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11-26-17, 12:52 PM
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Posted By markg2

Please forget the neighbor(s) and forget...

Please forget the neighbor(s) and forget cleaning.

The point is-- with a hardness measurement of <1 drop, the water is determined soft. Then if soft, why is there any scale problem?
11-26-17, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By markg2

Absolutely. The 'scale' requires a pumus stone...

Absolutely. The 'scale' requires a pumus stone for removal. The finish is short on two of the bowels from same over time.
11-25-17, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By markg2

Softened water vs. toilet bowl scale?

1. We live in the CO mountains--granite rock--hard water.

2. Since we moved here in '99 we have had a Kinetico water softener... and bowl hard water (assumed: calcium/magnesium) scale.

3. I...
07-29-17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By markg2

Since it's in the shower I'm thinking silicone...

Since it's in the shower I'm thinking silicone and then there's regular silicone caulk and adhesive silicone caulk?
07-28-17, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By markg2

I'm sure the cap is a snap on. However, over the...

I'm sure the cap is a snap on. However, over the years it has just loosened up. I'll forget mallet. But I'm not at all sure what to use to squeeze the bent over sides 'in' a bit so the thing will...
07-28-17, 11:25 AM
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Views: 1,142
Posted By markg2

Framless shower door hinge cap?

The chrome cap that covers the hinge feel off.

Before I proceed here's what I planned on doing.

There appears to be an ~1/2" diameter spot of silicone on the back of the cap that was probably...
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By markg2

I temporarily spliced with electrical tape (the...

I temporarily spliced with electrical tape (the phone is working fine) until our electrician who is already scheduled for something else comes by and fixes my fix.

Thanks!
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By markg2

New cordless phone (setup) remote electrical 'plug' problem?

I doubt that the specific model is significant to my problem.

I'm replacing a V-Tech cordless phone system.

I need one of the remotes to sit on my wife's makeup counter. The counter top is...
11-11-15, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By markg2

Using the suggested utility knife, it literally...

Using the suggested utility knife, it literally took less than 2 minutes to release the two glued pieces (remember the 'top' was warped so there wasn't a long contact area + the glue strip was very...
11-10-15, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By markg2

Thanks, but the joining that forum, posting and...

Thanks, but the joining that forum, posting and re-posting here just isn't worth the effort 'in this instance'.

If you saw the image you would be hard pressed to see the glued joint, it's that...
11-10-15, 04:50 AM
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Views: 796
Posted By markg2

The utility knife does sound better and the more...

The utility knife does sound better and the more I think of the hacksaw blade I'm thinking I could easily go off course and mess something up.

The olive oil could be a problem with the aesthetic...
11-10-15, 04:24 AM
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Views: 796
Posted By markg2

Best 'how to' undo a glue mistake?

A decorative tissue box holder fell off the table and the top came loose. A very simple wood glue repair. Only after doing so, my wife advised that I'd glued the wrong edge and now had glued the top...
05-07-14, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By markg2

I'll try the steel wool this morning.

I'll try the steel wool this morning.
05-06-14, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By markg2

Now that you mention it, I'll save you the time....

Now that you mention it, I'll save you the time. The tip does look corroded. Do you think sanding off the corrosion would do the trick or once the thing is corroded it's shot?
05-06-14, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By markg2

hygrometers?

Do hygrometers lose their sensitivity/ability to detect relative soil moisture if left stuck in the ground next to the plant or do they need to be stuck in the ground only when testing the soil at...
09-21-11, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By markg2

Splice length to existing Malibu u/g line?

I have a long Malibu landscape lighting run initially professionally installed 12 years ago. I need to add ~10' to the end of the line for one new fixture. A new Malibu kit calls for 14-2 low voltage...
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