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That's what I ended up doing actually, I ran a...

That's what I ended up doing actually, I ran a grid of string lines and used pieces of rebar to set the height in between the stakes, not pretty but it seemed to work fairly well for me. I like the...
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Thanks for all the suggestions, I think I now...

Thanks for all the suggestions, I think I now have the base sloped pretty good and I'm adding the sand today.
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Yes, both - how to plan it and then actually...

Yes, both - how to plan it and then actually grade it.


The area is bordered on 3 sides by the house wall, garage wall and a planter wall. The walkway on the 4th side is sloped in the direction I...
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Posted By rudeboy

Method to obtain correct drainage slope?

I'm redoing the pavers on the front patio and I wanted to know what method is best to obtain the correct drainage slope for the area. The patio area is 8' x 10' and has a concrete border on all 4...
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Posted By rudeboy

Adjust Kitchen Sink Strainer?

Recently had a new Blanco kitchen sink installed, but the sink strainer sits too high and so the water doesn't drain properly because the lip is just slightly above the surrounding sink. Also with...
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Posted By rudeboy

Turns out the brass sleeve threads directly onto...

Turns out the brass sleeve threads directly onto the post and connects with an o-ring, there is no obvious place to loosen it from but managed to get it off.
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Posted By rudeboy

Help needed to remove kitchen faucet mixer line

Replacing counter top and need to remove the single-hole pull-down faucet. I'm not sure how to remove the mixer line from the threaded post. Does that brass sleeve slide down to reveal a nut? I...
10-25-19, 07:36 AM
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Posted By rudeboy

Ok makes sense. I will check the manual, thanks.

Ok makes sense. I will check the manual, thanks.
10-21-19, 03:45 PM
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Posted By rudeboy

Rough-in connection for gas fireplace

Replacing our gas fireplace which was controlled by a wall switch with a new fireplace that has a wireless remote. i would still like to rough in the existing wall switch wiring in case it's needed...
06-10-19, 09:13 AM
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Posted By rudeboy

marksr great idea, a die grinder might do the...

marksr great idea, a die grinder might do the trick.
06-10-19, 09:09 AM
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Posted By rudeboy

There are two nuts, the top nut is welded solid...

There are two nuts, the top nut is welded solid above and below, while the bottom nut (which is for adjustment I've been told) has a small weld on three sides of the nut, There is a hole for the...
06-09-19, 02:24 PM
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Posted By rudeboy

Remove spot welds on support post?

I need to adjust the two support posts in my basement, both of which support a large steel I-beam, but the nut I need to turn for adjustment has 3 spot welds around it. What is the best way to remove...
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Posted By rudeboy

That's a really good idea, thanks for all the...

That's a really good idea, thanks for all the info and help!
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Posted By rudeboy

Would running a small bead of silicone be helpful...

Would running a small bead of silicone be helpful or I shouldn't bother?

(sorry but that reminds me of an unrelated question, I've noticed some "clear" silicone caulk yellows in a short period of...
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Posted By rudeboy

Space between escutcheon and shower wall

The rubber flanged disc that surrounds the mixing valve on my new basement shower has a bit of a gap between it and the shower wall where I can see some of the black rubber flange. This disc is...
02-11-19, 07:33 PM
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Posted By rudeboy

Managed to get it wired and working doing this: ...

Managed to get it wired and working doing this:

Upper Switch
- removed jumper

Lower Switch
- white (from 3-wire) returned to neutral bundle
- pig-tail from power bundle to common terminal ...
02-10-19, 08:01 PM
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Posted By rudeboy

Sorry, no you've got it right, just the one...

Sorry, no you've got it right, just the one 3-wire cable, I'm just really bad at explaining things. I'm going to re-read all of this tomorrow and hopefully make sense of what you guys are telling me....
02-10-19, 07:36 PM
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Posted By rudeboy

I'm kinda chasing my tail here. So...

I'm kinda chasing my tail here.



So red from 3-wire cable gets spliced to black from 3-wire cable (the black which is also one of the traveler wires)? If yes then isn't that what I said last...
02-10-19, 07:10 PM
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Posted By rudeboy

So pigtail from power bundle to common (black)...

So pigtail from power bundle to common (black) terminal,
remove white wire from bundle and connect to one traveler terminal,
connect red wire to black wire --> question: do these two need to be...
02-10-19, 06:49 PM
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Posted By rudeboy

It may be difficult to see in the pictures I took...

It may be difficult to see in the pictures I took before disconnecting the sensor, but the white was definitely bundled with the other white wires, and not to the sensor itself.


Ok I will give...
02-10-19, 05:06 PM
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Posted By rudeboy

If I connect black wire (was connected to sensor...

If I connect black wire (was connected to sensor red) and white wire (was bundled with other white wires) as travelers to the non-black screws, that leaves the red wire (was connected to sensor...
02-10-19, 04:10 PM
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Posted By rudeboy

Yeah figured as much, just edited my post. ;)

Yeah figured as much, just edited my post. ;)
02-10-19, 03:35 PM
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Posted By rudeboy

I left upper switch as is after removing the...

I left upper switch as is after removing the jumper wire. I'm replacing the motion sensor with a standard 3-way switch and Just looking to wire that up so not sure how the sensor make/model will help...
02-10-19, 12:20 PM
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Posted By rudeboy

The white wire is currently connected to the...

The white wire is currently connected to the other whites in that box.



So with black and white connected to that switch as travelers, I then need to connect a hot wire from power source (plus...
02-10-19, 11:34 AM
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Posted By rudeboy

Convert back to 3-way switch

3-way switch controlling a single light at bottom of the stairs was previously re-wired to accommodate a motion-sensing switch there instead. I would like to change it back to a basic 3-way switch. ...
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