.com/image/919-16560-Type-0/919-16560-Devilbiss-T0-PB.pdf http://documents.dewalt.com/documents/English/Instruction Manual/Devilbiss/919.165600 P.pdf It sounds like the valve plate is not working properly.
  2. Welcome to the forum. Wow, if so then that could be the handle that Old Charlie stole in Locomotive Breath, probably worth something.
  3. wingless

    RO 150

    Welcome to the forum. My Festool RO150FEQ has been used waaay more hours of continuous usage than I dare to count. As you should be aware, proper operation with this tool is the pad flat on the surface (not tipped), with regular pushing force (not excessive) and the force normal (perpendicular) to the surface, pushing on the back pad. As was stated, a vacuum is REQUIRED when using this tool. It serves many benefits. One is the obvious, dust removal. It also keeps the media (sandpaper) from clogging. It also helps extend the media life. It also keeps the tool cooler. If the media is clogged then it might cause the tool to hop around. If the pad is past the service life then this might affect operation.
  4. It looks like this DeWALT DXST10000 four shelf unit, w/ one laminate shelf and three wire shelves. Very nice unit. It will outlast you and I put together... https://dewaltshelving.com/xl-steel-industrial-storage-rack# https://assets.jsproducts.org/products/56829/72-in-h-x-77-in-w-x-24-in-d-4-shelf-industrial-storage-rack-asset-product-sheet-01.pdf https://assets.jsproducts.org/products/56829/72-in-h-x-77-in-w-x-24-in-d-4-shelf-industrial-storage-rack-asset-product-manual-01.pdf
  5. They look durable. One possible upgrade would be to bolt plywood across the grating. That would make sliding easier, prevent small stuff from falling through and improve dent resistance. Mine are steel panels w/ tee-shaped corner posts, flat diagonal slats, all retained with bolts. I have seven bays of shelves. Mine are marked with the shelf and diagonal locations for ease when moving. Mine have placement limitations due to the design, bolts being shared for adjacent shelves, plus a bolt used for a shelf isn't available for a diagonal. But mine are also very heavy duty.
  6. Nice shelves. Don't climb (or let children climb) on the shelves and the anti tip bracket won't be required. My tools are stored on some industrial steel shelves I purchased decades ago and they work great.
  7. This week the Uber driver dropping off the tenants at my AirBnB rental flattened my mailbox, breaking the post and crumpling the metal. Of course he didn’t stop to report the damage. Fortunately, I have cameras recording exterior activity and captured the incident. After much searching, I discovered how to file a claim and it looks like I will be paid for the damage. From a practical perspective, I selected a one-piece plastic mailbox that slides over a post, done. No rust, no painting, easy installation, lasts forever, sounded good to me. My daughter looked at that choice and instructed me to NEVER AGAIN ask for that mailbox. She instead has a good eye for style and design. She selected this Gibraltar Elite E1600B000 Large Black Galvanized Steel Mailbox, this Universal Forest Products 7405 Cedar Mailbox Post and these Diggoo 2” 0-9 Reflective Numbers. I also used this Gibraltar Mailbox Steel Mounting Bracket, plus two 50 lbs. bags of Quikrete 1004 Fast-Setting Concrete Mix. The cedar mailbox post assembly is rough cut wood w/ raised grain. I used my Festool RO150FEQ Rotex Vacuum Sander to quickly make the exterior smooth. The recessed nail holes on the angled support and cross-halving joint were filled w/ DAP Plastic Wood all-purpose wood filler and then sanded smooth. The vertical post and horizontal arm have a cross-halving joint. There is also an angled support nailed to the post and arm. My mailbox post assembly was nice and solid, even though some of the cross-halving joints had ~ ¼” gap. The wood was protected w/ three coats of Minwax Pro Series Spar Urethane. This is a high-gloss water-based finish that protects against water and sunlight. I sanded w/ 220 grit between each coat and used a tack cloth for dust control. The reflective decal numbers were applied using the standard tape hinge method, to ensure proper registration before committing to the placement. The “hard” thing on the number placement was not being a block letter format, w/ lots of slanting to the right, requiring visual inspection and slight tweaking to get good placement. A fine Sharpie was used to mark the left and the bottom edges on the top paper to aid placement visibility. A clear grid ruler was also used for placement. The spacing was set at 1-3/4”, left edge to left edge. The mounting brackets worked okay, just a little tedious. Install brackets onto mailbox, put mailbox onto post arm, mark bracket location on post arm, remove brackets from mailbox, mount brackets onto post arm, attach mailbox