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Thanks Ron, I appreciate your help and blessings!...

Thanks Ron, I appreciate your help and blessings!

Mel
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Thumbs up Installing a Vista 20P, will all these parts go together?

I'm getting ready to install a basic system, to expand on later.

The house is already wired but the system is 20 years old, so I'll use the wire but replace the components.

Ideally, I will have...
02-04-06, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Navigatorman

Rule # 37.5..... Cute Tim, real cute :fpost: ...

Rule # 37.5..... Cute Tim, real cute :fpost:

This should be highly emphasized, the square head over the philips because Hardibacker sells both and HD was out of the square.

I would have...
02-03-06, 09:54 AM
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How long to wait for Thinset to dry?

Just finished putting down the Hardibacker about 18 hours ago in a 5 x 8 Bathroom.

It's going well thanks to all the help to us newbies.

How long should we wait before moving in the vanity...
01-31-06, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Navigatorman

Thank ya Johnny, thank ya very much :thumbup: ...

Thank ya Johnny, thank ya very much :thumbup:

Mel
01-31-06, 12:03 PM
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Great idea for drawing my circle :coffee: ...

Great idea for drawing my circle :coffee:

It's 1/4" Hardiebacker, can I cut it with a skill saw (it has a carbide blade) and a jigsaw for the circle

Thank you

Mel
01-31-06, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Navigatorman

How do I cut a circle in Hardieboard

I need to cut a 8" circle in Hardibacker and also a slot for the floor duct.

I read scribing is for straight lines.

Suggestions for a circle?

Thanks

Mel
06-10-05, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Navigatorman

How do I cut Plexi-glass

Hi,

I have to divide a 2 x 3 ft sheet of plex-glass I bought at Home depot.

It's about 1/8 inch thick.

I don't have a band saw but I have a jig saw and skill saw and utility Knife.

Can I...
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Posted By Navigatorman

Grady, They sell it at Familian nw in...

Grady,

They sell it at Familian nw in Portland along with all the tapes, great people and friendly help!

Thanks for your help!

Mel
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Posted By Navigatorman

Well, we have the insulation and tape and it's...

Well, we have the insulation and tape and it's time to go to work in the attic.

The plan is to move the duct and lay the insulation down and put the duct back in place, elevate the duct as...
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Posted By Navigatorman

Grady and Ed, thank you for your comments and...

Grady and Ed, thank you for your comments and compliments, it's especially appreciated when coming from the pros to an amateur.

The crawl space is vented during the summer months.

I was...
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Posted By Navigatorman

Thanks Grady, I ended up disassembling a...

Thanks Grady,

I ended up disassembling a whole section of duct and just starting over on it.

The were one or two sheet metal screws at each joint and zero sealant.

There was a thick coating...
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Posted By Navigatorman

I haven't heard of using an insulation adhesive...

I haven't heard of using an insulation adhesive :coffee:

I've got the mastic goop also and was planning on giving it a day or two to dry before putting the insulation on and taping it in place.
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Posted By Navigatorman

Ed, thanks for the reply, I should have been...

Ed, thanks for the reply,

I should have been more clear.

It's galvanized metal ducting in the attic with about 1" to 2" of insulation on it with no backing.

I can see the insulation is black...
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Posted By Navigatorman

Suggestions for taping insulation

I'm going to seal and insulate the steel HVAC in the attic.

I've been unable to find Polytek or Nashua 367-17 tape at Home depot or Lowe's but did find foil tape by "duck" rated UL181B-FX.
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