Gale Chase Harbor Freight September 27th, 2019 - 04:24:43
Router: 1 1/2 to 2 HP find a good used one, unless it's been dropped and kicked around a lot a good router lasts a long time, two things to look for first brushes that can still be bought and easily changed and two both a 1/4 and 1/2 inch Collete. a router that uses only a 1/4 Collete is of very limited use. if you can a new router of good quality can be bought for $100.00 and you really don't need a plunge router ( but they are nice ).
Shall we move forward to finding out exactly what it is that you need or want a storage shed to accomplish in your present life and in future. Is it a workshop that you're looking for? Simple storage space perhaps, to assist you in the task of de-cluttering the basement, attic, garage, office, pantry, art studio, etc. Maybe you finally feel the need for a garden shed to accommodate all the equipment and tools that you plan to acquire to assist your new found green thumb. Could be that a safe play area for the kids, is on the agenda this year? And maybe the garage is just not the ideal spot any more to have the guys practice for the up coming gig?
There are five areas on that workbench that, with some minor rework, will materially improve its performance and probably extend its working life. None of these suggestions are critical, or even necessary for the casual user. None of these suggestions are complicated to implement, but I find that they will probably be worth the effort as time passes.
The assembly instructions had me using a bolt, two washers, and a locknut on each leg to hold it in place. Problem is, that means that the legs will wear on the sideplates. Not a good idea. I bought 8 more flat stainless steel washers and slipped those washers in between the legs and the sidepanels. Now the legs will wear on the washers instead of the sideplates. This makes the leg securing assembly consist of the bolt head, washer, sideplate, washer, leg, washer, other sideplate, washer, then the locknut. So each of the legs now has 4 washers: two washers on the outside of the side panels, and two washers to keep the leg from rubbing on the sidewall directly. Again, don't overtighten, or the workbench won't fold up.
Wind generators can be tower mounted or mounted to the roof of a building, as a house, shed or barn. Using a tower mount is the most expensive but puts less wear and tear on a roof. Probably, depending on the type, the roof wear would not amount to the several thousand dollars extra invested in a tower. Also location of the buildings, wind speed and trees, etc will help determine where to place the generator. A wind speed test will need to be preformed before the exact location is found.
With the price of electricity consistently going higher, the alternative energy solution is very interesting. Coupled with the fact of so many power outages throughout the country in the last few years, producing "your own power" seems like a good idea. Plus the governments 30% rebate for the cost of green power is a big incentive.