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This is the first time I ever heard of IPE wood,...

This is the first time I ever heard of IPE wood, I have never seen it here in the northeast. From what I read about ir, it is supposed to be very resistant to splintering.But If you have to sand it,...
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Well since no one answered my orignal post, I...

Well since no one answered my orignal post, I will give you an update to where I am now. I made all new post boxes out of Fypon, same as Azek, but a few dollars cheaper. I need to know what to fill...
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The cost of replacing piston rings varies on...

The cost of replacing piston rings varies on where you take it to. You can confirm if you have bad rings with a pressure test. I dont know what the PSI should be for your generator but if you could...
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Rotten post covers, replacing with Azek

I built my deck about 5 years ago and wrapped the posts with pine. I made the box 5 1/2 X 5 1/2 and slid it over the 4x4 treated post and shimmed and nailed them. Needless to say the pine is rotting...
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you may have burnt a ring or two. I would change...

you may have burnt a ring or two. I would change the oil to a heavier weight.
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Mike, I think you may be mistaken, I think you...

Mike, I think you may be mistaken, I think you mean vinyl. I know of only a couple of garage door companies still make fiberglass doors.

clbgem, I also live in the northeast and I install both...
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I would think a 14x26 structure is more like a...

I would think a 14x26 structure is more like a garage than a shed.

Most lumber yards, (& big box stores), will help you develop a list of materials that you would need and give you a plan. They...
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mgl, I prefer Steel ball bearing rollers...

mgl,

I prefer Steel ball bearing rollers rather than vinyl. Unless the vinyl have ball bearings. The vinyl rollers that are just a shaft with a vinyl wheel are not durable. Though they may be...
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Your best bet might be to call the manufacture of...

Your best bet might be to call the manufacture of the door and ask them.
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What you are looking for is the Liftmaster 370LM....

What you are looking for is the Liftmaster 370LM. It's a 3 button mini/keychain remote.
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Just take the model # of the remote that you have...

Just take the model # of the remote that you have (look on the back of it) and do a search (google).
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Use two 2x6's spanning across the width of the...

Use two 2x6's spanning across the width of the structure. Place them where the tires of the vehicle will be. Then anchor them to the frame of the portable garage. The weight of the car will hold it...
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Telling us what kind of machine would be helpful....

Telling us what kind of machine would be helpful.

A wall button with a green light would lead me to believe it is one of the Chamberlain line of machines, (liftmaster, craftsman).

When the...
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Have you tried unplugging the machine for a few...

Have you tried unplugging the machine for a few minutes, then plugging it back in?

Telling us what kind of machine it is would be helpful.
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I disagree. The purpose of a insulated door is to...

I disagree. The purpose of a insulated door is to help keep any heat in the garage. An uninsulated door will actually wick any cold or heat into the garage. Adding insulation to the same door will...
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The Edwards motor you have is a very strong...

The Edwards motor you have is a very strong motor. Unfortunately the company IS out of business.

My recommendation is to stay away from a belt drive motor and stick with a chain drive. Liftmaster...
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If your motor doent work now due to something...

If your motor doent work now due to something silly with the photoeyes, it will NEVER work if you remove them.


Even if you have lights on both eyes they may not be making a good signal to each...
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Have you put a fresh battery in the remote?

Have you put a fresh battery in the remote?
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No it does not lite up. It uses an infra-red wave...

No it does not lite up. It uses an infra-red wave of light. Cannot be seen by the 'normal' human eye.
10-28-07, 06:56 PM
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My Aunt had the same problem a while back. The...

My Aunt had the same problem a while back. The squirrels were trapped and then brought 5 miles away and released. The entry holes were fixed and a year later they got back in. They chewed new holes...
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What should the PH be for a copper tube system?

What should the PH be for a copper tube system?
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try asphalt patch. it may be a tedious job but it...

try asphalt patch. it may be a tedious job but it will work
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I know it can be frustrating. There are similar...

I know it can be frustrating. There are similar bottom weather seals out there to what you have now that can be adapted to your door. I found this site that has a few selections....
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The bottom door rubber that you are talking about...

The bottom door rubber that you are talking about differs from manufacture to manufacture. Some use a aluminum channel that a rubber gasket slides into, others differ in different ways.

You will...
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