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08-10-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By cwbuff

What about the dryer receptacle?

What about the dryer receptacle?
Forum: Sports
08-06-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By cwbuff

Visit a driving range and look at their pickup...

Visit a driving range and look at their pickup rig.

Here's a common one (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSIio49KmNw) you may be able to get an idea from.
08-02-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By cwbuff

If you are harvesting home grown tomatoes try...

If you are harvesting home grown tomatoes try serving them with a bit of salt and a drizzle of a balsamic vinegar reduction. You'll never go back to salad dressing.

You can buy a balsamic...
08-02-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By cwbuff

I've had canned goods and boxed goods that were...

I've had canned goods and boxed goods that were well past their best by date and they were not good. Not moldy or nasty or anything like that. They just tasted off. However, I will not eat dairy or...
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By cwbuff

I have a gravel driveway and garage ramp. It is...

I have a gravel driveway and garage ramp. It is built up with 2' of trap rock with at least 6" of gravel on top. The driveway is 30 years old. You say that the area you want to build up is in a wet...
07-28-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By cwbuff

Is your washer fairly new? Some of the new HE...

Is your washer fairly new? Some of the new HE water saver washers have a rep for smelling musty. We have one and my wife has to run a cleaner through it a couple of times a month. We also started...
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By cwbuff

Deck stain

I applied 2 coats of a semi transparent stain to my PT pine deck two years ago. This is the third summer. The deck boards were seasoned for 6 months before staining. I used a big box stain. I have...
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By cwbuff

I agree with Wirepuller about introducing error...

I agree with Wirepuller about introducing error if your ledger isn't absolutely straight.

For leveling over a distance, a water level (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2ReUiJsFiw) is cheap and...
07-08-18, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By cwbuff

Thanks for all the responses guys. They are...

Thanks for all the responses guys. They are indeed dogwood sawfly larvae. According to the guy at the garden store they are very common around here but I have never seen them before. In two days...
07-07-18, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By cwbuff

Another what is it thread

These things are devouring the leaves on some small dogwoods that I planted last year.
Anyone know what they are. I've lived here for 35 years and never seen them before.
Small (1"-1 1/4"), very...
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By cwbuff

That plastic cap covers a valve. You can remove...

That plastic cap covers a valve. You can remove the cap, slide a piece of hose over the fitting and pull on the end of the fitting to open the valve. Mine has a couple of tabs that have to be...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,688
Posted By cwbuff

For many years I used paint for my deck boards....

For many years I used paint for my deck boards. Every 4-5 years I would have to scrape/power wash and repaint. Several years ago I decided to stain instead of paint. I replaced all the deck boards...
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By cwbuff

My guess is that you could remove the remaining...

My guess is that you could remove the remaining piece of the old handle by removing the phillips screw and just slip the new handle over the existing valve stem. Alternatively you could remove the...
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By cwbuff

As BFHFixit said, proper torque depends on the...

As BFHFixit said, proper torque depends on the fastener size. It also depends on the fastener and clamped materials, the joint design and if a thread lubricant is used. If you are really determined...
05-28-18, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By cwbuff

Convenience. They are light, flexible and take up...

Convenience. They are light, flexible and take up little space. I have one on our deck for watering plants. When I'm done watering it coils up in an empty flower pot.
05-26-18, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By cwbuff

I have two rubber hoses that came with the house...

I have two rubber hoses that came with the house 45 years ago. Both have stayed outside year round. One is on a hose hanger and the other provides water for my garden and has become buried in the...
05-22-18, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By cwbuff

I use a low voltage LED spot placed a couple of...

I use a low voltage LED spot placed a couple of feet from the flagpole base. I think it was less than 50 dollars at a big box store. I tied the light into a low voltage circuit used to illuminate a...
04-11-18, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By cwbuff

If you're "grabbing" 220 VAC lines and "touching...

If you're "grabbing" 220 VAC lines and "touching them together" to see of they are hot you might want to check that your life insurance is up to date.

Get a multimeter.
03-26-18, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By cwbuff

I agree with xsleeper. An invisible electric...

I agree with xsleeper. An invisible electric fence is the way to go. My daughter has this one...
03-20-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By cwbuff

We have apple and pear trees in our yard so we...

We have apple and pear trees in our yard so we get a lot of deer - usually 8-10 daily. Through the winter we ground feed birds and the deer also chow down on that. We gave up after the deer finished...
02-27-18, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,595
Posted By cwbuff

I think that the jury is still out on Poison Ivy...

I think that the jury is still out on Poison Ivy Honey. It is not listed as one of the toxic honeys, and I could find no scientific evidence that it in any way prevents or lessens the severity of a...
02-22-18, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,595
Posted By cwbuff

Burning poison ivy can be extremely dangerous. A...

Burning poison ivy can be extremely dangerous. A friend of mine decided to clean out some "brush" in an area of his yard. He made a pile and burned it. Apparently he stood downwind while it was...
02-08-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,352
Posted By cwbuff

Like Gunguy I've been to a lot of places - it was...

Like Gunguy I've been to a lot of places - it was all part of the Navy adventure. Post military I continued to travel.

Norway is at the top of my return list. I spent a couple of weeks there...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,901
Posted By cwbuff

I have 3 Samsungs. I don't think I would buy...

I have 3 Samsungs. I don't think I would buy another brand. I really like the Smart TV features. I used to buy Sony TVs but I had a problem with the last one (a Bravia) and their customer service...
02-06-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By cwbuff

Every Uwave that I have installed was hung on a...

Every Uwave that I have installed was hung on a support screwed to the wall AND bolted through the bottom of the cabinet above. I think it would be near impossible to install the Uwave before the...
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