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    Tool Failure....

    I am like so totally bummed. My favorite tool, the hammer saw, failed. I wasn't even working it that hard, and SNAP! progress ends. I guess tomorrow a new hammer saw will be on the list of goodies.





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    Quote Originally Posted by t00nces2 View Post
    I am like so totally bummed. My favorite tool, the hammer saw, failed. I wasn't even working it that hard, and SNAP! progress ends. I guess tomorrow a new hammer saw will be on the list of goodies.

    I have a few hammer saws that I have come across in my scrapping journeys that just sit in a pile with other random power tools I have found. What do you use a hammer saw for? I have a few hammer drills, which I think I know what they are used for (concrete/masonry drilling comes to mind).... But I can't think of a situation that would call for a hammer SAW?! Is it like... A sawzall on steroids?

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    I could have that fixed in 5 minutes with a roll of duct tape.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kss View Post
    I have a few hammer saws that I have come across in my scrapping journeys that just sit in a pile with other random power tools I have found. What do you use a hammer saw for? I have a few hammer drills, which I think I know what they are used for (concrete/masonry drilling comes to mind).... But I can't think of a situation that would call for a hammer SAW?! Is it like... A sawzall on steroids?
    It is just a reciprocating saw. I just like to put "hammer" in front of any tool I really like to use. It makes it sound cooler.... The hammer beer bottle opener is one of my very favorites! It's getting a little late now and I have to get the hammer remote to turn the tv off now. Good night.
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    Quote Originally Posted by t00nces2 View Post
    It is just a reciprocating saw. I just like to put "hammer" in front of any tool I really like to use. It makes it sound cooler.... The hammer beer bottle opener is one of my very favorites! It's getting a little late now and I have to get the hammer remote to turn the tv off now. Good night.
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    I'm not interested nor do I have the time, busy preparing for a season of prospecting - hopefully find some gold.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alloy2 View Post
    If your not going to tend to the forum you created, give the password to someone who will administer the forum.

    I'm not interested nor do I have the time, busy preparing for a season of prospecting - hopefully find some gold.
    What is the issue that concerns you? I'll see what I can do.

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    So i want to get the job done (or at least make some progress). I take a look around at the sales today, and nothin'! Not a froggin' thing. I get home and do a search on craigslist and marketplace, and a few things, but they want to send it, or I have to drive an hour and a half to get a look. I finally decide I'm going down to HD... (Hunert Dollars... You can never get out of there for under a hunert dollars) to buy a new hammersaw.

    I'm just about to head out and I remember I have some blue cards from the blue store.... I never go there so they never get used. The money on them was from new items in the package I picked up at garage sales and returned... For "my" customer.... You know, the customer at the garage sale. I had no idea what was on them, but I figured it was a discount off something I needed to buy....

    So, there I am in blue, and there is the $120 12 amp Dewalt with a reduced sticker... $106. I ask the blue guy where the case was and he told me there wasn't one... CRAP! I ask if they can do better, "well, okay. How about $96?". Unhook that bad boy and let's get hammersawing! It gets rung up and I toss the one credit down.... down to $60.. Ding ding. Toss the second, and the gal says, "you still owe $1.57."

    Now I get it home, with no case, and I regret not buying the cheaper one because that would have dropped right into the old case... Sigh. I cut the bead on the tire I was working on and it occurs I should check to see if it would fit in the case... It could, with a couple modification. Soooooo....






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    Quote Originally Posted by alloy2 View Post
    If your not going to tend to the forum you created, give the password to someone who will administer the forum.

    I'm not interested nor do I have the time, busy preparing for a season of prospecting - hopefully find some gold.
    Will somebody please remove the hair from Alloy's arse.

    Alloy I do hope you find some gold and post some pics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimicrk View Post
    Will somebody please remove the hair from Alloy's arse.
    Butt ...Butt...Butt ... then he would be bare arsed ! Not a good look for a guy in his 70's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hills View Post
    Butt ...Butt...Butt ... then he would be bare arsed ! Not a good look for a guy in his 70's.
    Holy crap! He's 70? He's been busting my chops since I made a backup forum should this one disappear. Sometimes I get the feeling he wants me to WANT to construct the Amazon of scrap metal forums.

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    Quote Originally Posted by t00nces2 View Post
    It is just a reciprocating saw. I just like to put "hammer" in front of any tool I really like to use. It makes it sound cooler.... The hammer beer bottle opener is one of my very favorites! It's getting a little late now and I have to get the hammer remote to turn the tv off now. Good night.
    Then I got no idea what my other pile of saws are lol. I didn't think hammer saws were something that existed.....

