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01-27-10, 05:41 PM
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Cove the top of the flue with something. I took...

Cove the top of the flue with something. I took some 3/4 treated plywood cut it to fit and used silicon caulk to hold it in place. Mines been there for 8yrs and no problems.
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I'm looking for a high solid coating that will...

I'm looking for a high solid coating that will stand up to above average abuse. I will be doing maintenance to my Big Truck (KW) and farm equipment in the building. So it must be chemical and oil...
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Epoxy floor covering

I know this has been brought up many times , but I've finally got my 1260sq. ft workshop finished and preparing to finish my floor. I'm trying to figure out which floor coating system to use. Its...
12-22-08, 08:13 AM
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Views: 6,348
Posted By VC-Racing

thanks Speedwrench, I never thought about FEMA...

thanks Speedwrench, I never thought about FEMA having the info. They have several plans in detail.


thanks
12-21-08, 05:38 PM
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I have (3) Browning safes that are slammed ,(2)...

I have (3) Browning safes that are slammed ,(2) 24/35 gun for my long guns and a 11/22 gun safe for my hand guns . I also have some archery equipment I want to keep protected and want to have a...
12-21-08, 04:41 PM
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Posted By VC-Racing

Gun Vault / Armory

I will be getting ready to do a addition to my home this Spring and want to add a Gun Vault / Armory . Problem is I'm not sure how to construct it to be fire/theft proof, my home is stick built and...
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Posted By VC-Racing

If its a Auto trans its probably the Torque...

If its a Auto trans its probably the Torque Converter. I know when mine went out several years ago, it caused a bucking motion, and would allow the engine to rev with little forward motion.
10-18-08, 08:54 AM
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Posted By VC-Racing

I would have loved to use spray foam also, but...

I would have loved to use spray foam also, but the $$$ is way to high over the benefit . The F/st/f insulation, I'm referring to is Prodex, Its does cost more than reg. Fiberglass insulation, but...
10-13-08, 03:51 PM
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Posted By VC-Racing

pole building insulation

Not sure if this is the correct area but , I am in the process of converting a open pole building into a closed-in workshop and am getting ready to finish the outside walls with 26ga. steel siding. ...
06-02-08, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,557
Posted By VC-Racing

sounds like they didn't put enough sand for a...

sounds like they didn't put enough sand for a base. when we indstalled AB. ground pools we used a 6-8" sand bed. It depended on the compaction of the ground .

I've seen some installers use a...
05-17-08, 04:27 PM
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Views: 1,313
Posted By VC-Racing

Thanks for the input. I had the truss...

Thanks for the input.
I had the truss engineer come out friday and he looked over the house and we both agreed that using trusses would speed up the process as well as give a more sturdy floor for...
05-14-08, 03:59 AM
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Posted By VC-Racing

Thanks for the reply. I'm going to have a truss...

Thanks for the reply. I'm going to have a truss engineer come out Friday and look things over and see what he has to recommend.
05-13-08, 04:29 PM
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Posted By VC-Racing

Raising a roof.

Not sure if this i the correct place to add this but, about 6 months ago i was traveling the coastal area of SC and saw a older home with a low pitch roof being completly removed and replaced with a...
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I've had a well for over 20yrs @ my river house...

I've had a well for over 20yrs @ my river house and (2) 6"wells @ my farm thats been there for 35 yrs and I have never heard of "Shocking" well water . Thats definitly a new one.
05-03-08, 07:30 AM
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Views: 1,567
Posted By VC-Racing

Dead algea will indeed lay in all the seams ,...

Dead algea will indeed lay in all the seams , corners and walls, It will appear to be a dark gray or light black color. As long as you CHL. residule is good , then you are fine. you just need to get...
05-02-08, 07:48 AM
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Posted By VC-Racing

Any time you are experiencing a prolbem with a...

Any time you are experiencing a prolbem with a pool, the pump needs to run 24/7 until the prolbem is cleared up. Most filters need aprox. 8-10 hrs of consecutive run time to ensure proper turn over(...
05-01-08, 07:13 PM
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Views: 1,567
Posted By VC-Racing

I should have asked earlier , but Did you have a...

I should have asked earlier , but Did you have a prolbem with a algea bloom prior to this prolbem???

Di chlor or tri chlor is the type of stabilized chlorine. Its the same type as your tabs. If...
04-29-08, 05:35 PM
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Views: 1,567
Posted By VC-Racing

I guessing its mustard algea, it has the same...

I guessing its mustard algea, it has the same charateristics like you discribe except the color.

Prolbem is if you don't include everthing, all you'll do is infect the pool again. When...
04-29-08, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,567
Posted By VC-Racing

Could be mustard algea. But i'd do the vac to...

Could be mustard algea. But i'd do the vac to waste thing first. If it comes back i'd treat for mustard algea. if you do treat for mustard , you need to put everything you use in the pool . that...
11-02-07, 06:13 PM
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Posted By VC-Racing

i have 12ft metal farm gates with 5/4 x6" x6'...

i have 12ft metal farm gates with 5/4 x6" x6' wood fence pickets clamped to make a privacy gate on 6x6s burried 4ft. with concrete poured around each post. I've never had a prolbem they've been there...
11-02-07, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,522
Posted By VC-Racing

I did this project last year. i stripped the...

I did this project last year. i stripped the siding and sheathing off reinsulated the walls w/ batts. installed new sheathing and wrapped the outside w/ TYVEX and installed the new siding.
I would...
10-28-07, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By VC-Racing

well keep us in the loop. My building is going...

well keep us in the loop. My building is going up under a Agriculture permit, so most building codes are null, they only verifiy the truss engineering, post size and placement, and any electrial...
10-11-07, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By VC-Racing

Question workshop insulation

i am in the process of framing a 28x30 pole building, 4:12 pitch roof, with 14ft walls. i eventully want to do the spray foam insulation, however due to the cost, it will be probably next year...
06-16-07, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By VC-Racing

when you say polaris are you refering to a pool...

when you say polaris are you refering to a pool cleaner or the chlorine generator. if its the pool cleaner then turn your chlorinator to half way , shock the pool with 2 lbs of granular by...
06-16-07, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,565
Posted By VC-Racing

i still belive its a hairline crack somewhere. ...

i still belive its a hairline crack somewhere. the only way to determine it is by pulling each lateral again and doing a close examination of each, as well as the upright tube in the tank. it caould...
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