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by WA3ETD
Fri Feb 25, 2011 5:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Air/Steam Engine Conversion
Replies: 3
Views: 1254

Air/Steam Engine Conversion

All - I've received multiple e-mails regarding my article in the March issue and I don't even have my snail-mail issue yet! Some notes: The solenoid valves from STC I specified are rated for air only - they would not be happy under steam! For steam operation bronze / stainless valves are needed, at ...
by WA3ETD
Fri Jun 26, 2009 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Counterfeit Hardware.
Replies: 14
Views: 1780

Re: Counterfeit Hardware.

Yup! Can you say "Made In China"! I was building a bench rest last weekend for target shooting and had two bags of nails, purchased loose from hardware bins at different times. Used the first bag without a miss, the second bag nails bent after one blow, and when I tried to extract them with a prybar...