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Posted By XSleeper

My guess is that the entire paint job is...

My guess is that the entire paint job is eventually going to all blister and fail eventually... Bit by bit. So this will be a continuing problem until it's all stripped off and done right. It's...
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Posted By Marq1

Actually the recommendation today is to not do...

Actually the recommendation today is to not do projects like this, look up "dark sky", light pollution.
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I would read up on how fiberglass boats are...

I would read up on how fiberglass boats are painted. Done right you can get a really nice and long lasting finish but as usual there is a lot of prep work.
04-25-21, 03:35 PM
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Posted By XSleeper

1). Use TFE paste instead of Teflon tape. ...

1). Use TFE paste instead of Teflon tape.

2). If you are on any municipal water system, thats an illegal hose fitting and an illegal way to hook up a sprinkler. The hose bib needs a backflow...
04-25-21, 05:04 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Yea, a liner would be the most popular choice. ...

Yea, a liner would be the most popular choice. You can either do a big sheet and fold it which will leave a lot of fabric built up in the corners. Or, it can be cut and seamed and they make...
04-23-21, 05:15 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I wonder if you can just rotate the box, grab...

I wonder if you can just rotate the box, grab hold and pull down and attach the box to the stud so it's flush with the drywall face. If it feels like you are going to kink the conduit I would stop...
04-23-21, 04:14 AM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

Loosen the connector on the box and spin the box...

Loosen the connector on the box and spin the box so it is facing down. Reattach the box and install handy box extension rings until you get flush with the drywall. You may have to adjust where you...
04-22-21, 03:11 PM
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Posted By CircuitBreaker

Do you know which is line (power in) and load...

Do you know which is line (power in) and load (power out)? the normal (non GFCI) receptacle will work either way but modern GFCI outlets will not if they are mis-wired and yes 20A GFCI outlets do...
04-22-21, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Norm201

Don't use a chain saw._____________________

Don't use a chain saw._____________________
04-13-21, 01:23 AM
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Posted By AFJES

Your question is not silly at all. The...

Your question is not silly at all.

The breaker panel is dangerous and should always be handled with great care. Even turning off the main breaker will result in the conductors feeding the panel to...
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Posted By XSleeper

Let's back up. You're concerned about water...

Let's back up. You're concerned about water damage. Are your floor joists treated lumber?
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Many of the details of your roof's construction...

Many of the details of your roof's construction are covered under the building codes. Keep in mind that it is YOUR job to know the codes. The inspectors job to make sure your construction meets or...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I have never understood why people will settle...

I have never understood why people will settle for only one axle with brakes on a multi axle trailer. If you need and use a tandem axle trailer spend the money and put brakes on both axles.
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Posted By 2john02458

As Pilot Dane said, cut the nails to separate the...

As Pilot Dane said, cut the nails to separate the deck boards from the stringers. You can then punch out the nails from the bottom and use dowel plugs or more decorative keyholes to patch the holes....
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Posted By GregH

As said there are many possibilities. Mobile...

As said there are many possibilities.
Mobile home wheels in my area are made like a semi truck wheel.
They are circular shaped, open in the center and mount on several lugs.
Clamps then fasten the...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

The gauge has NPT threads into plastic. So, no...

The gauge has NPT threads into plastic. So, no on the Teflon tape and if you try rotating the gauge loosening may cause it to leak and tightening you risk stripping out the threads or cracking the...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

First I would confirm in writing that tying the...

First I would confirm in writing that tying the second house onto the well is permitted. Local zoning might approve it but many banks do not finance houses with shared wells.
04-03-21, 02:33 AM
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Posted By AFJES

Instead of feeding a sub panel from your existing...

Instead of feeding a sub panel from your existing electrical power to 700 feet away to your small barn you could consider an alternative. If the barn is deep into your property line then maybe it may...
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Posted By PJmax

You zip files works. I heard the noise. Other...

You zip files works. I heard the noise. Other alternative is to download to you tube and link here.

That is the sound of a hot water pipe going thru a wooden stud and expanding as it heats up....
03-30-21, 01:16 PM
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Posted By PJmax

You could go up from the panel, thru the ceiling...

You could go up from the panel, thru the ceiling bay and then come down one of the running boards behind the TV.
03-22-21, 07:22 AM
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Posted By ThisOldMan

What I am not seeing is a positive interlock to...

What I am not seeing is a positive interlock to keep generator power from feeding back into the power lines. Inspectors generally view "home-brewed" interlocks with a jaundiced eye. Many (if not...
03-01-21, 10:04 PM
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Posted By PJmax

I agree. If the landlord doesn't want you using...

I agree. If the landlord doesn't want you using plug in heaters.... then it's their obligation to provide proper heat.

If you do use plug in heaters.... don't plug them into any type of power...
03-01-21, 09:41 PM
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Posted By joed

The answer is your landlord should be providing...

The answer is your landlord should be providing proper heat.
02-05-21, 08:39 AM
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Posted By pattenp

There is no statement in the nec that boxes must...

There is no statement in the nec that boxes must be visible and not concealed. They must be accessible.
See NEC 314.29
12-26-20, 05:31 AM
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Posted By AllanJ

In terms of building permits and foundations,...

In terms of building permits and foundations, that thing might need to be classified as a house as opposed to as a shed.

You do not want non-pressure treated siding and similar material to be that...
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