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Posted By Dixie2012

I agree with every response posted here so far. I...

I agree with every response posted here so far. I know sometimes we get these ideas & we just gotta make it work. Some projects just end up being more trouble than they are worth.

I agree with PD...
12-07-20, 05:38 AM
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Posted By Dixie2012

Maybe I am still lost, but why a thumb bolt? I...

Maybe I am still lost, but why a thumb bolt? I mean, why not just put a door knob there? I mean, that would get you in and out from either side, with or without a lock. The hole in the door is the...
11-13-20, 04:28 AM
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Posted By Dixie2012

I dont know if yall still work but, when we got...

I dont know if yall still work but, when we got our 1 year old Mini Schnauzer, we put her in the bathroom with a bowl of water & her bed during the day while we were at work. A dog wont pee & poop...
10-14-20, 03:18 PM
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Posted By Dixie2012

As a former EMT (a long time ago in the 80's), I...

As a former EMT (a long time ago in the 80's), I don't have to tell you that it depends on really what the problem is & we wont know that without tests. So, I strongly suspect a tear or strain as...
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Posted By Dixie2012

Norm, Im with you. I've never seen one as far as...

Norm, Im with you. I've never seen one as far as I know. Maybe so, but didnt know what it was. Ive been watching this thread through curiosity. Since you asked, I searched youtube.
Interesting.
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Posted By Dixie2012

I'll add a 3rd possibility to PD's list. I'll...

I'll add a 3rd possibility to PD's list. I'll first admit I am far from being a plumber but I did have an issue once at a previous home. It was a 1970's home & had clay sewer pipes. One collapsed (I...
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Posted By Dixie2012

My last neighbor did this. I am overly surprised...

My last neighbor did this. I am overly surprised that they did, because they are very picky about design, appearance, decor, etc. We had to trim about 3/8" as his appliance was about 1/4" to tall.
I...
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Posted By Dixie2012

I skipped through & read some posts but I havent...

I skipped through & read some posts but I havent read every post in this thread so I may pass on irrelevant or double post info.

I have a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 4X4 Off Road with the 5.7 Hemi & tow...
09-04-20, 07:42 AM
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Posted By Dixie2012

I don't think anyone here is intentionally being...

I don't think anyone here is intentionally being rude & I certainly don't intent to be rude, but I tend to agree that it is a rather "odd" project. I have several Hickory's in my yard & I can tell...
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Posted By Dixie2012

I'm just going to throw this in here for some...

I'm just going to throw this in here for some real time info.

As unusual as it was, we had a cat 1 hurricane in north Louisiana yesterday. It wasnt until after the bad weather was over, that the...
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Posted By Dixie2012

Mine has a fuel shut of valve in'line of the fuel...

Mine has a fuel shut of valve in'line of the fuel line. Its near where the choke is. just follow your fuel line from the tank & see if you have a 1/4 turn fuel shut off valve.
Switching the choke...
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Posted By Dixie2012

That's what I see. There are guys here that are...

That's what I see. There are guys here that are more educated on this than I, but what I'm seeing is a 4 TB HDD drive, connected to that internal port is your max. In other words, even without an...
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Posted By Dixie2012

I'll let some of the other guys answer that, that...

I'll let some of the other guys answer that, that maybe a little more knowledgeable on that specific question, but if it were me, I think I'd service it. Oil & filter. I understand your financial...
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Posted By Dixie2012

I agree with Mark that prices on both vary...

I agree with Mark that prices on both vary greatly. It just depends on how good of quality product you want. There's very cheap & very expensive in both.
Also, with tires, sizes often dictates...
06-24-20, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Dixie2012

Hummm... one color? Kinda throws my speculation...

Hummm... one color? Kinda throws my speculation out the window... possibly.

Before I start on an explanation, I suspect, like some others its a way for fire personnel to find the hydrant in...
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Posted By Dixie2012

AFAIK, its just a little pick. I dont know of any...

AFAIK, its just a little pick. I dont know of any specific use for it. Its just a general tool.
You should return that to the mechanic. He makes his living with tools like that.

Once you get to...
05-25-20, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Dixie2012

Yes sir, it was a 3 ft sweep on both ends. ...

Yes sir, it was a 3 ft sweep on both ends.

To update, I dug out some dirt today & added 10" of conduit. That ended up putting me at 9" from the pole.

All good now on that. I appreciate the...
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Posted By Dixie2012

Tractor supply sells Hobart brand wire. ...

Tractor supply sells Hobart brand wire.
Again... back to my preference, I buy Lincoln wire... but I am partial to Lincoln.

I'd buy a couple of small spools & see if there is a difference or...
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Posted By Dixie2012

I'll try to answer your question in short. 120 vs...

I'll try to answer your question in short. 120 vs 240 depends on your needs obviously. Therefore your welder depends on your needs.

Now, my opinion. I have Lincoln equipment. Its what I was...
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Posted By Dixie2012

I'll go back to the basics although I am sure...

I'll go back to the basics although I am sure you've already tried it, but worth suggesting.

Close IE & restart IE.
If that doesnt fix it..........
Shut down the computer, wait 5 minutes (you...
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Posted By Dixie2012

In my limited 1st hand experience with an...

In my limited 1st hand experience with an outboard that has been sitting up, you need to change the water pump most importantly. The water pump is kind of a plastic gear or impeller that gets brittle...
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Posted By Dixie2012

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkrPxUXRbV0 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkrPxUXRbV0

Go to about 3:30 on this video.
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Posted By Dixie2012

I'm sorry but I've go to ask this (possibly)...

I'm sorry but I've go to ask this (possibly) silly yet important question.

You said that you have been without a TV for a year. Do you even have cable service? I find it interesting that you...
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Posted By Dixie2012

JB Weld..... I dropped off a curb one time...

JB Weld.....

I dropped off a curb one time back in the 70's & the gas tank on the car hit the curb & put a tiny hole in the tank. I jacked up the car so the gas would be away from the hole. I...
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Posted By Dixie2012

Actually, now that BeelzeBob mentioned this, I...

Actually, now that BeelzeBob mentioned this, I think that's how I got my 1st one.
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