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08-28-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By DougDIY

PAbugman, is sunrise and sunset the ideal time...

PAbugman, is sunrise and sunset the ideal time for additional applications of the jet foam?

Or should it be done during the day when they are more active to help spread the foam inside their nest?
08-27-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By DougDIY

Waited until sundown tonight to spray the One...

Waited until sundown tonight to spray the One Shot foam, and I have another can ready to go for sunrise tomorrow morning.

The One Shot "applicator wand" has a similar diameter to the straw on an...
08-27-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By DougDIY

Any details on which fogger you used? Single...

Any details on which fogger you used?

Single use disposable can or the reusable electric/propane powered ones?
08-27-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By DougDIY

Two story house, so the porch roof is not...

Two story house, so the porch roof is not accessible from the attic on the second level.

Also there isn’t a way to access the space above the spray foam (if there even is a space above it).

Is...
08-26-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By DougDIY

Hidden Yellow Jacket Nest (Spray Foam)

Need to get rid of a yellow jacket nest somewhere inside our porch ceiling/soffit.

Tried using a shop vac to remove them all (two separate attempts, with a week between each attempt) and when that...
03-19-18, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 694
Posted By DougDIY

In-Car Raspberry Pi Setup (Video)

I am testing an in-car setup (see video link below) with a 12V DC splitter powering a Raspberry Pi 3, two 10.1' portable DVD players and a HDMI splitter.

The Raspberry Pi is connected to a USB...
03-16-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By DougDIY

Just wanted to say thanks for your help, the...

Just wanted to say thanks for your help, the power supply is powering both screens with no issues.

Agreed on the confusion, AC adapter sold by Amazon seller says the output is DC 12V 1000MA, but...
03-14-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By DougDIY

Amazon seller advised screens are 1.5A each, will...

Amazon seller advised screens are 1.5A each, will this power adapter work for two of them? See photos attached.

Switching Power Adapter
Input: 100-240V ~1.6A 50/60Hz
Output: 12V 5A
03-12-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By DougDIY

Thanks for the quick reply, the players do not...

Thanks for the quick reply, the players do not have batteries and come with these 12V adapters:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071KFBM6Y

Or an optional dual 12V adapter:
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03-12-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By DougDIY

AC Adapter With DC Splitter?

I have two portable DVD players:

https://www.amazon.com//dp/B01GRKBUPU/

That can be powered using this AC adapter:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072KQHW56

However I need to power both DVD...
09-24-17, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By DougDIY

Grout Repair: Sulfamic Acid & Silicone Caulking

I have two questions regarding my 7 year old tiled shower enclosure with mosaic tile floor that has some cracked grout which needs to be repaired.

First, I purchased pre-mixed grout which...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,059
Posted By DougDIY

Maybe what I'm missing is vertical braces behind...

Maybe what I'm missing is vertical braces behind the louvers like these? Any suggestions on the maximum PT louver span between posts/braces.

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Replies: 5
Views: 2,059
Posted By DougDIY

Let's try that again, I've attached the drawing...

Let's try that again, I've attached the drawing and the individual views.

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Replies: 5
Views: 2,059
Posted By DougDIY

So does 50 views with no replies mean it's time...

So does 50 views with no replies mean it's time to start building? Haha.

Last call for any thoughts or opinions...
Replies: 5
Views: 2,059
Posted By DougDIY

Louvered Pergola Plans (Attached): Opinions?

Hi All,

Working on plans for a 12'X9' louvered pergola (see attached) likely using PT but considering composite as the idea of having to individually stain all those PT louver slats in the future...
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By DougDIY

Should also mention I've removed the LED...

Should also mention I've removed the LED assembly, reflector and battery pack...

128 Traditional Led LanternWorld Famous Sales of Canada...
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By DougDIY

Hurricane Lantern Table Lamps

I have two metal hurricane lanterns I'd like to wire up as table lamps, using candelabra CFL or LED bulbs:

Home Hardware - LED Hurricane Lantern...
Replies: 2
Views: 12,031
Posted By DougDIY

Thank you for the solid advice. The nailer is a...

Thank you for the solid advice. The nailer is a Porter-Cable FN250B, it's maximum operating PSI is 120 so I'm sure that's what I was running it at. My next project is using solid pine crown, so I...
Replies: 2
Views: 12,031
Posted By DougDIY

Question Finish Nailer Damage: PSI Too High?

Last time I used my 16 gauge finish nailer I was putting up some painted MDF chair rail, I read some advice about PSI saying the nail will do the most damage as it slows down, so to set the PSI near...
Replies: 8
Views: 17,770
Posted By DougDIY

Very cool Halton, I didn't even know that C9 LED...

Very cool Halton, I didn't even know that C9 LED retrofit bulbs existed, just looking online I understand they last longer but appear to be about $70 for 25 of them - would be quite an investment.
Replies: 8
Views: 17,770
Posted By DougDIY

Thanks for the quick reply - this was what I...

Thanks for the quick reply - this was what I thought but good to have confirmation.

Any suggestions for a better way to terminate the two wires? I looked at weather proof marettes but they seem...
Replies: 8
Views: 17,770
Posted By DougDIY

Question Shortening C9 Christmas Lights?

I have a strand of 25 incandescent C9 Christmas lights and I need to remove the last 4 bulbs from the end with the female plug. I was going to cut the wire, twist the end into a marette, and wrap it...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,198
Posted By DougDIY

Any other adhesive suggestions instead of using...

Any other adhesive suggestions instead of using landscape adhesive? What about a good construction adhesive?

Also thought cedar shims might do the trick as well, and they're a less permanent...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,198
Posted By DougDIY

Stabilizing Precast Concrete Steps

We have precast concrete steps inside of our garage for the entry into the house (two stairs) and the entry into the back yard (one stair). Right now they are just stacked on top of each other, and...
Replies: 5
Views: 11,673
Posted By DougDIY

Just an update on this. I ended up removing the...

Just an update on this. I ended up removing the piece of conduit that I had hammered into the hole, and borrowed a 1 masonry bit from a neighbor and drilled the hole larger so the conduit could...
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