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07-11-16, 04:59 AM
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Posted By Dig

Slot car motor rewiring

Many years ago when I was a kid slot car racing became big. Everyone had a slot car and you can buy different tires and so forth to try to get an edge on the other cars.

My brother-in-law had a...
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By Dig

External Drive from Mac to PC

I have an older Mac airbook and have used an external Seagate 1TB drive to save files. I need to move some files from my PC to the external drive.

Should I be able to connect the external drive...
08-17-15, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By Dig

Thanks for all your help I greatly appreciate it

Thanks for all your help I greatly appreciate it
08-14-15, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By Dig

I just moved in so I don't know what happened to...

I just moved in so I don't know what happened to it but I will look to see if there is a name on it. From what I have found out so far they are very specific so I am assuming the reason for the...
08-13-15, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By Dig

Repair outside faucet

54631 Can someone please tell me what I am supposed to screw into the top of the external faucet? Should I just put a brass plug or should something else go there?

thanks for the help in advance
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By Dig

Y Pipe for Washing Machine

In my office I have a washing machine next to my slop sink. The sink has a faucet with threads at the end.

I am trying to find a Y system that will allow me to connect one end to the faucet and...
09-02-14, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Dig

37531 I hope this is helpful. The front wall...

37531

I hope this is helpful. The front wall is 8 feet wide and the side wall is 12 feet deep. There will be a door on the front wall as close to the existing wall as possible.

Thank you
09-01-14, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Dig

Building 2 walls with door - Metal framing

Hi All:

I have what I am sure is a simple question for many of you and I appreciate the help.

I am building 2 walls 12' x 8' to existing walls. The 8' wall also needs a door. I am using metal...
08-03-14, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Dig

Power company problem

I am renting 7000 sq ft of space. Other than 5 slimline computers the only electricity we use is for the fluorescent lighting. We are there from 8am to 5pm and as we leave we turn off all the...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,669
Posted By Dig

Thanks for the help. I found something on...

Thanks for the help.

I found something on the home depot website CABINET RESCUE 1Qt. Melamine Laminate Finish Paint.

It seems as you say that sanding the surface to break the finish the paint...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,669
Posted By Dig

Painting Laminate

Is it hard to paint over formica? I have some cabinets and counters in my office that are an awful color and someone told me to paint them.

Does this method look good? Is it durable? What is the...
05-12-12, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By Dig

Are 2 better than 1 or not?

I have 2 widow units (I was just given another one). My original unit is 10000 BTUs with 10.8 EER. The new is is the same specs.

Is there any value in putting both of them in windows next to each...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By Dig

LOL! I have been part of this forum since 2002...

LOL! I have been part of this forum since 2002 and with no disrespect to anyone here, does anyone read my actual post?

In my original post I wrote: "I tried 3 different dimmers". Do you really...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By Dig

Yes.. all the LEDs I purchased were dimmable as...

Yes.. all the LEDs I purchased were dimmable as written on their packages. When I mentioned I spoke with someone at home depot I was referring to someone standing in an isle but I called corporate...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By Dig

LED Lighting Help

I am not sure this is the correct forum for this question but if not maybe you can lead me to the correct place.

I have be trying for weeks to convert some of my lights to LED with little success....
10-08-11, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,624
Posted By Dig

Best way to cut out a wall

I am cutting out a non load baring wall. The wall has metal studs and I did a preliminary cut using a sawzall. I screwed a metal stud horizontally for a guide which worked well on the side of the...
Replies: 1
Views: 909
Posted By Dig

Run Silent

Does anyone know of a jigsaw that runs quiet? Most jigsaws make a lot of noise but I am in need of one that is as quiet as possible.

any help appreciated
Thanks
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By Dig

Cutting Frames Best Method

I dont know if this is the best place for my question but if not I am sure you will let me know. I have to make a lot of frames from wood.

I am using a table saw to cut the outside dimensions...
12-12-09, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,266
Posted By Dig

Thanks for the help. The doors were painted...

Thanks for the help.

The doors were painted with a latex but not very well. So I am just trying to smooth them not necessarily strip them to the wood.

I am using a 1/3 sheet sander with about...
12-12-09, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,266
Posted By Dig

Sanding kitchen cabinet doors - Time Consuming

I have a project to redo all my cabinet doors in my kitchen. I am using a 1/3 sheet sander and it is working ok to sand down some the paint so I can repain the doors but it is very time consuming.
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10-16-09, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By Dig

Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately no other...

Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately no other fuels available (other than body head).

Did all the insulation, re-sided the house, new efficient windows, but it is still cold and the heat is still...
10-16-09, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By Dig

Electric Baseboard

We are fixing up our home and I was thinking about the heating system.

We have electric baseboards that at least 20 years old. The therms say Mears on them and the electric bill says feed me on...
Replies: 4
Views: 15,765
Posted By Dig

Roller skips..Paint "Holidays"

I have noticed paint skips when using a roller at times. I have used cheap rollers, expensive rollers, cheap and expensive paints and still get these skips that really show after the paint dries.
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03-31-09, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,234
Posted By Dig

Figure out Furnace Cycle Times

I am renting a house that has its own furnace but there is only one meter. The landlord lives in an adjoining but separate house and with his own furnace.

I received a letter from the landlord...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By Dig

I was just reading on line how many people paint...

I was just reading on line how many people paint their ceilings a lighter shade of the wall color.

Some people suggest 2 shades lighter than the wall color some people suggest a little lighter. ...
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