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No permit required in my area so OK there. Will...

No permit required in my area so OK there. Will go with the post bases. Plan on using flashing to bridge the gap from porch roof to mobile home roof.

Thanks for response!!
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porch with metal roof

I am in the planning stages for a porch on front of my single wide manufactured home.
I am looking at something approx. 8 X 12. this will have a metal roof with a slope.
My question is this, the...
02-07-15, 06:39 AM
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Posted By oldguru

If a union is used to fasten PVC to the outlet of...

If a union is used to fasten PVC to the outlet of the water meter then that would be where the leak is .
02-07-15, 06:14 AM
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Leak at water meter

I have a leak inside the water meter "well". I called the water company and had them check to make sure that it wasn't on them.
They found that the leak is at the 'nut' where the supply line from...
09-24-14, 08:32 AM
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Posted By oldguru

The distance is approx. 40 feet. I will most...

The distance is approx. 40 feet. I will most likely install lights and a few wall receptacles as well.
I have a Square D service box that I can install as a sub if that is what is recommended. ...
09-24-14, 01:54 AM
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Posted By oldguru

running circuit to detached garage

I have a detached garage that I need to run a single circuit to. the purpose of this will be for garage door opener.
Also is a extension cord permissible for this?
03-11-14, 03:30 PM
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Posted By oldguru

Replacing old cast iron water lines

i am going to be helping a friend replace old water lines with pvc/cpvc. I know that CPVC shouyld be used for the hot wate lines. Should we use pvc for all the cold water lines or just go ahead and...
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Posted By oldguru

Table Saw (Post Moved)

I am in the market for a table saw. This will be a hobby/DYI saw not professional.
I have been looking around at local Home Depot, Lowes and Sears and can't decide what saw I should get. I see...
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Posted By oldguru

You might try opening Task Manager when the...

You might try opening Task Manager when the "shield" is there and see if you can see what program or process is running.
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It sounds like from your description that your...

It sounds like from your description that your modem is actually a modem/router.
To use your separate router, your modem will have to be configurated in what is called bridge mode. If that is the...
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Posted By oldguru

Great!!! Glad that you now have it!

Great!!! Glad that you now have it!
04-09-13, 06:59 AM
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Posted By oldguru

To pull and lubricate the the spring loaded...

To pull and lubricate the the spring loaded stem/washer, can this be done from the outside or would I need to remove the sillcock for the wall?
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Posted By oldguru

I have ran into that problem several times in...

I have ran into that problem several times in windows 7, has always been a different fix.

Did you try the "let me fix it myself" instructions? here:

support.microsoft.com/kb/971058
04-09-13, 05:35 AM
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Posted By oldguru

Yes there is another shutoff that I installed at...

Yes there is another shutoff that I installed at the same time as the sillcock. It is in the on position. Not sure if I made myself clear, but the handle turns without ever bottoming out either in...
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Posted By oldguru

You might try this, it is one of many suggetions...

You might try this, it is one of many suggetions I found when googled your problem.

Besides Windows Updates you also need "Background Intelligent Transfer Service" to be started.

You can...
04-09-13, 03:58 AM
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Posted By oldguru

Woodford Model 17

I have a Woodford model 17 frost proof sillcock that I installed last year. This spring I wanted to use it to spray down my patio floor, the handle turns indefinitely both clockwise and...
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Thank you! 9 X 7 it is with 2X6s

Thank you! 9 X 7 it is with 2X6s
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Posted By oldguru

Framing for garage door

I have a 2 car garage that has no garage door on it. It is framed for a 16 foot door and has the tracks for the door.
My plan is to reframe it for a standard 9 foot door and a walk thru door...
01-29-11, 05:51 AM
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Posted By oldguru

Coal dust built up in drains

We recently purchased a house. The previous owner worked in a coal mine. We have discovered that coal dust has built up in the drains for the washer and the bath tub. Any suggestions on how to...
06-01-10, 07:19 AM
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Posted By oldguru

Perhaps that was what they meant. Will check. I...

Perhaps that was what they meant. Will check. I will be using 1/4 inch luaun for underlayment.

You have a grerat name as well!!!
06-01-10, 05:55 AM
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Posted By oldguru

Installing self adhesive vinyl tile

I am preparing to replace carpet with self stick vinyl tile. I was checking what was available at Lowes. The sales person in the flooring area recommended using adhesive on the underlayment first...
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Posted By oldguru

Another question on this vehicle and...

Another question on this vehicle and transmission,
is there a seperate computer for the trtansission or does it use the main.?

Thanks
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Posted By oldguru

Thank you for the info!!! I figured as much but...

Thank you for the info!!!
I figured as much but wanted to be sure, I definately don't want to go to the work to swap it and then screw it up!!!!!
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Views: 830
Posted By oldguru

97 Stratus Auto Transmission replacement

I have a 97 Stratus, 2.4 engine, Automatic transmission.. The transmission is out of it and i have gotten one from a salvage yard to replace it. I was looking at the Chilton repair manual and it said...
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Posted By oldguru

Thanks again. Do you recommend the non...

Thanks again.
Do you recommend the non fiberglass type of duct wrap? I wasa thinking that the fiberglass would tend to get damp and lose its insulating properties.


Thanks again!!
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