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08-18-20, 09:29 AM
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Oh, that's interesting. Bth points make perfect...

Oh, that's interesting. Bth points make perfect sense. I had wondered whether the shrink tubing was so firmly attached because some users might want to remove it only partly, for example to retain...
08-17-20, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Low Altitude

Have ordered some of the special S/Steel flux. ...

Have ordered some of the special S/Steel flux.

Much appreciate all your info thanks so much.
08-17-20, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Low Altitude

Great thanks! Spot welding is a bit beyond my...

Great thanks! Spot welding is a bit beyond my toolbox and ability, but I'll investigate the special flux for s/steel suggested by _telecoms guy_ Much appreciate your info, thanks.
08-17-20, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Low Altitude

Strip insulation from terminals of sub-C battery cells

Hi All.

I've bought 12 sub-C cells to rebuild the battery pack of a home appliance, a Roomba floor vacuum cleaner robot. It should be fairly straightforward to solder the cells end-to-end in...
05-20-20, 08:07 PM
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Posted By Low Altitude

You know, I'm pretty sure it was, because I asked...

You know, I'm pretty sure it was, because I asked in this thread. But I can't find and record of it and my memory is not perfect.
05-20-20, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Low Altitude

Hmmmm. That worked... for about six months....

Hmmmm. That worked... for about six months. Then...:





I used plenty of Liquid Nails glue. Suddenly, one day, CRASH.

Any idea what went wrong? Thanks all.
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Posted By Low Altitude

2-switch wireless ??3-way light switch kit

Hi All.

We have a light in our living room controlled by a single paddle switch in an inconvenient place, PLUS a vacant spot in a multi-gang wall switch in a convenient place in the same room. ...
11-15-19, 11:36 PM
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Posted By Low Altitude

Plastic-Dip rubber coating to cover wear on vinyl seat cover?

Hi All.

We have an office-style chair that is in good condition, except for visible wear on the seat cushion, which seems to be upholstered in textured non-slip vinyl please see photo attached...
10-07-19, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Low Altitude

Wow thanks I think you've likely saved me from...

Wow thanks I think you've likely saved me from a fatal mistake. I'll leave the existing glue in place. I would not have thought of that because instinct / experience teaches that flush surfaces...
10-07-19, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Low Altitude

Thank you so much I will likely play safe and...

Thank you so much I will likely play safe and use Liquid Nails.

As you say, I'm cautious about the right solvent and the right method of removing the existing glue, precisely because I'm nervous...
10-07-19, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Low Altitude

Re-glue heavy mirror onto particle-board cabinet door

This morning I found that the glass mirror that extends across the full surface of one one of three doors on my bathroom cabinet was rubbing against the glass on the neighboring door. When I looked...
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Thanks again. Not to beat the subject to death,...

Thanks again. Not to beat the subject to death, but I'm getting a much better shower now, There's almost no leakage just a small drop from the diverter, so the pressure through the shower head...
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Posted By Low Altitude

Thanks Donato, thanks Norm I know I...

Thanks Donato, thanks Norm

I know I mentioned that I am cheap, but I should have added that I am stupid with it: I assumed it was Delta because most of the plumbing fixtures here are Delta, but...
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Posted By Low Altitude

Why didn't i think of that? Thanks, man. ...

Why didn't i think of that?

Thanks, man. I'll keep you posted.
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Posted By Low Altitude

That's what I'm wondering can the guts be...

That's what I'm wondering can the guts be replaced? i can call Delta, but judging by their web site, which is a disaster, I'll get a quicker answer here maybe, for example, the guts are some...
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Posted By Low Altitude

Venerable Delta tub spout with diverter: repair or replace?

Nearly thirty years ago, whoever built out the apartment in which I'm lucky enough to live, did not skimp on the fixtures. The Delta diverter spout in the tub has only just failed the diverter no...
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Views: 622
Posted By Low Altitude

Excellent! Thanks very much. Will do.

Excellent! Thanks very much. Will do.
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Views: 622
Posted By Low Altitude

PJmax, Thanks - which white epoxy would you...

PJmax,

Thanks - which white epoxy would you use?

Panel availability: yes indeed. I was frankly amazed to see that there were so any parts available at all for a 28-year old fridge, let alone...
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Posted By Low Altitude

Very good point. I should see if i can borrow an...

Very good point. I should see if i can borrow an ammeter and find out how much juice the old girls are drinking....
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Posted By Low Altitude

Paul, Great - thanks! I've just had a...

Paul,

Great - thanks!

I've just had a quick scout around online for FRP (of which i had never heard before, thanks) and i see it comes in a wide range of thicknesses, as thick as 3/8 inch...
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Views: 622
Posted By Low Altitude

Re-finishing the interior of an old fridge?

This is going to sound crazy, but bear with me...:

I have two fairly ancient G.E. TFX20DJC side-by-side fridge-freezers. My best guess is that they were manufactured in 1989, and they have been...
10-12-16, 03:08 PM
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Views: 639
Posted By Low Altitude

Thanks! Will double-check per yr advice.

Thanks! Will double-check per yr advice.
10-12-16, 01:33 PM
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Views: 639
Posted By Low Altitude

Advisability of grout sealant in shower stall ?

I just finished re-grouting the gaps between the marble tiles in my shower stall. It's probably not the best job ever perpetrated by human hand, but, if it holds, it's already looking a lot better...
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Views: 714
Posted By Low Altitude

Well that is a surprise answer! But it would...

Well that is a surprise answer! But it would certainly sweep away all the problems I've had with tape, in one fell swoop. Not to mention the expense damn stuff costs a fortune.

I wonder if...
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Views: 714
Posted By Low Altitude

How to paint a straight line border between colors in a corner edge

Like many people, I have several corners where one color of paint meets another. The most frequent kind is where the ceiling (painted flat white in my place) meets the wall (painted some other...
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