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Sourdough Bread
Don't know if anyone here would be interested in making sourdough bead or not, but here goes .
I've been intrigued with sourdough bread since the first time I visited San Francisco in June, 1981 ...

Started 01/29/12 at 11:03:41 by Bob_Roller
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By: Melena
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Dishwasher Quit
My 17 year old dishwasher quit yesterday .
I've had problems with it on and off since I've had it .
The pump wouldn't work at times .
The last month the timer knob got quite difficult t...

Started 12/18/11 at 11:51:58 by Bob_Roller
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By: JPSpen - Ex Member
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new message buttons
If I type r65.org in the address bar I get redirected and everything on the page is as it should be, new message/activity buttons are working. I'm using Firefox
However, †if I type bmwr65.org on the sa...

Started 02/27/12 at 14:27:06 by wilcom
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By: wilcom
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LCD Display Help please
I have a Car wash machine on site which had a LCD display giving program time remaining, the display is about 4cm high 6cm wide sadly its cracked and no doubt will fail soon, the company that made it...

Started 10/31/11 at 16:18:41 by Lucky_Lou
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By: Lucky_Lou
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Printer Power Supply
Having problems with my printer, got it down to a faulty power supply .
I rarely use the printer, I replaced the first ink cartridge about a year ago, I've had the printer seven years .
Are ...

Started 10/02/11 at 14:56:43 by Bob_Roller
8 1084 Last Post 10/09/11 at 17:51:19
By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Any one running Firefox ?
Having just had a virus sneak through i though i would try the Firefox browser, my only problem with it at the moment is accessing my "Favourites" anyone know how?? or should i go back to Explorer 9 ?...

Started 09/07/11 at 14:56:53 by Lucky_Lou
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15 2067 Last Post 09/18/11 at 21:02:01
By: nhmaf
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Boiler explosions
Itís clear, those who contribute to this forum know all about technical matters, so can I ask anyone expert in old-fashioned industrial engineering to help me out?
For many years Iíve been mystif...

Started 10/25/09 at 16:38:49 by Constellation (Ex Member)
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24 5547 Last Post 09/17/11 at 11:21:24
By: Herr Stig - Ex Member
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Boiler Explosions Re Visited
Just had this job come into my workshop, a catastrophic failure of a boiler coil. Usually they develop a pinhole leak caused by corrosion but this is unusual it looks like the seam has "blown" first t...

Started 08/30/11 at 15:18:42 by Lucky_Lou
1 389 Last Post 09/13/11 at 20:31:48
By: Justin B.
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Fm Radio Reception
I have a question for anyone out there that may have some radio experience.
The FM radio station that I listen to is a low power station about 35 miles away, I get great recption in the cage, but...

Started 01/30/08 at 12:53:37 by Bob_Roller
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35 4153 Last Post 09/02/11 at 14:39:52
By: Bob_Roller
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Anyone here run Linux on their PC?
I'm thinking about a change in my operating system.  I'm getting tired of this virus crap.

Started 09/20/10 at 16:20:04 by Rob Valdez 79 R65
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22 3884 Last Post 08/30/11 at 01:23:54
By: Bret j - Ex Member
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Improvements in "Braking" technology
Or how to get into trouble at a wedding.
When the 1920 Packard turned up to take me and my daughter to the church for her recent wedding i struck up a conversation with the Owner/Driver which inv...

Started 08/24/11 at 01:45:31 by Lucky_Lou
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By: Lucky_Lou
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Let the breadboarding begin...
I just received my "care package" containing differential pressure sensors, op-amps, and other such bits of wizardry so I guess I'll drag out the 'scope and start breadboarding a test/prototype circui...

Started 08/15/09 at 13:50:37 by Justin B.
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By: Herr Stig - Ex Member
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I'm involved in making up a modification kit for adding a switch and additional wiring to my employers 737 aircraft. I have to make up 1,200 switch assemblies for the cockpit sliding window anti-ice s...

Started 07/10/07 at 15:40:45 by Bob_Roller
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18 3566 Last Post 08/18/11 at 12:01:05
By: Herr Stig - Ex Member
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Creative recycling
Found a new use for an old display cabinet should really have taken a picture of it before i started, basically it had 2 shelves and a mirror door cabinet at the top izzy wizzy......... 

Started 08/08/11 at 14:12:50 by Lucky_Lou
5 693 Last Post 08/16/11 at 11:01:15
By: Herr Stig - Ex Member
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Some intresting Stained Glass
Well the big day arrived ... my Daughters Wedding, is was particulary struck by the stained glass in the church which is a WW1 memorial window, oh the car is a 1920 Buick...

Started 08/13/11 at 14:46:46 by Lucky_Lou
3 525 Last Post 08/15/11 at 03:20:47
By: Lucky_Lou
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Calling all household electrical geniuses......
I have been cleaning up the shop (we call our 40x60 garage 'the shop').  Moved the tool boxes and workbench so now I have a nice space to park a bike and work on it without bumping into anything.  <br...

Started 07/06/09 at 02:17:09 by DeeG
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31 4623 Last Post 08/10/11 at 19:59:50
By: JPSpen - Ex Member
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What torque wrench do you like?
Im getting a new torque wrench for Xmas and am wondering if anyone has a favorite or one to definitely stay away from.  The Park tool I have now is just crap.  Thanks

Started 12/12/10 at 17:33:00 by unibober (Ex Member)
9 1664 Last Post 07/16/11 at 19:53:30
By: Motu
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Computer Speakers
My computer terminal at work, has a plug for a headset .
There isn't one for speakers .
Anyone know if the common powered computer speakers will work on this outlet ?

Started 05/16/10 at 10:27:07 by Bob_Roller
9 1507 Last Post 07/08/11 at 12:40:28
By: kenlodge
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'82 R65 Odometer Problem
The odometer on my '82 speedometer periodically stops working.  It will start again.  The speedometer functions perfectly.   Smiley

Started 06/30/11 at 13:43:53 by Walter (Ex Member)
3 527 Last Post 07/02/11 at 07:19:49
By: Dave
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