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re: How to Make a Movable Wood-burning Pizza Oven for $135 - TigerTaco
[quote]Why go through all that trouble and not use refractory cement that will withstand high temps? His Portland cement and perlite some won't hold up through repeated firing....cracking is inevitable. And he needed a better base..... [/quote] For a tad bit more money, a mix of sand, Portland ce...
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re: help me with outdoor speakers - TigerTaco
I'm using a Sonos Connect on a 70's vintage receiver. I can control the Sonos from the back yard with my phone. All you need is a wifi signal. I have no complaints....
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re: Camera repair Baton Rouge? - TigerTaco
$5 [link=(http://www.ebay.com/itm/Genuine-bayonet-mount-ring-for-Nikon-D40-D40X-D60-D3000-D5000-/251921967835?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3aa7b82adb)]replacement part[/link]...
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re: Sony A6000 Camera Reviews - TigerTaco
I have one and have no complaints. I like that I can use old manual lenses. I've picked up a number of lenses from pawn shops and ebay for as low as $5. The Sony 55-210 lens takes great pictures at my kids' sporting events. The camera has fast auto focus and frames per second. The next lens I plan t...
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re: dSLR camera - TigerTaco
I like that you can buy adapters so that you can use other manufacturer's lenses. I bought an 80's vintage Nikon Series E prime lens on eBay for $45. I received the Fotodiox adapter today, so I tried it out for a bit before it got dark. Worked fine, but it's manual focus and aperture control only. ...
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re: dSLR camera - TigerTaco
I recently picked up a Sony A6000 for around $800 with two lenses. I have no complaints. It claims to be one of the fastest auto focus cameras and has taken better than expected photos at my kids' sporting events. I'm a beginner with a camera, so check out the reviews online from people who know ...
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re: Building a Brick Oven - Anyone here have one? - TigerTaco
[quote]Thanks TigerTaco! Have you had any of the moisture issues described earlier? Is it under a roof, or just out in the elements? [/quote] My dome is simply multiple layers of stucco with waterproofing additives added during mixing. I admit is isn't the best and a better roof/enclosure would ...
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re: Building a Brick Oven - Anyone here have one? - TigerTaco
I built a 42" Forno Bravo Pompeii oven and use it all the time. I sourced all the materials in the Baton Rouge area other than the fire brick. The brand carried by a supplier in New Orleans (Alsey) is superior to the fire brick sold in BR (Butler). I mixed my own high heat mortar. For the mortar...
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re: Jon boat repair : Rivets - TigerTaco
I restored a '74 1542 Duracraft and replaced a number of rivets after drilling them out. Nothing to it. It helps to have another set of hands to back up the rivet with a heavy sledge when you peen the end. The end of the rivet easily mushrooms. After I replaced the rivets, I filled the hull to check...
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re: Anyone know where to get steel tubing bent? - TigerTaco
I dropped the steel off at Metal Works today. ...
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re: Anyone know where to get steel tubing bent? - TigerTaco
Thanks for the leads. I'll make a some calls today....
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re: Anyone know where to get steel tubing bent? - TigerTaco
I've seen that video. I have wood to build a jig but haven't had the time to build it. A bigger problem is I don't have a work table heavy enough to not move during bending. If the price is right, I'll pay to have it done. ...
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Anyone know where to get steel tubing bent? - TigerTaco
I need to have two 5' lengths of 1/8" thick 1" square tubing bent to about a 36" radius. Know anywhere around BR to get this done? I have the steel. ...
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re: Anyone own a CZ Rimfire (452 or 455)? - TigerTaco
My kids have a CZ 452 Scout. Out of the ammo I have tried, CCI Green Tag and CCI SV were 5 shots one hole results. I have some other target ammo to try the next time out, but I doubt it can get much better. I was surprised, but M22 shot slightly better than the CCI in my 10/22 with a target barre...
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re: Question about extended cab Tacoma. - TigerTaco
[quote]I would think the person the passenger seat would have to kiss the dash to make it work[/quote] I had a '99. The above is accurate. My wife's knees would touch the dash with the car seat in the back. I soon bought a full sized truck. they didn't have the 4 door Tacomas at the time. No wa...
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re: It is with much MUCH sadness that i must bid adieu to my beloved gas range - TigerTaco
[quote]Now I need to find someone who can cut corian. [/quote] Standard carbide woodworking tools will cut Corian with no problems....
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re: Freestanding Outdoor Fireplace: Anyone have any DIY experience? - TigerTaco
Acme Brick on Barringer Foreman sells a preformed fireplace kit in the $1000-1200 range. The pieces are cement block that fit together tongue and groove style. You cover it with the exterior brick or stone of your choice. A pallet of bricks is about $650. Not sure if one pallet will be enough an...
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re: Places around BR that you think you remember - TigerTaco
[quote]Didn't Baton Rouge have a Western Sizzlin? [/quote] Pretty sure it was at the current location of El Rancho on Florida near Sherwood. May have been a Bonanza before Western Sizzlin'. Took my home coming date freshman year of high school to Steak and Ale which was on the corner of Florida ...
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re: Matilda Jane has excellent deals on trendy girls clothing right now!!! - TigerTaco
Reminds me of Raggedy Ann and Pippi Longstockings. ...
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re: Places around BR that you think you remember - TigerTaco
[quote]quote: ut I think it had a different name before "The Dragon" Wasn't that the Mongolian Grill?[/quote] Taste of China...
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