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I stopped buying computers years ago, and started...

I stopped buying computers years ago, and started making my own. You get a much better system with just the hardware and software that you want - no compromising.

Store bought computers are mass...
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Posted By DavidPr

I've only had the boat in fresh water, I don't...

I've only had the boat in fresh water, I don't know if the previous owner had it in salt water or not.

The batteries are located near the transom and they are on permanent trickle charge. I...
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Posted By DavidPr

Another thing you can do is roof of the lower...

Another thing you can do is roof of the lower slope and where it turns onto the upper slope - put flashing, then bring the shingles on the upper slope down to where the flashing breaks over the...
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Posted By DavidPr

Aluminum skin corroding

I have a 17' Tracker Deep-V aluminum boat and I noticed that the aluminum on the transom is corroding - turning white and developing a hole. I can see the plywood.

I don't notice this anywhere...
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Posted By DavidPr

I wonder if it is possible that there may be some...

I wonder if it is possible that there may be some condensation residue in the exhaust that is just burning off on start-up.

When I see white smoke I think water, like when water gets into the...
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Posted By DavidPr

If the new plug wasn't firing under load I would...

If the new plug wasn't firing under load I would suspect the coil. May want to use a fine sandpaper and clean up the flywheel and the coil and see if that would improve the spark.

Coils go out....
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Posted By DavidPr

Does the fan in the Power Supply come on? If it...

Does the fan in the Power Supply come on? If it doesn't then that's a good indication that it's no longer working. Power Supplies are relatively inexpensive if purchased online. If you are...
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Posted By DavidPr

I would suspect the video card or chip also.

I would suspect the video card or chip also.
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Posted By DavidPr

See my post in this thread: ...

See my post in this thread:
http://forum.doityourself.com/showthread.php?t=321903
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Posted By DavidPr

There's a couple of things you can try if you can...

There's a couple of things you can try if you can keep it on long enough:

1: Go into Add / Remove Programs and remove FireFox.

or

2: You could try doing a System Restore, taking your...
10-29-07, 09:41 PM
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Posted By DavidPr

You have log walls, so you need to either attach...

You have log walls, so you need to either attach 2x furring strips to the wall or use 2x4's to build a short stud wall and install Sheetrock or backer-board to attach the tile back-splash. Johny's...
10-29-07, 09:27 PM
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Posted By DavidPr

This is correct, corners are caulked. Normally...

This is correct, corners are caulked. Normally this is the last thing that the tile men will do. They may have just overlooked it, no excuse of course but is probably what happened.
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Posted By DavidPr

Good idea to check the codes and any neighborhood...

Good idea to check the codes and any neighborhood by-laws. There may be a way to do what you want - yourself.

One way is to build the structure and not attach it to the house. In other words the...
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Posted By DavidPr

Yes, I suspect that Dooer is right. Your...

Yes, I suspect that Dooer is right.

Your deck extends up to the second level of your home and is it secured to the house in any way or just to the support posts?

If it is secured to the house...
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Posted By DavidPr

I assume that you are performing routine...

I assume that you are performing routine maintenance on your computer, i.e. Disk Clean and Disk Defrag. If you analyze the drive before defragging and it says "You don't need to defrag this disk...
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Posted By DavidPr

Right Greg, exactly what I was thinking as I...

Right Greg, exactly what I was thinking as I began reading this thread. Sometimes the surge protector will trip.

There should be a small orange or red push button near the switch or at the end of...
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Posted By DavidPr

Follow this link and it'll show you how write the...

Follow this link and it'll show you how write the code to display the image:

http://www.w3schools.com/html/tryit.asp?filename=tryhtml_images


It would be helpful if this forum allowed code tags
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Posted By DavidPr

Is this a new house and the mortar has fallen...

Is this a new house and the mortar has fallen onto the shingles? Or residue from where a dry mortar joint has been ground out?

If the former you may have to cut out the part of the shingle that...
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Posted By DavidPr

Putting down slats over existing shingles and...

Putting down slats over existing shingles and then adding the metal roofing saves having to remove the old roof. I agree though that it is better to remove the old roof and install felt. having said...
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Posted By DavidPr

I can't see where adding insulation would hurt,...

I can't see where adding insulation would hurt, and I'm sure whoever builds the slope and installs the roofing material will use the appropriate underlayment for your area.

I don't think that...
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