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08-23-22, 09:25 PM
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Posted By gunner666

protect AC unit wires from weed wacker string trimmer?

we had a serious drought and lawn wasn't needed to be cut for like 6 weeks dormant but some weeds did grow around AC unit wires and were cut but then spliced. I'm talking about the wires that go to...
12-19-21, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By gunner666

just weed wack in between them every few weeks...

just weed wack in between them every few weeks and you should be fine, Are you trying to grow a whole field that would cause too much work to do manually, of just something in your yard you can weed...
12-19-21, 12:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By gunner666

don't add anything. I did plenty research on this...

don't add anything. I did plenty research on this and as noted it'll just help hold moisture. That cut is pretty good and if lucky it'll callus over in some years and heal itself. The exposed cut in...
12-19-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By gunner666

as long as it's not too sandy or clay it should...

as long as it's not too sandy or clay it should be fine. Don't use regular synthetic fertilizer, that'll cause it to grow foliage and not focus on rooting instead. an Organic (slow release) like...
12-19-21, 12:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By gunner666

Easy-safe two story high tall gutter cleaning leaves

https://www.doityourself.com/forum/plumbing-piping/625088-powerwasher-garden-hose-adapter.html#post2929008


To respond........use original thread.... powerwasher hose adapter...
12-19-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By gunner666

pj, thanks that would work if it were 1/4" not...

pj, thanks that would work if it were 1/4" not 3/8
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Views: 567
Posted By gunner666

a BBQ burner also regulates gas flow with the...

a BBQ burner also regulates gas flow with the front dial, but they still add a regulator for safety.

I should be able to just get one of those $15 home depot hoses with regulator and connect the...
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By gunner666

20 lb Propane weed torch Regulator add-on?

Hi, I'm looking to buy a weed torch with hose for a 20 lb propane tank.

Most of the common ~$40 ones do not have an inline regulator, but they are highly recommended for safety and I'd rather have...
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By gunner666

FYI, grabit pro screw extractor set ~$30 shipped...

FYI, grabit pro screw extractor set ~$30 shipped from manufacturer and has warranty is what I decided on. It won by quite a bit in a youtube comparison he torque tested many brands until they...
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By gunner666

yea F the harbor freight tap set, I bought it but...

yea F the harbor freight tap set, I bought it but have to go back and return it. I kinda just bought it for the wrench because a brand name tap wrench costs almost as much as the whole 40-piece HF...
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By gunner666

Good-priced BOTTOM + TAPER/PLUG Thread Tap set?

I need to tap female threads.

I want a set with many sizes for when it's needed again.

I don't think I'll ever need male/die taps - I can just buy a bolt or threaded rod.



Stupid...
02-01-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By gunner666

Powerwasher to garden hose adapter?

hello



I have a 25 foot telescopic power washer wand from MTM Hydro. It has input for a standard pressure washer hose.



Does anyone know of an adapter that can connect a garden hose to...
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By gunner666

imho if you really want a ridgecap to hold...

imho if you really want a ridgecap to hold especially if there's a spongy mesh type ridge vent installed , use exterior screws and exterior washers (to give it a big flat head and not rip off leaving...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,417
Posted By gunner666

once they get like that they usually stay like...

once they get like that they usually stay like that. I used to think it was from people trimming them without an extension or ladder and only getting the areas they could lol. WAter and organic...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,629
Posted By gunner666

older post but my 2 cents, might be able to get...

older post but my 2 cents, might be able to get zoysia plugs or seeds to grow, tires will make tracks and there can turn to weeds but if it's warm enough there for zoysia (it'll grow in south canada...
Replies: 4
Views: 2,086
Posted By gunner666

old thread but my 2Cents, I haven't seen a...

old thread but my 2Cents, I haven't seen a termite in NJ in forever, don't worry about them from mulch until if you even see them eating you house.

I'd go with small shrubs or perennial plants...
01-25-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By gunner666

Hopefully I got this solved, there WAS a plumbing...

Hopefully I got this solved, there WAS a plumbing leak, a rather major one going for who knows how long, likely years, amazing there was no sign of this under the kitchen sink which is frequented for...
11-23-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By gunner666

still haven't finished this.. question now: ...

still haven't finished this..
question now:

remember this is the back corner of the house.
Want to send the water to the front yard.
The back yard away from the house already gets flooded too...
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By gunner666

even if I don't bird beak the 2x4 rafters and...

even if I don't bird beak the 2x4 rafters and just use those hurricane clips, I highly highly doubt any amount of ice would shift the framing. I'd use heavy screws into the top plate and 10D short...
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By gunner666

he uses those brackets, but I just noticed he...

he uses those brackets, but I just noticed he bird beaks the 2x4s also.
https://youtu.be/jlAj-pLksMg?t=1585

IDK, to reduce an already tiny 2x4 rafter seems like little support. I will be adding...
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By gunner666

shed hurricane anchors VS frost heave +++ max span cathedral?

hi, designing a somewhat large shed, maybe 10' wide X 16'.

I want plenty of air flow under so the floor never rots out. coppercoat wood preservative in addition to treated plywood floor.

,...
09-04-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By gunner666

^ I know, put ta pipe drainage system, but how do...

^ I know, put ta pipe drainage system, but how do I get the water upwards? If I dig as deep as the footer or 3ft to below the frost line, I'll be lower than the street sewer level!

I guess the...
09-04-20, 01:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By gunner666

I'd like to run a pipe and send this water to the...

I'd like to run a pipe and send this water to the sewer
Technically it's illigal to connect this type of drain to a sewer system!

sorry, I meant gutter, like many other houses, 4" hole through...
08-31-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By gunner666

exterior foundation drain

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02-13-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By gunner666

ok sorry long post, wanted to edit some out but...

ok sorry long post, wanted to edit some out but can't.

But anyway, in simple:
it's not more unsafe to hide the box in the ceiling (other than it might accidentally get cut if the ceiling ever...
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