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by KnuckleBarker
Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Fed up
Replies: 19
Views: 10399

Re: Fed up

Never understood owning a business and feeling like you can ignore or disrespect your customers. I guess some just work when they have to...
by KnuckleBarker
Sun May 28, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Spare keys don't work
Replies: 16
Views: 7327

Re: Spare keys don't work

At our local Wal-Mart, there is an older gentleman who works in the auto department where the key machine is located. I've never had a problem with keys he made, but can't say the same for the other, young guys. The older guy takes his time, and doesn't mind opening the machine to check the setup. T...
by KnuckleBarker
Sun Dec 18, 2016 3:33 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: cold weather work gloves
Replies: 10
Views: 4370

Re: cold weather work gloves

Round these parts (SW Minnesota, -29 last night), a popular choice is mittens. I've got a pair of Carhardts that are very warm and grippy, with the essential "nose wipe panel."
by KnuckleBarker
Thu Dec 03, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tricks pulled on coworkers and apprentices.
Replies: 51
Views: 10119

Re: Tricks pulled on coworkers and apprentices.

We had a mechanic who constantly sluffed off on work assignments (he was called Blister because he wouldn't show up until after the work was done), and spent a lot of time in the office talking to the secretaries. One afternoon we drilled holes in the back side of his locked toolbox and used the air...
by KnuckleBarker
Sat Sep 05, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you measure drill bits?
Replies: 13
Views: 3705

Re: How do you measure drill bits?

I suspect that gauge may be produced by photo lithography and chemical etching