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Simple Carb
Spent some time after the "big" storm helping  neighbors get their gen sets running.  (since I run mine dry with some gas stabiliizer in the last batch I have no trouble)  Some REAL simple carbs on th...

Started 09/06/11 at 09:39:17 by Herr Stig (Ex Member)
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By: bjamesw - Ex Member
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Automatic Logging Off
Yesterday morning when I went to this site, it was in maintenance mode for an upgrade, is my guess .
Ever since, when I go to another site, but don't log off, I am automatically logged out, this ...

Started 08/17/12 at 18:33:52 by Bob_Roller
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By: donbmw
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cool picture creator
i found a cool website that will take your original photo and remake the picture with other pictures.

Started 08/16/12 at 19:24:47 by jakebass12
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Calling all computer gurus...web hosting question.
Well, I'm not sure if it's web hosting or not. †I'm a relative newbie at web design and maintenance ~ self taught mostly. †I designed and created a website for MotoMark1. †Mark is going to start doing...

Started 06/18/12 at 11:55:36 by msbuck
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By: Justin B.
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Teflon powder
Anyone use the stuff? 
My clutch lever was dragging a little bit, and I wasn't sure if you should use regular lube or oil which might get on the clutch cable.  So I lightly dusted the hinge of t...

Started 06/01/12 at 09:51:01 by k_enn
2 536 Last Post 06/01/12 at 12:41:47
By: Herr Stig - Ex Member
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Mercedes Air Conditioner
My bride has a 1999 Mercedes Benz C280 with a very peculiar issue. †A month or so back the a/c just quit working on the way home. †The next time she got in and started the car the a/c worked. †Then it...

Started 08/08/09 at 18:29:58 by Bengt_Phorqs
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By: Paper
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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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18 2732 Last Post 03/13/12 at 22:17:26
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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25 4133 Last Post 03/02/12 at 16:10:24
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 1174 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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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 5806 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
1 416 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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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 4128 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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31 4436 Last Post 08/18/11 at 13:06:06
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 3701 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
5 737 Last Post 08/16/11 at 11:01:15
By: Herr Stig - Ex Member
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