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Thanks for the suggestion... i have a smart...

Thanks for the suggestion... i have a smart charger for winter storage of vehicles, i'll give that a try.
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Battery charger question

We have a 12 volt electric toy car for the grandkids. The car will run for about an hour and half to two hours on a charge. It takes 10-12 hours to recharge the battery (!). This is, of course,...
12-01-18, 09:11 AM
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Got it! Thanks guys, great suggestions.

Got it! Thanks guys, great suggestions.
12-01-18, 07:53 AM
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Battery powered battery charger? Will this work?

I have a vehicle that i want to store over the winter months. I'm thinking of storing it in a rental storage unit. The storage unit does not have power to run a battery maintainer/charger.
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Posted By aces-n-eights

You mentioned your electric impact wrench is...

You mentioned your electric impact wrench is failing. I recently bought a Milwaukee M18 cordless impact wrench. Here's a link...
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10-25-18, 09:09 AM
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I have hearing aids provided by the VA. They seem...

I have hearing aids provided by the VA. They seem to work pretty well. I don't use them all the time - play sports and don't like them there, play with the grandkids, don't use them there - kids are...
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I searched for GM 4L80E on youtube and found a...

I searched for GM 4L80E on youtube and found a lot of videos on how to assemble and service these transmissions. You might want to check a few to see if any of the videos answers your question.
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I found this post on a honda site... might be...

I found this post on a honda site... might be worth a try...

I clipped a boulder sticking out a bit on a country lane and the engine cut out. Had to tow the car home, couldn't figure it out for a...
10-02-18, 04:43 PM
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Posted By aces-n-eights

Thanks pattenp, i think i got most of that! So...

Thanks pattenp, i think i got most of that! So what you're saying is that i CAN'T use MHF for a 100a circuit. I can use it with a 90a breaker/circuit...right?

I'm not sure i understand the...
10-02-18, 07:35 AM
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Posted By aces-n-eights

Got it, good advice. The run is about 60'...

Got it, good advice.

The run is about 60' and the soil is easy to dig - i don't anticipate any problems digging a 24" deep trench to bury the wire.

I think i'll go with 100a service to the...
10-02-18, 06:22 AM
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Sub panel in my detached garage

I'm sure this has been asked before but i've not been able to find the answers to my questions. Anyway...

I want to upgrade the electrical service in my detached garage. Currently it has 2 wires...
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Hey guys, thanks for the suggestions. I...

Hey guys, thanks for the suggestions. I restarted everything, no joy. But I was able to stumble on a window that let me add a new printer, it listed my printer and that got me going. The little...
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Can't get printer to connect to Mac thru wifi

I have a MacBookPro (OS High Sierra, 10.13.6) that is connected to our wifi router. We have an HP printer that is also on the same wireless network.

The Mac does not "see" the printer.

I've...
09-06-18, 07:30 AM
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Posted By aces-n-eights

Actually another question... When building the...

Actually another question... When building the vent with rigid foam, what size material should I use for the blocks? Is 1" enough? How to install - glue...screws?

Thanks
09-06-18, 07:26 AM
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Posted By aces-n-eights

Got it, thanks. I need to get a spray contractor...

Got it, thanks. I need to get a spray contractor in here and get an estimate and go from there. You've really helped me figure out the best way to insulate this old house.
09-06-18, 06:53 AM
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Posted By aces-n-eights

Thanks Bud, as always. It looks like from the...

Thanks Bud, as always. It looks like from the GBA article the best solution for me is to spray foam insulation, at least in the hips. Could spray be done over the entire roof system? Probably...
09-06-18, 04:37 AM
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Posted By aces-n-eights

I had similar symptoms in my home and after lot...

I had similar symptoms in my home and after lot of chasing around it turned out there was a loose connection at the pole outside my house. This was the responsibility of the power company. You...
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"Didn't your parents tell you if it sounds too...

"Didn't your parents tell you if it sounds too good to be true..."

Exactly! That's why i'm asking... :)
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Posted By aces-n-eights

Good comments about the warranty. I'm sure there...

Good comments about the warranty. I'm sure there is a lot of fine print that needs to be read and understood.

Just curious if anyone has actually done this...
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Posted By aces-n-eights

25 year exterior paint? Really?

I've been hearing some local advertising for a product called Rhino Shield. They claim you "never have to paint the exterior of your home again". The website says there is a 25 year warranty.
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09-03-18, 12:40 PM
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Posted By aces-n-eights

Bud... or anyone else that wants to opine... a...

Bud... or anyone else that wants to opine... a couple more questions...

I'm thinking the best approach to insulating the attic/ roof is to insulate the entire roof system. The house is a two...
08-29-18, 04:26 AM
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Posted By aces-n-eights

Thanks again, Bud. I appreciate your expertise. ...

Thanks again, Bud. I appreciate your expertise. It appears this house is woefully under insulated (we just bought the house a year or so ago...). It looks like I have a larger project ahead of me...
08-28-18, 05:51 PM
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Posted By aces-n-eights

Thanks Bud, I appreciate your response. The roof...

Thanks Bud, I appreciate your response. The roof rafters are 2x6 so they won't allow me enough depth to get the roughly 1' depth of insulation. Is this an option... fir out the rafters with 2x2's,...
08-28-18, 12:03 PM
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Posted By aces-n-eights

Insulating an attic space - got a couple of questions...

I want to insulate an attic space to make it into a heated/cooled clean storage area. The house was built in 1890 and this is what I'm working with...

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My thought is...
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Posted By aces-n-eights

Help me design my garage

We have an existing 2 car detached garage and want to expand the size. It's a 24 x 24 and we want to double the size. The lot won't allow us to widen the structure, so the expansion will have to go...
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