Re: [MBZ] Slag hurts

2015-06-05 Thread Gerry Archer via Mercedes
Didn't someone (Curt?) say tht HF wire was no good and we must buy good wire from a regular welding supply dealer? Also, he should be sure pants legs go down over shoe or boot tops. A drop of liquid steel down in the shoe is a common event that can cause wild dancing and serious burns. Don't

[MBZ] Microsoft Mysteries

2015-06-05 Thread Gerry Archer via Mercedes
Tried to sign into Microsoft. It rejected my address because it contained the symbol @ . How an address can written without using @ (at) is a mystery. It's enough to drive a person to Linux. (end of rant) Gerry ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] Microsoft Mysteries

2015-06-05 Thread Gerry Archer via Mercedes
Interesting. I'll try that with Microsoft. Gerry Curly McLain wrote: Tried to sign into Microsoft. It rejected my address because it contained the symbol @ . How an address can written without using @ (at) is a mystery. It's enough to drive a person to Linux. (end of rant) Gerry I had

Re: [MBZ] OT - bees

2015-05-29 Thread Gerry Archer via Mercedes
Mountain Man wrote: My neighbor mentioned a documentary about bees recently. I ride my bike 2.5 miles to his house to purchase eggs. As I walked out the door, he stopped and wrote the name for me. He said he always forgets, and I had already forgotten the name of the documentary.

[MBZ] Dumb trick.

2015-05-24 Thread Gerry Archer via Mercedes
When I found it took a very long shop jack to reach the front lift point on the Prius, I bought a pair of ramps instead, centered them on the front wheels, drove up on the ramps, put on the emergency brake, and then decided to move the car further back in the shop. When I had backed half way

Re: [MBZ] Dumb trick.

2015-05-24 Thread Gerry Archer via Mercedes
On Sun, 24 May 2015 08:32:45 -0500 Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: When I found it took a very long shop jack to reach the front lift point on the Prius, I bought a pair of ramps instead, centered them on the front wheels, drove up on the ramps, put on the emergency

Re: [MBZ] '68 250S

2015-05-24 Thread Gerry Archer via Mercedes
That's what happens when you don't use rattle cans. Son was constantly fussing at me about paint on the Beetle he drove to school. He came home from school one day while I was spraying it with rattle cans. At age 56 he still reminds me of it. Gerry Dan Penoff wrote: That’s called “patina”, man.

Re: [MBZ] Dumb trick.

2015-05-24 Thread Gerry Archer via Mercedes
On Sun, 24 May 2015 09:29:20 -0400 (EDT) Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On May 24, 2015 at 9:13 AM Gerry Archer via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: When I had backed half way down the ramps with the emergency brake dragging, both ramps shot out from

Re: [MBZ] Dumb trick.

2015-05-24 Thread Gerry Archer via Mercedes
Yup. That's what kicked out the ramps since the engine didn't start. Gerry rawillms wrote: Don't forget the electric motor that puts out100% torque at 1 RPM. Sent from my Android-Powered Device - Reply message - From: Gerry Archer via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] Dan P.'s Next Benz

2015-05-25 Thread Gerry Archer via Mercedes
NEWS FLASH: Walmart now carries Shoe Goo, and its in the automotive department. With duct tape and Shoe Goo there isn't much that can't be fixed. BTW, can someone tell me where the transmission linkage kill switch for the starter solenoid is on an '83 300D? Thanks, Gerry

Re: [MBZ] OT: Having a very bad day leads to a product recall

2015-05-21 Thread Gerry Archer via Mercedes
I just checked the telephone book for this relatively small county and found that there are 32 pages of lawyers and only 21 pages of physicians and surgeons. The U.S. still has a free market for small businesses, so public demand dictates the number and type of lawyers who go in business for