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07-24-06, 02:18 PM
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Views: 9,075
Posted By champdog

Which is worse? lynnec for asking that question...

Which is worse? lynnec for asking that question in the first place, or me for coming into the pools forum because I was wondering the same thing?
07-13-06, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By champdog

Thanks, marksr. I asked about the pets...

Thanks, marksr.

I asked about the pets because I read somewhere a while back to look for products without a particular ingredient. Of course, I can't remember where online I read it. :wall:
07-12-06, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By champdog

In other words, like a lot of other things, you...

In other words, like a lot of other things, you get what you pay for, right? Makes sense. I'm a firm believer in that way of thinking, anyway. Thanks for the tip.

As far as the other questions...
07-12-06, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By champdog

Questions about waterproofing..

Hi all.

I have some general (newbie) questions about applying weather sealant to my privacy fence.

First off, how do I know the boards are dry enough to apply the waterproofer? I'm scared of...
07-06-06, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,412
Posted By champdog

Gene, Hi. I'm not an expert either. Heck,...

Gene,

Hi. I'm not an expert either. Heck, not even a novice. BUT, a couple of things there that I might be able to answer for you. On post spacing, I think everyone agrees, for the most part,...
07-06-06, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By champdog

Yep, sounds like I've got some bigger issues...

Yep, sounds like I've got some bigger issues there. Thanks for all the help, guys. It's off to see the wizard, I guess. I'll let you know what the final verdict is.
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By champdog

Hi. Thanks for the replies. Chandler, I...

Hi. Thanks for the replies.

Chandler, I would like to see a pic(s) if you have them. Who knows, maybe they'll inspire some new ideas. Thanks.

Cobradude, my woodworking tools are minimal, at...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By champdog

Cool. That makes me feel a little better. ...

Cool. That makes me feel a little better. Thanks again for the advice, TS.
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By champdog

Thanks for the reply. There's gonna be a...

Thanks for the reply.

There's gonna be a roof added here pretty soon, and my thinking was, with the corner post, we would want some setback from the corner, just for aesthetic purposes if nothing...
07-05-06, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By champdog

racraft, Yeah, sorry about that. It's a new...

racraft,

Yeah, sorry about that. It's a new house. It's a manufactured home that we should've been in last year, but had every problem you can imagine with it trying to get in there. None of...
07-05-06, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By champdog

DWC, Thanks for the reply. I did that. I...

DWC,

Thanks for the reply. I did that. I pressed it so hard, it was either gonna click or break. It did neither. It just won't push in. It really feels like the button is just screwed up on...
07-05-06, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By champdog

Hey again. Just curious... Why would the...

Hey again. Just curious... Why would the problem with the receptacle complicate things? To me, it would seem like, "button doesn't work, must be the problem". But then again, what do I know? ...
07-05-06, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By champdog

So, I take it that it's not as easy as having...

So, I take it that it's not as easy as having that receptacle replaced?

Well, it's on to checking on getting the warranty work done, I guess.

Thanks so much again for the advice. If anyone...
07-05-06, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By champdog

Thanks guys. I went home at lunch and I think I...

Thanks guys. I went home at lunch and I think I MAY have found my problem, but I don't know. There's only one GFCI outlet in the kitchen, and it's right in line with the ones that don't work. ...
07-05-06, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By champdog

Guys, I really hope I missed a GFCI somewhere. ...

Guys, I really hope I missed a GFCI somewhere. That would make me feel SO much better.
07-05-06, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By champdog

Hey. Thanks for the quick reply. To answer your...

Hey. Thanks for the quick reply. To answer your questions, I have checked the breakers, but the only ones I have personally switched to the OFF position before switching back to ON have been the...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By champdog

Need some advice on brick porch & step placement...

Hi all. I'm having brick underpinning done to my house right now and am having them build me a brick porch (approx 17' x 8'), with the steps coming off the right side of the porch.

Here's my...
07-05-06, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By champdog

Need advice on problem in new house...

Hi all. First off, let me get this out in the open: I don't know jack about electrical wiring. I know what electricity can do, so I tend to keep my safe distance and let the pros handle it, if...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By champdog

Need advice on building entertainment shelf...

Hi all. I have one of the old style big screen TVs. You know, the big, bulky ones. Since upgrading to one of the newer, WAY sleeker and smaller units isn't possible, budget-wise, right now, I've...
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By champdog

Hey. Thanks. As I said, it's a deep well. ...

Hey. Thanks.

As I said, it's a deep well. I don't know the exact number, but I believe it's around 120 ft. deep. It'll be running a straight line to the house. From the well to the corner of...
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By champdog

Question Need advice on new pump...

Hi all.

We're setting up our new house and I'm trying to figure out which well pump to go with. We have a deep well, and I'm really hardcore about my water pressure. I want the water pressure in...
03-23-06, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By champdog

Yeah, that would work. We'd knock it out in no...

Yeah, that would work. We'd knock it out in no time. You take care of setting the poles and I'll handle the rest. ;)

I could find plenty of help, but with my crowd, I'm afraid it would turn...
03-23-06, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By champdog

Thanks for the advice, Lou. Don't worry. I...

Thanks for the advice, Lou.

Don't worry. I get everything in writing! I like to think that I learn well from other people's mistakes. ;) Hate to hear you are in the same boat with me on...
03-20-06, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By champdog

Thanks for the feedback, Lefty.

Thanks for the feedback, Lefty.
03-20-06, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By champdog

Need advice on professional installation...

Hi all.

For several different reasons, mainly a time crunch, lack of first hand experience, the amount of fence going up, and being spread thin between other projects, I think I'm going to bite...
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