Shop Talk Forum Help

Anyone may browse and read most messages (threads) posted on our forum, but to respond on the forum or to post a new thread, you must register first. We promise not to use your email address or other personal information in any way other than the processing of this forum. You may hide your email address by choosing to do so in your profile. So, to ask a question you need to register, be activated and then click on "New Thread" in the appropriate forum.

Finding An Answer

Before you post a question, search the forum for a keyword related to your question.

How to Contact a Member?

You must be a registered member and logged in.
"How To" email a member

How to Change Email Address?

Login and click on your User Name at the Login spot. Choose "Edit Profile" to enter a new email address. Then look for an immediate verification email with a link to activate the new address.

What Are the Forum Rules?

The Membership Agreement explains the rules for acceptable conduct for Shop Talk membership. Click on "Forum Help" near the top of forum pages. Scroll down there and click on "What are the rules of conduct for the forum?"
There are also Guidelines for individual forum categories. Look for them at the top of the list of topics in the forums.

Ryan Underthun

Jim "Oldgas" Potts
moderator & host

How can I post in For Sale?

New Members are restricted from posting New Threads in the For Sale forums until they have demonstrated knowledge of the forum and how our online community works with their posts. After 4 such posts, including posting a photo, new members may request an upgrade to regular privileges including new threads in the priced For Sale sections. After establishing considerable successful sales in the priced For Sale sections, a member may request to be enabled to post new threads in the unpriced For Sale section.

How do I Edit my Post?

You may edit your post for 10 hours after you post it. Click on the "Edit" button within your post. If the Edit button is gone, the time has expired. Mark "For Sale" items as "Sold" by posting a reply in your For Sale topic.

Put a Photo in Your Post

Review the instructions in this Tutorial
Attachment Manager Direct Upload "How To"
Then go to:
Testing Area - to practice image posting

How Can I Help?

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We also accept donations to keep our bills paid.

Need More Help?

Lots more help with other issues in our Shop Talk Help forum.
Also, click on "Contact" near the top of this page and explain your situation.

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