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Tolyn, do you happen to know what brand or what...

Tolyn, do you happen to know what brand or what the Tek 5 screws you get are made out of? I'm seeing ones on amazon but they state they are for sheet metal and are made out of various metals.
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Thanks, Rick, looks like amazon carries that cut...

Thanks, Rick, looks like amazon carries that cut ease stick lubricant.
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Thanks for the new replies. Very helpful tips. ...

Thanks for the new replies. Very helpful tips.

Tolyn, I think I will pick up some of those Tek 5 screws. Even If I cant use them for all applications it sounds like they will come in handy!
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Thanks for all the suggestions guys. Looks like...

Thanks for all the suggestions guys. Looks like cobalt bits get the unanimous vote here! I believe I got the titanium ones off of amazon but the quality is probably on par with HF.

I seriously...
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Question Tips for drilling through metal?

I recently installed some cameras on an industrial metal building and had one hell of a time drilling holes into the steel structure for the mounting screws.

I assume the area I was trying to...
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Oh yes, I should have been more clear. I was...

Oh yes, I should have been more clear. I was indeed speaking of the control panel. Just really strange they are all dying off in the same exact manner...
07-24-19, 02:51 PM
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Wow, I didn't even think about the time frame...

Wow, I didn't even think about the time frame being an issue. He made a brief mention of him remembering being here a few years ago. Looks like I really got lucky. It was tough getting him back here...
07-24-19, 01:37 PM
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Question Had my final inspection??

I had a basement refinishing project that has been going on for the last 5 years.

I called the building inspector in today for a final inspection ( last time he was there was in 2016). All of the...
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Thanks, ChosunOne. Interesting and definitely...

Thanks, ChosunOne. Interesting and definitely something I will keep in mind. I have a feeling these sensors are just flaking out on me though.

I have tried to delete them and re-add them back to...
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Thanks MrRonFL. They are used sensors but...

Thanks MrRonFL.

They are used sensors but they were all working for months after I installed them.

That tamper switch still gets triggered when I open the battery compartment so it appears to...
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Question Concord 4 alarm contacts keep dying..

I ordered some contacts off ebay for my concord 4 system and every few months I come home to an alarm triggered only to find out the sensor is no longer detecting a closed circuit ( detects open...
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I'm assuming the flange extender is a flange with...

I'm assuming the flange extender is a flange with an extended neck? The flange I currently have has a 2" neck. that means it should slide over the pipe 3/4".

How far does one pipe have to overlap...
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Exclamation toilet pipe cut 1 1/4 below ground level

So because I had no idea what I was doing. I had cut the pipe before I filled everything back in with cement.

The end result was that I had cut the toilet pipe 1 1/4" below ground level. What is...
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Posted By rufunky

Interesting! I didn't know these even existed.

Interesting! I didn't know these even existed.
06-24-19, 09:28 AM
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Got it. A lot of the smaller tiles I was...

Got it. A lot of the smaller tiles I was interested in for my bathroom floor, the ones that come in those webbed squares were being used as wall tiles and backsplashes. So I suppose I may be able to...
06-24-19, 08:37 AM
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Question Wall tile vs floor tile??

Trying to pick out tile for my bathroom and I'm having a hard time getting an answer from the local bgbox stores on how to tell what tile is meant for the floor vs what is meant for the wall. I read...
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I just thought it would be more foolproof laying...

I just thought it would be more foolproof laying the tile then gluing the flange flush to the tile.

But now that you mention it, I can glue it flush to the plywood shim of the same thickness huh...
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Sorry, I should have mentioned that. Yes, it is...

Sorry, I should have mentioned that. Yes, it is PVC
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XSleeper, what about sitting the flange directly...

XSleeper, what about sitting the flange directly on the slab and then tiling around the flange?
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Thanks, guys. I'll give it a shot tomorrow. ...

Thanks, guys. I'll give it a shot tomorrow.

For future reference, should the flange sit right on the finished tile or slightly above it? When googling I got mixed answers.
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Question Best way to temporally mount toilet for usability

I'm too broke at the moment to buy the tile for my bathroom but I would like to get a functioning toilet in there for the meantime.

Can I just put the flange on without gluing it, shim the toilet...
06-02-19, 01:22 PM
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Posted By rufunky

Ok, thank you, gentleman. Looks like I will have...

Ok, thank you, gentleman. Looks like I will have to go back and get the contractors pack.
06-02-19, 12:11 PM
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Question GFCI code kitchen counter?

What is the code for CFCI receptacles as far as how far they have to be away fro a water source? Do all kitchen counter receptacles have to be GFCI?
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Question Kitchen sink discharge wall flange???

I have a rather oversized cutout for my kitchen sink discharge pipe. I was wondering if they made a pipe flange to cover the overcut and if so what would it be called. I am having no luck.
05-31-19, 01:39 PM
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Posted By rufunky

Would I use lag screws or construction screws??

Would I use lag screws or construction screws??
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