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Looks fine from here. The reason for mounting the...

Looks fine from here. The reason for mounting the handles lower on upper cabinets and higher on lower cabinets is to keep them closer to normal reach, with less stretching for the uppers and bending...
01-24-21, 07:54 AM
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Your 24 tooth should be fine for that. You will...

Your 24 tooth should be fine for that. You will also want at least one feather board to hold the boards against the fence, and I often use one on the fence to hold the stock to the table as well....
01-11-21, 06:18 AM
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Welcome! A Forstner bit for the large hole...

Welcome! A Forstner bit for the large hole followed by a brad point or standard twist bit for the small hole.
12-17-19, 08:16 AM
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I don't know if this is a hypothesis or a recap...

I don't know if this is a hypothesis or a recap of an actual phone conversation, but would certainly hope the former. I can't imagine anyone at the power company minimizing this, but if they did or...
12-10-19, 05:04 PM
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As Manden said, sort of hard to say without...

As Manden said, sort of hard to say without seeing the bigger picture, but a few opinions based on what I can see. First off, you're repurposing this into something that is going to see more use that...
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First off, because I agree in its' importance,...

First off, because I agree in its' importance, I'm going to reiterate what PJMax said and tell you to identify breakers. It's going to take a bit of time, and is easier with a family member or friend...
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A "scraping sound" sounds more like a loose heat...

A "scraping sound" sounds more like a loose heat shield or something like that to me, but something that you most likely would have noticed while under there so who knows. With U joints, the first...
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The first thing I would check for surging is that...

The first thing I would check for surging is that the gasket is in good shape and the carburetor is secure to the engine. To check for leaks there you can lightly spray the gasket area with...
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I have several Fluke meters as well as a couple...

I have several Fluke meters as well as a couple of less expensive Gardner Bender analog meters, and the GB's are every bit accurate as one needs for DIY projects. I have one with a larger scale in...
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Maybe those numbers will be enough for someone...

Maybe those numbers will be enough for someone else to go on, but if you're looking for parts for it I would skip past the model number of the machine and use the make, model, and spec number or...
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IF, and only IF, you're comfortable going up...

IF, and only IF, you're comfortable going up there, post a picture of the crown on your chimney. Of maybe you can get a good zoom from the ground or from a ladder at the edge of the roof. Not that it...
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A knife is the easiest way to cut shingles when...

A knife is the easiest way to cut shingles when you're laying them, but, since this is after the fact, I would go with snips, as Joe mentioned. And yes, I would definitely cut them back. You...
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A number of factors involved, the fact it takes...

A number of factors involved, the fact it takes about 8 cubic feet of atmosphere to produce 1 cubic foot of compressed air, essentially wringing it out like a sponge, the heat of compression, the...
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The cap is the metal cover, usually with a screen...

The cap is the metal cover, usually with a screen to keep birds and varmits out, and the crown is the concrete on top of the bricks that the flue protrudes through, typically in the vicinity of 3"...
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Thank you, Norm, I knew you wouldn't let me down!...

Thank you, Norm, I knew you wouldn't let me down! I started to reply earlier that what you said because that's exactly what I did when one of the old boys down the road dropped a screen by and asked...
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Looks like a Moen to me, not sure but maybe a...

Looks like a Moen to me, not sure but maybe a 1222 cartridge, which you should be able to get at your local hardware or big box for around $20 and a little bit, or if you can hold on for a couple of...
09-12-19, 12:11 PM
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You might get some of it with a sanding pad on an...

You might get some of it with a sanding pad on an oscillating tool, then finish by hand, otherwise, remove the balusters as was mentioned. But you're not going to get the end grain on the treads...
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Okay, just one reminder for anyone over 60, go...

Okay, just one reminder for anyone over 60, go for tinted primer. I got the trim painted this morning, but what a chore. And I even thought about tint when I got it, but went with alkyd primer so...
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He has the advantage of actually being there, but...

He has the advantage of actually being there, but just reading title before getting to the text my mind was already headed there so I think he has you on the right path. Makes perfectly good sense,...
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You are correct that universal joints are used on...

You are correct that universal joints are used on driveshafts, but they are also used on the axles shafts of what I would call "traditional" four wheel drive vehicles, meaning those with actual front...
08-26-19, 09:37 AM
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I would guess invisible fence.

I would guess invisible fence.
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My experiences anyway, the string melts to itself...

My experiences anyway, the string melts to itself enough to prevent it from feeding, and you'll see that as you unspool it, sort of sticking to itself like licorice left in a hot car. Since you said...
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Bob, you mentioned your shoulder in your post on...

Bob, you mentioned your shoulder in your post on regular non-powered pole saws, so I think you would likely find a powered one too difficult given that circumstance. You hold the end with the motor...
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I agree it could be done as I've moved a few,...

I agree it could be done as I've moved a few, even loaded one on a trailer one time so someone could take it elsewhere, but 12x16 with a loft sounds like a lot of weight. At a minimum I would be...
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I'd find a local welding shop, but since you...

I'd find a local welding shop, but since you already mentioned that I'll jump ahead. Just going by what I can see in the pictures, it looks like you should be able to move over and drill some new...
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