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Wait for the counter top and sink is installed...

Wait for the counter top and sink is installed then measure and cut. It may be a bit harder but you'll be sure of exactly how short to cut it.
And like stated before, make it slightly longer than...
01-20-21, 03:31 PM
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Then you have a problem. Possibly with the...

Then you have a problem. Possibly with the microwave or with the circuit. If your microwave is a plug in unit, can you unplug it and using a heavy duty extension cord plug into another circuit as a...
01-20-21, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Norm201

Use a switch shield....

Use a switch shield. https://i.ebayimg.com/images/i/252291719549-0-1/s-l1000.jpg
01-08-21, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Norm201

Why not just keep the existing outlets as 15 amp...

Why not just keep the existing outlets as 15 amp circuits and run new 12 ga. wire with the new 20 amp breaker? If you don't want the 15 amp circuits just remove the outlets and use a metal blank...
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I agree it's poor system. If it were me, I would...

I agree it's poor system. If it were me, I would quickly abandon that mechanism and modify it or replace with a more positive type. Why not order the type we use in the US and attached to your door?...
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Mechanical hardware is usually 90 days to year....

Mechanical hardware is usually 90 days to year. The door itself is most likely 5 year warranty.
That latch is simple. I think you're over thinking it. If it's security that your concerned about all...
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Posted By Norm201

I like PD's first suggestion and that's what I...

I like PD's first suggestion and that's what I would've suggested.
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Do mean the pin will not stay in the locked...

Do mean the pin will not stay in the locked position, but will pop out leaving the door to lift open by an intruder? Or that the round handle knob will fall down?
You mention that warranty will not...
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Posted By Norm201

DO NOT buy the plastic supply lines . But the SS...

DO NOT buy the plastic supply lines . But the SS braided ones. If you don't trust the no name brand sitting in the bin at the home improvement store, buy the name brand ones with tag on it. That...
12-27-20, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Norm201

Any dog up to a year are still pretty much...

Any dog up to a year are still pretty much puppies and will chew on anything including eating stones and rocks. My veterinarian daughter has removed many pounds of stone from pets, along with under...
12-27-20, 05:47 AM
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Posted By Norm201

Go one step further and prevent the water from...

Go one step further and prevent the water from pooling in the window area. How? Dig a channel in the blacktop to drain it away. Will it look funny? yes. Will get full of dirt and need cleaning? yes....
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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...
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Cheap or expensive make little difference. It's...

Cheap or expensive make little difference. It's how you take care of them. Even cheap drivers can last if they are used in the right conditions. When a flat blade driver gets rounded or nicked, it's...
12-21-20, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Norm201

If it's this type then yes you can. Just be sure...

If it's this type then yes you can. Just be sure the longer bolt won't hit the other side of box

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Posted By Norm201

Gee I didn't even see even see Hal make comment...

Gee I didn't even see even see Hal make comment on this thread. Maybe he telepathed this idea to me when I posted! :Wink::D
12-17-20, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Norm201

Yes it's fine. Typical install. But I understand...

Yes it's fine. Typical install. But I understand your concern.

If it was me I would like to see an aluminum support on the glass to glass corner going to the ceiling. But that is not how it's...
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They stuffed the paper at the bottom of the sill...

They stuffed the paper at the bottom of the sill and wedged it along the sides as best they could. Again you really should get the plastic film. Also there is a product called Clear Removable Weather...
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Posted By Norm201

Using the plastic film is the best way, but since...

Using the plastic film is the best way, but since you don't want that a cheap and easy way is to stuff newspaper as you close the window. As a kid I remember my parents doing that and it seemed to...
12-11-20, 09:32 AM
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John, I actually thought of that at one point. :)...

John, I actually thought of that at one point. :)
But I think is going to look for a foundry that might be willing to do a greensand cast. It will be costly.
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Views: 600
Posted By Norm201

But I thought you said it's a rental and you're...

But I thought you said it's a rental and you're not allowed to put holes in the walls. Putting holes in the floor is just as "bad" and if landlord suspects or finds out you will be responsible for...
12-10-20, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Norm201

Gen, we are in fact humming the same tune. If...

Gen, we are in fact humming the same tune. If I'm not mistaken that motor start up kick is in fact a momentary rise in current draw. I can actually hear it and see it when running on generator power...
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Posted By Norm201

make sure the antenna is plugged in securely.

make sure the antenna is plugged in securely.
12-03-20, 02:26 PM
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Views: 363
Posted By Norm201

It's something I could do for you or even...

It's something I could do for you or even somebody artistic enough with sheet metal. You would get a switch with this type of arm on it. I in turn would fabricate a 3D printed (ABS plastic) piece to...
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Views: 127
Posted By Norm201

If the faucet has other problem (cosmetic) and...

If the faucet has other problem (cosmetic) and you're not happy with it, this is a good time to buy a new one. As far as your question goes, I doubt if the "O" ring is a fault. But you'll never know...
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Views: 432
Posted By Norm201

You can produce your own using a spread sheet or...

You can produce your own using a spread sheet or MS Word. Look at you printer software. Often they will provide a calendar program.
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