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Thanks XSleeper for those helpful clear ridge cap...

Thanks XSleeper for those helpful clear ridge cap instructions.



Well I counted and I happen to have 11 full cap shingles , so apparently have more than enough on hand. Good.



I can...
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The measurement from the peak to the bottom of...

The measurement from the peak to the bottom of the nailing strip is 3 1/2". So I've trimmed the top rows of shingles on each side at the peak and should be good to go then with ridge caps next. My...
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Correct. ^ I'll go double check the exact...

Correct. ^

I'll go double check the exact measurement from the peak to the bottom of the nailing strip.
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After completing to this point on one side of my...

After completing to this point on one side of my little roof, I suppose next step would be go ahead now and just trim off that excess shingle portion, nice and even at the peak there, then continue...
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Okay will nail down the center. What's a good...

Okay will nail down the center. What's a good distance to overhang the rake edge(s)? Also, think it very necessary to run starter strip(s) along the rake(s) too?
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Cut the first starter to 33", and ready to...

Cut the first starter to 33", and ready to install. Decided to have it overhang the bottom edge by about a half inch, if that's fine. Not sure how far to overhang it from the gable (rake) edge(s);...
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Sorry XSleeper for the mis-information I posted...

Sorry XSleeper for the mis-information I posted earlier. Indeed the shingles do not measure 36" but actually 39 3/4". And the shingles I'm using for starter strips measure full length of 36". ...
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Now that I have the starter strip(s) cut to size...

Now that I have the starter strip(s) cut to size lengthwise and ready to install along the bottom edge(s), I'm not too clear on how much I ought to cut off the length of the first starter shingle...
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Posted By sgull

Well that makes sense. Thanks Marq1.

Well that makes sense. Thanks Marq1.
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Now I'm curious/wondering what would be the...

Now I'm curious/wondering what would be the purpose of needing to cut my starter strips (which are actually manufactured for ridge cap) lengthwise to any particular width at all. Why not just nail...
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Posted By sgull

newbie shingling small roof

I plan on shingling this small size simple roof that covers a trail sign. The area size(s) of each side of the roof measures 87" long and 32" wide. The asphalt shingles I'll be using are not the...
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Posted By sgull

Right. won't forget to check balance. thanx

Right. won't forget to check balance. thanx
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Posted By sgull

Got it. Thanks everyone for all the helpful...

Got it.
Thanks everyone for all the helpful replies/comments.
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Posted By sgull

I'd been planning to go this method, following...

I'd been planning to go this method, following these instructions, to sharpen the blade, as shown on the video, but was just wondering which of my files which vary in size and course-ness might be...
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For what's they're worth I've taken photos of...

For what's they're worth I've taken photos of each end of the mower blade so it might be seen/determined the condition of the edge(s) and so as to obtain any further comments thereof. I do have a...
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Thanks Norm 201. I'll go for it.:coffee:

Thanks Norm 201. I'll go for it.:coffee:
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sharpen lawn mower blade with file

I was planning on trying to sharpen my lawn mower blade with a metal file. It's an average lawn mower blade for an average gas-powered lawn mower. I have this particular assortment of files, some...
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Posted By sgull

No, the bulbs have always been T8 fluorescents in...

No, the bulbs have always been T8 fluorescents in this fixture previously.

No.

I spoke with the tech support person at the website Premier Lighting as shown in link post #11 this thread. ...
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I actually found the two-lamp option that would...

I actually found the two-lamp option that would be the cheapest to be the model 38970, which is described as LED15T8/DR-UN-2L. Should that probably be fine/appropriate for the bulbs I have? Just...
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My fixture only has 2 lamps. I looked up a few...

My fixture only has 2 lamps. I looked up a few prices of a few of the drivers on that listing in the brochure for both the dimmable and non-dimmable; it seems for whatever reason the dimmable was a...
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I was just typing the following response when...

I was just typing the following response when Joed just posted his comment in #14 here:

No instructions came with the bulbs; I just ordered two of them through from True Value hardware and they...
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So apparently there is no driver actually inside...

So apparently there is no driver actually inside these bulbs (or "lamps/tubes" or however they are referred) but I'd need to acquire and then connect to a "GE external driver" for them to operate...
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Okay the specific bulbs are what is shown in the...

Okay the specific bulbs are what is shown in the link below. It doesn't say but I would think these don't have drivers. Any further comment in that regard appreciated.
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Ah, i see. Okay I'll check into that. Thanks...

Ah, i see. Okay I'll check into that. Thanks for the info!
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Posted By sgull

The fluorescent tube(s) finally burned out and...

The fluorescent tube(s) finally burned out and there was no fluorescent tubes that size immediately available in the number (just two) for sale, therefore we decided to replace with LEDs. It seems...
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