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01-09-21, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Dan1973

Marq1, you're the reason I'm buying from Ohio...

Marq1, you're the reason I'm buying from Ohio Pure Water!

(Can't believe there's a 60 year old water softener still in use!)
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By XSleeper

When they get too thin they are more dangerous...

When they get too thin they are more dangerous than not using one. A push stick that breaks can run your hand right into the saw blade.
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By Norm201

Not to argue with XSLPR, but I would never trust...

Not to argue with XSLPR, but I would never trust a tile bonding to hold a grab bar. If I was slip and fall in the shower and had to grab the soap dish handle there is no doubt that it would detach...
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By Tony P.

Joe, thanks for the info on filter oil. I get...

Joe, thanks for the info on filter oil. I get what you're saying but I said I not that I used .
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By XSleeper

Cement and dirt + mixing on the ground = worst...

Cement and dirt + mixing on the ground = worst idea ever, IMO.
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By Norm201

So now I find myself eating my words. Just moved...

So now I find myself eating my words. Just moved some furniture and found a big mark across the wall. One of the cans marked to be tossed was the touch up. So Now I'm in a quandary. Do I toss it or...
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By Norm201

I would advise not tilting it. Not because it...

I would advise not tilting it. Not because it will cause any real harm to the mechanism, but safety is a prime concern. That thing slips and your dead or the unit damages whatever it hits. Besides a...
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By Norm201

Me too. I have solar recharge on mine outlining...

Me too. I have solar recharge on mine outlining the gazebo without the canvas on it. I think air planes use it as a marker as they do a landing approaches since we are in one of the flight paths....
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By WML13

In my neighborhood, the first weekend in the...

In my neighborhood, the first weekend in the spring and first snowfall in the winter, usually begins with the sound of a lot of small engine recoil starters being pulled with no engines firing, and...
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Pilot Dane

No, soil is not nowhere as good as compacted,...

No, soil is not nowhere as good as compacted, crushed stone. Many soils will can be rock hard when dry but turn into pudding when wet. A proper base will retain it's strength regardless of the...
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By XSleeper

Paint the entire wall and stop at the corners and...

Paint the entire wall and stop at the corners and it will probably be just fine. You can't color match touch ups and expect them to match perfectly. That's not reality.
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By XSleeper

Good painters put paint on the wall, not on their...

Good painters put paint on the wall, not on their clothes.
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By marksr

I have a 1:40 Poland saw and a 1:50 Husqvarna...

I have a 1:40 Poland saw and a 1:50 Husqvarna saw. I use 1:40 in both of them with no issues. I'd rather have too much lubrication than not enough.
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Hal_S

During the 2011 North East US "Halloween...

During the 2011 North East US "Halloween Blizzard" when power was out for days, I actually plunked my generator in the trunk of the car along with heavy gauge 50' extension cord, and made the rounds...
06-14-20, 06:06 AM
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Views: 589
Posted By Norm201

One of the most useful Sharkbite fittings are end...

One of the most useful Sharkbite fittings are end caps. Great for remolding a bathroom. You can cap off water supply and still keep water flow throughout the rest of home.
05-15-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By lawrosa

Oh lord help us... Righty tighty lefty loosy......

Oh lord help us... Righty tighty lefty loosy... Geez
04-29-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By pugsl

Just my opinion there is no such thing as a minor...

Just my opinion there is no such thing as a minor plumbing leak unless it is outside on a sprinkler system. Minor leaks tend to end up as big bucks when they fail completely.
04-18-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By Norm201

For God's sake buy a new axle or even a new...

For God's sake buy a new axle or even a new wheel. At 4K what do you expect.
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By cheese

I would use it without worry. If you have enough...

I would use it without worry. If you have enough contaminates in your oil to clog a pleated automotive filter, your engine is probably toast anyway. That much contamination in 1.5 to 2 quarts of oil...
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By XSleeper

With all due respect as a finish carpenter for 30...

With all due respect as a finish carpenter for 30 yrs.... 2" brads through the tongue of the flooring will be fine. This is a decoration on a wall, and as he said, it is not in a wet area... at...
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By Chazbot_K

The rear brakes on your car do about 20 % of the...

The rear brakes on your car do about 20 % of the work when you stop. They wear very slowly. We frequently see the hardware rust away before the shoes wear out. He's giving you the correct advice.
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By beelzebob

Unless the LED manufacturer literature states the...

Unless the LED manufacturer literature states the LEDs are dimable and the chandelier manufacturer lists compatible dimmer switches (he wired the 6 LED sockets), use a simple on/off switch.
12-17-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Pilot Dane

Why the desire to do something "unusual"? If you...

Why the desire to do something "unusual"? If you have open trusses above why not just go thicker with the regular insulation? Most attics blow in the insulation so it's simple and inexpensive to...
10-03-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By BWSwede

Hello all, I took all the advice given above...

Hello all,

I took all the advice given above and ended up with great results on my dining room table. I think the biggest help came from the quality of the polyurethane I brushed on (4 coats). I...
10-02-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By manden

The 1" per foot is a minimum and a little more is...

The 1" per foot is a minimum and a little more is better.

OOPS!!!
Typo on my part should be 1/8" per foot.
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