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Question My code reader will not read any codes on my....

Guys and girls too, my OBD-ll code reader will not read codes on my 2005 Saturn. It reads em fine on my 99 Subaru and my 99 Ford Taurus, the plug matches fine but can't read codes, have the OBD...
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Question Vacuum cleaner motor question

Guys, looking for a replacement motor for my Eureka upright vacuum cleaner. Any suggestions for an online site so I can avoid getting raped by the local service center, I already have the darn thing...
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Question Vacuum cleaner motor question

Guys, don't know which forum is best for this, I need a new motor in my Eureka upright and trying to avoid the service center and looking for an online site to get a replacement motor, any ideas ???...
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Bluesbreaker, are you checking the oil while the...

Bluesbreaker, are you checking the oil while the motor is still hot, I mean right after you shut it down? Also, do you know what the exact level of the oil was on the dipstick prior to the change in...
12-11-08, 10:52 AM
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what should I do about my baseboard molding that is 3/4" thick ???

I put new door casing's on all my interior doors, now I am doing the baseboard trim, the problem??
The baseboard is 3/4" pine while the door casing is 5/8" thick. So when I but the baseboard against...
10-16-08, 05:03 AM
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Debbie, what the others are saying is true. When...

Debbie, what the others are saying is true. When you hit the reset button on those numerous times without it firing, oil may have built up in the bottom of the furnace, in the firebox. What you...
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Was always a bad ground for me when the lights...

Was always a bad ground for me when the lights are dim
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Just get the darn gaskets and do it yourself,...

Just get the darn gaskets and do it yourself, that's how we all learned.
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I was going to hand nail them and pre-drill the...

I was going to hand nail them and pre-drill the nail holes, because it is a hallway, the existing rooms already have hardwood, so at all the areas that will butt, I have to face nail and that leaves...
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I want to nail my floor, but I don't want to rent a nailer, can I use finishing?

I just cut and laid out some oak flooring in my hallway. It is the 3/4 inch red oak flooring. I don't want to rent a nailer because the footage is so small. Can I just use finishing nails, nailed at...
07-16-08, 07:06 PM
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What is the best way to hid e the seam in my counter top??

I just finished making my new counter top with Formica laminate and I unfortunately had to have a seam and it will be visible. What is the best what to hide the seam. It is in a corner, not too...
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Smile OK, I looked at the end grains on a few pieces on...

OK, I looked at the end grains on a few pieces on the floor and I do see small pores in the wood, only with the magnifying glass could I see the pores. The grain, the growth rings do appear pinkish,...
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I still can't figure out if I have Red or White Oak floor?

I am stuck, I know that after the finish is applied, they are alike but I was hoping to get the right species down in my hallway and have it match the rest of the rooms.
I have read the end grain is...
06-08-08, 02:16 PM
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Posted By ofairlane

I am going to check out the local countertop lace...

I am going to check out the local countertop lace and see what they can do for me and costs. I have done every thing in the kitchen myself so far, cabinets, tile floor, etc, so why not the counter...
06-07-08, 12:08 PM
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I think I know all the tricks. I use dowels or...

I think I know all the tricks. I use dowels or sticks on top of the substrate then lay the formica on top of that, then pull a piece out one at a time.
Also, to make sure my 45's line up, I was...
06-06-08, 04:22 PM
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I do intend to do the work myself, I made a...

I do intend to do the work myself, I made a cabinet with laminate and particle board some years back, I am aware of using the adhesive to cover 100% of the area.
I am also curious, the seams,...
06-06-08, 02:15 PM
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Posted By ofairlane

Building a Formica countertop, questions and advice wanted

Guys and Gals,
I am gonna build my countertop in my totally re-done kitchen and I am going to use Formica for the top. I know that may sound 70's and 80's but the look of the new styles and the...
04-12-08, 05:04 PM
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Talking Farmgirl, By the way, congrats on your first...

Farmgirl,
By the way, congrats on your first home, it will be fun and really good fights could develop from home ownership. Just wanted to let you know, I am no expert, my first house I did...
04-11-08, 01:00 PM
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Posted By ofairlane

Farmgirl, I don't know your budget or how long...

Farmgirl, I don't know your budget or how long you plan on living in the home, but these two things are major factors in your window choices.
I recently decided against replacement windows and went...
04-07-08, 05:15 PM
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Cool Formula1 What I did was ran a 2" vent pipe up...

Formula1
What I did was ran a 2" vent pipe up to the roof between the wall studs, staying as close to the window as possible. I was able to drill a 2 " hole in the lower plate and had enough room...
04-06-08, 07:54 PM
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Posted By ofairlane

Where shall I put my new vent pipe???

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Hello all again, I am in a confused state. I have a 40's house and I am redoing the kitchen, completely. I have found that my sink was not connected to any vent...
03-05-08, 03:59 AM
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I am just gonna go with the glides I purchased. I...

I am just gonna go with the glides I purchased. I have not received them yet, I think they are Accuride or KVR or something like that. They are self closing full extension glides, they are not cheap...
03-04-08, 05:02 PM
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I have a 30' wide drawer, are there glides to accomodate this wide a drawer?

I am in the middle of building my own kitchen cabinets. The drawer on one of my base cabinets will be 30 inches wide. All drawer glide sets I see state that they are for drawers up to 16 inches wide....
02-27-08, 07:29 PM
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Posted By ofairlane

Dimmer Switch to slow router is a bust

I tried the dimmer switch idea, at first it worked fine but over time I noticed it would only slow the router slightly and the dimmer switch became very warm too. I assume that it is not made to...
02-22-08, 12:26 PM
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Posted By ofairlane

I bought a router speed control unit from Harbor...

I bought a router speed control unit from Harbor Freight, 10 bucks, will have to wait till it arrives. In the meantime, i did the dimmer switch thing, works great. The burning was in fact too fast...
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