    Edit: after googling types of saws I think the other ones I have are "multi saws" ... Which I actually have used before for trim work.

    Either way,. Nice new saw
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    Quote Originally Posted by t00nces2 View Post
    Holy crap! He's 70? He's been busting my chops since I made a backup forum should this one disappear. Sometimes I get the feeling he wants me to WANT to construct the Amazon of scrap metal forums.
    As the admin / owner of a forum you should remain impartial .
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    The money on them was from new items in the package I picked up at garage sales and returned... For "my" customer.... You know, the customer at the garage sale.

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    You're bragging about theft from big box retailers? Wasn't this discussed once before?

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    Quote Originally Posted by IamTheGreatest View Post
    The money on them was from new items in the package I picked up at garage sales and returned... For "my" customer.... You know, the customer at the garage sale.

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    You're bragging about theft from big box retailers? Wasn't this discussed once before?
    No. I am returning an item to the store. It was not stolen from the store and I am returning as a favor to the person I got it from. I give him some for the item and he lets me keep the balance for returning the item and they are saved the trouble of going back into the store (which I visit and buy from regularly). You can try to make it more sinister than that, but they are just getting merchandise returned that they will put back on the shelf and resell to someone else who will use it. It is not illegal, immoral, and no one is injured.

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    Quote Originally Posted by t00nces2 View Post
    No. I am returning an item to the store. It was not stolen from the store and I am returning as a favor to the person I got it from. I give him some for the item and he lets me keep the balance for returning the item and they are saved the trouble of going back into the store (which I visit and buy from regularly). You can try to make it more sinister than that, but they are just getting merchandise returned that they will put back on the shelf and resell to someone else who will use it. It is not illegal, immoral, and no one is injured.

    It might violate a stores "return policy" but it likely is not illegal or immoral. Interesting story about "return" policies and how dumb they can be. Bought a video game from gamestop once, wanted to return the game for one reason or another.... they said it had already been opened so it could not be returned, only exchanged for another copy of the same game in the event that there was something wrong with the one I got, or traded in (for like half what I paid like 2 days ago). So I said ok let me exchange this one in for another of the same game, they did the exchange and now I had an unopened copy of the game. I then said, ok.... I'd like to return this game, it is unopened, and they did the return.... return policies are usually dumb corporate nonsense.... I think you are fine

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    You can spin it any way you want, it is illegal. If this is how you do all your business, I can see why you aren't very busy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IamTheGreatest View Post
    You can spin it any way you want, it is illegal. If this is how you do all your business, I can see why you aren't very busy.
    What makes you think we arent very busy?

    Private businesses can choose to accept any return they want for any reason. The burden is on them to decide what requirements they need to accept a return.

    Some businesses require an item to be unopened and returned within 7 days with original receipt, some stores will allow you to return any item they sell at anytime, no questions asked.

    Why do you think that the government has any right to tell private businesses how they should operate and what returns to accept? Let alone to make or enforce laws around it.

    You may not approve how some people do business, and that is fine, you are not obligated to use them. Luckily, in America people can choose how and with who they choose to do business with (for the most part).

    You may choose not to do business with someone who returns items to stores, and others may choose not to do business with someone who is hot-tempered and quick to judgement and insults. And both are well within their rights to do so.
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    That Gamestop story sounds about right. I had a trade show booth a couple years ago where a guy wanted to sell me an old, piece of junk computer (Some old generic Pentium 4 fodder). I had no interest in the thing, so I offered free recycling. He went on the usual rant about how we're making a killing on the gold. So, I figured- whatever. That's not much of a loss. The guy came back later with some junk "TV boards" and dumped them at my booth, still thinking he can sell this worthless Pentium 4. Well, the "TV boards" were actually old motherboards, which I was able to actually sell and make a killing on. As for that Pentium 4, at the end of the show, he had no takers, so he left that at the booth too.

    What a strange world we live in
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    Quote Originally Posted by t00nces2 View Post
    No. I am returning an item to the store. It was not stolen from the store and I am returning as a favor to the person I got it from. I give him some for the item and he lets me keep the balance for returning the item and they are saved the trouble of going back into the store (which I visit and buy from regularly). You can try to make it more sinister than that, but they are just getting merchandise returned that they will put back on the shelf and resell to someone else who will use it. It is not illegal, immoral, and no one is injured.

    Todd Rasmussen AKA t00nces2, those are the actions of a petty thief.

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