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What's your thoughts on this price for a generator inverter?

Curious what you think of this inverter generator to have around in case of blackout. Yeah, not as powerful as a portable generator, not as expensive as a built in home generator. But it'll keep the...
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Posted By EdShnatter

The only time you have a problem is if you try to...

The only time you have a problem is if you try to put latex based paint over oil based paint.

novice me.... I think of primer being not that all that different than paint.
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Posted By EdShnatter

I cause my own problems. Oil based primer then latex paint? A problem?

I primed some 2x6s going on the outside of a shed. I used an old can of 'alkyd exterior primer' in my collection of paints in the basement and figured I'd use it to get rid of it.. I put the primer...
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Pilot - can you post some links? All I found in...

Pilot - can you post some links? All I found in that price range is an ATIE on amazon.

never heard of them.

but I guess for the limited use I do, it'd work.
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OK, I'll keep it.... but would you know if a 8...

OK, I'll keep it.... but would you know if a 8 1/4" blade would be as hard to use as a 7 1/4 in this? (having to raise the item being cut, doesn't do as full a cut as a 9"

Yeah, 9" blades are out...
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Posted By EdShnatter

Questions about an OLD 9" B&D 9" miter saw

I have an old (1984?) B&D power miter saw. It says 9" blade on it. I don't use it much and had problems getting a 9" blade over the years. I put in 7 1/4" blades and it works, but I have to raise...
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Thanks. Certainly not making this up. ...

Thanks. Certainly not making this up.

Financial - fortunately, not an issue. (other than the idea I've debated ad nauseum - why get rid of a 'good' shed for a new one... 'all it needs is a roof'....
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Sorry, didn't mention - looks aren't a big deal. ...

Sorry, didn't mention - looks aren't a big deal. and EDPM seems better than some tarps which has been on there for a few months now. Any other alternatives - easy to install, relatively inexpensive...
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Posted By EdShnatter

Marq: sorry! the question was - is there a...

Marq: sorry! the question was - is there a cheaper / easier do it yourself roofing solution than shingles? Rolled product? I was seeing EPDM mentioned? Seems cheaper than shingles, seems much...
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Posted By EdShnatter

OK... who's up for offering some mental health /...

OK... who's up for offering some mental health / DIY help (if you haven't already in this thread : )

TLDR: What's a good, easy to install material for reroofing a shed... I kinda wonder if my...
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Ah! 1 more thing... As much as I am...

Ah! 1 more thing...

As much as I am getting very informed on these forums, I still think about the material costs and not wanting to find that I have a leak afterwards / the roof just looks...
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Posted By EdShnatter

Beezle - would you recommend using pressure...

Beezle - would you recommend using pressure treated 2x4s for these extensions? Yes, I'll paint them, but just for a bit of extra protection? I do vaguely remember over the years hearing that...
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Posted By EdShnatter

Pedro - thank you again - here and on my other...

Pedro - thank you again - here and on my other posts!

I went to ABC Supply - a roofing supply house. Such a NICE experience. Sorry for my jaded attitude. Very helpful staff! I took your advice and...
06-25-19, 06:37 PM
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Posted By EdShnatter

Thanks! Aka - overall, the shed is sound. That...

Thanks! Aka - overall, the shed is sound. That was the debate I had in my head about replace the roof or get a new shed. I'm seeing this rot in some areas near the bottom of the siding But once I...
06-24-19, 06:37 PM
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Posted By EdShnatter

What do you think of this? adding the blocking?...

What do you think of this? adding the blocking? Maybe not every stud? and nail / screw into these also? Or the 16" stud spacing is enough to give the boards rigidity?
06-24-19, 06:34 PM
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Posted By EdShnatter

Norm - your avitar is how I feel about this : ) ...

Norm - your avitar is how I feel about this : ) I'm replacing the roof. Now I notice the (small amount of rot) on the bottom. but other than those, it seems in good condition. I've been debating...
06-24-19, 11:48 AM
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Posted By EdShnatter

Dealing with wood rot at bottom of T111

I have a 20 year old shed. Putting a new roof on it and going to paint it - the roof was leaking for too long and some T111 near the top rotted.

On the shaded / north sides of the shed, there's a...
06-20-19, 06:07 AM
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Posted By EdShnatter

I thought it is a more natural product - 'cedar...

I thought it is a more natural product - 'cedar shakes' ? but much smoother surface than a house I was growing up at with unpainted cedar shakes that were much more grainy.

Here's a close up of...
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Posted By EdShnatter

water damaged wood? Or just stained?

I have a water leak in a shed that I've ignored for years. taking the roof off to replace it and the sheathing. I see dried water stains like in these pictures. There's other areas where the 2x4s...
06-19-19, 02:30 PM
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Posted By EdShnatter

Would you cut these siding shingles? How?

The roofer put on a new roof last year. He said he was going to cut back the wall shingles so there'd be a gap between them and the roof - I think the roof shingles get wet and the siding just soaks...
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Posted By EdShnatter

Thanks again. Sorry, I am new to this... s it...

Thanks again. Sorry, I am new to this... s it better to have several threads, each related to a certain question / keep the thread short and to the point or 1 'a newbie is trying to reroof a gambrel...
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Posted By EdShnatter

I thought I asked too many questions already : ) ...

I thought I asked too many questions already : )

So where do you guys buy roofing materials? And what brand / grade of architechtural shingles would you recommend for a shed.

I know the crap...
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Posted By EdShnatter

re the compressor - I paid $35 a couple years ago...

re the compressor - I paid $35 a couple years ago and with a coupon : )
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Posted By EdShnatter

X - great point about the mansard and 3 hands : )...

X - great point about the mansard and 3 hands : ) nail gun sounds better

Pedro -Driiving too deep / not deep enough!? Argh! hammer sounds better....
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