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Posted By Smith Brother

Thanks PJ, and maybe someone heavy into Christmas...

Thanks PJ, and maybe someone heavy into Christmas lights can advise what they do with the extra bulbs at the end.

Thanks,

Dale in Indy
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Posted By Smith Brother

Question Christmas LED light strings?

Several years ago I welded up some 1/4" rods into Christmas figures, and use the normal light strings. Some are over 6-feet tall.

Now I am removing these old light strings in favor of LED...
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Posted By Smith Brother

Yep, going to chuck it in my lathe, and go at it...

Yep, going to chuck it in my lathe, and go at it with files, etc. Don't have any plans to take a wood turners wood handled tool for the process, although a very experience wood turner I know has...
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Posted By Smith Brother

My copper arrives via UPS today, so will do some...

My copper arrives via UPS today, so will do some testing, VERY CAREFUL TESTING.

Thanks for the info YOU THREE,

Dale in Indy
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Posted By Smith Brother

I was thinking using the CENTER HEAD SPUR, and...

I was thinking using the CENTER HEAD SPUR, and the LIVE SPUR on tail stock. I would take a hack saw and cut a + in the head spur, and drill a center counter sunk in the live spur.

I was going...
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Posted By Smith Brother

I would go to the Century site, and then contact...

I would go to the Century site, and then contact CUSTOMER SERVICE. Now if you have the manual, maybe it will give you a hint. Customer service is probably your best GOOD advise.

Dale in Indy
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Posted By Smith Brother

Question Turning a round 1" copper solid bar on lathe?

I am wanting to turn a piece of 1" OD copper solid round stock. It is C101 Oxygen free H04 material, labelled HARD COPPER.

I want to turn it into the shape of a BULLET. Approx. 2" long,...
10-21-14, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Smith Brother

Thank You, I knew I could count on this site,...

Thank You, I knew I could count on this site, IT'S WHY I LOVE THIS SITE.

I will caulk,

Dale in Indy
10-20-14, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Smith Brother

Floors and walls move at different times/rates,...

Floors and walls move at different times/rates, so want to do it RIGHT.

I'm hoping a flooring expert jumps in with their opinion,.

Thanks though

Dale in Indy
10-20-14, 07:58 PM
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Posted By Smith Brother

Question Should I CAULK where floor meets wall BULL-NOSE tile?

I am laying Wed. 6" square ceramic tiles, and 3" tall bull-nose instead of rubber cove.

Should I CAULK at the floor/wall joint instead of grout?

It's an interior room full bath.

Thank You,
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Posted By Smith Brother

Ok, I will do just that. I understand fully. ...

Ok, I will do just that. I understand fully.

We will be out of town for a few days, so will report back early next week.

We are not at that home right now,

Dale in Indy
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Posted By Smith Brother

Yes, it has that style box, but in front of it is...

Yes, it has that style box, but in front of it is a rectangle JUNCTION box, where the 12" jumper from the duplex is wire nutted to the line that goes thru the box pictured above, and then into the...
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Posted By Smith Brother

Question replacing sensor in post light?

Ok,

* The main breaker panel is MARKED that bedroom 3, & hall are controlled by a ground fault. None of these rooms have a Ground Fault box/outlet.

* I found the outlet in bedroom 3 has wires...
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Posted By Smith Brother

Ok, getting closer... Found on the outside...

Ok, getting closer...

Found on the outside front of the brick home a tall thin junction box, with conduit coming from the home, then going into the ground, and most likely to the lamp post. It...
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Posted By Smith Brother

I am thinking that on the front outside of the...

I am thinking that on the front outside of the house I will find an outlet with a GFCI, so will look tomorrow in the daylight.

All I found in the post is two black single wires, no cable seen.
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Posted By Smith Brother

I checked all GFCI breakers and non were tripped,...

I checked all GFCI breakers and non were tripped, or sound funny. All GGCI's in the main panel are working, as I checked each outlets they control.

I found NO breakers for outside lights....
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Posted By Smith Brother

Question Replacing sensor in post light?

The old sensor had two black wires, the new has 1-Black 1-White & 1-Red.

First off, I didn't find a breaker for the light post, or a wall switch, and when I put a tester on the two post wires with...
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Views: 2,396
Posted By Smith Brother

How about some concrete CURB STOPS. Dale...

How about some concrete CURB STOPS.

Dale in Indy
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Posted By Smith Brother

I understand the principles for capturing...

I understand the principles for capturing vibrations, so will try your ideas.

Thank You,

Dale in Indy
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Posted By Smith Brother

Question Vibration from garage door opener?

I was in a high end home yesterday doing some work in one of the children's bedroom when I felt, and heard this strange noise. Note the bedroom is directly above the two car garage.

I was on...
08-13-14, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Smith Brother

No, it dumps GOOD cubes, but then at one end it...

No, it dumps GOOD cubes, but then at one end it must be dumping UNFROZEN water in the tray causing a big chunk.

Thanks,

Dale in Indy
08-11-14, 11:00 AM
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Views: 2,051
Posted By Smith Brother

Question Ice maker dumping water into tray with cubes?

We have a Maytag refrig, with pull out lower drawer. That is where the ice maker is located.

It drops 3/4 its production of ice in the tray, but also is dripping water onto the tray which...
07-11-14, 04:41 PM
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Views: 641
Posted By Smith Brother

Thank You, but the instructions say GATE...

Thank You, but the instructions say GATE VALVES????

I will explore doing the BYPASS loop, good idea.

Dale in Indy
07-11-14, 03:08 PM
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Views: 641
Posted By Smith Brother

Question Filter in front of softener?

We are on a well, I need to catch bits and pieces B4 they hit the softener.

So I purchased a whole house large filter, and instructions say to install GATE VALVES at the INLET, and also THE OUTLET...
06-13-14, 08:03 AM
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Posted By Smith Brother

It is SAND, and IRON, so will look into the...

It is SAND, and IRON, so will look into the filter you speak of.

I am a good hands on person, so will look into other issues mentioned.

Thank You,

Dale in Indy
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