to brackets. I also drilled a hole high on the rear mailbox surface and screwed the mailbox to the vertical post for extra stability. The brackets worked fine w/ my mailbox, w/ holes at appropriate positions, so no extra drilling required. The old broken post was removed from the sandy southern Florida soil. The old post already had a large buried concrete “donut”. The once-monthly city bulk pick-up arrived the next day and removed the broken mailbox using the claw arm. The hole depth was tweaked to get the USPS-specified 41-45” arm height. The installation is “easy”, place the post, pour in dry concrete, adjust post to vertical, pour water onto ground, allow to harden. This AirBnB mailbox should not get mail. All the “real” mail has a permanent transfer to my house, so it is just the junk mail. The old mailbox had crime scene tape covering the opening, behind the door. For this one I cut a Styrofoam plug to obstruct the opening and added a “Nothing Into Mailbox” label to reinforce not placing junk mail into the mailbox. The pedestrian mailman did a triple take at my foam plug / No Mail sign after opening the door and then not depositing junk mail. This street gets a dozen cars per day. Hopefully they will miss hitting my new mailbox.
  8. The shims were trimmed w/ my OMT. The gaps above and below the shims were packed in with mortar. All the perimeter gaps were packed solid with mortar. The frame bucks were covered with wire lath, mortar, then stucco. The house will be painted this week.
  9. Welcome to the forum. What is it? What tool uses that part?
  10. Welcome to the forum. There is one available on eBay. That knife looks thicker than mine. If it doesn't fit into this pocket, then that could be shimmed to accept the thicker part, if required. The riving knife and blade guard are not available otherwise. https://www.ebay.com/itm/283422623625?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 Good luck with your saw. Please post images. This is a great tool.
  11. Welcome to the forum. Here is the parts diagram for your saw, https://media.toolpartspro.com/image/DW746/DW746-Dewalt-PB.pdf It looks like gravity and the motor mass provide the belt tension. If correct, then inverting the saw will have a loud clunk (from the motor swinging until it hits something) plus releasing the belt tension, making exchange "easy". Be careful, use two people, the saw is heavy, about 200 lbs. Here is the Owner's Manual. It does not cover belt replacement. file:///C:/Users/wingl/Downloads/652612-00,DW746.pdf Please inspect and report.
  12. Welcome to the forum. Small portable compressors are typically not quiet. The compressors that control noise best are the Quiet Rotary Screw (QRS) compressors, like this one. The QRS compressors are also larger and more expensive. https://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200338695_200338695 The Glaston link does not reveal specific models to my searching on their web site.
  13. Welcome to the forum. Has the tool been lubricated as-defined in the owner's manual? https://www.boschtools.com/us/en/ocsmedia/2610048783_1117_4100.pdf If the shafts / gears / wheel is turning, but no up / down, then I would clean / lube the two #56 shafts, the #58 and #60 drive as a starting point.
  14. Charlie, Always glad to help. Active members will see your reply / inquiry and will jump in if they can assist. Good luck.
  15. The generator wiring has been completed. There is now an exterior power inlet box where I may connect my portable generator. The main panel has a mechanical interlock for safety and for compliance. The generator breaker is mechanically secured, for the same reasons, to create a secure main. The hold down kit includes a black molded electrical screw insulation cover. This does not remain in-place on my 30A Q230 Type QP double pole breaker, to not fall off when not held by my fingers. According to the Amazon Siemens ECMBR2 hold down kit listing, this is compatible w/ breakers 60A or larger. A telephone discussion w/ Siemens revealed that the 60A and larger breakers have a hook that grabs the cover tang for retention. The smaller amperage breakers don't have that hook. Mine will not have that screw cover installed. The mechanical interlock must be installed last because the retention tangs will make removal difficult. The ONLY way to remove / replace the panel cover is with BOTH the main breaker and the generator breaker in the OFF positions. The interlock has a detent to hold the lever up during the panel cover installation / removal process. Now the interlock permits either street power or generator power to feed the circuit panel. It is also impossible to back feed the exposed exterior power inlet box electrical prongs. The interlock makes it impossible to connect the generator output to street electricity.
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