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03-28-21, 12:49 PM
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Posted By mchristo

Thanks XSleeper. This is a 3 season cabin that is...

Thanks XSleeper. This is a 3 season cabin that is shut down completely (no heat or power) around Columbus Day for winter. Iím thinking when I do this, Iíll replace the stops with new stops that have...
03-27-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By mchristo

Waterproofing stationary windows

I have this A frame cabin with a wall of very basic stationary single pane windows that were home made in the 60ís. There is a decent overhang on the roof, but not enough when we get a driving rain....
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Views: 287
Posted By mchristo

Thanks for your replyís! One question- I had read...

Thanks for your replyís! One question- I had read somewhere that if I just connected the new WiFi to the gateway without changing the settings on the gateway, then there would be two sets of security...
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Views: 287
Posted By mchristo

Connect WiFi router to a DSL Gateway

I have a VDSL2 Bonding Gateway that I believe is provided by the DSL provider in a home that Iím renting for the winter. It is a SMART/RG model no. 555AC. Iíd like to connect my own WIFI router. ...
10-22-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By mchristo

Learned from the manufacturer that the planer...

Learned from the manufacturer that the planer comes without any cord attached. Owner needs to install their own cord and plug. Does that change anything??
thank you.
10-22-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By mchristo

I’ll find out the question about the cord and...

I’ll find out the question about the cord and plug. And ask about the. HACR breaker and if that would work. (I don’t know what that is, but I assume its a breaker with a delayed trip for startup). ...
10-21-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By mchristo

It’s a dedicated circuit for my table saw and...

It’s a dedicated circuit for my table saw and would be for my planer as well. I only use the circuit for 220v tools in the shop.
Thank you!
10-21-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By mchristo

25A breaker on #12 Romex?

Can I use a 25A breaker on #12 wire in my workshop to power a 4.8hp jointer/Planer? The planer says that it runs at 16-17 amps depending on how big a cut you are making I guess. I told the rep...
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By mchristo

Bump. Is there any particular type of...

Bump.
Is there any particular type of engineered flooring that is best over radiant heat and what is the maximum surface temp you should get the engineered hardwood up to?
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Posted By mchristo

Underlayment for engineered flooring over radiant heat

I just bought a home that has hydronic radiant floor heating throughout the house. First floor has the Pex piping set in the concrete slab and the second floor is part of the subfloor. There is a...
07-26-20, 05:17 PM
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Views: 1,852
Posted By mchristo

I was mostly thinking of tax advantages to save a...

I was mostly thinking of tax advantages to save a few bucks on taxes as well as possibly writing off some car/phone expenses. Seems pretty easy to set up an LLC so why not?
07-26-20, 07:25 AM
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Views: 1,852
Posted By mchristo

Should I set up an LLC?

I retired a few years ago so I have no income other than investment income. My wife still works and makes a very good income. We file jointly.

This year Iíve been asked to help my old company...
06-15-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By mchristo

Woodpeckers control

Does anyone have first hand experience successfully deterring woodpeckers? I have a seasonal camp in NH. There is really only one tree that I really care about. If the woodpecker went after any...
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Views: 223
Posted By mchristo

Thanks for the advice. It made me hesitate on...

Thanks for the advice. It made me hesitate on either solution. Since posting this, Ive looked at photos of how others have installed these cabinets on grill stations. It looks like they are...
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Views: 223
Posted By mchristo

How should I fill these voids?

Ive got a stone veneer outdoor grill station and some stainless steel cabinet inserts. Iíd like to fill in the voids where the stainless steel meets the stone veneer. I was thinking Iíd just fill it...
05-20-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By mchristo

Thanks Marq1 and Pilot Dane, The hammer is...

Thanks Marq1 and Pilot Dane,
The hammer is only a small 6oz size 7/8” by 2.5”. It will be used to adjust my hand planes which is why I wanted brass. Will take only very light blows so I’m thinking...
05-19-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By mchristo

Galvanic corrosion fastener question

I have made a brass hammer head. I was going to attach the handle by drilling and tapping the brass, screw a bolt into the head with some red thread lock then epoxy the bolt into a hole drilled into...
01-08-20, 09:01 PM
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Views: 1,237
Posted By mchristo

The restrictor valve was inside the recess of the...

The restrictor valve was inside the recess of the solenoid where the outlet tube goes. Based on the volume of water spraying onto the media It could not have gone through the tiny pin hole in the...
01-05-20, 08:06 PM
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Views: 1,237
Posted By mchristo

There was one of those fellow orifice restrictors...

There was one of those fellow orifice restrictors inside the solenoid, it was not inserted into the outlet tube b/c the way the water was shooting out of the end of the tube was quite strong and the...
01-05-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By mchristo

Thanks Pete! There was no restrictor on the...

Thanks Pete!
There was no restrictor on the waterline after the solenoid. I purchased an inline valve with compression fitting to install on the waterline from a big box store.

How slow of a...
01-02-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By mchristo

Lennox HCWB3-17a by pass humidifier: leaks all the time

Not sure if this is the right forum to post this question, but here goes. Iíve got a hydro air furnace with a ...
09-29-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By mchristo

Unhappy Thanks everyone. Not what I was hoping to hear,...

Thanks everyone. Not what I was hoping to hear, but its what I thought you all would say. Iíll have to go with a less powerful machine. Or put a 5hp machine in my garage which has a 50A circuit...
09-29-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By mchristo

Thanks Pattenp, I tried to upload a...

Thanks Pattenp,

I tried to upload a screenshot of the specs on the motor and electrical from the mfr website, but it isn’t clear.
Here is what it says about the electrical requirements and the...
09-28-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By mchristo

Motor specs

109330

Here are the specs for the motor I intend to run.
09-28-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By mchristo

Upgrade 20A to 30A breaker?

I have a 20A 220V circuit in my wood shop that Iíd like to convert to 30A. I canít change the wiring without ripping up a lot of sheet rock in finished basement.

I want to run a 5hp...
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