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Thank you guys for your responses and...

Thank you guys for your responses and clarification.
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Yes, there are #5 rebar in. I am just concerned...

Yes, there are #5 rebar in. I am just concerned that the fresh concrete will not bond with the footing concrete.
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Pouring Walls on 3 Months Old Footing

Hello,

a question on the concrete experts here.
We did footings in December and could not continue due the weather.
We are now starting with the concrete walls and they will be poured end of...
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Thank you very much. Would have never been able...

Thank you very much. Would have never been able to guess this.
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That is actually a guide used by masons. Old...

That is actually a guide used by masons. Old School like I am.
In German it is called Richtscheit or Richtlatte. Trying to find one here in the states.
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Posted By MAD King

What is the name of this tool?

Hello,

I know the name in German, but not in English.
What is this called here in the States?...
01-20-21, 02:15 PM
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Posted By MAD King

I have a GE panel with breakers. :thumbup:

I have a GE panel with breakers. :thumbup:
01-20-21, 01:39 PM
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https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.doityourselft.com-vbulletin/619x298/tool_man_df6a5ee8e87c531b652fd28eb8aae4b34b95e43f.png

Now you make me worry if I got a defective panel. How do I find that out?
01-20-21, 12:45 PM
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Posted By MAD King

Sorry, but all won this time. :Beer4U:

Sorry, but all won this time. :Beer4U:
01-20-21, 12:17 PM
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Posted By MAD King

To all of you who responded here. Thank you very...

To all of you who responded here. Thank you very much. I followed each of your recommendation.
I checked all outlets if they have power. I ended up with GFCI in master and guest bathroom, garage,...
01-19-21, 11:59 AM
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Posted By MAD King

Weird Issue with Outlets

Hello,

I have a phenomenon which I cannot explain nor find the issue.
Four outlets are not working anymore.
This would not be a big problem to find out what the reason it, but one outlet is in...
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Posted By MAD King

OMG. Thank you so much. That was a big brain...

OMG. Thank you so much. That was a big brain freeze.
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Posted By MAD King

3 Way Switch Wiring Help

Hi guys,

I was replacing a 3 way switch and thought I would not need to mark the wires because it would take just a minute. Yeah, correct. Got the switch off and the door bell rang. Stupid me. Now...
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Posted By MAD King

LTA Lateral Truss Anchor is the way to go. I will...

LTA Lateral Truss Anchor is the way to go. I will add one on every rafter and lay a small rebar on top of these notches, connecting the horizontal rebar with it. If the wind then really want to pull...
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Thanks, but this is for masonry and not embedded...

Thanks, but this is for masonry and not embedded in concrete.
10-03-20, 04:05 PM
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Posted By MAD King

Yes of course. I am an environmentalist.

Yes of course. I am an environmentalist.
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Posted By MAD King

Truss Concrete Connection

Hello,

I am doing some remodeling with ICF and seems I cannot find a straight answer.
If there are any experts here, my question is, what do you use to anchor down the trusses/roof into fresh...
10-03-20, 03:47 PM
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Posted By MAD King

Great. Thank you. I will not reuse the copper...

Great. Thank you. I will not reuse the copper lines. After 30 years I think I will just add new ones.
10-03-20, 03:25 PM
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Posted By MAD King

Does a Furnace work without AC Compressor?

Hello,

I am remodeling and I need to move the AC compressor away from the house.
Since I am replacing it in spring next year I am thinking of just disconnecting it and throw it away.
I have gas...
05-31-20, 05:55 AM
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Views: 436
Posted By MAD King

It is already done. Thanks.

It is already done. Thanks.
05-27-20, 07:27 AM
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Posted By MAD King

It will be on an exterior wall.

It will be on an exterior wall.
05-26-20, 06:48 PM
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Posted By MAD King

Oh. Great. Thank you! That is something I was...

Oh. Great. Thank you! That is something I was thinking about.
05-26-20, 05:03 PM
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Posted By MAD King

If it is painted it would not be exposed anymore.

If it is painted it would not be exposed anymore.
05-26-20, 04:30 PM
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Posted By MAD King

Why would I want to expose the California Baptist...

Why would I want to expose the California Baptist University (CBU)? I do not have any reason for this nor do I want to.
05-26-20, 02:00 PM
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Posted By MAD King

Smoothing Durock before Painting

Hi guys,

what would you use to smooth Durock boards before painting on an outdoor or exterior application?
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