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Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-11-26, 7:57pm
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Posted By Speedslug
I don't have a reason other than my gut but I...

I don't have a reason other than my gut but I would use the softer flexible tubing.

I know that hardware store copper comes in 2 or 3 types and I think the roll tubing has the softer stuff and I...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-08-25, 12:10am
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Posted By Speedslug
Tupperware has containers that have lids. If...

Tupperware has containers that have lids.

If I were doing this at home I would be pouring it back into bottles of some kind after each run.

Fur kids, dust and creepy crawlies get into anything...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-04-16, 10:37am
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Posted By Speedslug
Aye, we used to dispose of excess paint by just...

Aye, we used to dispose of excess paint by just painting scrap cardboard with multiple coats, allowing time to dry between coats until the paint can was empty and then left the lid off that to dry as...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-03-07, 11:20pm
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Posted By Speedslug
Aye, My experience with septic systems is only...

Aye, My experience with septic systems is only enough to be constantly reminded that you have an underground bunker of bacteria breaking down food and human wastes and that dumping other than organic...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-03-07, 7:48pm
Replies: 94
Views: 42,371
Posted By Speedslug
If you have neutralized the liquid with baking...

If you have neutralized the liquid with baking soda then You should be able to poor it down the drain unless you are on a private septic system. Then I would poor it into some kitty litter and put it...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-03-07, 4:07pm
Replies: 94
Views: 42,371
Posted By Speedslug
I think you have a good plan with dousing...

I think you have a good plan with dousing everything with baking soda until all the reaction stops.

Then every thing can go in to the normal trash whether it is wet or dry.

I only go to the...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-02-24, 7:53am
Replies: 94
Views: 42,371
Posted By Speedslug
I like it!

I like it!
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-02-23, 8:44pm
Replies: 94
Views: 42,371
Posted By Speedslug
This is where I must let someone else speak up. ...

This is where I must let someone else speak up.
I "think" that turning up the current is the way to go for a more granular look but I don't have the experience to tell you that that is the answer. ...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-02-23, 3:25pm
Replies: 94
Views: 42,371
Posted By Speedslug
I would think that copper powder would get...

I would think that copper powder would get oxidized quickly and might inhibit the coating process. Graphite (pretty much pure carbon) doesn't oxidize much unless you burn it with a very hot flame so...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-02-22, 9:27pm
Replies: 94
Views: 42,371
Posted By Speedslug
She does acid etching on copper and brass mostly...

She does acid etching on copper and brass mostly and I am afraid I got that confused with what we are talking about here. She tapes the metal with inked designs to the underside of some Styrofoam and...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-02-22, 10:30am
Replies: 94
Views: 42,371
Posted By Speedslug
That is what my friend uses. A largish Rubbermaid...

That is what my friend uses. A largish Rubbermaid cake box kind of plastic tray some 4 inches deep and a snap over lid.

I would caution you to store it out of reach of curious minds and critters...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-02-21, 8:48pm
Replies: 94
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Posted By Speedslug
Your quite welcome Sharon. I have had plenty of...

Your quite welcome Sharon. I have had plenty of help along my way so it is time for just a little payback when I can.
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-02-21, 4:17pm
Replies: 94
Views: 42,371
Posted By Speedslug
The silver on the probe is safe from just about...

The silver on the probe is safe from just about anything we can do to them. They are solid metal so no worries there.

And yes I did mean the coating on the object. It is only going to be less than...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-02-21, 8:03am
Replies: 94
Views: 42,371
Posted By Speedslug
The meter is kind of straight forward. When...

The meter is kind of straight forward.

When you set it to the resistance range pick 'R x 1'. That is the lowest range.

Hold the two tips together and if the battery in the meter is good the...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-02-20, 10:53pm
Replies: 94
Views: 42,371
Posted By Speedslug
I think you will only get cladding where it...

I think you will only get cladding where it started at the contact points. If it was going to cover it all it would have started all at once. Your coated surfaces are not connecting to each other so...
Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-02-06, 10:49am
Replies: 94
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Posted By Speedslug
If you don't have a Mills Fleet Farm near by you...

If you don't have a Mills Fleet Farm near by you could try using the carbon arc rods sold at welding shops although I think you may have to buy a box of some 2 dozen. Mine gave me a half dozen from a...
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