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Pole barn racking or falling apart preventative

no building specs in this city. frost depth 6 inches

How do you keep a 288 sq. ft. pole barn (8' from ground to eave, 4' underground) from racking or falling apart from uneven settlement due to...
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I read somewhere 60 # bag of concrete is...

I read somewhere

60 # bag of concrete is .45 ft^3
80 # bag = .6 ft^3

maybe it was a different company ?

mymistake just realized concrete is not sand
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-not a factory manufactured truss -gable...

-not a factory manufactured truss

-gable roof, with walls, on piers (pole barn maybe?)
horizontal girts

but trying to imagine roof beam on vertical wall studs on floor beam on piers (5'...
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Beam and joist span for 20 psf total ( 20' beam x 13' joist)

Live load -15 psf
snow load-5 psf

13' x 20' x 8' Height




Can 4x4x8 PT columns be spaced every 5' on a 20' run, and have two 4x4x10' PT beams? I mean I know they can, but what are the...
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99 5.7 L yea, read that super in...

99 5.7 L


yea, read that super in recommended regular is ok, but regular in super recommended is not. Then heard that super in recommended regular is a waste like tow_guy said.

So, I put 4...
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Yes, I was able to get the nut back out of the...

Yes, I was able to get the nut back out of the socket.
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Oil Viscosity and Unleaded fuel

What would happen if a car manufacturer calls for 5w 30 and regular unleaded

But you use 15w40 and super unleaded?


Asking about the fuel because gas in gas tank is one yr old (10 gallons or...
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craftsman set of 5 biggest one was 3/4 was...

craftsman set of 5 biggest one was 3/4

was able to get the lug off with a diff. 13/16 , pounded it till it nearly hit the wheel,

could not even use a 4 way on the other 4 "regular" lugs
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Funny Guy, What did I do with the JB...

Funny Guy,
What did I do with the JB weld? I put it in my toolbox, :D ,. The JB weld was applied sparingly inside a deep socket. Maybe a short 13/16 and lots of JB weld should be tried.
Out...
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Rounded Out Locking Lug Nut Stuck

Removed one locking lug with a torch
Removed one locking lug by pounding on a 13/16

This one though is not going anywhere.
Tried pounding a 13/16, tried JB weld, now the locking lug is rounded....
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Exhaust Mating Surface gap Sealing ideas?

99 5.7L Silverado

The converter mates to the muffler with 3 bolts and of course the gasket

However, the converter mating surface looks warped
And when the Converter/ muffler are bolted...
09-26-12, 03:53 PM
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your welcome, one more ? if you guys dont mind ...

your welcome, one more ? if you guys dont mind

Would the fan and light still work from the switch if?

All black wires including switch black were wire nutted


All white wires except switch...
09-19-12, 10:53 PM
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Posted By flatbread

Yes sir, Ray2047 when you said "What you...

Yes sir, Ray2047 when you said

"What you write is symtomatic of having the fans blue and black connected to the bundle of black wires instead of only to thr black of the switch loop."

you was...
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will he have to fix it through the steering...

will he have to fix it
through the steering wheel, console, or down by tranny..

its by the shifter aint it?
09-19-12, 04:56 PM
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the way it is right now the only way you turn off...

the way it is right now the only way you turn off the fan/light is at the fan

if i turn off the breaker, take out the switch, and wire together the black and white, the only way you can turn off...
09-19-12, 12:51 PM
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i would like to apoligize, sorry nashkat1 it was...

i would like to apoligize, sorry nashkat1 it was my mistake, not yours, I should have described more accurately (the fan and light does not work, but rest of circuit does) ...

the wiring at the...
09-19-12, 10:46 AM
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the fan/light is wired using Ray's advice ...

the fan/light is wired using Ray's advice

-the fan has a blue wire-light, black-motor, white-neutral, green-ground
-no remote control,,,switch (12-2) ...did not know there were more complex...
09-18-12, 11:01 PM
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All blacks and the recolored white of the switch...

All blacks and the recolored white of the switch loop are wire nutted together.
The remaining whites are wire nutted together including the light white.
Black of switch loop to black of light. ...
09-18-12, 08:30 PM
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Posted By flatbread

So your saying after you find the black hot wire...

So your saying after you find the black hot wire and associated neutral


to use the hot wire and associated neutral to hook directly to the fan?
then make 2 bundles that are taped off separately...
09-18-12, 12:26 AM
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simple confusion

hi all
took down a ceiling fan, but noticed inside the outlet box there are
4 multiwires, each one has the black(power in) and white(neutral)

for some reason all the black wires are tapped off...
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Posted By flatbread

so you would not want a high bending design...

so you would not want a high bending design value.. i looked at table r-13 under 1500 psi-----awc....im confused now
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oh. no, not the bottom chord of trusses what...

oh. no, not the bottom chord of trusses

what i am reading must be wrong, i do not have a scanner so can not show .. yes, actually this is from 2006. A lot has changed in six years
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deflection

i have noticed codebook tables allow for 3/4'' deflection -- 2x4 rafters 10' span 20psf live 10 psf dead 12''oc

i thought any deflection was bad.

if rafters were always under said codebook...
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Posted By flatbread

bolt or column cap/base

which method is stronger, or resists warping bowing

sandwhiching the 4x4 column with a 2x8 on each side,,fixed with 2 7''bolts

or

using post cap/base to fix 2 2x8s on top of the column
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Yes. Was planning on 2x8 for front and back...

Yes.
Was planning on 2x8 for front and back spans, but 2x8s can not span 10' either? Will consider LVL after saving a 100 . this must be the only way a wooden carport can have beam span of 10', ...
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