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If your talking pole barn, I think its a bad idea...

If your talking pole barn, I think its a bad idea because wood rots underground and the slab will heave. Any dwelling needs at least 24" stud centers so you might as well stick build on a...
Forum: Water Heaters
02-01-19, 05:47 PM
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Posted By GiantScale

Not to hijack this thread, but can the pilot...

Not to hijack this thread, but can the pilot flame size on AO smith GVR 40 100's be adjusted? I see a set screw near the pilot gas port which might uncover a pilot adjustment screw below it?
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Posted By GiantScale

How often is hard to answer marksr. But with the...

How often is hard to answer marksr. But with the rebuilt cummins I just installed, at least a few times.

I like the properties of butyl caulk, but cost isn't a consideration for this project. I...
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Posted By GiantScale

Thanks XSleeper. Since rust in the E350...

Thanks XSleeper.

Since rust in the E350 gutter area cannot be completely removed because the roof is crimped to the sides, it will rust again and I will need to remove it and do it all over one...
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Posted By GiantScale

Thanks chandler. I wish I could find a...

Thanks chandler.

I wish I could find a review that compared the products I'm considering. But I imagine any of them would probably work as intended.

Generally, is polyurethane caulk considered...
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Posted By GiantScale

Metal roof caulk question. off topic

Hello. I have a off topic question.

I have a ford van that had rust in the top gutter where the roof meets the sides. I have removed the rust and primed and painted with POR-15 and now would...
11-10-16, 09:55 AM
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Posted By GiantScale

A fellow from England mentioned what I said and...

A fellow from England mentioned what I said and was all I found. It just made sense to me.

My three bathrooms wore out. I fell through the wall of one of them. But I understand the mentality...
11-10-16, 08:14 AM
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Posted By GiantScale

Stainless steel showers receptors and enclosures.

Iv read stainless shower receptors/bases are popular in other counties.

I'm not finding any mass produced systems. Is this because of planned obsolescence? Or is there a inherent issue with...
11-09-16, 10:00 AM
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Posted By GiantScale

solidsurface.com is OK.. But they don't sell...

solidsurface.com is OK.. But they don't sell shower receptors/bases.
Plus, the prices Scott Neubauer at Jaeckle Distributors just sent me for Avonite are lower than solidsurface.com.

I might...
11-09-16, 07:03 AM
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Posted By GiantScale

I just received a call back from Avonite...

I just received a call back from Avonite regarding a complete DIY kit for the 42 Neo angle shower. They do sell to the public and are emailing more information.

:D

From what Im told , Avonite...
11-08-16, 03:05 PM
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Posted By GiantScale

I believe Formica is the only solid surface...

I believe Formica is the only solid surface manufacturer that will sell material and color matching epoxy without factory training.

Wow.. That's what I feared. To me solid surface looks easier...
11-08-16, 08:21 AM
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Posted By GiantScale

Which solid surface shower kit is refinish able? Sandable polishable for a DIY.

I'm researching different solid surface shower DIY kits, and one of the requirements I need is for the surface to be refinish able. I thought the Onyx collection was, but the website says it has a...
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Posted By GiantScale

Thanks That's what I feared.:wall: ...

Thanks

That's what I feared.:wall:

That's what I get for drinking while working
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Posted By GiantScale

What size threads or cap for MIA sprayer hose?

Hello. Long story short. I lost my sprayer hose and cant use my kitchen sink without it, or a cap..

I'm not about to buy a new sprayer hose since I know its in my house..:wall:

Can anyone...
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Posted By GiantScale

That roof section is over the 1800 sq' garage to...

That roof section is over the 1800 sq' garage to the right in the photo. Im not sure of the pitch but steel roofing comes to mind.

No visible drywall stains inside the home but the shingles look...
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Posted By GiantScale

Thanks.. Ventilation is definitely a issue and I...

Thanks.. Ventilation is definitely a issue and I will fix that.. But water is running out of the soffits!

I will check the APA rating, but regardless.. All seams will be supported if I leave...
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Posted By GiantScale

Removing and replacing 1/2" ply on 24" centers

Hello. Its been a while since the wreck I bought 13 years ago is now finished.

Now, due to a divorce, I have another wreck in worse condition than the first!

My roof question is this..
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05-27-13, 10:46 AM
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Posted By GiantScale

Copper Sulphate or Rootx for gutter downspout ADS system?

I had a problem with my sewer line plugging up with roots until I removed the arborvitae tree above it.. No problems in the last 12 years. But the pipe is less than 10' long to the city sewer line....
10-22-11, 07:34 AM
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Posted By GiantScale

Looks good 123generic. But aren't your baffles...

Looks good 123generic. But aren't your baffles upside down? And what R-value did you have and then achieve?

Iv finally finished with my attic project and thanks for all the recommendations here....
10-11-11, 05:28 PM
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Posted By GiantScale

Thanks for all the suggestions everyone. I found...

Thanks for all the suggestions everyone. I found allot of great looking tile.
Stonepeak Ceramics (http://www.stonepeakceramics.com/products-collections-tiles.php?coll=COTTAGE&linea=COUNTRY-FARM)
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10-09-11, 06:30 PM
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Posted By GiantScale

Sounds like the surface you tiled over wasn't...

Sounds like the surface you tiled over wasn't suited maybe?
10-01-11, 10:11 AM
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Posted By GiantScale

Good point Bud. I was wondering, just how well...

Good point Bud. I was wondering, just how well is the paper glued to the gypsum? If I were to glue a few 22" 2x4 in the valley of the sagging area and suck that up just a bit, would it hold? Then...
10-01-11, 07:50 AM
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Posted By GiantScale

I had the insulation removed a few days ago. I...

I had the insulation removed a few days ago. I installed a catwalk end to end, and boxed the pull down access stairs higher in preparation for higher fiberglass insulation..
Some areas of the...
09-21-11, 04:55 PM
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Views: 4,969
Posted By GiantScale

Most realistic wood lookalike faux tile.

I'm looking for realistic wood lookalike faux tile to be used as flooring in a bathroom. The tile needs to have some variation tile to tile and available in a long and narrow format. Also needs to...
09-19-11, 04:22 AM
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Views: 7,304
Posted By GiantScale

I can see the edge at the attic access panel. ...

I can see the edge at the attic access panel.

I talked they guy down to $800 for removal.
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