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Thanks! Think I'll leave this one to the shop...

Thanks! Think I'll leave this one to the shop for upgrade/replacement.

Side note, 300k later, this truck still spins like a top.
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1999 e350 diesel module

What is this module and what does it do? Thinking I can change it out myself.

The thing is ticking / tapping and the truck won't start. I unplugged the main connection and was able to start the...
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Is new concrete and we've had a typical gray and...

Is new concrete and we've had a typical gray and moist winter. Will try moving the air.

Thanks!
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sealing or painting new concrete

Had a new garage built last month. Lots of condensation on the floor, etc..

No plans on removing the humidity but would like the floor to be a little dryer. The moisture isn't visible in these...
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Email was forwarded from the trailer...

Email was forwarded from the trailer manufacturer, an outfit in Kewanee, IL. Everything else on the trailer seems top notch. Very satisfied with the workmanship.
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Posted By 123generic

bad tires?

Bought a new trailer and didn't notice the "abnormalities" on the tire. I'm thinking it's dangerous and needs replacing. Received an email saying indentations and undulations are normal. What say...
10-13-15, 08:54 AM
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The work is still underway, just trying to gauge...

The work is still underway, just trying to gauge the progress, quality, and man hours it might take to get the project to this point.

Crawlspace won't be enclosed or heated, at least not yet. Can...
10-06-15, 06:04 PM
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Where this property is located, all you need a...

Where this property is located, all you need a permit for is septic. Electrical, plumbing, construction, are all at your own risk/discretion. The soil is sandy loam and we might get 1/16 of an inch...
10-06-15, 05:19 PM
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Posted By 123generic

I hear ya on rushing. PITA to crawl out from...

I hear ya on rushing. PITA to crawl out from under the house to hold things level, cut some pipe, grab a fitting, etc..


So far as I know, the footings are fine. Have had three...
10-06-15, 01:15 PM
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Posted By 123generic

cabin rough in questions

Having a couple of guys rough in some plumbing for us at our two cabins. Will eventually add septic. Trying to get this done without calling in a contractor (rural area, pita) and more than happy...
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Quick update, it finally stopped raining in...

Quick update, it finally stopped raining in Texas. Here's what I've tossed up so far.

Me digging out trench to bury "security mesh"
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06-18-15, 10:04 AM
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Posted By 123generic

I hear ya on expecting too much and promising too...

I hear ya on expecting too much and promising too much.

Been out on my own for 22 years, so far, so good. I do all the work myself and have to show my face to the customers, no subcontractors. ...
06-18-15, 09:54 AM
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Posted By 123generic

Would be a completely new install from the pole...

Would be a completely new install from the pole to the outlet.
06-18-15, 09:41 AM
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Posted By 123generic

warranty on work

Taking bids on electrical work out at my cabins. Aside from the usual liability and workman's comp insurance, what kind of warranty on materials and workmanship should I expect?

I'm a low voltage...
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Posted By 123generic

Still freaking raining here in Houston .... will...

Still freaking raining here in Houston .... will post pics one day
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Posted By 123generic

No snow, just rain and of course I didn't think...

No snow, just rain and of course I didn't think about wind and lifting.
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Posted By 123generic

The first time I referred to the chickens as "the...

The first time I referred to the chickens as "the girls", my wife said, "OMG, you've become one of those people. Just don't start putting hats on them, lol". I've had 13 chickens for a year, lost...
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Posted By 123generic

Wow, that's a great looking coop! So ... if...

Wow, that's a great looking coop!

So ... if I put 4x4's in the ground, should I space them every 4' or 8'? The height inside only needs to be 6' or so.
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Posted By 123generic

Currently, I have a 16x9 coop that I built. Not...

Currently, I have a 16x9 coop that I built. Not exactly a work of art but seems pretty sturdy. Didn't think about the air under the roof, any work arounds?

Yup, lawrosa, seen some bad ones over...
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Posted By 123generic

building a chicken coop

Want to build 12' x 84' with a lean to roof over 24' or 30', the rest of the roof (over the run, non house part) will be hardware cloth.

Thinking the roof can be 8' on one side and 7' or so on the...
03-04-15, 08:11 PM
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Posted By 123generic

The flashing between the house and porch/deck.

The flashing between the house and porch/deck.
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Posted By 123generic

Wood type for dock construction

Can you use treated wood for a dock and it's supporting columns or is marine grade the correct type to use? Would be for a fresh water pond/lake.
03-04-15, 05:33 PM
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May have time to finally do this next week. ...

May have time to finally do this next week.

Asked earlier but didn't get a response. If I get four ten foot pieces for this 32' span, how much should I cut off and how much should overlap.
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02-10-15, 11:41 AM
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Posted By 123generic

Thanks CJoe. Did some digging and want to...

Thanks CJoe.

Did some digging and want to redo the service. Pole 1 to 2 has conduit but it's about 9-10" under ground. :madhell:

Also, forgot to get a pic of the cabin box. Probably not...
02-07-15, 10:52 PM
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Posted By 123generic

Looks like they have a pic of the solution on the...

Looks like they have a pic of the solution on the front page, thanks!
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